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US, Japan, Australia step in for weak SEAsia to chide China

VIENTIANE, Laos — The United States, Japan and Australia have urged China not to construct military outposts and reclaim land in the disputed South China Sea, in a strong show of support for Southeast Asian nations that have territorial disputes w

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Poll: Duterte's Sona was 'excellent'

ABOUT 60 percent of the total responders who participated in a poll ran by SunStar Publishing shortly after President Rodrigo Duterte's State of the Nation Address (Sona) on Monday, July 25, viewed his speech as "excellent."

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Seeking wider digital audience, Verizon buys Yahoo for $4.8B

SAN FRANCISCO — Seeking a wider digital audience, Verizon is buying Yahoo for $4.83 billion in a deal that marks the end of an era for a company that defined much of the early internet but struggled to stay relevant in an online world dominated by

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19 killed, about 20 injured in Japan knife attack

SAGAMIHARA, Japan — At least 19 people were killed and about 20 wounded in a knife attack Tuesday at a facility for the handicapped in a city just outside Tokyo in the worst mass killing in generations in Japan.

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