• 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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      • 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,…

        Philippine Star
        • Slam dunk contest on March 6, 2015

          Games Today (Puerto Princesa City Coliseum, Palawan) 4 p.m. – Skills Challenge 7 p.m. – Rookies vs Sophomores Purefoods Star’s high-leaping guard Justin Melton said that the field remains strong in today’s Slam Dunk contest at the Puerto Princesa City Coliseum in Palawan even without former…

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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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            • 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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              • 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…

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                • Ex-crew recognizes photos of sunken Japanese battleship

                  A former crewmember on a Japanese battleship that sank during World War II said Thursday he recognized photos of wreckage discovered this week off the Philippines by a team led by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen. Shizuhiko Haraguchi served as a gunnery officer on the Musashi, one of the largest…

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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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                    • 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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                      • 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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                        • 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…

                          Philippine Star
                          • 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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                            • States say Obama administration misled judge on immigration

                              A coalition of states suing to stop President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration alleges the government misled a judge about not implementing part of the plan before the judge temporarily halted it. The allegation comes after the Justice Department said in court documents this week that…

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                              • Hackers threaten phone in your pocket, experts warn

                                The boom in smartphones among often careless users has made happy hunting for hackers, whose virus attacks and hijacking of unprotected mobiles are multiplying, experts warn. Security analysts and companies at this week's Mobile World Congress, a top wireless telecom fair in Barcelona, Spain, said…

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                                • UNA hits PNP selection process

                                  The United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) hit yesterday the apparent machinations in the selection of the new Philippine National Police (PNP) chief. Navotas Rep. Toby Tiangco, UNA interim president, said the administration and the ruling Liberal Party (LP) are perpetuating the bata-bata or patronage…

                                  Philippine Star
                                  • For casinos in Manila’s gaming strip, more is better

                                    More than three years after opening ultra-luxe nightclub Pangaea in Singapore’s glitzy Marina Bay Sands, owner Michael Van Cleef Ault is now betting that Manila’s casinos will be able to draw rich punters and partygoers through his doors. The founder of some of the world’s most popular luxury clubs…

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