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Military kills 6 Abu Sayyaf fighters in Sulu encounter

SIX members of the terrorist Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG), including a sub-leader, were killed and 17 elite government troopers were wounded in skirmishes Patikul town in Sulu on Friday.

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Sereno rejects criticism on 'excessive' TRO vs state projects

SUPREME Court (SC) Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno has debunked the allegations of President Rodrigo Duterte that the courts have been issuing too many restraining orders against infrastructure projects.

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18 Taiwanese, 7 Chinese indicted over illegal drugs

KALIBO, Aklan -- The 18 Taiwanese and seven Chinese nationals who were recently arrested in a villa in Boracay had been indicted for visiting a drug den.

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Mindanao seen as emerging economic hub in Asean

WITH the shift in the pattern of world trade and investment destinations to Asian countries, the Mindanao Development Authority (MinDA) sees Mindanao’s strategic position as an advantage to become the next hub in Southeast Asia.

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Auto, technology industries clash over talking cars

WASHINGTON — Cars that wirelessly talk to each other are finally ready for the road, creating the potential to dramatically reduce traffic deaths, improve the safety of self-driving cars and someday maybe even help solve traffic jams, automakers a

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Mayor Espinosa holds office at Albuera police station

TACLOBAN CITY –- Driven by fear for his life, Albuera, Leyte Mayor Rolando Espinosa temporarily holds office at the town police station starting Thursday.

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Nun in iconic Italy quake photo texted friends 'adieu'

ASCOLI PICENO, Italy — She became the face of Italy's earthquake: Sister Marjana Lleshi, blood staining her veil as she texted her family and friends in her native Albania that she was alive.

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Aftershocks rattle Italian quake zone; toll rises to 267

AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Strong aftershocks rattled residents and rescue crews alike Friday as hopes began to dim that firefighters would find any more survivors from Italy's earthquake.

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