• 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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      • Taylor Swift ‘confronts Calvin over women’

        Taylor Swift is “in denial about how serious” boyfriend Calvin Harris is taking their relationship, it has been claimed. “[Calvin] talked his way out of trouble,” a source told American magazine Star. “Calvin is acting like it’s no big deal, and Taylor believes him.

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        • SC upholds Singson`s election, says drug possession not immoral

          Possession of prohibited drugs is not immoral. This is the ruling the Supreme Court (SC) has handed down in the election protest against Ilocos Sur Rep. Ronald Singson, who was convicted of drug trafficking by a Hong Kong court in 2011. The SC upheld Singson’s election, which his opponent, lawyer…

          Philippine Star
          • 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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            • 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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              • 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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                • 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…

                  Philippine Star
                  • 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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                    • Curry, LeBron headline 2015 All-NBA First Team, featuring 3 first-timers

                      The NBA announced its 2014-15 All-NBA teams on Thursday, with newly minted Most Valuable Player Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers superstar LeBron James ranking as the lone unanimous selections to this year's top squad

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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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                        • 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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                          • 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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                            • 42ºC heat index kills 2 in Isabela

                              A 62-year-old grandmother and a 53-year-old farmer died from heat stroke as the heat index was reported to have reached 42 degrees Celsius in Isabela province since Wednesday. Heat index or apparent temperature is what the temperature feels like to a human body when both air temperature and…

                              Philippine Star
                              • Emma Stone ‘eating pancakes with Garfield’

                                Emma Stone and Andrew Garfield reportedly enjoyed a sweet pancake date. "They ordered pancakes and were holding hands," a source told Us Weekly magazine. There have been differing reports on their relationship status in recent weeks, with suggestions The Amazing Spider-Man star Andrew cheated on…

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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…

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                                  • Lawsuit alleges sexual hazing on university softball team

                                    A former softball player at St. Joseph's University claims in a lawsuit that she endured sexually charged hazing so bad that she contemplated suicide and was forced to quit the team. The federal lawsuit by the unidentified plaintiff against the university and softball coach Terri Adams alleges "a…

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