A US federal appeals court on Thursday dealt a fresh setback to President Donald Trump’s controversial travel ban, upholding a lower court’s decision to block the measure targeting travelers from six Muslim majority countries.
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All military forces in Bicol and Southern Tagalog regions have been placed on red alert status. Major Virgilio Perez, spokesperson of the Armed Forces Southern Luzon Command (Solcom), quoting Lt. General Ferdinand Quidilla, the Solcom commander, said the highest alert status, effective starting Wednesday, has been meant “to step up monitoring in possible areas targeted by the terrorist and other lawless armed group.” Perez did not identify the possible areas being targeted by terrorists groups.
Thirteen years after dropping out of Harvard University to work on Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday finally got his degree — well, sort of.
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American software giant Microsoft held back from distributing a free security update that could have protected computers from the WannaCry global cyberattack, the Financial Times reported Thursday.
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A man steered his car onto a sidewalk running through the heart of Times Square and mowed down pedestrians for three blocks Thursday, killing a teenager, then emerged from his wrecked vehicle wild-eyed and waving his arms before he was subdued by police and bystanders.
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The Armed Forces of the Philippines is preparing for the early retirement of AFP Chief of Staff Eduardo Año next month before he formally takes over as secretary of the Department of the Interior and Local Government, the military said on Thursday.
Alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles has formally requested her transfer to the National Bureau of Investigation facility, even as Ombudsman prosecutors sought her return to Camp Bagong Diwa.
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Since President Donald Trump’s shock dismissal of FBI director James Comey, the official account of how and why he was sacked has shifted, with Trump appearing on Thursday to contradict the initial version of events.
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President Donald Trump said Thursday his first foreign trip as president will feature stops in Saudi Arabia, Israel and the Vatican, where he will meet with Pope Francis, an ambitious foray onto the world stage that will include meetings with NATO and a summit in Italy.
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