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- Elections 2013 live update: Comelec proclaims 6 Senator-elect winners, Binay absent Yahoo! Southeast Asia Newsroom
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- Church must help the poorest, not dissect theology, pope says Reuters
By Philip Pullella VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis shared personal moments with 200,000 people on Saturday, telling them he sometimes nods off while praying at the end of a long day and that it "breaks my heart" that the death of a homeless person is not news. Francis, who has made straight talk and simplicity a hallmark of his papacy, made his unscripted comments in answers to questions by four people at a huge international gathering of Catholic associations in St. Peter's Square. ...
- Saudi Arabia has another case of new coronavirus - WHO Reuters
LONDON (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has reported another case of infection in a concentrated outbreak of a new strain of a virus that emerged in the Middle East last year and spread into Europe, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Saturday. In a disease outbreak update issued from its Geneva headquarters, the WHO said the latest patient is an 81-year-old woman with multiple medical conditions. She became ill on April 28 and is in a critical but stable condition. ...
- Rumours, grief and questions: A virus ravages a Saudi family Reuters
By Angus McDowall HOFUF, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) - On the third day after his father's death from a respiratory infection, Hussein al-Sheikh began to feel feverish. Shortly afterwards, says the 27-year-old Saudi, "I was almost dead". Hussein, who had often visited his father's bedside in his last days, was admitted to intensive care in a hospital in Dhahran, in the Eastern Province oil heartland of Saudi Arabia. Then his brother, Abdullah, and later his sister, Hanan, fell ill, obtaining
- India IT watchdog investigating breach in ATM heist Reuters
By Swati Pandey and Supantha Mukherjee MUMBAI/BANGALORE (Reuters) - The Indian government's cyber watchdog is investigating how security at two companies that are part of the country's vast IT services ...
- Beatles' guitar auctioned to the tune of $408,000 Reuters
By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A custom-made electric guitar played by the late John Lennon and George Harrison of the Beatles sold at a New York auction on Saturday for $408,000, said officials with the company behind the event. The semi-hollow-body guitar, manufactured by the VOX company, was sold to an unidentified U.S. buyer at the "Music Icons" event organized by Beverly Hills, California-based Julien's Auctions and held at the Hard Rock Cafe in Manhattan. ...
- Powerball jackpot could go higher than $600 million Reuters
By Karen Brooks AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - The Powerball jackpot Saturday night could exceed the $600 million figure being advertised, possibly rivaling the largest lottery payoff in U.S. history, a Texas Lottery official said on Saturday. "Oftentimes, the advertised amount is lower than what the actual jackpot ends up being," said Kelly Cripe, a spokeswoman for the Texas Lottery. "It's entirely possible this $600 million jackpot will end up being a bigger jackpot. ...
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