The criminal prosecution of two whistle-blowing nurses, who reported to the Texas Medical Board a Filipino-American doctor practicing “bad medicine,” is one of the Top 10 medical news stories of 2010, according to the Medscape Medical News.

MANILA — The suspense is over.

A 60-year-old balikbayan from New York City showed up on Thursday at the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) in Pasay City and claimed the P741,176,323.20 (or about U.S.$17 million) jackpot of the 6/55 Grand Lotto on-line lottery draw on Nov 29, ending wild speculations on who the lone winner was.


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McLEAN, Virginia — A 50-year-old Fil-Am grandmother threw her 2 1/2 years old granddaughter several stories to her death from a walkway at a shopping mall after a family outing, police said on Tuesday.

A woman scrolls through documents on the WikiLeaks website next to an image of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in Schwerin, Germany on Nov. 30.  (AFP/DPA/File/Jens Buttner)


MANILA — A total of 1,796 of the more than 250,000 diplomatic cables sent by U.S. embassies around the globe between 1966 and February this year — and made available online by WikiLeaks — came from Manila.




A New York federal appellate court has ruled that an anti-abortion Filipino-American nurse does not have the right to sue the hospital that allegedly forced her to participate in terminating the late-term pregnancy of an ailing mother.

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