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Philippine police say drug-linked mayor shot dead in jail

Philippine police say drug-linked mayor shot dead in jail

A statement Saturday from the office of Duterte's communications secretary, Martin Andanar, called Espinosa's death "unfortunate". Police said the team was on an assignment to serve a search warrant against the convicts. Gordon said he talk to Senator Panfilo Lacson, who had wanted to resume the panel's investigation into the rise in extrajudicial killings under the Duterte administration.


Ohio order blocks activities from both campaigns

Ohio order blocks activities from both campaigns

Readler of Jones Day wrote a 15-page legal filing in Ohio. The DNC, which isn't barred from organizing poll watchers, said Democratic volunteers gave evidence in court papers of what they said was coordinated RNC activity. The court filing lists no specific allegations in MI, but Democrats say voters are at risk for "intimidation, threats and perhaps even force" on Tuesday.



GST Council to finalise 4-tier tax structure of 5-28 percent

The current rates seem to have come about after enormous deliberation. The GST Council, chaired by Union Finance Minister, has representatives from all the states. What is the Goods and Services Tax ( GST)? "The government would need to ensure that multiple rates proposed for goods and services do not inherit the legacy issues around classification anomalies", said Krishan Arora, partner, Grant Thornton India.



French authorities declare the Calais migrant camp empty

France says Britain has accepted 274 children from among this group. "We have asked (those newly arrived) migrants to disperse". Authorities said four Afghans had been detained earlier Wednesday as suspects in the setting of the fires, which slightly injured one person who was taken to a hospital.



Ex-Bill Clinton aide memo roils wife's campaign over ethics

Dow donated $150,000 to the Foundation " for President Clinton to attend a Dow dinner in Davos ", Band said. Her critics have accused her of providing favors to foundation donors, though there has been no evidence of this. The Clinton campaign has made no response to the latest WikiLeaks revelation, other than to reiterate its denunciation of all the leaked documents as material "hacked by the Russian government and weaponized by WikiLeaks ".


South Africa's Guptas to challenge influence-peddling report at inquiry

South Africa's Guptas to challenge influence-peddling report at inquiry

A "Save South Africa" movement, formed by disgruntled business and civil service workers, as well as disaffected officials of Zuma's ruling African National Congress Party, protested government corruption across the rainbow nation. The long-awaited report into improper and unethical relations between President Jacob Zuma and the Indian Gupta family was released on Wednesday.