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Frenchman dies after downing 56 shots

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French police opened an investigation on Wednesday following the death of a man in his 50s after he downed 56 shots during a drinking competition.

Posted: October 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Singapore’s top court upholds anti-gay law

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Singapore’s highest court on Wednesday dismissed a constitutional challenge against an archaic law criminalizing sex between men, striking a fresh blow to the city-state’s growing gay-rights movement.

Posted: October 29th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Independence means sharing, not selfishness—Cardinal Tagle

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Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle

“What kind of independence have Filipinos practiced in the past 116 years? Has it actually been selfishness in the guise of independence?”

Posted: June 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Raped, murdered girls reveal horrific risks for India’s poor

Indian policemen cordon off the area as villagers and others look towards the tree where two teenage girls were found hanging after they were gang raped in Katra village in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh state, Saturday, May 31, 2014. AP

The nightly trek into the fields behind their homes under the cover of darkness leave the women of Katra Shahadatganj in northern India feeling scared and vulnerable at the best of times.

Posted: June 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Informal supply chain helps ‘Yolanda’ victims cope

A tent city for Supertyphoon “Yolanda” survivors emerges Saturday, Nov. 23, 2013, at Tacloban City. Supplementing the quickening relief effort to help survivors of Yolanda is an informal—and sometimes underground—supply chain that is helping people put food on the table.  AP

Supplementing the quickening relief effort to help survivors of Supertyphoon “Yolanda” is an informal—and sometimes underground—supply chain that is helping people put food on the table.

Posted: November 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

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