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Iraqi guilty of beating wife to death in US

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A US jury found an Iraqi man guilty Thursday of beating his wife to death in their California home because she wanted a divorce, in what was initially thought to be a hate crime.

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

US urges Myanmar to ease tensions

Samantha Power, the United State’s ambassador to the United Nations. AP FILE PHOTO

The US ambassador to the UN urged Myanmar on Thursday to intervene to stop communal violence there and protect humanitarian workers in the volatile western state of Rakhine.

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

Obama launches measures to support solar energy in US

President Barack Obama AP FILE PHOTO

The White House Thursday announced a series of measures aimed at increasing solar energy production in the United States, particularly by encouraging the installation of solar panels in public spaces.

Posted: April 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Aquino oversees meeting on security plans for WEF, Apec in Manila

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President Benigno Aquino III. INQUIRER.net file photo

President Benigno Aquino III has taken it upon himself to check on the Philippine National Police (PNP)’s preparations to secure two high-profile international gatherings the country will host in 2014 and 2015

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

2016 US presidential race off to an early start

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. AP FILE PHOTO

The next US presidential election is more than two years away, but competition for the nomination is well under way. Democrats have a powerful frontrunner who may not face a real challenger, while Republicans have a wide-open field with no candidate close to being a favorite.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

3 dead in shootings at Kansas Jewish sites—rabbi

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At least three people were killed Sunday during separate shootings at a Jewish community center and a retirement community in Kansas on the eve of Passover, a rabbi said.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Militant legislators bringing PH-US pact to SC

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Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares.  INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

The militant Bayan Muna party-list group said Sunday it would question in the Supreme Court (SC) the constitutionality of a new defense pact with the United States which the Aquino administration is expected to sign when President Barack Obama visits the Philippines later this month.

Posted: April 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

US warns Russia of ‘additional consequences’ over Ukraine

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US Vice President Joe Biden will travel to Ukraine later this month, officials said Saturday, as Washington warned Moscow of “additional consequences” if it fails to reduce tensions with Ukraine.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Sex rights still contentious – UN population chief

Babatunde Osotimehin, the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) executive director. AFP/Yoshikazu TSUNO

The world has changed dramatically since the U.N. population conference in Cairo in 1994 but the U.N. population chief said many issues remain as contentious as they were 20 years ago, including sexual rights, abortion, sex education, lesbian and gay rights, and child marriage.

Posted: April 11th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Ayungin Shoal defenders hailed

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HONORING NATION’S HEROES  President Aquino looks on as US Ambassador Philip Goldberg and Japan Ambassador Toshinao Urabe shake hands at the 72nd commemoration of the “Araw ng Kagitingan” (Day of Valor, also known as Fall of Bataan) at the Mt. Samat shrine in Pilar town, Bataan province, on Wednesday.  LYN RILLON

President Aquino on Wednesday hailed Marine soldiers for protecting the Ayungin Shoal in the West Philippine Sea as he led military rites to pay tribute to the Filipino war veterans.

Posted: April 10th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

US defense chief warns China, drawing parallel with Crimea

Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel. AP FILE PHOTO

Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel on Sunday warned China against unilateral action to resolve territorial disputes with its neighbors, drawing a parallel with Russia’s incursion in Ukraine as he announced two more warships would be sent to Japan.

Posted: April 6th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

2-legged Washington dog charms millions with video

Duncan, a 9 month- old Boxer, runs in the backyard Thursday April 3, 2014 in Vancouver, Wash. Duncan was born with deformed rear legs that were amputated to remove the dead weight. The 9-month-old boxer belongs to Amanda Giese and Gary Walters, who run a non-profit animal rescue called Panda Paws Rescue out of their home in the Clark County community of Felida. Duncan has become an instant YouTube sensation. (AP Photo/The Columbian, Troy Wayrynen)

A dog in Washington state has no rear legs, but he can balance enough to run on only his front legs, as millions of people have seen in a YouTube video.

Posted: April 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

US woman gets 20 years in breast feeding overdose

In this Tuesday, April 1, 2014 photo, Stephanie Irene Greene sits in court during her trial at the Spartanburg County Courthouse, in Spartanburg, S.C. A judge sentenced Greene to 20 years in prison Friday, April 4, 2014, for killing her 6-week-old daughter with what prosecutors say was an overdose of morphine delivered through her breast milk. (AP Photo/Spartanburg Herald-Journal, Tim Kimzey)

A judge sentenced a woman to 20 years in prison Friday for killing her 6-week-old daughter with what prosecutors say was an overdose of morphine delivered through her breast milk.

Posted: April 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

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