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New Zealand to kill 150,000 cows to end bacterial disease

New Zealand to kill 150,000 cows to end bacterial disease

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — New Zealand plans to slaughter about 150,000 cows as it tries to eradicate a strain of disease-causing bacteria from the national herd.

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1 killed, 5 others wounded in shooting incidents in North Cotabato

1 killed, 5 others wounded in shooting incidents in North Cotabato

KIDAPAWAN CITY — A multi-cab driver was killed while three others, including a newly elected village chair, were wounded when unidentified men “riding in tandem” shot them in Barangay Batulawan in Pikit, North Cotabato on Monday.

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Oplan Balik Eskwela

Oplan Balik Eskwela

Parents rush to submit on Monday school credentials of their children for enrolment at West Central I Elementary School in Dagupan City, Pangasinan for the opening of the school year on June 4. The Department of Education revived its Oplan Balik Eskwela to address concerns at the start of the school year.

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Fire hits Land Management Bureau, National Archives in Manila

Fire hits Land Management Bureau, National Archives in Manila

MANILA, Philippines (4th UPDATED) – A fire which began past midnight on Monday, May 28, at the Land Management Bureau (LMB) building has spread to neighboring structures, including the Juan Luna Building, which houses the administrative offices of the National Archives of the Philippines (NAP).

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Barangay vote buying, violence mar campaign

Barangay vote buying, violence mar campaign

MANILA, Philippines — Widespread vote buying, deadly violence and disinformation marred the campaign as the country prepared for the barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) polls, officials reported yesterday.

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Deadly Indonesia church suicide bombings committed by one family

Deadly Indonesia church suicide bombings committed by one family

Juni Kriswanto, Agence France-Presse Posted at May 14 2018 07:41 AM SURABAYA, Indonesia - A family of 6 including 2 young daughters staged suicide bombings at 3 Indonesian churches during Sunday services, killing at least 13 people and wounding dozens in attacks claimed by the Islamic State group.

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Precincts open for 2018 barangay and SK elections

Precincts open for 2018 barangay and SK elections

Published May 14, 2018 7:07am Updated May 14, 2018 7:11am By RIE TAKUMI, GMA News Precincts nationwide opened at 7 a.m. on Monday to begin the twice-delayed 2018 barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections. Voters were at polling centers early, eager to cast their votes.

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WE REMEMBER: Comfort women, by the numbers

WE REMEMBER: Comfort women, by the numbers

Research by Carmelle Lacuata; Infographic by Louie Magano, ABS-CBN News Posted at May 12 2018 06:09 AM | Updated as of May 12 2018 06:11 AM "Comfort women" were girls and women taken to "comfort stations" of the Japanese military during World War 2.

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Iran says Israel launched Syria strikes on false ‘pretexts’

Iran says Israel launched Syria strikes on false ‘pretexts’

Published May 12, 2018 3:00am TEHRAN, Iran - Iran on Friday condemned Israel's air raids in Syria, saying they had been launched on "invented pretexts".

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Hawaii residents shaken by tremors, brace for new lava outbreaks

Hawaii residents shaken by tremors, brace for new lava outbreaks

Published May 12, 2018 4:58am PAHOA, Hawaii - Dozens of tremors rattled residents on Hawaii's Big Island on Friday as molten rock from Kilauea volcano flowed under an area where homes have already been destroyed by fiery lava geysers.

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The quake struck at 4:56 a.m., was tectonic in origin and had a depth of focus of 124 kms.  The tremor was felt at Intensity II in Davao City; and was measured instrumentally at Intensity III in Alabel, Sarangani and in General Santos City.  Neither damag

The quake struck at 4:56 a.m., was tectonic in origin and had a depth of focus of 124 kms. The tremor was felt at Intensity II in Davao City; and was measured instrumentally at Intensity III in Alabel, Sarangani and in General Santos City. Neither damag

Published May 12, 2018 5:50am A magnitude-5.4 quake struck 43 kilometers east of Malita, Davao Occidental on Saturday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) reported in a bulletin.

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Hawaii residents shaken by tremors, brace for new lava outbreaks

Hawaii residents shaken by tremors, brace for new lava outbreaks

Published May 12, 2018 4:58am PAHOA, Hawaii - Dozens of tremors rattled residents on Hawaii's Big Island on Friday as molten rock from Kilauea volcano flowed under an area where homes have already been destroyed by fiery lava geysers.

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Magnitude-5.4 quake strikes east of Davao Occidental

Magnitude-5.4 quake strikes east of Davao Occidental

Published May 12, 2018 5:50am A magnitude-5.4 quake struck 43 kilometers east of Malita, Davao Occidental on Saturday morning, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) reported in a bulletin.

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Hawaii volcano's toll of destruction rises, 35 buildings gone

Hawaii volcano's toll of destruction rises, 35 buildings gone

PAHOA, Hawaii - Lava flows from an erupting Hawaiian volcano have destroyed 35 buildings, officials said on Monday, as they told residents of the threatened area to be ready to "evacuate at a moment's notice" if they went to retrieve possessions from their homes.

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US Navy jets begin sorties against IS in Syria from Mediterranean

US Navy jets begin sorties against IS in Syria from Mediterranean

ABOARD USS HARRY S. TRUMAN - A US naval strike force led by aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman began sorties on May 3 against Islamic State in Syria, continuing missions by a US-led coalition against the militants.

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Nine out of 10 people breathing polluted air — WHO

Nine out of 10 people breathing polluted air — WHO

GENEVA, Switzerland - More than 90 percent of the global population is breathing in high levels of pollutants, the World Health Organization said Wednesday, blaming poor air quality for some seven million deaths annually.

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Light to heavy rain expected over Mindanao areas – PAGASA

Light to heavy rain expected over Mindanao areas – PAGASA

The Caraga and Davao Regions, Sarangani, South Cotabato, and Sultan Kudarat would experience cloudy conditions with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms due to the Intertropical Convergence Zone, PAGASA predicted in a Wednesday morning forecast.

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UN, US condemn attacks that left 10 Afghan journalists dead

UN, US condemn attacks that left 10 Afghan journalists dead

KABUL, Afghanistan — Condemnation poured in from across the world on Tuesday after attacks claimed by the Islamic State (IS) group left 10 Afghan journalists dead in what the United Nations described as the “deliberate targeting” of the media.

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Light to heavy rain expected across southern Mindanao – PAGASA

Light to heavy rain expected across southern Mindanao – PAGASA

Published April 30, 2018 4:55am The ARMM and the Zamboanga Peninsula Region would experience cloudy condition with scattered rainshowers and thunderstorms due to the Intertropical Convergence Zone, weather service PAGASA predicted in a Monday morning forecast.

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Pope praises Korea leaders' ‘brave commitment’ to peace

Pope praises Korea leaders' ‘brave commitment’ to peace

Published April 30, 2018 7:48am VATICAN CITY, Holy See - Pope Francis on Sunday praised North and South Korean leaders for their "brave commitment" to peace after they agreed to work towards the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula.

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