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Total solar eclipse 1st in 99 years to sweep width of US

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida -- This August, the US will experience its first coast-to-coast total solar eclipse in 99 years.

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Miners eye new group to police themselves

FOLLOWING the upheaval caused by a former Environment secretary’s order to shut down erring mining firms, some industry players are laying the groundwork for a new organization focused on policing their ranks and raising the bar for responsible mi

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DFA: No Filipino hurt in Pakistan attacks

MANILA -- No Filipino was hurt in Friday’s three separate attacks in Pakistan, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Monday, June 26.

The Philippine Embassy in Islamabad continues to monitor the situation.

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Over 150 dead as overturned fuel truck explodes in Pakistan

BAHAWALPUR, Pakistan -- Alerted by an announcement over a mosque's loudspeaker that an overturned tanker truck had sprung a leak, scores of villagers raced to the scene with fuel containers on Sunday, June 25, to gather the oil.

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9 dead, 28 missing after tourist boat sinks in Colombia

GUATAPE, Colombia -- Nine people were dead and 28 missing after a tourist ferry packed with around 170 passengers for the holiday weekend capsized on Sunday, June 25, on a reservoir near the Colombian city of Medellin, officials said.

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4 drug suspects nabbed, yield P220,000 shabu

FOUR suspected drug personalities were arrested around 6:15 p.m. on Sunday, June 25, in a drug bust in Barangay Calong-Calong, Toledo City, Cebu.

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