• Mary Jane: Shun drugs, get legit recruiters

    As Mary Jane Veloso held on to vestiges of hope that her life might be spared, she thanked Filipinos for their support and had some pieces of advice.  Efforts to save Veloso from the firing squad continued after Indonesian authorities issued the notice of execution to the Filipina worker who had…

    Philippine Star
    • "Iron Man" faces lawsuit over body armour

      27 Apr – Disney and Marvel find themselves the target of a new lawsuit, this time over the armour worn by one of their superheroes, Iron Man. Ben and Ray Lai, who run Horizon Comics, accused the studios of copying the characters they created for their comic called "Radix", where the characters…

      Cinema Online
      • Pacquiao, Roach scheme on plan for Mayweather's defense

        Manny Pacquiao and trainer Freddie Roach have spent the past two months trying to solve the biggest puzzle in modern boxing. How does anybody hit Floyd Mayweather Jr., a fighter whose perfect career is built on being nearly impossible to touch? Pacquiao and Roach will reveal their answer in detail…

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        • Dominant Kawhi Leonard shines in San Antonio Spurs win

          Kawhi Leonard showed why he is worthy of being named the defensive player of the year, putting his complete game on display for the San Antonio Spurs on Friday. Leonard scored a career-high 32 points to carry the Spurs to a 100-73 win over the Los Angeles Clippers and a 2-1 lead in their…

          Sport360
          • In US-Japan talks, China is the elephant in the room

            When President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe meet on Tuesday, a major subtext of their discussions will be the world leader not in the room — Chinese President Xi Jinping. China's rise underlies both the economic and security discussions that will highlight Abe's state visit…

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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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              • Indonesia's Jokowi to speak to attorney general about Philippines death row convict

                Indonesia President Joko Widodo will consult with the attorney general on legal issues surrounding the case of death row convict Mary Jane Veloso, the Philippines presidential spokesman said on Monday. The statement came after the Philippines President Benigno Aquino met Widodo at the ASEAN summit…

                Reuters
                • Calvin 'cheated on model gf with Taylor'

                  Calvin Harris allegedly cheated on Aarika Wolf with Taylor Swift. “Calvin and Aarika met on the set of his music video Blame in August, and they started officially dating in October,” a source told the New York Daily News’ Confidential column. According to the insider, Calvin admitted to a friend…

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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…

                    AFP News
                    • 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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                      • 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…

                        Philippine Star
                        • 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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                          • Here's a shirtless Darko Milicic singing and giving beer to his tattoos

                            When last we checked in with Darko Milicic, the former No. 2 overall pick had decided to pursue an invigorating and rewarding second career as a professional kickboxer. Yep, that's a shirtless Darko Milicic pounding beers and heartily singing a "patriotic/pump-up-our-country song" alongside Baja…

                            Ball Don't Lie
                            • PNP to ease rules on gun permit processing

                              The Philippine National Police will simplify requirements for getting a firearm’s permit under the new gun control law, PNP officer-in-charge Deputy Director General Leonardo Espina said yesterday. Espina said they are working to simplify the process to secure a license to own and possess firearms…

                              Philippine Star
                              • Jinggoy’s P14-M assets frozen

                                The Sandiganbayan has frozen the assets of detained Sen. Jinggoy Estrada, including his real properties and bank deposits amounting to P14.8 million. Acting Chief Judicial Officer Albert de la Cruz said that of the major banks and financial institutions ordered by the Sandiganbayan’s Fifth Division…

                                Philippine Star
                                • Japan military to take more assertive role

                                  The United States and Japan agreed new rules for defense cooperation on Monday that will give Tokyo's armed forces a more ambitious, global role amid concerns over China's rising influence. Under the revised "guidelines," Japan could come to the aid of US forces threatened by a third country or…

                                  AFP News
                                  • Cavaliers move on without Love, out with dislocated shoulder

                                    The Cavaliers will move forward in the NBA playoffs without Kevin Love and with their title hopes shaken. Cleveland's starting forward has been ruled out for the team's next playoff series — and perhaps longer — after dislocating his left shoulder in Sunday's win to sweep the Boston Celtics. Love,…

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