• 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
      • 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…

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        • 50 Cent: Sometimes Mayweather’s not right

          50 Cent believes Floyd Mayweather is “not right” occasionally, which leads to problems. “We’ve been good,” 50 Cent told MTV News. Floyd grabbed headlines after Power 105 radio DJ Charlamagne Tha God played a recording on air last year of the boxer barely being able to read a promo that was…

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          • I’ve never seen a better Manny, says trainer Roach

            Manny Pacquiao came late for training then left early but he still went all-out atop the ring which impressed trainer Freddie Roach with barely seven days to go before his historic fight with Floyd Mayweather Jr. in Las Vegas. Because of an ongoing event, there was heavy traffic on the way to the…

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            • 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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              • ‘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
                • 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…

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                  • Phl, US turn over geographic maps to Batanes

                    The Philippine government and the United States have turned over Geographic Information System maps to Batanes province to serve as a guide of the provincial government in planning for low-carbon development that is more resilient to climate change and natural disasters. United States Agency for…

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                    • 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…

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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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                        • Warriors storm back from 20 down, tie game on Curry 3, win shocker in OT

                          Never count out the Golden State Warriors. Down 20 points at the start of the fourth quarter and 17 with 6:00 remaining in regulation, the Warriors stormed back to tie the New Orleans Pelicans in the final seconds to send Game 3 of their first-round series to overtime. Golden State continued their…

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                          • A 12-Yr Old Discovers Masturbation. Here’s How His Family Handled It. #ShortFilm

                            This article A 12-Yr Old Discovers Masturbation. Here’s How His Family Handled It. originally appeared on Viddsee BUZZ. In this Korean short film, a young boy starts discovering his sexuality, much to the dismay of his strict Christian family. Many

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                            • Martin’s divorce gift for Paltrow

                              Chris Martin has apparently gifted Gwyneth Paltrow with hand written song lyrics in the wake of their divorce. Chris has even given Gwyneth parting gifts including handwritten lyrics of Coldplay songs that are about her. Chris and Gwyneth are parents to daughter Apple, ten, and son Moses, nine.

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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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                                • Former White House usher reveals of time he walked in on 'nude' Ronald Reagan

                                  Washington, Apr 24 (ANI): A former White House usher has revealed of the time when he walked in on naked President Ronald Reagan. Usher Skip Allen recalled the day when he went to deliver a top-secret document, designated "for the President's eyes only," to Reagan, the ABC reported. Allen said that…

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                                  • United States seeks access to Philippine bases as part of Asia pivot

                                    The United States has asked for access to Philippine military bases in eight locations to rotate troops, aircraft, and ships as Washington shifts its forces to Asia and as China expands its military presence in the South China Sea. U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter, in a speech in Arizona, has…

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