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Palace: We don’t condone EJKs

MANILA, Philippines - Despite growing concerns over rampant rights abuses in President Duterte’s violent war on criminality, the government is one with the i
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Posted: December 10, 2016, 4:00 pm

Assistant solgen to be tried by US judge, not jury

WASHINGTON – Assistant Solicitor General Derek Puertollano will be tried by a judge here in February for an alleged assault with intent to sexually abuse a c
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Posted: December 10, 2016, 4:00 pm

Sanofi denies asking for probe on dengue vaccination program

MANILA, Philippines - As the Senate digs deeper into the immunization programs of the Department of Health (DOH), pharmaceutical company Sanofi yesterday den
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Posted: December 10, 2016, 4:00 pm

United Asean top agenda in Rody’s state visits

MANILA, Philippines - President Duterte will seek an opportunity to promote a more united Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) during his scheduled
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Posted: December 10, 2016, 4:00 pm

OB Montessori Center celebrates 50 golden years

MANILA, Philippines - OB Montessori Center, the pioneer of Montessori education in the Philippines, celebrated 50 golden years of the Montessori experience w
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Posted: December 10, 2016, 4:00 pm

Police, military on full alert for holidays

MANILA, Philippines - The police and military are on full and red alert amid the high terror threat in Metro Manila due to the holiday season.
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Posted: December 10, 2016, 4:00 pm

China still verifying info on Jack Lam case

MANILA, Philippines - The Chinese government is still gathering information on Chinese gaming operator Jack Lam, whom President Duterte ordered arrested for
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Posted: December 10, 2016, 4:00 pm

Ombudsman to inhibit from Matobato complaint vs Rody

MANILA, Philippines - Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales will inhibit from the investigation on the complaint filed by self-confessed hitman Edgar Matobato ag
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Posted: December 10, 2016, 4:00 pm

Entry of foreign jihadists in Mindanao being verified – Esperon

MANILA, Philippines - The reported presence of foreign jihadists in Mindanao, particularly in Lanao and nearby provinces, is being validated by concerned gov
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Posted: December 10, 2016, 4:00 pm

FVR urges Duterte: Implement RH law

MANILA, Philippines - Former president Fidel Ramos yesterday led advocates of responsible parenthood in urging President Duterte to fully implement the Repro
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Posted: December 10, 2016, 4:00 pm

Hotshots demolish Fuel Masters for 2nd straight win - Inquirer.net


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Hotshots demolish Fuel Masters for 2nd straight win
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The Star Hotshots are now on a hot roll with back-to-back dominant triumphs over the NLEX Road Warriors and the Phoenix Fuel Masters. Breaking into the win-column the last time with a 99-75 rout of the Road Warriors, the Hotshots showcased an even ...
Star sends Phoenix crashing with 44-point rout to notch second straight winSports Interactive Network Philippines

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Posted: December 10, 2016, 11:11 am

Abu Sayyaf kidnapping leader killed in Sabah - Philippine Star


Philippine Star

Abu Sayyaf kidnapping leader killed in Sabah
Philippine Star
Abu Sayyaf gunmen were killed in an encounter with Malaysian security forces in Lahat Datu, Sabah on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016. Philstar.com/Bing Maps. ZAMBOANGA — A leader of the Abu Sayyaf group, believed to have orchestrated the kidnapping of four ...
3 soldiers killed in clash with ...Rappler
Malaysia police kill key Abu Sayyaf militant in shootoutChannel NewsAsia
Abu Sayyaf kingpin among those killed in shootoutThe Star Online
Coconuts Manila -Jakarta Post -CNN Philippines -Mindanao Examiner
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Posted: December 10, 2016, 11:08 am

Rights chief decries quick fixes over justice in drug killings - Philippine Star


Philippine Star

Rights chief decries quick fixes over justice in drug killings
Philippine Star
In this Oct. 13, 2016 photo, Commission on Human Rights Chair Jose Luis Gascon speaks to journalists at the Philippine Senate on the sidelines of the inquiry into extrajudicial killings in President Rodrigo Duterte's so-called war on drugs. PRIB/Joseph ...
LOOK: Left's 1st effigy under ...Rappler
Palace assures gov't 'not condoning' human rights violationsManila Bulletin
On human rights day, Palace denounces extrajudicial killingsSun.Star
AlterNet -Alaska Dispatch News -The Nation -ABS-CBN News
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Posted: December 10, 2016, 9:08 am

