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SC upholds junking of Batangas town mayor’s proclamation

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SC upholds junking of Batangas town mayor’s proclamation The Supreme Court (SC) has upheld a resolution of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) dismissing the proclamation of the mayor of Mataas na Kahoy, Batangas. This after the SC dismissed…

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Trump’s Russia reset ideas alarming allies, many in US

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Trump’s Russia reset ideas alarming allies, many in US PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Donald Trump’s flurry of offhand remarks and abrupt zingers on Russia — praising Vladimir Putin, dismissing NATO — have jolted the world, not to mention the U.S.…

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Zika mosquito: thrives in hot weather, hard to wipe out

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Zika mosquito: thrives in hot weather, hard to wipe out Behind the spread of the Zika virus is a tiny menace that just won’t go away. It’s called the Aedes aegypti (AYE’-dees uh-GYP’-tie), a species of mosquito that has played…

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Appeals court strikes down N.C. voter ID law

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Appeals court strikes down N.C. voter ID law The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals struck down a controversial voter ID law in North Carolina on the grounds it disproportionately targets black voters with “almost surgical precision.” The law…

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Kashmir activist campaign shows Facebook CEO Zuckerberg shot in face

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Kashmir activist campaign shows Facebook CEO Zuckerberg shot in face Activists in India-admininstered Kashmir have launched an ad campaign to protest violence and censorship by featuring a digitally altered image of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg with pellet gun injuries. At…

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Chicago Tribune Rex Huppke column

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Chicago Tribune Rex Huppke column July 29–There are adults in this presidential race and there are children, and this week’s Democratic National Convention did an excellent job of separating the women from the boys. There…

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OPINION: After Hillary Clinton’s takedown of Donald Trump, will any Republicans be with her?

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OPINION: After Hillary Clinton’s takedown of Donald Trump, will any Republicans be with her? July 29–With a superbly written, adequately delivered acceptance speech Thursday night, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton closed out a nearly flawless party convention in Philadelphia by pitilessly attacking her Republican…

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Trump transition tests outsider’s governing ability

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Trump transition tests outsider’s governing ability WASHINGTON (AP) — His status as a presidential nominee barely a week old, Donald Trump is already tasked with assembling a complex transition team capable of hiring thousands of high-level…

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The Latest: Ruling against US Sen. Menendez will be appealed

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The Latest: Ruling against US Sen. Menendez will be appealed PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Latest on an appeals court ruling in the corruption case against Sen. Bob Menendez (all times local): 1:20 p.m. An attorney for U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez…

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White House: Congress should get back to work on Zika

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White House: Congress should get back to work on Zika ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on the Zika virus in Florida (all times local): 1 p.m. President Obama’s spokesman says Florida needs more federal money to limit the spread…

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