• 24 employees feared trapped in Davao City mall fire

    24 employees feared trapped in Davao City mall fire

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    A fire broke out at the New City Commercial Complex Mall at about 9.30am and was still burning - although said to be "under control" - when the president arrived at about 10pm. Sn. Insp. Gaspan said firefighters from across the city battled the flames as paramedics conducted search and rescue operations inside. Canoy said the fire was still going before dawn on Sunday morning, almost 24 hours later.
  • Trump makes presidential coin all about him

    Trump makes presidential coin all about him

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    The U.S. motto, " E pluribus unum ", -"Out of many, one" in Latin - has been replaced with Trump's campaign slogan, "Make America Great Again". His coin is thicker than any other issued by previous presidents and no longer shows the 13 arrows symbolizing the first 13 colonies.
  • Donald Trump hails tax cuts package and predicts more victories

    Donald Trump hails tax cuts package and predicts more victories

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    On taxes, the first modest effects will be felt in February paychecks. Numerous tax breaks are set to expire at the end of 2025, leaving a large section of the middle class to pay more in taxes. "The president would like to sign the tax bill". The Joint Committee on Taxation estimates that the tax cuts in 2018 will amount to $135 billion, a change that many economists believe will boost growth, at least temporarily.
  • Ravens control playoff destiny with win over Colts

    Ravens control playoff destiny with win over Colts

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    The Ravens' failure to make the playoffs in three of the past four seasons has been rooted in Week 16 disappointments. Nickelback Maurice Canady broke up a fourth-down pass to T.Y. The 29-year-old in his first year with the Ravens has struggled to provide consistent production in the passing game making 40 receptions on 72 targets for 440 receiving yards with three touchdowns.
  • Lakers Vs Trail Blazers Preview

    Lakers Vs Trail Blazers Preview

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    With Damian Lillard out due to a hamstring strain, the Blazers offense cratered. "Obviously they won every quarter, they rebounded the ball well". Are the Denver Nuggets and host Golden State Warriors going to keep the score under the projected total tonight at 8:30PM ET? On a night when the Lillard-less Blazers desperately needed McCollum, he shot just 3 of 11 during the first half.
  • Warm weather expected leading up to Christmas Day

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    Expect lows in the upper 30s to lower 40s. Rain chances will increase Saturday night as a cold front approaches our area. Met Eireann said: " Christmas Day will be a wet day in many parts, with further heavy rain in places". The line is developing ahead of a very strong cold front. We wake up to well above-normal temperatures Christmas Eve-morning, under plenty of cloud cover.
  • Joma Sison says Reds likely to declare own holiday ceasefire

    Joma Sison says Reds likely to declare own holiday ceasefire

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    The National Democratic Front (NDF), the group negotiating talks with the government on behalf of the CPP and NPA, recommended the ceasefire. Effective Saturday night, December 23, the CPP's Central Committee told the New People's Army (NPA) to cease from carrying out offensive operations against soldiers, police and paramilitary forces attached to the government.
  • Palestine to call for emergency United Nations meeting after USA veto

    Palestine to call for emergency United Nations meeting after USA veto

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    It came ahead of a trip by the US vice-president, Mike Pence , to Jerusalem on Wednesday that will take place amid a deep rupture in US-Palestinian relations. Trump made the announcement on December 6, saying it was a "long overdue step", and announced preparations to move the US embassy in the Jewish state to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv.
  • Deadly flooding and landslides hit the Philippines

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    The Philippines is pummelled by 20 major storms each year on average, many of them deadly. Four were missing in floods that swamped a highway in the town of Lanao del Sur, rendering it impassable, provincial spokesman Zia Alonto Adiong said.