• 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…

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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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      • Cavs win Game 4, finish sweep of Celtics, but enter Round 2 with questions

        The Cleveland Cavaliers took care of business on Sunday, earning a 101-93 win over the Boston Celtics to finish off a four-game sweep in their best-of-seven first-round playoff series. LeBron James scored 27 points on 10-for-24 shooting, 10 rebounds, eight assists, three steals and a block — his…

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        • US eyes access to Phl bases in 8 locations

          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. US Defense Secretary Ash Carter, in a speech in Arizona, has…

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            • Sevilla tags Ochoa, Purisima as lobbyists

              Resigned Customs commissioner John Sevilla has identified Executive Secretary Paquito Ochoa Jr. and   Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima as among those who were pushing for the appointment of a bureau official who purportedly had the backing of the Iglesia ni Cristo (INC). Ochoa and Purisima could…

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              • Kim Visits Bruce Jenner

                Kim Kardashian continues to support her stepdad, Bruce Jenner, after the Olympian revealed he is transitioning to a woman. The 34-year-old reality star was photographed pulling up at Bruce's Malibu, Calif., house in her Rolls Royce Phantom on Saturday. It's no surprise North's mom is spending time…

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                • 'Money' Mayweather even has an assistant to pick up his undies !

                  Sydney, Apr 25 (ANI): Floyd Mayweather, the world highest-paid athlete, has a bizarre sense of distributing jobs to his entourage, including a job to pick up his workout underwear after his training. According to News.com.au, the unbeaten US boxing champion has very specific jobs for his friends…

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                  • Beijing 'poised to take de facto control' of S. China Sea'

                    Beijing is poised to take "de facto control" of the South China Sea, the Philippines warned Sunday, but its call for a robust Southeast Asian response at a regional summit was shot down. Vietnam, the Philippines, Malaysia and Brunei claim parts of the strategic body of water, but Beijing claims…

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                    • Nepal earthquake: LIVE REPORT

                      16:33 GMT - AFP IS NOW CLOSING THIS LIVE REPORT - on the Nepal quake, which killed more than 1,200 people as it tore through large parts of Nepal, toppling office blocks and towers in Kathmandu and triggering a deadly avalanche at Everest base camp. Officials

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                      • Deadliest earthquakes of the past 30 years

                        At least 1,170 people are known to have died in Nepal, officials say, after a powerful 7.8 magnitude quake rocked the country on Saturday. Below is a list of some of the world's deadliest earthquakes in the past 30 years. -- August 11, 2012: Twin earthquakes

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                        • 'Furious 7' holds on to box office; 'Age of Ultron' looms

                          NEW YORK (AP) — "Furious 7" enjoyed a victory lap over the weekend, becoming only the third film ever to make $1 billion internationally and leading the domestic box office for the fourth straight week. But the movie that's poised

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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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                            • 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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                              • Utah couple married 74 years dies within hours of each other

                                Just after her mother died at age 94, Carol Bradford went to see her 95-year-old father and told him the news. "I leaned over and whispered in his ear, 'Mom has passed, and she's waiting for you in heaven.' I think after that, he knew he had accomplished what he needed, and he felt that he could…

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                                • Sereno told: Don’t scold lawyers

                                  To avoid accusations of prejudgment in cases being heard by the Supreme Court (SC), justices must avoid scolding lawyers during oral arguments. Retired SC Associate Justice Vicente Mendoza gave this unsolicited advice yesterday to Chief Justice Ma. Lourdes Sereno, who scolded lawyer Sandra Coronel…

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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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                                    • After working OT in NBA playoffs, Curry, Rose can earn rest

                                      If Stephen Curry and Derrick Rose are tired after working overtime, now is the chance to earn some rest. The Golden State Warriors and Chicago Bulls, following exhausting victories, can become the first teams to reach the second round of the NBA playoffs if they finish off sweeps Saturday. The…

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