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New York Marine recalls 9/11

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CAMP DWYER, Afghanistan -- When the planes struck the World Trade Center, his world became one of confusion.

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New witness: POLO exec kissed ‘Michelle’

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MANILA -- A new witness had come forward on Thursday during the sex-for-flight investigation at the Senate.

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‘President has P1-trillion pork barrel’

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MANILA -- Former National Treasurer Leonor Briones and Bayan Muna partylist Rep. Neri Colmenares want the executive department to explain the lump sum items in the national budget which they believe are the President’s version of lawmakers’ pork barrel funds.

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DFA: PNoy won't push through with China trip

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MANILA -- President Benigno Aquino III will no longer be flying to China for a trade event next week at the foreign government's request, Foreign Affairs spokesperson Raul Hernandez said Thursday.

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Central African man confessed to killing Filipina found in suitcase in Egypt

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MANILA -- A Central African man has confessed to the killing of a Filipino woman found inside a suitcase dumped in Cairo, Egypt, almost two weeks ago, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said on Wednesday.

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Senate panel to invite Napoles to probe

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MANILA -- Businesswoman Janet Lim-Napoles, the alleged mastermind behind a P10-billion "pork barrel" scam, will be invited to the Senate probe into the matter, Senator Teofisto Guingona III said Thursday.

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Protest rallies staged in key cities vs. public fund misuse

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MANILA -- Large crowds of angry Filipinos flocked to the Rizal Park in Manila on Monday, August 26 to participate in a protest rally dubbed as "Million People March" to condemn the misuse of "pork barrel," public funds for local projects secured by legislators.

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Binay to Napoles: Bare everything, regardless of pol affiliation

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MANILA -- Vice President Jejomar Binay lauded the surrender of businesswoman Janet Napoles, but hopes this will finally reveal those should be punished for the pork scam, regardless of political affiliation.

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Northwest Motorsport to pay $80,000 to settle EEOC harassment lawsuit

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SEATTLE — Puget Sound dealership Northwest Motorsport, Inc. will pay $80,000 to a former employee and provide other relief to resolve a harassment lawsuit filed by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC), the agency announced today.

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President Quezon's “Code of Citizenship and Ethics”

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In a time when the pork barrel scam has jolted local politics, and poverty and security threats burden the nation, a code of ethics for Filipinos prepared by then President Manuel L. Quezon has been re-issued by Malacañang.

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