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Former Navy captain charged after ghostwriting 'Fat Leonard' emails

A former US Navy captain has pleaded guilty to criminal conflict of interest charges after it emerged that he had provided secret public relations services for a defense contractor at the heart of the so-called "Fat Leonard" bribery scandal.

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Palace: Energy coops vying for Palawan power to go though ‘strict process’

Any major player interested in Palawan's power distribution would have to go through "strict legal processes" before getting government consent, Malacañang said Wednesday.

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Feast of Saint Albert the Great

The Roman Catholic Church will honor on Thursday the memory of Saint Albert the Great (San Alberto Magno), the patron saint of scientists and philosophers.

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Duterte: Code of conduct needed in South China Sea

SINGAPORE---President Duterte said he will push for the completion of the Code of Conduct (COC) on the South China Sea to avoid tension in the disputed waters, especially when Western countries like the United States come into the picture.

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May announces draft Brexit deal with EU

Britain has agreed a draft Brexit deal with the European Union, prime minister Theresa May announced Tuesday, although she must still get it through her cabinet and the deeply divided parliament.

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Deadliest California blaze claims 6 more lives

The authorities have reported six more fatalities from a blaze in Northern California, bringing the total number of fatalities so far to 48 in the deadliest wildfire in state history.

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2 girls ‘raped’ in Madaripur

Two girls have been 'violated' in separate incidents in Kalkini and Sadar upazilas of Madaripur district, reports UNB.

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AL to interview nomination seekers today

The interview of those who have collected nomination papers to contest the forthcoming general election with Awami League tickets will be held today (Wednesday), reports UNB.

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Latest News: PM Modi in Singapore for ASEAN & East Asia Summit

Catch all the latest news and updates of the day here.

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China spent $216 billion in shantytown redevelopment in January-October

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's housing ministry said on Wednesday investment in a massive shantytown redevelopment project topped 1.5 trillion yuan

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Rupee, bonds surge on lower oil prices, RBI bond buy announcement

MUMBAI (Reuters) - Indian rupee and bonds rose in early trade on Wednesday, boosted by a fall in global oil

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Jim Carrey targets Trump with blunt political cartoons

Jim Carrey's pen-and-ink drawings of Trump and other public figures reflect the political circus that inspires them.

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China October steel output hits record-high before winter curbs kick in

BEIJING (Reuters) - China's steel output hit record levels in October, rising for a third straight month as mills rushed

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A film based on the real struggle of Laxmi and Kiran of Lucknow’s Prerna School to be featured in Obama Foundation Summit

Laxmi, the eldest of five siblings, was forced to put her education on hold, when her mother became very ill. Her mother passed away when she (Laxmi) was only 13 years old. From then on, Laxmi had to work as a cleaner to help support her family as her...

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Xerox Wins Patent for Blockchain System That Tracks Revisions to Electronic Documents

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has awarded Xerox a patent for a blockchain-driven auditing system for electronic files, according to a patent filing published Nov. 13.

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PUBG Coming to PlayStation on 7 December, Xbox Exclusivity Ends

PUBG will finally make it to PlayStation. The game will be launched on 7 December worldwide.

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Alyssa Healy and Megan Schutt put Australia into semi-finals

Suzie Bates briefly gave New Zealand hope in their chase, but defeat left them facing the exit

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Wolves at the door, Alpine shepherd can't imagine any other life

He sleeps fully dressed, dreading a midnight wolf attack on the flock of sheep penned in close by his hut,

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REPORT: Wolves Got Shot Down in Jimmy Butler-for-Bradley Beal Trade Talks

​Jimmy Butler finally got the trade he wanted from the Minnesota Timberwolves, and he's found himself a nice fit in Philadelphia. According to multiple reports, however, a very different trade was shot down -- one that reportedly involved swapping Jimmy Butler and Wizards guard Bradley Beal. Report: Minnesota tried to talk Jimmy Butler for Bradley Beal trade with Washington, was turned away https://t.co/bvkyIhZ7ok — Kurt Helin (@basketballtalk) November 14, 2018 Oh man do we wish we could've...

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Jobs for the boys under fire in South Korea

In her year-long quest for a job, South Korean college graduate Casey Lee has faced a barrage of personal and

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'Working poor' abound in Spain despite economic recovery

Spain may be the EU's poster child for economic recovery, but impressive growth rates have failed to make a dent

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Sri Lanka central bank raises key rates in surprise move

By Shihar Aneez and Ranga Sirilal COLOMBO (Reuters) - Sri Lanka's central bank raised its key monetary policy rates on

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Incumbent Balaoan, La Union mayor, vice mayor ambushed in La Union

A convoy of Mayor Aleli Concepcion and Vice Mayor Alfred Concepcion of Balaoan, La Union was ambushed by unidentified suspects along the road in Barangay Cabuaan, Balaoan this morning at about 8:10 AM.

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UK's May takes Brexit deal to cabinet as MPs revolt

British Prime Minister Theresa May will seek her cabinet's approval Wednesday for a long-awaited divorce deal with the EU, but

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NBA notebook: Warriors suspend Green after confrontation

Draymond Green received a one-game suspension without pay from the Golden State Warriors for "conduct detrimental to the team" in

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