• Donaire wins in a flash; Nietes stops Mexican

    It didn’t take long for Nonito Donaire Jr. to announce that he still has what it takes to be called a champion once more. The Filipino Flash, who was knocked out last October, was his old self, deadly and explosive, last night at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Donaire needed less than two rounds to…

    Philippine Star
    • Putin letter to Arab summit triggers strong Saudi attack

      By Yara Bayoumy and Mahmoud Mourad SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of hypocrisy on Sunday, telling an Arab summit that he should not express support for the Middle East while fuelling instability by supporting Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad.…

      • Curry is big Pacman fan

        NBA MVP candidate Stephen Curry, the heart and soul of the Golden State Warriors, is a diehard Manny Pacquiao fan. Curry is so enamored by the Filipino icon that he gifted him with an autographed home jersey, according to Warriors World. Like Curry, Pacquiao is a hoop junkie and he has included…

        Manila Bulletin
        • UFO conspiracy theorist claims to have seen nine-foot alien on space shuttle

          London, Mar 29 (ANI): A UFO conspiracy theorist Clark McClelland who had claimed to be a NASA veteran, has said that he saw a nine-foot alien on the space shuttle. McClelland has maintained the truth of his story, despite being dismissed by skeptics, as 'delusional' and never having worked with…

          • 3 BIFF men, 4 soldiers killed in clash

            Three commanders of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF), one of them wanted for the killing of 44 police commandos in Mamasapano, Maguindanao on Jan. 25, were killed by soldiers yesterday. Army officials and local officials identified the slain BIFF commanders as Yusof Abesalih, also…

            Philippine Star
            • Hugh Jackman 'Wolverine' News

              Hugh Jackman is getting de-clawed. The actor announced on Saturday that he is almost done with the role of his "X-Men" character, Wolverine. "WOLVERINE ...ONE LAST TIME. HJ," he posted on Instagram, with a photo of his two fists and three claws coming

              Access Hollywood
              • Phl hits back at China over sea infra work

                The Philippines assailed China yesterday for contesting Manila’s planned repair and maintenance works on some islands in the West Philippine Sea, saying they are “in no way comparable” to the Asian power’s massive reclamation activities which are in violation of international laws. “The…

                Philippine Star
                • Italy clears Knox of murder that gripped the world

                  Italy's top court has thrown out Amanda Knox's conviction for the 2007 murder of British student Meredith Kercher, bringing a sensational end to an eight-year legal drama that has gripped a global audience. Judges at the Court of Cassation on Friday also quashed all charges against Knox's Italian…

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                  • DND holds off infra dev’t in Pag-Asa

                    The defense department is holding off repairs and other planned infrastructure projects on Pag-Asa Island, one of seven islets and two reefs occupied by Filipino troops in the disputed Spratly Islands. Earlier, Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario pointed out that the maintenance and repair…

                    Philippine Star
                    • New species of tarantula found

                      Scientists from the Museum of Natural History (MNH) of the University of the Philippines-Los Baños have discovered a new species of cave-dwelling tarantula on an island off the coast of Quezon. The new species of the spider, Phlogiellus kwebaburdeos, was described in the recent issue of the…

                      Philippine Star
                      • PH to become ‘space-capable’ in 10 yrs, according to DOST

                        DOST's Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (PCIEERRD) and MO have joined hands to promote the country's space science and technology applications (SSTA) sector. It could be recalled that the DOST-PCIEERRD had sent 10 engineers to Japan to build…

                        Manila Bulletin
                        • Oregon's pink chicken mystery solved; owner explains

                          PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The mystery of Portland's pink chickens is solved.Multnomah County Animal Services says the birds' owner told the agency he used food coloring, beet juice and Kool-Aid to dye the two birds, then released them to "make people smile

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                          • Gift returns: Sterling wife wants house, $1 million

                            The wife of Donald Sterling sought revenge Friday against a woman whose recording cost her husband ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers by playing audio that showed the billionaire showered her with millions of dollars in gifts. In closing arguments in the trial seeking the return of more than…

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                            • Crash pilot was psychiatric patient, planned big gesture - paper

                              The Bild newspaper published an interview with a woman who said she had had a relationship in 2014 with Andreas Lubitz, the man French prosecutors believe locked himself alone in the cockpit of the Germanwings Airbus on Tuesday and steered it into the French Alps, killing all on board. "He did it…

                              • Baby girl born with 'trunk' labelled as 'Ganesha' in Aligarh

                                Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh), Mar. 29 (ANI): A baby girl born with a 'trunk' has become the center of attraction in a village in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, as people are flocking to see her believing that she is an incarnation of Lord Ganesha. Born on Thursday, the child has a protuberance between her two…

                                • "Transformers" expands franchise with spinoffs

                                  29 Mar – Looks like Paramount Pictures will be following in Lucasfilms' footsteps with their "Star Wars" plan, by expanding the "Transformers" cinematic universe with more sequels and spinoffs. The studio is bringing in Academy award-winning director-producer Akiva Goldsman to work with…

                                  Cinema Online
                                  • PNoy to inspect transport hubs

                                    Concerned about the safety of the people, President Aquino is expected to visit major transportation hubs in Metro Manila this week to check security arrangements for the influx of travelers this Holy Week. Presidential Spokesman Edwin Lacierda confirmed the President’s inspection tour as he…

                                    Manila Bulletin
                                    • NAIA dev’t project bidder may build proposed fifth terminal

                                      The bidder who wins the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Development Project is likely to construct the proposed fifth terminal building at the country’s premier gateway. Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya disclosed the possibility of incorporating the construction of the fifth…

                                      Manila Bulletin
                                      • Diabetes drugs may increase risk of heart failure

                                        Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): A new study has examined that glucose or sugar-lowering medications prescribed to patients with diabetes may pose an increased risk for the development of heart failure in these patients. The study conducted at American College of Cardiology examined clinical trials of…