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Rosetta probe crash-lands on comet - AOL News


AOL News

Rosetta probe crash-lands on comet
AOL News
Cheers erupted at the European Space Agency on Friday as the Rosetta spacecraft — which traveled 4 billion miles over the course of a decade — made a crash-landing onto the icy comet it has been orbiting for the past two years. After catching up to ...
Rosetta landing: Comet-chasing probe makes final touchdownCNN
Touchdown: Rosetta probe lands on comet 67P ending 12-year missionThe Guardian
Rosetta mission ends in comet collisionBBC News
Los Angeles Times -Phys.Org -USA TODAY -The Verge
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 12:48 pm

Russia fighting in Syria for a year, still at odds with US - Daily Mail


Daily Mail

Russia fighting in Syria for a year, still at odds with US
Daily Mail
WASHINGTON (AP) — A year after Russia waded into the war in Syria, aiming to flex its national security muscles and prop up beleaguered Syrian president Bashar Assad, Moscow appears no closer to one of its military goals, getting the U.S. to cooperate ...
3800 civilians dead in Russian ...Rappler
SitRep: New Front Lines Between Washington and Moscow; …Foreign Policy
America's thinly veiled threats against Russia hurting fight against terrorism in SyriaRT
Reuters -Middle East Eye -New York Times -NBCNews.com
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 12:40 pm

Samsung acted with 'arrogance' in Note 7 recall in China: CCTV state broadcaster - CNBC


CNBC

Samsung acted with 'arrogance' in Note 7 recall in China: CCTV state broadcaster
CNBC
Samsung acted with "arrogance" and "double standards" in the handling of its Galaxy Note 7 recall in China, state broadcaster CCTV wrote in a damning opinion piece on its website. The South Korean electronics giant was forced to recall of 2.5 million ...
Samsung Slammed by China Over Note 7 Recall 'Discrimination'NBCNews.com
Samsung is '100% confident' it has solved the Note7 battery crisisIrish Examiner
Samsung To Resume Selling Galaxy Note 7 In South Korea On Oct. 1Tech Times
Business Insider -KSDK.com -Hindustan Times -BGR
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 12:25 pm

Duterte to pay last respects to Santiago on Saturday - Inquirer.net


Inquirer.net

Duterte to pay last respects to Santiago on Saturday
Inquirer.net
President Rodrigo Duterte and Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago greet each other onstage before the start of the presidential debates at Capitol University in Cagayan de Oro City in February. INQUIRER PHOTO. President Rodrigo Duterte is scheduled to pay ...
Millennials express their 'hugot' lines for Sen. Miriam Defensor SantiagoInterAksyon
Iloilo mourns MiriamTempo

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Posted: September 30, 2016, 11:34 am

Obama talks of 'unfinished business of peace' at Peres funeral - Rappler


Rappler

Obama talks of 'unfinished business of peace' at Peres funeral
Rappler
Obama says Peres 'understood in this war-torn region where too often Arab youth are taught to hate Israel from an early age ... just how hard peace would be'. Agence France-Presse · @afp. Published 7:03 PM, September 30, 2016. Updated 7:03 PM, ...
Shimon Peres' funeral attracts 70 world leaders as the world mourns former Israel PMDaily Mail
Shimon Peres Funeral Brings Together Allies and Rivals in MourningNew York Times
Barack Obama urges Israel to continue 'unfinished business of peace' at funeral of Shimon PeresTelegraph.co.uk
USA TODAY -International Business Times -Washington Post -Politico
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 11:10 am

Duterte's pivot to China won't be ... - Rappler


Rappler

Duterte's pivot to China won't be ...
Rappler
MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte's plan to terminate war games between the Philippines and the US, a move that would significantly push his pivot to China, could hurt the capabilities of the Philippine military that has closely worked ...
Human rights advocates find Du30 'Hitler' comparison 'dangerous, lamentable'Inquirer.net
Duterte to US senators critical of drug war: Stop the hypocrisyPhilippine Star
Duterte visit to China may lead to changing alliances in East AsiaDaily Mail
CNN -Los Angeles Times -The Guardian -Reuters
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 11:01 am

