• 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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    • Boxing's 'grand master' Mayweather will play 'game of chess' with 'fighter' Pacquiao, says Amir Khan

      London, Apr.26 (ANI): British boxer Amir Khan is of the view that Philippines pugilist Manny Pacquiao could find himself checkmated by American rival Floyd Mayweather when they face each other in Las Vegas on May 2. According to The Mirror, Khan believes that Mayweather Junior will try to turn next…

      • Beijing 'poised to take de facto control' of S. China Sea'

        Beijing is poised to take "de facto control" of the South China Sea, the Philippines warned Sunday, but its call for a robust Southeast Asian response at a regional summit was shot down. Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia and Brunei claim parts of the strategic body of water, but Beijing claims…

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        • Washington bucks China’s aggressive actions

          Short of condemning China’s aggressive actions in the West Philippine Sea, a senior US military official said Washington does not support any act of coercion and bullying. “We don’t stand for coercion, bullying and aggressiveness,” said Brig. Gen. Christopher Mahoney, assistant US military director…

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          • ONE: VALOR OF CHAMPIONS leaves Filipino crowd on edge of their seats

            Friday's ONE: VALOR OF CHAMPIONS card from a jam-packed Mall of Asia Arena in the Philippines featured just that, as ONE Welterweight World Champion Ben Askren kept the title around his waist, but saw his perfect record suffer its first mark. Askren's title defense versus veteran Luis Santos was…

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            • Kris Humphries: 'Glad I Got Out'

              Many celebrities took to social media to cheer Bruce Jenner on following his transgender revelation, but Kris Humphries' reaction seemed less than supportive. The athlete – who was married to Bruce's stepdaughter, Kim Kardashian, for 72 days back in 2011

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              • ‘Abadilla 5’ custodians charged with torture

                Nineteen years after the assassination of Col. Rolando Abadilla in 1996, the Office of the Ombudsman has filed criminal charges against 12 police officers who allegedly tortured the suspects in the murder case. Charged for violation of Article 235

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                • Phl, US turn over geographic maps to Batanes

                  The Philippine government and the United States have turned over Geographic Information System maps to Batanes province to serve as a guide of the provincial government in planning for low-carbon development that is more resilient to climate change and natural disasters. United States Agency for…

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                  • Court: Iowa casino doesn't have to pay $41M jackpot error

                    When an 87-year-old Illinois grandmother bet a quarter in an Iowa slot machine in 2011, she thought she'd hit it big. Pauline McKee and her daughter excitedly summoned casino employees to collect what they thought was a $41.8 million jackpot. The rules and pay table, which were available on a touch…

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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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                      • Sudan's pyramids, nearly as grand as Egypt's, go unvisited

                        AL-BEGRAWIYA, Sudan (AP) — The small, steep pyramids rising up from the desert hills of northern Sudan resemble those in neighboring Egypt, but unlike the famed pyramids of Giza, the Sudanese site is largely deserted. The pyramids at Meroe, some 200 kilometers (125 miles) north of Sudan's capital,…

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                        • Family receives execution order, visits Mary Jane

                          As Philippine officials continue to plead for a stay in the execution of death convict Mary Jane Veloso, the Indonesian government has sent a notice to her family ordering her execution at an undisclosed date, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said yesterday. Foreign Affairs spokesman Charles…

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                          • Adam Sandler movie sparks debate over American Indian images

                            When a group of American Indian actors walked off the set of an Adam Sandler movie this week, their decision generated praise and scorn on social media. The actors said they couldn't participate in a movie depicting a Native American woman urinating while smoking a peace pipe. California writer…

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                            • ‘Sevilla fired for refusing to raise P3 B for LP’

                              For refusing to raise P3 billion for the campaign kitty of the Liberal Party (LP), John Sevilla was pressured to resign as Bureau of Customs chief by the ruling party, the opposition United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) said yesterday. UNA interim president and Navotas City Rep. Tobias Tiangco said…

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                              • Warriors complete sweep with 109-98 win over Pelicans

                                Stephen Curry wasn't about to say that shooting over Anthony Davis was easy. The Warriors' prolific scorer was just crafty enough to make it look that way sometimes. Equally devastating from long range and on drives to the hoop, Curry scored 39 points, and the Golden State Warriors took a 109-98…

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                                • Nepal earthquake: LIVE REPORT

                                  16:33 GMT - AFP IS NOW CLOSING THIS LIVE REPORT - on the Nepal quake, which killed more than 1,200 people as it tore through large parts of Nepal, toppling office blocks and towers in Kathmandu and triggering a deadly avalanche at Everest base camp. Officials

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                                  • This Guy Chased After The Man He Loved For Way Too Long #ShortFilm

                                    This article This Guy Chased After The Man He Loved For Way Too Long originally appeared on Viddsee BUZZ. In the opera, a prince falls in love with the beautiful Princess Turandot who is known to give riddles to the ones that want her hand.