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Teen bit in head by bear wakes up to 'crunching sound'

WARD, Colo. -- A teen staffer at a Colorado camp fought off a bear after waking up Sunday to find the animal biting his head and trying to drag him away.

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Magnitude 5.4 aftershock jolts Ormoc City

A STRONG aftershock of the 6.5-magnitude Leyte earthquake struck near Ormoc City at 9:41 a.m. Monday, July 10.

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Cebu City Government fails to use up funds for disaster

THE Cebu City Government did not fully use the P428.3 million of its Local Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Fund (LDRRMF), which would have have been useful in purchasing emergency and disaster preparedness equipment, the Commission on Audit

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Arrested NPA rebel relative of Lorenzana's wife

THE Defense department clarified on Sunday that one of the New People's Army (NPA) members arrested last week in Abra is not a relative of Secretary Delfin Lorenzana but of his wife.

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Asean meetings in Cebu City end with zero incidents

THE week-long Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) meetings in Cebu City is now concluded with zero incidents.

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Cockfight caller killed in Carreta

A COCKFIGHT caller was killed by an unidentified gunman in Ponce Compound, Barangay Carreta on Sunday morning, July 9.

The victim was identified as Roland Lambohon, 41, who acted as a "masyador" in a cockfight.

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Duterte names new Dangerous Drugs Board chair

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte has appointed former Philippine Drug Enforcement Agency (PDEA) chief Dionisio Santiago as chairman of the Dangerous Drugs Board (DDB), a Palace official said Sunday.

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Florida divers, snorkelers submerge for reef music festival

BIG PINE KEY, Fla. — A local radio station's broadcast underwater in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary on Saturday attracted about 400 divers and snorkelers who listened to music and announcements advocating reef preservation.

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