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WASHINGTON  - Health experts are monitoring "a handful" of people who were potentially exposed to Ebola through physical contact with the first patient diagnosed with the deadly virus in the United States, the top US public health official said on Wednesday.

US airlines and their trade group Airlines for America are in close contact with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on actions the US government is taking to address Ebola health concerns, according to a spokesperson for JetBlue.

CHICAGO/NEW YORK - The first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola in a U.S. hospital was uated initially and turned away, a critical missed opportunity that could result in others being exposed to the deadly virus, infectious disease experts said.

Rare and expensive paintings by various masters were no longer at the condominium unit of former First Lady Imelda Marcos when National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) tried to seize them, GMA News' Kara David reported on "24 Oras" Wednesday.

Interior Secretary Mar Roxas has ordered the suspension of eight firearm dealers' license to operate over their failure to account for 116 imported firearms.

Two of the three companies that donated to the controversial renovation of the Philippine National Police chief's official quarters inside Camp Crame are no strangers to the government. According to Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System (PhilGEPS), Pacific Concrete Corp. and Ulticon Builders have bagged contracts from government agencies amounting to P4 billion, with some of the deals dating back to 2009. The renovation was one of the bases for the filing of graft and plunder complaints against PNP chief Director General Alan Purisima.

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    91st AGM Amended Notice and Agenda

    September 23, 2014 • Announcements, Gallery

    MC – 69 September 16, 2014 T O : ALL AMCHAM REGULAR MEMBERS SUBJECT : THE 91st ANNUAL MEETING AND ELECTION OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR 2014-2016 OF THE AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE OF THE PHILIPPINES, INC. We are pleased to announce our 91st AmCham Annual Meeting and election of Board of Directors for [&hellip...

  • United States Department of Treasury

    IMPORTANT: IRS: It’s Okay to be Clueless (but time is running out)

    July 8, 2014 • Announcements, Gallery, Headlines

    The United States Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently announced a tax amnesty program for Americans who live and work abroad. On June 18, the agency said that people who come forward and settle their US tax bills now will be liable for back taxes and interest — but will not be charged any penalties. Previously, [&hellip...

  • United States Department of Treasury

    IMPORTANT: IRS to waive penalties for some overseas accounts

    July 8, 2014 • Announcements, Gallery, Headlines

    By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER WASHINGTON (AP) — The Internal Revenue Service is offering to waive steep penalties for Americans living abroad who haven’t been paying their U.S. taxes. But there is a catch: You have to be able to show that you didn’t evade U.S. taxes on purpose. American citizens living abroad are required to file [&hellip...

  • United States Department of Treasury

    IMPORTANT: U.S. Taxpayers Residing Outside the United States

    July 8, 2014 • Announcements, Gallery, Headlines

    The following streamlined procedures are referred to as the Streamlined Foreign Offshore Procedures. Eligibility for the Streamlined Foreign Offshore Procedures In addition to having to meet the general eligibility criteria described above, individual U.S. taxpayers, or estates of individual U.S. taxpayers, seeking to use the Streamlined Foreign Offshore Procedures described in this section must:  (1) [&hellip...