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July 20, 2017 1:56 PM Gangsters, politicians, officials convicted in Italy 'Mafia Capital' trial

ROME (Reuters) - The two leaders of a crime ring that plundered Rome city coffers were convicted along with some 40 politicians, officials and businessmen on Thursday at the end of one of the biggest corruption trials in the Italian capital. Massimo Carminati, a one-time member of Rome's notorious far-right Magliana Gang, was handed a 20-year prison 3

July 19, 2017 2:44 PM Thailand general, politicians, police among 46 found guilty in historic human trafficking trial

An army general, two politicians, and police officers were among the 46 people found guilty by a judge in the biggest human trafficking trial in Thailand's history. Some of those found guilty of trafficking — from a total of 103 defendants — were also convicted of taking part in organised transnational crime, forcible detention leading to death, and rape. Thailand's 4

July 19, 2017 2:01 PM Philippines puts big casinos on money-laundering watch

MANILA: The Philippines said Wednesday it would monitor large transactions at casinos to curb money-laundering, after proceeds from an $81 million theft were funnelled through several gambling establishments last year. President Rodrigo Duterte signed a law this week adding the gaming sector to monitored institutions. Casinos must now report to the central 5

July 17, 2017 4:10 PM Duterte most appreciated and trusted gov’t official

After suffering a slump in his approval and trust ratings in the first quarter of 2017, President Duterte’s ratings have bounced back to 82 percent and 81 percent, respectively, in the second quarter, based on the latest Pulse Asia survey results released on Monday. Using face-to-face interviews of 1,200 respondents, the June 24-29 nationwide survey 9

July 17, 2017 11:02 AM The Daily 202: Only 1 in 4 Americans strongly support Trump

Donald Trump walks across the South Lawn last night after arriving back at the White House on Marine One from a weekend at his golf club in New Jersey. (Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP) THE BIG IDEA: President Trump is not Teflon, and the conventional wisdom that “nothing matters” is wrong. A fresh Washington Post/ABC News poll underscores the softness of Trump’s 21

July 17, 2017 7:57 AM Duterte to Ombudsman: Shut up, don't be like Obama

(3rd UPDATE) 'Since when did you anoint yourself spokesman of the criminals?' says President Rodrigo Duterte to Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales FIERY WORDS. President Rodrigo Duterte slams Ombudsman Conchita Carpio Morales on July 17, 2017, after she said it was 'unacceptable' for him to issue threats against criminals. This was President Rodrigo Duterte's 3

July 17, 2017 2:48 AM WATCH: Duterte faces diplomats, cracks rape joke

President Rodrigo Duterte cracked another joke about rape on Friday, this time referring to contestants of Miss Universe, in addressing diplomats in Davao City. The president was talking about the "virulence" of the drug problem and its effects, including the rape of children. He said, in apparent sarcasm, that he would congratulate the criminals for raping 13

July 15, 2017 7:33 PM Choose Turkey or terrorists, Erdogan tells West

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has asked western leaders to make a choice between Turkey and terrorist organisations in an article he wrote for the British daily The Guardian. In the article published on Saturday – the first anniversary of the July 15 coup attempt – Erdogan wrote that there is “no way to sugar-coat this betrayal of Turkey’s 17 1

July 15, 2017 5:25 PM Aguirre ready to face De Lima's complaint

MANILA -- Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II said on Saturday, July 15, he is ready to face the criminal and administrative complaint filed by detained Senator Leila de Lima against him before the Office of the Ombudsman. ”I will face her accusations against me in any forum. I will follow what our laws or rules state on jurisdiction and will not challenge 6

July 15, 2017 1:49 PM Rody: No law against threatening criminals

MANILA, Philippines - There is no law in the country that prohibits anyone from threatening to kill criminals, President Duterte said on Friday. “Point out to me a law in your country and in my country which says you cannot threaten a criminal... destroying your country,” Duterte told some 200 Filipino-American “tourism ambassadors” gathered for the 11th Ambassadors’ 5