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Raw Story
An historian explains how Christian nationalists lie about Thomas Jefferson and his legacySpencer Cone, the pastor of the New York Baptist Church, was worried about the
An historian explains how Christian nationalists lie about Thomas Jefferson and his legacy
Raw Story / Posted yesterday
Spencer Cone, the pastor of the New York Baptist Church, was worried about the future of the United States. In 1824 he gave a speech before the membership of the American Bible Society (ABS) praising the formation of this new evangelical benevolent... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Portion of Cagayan de Oro airport designated for EDCAMANILA, Philippines — Only part of Lumbia Airport in Cagayan De Oro will be con
Portion of Cagayan de Oro airport designated for EDCA
Pilipino Star / Posted 2 days ago
MANILA, Philippines — Only part of Lumbia Airport in Cagayan De Oro will be converted into a storage depot for disaster relief equipment under the security agreement between the Philippines and the United States, Malacañang noted on... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Arts and entertainment events around Athens this weekTrivia: 8 p.m. Monday, Highwire Lounge, 269 N. Hull St. www.highwirelounge.com.
Arts and entertainment events around Athens this week
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 2 days ago
Trivia: 8 p.m. Monday, Highwire Lounge, 269 N. Hull St. www.highwirelounge.com. Rock and Roll trivia: 9 p.m. Monday, Little Kings, 223 W. Hancock Ave. www.facebook.com/lkshuffleclub. Open mic night: 8 to 11 p.m. Monday, Hendershot’s Coffee Bar, 237... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
CdO airport to be used for storage, not as baseTHE Palace said Sunday that US forces will use part of Cagayan de Oro’s Lumbia
CdO airport to be used for storage, not as base
Manila Standard Today / Posted 3 days ago
THE Palace said Sunday that US forces will use part of Cagayan de Oro’s Lumbia Airport as a storage facility but not as a military base. “We would like to clarify. The facility is a storage depot for equipment used during calamities. This is part of... Read more
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The Manila Times
No ‘conversion’ of bases – PalaceFebruary 7, 2016 9:52 pm by JOEL M. SY EGCO, SENIOR REPORTER Malacañang on Su
No ‘conversion’ of bases – Palace
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
February 7, 2016 9:52 pm by JOEL M. SY EGCO, SENIOR REPORTER Malacañang on Sunday said no part of the country will be “converted” into a facility for American servicemen under the Enhanced Defense Cooperation... Read more
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The Manila Times
‘Gov, lawmakers in illegal drug trade’February 7, 2016 9:56 pm by JOEL M. SY EGCO, SENIOR REPORTER AT least one pro
‘Gov, lawmakers in illegal drug trade’
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
February 7, 2016 9:56 pm by JOEL M. SY EGCO, SENIOR REPORTER AT least one provincial governor and some members of the House of Representatives are among government officials linked to illegal drug trade,... Read more
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Sun Star
Oro's Lumbia airport to serve as depot for rescue equipmentCAGAYAN de Oro's Lumbia Airport would serve as storage depot for equipment nece
Oro's Lumbia airport to serve as depot for rescue equipment
Sun Star / Posted 3 days ago
CAGAYAN de Oro's Lumbia Airport would serve as storage depot for equipment necessary for rescue operations during calamities, a Palace official said Sunday. Communications Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. made the statement following reports that... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Palace: PH only allows US to build storage facilities, but not military bases Presidential Communications Operations Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. (Richard
Palace: PH only allows US to build storage facilities, but not military bases
Manila Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
Presidential Communications Operations Secretary Herminio Coloma Jr. (Richard V. Viñas) The United States will not build permanent bases in the Philippines but will only... Read more
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The Manila Times
The case of Sen. Grace Poe: Revisited and re-examinedFebruary 5, 2016 11:01 pm “The Constitution is an experiment as all life is an
The case of Sen. Grace Poe: Revisited and re-examined
The Manila Times / Posted 5 days ago
February 5, 2016 11:01 pm “The Constitution is an experiment as all life is an experiment. Every year, if not every day,we have to wager our salvation on some prophesy based on imperfect.” –... Read more
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The Manila Times
Newcastle disease hits towns in BulacanFebruary 5, 2016 9:16 pm CITY OF MALOLOS, Bulacan: Cases of Newcastle disease
Newcastle disease hits towns in Bulacan
The Manila Times / Posted 5 days ago
