Newspaper Publisher Killed in Philippines
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MANILA, Philippines — Aug 19, 2015, 9:19 AM ET

A motorcycle-riding gunman has killed the publisher of a small newspaper in the southern Philippines, police said Wednesday.

Colleagues of Gregorio Ybanez, publisher of Kabuhayan News Services and president of the Davao del Norte Press and Radio-TV Club, said they suspect his killing could be linked to his other job as a director of an electric cooperative. Investigators said they are looking into all possible motives.

The gunman fled after shooting Ybanez as he entered his house in southern Tagum city Tuesday night. Ybanez died Wednesday.

Presidential spokesman Herminio Coloma Jr. condemned the killing, saying police will bring the perpetrators to justice.

Ybanez would be the 28th Filipino journalist killed since 2010 if his death is related to his media work, the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines said.

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AP Ex-Bureau Chief, Newspaper Editor Jonathan Kellogg Dies
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WATERBURY, Conn. — Aug 18, 2015, 9:28 PM ET

Jonathan F. Kellogg, a former Associated Press bureau chief who served as executive editor of Connecticut’s Republican-American newspaper, has died. He was 68.

Kellogg died Monday at his home in Harwinton. His brother-in-law, Bill Mitman, said he died unexpectedly and the cause was undetermined.

Kellogg became executive editor of the Waterbury newspaper in 1997, and he retired in June. He also had served as executive editor of The Sun in Lowell, Massachusetts, and managing editor for the Portland Press Herald in Maine and the Maine Sunday Telegram.

“We mourn the loss of our colleague and friend, and we extend our sympathy to his wife, Tammalene, and his family,” Republican-American Publisher William J. Pape II said in his newspaper.

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