• Phl, US assert rights, ignore China warning

    The United States military will continue air and sea patrols in international waters even after the Chinese navy repeatedly warned a US surveillance plane to leave the airspace over artificial islands China is creating in the disputed South China Sea. The Philippine government also declared it…

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    • Saudi IDs bomber after kingdom's deadliest attack in years

      Saudi Arabia on Saturday confirmed the suicide bomber who killed 21 worshippers at a Shiite mosque had links with the Islamic State group, in what the interior ministry called an attempt to promote sectarian strife. It was the deadliest attack in years to strike the Sunni-dominated kingdom, and…

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      • Sharapova slams 'disrespectful' treatment of Nadal

        Maria Sharapova blasted the "disrespectful" treatment of fellow French Open champion Rafael Nadal on Friday. Nadal, the nine-time champion at Roland Garros and who boasts an astonishing record of 66 wins and just one defeat, comes into the 2015 tournament ranked seven in the world, his lowest in a…

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        • Binay respects Poe’s refusal to run as his VP

          Vice President Jejomar Binay said he respects Sen. Grace Poe’s pronouncement that she is not interested to be his running mate. In an interview with ABS-CBN Davao on Thursday, Binay said the possibility of Poe becoming his running mate came out when he was asked on various occasions about a…

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          • Remaining Big Blockbuster Movies of 2015

            So even if you only go to the cinema to leave behind your emotions for epic explosions, it's time to mark your calendar for these remaining big blockbusters of 2015! If you have been wondering if disaster movies have become dead in 2015 then "San Andreas" is here to fill in that gap. In his next…

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            • Japanese deported after 16 years in BI custody

              After 16 years of being incarcerated, the Bureau of Immigration (BI) finally sent home its longest staying detainee – a 47-year-old Japanese man. BI spokesperson Elaine Tan said Junichi Inoue, who has been detained since 1999, was finally deported last Wednesday. “We are glad to have finally…

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              • 1 M students may drop out of school due to K to 12

                Up to a million students are in danger of dropping out of school once the government implements additional two years in basic education under the K-to-12 program, according to militant youth group Anakbayan. Citing a Department of Education (DepEd) report on its readiness to implement the program,…

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                • Cormier submits Johnson in 3rd, wins vacant title at UFC 187

                  Daniel Cormier was clearly conflicted when he got the UFC's light heavyweight title belt strapped around his waist in the same Vegas cage where he failed to win it a few months ago. While Cormier celebrated the biggest night of his career, the new champion also realized a bigger fight casts a…

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                  • Separating earthquake fact from fiction in 'San Andreas'

                    The San Andreas Fault awakens, unleashing back-to-back jolts that leave a trail of misery from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Tsunami waves swamp the Golden Gate Bridge. Hollywood's favorite geologic bad guy is back in "San Andreas" — a fantastical look at one of the world's real seismic threats.

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                    • Could another English king be buried under a car park?

                      Just three years after the extraordinary discovery of King Richard III under a car park, researchers think another medieval English monarch might be found buried beneath a parking lot and are hoping to find him. Philippa Langley, the inspiration behind the successful hunt for Richard III's remains,…

                      • Army execs face attrition over promotion quota

                        Dozens of Philippine Army officials may be removed from the service due to a promotion quota system in the Armed Forces of the Philippines, according to AFP chief Gen. Gregorio Pio Catapang. In a letter to Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin, he requested that the 30 percent promotion quota – which…

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                        • House OKs bill on registration of prepaid SIM cards

                          The House of Representatives has approved a bill requiring the registration of all prepaid mobile phone subscriber identify module (SIM) cards. If Bill 5231 becomes a law, it will cover tens of millions of existing and future prepaid mobile phone users. At present, anyone can buy a prepaid SIM card…

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                          • Ginebra San Miguel trounce Rain or Shine in Dubai Governor's cup

                            Visiting Barangay Ginebra San Miguel, the most popular team in the PBA (Philippine Basketball Association), did not disappoint their Filipino fans in Dubai after they trounced Rain or Shine Elasto Painters 93-81 in front of a sell out crowd at Al Shabab Sports Cub last night. Three Ginebra players…

                            • Maisie Williams: I miss being anonymous

                              Maisie Williams says performing is the only thing she has “ever wanted to do”. The 18-year-old actress shot into the spotlight playing Arya Stark in the hit US TV show Game of Thrones. “I want to stick with performing—acting, singing, dancing,” she told Entertainment Weekly magazine.

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                              • Families reject Kentex apology

                                A daughter of one of the owners of Kentex Manufacturing Corp. apologized yesterday to the families of the victims of the fire that gutted the firm’s slippers factory and killed 72 people in Valenzuela City on May 13. Barbara Ang, eldest daughter of Kentex shareholder Veato Ang, met the victims’…

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                                • P165-M anonymous Yolanda donations can’t be tapped

                                  As much as P165 million in cash donations for relief and recovery efforts in the aftermath of Super Typhoon Yolanda remain undisbursed because donors failed to identify themselves, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) bared yesterday. About P165 million of the total P1.15 billion…

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                                  • They Peeped At A Woman & Got Caught. But There’s Someone Else Out There… #ShortFilm

                                    This article They Peeped At A Woman & Got Caught. But There’s Someone Else Out There…… originally appeared on Viddsee BUZZ. He and his friend have been peeping on this woman for a very long time. They had a camera and a telescope zoomed on her window