• Mary Jane: Shun drugs, get legit recruiters

    As Mary Jane Veloso held on to vestiges of hope that her life might be spared, she thanked Filipinos for their support and had some pieces of advice.  Efforts to save Veloso from the firing squad continued after Indonesian authorities issued the notice of execution to the Filipina worker who had…

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    • Pacquiao, Roach scheme on plan for Mayweather's defense

      Manny Pacquiao and trainer Freddie Roach have spent the past two months trying to solve the biggest puzzle in modern boxing. How does anybody hit Floyd Mayweather Jr., a fighter whose perfect career is built on being nearly impossible to touch? Pacquiao and Roach will reveal their answer in detail…

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      • Indonesia gears up for executions as families wail in grief

        Indonesia made final preparations Tuesday to execute eight foreigners by firing squad, as family members wailed in grief during last visits to their loved ones and ambulances carrying white coffins arrived at the drug convicts' prison. Relatives of Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan, the Australian…

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        • Reed’s gorgeous custom wedding dress

          Nikki Reed wore a stunning lace gown made especially for her while tying the knot. The 26-year-old Twilight actress wed 36-year-old The Vampire Diaries actor Ian Somerhalder on Sunday April 26 in Santa Monica, California. Nikki donned a couture Claire Pettibone gown to the nuptials, which featured…

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          • Balikatan features new weapons

            CAMP OLIVAS, Pampanga – Filipino troops participating in the annual Balikatan military exercises had the opportunity to use some of the advanced “toys for the big boys” used by their American counterparts. The military hardware being used in the Balikatan 2015 include Stryker tanks and digitally…

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            • Bruce's first wife on dealing with his secret

              Bruce Jenner's fist wife initially found his situation hard to wrap her head around. The former Olympian was married to Chrystie Crownover from 1972 to 1981, and they have children Burt and Cassandra together. Bruce told his new wife early on in their marriage that he identified as a woman, but…

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              • PNP to ease rules on gun permit processing

                The Philippine National Police will simplify requirements for getting a firearm’s permit under the new gun control law, PNP officer-in-charge Deputy Director General Leonardo Espina said yesterday. Espina said they are working to simplify the process to secure a license to own and possess firearms…

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                • In US-Japan talks, China is the elephant in the room

                  When President Barack Obama and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe meet on Tuesday, a major subtext of their discussions will be the world leader not in the room — Chinese President Xi Jinping. China's rise underlies both the economic and security discussions that will highlight Abe's state visit…

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                  • It's confirmed: You are what you eat

                    Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): Gastroenterology special 13th issue on food, the immune system and the gastrointestinal tract has confirmed that "you are what you eat." Patients are always interested in understanding what they should eat and how it will impact their health, while physicians are just as…

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                    • Jinggoy’s P14-M assets frozen

                      The Sandiganbayan has frozen the assets of detained Sen. Jinggoy Estrada, including his real properties and bank deposits amounting to P14.8 million. Acting Chief Judicial Officer Albert de la Cruz said that of the major banks and financial institutions ordered by the Sandiganbayan’s Fifth Division…

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                      • Corinthian Colleges closes all 28 remaining campuses

                        Corinthian Colleges canceled classes Monday and shut down all of its remaining 28 ground campuses, displacing about 16,000 students, less than two weeks after the Education Department announced it was fining the for-profit institution $30 million for misrepresentation. The Santa Ana,…

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                        • Here's a shirtless Darko Milicic singing and giving beer to his tattoos

                          When last we checked in with Darko Milicic, the former No. 2 overall pick had decided to pursue an invigorating and rewarding second career as a professional kickboxer. Yep, that's a shirtless Darko Milicic pounding beers and heartily singing a "patriotic/pump-up-our-country song" alongside Baja…

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                          • Thousands beg Australia not to deport autistic Filipino boy

                            A 10-year-old autistic Filipino boy made an emotional plea Monday for permission to stay in Australia, as tens of thousands called for him not to be deported despite the potential cost of his condition. Tyrone Sevilla, who arrived in Australia from the Philippines legally as a two-year-old with his…

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                            • Officer reunited with newborn he found in dumpster in 1989

                              An officer who found an abandoned newborn in a garbage dumpster was reunited with the now 25-year-old man he helped save. Santa Ana police officer Michael Buelna and Robin Barton met recently in an emotional reunion, KABC-TV reported Sunday (http://bit.ly/1PJ1yHs).

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                              • Calvin 'cheated on model gf with Taylor'

                                Calvin Harris allegedly cheated on Aarika Wolf with Taylor Swift. “Calvin and Aarika met on the set of his music video Blame in August, and they started officially dating in October,” a source told the New York Daily News’ Confidential column. According to the insider, Calvin admitted to a friend…

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                                • First public park in Parañaque to feature vintage plane

                                  The Parañaque City government aims to create a public park that has an old McDonnell DC-9 plane as its main attraction, park project manager Mike Nocum said yesterday. “We want the city park to become another landmark, where people may go to relax and take pictures beside the plane,” he said,…

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                                  • ‘Chinese reclamation affecting Phl’s energy security bid’

                                    China’s occupation and buildup of its military structures in the West Philippine Sea and South China Sea is causing the country’s top energy official to get the jitters as the encroachment is seen as a huge dent on the Philippines’ efforts to achieve energy security. “It is a concern but if we…

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