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February 11, 2017

Six dead, 120 injured in Philippines earthquake

Nearly 100 aftershocks have been felt, officials said. Evacuation centres accommodated wary residents overnight but many have returned home by Saturday, Welfare Secretary Judy Taguiwalo said, adding officials were continuing to assess the damage in Surigao city and outlying towns. MANILA, Philippines — A powerful nighttime earthquake in the southern …

$81 million worth of cocaine washes up on English beach

Matthew Rivers, from the crime agency’s border investigation team, said Friday that police, border officials and coast guards are investigating how the bags ended up on the beaches. He said “it is extremely unlikely that this was their intended destination.” LONDON — British police say 794 pounds of cocaine with …