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The Star
PM told to file defence in suit over GE spendingalso sought to have the results of the 13th General Election nullified with all
PM told to file defence in suit over GE spending
The Star / Posted 4 hours ago
also sought to have the results of the 13th General Election nullified with all 222 parliamentary seats vacated and fresh elections held. Speaking at the World Capital Markets Symposium here earlier, Najib surprised many when he publicly spoke... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
VP Sambo Says FG Spurns Bias in Project Funding, Locationin the country. The Vice President stated this recently in Kano when he met wi
VP Sambo Says FG Spurns Bias in Project Funding, Location
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 hours ago
in the country. The Vice President stated this recently in Kano when he met with members of the media and publicity committee of the PDP in Kano State, describing them as the mouthpiece of the party and government at the grassroots. Namadi... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
A season of desperate politicsaccording to Pew, trust in government has eroded significantly. From its all-ti
A season of desperate politics
Chicago Tribune / Posted 6 hours ago
according to Pew, trust in government has eroded significantly. From its all-time highest during the Kennedy and Johnson administrations at 77 percent, it has twice sunk to as low as 17 percent, once during the Clinton administration and again in... Read more
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Pilipino Star
House may hold more sessions on priority billsNov. 3 up to Dec. 18. By February, Congress will go on recess as the 90-day ca
House may hold more sessions on priority bills
Pilipino Star / Posted 10 hours ago
Nov. 3 up to Dec. 18. By February, Congress will go on recess as the 90-day campaign period for the May national and local elections will start. The Senate and the House will convene as the National Board of Canvassers (NBOC) shortly after the... Read more
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The Manila Times
LP survey made Binay’s dayWeather Stations and Pulse Asia until he was overtaken by Sen. Grace Poe this y
LP survey made Binay’s day
The Manila Times / Posted 11 hours ago
Weather Stations and Pulse Asia until he was overtaken by Sen. Grace Poe this year. Roxas, who lost to Binay in the 2010 elections, is trailing behind in the surveys except in the LP-commissioned survey, which showed him getting a 53-percent... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Obama seals Iran deal win as Senate Democrats find 34 votesit leaves Iran "with a threshold nuclear capability." Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn.
Obama seals Iran deal win as Senate Democrats find 34 votes
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 23 hours ago
it leaves Iran "with a threshold nuclear capability." Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, is asking Democrats not to filibuster the resolution so that it can come to a final up-or-down vote. How senators... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Being exclusive, INC protest was doomedIglesia ni Cristo did not reach out to non-Iglesia members, it failed to gain t
Being exclusive, INC protest was doomed
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
Iglesia ni Cristo did not reach out to non-Iglesia members, it failed to gain the mass support needed to bring the Aquino administration to its senses during the group’s four-day street protest last week. Flaunting its presumed political... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Enrile warns Comelec chief may not be confirmedMANILA, Philippines - The confirmations of Commission on Elections Chairman And
Enrile warns Comelec chief may not be confirmed
Pilipino Star / Posted yesterday
MANILA, Philippines - The confirmations of Commission on Elections Chairman Andres Bautista and Comelec Commissioner Sheriff Abas were deferred by the Commission on Appointments (CA) yesterday due to questions raised by Senate Minority Leader Juan... Read more
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ABS-CBNNEWS.com
Comelec chief Bautista dismayed as confirmation deferredMANILA - "Smile na lang." This was the answer of Commission on Elections (Come
Comelec chief Bautista dismayed as confirmation deferred
ABS-CBNNEWS.com / Posted yesterday
MANILA - "Smile na lang." This was the answer of Commission on Elections (Comelec) chairman Andres Bautista when asked whether he thought it was fair that an issue from the previous elections was brought up by Senator Juan Ponce Enrile during the... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
DA: We can take TshwaneAlliance believes its support base in Tshwane is bulging, enabling the official
DA: We can take Tshwane
Mail & Guardian / Posted yesterday
Alliance believes its support base in Tshwane is bulging, enabling the official opposition to dislodge the ANC-led administration running the capital city, the party’s Gauteng North regional chairperson Fred Nel said on Wednesday. “The... Read more
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iol.co.za
Meet the Tshwane DA mayoral candidatesits support base in Tshwane is bulging, enabling the official opposition to dis
Meet the Tshwane DA mayoral candidates
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
