US Congress OKs War Funding Bill

The U.S. Congress approved a $106 billion war funding bill, of which $79.9 billion will be used to pay for the Iraq and Afghanistan wars,

reported. The bill is now awaiting President Barack Obama's signature. It also includes $7.7 billion for the mitigation of the H1N1 flu pandemic and $1.4 billion in aid for Pakistan.

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  • Ma. Rizza Leonzon

    As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.