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Controversial Mayor Looks Set to Take Philippine Presidency

A tough-talking mayor from the southern Philippines looks set to win presidential elections in that country after taking an insurmountable lead in the national vote, according to unofficial poll data. With nearly 90 percent of the vote counted, Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte has close to 6 million more votes than the next highest contender — former Interior Secretary Mar Roxas. Duterte told the French News Agency that he accepts "the mandate of the people" with extreme...

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