• Madonna: The artist has died

    Madonna's album began as an "invigorating and joyous" experience, but quickly evolved into "something quite crazy". The routine was meant to see one of her dancers pull off her cape but upon realising it was tied too tightly, the star toppled backwards down a set of stairs and suffered whiplash.

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    • Expensive Pacman tickets keeping lawmakers at home

      Colleagues of world boxing champion and Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao in the House of Representatives might not be flying to Las Vegas this time to watch his fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. because of the prohibitive ticket prices, according to Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. Belmonte said so far,…

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      • Philippine dunker gives us what might be the worst windmill attempt ever

        After sharing the Philippine Basketball Association's 2014 Slam Dunk Contest crown with Rey Guevarra of the Meralco Bolts, pint-sized powerhouse Justin Melton found himself looking forward to another spirited competition in this year's model. "After talking to a few contestants, it seems like…

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        • Sufficient grounds found to proceed with Binay probe

          Ombudsman investigators have found sufficient evidence to proceed with the office’s probe against Vice President Jejomar Binay, his son Makati Mayor Junjun Binay, and 22 others for alleged involvement in an anomalous parking building project in Makati City. The special panel of investigators filed…

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          • Accused rapist dragged from prison and killed by Indian mob

            Several thousand people stormed a prison in northeastern India, where they dragged away a man accused of rape and then lynched him, police said Friday. The mob overpowered security at Dimapur Central Prison in Nagaland on Thursday and seized the rape suspect, whom they also accused of being an…

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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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              • Ancient Celtic Prince's Grave and Chariot Unearthed

                The 2,500-year-old lavish tomb and chariot of an ancient Celtic prince have been unearthed in France. The ancient princely tomb, which was discovered in a large burial mound, was filled with stunning grave goods, including gorgeous pottery and a gold-tipped drinking vessel. The stunning new finds…

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                • Selena Gomez: My dad is a gentleman

                  Selena Gomez thinks her father is the "true definition of a man". The starlet had a difficult start to last year, cancelling some of her tour, spending time in rehab to deal with emotional issues and navigating her on/off relationship with Justin Bieber. #leanintogether (sic)," she wrote on Twitter.

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

                    The resulting theories range from the wild - alien abduction, MH370 and its doomed fleetmate MH17 were the same plane - to sober, science-based arguments that the plane is in the southern Indian Ocean, but not necessarily in the current search area. "It's amazing how much information we don't have…

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                    • PNPA alumni dissuaded from joining SAF march

                      A ranking police officer and head of an alumni association of the Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) has sent text messages to fellow alumni dissuading them from joining tomorrow’s “March for Justice” for the 44 members of the Special Action Force (SAF) killed by Muslim rebels in Mamasapano,…

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                      • Ex-crew recognizes photos of sunken Japanese battleship

                        A former crewmember on a Japanese battleship that sank during World War II said Thursday he recognized photos of wreckage discovered this week off the Philippines by a team led by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen. Shizuhiko Haraguchi served as a gunnery officer on the Musashi, one of the largest…

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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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                          • Doctor helping downed pilot is shocked to find Harrison Ford

                            Dr. Sanjay Khurana was close to finishing a golf game when a vintage plane clipped a tree and "dropped like a rock" onto the next hole's green. When the surgeon got a closer look, he was stunned to see the pilot was Harrison Ford, the actor he grew up watching in the "Star Wars" and "Indiana Jones"…

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                            • Jang Eui Soo, From Long-Haired Man To Charming Boy

                              [by Sora Ghim, photo by Kim Tae Oh] Remembered walking down the runway with wavy hair, will people be able to recognize long-haired model Jang Eui Soo now?Taking over the runway with his strong poses and step, he cut off his trademark long hair to take

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                              • Miley 'feeling insecure'

                                Miley Cyrus reportedly acts over the top because she doesn't think she's "beautiful enough" to get attention in any other way. "Miley confessed to friends that she overacts because she believes she's not beautiful enough to get noticed in other ways, and feels insecure about her looks," an insider…

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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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                                  • Police: Slain officer a hero in 'fierce' gunbattle with 2

                                    A police officer who went to a video game store to buy a present for his son ended up in a fierce gunbattle with two would-be robbers, fighting to the end of his life to protect patrons and employees, a police captain said Friday. Officer Robert Wilson III, 30, was at the counter of the GameStop…

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