• Mayweather is 'biggest challenge of my life' - Pacquiao's trainer

    Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach, who turned 55 on Thursday, has seen it all during a legendary career as a cornerman to the world's greatest fighters. Roach has trained a string of world champions such as Bernard Hopkins, Julio Cesar Chavez and Oscar De La Hoya. "It's the biggest challenge of my…

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    • Billionaire finds wreck of WWII ship in Phl

      Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen says he has found the Japanese Navy’s biggest warship at the bottom of the sea in the Philippines, 70 years after US forces sank it. Allen posted a photo on Twitter on Tuesday of the World War II battleship Musashi’s rusty bow, which bore the Japanese empire’s…

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      • NATO, Russia exchange barbs reminiscent of Cold War days

        NATO and Russia exchanged heated language reminiscent of Cold War days on Thursday with accusations of sinister geopolitical plotting and human rights abuses flying across an increasingly deep divide. Vershbow, the alliance's deputy secretary-general, told a conference in Latvia that President…

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        • Man accused of faking Facebook account for teen sex photos

          A New York man used a fake Facebook account to coerce a teenage girl into sending him nude photos and videos of herself and traveled to New Jersey to have sex in a park with another teen girl he met online, ...

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          • Sy moves up, Villar enters Forbes list of billionaires

            Eleven Filipinos are included in Forbes’ 2015 list of richest people in the world. Filipino-Chinese tycoon Henry Sy Sr. continues to be the wealthiest man in the Philippines. The 90-year-old SM supermalls, banking and property tycoon ranked 73rd among the world’s richest with an increased net worth…

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            • Top 10 Asian superhero movies

              Anyone familiar with the world of comic books and superheroes should know those 'superheroic' sound effects. Now bear in mind that Asia is one vast continent. With a Boom! and a Zap!, we present to you our top 10 choice of the most Ka-pow! Asian superhero movies.

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              • Alien abduction? Stolen by Russia? MH370 theories keep coming

                By Jane Wardell SYDNEY (Reuters) - A year on from the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, an extraordinary amount of key data remains unknown - fuelling conspiracy theories and heated online debate about one of aviation's biggest mysteries. The resulting theories range from the wild -…

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                • Ex-crew recognizes photos of sunken Japanese battleship

                  A former crewmember on a Japanese battleship that sank during World War II said Thursday he recognized photos of wreckage discovered this week off the Philippines by a team led by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen. Shizuhiko Haraguchi served as a gunnery officer on the Musashi, one of the largest…

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                  • Netanyahu's Iran speech gains tacit support in Saudi Arabia

                    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's fiery speech this week before the U.S. Congress, in which he argued against an emerging nuclear deal with Iran, has received tacit support from an unlikely quarter -- Saudi Arabia. The oil-rich Sunni kingdom views Shiite Iran as a regional rival that is…

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                    • Ohio mom, boyfriend guilty; child emailed teacher for help

                      A woman and her boyfriend pleaded guilty to raping her young children and were sentenced to prison on Wednesday, a year after one of her daughters emailed a teacher for help and said she and her siblings were being chained to their beds, deprived of food and sexually assaulted. The case, in the…

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                        • Grandpa bags P42-M lotto pot

                          A 75-year old grandfather from Quezon City yesterday claimed his P42,610,228 million windfall after hitting the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) Super Lotto 6/49 jackpot drawn last February 17.PCSO officials said the lucky senior citizen matched the winning combination…

                          Manila Bulletin
                          • 2 foreign banks coming; 5 more show interest

                            Two foreign banks have formalized their planned entry in the Philippines after having to file an application with the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), while five more from across the region already signified their intention to expand in the country any time soon. On the sidelines of the 8th…

                            Manila Bulletin
                            • Iraqi forces try to seal off Islamic State around Tikrit

                              By Ahmed Rasheed and Dominic Evans BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Thousands of Iraqi soldiers and Shi'ite militiamen sought to seal off Islamic State fighters in Tikrit and nearby towns on Tuesday, the second day of Iraq's biggest offensive yet against a stronghold of the Sunni militants. Iranian military…

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                              • California teacher found hanging knew suicide's devastation

                                The Southern California teacher whose students found her hanging from her classroom ceiling knew the devastating effects of suicide: Her own father went missing and was found dead with a bullet wound to his head after committing suicide nearly four years earlier. Jillian Jacobson, 31, had spoken…

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                                • Nominees for 2015 MTV Movie Awards

                                  5 Mar – After the 87th Academy Awards last month, now it is time again for the stars to go up against each other for the 2015 MTV Movie Awards, hosted by comedian Amy Schumer. The complete list of the MTV Movie Awards nominees for this year was announced

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                                  • Jolo apologizes to Bong in visit

                                    Cavite Vice Gov. Jolo Revilla wept and embraced his father as he apologized for the “accidental” shooting incident in their Ayala Alabang residence, the family’s spokesman said yesterday. Lawyer Raymund Fortun came out of the private room at the Asian Hospital and Medical Center in Muntinlupa City…

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                                    • The NBA's referee review policy claims its first victim: J.J. Redick's wallet

                                      Los Angeles Clippers guard J.J. Redick was ejected towards the end of his team’s close win over the Minnesota Timberwolves on Monday evening, in an odd display that surprised both teams. Redick wasn’t involved in the previous play, he seemingly had no beef with the refereeing crew due to a series…

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