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Afghans bury their dead after attack that killed 57

KABUL―Hundreds of grieving Afghans buried their loved ones in Kabul on Monday amid growing anger over a suicide attack on a voter registration center that killed 57 people, including children, and wounded over 100. The bomber blew himself up on Sunday morning in a large crowd lining up to collect …

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Omnidrive’s Online Storage Actually Works

I’ve been talking to Nik Cubrilovic, the founder of Sydney, Australia based Omnidrive, since I posted about the need for a good online storage service in November (see no. 1 in that post). I’ve had the chance to test it over the last few days. It’s pre-beta but will be …

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Hailstorm destroys Benguet crops

ICE pellets rained down on an upland village in Atok, Benguet on Saturday afternoon, despite the rest of the country broiling in the summer heat. Ironically, the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration said Sunday people across the country were at risk of heat exhaustion and heat stroke, as …

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Kuwait files protest, summons PH envoy

A LAWMAKER on Sunday warned Kuwait against expelling Manila’s ambassador over a video that showed Philippine Embassy personnel whisking away an abused Filipino domestic away from her employer’s home in a diplomatic vehicle. “If they throw out our ambassador, it will not be left unanswered,” said ACT-OFW Rep. Aniceto Bertiz …

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In the NYC enterprise startup scene, security is job one

While most people probably would not think of New York as a hotbed for enterprise startups of any kind, it is actually quite active. When you stop to consider that the world’s biggest banks and financial services companies are located there, it would certainly make sense for security startups to …

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