Duterte fans, foes in mass Manila rallies

Feb 26, 2017

Duterte fans, foes in mass Manila rallies

Thousands of supporters and foes of President Rodrigo Duterte joined large rallies in Manila on Saturday, highlighting how his brutal drug war has polarized the Philippines. A prayer rally for Duterte’s eight months-long anti-narcotics crackdown drew the biggest turnout, estimated by police at up ...

Top Philippine drug war critic arrested, but defiant

Feb 24, 2017

Top Philippine drug war critic arrested, but defiant

The highest-profile critic of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s brutal drug war was arrested Friday on charges she said were meant to silence her, but she vowed to keep fighting the “sociopathic serial killer.” Speaking to journalists minutes before armed police in flak jackets detained ...

Court issues warrant for Duterte's leading critic, for drugs

Feb 24, 2017

Court issues warrant for Duterte's leading critic, for drugs

A Philippine court issued an arrest warrant on drug charges Thursday for an opposition senator and former top human rights official who is one of the most vocal critics of President Rodrigo Duterte and his deadly anti-drug crackdown. The Regional Trial Court in Muntinlupa ...

Colorado gets a drive-through marijuana shop

Feb 20, 2017

Colorado gets a drive-through marijuana shop

The western Colorado town of Parachute is getting a drive-through marijuana shop, believed to be the first in the state. The Parachute Board of Trustees approved a business license for Tumbleweed Express last week, the Glenwood Springs Post Independent reported Saturday. “As far as ...