Anthony's 33 points lift Knicks to win in Sacramento - Inquirer.net


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Anthony's 33 points lift Knicks to win in Sacramento
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New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony, center, questions referee Brett Nansel about a call as Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins, left, looks on during the second half of an NBA basketball game Friday, Dec. 9, 2016, in Sacramento, Calif.
NBA-Highlights of Friday's NBA gamesDaily Mail
Anthony scores 33 to help Knicks hold off Kings 103-100Boston Herald
To Carmelo Anthony, Phil Jackson's Comments Are a 'Temporary Black Cloud'New York Times
New York Post -Sports Interactive Network Philippines -Sporting News -Sacramento Bee
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Posted: December 10, 2016, 8:42 am

De Lima to leave for US, Germany with a promise to return - GMA News


GMA News

De Lima to leave for US, Germany with a promise to return
GMA News
Senator Leila de Lima on Friday assured her critics that there is "nothing to worry about" as she prepares to leave for official visits abroad. In a statement, De Lima, who is the subject of a lookout bulletin issued by the Department of Justice (DOJ ...
DOJ clears overseas trip of LeilaInterAksyon
DOJ allows De Lima's foreign tripsSun.Star
De Lima off to US and GermanyThe Standard

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Posted: December 10, 2016, 7:44 am

Obama orders review of election-season hacking - Inquirer.net


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Obama orders review of election-season hacking
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In this Sept. 28, 2015 file photo, President Barack Obama shakes hands with Russian President President Vladimir Putin before a bilateral meeting at United Nations headquarters. Obama has ordered intelligence officials to conduct a broad review on the ...
Russia interfered in US election to help Trump win – reportRappler
Russian Hackers Acted To Aid Trump, US SaysBoston.com
CIA says Russia intervened to help Trump win White HouseYnetnews
Irish Mirror -South China Morning Post -AlterNet -Voice of America
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Posted: December 10, 2016, 7:33 am

Mexico quietly marks 10 years of drug war

Ten years after Mexican troops were unleashed against drug cartels, the country will mark the anniversary without fanfare on Sunday, with murders rising again and the military eager to return to barracks.  
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Posted: December 10, 2016, 6:09 am

Baguio keen on hosting Miss Universe despite court ruling - Philippine Star


Philippine Star

Baguio keen on hosting Miss Universe despite court ruling
Philippine Star
Reigning Miss Universe Pia Wurtzbach (center) is joined by former pageant contestants from the Philippines Shamcey Supsup and Venus Raj in a photo on Friday, Dec. 9, 2016. Miss Universe/Released. BAGUIO, Philippines — Despite odds, it seems nothing ...
Miss U: Steve Harvey it is, no swimsuit tilt in DavaoInquirer.net
Steve Harvey to 'do amazing' job of hosting 2016 Miss UManila Bulletin
Miss Universe candidates share impressions, memories of PHRappler
Sun.Star -Philippine Information Agency -Christian Post -The Filipino Times (press release)
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Posted: December 10, 2016, 6:07 am

Westbrook's 7th straight triple-double not enough as OKC falls - Inquirer.net


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Westbrook's 7th straight triple-double not enough as OKC falls
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Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) passes the ball mid air between Houston Rockets guard Eric Gordon (10) and center Nene Hilario (42) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Friday, Dec. 9, 2016. Houston ...
Not enough: Thunder lose despite Westbrook's seventh straight triple-doubleUSA TODAY
Harden-Westbrook Duel Shows Contrast Between Rockets, ThunderSports Illustrated
Patrick Beverley hangs tough, stops Russell WestbrookESPN (blog)
Los Angeles Times -ABC News -ESPN.co.uk -NewsOK.com
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Posted: December 10, 2016, 5:41 am

Russia interfered in US election to help Trump win —report

A secret CIA assessment has found that Russia interfered in last month's US presidential election with the goal of helping Donald Trump win the White House, the Washington Post reported Friday, citing officials briefed on the matter.  
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Posted: December 10, 2016, 4:16 am

Writers call for end to China’s human rights crackdown

More than 100 authors from around the world signed a letter to Chinese President Xi Jinping Saturday -- Human Rights Day -- to urge an immediate end to China's "worsening crackdown" on rights, a global writers group said.   
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Posted: December 10, 2016, 2:38 am

