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Filipino peace negotiator hails Colombia peace deal

Under a newly-signed peace deal to end Colombia's war, women who have been raped by military forces or rebel fighters may expect to have the crimes against them investigated by a special unit.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 11:19 pm

Clinton enlists former foe Sanders in appeal for youth votes in US presidential race

U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton shared a stage with former rival Senator Bernie Sanders on Wednesday to appeal for youth votes in the Nov. 8 election as opinion polls show a close race with Republican Donald Trump.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 10:53 pm

Snowden again fails to win no-extradition pledge from Norway

A Norwegian court on Wednesday dismissed a fresh bid by fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden to win assurances he would not be extradited to the US should he come to Norway to collect an award.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 10:10 pm

Teenager killed father before opening fire at S. Carolina school

A 14-year-old boy shot and killed his father then drove to an elementary school in South Carolina and opened fire with a handgun, wounding two children and a teacher on Wednesday, authorities said.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 7:38 pm

Congress rejects Obama veto of Saudi September 11 bill

The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to reject President Barack Obama's veto of a bill allowing relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia, the first veto override of Obama's eight-year-long presidency.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 7:11 pm

Health workers, hospitals targeted in Syria war

Numerous doctors and nurses and medical facilities have been hit or targeted by missiles or air strikes since the start of the conflict in Syria in March 2011.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 6:45 pm

Airlines report 17 percent rise in unruly passengers

Reports of air rage rose worldwide in 2015, with instances of verbally abusive airline passengers and travelers who refused to listen to cabin crew increasing by almost 17 percent, the international trade association for airlines said on Wednesday.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 5:43 pm

MH17 was shot down by Russian-made missile fired from rebel-held area — prosecutors

Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down by a missile fired from a launcher brought into Ukraine from Russia and located in a village held by pro-Russian rebels, international prosecutors said on Wednesday.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 2:28 pm

PSG: De Lima's ex-aide not pressured to implicate her

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Posted: September 28, 2016, 12:59 pm

Del Rosario: Duterte foreign policy 'off track'

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Posted: September 28, 2016, 11:40 am

Promising proof, Aguirre advises De Lima to admit drug links

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Posted: September 28, 2016, 11:00 am

Expert to OFWs: Bringing kids abroad not always a good idea

An expert on mental health on Wednesday bared the possible negative effects of a child being brought to another country by his or her OFW parent.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 10:58 am

Alvarez: Panel may show alleged De Lima video 'to find truth'

MANILA, Philippines – House Speaker Pantaleon”Bebot” Alvarez on Wednesday is ok with allowing the viewing of the alleged sex video of Sen.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 9:24 am

Duterte to bare drug list after Vietnam trip

MANILA, Philippines - President Rodrigo Duterte will reveal more names of officials with suspected links to illegal drugs trade after his
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 9:17 am

NAIA-1 opens 'Wellwishers Lounges' for departing OFWs

The Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1 on Wednesday opened its "Wellwishers Lounges" and encouraged OFWs and their families to avail of them.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 8:31 am

Lacson: 'Narco lists' should not be made public

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Posted: September 28, 2016, 8:31 am

Duterte flies to Vietnam for a working visit

MANILA, Philippines - President Rodrigo Duterte left on Wednesday for a two-day official visit to Vietnam that seeks to boost the ties between Manila and Han
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 8:27 am

De Lima dares Duterte: Arrest me now

MANILA, Philippines — Sen.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 7:53 am

POEA lifts deployment ban on OFWs returning to Libya

The government has lifted the processing and deployment of returning Filipino workers with valid and existing contracts to Libya following the downgrading of the alert level there.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 6:55 am

Armed men kidnap fisherman off Malaysia near Philippine waters

Armed men seized a fisherman off Malaysia's eastern Sabah state, an official said Wednesday, an area where militants from the Abu Sayyaf group have been blamed for a series of abductions.  
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 6:37 am

