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House approves bill restoring police subpoena powers

THE House of Representatives on Tuesday, November 21, approved on third and final reading a bill restoring the subpoena powers of the Philippine National Police Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (PNP-CIDG).

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Nigeria police: At least 50 killed in mosque bombing

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria -- Police in northeastern Nigeria said at least 50 people are feared dead after a suicide bombing at a mosque.

The teenage bomber detonated early Tuesday in Adamawa state as people were arriving for morning prayers.

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Duterte eyes 23 new attack helicopters

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday, November 21, revealed his plan to acquire 23 attack helicopters in an effort to boost the military's counter-insurgency capabilities.

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Sereno not attending impeachment hearing

SUPREME Court Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno will not attend the House committee on justice hearing on the impeachment complaint against her on Wednesday, November 22.

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Rights group: Myanmar treatment of Rohingya "dehumanizing apartheid"

BANGKOK -- Myanmar has subjected Rohingya Muslims to long-term discrimination and persecution that amounts to "dehumanizing apartheid," Amnesty International said Tuesday in a report that raises questions about what those who have fled a violent m

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Survey says most Pinoys ready to help Marawi victims

SIX out of 10 adult Filipinos have expressed willingness to provide assistance to the victims of the armed conflict in Marawi City, the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey revealed Tuesday, November 21.

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China lifts up model who fell on Victoria's Secret catwalk

SHANGHAI, China -- China's internet saw an outpouring of support on Tuesday for model Ming Xi, who apologised to the country for tripping on the catwalk of the first-ever Victoria's Secret fashion show held in her country.

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Cebu Customs official admits lapses in South Korean waste shipment

THE Customs official tagged in the anomalous entry in Cebu City of a waste shipment from South Korea admitted to her lapses Tuesday, November 21.

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