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Japan Prime Minister accused of giving cash for nationalistic school

TOKYO -- The head of an ultra-nationalistic Japanese school operator at the center of a land and political scandal testified in parliament Thursday, March 23, that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe donated 1 million yen ($9,000) through his wife for an el

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David Lim Jr. released from jail

BUSINESSMAN David Lim Jr. was released from jail after he posted a P144,000 bail Thursday for shooting a nurse over a traffic altercation in Cebu City.

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Scammer uses Harry Radaza's name to swindle

A CELLPHONE shop lost P22,000 worth of load and a pizza parlor had not delivered a P3,000 worth of pizza after they were victimized by a scammer, who used the name of Lapu-Lapu City acting Vice Mayor Harry Radaza.

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No bail for Romanians in ATM skimming

THE Cebu City Prosecutor's Office recommended no bail to three Romanian nationals for skimming millions of cash from government-owned LandBank of the Philippines.

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2 Malaysians rescued from Abu Sayyaf in Sulu

ZAMBOANGA CITY (Updated) -- Military officials said they rescued Thursday, March 23, two Malaysian sailors held captive for eight months by terror group Abu Sayyaf in Sulu.

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Google's YouTube losing major advertisers upset with videos

SAN FRANCISCO -- AT&T, Verizon and several other major advertisers are suspending their marketing campaigns on Google's YouTube site after discovering their brands have been appearing alongside videos promoting terrorism and other unsavory sub

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US Senate votes to block another Obama-era rule

WASHINGTON -- The Republican-led Senate voted Wednesday to block an Obama-era rule that critics said would have led to more citations for workplace safety record-keeping violations.

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Duterte tells LGBT: Do what makes you happy but don’t violate the law

MEMBERS of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) community can do everything that makes them “happy and fulfilled” but should ensure that they do not violate the law, President Rodrigo Duterte said Thursday, March 23.

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