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Lightning strike kills more than 300 reindeer in Norway

STOCKHOLM -- More than 300 wild reindeer have been killed by lightning in central Norway.

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Korean investor keen on rail project in Metro Cebu

A SOUTH Korean firm has expressed intent to invest in the proposed Light Rail Transit (LRT) system project in Metro Cebu, a Cabinet official said.

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Congress agrees to postpone SK, barangay elections

MANILA -- The Senate and House of Representatives agreed Tuesday afternoon to postpone the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) elections from October this year to October 2017.

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Family slams PAO chief for 'persecutory' remarks vs HPG cop

THE family of the Philippine National Police-Highway Patrol Group (PNP-HPG) who allegedly committed suicide has declined to accept the condolences of Public Attorney's Office (PAO) chief Persida Rueda-Acosta.

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Obama to juggle security, climate, rights on final Asia trip

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama faces thorny talks about the fight against the Islamic State group, climate change and human rights when he sets off this week across the Pacific for an eight-day valedictory tour through Asia.

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Duterte focused on ‘terminating’ Abu Sayyaf

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte is determined to put to an end the hostile actions of the Abu Sayyaf bandits, a Palace official said on Tuesday.

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Cop in Mandaue road rage surrenders

THE police officer who was involved in the road rage in Mandaue City last August 26 surrendered to authorities along with his cousin around noon Tuesday, August 30.

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Actor Gene Wilder, star of Mel Brooks movies, dies at 83

Gene Wilder, the frizzy-haired actor who brought his deft comedic touch to such unforgettable roles as the neurotic accountant in "The Producers" and the mad scientist of "Young Frankenstein," has died. He was 83.

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