• Obama 'ate only half' the sushi course

    Barack Obama may have enthused publicly about the sushi he was served at an exclusive Michelin-starred restaurant, but he stopped eating half way through the meal, reports said Thursday. Pictures showed the US president being served sake by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the counter of the…

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    • China splurging on military as US pulls back

      QINGDAO, China (AP) — China's navy commissioned 17 new warships last year, the most of any nation. In a little more than a decade, it's expected to have three aircraft carriers, giving it more clout than ever in a region of contested seas and festering territorial disputes.

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      • Salud summons Guiao and Hodge for altercation, clarifies expansion process

        PBA Commissioner Chito Salud will not take the latest altercation sitting down. After Cliff Hodge hit Raymond Almazan in Game 2 of the quarterfinals series, Rain or Shine head coach waited for the Meralco forward near the dugout. The two got into a shouting match but cooler heads prevented it from…

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        • Pacquiao has lost his 'pop', Mayweather

          Floyd Mayweather says Manny Pacquiao has lost a step and that the Filipino's superstar slide has coincided with his decision to split from former strength trainer Alex Ariza. The 37-year-old undefeated welterweight champ Mayweather weighed in Wednesday on the latest performance by Pacquiao who beat…

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          • Bloodied shirt, unwashed fork: JPII relics abound

            ROME (AP) — Inside a chapel on the edge of Rome, a nun uses a key to open a wooden wall panel, revealing a hidden niche. Behind glass and stitched loosely to supporting backing hangs a relic of holy suffering: the bullet-pocked, bloodstained undershirt that John Paul II was wearing when a gunman…

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            • Jodie Foster Marries Girlfriend!

              Jodie Foster can add a new title to her impressive resume - blushing bride! Jodie and girlfriend Alexandra Hedison have tied the knot, her rep confirmed to Access Hollywood . The exciting news comes 15 months after Jodie took the stage at the 2013 Golden Globes to accept the Cecil B. DeMille…

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              • More jobs for Pinoys in South Korea eyed

                If you’re planning to work abroad, you might want to keep an eye out for job openings in South Korea.

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                • The Secret of Celebrities’ Flawless Skin

                  In order to have flawless skin, you have to pay more attention to facial wash up and skin care. Many stars place their skin toner, mist and booster inside a bathroom so that they could immediately apply them as soon as they finish their facial wash up.

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                  • Indonesian school: We'll cooperate in abuse probe

                    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A prestigious international school in Indonesia said Thursday it was cooperating with police in their investigation of alleged abuse of a 6-year-old student and was devastated upon learning of allegations against an American teacher who worked there a decade ago.

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                    • PH jumps six places in global information technology rankings

                      The Philippines climbed eight places in a global information technology ranking, even as many Filipinos complain about the country’s slow Internet connection.

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                      • Kim Chiu hits nose in minor accident

                        Kapamilya actress Kim Chiu met a minor accident in the morning of Wednesday, April 23, when she hit her nose against her van’s metal interior.

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                        • Senator wants probe on slow, costly PH Internet

                          Amid netizens’ complaints on Internet speed and cost, Senator Paolo Benigno “Bam” Aquino wants a probe on the services provided by telecommunication firms.

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                          • Boy and girl on Korean ferry tied life jackets together before they drowned

                            By James Pearson and Meeyoung Cho SEOUL (Reuters) - A boy and girl trapped in a sinking South Korean ferry with hundreds of other high school students tied their life jacket cords together, a diver who recovered their bodies said, presumably so they wouldn't float apart. Almost 250 teenagers and…

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                            • Scientists monitor huge iceberg that broke off from Antarctica

                              By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Scientists are monitoring an iceberg roughly six times the size of Manhattan - one of the largest now in existence - that broke off from an Antarctic glacier and is heading into the open ocean. NASA glaciologist Kelly Brunt said on Wednesday the iceberg covers…

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                              • Will Danica approve if dad Vic marries Pauleen?

                                Danica Sotto-:Pingris wants to tell dad Vic Sotto, “Dapat, kung talagang kayo na, siguraduhin nyo na yan.”

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                                • Pau Gasol: 'There'd have to be significant changes' for me to return to Lakers in free agency

                                  In a post on his personal website, the Spaniard discusses the chances that his time with the Los Angeles Lakers has reached its end.

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                                  • Jovit Baldovino wants to become a lawyer

                                    Jovit wants to take up Law after he finishes his Criminology course.

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                                    • 15 Things Introverts Love

                                      You're all in favor of a long conversation with a friend. But small talk with strangers? Not so much.

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                                      • Camilla's brother dies in New York of head injury

                                        NEW YORK (AP) — The Prince of Wales and his wife, Camilla, are "utterly devastated" by the death of her brother, who fell outside a hotel bar and suffered a head injury, British royal officials said.

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                                        • Popular Korean Foods in Hit Series ‘Love from Star’

                                          Some of them already have become extremely popular in China that Korean town is packed with people looking for those foods. Along with China, many Southeast Asian countries are paying attention to Korean foods featured in the series. Korean beer is now exported to China three times more and the…

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