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Ombudsman orders filing of raps vs Aquino over Mamasapano mess

OMBUDSMAN Conchita Carpio-Morales has ordered the filing of criminal charges against former President Benigno Aquino III and two former police officials for their alleged liability in the 2015 Mamasapano massacre.

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AFP: 2nd air strike incident a 'mishap' not a 'friendly fire'

THE Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) clarified Friday that the second botched air strike that missed its target and instead killed two soldiers and injured 11 others was a "mishap" and not a "friendly fire."

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Trumps, Macrons dine high above Paris

PARIS -- Despite their sharp differences on a global climate agreement, President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron have set aside their differences and enjoyed a gourmet meal.

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Gisela’s sis to join divers in search

MIKAY Bendong, one of the sisters of Bien Unido Mayor Gisela Boniel had been experiencing sleepless nights because of what happened to her sister.

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Police name uncle suspect in slay of call center agent

THE Cebu City Police Office (CCPO) named Sherwin “Jingle” Velasquez a suspect in the slay of 24-year-old call center agent and model Aireen Adolfo in Barangay Pulangbato.

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No monkeying around: Court weighs if animal owns its selfies

SAN FRANCISCO -- A curious monkey with a toothy grin and a knack for pressing a camera button was back in the spotlight Wednesday as a federal appeals court heard arguments on whether an animal can hold a copyright to selfie photos.

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Billions of people lack safe water, proper sanitation facilities

UNITED NATIONS -- A newly released report of the United Nations agencies has warned that billions of people around the world lack safe water and proper sanitation facilities.

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US House panel seeks to block FDA 'vaping' rules

WASHINGTON -- A House panel is again trying to exempt increasingly popular e-cigarettes from new Food and Drug Administration rules.

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