February 5, 2016 9:16 pm CITY OF MALOLOS, Bulacan: Cases of Newcastle disease have been found in chickens in the towns of San Rafael and San Ildefonso, the Provincial Veterinary Office confirmed on... Read more
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Swissinfo
Dada: the art movement that questioned everythingIt is only permitted to use a hyperlink to specific SWI swissinfo.ch content on
Dada: the art movement that questioned everything
Swissinfo / Posted 5 days ago
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Rappler
US to build facilities in old CDO airport in 2016 – GazminJOINT FORCES. Military troops from the Philippines and the US during the openin
US to build facilities in old CDO airport in 2016 – Gazmin
Rappler / Posted 5 days ago
JOINT FORCES. Military troops from the Philippines and the US during the opening of the Philippines-US Exercise Balikatan in Quezon City in April 2015. File photo by EPA CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Philippines – The US military will build facilities in the... Read more
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The Manila Times
US to construct 5 military facilitiesFebruary 5, 2016 12:10 am by FERNAN MARASIGAN AND IZA IGLESIAS, REPORTERS EDC
US to construct 5 military facilities
The Manila Times / Posted 6 days ago
February 5, 2016 12:10 am by FERNAN MARASIGAN AND IZA IGLESIAS, REPORTERS EDCA scuffle Members of militant groups fight policemen during a rally in front of the US Embassy in Manila to denounce the Enhanced... Read more
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Pilipino Star
114 armored vehicles to be deployed in MindanaoCAMP O’DONNELL, Tarlac, Philippines — The Army is deploying most of the 114 new
114 armored vehicles to be deployed in Mindanao
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
CAMP O’DONNELL, Tarlac, Philippines — The Army is deploying most of the 114 newly refurbished units of M113A2 armored fighting vehicles in Mindanao even as senior defense officials are confident that security in the region will remain stable despite... Read more
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Pilipino Star
US: $66 M part of regular military aid to PhilippinesMANILA, Philippines – US military assistance to the Philippines is expected to
US: $66 M part of regular military aid to Philippines
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – US military assistance to the Philippines is expected to increase to $66 million this year. However, it is not tied to the implementation of the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement, US embassy Press Attaché Kurt Hoyer... Read more
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Swissinfo
Home of Dada up for sale for CHF13mIt is only permitted to use a hyperlink to specific SWI swissinfo.ch content on
Home of Dada up for sale for CHF13m
Swissinfo / Posted 6 days ago
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Salt Lake City Weekly
Canadian Circus, Animation and The GlobetrottersCirque Alfonse: Timber!The story seems too good to be true, but, as it's told,
Canadian Circus, Animation and The Globetrotters
Salt Lake City Weekly / Posted 6 days ago
Cirque Alfonse: Timber!The story seems too good to be true, but, as it's told, the world-touring Quebec-based circus troupe Cirque Alfonse began when adult siblings Antoine and Julie Carabinier created an entertaining sketch as a birthday present for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Museveni Social Media Critic Seeks Stay of TrialKampala — President Museveni social media critic Robert Shaka yesterday asked B
Museveni Social Media Critic Seeks Stay of Trial
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Kampala — President Museveni social media critic Robert Shaka yesterday asked Buganda Road Court to suspend his trial until the Constitutional Court decides on his petition challenging provisions of the Computer Misuse Act, upon which the charges... Read more
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Balita
DND chief to EMC troops: Remain apolitical in coming polls February 3, 2016 11:57 am MANILA, Feb. 3 — Department of National Defense (D
DND chief to EMC troops: Remain apolitical in coming polls
Balita / Posted 6 days ago
February 3, 2016 11:57 am MANILA, Feb. 3 — Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Voltaire Gazmin reminded all officers and enlisted personnel of the Eastern Mindanao Command (EMC)... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Government signs P2-B air surveillance radar dealMANILA, Philippines – The Philippine government has signed a deal with an Israe
Government signs P2-B air surveillance radar deal
Pilipino Star / Posted 6 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine government has signed a deal with an Israeli company for the purchase of three air surveillance radars worth P2.68 billion to strengthen the Philippines’ monitoring activities in the West Philippine Sea. The... Read more
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Minot Daily News
George SchmaltzGeorge M. Schmaltz, 89, passed away Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, at his home in Vel
George Schmaltz
