• U.S. vows to continue patrols after China warns spy plane

    By David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States vowed on Thursday to keep up air and sea patrols in international waters after the Chinese navy repeatedly warned a U.S. surveillance plane to leave the airspace over artificial islands China is creating in the disputed South China Sea.…

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    • The Richest Senators In The Philippines

      The 2014 Statement of Assets, Liabilities, and Net Worth for politicians and public servants are now available for anyone to view. So if you were wondering how much your senators are worth, now’s the perfect time to find out. And to make life easier for

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      • 2015 NBA mock draft: Post-lottery edition

        FIRST ROUND 1. Minnesota Timberwolves – Karl-Anthony Towns (PF/C, Kentucky, Fr., 19, 7-0, 248): While Jahlil Okafor will certainly be attractive to Flip Saunders' style of play, the Timberwolves ranked as the worst defensive team in the NBA last year

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        • Amir Khan aims to remain undefeated in ONE Championship

          Amir Khan had one of the best 2014s of any featherweight in ONE Championship. He went 2-0, with two first round KO, both in less than two and a half minutes. His 2015 began in a similar fashion with another solid TKO victory of Bashir Ahmad and he will

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          • What Happens When a Harvard Engineer Gets Robbed?

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            • Consultant, facing joblessness, claims P5.9-M lotto pot

              A 39-year-old information technology consultant, whose job contract will expire this month, has claimed his share of the 6/45 Mega Lotto’s P17.8-million jackpot in its May 13 draw, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) announced yesterday. “I could not sleep for the past several days,…

              Philippine Star
              • Mindanao lawmakers reject inclusion in Bangsamoro

                Mindanao lawmakers yesterday rejected their proposed inclusion in the envisioned new Bangsamoro autonomous region. “My province will never be part of ARMM (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao) or this new Bangsamoro region,” Zamboanga del Norte Rep. Seth Frederick Jalosjos declared before a news…

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                • Is it a UFO? Sun halo sparks fear and jokes in Mexico

                  Was it a UFO? A rainbow-like halo surrounded the sun over Mexico City on Thursday, an optical phenomenon that triggered a social media frenzy of pictures and jokes about the end of the world. "I have received some 30 phone calls from people who are scared and think that it's a bad omen, others…

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                  • 42ºC heat index kills 2 in Isabela

                    A 62-year-old grandmother and a 53-year-old farmer died from heat stroke as the heat index was reported to have reached 42 degrees Celsius in Isabela province since Wednesday. Heat index or apparent temperature is what the temperature feels like to a human body when both air temperature and…

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                    • UNA downplays Poe’s rejection of VP offer

                      The opposition United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) is unfazed by Sen. Grace Poe’s rejection of the offer of Vice President Jejomar Binay to be his running mate in the 2016 elections. UNA interim president and Navotas City Rep. Tobias Tiangco believes Binay remains the strongest contender in next…

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                      • De Lima linked to P5-M payoff

                        A witness who recanted the bribery charge against the Ampatuans and several officials and prosecutors of the Department of Justice (DOJ) has accused Justice Secretary Leila de Lima of receiving P5 million monthly from Maguindanao Gov. Esmael “Toto” Mangudadatu. The accusation was contained in a…

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                        • Senior Israeli diplomat: 'This land is ours'

                          Israel's new deputy foreign minister on Thursday delivered a defiant message to the international community, saying that Israel owes no apologies for its policies in the Holy Land and citing religious texts to back her belief that it belongs to the Jewish people. The speech by Tzipi Hotovely…

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                          • Star-Lord to appear in more Marvel movies

                            21 May – Following the success of last year's "Guardians of the Galaxy", which catapulted Chris Pratt into Hollywood leading man status, it comes as no surprise that the actor now has several movies lined up on his plate aside from the inevitable sequel. While it was a given that Pratt will be…

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                            • Bid to reunite Bin Laden and son before deadly raid - documents

                              By Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Just one month before Osama bin Laden was killed at his Pakistani hideout by U.S. commandos in 2011, his aides tried to reunite him with a beloved son, Hamza, who had been held under house arrest in Iran, documents released on Wednesday show. In a message…

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                              • China jails 'Fast & Furious' Lamborghini, Ferrari drivers

                                Two unemployed men who crashed a Lamborghini and Ferrari as they reportedly staged a "real-life Fast and Furious" race through Beijing were sentenced to jail Thursday for dangerous driving, the court said. According to reports a woman passenger in Tang Weitian's green Lamborghini was left with a…

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                                • 'Nut rage' Korean Air heiress freed

                                  The former Korean Air executive jailed for disrupting a flight in a rage over macadamia nuts walked free Friday when a South Korean appeals court overturned her conviction for violating aviation safety laws. The High Court in Seoul ruled that Cho Hyun-Ah, who had been in jail since her arrest in…

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                                  • Curry, LeBron headline 2015 All-NBA First Team, featuring 3 first-timers

                                    The NBA announced its 2014-15 All-NBA teams on Thursday, with newly minted Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James ranking as the lone unanimous selections to this year's top squad

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                                    • Bruce Willis: Baby talk is nonsense

                                      Bruce Willis advises all new parents to forego the baby talk. The 60-year-old is somewhat of an expert in all things fatherhood, having raised grown-up daughters Rumer, Scout and Tallulah with first wife Demi Moore and then welcoming Mabel, three, and 13-month-old Evelyn with his current wife Emma…

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