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Alberta declares emergency as fires threaten Canada oil town

FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta -- Alberta declared a state of emergency Wednesday (Thursday in Philippines) as crews frantically held back wind-whipped wildfires that have already torched 1,600 homes and other buildings in Canada's main oil sands city of

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Suspect in shooting of Tuburan mayor's bodyguard arrested

A MAN believed to be one of the suspects in the shooting of a bodyguard of Tuburan Mayor Democrito Diamante was arrested in a hot pursuit operation Thursday dawn, May 5.

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Severe turbulence injures 32 on Etihad flight to Indonesia

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Thirty-one passengers and a crew member aboard an Etihad Airways flight were injured Wednesday when their plane ran into sudden turbulence as it prepared to land in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta.

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