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U.S. pact sparks protest in Manila

Posted: July 5, 2014 at 2:58 a.m.

Protesters clashed Friday with police near the U.S. Embassy in Manila, where about 100 of them marched to mark Philippine-American Friendship day with a call to junk a new defense pact allowing thousands of U.S. troops to be temporarily based in the country.

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