• Sy moves up, Villar enters Forbes list of billionaires

    Eleven Filipinos are included in Forbes’ 2015 list of richest people in the world. Filipino-Chinese tycoon Henry Sy Sr. continues to be the wealthiest man in the Philippines. The 90-year-old SM supermalls, banking and property tycoon ranked 73rd among the world’s richest with an increased net worth…

    Philippine Star
    • Billionaire finds wreck of WWII ship in Phl

      Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen says he has found the Japanese Navy’s biggest warship at the bottom of the sea in the Philippines, 70 years after US forces sank it. Allen posted a photo on Twitter on Tuesday of the World War II battleship Musashi’s rusty bow, which bore the Japanese empire’s…

      Philippine Star
      • Big men Kaminsky, Okafor lead way in top player race

        MADISON, Wis. (AP) — It might be a two-man game when it comes to the race for player of the year.Frank Kaminsky is the savvy senior big man for No. 6 Wisconsin. Jahlil Okafor is the freshman phenom center at No. 3 Duke.Michigan State coach Tom Izzo has

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        • New Moro rebel group emerges

          A radical Muslim cleric trained in the Middle East and considered one of the leaders of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) has broken away from the terror group to form his own band of jihadists who are now reportedly providing sanctuary to bomb expert Basit Usman and at least five…

          Philippine Star
          • KStew: I’m not afraid to get hurt

            Kristen Stewart has revealed what she finds attractive in a person.

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            • Ohio mom, boyfriend guilty; child emailed teacher for help

              PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (AP) — A woman and her boyfriend pleaded guilty to raping her young children and were sentenced to prison on Wednesday, a year after one of her daughters emailed a teacher for help and said she and her siblings were being chained to their beds, deprived of food and sexually…

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              • Grandpa bags P42-M lotto pot

                A 75-year old grandfather from Quezon City yesterday claimed his P42,610,228 million windfall after hitting the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) Super Lotto 6/49 jackpot drawn last February 17.PCSO officials said the lucky senior citizen matched the winning combination…

                Manila Bulletin
                • BIR wants Pacquiao to pay P3.2B outright

                  The Bureau of Internal Revenue (BIR) asked again the Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) to stop the public hearings on the R3.2-billion deficiency tax assessment imposed against world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao, and instead order him to pay the indebtedness outright, it was learned yesterday. BIR…

                  Manila Bulletin
                  • RIP Jared Leto's Hair

                    It's been less than 24 hours since Jared Leto broke the hearts of his fans – with a cut heard round the world!

                    Access Hollywood
                    • Man accused of faking Facebook account for teen sex photos

                      A New York man used a fake Facebook account to coerce a teenage girl into sending him nude photos and videos of herself and traveled to New Jersey to have sex in a park with another teen girl he met online, ...

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                      • Alien abduction? Stolen by Russia? MH370 theories keep coming

                        By Jane Wardell SYDNEY (Reuters) - A year on from the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, an extraordinary amount of key data remains unknown - fuelling conspiracy theories and heated online debate about one of aviation's biggest mysteries. The resulting theories range from the wild -…

                        • MH370 families trapped in 'black hole' one year later

                          Chinese businessman Li Hua suffered a stroke, has considered suicide, and his wife has been hospitalised with heart trouble, all since their daughter went missing on flight MH370. Li Jiuying is tormented by the loss of her big brother Li Guohai and the burden of lying to their elderly mother that…

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                          • Top 10 Asian superhero movies

                            Anyone familiar with the world of comic books and superheroes should know those 'superheroic' sound effects. Now bear in mind that Asia is one vast continent. With a Boom! and a Zap!, we present to you our top 10 choice of the most Ka-pow! Asian superhero movies.

                            Cinema Online
                            • Jolo apologizes to Bong in visit

                              Cavite Vice Gov. Jolo Revilla wept and embraced his father as he apologized for the “accidental” shooting incident in their Ayala Alabang residence, the family’s spokesman said yesterday. Lawyer Raymund Fortun came out of the private room at the Asian Hospital and Medical Center in Muntinlupa City…

                              Philippine Star
                              • After corruption allegations, come insults for Binay

                                Don’t look at us, said the camp of Vice President Jejomar C. Binay. The stickers seem to rally support for the embattled second highest official of the country amid the corruption allegations he is facing. One sticker which also featured an image of the Vice President read: “Nognog pa rin 2016!”.…

                                Manila Bulletin
                                • California teacher found hanging knew suicide's devastation

                                  The Southern California teacher whose students found her hanging from her classroom ceiling knew the devastating effects of suicide: Her own father went missing and was found dead with a bullet wound to his head after committing suicide nearly four years earlier. Jillian Jacobson, 31, had spoken…

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                                  • CM Punk 'has some things to work on' after first true sparring session

                                    Ever since Phil “CM Punk” Brooks signed with the UFC, the former pro wrestler-turned-real-fighter has been dominating headlines. Brooks let the MMA world know a few weeks ago that he would be training for his UFC debut with world-renowned striking coach Duke Roufus in Milwaukee. Roufus is a former…