Vote puts S. Korea impeachment ball in Constitutional Court

After the South Korean parliament's impeachment of President Park Geun-Hye, the spotlight now shifts to the nine judges of the Constitutional Court who could yet slam the door on those seeking to remove her from office.  
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Posted: December 10, 2016, 2:00 am

Giuliani pulls out of consideration to serve in administration — Trump

Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani said on Friday he had removed his name from consideration for a position in Donald Trump's new administration as the president-elect narrows the field of people he is considering for secretary of state.
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Posted: December 9, 2016, 11:28 pm

Inmate coughs, heaves during Alabama execution raising ire over drug

A man executed by the US state of Alabama on Thursday night heaved and coughed for 13 minutes before dying, and critics of capital punishment said his reaction was caused by a drug that should be banned because it does not render a prisoner sufficiently unconscious.  
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Posted: December 9, 2016, 10:50 pm

'Spider-Man: Homecoming' — 7 Key Moments from the Trailer - Hollywood Reporter


Hollywood Reporter

'Spider-Man: Homecoming' — 7 Key Moments from the Trailer
Hollywood Reporter
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"Jimmy Kimmel Live" Flooded With Hundreds Of Spider-MenGamenguide
Jimmy Kimmel is infested with a cluster of hundreds of Spider-MenDaily Mail
Spider-Man: Homecoming star Tom Holland would prefer a hoodie to the skin-tight spandex suitInternational Business Times UK
Flickering Myth (blog) -Entertainment Weekly -Gizmodo Australia -Lazygamer
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Posted: December 9, 2016, 10:39 pm

US Congress passes $618.7 billion annual defense bill

The U.S. Senate overwhelmingly passed a compromise version of an annual defense policy bill on Thursday without controversial provisions such as requiring women to register for the draft or allowing contractors to make religion-based hiring decisions.
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Posted: December 9, 2016, 9:05 pm

Wisconsin judge rejects Trump group bid to stop vote recount

A U.S. judge on Friday rejected a request by supporters of President-elect Donald Trump to stop a vote recount in Wisconsin, where the Republican won by more than 27,200 votes in the Nov. 8 election, according to court documents.
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Posted: December 9, 2016, 8:22 pm

Nobel laureates, leaders gather to push child slavery onto the global agenda

Seven-year-old Siam stands speechless when asked what he would like to do when he grows up. He stares blankly as if being asked the most ridiculous of questions.
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Posted: December 9, 2016, 8:20 pm

Strong quake strikes off Solomon Islands — USGS

An earthquake of magnitude 6.9 struck early on Saturday off the Solomon Islands, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
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Posted: December 9, 2016, 7:34 pm

More pilot mental health checks, alcohol testing on cards under EU proposals

The European Commission will propose legislation next year requiring airlines to run mental health checks on pilots before they start commercial flying, as part of efforts to prevent a recurrence of last year's Germanwings crash.
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Posted: December 9, 2016, 5:39 pm

Peace deal will help Colombia battle cocaine, president says

Colombia's peace deal with Marxist rebels will help the country battle the cocaine trade, President Juan Manuel Santos said on the eve of collecting a Nobel Peace Prize that he called a "gift from heaven".
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Posted: December 9, 2016, 4:37 pm

Catholic Church leads ‘reconciliation’ talks in deadlocked DRC

Democratic Republic of Congo's Catholic Church launched "reconciliation" talks on Thursday aimed at ending a political stalemate threatening to push the country back into civil war.
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Posted: December 9, 2016, 4:26 pm

Schoolgirl suicide bombers kill 56 in Nigerian market — official

Two schoolgirl suicide bombers killed 56 people and wounded dozens more in a coordinated attack on a crowded market in the northeastern Nigerian town of Madagali on Friday, a local official said.
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Posted: December 9, 2016, 3:29 pm

Tainted homemade rice wine kills 15 at funerals in Cambodia

Fifteen people have died and at least 78 have been hospitalized in recent weeks after drinking toxic rice wine at a series of funerals in Cambodia in the past five weeks, officials said on Friday.
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Posted: December 9, 2016, 2:41 pm

Cayetano hits back at VP Leni: Stop campaigning, thinking of presidency - GMA News


