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Philippines: mid-terms clear way for Duterte to reinstate death penalty

Allies of strongman president score victories in elections, leaving the Senate at his mercyRodrigo Duterte has won a sweeping victory in mid-term elections in the Philippines, further consolidating his power and popularity and paving the wa...

Philippines: mid-terms clear way for Duterte to reinstate death penalty

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Philippines midterms could strengthen Duterte's hold on Senate Over 60 million voters are going to the polls across the Philippines for midterm elections on Monday that are being seen as a bellwether for the popul...
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Philippines voters back Duterte and his drug war as he closes in on midterms victory Unofficial results show president’s allies have won nine key upper house seats, traditionally a bulwark against his controversial policiesPhilippine P...
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Philippines midterm elections likely to boost Duterte Voters are expected to pick candidates who will help President Rodrigo Duterte advance his agenda, including a bloody and controversial war on drugs t...
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Philippines' Duterte says Xi offering gas deal if arbitration case ignored Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said his Chinese counterpart has offered Manila a controlling stake in a joint energy venture in the South China ...
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Philippines gives thumbs-up to Duterte as loyalists dominate election Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte looked set on Tuesday to strengthen his grip on power after unofficial results of a mid-term election showed big ...
12:48, 05/14/2019

Critics of Philippines' Duterte Hit Back at Sedition Accusations Opposition politicians in the Philippines vowed not to back down in the face of what they call political persecution: a police complaint accusing a br...
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Philippines election: Duterte allies on course for senate victories Loyalists including police chief behind drug war and Marcos’s daughter will hand populist more powerThe architect of Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal campaign...
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Philippines' Duterte signs law raising taxes on tobacco products Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a law further raising taxes on tobacco products to fund the government's healthcare projects, a cabine...
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Philippines midterm elections boost Rodrigo Duterte's power Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's allies appear to have scored sweeping victories in the country's midterm elections. The results signal broad pu...
16:00, 05/14/2019

Philippines sends trash back to Canada after Duterte escalates row The Philippines has started returning dozens of shipping containers full of trash to Canada after a long-running row over waste exports that has teste...
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The Philippines central bank: Is Duterte’s outsider a governor for the people? When the Philippines needed a new central bank governor earlier this year, no one expected the president to pick an outsider for the job. During his f...
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Impeach Me, I'll Jail You: Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte Dares His Rivals Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened opponents with prison if they try to impeach him, the latest in what a top UN official and an Asia...
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Philippines' Duterte to visit Beijing amid China sea tensions Philippine President Duterte is once again visiting China, this time to discuss contentious issues like the territorial row over the South China Sea. ...
19:16, 08/27/2019

Philippines libel trial of journalist critical of Rodrigo Duterte begins Maria Ressa faces prison term if convicted under criminal cyberlibel lawMaria Ressa: everything you need to know about the Rappler editor A libel tria...
17:16, 07/23/2019

Philippines' Duterte accepts China's proposal to jointly investigate collision Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has accepted China's proposal to jointly investigate allegations that a Chinese fishing vessel abandoned 22 Filip...
12:16, 06/22/2019

Duterte’s Allies Seek to Dominate the Midterm Elections as the Philippines Goes to the Polls (MANILA, Philippines) — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s name is not on the ballot, but Monday’s midterm elections are seen as...
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Philippines' Duterte threatens to dump trash on Canada's beaches following promises of war declaration A week after he warned Canada to take back garbage it shipped to the Philippines years ago, Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte is threatening to dump ...
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Philippines' Duterte loses patience, orders trash shipped back Canada The Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered his government to hire a private shipping company to send 69 containers of garbage back to Cana...
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Philippines' Duterte calls for action to reduce the risk of military conflict in the South China Sea President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines is calling for action to lessen the chance of conflict in the South China Sea, where the U.S. and other c...
12:48, 06/01/2019

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte Tightens Grip as Allies Make Election Gains Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte appears set to consolidate his rule as early results from the country’s midterm elections showed his allie...
15:16, 05/14/2019

Philippines' Duterte plans China visit to discuss South China Sea ruling Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte will soon meet his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping to discuss a 2016 arbitration case over the South China Sea, hi...
11:48, 08/06/2019

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Prosecutor won’t seek death penalty in death of grandmother FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) – Pinal County prosecutors won’t seek a death sentence for a Maricopa man accused of fatally stabbing his grandmother...
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Philippines' Rodrigo Duterte says he was once gay but 'cured myself' Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte used to be gay but says he 'cured' himself by marrying beautiful women, drawing outrage from at least ...
19:00, 06/03/2019

World War II U.S. prisoner of war identified 7 decades after death in Philippines Scientists have identified the remains of an Army sergeant who died more than seven decades ago in a Philippine prisoner of war camp during World War ...
10:16, 05/04/2019

Philippines senator defends police over toddler's death in drugs raid Ronald dela Rosa says ‘shit happens during operations’ after three-year-old girl killedA senator who oversaw the most violent period in the Philippine...
23:00, 07/05/2019

Philippines senator defends police over toddler’s death in drug raid: ‘S--- happens’ A Philippines senator who was police chief during President Rodrigo Duterte’s notorious drug war, has been criticized for dismissing the death of a to...
23:32, 07/05/2019

Brunei Backs Away From Death Penalty for Gay Sex The sultan of Brunei said the tiny oil-rich kingdom won’t enforce newly implemented Islamic laws that punish gay sex and adultery with death by stonin...
14:00, 05/06/2019

Why is Sri Lanka reinstating death penalty? Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena recently announced the reinstatement of capital punishment amid severe criticism from the international comm...
07:00, 07/05/2019

Arizona to consider reviving the death penalty Joseph Wood was the last person executed in Arizona. It was July 23, 2014, and it took the state nearly two hours to put him to death. Dale Baich was ...
13:16, 08/03/2019

Prosecutor writes book on death penalty TUCSON – Since 1910, more than 100 inmates have been put to death in Arizona, including a woman. The death penalty is controversial but, here in...
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| WATCH: Brunei says it won't enforce gay death penalty Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah extends a moratorium on the death penalty to incoming legislation prohibiting gay sex, seeking to temper a global bac...
13:00, 05/06/2019

Brunei says it won't enforce gay death penalty after backlash Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah on Sunday extended a moratorium on the death penalty to incoming legislation prohibiting gay sex, seeking to temper a...
18:00, 05/05/2019

Brunei says it will not enforce gay sex death penalty after backlash Sultan extends moratorium to death by stoning law in rare response to global criticismBrunei’s Sultan, Hassanal Bolkiah, has extended a moratorium on ...
22:16, 05/05/2019

El Paso shooting: Prosecutor wants death penalty The man accused of opening fire in an El Paso, Texas, Walmart, killing 22 people and wounding several others, has been indicted on a capital murder ch...
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Death penalty possible in Myanmar cannabis farm case YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A court in Myanmar has formally charged an American man and two local co-workers with violating drug laws concerning marijuana,...
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Brunei backs down on gay sex death penalty after international backlash Brunei will not impose the death penalty on those convicted of having gay sex, in an apparent bid to temper international condemnation following its r...
06:16, 05/06/2019

Trump reinstates death penalty for federal crimes The Trump administration has reinstated the US government's power to order the death penalty for federal crimes - and has started by immediately sched...
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Dr. Arthur Zitrin, Bioethicist and Death Penalty Foe, Dies at 101 An authority on bioethics at New York University for decades, Dr. Zitrin sought to discipline physicians who assisted in executions by lethal injectio...
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Ugandan President wants mandatory death penalty for murder Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has asked the courts to impose mandatory death sentences for people convicted of murder following a series of kidna...
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23:48, 06/10/2019

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23:16, 06/20/2019

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03:16, 06/08/2019

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14:48, 07/01/2019

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15:32, 05/07/2019

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21:48, 07/25/2019

Death penalty trial set for dad charged with killing 5 kids A father who police said killed his five young children in their South Carolina home and then drove their bodies around for more than a week is about ...
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02:00, 05/06/2019

New Hampshire becomes 21st U.S. state to repeal death penalty New Hampshire became the 21st U.S. state to abolish the death penalty on Thursday after the state's Senate voted 16-8 to override the Republican gover...
19:16, 05/30/2019

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IS supporters who murdered Scandinavian backpackers given death penalty Three Islamic State supporters have been sentenced to death for the killings of two Scandinavian backpackers found murdered in their tent in Morocco's...
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Report: Iran gives death penalty for American woman's murder Iran's state-owned newspaper says the country's Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence for an Iranian man accused of murdering an American woman ...
10:48, 05/18/2019

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18:00, 07/25/2019

Ayanna Pressley To Introduce Bill That Will End The Federal Death Penalty Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) is set to introduce a bill that will end the federal death penalty on the same day that Attorney General William Barr anno...
07:48, 07/26/2019

Iranian man given death penalty for 2012 murder of American woman TEHRAN, Iran — Iran’s state-owned newspaper says the country’s Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence for an Iranian man accused of murdering an ...
08:32, 05/18/2019

U.S. to seek death penalty for murder of Chinese grad student U.S. prosecutors were expected on Monday to argue that an Illinois man who kidnapped, raped and murdered a Chinese graduate student two years ago shou...
12:48, 07/08/2019

Shamima Begum would face death penalty in Bangladesh, says minister Family lawyer says chances of Begum being sent to country are ‘vanishingly remote’Shamima Begum could face the death penalty for involvement in terror...
18:32, 05/04/2019

US justice department resumes use of death penalty and schedules five executions William Barr announces he has reinstated a policy dormant for 16 years, following authorization from Congress and signing by TrumpThe US government is...
12:00, 07/26/2019

American cannabis farmer could face death penalty in Myanmar A court in Myanmar has formally charged American man, John Frederic Todoroki, and two local co-workers with violating drug laws concerning marijuana -...
00:16, 05/22/2019

After Backlash, Sultan Of Brunei Rolls Back Death Penalty For Gay Sex Brunei's sultan has announced death by stoning for gay sex and adultery will not be enforced after a global backlash, but critics today called for har...
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Iranian prosecutors seek the death penalty for suspected US spies Iranian prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for several suspects arrested last year for spying for the United States in military and nuclear bod...
23:48, 07/02/2019

Prosecutor avoided death penalty so victim’s widower could see justice A prosecutor in Louisiana chose not to pursue the death penalty against three murder suspects — so the elderly victim’s widower wouldn’t have to...
23:16, 07/25/2019

