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WASHINGTON,D.C.: The top senator from US President Donald Trump’s party urged lawmakers to “step back from the brink” as they gathered Sunday for a vote to keep the government shutdown from stretching into the coming work week. Hundreds of thousands of federal employees are set to stay home without pay…

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Malacañang on Saturday clarified that the Office of the President had no hand in the proposal to amend the Bill of Rights. Palace spokesman Harry Roque made the clarification after Deputy Speaker Fredenil Castro claimed that the recommendation to protect only the “responsible exercise of free speech” in the new…

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Around 31 percent of Filipino families were able to extricate themselves out of poverty in 2017, according to the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey. The poll, conducted from December 8 to 16, showed the highest rate of Filipino families that transitioned out of poverty since December 2014. According to…

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MELBOURNE: Maria Sharapova was sent crashing out of the Australian Open in a crushing defeat by Angelique Kerber Saturday as Simona Halep survived a titanic struggle to make the last 16. With the temperatures a manageable 26 Celsius (79 Farenheit) at Melbourne Park after two days of oven-like conditions, the…

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ISTANBUL: Eleven people were killed and 46 injured when a Turkish intercity bus taking families bound for a half-term skiing trip crashed into trees while traveling on a motorway, local officials said. The bus, which was making an overnight journey from the capital Ankara to the western city of Bursa,…

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WASHINGTON, D.C.: The US government officially shut down on Saturday, the first anniversary of President Donald Trump’s inauguration, after lawmakers failed to agree a stop-gap spending deal. Senators were still negotiating on the Senate floor as the clock turned midnight, but Trump’s office issued a statement blaming opposition Democrats for…

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SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook announced Friday it will ask its two billion users to rank their trust in news sources, in its latest attempt to combat the spread of misinformation on the social network. The change comes as the online giant seeks to address charges that it has failed — along…

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WASHINGTON, D.C.: Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said Friday that America is facing “growing threats” from China and Russia, and warned that the US military’s advantages have eroded in recent years. Mattis’s assessment came as he unveiled the Pentagon’s vision for the future detailed in a document called the national defense…

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