The Philippines’ main disaster response agency raised the death toll Friday to 3,621, up from the previous figure of 2,360. Most of the casualties occurred on Leyte and Samar islands. It said 1,140 people are missing and more than 12,000 injured.
Mets GM Sandy Alderson said he believes the review, which is being handled through MLB at the request of the U.S. Consulate in the Dominican Republic, was random and not because of suspected wrongdoing.
A New York Times correspondent was forced to leave China Monday after working there for more than a decade, after his visa was not renewed.
Some major credit card companies are warning their customers that their account information may have fallen into the wrong hands. As many as 10 million MasterCard and Visa customers may be victims of the latest big credit card security breach.
An FBI spokesman told 1010 WINS’ Carol D’Auria that search warrants were executed and computers were seized at the homes.