Israel’s Netanyahu expresses grief at death of Shimon Peres

JERUSALEM - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu expressed grief at the death of former Israeli president and elder statesman Shimon Peres, who died on Wednesday aged 93.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 6:05 am

De Lima casts doubt on Bilibid riot

MANILA, Philippines — Sen.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 5:05 am

Alvarez on Bilibid riot: Some may not want Jaybee Sebastian to testify

MANILA, Philippines — House Speaker Pantaleon "Bebot" Alvarez on Wednesday morning raised suspicion over the New Bilibid Prison (NBP) riot, saying there migh
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 4:56 am

Shimon Peres: Israeli hawk turned Nobel peace laureate

Shimon Peres, who died Wednesday aged 93, was an Israeli elder statesman, Nobel laureate and two-time prime minister who spearheaded peace efforts with the Palestinians after breaking with his hawkish past.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 3:02 am

Former Israeli president Shimon Peres dies at 93

Former Israeli president and elder statesman Shimon Peres died in Tel Aviv on Wednesday aged 93, Israel Radio said.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 2:18 am

England's Sam Allardyce follows footsteps of short-tenured coaches - ESPN


ESPN

England's Sam Allardyce follows footsteps of short-tenured coaches
ESPN
FA Chairman Greg Clarke says the departure of Sam Allardyce is sad, rather than embarrassing, for the English FA. (0:30). Facebook · Twitter · Pinterest · Email; comment. 10:17 PM ET. Dan ArrittSpecial to ESPN.com. Close. Facebook · Twitter; Pinterest ...
Sam Allardyce leaves job as England manager with a seven-figure pay-off after just 67 days in chargeDaily Mail
The Sam Allardyce allegations explainedBBC News
England boss Allardyce sacked after newspaper stingTimes of India
The Guardian (blog) -Telegraph.co.uk -Stuff.co.nz -BBC Sport
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 1:52 am

Controversial 3-parent baby technique produces a boy - CNN


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Controversial 3-parent baby technique produces a boy
CNN
(CNN) Not everyone is rejoicing following the birth of a seemingly healthy three-parent baby earlier this year, which is detailed in study published in a scientific journal Tuesday. The baby boy was born on April 6 in Mexico, having been conceived ...
Baby Born Using 'Three Parent' Technique, Doctors SayNBCNews.com
World's first baby using controversial three-parent technique born, report saysABC Online
New York Fertility Doctor Says He Created Baby With 3 Genetic ParentsNPR
South China Morning Post -AOL News -NDTV -Los Angeles Times
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 1:52 am

Elon Musk's Mars plan involves giant reusable rockets, spaceships flying 100 people - Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

Elon Musk's Mars plan involves giant reusable rockets, spaceships flying 100 people
Los Angeles Times
SpaceX Chief Executive Elon Musk envisions a fleet of 1,000 spaceships embarking en masse for Mars, establishing a self-sustaining colony of as many as 1 million people and turning humans into a multiplanetary species within 40 to 100 years. “There are ...
SpaceX chief envisions 1000 passenger ships flying to MarsInquirer.net
Elon Musk unveils interplanetary transport system to 'make humans a multiplanetary species'Daily Mail
Elon Musk expects to find aliens on Mars and isn't concernedBusiness Insider
gulfnews.com -Independent Online -NDTV -National Geographic
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 1:50 am

Reason to cringe: Female voters react to Trump - Inquirer.net


Inquirer.net

Reason to cringe: Female voters react to Trump
Inquirer.net
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pennsylvania — When Donald Trump challenged Hillary Clinton's stamina on the debate stage, Pennsylvania voter Patricia Bennett said she heard a “dog whistle” that smacked of unmistakable sexism. “Why doesn't he just say that she ...
The Morning After the Debate, Donald Trump Goes on the AttackNew York Times
Clinton seeks to keep Trump on defensive after presidential debateInterAksyon
Presidential debate: Trump-Clinton showdown breaks TV recordsBBC News
TIME -The Guardian -NJ.com -ABC Online
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 1:22 am