South Korea picks new site for US missile defence system - BT.com


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South Korea picks new site for US missile defence system
BT.com
A private golf course has been chosen as the new site for an advanced US missile defence system to be deployed in South Korea by the end of next year to help cope with North Korean threats, military officials said. 0 ...
SKorea relocates US missile system against NKoreaThe Manila Times
South Korea picks new site for US missile defense systemDaily Mail
S. Korea selects golf course as 'final' site for THAADKorea Times
Korea JoongAng Daily -Press TV -Business Insider -South China Morning Post
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 7:52 am

PAGASA: 'Chaba' to enter PAR on Saturday - Manila Bulletin


Manila Bulletin

PAGASA: 'Chaba' to enter PAR on Saturday
Manila Bulletin
MANILA — Luzon this weekend will likely take a breather from onslaught of downpour and strong winds despite a new tropical cyclone's expected entry into the Philippine Area of Responsibility (PAR) on Saturday (Oct. 1). TYPHOON HELEN – Residents in ...
Tropical Storm Chaba to enter PAR on SaturdayPhilippine Star

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Posted: September 30, 2016, 6:18 am

Thailand confirms two cases of Zika-linked microcephaly, first in region

Thailand confirmed on Friday that the Zika virus had caused two cases of microcephaly, a condition that results in babies being born with small heads, the first time it has been linked to Zika in Southeast Asia.
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 5:59 am

Fil-Ams among members of Donald Trump's AAPI advisory panel

Five Filipino-Americans have been selected to be part of Donald Trump's Asian Pacific American Advisory Committee.
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 5:21 am

100 days on: Terms of Brexit ... - Rappler


Rappler

100 days on: Terms of Brexit ...
Rappler
BREXIT. In this file photo, a European flag is flown in front of The Elizabeth Tower which houses the 'Big Ben' bell in the Palace of Westminster, as thousands of protesters gather in Parliament Square to take part in a March for Europe, through the ...
Theresa May prepares for BirminghamFinancial Times
Brexit: What are the options?BBC News
European funds cut UK, euro zone stocks on Brexit fallout fears - Reuters ...Reuters UK
Wall Street Journal -Daily Mail -Bloomberg -KCCI Des Moines
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 5:20 am

World leaders gather for funeral of Nobel laureate Peres

World leaders from US President Barack Obama to Prince Charles were expected in Israel on Friday for the funeral for ex-prime minister and Nobel Peace Prize winner Shimon Peres.
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 3:20 am

No Pinoys hurt in New Jersey train crash, says DFA

The Department of Foreign Affairs on Friday said no Filipinos were hurt in the deadly train accident in New Jersey on Thursday.
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Posted: September 30, 2016, 2:35 am

US CDC issues Zika travel advisory for PHL, 10 other Asian countries

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it has issued a travel advisory urging pregnant women to postpone non-essential travel to 11 Southeast Asian countries in connection with the Zika virus.
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Posted: September 29, 2016, 9:26 pm

Philippines: Threat to show 'sex tape' of President Duterte's opponent Leila de Lima - International Business Times UK


International Business Times UK

Philippines: Threat to show 'sex tape' of President Duterte's opponent Leila de Lima
International Business Times UK
'Enough! Just arrest me! That's what you really want! Just put me in jail!' a fed-up de Lima said. Romil Patel. By Romil Patel. September 29, 2016 17:02 BST. Updated 11 hr ago. Leila de Lima Senator Leila De Lima shows reporters an article published on ...

