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7 killed as cops raid Davao drug den

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Seven suspected drug dealers were killed and several others – including a Korean national – were arrested during a raid by authorities in a village in the outskirts of the city Friday.

Posted: February 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Nicaragua to try 3 men for stealing 2 bananas


A court’s decision to hold three men for trial for the attempted theft of two bananas is drawing surprise and ridicule from lawyers in Nicaragua.

Posted: February 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Fake tourist guides nabbed in Davao


At least 16 mountaineers from Manila fell victim to a group of tourist guide-poseurs here but their sad experience still ended up in celebration after they were allowed to proceed to Mt. Apo on Thursday – for free.

Posted: February 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

2 sisters stabbed to death in Paris apartment – police


Two sisters were found stabbed to death Thursday in a Paris apartment where a suspect was seriously injured after he jumped out of a window when the bodies were discovered, police told AFP.

Posted: February 21st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »


ANGELES CITY   Korean shot dead   A Korean tourist was killed after he was shot by one of two men on a motorcycle in Barangay (village) Anunas in this city on Tuesday night, police said.   Investigators said Her Tae Suk, 65, was walking toward the Prism Hotel on Clarkview Avenue with three other [...]

Posted: February 20th, 2014 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

‘No verification’ for US wife’s killing claims

In this Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013 file photo, Miranda K. Barbour is led into District Judge Ben Apfelbaum's office in Sunbury, Pa., by Sunbury policeman Travis Bremigen. In an interview with The Daily Item newspaper published Feb. 15, 2014, Barbour, charged along with her newlywed husband Elytte Barbour in the murder of a man they met through Craigslist, admitted to the slaying and said she has killed more than 20 others across the country, claims police said they are investigating. AP

Police haven’t substantiated a newlywed woman’s claims that she killed more than 20 people in four U.S. states before the killing she and her husband are now charged with committing, a prosecutor said Tuesday.

Posted: February 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

UN probe demands justice for North Korea atrocities

Michael Kirby, chairperson of the commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.  AP PHOTO/ANJA NIEDRINGHAUS

North Korea’s leaders should be brought before an international court for a litany of crimes against humanity, including mass murder, enslavement and starvation, a UN team said Monday. A hard-hitting report detailed “extermination, murder, enslavement, torture, imprisonment, rape, forced abortions and other sexual violence” in the nuclear-armed totalitarian state.

Posted: February 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Man wanted for crimes in N. Cotabato killed in running shootout with cops

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A man long wanted by police authorities for various crimes was killed after he allegedly tossed a hand grenade and engaged policemen in a running shootout in Carmen, North Cotabato, on Sunday afternoon, police said Monday.

Posted: February 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

QC case offers warning on hiring family drivers


The police on Wednesday recovered a car stolen from a Quezon City resident allegedly by his former family driver three weeks after the latter was fired.

Posted: February 8th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

QC man caught with Bulacan doc’s stolen vehicle

A man was arrested Thursday after a vehicle reported stolen in Bulacan province five months ago was seen parked in front of his Quezon City home by the real owner.

Posted: February 1st, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Amanda Knox saddened by ‘unjust’ verdict

Amanda Knox. AP

Amanda Knox lamented Thursday what she called the “unjust” verdict handed down by an Italian court that reconvicted her for the 2007 murder of her British housemate Meredith Kercher.

Posted: January 31st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Italian court re-convicts Knox for murder

Amanda Knox. AP

A court in Florence on Thursday sentenced American student Amanda Knox to 28 years and six months in prison for the murder of her British housemate in 2007 in the latest dramatic twist in the high-profile case.

Posted: January 31st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Sotto bill revives death penalty


Alarmed by the influx of heinous crimes, Senator Vicente “Tito” Sotto III has sought the revival of Republic Act 7659 or the Death Penalty Law in the country through lethal injection.

Posted: January 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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  2. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  3. Filipinos, Dane re-enact crucifixion of Christ
  4. Magnitude-7.5 earthquake shakes Mexican capital
  5. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  6. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  7. Massive infra spending set
  8. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  9. Easter crucifixions draw huge crowds
  10. Korea ferry captain arrested, divers spot bodies
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  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  5. ‘Mom, I love you,’ says text from student on sinking ferry
  6. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  7. Enrile chief aide back in PH ‘to face charges’
  8. Massive infra spending set
  9. Henares on Pacquiao bashing: I did not start this
  10. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
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  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  4. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  5. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  6. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  7. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  8. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct
  9. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  10. Hammer-wielding robbers cause chaos at Philippines’ Mall of Asia


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