• U.S. vows to continue patrols after China warns spy plane

    By David Brunnstrom WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States vowed on Thursday to keep up air and sea patrols in international waters after the Chinese navy repeatedly warned a U.S. surveillance plane to leave the airspace over artificial islands China is creating in the disputed South China Sea.…

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    • 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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      • 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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        • UNA slams ‘selective justice’ under Noy

          An official of the United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) yesterday assailed anew what he called “selective justice” under the Aquino administration following the ombudsman’s dismissal of the plunder and malversation charges against allies of Malacañang. Navotas City Rep. Tobias Tiangco, UNA interim…

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          • Bruce Willis: Baby talk is nonsense

            Bruce Willis advises all new parents to forego the baby talk. The 60-year-old is somewhat of an expert in all things fatherhood, having raised grown-up daughters Rumer, Scout and Tallulah with first wife Demi Moore and then welcoming Mabel, three, and 13-month-old Evelyn with his current wife Emma…

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            • Consultant, facing joblessness, claims P5.9-M lotto pot

              A 39-year-old information technology consultant, whose job contract will expire this month, has claimed his share of the 6/45 Mega Lotto’s P17.8-million jackpot in its May 13 draw, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) announced yesterday. “I could not sleep for the past several days,…

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              • De Lima linked to P5-M payoff

                A witness who recanted the bribery charge against the Ampatuans and several officials and prosecutors of the Department of Justice (DOJ) has accused Justice Secretary Leila de Lima of receiving P5 million monthly from Maguindanao Gov. Esmael “Toto” Mangudadatu. The accusation was contained in a…

                Philippine Star
                • 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…

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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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                    • Star-Lord to appear in more Marvel movies

                      21 May – Following the success of last year's "Guardians of the Galaxy", which catapulted Chris Pratt into Hollywood leading man status, it comes as no surprise that the actor now has several movies lined up on his plate aside from the inevitable sequel. While it was a given that Pratt will be…

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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…

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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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                          • 'Nut rage' Korean Air heiress freed

                            The former Korean Air executive jailed for disrupting a flight in a rage over macadamia nuts walked free Friday when a South Korean appeals court overturned her conviction for violating aviation safety laws. The High Court in Seoul ruled that Cho Hyun-Ah, who had been in jail since her arrest in…

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                            • 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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                              • 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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                                • Mindanao lawmakers reject inclusion in Bangsamoro

                                  Mindanao lawmakers yesterday rejected their proposed inclusion in the envisioned new Bangsamoro autonomous region. “My province will never be part of ARMM (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao) or this new Bangsamoro region,” Zamboanga del Norte Rep. Seth Frederick Jalosjos declared before a news…

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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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