its support base in Tshwane is bulging, enabling the official opposition to dislodge the African National Congress-led administration running the capital city, the party’s Gauteng North regional chairperson Fred Nel said on Wednesday. “The... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Madigan, Rauner face showdown day over major labor billexample of the ongoing political intransigence in Springfield and a foreshadowi
Madigan, Rauner face showdown day over major labor bill
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
example of the ongoing political intransigence in Springfield and a foreshadowing of how next year's state House and Senate elections may play out. At stake is a measure backed by public employee unions that would require binding arbitration if... Read more
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Rappler
Binay calls Ombudsman probe on DAP offenses a ‘drama’Philippines – Vice President Jejomar Binay called the Office of the Ombudsman’s
Binay calls Ombudsman probe on DAP offenses a ‘drama’
Rappler / Posted yesterday
Philippines – Vice President Jejomar Binay called the Office of the Ombudsman’s investigation into the Aquino administration’s implementation of the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) as a mere act for the public. “Drama. Walang... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Handing Over the BatonThe Ethiopian Peoples' Revolutionary Democratic Front's (EPRDF) thirty six Exec
Handing Over the Baton
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Ethiopian Peoples' Revolutionary Democratic Front's (EPRDF) thirty six Executive Committee members for the next two years were elected by their respective parties this week. The party's succession plan is going in accordance with the design, some... Read more
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Pittsburgh City Paper
Bernie Sanders: How a Vermont socialist improbably won key elections — and a national stageeconomic injustice as something ‘immoral,’ not as ‘the inevitable product of ca
Bernie Sanders: How a Vermont socialist improbably won key elections — and a national stage
Pittsburgh City Paper / Posted yesterday
economic injustice as something ‘immoral,’ not as ‘the inevitable product of capitalism.’” As a candidate who has lost six elections, Sanders has always displayed doggedness and “political fearlessness,” adds University of Vermont religion... Read more
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Rappler
Enrile derails confirmation of Comelec chiefLeporada/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – Senate Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enril
Enrile derails confirmation of Comelec chief
Rappler / Posted yesterday
Leporada/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – Senate Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile derailed the confirmation of Commission on Elections (Comelec) Chairman Andres Bautista on Wednesday, September 2, after the senator prompted the Commission on... Read more
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Yale Daily News
Local lawmakers back Stark at rally on GreenStark’s voter registration drive was one of multiple drives that occurred on ca
Local lawmakers back Stark at rally on Green
Yale Daily News / Posted yesterday
Stark’s voter registration drive was one of multiple drives that occurred on campus that day. Maxwell Ulin ’16, the elections coordinator for the Yale College Democrats, organized a voter registration drive “on behalf of the Yale... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Inokoba No Longer Bayelsa PDP Chairman'APC as a sitting State Chairman who was disenchanted with the way the state was
'Inokoba No Longer Bayelsa PDP Chairman'
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
APC as a sitting State Chairman who was disenchanted with the way the state was being run by the Governor Seriake Dickson administration and had decided, with other chieftains in tow, to join the change train of the APC. But a media aide to... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Buhari's Economic Management Challengesfrom ending fraudulent fuel subsidy payouts from excess crude savings, ending c
Buhari's Economic Management Challenges
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
from ending fraudulent fuel subsidy payouts from excess crude savings, ending crude oil theft, and ending abuses in the administration of import duty/tax waivers, and the increased revenue inflow from implementation of the TSA. But it would... Read more
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ESPN FC
Michel Platini's FIFA presidential bid should be geared toward real reformcandidates (announced or potential), such as Jordan's Prince Ali bin Al Hussein
Michel Platini's FIFA presidential bid should be geared toward real reform
ESPN FC / Posted yesterday
candidates (announced or potential), such as Jordan's Prince Ali bin Al Hussein (whom Platini championed in May at the FIFA elections), South Korea's Chung Mong-joon, Liberian FA chairman Musa Bility and Brazilian legend Zico. But it's far from a... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Zapu recruits, vows tribalism-free Zimthe party from collapse. Since the Dumiso Dabengwa-led party broke ranks with
Zapu recruits, vows tribalism-free Zim
New Zimbabwe / Posted yesterday
the party from collapse. Since the Dumiso Dabengwa-led party broke ranks with Zanu PF, it has faired badly in national elections despite the party being the oldest in the country. Zapu also fielded candidates in the June 10 by-elections but... Read more
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Rappler
