‘New COVID-19 cases continue to drop’

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Philippine Star

Janvic Mateo – The Philippine Star October 3, 2021 | 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — The average number of new COVID-19 cases in the country continued to decrease in the past week, a member of the OCTA Research Group said yesterday. Citing data from the Department of Health, OCTA fellow Guido David noted that the peak of the recent surge in infections was recorded from Sept. 11 to 17, when the average daily new cases reached 20,672. From Sept. 1 to Oct. 1, the country logged an average of 16,023 new cases per day, down from 18,408 in the preceding week. The country’s record number of cases was r… Read More “‘New COVID-19 cases continue to drop’”

111 candidates vie for 21 NCR judge posts

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Philippine Star

Robertzon Ramirez – The Philippine Star October 3, 2021 | 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — One hundred eleven candidates are vying for at least 21 vacant posts in the National Capital Region (NCR)’s regional trial courts (RTC), the Judicial and Bar Council (JBC) announced yesterday. In an advertisement published in The STAR, the JBC said five RTC branches in Manila are vacant, four in Makati, three each in Quezon City and Mandaluyong, two in Caloocan and one each in Las Piñas, Parañaque, Pasig and Taguig. Of the 111 aspiring judges, 14 of them are “considered partially compliant,” according to th… Read More “111 candidates vie for 21 NCR judge posts”

Flatulence leads to stress and burping causes anxiety, survey says

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DPA

Eight out ten people admit to breaking wind every day and the flatulence is “associated with higher levels of depression, anxiety and stress,” according to a new survey. Other face-reddening “gas-related symptoms,” such as stomach-rumbling and belching, were reported by more than half of the nearly 6,000 people surveyed in Britain, Mexico and the US, according to the findings. Only 48 per cent of people surveyed said they had bad breath, with around the same as the percentage saying they suffered from trapped wind. Only 11 per cent reported having no gas-related symptoms at all. The researcher… Read More “Flatulence leads to stress and burping causes anxiety, survey says”

YouTuber Sappho “comes out” as a zoophile, sparking outrage towards the furry community

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Inven Global

The internet has been uncomfortably discussing a growing sect of furries that are “coming out” as zoophiles — and the sitution is about to boil over thanks to a video that’s starting to gain traction titled “Coming Out About Things” by Hypnotist Sappho. Most of Hypnotist Sappho’s videos up until this point had featured Sappho teaching hypnotism techniques to other furries, all of which would be in their fursuits during the sessions, which took place within VRChat. Sappho, whose real name is Valerie, claims to study Neo-Ericksonian hypnosis. While strange to some people, the videos were harmles… Read More “YouTuber Sappho “comes out” as a zoophile, sparking outrage towards the furry community”

Chris Hays: Fun ride in store as parity rules this college football season

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Orlando Sentinel

ORLANDO, Fla. — If only Ole Miss could find a way to knock off No. 1 Alabama on Saturday, then we’d really have total parity in college football. Georgia and N.C. State already took care of Clemson. Two losses and you’re out, Tigers. Or are they? During this season of wild scenarios, anything could happen as we make our way to the College Football Playoffs. Remember, a football is oblong and pointed at each end. It never bounces the same way twice. And so far, it has rarely bounced the way many had though it would. Never before in the history of the Associated Press Top 25 have 25 ranked teams… Read More “Chris Hays: Fun ride in store as parity rules this college football season”

Azerbaijani records increase in oil prices

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Azer News

By Trend The price of Azeri LT CIF Augusta, produced in the Italian Port of Augusta, rose by four cents on Oct. 1 compared to the previous price, reaching $80.48 per barrel, Trend reports referring to the source from the country’s oil and gas market. The price of Azeri LT FOB Ceyhan on Oct. 1 totaled $79.77 per barrel, increasing by four cents as compared to the previous price. Azerbaijan also sells its URALS oil from the Russian Black Sea port of Novorossiysk, delivering it through the Baku-Novorossiysk pipeline. The price of URALS with shipment from the port amounted to $75.32 per barrel on … Read More “Azerbaijani records increase in oil prices”

No presidential pardon for Saakashvili, Georgian President says

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Azer News

By Trend “No and never”, Georgian President Salome Zourabichvili categorically rejected rumors over the alleged presidential pardon to ex-president Mikheil Saakashvili, Trend reports citing Georgian media. “I will never forget the eyes of Irine Enukidze or of those others that waited for justice to be done and did not see it in their lifetime,” President stated. Zourabichvili praised law enforcers for professionalism, saying “everyone is equal before the law.” In her speech, the incumbent president noted that Saakashvili abused his power during his rule, renounced his Georgian citizenship, and… Read More “No presidential pardon for Saakashvili, Georgian President says”

Courage of Azerbaijani servicemen is example for everyone – Second Karabakh War Hero

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Azer News

By Trend Azer Abdullazade born in 2001 in Jamilli village of Azerbaijan’s Tartar district is one of the youngest servicemen awarded the title of Second Karabakh War Hero, Trend reports on Oct.2. Abdullazade began his military service in 2019 as a tanker. Speaking about his combat path, he said that the Second Karabakh War [from late Sept. to early Nov.2020] began when very little time was left until the end of his military service. “From the first days of the war, as a tanker, I took part in counter-offensive operations in the Fuzuli direction. I participated in battles mainly in the Fuzuli an… Read More “Courage of Azerbaijani servicemen is example for everyone – Second Karabakh War Hero”

Brewers’ Devin Williams Fractures Pitching Hand After Punching A Wall

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uSports.org

The Milwaukee Brewers have suffered a devastating blow after their number-one reliever Deven Williams broke his pitching hand after punching a wall. Williams and the Brewers have the best late-game record in the MLB (70-4 when leading after seven innings). On Sunday, Williams came on in the eighth inning to help in the 8-4 win against the New York Mets, an achievement that clinched them the National League Central division title. He was replaced by Josh Hader in the ninth. That night Williams and teammates went out to celebrate the victory and their spot in the playoffs. Although team spirits … Read More “Brewers’ Devin Williams Fractures Pitching Hand After Punching A Wall”

Inside Complexity’s all-girl VALORANT team, GX3

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Esports Insider

With the changing of the seasons, a new chapter begins for esports team GX3. As the first all-women roster for Complexity Gaming, the newly dubbed Complexity GX3 will continue its 20-year mission of inclusivity as part of a bigger esports family. Esports Insider sat down with GX3 Founder and six-time Esports World Cup Champion Alice ‘Alimonstr’ Lew as well as Complexity Gaming COO Kyle Bautista to learn more about the team’s history and future plans. Nearly two decades ago, Lew visited her local LAN centres to compete in Counter-Strike. There, she realised how male-dominated the space was, whi… Read More “Inside Complexity’s all-girl VALORANT team, GX3”