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Hard-talking mayor favored to be next Philippine president

Rodrigo Duterte

MANILA, Philippines (AP) – Millions of Filipinos lined up Monday in blazing heat to elect a new president in a race whose front-runner is a brash mayor known for his sex jokes, pledges to kill criminals and a promise to end corruption within six months. Weary of poverty, crime, corruption …

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Trial starts for Israeli soldier in killing of Palestinian

Mideast Israel Palestinians

JAFFA, Israel (AP) – An Israeli soldier went on trial before a military court on Monday, charged with manslaughter after he was caught on video fatally shooting a wounded Palestinian attacker in the West Bank two months ago. The rare case of an active serviceman being charged has polarized Israel, …

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N. Korea boots BBC journalist as party congress continues

North Korea Party Congress

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) – North Korea on Monday expelled a BBC journalist it had detained days earlier for allegedly “insulting the dignity” of the authoritarian country, while it continued to keep other foreign media away from the first-in-decades ruling party congress they had been invited to attend. Rupert Wingfield-Hayes …

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Mosquito season brings no urgency for money to fight Zika

Zika Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) – The White House and Democrats are pressuring congressional Republicans to act on President Barack Obama’s demands for money to combat Zika, but even the onset of mosquito season that probably will spread the virus has failed to create a sense of urgency. Republicans from states at greatest …

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Facebook’s No. 2 exec pays tribute to single mothers

Sheryl Sandberg

MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Facebook’s No. 2 executive Sheryl Sandberg says she never realized how hard it is to be a single parent until her husband died a year ago. In a touching Mother’s Day weekend post on Facebook, Sandberg says the odds are stacked against single moms. Many …

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ਸਾਨੂੰ ਆਪਣੀ ਵੱਖਰੀ ਪਹਿਚਾਣ ਬਣਾ ਕੇ ਰੱਖਣੀ ਚਾਹੀਦੀ ਹੈ-ਡਾ ਧਰਮਵੀਰ ਗਾਧੀ ਸੰਸਦ ਮੈਬਰ ਪਟਿਆਲਾ

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ਐਡਮਿੰਟਨ(ਰਘਵੀਰ ਬਲਾਸਪੁਰੀ) ਸਾਨੂੰ ਆਪਣੀ ਵੱਖਰੀ ਪਹਿਚਾਣ ਬਣਾ ਕੇ ਰੱਖਣੀ ਚਾਹੀਦੀ ਹੈ। ਭਾਵੇ ਸਾਡੇ ਵਿਚ ਹੋਰ ਪਾਰਟੀਆਂ ਦੇ ਲੋਕ ਆ ਕੇ ਰਲ ਰਹੇ ਹਨ।ਇਹ ਵਿਚਾਰ ਪਟਿਆਲਾ ਤੋ ਸੰਸਦ ਮੈਬਰ ਤੇ ਉਘੇ ਸਮਾਜ ਸੇਵਕ,ਤੇ ਗਰੀਬਾਂ ਦੇ ਮਸੀਹਾਂ ਡਾ ਧਰਮਵੀਰ ਗਾਧੀ ਐਮ.ਪੀ. ਨੇ ਆਪਣੀ ਐਡਮਿੰਟਨ ਫੇਰੀ ਦੁਰਾਨ ਪੀ.ਸੀ.ਏ. ਦੇ ਹਾਲ ਵਿਚ ਰੱਖੀ ਇਕ …

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