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5 years 2 weeks ago

Clinton shows solidarity, pledges more aid

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is promising U.S. support for the Philippines in its fight against al-Qaida-linked militants. She's arrived in Manila for a two-day visit. Her trip comes after the Philippine Senate passed a resolution urging the government to renegotiate a pact with the U.S. that lets about...

5 years 1 month ago

6 survivors pulled from Philippine landslides

Rescuers have dug out six survivors and more bodies buried under landslides that killed nearly 200 people in the storm-soaked northern Philippines. Meanwhile, workers are rushing to clear mountain roads to aid relief efforts. The U.S. military is also there to help. A Marine spokesman says helicopters are standing by...

5 years 1 month ago

Typhoon Parma hits Philippine coast

The government's chief forecaster says Typhoon Parma has made landfall in the northern Philippines. The storm toppled trees and power lines in at least two provinces with powerful winds and driving rain, but there were no immediate reports of injuries. The head of the government weather bureau, Nathaniel Cruz, says...

5 years 1 month ago

Philippine toll rises to 246 as new storms brew

Swollen rivers and debris-strewn streets in the northern Philippines are giving up even more bodies today. The toll from flooding after a tropical storm is more than 284 dead or missing, while two new storms brewing in the Pacific threaten to complicate relief efforts. Authorities ordered extra police deployed to...

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