• US to China: Clarify your boundary

    The United States has called on China to clarify or adjust its controversial nine-dash boundary line in the South China Sea to conform to international law and insisted all maritime claims be derived from land features, Navy Admiral Samuel Locklear said. Committee on Wednesday, the head of the US…

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    • Conor McGregor: I would beat Floyd Mayweather in less than 30 seconds

      You can say a lot of things about boxing’s pound-for-pound king Floyd Mayweather. If you put me face-to-face with Floyd Mayweather—pound-for-pound boxing’s best—if I fought Floyd, I would kill him in less than 30 seconds.

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      • Top Comelec bet declines Noy offer

        President Aquino has eliminated a “hesitant” yet qualified candidate to head the Commission on Elections (Comelec), saying the May 2016 polls are drawing near and he needs someone enthusiastic for the job. In a chance interview yesterday at the Tarlac National High School in Tarlac City, the…

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        • Fish found in suspected tsunami debris boat quarantined

          The wreckage of a fishing boat that appears to be debris from the 2011 Japanese tsunami was carrying some unexpected passengers — fish from Japanese waters — when it was spotted off the Oregon coast. Fish washed up in debris can bring parasites and diseases to native species, but biologists say the…

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          • Intersex surgeries spark move away from drastic treatment

            She was born to a young Chicago couple, named Jennifer, and grew into a beautiful long-lashed child with wavy dark hair, big brown eyes and a yearning, youthful desire to be just like all the other girls. Jennifer Pagonis was born intersex, an umbrella term for several conditions in which an…

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            • Al Pacino: I live with no anonymity

              Al Pacino hasn't been food shopping for 50 years.The 74-year-old actor is instantly recognisable thanks to his roles in iconic movies like The Godfather and Scarface. He's got used to that, but it's something his three children struggle with a little

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              • Police: Muslims threw Christians overboard during Med voyage

                Italy's migration crisis took on a deadly new twist Thursday as police in Sicily reported that Muslim migrants had thrown 12 Christians overboard during a recent crossing from Libya, and an aid group said another 41 were feared drowned in a separate incident. Palermo police said they had detained…

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                • As Spurs know, international players can impact NBA playoffs

                  Kawhi Leonard was the MVP of last year's NBA Finals, though the San Antonio Spurs wouldn't have won without their incredible international presence. The victory celebration was a flag-waving party for players who came to San Antonio from around the globe. Tony Parker (France) and Manu Ginobili…

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                  • Zayn Malik Shaves His Head - Fans React!

                    So long man-bun! Zayn Malik is looking a lot like Liam Payne circa 2012. Trisha Malik and Zayn Malik attend The Asian Awards 2015 on April 17, 2015 in London (Getty) Just one day after he debuting his nose piercing, the former One Direction member

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                    • Russia's Putin says ready to work with United States - TV

                      Russia has key interests in common with the United States and needs to work with it on a common agenda, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Saturday in a television interview. In his comments to the state-run Rossiya channel, Putin appeared to soften his anti-American rhetoric after being…

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                      • Napoles now in correctional

                        Janet Lim-Napoles was spirited out of Camp Bagong Diwa in Taguig at 1:35 a.m. yesterday and transferred to a cell with at least 100 other inmates at the Correctional Institution for Women in Mandaluyong. Officials denied that there was undue haste in transferring Napoles to prison where she started…

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                        • This Guy Wasn’t Photobombed In This Photo. He Got Robbed. #ShortFilm

                          A narcissistic blogger, Kevin, arrives in the Philippines, enthusiastically absorbing his surroundings. When he finds himself abandoned, robbed, and lost, he starts to realise and absorb what the Philippines really has to offer, sans phone.

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                          • VP accused of vote buying, hotel overprice

                            Vice President Jejomar Binay was slapped with fresh allegations of vote buying in the May 2010 elections, along with charges of pocketing millions for the overprice of housing relocation projects in Makati City during his term as mayor. Two former settlers, who were relocated to Calauan, Laguna,…

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                            • CHED ready to defend new college curriculum

                              The Commission on Higher Education (CHED) is ready to defend its revised college general education curriculum, which is the current subject of a petition for certiorari and prohibition before the Supreme Court (SC). “We will await the request of the Supreme Court to respond to the petition and will…

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                              • WWII Ship Used for Atomic Bomb Tests Found 'Amazingly Intact'

                                The USS Independence aircraft carrier, which operated during World War II, has been located about a half mile underwater off California's Farallon Islands. Using an autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) dubbed the Echo Ranger and a 3D-imaging sonar system, researchers have created a detailed picture…

                                LiveScience.com
                                • 5 Reasons "Avengers: Age of Ultron" will be Awesome

                                  Much has happened since "The Avengers". With the fall of S.H.I.E.L.D and the rise of a new supervillain who could prove to be the Avengers' most fearsome yet, the team is once again faced with new challenges to save mankind from extinction. "Avengers: Age of Ultron" is easily going to be the…

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                                  • ‘Kato successor more radical’

                                    Ameril Umbra Kato is gone but his successor, Esmael Abubakar, is a more radical version of the late founder of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF). Known as “Commander Bongos,” insiders and relatives said Abubakar is out to sustain extremism in the ranks of the BIFF. They claimed…

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