Minot Daily News / Posted 6 days ago
George M. Schmaltz, 89, passed away Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, at his home in Velva. George Martin Schmaltz was born March 21, 1926, in Balfour, to Joseph and Barbara (Jundt) Schmaltz. George was a country boy and was reared on a farm near... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
New saddle offers activity tracker for equine athletesFitness trackers are wildly popular these days. Several companies have created
New saddle offers activity tracker for equine athletes
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 6 days ago
Fitness trackers are wildly popular these days. Several companies have created wearable devices that help users count steps, calories and activity. Equine athletes are about to have their own activity tracker, tucked inside a gorgeous saddle created... Read more
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The Coast
Annotated Photo: NSCAD'S Art DistrictWith this week's relocation of the Atlantic Film Festival office, NSCAD's "art
Annotated Photo: NSCAD'S Art District
The Coast / Posted 6 days ago
With this week's relocation of the Atlantic Film Festival office, NSCAD's "art district" vision is complete. Here are some of the key tenants that should help turn the arts university's Fountain campus into a renewed downtown arts and culture... Read more
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Pilipino Star
US earmarks $66 M for 8 Philippine camps under EDCAMANILA, Philippines – The US Congress has earmarked $66 million for the constru
US earmarks $66 M for 8 Philippine camps under EDCA
Pilipino Star / Posted 7 days ago
MANILA, Philippines – The US Congress has earmarked $66 million for the construction of military facilities in the Philippines under the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA), Ambassador Philip Goldberg told a media forum yesterday. “Let me... Read more
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The Manila Times
DOT to transfer to IntramurosFebruary 3, 2016 9:59 pm The Department of Tourism (DOT) is moving to a perman
DOT to transfer to Intramuros
The Manila Times / Posted 7 days ago
February 3, 2016 9:59 pm The Department of Tourism (DOT) is moving to a permanent home in Intramuros, Manila, in what is envisioned as the Philippine Travel Center Complex. The proposed home with an area of almost two... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Army acquires 114 armored vehiclesThe Philippine Army is formally acquiring 114 units of armored personnel carrie
Army acquires 114 armored vehicles
Inquirier.net / Posted 7 days ago
The Philippine Army is formally acquiring 114 units of armored personnel carriers, seen to boost the military’s anti-insurgency operations, on Thursday. A turnover and blessing ceremony of the armored vehicles will be held in Tarlac with Defense... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
PH to participate in military exercise ‘Cope North 2016′ in Guam The Philippines will join the United States, Japan, Australia, Korea, and New
PH to participate in military exercise ‘Cope North 2016′ in Guam
Manila Bulletin / Posted 7 days ago
The Philippines will join the United States, Japan, Australia, Korea, and New Zealand in a large scale military exercise dubbed as “Cope North 2016″ (CN16) which starts Feb. 10 at... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Romualdez: Aquino game implied stand-down orderTHE INDEPENDENT Minority Bloc (IMB) of the House of Representatives Tuesday iss
Romualdez: Aquino game implied stand-down order
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
THE INDEPENDENT Minority Bloc (IMB) of the House of Representatives Tuesday issued an executive report that claimed that President Aquino had issued a “stand down order” in the Mamasapano carnage. Leyte Representative Martin Romualdez, a senatorial... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Aquino’s stand-down order, cover-up in Mamasapano ‘unspoken but apparent’ – House minorityMANILA — An executive report by the Independent Minority Bloc (IMB) of the Hous
Aquino’s stand-down order, cover-up in Mamasapano ‘unspoken but apparent’ – House minority
Inquirier.net / Posted 8 days ago
MANILA — An executive report by the Independent Minority Bloc (IMB) of the House of Representatives claimed that by his actuations, President Aquino issued a stand-down order in the Mamasasapano encounter in the hours leading to the slaughter of 44... Read more
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The New Statesman
SRSLY #29: The One Where They Take it SeriouslyWhen Memoirs of Hadrian was published in 1951 it included a postscript in which
SRSLY #29: The One Where They Take it Seriously
The New Statesman / Posted 8 days ago
When Memoirs of Hadrian was published in 1951 it included a postscript in which its author, Marguerite Yourcenar, explained why she had fixed on the 2nd century AD as the setting for her novel. “Just when the gods had ceased to be, and the Christ had... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Frank Finlay, actorThe scandal caused by Casanova was as nothing, however, compared to the furore
