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The blaze started at the four-storey NCCC Mall on Saturday morning sending thick plumes of black smoke billowing into the sky over Davao . Mayor Inday also urged the public to wait for official reports and avoid speculations, stop blaming the rescuers as she also commended rescuers from the Bureau of Fire Protection and volunteers for responding appropriately - despite the dangers they faced and the manpower and resources they have.
  • Israeli Occupation Forces Kill Palestinian in Gaza during Rage Protests

    Israeli Occupation Forces Kill Palestinian in Gaza during Rage Protests

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    Palestinian protesters, some festively dressed as Santa Claus, have clashed with Israeli security forces in Bethlehem, a day before the beginning of Christmas celebrations in the West Bank city revered as the birthplace of Jesus. Two Palestinians were killed as youths clashed with Israeli soldiers on the Gaza border yesterday in a new protest against USA recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, the health ministry said.
  • Philippines mall fire: Dozens feared dead

    Philippines mall fire: Dozens feared dead

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    President Rodrigo Duterte said during a meeting with the families of the missing that there was "zero chance of survival", according to the state-run Philippines News Agency (PNA). "The mall is an enclosed space with no ventilation". Davao, with a population of about 1.5 million people, is the biggest city in the southern Philippines.
  • Trump signs tax, government spending bills into law

    Trump signs tax, government spending bills into law

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    Moments after touting middle-class benefits, however, Trump noted that slashing the corporate tax rate is "probably the biggest factor" in the GOP legislation. "We have essentially repealed Obamacare", the President declared. Democrats have called the tax legislation a giveaway to the wealthy that will widen the income gap between rich and poor, while adding $1.5 trillion over the next decade to the $20 trillion national debt, which Trump promised in 2016 he would eliminate as president.
  • Asif asks USA not to threaten or blame Pakistan

    Asif asks USA not to threaten or blame Pakistan

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    Pence says that, because of that decision, the USA has been sending more resources and troops into Afghanistan. Pence says that Trump has "put Pakistan on notice " and that the country has much to lose if it continues to harbor terrorists.
  • Trump Helped Design the New Presidential Coin - And the Differences Are Striking

    Trump Helped Design the New Presidential Coin - And the Differences Are Striking

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    And instead of the presidential seal , Trump's coin uniquely features the White House with an eagle's head facing right, not left (get it?). President Barack Obama's and President George W. The coins originated as military mementos with division insignia that officers gave to troops as a reward for good service, The Post reported. A challenge coin is a personal token of gratitude that one can only receive from the president.
  • Warm weather expected leading up to Christmas Day

    Warm weather expected leading up to Christmas Day

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    Snow flurries or light snow showers are possible late Saturday night into Sunday morning, ending by noon Sunday with a dusting possible. Christmas Eve: After a few days of disagreeing, models are now in pretty good agreement with one another.
  • Turkey aims to open embassy in East Jerusalem

    Turkey aims to open embassy in East Jerusalem

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    The U.N. draft resolution affirmed 'that any decisions and actions which purport to have altered the character, status or demographic composition of the Holy City of Jerusalem have no legal effect, are null and void and must be rescinded in compliance with relevant resolutions of the Security Council'.
  • Storm in southern Philippines leaves at least 50 dead

    Storm in southern Philippines leaves at least 50 dead

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    A tropical storm in the southern Philippines unleashed flash floods that swept away people and houses and set off landslides, reportedly leaving more than 120 people dead and 160 others missing, officials said. Authorities in Salvador said they had discovered 17 other bodies upstream. Now thousands have been moved to emergency shelters, while many more are stranded in airports and seaports, their flights have ferries having been cancelled.
  • Winter Weather Advisory Issued for the Area

    Winter Weather Advisory Issued for the Area

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    While you should still keep an eye out for slick areas, especially on back roads, all advisories have been allowed to expire or have been canceled, indicating major travel impacts are not expected for the rest of today. "Snow comes to end during the late afternoon, leaving us with light snow accumulations around 1". After snow-covered roads in parts of the area for the morning commute, snow has started to wind down in Mid-Michigan.
  • Mike James Released By Suns

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    He is now averaging 13.0 points, 5.0 assists, and 1.5 steals per game. "Isaiah Canaan has played very well for us since joining the team and we needed to create a roster spot with Devin Booker and Davon Reed getting closer to returning", McDonough told the Republic.
  • Trump uses derogatory, racist language to describe immigrants

    Trump uses derogatory, racist language to describe immigrants

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    More than 2,500 were from Afghanistan, a terrorist haven, the president complained. In a shocking story Saturday, The New York Times cited two sources who described in explicit terms how Trump has raged against his advisers for not doing more to translate his nativist politics into policy.
  • Feds, State, Local Authorities Investigate Harrisburg Shooting Spree

    Feds, State, Local Authorities Investigate Harrisburg Shooting Spree

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    The suspect was killed but not before firing shots at law enforcement personnel at several locations. Police are asking anyone with information on El-Mofty to call 911. A device was found next to him, but Marsico said that was "of no import". Marsico said authorities are still investigating whether the shootings were an act of terrorism, but he added, "we don't want people to run wild in speculation".
  • Man hit by sandbag dropped onto I-75 dies

    Man hit by sandbag dropped onto I-75 dies

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    Byrd was in the front passenger's seat in a vehicle traveling southbound on Interstate 75 through Toledo when a construction sandbag crashed through the windshield, striking him. She said Mr. Byrd was not moving and she thought the windshield "smacked his head". They found the vehicle on the side of the interstate and Byrd suffering from a head injury.
  • Steve Bannon and Corey Lewandowski called to testify in Russian Federation election probe

    Steve Bannon and Corey Lewandowski called to testify in Russian Federation election probe

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    But he became toxic to Mr McConnell and others in the party leadership after allegations emerged he had engaged in sexual misconduct with teenage girls (Mr Moore denied the accusations, saying "I have never engaged in sexual misconduct"). McConnell's preferred candidate, incumbent Sen. Mr McConnell backed incumbent senator Luther Strange in the Republican primary. Trump also praised McConnell effusively this week for his work on the tax bill that the president signed into law on Friday.
  • Imad Wasim dropped as PCB announces ODI squad for New Zealand tour

    Imad Wasim dropped as PCB announces ODI squad for New Zealand tour

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    Replying to a question, the senior all rounder said that he's looking forward to contribute his part in marking Pakistan victorious in the series. Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has recalled opener Azhar Ali for their one-day worldwide series in New Zealand next month, but left batsman Ahmed Shehzad and allrounder Imad Wasim out of the squad .
  • Voya Financial (VOYA) Rating Increased to Outperform at Evercore ISI

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    Royal Bank of Canada reissued a "buy" rating and set a $55.00 price target on shares of Voya Financial in a research report on Friday. 16,274 are held by Highland Cap Mngmt Limited Company. Voya Financial had 34 analyst reports since August 26, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was upgraded by JP Morgan on Thursday, February 11 to "Neutral".