• Mary Jane: Shun drugs, get legit recruiters

    As Mary Jane Veloso held on to vestiges of hope that her life might be spared, she thanked Filipinos for their support and had some pieces of advice.  Efforts to save Veloso from the firing squad continued after Indonesian authorities issued the notice of execution to the Filipina worker who had…

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    • 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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      • Indonesia gears up for executions as families wail in grief

        Indonesia made final preparations Tuesday to execute eight foreigners by firing squad, as family members wailed in grief during last visits to their loved ones and ambulances carrying white coffins arrived at the drug convicts' prison. Relatives of Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan, the Australian…

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        • "Iron Man" faces lawsuit over body armour

          27 Apr – Disney and Marvel find themselves the target of a new lawsuit, this time over the armour worn by one of their superheroes, Iron Man. Ben and Ray Lai, who run Horizon Comics, accused the studios of copying the characters they created for their comic called "Radix", where the characters…

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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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            • Bruce's first wife on dealing with his secret

              Bruce Jenner's fist wife initially found his situation hard to wrap her head around. The former Olympian was married to Chrystie Crownover from 1972 to 1981, and they have children Burt and Cassandra together. Bruce told his new wife early on in their marriage that he identified as a woman, but…

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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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                • Dominant Kawhi Leonard shines in San Antonio Spurs win

                  Kawhi Leonard showed why he is worthy of being named the defensive player of the year, putting his complete game on display for the San Antonio Spurs on Friday. Leonard scored a career-high 32 points to carry the Spurs to a 100-73 win over the Los Angeles Clippers and a 2-1 lead in their…

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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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                    • Utah couple married 74 years dies within hours of each other

                      Just after her mother died at age 94, Carol Bradford went to see her 95-year-old father and told him the news. "I leaned over and whispered in his ear, 'Mom has passed, and she's waiting for you in heaven.' I think after that, he knew he had accomplished what he needed, and he felt that he could…

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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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                          • 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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                            • Sevilla tags Ochoa, Purisima as lobbyists

                              Resigned Customs commissioner John Sevilla has identified Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr. and   Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima as among those who were pushing for the appointment of a bureau official who purportedly had the backing of the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC). Ochoa and Purisima could…

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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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                                  • 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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