• Mary Jane: Shun drugs, get legit recruiters

    As Mary Jane Veloso held on to vestiges of hope that her life might be spared, she thanked Filipinos for their support and had some pieces of advice.  Efforts to save Veloso from the firing squad continued after Indonesian authorities issued the notice of execution to the Filipina worker who had…

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    • Floyd Mayweather Snr urges his son to quit after Manny Pacquiao fight

      Floyd Mayweather Snr has backed his son to beat Manny Pacquiao comfortably next week, but said he wants him to hang up his gloves afterwards. Mayweather Snr, who fought himself in his youth and now trains his son, has written off suggestions that the May 2 bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena is an…

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      • Dominant Kawhi Leonard shines in San Antonio Spurs win

        Kawhi Leonard showed why he is worthy of being named the defensive player of the year, putting his complete game on display for the San Antonio Spurs on Friday. Leonard scored a career-high 32 points to carry the Spurs to a 100-73 win over the Los Angeles Clippers and a 2-1 lead in their…

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        • Balikatan features new weapons

          CAMP OLIVAS, Pampanga – Filipino troops participating in the annual Balikatan military exercises had the opportunity to use some of the advanced “toys for the big boys” used by their American counterparts. The military hardware being used in the Balikatan 2015 include Stryker tanks and digitally…

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          • Thousands beg Australia not to deport autistic Filipino boy

            A 10-year-old autistic Filipino boy made an emotional plea Monday for permission to stay in Australia, as tens of thousands called for him not to be deported despite the potential cost of his condition. Tyrone Sevilla, who arrived in Australia from the Philippines legally as a two-year-old with his…

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            • Remains of Michigan woman last seen at Halloween party found

              The skeletal remains found at a home construction site in southeastern Michigan are those of a 22-year-old woman who went missing last fall after attending a Halloween party, a medical examiner's spokesman said Saturday. Ryan Bridges with the medical examiner's office in Wayne County told The…

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              • Sevilla tags Ochoa, Purisima as lobbyists

                Resigned Customs commissioner John Sevilla has identified Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr. and   Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima as among those who were pushing for the appointment of a bureau official who purportedly had the backing of the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC). Ochoa and Purisima could…

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                • Mad Dash: Rare game-worn Michael Jordan shoes sell for huge price

                  Michael Jordan's Nike Air Jordan series of shoes have become part of the imagery attached to many of the biggest moments of his career. Which is why the latest pair of game-worn Michael Jordan shoes sent to auction fetched such a big price, but they weren't Air Jordans. A pair of Nike Air Ships…

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                  • A Bride-To-Be Investigates Her Fiance’s Past, Secrets & His Ex #ShortFilm

                    This article A Bride-To-Be Investigates Her Fiance’s Past, Secrets & His Ex originally appeared on Viddsee BUZZ. The ex got a complete makeover. She got a complete shock. Catherine staged a garage sale before her big move to Hawaii with her fiancé,

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                    • PNP to ease rules on gun permit processing

                      The Philippine National Police will simplify requirements for getting a firearm’s permit under the new gun control law, PNP officer-in-charge Deputy Director General Leonardo Espina said yesterday. Espina said they are working to simplify the process to secure a license to own and possess firearms…

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                      • Here's a shirtless Darko Milicic singing and giving beer to his tattoos

                        When last we checked in with Darko Milicic, the former No. 2 overall pick had decided to pursue an invigorating and rewarding second career as a professional kickboxer. Yep, that's a shirtless Darko Milicic pounding beers and heartily singing a "patriotic/pump-up-our-country song" alongside Baja…

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                        • ASEAN warns sea reclamation 'may undermine peace'

                          Reclamation work in the disputed South China Sea, where China has constructed an airstrip and other structures on coral reefs, threatens to "undermine peace, security and stability" in the region, Southeast Asian leaders warned Monday. Beijing's assertion of sovereignty over almost all the sea --…

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                          • Japan military to take more assertive role

                            The United States and Japan agreed new rules for defense cooperation on Monday that will give Tokyo's armed forces a more ambitious, global role amid concerns over China's rising influence. Under the revised "guidelines," Japan could come to the aid of US forces threatened by a third country or…

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                            • Cavaliers move on without Love, out with dislocated shoulder

                              The Cavaliers will move forward in the NBA playoffs without Kevin Love and with their title hopes shaken. Cleveland's starting forward has been ruled out for the team's next playoff series — and perhaps longer — after dislocating his left shoulder in Sunday's win to sweep the Boston Celtics. Love,…

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                              • Ed Sheeran: Swift’s the best wingman!

                                Ed Sheeran has praised his friend Taylor Swift for being “a brilliant wingman”. The 24-year-old British singer confirmed during an interview on Australian radio programme the Kyle And Jackie O Show in March he and longtime girlfriend Athina Andrelos recently ended their relationship. “She’s a…

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                                • Corinthian Colleges closes all 28 remaining campuses

                                  Corinthian Colleges canceled classes Monday and shut down all of its remaining 28 ground campuses, displacing about 16,000 students, less than two weeks after the Education Department announced it was fining the for-profit institution $30 million for misrepresentation. The Santa Ana,…

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                                  • Aftershocks cause more terror as Nepal quake toll tops 2,500

                                    Powerful aftershocks rocked Nepal Sunday, panicking survivors of a quake that killed more than 2,500 and triggering new avalanches at Everest base camp, as mass cremations were held in the devastated capital Kathmandu. Terrified residents, many forced to camp out in the capital after Saturday's…

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