Easterlies continue to affect eastern section -PAGASA

April 24, 2013 9:50 am· Comments Off on Easterlies continue to affect eastern section -PAGASA 

MANILA, April 24 — Warm weather is expected over some parts of Luzon as the easterlies or warm winds from the east continue to affect the eastern section of the country, the state weather bureau said on Wednesday.

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OCD mulls calling off search for trash slide victims

April 24, 2013 9:50 am· Comments Off on OCD mulls calling off search for trash slide victims 

MANILA, April 24 — The Office of Civil Defense (OCD) on Wednesday announced that search operations for four people buried in a trash slide in a landfill in Rodriguez town in Rizal province last Friday may end.

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Alert up in Sultan Kudarat town after recovery of 4 improvised bombs

April 24, 2013 9:50 am· Comments Off on Alert up in Sultan Kudarat town after recovery of 4 improvised bombs 

GENERAL SANTOS CITY, April 24 — Police authorities raised the alert level in President Quirino town in Sultan Kudarat province following the discovery on Monday of four improvised bombs in an outskirt village in the area.

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More CCTVs to be installed in the City of San Fernando

April 24, 2013 9:50 am· Comments Off on More CCTVs to be installed in the City of San Fernando 

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO, Pampanga, April 24 — The city government has recently approved the installation of closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras in strategic locations in the city as part of an effort to make this locality a "crime-free city."

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No U.S. move to sanction Venezuela

April 24, 2013 9:50 am· Comments Off on No U.S. move to sanction Venezuela 

WASHINGTON, April 24 — The Obama administration said here on Tuesday that it was not considering any sanctions on Venezuela, as the South American nation has vowed retaliation against any such moves.

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U.S. welcomes Myanmar's release of prisoners

April 24, 2013 9:50 am· Comments Off on U.S. welcomes Myanmar's release of prisoners 

WASHINGTON, April 24 — The U.S. government welcomes Myanmar's release of over 90 prisoners under a fresh presidential amnesty order, a spokesman said here on Tuesday.

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Boston bombing relief fund raises US$ 20M

April 24, 2013 9:50 am· Comments Off on Boston bombing relief fund raises US$ 20M 

WASHINGTON, April 24 — A relief fund for the Boston Marathon bombing victims has raised US$ 20 million in just over a week, local authorities announced on Tuesday.

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Tunisia condemns French embassy attack in Libya

April 24, 2013 9:50 am· Comments Off on Tunisia condemns French embassy attack in Libya 

TUNIS, April 24 — Tunisian Prime Minister Ali Laarayedh on Tuesday condemned the car bombing attack against the French embassy in Libya's capital of Tripoli.

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Interview: Africans should be more proactive facing climate change

April 24, 2013 9:50 am· Comments Off on Interview: Africans should be more proactive facing climate change 

WINDHOEK, April 24 — As the world marks Earth Day, a geology scientist calls on Africans to be more proactive and invest in alternative energy to stem deforestation and spur development.

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Charges vs alleged sender of ricin-laced letters dismissed

April 24, 2013 9:50 am· Comments Off on Charges vs alleged sender of ricin-laced letters dismissed 

WASHINGTON, April 24 — U.S. attorneys on Tuesday dismissed charges against a suspect who had been arrested for allegedly sending ricin-laced letters addressed to U.S. President Barack Obama and two others.

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