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Porn actress sues Trump over

March 08, 2018
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ADULT film actress “Stormy Daniels” sued President Donald Trump on Tuesday, alleging he never signed a non-disclosure agreement to keep her quiet about an “intimate” relationship between them.

18 dead as 2nd earthquake str

March 08, 2018
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SYDNEY. – A magnitude 6.7 earthquake struck Papua New Guinea’s mountainous Southern Highlands on Wednesday, killing at least 18 people, an official said a week after a larger quake flattened villages and killed at least 55 people.

Russia offers rebels safe pass

March 08, 2018
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MOSCOW/BEIRUT -- The Russian military has offered Syrian rebels safe passage out of eastern Ghouta, setting out a proposal to let the insurgents surrender their last major stronghold near Damascus to President Bashar al-Assad, which fighters have so far rejected.

Britain warns Russia over age

March 08, 2018
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SALISBURY, England. – Britain warned Russia on Tuesday of a robust response if the Kremlin was behind a mysterious illness that has struck down a former double agent convicted of betraying dozens of spies to British intelligence.

N.Korea makes ‘agreement’ wit

March 07, 2018
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SEOUL. – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un met senior South Korean government officials for the first time and said it is his “firm will to vigorously advance” inter-Korean ties and pursue reunification, the North’s official news agency said on Tuesday.

Rising star in South Korea’s r

March 07, 2018
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SEOUL. — A rising star in South Korea’s ruling party quit his post on Tuesday, just hours after an aide accused him of repeated sexual assault, as the snowballing #MeToo movement rattled the country’s political establishment.

Florida state Senate votes ag

March 07, 2018
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PARKLAND, Fla. – Florida’s Republican-controlled Senate approved sweeping reforms to the state’s gun law on Monday that raise the minimum purchase age and add a three-day waiting period in response to the deadliest high school shooting in US history last month.

Iran says Damascus assault to

February 27, 2018
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BEIRUT. — Iran said pro-Damascus forces would press ahead with attacks on an insurgent enclave near the Syrian capital, as ground fighting raged on there in defiance of a U.N. resolution demanding a 30-day truce across the country.
 

7.5 quake hits Papua New Guine

February 27, 2018
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WELLINGTON/MELBOURNE. — At least one company began evacuating non-essential personnel after a powerful 7.5 magnitude earthquake hit Papua New Guinea’s energy-rich interior on Monday, causing landslides, damaging buildings and closing oil and gas operations.
 

Church leaders shut Jerusalem

February 27, 2018
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JERUSALEM. — Church leaders in Jerusalem shut the Church of the Holy Sepulchre on Sunday in protest at a new Israeli tax policy and a proposed land expropriation law which they called an unprecedented attack on Christians in the Holy Land.
 

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Towards a leaner government

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By JOSE BAYANI BAYLON | July 23,2018
‘The more citizens get involved reading and discussing drafts of a new Constitution for the Philippines, and the more drafts are presented, the better the future of the Republic will be!’

Opinion of the Day

Again, on solid waste management

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By DAHLI ASPILLERA | July 23, 2018
“The sea sent back the trash from land as if to remind everyone, rich and poor, that whatever we improperly dispose of, will return and haunt us.”