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WION Morning News Brief, December 24, 2016

Police said 182 people were killed in the Philippines by the tropical storm Tembin. Photograph:( Reuters )

WION Web Team Delhi, India Dec 24, 2017, 03.42 AM (IST)

Philippines storm leaves 182 dead, tens of thousands displaced

Tens of thousands have been forced from their homes by a tropical storm that battered the southern Philippines leaving at least 182 dead, police and aid agencies said Sunday.

Miss America CEO quits over leaked emails

The Miss America pageant's CEO resigned on Saturday after dozens of former beauty queens demanded he step down over leaked internal emails that contained misogynistic, fat- and slut-shaming language.

37 feared dead in Philippine mall fire

Thirty-seven people were believed killed in a fire that engulfed a shopping mall in the southern Philippine city of Davao, local authorities said on Sunday. A Bureau of Fire Protection commander at the scene said the chances of the 37 surviving were "zero", Paolo Duterte, Davao's vice mayor, who is also the president's son, wrote in a Facebook post.

EPL: City make it 17 in a row

Goals by Sergio Aguero, who scored twice, Raheem Sterling and Danilo enabled leaders Manchester City to extend their record-breaking run to 17 successive Premier League wins as they thrashed Bournemouth 4-0 on Saturday.

RK Nagar bypoll: Counting of votes begins; litmus test for ruling AIADMK

This is where five-time former chief minister Jayalalithaa won her last two elections from, which is why the ruling AIADMK will be keen to retain it.  

The seat fell vacant after her death last year.