Philippines

Residents are evacuated to a local school as the Taal volcano continues to erupt in Santo Tomas, Batangas, southern Philippines, Monday January 13, 2020. (AP Photo/Gerrard Carreon)
(AP Photo/Gerrard Carreon)
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January 13, 2020 - 10:20 am
By JOEAL CALUPITAN and JIM GOMEZ Associated Press TAGAYTAY, Philippines (AP) — Red-hot lava spewed from a volcano near the Philippine capital of Manila on Monday as tens of thousands of people fled through heavy ash and frightening tremors, and authorities made plans to evacuate hundreds of...
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Jeff Katz
September 05, 2019 - 4:09 pm
I'm not sure that will fit in the overhead bin. An American woman was arrested Wednesday at a Philippines airport after authorities say she attempted to board her plane with a newborn baby inside her suitcase, according to the New York Daily News . Jennifer Talbot, 43, was caught trying to pass...
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September 05, 2019 - 2:13 pm
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — An American woman who attempted to carry a 6-day-old baby out of the Philippines hidden inside a sling bag has been arrested at Manila's airport and charged with human trafficking, officials said Thursday. They said Jennifer Erin Talbot was able to pass through the...
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September 15, 2018 - 7:32 am
By AARON FAVILA and JOEAL CALUPITAN , Associated Press TUGUEGARAO, Philippines (AP) — Typhoon Mangkhut lashed the northern Philippines on Saturday, with its powerful winds and rain setting off landslides and destroying homes, leaving at least three people dead and six missing, as the storm barreled...
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August 21, 2018 - 1:07 pm
By DEREK CAI , Associated Press SINGAPORE (AP) — The craze for "Crazy Rich Asians" is hitting Asia, with a premiere in Singapore followed by openings in several neighboring countries later this week. Much of the over-the-top romantic comedy was set in this wealthy city-state. As the stars streamed...
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