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Apollo Quiboloy was not detained in the United States (US) contrary to earlier reports, his spokesperson clarified on Friday. A HawaiiNewsNow. com report on Thursday said US authorities found $350,000 in cash as well as gun parts inside the private jet of Quiboloy at the Honolulu Airport. Police in Central Mindanao announced the arrest of 218 wanted persons in just 34 days in a campaign that a top regional police official said broke records and showed that there was more to the anticriminality drive than just killings. Chief Supt. Marcelo Morales, Central Mindanao police chief, said the arrests, made between Jan. 5 to Feb. 8 were a record in the regional police’s campaign to bring in the most wanted persons in the provinces of Sultan Kudarat, South Cotabato, North Cotabato and Sarangani. ILOILO CITY Pope Francis has appointed a new archbishop of the Archdiocese of Jaro after accepting the resignation of Jaro Archbishop Angel Lagdameo, who reached the mandatory age of retirement two years ago. The Vatican News, the information network of the papal office, reported that Pope Francis has appointed Antique Bishop Jose Romeo Lazo as the new Jaro Archbishop. Malacañang condoled on Friday with the family of National Artist Napoleon Abueva who passed away at the age of 88. “We join the entire nation in mourning the passing of an exemplary artist, known as the Father of Modern Philippine Sculpture,” Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque said in a statement. Roque said “Abueva’s unparalleled contributions in the realm of arts will forever be etched in the hearts and minds of every Filipino.” The presence of the US warship, US Carl Vinson arrived in Manila on Friday. For Senator Lacson, it’s presence is "breath of fresh air" for Filipinos

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