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Ex-cop hired “hit men” to rape wife and kill her best friend

A FORMER Houston police officer has been charged with attempting to organise a rape and murder-for-hire plot targeting his estranged Filipina wife and her female friend. Clarence Michael McNatt, aged 63, was arrested last week in the Houston suburb of Pasadena at a meeting he had arranged with two bogus assassins. He…

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Just the ticket? Manila’s “corrupt” traffic enforcers fired en masse

THE Mayor of Manila has taken decisive action against the city’s corrupt traffic enforcers — by firing the entire department. At a press conference today (Monday, November 28) Joseph “Erap” Estrada announced that 600 frontline officers and 90 support staff at the Manila Traffic and Parking Bureau (MTPB) were now…