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PH-US tug of war over Pemberton heats up

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The custody of Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton should be with the Philippine government, Justice Secretary Leila De Lima said Wednesday.

Posted: December 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Man charged in woman’s death returns to Washington

This image released by the Portland, Ore., Police Bureau, shows David Kalac, 33, who police say is a suspect in the killing of a woman in Port Orchard, Wash., where graphic photos of the victim's body were posted online hours before police found the body. (AP Photo/Portland Police Bureau)

SEATTLE—A man charged with killing his live-in girlfriend and posting photos of her lifeless body online was returned to Washington state on Thursday after he surrendered to an officer in Oregon and waived extradition. David Kalac, 33, arrived at the county jail in Port Orchard, west of Seattle, late Thursday afternoon, sheriff’s Deputy Scott Wilson […]

Posted: November 7th, 2014 in World | Read More »

2 Koreans nabbed for extortion


Two Koreans were arrested at a coffee shop in Manila on Thursday night for allegedly extorting P267,000 from their compatriot, who also happened to be their employee.

Posted: November 1st, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

Pistorius spends first night in single jail cell

Oscar Pistorius, left, greets his uncle Arnold Pistorius, right, and other family members as he is led down to the cells of the court in Pretoria, South Africa, Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014. Pistorius received a five-year prison sentence for culpable homicide by judge Thokozile Masipais for the killing of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year (AP Photo/Herman Verwey, Pool)

Oscar Pistorius spent his first night of a five-year jail term in a single cell in the hospital wing of a prison in the capital, Pretoria, said a prison official.

Posted: October 24th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Death row inmate in US wins last-minute stay

A death row inmate facing execution Tuesday night won a last-minute stay on the grounds he might be mentally incompetent.

Posted: July 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »