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More than 100 dead, 200 wounded in Nigeria airstrike on refugee camp

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — A Nigerian air force fighter jet on a mission against Boko Haram extremists mistakenly bombed a refugee camp on Tuesday, January 17, killing more than 100 refugees and aid workers and wounding 200, a government official and do

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Rolls Royce agrees to pay $808 million on bribery claims

LONDON -- Jet engine maker Rolls Royce has agreed to pay 671 million pounds ($808 million) to settle bribery and corruption charges brought by authorities in Britain, the US and Brazil.

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60-year-old gorilla, 1st to be born in a zoo, dies in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- The world's first gorilla born in a zoo, a female named Colo who became the oldest known living gorilla in the US, has died at age 60, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium said Tuesday.

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Journalists score Andanar for blaming media over Duterte's martial law remark

REPORTERS covering the Malacañang beat cried foul over the claim of Communications Secretary Martin Andanar that the "media misreported" President Rodrigo Duterte's comments on martial law.

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Miami beat Rockets, Raptors defeat Nets

MIAMI -- Goran Dragic had 21 points and eight assists while Wayne Ellington scored 18 off the bench as the Miami Heat overcame another triple-double from James Harden to beat the Houston Rockets 109-103 on Tuesday night.

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Chinese coal mine caves in, killing 9 workers

BEIJING -- The partial collapse of a coal mine in northern China has left nine people dead, state media reported Wednesday, reflecting the stubborn persistence of safety problems despite years-long efforts to reduce deaths in the sprawling sector.

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UN report: Asian growth outlook bright despite uncertainty

BANGKOK -- A United Nations (UN) report said Asia's economic outlook for 2017 is strong despite slowing global growth due to sluggish international trade and investment.

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Satellite registration draws close to 500,000 voters

CLOSE 500,000 individuals are looking to register for the forthcoming October 23 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Elections, the Commission on Election (Comelec) said.

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