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Family in SF gets threats for displaying ‘Black Lives Matter’ poster

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SAN FRANCISCO -- For displaying a “Black Lives Matter” poster in their front window, an Asian American couple have received threats and hate messages in recent months.

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PH to build permanent structures on Benham Rise

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The permanent structures that the Philippines wants to put up on Benham Rise to assert its ownership over the area may rise in two years, according to Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana.

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3 Maute brothers killed; Omar still alive, says AFP

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The Armed Forces of the Philippines on Monday, Sept. 18, said that three Maute brothers have been killed in Marawi City but leader Omar is still alive.

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Marawi fighting almost over, says Duterte

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The end is near for the conflict in Marawi, but don’t expect a celebration from the government when the smoke clears.

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Awarding of Congressional Gold Medal for WWII Filvets on Oct. 25

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WASHINGTON, DC -- The U.S. government will honor Filipino World War II veterans during a Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony at the Emancipation Hall in the U.S. Capitol Visitor Center here on October 25, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan announced. 

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Duterte’s martial law: Mission accomplished, says military

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DAVAO CITY -- If there’s one thing the military can claim about the gains of implementing martial law in Mindanao, it’s preventing the violence in Marawi City from spilling to other areas.

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Duterte invites UN rights body to set up office in PH

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President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday, Sept. 18, invited the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights to set up a satellite office in the Philippines to monitor police operations and possible abuses in the performance of their duties.

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Anti, pro Duterte groups rally simultaneously

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Two rallies were held at Mendiola in Manila on Thursday, Sept. 21, but with different chants - one condemning the Duterte administration and the other supporting the government.

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Believe it or not, Duterte once taught human rights to cops

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Amid mounting criticisms of his bloody war on drugs, President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday night, Sept. 18, said he could not have ordered extrajudicial killings because he himself had taught policemen about human rights.

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Remembering Miriam: Poe seeks highest national award for late senator

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Sen. Grace Poe urged President Rodrigo Duterte on Wednesday, Sept. 20, to nominate the late Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago for the Quezon Service Cross, the highest national recognition in the country for her legacy of “dedicated, outstanding and selfless” service to the Filipino people.

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