• Floyd Mayweather Snr urges his son to quit after Manny Pacquiao fight

    Floyd Mayweather Snr has backed his son to beat Manny Pacquiao comfortably next week, but said he wants him to hang up his gloves afterwards. Mayweather Snr, who fought himself in his youth and now trains his son, has written off suggestions that the May 2 bout at the MGM Grand Garden Arena is an…

    • Indonesia rebuffs last-ditch bids to delay drug-convict executions

      By Kanupriya Kapoor and Jane Wardell CILACAP, Indonesia/SYDNEY (Reuters) - Indonesia said the execution of nine drug traffickers would go ahead this week, rebuffing last-minute appeals from Australia and the Philippines to spare their nationals and ignoring a decision by the Constitutional Court to…

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      • Billups: Knicks must add vocal leaders, because 'Melo is 'not that guy'

        After a disappointing campaign that saw them post the worst record in their 69-year history, the New York Knicks face a summer likely to be chock full of change, as Phil Jackson begins rebuilding the roster he spent most of this misbegotten season tearing down. Jackson will also look to start…

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        • Mistranslation sealed Maguindanao massacre victims’ fate – witness

          Former Maguindanao governor Andal Ampatuan Sr. may have mistranslated the word “media” when he ordered his son, Andal Jr., to kill all the victims of the Maguindanao massacre, according to a witness whose testimony was among those considered in the denial of his bail plea. In his testimony, the…

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          • Japan military to take more assertive role

            The United States and Japan agreed new rules for defense cooperation on Monday that will give Tokyo's armed forces a more ambitious, global role amid concerns over China's rising influence. Under the revised "guidelines," Japan could come to the aid of US forces threatened by a third country or…

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            • Google executive among hundreds dead from Nepal quake

              Dan Fredinburg, a Google executive who described himself as an adventurer, was among the hundreds who died in a massive earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday. Google confirmed his death. Lawrence You, the company's director of privacy, posted online that Fredinburg was in Nepal with three other…

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              • Kim Visits Bruce Jenner

                Kim Kardashian continues to support her stepdad, Bruce Jenner, after the Olympian revealed he is transitioning to a woman. The 34-year-old reality star was photographed pulling up at Bruce's Malibu, Calif., house in her Rolls Royce Phantom on Saturday. It's no surprise North's mom is spending time…

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                • Mary Jane: Shun drugs, get legit recruiters

                  As Mary Jane Veloso held on to vestiges of hope that her life might be spared, she thanked Filipinos for their support and had some pieces of advice.  Efforts to save Veloso from the firing squad continued after Indonesian authorities issued the notice of execution to the Filipina worker who had…

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                  • ASEAN warns sea reclamation 'may undermine peace'

                    Reclamation work in the disputed South China Sea, where China has constructed an airstrip and other structures on coral reefs, threatens to "undermine peace, security and stability" in the region, Southeast Asian leaders warned Monday. Beijing's assertion of sovereignty over almost all the sea --…

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                    • A Bride-To-Be Investigates Her Fiance’s Past, Secrets & His Ex #ShortFilm

                      This article A Bride-To-Be Investigates Her Fiance’s Past, Secrets & His Ex originally appeared on Viddsee BUZZ. The ex got a complete makeover. She got a complete shock. Catherine staged a garage sale before her big move to Hawaii with her fiancé,

                      • Here's a shirtless Darko Milicic singing and giving beer to his tattoos

                        When last we checked in with Darko Milicic, the former No. 2 overall pick had decided to pursue an invigorating and rewarding second career as a professional kickboxer. Yep, that's a shirtless Darko Milicic pounding beers and heartily singing a "patriotic/pump-up-our-country song" alongside Baja…

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                        • After Wizards get sweep, Pierce takes jabs at Raptors, Drake

                          At age 37, Paul Pierce is having a grand ol' time on this playoff run with the Washington Wizards. One showed an image of Pierce sitting on the iconic "Game of Thrones" iron-sword seat, under the headline "King in the North," a play off the Raptors' "We the North" slogan.

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                          • US eyes access to Phl bases in 8 locations

                            The United States has asked for access to Philippine military bases in eight locations to rotate troops, aircraft and ships as Washington shifts its forces to Asia and as China expands its military presence in the South China Sea. US Defense Secretary Ash Carter, in a speech in Arizona, has…

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                            • First public park in Parañaque to feature vintage plane

                              The Parañaque City government aims to create a public park that has an old McDonnell DC-9 plane as its main attraction, park project manager Mike Nocum said yesterday. “We want the city park to become another landmark, where people may go to relax and take pictures beside the plane,” he said,…

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                              • Utah couple married 74 years dies within hours of each other

                                Just after her mother died at age 94, Carol Bradford went to see her 95-year-old father and told him the news. "I leaned over and whispered in his ear, 'Mom has passed, and she's waiting for you in heaven.' I think after that, he knew he had accomplished what he needed, and he felt that he could…

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                                • New technology lifts Ayala Bridge

                                  The Department of Public Works and Highways has extended the closure of Ayala Bridge to May 12 to allow its contractors to raise the structure by 70 centimeters and be able to withstand a 7.2-magnitude earthquake. Frey-Fil Corp., one of the project contractors, employed a new engineering technology…

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                                  • Sereno told: Don’t scold lawyers

                                    To avoid accusations of prejudgment in cases being heard by the Supreme Court (SC), justices must avoid scolding lawyers during oral arguments. Retired SC Associate Justice Vicente Mendoza gave this unsolicited advice yesterday to Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno, who scolded lawyer Sandra Coronel…

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