• Pacquiao: Mayweather is the fight of my life

    Manny Pacquiao called his boxing showdown with Floyd Mayweather “the fight of my life” as he got down to work pounding the streets and gym in Los Angeles. On Monday, Pacquiao ran two miles (3.2 km) and shadow-boxed for two rounds, followed by abdominal work and breakfast of steamed rice, scrambled…

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    • 8 of 10 cities most at risk from natural disasters located in Phl – study

      Eight of 10 world cities most exposed to natural hazards are in the Philippines and more than half of the 100 cities most exposed to earthquakes, storms and other disasters are in four Asian nations, according to a research. The study, published on Wednesday by risk analysis firm Verisk Maplecroft,…

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      • LeAnn Rimes' ex: She shouldn't have divorced me

        LeAnn Rimes' ex-husband believes divorcing him was the biggest career mistake she's ever made. The 32-year-old singer's marriage to Dean Sheremet ended after she had an affair with her now spouse Eddie Cibrian.

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        • Lovato: Be natural and proud

          Demi Lovato knows her body doesn’t define her. The 22-year-old singer inspired her fans earlier this week when she posted a bikini snapshot of herself, proudly boasting that she doesn’t have a thigh gap. "For some reason this whole thigh gap thing has kind of swept over what people think is…

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          • New Moro rebel group emerges

            A radical Muslim cleric trained in the Middle East and considered one of the leaders of the Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) has broken away from the terror group to form his own band of jihadists who are now reportedly providing sanctuary to bomb expert Basit Usman and at least five…

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            • Ohio mom, boyfriend guilty; child emailed teacher for help

              A woman and her boyfriend pleaded guilty to raping her young children and were sentenced to prison on Wednesday, a year after one of her daughters emailed a teacher for help and said she and her siblings were being chained to their beds, deprived of food and sexually assaulted. The case, in the…

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              • Double the Trouble Found Under Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano

                Hawaii's big, booming eruptions are born from just under Kilauea volcano's peak, a new study confirms. The results suggest that Kilauea volcano also taps a deeper source, because the shallower magma chambers are too tiny to account for all of the lava that has streamed across the island's surface…

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                • Kim and Kanye 'practice poses in mirror'

                  Kim Kardashian and Kanye West apparently practise everything in the mirror before attending events. While some moves may appear spontaneous, such as Kanye grabbing Kim's butt at the Grammys last month, insiders claim the pair plan every action beforehand. Kanye makes sure they know exactly what…

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                  • Top 10 Asian superhero movies

                    Anyone familiar with the world of comic books and superheroes should know those 'superheroic' sound effects. Now bear in mind that Asia is one vast continent. With a Boom! and a Zap!, we present to you our top 10 choice of the most Ka-pow! Asian superhero movies.

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                    • Grandpa bags P42-M lotto pot

                      A 75-year old grandfather from Quezon City yesterday claimed his P42,610,228 million windfall after hitting the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) Super Lotto 6/49 jackpot drawn last February 17.PCSO officials said the lucky senior citizen matched the winning combination…

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                      • Alien abduction? Stolen by Russia? MH370 theories keep coming

                        By Jane Wardell SYDNEY (Reuters) - A year on from the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, an extraordinary amount of key data remains unknown - fuelling conspiracy theories and heated online debate about one of aviation's biggest mysteries. The resulting theories range from the wild -…

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                        • Decades after war, Vietnam and the U.S. battle a legacy of bombs

                          By Nguyen Ha Minh TRIEU PHONG, Vietnam (Reuters) - Red skull-and-crossbones markers dot the horizon in a barren patch of land in Vietnam where missteps could be fatal. The signs warn of landmines and bombs, the legacy of a war with the United States that claims casualties even today, four decades…

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                          • Miriam bucks house arrest for Enrile

                            Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago believes granting Senate Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile house arrest, while former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo remains under hospital detention, will violate the equal protection clause of the Constitution. “That’s already a violation of the equal protection…

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                            • It’s Been 6 Years Since Kim Min Jong’s Last Kiss

                              Jun Hyun Moo remarked, “Kim Min Jong is too honest, I’m surprised,” unable to hide his shock. Moving on to another topic about working out, Kim Min Jong revealed he likes to do finger pushups to maintain his health. Finding out it was harder than it looks, Jun Hyun Moo said, “My finger almost bent”…

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                              • Man accused of faking Facebook account for teen sex photos

                                A New York man used a fake Facebook account to coerce a teenage girl into sending him nude photos and videos of herself and traveled to New Jersey to have sex in a park with another teen girl he met online, federal prosecutors said Wednesday. Clifford Wares, of Warwick, an hour's drive northwest of…

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                                • Fresh graduates urged to join gov’t

                                  Graduating students are being urged to consider a career in government service and take the civil service examinations on May 3. The Civil Service Commission (CSC) said the Career Service Examination-Paper-and-Pencil Test for sub-professional and professional levels is designed to measure an…

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                                  • Revilla son’s condition improves

                                    Cavite Vice Gov. Jolo Revilla’s condition continues to improve after he reportedly accidentally shot himself last Saturday, the Asian Hospital and Medical Center said yesterday. In the latest medical bulletin, signed by Dr. Joven Tanchuco, said a day after he was admitted, Revilla had low-grade…

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