8 killed after drinking Coconut wine

Eight people died and hundreds were taken to hospitals in the Philippines after drinking coconut wine believed to contain high levels of methanol, authorities said.

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Thousands flee as Typhoon Kammuri churns towards Philippines

The Philippines was braced for powerful Typhoon Kammuri as the storm churned closer, forcing evacuations and threatening plans for the Southeast Asian Games events near the capital Manila. Kammuri is expected to make landfall late today or early Tuesday in the nation’s east with heavy rains and wind gusts of up to 185 kilometres (115 miles) per hour, forecasters said. Continue Reading