GMA News

Cayetano hits back at VP Leni: Stop campaigning, thinking of presidency
GMA News
Senator Alan Peter Cayetano on Friday hit back at Vice President Leni Robredo, saying she should “stop campaigning and thinking of the presidency” and instead help out the Duterte administration. In a long response addressed to Robredo posted on his ...
Robredo's new task: Unify oppositionInquirer.net
Ghost of Marcos Stalks Lawless Duterte in the PhilippinesNewsweek
Leni says she'll unify 'voices of dissent;' 'destab' plot won't succeed – PNP chiefManila Bulletin
Sun.Star -BusinessWorld Online Edition -The Standard -Business Insider
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Posted: December 9, 2016, 1:01 pm

Dureza meets with Fil-Am philanthropist tagged in oust Duterte plot

Presidential adviser on the peace process Jesus Dureza has met with Filipino-American philanthropist Loida Nicolas-Lewis in the United States amid rumors of an ouster plot against President Rodrigo Duterte that allegedly involved her.
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Posted: December 9, 2016, 7:06 am

450 undocumented Pinoys deported from Sabah 

Some 450 Filipinos who have been illegally staying in Sabah have been sent home by Malaysian authorities after weeks of detention at the Papar and Sandakan temporary detention centers, according to a report on The Star.
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Posted: December 9, 2016, 5:06 am

Nine Pinoys nabbed in Malaysia for using fake identity cards

Nine Filipinos were arrested for allegedly using fake identity cards and keeping identity cards of other individuals in Port Dickson, Malaysia, online reports said.
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Posted: December 9, 2016, 4:39 am

Fil-Am philanthropist: Duterte resignation, yes; ouster, no

Although she is calling for his resignation, Filipino-American philanthropist Loida Nicolas-Lewis is not supporting calls for President Rodrigo Duterte's ouster from office.
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Posted: December 8, 2016, 11:44 am

Pinoy umbrella org in Guam elects new leaders

For the first time in its 62 years, the umbrella organization of all Filipino groups in Guam will be lead by someone born in the US territory.
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Posted: December 8, 2016, 9:21 am

Saudi Arabia, Taiwan in need of dental assistants, factory workers

Saudi Arabia and Taiwan have opened their gates for more Filipinos in need of overseas employment, "Unang Balita" reported on Thursday.
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Posted: December 8, 2016, 5:05 am

'Balikbayan' dupes taxi driver by paying him fake dollar bills

A passenger who introduced himself as a "balikbayan" duped a taxi driver by paying him fake US dollars and asking for P1,500 in "change," a report by GMA News' Vonne Aquino on "24 Oras" said Wednesday.
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Posted: December 7, 2016, 12:33 pm

No Pinoys hurt in powerful Indonesia quake –DFA

No Filipinos were hurt in the a powerful earthquake that struck western Indonesia on Wednesday, according to initial reports received by the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA).
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Posted: December 7, 2016, 11:15 am

South Korea lauds PHL efforts to reduce number of undocumented OFWs

The South Korean government has lauded the Philippines for its efforts to reduce the number of undocumented Filipinos in South Korea as well as its promotion of voluntary return programs.
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Posted: December 7, 2016, 7:53 am

New web service allows OFW families to 'request' for remittances

Families of Filipinos working in the United States can control the frequency and form in which they receive remittances through the new "request" function by digital money transfer provider, Xoom.
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Posted: December 7, 2016, 5:30 am

Legal clinic for immigrants in Jersey City addresses 'climate of fear'

A free legal clinic on immigration was recently held in response to what the organizers called “climate of fear and uncertainty” caused by the election to the presidency of Donald Trump.
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Posted: December 6, 2016, 6:38 am

Anti-human trafficking group cleared of estafa charges

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has dismissed the charges against anti-human trafficking group Visayan Forum Foundation Inc. over the alleged misuse of funds from the US Agency for International Development (USAID).
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Posted: December 6, 2016, 5:31 am

LA press club honors GMA-7's Hollywood correspondent 

GMA-7's Hollywood correspondent Janet Susan R. Nepales has won third place in the recently-held Los Angeles Press Club's Ninth Annual National Arts & Entertainment Journalism (NAEJ) Awards.
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Posted: December 5, 2016, 7:51 am

OFWs warned vs. online scam using Labor chief Bello's name

Filipino workers abroad have been warned against an online solicitation scam using Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III's name.
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Posted: December 5, 2016, 7:15 am

PHL eyes Russia as new OFW destination

The government is looking at Russia as the next work destination for skilled Filipino workers, in light of an apparent decrease in the demand for OFWs in the Middle East.
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Posted: December 5, 2016, 5:13 am