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WATCH: Pet monkey clings on to Florida guy owner arrested for car theft

In Florida, deputies of the Pasco County Sheriff's Office recently arrested a man for car theft, and it may be one of their more unforgettable arrests ever --- the man they arrested had his pet monkey clinging on to him. Police caught 23-year-old Cody Blak

Frustrated Osaka looking for answers after opening defeat

Naomi Osaka was left frustrated with her performance after she opened her debut WTA Finals tournament with a 7-5 4-6 6-1 defeat against Sloane Stephens, the US Open champion admitting she never really felt comfortable against the American.
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Frustrated Osaka looking for answers after opening defeat

Naomi Osaka was left frustrated with her performance after she opened her debut WTA Finals tournament with a 7-5 4-6 6-1 defeat against Sloane Stephens, the US Open champion admitting she never really felt comfortable against the American.

Delay hits imposition of rice SRPs

The imposition of a suggested retail prices (SRPs) for rice and the reclassification of rice variants, originally scheduled for October 23, was postponed pending clear guidelines from the National Food Authority (NFA) Council, GMA 7 news program «24 Ora
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Delay hits imposition of rice SRPs

The imposition of a suggested retail prices (SRPs) for rice and the reclassification of rice variants, originally scheduled for October 23, was postponed pending clear guidelines from the National Food Authority (NFA) Council, GMA 7 news program «24 Oras» reported on Monday.

Wall Street drops as China support fades, earnings disappoint

US stocks edged down on Monday as early support from a rally in China faded, with lower oil prices and disappointing earnings signals from firms including Halliburton and Hasbro helping pull the market lower.
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Wall Street drops as China support fades, earnings disappoint

US stocks edged down on Monday as early support from a rally in China faded, with lower oil prices and disappointing earnings signals from firms including Halliburton and Hasbro helping pull the market lower.

Drilon: Plan to quit IPU shows persecution of critical lawmakers

The plan of House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to withdraw from the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) implies that critical lawmakers are indeed «being persecuted» under the Duterte administration, Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon said in
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Drilon: Plan to quit IPU shows persecution of critical lawmakers

The plan of House Speaker Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to withdraw from the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) implies that critical lawmakers are indeed «being persecuted» under the Duterte administration, Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon said in a statement issued on Monday. READ:Arroyo to push PH withdrawal from IPU «Arroyo's proposal is despairing, defeatist and will be seen by the world as a tacit admission that indeed critical lawmakers are being persecuted under the Duterte administration,» Drilon said. The IPU is a group of foreign parliamentarians committed to promoting democracy, equality, human rights and peace through political dialogue and concrete action. READ: IN T...Keep on reading: Drilon: Plan to quit IPU shows persecution of critical lawmakers

UFC star Cody Garbrandt wants to fight Manny Pacquiao

Mixed martial arts star Cody Garbrandt doesn't mind seeing MMA and boxing crossover fights. In fact, Garbrandt wants to figure in such, saying he's willing to fight Filipino boxing star Manny Pacquiao. «I would love that fight. Yeah, I would love that
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UFC star Cody Garbrandt wants to fight Manny Pacquiao

Mixed martial arts star Cody Garbrandt doesn't mind seeing MMA and boxing crossover fights. In fact, Garbrandt wants to figure in such, saying he's willing to fight Filipino boxing star Manny Pacquiao. «I would love that fight. Yeah, I would love that,»Garbrandt told TMZ Sports. The former UFC bantamweight champion won his first 11 fights but has lost his last two bouts both against TJ Dillashaw. Pacquiao, who turns 40 in December, on the other hand, showed he still has it after scoring a TKO win over Lucas Matthysse of Argentina in July, his first stoppage since 2009. Garbrandt also thinks a potential crossover fight between UFC lightweight titleholder Khabib Nurmagomedov and for...Keep on reading: UFC star Cody Garbrandt wants to fight Manny Pacquiao

Eye disorder may have helped Da Vinci’s art – journal

LONDON -- A common eye disorder may help explain Leonardo Da Vinci's talent for three-dimensional representation and the sense of perspective in his mountain landscapes, a research published in an academic journal revealed.   The study looked at tw
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Eye disorder may have helped Da Vinci’s art – journal

