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Belmonte withdraws from speakership race

QUEZON City Representative Feliciano Belmonte Jr. said Saturday he will withdraw from Monday's speakership race and will instead join the so-called "super majority" in the House of Representative.

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Alleged big-time drug supplier in Mindanao nabbed

AUTHORITIES arrested a suspected big-time illegal drug supplier believed to be operating in five regions in Mindanao on Saturday morning, July 23, one of the biggest so far since President Rodrigo Duterte declared war against the narcotics trade i

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UN weather agency says 2016 on track to be hottest year ever

UNITED NATIONS -- Global temperatures for the first six months of this year have shattered previous records, setting 2016 on track to be the hottest year ever, the UN weather agency has said.

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10 killed in Munich shopping mall shooting

MUNICH — An 18-year-old German-Iranian man opened fire in a crowded Munich shopping mall and a nearby McDonald's Friday night, killing nine people and wounding 16 others before killing himself, the chief of police in the Bavarian capital said.

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Hillary Clinton chooses Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate

TAMPA, Florida — Hillary Clinton named Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as her vice presidential running mate Friday, adding a centrist former governor of a crucial battleground state to the Democratic ticket.

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