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BIR files falsification of docs raps vs actor Richard Gutierrez

THE Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) on Thursday, August 17, filed several criminal complaints against actor Richard Gutierrez before the Department of Justice (DOJ) in connection to his and his production company's P38.57 million tax liabilities.

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Man drives himself to hospital with nail in his heart

MILWAUKEE -- A Wisconsin man who doctors said came perilously close to death after accidentally shooting a nail into his heart while working on his house calmly drove himself to the hospital and even parked his pickup truck in the lot before walki

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Families wait in rain to ID lost loved ones in Sierra Leone

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone -- Hawa Stevens spoke through tears of the 28 family members she lost after surging mudslides and floodwaters swept through Sierra Leone's capital, killing hundreds and leaving hundreds more missing.

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Lucky carrot: Alberta woman finds mother-in-law's lost ring

CAMROSE, Alberta -- A Canadian woman, who lost her engagement ring 13 years ago while weeding her garden on the family farm, is wearing it proudly again after her daughter-in-law pulled it from the ground on a misshapen carrot.

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Philippines still one of best-performing economies in Asia

PHILIPPINE economic growth inched up to 6.5 percent in the second quarter, overtaking Vietnam's 6.2 percent and Indonesia's 5.0 percent growth rates.

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5 persons missing after Army helicopter goes down

HONOLULU -- A multi-agency team scoured the ocean off Hawaii on Wednesday, August 16, for five people aboard an Army helicopter that went down during a nighttime training exercise.

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Trump disbands White House advisory panels

NEW YORK -- With corporate chieftains fleeing, President Donald Trump abruptly abolished two of his White House business councils Wednesday, August 16, — the latest fallout from his combative comments on racially charged violence in Charlottesvill

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Man gets life in prison for Chinese student's beating death

LOS ANGELES -- A 21-year-old man was sentenced Wednesday, August 16, to life in prison without parole for beating to death a University of Southern California graduate student from China who was walking to his off-campus apartment.

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