• 5 Unanswered Questions About Jesus

    As Christians worldwide gather for Easter to celebrate their belief in the death and rebirth of Jesus, researchers continue to delve into the mysteries that surround the man. The following are five questions about Jesus that, for now, at least, remain unanswered. In 2008, astronomer Dave Reneke…

    • Japan expands army footprint for first time in 40 years, risks angering China

      By Nobuhiro Kubo YONAGUNI Japan (Reuters) - Japan began its first military expansion at the western end of its island chain in more than 40 years on Saturday, breaking ground on a radar station on a tropical island off Taiwan. The move risks angering China, locked in a dispute with Japan over…

      • Dear Ms. Kris Aquino

        Sometime in October, 2013, you assumed a new role as member of the board of directors of Central Azucarera de Tarlac. The news spread quickly among the good, decent, and hardworking farm workers and farmers at Hacienda Luisita and their supporters inside and outside of Tarlac. Your new role comes…

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        • Kim Chiu cries over Xian Lim’s birthday surprise

          Kapamilya star Kim Chiu feels overwhelmed and grateful because onscreen partner Xian Lim and their friends gave her a surprise party in San Francisco, where they are doing a show.

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          • NBA: Hawks swoop for win over top-seeded Pacers

            The Atlanta Hawks surprised the top-seeded Indiana Pacers 101-93 on Saturday in the opening game of their NBA Eastern Conference first-round playoff series. Atlanta's Jeff Teague, an Indianapolis native, scored 28 points and handed out five assists to lead the Hawks to a victory and a 1-0 lead in…

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            • Miss America defends student suspended for asking her to prom

              By Chris Francescani NEW YORK (Reuters) - Miss America has suggested officials at a Pennsylvania high school reconsider their decision to suspend a student for approaching her at a school assembly and asking her to be his prom date, the beauty queen said on Saturday. The disciplinary action taken…

              • Estrada wants Manila’s old glory back

                Manila, Philippines --- An enamored street toughie, a vendor, a driver, a gangster – he’s done it all in his long career as an actor. I hope I can at least accomplish my dream for Manila, to bring back Manila to its old glory. Manila is deep in debt...I wish I could achieve 30 to 40 percent of my…

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                • Pacquiao is WBO’s fighter of the month

                  Los Angeles — For scoring an emphatic and vengeful win over Tim Bradley a week ago in Las Vegas, Manny Pacquiao was voted by the World Boxing Organization (WBO) as its Fighter of the Month for the month of April. The WBO is headed by Francisco ‘Paco’ Valcarcel of Puerto Rico and the governing body…

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                  • First bodies pulled from submerged Korean ferry

                    Divers retrieved 16 bodies on Sunday from inside the submerged South Korean ferry that capsized four days ago with hundreds of children on board, opening a grim new chapter in the search and recovery process.

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                    • Galoc-2 oil production reaching 1M barrels

                      With production at Galoc phase 2 already at 825,162 barrels as of first quarter this year, it is not far-fetched that 1.0 million barrels will be reached this quarter. The oil field’s phase 2 development had its first oil flow December last year, hence, the asset is just barely in its fourth month…

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                      • PH ranked 4th among top tippers in Asia

                        The Philippines was ranked fourth among the top tippers in Asia, according to the research conducted by MasterCard. The survey revealed that Thai consumers have proven to be the most generous when it comes to tipping, overtaking Bangladesh and claiming the top spot. The research was based on a…

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                        • More than a thriving career for Coleen

                          First, she was discovered as a stunning teen newcomer who made heads turn and eyes glued to her weekly youth-oriented drama on ABS-CBN every Sunday. In the first Yahoo! OMG Awards in 2011, she was among the nominees based on … Continue reading →

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                          • Ex-mayor appeals graft conviction

                            After being convicted on graft charges, a former municipal mayor asked the Sandiganbayan to reconsider the decision it made against him. Claiming that the complaint against him was politically motivated, Salvador Perez, former mayor of San Manuel, Pangasinan, asked the Sandiganbayan Second Division…

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                            • Yemen drone strike 'kills 15 Qaeda suspects, 3 civilians'

                              A drone strike Saturday killed 15 Al-Qaeda suspects and three civilians in Yemen's central Baida province, a stronghold of the extremist group, a security official said. The three civilians were passing by in another car. The United States is the only country that operates drones in Yemen, but…

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                              • Fresh tremor rattles Papua New Guinea after 7.5 quake

                                A fresh 6.1-magnitude tremor rattled Papua New Guinea's Bougainville island on Sunday as officials scrambled for news of damage and casualties following a powerful earthquake overnight that sparked a tsunami alert. The 7.5-magnitude quake struck 75 kilometres (47 miles) southwest of the town of…

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                                • New Zealand says yes to Nigella despite US exclusion

                                  New Zealand officials have granted a special visa to British celebrity chef Nigella Lawson, who has admitted cocaine use, in an apparent confirmation she has been blocked from entering the United States, according to a report.

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                                  • Dane joins in Philippines' bloody Easter crucifixions

                                    A Danish man joined eight Filipinos in re-enacting the death of Jesus Christ Friday by being nailed to crosses in a bloody annual Easter spectacle in the Philippines before thousands of surprised onlookers. But local residents were surprised to see the Dane, identified by a local tourism officer as…

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                                    • NBA - 'Renaissance man' Gasol happy to control his own destiny

                                      By Mark Lamport-Stokes LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Considered by many to be the 'Renaissance man' in the National Basketball Association (NBA), Spanish forward Pau Gasol is delighted finally to be the sole architect of his 'revival' as he eyes his playing future. The 33-year-old from Barcelona has…

                                      • Two expats die of MERS in Saudi commercial hub

                                        Two foreigners died of MERS in the Saudi city of Jeddah, the health ministry said Saturday, as fears rise over the spreading respiratory virus in the kingdom's commercial hub. The latest deaths of a 64-year-old and 44-year-old, whose nationalities were undisclosed, bring to 76 the overall number of…

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                                        • Fox executive fired over Flight 370 charity email

                                          NEW YORK (AP) — A veteran Fox executive who used her company email account to plan aid for loved ones of the missing Malaysian airplane's passengers has been fired.

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