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Republican rift widens as Tru

August 04, 2016
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WASHINGTON. — U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump ratcheted up tensions in his party on Tuesday by denying two leading figures, House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan and Senator John McCain, support in their re-election bids.

French lawmakers back emergenc

July 21, 2016
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PARIS. — French lawmakers approved a six-month rollover of emergency rule on Wednesday in the wake of last week’s truck attack on the city of Nice, the third deadly assault in 18 months for which the Islamic State militant group has claimed responsibility.

Indonesia on alert for revenge

July 21, 2016
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JAKARTA. — Indonesian forces are on high alert for reprisal attacks after the country’s most-wanted militant was killed this week, officials said on Wednesday.

Trump captures GOP nomination

July 21, 2016
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CLEVELAND. — Thirteen months after launching an improbable bid for the White House, Donald Trump captured the 2016 Republican presidential nomination on Tuesday, having vanquished 16 party rivals, warred with much of its establishment and provoked controversy at every turn.

Erdogan targets 50,000 in purg

July 21, 2016
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ISTANBUL/ANKARA. — Turkey vowed to root out allies of the U.S.-based cleric it blames for an abortive coup last week, widening a purge of the army, police and judiciary on Tuesday to universities and schools, the intelligence agency and religious authorities.

Arrests hit 6,000 as Turkey c

July 19, 2016
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ISTANBUL/ANKARA. — Turkey widened a crackdown on suspected supporters of a failed military coup on Sunday, taking the number of people rounded up in the armed forces and judiciary to 6,000, and the government said it was in control of the country and economy.

Ex-US Marine kills 3 cops in

July 19, 2016
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BATON ROUGE, La. — Authorities sought to learn more on Monday about a decorated ex-US Marine sergeant who killed three police officers in Baton Rouge, some two weeks after police there shot dead a black man, sparking nationwide protests including one shattered by the massacre of five Dallas policemen.

Nice killer’s brod tells of p

July 19, 2016
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NICE, France/TUNIS. – The man who mowed through a crowd with a truck, killing 84 Bastille Day revelers in Nice on Thursday, had phoned home hours earlier and sent a “laughing” picture from the French city, his brother told Reuters.

Clinton: Trump most divisive

July 15, 2016
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ILLINOIS. – In a speech weighted with America’s complicated racial history, Democrat Hillary Clinton laced into Republican presidential rival Donald Trump on Wednesday, accusing him of fueling divisions among Americans over race and religion.

Britain’s new PM needs time be

July 15, 2016
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LONDON. – Theresa May became Britain’s prime minister on Wednesday with the task of leading it out of the European Union, and quickly named leading ‘Brexit’ supporters including former London mayor Boris Johnson to key positions in her new government.

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Trillanes to Duterte: Sign waiver of bank secrecy law addressed to BPI

By ELLEN TORDESILLAS | February 20,2017
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‘Trillanes did not fall into the trap of Duterte diverting the issue with his personal insults to him.’

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More on the DeLima-Trillanes team

By DAHLI ASPILLERA | February 20, 2017
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‘Sen. Trillanes to President Duterte: “Disclose your bank account deposits!’