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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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New Samsung smartphone

NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung’s new smartphone illustrates the limits of innovation at a time when hardware advances have slowed. The new phone, the Galaxy Note 9, will be faster and will last longer without a recharge. But while earth-shattering new features are in short supply, it will carry an earth-shattering price tag: $1,000 (R53,142.50). […]

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Airstrike kills 29 children

An attack on a bus at a market in rebel-held northern Yemen killed at least 29 children Thursday, the Red Cross said, as the Saudi-led coalition faced a growing outcry over the strike. The coalition said it had carried out a “legitimate military action”, targeting a bus in response to a deadly missile attack on […]

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Tribesmen get boats, seeds from DA

KIDAPAWAN CITY – Tribesmen in an island town of Palawan have received modern fishing boats and seaweed seeds worth R6.7 million, Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol announced here yesterday. Piñol said workers from the Department of Agriculture (DA) and the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) turned over 60 fiberglass fishing boats powered by 19-horsepower […]

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Narco cop killed in gunfight

By AARON RECUENCO Anti-scalawag operatives of the Philippine National Police (PNP) killed yesterday morning another policeman who was tagged as involved in recycling shabu in Infanta town of Quezon following a buy-bust that led to a gun battle. Senior Supt. Romeo Caramat, commander of the Counter-Intelligence Task Force (CITF), said the operation stemmed from complaints […]

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1 killed, 30 nabbed in drug operations

IMUS, Cavite – A suspected drug pusher was killed after resisting arrest while 30 others, including a barangay tanod, were nabbed in anti-drug operations on Wednesday in the province’s seven districts. The Cavite Provincial Police Office (PPO) identified the fatality as Roberto Tamayo Advincula, alias “Jojo,” 48, a construction worker and resident of Prinza, Barangay […]

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