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101 dead as 7.8 quake hits Nepal, causing big damage

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A powerful earthquake struck Nepal Saturday, killing at least 71 people as the violently shaking earth collapsed houses, leveled centuries-old temples and triggered avalanches in the Himalayas.

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WATCH: Manny Pacquiao's 'confused' commercial

A WEEK before his mega-fight against Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas, Nevada, Filipino boxing champion Manny Pacquiao put his acting cap on in an "adorable," as one YouTube user described it, television commercial.

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Pray for death row inmate Veloso, Binay urges Filipinos

VICE President Jejomar Binay called on the Filipinos on Saturday to pray for Mary Jane Veloso, a Filipina facing death penalty in Indonesia, as she and nine other drug convicts are to be executed by firing squad.

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Magnitude 7.9 quake hits Nepal, causing big damage, injuries

KATHMANDU, Nepal (Updated) — A powerful, 7.9-magnitude earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley before noon Saturday, collapsing houses, leveling centuries-old temples and cutting open roads in the worst t

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Robbers take P10M in jewelry from Cebu pawnshop

CEBU CITY (Updated) -- A pawnshop in Colon Street in this city was robbed Saturday morning when it was just about to open for the day's business.

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Philippines, China trade accusations over sea threats

MANILA — The Philippines accused China of aggressive maneuvers against its reconnaissance plane and fishermen in disputed seas where Beijing has stepped up construction of artificial islands, but China reiterated its claim on the strategic waterwa

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New Customs chief vows to fight corruption with more vigor

MANILA -- Newly installed Customs Commissioner Alberto Lina has vowed to continue the campaign against corruption until it is eliminated in the agency.

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AFP: Chinese ship took aggressive action

MANILA -- A Chinese ship acted aggressively against a Philippine military plane on patrol over waters claimed by Manila in the disputed South China Sea, a military spokesman said Friday.

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