U.S. troops will stay in the Philippines through the end of the month.
3 months ago
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US to keep 300 troops in Philippines through end of month

The U.S. says it will be keeping nearly 300 troops, including Air Force commandos armed with combat aircraft and helicopters, in the Philippines through the end of the month.
Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton (Photo: CNN)
7 months ago
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Camp Lejeune Marine appeals conviction in Philippine killing

A Camp Lejeune Marine has asked a Philippine court to reverse his conviction in the killing of a transgender Filipino and also sought a reduction of his six to 12-year jail term and bail.
Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton (Photo: CNN)
8 months ago
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Camp Lejeune Marine found guilty of killing transgender Filipino

A US Marine has been found guilty of killing a transgender Filipino after discovering her gender in a hotel in the Philippines last year.
Murder for Hire
1 year ago
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Feds: Two NC men traveled to Philippines for murder-for-hire plot

Prosecutors say two North Carolina men traveled to the Philippines to kill a woman as part of a murder-for-hire scheme, allegedly shooting her in the face and dumping her body on a pile of trash.
NC inmates make soap for typhoon relief effort
3 years ago
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NC inmates make soap for typhoon relief effort

North Carolina's prison system is shipping more than half a million bars of soap made by inmates to the Philippines as part of the international relief effort following Typhoon Haiyan.
NC inmates make soap for typhoon relief effort
3 years ago
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NC inmates make soap for typhoon relief effort

North Carolina's prison system is shipping more than half a million bars of soap made by inmates to the Philippines as part of the international relief effort following Typhoon Haiyan.
Woman in Philippines describes aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan
3 years ago
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Woman in Philippines describes aftermath of Super Typhoon Haiyan

Days after Super Typhoon Haiyan slammed through the Philippines, many people are still without power, food and water are scarce and medical supplies are quickly running out. But with communications finally back up in some areas, we were able to Skype with one Filipino woman who works for a North Carolina company about the ordeal.
Super Typhoon Haiyan hits close to home for one local family
3 years ago
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Super Typhoon Haiyan hits close to home for one local family

Ex-Marines Dustin and Andrea Bestul say spending a lot of time overseas in third world countries exposed them to idea of adopting. The family of eight adopted three kids from Ethiopia a few years back.