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Primary suspect in Demafelis murder arrested

MANILA -- The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced on Friday night that one of the the principal suspect in the murder of overseas Filipino worker (OFW) Joanna Demafelis in Kuwait is now in the custody of authorities in Lebanon.

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Low pressure area enters PAR

LIGHT to moderate rains are expected to hit Cebu on Saturday, February 24, as a low pressure area (LPA) entered the country's area of responsibility Friday.

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US envoy summoned to Palace over threat assessment report

MALACAÑANG said it had summoned United States (US) Ambassador to the Philippines Sung Kim to seek clarification on the US Intelligence Community's assessment that President Rodrigo Duterte is a "threat to democracy and human rights."

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Now Telecom franchise renewed for another 25 years

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has signed a law renewing the franchise of local telecommunications firm Now Telecom Company Inc., formerly known as Infocom Communications Network Inc., for another 25 years.

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Son-in-law of NDFP consultant arrested

POLICE arrested on Thursday, February 22, the son-in-law of National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) consultant Rafael Baylosis.

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Trump says raise age for buying assault rifles, defying NRA

WASHINGTON -- The nation should keep assault rifles out of the hands of anyone under 21, President Donald Trump declared Thursday, defying his loyal supporters in the National Rifle Association amid America's public reckoning over gun violence.

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Hillside crashes onto Indonesian farmers; 5 dead, 18 missing

BREBES, Indonesia -- Farmers were working in their rice paddies on the Indonesian island of Java, when the soggy hillside above them collapsed under the weight of torrential rains, killing five people and leaving rescuers digging for 18 missing.

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Lawyers ask Palace to physically remove anti-graft official from office

TWO lawyers who previously filed an administrative complaint against Overall Deputy Ombudsman Melchor Arthur Carandang has filed a manifestation before the Office of the President, urging it to enforce "necessary and reasonable force" to implement

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