• 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
    • 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…

      Associated Press
      • Anguished families say goodbye before Indonesia executions

        The families of two Australian convicts facing execution in Indonesia paid an anguished final visit to their loved ones Tuesday, wailing in grief as ambulances carrying empty white coffins arrived at their prison. The family members of Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan, ringleaders of the so-called…

        AFP News
        • "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
          • 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
            • Bruce's first wife on dealing with his secret

              Bruce Jenner's fist wife initially found his situation hard to wrap her head around. The former Olympian was married to Chrystie Crownover from 1972 to 1981, and they have children Burt and Cassandra together. Bruce told his new wife early on in their marriage that he identified as a woman, but…

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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…

                • Officer reunited with newborn he found in dumpster in 1989

                  An officer who found an abandoned newborn in a garbage dumpster was reunited with the now 25-year-old man he helped save. Santa Ana police officer Michael Buelna and Robin Barton met recently in an emotional reunion, KABC-TV reported Sunday (http://bit.ly/1PJ1yHs).

                  Associated Press
                  • The ‘All You Need’ 2015 Isuzu D-MAX launched

                    Isuzu Philippines Corporation (IPC) just recently introduced the 2015 Isuzu D-MAX pick-up truck at the Clark International Raceway to show that their pick-up model can conquer any kind of terrain. The high-end LS variant and standard LT 4x4 is now equipped

                    Power Wheels
                    • 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
                      • Utah couple married 74 years dies within hours of each other

                        Just after her mother died at age 94, Carol Bradford went to see her 95-year-old father and told him the news. "I leaned over and whispered in his ear, 'Mom has passed, and she's waiting for you in heaven.' I think after that, he knew he had accomplished what he needed, and he felt that he could…

                        Associated Press
                        • 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
                            • 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
                              • Billups: Knicks must add vocal leaders, because 'Melo is 'not that guy'

                                After a disappointing campaign that saw them post the worst record in their 69-year history, the New York Knicks face a summer likely to be chock full of change, as Phil Jackson begins rebuilding the roster he spent most of this misbegotten season tearing down. Jackson will also look to start…

                                Ball Don't Lie
                                • 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…

                                  Associated Press
                                  • Aftershocks cause more terror as Nepal quake toll tops 2,500

                                    Powerful aftershocks rocked Nepal Sunday, panicking survivors of a quake that killed more than 2,500 and triggering new avalanches at Everest base camp, as mass cremations were held in the devastated capital Kathmandu. Terrified residents, many forced to camp out in the capital after Saturday's…

                                    AFP News