• China disappointed over US air patrol

    China yesterday said it was “strongly dissatisfied” after a US military plane flew over part of the South China Sea near where China is building artificial islands, and called on the United States to stop such action or risk causing an accident. Foreign Ministry spokesman Hong Lei said the Chinese…

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    • Curry's MVP performance keys Game 3 blowout, puts Rockets on brink

      "We had plenty of opportunities to win both of the games," said Rockets star James Harden after a brilliant Game 2 — 38 points, 10 rebounds, nine assists, three steals and a block — that ended on a sour note with a final-play turnover that sealed a 99-98 Golden State win. The Warriors absolutely…

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      • Remaining Big Blockbuster Movies of 2015

        So even if you only go to the cinema to leave behind your emotions for epic explosions, it's time to mark your calendar for these remaining big blockbusters of 2015! If you have been wondering if disaster movies have become dead in 2015 then "San Andreas" is here to fill in that gap. In his next…

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        • Saudi IDs bomber after kingdom's deadliest attack in years

          Saudi Arabia on Saturday confirmed the suicide bomber who killed 21 worshippers at a Shiite mosque had links with the Islamic State group, in what the interior ministry called an attempt to promote sectarian strife. It was the deadliest attack in years to strike the Sunni-dominated kingdom, and…

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          • Cormier submits Johnson in 3rd, wins vacant title at UFC 187

            Daniel Cormier wore the conflict on his beaming face when he got the UFC's light heavyweight title belt strapped around his waist in the same Vegas cage where he failed to win it a few months ago. While Cormier knew he could celebrate the biggest night of a fighting career that began in poverty and…

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            • Cavite cop chief sacked over torture video

              The chief of police of Carmona, Cavite was removed from his post yesterday after he was caught on video beating up a suspected cell phone snatcher in a detention cell on Jan. 25. Chief Inspector Jigger Noceda was charged with grave misconduct and violation of the anti-torture law along with two of…

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              • 1 M students may drop out of school due to K to 12

                Up to a million students are in danger of dropping out of school once the government implements additional two years in basic education under the K-to-12 program, according to militant youth group Anakbayan. Citing a Department of Education (DepEd) report on its readiness to implement the program,…

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                • ‘Why wait for SC case vs BBL?’

                  Questions regarding the constitutionality of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) should be settled by lawmakers now and not by the Supreme Court (SC) after the measure’s approval by Congress, Senators Francis Escudero and Ferdinand Marcos Jr. said yesterday. They were reacting to Malacañang’s statement…

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                  • Prince Harry back with Chelsy?

                    Britain's Prince Harry and Chelsy Davy are apparently back on.The young royal romanced Chelsy on and off between 2004 to 2010, before moving on to his next longtime partner Cressida Bonas.However since they split last year, it's been rumoured Harry and

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                    • Separating earthquake fact from fiction in 'San Andreas'

                      The San Andreas Fault awakens, unleashing back-to-back jolts that leave a trail of misery from Los Angeles to San Francisco. Tsunami waves swamp the Golden Gate Bridge. Hollywood's favorite geologic bad guy is back in "San Andreas" — a fantastical look at one of the world's real seismic threats.

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                      • $6 M a minute: Floyd, Pacman are highest paid athletes

                        With their megabuck showdown generating an enormous payday, Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr. and Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao punched their way to the Top 2 positions in ESPN The Magazine’s annual list of the top-paid pro athletes in the world. Pacquiao, who fought with an injured shoulder, is netting a…

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                        • House OKs bill on registration of prepaid SIM cards

                          The House of Representatives has approved a bill requiring the registration of all prepaid mobile phone subscriber identify module (SIM) cards. If Bill 5231 becomes a law, it will cover tens of millions of existing and future prepaid mobile phone users. At present, anyone can buy a prepaid SIM card…

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                          • Families reject Kentex apology

                            A daughter of one of the owners of Kentex Manufacturing Corp. apologized yesterday to the families of the victims of the fire that gutted the firm’s slippers factory and killed 72 people in Valenzuela City on May 13. Barbara Ang, eldest daughter of Kentex shareholder Veato Ang, met the victims’…

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                            • Army execs face attrition over promotion quota

                              Dozens of Philippine Army officials may be removed from the service due to a promotion quota system in the Armed Forces of the Philippines, according to AFP chief Gen. Gregorio Pio Catapang. In a letter to Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin, he requested that the 30 percent promotion quota – which…

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                              • Fears exist that ISIS could procure nukes from Pakistan in a year

                                London, May 23 (ANI): Fears exist that the savage militant group ISIS may soon obtain a weapon of mass destruction from Pakistan, according to reports. It is believed that the murderous group has billions of dollars in the bank and would use links to corrupt officials in the region of Pakistan to…

                                • P165-M anonymous Yolanda donations can’t be tapped

                                  As much as P165 million in cash donations for relief and recovery efforts in the aftermath of Super Typhoon Yolanda remain undisbursed because donors failed to identify themselves, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) bared yesterday. About P165 million of the total P1.15 billion…

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                                  • US rejects nuclear disarmament document over Israel concerns

                                    The United States on Friday blocked a global document aimed at ridding the world of nuclear weapons, saying Egypt and other states tried to "cynically manipulate" the process by setting a deadline for Israel and its neighbors to meet within months on a Middle East zone free of such weapons. The…

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