Star Wars' breaks Christmas day box office record!

December 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on Star Wars' breaks Christmas day box office record! 

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 26 — "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" continues to add feats to its list of box office records and now has the biggest Christmas Eve domestic gross with USD 27.5 million, defeating previous record holder "Avatar" which took in USD 11.2 million in 2009.

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Feature: Texans look to Christmas for family, food, presents

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HOUSTON, Dec. 25 — For many in Texas, the second-largest state in the United States, as throughout the Western world, Christmas Day has become more of a family celebration than a religious holiday.

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Foreigner becomes target of threats, attack in Finland

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HELSINKI, Dec. 27 — A man of foreign origin became the target of repeated threats and later victim of violence in the town of Kajaani, northern Finland, on Christmas Day.

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At least 14 killed in Boko Haram Christmas Day attack in Nigeria: report

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ABUJA, Dec. 27 — At least 14 people were killed and several others injured in an attack launched by Boko Haram gunmen on Christmas Day in a village in Nigeria's Borno State, a report said on Saturday. (PNA/Xinhua)

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Firecrackers hurt three during Christmas day

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CAMP MARCELO ADDURU, Tuguegarao City, Dec. 26 — The Police Regional Office 2 (PRO-2) here have recorded three firecrackers-related injuries on Christmas Day.

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Family bonding on Christmas Day at the mall

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151225153936A father takes a photo of his family beside CinderellaĆ­s Magical Carriage at SM City Masinag in Antipolo City on Christmas Day (Dec. 25, 2015). (PNA photo by Joey O. Razon)
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City gov't distributes food packs to PWDs, senior citizens and indigents

January 13, 2015 by · Comments Off on City gov't distributes food packs to PWDs, senior citizens and indigents 

By Judaline F. Partlow

DUMAGUETE CITY, Jan. 12 (PNA) – It may come a little bit late than normal but the city government of Dumaguete, headed by Mayor Manuel Sagarbarria, on Monday began distributing food packs to thousands of persons with disabilities (PWDs), senior citizens and indigents in this capital.

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Sotto wants free toll pass during special holidays

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MANILA, Jan. 3 — Senate Minority Leader Vicente C. Sotto III on Saturday revealed plan to file Senate resolution urging the major expressways to suspend toll fees during holiday-related days to ease the burden of the motoring public.

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Too many vehicles cause bumper-to-bumper traffic

December 17, 2014 by · Comments Off on Too many vehicles cause bumper-to-bumper traffic 

141217163812Barely a week before Christmas Day, both commuters and motorists have to contend daily with bumper-to-bumper traffic as shown in these photos taken on Roxas Blvd. in Baclaran, Paranaque City (left) and Epifanio Delos Santos Ave. (EDSA) near Taft Ave. in Pasay City on Wednesday (Dec. 17, 2014). (PNA photos by Gil S. Calinga)
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Cotabato bishop asks faithfuls to pray for peace during 9-day dawn mass

December 16, 2014 by · Comments Off on Cotabato bishop asks faithfuls to pray for peace during 9-day dawn mass 

COTABATO CITY, Dec. 15 — Cotabato Auxiliary Bishop Jose Colin Bagaforo on Monday urged Catholics in the archdiocese to pray for peace in Mindanao during the nine-day Misa de Gallo starting Tuesday dawn.

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