Frank Finlay, actor
Daily Telegraph / Posted 9 days ago
The scandal caused by Casanova was as nothing, however, compared to the furore that erupted over A Bouquet Of Barbed Wire. With its themes of infidelity, sexual jealousy and incestuous desire, the series, a dramatisation of Andrea Newman’s 1969... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
A case against AquinoSENATE Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile was a “disappointment.” Contrary to ex
A case against Aquino
Manila Standard Today / Posted 9 days ago
SENATE Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile was a “disappointment.” Contrary to expectations, at the reopening of the Mamasapano massacre investigation, Enrile not say anything new. An editorial of a pro-administration broadsheet called it “Enrile’s... Read more
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Junkee
No Shame: The Science Behind Why Most Australians Feel Okay About Tormenting Asylum Seekers This article is the first in a two-part series. Part two will be published to
No Shame: The Science Behind Why Most Australians Feel Okay About Tormenting Asylum Seekers
Junkee / Posted 9 days ago
This article is the first in a two-part series. Part two will be published tomorrow. Pakistani refugee Shahraz Kayani waited five years for the Immigration... Read more
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Orange County Register
Long Beach Opera delivers a brisk, stylish 'Candide'Leonard Bernstein’s “Candide” is what’s known as a problem opera, or operetta,
Long Beach Opera delivers a brisk, stylish 'Candide'
Orange County Register / Posted 9 days ago
Leonard Bernstein’s “Candide” is what’s known as a problem opera, or operetta, or musical; call it what you will. It seems that no one has ever quite managed to make it work, and so new hands are brought in and new versions made and fingers crossed... Read more
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International Business Times
Frank Finlay obituary: British Oscar nominee dead at 89 The beloved British character actor Frank Finlay has died at the age of 89. Fin
Frank Finlay obituary: British Oscar nominee dead at 89
International Business Times / Posted 10 days ago
The beloved British character actor Frank Finlay has died at the age of 89. Finlay, one of the stars of the Three Musketeers films of the 1970s, as well as many seminal BBC TV series, was nominated for an Academy Award for his supporting actor role... Read more
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Swissinfo
Informing foreigners, celebrating the arts and natureIt is only permitted to use a hyperlink to specific SWI swissinfo.ch content on
Informing foreigners, celebrating the arts and nature
Swissinfo / Posted 10 days ago
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Manila Standard Today
Five things I learned from MamasapanoAfter intently listening to the reopening of the Mamasapano Senate hearing, I a
Five things I learned from Mamasapano
Manila Standard Today / Posted 12 days ago
After intently listening to the reopening of the Mamasapano Senate hearing, I agree with Senator Grace Poe’s conclusion that nothing new was uncovered. However, this is not to say that it was a useless exercise. For a civilian with almost zero... Read more
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The Manila Times
S&P affirms Napocor rating at ‘BBB’January 29, 2016 9:25 pm by Aberon Voltaire Palaña Reporter Standard & Poor’s
S&P affirms Napocor rating at ‘BBB’
The Manila Times / Posted 12 days ago
January 29, 2016 9:25 pm by Aberon Voltaire Palaña Reporter Standard & Poor’s (S&P) Ratings Services on Friday affirmed the ‘BBB’ long-term local and foreign currency ratings and ‘axA’ ASEAN scale rating on... Read more
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Asian journal
If Aquino couldn’t trust Roxas, why should we?If presidential candidate Manuel Roxas 3rd looked so morose at the Senate heari
If Aquino couldn’t trust Roxas, why should we?
Asian journal / Posted 12 days ago
If presidential candidate Manuel Roxas 3rd looked so morose at the Senate hearing the other day on the Mamasapano massacre – especially when Senator Juan Ponce Enrile grilled him on why he did not do anything to save the massacred police commandos –... Read more
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The Manila Times
If Aquino couldn’t trust Roxas, why should we?January 28, 2016 10:18 pm If presidential candidate Manuel Roxas 3rd looked so
If Aquino couldn’t trust Roxas, why should we?
The Manila Times / Posted 12 days ago
January 28, 2016 10:18 pm If presidential candidate Manuel Roxas 3rd looked so morose at the Senate hearing the other day on the Mamasapano massacre – especially when Senator Juan Ponce Enrile grilled... Read more
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Rappler
Mamasapano: Aquino's 'compartmented' plan, 'detached' SAF chief?REOPENED PROBE. Former PNP chief Alan Purisima responds to questions at the Sen
Mamasapano: Aquino's 'compartmented' plan, 'detached' SAF chief?
