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4 drug suspects arrested in Talisay, Cebu

FOUR drug pushers were caught in a drug bust at Sitio Rattan, Barangay Tangke, Talisay City, Cebu.

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China sets sights on new global export: nuclear energy

BEIJING — On a seaside field south of Shanghai, workers are constructing a nuclear reactor that is the flagship for Beijing's ambition to compete with the United States, France and Russia as an exporter of atomic power technology.

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Duterte fulfills election promise: Free irrigation starting 2017

COTABATO CITY -- Department of Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol said beginning next year, irrigation system in the country will provide water to farmers for free.

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Magnitude 6.1 quake rattles central Italy

A MAGNITUDE 6.1 earthquake struck central Italy early Wednesday, levelling buildings in several towns as residents slept. The mayor of hard-hit Amatrice said: "The town isn't here anymore."

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Tacloban mayor orders hunt of lawyer's assailant

TACLOBAN CITY -- City Mayor Cristina Gonzales-Romualdez ordered the local police to hunt the assailants of lawyer Rogelio Bato, Jr., the legal counsel of embattled Albuera, Leyte Mayor Rolando Espinosa, Sr.

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Seoul: North Korea fires submarine-launched missile

SEOUL, South Korea — A North Korean ballistic missile fired from a submarine Wednesday flew about 500 kilometers (310 miles) in the longest flight by that type of weapon, Seoul officials said, a range that can place much of South Korea within its

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