LONDON -- A common eye disorder may help explain Leonardo Da Vinci's talent for three-dimensional representation and the sense of perspective in his mountain landscapes, a research published in an academic journal revealed.   The study looked at two sculptures, two oil paintings, and two drawings by the Renaissance master which it said showed «a consistent exotropic strabismus angle of -10.3 degrees.»   Exotropic strabismus is a form of eye misalignment and is the opposite of crossed eyes, or esotropia. A misalignment of 10.3 degrees would be considered a medium level.   People with strabismus often have monocular instead of binocular vision, meaning th...Keep on reading: Eye disorder may have helped Da Vinci’s art – journal

Turkey says Khashoggi murder ‘planned in savage manner’

  Ankara, Turkey -- The murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside Riyadh's Istanbul consulate was planned in a «savage manner,» Turkey's ruling party spokesman said Monday. «This was planned in an extremely savage manner,
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Turkey says Khashoggi murder ‘planned in savage manner’

  Ankara, Turkey -- The murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi inside Riyadh's Istanbul consulate was planned in a «savage manner,» Turkey's ruling party spokesman said Monday. «This was planned in an extremely savage manner, and we are faced with a situation where there has been a lot of effort to whitewash this,» Justice and Development Party (AKP) spokesman Omer Celik told reporters in Ankara.   Riyadh said Saturday that Khashoggi died during a «brawl» inside the consulate after a visit on October 2 to get documents. /kga...Keep on reading: Turkey says Khashoggi murder ‘planned in savage manner’

Turkish official: Video points to Saudi cover-up

  ISTANBUL -- A senior Turkish official said surveillance footage showing a man wearing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's clothes leaving the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul indicates that his death was a pre-planned killing and that efforts were made t
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Turkish official: Video points to Saudi cover-up

  ISTANBUL -- A senior Turkish official said surveillance footage showing a man wearing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi's clothes leaving the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul indicates that his death was a pre-planned killing and that efforts were made to cover it up.   Speaking to reporters on Monday, Omer Celik, spokesman for Turkey's ruling party, denied as «immoral» suggestions that Turkey was delaying announcing the findings of its investigation into Khashoggi's death because it was engaged in an alleged «bargaining» process with Saudi Arabia.   "We are faced with a situation in which it was a brutally planned (killing) and efforts were made to cover it...Keep on reading: Turkish official: Video points to Saudi cover-up

AP Exclusive: 2 rarely seen Hemingway stories coming out

    NEW YORK --- Two Ernest Hemingway stories written in the mid-1950s and rarely seen since will be published next year.   Michael Katakis, director of Hemingway's literary estate, tells The Associated Press that «The Monumen
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AP Exclusive: 2 rarely seen Hemingway stories coming out

    NEW YORK --- Two Ernest Hemingway stories written in the mid-1950s and rarely seen since will be published next year.   Michael Katakis, director of Hemingway's literary estate, tells The Associated Press that «The Monument» and «Indian Country and the White Army» will be included with a reissue of the author's classic «For Whom the Bell Tolls.»   The new edition will also include the story «A Room on the Garden Side,» which had been little known beyond the scholarly community until The Strand Magazine published it over the summer.   Katakis, whose «Ernest Hemingway: Artifacts From a Life» comes out this week, has overseen numerous...Keep on reading: AP Exclusive: 2 rarely seen Hemingway stories coming out

Tañada calls for arrest, prosecution of sugarcane farmers’ killers

    Former Deputy Speaker Lorenzo «Erin» Taada called for the arrest and prosecution of the killers behind the attack on nine sugarcane farm workers in Sagay City, Negros Occidental last Saturday night.   «The fiel
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Tañada calls for arrest, prosecution of sugarcane farmers’ killers

    Former Deputy Speaker Lorenzo «Erin» Taada called for the arrest and prosecution of the killers behind the attack on nine sugarcane farm workers in Sagay City, Negros Occidental last Saturday night.   «The field of dreams for the small group of Negros farmers has turned into killing fields. Diniligan na naman ng dugo ang bukid ng mga pangarap. We must be outraged at how the might of guns and goons confronted the farmers' aspirations for land and food for their families. Bakit baril at bala ang sagot sa sakit ng sikmura?,» Taada said in a statement on Monday.   "The pieces of evidence, testimonies of witnesses, and other vital information shou...Keep on reading: Tañada calls for arrest, prosecution of sugarcane farmers’ killers

Lawmakers welcome Makati court ruling on Trillanes coup d’etat case

Lawmakers on Monday welcomed the ruling of a Makati court dismissing the petition of the Department of Justice to issue a warrant of arrest against Senator Antonio Trillanes IV for coup d'etat charges.
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Lawmakers welcome Makati court ruling on Trillanes coup d’etat case

Lawmakers on Monday welcomed the ruling of a Makati court dismissing the petition of the Department of Justice to issue a warrant of arrest against Senator Antonio Trillanes IV for coup d'etat charges.

