• Old master Hopkins unifies light-heavyweight titles at 49

    REUTERS - American Bernard Hopkins became the oldest man to unify world boxing titles when he scored a split decision victory over Beibut Shumenov on Saturday to add the Kazak's WBA light-heavyweight title to his IBF crown. The 49-year-old American was awarded the fight 116-111 by two judges but…

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    • 5 Unanswered Questions About Jesus

      As Christians worldwide gather for Easter to celebrate their belief in the death and rebirth of Jesus, researchers continue to delve into the mysteries that surround the man. The following are five questions about Jesus that, for now, at least, remain unanswered. In 2008, astronomer Dave Reneke…

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      • Japan expands army footprint for first time in 40 years, risks angering China

        By Nobuhiro Kubo YONAGUNI Japan (Reuters) - Japan began its first military expansion at the western end of its island chain in more than 40 years on Saturday, breaking ground on a radar station on a tropical island off Taiwan. The move risks angering China, locked in a dispute with Japan over…

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        • Alaska blows out undermanned San Mig Super Coffee

          Alaska’s Aces appeared ready to conquer the tougher challenge ahead. The same, however, could not be said of the injury-plagued Mixers of San Mig Super Coffee.

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          • Malaysia, Flight 370 relatives talk financial help

            PERTH, Australia (AP) — A Malaysian official met Sunday with relatives of passengers who were aboard the missing jetliner and discussed ways of providing them with financial assistance, as an unmanned submarine continued to search for any signs of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.

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            • Dear Ms. Kris Aquino

              Sometime in October, 2013, you assumed a new role as member of the board of directors of Central Azucarera de Tarlac. The news spread quickly among the good, decent, and hardworking farm workers and farmers at Hacienda Luisita and their supporters inside and outside of Tarlac. Your new role comes…

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              • Baby Prince George visits Australian zoo

                Baby Prince George stepped out in public with his parents on Sunday for the first time in Australia, for an encounter with wildlife at Sydney's Taronga Zoo. George, eight months old and third in line to the throne after grandfather Princes Charles and father William, stole the show as his parents…

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                • Philippines' oldest artworks in danger of disappearing

                  The 127 engravings of people, animals and geometric shapes are the Southeast Asian nation's oldest known artworks, but encroaching urbanisation, vandals and the ravages of nature are growing threats. The artworks have been declared a national treasure, regarded as the best proof that relatively…

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                  • Title win would make Gerrard the world's best, says Suarez

                    The Uruguayan believes the England midfielder will be regarded as the finest footballer on the planet if Liverpool manage to win the title this season

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                    • Transcript reveals confusion over ferry evacuation

                      JINDO, South Korea (AP) — A transcript released Sunday of communications with the South Korean ferry that sank details crippling confusion and indecision, with a crew member questioning whether an evacuation was the right move well after the ship began listing dangerously.

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                      • Kim Chiu cries over Xian Lim’s birthday surprise

                        Kapamilya star Kim Chiu feels overwhelmed and grateful because onscreen partner Xian Lim and their friends gave her a surprise party in San Francisco, where they are doing a show.

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                        • Estrada wants Manila’s old glory back

                          Manila, Philippines --- An enamored street toughie, a vendor, a driver, a gangster – he’s done it all in his long career as an actor. I hope I can at least accomplish my dream for Manila, to bring back Manila to its old glory. Manila is deep in debt...I wish I could achieve 30 to 40 percent of my…

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                          • Miss America defends student suspended for asking her to prom

                            By Chris Francescani NEW YORK (Reuters) - Miss America has suggested officials at a Pennsylvania high school reconsider their decision to suspend a student for approaching her at a school assembly and asking her to be his prom date, the beauty queen said on Saturday. The disciplinary action taken…

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                            • Galoc-2 oil production reaching 1M barrels

                              With production at Galoc phase 2 already at 825,162 barrels as of first quarter this year, it is not far-fetched that 1.0 million barrels will be reached this quarter. The oil field’s phase 2 development had its first oil flow December last year, hence, the asset is just barely in its fourth month…

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                              • Delay in ferry evacuation puzzles maritime experts

                                MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — It is a decision that has maritime experts stumped and is at odds with standard procedure: Why were the passengers of the doomed South Korean ferry told to stay in their rooms rather than climb on deck?

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                                • More than a thriving career for Coleen

                                  First, she was discovered as a stunning teen newcomer who made heads turn and eyes glued to her weekly youth-oriented drama on ABS-CBN every Sunday. In the first Yahoo! OMG Awards in 2011, she was among the nominees based on … Continue reading →

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                                  • Deadly shootout in eastern Ukraine shatters Easter truce

                                    A deadly gunfight in a town in restive east Ukraine on Sunday shattered a fragile Easter truce, with Russia declaring itself "outraged" at the return to violence in the crisis-hit former Soviet republic. Three pro-Russian militants and one attacker were killed in a firefight at a roadblock close to…

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                                    • PH ranked 4th among top tippers in Asia

                                      The Philippines was ranked fourth among the top tippers in Asia, according to the research conducted by MasterCard. The survey revealed that Thai consumers have proven to be the most generous when it comes to tipping, overtaking Bangladesh and claiming the top spot. The research was based on a…

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                                      • SLAM SNEAKER REVIEW: RYAN REYES AND THE NIKE KD VI ELITE

                                        What’s up SLAMFam! Here’s part 2 of 2 for this week’s special edition of the SLAM SNEAKER REVIEW Elite series. With Tony Dela Cruz covering the LeBron XI Elite, we invited Ryan Reyes to try on the KD VI Elite … Continued The post SLAM SNEAKER REVIEW: RYAN REYES AND THE NIKE KD VI ELITE appeared…

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                                        • Student fought bureaucrats for Holocaust justice

                                          AMSTERDAM (AP) — Charlotte van den Berg was a 20-year-old college student working part-time in Amsterdam's city archives when she and other interns came across a shocking find: letters from Jewish Holocaust survivors complaining that the city was forcing them to pay back taxes and late payment…

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