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  • Suspected communist guerrillas kill Philippine mayor
    Suspected communist guerrillas kill Philippine mayor

    Suspected communist guerrillas disguised in paramilitary-style uniforms shot dead a Philippine mayor Monday as he presided over a flag-raising ceremony at a town hall, police said. About 20 men took part in the brazen attack, shooting dead Mayor Carlito Pentecostes in the northern town of Gonzaga and then overpowering officers at the scene, said regional police director Chief Superintendent Miguel Laurel. "It looks like the NPA. …

  • Philippines' oldest artworks in danger of disappearing
    Philippines' oldest artworks in danger of disappearing

    The 127 engravings of people, animals and geometric shapes are the Southeast Asian nation's oldest known artworks, but encroaching urbanisation, vandals and the ravages of nature are growing threats. The artworks have been declared a national treasure, regarded as the best proof that relatively sophisticated societies existed in the Philippines in the Stone Age. "They show that in ancient times, the Philippines did have a complex culture. Museum scientists believe the carvings date back to …

  • Filipino tests negative for Middle East virus
    Filipino tests negative for Middle East virus

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A Filipino nurse who tested positive for the Middle East virus has been found free of infection in a subsequent examination after he returned home, Philippine health officials said Saturday. …

  • A springtime take on the classic crabcake
    A springtime take on the classic crabcake

    As the weather gets warmer, I cook lighter. And in The Husband's taxonomy of food, crabcakes are relatively light. So I thought I'd employ of couple of seasonal stars — peas and radishes — to put a spring spin on them. …

  • Ohio gas prices up again to start work week

    Gas prices in Ohio are up slightly to start the work week. The cost for a gallon of regular gas in Ohio was averaging $3.70 in Monday's survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and ... …

  • Teen stowaway could face charges in California
    Teen stowaway could face charges in California

    HONOLULU (AP) — Police in San Jose, Calif., say they are reviewing whether charges are warranted against a 16-year-old boy who authorities say jumped a fence at San Jose's airport and stowed away aboard a Hawaii-bound flight. …

  • RUBBER-Tokyo futures prices after evening session

    Following are prices for Tokyo rubber futures at the end of the Tokyo market's evening session on Monday Contract Day Volume Evening Volume * Apr14 201.7 3 201.7 12 * May14 201.0 167 199.0 33 * Jun14 201.7 ... …

  • S. Korea leader says ferry crew's actions 'tantamount to murder'
    S. Korea leader says ferry crew's actions 'tantamount to murder'

    The captain and crew of a South Korean ferry that capsized with hundreds of children on board acted in a way "tantamount to murder," President Park Geun-Hye said Monday, as four more crew members were arrested and the death toll rose to 87. "Not only my heart, but the hearts of all South Koreans have been broken and filled with shock and anger," said Park, who was heckled Thursday when she met relatives of the hundreds of passengers still missing -- most of them schoolchildren. …

  • Gunmen detain 3 journalists in eastern Ukraine

    SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) — Three foreign journalists were temporarily detained by pro-Russia insurgents in city in eastern Ukraine. …

  • Finnish sky diver crash probe could take weeks
    Finnish sky diver crash probe could take weeks

    HELSINKI (AP) — Finnish authorities say the investigation into the plane crash that killed eight sky divers could take weeks or longer to complete. …