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Taiwan rescuers find signs of life in quake rubble

TAINAN, Taiwan — Rescuers on Sunday found signs of life within the remains of a high-rise residential building that collapsed in a powerful, shallow earthquake in southern Taiwan that killed at least 18 people and injured hundreds.

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DOH: 650 new HIV cases reported last December

SIX hundred fifty individuals welcomed the New Year learning that they are positive of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), according to the Department of Health (DOH).

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The Latest: More than 130 missing, 18 dead in Taiwan quake

TAINAN, Taiwan -- The Latest on a magnitude-6.4 earthquake in southern Taiwan (all times local):

8:30 a.m.

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Dole chief: Qatar demand for OFWs remain high

AMID the uncertainty surrounding the fate of Filipino engineers and architects in Qatar, there remains to be a high demand for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), according to the Department of Labor and Employment (Dole).

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Rainy Sunday due to 'amihan', tail-end of cold front

MANILA -- Most parts of the country will experience cloudy skies with rains on Sunday due to the two weather systems affecting the country, according to Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astrnomical Services Administration (Pagasa).

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UN chief: 34 groups now allied to Islamic State extremists

UNITED NATIONS — Thirty-four militant groups from around the world had reportedly pledged allegiance to the Islamic State extremist group as of mid-December — and that number will only grow in 2016, U.N.

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says timeline will stay in real time

NEW YORK — Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said Saturday the social media website's stream of tweets will stay live and in real time, disputing a media report that a change was in the works.

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