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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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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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