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 2018-06-20 00:20 

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Spanish royal couple visit White House to finish up US trip...

President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump on Tuesday welcomed Spain's King Felipe VI and Queen Letizia to the White House....

 2018-06-20 00:16 

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Lawmakers barred from child migrant facility in Florida...

US Sen. Bill Nelson accused the Trump administration of a "cover-up" after officials denied him entry Tuesday to a detention center for migrant children in South Florida where he had hoped to survey living conditions....

 2018-06-20 00:11 

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5 charged in 'smuggling scheme' after fatal crash in Texas...

Five people have been charged in a "smuggling scheme" following the fatal crash of an SUV that was fleeing Border Patrol agents and sheriff's deputies in South Texas, federal prosecutors said Tuesday....

 2018-06-20 00:10 

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Twin brothers reunited 74 years after WWII death at Normandy...

On Tuesday, Julius Heinrich Otto "Henry" Pieper, his identity recovered, was laid to rest beside his twin brother in Normandy, 74 years after the two Navy men died together when their ship shattered while trying to reach the blood-soaked D-Day bea...

 2018-06-20 00:07 

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Parkland siblings detail #NeverAgain inception in new book...

The polarizing survivor of the Parkland mass shooting has been falsely labeled a crisis actor, vilified by the NRA and called names by TV hosts. And David Hogg isn't avoiding self-criticism in his new book. In fact, he calls himself "arrogant,"...

 2018-06-20 00:00 

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US withdraws from 'cesspool' UN rights body...

The United States withdrew from the United Nations Human Rights Council on Tuesday, condemning the "hypocrisy" of its members and its alleged "unrelenting bias" against Israel....

 2018-06-19 23:58 

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Central Africa says Boris Becker's diplomatic passport is 'fake'...

The Central African Republic (CAR) said on Tuesday that a diplomatic passport that tennis star Boris Becker claims entitles him to immunity in bankruptcy proceedings in Britain "is a fake"....

 2018-06-19 23:55 

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Yemen government forces enter Hodeida airport...

UAE-backed Yemeni government forces fought their way into Hodeida airport on Tuesday, pressing an offensive that has seen some of the most intense fighting of a three-year war against Shiite Huthi rebels....

 2018-06-19 23:49 

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Likening US policy on migrant children to Nazis an 'exaggeration': Attorney General...

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions rebutted comparisons to Nazi Germany of the US policy of separating children from their immigrant parents, calling it "a real exaggeration."...

 2018-06-19 23:32 

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PH to achieve rice self-sufficiency by 2020 Piol...

President Duterte described as bleak the prospect of the Philippines to be rice sufficient because of shrinking agricultural lands justifying the need for rice imports....

 2018-06-19 16:33 

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2 among 5 Maute-Isis members killed, identified by civilians...

ILIGAN CITY -- Two out of five Maute-ISIS members which were reported killed in an encounter with the government forces Sunday in the boundary of Tubaran and Pagayawan towns in Lanao del Sur were already known....

 2018-06-19 16:03 

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Trump, GOP to huddle as outrage builds over border policy...

Republicans on Capitol Hill frantically searched on Tuesday for ways to end the administration's policy of separating families after illegal border crossings, ahead of a visit from President Donald Trump to discuss broader immigration legislation....

 2018-06-19 15:54 

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Innovation Summit Conference and Expo finally opens...

CEBU CITY More than 128 exhibitors and stakeholders from different sectors and industries in the country came to set up and exhibit their wares, business and services for the Cebu Business Month (CBM) Innovation Summit Conference and Expo that opened Tues...

 2018-06-19 15:38 

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Fears, but also hope for peace in Mindanao...

IN observance of Eid'l Fitr making the end of the holy month of Ramadan last Thursday, Gov. Mujiv Hataman of the Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) and Gov. Esmael Mangudadatu of Maguindanao called for peace in Mindanao where most of the coun...

 2018-06-19 15:32 

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Gifts from God...

OUR DAILY JOURNEY READ: PSALM 127:1-5 Children are a gift from the Lord; they are a reward from him (Psalm 127:3). POLICE were sent to a home in response to a report of domestic child abuse. When they arrived at the house, they found a scared four-year-ol...

 2018-06-19 15:22 

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Almsgiving, prayer, fasting...

REFLECTIONS TODAY MATTHEW 6:1-6, 16-18 JESUS said to his disciples: "Take care not to perform righteous deeds in order that people may see them; otherwise, you will have no recompense from your heavenly Father. When you give alms, do not blow a trumpe...