Guatemalan Congress strips president's immunityof the two-thirds majority needed for the motion to pass in the 158-member legi
Guatemalan Congress strips president's immunity
Rappler / Posted 2 days ago
of the two-thirds majority needed for the motion to pass in the 158-member legislature. A congressional investigative committee had recommended three days ago that lawmakers revoke Perez's immunity. He had survived a similar vote last month –... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Guatemalan Congress strips president’s immunityof the two-thirds majority needed for the motion to pass in the 158-member legi
Guatemalan Congress strips president’s immunity
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 2 days ago
of the two-thirds majority needed for the motion to pass in the 158-member legislature. A congressional investigative committee had recommended three days ago that lawmakers revoke Perez's immunity. He had survived a similar vote last month –... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Guatemalan president faces judgment day in Congressarrived, after a separate group of demonstrators initially blocked the building
Guatemalan president faces judgment day in Congress
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 days ago
arrived, after a separate group of demonstrators initially blocked the building's entrances. A congressional investigative committee recommended three days ago that lawmakers vote to revoke Perez's immunity, which would trigger a criminal trial and... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Post-Najib unity transition administration – M. Bakri Musa Published: 2 September 2015 7:00 AM | Updated: 2 September 2015 6:44 AM Desp
Post-Najib unity transition administration – M. Bakri Musa
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 2 days ago
Published: 2 September 2015 7:00 AM | Updated: 2 September 2015 6:44 AM Despite the bravado, Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s days as Prime Minister are numbered. Last weekend’s massive Bersih 4... Read more
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Japan Today
Guatemalan president faces judgment day in Congress ‹ Japan Todayarrived, after a separate group of demonstrators initially blocked the building
Guatemalan president faces judgment day in Congress ‹ Japan Today
Japan Today / Posted 2 days ago
arrived, after a separate group of demonstrators initially blocked the building’s entrances. A congressional investigative committee recommended three days ago that lawmakers vote to revoke Perez’s immunity, which would trigger a criminal trial and... Read more
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Daily News
SLFP’s D-Daykept out of decision making bodies of the party for a period of 10 years, is pr
SLFP’s D-Day
Daily News / Posted 2 days ago
kept out of decision making bodies of the party for a period of 10 years, is presently playing a key role in the party’s administration and policy affairs. Over the past 10 years, former President Kumaratunga was constantly “demonized” by the... Read more
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Salon.com
The GOP’s ludicrous “Mt. Denali” freakout: What this latest “scandal” reveals about the right-wing outrage machineRepublicans are pitching a conniption this week over an Obama administration de
The GOP’s ludicrous “Mt. Denali” freakout: What this latest “scandal” reveals about the right-wing outrage machine
Salon.com / Posted 2 days ago
Republicans are pitching a conniption this week over an Obama administration decision that should’ve otherwise passed through the news cycle mostly without comment. This latest manifestation of the GOP’s virulent Obama Derangement Syndrome was... Read more
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Asia Sentinel
Thailand’s New Charter: Soldier’s Dream, Civilian NightmareThailand’s new proposed constitution, released last week by the junta’s Constit
Thailand’s New Charter: Soldier’s Dream, Civilian Nightmare
Asia Sentinel / Posted 2 days ago
Thailand’s new proposed constitution, released last week by the junta’s Constitution Drafting Committee, is pretty much as expected. The 20th since 1932, it is a clear demonstration of the stranglehold the military has on the country, and will... Read more
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Business Insider
Controversial Clinton ally trashed 'alcoholic' John Boehner in emails to Hillaryhis advice was unsolicited. The new emails show Blumenthal sent Clinton length
Controversial Clinton ally trashed 'alcoholic' John Boehner in emails to Hillary
Business Insider / Posted 2 days ago
his advice was unsolicited. The new emails show Blumenthal sent Clinton lengthy memos ahead of the November 2010 elections and the majority of this correspondence targeted Boehner. Blumenthal did not respond to a request for comment on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The Bad Apple On Oshiomhole's Gulletthe former President. It became clear that the former labour leader was courti
The Bad Apple On Oshiomhole's Gullet
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
the former President. It became clear that the former labour leader was courting new masters as he traduced the Jonathan administration with reckless abandon. No sooner was he selected as one of the members of the National Economic Council, (NEC)... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
PDP List Achievements At 17the party is still in line with the vision and mission of its founding fathers.
