• Bruce Jenner ‘completes sex change’

    Bruce Jenner is now officially a woman, it has been claimed. The former Olympian confirmed his plans to transition from male to female in an interview with Diane Sawyer last month. “The procedure involved reshaping Bruce’s male genitalia into that of a woman,” a source told the outlet.

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    • Pacquiao: Don’t include my province in Bangsamoro

      World boxing champion and Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao is opposing the inclusion of his province in the proposed Bangsamoro autonomous region. Pacquiao said he joins the nation in its quest for peace in Mindanao but he does not want Sarangani to be part of the Bangsamoro territory. “The inclusion…

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      • 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…

        • 2,000-Year-Old Water Supply System Uncovered in Jerusalem

          Part of an ancient aqueduct built more than 2,000 years ago to transport water into the city of Jerusalem was uncovered during a recent construction project, according to the Israel Antiquities Authority. A section of the so-called Lower Aqueduct was discovered in the modern-day neighborhood of Umm…

          • Zayn and Perrie: No 2015 wedding

            Zayn Malik's fiancée doubts they'll get married this year.The former One Direction heartthrob has been engaged to Little Mix star Perrie Edwards since 2013. He left the group in March, with his ex bandmate Liam Payne confirming the decision was in part

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            • Dwight Howard won't be suspended for Warriors-Rockets Game 5

              The Houston Rockets and their fans are breathing sighs of relief on Tuesday night. NBA president of basketball operations Rod Thorn announced that Dwight Howard's flagrant foul-1 from Monday's Game 4 victory over the Golden State Warriors will stand as called, and will not be upgraded to a…

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              • Senate probes lapses in British school student’s suicide

                The Senate committee on education conducted a hearing yesterday on the possible lapses of the British School Manila (BSM) in the suicide of an 18-year-old high school student in February. The Senate committee hearing was supposed to focus on the proposed Senate Resolution 2147 of Senators Antonio…

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                • Filipina maid photographs "modern slavery" in Hong Kong

                  By Emma Batha LONDON, May 26 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A Filipina maid in Hong Kong has published stark photographs of burned and beaten domestic workers to highlight the "modern slavery" she says has long been the city's shameful secret. "Hong Kong is a very modern, successful city but people…

                  • Is your home on top of a faultline?

                    The Philippine Institute of Volcanoly and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) recently issued an updated and high-resolution "atlas" of the East Valley Fault and West Valley Fault, two major faultlines that run through sections of Metro Manila. Metro Manila may be due for a 7.2-magnitude earthquake within this…

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                    • Abad to Binay: Stop diversionary tactics

                      Budget Secretary Florencio Abad challenged yesterday embattled Vice President Jejomar Binay to stop his diversionary tactics and instead justify his alleged unexplained wealth. Abad, a stalwart of the ruling Liberal Party (LP), made the statement after Binay urged the Anti-Money Laundering Council…

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                      • Paris Hilton: Kim K used to be my style twin

                        Paris Hilton used to love "twinning around" with Kim Kardashian. In 2006 they wore traditional dress for an event in Germany, but even that doesn't leave the now 34-year-old star red faced. Kim has enjoyed something of a style overhaul since getting together with her now-husband Kanye West.

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                        • Amir Khan suspects Mayweather of finding excuses to avoid 'speculated bout'

                          London, May 25 (ANI): Two-time British world champion Amir Khan has claimed that Floyd Mayweather is hoping to duck him if he loses against Chris Aligeri on Friday in New York. Amir said that Mayweather's team was hoping for a bad performance from the Briton so that they could turn around and say…

                          • ‘Duterte may face raps over death squad link’

                            Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte may face charges for admitting his links to a death squad, Justice Secretary Leila de Lima said yesterday. “If he admitted that he is responsible for these killings, then he must be criminally liable,” De Lima told journalists in an ambush interview. De Lima said…

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                            • Greased Lightning! NASA Drone Advances Unmanned Craft

                              A huge, 10-engine drone dubbed "Greased Lightning" successfully completed a series of flight tests recently, paving the way for new types of unmanned vehicles that could one day carry people. Earlier this spring, NASA engineers flew the so-called GL-10 (the "GL" stands for "Greased Lightning")…

                              • Brides for sale: European women lured for sham marriages

                                Klara Balogova was 18, penniless and heavily pregnant when she rode thousands of miles from Slovakia to England to marry a man she had never met. The marriage was arranged so the 23-year-old Pakistani groom could gain the right to live and work in Europe. Balogova was promised a clean place to stay…

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                                • LRT: Crash due to human error

                                  The collision of two Light Rail Transit Line 1 trains on Saturday morning, which hurt one operator and inconvenienced thousands of commuters, was due to human error, an LRT official reported yesterday. While the investigating panel has yet to issue a formal report, LRT spokesman Hernando Cabrera…

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                                  • Kendrick: I surprise people

                                    “I just finished this movie with Ben Affleck, a big guy, and when you listen to the playback of a scene with the two of us and it's his turn to speak, often you can't hear anything. Then, like a knife, you hear my voice, and I'm thinking, ‘Oh my God, of the two of us, how can Affleck be the…

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