• China complains Japanese air, sea surveillance raises safety risks

    China's Defence Ministry complained on Friday that Japanese surveillance activities threatened the safety of Chinese ships and aircraft, raising the issue after Japan said earlier this week that its jet fighter scrambles had hit levels unseen since the Cold War. Japan's air force said the increased…

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    • Floyd Mayweather on Conor McGregor's taunt: He's a joke

      When UFC fighter Conor McGregor said earlier this week he would “kill” boxing’s Floyd Mayweather in less than 30 seconds, more than a few people wrote it off as hyperbole – a bit of gamesmanship on the part of the vocal Irishman. Mayweather once famously said, “I don’t know who he is,” when asked…

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      • Rep. Binay: No forgiving critics

        The Binays will not forgive their critics if Vice President Jejomar Binay gets elected to the presidency, according to Binay daughter and Makati Rep. Abigail Binay. “We will not be vindictive, but it will be difficult for our family to forgive our critics.

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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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            • 'Batman V Superman' Full Trailer Leaks

              The first trailer for "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" has leaked and fans appear to be having mixed reactions. Batman / Superman / Wonder Woman (Warner Bros.) "Is it really surprising that the most powerful man in the world should be a figure

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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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                • Curry scores 34, Warriors beat Pelicans 106-99 in Game 1

                  Stephen Curry carried the Golden State Warriors to a huge lead, waving his arms and flexing his muscles with one acrobatic shot after another. Every time the New Orleans Pelicans pulled closer, Curry came back even better. Curry scored 34 points with an MVP-worthy performance, and the Warriors went…

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                  • Erap’s b-day wish: Grant house arrest for GMA

                    On his birthday, Manila Mayor Joseph Estrada said he wishes that former President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo would be granted house arrest. Estrada said Arroyo deserves to be placed under house arrest given her deteriorating health. “My number one birthday wish is: May President Aquino grant house…

                    Philippine Star
                    • 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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                      • 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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                        • 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…

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                          • DepEd, TESDA tie up for K to 12

                            The Department of Education (DepEd) has partnered with the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) in the first two years of implementation of the K to 12 program. “We will use TESDA centers as technical-vocational laboratories for senior high school,” DepEd Secretary Armin…

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                            • Iraqi soldiers enter refinery amid Islamic State attacks

                              Iraqi soldiers surrounded and entered the country's biggest oil refinery Saturday, which has been besieged for days by Islamic State militants, a senior official said. The refinery at Beiji, some 250 kilometers (155 miles) north of Baghdad, has been held by the Iraqi military for months despite the…

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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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                                • Trillanes maligned CA – Binay

                                  Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin Binay Jr. has asked the Court of Appeals to cite Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV in indirect contempt for his disrespectful and unrelenting malicious attacks against the CA and its justices. Binay’s lawyers said Trillanes publicly accused justices of the CA 6th Division of…

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                                  • Bublé says sorry for Instagram post

                                    Michael Bublé has apologised to fans after a controversial Instagram post. The image, taken by his wife Luisana Lopilato, first appeared to be a simple picture of the singer. #myhumps #babygotback #hungryshorts #onlyinmiami #picoftheday #beautifulbum.” Michael captioned the picture.

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