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Quake shakes Indonesia's Java; villager killed, students injured

JAKARTA, Indonesia — A moderately strong earthquake shook the Indonesian island of Java on Tuesday, killing at least one person and damaging hundreds of homes.

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Alaska hit by 7.9 earthquake; tsunami warning canceled

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (Updated) -- A 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck off Alaska's Kodiak Island early Tuesday, prompting a tsunami warning for a large swath of the state's coast and sending some residents fleeing to higher ground.

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Facebook post leads to arrest of camera thief

A FACEBOOK post of stolen items led to the arrest of a suspected thief in an entrapment on 3 p.m. Tuesday, January 23, inside a mall in North Reclamation area in Barangay Mabolo, Cebu City.

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Cebu Pacific cancels flights as Mayon poses risks

CEBU Pacific (Cebgo) has cancelled flights that are bound for Legazpi, Manila and Cebu due to the heightened risk brought by Mayon Volcano since Tuesday.

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Driver in Alegria car crash charged

THE driver of the van that crashed into a mahogany tree in Alegria town, Cebu was charged on Tuesday afternoon, January 23, before the Office of the Provincial Prosecutor in Cebu City.

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Disaster council assures it is ready to assist Albay evacuees

THE National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) assured on Tuesday, January 23, that the government will be able to sustain the needs of about 50,000 evacuees affected by the eruption of Mayon Volcano in Albay province.

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More UST alumni return awards

(UPDATED) - Akbayan Representative Tom Villarin has joined other alumni who have decided to return the Thomasian Award they received from the University of Santo Tomas (UST) Alumni Association Inc.

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Use of body cameras in anti-drug operations depends on availability

THE use of body cameras by policemen is "encouraged", not required, during anti-drugs operations, based on the new guidelines issued by the Philippine National Police (PNP) for the conduct of Oplan Double Barrel.

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