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AMBASSADOR HARRY THOMAS

 

MANILA — Filipino security escorts of U.S. Ambassador Harry Thomas harassed and manhandled media men conducting an ambush interview with the envoy at the AFP [Armed Forces of the Philippines] Medical Center in Quezon City.

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From left, Ermie Zotomayor, Antonio Laroya and Arnisito Gaviola. An exclusion order was issued on Monday.  (Photo courtesy of the Winnipeg Free Press)

 

WINNIPEG, Manitoba — Three Filipino men arrested and facing deportation for failing to have proper work permits are one step closer to being kicked out of Canada.

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Waves crash on San Francisco's Ocean Beach during a tsunami-warning period on Friday.  (Photo by Noah Berger, AP)

 

(Richard A. Lovett in Seattle, Washington for National Geographic News)

The deadly earthquake that struck Japan Friday sent a tsunami racing across the Pacific Ocean, causing flooding in Hawaii and prompting tsunami warnings along beaches in the Pacific Northwest and California.

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Frank Buckles today at 110 years old.

 

CHARLES TOWN, West Virginia — World War I’s last surviving United States veteran, who also survived being a civilian POW in the Philippines for over three years during World War II, died last Sunday morning of natural causes at his home in Charles Town at age 110.

fil-am.g.i.janeSGT. ZAINAH CREAMER

 

A decorated Filipino-American female Army soldier, who once served at a military camp in New York, was killed by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan while she and her trained dog were clearing areas for an air assault mission.

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