• Madonna: The artist has died

    Madonna's album began as an "invigorating and joyous" experience, but quickly evolved into "something quite crazy". The routine was meant to see one of her dancers pull off her cape but upon realising it was tied too tightly, the star toppled backwards down a set of stairs and suffered whiplash.

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    • Roach slams reports of 'armed guards' at Pacquiao gym

      Freddie Roach denied media reports published Friday that he had ordered armed guards to protect Manny Pacquiao at his Hollywood gym. The UK's Daily Mail newspaper reported that Roach had personally ordered security guards at his Wildcard gym in Los Angeles to carry guns "so people respect them" as…

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      • Philippine dunker gives us what might be the worst windmill attempt ever

        After sharing the Philippine Basketball Association's 2014 Slam Dunk Contest crown with Rey Guevarra of the Meralco Bolts, pint-sized powerhouse Justin Melton found himself looking forward to another spirited competition in this year's model. "After talking to a few contestants, it seems like…

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        • Accused rapist dragged from prison and killed by Indian mob

          Several thousand people stormed a prison in northeastern India, where they dragged away a man accused of rape and then lynched him, police said Friday. The mob overpowered security at Dimapur Central Prison in Nagaland on Thursday and seized the rape suspect, whom they also accused of being an…

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          • 8 of 10 cities most at risk from natural disasters located in Phl – study

            Eight of 10 world cities most exposed to natural hazards are in the Philippines and more than half of the 100 cities most exposed to earthquakes, storms and other disasters are in four Asian nations, according to a research. The study, published on Wednesday by risk analysis firm Verisk Maplecroft,…

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            • PNPA alumni dissuaded from joining SAF march

              A ranking police officer and head of an alumni association of the Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA) has sent text messages to fellow alumni dissuading them from joining tomorrow’s “March for Justice” for the 44 members of the Special Action Force (SAF) killed by Muslim rebels in Mamasapano,…

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              • Double the Trouble Found Under Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano

                Hawaii's big, booming eruptions are born from just under Kilauea volcano's peak, a new study confirms. The results suggest that Kilauea volcano also taps a deeper source, because the shallower magma chambers are too tiny to account for all of the lava that has streamed across the island's surface…

                • LeAnn Rimes' ex: She shouldn't have divorced me

                  LeAnn Rimes' ex-husband believes divorcing him was the biggest career mistake she's ever made. The 32-year-old singer's marriage to Dean Sheremet ended after she had an affair with her now spouse Eddie Cibrian.

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                  • CP3 goes nuts as DeAndre doesn't shoot, Clippers lose to Blazers in OT

                    After building a 10-point lead over the visiting Portland Trail Blazers only to watch it disappear in just 2 1/2 minutes, the Los Angeles Clippers still had a chance to pull out the W in Wednesday's late-night Western Conference battle. Unfortunately for Chris Paul and company, they just ran out of…

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                    • Top 10 Asian superhero movies

                      Anyone familiar with the world of comic books and superheroes should know those 'superheroic' sound effects. Now bear in mind that Asia is one vast continent. With a Boom! and a Zap!, we present to you our top 10 choice of the most Ka-pow! Asian superhero movies.

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                      • Police: Slain officer a hero in 'fierce' gunbattle with 2

                        A police officer who went to a video game store to buy a present for his son ended up in a fierce gunbattle with two would-be robbers, fighting to the end of his life to protect patrons and employees, a police captain said Friday. Officer Robert Wilson III, 30, was at the counter of the GameStop…

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                        • Miley 'feeling insecure'

                          Miley Cyrus reportedly acts over the top because she doesn't think she's "beautiful enough" to get attention in any other way. "Miley confessed to friends that she overacts because she believes she's not beautiful enough to get noticed in other ways, and feels insecure about her looks," an insider…

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                          • Zou Shiming fights for a title in 7th pro bout vs Amnat

                            Zou Shiming waited until his 30s to begin his professional boxing career, and he has been in a hurry ever since. Although Zou is an underdog in many boxing observers' minds when he meets Thailand's Amnat Ruenroeng on another big-money card in Macau, Zou and his promoters are eager to justify his…

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                            • Jang Eui Soo, From Long-Haired Man To Charming Boy

                              [by Sora Ghim, photo by Kim Tae Oh] Remembered walking down the runway with wavy hair, will people be able to recognize long-haired model Jang Eui Soo now?Taking over the runway with his strong poses and step, he cut off his trademark long hair to take

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                              • Miriam bucks house arrest for Enrile

                                Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago believes granting Senate Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile house arrest, while former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo remains under hospital detention, will violate the equal protection clause of the Constitution. “That’s already a violation of the equal protection…

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                                • Fake sex enhancement tablets seized

                                  Men, who are looking for sex enhancement drugs, have been warned against the proliferation of fake products that are supposed to ensure stronger and longer sex drive. This, after agents of the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) 7 seized 50 packs of fake sex enhancement tablets from three stores…

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                                  • China to raise defence budget 10.1 pct this year in high-tech drive

                                    By Megha Rajagopalan and Sui-Lee Wee BEIJING (Reuters) - China will boost its military spending by 10.1 percent this year to 886.9 billion yuan ($141.45 billion) as it cranks up its development of high-tech weapons systems, the government announced on Thursday. The spending increase, which will…