• Washington bucks China’s aggressive actions

    Short of condemning China’s aggressive actions in the West Philippine Sea, a senior US military official said Washington does not support any act of coercion and bullying. “We don’t stand for coercion, bullying and aggressiveness,” said Brig. Gen. Christopher Mahoney, assistant US military director…

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    • Mistranslation sealed Maguindanao massacre victims’ fate – witness

      Former Maguindanao governor Andal Ampatuan Sr. may have mistranslated the word “media” when he ordered his son, Andal Jr., to kill all the victims of the Maguindanao massacre, according to a witness whose testimony was among those considered in the denial of his bail plea. In his testimony, the…

      Philippine Star
      • Boxing's 'grand master' Mayweather will play 'game of chess' with 'fighter' Pacquiao, says Amir Khan

        London, Apr.26 (ANI): British boxer Amir Khan is of the view that Philippines pugilist Manny Pacquiao could find himself checkmated by American rival Floyd Mayweather when they face each other in Las Vegas on May 2. According to The Mirror, Khan believes that Mayweather Junior will try to turn next…

        ANI
        • Google executive among hundreds dead from Nepal quake

          Dan Fredinburg, a Google executive who described himself as an adventurer, was among the hundreds who died in a massive earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday. Google confirmed his death. Lawrence You, the company's director of privacy, posted online that Fredinburg was in Nepal with three other…

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          • Kris Humphries: 'Glad I Got Out'

            Many celebrities took to social media to cheer Bruce Jenner on following his transgender revelation, but Kris Humphries' reaction seemed less than supportive. The athlete – who was married to Bruce's stepdaughter, Kim Kardashian, for 72 days back in 2011

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            • AFP monitoring deployment of Chinese seaplanes in Spratlys

              The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) is adopting a wait and see approach amid reports that China will soon deploy seaplanes to further strengthen its maritime claims in the disputed Spratlys. Brig. Gen. Joselito Kakilala, spokesman for the military and commander of the AFP Civil Relations…

              Philippine Star
              • Mourinho warns Real Madrid: Hazard will cost £100m, each leg

                Jose Mourinho has warned Real Madrid that Eden Hazard would cost "£100 million, each leg" if the Spanish giants plan on bidding for the Belgian. Madrid Castilla coach Zinedine Zidane revealed his admiration for the No.10 this week, adding that he is "keeping an eye on" the player as reports of…

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                • Nepal earthquake: LIVE REPORT

                  16:33 GMT - AFP IS NOW CLOSING THIS LIVE REPORT - on the Nepal quake, which killed more than 1,200 people as it tore through large parts of Nepal, toppling office blocks and towers in Kathmandu and triggering a deadly avalanche at Everest base camp. Officials

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                  • New technology lifts Ayala Bridge

                    The Department of Public Works and Highways has extended the closure of Ayala Bridge to May 12 to allow its contractors to raise the structure by 70 centimeters and be able to withstand a 7.2-magnitude earthquake. Frey-Fil Corp., one of the project contractors, employed a new engineering technology…

                    Philippine Star
                    • Happiest nations: Phl ranks 90th

                      Switzerland is the happiest country in the world, while the Philippines placed 90th, according to a global ranking of happiness unveiled in New York on Thursday. Switzerland was followed closely by Iceland, Denmark, Norway and Canada. The 2015 World Happiness Report is the third annual report…

                      Philippine Star
                      • ‘Sevilla fired for refusing to raise P3 B for LP’

                        For refusing to raise P3 billion for the campaign kitty of the Liberal Party (LP), John Sevilla was pressured to resign as Bureau of Customs chief by the ruling party, the opposition United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) said yesterday. UNA interim president and Navotas City Rep. Tobias Tiangco said…

                        Philippine Star
                        • 'Furious 8' Release Announced

                          In less than two years, another installment in the "Fast and the Furious" franchise will race into theaters! Universal and star Vin Diesel announced the news about the eighth chapter in the wildly successful franchise at CinemaCon on Thursday. "We're

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                          • He Took Advantage Of A Drunk Girl & Thought His Life Would Just Move On #ShortFilm

                            This article He Took Advantage Of A Drunk Girl & Thought His Life Would Just Move On originally appeared on Viddsee BUZZ. He thought it was just another job, but he thought wrong. While servicing a client -- a drunk girl -- this driver tries to take

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                            • Iran ships 'turn back' from Yemen as fighting rages

                              An Iranian naval convoy suspected of carrying weapons for Shiite rebels in Yemen has turned back, US officials said, as Saudi-led warplanes kept up air strikes on anti-government forces. The conflict has sent tensions soaring between Sunni-ruled Saudi Arabia and Shiite Iran, which backs the Huthi…

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                              • Klitschko out-points Jennings to retain heavyweight world titles

                                Ukrainian Wladimir Klitschko retained his heavyweight world titles with a lopsided 12-round unanimous decision over previously unbeaten American Bryant Jennings. In the bout at fabled Madison Square Garden, Klitschko on Saturday did little to impress US fans who have failed to jump on his bandwagon…

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                                • Abusing dietary supplements could increase risk of cancer

                                  Dietary supplements have developed and diversified considerably in recent years. Used to fight fatigue or stimulate memory, to ready skin for sun or boost the immune system, they are essentially made up of vitamins, minerals, trace elements, proteins, fatty and amino acids, plants (or plant…

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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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