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Deadly Clashes Break Out Between Muslim Rebels, Philippine Police

Philippine authorities say the death toll is over 40 in a fight between a special police raiding team and members of the country’s largest Muslim rebel group, which is forging a peace agreement with the government. It happened a day before congressional hearings on a proposed law that would see the formation of an autonomous Muslim-majority region in the country’s restive south. Police in the southern Philippines say the dead included government troops and rebels in Sunday’s clash, which...

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