Arakanese rebels freed from Indian jail

Arakanese rebels freed from Indian jail
KOLKATA – Thirteen years after they were detained on charges of gun-running, 34 separatist rebels from Myanmar’s Arakan province walked free on Thursday from an Indian jail in Kolkata, bringing down the curtain on a murky episode involving alleged betrayal and abuse by Indian intelligence agents.
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Malloy pushes amended sick-leave bill
HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is weighing in on the paid sick leave bill, urging state senators to vote for it now that a compromise amendment is being crafted to limit it to workers who have direct contact with the public.
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Leviste back in Bilibid
Former Batangas Gov. Antonio Leviste was finally brought back to the New Bilibid Prison on Thursday, a day after he was arrested by NBI agents in Makati for an unauthorized furlough outside prison. Leviste was seen smiling as he was being escorted back to prison.

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