• Donaire wins in a flash; Nietes stops Mexican

    It didn’t take long for Nonito Donaire Jr. to announce that he still has what it takes to be called a champion once more. The Filipino Flash, who was knocked out last October, was his old self, deadly and explosive, last night at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Donaire needed less than two rounds to…

    Philippine Star
    • Putin letter to Arab summit triggers strong Saudi attack

      By Yara Bayoumy and Mahmoud Mourad SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of hypocrisy on Sunday, telling an Arab summit that he should not express support for the Middle East while fuelling instability by supporting Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad.…

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      • Curry is big Pacman fan

        NBA MVP candidate Stephen Curry, the heart and soul of the Golden State Warriors, is a diehard Manny Pacquiao fan. Curry is so enamored by the Filipino icon that he gifted him with an autographed home jersey, according to Warriors World. Like Curry, Pacquiao is a hoop junkie and he has included…

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        • UFO conspiracy theorist claims to have seen nine-foot alien on space shuttle

          London, Mar 29 (ANI): A UFO conspiracy theorist Clark McClelland who had claimed to be a NASA veteran, has said that he saw a nine-foot alien on the space shuttle. McClelland has maintained the truth of his story, despite being dismissed by skeptics, as 'delusional' and never having worked with…

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            • DND holds off infra dev’t in Pag-Asa

              The defense department is holding off repairs and other planned infrastructure projects on Pag-Asa Island, one of seven islets and two reefs occupied by Filipino troops in the disputed Spratly Islands. Earlier, Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario pointed out that the maintenance and repair…

              Philippine Star
              • PH to become ‘space-capable’ in 10 yrs, according to DOST

                DOST's Philippine Council for Industry, Energy and Emerging Technology Research and Development (PCIEERRD) and MO have joined hands to promote the country's space science and technology applications (SSTA) sector. It could be recalled that the DOST-PCIEERRD had sent 10 engineers to Japan to build…

                Manila Bulletin
                • Phl hits back at China over sea infra work

                  The Philippines assailed China yesterday for contesting Manila’s planned repair and maintenance works on some islands in the West Philippine Sea, saying they are “in no way comparable” to the Asian power’s massive reclamation activities which are in violation of international laws. “The…

                  Philippine Star
                  • "Transformers" expands franchise with spinoffs

                    29 Mar – Looks like Paramount Pictures will be following in Lucasfilms' footsteps with their "Star Wars" plan, by expanding the "Transformers" cinematic universe with more sequels and spinoffs. The studio is bringing in Academy award-winning director-producer Akiva Goldsman to work with…

                    Cinema Online
                    • Oregon's pink chicken mystery solved; owner explains

                      PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The mystery of Portland's pink chickens is solved.Multnomah County Animal Services says the birds' owner told the agency he used food coloring, beet juice and Kool-Aid to dye the two birds, then released them to "make people smile

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                      • Angelina Jolie is Kids' Choice Awards' best villain

                        Angelina Jolie celebrated her Kids’ Choice Award with Zahara and Shiloh last night.The Nickelodeon event took place at The Forum in Los Angeles and the Hollywood star took home the prize for best villain thanks to her role in Disney’s Maleficent.Despite

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                        • Gift returns: Sterling wife wants house, $1 million

                          The wife of Donald Sterling sought revenge Friday against a woman whose recording cost her husband ownership of the Los Angeles Clippers by playing audio that showed the billionaire showered her with millions of dollars in gifts. In closing arguments in the trial seeking the return of more than…

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                          • Baby girl born with 'trunk' labelled as 'Ganesha' in Aligarh

                            Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh), Mar. 29 (ANI): A baby girl born with a 'trunk' has become the center of attraction in a village in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, as people are flocking to see her believing that she is an incarnation of Lord Ganesha. Born on Thursday, the child has a protuberance between her two…

                            ANI
                            • Makati dads shell out cash for aides’ wages

                              Makati City councilors have agreed to pay the salaries of their staff out of their own pockets after Vice Mayor Romulo Peña refused to sign the checks and payroll vouchers, a councilor said yesterday. Marie Alethea Casal-Uy said their aides’ salaries for the pay periods of March 16 to 31 and April…

                              Philippine Star
                              • Crash pilot was psychiatric patient, planned big gesture - paper

                                The Bild newspaper published an interview with a woman who said she had had a relationship in 2014 with Andreas Lubitz, the man French prosecutors believe locked himself alone in the cockpit of the Germanwings Airbus on Tuesday and steered it into the French Alps, killing all on board. "He did it…

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                                • Diabetes drugs may increase risk of heart failure

                                  Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): A new study has examined that glucose or sugar-lowering medications prescribed to patients with diabetes may pose an increased risk for the development of heart failure in these patients. The study conducted at American College of Cardiology examined clinical trials of…

                                  ANI
                                  • NAIA dev’t project bidder may build proposed fifth terminal

                                    The bidder who wins the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Development Project is likely to construct the proposed fifth terminal building at the country’s premier gateway. Transportation Secretary Joseph Emilio Abaya disclosed the possibility of incorporating the construction of the fifth…

                                    Manila Bulletin
                                    • Italy clears Knox of murder that gripped the world

                                      Italy's top court has thrown out Amanda Knox's conviction for the 2007 murder of British student Meredith Kercher, bringing a sensational end to an eight-year legal drama that has gripped a global audience. Judges at the Court of Cassation on Friday also quashed all charges against Knox's Italian…

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