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Agusan Sur mayor abducted by suspected NPA rebels

BUTUAN CITY, Agusan del Sur, Philippines — (UPDATED) Armed men believed to be communist New People’s Army rebels abducted reelectionist Mayor Dario …

Typhoon Koppu Kills 9 in Philippines; Officials Fear Mudslides

The death toll from a typhoon churning at an agonizingly slow pace over the Philippines reached nine Monday as emergency officials warned that entire communities were at risk of being swept away in mudslides.<p>Typhoon Koppu knocked out power to entire provinces and left dozens of roads impassable as …

El Niño keeps getting stronger, raises chance of drenching rains

The National Weather Service now expects El Niño to bring greater-than-average rainfall to virtually all of California, forecasters said for the first time Thursday.<p>The new forecast is significant because it raises the chance that El Niño will send big storms not only to Southern California and the …

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Chinese tourist shot dead in Manila

Motorcycle-riding gunmen shot and killed a Chinese tourist while on board a taxi cab in Manila, before dawn Friday. Current top breaking Philippine …

By the numbers: The massive toll of the Animas River spill

<b>(CNN) —</b> The environmental crew had one job: pump out and treat contaminated water at the Gold King Mine in southern Colorado.<p>Instead, when the workers for the Environmental Protection Agency used heavy equipment to enter the defunct mine on August 5, 2015, a leak sprung. A massive one.<p>The EPA has …

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American found dead inside deep well in Negros Occidental

BACOLOD CITY – An American was found dead inside a deep well near his house at Villa Emmanuel, Barangay Blumentritt, Murcia, Negros Occidental at …

Defeated senatorial bet files electoral offense complaint vs. Grace Poe

(Updated 7:30 p.m.) Defeated 2013 senatorial aspirant Rizalito David has filed another complaint against Sen. Grace Poe, this time, an electoral …

VP Binay in exploratory talks with NPC

MANILA, Philippines - Vice President Jejomar Binay has been communicating with some officials of the Nationalist People’s Coalition, according to the …

Mar formally asks Grace Poe to be 2016 running mate

Interior Secretary Mar Roxas on Monday morning confirmed that he has formally asked Sen. Grace Poe to be his running mate in the 2016 national …

Ferguson protesters arrested as county declares state of emergency

<b>Ferguson, Missouri (CNN) —</b> A day of civil disobedience that saw several arrests ended Monday with rowdy protesters throwing rocks and bottles at police.<p>The St. Louis County police said frozen water bottles were thrown at officers, prompting them to order the crowd to disperse or face …

Kabul Blast: Car Bomb at Airport Gate Kills at Least Five

KABUL — A suicide car bomb at the entrance of Kabul's international airport killed at least 5 people on Monday, officials said, the latest in a deadly series of attacks targeting the Afghan capital.<p>Kabul Police Chief Gen. Abdul Rahman Rahimi told NBC News that a bomber in a Toyota Corolla detonated …

ISIS plotting to bomb the QUEEN in Boston Marathon-style attack at World War Two event

GETTY•GETTYThe Queen is one of the bombing targets according to intelligence reports<p>Police and MI5 are said to be desperately racing against the …

Hero SAS sniper saves father and eight-year-old son from being beheaded by ISIS maniac

ALAMYAn SAS sniper took out the ISIS executioner just in time<p>The brave British marksman saved the terrified eight-year-old and his father after …

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Two stabbed to death at Ikea store in Sweden

Two people killed and another seriously injured in knife attack in Ikea store in Sweden, according to reports<p>Two men in Sweden have been arrested after two people were stabbed to death and another injured in an attack in the dinnerware section of an Ikea superstore.<p>The attack took place just before …

Scheduled water cut prompts Manila schools to suspend Tuesday classes

AT LEAST six universities in Manila have suspended their classes on Tuesday, August 11, because their campuses would be affected by a scheduled water …

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KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia — Argentinian Lucas Matthysse will have “no respect” as he seeks to knock out Manny Pacquiao and defend his World Boxing …

18 women rescued in Zamboanga City hotels were promised overseas jobs

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – Eighteen women, most of them from Luzon, were separately rescued from two hotels here on Sunday night.<p>Senior Supt. …

Duterte: Drug menace will turn PH into Asia’s ‘Mexico’

DAVAO CITY, Philippines – Mayor Rodrigo Duterte continued his rant against the proliferation of illegal drugs in the country, warning that the …

Man accused of raping boy in Sorsogon

MANILA – A man was arrested after he was accused of raping a nine-year old boy in Casiguran, Sorsogon.<p>A student of the Casiguran Central Elementary …

Child sexual abuse 'hash lists' shared with internet giants

Thousands of photographic 'digital fingerprints' are being shared with internet companies in order to speed up the identification and removal of …

Texas Man David Conley Accused of Killing 2 Adults, 6 Children in Dispute With Ex

The man charged with killing six children and a couple at their home in a Houston suburb had a previous relationship with the woman he is accused of killing, and at least one of the murdered children was likely his own, authorities said Sunday.<p>Valerie Jackson, 40, her husband, Dwayne Jackson, 50, …

A tricycle, a toddler and an atomic bomb

<b>(CNN) —</b> A battered tricycle. Melted coins. A shredded shirt. Seventy years have passed, but artifacts and survivors still provide tangible links to the world's first act of nuclear warfare.<p>The world still struggles to fully understand the hellish events in Hiroshima, Japan, on August 6, 1945, after …

Shocking texts before baby's death

Moments before Tony Moreno says he threw his baby, Aaden, over a bridge to his death, he exchanged text messages with his son's mother. CNN affiliate WTIC has the details.