• Bruce Jenner ‘completes sex change’

    Bruce Jenner is now officially a woman, it has been claimed. The former Olympian confirmed his plans to transition from male to female in an interview with Diane Sawyer last month. “The procedure involved reshaping Bruce’s male genitalia into that of a woman,” a source told the outlet.

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    • What Happens When a Harvard Engineer Gets Robbed?

      He designs a smarter home security system—without contracts, installation fees or sneaky salesmen. Discover a smarter way to protect your home today.

      • Pacquiao: Don’t include my province in Bangsamoro

        World boxing champion and Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao is opposing the inclusion of his province in the proposed Bangsamoro autonomous region. Pacquiao said he joins the nation in its quest for peace in Mindanao but he does not want Sarangani to be part of the Bangsamoro territory. “The inclusion…

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        • Phl, US defense chiefs to meet on sea dispute

          As US aircraft carrier USS Ronald Regan began its journey to Asian waters amid China’s power flexing in the region, Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin would try to hear directly from his US counterpart how far America is willing to go to aid its long-time ally against China’s threatening moves in…

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          • Cavs finish sweep of Hawks with ease, land 1st Finals berth since 2007

            Eight years later, LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers are back in the NBA Finals. The Cavs decimated the Atlanta Hawks 118-88 in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Tuesday night at Quicken Loans Arena, finishing off a comfortable sweep and clinching the franchise's second Eastern…

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            • Kenyan lawyer offers '50 cows' for marrying Obama's daughter

              Nairobi, May 27 (ANI): A Kenyan lawyer has asked for President Barack Obama's elder daughter Malia's hand in marriage, and is ready to offer the US First Family 50 cows, 70 sheep and 30 goats as bride price. Kiprono, who claims to be writing a letter to the US president asking him to bring Malia,…

              • 2,000-Year-Old Water Supply System Uncovered in Jerusalem

                Part of an ancient aqueduct built more than 2,000 years ago to transport water into the city of Jerusalem was uncovered during a recent construction project, according to the Israel Antiquities Authority. A section of the so-called Lower Aqueduct was discovered in the modern-day neighborhood of Umm…

                • Senate probes lapses in British school student’s suicide

                  The Senate committee on education conducted a hearing yesterday on the possible lapses of the British School Manila (BSM) in the suicide of an 18-year-old high school student in February. The Senate committee hearing was supposed to focus on the proposed Senate Resolution 2147 of Senators Antonio…

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                  • Is your home on top of a faultline?

                    The Philippine Institute of Volcanoly and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) recently issued an updated and high-resolution "atlas" of the East Valley Fault and West Valley Fault, two major faultlines that run through sections of Metro Manila. Metro Manila may be due for a 7.2-magnitude earthquake within this…

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                    • Filipina maid photographs "modern slavery" in Hong Kong

                      By Emma Batha LONDON, May 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A Filipina maid in Hong Kong has published stark photographs of burned and beaten domestic workers to highlight the "modern slavery" she says has long been the city's shameful secret. "Hong Kong is a very modern, successful city but people…

                      • ‘Duterte may face raps over death squad link’

                        Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte may face charges for admitting his links to a death squad, Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said yesterday. “If he admitted that he is responsible for these killings, then he must be criminally liable,” De Lima told journalists in an ambush interview. De Lima said…

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                        • Paris Hilton: Kim K used to be my style twin

                          Paris Hilton used to love "twinning around" with Kim Kardashian. In 2006 they wore traditional dress for an event in Germany, but even that doesn't leave the now 34-year-old star red faced. Kim has enjoyed something of a style overhaul since getting together with her now-husband Kanye West.

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                          • Greased Lightning! NASA Drone Advances Unmanned Craft

                            A huge, 10-engine drone dubbed "Greased Lightning" successfully completed a series of flight tests recently, paving the way for new types of unmanned vehicles that could one day carry people. Earlier this spring, NASA engineers flew the so-called GL-10 (the "GL" stands for "Greased Lightning")…

                            • Australia allows autistic Filipino boy to stay

                              An autistic Filipino boy whose fight against deportation from Australia prompted tens of thousands to petition the government on his behalf will be allowed to stay, Immigration Minister Peter Dutton said yesterday.  Tyrone Sevilla arrived in Australia as a two-year-old with his nurse mother Maria…

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                              • Yemen evacuees struggling in Coimbatore

                                Coimbatore, May 26(ANI): A group of nurses from Coimbatore are struggling for survival after being rescued from Yemen in April. Anitha, a nurse who came back from Yemen, has applied for financial assistance from the government. "For the last five months, we were working there (Yemen) without any…

                                • 50 Cent’s boxing company files for bankruptcy

                                  50 Cent’s boxing company SMS Promotions has filed for bankruptcy. The In Da Club rapper formed the sports business in 2012 and signed big names including then-undefeated champion Yuriorkis Gamboa, James Kirkland and Olympic medalist Andre Dirrell. “Under the direction of Mr. Jackson, SMS Promotions…

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                                  • Brides for sale: European women lured for sham marriages

                                    Klara Balogova was 18, penniless and heavily pregnant when she rode thousands of miles from Slovakia to England to marry a man she had never met. The marriage was arranged so the 23-year-old Pakistani groom could gain the right to live and work in Europe. Balogova was promised a clean place to stay…

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                                    • Abad to Binay: Stop diversionary tactics

                                      Budget Secretary Florencio Abad challenged yesterday embattled Vice President Jejomar Binay to stop his diversionary tactics and instead justify his alleged unexplained wealth. Abad, a stalwart of the ruling Liberal Party (LP), made the statement after Binay urged the Anti-Money Laundering Council…

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