Obama names first ambassador to Cuba in five decades

The United States has tapped Jeffrey DeLaurentis, America's top diplomat in Havana, to become the first official ambassador to Cuba in five decades.  
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 1:21 am

Habagat dumps rain in Luzon as Typhoon 'Helen' leaves - Inquirer.net


Inquirer.net

Habagat dumps rain in Luzon as Typhoon 'Helen' leaves
Inquirer.net
Heavy clouds can be seen over Metro Manila, Bulacan, Rizal and most parts of the Visayas and Mindanao in this satellite photo released by the Pagasa at 6 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016. PAGASA PHOTO. All storm signals in the country have been lifted ...
'Habagat' to bring rains to Metro ManilaManila Bulletin

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Posted: September 27, 2016, 10:47 pm

Investigators to report on 2014 downing of Malaysian airliner over Ukraine

An international team of prosecutors investigating the downing of a Malaysian airliner over eastern Ukraine in 2014 will report findings on Wednesday but are unlikely to bring charges against anyone, given legal and political obstacles.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 10:24 pm

Brexit vote puts Britain's rising competitiveness at risk, says WEF - The Guardian


The Guardian

Brexit vote puts Britain's rising competitiveness at risk, says WEF
The Guardian
The chancellor, Philip Hammond, said the WEF report showed the UK's ability to 'sharpen its edge'. Photograph: Dominic Lipinski/PA. Larry Elliott Economics editor. Tuesday 27 September 2016 18.01 EDT Last modified on Tuesday 27 September 2016 18.03 ...
PH slips in global competitiveness rankingInquirer.net
Switzerland tops competitiveness league around globeBBC News
Britain leaps into seventh place in competitiveness rankings as powerhouses Germany and Japan slipTelegraph.co.uk
Firstpost -CNBC -gulfnews.com -Economic Times
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 10:01 pm

US stop-gap bill to avoid government shutdown fails Senate procedural vote

A stop-gap funding bill to avoid a federal government shutdown later this week failed to garner enough votes to move forward in the US Senate on Tuesday, with Democrats and Republicans both opposing the measure.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 9:28 pm

Duterte seeks alliances with China and Russia - Inquirer.net


Inquirer.net

Duterte seeks alliances with China and Russia
Inquirer.net
PRESIDENT Duterte said on Tuesday he would build by next year “new alliances” with China and Russia to cushion the fallout from the possible withdrawal of the United States from the Philippines. In a speech in Pampanga province, Mr. Duterte said ...
US to remain close Philippine friend, partnerPhilippine Star
Yasay assures US execs of PHL friendship despite Duterte's recent remarksGMA News
Duterte: 'Don't hope I'll change my character'Rappler
The Manila Times -AsiaOne -The Sydney Morning Herald -Bloomberg
all 564 news articles »
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 6:03 pm

Rebels could become guides, cheesemakers in post-war Colombia - GMA News


GMA News

Rebels could become guides, cheesemakers in post-war Colombia
GMA News
EL DIAMANTE, Colombia - Veterans of Colombia's FARC guerrilla army could soon be making a living as eco-tourism guides, beef processors or cheese makers under plans by the Marxist group to invest in economic projects once a peace deal takes hold.
Will Peace with the FARC End Violence in Colombia?Huffington Post
Colombia peace deal: What are the most contentious points?BBC News
John Kerry Mulls Removing Marxist FARC Group from Terrorist Organization ListBreitbart News
Omaha World-Herald -Washington Times -The Boston Globe -Christian Science Monitor
all 184 news articles »
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 5:34 pm

From 6% to 6.4% this year: IMF, ADB hike Philippine growth forecasts - Philippine Star


Philippine Star

From 6% to 6.4% this year: IMF, ADB hike Philippine growth forecasts
Philippine Star
In a report, the IMF raised the gross domestic product (GDP) outlook for the Philippines to 6.4 percent instead of six percent this year and to 6.7 percent instead of 6.2 percent next year. Crissa Tenorio/CC BY-NC-ND. MANILA, Philippines – Multilateral ...
ADB, IMF raise PH growth forecasts for 2016Inquirer.net
We shouldn't turn our backs on the world economyThe Sydney Morning Herald
Immigrants a possible boon to host economies – IMFGMA News
BusinessWorld Online Edition -Bloomberg -The Manila Times -The Guardian
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 5:09 pm