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Posted: September 29, 2016, 4:03 pm

Pope Francis to visit Colombia in first quarter of 2017 — president

Pope Francis will visit Colombia in the first quarter of next year, President Juan Manuel Santos said on Thursday, days after signing a peace deal with Marxist rebels which the pontiff has actively backed.
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Posted: September 29, 2016, 4:03 pm

US unruffled by Rody’s tirades

WASHINGTON – The United States, on the surface at least, appears unruffled by President Duterte’s repeated tirades.
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Posted: September 29, 2016, 4:00 pm

Chaba to enter Philippines tomorrow

MANILA, Philippines - Tropical storm Chaba is expected to enter the Philippines tomorrow, but is unlikely to hit land, the state weather bureau said.
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Posted: September 29, 2016, 4:00 pm

Iloilo declares day of mourning for Miriam

ILOILO CITY, Philippines – Ilonggos mourned the passing of one of their own, former senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago, as netizens and other leaders of the co
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Posted: September 29, 2016, 4:00 pm

State of emergency won’t be lifted yet – Bato

MANILA, Philippines - Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Director General Ronald dela Rosa is not yet recommending the lifting of the state of emergency
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Posted: September 29, 2016, 4:00 pm

Chiz, Heart saddened by Miriam’s death

MANILA, Philippines - Sen.
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Posted: September 29, 2016, 4:00 pm

More protection sought for OFWs

MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines was advised to focus on migration policies providing protective measures for overseas Filipinos vulnerable to abuse and
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Posted: September 29, 2016, 4:00 pm

Goodbye, Miriam

MANILA, Philippines - Two years after announcing that she had stage four cancer of the lungs, former senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago passed away yesterday a
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Posted: September 29, 2016, 4:00 pm

Crowd gathers at Miriam’s wake

MANILA, Philippines - At least 500 spectators gathered last night to welcome former senator Miriam Defensor Santiago to her wake at the Immaculate Concepcion
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Posted: September 29, 2016, 4:00 pm

DOH promotes breastfeeding as family planning method

MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Health is promoting breastfeeding as a family planning method.
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Posted: September 29, 2016, 4:00 pm

Aguirre regrets not reconciling with Miriam

MANILA, Philippines - For Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II, former senator Miriam Defensor-Santiago was key to his prominence.
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Posted: September 29, 2016, 4:00 pm

Palestinian president plans to attend funeral of Israel's Peres

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas plans to pay a rare visit to Jerusalem on Friday to attend the funeral of former Israeli leader Shimon Peres, a Palestinian official said on Thursday.
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Posted: September 29, 2016, 2:48 pm

New Jersey train crash kills one at station, injures more than 100

A commuter train plowed into a station in New Jersey at the height of Thursday's morning rush hour, killing a woman on the platform and injuring more than 100 people as it brought down part of the roof and scattered debris over the concourse.
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Posted: September 29, 2016, 2:03 pm

Dagupan student wins in ASEAN quiz bee in Laos

A Grade 10 student from Dagupan City won in a recent international quiz bee held in Laos, a report on "Balita Pilipinas" said Thursday.
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Posted: September 29, 2016, 12:15 pm

More one-stop shops for OFWs eyed before year-end

More one-stop service centers for OFWs will be established all over the country before the year ends, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said Thursday.
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Posted: September 29, 2016, 8:15 am

Some OFWs unhappy about PHL peso drop, blame Duterte for it

Some OFWs are not happy about the depreciation of the Philippine peso against the dollar — and are blaming Duterte for it.
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Posted: September 29, 2016, 4:42 am

Filipino peace negotiator hails Colombia peace deal

Under a newly-signed peace deal to end Colombia's war, women who have been raped by military forces or rebel fighters may expect to have the crimes against them investigated by a special unit.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 11:19 pm

Clinton enlists former foe Sanders in appeal for youth votes in US presidential race

U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton shared a stage with former rival Senator Bernie Sanders on Wednesday to appeal for youth votes in the Nov. 8 election as opinion polls show a close race with Republican Donald Trump.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 10:53 pm

Snowden again fails to win no-extradition pledge from Norway

A Norwegian court on Wednesday dismissed a fresh bid by fugitive whistleblower Edward Snowden to win assurances he would not be extradited to the US should he come to Norway to collect an award.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 10:10 pm

