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Fire put out at 86-story residential skyscraper in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Police in Dubai have reopened the streets around one of the world's tallest residential skyscrapers after firefighters put out a blaze that erupted early Friday, August 4, in the high-rise, forcing residents to evacu

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Former journalist shot dead in San Juan City

MANILA (Updated) -- Armed men on a motorcycle shot dead a former journalist and his brother Thursday night, August 3, in San Juan City, Metro Manila.

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Flames engulf 86-story residential skyscraper in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- A fire broke out after midnight in one of the world's tallest residential towers in Dubai, engulfing part of the skyscraper and sending chunks of debris plummeting below.

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Peter Lim fears for life and family

CHINESE-Filipino businessman Peter Lim fears for his life and family after all the allegations of involvement in the illegal drug trade.

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Duterte calls Aquino ‘stupid’ for criticizing his drug war

PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday blasted his predecessor, former President Benigno Aquino III, for questioning the current administration’s war on illegal drugs.

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Discharge turns water at base of Niagara Falls black

THE water near the base of Niagara Falls turned an alarming shade of black before tourists' eyes following a foul-smelling discharge from a wastewater treatment plant.

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Los Angeles to host 2028 Summer Olympic Games

LOS ANGELES -- Los Angeles leaders are celebrating an agreement with Olympic organizers to host the 2028 Summer Games.

The city had sought to win the 2024 Games, but ended up agreeing to wait four more years.

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NPA admits executing Guihulngan ambush

THE New People’s Army (NPA) on Monday, July 31, admitted perpetrating the ambush in Guihulngan City, Negros Oriental on July 21, which claimed the lives of six policemen and wounded three others.

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