• Donaire wins in a flash; Nietes stops Mexican

    It didn’t take long for Nonito Donaire Jr. to announce that he still has what it takes to be called a champion once more. The Filipino Flash, who was knocked out last October, was his old self, deadly and explosive, last night at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Donaire needed less than two rounds to…

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    • Putin letter to Arab summit triggers strong Saudi attack

      By Yara Bayoumy and Mahmoud Mourad SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia accused Russian President Vladimir Putin of hypocrisy on Sunday, telling an Arab summit that he should not express support for the Middle East while fuelling instability by supporting Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad.…

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      • Curry is big Pacman fan

        NBA MVP candidate Stephen Curry, the heart and soul of the Golden State Warriors, is a diehard Manny Pacquiao fan. Curry is so enamored by the Filipino icon that he gifted him with an autographed home jersey, according to Warriors World. Like Curry, Pacquiao is a hoop junkie and he has included…

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        • UFO conspiracy theorist claims to have seen nine-foot alien on space shuttle

          London, Mar 29 (ANI): A UFO conspiracy theorist Clark McClelland who had claimed to be a NASA veteran, has said that he saw a nine-foot alien on the space shuttle. McClelland has maintained the truth of his story, despite being dismissed by skeptics, as 'delusional' and never having worked with…

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          • Hugh Jackman 'Wolverine' News

            Hugh Jackman is getting de-clawed. The actor announced on Saturday that he is almost done with the role of his "X-Men" character, Wolverine. "WOLVERINE ...ONE LAST TIME. HJ," he posted on Instagram, with a photo of his two fists and three claws coming

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            • Philippines hits back at Beijing over South China Sea

              The Philippines on Saturday shot back at Beijing's criticism of its activities in the South China Sea, saying they were "in no way comparable to China's massive reclamation activities" in the waters. It also said accusations that Manila was being "hypocritical" would not distract people from…

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              • "Transformers" expands franchise with spinoffs

                29 Mar – Looks like Paramount Pictures will be following in Lucasfilms' footsteps with their "Star Wars" plan, by expanding the "Transformers" cinematic universe with more sequels and spinoffs. The studio is bringing in Academy award-winning director-producer Akiva Goldsman to work with…

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                • Oregon's pink chicken mystery solved; owner explains

                  PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The mystery of Portland's pink chickens is solved.Multnomah County Animal Services says the birds' owner told the agency he used food coloring, beet juice and Kool-Aid to dye the two birds, then released them to "make people smile

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                  • New species of tarantula found

                    Scientists from the Museum of Natural History (MNH) of the University of the Philippines-Los Baños have discovered a new species of cave-dwelling tarantula on an island off the coast of Quezon. The new species of the spider, Phlogiellus kwebaburdeos, was described in the recent issue of the…

                    Philippine Star
                    • Review: Galaxy S6 phones are Samsung's best yet

                      A better design, a sharper camera and easier-to-use software make the new Galaxy S6 phones the best Samsung has yet to offer. Although Samsung has been praised for its improved hardware, much of what I like is in the software — specifically, what's not in it. After a few years of making phones…

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                      • Angelina Jolie is Kids' Choice Awards' best villain

                        Angelina Jolie celebrated her Kids’ Choice Award with Zahara and Shiloh last night.The Nickelodeon event took place at The Forum in Los Angeles and the Hollywood star took home the prize for best villain thanks to her role in Disney’s Maleficent.Despite

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                        • Woman behind NBA ex-owner Donald Sterling's downfall paints two portraits of him

                          By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The woman behind the downfall of former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling painted two conflicting portraits of him in court on Friday, saying he was a kind, generous mentor and father figure to her but was mean-spirited to others. V. Stiviano, 32,…

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                          • Baby girl born with 'trunk' labelled as 'Ganesha' in Aligarh

                            Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh), Mar. 29 (ANI): A baby girl born with a 'trunk' has become the center of attraction in a village in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh, as people are flocking to see her believing that she is an incarnation of Lord Ganesha. Born on Thursday, the child has a protuberance between her two…

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                            • Crash pilot was psychiatric patient, planned big gesture - paper

                              The Bild newspaper published an interview with a woman who said she had had a relationship in 2014 with Andreas Lubitz, the man French prosecutors believe locked himself alone in the cockpit of the Germanwings Airbus on Tuesday and steered it into the French Alps, killing all on board. "He did it…

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                              • Diabetes drugs may increase risk of heart failure

                                Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): A new study has examined that glucose or sugar-lowering medications prescribed to patients with diabetes may pose an increased risk for the development of heart failure in these patients. The study conducted at American College of Cardiology examined clinical trials of…

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                                • Makati dads shell out cash for aides’ wages

                                  Makati City councilors have agreed to pay the salaries of their staff out of their own pockets after Vice Mayor Romulo Peña refused to sign the checks and payroll vouchers, a councilor said yesterday. Marie Alethea Casal-Uy said their aides’ salaries for the pay periods of March 16 to 31 and April…

                                  Philippine Star
                                  • Israel’s connection with prophetic events (3)

                                    Here are excerpts of his speech: “I want to thank you Democrats and Republicans for your common support for Israel, year after year, decade after decade. “This is why -- this is why, as a prime minister of Israel, I can promise you one more thing: Even if Israel has to stand alone, Israel will…

                                    Manila Bulletin
                                    • Phl, Japan sign P9.6-B ODA projects

                                      The Philippines and Japan have signed agreements for six official development assistance (ODA) projects amounting to 22.289 billion yen or around P9.6 billion. Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario and Japanese Ambassador Kazuhide Ishikawa

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                                      • New tough but flexible fish scale-like bulletproof clothing material for military

                                        Washington, Mar 29 (ANI): A team of researchers has come up with a revolutionary material that has superior anti-penetration properties while remaining flexible. The new material, inspired by the way nature designed fish scales, could be used to make bulletproof clothing for the military and space…

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