• China state paper warns of war over South China Sea unless U.S. backs down

    A Chinese state-owned newspaper said on Monday that "war is inevitable" between China and the United States over the South China Sea unless Washington stops demanding Beijing halt the building of artificial islands in the disputed waterway. The Global Times, an influential nationalist tabloid owned…

    • LeBron's triple-double helps Cavs top Hawks in thriller

      LeBron James dropped to his knees and slapped the floor with his hand. James shook off an atrocious shooting start, withstood Atlanta's gritty comeback and battled cramps and injuries to record a triple-double, and the Cleveland Cavaliers took a 3-0 lead in the Eastern Conference finals with a…

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      • ‘Duterte’s presidential candidacy to unite Cebu politicians’

        Cebu politicians are seen to unite for Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte if he decides to seek the presidency in May 2016. Observers noted former Cebu governor Emilio Osmeña’s all-out support for the presidential bid of Duterte might prove the catalyst to unite Cebu politicians behind their fellow…

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        • 'Beautiful Mind' mathematician John Nash killed in US car crash

          Nobel Prize-winning US mathematician John Nash, who inspired the film "A Beautiful Mind," was killed with his wife in a New Jersey car crash. Nash, 86, and his 82-year-old wife Alicia were riding in a taxi on Saturday when the accident took place, State Police Sergeant Gregory Williams told AFP.…

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          • NBI fixers go high tech

            Just when you thought going online to secure a National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) clearance could address the problem with fixers, you may have to think twice. Fixers are back and, this time, armed with gadgets and a Wi-Fi connection. Fixers brazenly display their gadgets, barking “online,…

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            • Stephen Curry sets NBA record for most 3-pointers in one postseason

              Hall of Fame sharpshooter Reggie Miller had the previous mark, with 58 during the Indiana Pacers' march to the NBA Finals in 2000. Curry needed 13 games and 138 attempts. It was Curry's second 3-pointer of Game 3, and it was an absolute bomb — Rockets defender Jason Terry gave too much ground as…

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              • 1 M students may drop out of school due to K to 12

                Up to a million students are in danger of dropping out of school once the government implements additional two years in basic education under the K-to-12 program, according to militant youth group Anakbayan. Citing a Department of Education (DepEd) report on its readiness to implement the program,…

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                • Paris Hilton: I'm down with 50 Shades

                  Paris Hilton thinks Fifty Shades of Grey is "so gorgeous". Also I like Fifty Shades of Grey, so it's a mixture of both... It's so good, it's so gorgeous," she gushed about the story to the British edition of OK! Magazine. Paris, 34, has never struggled to get a date, counting Benji Madden and Jared…

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                  • Separating earthquake fact from fiction in 'San Andreas'

                    The San Andreas Fault awakens, unleashing back-to-back jolts that leave a trail of misery from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Tsunami waves swamp the Golden Gate Bridge. Hollywood's favorite geologic bad guy is back in "San Andreas" — a fantastical look at one of the world's real seismic threats.

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                    • $6 M a minute: Floyd, Pacman are highest paid athletes

                      With their megabuck showdown generating an enormous payday, Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr. and Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao punched their way to the Top 2 positions in ESPN The Magazine’s annual list of the top-paid pro athletes in the world. Mayweather is raking in approximately $250 million for 12…

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                      • Forgotten for decades, fallen NY soldier finally honored

                        Carroll Heath didn't have it easy growing up in the Great Depression. Soon after graduating high school, he enlisted in the Army and wound up in the Philippines, where he's believed to have died sometime in 1942. For 70 years, he was the forgotten soldier, his name not listed among the town's war…

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                        • They Peeped At A Woman & Got Caught. But There’s Someone Else Out There… #ShortFilm

                          This article They Peeped At A Woman & Got Caught. But There’s Someone Else Out There…… originally appeared on Viddsee BUZZ. He and his friend have been peeping on this woman for a very long time. They had a camera and a telescope zoomed on her window

                          • PCSO running out of funds

                            Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) chairman Ireneo Maliksi has admitted that the revenue-generating agency is running out of funds as it continues with its mandate to provide financial assistance to indigent Filipinos. Aside from providing financial help to individual recipients, Maliksi…

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                            • Salma Hayek: No more selfies!

                              Salma Hayek thinks a “no more selfies” rule is a great idea for the red carpet. Organisers for the 2015 Cannes Film Festival asked celebrities to refrain from taking pictures on their smartphones while attending events. "There's a time for everything,” she told The Hollywood Reporter.

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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.

                                • Donald Cerrone breaks John Makdessi's jaw to close in on lightweight title shot

                                  Donald Cerrone assured anyone and everyone who would listen that he wasn’t taking his UFC 187 late-replacement bout against John Makdessi lightly. If Makdessi’s broken jaw is any indication of Cerrone’s desire, then “not taking it lightly” may just be the understatement of the year. Cerrone…

                                  • Auditors urged to be good public servants

                                    The new Commission on Audit (COA) chief has called on the country’s auditors to live up to the challenge of becoming extraordinary government workers under constant public watch. “In my years of working in government, I have witnessed and experienced public service as a truly unique and always…

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                                    • Binay confident AMLC won’t find dubious transactions in bank accounts

                                      Vice President Jejomar Binay is confident the Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC) will find no “red flags” or suspicious transactions involving his bank accounts that were ordered frozen by the Court of Appeals (CA).  “They won’t find any (irregularities) there (in my bank accounts).  Binay…

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