Brunei death penalty moratorium applied to new Shariah laws Brunei’s sultan says a moratorium on capital punishment is in effect for new Shariah criminal laws including stoning people for gay sex and adultery t...
05:00, 05/06/2019

US briefing: Death penalty, election security and trade aid to farmers Friday’s top story: justice department reinstates federal death penalty after 16 years. Plus, why multibillion-dollar fines won’t stop Google and Face...
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In Rajya Sabha, Most States Support Retaining Death Penalty Ninety per cent of the states have supported retaining death penalty in the country, the government told the Rajya Sabha on Friday where a private mem...
18:00, 07/26/2019

George Clooney vows to keep up pressure on Brunei over gay-sex death penalty Actor calls for sustained commercial boycott after Brunei puts moratorium on death penalty for gay sexGeorge Clooney has promised to keep up pressure ...
13:16, 05/07/2019

Closing arguments to start in Illinois man's death penalty case Federal prosecutors and defense lawyers were due to make their closing arguments on Monday in the trial of an Illinois man accused of kidnapping and k...
15:32, 06/24/2019

9/11 Mastermind Offers Help To Victims' Families If Death Penalty Dropped The accused mastermind of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks has indicated a willingness to be deposed by victims who are suing Saudi Arabia for damages, if ...
02:16, 07/30/2019

U.S. to seek death penalty for accused Pittsburgh synagogue shooter U.S. prosecutors will seek the death penalty for a Pennsylvania man accused of bursting into a Pittsburgh synagogue last year with a semi-automatic ri...
07:48, 08/27/2019

Thai court upholds death penalty over murder of two Britons Zaw Lin and Wai Phyo had been found guilty of killing Hannah Witheridge and David MillerThe two migrant workers who were found guilty of the murders o...
12:32, 08/29/2019

A U.S. Citizen Detained in Vietnam Could Face the Death Penalty for Subversion A U.S. citizen, detained in Vietnam on charges of “attempting to overthrow the state,” is expected to face trial at the end of this month ...
12:48, 06/11/2019

South Carolina father who killed his five children gets the death penalty Tim Jones Jr., convicted of killing his five children, ages 1 to 8, reportedly showed no emotion as the verdict was handed out.    ...
05:16, 06/14/2019

Sri Lanka president signs death penalty for four drugs convicts Sri Lanka President Maithripala Sirisena said on Wednesday the government would press ahead with a controversial plan to reinsate the death penalty fo...
08:16, 06/26/2019

Death Penalty Is Sought for Suspect in Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooting The decision by federal prosecutors was not unanimously supported. A rabbi has said he doesn’t want witnesses to revisit the attack that killed 11 wor...
02:48, 08/27/2019

Morocco: Death penalty sought over Nordic hikers’ killings SALE, Morocco (AP) — A Moroccan prosecutor is seeking death sentences for three men accused of killing two European women hikers in what authorities d...
02:00, 06/28/2019

Alleged Pittsburgh synagogue gunman to face death penalty Federal prosecutors plan to seek the death penalty against a man charged with killing 11 people in a Pittsburgh synagogue last year, according to a Mo...
00:48, 08/27/2019

Report: Iran gives death penalty for American woman’s murder TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s state-owned newspaper says the country’s Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence for an Iranian man accused...
13:32, 05/18/2019

Death penalty tensions flare again on divided U.S. Supreme Court The U.S. Supreme Court's internal divisions over the death penalty were on full display again on Monday in fresh wrangling over how the justices handl...
19:16, 05/13/2019

Death Penalty Trial Date Set For 9/11 Plotters At Guantanamo Bay: Report Alleged 9/11 plotter Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and four others held at the Guantanamo Bay prison camp will finally go on trial in 2021, almost two decade...
01:48, 09/03/2019

Kansas abortion ruling prompts new attack on death penalty TOPEKA, Kan. — A recent Kansas Supreme Court ruling declaring that the state constitution protects access to abortion opened the door to a new legal a...
22:32, 06/26/2019

Man pleads guilty for killing NPD officer to avoid death penalty NOGALES – A man accused of shooting and killing a Nogales police officer back in 2018 pleaded guilty in connection to the case. Back on April 27...
01:16, 08/08/2019

Anti-death penalty prosecutor proud to challenge status quo ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s first African American state attorney says she’s proud to have challenged the status quo with her oppositio...
19:32, 05/29/2019

France calls on Iraq to spare six of its citizens from death penalty Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian on Tuesday said France was intensifying diplomatic efforts to prevent six of its citizens being executed in Iraq a...
22:48, 05/28/2019

Feds to seek death penalty for Pittsburgh synagogue shooter Federal prosecutors will seek the death penalty for an anti-Semite who gunned down 11 people at a Pittsburgh synagogue last year, according to court p...
03:16, 08/27/2019

Dad wants mercy in murder of 5 kids; prosecutor calls for death penalty COLUMBIA, S.C. – If jurors have any doubts whether a South Carolina father who murdered his five children deserves the death penalty, all they need to...
00:16, 06/14/2019

| WATCH | Trump calls for death penalty for hate crimes US President Donald Trump is asking the Justice Department to propose legislation so that those who commit hate crimes and mass murders face the death...
08:16, 08/06/2019

California judges overturn death penalty for avowed white supremacist The California Supreme Court on Thursday overturned the death penalty conviction of an avowed white supremacist, saying the prosecutor cited inflammat...
09:00, 07/26/2019

"Cold, Calculated": US Seeks Death Penalty For Chinese Student's Murder U.S. prosecutors argued on Monday that an Illinois man who raped and murdered a Chinese graduate student two years ago should be executed, and called ...
11:00, 07/09/2019

U.S. seeks death penalty for 'calculated' murder of grad student from China U.S. prosecutors argued on Monday that an Illinois man who raped and murdered a Chinese graduate student two years ago should be executed, and called ...
08:32, 07/09/2019

At least 20 dead. Suspected gunman could face death penalty. What we know about the El Paso shooting At least 20 people were killed after a suspected gunman went on a rampage Saturday at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas. Here's what we know so far. &...
21:48, 08/04/2019

Rep. Ayanna Pressley Responds to Federal Reinstatement of the Death Penalty with Legislation of Her Own On the same day that Attorney General William Barr announced his nefarious plan to reinstate capital punishment, serial superheroine Rep. Ayanna Press...
06:48, 07/27/2019

Beto O'Rourke says he opposes death penalty for El Paso mass shooter On his way to the site of the Oklahoma City bombing on Monday, Beto O'Rourke affirmed that he categorically opposes the death penalty -- even in the c...
00:32, 08/20/2019

Landmark US case to expose rampant racial bias behind the death penalty Top capital lawyers head to North Carolina as judges consider the cases of four inmates who faced ‘bleached’ juriesThe dark secret of America’s death ...
12:48, 08/25/2019

New Hampshire Repeals Death Penalty After State Senate Overrides Veto (CONCORD, N.H.) — New Hampshire is the latest state to repeal its death penalty, as the state Senate had enough votes to override Gov. Chris Sun...
20:32, 05/30/2019

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13:16, 07/26/2019

White House focuses on death penalty in piecemeal gun control package The Trump administration is preparing a package of legislative measures responding to a spate of recent mass shootings, aides said Monday, even as Whi...
22:32, 09/02/2019

White House, DOJ working to expedite death penalty for mass shooters The White House said Monday it has drafted legislation with the Justice Department that would expedite the death penalty for people found guilty of co...
06:32, 09/03/2019

France opposes death penalty for French Isis fighters in Iraq Foreign ministry says it is opposed to the death penalty ‘at all times and in all places’France has confirmed it will take “the necessary steps” to tr...
16:48, 05/27/2019

US briefing: Hurricane Dorian, California boat fire and death penalty Tuesday’s top story: five dead as Dorian inflicts ‘extreme destruction’ on Bahamas. Plus, the myth of the free speech crisisSubscribe now to receive t...
13:00, 09/03/2019

As Alabama aims to execute second man in 2 weeks, New Hampshire repeals the death penalty Nearly two months after his first execution attempt was called off at the last minute, Christopher Lee Price is scheduled to die on Thursday.  &...
21:48, 05/30/2019

Father Of 8-Year-Old Raped In Kathua Asks For Death Penalty For Accused The father of an eight-year-old girl, who was raped and murdered in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district last year, moved the Punjab and Haryana High C...
21:16, 07/10/2019

Centre Toughens Child Abuse Law. Death Penalty For Sex Assault On Minors The Union Cabinet Wednesday approved amendments in the POCSO Act, which deals with crime against children, and included death penalty for sexual assau...
19:48, 07/10/2019

Texas prosecutors seek death penalty in pro MMA fighter's murder case Texas prosecutors plan to seek the death penalty for former mixed martial arts fighter Cedric “Spider-Man” Marks who is accused of murder in the death...
10:00, 08/15/2019

U.S. prosecutors weigh death penalty for accused Pittsburgh synagogue shooter The case of Robert Bowers, the man accused of massacring 11 people at Pittsburgh's Tree of Life synagogue last year was set to return to a federal cou...
13:00, 05/23/2019

U.S. federal death penalty protocol faces fresh legal scrutiny Plans by President Donald Trump's administration to resume executions of inmates sentenced to death for federal crimes is set to face a stiff court ch...
20:48, 07/31/2019

New Hampshire abolishes death penalty after state senate overrides governor Vote came a week after the 400-member house voted to override the governor’s veto of a bill to repeal capital punishmentNew Hampshire, which hasn’t ex...
19:32, 05/30/2019

Moroccan court orders death penalty for jihadists who beheaded tourists Three Isis supporters who killed two Scandinavian women given death sentence Three men have been sentenced to death in Morocco for the Isis-inspired m...
02:16, 07/19/2019

Here’s Why Death Penalty Opponents Say Resuming Federal Executions Is the Wrong Move The Justice Department on Thursday said it would go back to executing federal death-row inmates for the first time in nearly two decades—a move ...
03:16, 07/26/2019

Lok Sabha Takes Up Bill Providing Death Penalty For Child Sex Abuse A bill seeking to provide death penalty for aggravated sexual assault on children and greater punishments for other crimes against minors was taken up...
16:16, 08/01/2019

Prosecutors will seek death penalty for El Paso shooting suspect Patrick Crusius Authorities will seek the death penalty for the El Paso mass murder and are treating the shooting -- which took the lives of 20 at a Texas Walmart whi...
21:16, 08/04/2019