Norway mourns WWII resistance fighter who halted Nazis’ nuclear drive

In February 1943, Ronneberg led a six-man team on a secret mission to sabotage a plant in southern Norway that produced heavy water, a component in early nuclear energy research. It put a halt to the Nazis' nuclear weapon ambitions.
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Norway mourns WWII resistance fighter who halted Nazis’ nuclear drive

In February 1943, Ronneberg led a six-man team on a secret mission to sabotage a plant in southern Norway that produced heavy water, a component in early nuclear energy research. It put a halt to the Nazis' nuclear weapon ambitions.

Judge saw no reason to disturb final judgment on coup case, says Trillanes lawyer

«Sinabi lang ni Judge [Andres Soriano] dito na hindi niya pinagbibigyan yung kahilingan na buksan yung kaso, so wala tayong kasong pinag-uusapan,» lawyer Rey Robles told reporters in an interview with reporters.
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Judge saw no reason to disturb final judgment on coup case, says Trillanes lawyer

«Sinabi lang ni Judge [Andres Soriano] dito na hindi niya pinagbibigyan yung kahilingan na buksan yung kaso, so wala tayong kasong pinag-uusapan,» lawyer Rey Robles told reporters in an interview with reporters.

Doctors find 122 nails in Ethiopian’s stomach

ADDIS ABABA: Ethiopian doctors extracted over a hundred iron nails and other sharp objects from the stomach of a patient in the capital Addis Ababa at the weekend. Dawit Teare,...READ MORE The post Doctors find 122 nails in Ethiopian’s stomach appeared
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Doctors find 122 nails in Ethiopian’s stomach

ADDIS ABABA: Ethiopian doctors extracted over a hundred iron nails and other sharp objects from the stomach of a patient in the capital Addis Ababa at the weekend. Dawit Teare,...READ MORE The post Doctors find 122 nails in Ethiopian’s stomach appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Kremlin says world ‘more dangerous’ if US drops nuclear treaty

MOSCOW: The Kremlin on Monday said the world would be less safe if Washington goes ahead with plans to withdraw from a Cold War-era nuclear weapons treaty that banned intermediate-range...READ MORE The post Kremlin says world ‘more dangerous’ if U
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Kremlin says world ‘more dangerous’ if US drops nuclear treaty

MOSCOW: The Kremlin on Monday said the world would be less safe if Washington goes ahead with plans to withdraw from a Cold War-era nuclear weapons treaty that banned intermediate-range...READ MORE The post Kremlin says world ‘more dangerous’ if US drops nuclear treaty appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Trillanes: Judge Soriano ‘hope personified’

SEN. Antonio Trillanes 4th on Monday lauded the judge who dismissed a government petition for his arrest, calling him “hope personified.” Judge Andres Soriano of the Makati Regional Trial Court...READ MORE The post Trillanes: Judge Soriano ‘hope personi
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Trillanes: Judge Soriano ‘hope personified’

SEN. Antonio Trillanes 4th on Monday lauded the judge who dismissed a government petition for his arrest, calling him “hope personified.” Judge Andres Soriano of the Makati Regional Trial Court...READ MORE The post Trillanes: Judge Soriano ‘hope personified’ appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

Grab Philippines yet to decide on paying P12-million PCC fine

Transport network company Grab Philippines is yet to decide on paying the P12- million fine imposed by the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) related to Grab’s acquisition of Uber Technologies Inc. in March which virtually gave Grab a monopoly of the m
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Grab Philippines yet to decide on paying P12-million PCC fine

Transport network company Grab Philippines is yet to decide on paying the P12- million fine imposed by the Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) related to Grab’s acquisition of Uber Technologies Inc. in March which virtually gave Grab a monopoly of the market.  

Megaworld eyes P700M in sales from Cavite residential project

Publicly listed property developer Megaworld Corp. on Monday said it is set to generate as much as P700 million in sales from its first residential development inside its 140-hectare township in Cavite.  
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Megaworld eyes P700M in sales from Cavite residential project

Publicly listed property developer Megaworld Corp. on Monday said it is set to generate as much as P700 million in sales from its first residential development inside its 140-hectare township in Cavite.  