PDP List Achievements At 17
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
the party is still in line with the vision and mission of its founding fathers. He listed the achievements of the PDP-led administrations in economy, transportation, agriculture, healthcare, rule of law, entrenching democracy among others and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NBA-AGC 2015 - Lawyers As Agents of National Developmentthis perennial challenge at NBA conferences, it was not unexpected. However, it
NBA-AGC 2015 - Lawyers As Agents of National Development
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
this perennial challenge at NBA conferences, it was not unexpected. However, it was obvious that the conference planning committee was overwhelmed with the huge number of lawyers who turned up on Day One for onsite registration. THISDAY LAWYER... Read more
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The Trinidad Guardian
PM: They are deservingof Trinidad and Tobago. Speaking to members of the media after the Police Serv
PM: They are deserving
The Trinidad Guardian / Posted 2 days ago
of Trinidad and Tobago. Speaking to members of the media after the Police Service Independence Day function at the Police Administration Building on St Vincent Street, Port-of-Spain, Persad-Bissessar said that Dookeran is a long standing... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
North-Central's Quiet Deputy Governorsof the initiative as he served as the zonal vice chairman (interim) during the
North-Central's Quiet Deputy Governors
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
of the initiative as he served as the zonal vice chairman (interim) during the merger process. He also served on many committees. He was appointed the zonal coordinator of the Abubakar Sani Bello campaign organization until he was nominated... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Confronting the Dictatorial Past in Tunisiaeventually end in President Ben Ali's escape to Saudi Arabia on January 14th, 2
Confronting the Dictatorial Past in Tunisia
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
eventually end in President Ben Ali's escape to Saudi Arabia on January 14th, 2011, leading the country to its first free elections a few months later. However, the legacy of violations that the newly democratic country would have to deal with... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
New Districts, NGO Bill, Loans On Agenda As Prisons Fill Upthis financial year, the MPs hope to use the House approval of the new district
New Districts, NGO Bill, Loans On Agenda As Prisons Fill Up
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
this financial year, the MPs hope to use the House approval of the new districts as a campaign tool in the fourth coming elections. The districts approved by Cabinet to start on July 1, 2016, are; Kagadi; Kakumiro; Omoro and Rubanda. The new... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why I'm Fighting Governor El- - Shehu Sania break away from the establishment. What brought all those forces together wa
Why I'm Fighting Governor El- - Shehu Sani
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
a break away from the establishment. What brought all those forces together was the common goal of evicting the Jonathan administration and bringing about the fundamental change that Nigerians so desired. With the eviction of the common enemy,... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Policy Analyst to contest NDC primaries in Ketain Business Policy Formulation and a Coordinator for Corporate and Business Dev
Policy Analyst to contest NDC primaries in Keta
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 3 days ago
in Business Policy Formulation and a Coordinator for Corporate and Business Development Studies of the Faculty of Business Administration, Pentecost University College. Kofi left academia to set up his own business where he currently consults for... Read more
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Minda News
Q and A with MILF Chair Al Haj Murad Ebrahim: “The struggle will not end”the peace process late afternoon of August 25, the sound of a little girl cryin
Q and A with MILF Chair Al Haj Murad Ebrahim: “The struggle will not end”
Minda News / Posted 3 days ago
the peace process late afternoon of August 25, the sound of a little girl crying outside the conference room of the Central Committee Convention Hall, would make him occasionally look for a familiar face behind the curtained entrance. Immediately... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Ignore Candidates who campaign on party lines - NCCEsince the DLE was strictly non-partisan and must be treated as such. Madam Jos
Ignore Candidates who campaign on party lines - NCCE
Ghanaweb.com / Posted 4 days ago
