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Pacquiao opposes inclusion of Sarangani in Bangsamoro region

BOXING icon and Sarangani Representative Manny Pacquiao has vowed to block the inclusion of his province in the proposed Bangsamoro region, saying this may create instability and further hamper efforts to claim lasting peace.

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P4.5-M worth of shabu seized in Lanao del Sur

ANTI-narcotics agents have confiscated methamphetamine hydrochloride, or shabu, with an estimated market value of P4.5 million in a buy-bust operation in Lanao del Sur, the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) said Tuesday.

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DFA assures continued assistance for Pinay in UAE death row

THE Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Tuesday it will not cease in providing assistance to a Filipino household service worker (HSW), who was recently sentenced to death in the United Arab Emirates (UAE).

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Harden helps Rockets stay alive, beat Warriors 128-115

HOUSTON -- Houston's James Harden scored a playoff career-high 45 points to lead the Rockets to a start-to-finish 128-115 victory over Golden State on Monday to stave off elimination from the NBA playoffs.

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Tornado kills 13 in Mexico border city; 12 missing in Texas

CIUDAD ACUNA, Mexico — A tornado raged through a city on the U.S.-Mexico border Monday, destroying homes, flinging cars like matchsticks and ripping an infant away from its mother. At least 13 people were killed, authorities said.

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Brides for sale: European women lured for sham marriages

LONDON — Klara Balogova was 18, penniless and heavily pregnant when she rode thousands of miles from Slovakia to England to marry a man she had never met.

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Aquino doubts Binay as man to beat in 2016 polls

PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III doesn't believe that Vice President Jejomar Binay is still the man to beat in 2016 presidential elections.

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Senate extends to 20 years prescriptive period for graft cases

THE Senate passed on third and final reading Monday a bill amending the Anti-Graft and Practices Act by extending the prescriptive period for graft cases from 15 to 20 years.

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