• 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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    • Boxing's 'grand master' Mayweather will play 'game of chess' with 'fighter' Pacquiao, says Amir Khan

      London, Apr.26 (ANI): British boxer Amir Khan is of the view that Philippines pugilist Manny Pacquiao could find himself checkmated by American rival Floyd Mayweather when they face each other in Las Vegas on May 2. According to The Mirror, Khan believes that Mayweather Junior will try to turn next…

      • 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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        • 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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          • 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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            • ONE: VALOR OF CHAMPIONS leaves Filipino crowd on edge of their seats

              Friday's ONE: VALOR OF CHAMPIONS card from a jam-packed Mall of Asia Arena in the Philippines featured just that, as ONE Welterweight World Champion Ben Askren kept the title around his waist, but saw his perfect record suffer its first mark. Askren's title defense versus veteran Luis Santos was…

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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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                • ‘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…

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                  • Europe or bust? Guardiola deserves credit for Bayern Munich's Bundesliga brilliance

                    By dint of Wolfsburg's last-gasp defeat by Borussia Monchengladbach, Bayern Munich are champions of Germany for the 25th time. Pep Guardiola is merely fulfilling the basic tenets of his duty by winning his second Bundesliga shield. Guardiola is expected to win the league every year.

                    • A Taxi Driver Picks Up A Strange, Beautiful Passenger #ShortFilm

                      This article A Taxi Driver Picks Up A Strange, Beautiful Passenger originally appeared on Viddsee BUZZ. Nobody likes going home to a nagging wife, so this cab driver stayed on the streets just a little longer, trying his luck. A beautiful passenger

                      • ‘Abadilla 5’ custodians charged with torture

                        Nineteen years after the assassination of Col. Rolando Abadilla in 1996, the Office of the Ombudsman has filed criminal charges against 12 police officers who allegedly tortured the suspects in the murder case. Charged for violation of Article 235

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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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                          • 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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                            • Sudan's pyramids, nearly as grand as Egypt's, go unvisited

                              AL-BEGRAWIYA, Sudan (AP) — The small, steep pyramids rising up from the desert hills of northern Sudan resemble those in neighboring Egypt, but unlike the famed pyramids of Giza, the Sudanese site is largely deserted. The pyramids at Meroe, some 200 kilometers (125 miles) north of Sudan's capital,…

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                              • Court: Iowa casino doesn't have to pay $41M jackpot error

                                When an 87-year-old Illinois grandmother bet a quarter in an Iowa slot machine in 2011, she thought she'd hit it big. Pauline McKee and her daughter excitedly summoned casino employees to collect what they thought was a $41.8 million jackpot. The rules and pay table, which were available on a touch…

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                                • This Guy Chased After The Man He Loved For Way Too Long #ShortFilm

                                  This article This Guy Chased After The Man He Loved For Way Too Long originally appeared on Viddsee BUZZ. In the opera, a prince falls in love with the beautiful Princess Turandot who is known to give riddles to the ones that want her hand.

                                  • More Than 1,000 Doctors Say Dr. Oz Should Resign

                                    At least 1,000 U.S. doctors say they think Dr. Mehmet Oz should resign from his faculty position at Columbia University in New York, a new poll finds. Earlier this week, 10 doctors sent a letter calling for Oz, host of the popular TV show "The Dr. Oz Show," to be removed from his academic position…