since the DLE was strictly non-partisan and must be treated as such. Madam Josephine Nkrumah, Deputy Director in charge of Administration at the National Commission for Civic Education (NCCE), who gave the caution noted with concern that, secret... Read more
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The Daily Guardian
Let’s save our young people from the flesh tradeJoy “Dylee” Zulueta-Salazar heads the city chapter of the FPOP. She is also the
Let’s save our young people from the flesh trade
The Daily Guardian / Posted 4 days ago
Joy “Dylee” Zulueta-Salazar heads the city chapter of the FPOP. She is also the chairperson of the Sangguniang Panlungsod Committee on Moral Formation, Women and Family Relations. And she is not happy about how things are with the city’s... Read more
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Aljazeera
Japan: Taking to the streets to combat militarismcontentious issue that has mobilised such opposition is a series of national se
Japan: Taking to the streets to combat militarism
Aljazeera / Posted 4 days ago
contentious issue that has mobilised such opposition is a series of national security bills drafted by the conservative administration of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. For the Abe government and its allies, the laws are officially designated as... Read more
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The Manila Times
‘Reap the Whirlwind:’ What’s behind the INC revolt?move on the part of Roxas’ strategists since all their surveys showed that he w
‘Reap the Whirlwind:’ What’s behind the INC revolt?
The Manila Times / Posted 4 days ago
move on the part of Roxas’ strategists since all their surveys showed that he would most definitely lose in the 2016 elections, as President Aquino himself actually had concluded. They thought that the INC’s bloc vote for Roxas, estimated at... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
KPL Re-Admitted As Top Flight Managerswas a political manoeuvre as he seeks to serve another term after his October 2
KPL Re-Admitted As Top Flight Managers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
was a political manoeuvre as he seeks to serve another term after his October 28, 2011 election during the unified football elections. "Most of them were remorseful and it's fair and we have to be human beings. Even Jesus forgave people. There is... Read more
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Sunday Observer
Hard bargaining over Cabinet portfoliosit negotiated for ministerial portfolios with the UNP to form a national unity
Hard bargaining over Cabinet portfolios
Sunday Observer / Posted 5 days ago
it negotiated for ministerial portfolios with the UNP to form a national unity government. As soon as the party�s Central Committee gave its green light to form a national government, the SLFP wanted 16 ministries out of 35. The UNP, which... Read more
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Minda News
Rufus’ Sept. 15 target to pass BBL: only 8 session days leftcontinue to delay the proceedings. Cagayan de Oro Rep. Rufus Rodriguez, chair
Rufus’ Sept. 15 target to pass BBL: only 8 session days left
Minda News / Posted 5 days ago
continue to delay the proceedings. Cagayan de Oro Rep. Rufus Rodriguez, chair of the House of Representatives’ Ad Hoc Committee on the Bangsamoro Basic Law, and principal sponsor of HB 5811, the substitute bill to the GPH-MILF’s draft BBL, was... Read more
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Minda News
Duterte to supporters: 50-50 chance now on running for PresidentR. Duterte said on Friday it’s now a 50-50 chance that he may run for the count
Duterte to supporters: 50-50 chance now on running for President
Minda News / Posted 5 days ago
R. Duterte said on Friday it’s now a 50-50 chance that he may run for the country’s highest post in next year’s national elections. He told reporters at the culmination of the “Run Duterte Run” caravan on Friday: “(Will) it be 50-50 if I am not... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
APC Govs Meet, Pledge to Tackle Unemployment Head-Onafter exhaustive deliberations at the Adamawa State Government House, Yola. He
APC Govs Meet, Pledge to Tackle Unemployment Head-On
AllAfrica.com / Posted 5 days ago
after exhaustive deliberations at the Adamawa State Government House, Yola. He noted that to achieve the objective, a committee to be superintended by the Governor of Kebbi State, has been formed to fashion out modalities and operational... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
Email letters, August 28, 2015accurate accounts of American history, not a false or filtered version of the t
Email letters, August 28, 2015
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 6 days ago
accurate accounts of American history, not a false or filtered version of the truth. Of all organizations, the Veterans Administration should be more respectful of our military history. Health answers can only be found if we are willing to do... Read more
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