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THREE suspects were arrested in separate drug operations in Quezon City on Sunday, police said. Marijuana peddler Jomark Suico was arrested by members of the Quezon City Police District (QCPD) at about 2:15 a.m. along Barangay Kaligayahan, Novaliches in a buy-bust operation. Seized from Suico were a plastic bag containing dried marijuana leaves,…

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THE University of Santo Tomas (UST) expelled eight civil law students involved in the hazing death of law freshman Horacio “Atio” Castillo 3rd last September, the University’s official publication, The Varsitarian, posted on its Facebook page on Sunday. The expulsion came five months after Castillo died from injuries he sustained…

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ROTTERDAM, Netherlands: Roger Federer became the oldest world number one on Friday when the 20-time Grand Slam title winner reached the semi-finals of the Rotterdam Open. The 36-year-old Swiss overcame an early setback to beat Robin Haase of the Netherlands 4-6, 6-1, 6-1 and will replace old rival Rafael Nadal…

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WASHINGTON, D.C.: The US special prosecutor investigating Moscow’s meddling in the 2016 presidential election on Friday (Saturday in Manila) indicted 13 Russians for allegedly running a secret campaign to tilt the vote, prompting claims of vindication from President Donald Trump. The indictment—which includes the first charges laid by special counsel…

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OTTAWA: Canada announced targeted sanctions on Friday (Saturday in Manila) against a Myanmar general who led an army crackdown that forced almost 700,000 Muslim Rohingya refugees to flee to Bangladesh. The action follows United States sanctions levelled against Major-General Maung Maung Soe in December. In a statement, Ottawa said the…

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SEOUL: North Korea has allowed songs from the South to be played in public for the first time in years, state media said on Saturday, as a thaw in usually frosty ties gains momentum thanks to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. A North Korean band “played several southern songs” when they…

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SEOUL: North Korea has allowed songs from the South to be played in public for the first time in years, state media said Saturday, as a thaw in usually frosty ties gains momentum thanks to the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. A North Korean band “played several southern songs” when they performed…

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BERLIN: Germany’s Social Democrats start campaigning Saturday ahead of a party referendum that spells the last threat to Chancellor Angela Merkel’s hopes of forming a new government, five months after inconclusive elections. In a vote expected to be tight, the more than 460,000 members of the deeply divided centre-left SPD…

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MEXICO CITY: A strong earthquake shook southern and central Mexico Friday, causing panic less than six months after two devastating quakes that killed hundreds of people. No buildings collapsed, according to early reports. But two towns near the epicenter, in the southern state of Oaxaca, reported damage and state authorities…

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