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June 24, 2017 3:59 AM Gov’t urged to be ready to repatriate OFWs in Arabian peninsula

Detained Sen. Leila M. de Lima urged the Duterte administration to conduct an assessment of its readiness to respond to any possible negative effects of the continued diplomatic row between Qatar and its neighboring countries. In her Senate Resolution 406, De Lima cited the need for the national government to anticipate any worst-case scenario should 4

June 24, 2017 3:50 AM Manslaughter raps eyed over London fire as other apartment towers evacuated

LONDON — British investigators said on Friday they would consider manslaughter charges over the London tower block fire that killed at least 79 people, as thousands of apartment-dwellers a few miles away were told to leave their homes due to fire risk. The outside cladding engulfed in June 14’s deadly blaze has since been shown to fail all safety tests 5

June 24, 2017 2:33 AM 40 people killed in bomb, gun attacks in 3 Pakistani cities

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — At least 40 people were killed and nearly 100 wounded Friday in four separate bomb and gun attacks in three major Pakistani cities, officials said. A suicide bomber was involved in the first car bombing near the office of the provincial police chief in the southwestern city of Quetta that killed at least 12 people and wounded 20. There 4

June 23, 2017 1:09 PM Budget deficit in May hit P33.4b

THE government posted a budget deficit of P33.4 billion in May after recording a surplus a month ago as government spending outpaced revenue collections, data from the Bureau of the Treasury on Friday show. The May deficit was P15.8 billion higher than the P17.7-billion gap a year ago. This brought the deficit in the first five months to P63.6 billion 6

June 23, 2017 11:39 AM Paras, Ravena included in Gilas roster for Jones Cup

MANILA, Philippines – Fil-German Christian Standhardinger, a 6-foot-7 forward who played college ball with Nebraska and Hawaii, arrives in the country next week to join the Gilas cadet team that competes in the 2017 Jones Cup invitational championship in Taipei from July 15-23. Mike Myers, a standby import by TNT KaTropa in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup Finals 6

June 23, 2017 5:38 AM ADF to assist Philippines in fight against IS

An AP-3C Orion from the Royal Australian Air Force during Exercise Kakadu 2016. Minister for Defence Senator Marise Payne said the government of the Philippines has accepted an Australian offer of two Australian Defence Force AP-3C Orion aircraft to provide surveillance support to the Armed Forces of the Philippines. The aircraft is fitted with a variety 4

June 23, 2017 5:15 AM Maute, BIFF terrorists in likely tactical alliance—military

In this March 7, 2016 file photo, soldiers from the Philippine Marines capture a camp believed held by the local terror ISIS-inspired clan, the Maute Group, in Lanao del Sur (FILE PHOTO BY JEOFFREY MAITEM / INQUIRER MINDANAO) (Updated, 2:23 p.m.) The military on Friday said a tactical alliance between the Maute Group and the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom 8

June 22, 2017 11:49 PM Trump says he did not record conversations with former FBI chief Comey

WASHINGTON — U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he did not make and does not possess any tapes of his conversations with James Comey, after suggesting last month he might have recordings that could damage the former FBI director. “With all of the recently reported electronic surveillance, intercepts, unmasking and illegal leaking of information 5

June 22, 2017 9:59 PM Advisers Don’t Want Trump Talking About Russia. But He Is

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's senior staff, energized by recent Republican wins in South Carolina and Georgia, urged the president not to talk about the Russia investigation during his Wednesday night speech in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, one top official told NBC News. He didn't, but by the time the sun rose on Thursday morning, the president was back on Twitter 5

June 22, 2017 3:55 PM How Taylor Swift Made Almost $400,000 in One Week

After all, specifically referencing Spotify, Billboard explained that more people are paying for the premium version of the streaming service, and therefore, it's now generating much more streams than the free services. The publication noted that streaming services revenue in 2016 grew a massive 68.5 percent to $3.93 billion, up from $2.33 billion in 2015 and became 6