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Reuters reports Virgin Blue passenger plane hijacked on way to Bali, Indonesia

  • Yeng Guiao slapped 100,000-peso fine for calling Cliff Hodge a ‘mongoloid’

    PBA Commissioner Chito Salud slapped a hefty fine on Rain or Shine head coach Yeng Guiao for a calling Cliff Hodge of the Meralco Bolts a ‘mongoloid’ during Game 2 of their PBA Commissioner’s Cup quarterfinals series.

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    • Gab Valenciano auditions in 'America's Got Talent'

      "America's Got Talent" released a teaser video showing those who auditioned as they danced on stage. One of them is Gab, who came in a red tank top and colorful pair of tight pants, reminiscent of his outfits in his 'super selfie' videos.

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      • Kristen Bell on Posing Naked for Allure

        "This is the first interview I've ever done where I'm not wearing panties. Lucky you," says Kristen Bell. And that is how I met the 33-year-old actress (House of Lies, Veronica Mars), who, for the record, was wearing a robe.

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        • San Mig-Alaska too close to call says Jojo Lastimosa

          A student of Tim Cone’s Triangle System, Jojo Lastimosa knows when it’s working and when it’s not. With the San Mig Coffee Mixers down 0-1 in their best-of-three quarterfinals series against the Alaska Aces, Cone realized that the Triangle is not working out.

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          • Boy and girl on Korean ferry drowned with life jackets tied together

            By James Pearson and Meeyoung Cho SEOUL (Reuters) - A boy and girl trapped in a sinking South Korean ferry with hundreds of other high school students tied their life jacket cords together, a diver who recovered their bodies said, presumably so they wouldn't float apart. Captain Lee Joon-seok, 69,…

            • 12 hurt, 3 critical in California school bus crash

              ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — A fast-moving school bus carrying middle school students jumped a curb, plowed into trees and a lamp post, and came to rest tilting sideways, leaving 12 people injured, three of them critically, authorities said.

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              • The Secret of Celebrities’ Flawless Skin

                In order to have flawless skin, you have to pay more attention to facial wash up and skin care. Many stars place their skin toner, mist and booster inside a bathroom so that they could immediately apply them as soon as they finish their facial wash up.

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                • How to Drink All Night Without Getting Drunk

                  As the co-founder and chairman of the Boston Beer Company, he has appeared in countless Sam Adams commercials over thirty years. And, while this always-smiling man is a regular guy like you and me while walking the street, the second he enters a bar Jim Koch becomes a celebrity. One apologized for…

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                  • KC admits love for Paulo

                    [caption id="attachment_132529" align="alignright" width="240"] Paulo Avelino and KC Concepcion (Instagram)[/caption] Actress KC Concepcion neither confirmed nor denied speculations about the supposed derailment of her burgeoning relationship with actor Paulo Avelino. If anything, her response to a…

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                    • NBA fines Josh McRoberts $20K for forearm to LeBron James' throat, upgrades foul to flagrant-2 (Video)

                      Despite the increased penalty and fine, the Charlotte Bobcats forward avoids suspension, and will be available for Game 3 in North Carolina.

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                      • US warns Russia against 'expensive mistake' in Ukraine

                        The United States warned Russia against making an "expensive mistake" in Ukraine, as Moscow ordered new military exercises on its shared border after Kiev forces attacked pro-Kremlin rebels. US Secretary of State John Kerry warned that Russia's refusal to take any steps to end the crisis in Ukraine…

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                        • The other side of Palawan

                          By Ellen T. Tordesillas Mention Palawan and what comes to mind are Underground River and El Nido in the northern side of this richly-blessed province from its capital, Puerto Princesa. Three weeks ago, we went to the southern side- in … Continue reading →

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                          • Ex-Marine sentenced to die in sailor's slaying

                            ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — An ex-Marine was sentenced to death Thursday for murdering a fellow service member in 2009, after a federal jury concluded he had been responsible for a series of violent, sexually motivated attacks on women and young girls over the last nine years.

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                            • Aaron Carter: I still want Duff

                              Aaron Carter has spoken of his feelings for his ex-girlfriend Hilary Duff again.

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                              • Indonesian military chief in flashy watch row

                                Indonesia's military chief came under fire Friday after rejecting claims he had been pictured wearing a luxury Swiss watch and insisting that the timepiece was a Chinese-made fake. A Singapore website reported this week General Moeldoko was wearing a watch from the Richard Mille brand's Felipe…

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                                • Bloodied shirt, unwashed fork: JPII relics abound

                                  ROME (AP) — Inside a chapel on the edge of Rome, a nun uses a key to open a wooden wall panel, revealing a hidden niche. Behind glass and stitched loosely to supporting backing hangs a relic of holy suffering: the bullet-pocked, bloodstained undershirt that John Paul II was wearing when a gunman…

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                                  • 'Gospel of Jesus's Wife': Doubts Raised About Ancient Text

                                    Now, new information uncovered by Live Science raises doubts about the origins of the scrap of papyrus. The gospel, written in the ancient Egyptian language Coptic, has made headlines ever since Harvard University professor Karen King announced its discovery. The business-card-size fragment…

                                    • 'Tortured' Indonesian maid listed on Time's top 100

                                      Time magazine has named an Indonesian maid allegedly tortured by her Hong Kong employer as one of the world's 100 most influential people, putting the spotlight on the city's treatment of its migrant workers. Erwiana Sulistyaningsih, 23, reportedly suffered months of abuse in a case which has…

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                                      • [Health Tip] Get Skinny Legs with Delicious, Low-Calories Rice Porridge

                                         [by Shin Na Young / translated by Chloe Yun] There are three idol stars especially recognized for Barbie doll legs: Soo Young of Girls’ Generation, HyunA of 4minute, and Kang Min Gyung of Davichi.  Girls’ Generation’s Soo Young’s slim, curvy body stands out among the nine beautiful members. Kang…

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                                        • Exclusive: Apple, Google to pay $324 million to settle conspiracy lawsuit

                                          By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Four major tech companies including Apple and Google have agreed to pay a total of $324 million to settle a lawsuit accusing them of conspiring to hold down salaries in Silicon Valley, sources familiar with the deal said, just weeks before a high profile…