White House to propose expedited death penalty for perpetrators of mass shootings U.S. Attorney General William Barr has drafted legislation that would speed the death penalty for people who have committed mass murder, a White House...
00:32, 09/03/2019

South Carolina man found guilty of killing his 5 children could face death penalty The Lexington County jury considered the case for about six hours over two days before returning the five guilty verdicts for murder against Timothy J...
04:16, 06/05/2019

California seeks death penalty in alleged torture killing of Anthony Avalos The Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office announced Wednesday they are seeking the death penalty for a mother and her boyfriend accused of tor...
20:48, 08/29/2019

Three men face death penalty over rape and murder of eight-year-old Muslim girl in India Prosecutors in India are seeking the death penalty for three men who were convicted of the horrific rape and murder of an eight-year-old Muslim girl....
12:32, 06/10/2019

‘You owe them an apology’: Gabbard’s attack highlights Harris’s complex death penalty record Rep. Tulsi Gabbard said Sen. Kamala D. Harris kept an innocent man on death row. Harris responded by saying she has always opposed the death penalty....
19:16, 08/01/2019

Death penalty for South Carolina father convicted of killing his 5 children, ages 1 to 8 COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Death penalty for South Carolina father convicted of killing his 5 children, ages 1 to 8....
23:00, 06/13/2019

Barr drafts new death penalty law as Texas copes with latest mass shooting Attorney general seeks to speed up process in aftermath of rampage that left seven people dead In the wake of a west Texas shooting rampage that kille...
13:00, 09/03/2019

Manhunt over: Escaped Tennessee inmate Curtis Ray Watson captured, death penalty possible Curtis Ray Watson, 44, was charged with the murder of a correctional administrator after he escaped in the midst of a 15-year kidnapping sentence. &#...
00:48, 08/13/2019

Sultan of Brunei returns degree from Oxford after proposed LGBT death penalty Brunei’s Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah has returned an honorary degree awarded by Britain’s Oxford University after a global backlash led by cel...
14:16, 05/24/2019

Mother of Danish student suspected killed by jihadists demands death penalty Helle Petersen asks trial in Morocco for ‘just’ penalty after murder of Louisa Vesterager Jespersen in Atlas mountainsThe mother of a Danish student w...
22:00, 07/11/2019

Jury recommends death penalty in sledgehammer killings of California family: media A Southern California jury on Monday recommended the death penalty for a man convicted this month of the 2010 sledgehammer killings of a family of fou...
08:16, 06/25/2019

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed could help 9/11 families in Saudi lawsuit if death penalty dropped: Letter KSM has been held for nearly 13 years at the U.S. military base in Guantanamo, Cuba, where he and four other accused al-Qaeda terrorists are charged w...
01:48, 07/30/2019

Texas prosecutors to seek death penalty for MMA fighter Cedric Marks, accused of two murders Marks was indicted for the slayings of Jenna Scott, 28, and Michael Swearingin, 32, two friends who were killed on Jan. 3 in Killeen, Texas.  &#...
02:32, 08/14/2019

South Carolina dad guilty of killing 5 young children, prosecutors seek death penalty A South Carolina father accused of killing his five young children by exercising one to death and strangling the other four was found guilty and menta...
16:16, 06/05/2019

Jury selection set in death penalty case of Illinois man charged with murdering Chinese scholar Jury selection is set to start on Monday for the trial of an Illinois man charged with kidnapping and murdering a visiting Chinese scholar two years a...
12:48, 06/03/2019

UPDATE 2-Prosecutors charge Texas shooting suspect with murder, seek death penalty A single capital murder charge was filed on Sunday against the man accused of killing 20 people and wounding more than two dozen others at a Walmart s...
17:16, 08/05/2019

Accused San Diego synagogue shooter appears in court, may face state and U.S. death penalty The 19-year-old man accused of killing one and wounding three in a hate-inspired attack on a synagogue outside San Diego appeared in federal court Tue...
01:00, 05/15/2019

United States: UN human rights office welcomes California moratorium on death penalty The UN human rights office (OHCHR) has welcomed the signing of an executive order by the Governor of California, in the United States, to impose a mor...
20:16, 04/28/2019

Thai court upholds death penalty for Myanmar workers in British tourist murders Thailand's Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the murder convictions of two migrant workers from Myanmar in the killings of two British backpackers that...
09:48, 08/29/2019

Bitcoin trader could face death penalty after building floating house off the coast of Thailand Thailand's navy has towed a floating home owned by an American bitcoin trader and his Thai girlfriend. They currently face possible death sentenc...
18:32, 04/28/2019

Thailand's Supreme Court upholds death penalty for men convicted of murdering British backpackers Thailand's Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence for two Burmese migrant workers convicted of murdering two British backpackers on a Thai resort...
15:32, 08/29/2019

El Paso shooting suspect Patrick Crusius could face the death penalty; hate crime charges possible A gunman's rampage at an El Paso Walmart that left 20 dead and dozens injured was being investigated as a possible hate crime Sunday.  ...
21:48, 08/04/2019

Barr moves to fast-track death penalty in instances of mass murder or slaying of officers In a speech to the Fraternal Order of Police conference in New Orleans Monday, Attorney General William Barr promised to push for new legislation to s...
04:48, 08/13/2019

Myanmar workers facing death penalty for British tourist murders to seek Thai pardon Two migrant workers from Myanmar will seek a royal pardon from Thailand's king after its Supreme Court on Thursday upheld their death sentences for th...
13:32, 08/29/2019

Justice department will seek death penalty for El Paso shooting, which is being treated as an incident of domestic terror (AP Photo/Rudy Gutierrez) The El Paso shooting suspect has been charged with capital murder following Saturday's massacre which is now being treated ...
02:48, 08/05/2019

International Court of Justice orders Pakistan to review death penalty for Indian accused of spying In a ruling delivered on Wednesday, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ordered Pakistan to review a death sentence handed down in the case of a ...
18:48, 07/17/2019

Prosecutors seek life without parole or death penalty for teen accused in San Diego synagogue attack John T. Earnest, the 19-year-old accused of carrying out the synagogue attack outside San Diego, was arraigned on murder charges on Tuesday.  &#...
23:32, 04/30/2019

House Oversight Committee Launches Investigation Into Trump Decision to Bring Back Federal Death Penalty On Wednesday afternoon, the House Oversight and Reform committee launched an investigation into the Department of Justice’s recent decision to resume ...
00:32, 08/15/2019

Tom Cotton slams 2020 Dems and 'Squad' over death penalty outrage, cites triple murder by white supremacist Republican Sen. Tom Cotton is taking aim at four of the leading contenders for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination – as well as two Democratic...
19:00, 07/26/2019

The group stage for the Champions League is set, and there is a clear 'group of death' David S. Bustamante/Soccrates/Getty Images The draw for the group stage of the 2019-20 Champions League is officially set. Group F is the clear "grou...
03:48, 08/30/2019

Texas and Ohio shootings: Gunman's sister among nine dead in Dayton bar massacre as police seek death penalty for El Paso shooter The sister of a gunman who stormed an Ohio bar, killing nine people, is among the victims of the second mass shooting in the US in 24 hours, police ha...
23:48, 08/04/2019

Brunei 'will not enforce gay death penalty after global backlash' Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah has said gay sex will not be punished with the death penalty after he faced global backlash over the incoming legisla...
22:48, 05/05/2019

ISIS bride Shamima Begum 'would face death penalty in Bangladesh' Islamic State bride Shamima Begum would face the death penalty for involvement in terrorism if she went to Bangladesh, the country's foreign minister ...
17:16, 05/04/2019

Study: Voter turnout for 2018 midterms on par with presidential elections More than 120 million Americans voted in the midterm elections last fall -- an increase of about 11 percent over the same mid-cycle vote four years ea...
18:48, 06/27/2019

US briefing: Democratic debate, Georgia midterms and Reagan's racism Thursday’s top story: Biden targeted by younger, diverse candidates in testy 2020 debate. Plus, why liberals should shoulder the blame for Baltimore’s...
13:48, 08/01/2019

Royals reinstate Skoglund after 80-game suspension The Kansas City Royals have reinstated Eric Skoglund after the left-hander served an 80-game suspension for performance-enhancing drug use  ...
19:00, 06/26/2019

Fake social media accounts spread pro-Iran messages during U.S. midterms: FireEye A network of fake social media accounts impersonated political candidates and journalists to spread messages in support of Iran and against U.S. Presi...
11:00, 05/29/2019

Exclusive: Government won't reinstate plug-in hybrid grants UK transport minister tells Autocar fully electric vehicles are the focus of future government incentives The UK government will not reinstate a gran...
19:00, 05/17/2019

Orioles reinstate 1B Chris Davis from injury list ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles have reinstated first baseman Chris Davis from the 10-day injured list. The Orioles made the move before...
22:32, 06/04/2019

Why college students could draw new attention in 2020: Their turnout doubled for the midterms, study finds Turnout among college students grew far more than that of the voting population overall, according to a study from Tufts University. The authors cited...
18:32, 09/19/2019

UPDATE 2-Fake social media accounts spread pro-Iran messages during U.S. midterms: FireEye A network of fake social media accounts impersonated political candidates and journalists to spread messages in support of Iran and against U.S. Presi...
04:32, 05/29/2019

'The selling of an election': dangerous level of private control revealed in 2018 Georgia midterms Voting machines and online registration were almost entirely managed by private companies, prompting security concernsPrivate companies had near-compl...
09:16, 08/01/2019

Court to hear appeal to reinstate lawsuit in church massacre RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Survivors and family members of nine people killed in a racist attack at a South Carolina church are asking a federal appeals cou...
15:32, 05/07/2019

U.S. senators expect Congress to reinstate aid for Ukraine even if Trump cuts it Republican and Democratic senators said on Tuesday they expected the U.S. Congress would pass legislation restoring $250 million in military aid for U...
03:32, 09/11/2019

Screen time manager OurPact wants Apple to reinstate its removed app OurPact disputes Apple's claim that it removed its screen time and parental control app over security concerns.       &...
00:48, 05/02/2019

Conservatives push to reinstate Steve King on committees despite racist remarks A small group of House Republicans is leading a long-shot bid to get embattled Rep. Steve King back on his committee assignments after the Iowa Republ...
23:32, 06/03/2019

