• Pacquiao's Olympic dream dashed

    Superstar Manny Pacquiao's wanted to fight at the Rio Games next year but does not qualify to be among the first professionals to compete at an Olympics, the head of boxing's governing body said. Wu Ching-Kuo, president of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) said the Filipino, who takes on…

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    • Enzo’s widow seen in mall abroad – QCPD

      The widow of slain international car racer Ferdinand “Enzo” Pastor, who is accused of being one of the masterminds behind his murder, has been seen at a mall abroad, a Quezon City Police District (QCPD) official said yesterday. An informant saw Dahlia Guerrero-Pastor roaming at a mall either in…

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      • Black Widow Slut-Shamed?

        "Avengers: Age of Ultron" stars Chris Evans and Jeremy Renner have apologized after mocking Scarlett Johansson's character Black Widow. Scarlett Johansson in ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ (Marvel) On Wednesday, the actors were asked by Digital Spy about

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        • Warriors storm back from 20 down, tie game on Curry 3, win shocker in OT

          Never count out the Golden State Warriors. Down 20 points at the start of the fourth quarter and 17 with 6:00 remaining in regulation, the Warriors stormed back to tie the New Orleans Pelicans in the final seconds to send Game 3 of their first-round series to overtime. Golden State continued their…

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          • China rejects Philippines armed robbery claim

            Beijing on Friday dismissed an accusation by Manila that the Chinese coastguard robbed Filipino fishermen at gunpoint during a confrontation in the disputed South China Sea, calling the claim "inconsistent with the fact". The rebuttal came one day after the Philippine fisheries bureau said that…

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            • Rizal clan seeks return of grabbed property

              Even descendants of national hero Jose Rizal did not escape the alleged human rights violations committed by the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos. Members of the Rizal clan, led by the only surviving grandson of the national hero’s brother Paciano, yesterday called on the government to return some…

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              • PM Abe's message to U.S.: Japan no free-rider on defence, so be there for us

                By Linda Sieg TOKYO (Reuters) - Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will send a clear message to the United States when he visits Washington next week: Japan is ready to take more responsibility for security on the world stage. Behind that message, the conservative leader will want fresh assurances that…

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                • Chris 'Birdman' Andersen's new skull tattoos are pretty heavy, even for him

                  If there's one thing we've all been thinking every time we've looked at Chris Andersen recently, it's that he's really been slacking when it comes to finding new and interesting ways to decorate the ever declining share of his body that isn't already covered in tattoos. Good news, everyone: Such…

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                  • Male Stars With Flawless Skin, Park Hye Jin, Kim Soo Hyun, And Lee Jong Suk

                    Actor Park Hye Jin revealed in an interview that he visits the dermatology clinic whenever his schedule allows him. Originally created to treat incurable color pigmentation diseases such as chloasma, the treatment not only evens out the skin tone through a laser procedure but also helps regenerate…

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                    • Uber asks woman to pay $12,000 for 35-minute cab ride in New York

                      New York, April 23 (ANI): A Brooklyn finance worker was reportedly asked to pay 12,000 dollars by Uber for a 35-minute ride from Williamsburg to Midtown. Jaime Hessel, 32, said that she used the app to hire a taxi on March 28 expecting a routine trip from Leonard and Scholes streets in East…

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                      • Switzerland is the world's happiest country, researchers say

                        By Maria Caspani NEW YORK (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Switzerland has the world's happiest people, according to researchers in a study released on Thursday. In the annual World Happiness Report, Iceland, Denmark, Norway and Canada followed in the rankings that measured happiness and well-being…

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                        • 'Fast and Furious 8' set for 2017 release

                          The "Fast and Furious" franchise is set to roar into its next phase with an eighth installment due in 2017, the first without Paul Walker, the late actor's co-star Vin Diesel said. "Furious 7" has only just raced to the top of the global box office, taking over $1 billion worldwide in the last…

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                          • Profiles of foreigners on death row in Indonesia

                            Nine foreign drug convicts are set to be executed in Indonesia after losing all appeals for clemency. Here are brief profiles of some of the inmates, who include two from Australia, one each from Brazil, France and the Philippines. The other condemned prisoners include three Nigerians named by…

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                            • Aviation expert claims has spotted MH370 wreck between India and Malaysia in Bay of Bengal

                              London, April 24 (ANI): An aviation technology expert has reportedly claimed that he has spotted the remains of missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 but needs 1.3 million pounds to find it. Andre Milne, who has been investigating the case independently since the flight disappeared in March last…

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                              • Car maker Honda unveils first business jet

                                Honda on Thursday unveiled its first private jet before it hits the market this summer, as the Japanese giant, better known for making cars, targets deep-pocketed business flyers. Nearly 20 years in the making, the red and white seven-seater HondaJet, about 13 metres (42 feet) long, is designed to…

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                                • Rocket from Gaza fired at Israel on its independence day - army

                                  Militants in the Gaza Strip fired a rocket at Israel as it celebrated its independence day on Thursday, the first such attack this year, causing no injuries or damage, Israeli authorities said. Air raid sirens sounded in the late evening in the southern border town of Sderot and surrounding…

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                                  • Cost of Galaxy's battle against iPhone on the rise

                                    By Se Young Lee SEOUL, (Reuters) - Samsung Electronics has pulled out all the stops on its new Galaxy smartphones, but their modest prices compared to the latest iPhones throw an uneasy spotlight on the long-term cost of fighting Apple's premium branding. The 64-gigabyte model of the Galaxy S6…

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