• 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…

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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…

      ANI
      • ‘Duterte’s presidential candidacy to unite Cebu politicians’

        Cebu politicians are seen to unite for Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte if he decides to seek the presidency in May 2016. Observers noted former Cebu governor Emilio Osmeña’s all-out support for the presidential bid of Duterte might prove the catalyst to unite Cebu politicians behind their fellow…

        Philippine Star
        • 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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          • '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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            • 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,…

              Philippine Star
              • 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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                • 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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                  • 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…

                    Philippine Star
                    • 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

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                      • Donald Cerrone breaks John Makdessi's jaw to close in on lightweight title shot

                        Donald Cerrone assured anyone and everyone who would listen that he wasn’t taking his UFC 187 late-replacement bout against John Makdessi lightly. If Makdessi’s broken jaw is any indication of Cerrone’s desire, then “not taking it lightly” may just be the understatement of the year. Cerrone…

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                        • 1 M students may drop out of school due to K to 12

                          Up to a million students are in danger of dropping out of school once the government implements additional two years in basic education under the K-to-12 program, according to militant youth group Anakbayan. Citing a Department of Education (DepEd) report on its readiness to implement the program,…

                          Philippine Star
                          • No stopping Binay in 2016

                            Vice President Jejomar Binay vowed anew yesterday that he would not back out from the presidential elections in 2016 despite the continued attacks against him and his family. Residents gave Binay a warm welcome in Iloilo as ordinary folks cheered and requested to take pictures with the Vice…

                            Philippine Star
                            • Paris Hilton: I'm down with 50 Shades

                              Paris Hilton thinks Fifty Shades of Grey is "so gorgeous". Also I like Fifty Shades of Grey, so it's a mixture of both... It's so good, it's so gorgeous," she gushed about the story to the British edition of OK! Magazine. Paris, 34, has never struggled to get a date, counting Benji Madden and Jared…

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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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                                • Stephen Curry sets NBA record for most 3-pointers in one postseason

                                  Hall of Fame sharpshooter Reggie Miller had the previous mark, with 58 during the Indiana Pacers' march to the NBA Finals in 2000. Curry needed 13 games and 138 attempts. It was Curry's second 3-pointer of Game 3, and it was an absolute bomb — Rockets defender Jason Terry gave too much ground as…

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                                  • Kids on their own among migrants who arrived in Indonesia

                                    It was just the two of them, brother and sister, out on the open ocean with hundreds of other desperate migrants, mostly Rohingya Muslims fleeing their homes in Myanmar. As the oldest, Mohammad Aesop - just 10 years old - knew it was his job to keep his 8-year-old sister safe. More than half of…

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