• China land reclamation in South China Sea creates 'new facts': U.S.

    By David Alexander ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT (Reuters) - U.S. Defence Secretary Ash Carter, in Washington's latest challenge of Chinese land reclamation in the South China Sea, said the scale of Beijing's activities, not the United States, was altering the status quo in the region. Carter,…

    • Ranking the 2015 NBA draft's top senior prospects

      College seniors have gone out of style the past few years, as NBA teams have clearly seemed to sour on older players in general. It doesn't help that some of the biggest busts of the past few drafts have come from the senior ranks, with the likes of

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      • US missile cruiser docks at Subic

        A US Navy missile cruiser has dropped anchor in Subic Bay as part of “routine port call,” amid rising tension in the West Philippine Sea stirred by China’s island building activities and other threatening moves by its forces. The arrival of the Ticonderoga-class missile cruiser USS Shiloh (CG-67)…

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        • VP saddened by Grace’s signing of report

          Vice President Jejomar Binay is sad that Sen. Grace Poe had signed the draft Senate Blue Ribbon subcommittee report seeking to recommend the filing of plunder charges against him and his son, Makati Mayor Jejomar Binay Jr. Rico Quicho, Binay’s spokesman for political affairs, said Poe appeared to…

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          • Warriors' Klay Thompson diagnosed with concussion, no timetable for return

            The Golden State Warriors announced Friday afternoon that All-Star shooting guard Klay Thompson "has been diagnosed with a concussion," two days after taking a frightening knee to the side of the head during the Game 5 victory over the Houston Rockets that sent the Warriors to the NBA Finals for…

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            • A fix is on the way for the iPhone messaging bug

              Apple is working on a solution to the curious problem of text messages that can make its smartphones crash. The bug, first noticed by a Reddit user, allows someone to repeatedly crash an iPhone simply by sending it an iMessage composed of certain symbols and Arabic characters. Receiving such an…

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              • LeBron on stopping him or Stephen Curry: "You can't"

                With a week to get ready for the NBA Finals, the Cavaliers have a check list of things to get done before Game 1. First, is to get All-Star guard Kyrie Irving healthier after he sat two games in the conference finals with knee and foot injuries. Then, there's putting together a defensive plan to…

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                • Duterte TV ad leaked?

                  A video that appears to be a television advertisement featuring Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte started circulating on the Internet yesterday. The video, titled “Leak video of Duterte’s campaign ad?” and captioned “A leaked TVC of Duterte, is he running?” was uploaded on YouTube by user Mustoria.…

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                  • Mother gets 18 years for killing 8-year-old son in NYC hotel

                    A self-made health care millionaire who fatally drugged her developmentally disabled child five years ago in a luxury New York City hotel room was sentenced on Thursday to 18 years in prison by a judge who said he disbelieved much of her defense and scolded her for not showing remorse. Gigi Jordan,…

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                    • Marcos wants roads renamed to honor Ninoy, Cory

                      Sen. Ferdinand Marcos Jr. is pushing the approval of bills to rename two provincial roads to honor the memory of President Aquino’s parents. Marcos sponsored Committee Reports 153, 154, and 155, containing House Bills 4400, 4398, and 1042, respectively, proposing to name a circumferential road in…

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                      • Alba’s billion dollar company

                        Jessica Alba’s business The Honest Company has been valuated at $1 billion. The 34-year-old actress-and-entrepreneur and her partner Chris Gavigan founded the venture in 2012 with the intention of providing toxin-free household goods and baby products. Jessica is the cover girl on the latest issue…

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                        • Transfer eyed for ‘insulted’ Customs exec

                          A Bureau of Customs official, reportedly “insulted” by BOC chief Alberto Lina, may be transferred in order to defuse the tension within the agency. My purpose is to remove Pinawen from NAIA so the problem would no longer worsen,” Dellosa said. Lina, who served as BOC chief from February to July…

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                          • Sacrificed Humans Discovered Among Prehistoric Tombs

                            A prehistoric cemetery containing hundreds of tombs, some of which held sacrificed humans, has been discovered near Mogou village in northwestern China. Archaeologists also found that mounds of sediment covered some of the tombs, which could have marked the location of these tombs. Within the…

                            • What Bill Gates fears more than imaginary apocalypse revealed?

                              Melbourne, May 29 (ANI): Bill Gates has revealed he is afraid of an epidemic far worse than Ebola, that would rapidly wipe out millions of people worldwide. The American business magnate said that the recent Ebola outbreak showed that the world wasn't ready to face a serious epidemic that would be…

                              • Sarangani, 6 other provinces won’t be part of Bangsamoro region

                                The envisioned new Bangsamoro autonomous region in Muslim Mindanao will not include Sarangani, which is represented by world boxing champion Manny Pacquiao, and six other provinces including Palawan, which is part of Luzon. Under the opt-in provision, Rodriguez said local government units (LGUs)…

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                                • The top 10 highest-paid female CEOs

                                  Last year, the median pay for women CEOs rose to $15.9 million, a 21 percent gain from a year earlier, according to a study by executive compensation data firm Equilar and The Associated Press. Marissa Mayer, the head of Yahoo, was the highest-paid female chief executive in the Equilar/AP pay…

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                                  • Bobbi Kristina ‘will never come off life support’

                                    Bobbi Kristina will “never” be removed from life support by her family, according to reports. The 22-year-old daughter of late singer Whitney Houston was placed in a medically induced coma after being found unresponsive in the bathtub of her Roswell, Georgia home on January 31.

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