• Michael Jordan is now officially a billionaire, according to Forbes

    The Hall of Famer and Charlotte Hornets owner is one of a record 290 new billionaires featured in Forbes' latest rankings.

    Ball Don't Lie
    • No need for Revilla to visit son – prosecutors

      Instead of filing an opposition, ombudsman prosecutors filed a manifestation yesterday expressing belief that there is no urgent need for Sen. Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. to visit his son at the Asian Hospital and Medical Center. “Based on the clinical abstract issued by the Asian Hospital on patient…

      Philippine Star
      • Troops overrun BIFF bomb-making facility in Mamasapano

        Government troops captured Sunday a bomb and weapons factory of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) in Mamasapano, Maguindanao, the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) announced yesterday. Col. Restituto Padilla, AFP spokesman, said the captured bomb and weapons factory is located…

        Philippine Star
        • Who's next for Ronda Rousey? Who's left?

          UFC commentator Joe Rogan thinks Rousey could beat 50 percent of her male counterparts. Maybe it's best for her to take a break.

          • Justin Bieber: I'm changing

            Justin Bieber has turned over a new leaf in celebration of his 21st birthday.

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            • 3 to 5 Cups of Coffee a Day May Lower Risk of Heart Attacks

              Good news for people who drink coffee every day: Consuming a moderate amount of coffee could lower the risk of clogged arteries that can lead to a heart attack, a new study finds. The study of healthy young adults in Korea found that, compared with people who didn't drink coffee, those who drank…

              • 80 minors, 66 adults nabbed in ‘open parties’

                At least 146 persons, including 80 minors, were rounded up Saturday night at two “open parties” reportedly offering sex, drugs and alcohol, Mandaluyong Mayor Benjamin Abalos Jr. said yesterday. He said they recovered dried marijuana leaves, shabu and drug paraphernalia in the two establishments.…

                Philippine Star
                • Recruitment firm accused of worldwide scam

                  Filipinos aspiring to work overseas should avoid dealing with a recruitment agency that has duped jobseekers worldwide, Labor Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz said yesterday. The National Bureau of Investigation has padlocked Global Visas Inc., which is based in Cebu. Baldoz said the agency’s parent…

                  Philippine Star
                  • Japan men sickened after eating poisonous puffer fish

                    Five Japanese men became sick after eating poisonous puffer fish, an official said Tuesday, the latest victims of a delicacy seen as sophisticated by fans and crazy by others. The men, all in their 40s and 50s, dined at a restaurant in western Wakayama city on Friday night, the city's health…

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                    • The fight

                      Floyd pressured Floyd Mayweather was “pressured into this fight” with Manny Pacquiao, Oscar De La Hoya told The Desert Sun newspaper. “I believe that Mayweather was boxed in from the pressure coming from (CBS Chief Executive Officer) Les Moonves, the pressure coming from (Top Rank head) Bob Arum,…

                      Manila Bulletin
                      • First Look: Samsung gets a lot right with new S6 phones

                        Samsung's new Galaxy smartphones improve in two major areas: design and picture quality. Samsung ramped up its camera technology in last fall's Galaxy Note 4, and the camera is even better in the Galaxy ...

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                        • Well-liked photo teacher found dead in California classroom

                          PLACENTIA, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California teacher who committed suicide by hanging herself in her classroom was a well-liked 31-year-old photography instructor, authorities said Monday.

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                          • Woman with slain Putin critic says she didn't see his killer

                            MOSCOW (AP) — The 23-year-old Ukrainian model who was with slain opposition leader Boris Nemtsov tearfully recounted Monday their last dinner in a chic Red Square restaurant and their walk onto a nearby bridge — but said she did not see the gunman who pulled the trigger.

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                            • Myanmar captures rare white elephant in western jungles

                              YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Myanmar's forestry department has captured a rare white elephant in the jungles of the country's western Ayeyarwaddy region, an official said Sunday.

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                              • NASA spacecraft making first visit to dwarf planet Ceres

                                PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — A NASA spacecraft is about to reach the end of a nearly eight-year journey and make the first rendezvous with a dwarf planet.

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                                • 'The Walking Dead' Recap

                                  After meeting Alexandria's leader, Deanna, the group each took turns being interviewed on camera for membership. Rick's group, inside Alexandria: After the events of Woodbury and Terminus, Rick's group is understandably on edge as they walk inside the gates. Rick, inside a house at Alexandria: "Do…

                                  Access Hollywood
                                  • A year on, what's the latest in the hunt for Flight 370?

                                    SYDNEY (AP) — Nearly a year has passed since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 vanished on a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, sparking one of the most perplexing mysteries of modern times. Since then, search crews have taken to air, land and sea in a thus-far fruitless hunt for the plane and the 239…

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