VALLEJO (Bay Area, Calif.) -- Two enterprising Filipino ladies -- local teacher and entrepreneur Luchi Marte and local businesswoman Janice Medina -- staged their fourth successful annual fashion show with a “difference” Saturday, June 29, at the Filipino Community Banquet Hall in Vallejo.More >
Federal authorities have arrested 19-year-old Filipino American Justin Nojan Sullivan of Morganton, North Carolina for threatening to carry out assassinations in the U.S. in support of the Islamic State terrorist group.
According to a 12-page criminal complaint filed in court Monday (June 22) in Charlotte, North Carolina, Sullivan plotted several domestic attacks hoping to kill 1,000 Americans and making a videotape of his exploits to send to ISIL (a.k.a. ISIS) leaders.
Authorities charged Sullivan with one count of attempting to provide material support to ISIL, one count of transporting and receiving a silencer in interstate commerce with intent to commit a felony and one count of receipt and possession of an unregistered silencer, unidentified by a serial number.
By CHANTAL VALERY
The US Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a bitterly disputed portion of President Barack Obama's landmark health care reform, in a major legacy-building victory for his administration.
Philippine airlines will no longer be banned from flying into Europe, aviation authorities said Thursday, after the European Union removed all remaining Philippine carriers from its safety blacklist.