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Pakistan buries victims of school massacre

This Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014 combination of undated pictures provided by their families shows some of the students of the Army Public School who were killed on Tuesday when Taliban militants stormed their school in Peshawar, Pakistan. Pakistan mourned as the nation prepares for mass funerals Wednesday for over 140 people, most of them children, killed in the Taliban massacre in the military-run school in the country's northwest in the deadliest and most horrific attacks in years, officials said. (AP Photo/family photographs)

As they buried their children Wednesday, the families spoke of their dreams. One boy had just gotten high marks on his midterm and hoped to become a pilot. A 13-year-old wanted to become a doctor. Another kid just loved playing video games with his cousins.

Posted: December 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

‘I saw death so close': student recalls Pakistan school carnage

A Pakistani man comforts a student standing at the bedside of a boy who was injured in a Taliban attack on a school, at a local hospital in Peshawar, Pakistan, Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. Taliban gunmen stormed a military-run school in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar on Tuesday, killing and wounding scores, officials said, in the worst attack to hit the country in over a year.(AP Photo/Mohammad Sajjad)

A teenage survivor of Tuesday’s Taliban attack on a Pakistan school described how he played dead after being shot in both legs by insurgents hunting down students to kill.

Posted: December 17th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Makati suspends classes Monday

Classes in all levels for both public and private schools are suspended Monday, Joey Salgado, spokesman for the Binays, said Sunday.

Posted: December 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Metro,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Harvard sued over ‘racial profiling’

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A nonprofit group filed a lawsuit Monday against Harvard University, accusing the world-famous Ivy League institution of racial profiling in its admissions policies.

Posted: November 18th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Suicide bomber kills 48 students in Nigeria

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Disguised in a school uniform, a suicide bomber set off explosives hidden in a backpack during an assembly Monday at a high school in northern Nigeria, killing at least 48 students and wounding 79 others.

Posted: November 11th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

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