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Palace denies striking deal with INC

MALACANANG denied Monday that a compromise was reached with the Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC), which prompted the latter to end its five-day protest.

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5 outreach program volunteers drown in Tarlac

FIVE people, reportedly volunteers for an outreach program, were found dead in San Jose, Tarlac, after they were swept away by strong river current around 3 p.m. Monday, radio and television reports said.

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Thai police seek 2 new suspects in Bangkok bombing probe

BANGKOK — Thai police said Monday they were seeking two new suspects — a Thai woman and a foreign man of unknown nationality — in the widening investigation into Bangkok's deadly bombing two weeks ago.

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'Awakenings' author, neurologist Oliver Sacks dies at 82

NEW YORK — There was the blind man who had the disastrous experience of regaining his sight. The surgeon who developed a sudden passion for music after being struck by lightning. And most famously, the man who mistook his wife for a hat.

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Pinoys told to become heroes for victims of violence, oppression

MANILA -- President Benigno Aquino III called on the Filipino people on Monday to continue fighting for what the country's national heroes have fought for by upholding what is right in defending the victims of violence and oppression.

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Iglesia ni Cristo ends 5-day protest

(Updated) OFFICIALS of Iglesia Ni Cristo agreed Monday to end its five-day nationwide protest after government and church leaders have come to a "peaceful agreement," an official said.

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Iglesia ni Cristo cancels Cebu rally

CEBU (Updated) -- The Iglesia ni Cristo (INC) cancelled its rally scheduled today, August 31, in Cebu City, following the announcement that the Church is ending its nationwide protests, its spokesperson said.

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Miley Cyrus shakes in barely there silver straps at VMAs

MILEY Cyrus shook a long, rock goddess ponytail and strutted in barely there silver straps Sunday on the arrivals carpet at the MTV Video Music Awards, promising multiple costume changes as host.

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