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Covid cases, deaths in US surge anew

Covid-19 deaths and cases in the U.S. have climbed back to levels not seen since last winter, erasing months of progress and potentially bolstering...

Tokyo confirms intel report of possible terror attack on PH

The Japanese Embassy in Manila on Tuesday confirmed that Tokyo has received an intelligence report about a possible terror attack in six countries, including...

FBI releases 9/11 documents showing no proof Saudi officials involved in plot

The FBI late Saturday released a newly declassified document related to logistical support given to two of the Saudi hijackers in the run-up to...

Filipino pole vaulter Obiena resets Asian record at Austria

  Ernest John “EJ” Obiena has reset the Asian record for the highest leap in pole vault en route to capturing the gold medal in...

Fil-Canadian Fernandez bows to British opponent in US Open women’s singles

Fil-Canadian Leylah Fernandez humbly accepted defeat in the hands of Emma Raducanu of Great Britain in the 2021 US Open women's singles title showdown...

PH can supply 350 health workers to Oman

The Sultanate of Oman is in need of 350 health care workers, particularly nurses, the Philippine Overseas Employment Office (POLO) reported. In a virtual forum...

US marks 20th anniversary of 9/11 attacks

The United States solemnly marked the 20th anniversary of 9/11 on Saturday less than two weeks after the end of the war in Afghanistan. The...

Goldman Sachs lowers US economic growth to 5.7%

Goldman Sachs has lowered its forecast of the United States (US) economic growth for this year to 5.7 percent from 6.2 percent. This marked the second...

17 dead, 41 hurt in celebratory gunfire in Afghanistan

At least 17 people were killed and 41 others injured by celebratory gunfire in different parts of Afghanistan's capital after untrue reports emerged that the Taliban...

Social media giants face million-dollar fines in Russia

Western social media giants Telegram, Facebook and Twitter will be called into a Moscow court this month where they will face fines of nearly $1 million...
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