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Ex-aide says Trump is a racist

The White House hit back angrily Friday against accusations by an African-American former employee that President Donald Trump is a racist who repeatedly used the N-word during the making of his reality TV show. Omarosa Manigault Newman writes in her incendiary new book “Unhinged” that Trump was caught on mic uttering the racial slur “multiple […]

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12,000 families remain displaced by Marawi conflict

Some 12,000 families remain displaced as a result of the armed conflict in Marawi City more than a year ago. To date, there are 12,806 internally displaced families in Marawi. One-thousand, six-hundred seventy-five are still staying inside evacuation centers while 11,131 are temporarily staying with relatives and friends in Regions 6, 7, 9, 10, 11, […]

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NASA launches Parker Solar Probe

NASA counted down Friday to the launch of a $1.5 billion spacecraft that aims to plunge into the Sun’s sizzling atmosphere and become humanity’s first mission to explore a star. The car-sized Parker Solar Probe is scheduled to blast off on a Delta IV Heavy rocket from Cape Canaveral, Florida early Saturday. The 65-minute launch […]

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‘Suicidal’ mechanic steals plane from Seattle airport

SEATAC, Washington (AP) — A “suicidal” airline mechanic stole an empty Horizon Air turboprop plane, took off from Sea-Tac International Airport and was chased by military jets before crashing into a small island in the Puget Sound on Friday night, officials said. Preliminary information suggests the crash occurred because the 29-year-old mechanic was “doing stunts […]

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N. Samar cops relieved after NPA raids police HQ

By MARTIN SADONGDONG Philippine National Police chief Director General Oscar Albayalde has ordered the relief of police officers in Northern Samar, including the entire personnel of Lapinig which was attacked by suspected New People’s Army members. “Investigation went under way into the circumstances surrounding the raid staged by at least 100 communist NPA dissident terrorists […]

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Trump’s in-laws granted US citizenships

NEW YORK (AP) – First lady Melania Trump’s parents were sworn in as US citizens on Thursday, completing a legal path to citizenship that their son-in-law has suggested eliminating. Viktor and Amalija Knavs, both in their 70s, took the citizenship oath at a private ceremony in New York City. The Slovenian immigrants, a former car […]

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