• Game over, Mr. President

    Many are amused when they find out that President Aquino, the bachelor that he is, is very fond of cars, video games, and handheld consoles. When he pushed through with inaugurating a car plant and checking out an array of cars prepared for presidential inspection – at about the same time the…

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    • Zedd & Selena's Bathroom Meeting

      Just think, maybe one day Zedd and Selena Gomez will tell their kids they met… in a bathroom?!? Zedd said during a new interview with host Booker on AMP Radio's morning show in Los Angeles. WATCH: Is Selena Gomez Moving To NYC?

      Access Hollywood
      • Russian opposition leader Nemtsov shot dead in Moscow

        By Alexander Winning and Timothy Heritage MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian opposition politician Boris Nemtsov, an outspoken critic of President Vladimir Putin and Russia's involvement in the war in Ukraine, was shot dead steps from the Kremlin in central Moscow late on Friday. Nemtsov, 55, was shot four…

        Reuters
        • 3 Filipinas in Forbes top 50 businesswomen in Asia

          Three Filipinas are included in Forbes Asia’s power businesswomen list this year. These women, said Forbes, are active in the upper echelons of the business world, wield significant power and have access to robust financial resources.Rizal Commercial Banking Corp. Chairman Helen Yuchengco Dee;…

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          • Black/blue or white/gold? Dress debate goes viral

            Is the dress black and blue, or white and gold? It all started when a Tumblr user with the handle 'swiked' uploaded a picture of a dress with the caption: "guys please help me - is this dress white and gold, or blue and black? The post went viral on Twitter, Facebook and other social media…

            AFP News
            • Unmasking of 'Jihadi John' as a London lad shocks Britain

              The unmasking of Islamic State militant "Jihadi John" as a Londoner who had repeatedly been questioned by security services sent shock waves through Britain Friday, with Prime Minister David Cameron stepping in to defend British spy craft. Cameron tried to defuse criticism of Britain's intelligence…

              Associated Press
              • PHILIPPINES PRESS-SM Group joins Ayala, Aboitiz $2.79 bln project - Philippine Daily Inquirer

                A consortium that includes the SM Group, Ayala Corp and Aboitiz Equity Ventures Inc is set to submit documents on Friday signifying its interest for the 123 billion pesos ($2.79 billion) Laguna Lakeshore Expressway Dike project, the Philippine Daily

                Reuters
                • N. Korea vows 'merciless' war against US

                  North Korea vowed to wage a "merciless, sacred war" against the United States on Thursday, days before the launch of annual joint South Korea-US military exercises that have incensed Pyongyang. "Nuclear weapons are not a monopoly of the US," the ruling party's official newspaper, Rodong Sinmun,…

                  AFP News
                  • New volcano island getting big in Japan

                    Famously crowded Japan is getting a bit more space as a newly-formed volcanic island just keeps on growing. New footage of the remote Nishinoshima, some 1,000 kilometres (620 miles) south of Tokyo, shows a volcano erupting up to six times a minute, spewing huge volumes of magma -- and scientists…

                    AFP News
                    • Kanye: I’m trying hard to get Kim pregnant

                      Kanye West has been “practicing really hard” to get wife Kim Kardashian pregnant again. “Oh, I’m practicing really hard, I try as many times a day as I can,” Kanye told Radio 1 DJ Zane Lowe in an interview aired on Thursday night. In the same Radio 1 interview, Kanye showed a different side of…

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                      • Duterte says decision not to run for president final

                        ”I am not deciding on anything,” Duterte, who visited Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. Friday at the capitol, said. Duterte said the reason he is going around is to push for Federalism as a fallback in case the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) is not be passed. Meanwhile, Northern Mindanao former…

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                        • Surging Pacers hold off short-handed Cavaliers 93-86

                          George Hill took center stage with the biggest stars sitting. Hill finished with 15 points, 10 rebounds and 12 assists, and capped the first triple-double of his career with three free throws in the final 30 seconds to seal the Indiana Pacers' 93-86 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday…

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                          • Johansson: Travolta isn’t strange

                            Scarlett Johansson insists there’s “nothing creepy” about John Travolta. The 30-year-old actress was pictured posing on the red carpet at the Academy Awards on Sunday when John came up behind her and planted a kiss on her cheek. “It was an unfortunate still-frame from a live-action encounter that…

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                            • Drinking coffee may lower risk of multiple sclerosis

                              People who drink four to six cups of coffee daily may be less likely to get multiple sclerosis, according to international research out Thursday. "Caffeine intake has been associated with a reduced risk of Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases," said lead author Ellen Mowry of the Johns Hopkins…

                              AFP Relax
                              • Review: SKK Mobile V2, a P3,999 watered-down LG G2

                                Remember the LG G2 look-alike from SKK Mobile we featured back in September? Well, the SKK Mobile V2 finally gets a second shipment—and it's cheaper now, thanks to a P1,000 price cut that puts it in line with other devices sporting similar specs. Let's take a thorough look at the SKK Mobile V2.

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                                • Man guilty of setting up wife's death while on walk with son

                                  A New York City man was convicted Thursday of setting up the fatal shooting of his wife while the couple was on a walk with one of their young sons in New Jersey. A jury deliberated for less than four hours before convicting Kashif Parvaiz of scheming with his girlfriend to kill his wife and make…

                                  Associated Press
                                  • China defends its South China Sea activities as restrained

                                    China defended its activities in the South China Sea as restrained and responsible Friday after the U.S. intelligence chief called its expansion of outposts in the region an "aggressive" effort to assert sovereignty. China says it has historical claims to a huge swath of the South Sea China that…

                                    Associated Press
                                    • Floyd ready and fit at fight time – Pacquiao

                                      Manny Pacquiao believes that Floyd Mayweather won’t make the mistake of underestimating him the way the US fighter did when he faced the rugged Argentine puncher Marcos Maidana last year. Mayweather encountered rough sailing when he met Maidana during their first fight in May but won handily in the…

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