NYPD declined to reinstate cop cleared in sex assault case: court docs A former NYPD deputy inspector cleared of sexually assaulting a fellow cop says the pressure to plead guilty in the case was so intense, he checked hi...
05:32, 06/09/2019

Suit seeking to reinstate North Dakota women’s hockey tossed FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A judge has thrown out a discrimination lawsuit by 11 former University of North Dakota women’s hockey players seeking to hav...
23:16, 06/20/2019

Maximum Security owners ask judge to reinstate Kentucky Derby victory The owners of the horse that was named winner of the Kentucky Derby only to have the title taken back minutes later have asked a federal judge to rein...
18:16, 06/01/2019

City Ballet Ordered to Reinstate Male Dancers Fired Over Inappropriate Texts An arbitrator ruled that City Ballet overstepped by firing Zachary Catazaro and Amar Ramasar. Mr. Ramasar will return; Mr. Catazaro has decided not to...
19:32, 04/28/2019

Judge Orders White House Reinstate Press Pass of Reporter Who Feuded With Sebastian Gorka A federal judge on Wednesday blocked the White House’s decision to revoke Playboy White House correspondent Brian Karem’s press pass, a decision which...
18:48, 09/04/2019

Kentucky Derby loser Maximum Security's owners: 'Proper hearing' will reinstate horse as winner The owners of Maximum Security – who finished first but was later disqualified from the Kentucky Derby over the weekend – continued to fight back on T...
03:32, 05/10/2019

Rodrigo Duterte says he ‘cured’ himself of being gay Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte told a crowd in Japan that he was once gay but “cured” himself of homosexuality when he married his first wife. ...
16:48, 06/03/2019

Duterte 'first to obey' new harassment law Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte will "be the first one to obey" a new law banning sexual harassment, his spokesman said, after critics highlight...
15:00, 07/17/2019

"You Must Be Stupid": Duterte Says Won't Be Tried By International Court Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has declared he will never be tried by an international court for mass killings in his war on drugs, and vowed no...
15:00, 07/17/2019

Duterte ‘seriously considering’ cutting ties with Iceland The Philippine president is “seriously considering” cutting diplomatic ties with Iceland, which spearheaded a resolution initiating a UN investigation...
07:48, 07/16/2019

As Duterte Courts China, U.S. Says Don’t Forget Your Old Friend American officials met with their Philippine counterparts to discuss shared concerns like Islamist militants and China’s aggression on the high seas....
10:48, 07/16/2019

‘Any suggestion?’ Duterte asks after Xi reaffirms sea claims Philippine leader admits he’s short of solutions for getting China to adhere to Manila’s arbitration victory in South China Sea disputes and says Xi t...
05:32, 09/05/2019

'Misogynist' Duterte slammed over sexual harassment law Rodrigo Duterte has approved a bill that penalizes catcalling, wolf-whistling and other forms of sexual harassment. Activists, who've dubbed the presi...
19:32, 07/16/2019

Duterte will be 'first to obey' new sexual harassment law, palace says Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte will "be the first one" to abide by a new law banning sexual harassment, his spokesman said, after critics highl...
10:48, 07/17/2019

Duterte allies appear to have won Philippine Senate seats President Rodrigo Duterte’s allies appear to have won seats in the Philippine Senate, one of the opposition’s last bulwarks against a brash populist l...
06:00, 05/15/2019

Opinion: Rodrigo Duterte, protector of women's rights? A law to create "safe streets and public spaces" in the Philippines has been signed into law by Rodrigo Duterte. But the law isn't an achievement of t...
13:16, 07/17/2019

Duterte says Xi offered an oil and gas deal to ignore S. China Sea ruling Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said he has been offered a controlling stake in a joint energy deal by Chinese President Xi Jinping in exchange ...
15:49, 09/12/2019

Millions vote in Philippine elections crucial to Duterte MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Filipinos have begun voting in midterm elections highlighted by a showdown between President Rodrigo Duterte’s allies...
03:16, 05/13/2019

China denies hit and run as pressure builds on Duterte to speak up China has rejected Philippine allegations that a Chinese fishing vessel abandoned 22 Filipinos after it sank their boat in the South China Sea, as pre...
10:16, 06/15/2019

After Duterte’s Threats Over Tons of Old Trash, Canada Says It’s Working on It President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines said he was ready to “declare war” with Canada over hundreds of tons of waste shipped to his country over...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Duterte recalls tops diplomats from Canada over trash war The Philippines recalled its top diplomatic leaders in Canada on Thursday after officials say the North American country has missed the deadline to ta...
04:48, 05/17/2019

Amid protests, Duterte to address Congress led by his allies Duterte is to address a joint session of the Philippine Congress where his allies have greater control to press for his priorities like reinstating th...
06:00, 07/22/2019

Duterte critics laud UN vote to scrutinize drug killings Critics of the Philippine president’s deadly anti-drug campaign say a vote by the U.N.’s top human rights body to look into the thousands of deaths of...
11:16, 07/12/2019

Duterte mocks 'ice-eating' Iceland over U.N. vote on Philippine war on drugs Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte took a swipe at Iceland on Friday for spearheading a U.N. resolution to investigate his bloody war on drugs, sayi...
20:00, 07/12/2019

Iceland criticized Duterte’s drug war, so he accused its people of ‘eating ice’ “What is the problem of Iceland? It’s just ice,” the Philippine president said Friday during a rambling speech in Manila. Despite its name, Iceland is...
01:16, 07/13/2019

Duterte moves to forcibly send garbage back to Canada MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The Philippine president’s spokesman says the exasperated leader has moved to have truckloads of garbage that Filipin...
13:00, 05/22/2019

Duterte's allies dominate Senate race, shut out opposition Final results from the Philippines' midterm elections last week show the president's allies won a majority of the 12 Senate seats being decided, while...
04:00, 05/22/2019

Unofficial tally shows Duterte allies winning big in polls An unofficial vote count of the Philippine midterm elections shows President Rodrigo Duterte's allies with an overwhelming lead in the race for the Se...
07:32, 05/14/2019

Burst of Violence Grips Philippine Island, and Some See Duterte’s Hand Local politicians and educators have been killed in a spasm of violence that has taken 20 lives in the last two weeks on the central Philippine island...
05:48, 07/30/2019

Duterte expected to strengthen clout after Philippine mid-term 'referendum' Voting was underway in the Philippines on Monday in mid-term elections seen as a referendum on the rule of maverick President Rodrigo Duterte, who loo...
13:16, 05/13/2019

Duterte’s allies dominate Senate race, shut out opposition MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Final results from the Philippines’ midterm elections last week show the president’s allies won a majority of t...
05:32, 05/22/2019

Duterte, ‘Infamous for His Sexist Jokes,’ Signs Law Against Sexual Harassment President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines, known for making crude remarks about women, including jokes about rape, has signed a law criminalizing c...
20:00, 07/16/2019

Duterte Plays Down Chinese Ramming of Filipino Fishing Boat The Philippine president warned against escalating tensions with China over the incident, declaring that “there was no confrontation” and adding, “Wel...
14:32, 06/25/2019

Duterte: Can’t stop China in disputed seas, won’t risk clash President Rodrigo Duterte says there is no way to stop Chinese fishermen from the Philippines’ exclusive economic zone and he would not risk losing Fi...
04:48, 07/23/2019

Duterte allies seek to dominate Philippine midterm polls Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s name is not on the ballot but Monday’s mid-term elections are seen as a crucial referendum on his rise to power...
08:16, 05/12/2019

Philippine finance secretary: Duterte talked South China Sea with Xi Philippine Secretary of Finance Carlos Dominguez didn't specify whether the two leaders discussed an arbitration court ruling in 2016 that reject...
11:48, 08/30/2019

Rodrigo Duterte's drug war is 'large-scale murdering enterprise' says Amnesty New report details systematic killing of poor and calls for UN investigation into crimes against humanityThe president of the Philippines Rodrigo Dute...
11:16, 07/08/2019

Duterte set to strengthen rule as loyalists lead Philippine Senate vote Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's allies held the top spots as unofficial results of a mid-term Senate election trickled in on Monday, signaling ...
19:16, 05/13/2019

Duterte says Xi Jinping offered him an oil and gas deal to ignore South China Sea ruling Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte said he has been offered a controlling stake in a joint energy deal by Chinese President Xi Jinping in exchange ...
14:00, 09/12/2019

Philippine midterm elections deliver a resounding vote of confidence for Duterte The president’s allies dominated midterm elections in the Philippines, strengthening the strongman’s grip and indicating widespread support for his po...
08:32, 05/14/2019

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte Says He Can’t Stop China in Disputed Seas MANILA, Philippines — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Monday there was no way to stop Chinese from fishing in his country’s excl...
06:32, 07/23/2019

Burst of Violence Grips Philippine Island, Negros, and Some See Duterte’s Hand Local politicians and educators have been killed in a spasm of violence that has taken 20 lives in the last two weeks on the central Philippine island...
19:16, 07/30/2019

Rodrigo Duterte Cements Power as Allies Sweep Senate in Philippine Vote President Rodrigo Duterte’s allies won almost every seat up for grabs in a crucial Senate race in the Philippines’ midterm elections, a victory for th...
14:00, 05/22/2019

Duterte administration hits back at claims president is involved in drug syndicate Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte's administration has strongly denied he has links to a drug syndicate, dismissing explosive allegations made by ...
07:00, 05/08/2019

Libel Trial Opens Of Maria Ressa, Philippine Journalist Critical of President Duterte A libel trial against Maria Ressa, the editor of the Philippines-based news site Rappler, began Tuesday, the latest step in what is widely seen as an ...
22:32, 07/23/2019

Philippines’ Firebrand Take more than 7,600 islands, add 100 million people, throw in a twist of corruption, an unhealthy slug of poverty and a dab of dynastic politics and ...
14:32, 05/21/2019

Eight killed after earthquakes hit Philippines Eight people were killed after back-to-back earthquakes struck the northern Philippines Saturday morning, according to CNN Philippines, citing a disas...
10:00, 07/27/2019

U.N. to probe Philippines drug war deaths The U.N. Human Rights Council voted on Thursday to set up an investigation into mass killings during Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's so-called ...
09:32, 07/12/2019

Philippines rocked by powerful earthquake A new powerful earthquake hit the central Philippines on Tuesday, a day after a magnitude 6.1 quake rattled the country’s north and left at leas...
21:16, 04/28/2019

Over 18,000 government posts up for grabs in Philippines More than 18,000 government posts are up for grabs in elections in the Philippines on Monday. President Rodrigo Duterte is not on the ballot, but the ...
14:16, 05/11/2019