Oil futures at $80 per barrel prompted DOF to put off 2019 fuel excise tax increase --Dominguez

The Department of Finance’s decision to suspend the second tranche of excise tax increase on petroleum products was prompted by oil futures at $80 per barrel.  
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Oil futures at $80 per barrel prompted DOF to put off 2019 fuel excise tax increase --Dominguez

The Department of Finance’s decision to suspend the second tranche of excise tax increase on petroleum products was prompted by oil futures at $80 per barrel.  

Totoo nga ba ang sukob sa kasal at papaano raw ito makokontra?

Dalawang linggo bago ang kasal ni Lea, nalaman niyang magpapakasal din ang kaniyang kuya dahil nabuntis daw ng huli ang kaniyang nobya. Dito naisip daw ni Lea ang matandang paniniwala na malas sa magkapatid ang ikasal sa magkaparehong taon na kung tawagin ay
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Totoo nga ba ang sukob sa kasal at papaano raw ito makokontra?

Dalawang linggo bago ang kasal ni Lea, nalaman niyang magpapakasal din ang kaniyang kuya dahil nabuntis daw ng huli ang kaniyang nobya. Dito naisip daw ni Lea ang matandang paniniwala na malas sa magkapatid ang ikasal sa magkaparehong taon na kung tawagin ay «sukob» at mamalasin daw ang mas bata.

Makati judge: Trillanes applied for amnesty, admitted guilt

The Makati trial court judge who refused to order Senator Antonio Trillanes IV arrested also contradicted a presidential proclamation that declared the lawmaker failed to comply with amnesty requirements.
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Makati judge: Trillanes applied for amnesty, admitted guilt

The Makati trial court judge who refused to order Senator Antonio Trillanes IV arrested also contradicted a presidential proclamation that declared the lawmaker failed to comply with amnesty requirements.

Mga batang mag-aaral sa isang paaralan sa Talipao, Sulu, balik-eskwelahan na

Makalipas ang mahigit dalawang taon, muling inawit ang Lupang Hinirang at naitaas ang watawat ng Pilipinas sa Mabahay Elementary School sa Barangay Mabahay, Talipao, Sulu.
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Mga batang mag-aaral sa isang paaralan sa Talipao, Sulu, balik-eskwelahan na

Makalipas ang mahigit dalawang taon, muling inawit ang Lupang Hinirang at naitaas ang watawat ng Pilipinas sa Mabahay Elementary School sa Barangay Mabahay, Talipao, Sulu.

Grab Philippines eyes lower fare rates for Christmas season

Transport network company Grab Philippines is looking at reducing its fare rates as the demand increases in the run-up to the Christmas season.  
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Grab Philippines eyes lower fare rates for Christmas season

Transport network company Grab Philippines is looking at reducing its fare rates as the demand increases in the run-up to the Christmas season.  

Peso weighed down as market players flock to safe-haven assets

Concerns on geopolitical tensions overseas weighed on the peso on Monday, prompting market players to go for safe-haven assets such as the greenback.  
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Peso weighed down as market players flock to safe-haven assets

Concerns on geopolitical tensions overseas weighed on the peso on Monday, prompting market players to go for safe-haven assets such as the greenback.  

Rice industry group supports putting SRP on rice

The Samahang Industriya ng Agrikultura on Monday said it is in favor of the Department of Agriculture’s move to impose a suggested retail price on rice.
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Rice industry group supports putting SRP on rice

The Samahang Industriya ng Agrikultura on Monday said it is in favor of the Department of Agriculture’s move to impose a suggested retail price on rice.

Trillanes meets with Magdalo officers while waiting for court decision

While awaiting the court decision over the government's bid to have him arrested over coup d'etat charges, Senator Antonio Trillanes IV met with some of the Magdalo officers and his lawyer, Rey Robles.  
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Trillanes meets with Magdalo officers while waiting for court decision

While awaiting the court decision over the government's bid to have him arrested over coup d'etat charges, Senator Antonio Trillanes IV met with some of the Magdalo officers and his lawyer, Rey Robles.  

