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Attack on mosque in Egypt s Sinai kills at least 235

CAIRO, Egypt (6th UPDATE) – Attackers killed at least 235 worshippers Friday, November 24, in a bomb and gun assault on a packed mosque in Egypt's restive North Sinai province, in the country's deadliest attack in recent memory. A bomb explosion ripped through the Rawda mosque, roughly 40 kilometers (25 miles) ........»»

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Where in the World is Xander Ford?

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Predictions: Who will be Miss Universe 2017?

LAS VEGAS, USA – It won’t be long till we find out which of young women competing in Las Vegas will be crowned Miss Universe 2017. There is no doubt that this is still the most highly coveted title in the pageant world. The best of the ........»»

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'PugadBaboy: Don t Knock It Till You ve Tried It

'PugadBaboy: Don t Knock It Till You ve Tried It.....»»

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The week in photos: November 18-24, 2017

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Argentina s Macri orders probe for truth over missing submarine

MAR DEL PLATA, Argentina – President Mauricio Macri on Friday, November 24, ordered an inquiry to "know the truth" about what happened to Argentina's missing San Juan submarine that disappeared with the loss its 44 crew. Speaking to reporters at the headquarters of the Argentine navy, Macri said the 34-year-old submarine had ........»»

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Egypt president vows forceful response after mosque massacre

CAIRO, Egypt – Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has vowed to respond forcefully after attackers killed at least 235 worshippers in a packed mosque in restive North Sinai province, the country's deadliest attack in recent memory. Al-Sisi declared 3 days of mourning would begin Saturday, November 25, the day after the gun ........»»

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Philippines slams cowardly attack on Sinai mosque

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines condemned the "cowardly" terrorist attack on a mosque in Egypt's North Sinai that killed at least 235 people and wounded 125 others. Citing officials, the New York Times reported that this was "the deadliest terrorist attack in Egypt's modern history." "The Philippines strongly condemns this cowardly ........»»

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16 hurt fleeing false terror alert in London s Oxford Street

LONDON, United Kingdom – Police rushed to London's busy Oxford Street shopping district on Friday, November 24, after reports that shots had been fired, sparking fears of a terror incident and leaving 16 people hurt in the panic. Armed officers locked down the area for more than an hour before the ........»»

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Trump says he turned down Time s Person of the Year

WASHINGTON DC, USA – US President Donald Trump on Friday, November 24, said he turned down being named Time's "Person of the Year" after the magazine asked him for an interview and photo shoot but did not confirm he would be chosen. He tweeted: "Time Magazine called to say that I ........»»

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Duterte: If Joma Sison comes here, I will arrest him

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte on Friday, November 24, warned that Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founder Jose Maria Sison will be arrested if he comes back to the Philippines. "If Joma Sison comes here, I will arrest him, or if I were him, 'wag na siyang bumalik ........»»

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[OPINION | Newspoint] A summit of lost chances

The just ended Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit is being trumpeted as a Philippine achievement, like some high goal one set for oneself, and reached. It was not; it was no more than a rotated task that merely fell to the Duterte government, and one that it ........»»

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Colombia marks anniversary of FARC deal as optimism wanes

BOGOTA, Colombia – Colombia on Friday, November 24, marked a year since the signing of a landmark peace deal with Marxist FARC rebels, which President Juan Manuel Santos said had saved thousands of lives. Santos and FARC leader Rodrigo Londono returned to the same Bogota theater where they signed the deal a year ........»»

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AGENDA: Truth, Trust, and Democracy in the Age of Selfies, Trolls, and Bots

Social media and digital platforms have been both a blessing and a curse. While these have helped disseminate critical information as well as give the ordinary citizen a voice, these have also fostered the rise of a disinformation ecosystem that distributes falsehood, from the simply misleading to outright fabrications. What can be done ........»»

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PH Blu Girls promise medal from Asian Softball Championship

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Women's National Softball team, the PH Blu Girls, will compete in the 11th Asian Women's Softball Championship from November 28 to December 5 in Taichung City, Taiwan, bringing them a step closer to qualifying for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics.  "[A medal] is not a possibility, ........»»

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Lionel Messi maturing with age as he picks up 4th Golden Shoe

BARCELONA, Spain – Lionel Messi insisted he was getting better with age after receiving the European Golden Shoe award for the fourth time on Friday, November 24. The 30-year-old Argentine won the prize for being the top scorer in Europe's leading leagues last season after netting 37 times for Barcelona. "I have ........»»

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Plight of raped wives, pimped daughters shown in new museum

MANILA, Philippines – Like pollution, violence against women (VAW) can be so pervasive yet invisible at the same time. This toxic culture against women and children includes physical abuse, such as sexual harassment and rape , and the subtle yet insidious practices of victim blaming and ........»»

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Zimbabwe war veterans at heart of Mugabe s downfall

HARARE, Zimbabwe – Once Robert Mugabe 's fiercest supporters, independence war veterans played a key role in ousting him, proving they still wield influence in Zimbabwe which only threw off colonial rule in 1980. Mugabe's reign was built on support from three pillars – ZANU-PF party, the military and the war ........»»

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[OPINION] How Duterte sabotaged the GRP-NDFP peace process

After several months of hard work in unilateral and bilateral meetings, the GRP and NDFP negotiating panels were ready to do a little polishing of common drafts on November 22 and 23 in Utrecht, The Netherlands, for finalization in the slated fifth round of formal talks in Oslo on November ........»»

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Derrick Rose leaves Cavaliers due to personal reasons

LOS ANGELES, United States – Cleveland Cavaliers guard Derrick Rose is on leave and in the process of assessing his future with the NBA team, US media reported Friday, November 24. Rose has missed the past seven games due to a sprained left ankle, the latest in a long list of ........»»

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