Eating from the garbage dump in the Philippines In the Philippines, food waste is on the rise. At the same time, many are forced to sift through the garbage dump to find something to eat. Some are t...
16:48, 06/25/2019

Philippines declares dengue epidemic Cases of dengue have nearly doubled so far this year compared to last year. The sharp spike came after the government stopped an immunization program....
16:16, 08/06/2019

FROM THE FIELD: Balancing act for Philippines farmers An effort to reverse land degradation in the Philippines and boost sustainable agriculture as well as the livelihoods of farmers, is being supported b...
18:16, 09/04/2019

Philippines recalls ambassador to Canada over trash row The Philippines has recalled its ambassador to Canada in an escalating row after Ottawa missed a deadline and failed to reclaim garbage shipped to Man...
23:48, 05/16/2019

Philippines withdraws top diplomats from Canada over trash row The Philippines is withdrawing top diplomats from Canada after Ottawa missed a deadline to take back 69 shipping containers full of trash, the latest ...
07:16, 05/16/2019

At Least Two Dead After Philippines Ferry Catches Fire A ferry in the southern Philippines caught fire early Wednesday, killing at least two passengers while more than a hundred were rescued, according to ...
15:16, 08/28/2019

Philippines declares national dengue epidemic The Philippines declared a national dengue epidemic as the country battles a disease that has seen a nearly two-fold on-year increase in the number of...
23:48, 08/07/2019

Earthquake terrifies residents in southern Philippines A moderately strong earthquake has struck the northeastern coast of Mindanao island in the southern Philippines. Officials have reported injuries and ...
14:00, 07/13/2019

US to launch new program to fight extremism in Philippines U.S. and Philippine officials on Tuesday were discussing a new program to thwart efforts by Muslim extremists to recruit and mobilize followers in the...
15:32, 06/04/2019

Philippines Supreme Court upholds ban on same-sex marriage The high court dismissed a petition filed by a 33-year-old gay man seeking to legalize same-sex marriage, because he doesn't have a partner and theref...
00:48, 09/05/2019

Eight killed in quake and aftershocks in Philippines, 60 injured An initial quake of magnitude 5.4 that struck the Batanes islands was followed shortly by an aftershock of magnitude 5.9, according to Philippine gove...
17:48, 07/27/2019

Philippines declares new polio outbreak after 19 years The Philippine health department has declared a polio outbreak in the country nearly two decades after the World Health Organization declared it to be...
16:00, 09/19/2019

25 Dead After Three Boats Sink Off Philippines Coast The death toll from three boats sinking surged to 25 as rescuers retrieved more bodies from the sea off the central Philippines, officials said Sunday...
15:16, 08/04/2019

Philippines weighs re-use of controversial dengue vaccine The Philippines is considering re-introducing a dengue vaccine whose use it halted because of links to the deaths of several children, as authorities ...
07:48, 08/03/2019

The Philippines Government Just Destroyed a Ferrari 360 Spider Seriously messed up leader of the Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has been crushing gorgeous, innocent automobiles for dumb reasons for a while ...
18:48, 07/23/2019

Philippines is deadliest country for defenders of environment Nation replaces Brazil for first time in annual list of murders compiled by Global Witness The Philippines has replaced Brazil as the most murderous c...
04:16, 07/30/2019

Philippines: 1st known Filipino suicide attacker identified A Philippine general says authorities have identified as a Filipino militant one of two suicide attackers who set off bombs that killed five people an...
08:16, 07/02/2019

Philippines earthquake leaves at least seven people dead Two strong earthquakes hours apart have hit a group of sparsely populated islands in the Luzon Strait in the northern Philippines, killing at least se...
11:48, 07/27/2019

Earthquake of 6.3 magnitude strikes central Philippines A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck the central Philippines on Monday, the U.S Geological Survey (USGS) said, and a Reuters witness said office building...
19:48, 04/28/2019

Philippines military: Dutch birdwatcher killed during gunfight Philippine military officials said Friday a Dutch man held hostage by militants of Abu Sayyaf in the southern Philippines was killed during an armed s...
18:48, 05/31/2019

Tropical storm threatens Philippines, China, Vietnam A tropical storm in the Philippine Sea will unleash flooding rainfall and elevate the risk of mudslides across the northern Philippines into early Wed...
08:48, 08/28/2019

Amnesty urges UN to investigate Philippines drug killings As Philippines President Duterte's war on drugs rages on, Amnesty International is calling for a UN investigation. At least 6,000 people have been kil...
13:16, 07/08/2019

At least 9 children dead, 16 hurt in Philippines truck crash Philippine police say at least 9 mostly grade school students died and 16 others were injured when the truck they were riding on lost control on a dow...
07:16, 07/19/2019

At War: A Military Exercise in the Philippines That Contends With Both ISIS and China This is what happened during a recent military exercise in which American soldiers trained Philippine troops to fight both a major foreign power and a...
18:16, 05/10/2019

Philippines declares national alert after 456 die from dengue fever Health authorities in the Philippines have declared a "national dengue alert" after a spike in cases of the viral disease which has left more than 450...
12:32, 07/16/2019

Philippines faces call for U.N. investigation into war on drugs killings More than two dozen countries formally called on Thursday for a United Nations investigation into thousands of killings in Philippine President Rodrig...
00:16, 07/05/2019

Dutch hostage killed while trying to escape from militants in Philippines A Dutch photographer held hostage by Islamic State-linked militants in the Philippines since 2012 was killed on Friday by his captors when he tried to...
10:32, 05/31/2019

For U.S. Commandos in the Philippines, a Water Pump Is a New Weapon Against ISIS A water pump is linked to the defeat of the Islamic State’s self-proclaimed caliphate in Iraq and Syria and the Pentagon’s race to stop the group’s re...
18:16, 04/28/2019

Labs confirm 1st new case of polio in Philippines in 26 years Nearly two decades after the World Health Organization declared polio eradicated in the Philippines, the malady has returned in a new outbreak, offici...
02:48, 09/20/2019

Six killed in quake, aftershock in Philippines, eight injured: agency An earthquake and aftershock struck islands off the north of the Philippines on Saturday killing six people and injuring eight, the national disaster ...
04:48, 07/27/2019

UN approves probe of mass killings in Philippines’ ‘war on drugs’ The first-ever resolution on the Philippines, led by Iceland, was adopted by a vote of 18 countries in favour and 14 against, including China, with 15...
09:00, 07/12/2019

China's Xi says 'bigger step' possible in offshore oil, gas development with Philippines Chinese President Xi Jinping said China and the Philippines could take a "bigger step" in the joint development of oil and gas resources in the South ...
03:16, 08/30/2019

Philippines bans pig imports from Laos due to swine fever: WTO The Philippines has banned imports of pigs and pig products from Laos due to an African swine fever outbreak, it said in a filing published by the Wor...
13:16, 07/02/2019

'Widow Candidate' Tradition In Philippines' Deadly Polls Gertrudes Batocabe never wanted to enter the Philippines' cutthroat politics, but after her husband was shot dead, allegedly by a rival in next week's...
17:32, 05/11/2019

War on numbers: Philippines targets drug killing data Facing a U.N. human rights investigation into its bloody war on drugs, the Philippines presented a new death toll on Thursday to counter much higher n...
14:00, 07/18/2019

Dutch Hostage Killed While Trying To Escape In Philippines: Army A Dutch birdwatcher held by Islamic State-linked terrorists was killed on Friday during a firefight between his kidnappers and soldiers in the souther...
13:16, 05/31/2019

Deadly twin quakes strike northern Philippines At least eight people have been killed in back-to-back earthquakes near a remote Philippines island group. Terrified residents have gathered outside f...
12:00, 07/27/2019

Eight killed in quake, aftershocks in Philippines, 60 injured: agency An earthquake and aftershocks struck islands off the north of the Philippines on Saturday killing eight people and injuring 60, disaster officials sai...
05:16, 07/27/2019

Philippines slam UN human rights probe of drug war The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted to investigate the thousands of killings in the Philippines tied to President Rodrigo Duterte's ongo...
08:16, 07/12/2019

Canada needs to ban garbage exports, advocates say following Philippines dispute The spotlight on the global shipping of garbage grew bright in recent weeks as the diplomatic fight over garbage between Canada and the Philippines ga...
09:48, 06/01/2019

American held in Philippines for trying to smuggle baby out of airport An American woman is facing human trafficking and kidnapping charges in the Philippines, authorities said, after she was caught trying to smuggle a ne...
05:32, 09/06/2019

The Catholic rebels resisting the Philippines’ deadly war on drugs President Rodrigo Duterte’s violent crackdown has left 20,000 dead, and in a devout country, he has repeatedly hurled insults at bishops, the pope – a...
14:32, 07/18/2019

Philippines ships 69 containers of rubbish back to Canada Container ship M/V Bavaria, with tonnes of garbage on board, has left Subic Bay on a 20-day journey to VancouverThe Philippines has followed through o...
07:48, 05/31/2019

Philippines recalls envoys in Canada over trash shipments The Philippine foreign secretary says the ambassador and consuls in Canada are being recalled over Ottawa's failure to take back truckloads of garbage...
07:00, 05/16/2019

U.N. rights experts seek inquiry into Philippines killings United Nations human rights experts called on Friday for an international investigation into unlawful deaths and police killings linked to a crackdown...
13:32, 06/07/2019

Philippines ships trash back to Canada after heated row Tons of garbage exported from Canada to the Philippines years ago is being sent back to its source. This comes as several Asian countries rebel agains...
14:48, 05/31/2019

Magnitude 5.5 earthquake strikes in southern Philippines, 25 injured An earthquake of 5.5 magnitude struck northern Mindanao in the south of the Philippines early on Saturday, injuring 25 people and causing damage to se...
13:00, 07/13/2019

Philippines Sets Deadline for Canada to Take Back Trash President Rodrigo Duterte demanded that tons of garbage mistakenly sent to his country be returned by May 15, threatening otherwise to dump it on Cana...
14:16, 05/08/2019

| Orphan goes from sniffing 'Rugby' glue to playing for the Philippines Long before Lito Ramirez was one of the Philippines' first homegrown rugby stars he was a six-year-old orphan addicted to sniffing glue, who survived ...
07:32, 07/10/2019

