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3 suspected gun dealers killed in Manila shootout

    THREE men illegally selling guns were killed in a shootout with police during a buy-bust operation in Baseco Compound, Manila, in the wee hours of Monday. Police identified one of the fatalities as Robert Pagtaluna alias “Obet”. Initial investigation revealed that the suspects opened fire at the cops after sensing that they were dealing […]

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President in ‘excellent health’

President Duterte is in “excellent health” condition but will sometimes need rest from his grueling workload, according to a Palace official. Presidential spokesperson Salvador Panelo assured the public there was nothing to worry about the President’s health condition following his recent hospital visit. “The President’s demanding work schedule is proof that he is in robust […]

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6 dead as trailer truck rams cars, house, bakery in Laguna

STA. ROSA CITY, Laguna – A speeding 14-wheel trailer truck plowed through a fleet of 19 vehicles caught in a traffic jam before slamming into a boarding house and a bakery that killed at least six persons, including an infant and a toddler. The accident happened before midnight Saturday on the national highway in Sitio […]

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Trillanes will not be arrested – NCRPO chief

  SENTOR Antonio Trillanes IV will not be arrested despite the issuance and eventual receipt of the police of copies of four arrest warrants in connection with the libel cases filed by former Davao City Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte and his brother-n-law, lawyer Mans Carpio. This is because of the Constitutional provision which grants a […]

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White House Chief of Staff  John Kelly to leave at year’s end

WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump said Saturday that Chief of Staff John Kelly will leave his job by year’s end amid an expected West Wing reshuffling reflecting a focus on the 2020 re-election campaign and the challenge of governing with Democrats reclaiming control of the House. Nick Ayers, Vice President Mike Pence’s chief of […]

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Senate approves P122-B DA budget

The Senate approved ON Friday the proposed P122-billion budget for the Department of Agriculture. Sen. Cynthia A. Villar, chairperson of the Senate Agriculture and Food Committee, said the DA budget for the coming fiscal year is 3.34 percent of the proposed national budget amounting to P3.757 trillion. But with a scheduled briefing tomorrow morning for […]

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