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Duterte: Mahmud Ahmad killed in Marawi

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte confirmed Thursday night that Malaysian terrorist Mahmud Ahmad, an alleged terrorist financier, was killed by government security forces in Marawi City.

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Duterte fires DBM exec over corruption issue

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte revealed Thursday that he dismissed a male official of the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) over corruption allegations.

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Study: Lower-income kids give more time to TV, digital media

LOS ANGELES -- Children in lower-income families spend more time watching TV and using electronic devices than kids in more affluent homes, according to a survey released Thursday.

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Harvard rescinds 2014 medal awarded to Harvey Weinstein

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Harvard University is rescinding a 2014 medal it awarded to Harvey Weinstein for his contributions to African American culture.

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6 persons caught in separate drug ops in Cebu, Minglanilla

FOUR women and two men were caught in separate operations by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)-Central Visayas in Cebu City and Minglanilla on Thursday morning, October 19.

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China mobile users tap phones to 'applaud' president's speech

BEIJING -- Missed out on the orchestrated applause at China's Communist Party Congress? Cheer up: this being China, you can join the praise through your mobile phone.

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Metrobank buys out ANZ credit card stake

THE Philippines' second biggest bank said on Thursday, October 19, that it will spend $288 million buying out the minority stake that Australia's ANZ has in a credit card joint venture.

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Some flowers create blue halo to say hello to foraging bees

NEW YORK -- Some flowers have found a nifty way to get the blues.

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