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OFW sentenced to death in UAE for killing employer

MANILA -- An overseas Filipina worker was sentenced to death for allegedly killing her employer in the United Arab Emirates, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) confirmed Sunday.

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'Bold' Ireland votes to legalize gay marriage in landslide

DUBLIN -- Ireland's citizens have voted in a landslide to legalize gay marriage, electoral officials announced Saturday — a stunningly lopsided result that illustrates what Catholic leaders and rights activists alike called a "social revolution."

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Sweden wins Eurovision Song Contest while Russia is booed

VIENNA — Sweden beat Russia to win the 60th Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday, in an event described by organizers as beyond politics but marred by boos for the Russian that were apparently prompted by the Ukraine conflict and the Kremlin's anti

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Dole issues cease and desist order vs Kentex subcontractor

MANILA -- The Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) has issued a cease and desist order against CJC Manpower Services, the sub-contractor of Kentex Manufacturing Corporation, which owns the factory gutted by a huge fire in Valenzuela City last

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6 NPA members arrested in Davao Oriental

ZAMBOANGA CITY – Government forces have arrested six members of the New People’s Army (NPA), including a political officer, in the hinterlands of Davao Oriental, a military official said Saturday.

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2 LRT trains collide in Caloocan

(Updated) TWO trains of the Light Rail Transit (LRT)-1 collided in Caloocan City Saturday morning due to a technical glitch.

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43 dead in 3-hour firefight on ranch in Mexico

ECUANDUREO, Mexico — At least 43 people died Friday in what authorities described as a fierce, three-hour gunbattle between federal forces and suspected drug gang gunmen on a ranch in western Mexico, the deadliest such confrontation in recent mem

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PNP: DNA test confirms Basit Usman’s death

MANILA -- The Philippine National Police (PNP) confirmed on Friday the death of terrorist Abdul Basit Usman at the hands of Moro rebels last May 3.

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