California State Senator Ron Calderon said the Federal Bureau of Investigation leaked a sealed affidavit alleging he took $60,000 in bribes to retaliate for his refusal to participate in a sting operation.
Rescuers in the Philippines battled to deliver emergency aid to areas ravaged by Super Typhoon Haiyan, which may have killed more than 10,000 people, as blocked roads and constant rainfall hampered relief efforts.
The Philippine peso completed its biggest two-day loss since August and bonds fell as President Benigno Aquino declared a state of calamity following the destruction and loss of life from Super Typhoon Haiyan.
The Philippine peso dropped to the lowest level in a month as comments by Federal Reserve officials fueled speculation the U.S. will pare monetary stimulus. Bonds fell before a report forecast to show inflation quickened.