Philippine leader pardons US Marine in transgender killing

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippine president pardoned a US Marine on Monday in a surprise move that will free him from imprisonment in the 2014 killing of a transgender Filipino woman that sparked anger in the former American colony. President Rodrigo Duterte said he decided to pardon Lance Cpl. Joseph Scott Pemberton because the Marine…

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