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Activists ask top court to void Marcos Jr's presidential win

May. 17, 2022 09:56 AM EDT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Human rights activists have asked the Philippine Supreme Court to block Congress from proclaiming Ferdinand Marcos Jr. as the next president, alleging that he lied when he said he had not been convicted of any crime. The Commission on Election twice...

Marcos Jr. declares victory, faces calls to ensure democracy

May. 11, 2022 07:17 AM EDT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Ferdinand Marcos Jr., the namesake son of an ousted Philippine dictator, declared victory Wednesday in this week’s presidential election and faced early calls to ensure respect for human rights, the rule of law and democracy. Marcos Jr. garnered more...

Marcos Jr. won Philippine presidency, unofficial count shows

May. 10, 2022 10:53 AM EDT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The namesake son of late Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos appeared to have been elected Philippine president by a landslide in an astonishing reversal of the 1986 “People Power” pro-democracy revolt that ousted his father. Marcos Jr. had more than...

Dictator's son far ahead in Philippine presidential vote

May. 09, 2022 13:20 PM EDT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The son and namesake of ousted Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos took a commanding lead in an unofficial vote count in Monday’s presidential election in the deeply divided Asian democracy. With 80% of the votes tabulated, Marcos Jr. had 25.9 million,...

Philippine election narrows to Marcos Jr., rights defender

May. 09, 2022 01:30 AM EDT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — More than three decades after a largely peaceful “People Power” revolt overthrew Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos, his son and namesake is the top choice in most voter-preference surveys. Some of the major issues in Monday's vote: WHAT’S AT...

Dictator’s son, rights lawyer vie for Philippine presidency

May. 08, 2022 00:34 AM EDT

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — More than three decades after a largely peaceful “People Power” revolt overthrew Philippine dictator Ferdinand Marcos, his son and namesake has emerged as the top contender in Monday’s presidential election based on most voter-preference surveys. ...

Undisputed, still undefeated welterweight champ may be next

Apr. 17, 2022 12:53 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — There could be an undisputed, and still undefeated, welterweight champion later this year. Undefeated champs Errol Spence Jr. and Terence “Bud” Crawford may finally get in the ring together. Both have made it clear that is what they want to happen. ...

Spence adds 3rd title belt with TKO over WBA champ Ugás

Apr. 17, 2022 02:11 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Errol Spence Jr. took a few rounds to find his rhythm and range after a long layoff. In the end, he had another championship belt. Spence became a three-belt welterweight champion by defending his WBC and IBF titles in a unification bout in front of a home...

Spence's 2nd road to recovery yields title bout against Ugás

Apr. 15, 2022 03:04 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Errol Spence Jr. returns to the ring in a unification bout against Yordenis Ugás, his replacement in a Manny Pacquiao fight the two-division welterweight champion had to skip because of a torn retina. Ugás' breakthrough victory against the Filipino star...