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OTTAWA - Canada's capital faced a third day of heightened security on Friday as police searched for any clues that the man who shot and killed a soldier and charged into the parliament building had help in plotting his attack.
HONG KONG - Pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong say they will hold a straw poll on government proposals they had rejected earlier in the week as the campaign in the Chinese-controlled city entered the fifth week on Friday.
Suspected Boko Haram militants kidnapped at least 25 girls in an attack on a remote town in northeastern Nigeria, witnesses to the attack said, despite talks aimed at freeing more than 200 other female hostages the militants seized in April.
Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV on Friday admitted that he once considered businessman Antonio Tiu, the alleged dummy of Vice President Jejomar Binay and who has filed a defamation case against him, a "good man," as shown in the video that circulated on the Internet.
The funeral procession of slain transgender woman Jeffrey "Jennifer" Laude arrived at the Heritage Memorial Park in Olongapo City shortly before 5 p.m. Friday, GMA News' Hadji Rieta said on his Twitter account.
Weeks after his ratings slid in a poll on potential presidentiial candidates, Senate Majority Leader Alan Peter Cayetano on Friday said he was now more interested in having a baby than seeking the presidency in 2016.