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Nurse charged over UK hospital poisoning deaths


A male nurse has been charged with the murder of three patients who were poisoned with contaminated medical products at a British hospital, police said Saturday.

Posted: March 29th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Fil-Am murder suspect won’t face the death penalty

Murder suspect Richard Magdayo Dahan. LAS VEGAS METRO PHOTO

Prosecutors have decided not to seek the death penalty in the case of a Fil-Am former chef accused of stabbing to death his 28-year-old wife in their Las Vegas apartment early this year.

Posted: March 25th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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Was Pepsi Paloma murdered?


Pepsi Paloma, a Filipino American who was born Delia Duenas Smith, starred in her first movie, Brown Emmanuelle, when she was only 14. While promoting the movie several months later, she was gang raped by three well-known Philippine TV personalities. Three years later, after starring in 9 movies when she was still only 17, she committed suicide. Or did she?

Posted: March 15th, 2014 in Americas,Blogs,Columnists,Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Features,Headlines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

KL couple meted death for starved maid’s death

Domestic helpers and their supporters attend a protest to support 23-year-old Indonesian maid Erwiana Sulistyaningsih in Hong Kong, Sunday, Jan. 19, 2014. A few weeks later, a Malaysian couple was sentenced to hang for starving their Indonesian maid, Isti Komariyah, to death. AP FILE PHOTO

A Malaysian couple was sentenced to hang for starving their Indonesian maid to death, a defense lawyer said Friday, in the latest shocking case to spotlight abuse of domestic helpers in the region.

Posted: March 8th, 2014 in Asia & Pacific,Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Indian national shot dead in Oriental Mindoro


An Indian national was shot dead by two unidentified gunmen here Tuesday afternoon, police said Wednesday.

Posted: March 5th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Tempers flare in Vegas court as Indico murder trial opens

Elinor Indico in court Monday. (PHOTO BY KTNV)

In a case that has torn a family apart, a brother lashed out in court Monday upon seeing his sister who is accused of killing his pregnant wife.

Posted: February 25th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Trial starts for Fil-Am accused of killing pregnant sis-in-law

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Trial began Monday of the 31-year-old Filipina-American accused of stabbing to death her pregnant sister-in-law during a family dispute in their Las Vegas apartment.

Posted: February 24th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Ex-cop tied to Dacer murder hits US ruling

Michael Ray Aquino FILE PHOTO

Former police intelligence officer Michael Ray Aquino is not paying the $4.2 million in damages that the daughters of murdered public relations agent Salvador “Bubby” Dacer won in a civil suit in the United States on Tuesday.

Posted: January 24th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

US court orders Michael Ray Aquino to pay Dacer family $4.2M in damages


A US District Court judge ordered a former high-ranking Philippine National Police official to pay $4.2 million in punitive damages for the political torture-murder 13 years ago of well-known publicist Salvador “Bubby” Dacer.

Posted: January 23rd, 2014 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Friends raising money to ship body of Filipina nurse slain by husband


Friends are scrambling to raise money to send home to the Philippines the body of a Filipina nurse slain a week ago by her husband in a horrific killing in their Las Vegas home.

Posted: January 17th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »



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