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US Supreme Court to hear Trump taxes case in May

The US Supreme Court said Monday that it will hear arguments by teleconference in May over whether President Donald Trump can continue to shield his tax returns from Congress and New York prosecutors.

Russian trolls spread misinformation in vaccine debate

Russian trolls and bots on Twitter attempted to influence the debate over vaccine safety with the aim of sowing discord among the US public on hot-button issues in the run-up to the 2016 election, US researchers reported this week.

Trump lashes out at Russia probe as ‘McCarthyism’

Donald Trump on Sunday angrily denounced the federal probe of Russia's 2016 election meddling as "McCarthyism at its WORST!," as he slammed a report that the White House counsel had given investigators detailed testimony about the…

Erice expects ‘common decision’ from Mar, Poe

CALOOCAN Rep. Egay Erice is optimistic that Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Mar Roxas and Senator Grace Poe will see eye-to-eye sooner than later. "I think they will come up with a common decision soon.…

Is Grace Poe a Filipino?

Senator Grace Poe said Thursday that she is a Filipino amid reports that her citizenship will be questioned once she decides to run for president or vice president in 2016. “The qualifications for higher office is the same for that of a…

Breaking: PNoy says Grace will make reforms permanent

President Benigno Aquino III has no doubt that Senator Grace Poe is one potential presidential candidate who can make his reform programs permanent. In his interview with Bombo Radyo aired Thursday morning, President Aquino said while…

BREAKING: Aquino reaches deal with Poe but mum on details

President Benigno Aquino III revealed that he spoke with Senator Grace Poe before he left for his on-going US-Canada ‎trip last week. Aquino refused to say what he discussed with Poe in a meeting in Malacañang which lasted up to…

Hybrid polls in 2016? Possible, says Bautista

Newly appointed Commission on Elections chairman Andres Bautista is keeping an open mind about the proposal to hold the 2016 elections using a mix of the automated and manual systems because of the short time left for the poll body to…

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