Teenager killed father before opening fire at S. Carolina school

A 14-year-old boy shot and killed his father then drove to an elementary school in South Carolina and opened fire with a handgun, wounding two children and a teacher on Wednesday, authorities said.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 7:38 pm

Congress rejects Obama veto of Saudi September 11 bill

The U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Wednesday to reject President Barack Obama's veto of a bill allowing relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 attacks to sue Saudi Arabia, the first veto override of Obama's eight-year-long presidency.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 7:11 pm

Health workers, hospitals targeted in Syria war

Numerous doctors and nurses and medical facilities have been hit or targeted by missiles or air strikes since the start of the conflict in Syria in March 2011.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 6:45 pm

Airlines report 17 percent rise in unruly passengers

Reports of air rage rose worldwide in 2015, with instances of verbally abusive airline passengers and travelers who refused to listen to cabin crew increasing by almost 17 percent, the international trade association for airlines said on Wednesday.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 5:43 pm

MH17 was shot down by Russian-made missile fired from rebel-held area — prosecutors

Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was shot down by a missile fired from a launcher brought into Ukraine from Russia and located in a village held by pro-Russian rebels, international prosecutors said on Wednesday.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 2:28 pm

Expert to OFWs: Bringing kids abroad not always a good idea

An expert on mental health on Wednesday bared the possible negative effects of a child being brought to another country by his or her OFW parent.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 10:58 am

NAIA-1 opens 'Wellwishers Lounges' for departing OFWs

The Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 1 on Wednesday opened its "Wellwishers Lounges" and encouraged OFWs and their families to avail of them.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 8:31 am

POEA lifts deployment ban on OFWs returning to Libya

The government has lifted the processing and deployment of returning Filipino workers with valid and existing contracts to Libya following the downgrading of the alert level there.
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 6:55 am

Armed men kidnap fisherman off Malaysia near Philippine waters

Armed men seized a fisherman off Malaysia's eastern Sabah state, an official said Wednesday, an area where militants from the Abu Sayyaf group have been blamed for a series of abductions.  
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Posted: September 28, 2016, 6:37 am

No notarization needed for travel agency invitations to Dubai

Invitations or sponsorships of travel agencies issued to Dubai-bound Filipino travelers need not be notarized starting October 3, 2016, the Philippine Consulate General in Dubai said Tuesday.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 10:27 am

Pinoy doctor recognized in US for championing reproductive health

A former doctor to the barrios, or a doctor who serves in rural areas, became the first Southeast Asian doctor to join the 120 Under 40 campaign for youth leaders who champion the cause of reproductive health around the world.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 8:27 am

Pinay singer Ivy Grace Paredes leaves 'The X Factor UK' in style

Filipina singer Ivy Grace Paredes left "The X Factor UK" in style after she received the best crowd reaction and praises from the judges alike during her last performance in the reality-singing TV show.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 6:40 am

Asian dishes take centerstage in Pinoy couple's new resto in UAE

For their third food business, a Filipino couple in Abu Dhabi has decided to go Asian. And they did it on the back of the successes of their two previous endeavors.
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Posted: September 27, 2016, 4:41 am

Bello, POEA raise red flag over Ireland-based recruitment firm

Filipinos seeking jobs abroad have been warned against bogus job opportunities being spread through email by an Ireland-based recruitment company.
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Posted: September 26, 2016, 8:07 am

Civil service exam eyed for OFWs in HK who want to work in Duterte gov't

Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III has sought the help of the Civil Service Commission (CSC) for the conduct of the civil service examination for overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Hong Kong who want to return to the country for good.
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Posted: September 26, 2016, 7:24 am

Gov’t plans to have a bank for OFWs, says Bello

Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said the government is planning to establish a bank for overseas Filipino workers, a report on Unang Balita on Monday said.
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Posted: September 26, 2016, 12:29 am

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