Canada waste returns home after Philippines' war threat More than 60 containers full of garbage have returned to the western shores of Canada after being stranded for years in the Philippines. The incident ...
00:00, 06/30/2019

Philippines: Abu Sayyaf chief likely plotted suicide attacks JOLO, Philippines (AP) — A Philippine official says an Abu Sayyaf commander aligned with the Islamic State group most likely plotted the suicide attac...
13:00, 06/29/2019

Canada Agrees to Take Back Trash Sent to Philippines Years Ago The garbage, which was mistakenly shipped to the Philippines in 2013 and 2014, had been the subject of a diplomatic dispute and outrage from President...
09:32, 05/23/2019

Philippines denounces Chinese fishing boat for collision The Philippines on Wednesday denounced the crew of a Chinese fishing boat that collided with a Philippine vessel and left 22 Filipino fishermen abando...
16:00, 06/12/2019

10-Year-Old Snatched From Boat, Eaten By Crocodile In Philippines A boy was killed after being snatched from a boat by a saltwater crocodile in the southern Philippines, as the reptiles' shrinking habitat leads to re...
01:00, 08/15/2019

Her Little Girl Was Slain in the Philippines' Drug War. She Wants Justice---Against Police. After thousands of deaths in the Philippines’ drug war, a loose coalition of families, activists and lawyers is taking investigative work into their o...
16:32, 08/14/2019

‘Baaaaaaaaa Bye.’ Philippines Ships Trash Back to Canada A cargo ship loaded with 69 containers of garbage left the Philippines Friday for Vancouver, Canada amid an escalating diplomat row over international...
15:16, 05/31/2019

Philippines normalizing Canada relations after garbage dispute There is no word yet on a return to Canada of the Philippine ambassador or consuls general, who were withdrawn until Canada took back a big load of ga...
20:48, 06/06/2019

| 51 injured as shallow earthquake rocks southern Philippines Fifty-one people have been injured and several homes, churches and other buildings were damaged when an earthquake sent terrified residents of the sou...
19:32, 07/13/2019

China says a 'bigger step' is possible in offshore oil and gas development with the Philippines Chinese President Xi Jinping said China and the Philippines could take a "bigger step" in the joint development of oil and gas resources in the South ...
11:48, 08/30/2019

The Philippines Says It Will Dump Garbage in Canada’s Waters If They Don’t Take It Back The President of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte, says his government has hired a private shipping company to send containers full of Canadian trash ...
10:32, 05/23/2019

Quake in Philippines injures 25, damages homes, churches Officials say a moderately strong earthquake struck in the southern Philippines as people slept before dawn, injuring at least 25 villagers and damagi...
14:16, 07/13/2019

Philippines protests sinking of boat in disputed waters The Philippines' top diplomat said Thursday he has filed a diplomatic protest after an anchored fishing boat was hit by a suspected Chinese vessel whi...
14:16, 06/13/2019

Philippines orders Filipinos to leave Libyan capital Philippine officials say they have issue a mandatory evacuation order for more than 1,000 Filipinos in the Libyan capital amid escalating fighting, ro...
07:48, 05/01/2019

Philippines overflows with millions of mangoes as El Niño take effect Agriculture department sets up stalls around Manila in bid to get rid of fruit before it rots The Philippines is struggling under the weight of a swee...
08:32, 06/10/2019

Michael Jackson 'doctor death' Conrad Murray: where is he now? 10 years after star's death MICHAEL Jackson died of after overdosing on the drugs propofol and benzodiazepine, but where is the doctor found guilty of involuntary manslaughter, C...
10:32, 06/25/2019

Hurricane Dorian death toll rises to 20 in Bahamas as PM announces his brother's death The Bahamas health minister said Wednesday that the death toll for Hurricane Dorian has risen from seven to 20 and more deaths are expected as the sto...
19:00, 09/05/2019

Megan Lee death: Takeaway boss wins manslaughter conviction appeal over death of schoolgirl with nut allergy A takeaway boss found guilty of the manslaughter of a schoolgirl who suffered an allergic reaction to a meal containing peanut proteins has won an app...
18:48, 05/16/2019

Peter Lindbergh death: Meghan Markle pays tribute to renowned fashion photographer after his death age 74 The Duchess of Sussex, Emma Watson and Nicole Kidman are among those who paid tribute to renowned fashion photographer Peter Lindbergh after his death...
15:32, 09/05/2019

Blast wounds seven people at public market in southern Philippines An explosion at a public market in the southern Philippines wounded at least seven people early on Saturday, the fourth blast in that area in 13 month...
08:32, 09/07/2019

Philippines president calls on Trump to park US Navy outside China Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte wants President Trump to park the Navy's Seventh Fleet on China's doorstep in response to ongoing tensions in t...
23:00, 07/17/2019

Police in the Philippines Investigating 8chan and Its Owner Following El Paso Shooting After a gunman opened fire at an El Paso Walmart on Saturday killing 22, and a manifesto posted online believed to be written by the shooter exalted p...
20:16, 08/08/2019

Philippines Declares Deadly Dengue Outbreak a National Epidemic (MANILA, Philippines) — The Philippines’ Department of Health on Tuesday declared the country’s outbreak of dengue to be a national ...
09:16, 08/07/2019

Islamic State claims responsibility for market blast in Philippines The Islamic State militant group has claimed responsibility for an explosion at a public market in the southern Philippines that wounded at least seve...
10:16, 09/08/2019

'War on drugs' makes Philippines fourth most dangerous country – report Duterte’s violent anti-drugs operations are responsible for 75% of civilian deaths this yearPresident Rodrigo Duterte’s declaration of a “war on drugs...
13:48, 07/09/2019

Littoral combat ship USS Montgomery arrives in Philippines on first deployment The USS Montgomery arrived in the Philippines, its first deployment and the first time in 19 months a littoral combat ship was used in forward deploym...
21:00, 07/01/2019

Slave to sachets: How poverty worsens the plastics crisis in the Philippines Armed with gloves, rubber boots and a rake, "Mangrove Warrior" Willer Gualva, 68, comes to Freedom Island in the Philippines almost every day to stop ...
13:00, 09/03/2019

'Bring it on' - Philippines' drug war commander invites probes into killings The top enforcer of a brutal war on drugs in the Philippines on Friday dared prosecutors to go after him for the deaths of thousands of people, after ...
09:48, 05/17/2019

Canada to pay full cost of bringing garbage home from Philippines Canada has agreed to pay the full cost of bringing 69 garbage-laden shipping containers back across the Pacific Ocean to Vancouver - but it remains un...
20:32, 05/07/2019

UN rights body launches probe into Philippines drug war deaths The UN Human Rights Council will investigate extrajudicial killings in the Philippines. At least 6,000 people have been killed by police in the war on...
07:00, 07/12/2019

Philippines Hits Back at Call for U.N. Inquiry of Police Killings A presidential spokesman called the experts’ report “an outrageous interference,” adding that the government’s “primary duty” was to protect its citiz...
19:00, 06/08/2019

Eight Killed, Dozens Injured As Twin Quakes Strike Philippines Eight people were killed and dozens injured when twin earthquakes struck islands in the northern Philippines early Saturday while many were still asle...
10:00, 07/27/2019

'The odour of burning wakes us': inside the Philippines' Plastic City In Valenzuela City, residents blame recycling plants for pungent smells and respiratory illnessesAs noon approaches in Valenzuela City and residents p...
03:48, 07/08/2019

Tired of being trashed, Philippines ready to dump garbage in Canada Philippine President Duterte has given Canada two options for garbage sent to the Philippines years ago: Take it back or watch it wash up on Canadian ...
21:48, 05/22/2019

Rights Experts Urge U.N. Inquiry Into ‘Staggering’ Killings in Philippines In a condemnation of President Rodrigo Duterte’s administration, 11 United Nations experts said the body’s Human Rights Council should investigate a w...
18:16, 06/07/2019

Philippines President Orders Garbage Shipped Back To Canada President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered tonnes of garbage dumped in the Philippines years ago to be shipped back to Canada, his spokesman said Wednesday...
16:16, 05/22/2019

9 Killed As Air-Ambulance Plane Crashes At Resort Area In Philippines Nine people were killed when an air-ambulance plane crashed at a resort area near the Philippine capital on Sunday, sparking a fierce blaze and sendin...
09:00, 09/02/2019

| WATCH: Philippines ships dumped trash back to Canada Tonnes of garbage sent to the Philippines years ago was shipped back to Canada on Friday after a festering diplomatic row, as Asian nations increasing...
23:00, 05/31/2019

Amal Clooney will represent Philippines journalist Maria Ressa International human rights lawyers Amal Clooney and Caoilfhionn Gallagher QC will lead a team representing Maria Ressa, the award-winning Philippines ...
13:48, 07/09/2019

Philippines checks for African swine fever as pig deaths rise The Philippines has set up a crisis management team to determine if the deadly African swine fever virus has reached the country after officials detec...
10:32, 08/19/2019

Hit-and-Run Collision in Disputed Waters Tests Philippines' China Ties The alleged sinking of a Philippine fishing boat by a Chinese vessel has emerged as the biggest test yet of President Rodrigo Duterte’s pivot to China...
19:16, 07/12/2019

Philippines: Isis claims bombing that killed five on Jolo island Officials say local affiliate Abu Sayyaf was likely behind blast that targeted elite army unit Five people including three soldiers were killed in a b...
03:32, 06/30/2019

Ship carrying waste arrives back in Canada from the Philippines A ship carrying 69 containers of waste mislabeled as plastic recyclables returned to Canada on Saturday from the Philippines, closing a chapter on a ...
00:00, 06/30/2019

Cargo ship arrives in Philippines to return Canadian trash A Philippine official says a cargo ship has arrived in a northern port to pick up and return 69 containers of Canadian garbage which the government in...
16:16, 05/30/2019

Canada will accept garbage containers wrongly sent to Philippines, says Manila Canada has agreed to take back 69 containers of garbage that were wrongly sent to the Philippines and will pay for their transport, Manila said on Tue...
01:32, 05/08/2019

National alert in Philippines as dengue victim count soars Authorities in the Philippines say dengue cases have risen by more than 80% since last year. Early detection of the disease can dramatically reduce fa...
21:16, 07/15/2019

Philippines' top senator chides Iceland for abortion, U.N. drugs war probe The Philippines' highest-ranking lawmaker said on Monday a U.N. resolution to probe the country's bloody war on drugs should be ignored, and its chief...
09:48, 07/15/2019

