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Sunday December 30th, 2018 evening edition

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President Rodrigo Duterte bares details of the supposed incident before a large crowd in Kidapawan City, as he attacked the Catholic Church for its 'abuses'.

Getting jolted by statements of President Rodrigo Duterte is nothing new to Filipinos, but the Philippine chief arguably broke his own shock meter when he admitted in a public address that he molested his family’s maid when he was a teenager.

The President was talking about the New People’s Army before jumping to his other current favorite subject of attack, the Catholic Church.

Duterte said he stammered at first, then told the impatient priest, “I went to the room of the maid.”.

When the priest asked why, the teenage Duterte said: “I lifted the blanket….

Duterte then told the priest he went back to the maid and “I tried to insert my finger.”.

Responding to the priest's question, Duterte claimed the maid “was closing her eyes, fast asleep” the whole time. »

WATCH: Robin Williams's Legendary Appearance on Inside the Actors Studio

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For more on Robin Williams’s tragic death and his legacy of comic genius, pick up the latest issue of PEOPLE, on newsstands Friday.

If you or someone you know is considering suicide, please contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255).

The Williams family is asking well-wishers to send contributions to charities close to the actor’s heart in lieu of flowers. »

Increased Motor Activity Linked to Improved Mood

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The researchers found that increases in physical activity tended to be followed by increases in mood and perceived energy level.

This beneficial effect was even more pronounced for a subset of the study subjects who had bipolar disorder.

Tracking sleep, activity, mood and energy concurrently was particularly important in people with bipolar disorder because the changes in internal psychological states were strongly influenced by both sleep and physical activity. »

Cyberbullying is now a crime in Michigan punishable by jail time

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We've got bad news for you,trolls: Cyberbullying is now a crime in Michigan.On Thursday, Gov. Rick Snyder signed into law a bill sponsored by Rep. Pete Lucido, R-Shelby Township that formally defines cyberbullying as a misdemeanor crime punishable by 93 days in jail and a $500 fine.

""Cyberbullying can cause just as much trauma as traditional bullying so it's important that it be considered a crime," Snyder said in a statement.

"With this bill, we are sending a message that bullying of any kind is not tolerated in Michigan. »

Stop adding cancer-causing chemicals to our bacon, experts tell meat industry

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The reputation of the meat industry will sink to that of big tobacco unless it removes cancer-causing chemicals from processed products such as bacon and ham, a coalition of experts and politicians warn today.

“Government action to remove nitrites from processed meats should not be far away,” Malhotra said.

The meat industry must act fast, act now – or be condemned to a similar reputational blow to that dealt to tobacco.”. »