Makabayan solons seek probe into Sagay shooting

Progressive lawmakers from the House of Representatives on Monday filed a resolution seeking to investigate the killing of nine farmers in Sagay City, Negros Occidental allegedly over land dispute.  
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Makabayan solons seek probe into Sagay shooting

Progressive lawmakers from the House of Representatives on Monday filed a resolution seeking to investigate the killing of nine farmers in Sagay City, Negros Occidental allegedly over land dispute.  

Makati RTC branch 148 decision junking arrest plea vs. Trillanes

Judge Andres Soriano of Branch 148 of the Makati Regional Trial Court on Monday denied the motion of the Department of Justice seeking a warrant of arrest and a hold departure order against Senator Antonio Trillanes IV over rebellion charges he previously fac
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Makati RTC branch 148 decision junking arrest plea vs. Trillanes

Judge Andres Soriano of Branch 148 of the Makati Regional Trial Court on Monday denied the motion of the Department of Justice seeking a warrant of arrest and a hold departure order against Senator Antonio Trillanes IV over rebellion charges he previously faced.

Winning 3rd telco may start getting subscribers by June 2019 --DICT

The winning third telecommunications network provider may start getting its own subscribers by June next year, Information and Communications Technology Acting Secretary Eliseo Rio Jr. said Monday.
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Winning 3rd telco may start getting subscribers by June 2019 --DICT

The winning third telecommunications network provider may start getting its own subscribers by June next year, Information and Communications Technology Acting Secretary Eliseo Rio Jr. said Monday.

SM Prime Q3 net income up 20% at P6.82 billion

Integrated property developer SM Prime Holdings Inc. on Monday reported a 20-percent growth in bottom line in the third quarter of the year, driven by the company’s expansion.  
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SM Prime Q3 net income up 20% at P6.82 billion

Integrated property developer SM Prime Holdings Inc. on Monday reported a 20-percent growth in bottom line in the third quarter of the year, driven by the company’s expansion.  

Philippine banks to finance more green projects

Philippine banks are now looking at financing sustainable projects to combat the adverse effects of climate change, the Bankers Association of the Philippines said Monday.  
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Philippine banks to finance more green projects

Philippine banks are now looking at financing sustainable projects to combat the adverse effects of climate change, the Bankers Association of the Philippines said Monday.  

Lakers’ Ingram, Rondo and Rockets’ Paul suspended after melee

The NBA came down hard on Los Angeles Lakers forward Brandon Ingram Sunday, suspending him four games while suspending teammate Rajon Rondo three games and Rockets guard Chris Paul two for their roles in a fourth-quarter melee.
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Lakers’ Ingram, Rondo and Rockets’ Paul suspended after melee

The NBA came down hard on Los Angeles Lakers forward Brandon Ingram Sunday, suspending him four games while suspending teammate Rajon Rondo three games and Rockets guard Chris Paul two for their roles in a fourth-quarter melee.

Nuggets hold off Warriors; Kings spoil Westbrook debut

Juancho Hernangomez came up with the game-saving block Sunday as the Denver Nuggets held off the two-time defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors 100-98 in a thriller in Denver.  
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Nuggets hold off Warriors; Kings spoil Westbrook debut

Juancho Hernangomez came up with the game-saving block Sunday as the Denver Nuggets held off the two-time defending NBA champion Golden State Warriors 100-98 in a thriller in Denver.  

May to say Brexit ’95 percent’ settled as MP mutiny fears rise

LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May will tell Britain’s parliament on Monday that Brexit negotiations are “95 percent” complete but that she cannot accept the European Union’s Northern Ireland border proposals...READ MORE The post May t
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May to say Brexit ’95 percent’ settled as MP mutiny fears rise

LONDON: Prime Minister Theresa May will tell Britain’s parliament on Monday that Brexit negotiations are “95 percent” complete but that she cannot accept the European Union’s Northern Ireland border proposals...READ MORE The post May to say Brexit ’95 percent’ settled as MP mutiny fears rise appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

‘We failed them’: Australia apologizes to child sex abuse victims

CANBERRA: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison issued a national apology to thousands of victims of institutional sex abuse Monday, admitting the state utterly failed to stop “evil, dark crimes” committed...READ MORE The post ‘We failed
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‘We failed them’: Australia apologizes to child sex abuse victims

CANBERRA: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison issued a national apology to thousands of victims of institutional sex abuse Monday, admitting the state utterly failed to stop “evil, dark crimes” committed...READ MORE The post ‘We failed them’: Australia apologizes to child sex abuse victims appeared first on The Manila Times Online.

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