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20 arrested in Caloocan drug raid

TWENTY individuals were arrested on Wednesday dawn after authorities led by the Philippine National Police-Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (PNP-CIDG) raided suspected drug dens in Barangay Tala, Caloocan City.

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Estrada brought to private hospital for medical tests

DETAINED Senator Jose “Jinggoy” Estrada was brought Wednesday to the Cardinal Santos Medical Center in San Juan City where he will undergo a series of medical examinations on his heart and gastrointestinal tract.

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8th typhoon in 2015 enters PAR, named 'Hanna'

THE typhoon east of extreme northern Luzon has entered the Philippine area of responsibility (PAR) Wednesday morning and was named "Hanna," said the weather bureau in its 11 a.m. bulletin.

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Recto wants potential 2016 bets to stay longer in their posts

POTENTIAL candidates for the next polls should stay longer in their posts to ensure smooth deliberations of the proposed P3-trillion national budget for 2016, Senate President Pro-Tempore Ralph Recto said Wednesday.

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Widow of ex-South Korean leader travels to North Korea

SEOUL, South Korea — The 92-year-old widow of late South Korean President and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kim Dae-jung left Wednesday for a four-day visit to North Korea.

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19 killed, 250 rescued after trains derail in India

NEW DELHI — Two passenger trains derailed over a bridge in central India while crossing a track that was flooded by heavy monsoon rains, killing at least 19 people, officials said Wednesday. At least 250 people have been rescued.

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