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Magnitude 4.2 earthquake rocks Davao Occidental

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 4.2 earthquake rocked Davao Occidental on Thursday, the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) said. ADVERTISEMENT The earthquake struck at 9:34 a.m. at 423 kilometers southeast of Sarangani. The tremor was of tectonic origin and had a 31-kilometer depth of focus. FEATURED STORIES No aftershocks or damage was expected, […]

Trudeau says Canada is in a second COVID-19 wave

Chief of Defence Staff Jonathan Vance, left, and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau listen to Gov. Gen. Julie Payette deliver the throne speech in the Senate chamber in Ottawa, Ontario, on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP) TORONTO — Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said Wednesday that Canada is in a second […]

Pagasa: LPA to induce Luzon rain showers

Satellite imagery from Pagasa shows a low pressure area 655 kilometers east of Infanta, Quezon Thursday morning.  (Image from Pagasa) MANILA, Philippines — The low pressure area (LPA) east of Infanta, Quezon will bring cloudy skies with scattered rain showers and thunderstorms to Metro Manila, Ilocos region, Cordillera Administrative Region, Cagayan Valley, Central Luzon and […]

Magnitude 5.1 earthquake hits Surigao del Sur

MANILA, Philippines — A magnitude 5.1 earthquake jolted Bayabas, Surigao del Sur on Thursday morning,  the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (Phivolcs) reported. ADVERTISEMENT   The earthquake struck 99 kilometers northeast of the town at 6:19 a.m. FEATURED STORIES   It had a depth of focus of 24 kilometers.  Aftershocks are expected. Phivolcs said […]

World leaders criticize haphazard response to pandemic

In this photo provided by the United Nations, the pre-recorded message of Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, President of Ghana, is played during the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Wednesday Sept. 23, 2020, at U.N. headquarters in New York. (Eskinder Debebe/United Nations via AP) UNITED NATIONS  — World leaders gathering remotely Wednesday criticized […]

Virus risk haunts Halloween customs

LOS ANGELES—Forget the princess outfit, the Batman suit, or the Donald Trump mask. The coronavirus pandemic has put a damper on Halloween celebrations in the United States this year with health officials encouraging Americans to avoid heading out for a candy-fueled evening and to instead stay home and hold virtual parties. ADVERTISEMENT “Many traditional Halloween […]

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