Philippines Declares Polio Outbreak After 19 Years Free of the Disease The country’s health secretary said that government scientists had confirmed one case in the southern province of Lanao del Sur and were looking at an...
13:32, 09/19/2019

Canada to haul back mountains of trash sent to Philippines years ago Canada will take back tons of garbage shipped to the Philippines years ago, in a major victory for President Rodrigo Duterte in a diplomatic row which...
16:32, 05/23/2019

Ohio woman arrested with baby hidden in bag at Philippines airport Officials say Jennifer Erin Talbot, from Ohio, was intercepted at the boarding gate by airline personnel.        ...
19:32, 09/05/2019

Philippines recalls its envoys in Canada over tons of rotting garbage The move is the latest escalation in a long-simmering conflict involving containers that were shipped to the Philippines containing household waste in...
13:48, 05/16/2019

Philippines culls 7,000 pigs in outbreak of African swine fever Infected pigs found in two towns near capital Manila, as country becomes latest to be hit by diseaseThe Philippines has reported its first cases of Af...
01:16, 09/10/2019

Philippines slams sinking of boat by suspected China vessel The Philippine defense secretary says an anchored Filipino fishing boat has sunk in the disputed South China Sea after being hit by a suspected Chines...
16:32, 06/12/2019

Magnitude 5.8 earthquake strikes northern Mindanao, Philippines - USGS An earthquake measured at a verified magnitude of 5.8 struck northern Mindanao in the Philippines archipelago early on Saturday local time, the U.S. G...
23:32, 07/12/2019

Kentucky Man Accused In Murder-For-Hire Fights Extradition From Philippines BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man in Filipino custody is challenging extradition to the U.S. where he’s being charged with complicity to ...
16:32, 06/25/2019

Philippines declares first African swine fever outbreak near Manila Dead pigs found in some backyard farms in the Philippines tested positive for African swine fever, the country's agriculture chief said on Monday, the...
17:32, 09/09/2019

U.S. Woman Arrested in Philippines Airport After 6-Day-Old Baby Found Hidden Inside Bag (MANILA, Philippines) — An American woman who attempted to carry a 6-day-old baby out of the Philippines hidden inside a sling bag has been arre...
23:16, 09/05/2019

Philippines' Globe Telecoms launches 5G service backed by Huawei equipment Philippines' Globe Telecom Inc on Thursday launched Southeast Asia's first 5G broadband service, with embattled Huawei Technologies Co Ltd providing t...
20:32, 06/20/2019

Exclusive: Tesla woes send Panasonic's U.S. solar cells to Philippines Most of the solar cells made by Panasonic at Tesla Inc's New York manufacturing plant are being purchased by H.R.D. Singapore's factories in the Phili...
13:48, 05/30/2019

Police Launch 8chan Probe in Philippines, Where Owner, Founder Live Police in the Philippines said they had opened an investigation into 8chan, an online message board whose American owner lives in the country, followi...
15:48, 08/08/2019

Philippines has a mango surplus of 4.4 million pounds and is selling them for dirt cheap The mango surplus this year was caused by El Niño, which caused weather conditions to be particularly conducive for growers.    ...
04:00, 06/14/2019

The Philippines is shipping back Canada’s heaping garbage. What’s Ottawa going to do with the trash? A cargo ship has arrived in a northern port in the Philippines, and is ready to return a massive pile of rotting garbage to Canada — 1,500 tonnes to b...
07:16, 05/31/2019

Philippines threatens to dump rubbish back in Canadian waters as row deepens Two nations have been at odds over 69 containers of waste sent to the Philippines in 2013 and 2014Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte has ordered hi...
03:32, 05/23/2019

Philippines: US rights volunteer branded 'enemy of state' shot outside home Brandon Lee, dubbed an ‘enemy of the state’ on social media, is in a critical condition after the shooting in northern Ifugao provinceAn American huma...
17:16, 08/08/2019

American Volunteer Branded ‘Enemy of State’ and Shot Outside His Home in the Philippines An American human rights volunteer is reportedly in critical condition after he was shot four times in the Philippines. Brandon Lee, 37, was attacked ...
12:16, 08/08/2019

Philippines declares national emergency after more than 100,000 people contract Dengue fever Health officials in the Philippines declared a national emergency this week after a record breaking 106,630 cases of Dengue fever were reported since ...
21:48, 07/17/2019

Child marriages spike in Philippines violence-marred Marawi city A jihadist siege in the Philippines' Muslim-majority Marawi city displaced over 400,000 people in 2017. People are returning to their homes, but with ...
18:32, 07/12/2019

Philippines President Kisses 5 Filipino Women At Public Event In Japan Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte kissed five Filipino women on stage during a speech in Japan's Tokyo, in front of his longtime partner, and said...
19:48, 05/31/2019

India Joins Naval Exercises By US, Philippines, Japan In South China Sea Indian Navy on Thursday participated with the navies of the US, the Philippines and Japan in their first joint naval exercise in the disputed South Ch...
09:00, 05/10/2019

Philippines sets deadline for Canada to ship out garbage in filthy standoff Canada has agreed to pay to re-export the waste it shipped to the Philippines back home, but "bureaucratic red tape" is slowing down the process, acco...
05:16, 05/08/2019

Philippines mulls tourists for Thitu, bolstering South China Sea claims The Philippines is considering inviting tourists to its biggest and most strategically important outpost in the South China Sea, part of efforts to as...
09:32, 07/23/2019

Ship carrying 69 containers of garbage arrives in Canada after journey from Philippines The Anna Maersk, carrying 69 containers of Canadian garbage and e-waste, docked at Deltaport near the Tsawwassen ferry terminal just after 7 a.m. on S...
18:00, 06/29/2019

Ex-Philippines Minister Denied Hong Kong Entry Over Diplomatic Passport The Philippines said on Saturday its former foreign minister may have been denied entry into Hong Kong over his diplomatic passport, shying away from ...
13:16, 06/22/2019

The U.N. Human Rights Council Has Narrowly Agreed to Probe Killings in the Philippines (GENEVA) — The U.N.’s top human rights body has narrowly passed a resolution that includes calls for greater scrutiny in the Philippines. ...
05:32, 07/12/2019

Philippines to allow China-backed telco to build towers on military bases The Philippine military agreed on Wednesday to allow a new cellphone network powered by a Chinese state telecoms giant to install communications equip...
15:18, 09/11/2019

UN chief condemns deadly terrorist attack on church in southern Philippines United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has condemned the deadly terrorist attack on a church in restive southern Philippines early Sunday, ...
20:16, 04/28/2019

8 Killed, Dozens Injured As Twin Quakes Strike Islands In Philippines Eight people were killed and dozens injured when a series of earthquakes struck islands in the far northern Philippines early Saturday, terrifying loc...
10:00, 07/27/2019

Philippines readies new renewable energy policies to curb coal dependence The Philippines' Department of Energy (DOE) on Thursday vowed to fast-track the implementation of two key renewable energy (RE) policies, following Pr...
13:32, 07/25/2019

Calls for justice, intervention as Philippines buries drug war's youngest known victim One by one, a mother and her children splash holy water over a white coffin barely a meter long. On the dirt floor beneath it lies a pair of tiny pink...
10:16, 07/10/2019

Alana Cutland death: Brit passenger desperately fought to stop Cambridge University student falling to her death from plane in Madagascar A plane passenger fought a desperate five-minute battle to stop Cambridge University student Alana Cutland falling to her death from a plane in Madaga...
09:48, 08/02/2019

Philippines aims to sell 2.2M pounds of mangoes in June after fruitful harvest: official The Philippines announced a new agriculture program this week that is aimed at selling over 2.2 millions pounds of fresh mangos in the month of June a...
19:32, 06/11/2019

Philippines: Imelda Marcos' 90th birthday ends with hundreds falling sick Hundreds were rushed to hospital after thousands had gathered to celebrate Imelda Marcos' birthday. The former first lady and her family have made a p...
19:00, 07/03/2019

UN chief lauds Philippines’ ‘landmark achievement’ on setting up transition authority in Bangsamoro United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres congratulated the Philippines on Friday for establishing a government body to push forward the forma...
20:16, 04/28/2019

Cargo ship arrives in Philippines, will transport 69 containers of garbage back to Canada A cargo ship arrived in a northern Philippine port on Thursday to transport 69 containers of garbage back to Canada that officials say were shipped il...
20:32, 05/30/2019

Philippines declares national epidemic as Dengue fever cases rise past 145,000 Health officials in the Philippines have upgraded the country’s outbreak of Dengue fever to a national epidemic as more than 145,000 cases have been r...
06:16, 08/07/2019

Husband, wife who underwent deradicalization program behind bombing of Philippines cathedral: police An Indonesian husband and wife who had taken part of a government-sponsored deradicalization program are believed to be the masterminds behind a suici...
23:48, 07/24/2019

Amnesty International: Philippines police, contract gunmen kill for drug crusade Police in the Philippines under President Rodrigo Duterte have carried out extrajudicial executions with impunity, in the poorest neighborhoods, as pa...
22:48, 07/08/2019

U.S., Japan, India and Philippines challenge Beijing with naval drills in the South China Sea In fresh show of naval force in the contested South China Sea, a U.S. guided missile destroyer conducted drills with a Japanese aircraft carrier, two ...
16:00, 05/09/2019

Manitoba man brings measles home from Philippines; fellow travellers in Winnipeg, Vancouver at risk A man from Winnipeg contracted the measles while he was travelling in the Philippines and brought it home with him, potentially affecting hundreds of ...
22:32, 06/28/2019

Ohio woman charged after carrying newborn in luggage at Philippines airport as new details emerge An American woman who tried flying out of the Philippines with a 6-day-old baby hidden inside her carry-on bag was intercepted just before boarding a ...
19:00, 09/05/2019

Friday’s Daily Brief: electronic hopes and fears, updates from Libya, Syria, Australia and the Philippines Wrapping up this week, our top stories are: how new technologies are a "vector for hope" and "source of fear", according to UN chief Guterres; the pli...
21:16, 06/07/2019

Should You Pay for TSA Precheck, Global Entry, or Clear? You’ve seen the special lines at the airport: People just breezing on through routine security measures while you’re waiting behind a family of seven,...
19:00, 07/16/2019

