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Trump under fire for 'racist' attack on U.S. congresswomen

Jul 15, 2019 - 8:09 AM

The US president refers on Twitter to 'Progressive' Democrat Congresswomen' in remarks that appeared to be aimed at a group of outspoken relatively young, liberal women of color, all first-time members of the House of Representatives

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 20: U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) speaks during a Congressional Iftar event at the U.S. Capitol May 20, 2019 in Washington, DC. Muslims around the world are observing the holy month with prayers, fasting from dawn to sunset and nightly feasts. Alex Wong/Getty Images/AFP  ALEX WONG / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP

DOJ offers protection to scam whistleblower, family

Jul 15, 2013 - 7:18 PM

De Lima refuses to confirm the involvement of lawmakers named by Benhur Luy in the scam until investigators have gathered enough solid evidence

UNDER WPP. Justice Secretary Leila de Lima recommends Benhur Luy, the whistle blower of the P10 billion pork barrel scam, to be placed under the witness protection program. FILE/AFP PHOTO / Jay DIRECTO