No notarization needed for travel agency invitations to Dubai

Invitations or sponsorships of travel agencies issued to Dubai-bound Filipino travelers need not be notarized starting October 3, 2016, the Philippine Consulate General in Dubai said Tuesday.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 10:27 am

Pinoy doctor recognized in US for championing reproductive health

A former doctor to the barrios, or a doctor who serves in rural areas, became the first Southeast Asian doctor to join the 120 Under 40 campaign for youth leaders who champion the cause of reproductive health around the world.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 8:27 am

Pinay singer Ivy Grace Paredes leaves 'The X Factor UK' in style

Filipina singer Ivy Grace Paredes left "The X Factor UK" in style after she received the best crowd reaction and praises from the judges alike during her last performance in the reality-singing TV show.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 6:40 am

Asian dishes take centerstage in Pinoy couple's new resto in UAE

For their third food business, a Filipino couple in Abu Dhabi has decided to go Asian. And they did it on the back of the successes of their two previous endeavors.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 4:41 am

Cops seize P6M in firearms from suspected Abu Sayyaf supplier - Rappler


Rappler

Cops seize P6M in firearms from suspected Abu Sayyaf supplier
Rappler
SEIZED GUNS. PNP chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa presents to the media arms seized by the police on September 27, 2016. Photo courtesy of PNP-PIO. MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine National Police seized over P6 million worth of ...
ASG men in Sabah kidnappings slainThe Manila Times
Philippine gang leaders behind Sabah kidnap-for-ransom raids killedMalay Mail Online
Philippine troops after Abu Sayyaf kill affiliate gang leadersThe Borneo Post

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Posted: September 27, 2016, 2:49 am

Bello, POEA raise red flag over Ireland-based recruitment firm

Filipinos seeking jobs abroad have been warned against bogus job opportunities being spread through email by an Ireland-based recruitment company.
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Posted: September 26, 2016, 8:07 am

Civil service exam eyed for OFWs in HK who want to work in Duterte gov't

Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III has sought the help of the Civil Service Commission (CSC) for the conduct of the civil service examination for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Hong Kong who want to return to the country for good.
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Posted: September 26, 2016, 7:24 am

Gov’t plans to have a bank for OFWs, says Bello

Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said the government is planning to establish a bank for overseas Filipino workers, a report on Unang Balita on Monday said.
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Posted: September 26, 2016, 12:29 am

POEA issues guidelines on online registration of Pinoy seafarers

The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration has issued guidelines on the online registry of seafarers as part of government effort to secure a universal identification for Filipino sailors.   
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Posted: September 25, 2016, 8:25 am

In Denmark, Pinay au pairs risk abuse in name of Â�‘cultural exchange’

Common in Europe, cultural exchange programs allow young people, usually women, to immerse themselves in an overseas culture while helping with child care in exchange for food, accommodation and a modest allowance.  
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Posted: September 23, 2016, 4:02 pm

Former OFW shot dead in Parañaque City

A former overseas Filipino worker (OFW) was shot dead by an unidentified gunman in Parañaque City shortly before midnight Thursday, according to a report by radio dzBB's Luisito Santos.
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Posted: September 22, 2016, 8:52 pm

Some Europeans bothered by news coming from PHL

Some Europeans are bothered by recent news coming from the Philippines, particularly the killings related to the Duterte administration's war on illegal drugs, according to a report by GMA News' Jay Sabale on State of the Nation on Thursday.
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Posted: September 22, 2016, 3:33 pm

Immigrants have little impact on native-born workers —US study

An influx of immigrants is likely to have little impact on wages and jobs for native-born US workers, unless they have less than a high-school education, according to a study published Wednesday.
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Posted: September 21, 2016, 11:33 pm
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