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Flights to China, Korea cancelled

Airlines flying between Manila and China, and Manila-Incheon have also cancelled their scheduled flights as of Friday evening, the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA) said.

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DOTr on full alert due to ‘Ompong’

The Department of Transportation (DOTr) and all its attached agencies and offices are on full alert to ensure the safety of passengers as Typhoon “Ompong” hits the northern part of the country.

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Tropical Storm Helene approaches African islands

Officials say Tropical Storm Helene is approaching islands off the western coast of Africa.

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Mother wonders if race factored into son’s death in Dallas

The mother of a black man who was gunned down at his home by a white Dallas police officer who said she mistook his apartment for her own suggested that her son might still be alive if he were white.

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Massive boom hopes to corral Pacific Ocean’s plastic trash

Engineers set to sea Saturday to deploy a trash collection device to corral plastic litter floating between California and Hawaii in an attempt to clean up the world’s largest garbage patch in the heart of the Pacific Ocean.

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Woman, child drown as heavy rain brings flooding to Texas

A woman and her young child have drowned after their car was swept into a flooded culvert in Fort Worth amid heavy rainfall across North Texas and other parts of the state.

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Powerful hurricane could be headed to southeast US

The U.S. East Coast could be hit with a powerful hurricane next week as Tropical Storm Florence continues to strengthen as it moves toward the mainland, forecasters said Saturday.

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Filipinos told to brace for Malaysian crackdown

The Philippine government asked Filipinos in Malaysia on Thursday to brace for a possible crackdown on illegal immigrants in the Southeast Asian country, where it estimates about 400,000 Filipinos live illegally.

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Trump to sign executive order on retirement security

President Donald Trump is signing an executive order Friday to make it easier for small businesses to group together to provide their workers with retirement plans.