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Climate change film 'An Inconvenient Truth' gets a sequel

LOS ANGELES -- Al Gore's climate change documentary, "An Inconvenient Truth," is getting a sequel.

Paramount Pictures said Friday the follow-up to the Oscar-winning original will premiere at next January's Sundance Film Festival.

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John Glenn, the 1st American to orbit Earth, dies at 95

WASHINGTON -- John Glenn, whose 1962 flight as the first US astronaut to orbit the Earth made him an all-American hero and propelled him to a long career in the US Senate, died Thursday.

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Aid groups descend on Indonesia quake zone; deaths reach 102

MEUREUDU, Indonesia -- Humanitarian organizations descended on Indonesia's Aceh province Thursday as the government promised tons of emergency aid and officials raced to assess the full extent of damage from an earthquake that killed more than 100

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Russian official: Russia, US near deal on Aleppo ceasefire

MOSCOW -- A Russian deputy foreign minister says Russia is close to reaching a deal with the United States on a ceasefire for the besieged Syrian city of Aleppo.

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Palace: Duterte ‘more comfortable’ with Trump than Obama

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte is “more comfortable” with United States (US) President-elect Donald Trump rather than US President Barack Obama, a Palace official said on Thursday.

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Robredo, LP senators slam pace of death penalty approval

VICE President Leni Robredo has expressed alarm at the quick passage in the House committee level of the bill restoring death penalty in the country.

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Palace: Duterte won't intervene in cops involved in Espinosa slay

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte will not intervene in any investigations against erring members of the Philippine National Police (PNP), Malacañang said on Thursday.

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Duterte submits copy of drug list to SC, Congress leaders

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte said Wednesday that he already sent a copy of the “thick” list containing the names of drug personalities to the Supreme Court, Senate President Aquilino Pimentel III, and House Speaker Pantaleon Alvarez.

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