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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The world's largest saltwater crocodile in captivity has died in the Philippines, sending villagers to tears in a backwater town that shot to prominence because of the immense reptile. Mayor Edwin Cox Elorde of Bunawan...
DEPOK, Indonesia (AP) — When a 14-year-old girl received a Facebook friend request from an older man she didn't know, she accepted it out of curiosity. It's a click she will forever regret, leading to a brutal story that has repeated itself as...
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Sting has moved the location of his "Back to Bass Tour" concert in the Philippines following a petition by environmentalists who said the original venue is owned by a conglomerate that plans to uproot 182 trees for a...
It all started a couple of weeks ago when a local high school senior (whom I will call Joe) received a cell phone call from a man who we will refer to as Mr. Smith. Though he spoke with a broken accent, Smith had the exciting news that Joe was eligible...
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Officials say the kidnappers of an American woman, her son and Filipino nephew in the southern Philippines have telephoned their family demanding a ransom. Zamboanga City Mayor Celso Lobregat said Sunday that the...
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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A powerful typhoon has slammed ashore in the eastern Philippines where authorities ordered more than 100,000 people to seek shelter from heavy rains and gusts of up to 106 miles (170 kilometers) per hour. The government...
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Rescuers say they have found five missing Americans aboard a sailboat that went missing en route from Guam to the Philippines. All those aboard are in good health. Philippine coast guard chief Adm. Wilfredo Tamayo says a...
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MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Police say a dead fetus has been found in the bathroom of a plane that arrived in the Philippine capital. The gruesome discovery comes months after a woman gave birth on another flight to Manila and dumped the live...
ReutersSINGAPORE (Reuters) - India is emerging Asia's canary in the 'hot money' mine. As financial markets sell off on concerns over rising U.S. rates, what happens in India, an economy with slowing growth and a heavy dependence on foreign money, could well...
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A prior sex offender was indicted by a federal grand jury on Wednesday for producing child pornography with five child victims in the Philippines and for distributing child pornography over the Internet. Kenneth Stokes, 68, a U.S....
Reuters* Asian currencies, stocks sell off as U.S. yields rise * Indonesia's central bank raises FASBI rate * NDFs show pressure will persist * Rupiah NDFs factor in 7 percent depreciation in 3 months * Market jitters over future of Fed stimulus programme...
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