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Gunmen Kill Philippine Mayor

Officials say suspected Communist guerrillas have shot dead a Philippine mayor. Authorities say Mayor Carlito Pentecostes, of the northern town of Gonzaga, was presiding over a flag raising ceremony when at least 20 assailants stormed the town hall. The gunmen scattered leaflets as they fled. The content of the pamphlets was about black sand mining and the punishments people could expect if they participated in the mining. Mayor Pentecostes was allegedly a proponent of black sand...

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