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Philippines blocks release of US Marine convicted in killing of transgender Filipino woman

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MANILA, Philippines — A U.S. Marine convicted in the 2014 killing of a transgender Filipino woman will remain behind bars while her family and the government appeal a Philippine court order allowing his early release for good behavior, an official said Thursday. The Regional Trial Court in Olongapo city northwest of Manila on Tuesday ordered […]