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Rev Major Day 1: The Philippines came prepared

Rev Major Day 1: The Philippines came prepared

Photo by Nadine Pacis/Rappler

MANILA, Philippines – July 8 and July 9 will go down as one of the most important weekends for the Fighting Game Community (FGC) in the Philippines. More specifically, it will be one of the most …

by July 10, 2017 0 comments News
Kicking The Kyriarchy Episode 12: Creating Platforms

Kicking The Kyriarchy Episode 12: Creating Platforms

When we decided to create a feminist podcast, we knew that the world didn’t need to hear from more voices like ours. We are two white women with many other privileges that are important to recognise. The things we take …

by July 9, 2017 0 comments News
US unveils sweeping plan to deport undocumented immigrants

US unveils sweeping plan to deport undocumented immigrants

The US government today issued a sweeping set of orders that implement President Donald Trump’s plan to increase immigration enforcement, placing the nation’s 11 million undocumented immigrants at risk of deportation. (Reuters)

The US government today issued a sweeping set …

by July 9, 2017 0 comments News
Leicester’s Claudio Ranieri: Sevilla could be turning point, it could be everything

Leicester’s Claudio Ranieri: Sevilla could be turning point, it could be everything

Claudio Ranieri’s press conference was drawing to a close when the Leicester City manager was reminded that Seville is famous for bullfighting. Ranieri had already started to smile before the reporter finished a question about whether the Italian should be …

by July 9, 2017 0 comments News
DILG removes Bayron as Puerto Princesa mayor

DILG removes Bayron as Puerto Princesa mayor

Three months after the Ombudsman ordered the dismissal of Mayor Lucilo Bayron, the regional DILG implements it. Vice Mayor Luis Marcaida III takes his oath as new chief executive.

NEW MAYOR. Vice Mayor Luis Marcaida III takes his oath as …

by July 9, 2017 0 comments News
Thousands evacuated from their homes, highways closed as floods inundate Northern California

Thousands evacuated from their homes, highways closed as floods inundate Northern California

At least 14,000 residents have been evacuated from homes in San Jose, California, where floodwaters have inundated homes and forced the shutdown of a major freeway.

Officials say U.S. 101 is closed in both directions early Wednesday south of San …

by July 9, 2017 0 comments News
US-Backed Forces Score Their Biggest Victory Over ISIS Yet

US-Backed Forces Score Their Biggest Victory Over ISIS Yet

Members of the Emergency Response Division hold an Islamic State flag which they pulled down as they celebrate in the Old City of Mosul, Iraq July 8,2017. REUTERS/ Alaa Al-Marjani

U.S.-backed Iraqi Security Forces (ISF) retook the major city of …

by July 9, 2017 0 comments News
This enormous huntsman spider is Australia’s largest (video)

This enormous huntsman spider is Australia’s largest (video)

Watch this quick and nimble spider … that is over 6 inches and said to be the largest one yet discovered.

Oh, Australia. Land of wonders, like the prehistoric shrimp that emerged from the desert after heavy rain and mice-toting …

by July 8, 2017 0 comments Lifestyle
Obamacare 101: Are health insurance marketplaces in a death spiral?

Obamacare 101: Are health insurance marketplaces in a death spiral?

The Supreme Court hears arguments March 4 on the legality of Obamacare subsidies for about 7 million Americans who receive coverage from federally run health insurance marketplaces. (Don Ryan / Associated Press)

It’s been a rocky few months for the …

by July 8, 2017 0 comments News
Infantino praises progress on Qatar 2022 worker conditions

Infantino praises progress on Qatar 2022 worker conditions

FIFA president Gianni Infantino concedes work on improving the welfare of workers preparing the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will be "never finished" but is pleased by the progress made.

World football’s governing body has come under sustained criticism after …

by July 8, 2017 0 comments News