• Indonesia to look into condemned Filipina's case: Philippines

    Indonesian President Joko Widodo is "sympathetic" about the plight of a Filipina facing death for drug trafficking and has promised to look into her case, a spokesman for Philippine President Benigno Aquino said Monday after he made a personal appeal. While the comments seemed to indicate a faint…

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    • 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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      • China "extremely concerned" by ASEAN statement on disputed sea

        China's foreign ministry said on Tuesday that it was "extremely concerned" after leaders of Southeast Asian countries expressed worry about land reclamation and navigational freedom in the disputed South China Sea. China's reclamation work in the South China Sea has become the latest source of…

        • Reed’s gorgeous custom wedding dress

          Nikki Reed wore a stunning lace gown made especially for her while tying the knot. The 26-year-old Twilight actress wed 36-year-old The Vampire Diaries actor Ian Somerhalder on Sunday April 26 in Santa Monica, California. Nikki donned a couture Claire Pettibone gown to the nuptials, which featured…

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          • Balikatan features new weapons

            CAMP OLIVAS, Pampanga – Filipino troops participating in the annual Balikatan military exercises had the opportunity to use some of the advanced “toys for the big boys” used by their American counterparts. The military hardware being used in the Balikatan 2015 include Stryker tanks and digitally…

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            • 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).

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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…

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                • 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

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                  • Amal Clooney 'struggling with fame'

                    Amal Clooney is apparently finding it hard to adjust to her celebrity status. Before she became the wife of A-lister George Clooney, Brit Amal worked as a high powered human rights lawyer. Of course it's a concern for George, who always tells Amal that she doesn't need to stress out," another…

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                    • Corinthian Colleges closes all 28 remaining campuses

                      Corinthian Colleges canceled classes Monday and shut down all of its remaining 28 ground campuses, displacing about 16,000 students, less than two weeks after the Education Department announced it was fining the for-profit institution $30 million for misrepresentation. The Santa Ana,…

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                      • 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…

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                        • 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…

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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…

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                            • It's confirmed: You are what you eat

                              Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): Gastroenterology special 13th issue on food, the immune system and the gastrointestinal tract has confirmed that "you are what you eat." Patients are always interested in understanding what they should eat and how it will impact their health, while physicians are just as…

                              • First public park in Parañaque to feature vintage plane

                                The Parañaque City government aims to create a public park that has an old McDonnell DC-9 plane as its main attraction, park project manager Mike Nocum said yesterday. “We want the city park to become another landmark, where people may go to relax and take pictures beside the plane,” he said,…

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                                • 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…

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                                  • 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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