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Former Philippines Hitman Claims President Murdered Justice Official

A former member of a Philippines death squad told senators in Manila Thursday that Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte, while serving as mayor of Davao City, shot and killed an employee of the justice department and ordered the deaths more than 1,000 people over the past 25 years. The hitman, Edgar Matobato, said during a Senate hearing he was one of several policemen on a death squad that took orders from Duterte. Matobato said he personally killed about 50 people using various...

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