• Floyd Mayweather Snr urges his son to quit after Manny Pacquiao fight

    Floyd Mayweather Snr has backed his son to beat Manny Pacquiao comfortably next week, but said he wants him to hang up his gloves afterwards. Mayweather Snr, who fought himself in his youth and now trains his son, has written off suggestions that the May 2 bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena is an…

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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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      • Indonesia to look into condemned Filipina's case: Philippines

        Indonesian President Joko Widodo is "sympathetic" about the plight of a Filipina facing death for drug trafficking and has promised to look into her case, a spokesman for Philippine President Benigno Aquino said Monday after he made a personal appeal. While the comments seemed to indicate a faint…

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        • Kris Humphries: 'Glad I Got Out'

          Many celebrities took to social media to cheer Bruce Jenner on following his transgender revelation, but Kris Humphries' reaction seemed less than supportive. The athlete – who was married to Bruce's stepdaughter, Kim Kardashian, for 72 days back in 2011

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          • Japan military to take more assertive role

            The United States and Japan agreed new rules for defense cooperation on Monday that will give Tokyo's armed forces a more ambitious, global role amid concerns over China's rising influence. Under the revised "guidelines," Japan could come to the aid of US forces threatened by a third country or…

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            • Google executive among hundreds dead from Nepal quake

              Dan Fredinburg, a Google executive who described himself as an adventurer, was among the hundreds who died in a massive earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday. Google confirmed his death. Lawrence You, the company's director of privacy, posted online that Fredinburg was in Nepal with three other…

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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…

                Philippine Star
                • Here's a shirtless Darko Milicic singing and giving beer to his tattoos

                  When last we checked in with Darko Milicic, the former No. 2 overall pick had decided to pursue an invigorating and rewarding second career as a professional kickboxer. Yep, that's a shirtless Darko Milicic pounding beers and heartily singing a "patriotic/pump-up-our-country song" alongside Baja…

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                  • After Wizards get sweep, Pierce takes jabs at Raptors, Drake

                    At age 37, Paul Pierce is having a grand ol' time on this playoff run with the Washington Wizards. One showed an image of Pierce sitting on the iconic "Game of Thrones" iron-sword seat, under the headline "King in the North," a play off the Raptors' "We the North" slogan.

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                    • Officer reunited with newborn he found in dumpster in 1989

                      An officer who found an abandoned newborn in a garbage dumpster was reunited with the now 25-year-old man he helped save. Santa Ana police officer Michael Buelna and Robin Barton met recently in an emotional reunion, KABC-TV reported Sunday (http://bit.ly/1PJ1yHs).

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                      • ASEAN warns China's island-building attempts may 'undermine peace, security' in South China Sea

                        London, April 27 (ANI): A statement released by the leaders of Southeast Asian nations ahead of a summit has said that China's island-building efforts "may undermine peace, security and stability" in the disputed South China Sea. The statement was prepared on behalf of the leaders of the Southeast…

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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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                          • Cavs win Game 4, finish sweep of Celtics, but enter Round 2 with questions

                            The Cleveland Cavaliers took care of business on Sunday, earning a 101-93 win over the Boston Celtics to finish off a four-game sweep in their best-of-seven first-round playoff series. LeBron James scored 27 points on 10-for-24 shooting, 10 rebounds, eight assists, three steals and a block — his…

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                            • Sereno told: Don’t scold lawyers

                              To avoid accusations of prejudgment in cases being heard by the Supreme Court (SC), justices must avoid scolding lawyers during oral arguments. Retired SC Associate Justice Vicente Mendoza gave this unsolicited advice yesterday to Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno, who scolded lawyer Sandra Coronel…

                              Philippine Star
                              • New technology lifts Ayala Bridge

                                The Department of Public Works and Highways has extended the closure of Ayala Bridge to May 12 to allow its contractors to raise the structure by 70 centimeters and be able to withstand a 7.2-magnitude earthquake. Frey-Fil Corp., one of the project contractors, employed a new engineering technology…

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                                • US eyes access to Phl bases in 8 locations

                                  The United States has asked for access to Philippine military bases in eight locations to rotate troops, aircraft and ships as Washington shifts its forces to Asia and as China expands its military presence in the South China Sea. US Defense Secretary Ash Carter, in a speech in Arizona, has…

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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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