Rappler / Posted 12 days ago
REOPENED PROBE. Former PNP chief Alan Purisima responds to questions at the Senate's January 27, 2016 probe into the Mamasapano clash. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler On Wednesday, January 27, the Senate reopened its probe into “Oplan Exodus,” a... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Paris attackers issue chilling warning to UK in gruesome ISIS martyrdom videoISIS has released a terrifying new video featuring the final messages of the te
Paris attackers issue chilling warning to UK in gruesome ISIS martyrdom video
Daily Mirror / Posted 13 days ago
ISIS has released a terrifying new video featuring the final messages of the terror thugs who carried out the Paris terror attacks - and with it a chilling threat to the UK. The slickly-produced footage, released by Al-Hayat, the propaganda arm of... Read more
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Manila Standard Today
Unraveling the truthThere must be a higher god that allowed the massacre of 44 men of the PNP-SAF i
Unraveling the truth
Manila Standard Today / Posted 13 days ago
There must be a higher god that allowed the massacre of 44 men of the PNP-SAF in Mamasapano, Maguindanao. In the end, the President’s men successfully shielded Aquino from any liability in giving a stand-down order not to provide air and artillery... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
Thank God for conspiracy theorists - they keep our society sharpIt’s not just celebrities. Across the West we are seeing the rise of political
Thank God for conspiracy theorists - they keep our society sharp
Daily Telegraph / Posted 13 days ago
It’s not just celebrities. Across the West we are seeing the rise of political movements – Cybernats, Ukippers, Corbynistas and, indeed, Trumpsters – who share a conviction that the media and politicians are united in a plot to deceive and... Read more
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Pilipino Star
No ‘Stand down’ order from P-NoyTHERE was no “Stand down” order by President Noynoy Aquino or some other author
No ‘Stand down’ order from P-Noy
Pilipino Star / Posted 14 days ago
THERE was no “Stand down” order by President Noynoy Aquino or some other authority to hold back the military from going to the succor of PNP Special Action Force commandos slaughtered on Jan. 25 last year by Moro bands in a barangay in Mamasapano,... Read more
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Pilipino Star
JPE hits, allies defend Noy over MamasapanoPoe: No change in Senate report MANILA, Philippines – A retelling of events th
JPE hits, allies defend Noy over Mamasapano
Pilipino Star / Posted 14 days ago
Poe: No change in Senate report MANILA, Philippines – A retelling of events that led to the Mamasapano carnage last year pointed to President Aquino’s direct role in the botched anti-terror operation that left 44 elite police commandos dead, Sen.... Read more
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Rappler
10 young global Filipinos honored at TOYM 2015 awardsTOYM 2015 AWARDEES. Ten exceptional young Filipinos worth emulating are honored
10 young global Filipinos honored at TOYM 2015 awards
Rappler / Posted 14 days ago
TOYM 2015 AWARDEES. Ten exceptional young Filipinos worth emulating are honored at The Outstanding Young Men (TOYM) 2015 Awards held at the Meralco Theatre in Pasig City on January 27, 2016. Photo by Voltaire Tupaz MANILA, Philippines – The most... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Mamasapano blame game continues Efforts to pinpoint responsibility in last year’s bloody Mamasapano operation
Mamasapano blame game continues
Manila Bulletin / Posted 14 days ago
Efforts to pinpoint responsibility in last year’s bloody Mamasapano operation in Maguindanao ended in another blame game among officials involved in the operation, senators, and allies of the administration. Senate... Read more
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The Manila Times
Palace allies defend Aquino in Mamasapano hearingJanuary 27, 2016 10:32 pm by JEFFERSON ANTIPORDA, REPORTER PRESIDENT Benigno
Palace allies defend Aquino in Mamasapano hearing
The Manila Times / Posted 14 days ago
January 27, 2016 10:32 pm by JEFFERSON ANTIPORDA, REPORTER PRESIDENT Benigno Aquino 3rd did not send any statement regarding his role in the Mamasapano incident but his allies in the Senate were... Read more
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Rappler
Pia Wurtzbach gives hope to boy who needs liver transplantMISS UNIVERSE HUG. A boy who needs a liver transplant welcomes Miss Universe Pi
Pia Wurtzbach gives hope to boy who needs liver transplant
Rappler / Posted 14 days ago
MISS UNIVERSE HUG. A boy who needs a liver transplant welcomes Miss Universe Pia Wurztbach with a kiss, A hug, and a stuffed toy. Photo by Voltaire Tupaz/Rappler MANILA, Philippines – In a sea of soldiers, nurses, and patients, 6-year-old Kurt... Read more
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