 2018-06-19 15:19 

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Allergies, glaciers, and pikas: climate change in action...

You don't just feel the heat of global warming, you can see it in action all around....

 2018-06-19 15:19 

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Verbal persecution?...

GOVERNANCE MATTERS By JEJOMAR C. BINAY Former Vice President AN online media report, citing data from the Philippine National Police (PNP), claimed that 23,518 Homicide Cases Under Investigation (HCUI) have been recorded from July 1, 2016, up to June 11, ...

 2018-06-19 15:17 

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'Papa! Papa!' Audio of children stokes rage over separation...

An audio recording that appears to capture the heartbreaking voices of small Spanish-speaking children crying out for their parents at a U.S. immigration facility took center stage in the growing uproar over the Trump administration's policy of separa...

 2018-06-19 15:14 

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Italy's Salvini sparks outcry over Roma census plans...

Italy's far-right Interior Minister Matteo Salvini on Tuesday defended his plans to count the Roma community living in the country and deport those without legal status, despite outrage at home and abroad....

 2018-06-19 15:13 

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Constitutional reform lessons from the Sereno ouster...

THE LEGAL FRONT By J. ART D. BRION (ret.) THE ouster of Maria Lourdes Sereno, despite the disruption it caused the judiciary, is not without its salutary side. The experience brought with it potential lessons that the nation should not miss: it highlighte...

 2018-06-19 15:10 

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Caring for those who no longer care to live...

FINDING ANSWERS By ATTY. JOEY D. LINA Former Senator IT has been more than seven years now, yet I still remember clearly the utter shock I felt upon learning that my friend Gen. Angelo "Angie" Reyes, while he stood before his mother's grave at...

 2018-06-19 15:00 

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SUCs and rice importation...

FEATURE By NILO E. COLINARES "PH to import 250,000 tons of rice from Vietnam, Thailand" "Rice importation still needed, says PhilRice." When headlines such as these hog the front pages of major dailies, one is wont to ask: Why all the fuss...

 2018-06-19 14:58 

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Lower costs, fewer benefits in new health insurance option...

The Trump administration Tuesday rolled out a health insurance option for small businesses and self-employed people that could lead to lower premiums but may also cover fewer benefits than current plans....

 2018-06-19 14:52 

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FDA, NFU scores anew 1,330 kgs. of undocumented chorizo in Calbayog Port...

CALBAYOG, Samar -- Another shipment of at least 1,330 kgs. of undocumented processed uncooked meat (chorizo) was intercepted by the joint posse of Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Naval Forces Central, Philippine National Police (PNP), Military Intelli...

 2018-06-19 14:46 

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Exposed: More anomalies during Garin's term at DOH...

UNRAVELING By GETSY TIGLAO OVERLOOKED (or ignored) again by the country's mainstream media was the Department of Health's startling revelation of a multi-billion peso anomalous project undertaken by the previous administration supposedly to build ...

 2018-06-19 13:27 

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Robredo, Aquino grace Naga's 70th Charter Day rites; arming of brgy officials opposed...

NAGA CITY, Camarines Sur — Vice President Ma. Leonor "Leni" Robredo and Senator Paolo Benigno "Bam" Aquino, IV expressed strong opposition to arming barangay officials to combat criminality and illegal drugs as they graced Tuesday...

 2018-06-19 13:16 

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Brawner assures no civilians will be caught in crossfire...

The deputy commander of the Armed Forces of the Philippines-Joint Task Force Ranao (AFP-JTF Ranao) assured on Tuesday that no civilians will be caught in crossfire because of the aerial bombings conducted by the military who are after the remnants of the ...

 2018-06-19 13:07 

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SC is 'compromised' court — Zarate...

Bayan Muna Party-List Rep. Carlos Zarate considers the Supreme Court (SC) a "compromised"; court....

 2018-06-19 13:05 

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Duque assures officials will be liable over P1.8B health station irregularities...

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III assured that past and present officials of the department will be held liable over the alleged irregularities on the Barangay Health Stations project worth P8.1 billion....

 2018-06-19 13:01 

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Drilon says adoption of Senate resolution on quo warranto would no longer push through...

Senate minority leader Franklin Drilon on Tuesday conceded that adoption of the resolution expressing the sense of the Senate on the Supreme Court's granting of the quo warranto petition may no longer push through now that the high court affirmed its ...

 2018-06-19 12:59 

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Students make first ever live interview with astronaut from the ISS...

Filipinos have achieved yet another milestone after contacting with the International Space Station (ISS), even interviewing an astronaut on board the habitable artificial satellite....

