• Bong son shot, wounded

    A son of Sen. Ramon “Bong” Revilla Jr. was in critical condition yesterday from what a family friend described as a self-inflicted gunshot wound. But the family's lawyer said the shooting was accidental. Cavite Vice Gov. Jose Lorenzo Bautista III, who is known as Ramon Revilla III in politics and…

    Philippine Star
    • 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
      • 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
        • Military steps up offensive vs BIFF, Abu Sayyaf

          Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief Gen. Gregorio Pio Catapang Jr. has ordered the sustained campaign against the Abu Sayyaf and the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) following the successive offensives against the armed groups last week. A total of 24 Abu Sayyaf bandits and two…

          Philippine Star
          • Stiles: I almost hired a prostitute

            Julia Stiles has admitted it’s difficult sometimes to detach from her role as a hooker in web series, Blue.

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            • There’s more fun in the Philippines than Manila

              I was a little disappointed, though, that riding airport taxis from my various trips late last year, I found every single driver I encountered clueless about the Department of Tourism’s ambitious 10-million-tourists program Visit the Philippines this year.

              Manila Bulletin
              • Nishikori breaks into world's top four, Murray out

                Japan's Kei Nishikori broke into the top four of the ATP world rankings on Monday as the Asian trailblazer continued to shake up the top echelon of men's tennis. His run to the final in Acapulco, where he was beaten by Spain's David Ferrer, elevated him to a new career-high ranking of four, taking…

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                • Chile's president meets with ailing teen who asked to die

                  SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chile's president went to a hospital Saturday to meet with a 14-year-old girl who shocked the country by going on YouTube to plead for the leader to let doctors euthanize her because she is tired of her struggle with cystic fibrosis.

                  Associated Press
                  • Asian firms challenge Apple with snazzy new smartphones

                    Several big Asian phone companies launched new high-end smartphones and other wireless gizmos on Sunday, hoping to challenge US giant Apple in a big year for wireless gadgets. Samsung, fellow South Korean firm LG and hip Chinese maker HTC timed their smartphone launches to grab the attention on the…

                    AFP News
                    • Justin Bieber: I'm changing

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

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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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                        • Phl now biggest grower of GM crops

                          The Philippines is now the twelfth biggest grower of genetically modified (GM) crops.

                          Philippine Star
                          • LeBron's missed free throws help Harden win MVP duel as Rockets edge Cavs in OT

                            "I didn't come through for my teammates," LeBron James said after the game. "It won't happen again."

                            Ball Don't Lie
                            • Putin critic Nemtsov's date says she did not see his killer

                              MOSCOW (AP) — The Ukrainian woman with Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov when he was gunned down told Russia media on Monday that she did not see his killer, as conflicting reports emerged about the availability of surveillance footage showing the slaying.

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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
                                • 9-dash line (2)

                                  China consumes about 3 billion barrels of oil and 5 trillion cubic feet of natural gas yearly. He showed that early Chinese cartographers were ignorant or uninformed about the extent of China’s territory and drew maps encompassing areas that extend as far north as Vladivostok in Russia and as far…

                                  Manila Bulletin
                                  • Demi Lovato: Forget Thigh Gap!

                                    Demi Lovato posted a message of empowerment on Instagram on Friday. In a caption to a photograph of herself sunbathing in a bikini, the singer said that having a thigh gap does not necessarily equal beauty. Demi Lovato posted a bikini shot on Instagram on February 27, 2015 with the caption,…

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