• Phl, US assert rights, ignore China warning

    The United States military will continue air and sea patrols in international waters even after the Chinese navy repeatedly warned a US surveillance plane to leave the airspace over artificial islands China is creating in the disputed South China Sea. The Philippine government also declared it…

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    • What Happens When a Harvard Engineer Gets Robbed?

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      • Curry's MVP performance keys Game 3 blowout, puts Rockets on brink

        "We had plenty of opportunities to win both of the games," said Rockets star James Harden after a brilliant Game 2 — 38 points, 10 rebounds, nine assists, three steals and a block — that ended on a sour note with a final-play turnover that sealed a 99-98 Golden State win. The Warriors absolutely…

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        • Binay respects Poe’s refusal to run as his VP

          Vice President Jejomar Binay said he respects Sen. Grace Poe’s pronouncement that she is not interested to be his running mate. In an interview with ABS-CBN Davao on Thursday, Binay said the possibility of Poe becoming his running mate came out when he was asked on various occasions about a…

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          • Remaining Big Blockbuster Movies of 2015

            So even if you only go to the cinema to leave behind your emotions for epic explosions, it's time to mark your calendar for these remaining big blockbusters of 2015! If you have been wondering if disaster movies have become dead in 2015 then "San Andreas" is here to fill in that gap. In his next…

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            • Sharapova slams 'disrespectful' treatment of Nadal

              Maria Sharapova blasted the "disrespectful" treatment of fellow French Open champion Rafael Nadal on Friday. Nadal, the nine-time champion at Roland Garros and who boasts an astonishing record of 66 wins and just one defeat, comes into the 2015 tournament ranked seven in the world, his lowest in a…

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              • Japanese deported after 16 years in BI custody

                After 16 years of being incarcerated, the Bureau of Immigration (BI) finally sent home its longest staying detainee – a 47-year-old Japanese man. BI spokesperson Elaine Tan said Junichi Inoue, who has been detained since 1999, was finally deported last Wednesday. “We are glad to have finally…

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                • Cavite cop chief sacked over torture video

                  The chief of police of Carmona, Cavite was removed from his post yesterday after he was caught on video beating up a suspected cell phone snatcher in a detention cell on Jan. 25. Chief Inspector Jigger Noceda was charged with grave misconduct and violation of the anti-torture law along with two of…

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                  • Saudi IDs bomber after kingdom's deadliest attack in years

                    Saudi Arabia on Saturday confirmed the suicide bomber who killed 21 worshippers at a Shiite mosque had links with the Islamic State group, in what the interior ministry called an attempt to promote sectarian strife. It was the deadliest attack in years to strike the Sunni-dominated kingdom, and…

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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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                      • Businessman, partner missing

                        A businessman and his business partner were believed to have been kidnapped after they went missing in January, the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) said yesterday. Engineer Evan Labonete, 52, and his partner Nicomedes Eguna, 55, were handling government projects including the rehabilitation…

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                        • House OKs bill on registration of prepaid SIM cards

                          The House of Representatives has approved a bill requiring the registration of all prepaid mobile phone subscriber identify module (SIM) cards. If Bill 5231 becomes a law, it will cover tens of millions of existing and future prepaid mobile phone users. At present, anyone can buy a prepaid SIM card…

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                          • 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…

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                            • Maisie Williams: I miss being anonymous

                              Maisie Williams says performing is the only thing she has “ever wanted to do”. The 18-year-old actress shot into the spotlight playing Arya Stark in the hit US TV show Game of Thrones. “I want to stick with performing—acting, singing, dancing,” she told Entertainment Weekly magazine.

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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

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                                • P165-M anonymous Yolanda donations can’t be tapped

                                  As much as P165 million in cash donations for relief and recovery efforts in the aftermath of Super Typhoon Yolanda remain undisbursed because donors failed to identify themselves, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) bared yesterday. About P165 million of the total P1.15 billion…

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                                  • Families reject Kentex apology

                                    A daughter of one of the owners of Kentex Manufacturing Corp. apologized yesterday to the families of the victims of the fire that gutted the firm’s slippers factory and killed 72 people in Valenzuela City on May 13. Barbara Ang, eldest daughter of Kentex shareholder Veato Ang, met the victims’…

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                                    • ‘BBL falls short of international standards for indigenous peoples’

                                      The proposed Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) now pending before Congress falls short of the minimum international standards for indigenous peoples, UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Victoria Tauli-Corpuz said. Corpuz, an Igorot-Kankanaey from Besao, Mountain Province appointed by…

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