Day: November 7, 2020

Who is Joe Biden?

DAYS before he left the White House in 2017, President Barack Obama surprised Joe Biden with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, declaring his septuagenarian, white-haired lieutenant “the best vice president America’s ever had,” a “lion of American history.” The tribute marked the presumed end of a long public life that put Biden in the orbit […]

Biden elected 46th US president

WASHINGTON: Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States on Saturday, positioning himself to lead a nation gripped by historic pandemic and a confluence of economic and social turmoil. Democrat Joe Biden defeated President Donald Trump to become the 46th president of the United States. AP Photo […]

Biden: ‘We’re going to win this race’

Trump warns of legal proceedings WASHINGTON: Four days after the election, Democrat presidential candidate Joe Biden made his first public appearance on Friday night when he was supposed to deliver his victory speech. Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden delivers remarks at the Chase Center in Wilmington, Delaware, on November 6, 2020. Three days after the […]

Leading Gin Kings engage Beermen

THE Barangay Ginebra Gin Kings want to strengthen their grip of the top spot when they face the five-time defending champions San Miguel Beermen in the 6:45 p.m. main game of the PBA Season 45 Philippine Cup at the Angeles University Foundation (AUF) Sports and Cultural Center in Angeles, Pampanga today, November 8. San Miguel […]

Experts buck experimental anti-Alzheimer’s medicine

IDAHO: A US government-convened expert committee on Friday (Saturday in Manila) voted against recommending the approval of the first new Alzheimer’s drug in almost two decades after finding insufficient evidence of its benefit. The decisions reached by such panels, while nonbinding, are often accepted by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Maker Biogen was hopeful […]

Show-and-tell specialist

This young entrepreneur believes that Christmas 2020 should not be devoid of the usual twinkle and tinsel. They are traditions that give hope for better days ahead, she says. Meg AmatOwnerIncandescent Creatives Corp. This season’s Christmas lights and tinsel are taking on new meaning, especially after the months that have marked an incredibly stressful year. […]

Magramo loses to Nakatani

Filipino boxer Giemel Magramo failed to seize the WBO flyweight title after suffering an eighth-round knockout loss to Japanese champion Junto Nakatani at the Korakuen Hall in Tokyo, Japan on Friday. Giemel Magramo, Photo from boxrec website Nakatani sent Magramo to the canvas with a left hook and a solid right late in the eighth […]

Italy closes fashion capital to tourists

MILAN: Luxury fashion boutiques, jewelry shops and most of Milan’s flagship department stores were shuttered on Friday (Saturday in Manila), as the center of Italy’s vibrant financial capital fell into a gray quiet on the first day of a partial lockdown in four regions aimed at stopping the coronavirus’s resurgence. The new restrictions — which […]

Nadal into Paris Masters last four

PARIS: Rafael Nadal came from behind to beat Pablo Carreno Busta and reach the Paris Masters semifinals on Friday (Saturday in Manila), handing Argentinian Diego Schwartzman the last ATP Tour Finals place in the process. The 20-time Grand Slam champion claimed a 4-6, 7-5, 6-1 victory, ending his fellow Spaniard’s hopes of qualifying for the […]

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