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Help Me! Boy cries as Rohingya boat fleeing Myanmar capsizes

INANI BEACH, Bangladesh -- Across the churning black water, Alam Jafar could see his frantic seven-year-old son gasping for breath, his arms flailing just above the ocean's surface.

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Thai mourners gather ahead of cremation of late King

BANGKOK, Thailand -- Crowds of mourners braved overnight downpours as they crushed into Bangkok's old quarter on Wednesday to secure a vantage point for the funeral of late King Bhumibol Adulyadej, a spectacular event one year in the making.

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PDEA, police lead latest greyhound ops in provincial jail

AUTHORITIES seized sachets with suspected residue of shabu, drug paraphernalia and other contraband inside the Cebu Provincial Detention and Rehabilitation Center in Barangay Kalunasan, Cebu City on Wednesday morning, October 25.

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2 senators hit Trump 'reckless' presidency; 'utterly untruthful' leader

WASHINGTON, United States -- A senator from Donald Trump's Republican Party unleashed a powerful attack on the US leader Tuesday as he announced he would not seek re-election, telling Senate colleagues he "will not be complicit" with a "reckless"

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Latest front in Weinstein scandal: Statehouses say 'me too'

CHICAGO -- The response to sexual harassment allegations against film producer Harvey Weinstein has spread to statehouses nationwide, with hundreds of lawmakers, lobbyists and consultants coming forward to say the problem is pervasive in the halls

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Funeral for beloved Thai king a 5-day marathon of solemnity

BANGKOK -- The exactingly planned five-day funeral for Thailand's King Bhumibol Adulyadej will be governed by strict protocols for how the public and media conduct themselves that are as much about honoring the late king as they are about controll

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Vidal ‘was an instrument of peace, reconciliation’

FORMER President and now Pampanga 2nd District Rep. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo visited the wake of Cebu Archbishop Ricardo Cardinal Vidal yesterday.

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China's Communist Party inserts Xi into party constitution

BEIJING -- China's ruling Communist Party has amended its constitution to add President Xi Jinping's name and ideology in an extension of his formidable political sway.

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