• Mistranslation sealed Maguindanao massacre victims’ fate – witness

    Former Maguindanao governor Andal Ampatuan Sr. may have mistranslated the word “media” when he ordered his son, Andal Jr., to kill all the victims of the Maguindanao massacre, according to a witness whose testimony was among those considered in the denial of his bail plea. In his testimony, the…

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    • How To Get Ahead Financially

      Getting out of the month-to-month rat race- Over the years, as I've traveled and talk to thousands upon thousands of people, I've often heard...

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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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        • 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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          • Indonesia to look into condemned Filipina's case: Philippines

            Indonesian President Joko Widodo is "sympathetic" about the plight of a Filipina facing death for drug trafficking and has promised to look into her case, a spokesman for Philippine President Benigno Aquino said Monday after he made a personal appeal. While the comments seemed to indicate a faint…

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            • Bruce Jenner comes out as transgender, says 'I am a woman'

              In the 1970s, Bruce Jenner was a symbol of American masculinity as an Olympic champion. Nearly 40 years later, in an extraordinary television interview, Jenner told the world that he identifies as a woman and has felt gender confusion since he was a little boy growing up in the New York suburbs.…

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              • Google executive among hundreds dead from Nepal quake

                Dan Fredinburg, a Google executive who described himself as an adventurer, was among the hundreds who died in a massive earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday. Google confirmed his death. Lawrence You, the company's director of privacy, posted online that Fredinburg was in Nepal with three other…

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                • Mavericks down Rockets to stay alive in NBA playoffs

                  The Dallas Mavericks stayed alive in the NBA playoffs with a 121-109 victory over the Houston Rockets. Down 3-0 in their best-of-seven Western Conference first-round series, the Mavs on Sunday opted to give J.J. Barea and Al-Farouq Aminu their first starts of the post-season and both produced…

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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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                    • 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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                      • After Wizards get sweep, Pierce takes jabs at Raptors, Drake

                        At age 37, Paul Pierce is having a grand ol' time on this playoff run with the Washington Wizards. One showed an image of Pierce sitting on the iconic "Game of Thrones" iron-sword seat, under the headline "King in the North," a play off the Raptors' "We the North" slogan.

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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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                          • Deadliest earthquakes of the past 30 years

                            At least 1,170 people are known to have died in Nepal, officials say, after a powerful 7.8 magnitude quake rocked the country on Saturday. Below is a list of some of the world's deadliest earthquakes in the past 30 years. -- August 11, 2012: Twin earthquakes

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                            • New technology lifts Ayala Bridge

                              The Department of Public Works and Highways has extended the closure of Ayala Bridge to May 12 to allow its contractors to raise the structure by 70 centimeters and be able to withstand a 7.2-magnitude earthquake. Frey-Fil Corp., one of the project contractors, employed a new engineering technology…

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                              • Utah couple married 74 years dies within hours of each other

                                Just after her mother died at age 94, Carol Bradford went to see her 95-year-old father and told him the news. "I leaned over and whispered in his ear, 'Mom has passed, and she's waiting for you in heaven.' I think after that, he knew he had accomplished what he needed, and he felt that he could…

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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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                                  • 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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                                    • Sereno told: Don’t scold lawyers

                                      To avoid accusations of prejudgment in cases being heard by the Supreme Court (SC), justices must avoid scolding lawyers during oral arguments. Retired SC Associate Justice Vicente Mendoza gave this unsolicited advice yesterday to Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno, who scolded lawyer Sandra Coronel…

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