Philippine leader, high court clash on funds use

Philippine President Benigno Aquino III said Monday that his administration would appeal a Supreme Court decision that declared his government's enforcement of a major economic stimulus program partly unconstitutional.

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Philippine President Benigno Aquino III addresses the nation in a live broadcast from the Presidential Palace in Manila, Philippines Monday, July 14, 2014. The president defended the Government's position in the now controversial Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) or the alleged funding of programs by the government from its savings which was ruled as unconstitutional by the Philippine Supreme Court recently. (AP Photo/Bullit Marquez)
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