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South Korean lawmaker gets 12 years from pro-North plot

Conservative activists hold defaced photos of leftwing lawmaker Lee Seok-ki of the Unified Progressive Party while shouting slogans during a rally against Lee in front of the Suwon District Court in Suwon, South Korea, Monday, Feb. 17, 2014. AP

A South Korean court sentenced a left-wing lawmaker to 12 years in prison and six colleagues to shorter terms Monday for plotting a pro-North Korea rebellion in the event of a war on the Korean Peninsula.

Posted: February 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Lawmaker shoots self in House

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former congressman Benjo Benaldo: Pure accident

Outgoing Cagayan de Oro Rep. Benjo Benaldo was found with a gunshot wound to the chest in his office at the House of Representatives on Thursday night and was rushed to New Era hospital in Quezon City, according to Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr.

Posted: June 28th, 2013 in Banner Story,Editors' Picks,Headlines,Latest News Stories,Metro,Metro | Read More »

Lawmaker asks: Why destroy seized elephant tusks at all?

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Why destroy something that can be very useful? This is the contention of Ako Bicol party-list Rep. Rodel Batocabe who wants the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) to reconsider its decision to destroy confiscated elephant tusks worth P420 million, saying the ivory tusks should be preserved and used for educational purposes.

Posted: June 18th, 2013 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Bolivia lawmaker caught in sex video arrested

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Bolivian lawmakers listen to President Evo Morales deliver his state of the nation address at the National Congress in La Paz, Bolivia, Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013. Police arrested a Bolivian provincial lawmaker, Domingo Alcibia, Tuesday who security cameras caught having what appears to be nonconsensual sex in a legislative chamber with an extremely inebriated and possibly unconscious woman. AP/Jorge Bernal, Pool

Police arrested a Bolivian provincial lawmaker Tuesday who security cameras caught having what appears to be nonconsensual sex in a legislative chamber with an extremely inebriated and possibly unconscious woman.

Posted: January 23rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

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