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Palace outraged by Castro murder

Malacañang on Sunday denounced the brutal killing of former Cebu City Assistant Prosecutor Mary Ann Castro and assured the public of a thorough probe of the case so that justice will be served. Presidential spokesman Salvador Panelo expressed the Palace’s “outrage by the brutal and brazen” murder. The Philippine National Police was also instructed to […].....»»

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Shock resignation rocks Australia’s embattled government

SYDNEY — Australia’s minister for women is set to retire from politics, a major blow for the embattled minority government amid accusations it has a problem with female representation ahead of crucial national elections. Cabinet minister Kelly O’Dwyer , the latest in a string of female politicians to quit the ruling Liberal-National coalition, said Saturday […].....»»

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6.7 magnitude quake jolts Chile

A strong 6.7-magnitude earthquake hit north-central Chile on Saturday, the US Geological Survey said. The quake struck at a depth of 53 kilometers (33 miles) with an epicenter some 15 kilometers southwest of Coquimbo. The earthquake, which hit at 0132 GMT (Sunday), was felt in Valparaiso, O’Higgins and the region of the capital Santiago, as […].....»»

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Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei coordinated development pushed

BEIJING — Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged more efforts to achieve new, greater progress in the coordinated development of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region. Xi, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, made the remarks during an inspection tour of the region from Wednesday […].....»»

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Corruption may decide Nigerian elections

ABUJA — Corruption is taking center stage in the run-up to Nigeria’s presidential elections, with the incumbent accused of failing to tackle the scourge of graft and his challenger facing claims about his past. Muhammadu Buhari, an austere and pious former general, will take on wealthy former vice-president Atiku Abubakar at the polls on 16 […].....»»

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Mexico inferno kills 73

HIDALGO — An explosion and fire in central Mexico killed at least 73 people after hundreds swarmed to the site of an illegal fuel-line tap, to gather gasoline amid a government crackdown on fuel theft. Video taken in the aftermath showed screaming people fleeing the scene as an enormous fire lit up the night sky […].....»»

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China-US relations enhance world peace

SAN FRANCISCO — China-US relations have achieved remarkable development over the past 40 years, delivering huge benefits to the two nations and making significant contributions to world peace and prosperity, a senior Chinese diplomat said here Friday. Chinese Consul General Wang Donghua said the older generation of Chinese and US leaders broke the ice of […].....»»

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Mexico death toll rise to 79

The death toll from a fiery explosion in central Mexico rose to 79 on Sunday as authorities vowed to hold accountable those responsible for a fuel-line leak that drew hundreds of people looking to gather gasoline. The search for remains at the site of the explosion in the state of Hidalgo ended late Saturday but […].....»»

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Rams to Super Bowl

NEW ORLEANS — A big comeback. A blown call. And, finally, a booming kick that sent the Los Angeles Rams to the Super Bowl. After rallying from an early 13-0 deficit, the Rams stunned the New Orleans Saints with Greg Zuerlein’s 57-yard field goal in overtime for a 26-23 victory in the NFC championship game […].....»»

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AFP lauds Pacman

The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) on Sunday congratulated Sen. Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao for beating challenger Adrien Broner via unanimous decision during their bout at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. “He has the heart of a true champion, the heart of a Filipino soldier and warrior,” said AFP chief-of-staff, Gen. Benjamin Madrigal in […].....»»

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Bong Go for BOL ratification

Former Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go has assured the Moro people and the nation that President Rodrigo Duterte only wants lasting peace in pushing for the ratification of the Bangsamoro Organic Law (BOL). A plebiscite is set to be held on 21 January and 6 February for the ratification of the […].....»»

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Albay evacuates 80,000, classes suspended

LEGAZPI CITY — The Albay Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office (PDRRMO) has ordered mandatory evacuation of a total of 80,234 residents in flood and landslide-prone areas as Tropical Depression Amang is expected to bring heavy torrential rains Sunday night. Albay Governor Al Francis Bichara has likewise suspended tomorrow’s classes in all levels in […].....»»

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Rockets beat Lakers 138-134 in OT

HOUSTON — James Harden was the star for the Houston Rockets as usual on Saturday night, but he and the team got a big boost from Eric Gordon in his second game back after recovering from a bruised knee. Harden scored 48 points, Gordon added 30 and the Rockets overcame a 21-point deficit to beat […].....»»

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Go joins celebration of Pacquiao victory

Former Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go congratulated Sen. Manny Pacquiao for retaining his World Boxing Association welterweight title with a unanimous decision over Adrien Broner in Las Vegas, USA on Sunday. “I join the nation in celebrating this victory. Manny is truly serving as pride and glory to the Filipino nation. […].....»»

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SMB crushes Ginebra 99-91

San Miguel Beer doused cold water on a late rally by Barangay Ginebra en route to a 99-91 win in the PBA Philippine Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum Sunday. The Beermen led by as much as 23 points but saw their lead cut down to five, 94-89 on back to back three-points by LA […].....»»

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Go, friends deliver aid

Former Special Assistant to the President (SAP) and 2019 senatorial candidate Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go and his supporters visited families from Barangay Pinyahan, Quezon City displaced by a recent fire and gave them cash, clothes, food and groceries. “Konting tulong mula sa pribadong mga kaibigan na nagmamalasakit lang po sa nangangailangan,” Go told the fire […].....»»

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DoE checks 115 fuel retailers

The Department of Energy (DoE) conducted its first round of validation activities across various fuel retail outlets (RO) on 10-11 and 14-15 January 2019. The inspection teams were tasked by DoE Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi to ensure the proper implementation of the second tranche of excise tax on petroleum products under the Tax Reform for […].....»»

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‘Bomb blast’ rocks Syria capital

DAMASCUS, Syria — A bomb blast hit the capital of war-torn Syria on Sunday and a “terrorist” was arrested, state media said, in a rare attack in the city that has been largely insulated from violence. A Britain-based war monitor said a “huge explosion” near a military intelligence office in southern Damascus had left a […].....»»

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Ababa still high in Pradera

LUBAO, Pampanga – Jhonnel Ababa kept his astounding streak of luck on the Philippine Golf Tour Asia, besting a horde of rivals with a solid windup to retain the ICTSI Pradera Verde Classic crown by two over Aussie David Gleeson on a closing four-under 68 here yesterday. Ababa beat at least 10 bidders in the […].....»»

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Pacman $10-M richer

AFTER BRONER FIGHT Whatever happens today in his fight with Adrien Broner, Manny Pacquiao will be walking away from the ring with another stash of cash. The sum is a sweet deal for a 40-year-old fighter whose prime has long since passed According to Dan Rafael of ESPN, the boxing supremo is set to make […].....»»

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