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Son sets mom's house on fire

FIVE houses were destroyed in a fire in Sitio Luy-a, Barangay Lawaan 2 in Talisay City, Tuesday morning, Oct. 25.

Affected residents accused Noel Velasco, 28, for intentionally starting the fire inside his mother's house.

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542 persons, 142 families displaced in dawn fire

A TOTAL of 542 individuals and 142 families were displaced in a dawn fire that hit a residential area in Barangay Suba, Cebu City, Tuesday, October 25.

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48 dead, 116 injured in Pakistan police academy attack

QUETTA, Pakistan -- An hours-long attack by a group of militants, including suicide bombers who stormed a Pakistani police academy in the southwestern city of Quetta, left at least 48 dead, mostly police trainees, officials said Tuesday.

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Duterte: China's aid to Philippines has 'no strings attached'

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte said the Philippines has received donations from China worth P89.8 million for the victims of Super Typhoon Lawin (Haima), but with "no strings attached."

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No Abu Sayyaf in Central Visayas -- Intelligence chief

THERE are no terrorists in Central Visayas, a police official said Tuesday, October 25.

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28 police officers relieved from PRO Central Visayas

CAMP Crame has relieved eight police commissioned officers (PCOs) and 20 police non-commissioned officers (PNCOs) from the Police Regional Office (PRO) Central Visayas.

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Fraternity group taps Facebook for prayers for abducted sailor

A FACEBOOK post asking for support and prayers for a Cebuano sailor kidnapped by Abu Sayyaf bandits on Thursday, October 20, is fast gaining a following.

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Burger King sales up 1.7%; owner beats expectations

NEW YORK -- Restaurant Brands International reported a rise in third-quarter sales Monday at its Burger King and Tim Horton stores, but the growth was much lower than a year ago. The company's shares fell nearly 4 percent.

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