 2018-06-19 12:53 

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PDEA to deploy 215 new DEOs...

Some 215 new Drug Enforcement officers (DEO) will be deployed by the Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) to the agency's operational services and regional offices to boost the government's intensified national anti-drug campaign....

 2018-06-19 12:50 

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Barbers joins AIPACODD meet; ASEAN war vs. drugs on focus...

The chairman of the House Dangerous Drugs Committee joined on Tuesday his fellow parliamentarians from the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (AIPA) for the 1st Meeting of the Advisory Council on Dangerous Drugs (AIPACODD) in Singapore in efforts to fight...

 2018-06-19 12:47 

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Guevarra lauds arrest of American sex offender...

Justice Secretary Menardo Guevarra on Tuesday lauded the arrest of an American sex offender by the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) in Agusan del Norte....

 2018-06-19 12:45 

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PH Consulate in Jeddah confirms 2 Filipinos killed, 3 wounded in road accident...

The Philippine Consulate in Jeddah on Tuesday confirmed that two Filipinos were killed while three others were wounded in a road accident in the western part of Saudi Arabia last Thursday...

 2018-06-19 12:38 

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Duterte: I'm not a chauvinist pig...

President Duterte declared Tuesday that he was no chauvinist pig despite his fondness for women....

 2018-06-19 12:34 

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2 missing fishermen found...

Two Filipino fishermen were rescued at sea by a Taiwan-flagged fishing vessel JIUN FU XING (CT3-6205) 75 nautical miles (NM) North East of Batanes on Sunday....

 2018-06-19 12:28 

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9 former CNTs surrender to Army's 7th Infantry Division...

Nine former members of the CPP-NPA Terrorists (CNTs) surrendered to the Army's 7th Infantry Division in Pallayan City, Nueva Ecija on Tuesday....

 2018-06-19 12:21 

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Alleged former MILF member, uncle nabbed in drug buy-bust op...

An alleged former member of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) was arrested along with his uncle in a buybust which resulted in the confiscation of P125,000 worth of illegal drugs in Quezon City Monday night....

 2018-06-19 12:18 

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Garin: My conscience is clear...

Former Health Secretary Janette Garin said that her "conscience is clear" with regards to the alleged anomalous barangay health stations project of the Department of Health (DOH) which was under her term....

 2018-06-19 11:59 

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Traffic enforcers can still apprehend violators despite MMDA's NCAP implementation...

Traffic enforcers can still apprehend traffic violators despite the implementation of Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA's) No Contact Apprehension Policy (NCAP), the agency clarified on Tuesday....

 2018-06-19 11:56 

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PCSO helps 37,186 patients in May...

Just in May, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) extended financial assistance to 37,186 patients through the agency's Individual Medical Assistance Program (IMAP)....

 2018-06-19 11:51 

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PA opens bidding for acquisition of P2.8B worth of ammunition for mortar, RPGs, small arms...

The Philippine Army (PA) has opened the bidding for the acquisition of P2.6 billion worth of various types of ammunition for Mortar (60mm and 81mm), various RPGs (rocket-propelled grenade) and various small arms....

 2018-06-19 11:43 

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Peace talks should be in PH — Duterte...

Peace negotiations between the government and the communist rebel group must be held in the country since the issue involves the nation, President Duterte insisted on Tuesday....

 2018-06-19 11:34 

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Pimentel calls on DICT to fast track delayed TOR for 3rd telco's entry...

Sen. Aquilino Pimentel III called on the Department of Information and Communication Technology (DICT) and concerned agencies to fast track the release of the terms for the selection and assignment of radio frequencies for the third telecommunication play...

 2018-06-19 11:28 

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Voter registration for May 13, 2019 national, local polls will resume on July 2 except in Marawi...

Those who failed to register in the past will have the chance to do so next month....

 2018-06-19 11:10 

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Duterte to corrupt officials: I will be unforgiving...

More government officials will be fired for alleged corruption, President Duterte announced Tuesday amid his relentless drive to clean up the bureaucracy....

 2018-06-19 11:03 

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Archdiocese of Caceres: We hold the report very serious...

The Archdiocese of Caceres in Camarines Sur said it is "deeply troubled" that a priest has been alluded to in media reports as a "person of interest" in the gruesome death of a 28-year old female....

 2018-06-19 10:53 

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Drilon to Lorenzana: Aquino admin managed the WPS issue well...

Senate minority leader Franklin Drilon on Tuesday rejected attempts to discredit the Aquino administration's efforts to resolve the country's maritime dispute with China saying he believes the previous leadership labored hard to find a resolution ...

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