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Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. on Thursday praised his dictator father's rule after being sworn in as the country's new leader, completing a decadeslong effort to restore the clan to the country's highest office.

Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr., 64, won last month's elections by a landslide, securing the biggest victory since his father and namesake was ousted by a popular revolt in 1986.

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