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Philippine Vice President Jejomar C. Binay, sixth from left, and his delegation pose with officials of the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) led by its director and senior adviser Ernest Bower, fifth from left, following a roundtable dialogue in Washington, D.C.

MANILA — Police launched a search for a man suspected of being the handler of a gunman caught on camera by a slain Caloocan councilman moments before he was shot dead.

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SNAPPED: Barangay councilman Reynaldo Dagsa unknowingly photographs his assassin (above, far left) just as the man was about to fire his deadly shots. Dagsa’s family photos also captured the gunman’s lookout (above, far right).  (EPA photo)

 

CALOOCAN CITY — He could have drawn his pistol and shoot it out with his assassins, but he took a bullet instead than put his family at risk.

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Former Sen. Freddie Webb, left, leads son Hubert Webb out of the New Bilibid Prison on Tuesday after the Supreme Court acquitted Hubert and six others.  (Photo by Danny Pata)

 

MANILA — After 15 years behind bars, Hubert Webb and six others convicted for the sensational Vizconde massacre in 1991 walked out of prison on Dec. 14 after being cleared by the Supreme Court (SC).

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CHIEF JUSTICE CORONA

 

MANILA — Chief Justice Renato Corona and nine other Supreme Court (SC) justices voted to void the Truth Commission created to investigate alleged anomalies in the nine-year administration of former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

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