• The Richest Senators In The Philippines

    The 2014 Statement of Assets, Liabilities, and Net Worth for politicians and public servants are now available for anyone to view. So if you were wondering how much your senators are worth, now’s the perfect time to find out. And to make life easier for

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    • US planes keep distance from Chinese 'islands' -- for now

      US surveillance aircraft and naval ships have yet to test China's territorial claims around artificial islands built in the South China Sea, but the Pentagon warned that could be "the next step". Although the United States does not recognise China's claims of sovereignty around the man-made…

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      • De Lima linked to P5-M payoff

        A witness who recanted the bribery charge against the Ampatuans and several officials and prosecutors of the Department of Justice (DOJ) has accused Justice Secretary Leila de Lima of receiving P5 million monthly from Maguindanao Gov. Esmael “Toto” Mangudadatu. The accusation was contained in a…

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        • Einstein, Hitler world history's biggest heroes, villains

          Washington, May 21 (ANI): As per a new study, Einstein, Mother Teresa, Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr., Newton, Jesus, Mandela, Edison, Lincoln and the Buddha all make up the top 10 heroes in world history. As regards the villains, the first 10 positions are occupied by Adolf Hitler, Osama bin…

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          • Amir Khan aims to remain undefeated in ONE Championship

            Amir Khan had one of the best 2014s of any featherweight in ONE Championship. He went 2-0, with two first round KO, both in less than two and a half minutes. His 2015 began in a similar fashion with another solid TKO victory of Bashir Ahmad and he will

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            • Senior Israeli diplomat: 'This land is ours'

              Israel's new deputy foreign minister on Thursday delivered a defiant message to the international community, saying that Israel owes no apologies for its policies in the Holy Land and citing religious texts to back her belief that it belongs to the Jewish people. The speech by Tzipi Hotovely…

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              • Star-Lord to appear in more Marvel movies

                21 May – Following the success of last year's "Guardians of the Galaxy", which catapulted Chris Pratt into Hollywood leading man status, it comes as no surprise that the actor now has several movies lined up on his plate aside from the inevitable sequel. While it was a given that Pratt will be…

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                • Is it a UFO? Sun halo sparks fear and jokes in Mexico

                  Was it a UFO? A rainbow-like halo surrounded the sun over Mexico City on Thursday, an optical phenomenon that triggered a social media frenzy of pictures and jokes about the end of the world. "I have received some 30 phone calls from people who are scared and think that it's a bad omen, others…

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                  • UNA downplays Poe’s rejection of VP offer

                    The opposition United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) is unfazed by Sen. Grace Poe’s rejection of the offer of Vice President Jejomar Binay to be his running mate in the 2016 elections. UNA interim president and Navotas City Rep. Tobias Tiangco believes Binay remains the strongest contender in next…

                    Philippine Star
                    • Mindanao lawmakers reject inclusion in Bangsamoro

                      Mindanao lawmakers yesterday rejected their proposed inclusion in the envisioned new Bangsamoro autonomous region. “My province will never be part of ARMM (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao) or this new Bangsamoro region,” Zamboanga del Norte Rep. Seth Frederick Jalosjos declared before a news…

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                      • Pacman still richest House member

                        For the fifth straight year, world boxing icon and Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao remained the richest member of the House of Representatives, with a net worth of P1.688 billion as of December 2014. Pacquiao also remains the lone billionaire in the chamber since he was elected in 2010 based on the…

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                        • Woman on drugs kills 2 kids

                          Melisa Sumanting was reportedly drunk and high on drugs when she killed Rosalina, 2, and two-month-old Romily at their home in Barangay Silangan. Sumanting was bleeding when her sister, Monalisa Bohol, found her at the house at past 3 p.m. The children were found lifeless in bed. Bohol and her…

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                          • Dion: My husband’s amazing

                            Celine Dion says her husband is a “champ”. René Angélil, who has been married to Celine for 20 years, underwent surgery in December 2013 after a cancerous tumour was found in his throat. Celine then made the decision to postpone her Las Vegas residency to look after her spouse as he continues to…

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                            • Fire hits another warehouse in Valenzuela

                              Another fire broke out at a warehouse in Valenzuela City yesterday morning, more than a week after 72 workers were killed when a fire gutted a slipper factory in the city, an official said yesterday. The warehouse, owned by Green Cycle Corp., is located in Malinta and reportedly used to store…

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                              • 425-Million-Year-Old 'Tongue Worm' Fossilized Mid-Invasion

                                About 425 million years ago, a sneaky wormlike parasite invaded a crustacean before the two were fossilized together in the limestone of modern-day England, a new study finds. The parasite, a newly identified species, is an ancient type of tongue worm, an arthropod that has a wormlike body with a…

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                                • China jails 'Fast & Furious' Lamborghini, Ferrari drivers

                                  Two unemployed men who crashed a Lamborghini and Ferrari as they reportedly staged a "real-life Fast and Furious" race through Beijing were sentenced to jail Thursday for dangerous driving, the court said. According to reports a woman passenger in Tang Weitian's green Lamborghini was left with a…

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                                  • Indonesia sinks foreign boats to deter illegal fishing: reports

                                    Indonesia has sunk 41 foreign boats across the archipelago, reports said Thursday, as part of an ongoing push to stop illegal fishing in its waters. The boats included one from China and others from Vietnam, Thailand and the Philippines. Indonesia has defended its policy of seizing and destroying…

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