• China military says faces "complex" task keeping secrets

    China's military faces a "severe and complex" task in maintaining secrecy, especially given the widespread use of the internet and mobile communications, and needs to ensure security is tightened, a top military paper said on Wednesday. Secrecy is needed to ensure that the Chinese army is capable…

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    • Super fights open up for Pacquiao as Golden Boy and Top Rank aim to end boxing’s cold war

      For the longest time, the biggest hurdle in making boxing’s biggest fight is the rift between the competing Golden Boy Promotions of Oscar De La Hoya and Top Rank Promotions of Bob Arum.

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      • Mark Caguioa blasts 'soft' teammates on social media

        Barangay Ginebra San Miguel’s Mark Caguioa, one of the pillars of the team for the longest time and the bridge from the Robert Jaworski to the current era, used social media to blasts his teammates anew.

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        • Kris on Herbert: Not a 'couple' but the best of friends

          "We're not a "couple" but we are the BEST OF FRIENDS. And in this uncertain world, we're sure to be FRIENDS FOR LIFE. That's actually what we started as, it's where we are most comfortable being, and for whatever tomorrow may still bring, true & lasting friendship is always the best foundation,"…

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          • Mystery of Bizarre Duck-Like Ocean Sound Solved

            A mysterious duck-like sound recorded in the ocean around Antarctica has baffled scientists for decades, but the source of the sound has finally been found, researchers say. "In the beginning, no one really knew what it was," said Denise Risch, a marine biologist at NOAA Northeast Fisheries Science…

            • Kristen Bell goes naked

              Kristen Bell and Jenna Dewan-Tatum have stripped off for Allure magazine's Nudes issue.

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              • Bad news for Samsung: 85% of people in Philippines willing to buy homegrown smartphone brands

                Smartphone growth is being fueled not by big names like Samsung but by the increasing demand of homegrown smartphone brands in the country.

                Tech in Asia
                • Wizards beat Bulls 101-99 in OT to take 2-0 lead

                  CHICAGO (AP) — This one looked like it was slipping away from the Washington Wizards. Then, in a flash everything changed.

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                  • Things you need to know this morning, April 23

                    To keep you updated with the latest news here and abroad, Yahoo Philippines is giving you a roundup of morning headlines.

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                    • How to Have a Slim Waist Like Female Celebrities

                      Like a beautiful ceramic, their slender waist has become an object of envy for many women. Now, if you are one of those who desires a fit body line, pay attention to some healthy habits that are helpful in creating flawless waist line. Above all, bad lifestyle habits, lack of exercise and stress…

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                      • Anti-Obama protesters clash with police in Manila

                        MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine police armed with truncheon, shields and water hose clashed Wednesday with more than 100 left-wing activists who rallied at the U.S. Embassy in Manila to oppose a visit by President Barack Obama and a looming pact that will increase the American military…

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                        • Filipinos like Americans more than Americans do, survey shows

                          More than four out of five (85 percent) Filipinos view Americans favorably, recently circulated 2013 data from Washington-based think tank Pew Research Center showed.

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                          • Selena Gomez ‘on the edge’

                            Selena Gomez has reportedly stopped following people on Instagram because she’s trying to “wash her hands” of Justin Bieber.

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                            • Catching more than fish: Ugandan town crippled by AIDS

                              When you risk your life fishing on dangerous seas, a drink in the bars back on shore seem a welcome relief, but in Uganda, it has created a culture with staggering rates of HIV. Exhausted from a night of hard fishing on the vast inland sea of Uganda's Lake Victoria, fishermen come off the boats as…

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                              • Kris cuts her long hair short

                                After keeping her hair long for quite some time, Kris made a surprising transformation by cutting it pixie style, which she said is her "shortest since child birth."

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                                • Jang Keun Suk Voted No. 1 as Celebrity Whose Pretentiousness is Charming

                                  Jang Keun Suk has been named as the celebrity whose pretentiousness is what makes him charming. Jang Keun Suk has previously received criticisms from netizens for writing certain messages on his SNS account, which they claimed were ‘pretentious.’ However, as Jang Keun Suk has coolly accepted the…

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                                  • 'Fast & Furious 7' Pic: Paul Walker's Brothers On Set

                                    Paul Walker's brothers are on the set of "Fast & Furious 7" to help finish the late actor's work in the film, and Vin Diesel shared a photo of the pair. In the pic, Vin can be seen talking to Caleb and Cody Walker, who share the Walker blond hair and striking eyes. Vin captioned the pic, which he…

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                                    • Australia boosts air power with $11.6 bln purchase of 58 F-35s

                                      Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced on Wednesday the purchase of 58 more F-35 Joint Strike Fighters costing Aus$12.4 billion ($11.6 billion) in a major defence upgrade to maintain Australia's regional edge. The new aircraft will bring Australia's total JSF force to 72, with the first due to arrive…

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                                      • Divers feel with their hands for corpses in depths of S.Korean ferry

                                        "We are trained for hostile environments, but it's hard to be brave when we meet bodies in dark water," diver Hwang Dae-sik told Reuters, as the funerals of 25 students were held near the capital, Seoul. Prosecutors investigating the disaster said they raided the home of Yoo Byung-un, the head of a…

                                        • Pentagon scientists show off life-size robot

                                          US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel got a first-hand look at a life-size robot that resembles Hollywood's "Terminator," the latest experiment by the Pentagon's hi-tech researchers. But unlike the cinematic version, the hulking Atlas robot is designed not as a warrior but as a humanitarian machine that…

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