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Philippines Arrests Senator on Graft Charges

A Philippines graft court has ordered the arrest of Senator Jinggoy Estrada on a charge of receiving huge kickbacks from government development and anti-poverty funds.   Estrada, the son of former president and now Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada, is accused of pocketing more than $4 million from the funds.   He gave himself up to Manila police Monday morning after the Sandiganbayan anti-graft court said it had found probable cause to proceed with the charges and issued an arrest...

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