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NP to support Duterte if he will run for president in 2016

THE Nacionalista Party (NP) might support Davao City Rodrigo Duterte if he runs for president in 2016, Senator Cynthia Villar said Tuesday.

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Palace: Aquino can't be sued over DAP yet

PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino III is immune from any suit being the sitting chief executive, a Palace official said Tuesday.

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PNP admits lack of coordination in INC rally

AN OFFICIAL of the Philippine National Police (PNP) admitted Tuesday that the Iglesia ni Cristo's five-day street protest against Justice Secretary Leila de Lima caught them by surprise.

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Tech Tips: Windows 10 privacy settings worth checking

SAN FRANCISCO -- Microsoft's new Windows 10 system offers more personalization than before, but it also collects more data than people might be used to on PCs, from contacts and appointments to their physical location and even Wi-Fi passwords.

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American anti-dolphin-hunt activist arrested in Japan

TOKYO — Anti-dolphin-hunt campaigner Ric O'Barry was being held in western Japan on Tuesday after being arrested the previous night for not carrying his passport.

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China factory indexes ebb in new sign of economic weakness

HONG KONG — Chinese manufacturing showed further signs of weakness in August, adding to evidence of an inexorable slowdown in the world's No. 2 economy despite recent government efforts to support growth.

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Chemical factory explodes in eastern China, killing 1

BEIJING — A state-run local news website says that a chemical factory has exploded in eastern China, killing one person just three weeks after massive chemical warehouse explosions in the country exposed lax enforcement of safety regulations.

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Death toll rises to 158 in blasts at China's Tianjin port

BEIJING — The death toll rose Monday to 158 from massive explosions of chemical warehouses in the Chinese port of Tianjin, where cleanup crews were grappling with cyanide contamination caused by the blasts.

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