• Zayn Malik Breaks Silence

    Zayn Malik has spoken out for the first time since leaving One Direction, saying he's doing "what's right." The 22-year-old singer chatted with Britain's The Sun about his departure and if he might ever return to the world's biggest boy band. "I'm feeling

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    • Curry is big Pacman fan

      NBA MVP candidate Stephen Curry, the heart and soul of the Golden State Warriors, is a diehard Manny Pacquiao fan. Curry is so enamored by the Filipino icon that he gifted him with an autographed home jersey, according to Warriors World. Like Curry, Pacquiao is a hoop junkie and he has included…

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      • Donaire wins in a flash; Nietes stops Mexican

        It didn’t take long for Nonito Donaire Jr. to announce that he still has what it takes to be called a champion once more. The Filipino Flash, who was knocked out last October, was his old self, deadly and explosive, last night at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Donaire needed less than two rounds to…

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        • China 'seriously concerned' by Philippine's building in South China Sea

          China's Foreign Ministry expressed serious concern on Friday after the Philippines said it would resume repair and reconstruction works on disputed islands in the South China Sea, saying Manila was infringing on Chinese sovereignty. The Philippines had halted activities last year over concerns…

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          • Oregon's pink chicken mystery solved; owner explains

            PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The mystery of Portland's pink chickens is solved.Multnomah County Animal Services says the birds' owner told the agency he used food coloring, beet juice and Kool-Aid to dye the two birds, then released them to "make people smile

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            • New species of tarantula found

              Scientists from the Museum of Natural History (MNH) of the University of the Philippines-Los Baños have discovered a new species of cave-dwelling tarantula on an island off the coast of Quezon. The new species of the spider, Phlogiellus kwebaburdeos, was described in the recent issue of the…

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              • "Transformers" expands franchise with spinoffs

                29 Mar – Looks like Paramount Pictures will be following in Lucasfilms' footsteps with their "Star Wars" plan, by expanding the "Transformers" cinematic universe with more sequels and spinoffs. The studio is bringing in Academy award-winning director-producer Akiva Goldsman to work with…

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                • "Unholy alliance" of Islamists threatens Sweden - spy chief

                  By Alistair Scrutton STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Sweden, once cited by Osama bin Laden as the kind of country al Qaeda did not attack, is facing a rising threat from Islamist militants because of the crises in Iraq and Syria, its spy chief said in an interview on Friday. Anders Thornberg told Reuters the…

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                  • From new logos to New Coke: when corporations make mistakes

                    Mega coffee chain Starbucks wanted to spark a conversation about race when it asked baristas to write "Race Together" on customers' cups as part of a broader effort, but people standing in line for their morning java were not amused. Many voiced complaints on social media and elsewhere that they…

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                    • Gift returns: Sterling wife wants house, $1 million

                      The wife of Donald Sterling sought revenge Friday against a woman whose recording cost her husband ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers by playing audio that showed the billionaire showered her with millions of dollars in gifts. In closing arguments in the trial seeking the return of more than…

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                      • Makati dads shell out cash for aides’ wages

                        Makati City councilors have agreed to pay the salaries of their staff out of their own pockets after Vice Mayor Romulo Peña refused to sign the checks and payroll vouchers, a councilor said yesterday. Marie Alethea Casal-Uy said their aides’ salaries for the pay periods of March 16 to 31 and April…

                        Philippine Star
                        • Israel’s connection with prophetic events (3)

                          Here are excerpts of his speech: “I want to thank you Democrats and Republicans for your common support for Israel, year after year, decade after decade. “This is why -- this is why, as a prime minister of Israel, I can promise you one more thing: Even if Israel has to stand alone, Israel will…

                          Manila Bulletin
                          • Review: Galaxy S6 phones are Samsung's best yet

                            A better design, a sharper camera and easier-to-use software make the new Galaxy S6 phones the best Samsung has yet to offer. Although Samsung has been praised for its improved hardware, much of what I like is in the software — specifically, what's not in it. After a few years of making phones…

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                            • Crash pilot was psychiatric patient, planned big gesture - paper

                              The Bild newspaper published an interview with a woman who said she had had a relationship in 2014 with Andreas Lubitz, the man French prosecutors believe locked himself alone in the cockpit of the Germanwings Airbus on Tuesday and steered it into the French Alps, killing all on board. "He did it…

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                              • Hugh Jackman 'Wolverine' News

                                Hugh Jackman is getting de-clawed. The actor announced on Saturday that he is almost done with the role of his "X-Men" character, Wolverine. "WOLVERINE ...ONE LAST TIME. HJ," he posted on Instagram, with a photo of his two fists and three claws coming

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                                • Baby girl born with 'trunk' labelled as 'Ganesha' in Aligarh

                                  Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh), Mar. 29 (ANI): A baby girl born with a 'trunk' has become the center of attraction in a village in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, as people are flocking to see her believing that she is an incarnation of Lord Ganesha. Born on Thursday, the child has a protuberance between her two…

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                                  • California couple's kidnap-for-ransom claim: Things to know

                                    A California woman and her boyfriend say kidnappers entered their house in the middle of the night this week, abducted the woman and held her for ransom before releasing her two days later. At about 2 p.m. Monday, 30-year Aaron Quinn called police to report that his girlfriend was abducted from…

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                                    • Phl, Japan sign P9.6-B ODA projects

                                      The Philippines and Japan have signed agreements for six official development assistance (ODA) projects amounting to 22.289 billion yen or around P9.6 billion. Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario and Japanese Ambassador Kazuhide Ishikawa

                                      Philippine Star
                                      • JetBlue pilot who yelled during flight sues airline for $16M

                                        A JetBlue Airways pilot who scared passengers by yelling about Jesus and al-Qaida during a 2012 trip from New York to Las Vegas sued the airline for more than $16 million Friday, saying it jeopardized the flight by failing to recognize he was ill. Clayton Osbon's lawsuit in Manhattan federal court…

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