• China state paper warns of war over South China Sea unless U.S. backs down

    A Chinese state-owned newspaper said on Monday that "war is inevitable" between China and the United States over the South China Sea unless Washington stops demanding Beijing halt the building of artificial islands in the disputed waterway. The Global Times, an influential nationalist tabloid owned…

    • Report: America's Wealthiest 'Abandon' US Banks?

      See Why America's Wealthiest, Like John McCain & Hillary Clinton, Are Pulling Their Wealth Out of US Banks & Putting It In This 'Hidden' Asset Instead

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      • Amir Khan suspects Mayweather of finding excuses to avoid 'speculated bout'

        London, May 25 (ANI): Two-time British world champion Amir Khan has claimed that Floyd Mayweather is hoping to duck him if he loses against Chris Aligeri on Friday in New York. Amir said that Mayweather's team was hoping for a bad performance from the Briton so that they could turn around and say…

        • Filipina maid photographs "modern slavery" in Hong Kong

          By Emma Batha LONDON, May 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A Filipina maid in Hong Kong has published stark photographs of burned and beaten domestic workers to highlight the "modern slavery" she says has long been the city's shameful secret. "Hong Kong is a very modern, successful city but people…

          • ‘Duterte may face raps over death squad link’

            Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte may face charges for admitting his links to a death squad, Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said yesterday. “If he admitted that he is responsible for these killings, then he must be criminally liable,” De Lima told journalists in an ambush interview. De Lima said…

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            • War of words: Horford says Dellavedova's 'track record' is clear; LeBron says Delly 'doesn't deserve it'

              LeBron James doesn't want to hear any badmouthing of teammate Matthew Dellavedova. "This is my guy," James said on Sunday night. Is Dellavedova, a reserve point guard, worthy of a "dirty player" reputation, particularly after his play led to the ejection of the Atlanta Hawks' Al Horford in Game 3…

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              • ‘Binay needs to answer allegations of corruption’

                Vice President Jejomar Binay should answer corruption allegations being hurled against him despite his strong showing in presidential surveys, President Aquino said yesterday. Aquino acknowledged that Binay – a long-time family friend – has been leading in pre-election popularity surveys. “The…

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                • U.S. fighter jets escort Air France flight to New York after threat

                  An Air France flight from Paris was escorted by two U.S. F-15 fighter jets to New York's John F. Kennedy International Airport on Monday after an anonymous threat was made against the flight, the U.S. military said. Air France flight 22, travelling from Charles de Gaulle Airport, landed safely in…

                  • AMLC: P146-M PDAF funds transferred to Napoles accounts

                    More than P146 million was transferred to the bank accounts of alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles from the bank accounts of two non-government organizations allegedly used to divert the pork barrel fund of Sen. Jinggoy Estrada, the Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) bared…

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                    • Salma Hayek: No more selfies!

                      Salma Hayek thinks a “no more selfies” rule is a great idea for the red carpet. Organisers for the 2015 Cannes Film Festival asked celebrities to refrain from taking pictures on their smartphones while attending events. "There's a time for everything,” she told The Hollywood Reporter.

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                      • NBI fixers go high tech

                        Just when you thought going online to secure a National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) clearance could address the problem with fixers, you may have to think twice. Fixers are back and, this time, armed with gadgets and a Wi-Fi connection. Fixers brazenly display their gadgets, barking “online,…

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                        • Forgotten for decades, fallen NY soldier finally honored

                          Carroll Heath didn't have it easy growing up in the Great Depression. Soon after graduating high school, he enlisted in the Army and wound up in the Philippines, where he's believed to have died sometime in 1942. For 70 years, he was the forgotten soldier, his name not listed among the town's war…

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                          • Prince Harry back with Chelsy?

                            Britain's Prince Harry and Chelsy Davy are apparently back on.The young royal romanced Chelsy on and off between 2004 to 2010, before moving on to his next longtime partner Cressida Bonas.However since they split last year, it's been rumoured Harry and

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                            • 'Beautiful Mind' mathematician John Nash killed in US car crash

                              Nobel Prize-winning US mathematician John Nash, who inspired the film "A Beautiful Mind," was killed with his wife in a New Jersey car crash. Nash, 86, and his 82-year-old wife Alicia were riding in a taxi on Saturday when the accident took place, State Police Sergeant Gregory Williams told AFP.…

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                              • Navy says submarine being built to be named USS New Jersey

                                A submarine will be the third U.S. Navy vessel named the USS New Jersey. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus announced Sunday that a submarine being built now will get that name when it's completed and commissioned in about five years. U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez had been pushing for a ship to be named after…

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                                • They Peeped At A Woman & Got Caught. But There’s Someone Else Out There… #ShortFilm

                                  This article They Peeped At A Woman & Got Caught. But There’s Someone Else Out There…… originally appeared on Viddsee BUZZ. He and his friend have been peeping on this woman for a very long time. They had a camera and a telescope zoomed on her window

                                  • PCSO running out of funds

                                    Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) chairman Ireneo Maliksi has admitted that the revenue-generating agency is running out of funds as it continues with its mandate to provide financial assistance to indigent Filipinos. Aside from providing financial help to individual recipients, Maliksi…

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                                    • Fashion's greatest hits, misses on the Cannes red carpet

                                      Cannes' red carpet can be as kind as it is cruel when it comes to fashion. For 12 days, major Hollywood actresses such as Marion Cotillard, Emily Blunt, Naomi Watts and Sienna Miller graced the film festival's red carpet in clothes designed by the world's greatest. Here are the 68th Cannes Film…

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