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Abu Sayyaf releases video of German's beheading

MANILA (Updated) -- Abu Sayyaf bandits in the Philippines have released a video of the beheading of a German hostage.

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Drilon, other LP senators stripped of key posts

SENATOR Franklin Drilon and other Liberal Party (LP) senators were ousted from key positions Monday, just three days after staunch administration critic Senator Leila de Lima was arrested on illegal drug charges.

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6 of 13 inmates who bolt Pampanga jail surrender

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO (Updated) -- Six of the 13 detainees, who bolted out of the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA)-Central Luzon detention facility at the Police Regional Office in Camp Olivas, surrendered to authorities Monday.

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Float crashes, injuring 12 people at Rio's Carnival parade

RIO DE JANEIRO -- A float crashed during Rio de Janeiro's world famous Carnival parade Sunday evening and injured eight people, including at least one person reported in serious condition, but organizers proceeded with the show.

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Labor group tells stranded commuters: 'Blame gov't'

MANILA (Updated) -- Thousands of commuters stranded during the transport strike on Monday, February 27, should blame the government for their predicament and not the protesting drivers and operators, a labor group said.

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List of winners for the 89th Academy Awards

HERE is the list of winners for the 89th annual Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Best Picture: "Moonlight"

Actor: Casey Affleck, "Manchester by the Sea."

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'Moonlight' wins best picture at Academy Awards

LOS ANGELES -- "Moonlight" won the best picture trophy at the Academy Awards in a historic Oscar upset that followed Warren Beatty at first reading the wrong winner.

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'La La Land' wins at Oscars

LOS ANGELES -- The Jimmy Kimmel-hosted 89th Academy Awards seesawed between jabs at Donald Trump and passionate arguments for inclusivity, with awards going to "La La Land," "Moonlight" and "Manchester by the Sea."

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