Tuesday, May 22nd, 2018

 

'I'm sorry', Facebook boss tells European lawmakers

BRUSSELS, Belgium – Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg apologized to the European Parliament on Tuesday, May 22, and said the social media giant is taking steps to prevent a repeat of a massive breach of users’ personal data. Zuckerberg also pledged to keep investing in Europe as he made the latest stop … Source: Politics


Two Sherpa guides killed on Everest

KATHMANDU, Nepal – Two Sherpa guides working on Everest were confirmed dead Tuesday, May … Source: Politics


Death toll in DR Congo Ebola outbreak now at 27

KINSHASA, DR Congo … Source: Politics


Marauding monkeys injure tourists at India's Taj Mahal

NEW DELHI, India – Indian officials on Tuesday, May 22,  urged tourists to steer … Source: Politics


War vs pro-ISIS PH groups rage on a year after Marawi siege

LANAO DEL SUR, Philippines – Recent developments in the jungles of Sulu are game changers that underscore the country’s continuing battle against armed groups linked to the Islamic State (ISIS) a year since they laid siege to Marawi City.   An ISIS black flag was recovered following clashes with a faction of … Source: Politics


Israel says first to use F-35 stealth fighter jets in combat

JERUSALEM, Undefined – The Israeli military has used its newly acquired F-35 stealth fighters in combat, making it the world’s first to do so, the air force commander said Tuesday, May 22. “The Adir aircraft are already operational and flying combat missions,” Major General Amikam Norkin said at a conference in … Source: Politics


Gilas 2023 halts FilOil losing streak with late-rally win over UE Warriors

MANILA, Philippines – At last the tables were turned. The Gilas Pilipinas 2023 cadets finally snapped out of their losing streak by beating the tenacious UE Red Warriors, 63-61, at the FilOil Flying V Preseason Cup in San Juan, Tuesday, May 22. UE started the 4th up 11, 61-50, after back-to-back … Source: Politics


2018 Golden State Film Festival Announces Venue

The 2018 Golden State Film Festival is announcing the festival will be held at the Sepulveda Screening Room in Los Angeles on August 10-12. The independent film festival will be showcasing independent films from around the world. The festival will have an opening night event party and closing night awards party to be announced. “We invite independent filmmakers from around the world to submit and come to the festival and come enjoy the many independent films.” says Jon Gursha, Festival Director Film submissions are currently open on FilmFreeway. The FilmRead More


Duterte's joke to Navy: One day, Philippines will invade other nations

A hundred years from now, it will be the Philippines invading other nations and not the other way around. This was President Rodrigo Duterte’s joke to the Philippine Navy on its 120th anniversary on Tuesday, May 22. “I therefore ask each of you to do your part so that … Source: Politics


Converting LTO extension offices into regular ones will shorten lines – Poe

MANILA, Philippines – Senator Grace Poe on Tuesday, May 22, said 6 bills converting certain extension offices of the Land Transportation Office (LTO) into regular district offices would help shorten lines. Poe, Senate committee on public services chairperson, said that converting these offices “would mean faster processing of transactions and … Source: Politics