Clear Up Your Skin With This Retinol Cream For Just $17 In case you haven’t heard, retinol should be a go-to for those looking to rid their skin of acne, dark spots, wrinkles, and other imperfections. But b...
04:00, 05/17/2019

iOS tip: How to clear your iPhone's RAM and make it faster Finding that your iPhone is feeling a little slow? Here's a quick and easy trick to help speed it up without having to restart it or delete any apps o...
05:00, 07/02/2019

This Swiss river is clear enough to see 30 feet below Tucked away in Ticino, Switzerland, Valle Verzasca is known for its debris-free, crystal clear water. Swimmers can clearly see the bottom of the rive...
09:48, 08/01/2019

Chicago will use an algorithm to clear pot convictions California is no longer the only state using an algorithm to reverse marijuana convictions. Illinois' Cook County will now use the Code for Ameri...
22:16, 08/28/2019

Diamondbacks’ Greinke OK for next start after MRI is clear PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Zack Greinke is on track to make his next scheduled start Tuesday at San Diego after throwing a bullpen se...
03:00, 05/19/2019

Nonprofit to help Chicago clear pot convictions Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx says clearing tens of thousands of convictions for marijuana possession is a critical part of righting the ...
00:48, 08/28/2019

Next up for Khabib? There's a clear path forward After Khabib's Nurmagomedov dominant performance against Dustin Poirier on Saturday, he has an obvious next challenger. But what about Poirier and oth...
16:48, 09/09/2019

How to Change Bad Habits, With James Clear You hear a lot of things about how to change habits—it’s going to take you 21 days! You are going to have to make small changes before you can make bi...
00:00, 05/30/2019

California DAs can now use an app to clear thousands of pot convictions A pilot scheme in five California counties has automatically identified around 75,000 cannabis convictions that will be dismissed or reduced. Now, dis...
08:01, 09/06/2019

EU to clear without conditions $34 bln IBM, Red Hat deal - sources EU antitrust regulators are expected to clear U.S. tech giant International Business Machines Corp's $34 billion bid for software company Red Hat with...
19:16, 06/19/2019

8chan Owner Jim Watkins Facing Summons to Testify Before Congress, Child Porn Probe in Philippines Infamous image board 8chan, breeding ground for neo-Nazis and a favored place for white supremacist mass shooters to drop manifestos before going on m...
05:48, 08/07/2019

Social media companies are outsourcing their dirty work to the Philippines. A generation of workers is paying the price. YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and other tech companies have tasked a workforce of contractors with reviewing suicides and massacres to decide if such con...
14:16, 07/25/2019

The bizarre life of 8chan owner Jim Watkins, the middle-age veteran who decamped to the Philippines and runs a pig farm YouTube/The Goldwater Over the weekend, 22 people were killed and more than two dozen others were injured in a mass shooting at a Walmart in El Paso,...
04:48, 08/06/2019

UN Human Rights Council stands firm on LGBTI violence, Syria detainees and Philippines ‘war on drugs’ The 41st session of the United Nations Human Rights Council ended on Friday with measures taken to address worrying developments in Eritrea, Syria and...
10:32, 07/13/2019

UN rights experts call on Philippines Government to halt ‘unacceptable attacks’ on Victoria Tauli-Corpuz False claims levelled at the UN expert on the rights of indigenous peoples by her own Government in the Philippines, “are without grounding in fact or...
16:48, 05/01/2019

The "Look" of a Clear Elliott Wave Pattern in Commodities EWI's Commodity analyst Jeffrey Kennedy talks with Dana Weeks about his recent soybean oil forecast, complete with an in-depth show and tell with the ...
15:00, 05/01/2019

The Best Buys From Clear the Rack, According to The Inventory Staff Clear the Rack comes around somewhat regularly, but Nordstrom Rack has dropped more deals today than we’ve seen in a while. If you’re in no mood to si...
04:00, 07/26/2019

Steer Clear of Libra Cryptocurrency Scams Libra hasn’t even officially debuted on Facebook yet, but the highly anticipated cryptocurrency has already gotten a ton of interests—from scammers. I...
23:32, 07/23/2019

The Jury Said He Killed Her Daughter. She Helped Clear His Name. Something about the confession did not sound right. So an Idaho mother pushed to use the emerging technique of genetic genealogy to find another suspe...
23:16, 07/18/2019

In debate, Democrats steer clear of economy HOUSTON — In the last few weeks, Democratic presidential candidates have focused on fears of a recession, accusing President Trump of recklessness in ...
15:18, 09/13/2019

Rod Stewart given all-clear following secret cancer treatment Stewart says, ‘I’ve just been happy, and the good Lord looked after me’, following prostate cancer diagnosis two years agoRod Stewart has revealed he ...
18:18, 09/16/2019

'All clear' at Great Mall in Northern California Authorities in Northern California late Sunday gave an 'all clear' at the Great Mall in Milpitas after police conducted an investigation into a possib...
11:48, 08/26/2019

To Pak Media's Questions On Kashmir, UN Gives "Clear Opinion" The United Nations today indicated its acknowledgement of the Indian stance that Jammu and Kashmir is a bilateral issue and said dialogue between Indi...
02:48, 09/19/2019

6 Ways To Clear Out Your Wardrobe With A Clean Conscience Instead of binning clothes that don't "spark joy", we should be giving them a second (or third) chance, argues the author of new book The Conscious Cl...
01:00, 08/20/2019

Japan gets ‘all clear’ to mine Mars’ moon Japan is ready to mine Mars’ largest moon after successfully completing all of the compulsory “space contamination” paperwork. Japan...
22:16, 05/17/2019

Trump Steers Clear of War Footing Toward Iran The White House is pushing for an international coalition to exert pressure on Iran through the U.N. as its chief response to the attack on Saudi oil ...
02:48, 09/19/2019

S&P 500 Index: Clear Signs of an "Ebbing Ebullience" Investor psychology drives stock market prices. So, it pays to study sentiment measures. This chart shows two sentiment measures that warned of the cu...
02:00, 08/16/2019

USB4 devices are clear to roll out next year The USB Implementers Forum (USB-IF) announced today that the organization has finalized the technical specifications for USB4. These specs will be mak...
00:32, 09/04/2019

Lakers trading 3 to Wizards, clear cap space The Los Angeles Lakers' price tag for Anthony Davis got a little steeper on Thursday, with the tradeoff being that the team now has the flexibility to...
16:32, 06/28/2019

Facebook campus given all-clear after sarin scare Facebook Inc's Silicon Valley campus received the all-clear on Tuesday after fears that a package at its mail facility contained the nerve agent sari...
21:16, 07/02/2019

My life in sex: 'It was clear my labia had been completely removed' The woman who regrets her labiaplastyI am 24, and have always been self-conscious of how I looked “down there”. Not enough to put me off having sex an...
12:16, 07/12/2019

Belarus to finish pipeline clear-up by Aug. 15 - official Belarus plans to finish clearing contaminated Russian oil out of its pipeline system by Aug. 15, Deputy Prime Minister Igor Lyashenko said on Friday....
10:48, 06/28/2019

UPDATE: All-Clear After Gas Leak Reported On UK Campus LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — The University of Kentucky issued an all-clear after earlier reports of a gas leak at Rose Street and Columbia Avenue....
17:00, 06/12/2019

Clear the Rack Is Back With Over 14,000 Discounted Items Just in time for a new season, Clear the Rack is on at Nordstrom Rack. And while we know and love this sale for being full to the brim with heavily di...
17:00, 05/24/2019

Ex-PSU doctor alleges pressure to clear players A former Penn State team doctor is suing the school, football coach James Franklin and athletic director Sandy Barbour, claiming he was fired after co...
01:48, 08/27/2019

| ICC clear England's Plunkett of ball-tampering England fast bowler Liam Plunkett has been cleared by the ICC following allegations he may have tampered with the ball during the second ODI against P...
21:16, 05/12/2019

"Very Clear Where BJP Government Is Going": Priyanka Gandhi On Voting Day Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said it was "very clear" that the ruling BJP would be defeated in the national election as people were "angry and distressed" an...
11:48, 05/12/2019

Clear shorts leave absolutely nothing to the imagination I see London, I see France, I can see your underpants. A limited-edition line of transparent beach shorts for men is for sale online through at least ...
21:48, 08/09/2019

Expansion at London Heathrow will clear out many homes London's Heathrow Airport is adding a third runway that will be operational in a few years, but the project is causing a stir because it requires buil...
23:48, 06/18/2019

Next up for Khabib Nurmagomedov? There's a clear path forward After Khabib's dominant performance against Dustin Poirier on Saturday, he has an obvious next challenger. But what about Poirier and others from UFC ...
22:32, 09/08/2019

Benches clear at end of Diamondbacks’ 11-inning win over Dodgers LOS ANGELES — Instead of walking off with another win, the Los Angeles Dodgers walked right out onto the field to confront Archie Bradley. They were m...
11:48, 08/10/2019

Some United flyers to get free or discounted CLEAR If you’re a United Airlines frequent flyer and you hate waiting in line at TSA checkpoints, you’re in luck. Buzz60's Susana Victoria ...
23:48, 08/07/2019

Steinmeier: Social media has a 'clear responsibility' In an interview with DW Director-General Peter Limbourg, to open this year's Global Media Forum (GMF), German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier warned...
00:32, 05/28/2019

Apple tries to clear up Google's claims about iOS vulnerabilities Apple has taken issue with Google's findings about exploit-laden websites injecting malicious code into iPhones. Last week, Google published a bl...
23:48, 09/06/2019

Move over TSA PreCheck. Long live Clear! Clear is the expedited screening service that whisks its members to the front of the TSA PreCheck line. Learn about the cost and the airports using th...
23:48, 08/01/2019

Philippine's Rodrigo Duterte says he was once gay but 'cured myself' Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte used to be gay but says he 'cured' himself by marrying beautiful women, drawing outrage from at least o...
18:32, 06/03/2019

Officials clear fireworks after blast that hurt firefighters ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — Authorities are cleaning up the remaining fireworks at a New Mexico storage area where an explosion earlier this week critically ...
20:48, 06/07/2019

Sri Lanka bombers had clear links to ISIS, President says Sri Lanka's President told CNN Monday it is "very clear" the Easter Sunday suicide bombers "had obtained training" from ISIS, according to Sri Lankan ...
18:48, 04/29/2019

Exclusive: EU to clear without conditions FIS' $35 billion Worldpay bid - sources EU antitrust regulators are set to approve without conditions a $35 billion bid by U.S. financial services provider Fidelity National Information Serv...
17:00, 07/01/2019