• Roach slams reports of 'armed guards' at Pacquiao gym

    Freddie Roach denied media reports published Friday that he had ordered armed guards to protect Manny Pacquiao at his Hollywood gym. The UK's Daily Mail newspaper reported that Roach had personally ordered security guards at his Wildcard gym in Los Angeles to carry guns "so people respect them" as…

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    • 8 of 10 cities most at risk from natural disasters located in Phl – study

      Eight of 10 world cities most exposed to natural hazards are in the Philippines and more than half of the 100 cities most exposed to earthquakes, storms and other disasters are in four Asian nations, according to a research. The study, published on Wednesday by risk analysis firm Verisk Maplecroft,…

      Philippine Star
      • Accused rapist dragged from prison and killed by Indian mob

        Several thousand people stormed a prison in northeastern India, where they dragged away a man accused of rape and then lynched him, police said Friday. The mob overpowered security at Dimapur Central Prison in Nagaland on Thursday and seized the rape suspect, whom they also accused of being an…

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        • CP3 goes nuts as DeAndre doesn't shoot, Clippers lose to Blazers in OT

          After building a 10-point lead over the visiting Portland Trail Blazers only to watch it disappear in just 2 1/2 minutes, the Los Angeles Clippers still had a chance to pull out the W in Wednesday's late-night Western Conference battle. Unfortunately for Chris Paul and company, they just ran out of…

          Ball Don't Lie
          • Billionaire finds wreck of WWII ship in Phl

            Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen says he has found the Japanese Navy’s biggest warship at the bottom of the sea in the Philippines, 70 years after US forces sank it. Allen posted a photo on Twitter on Tuesday of the World War II battleship Musashi’s rusty bow, which bore the Japanese empire’s…

            Philippine Star
            • AFP orders sustained campaign vs Abus

              Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) chief Gen. Gregorio Pio Catapang Jr. ordered a sustained campaign against the Abu Sayyaf as he personally assessed the military offensive in Sulu. The military launched the offensive Tuesday last week and encountered more than 300 Abu Sayyaf militants led by…

              Philippine Star
              • Alien abduction? Stolen by Russia? MH370 theories keep coming

                By Jane Wardell SYDNEY (Reuters) - A year on from the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, an extraordinary amount of key data remains unknown - fuelling conspiracy theories and heated online debate about one of aviation's biggest mysteries. The resulting theories range from the wild -…

                Reuters
                • Double the Trouble Found Under Hawaii's Kilauea Volcano

                  Hawaii's big, booming eruptions are born from just under Kilauea volcano's peak, a new study confirms. The results suggest that Kilauea volcano also taps a deeper source, because the shallower magma chambers are too tiny to account for all of the lava that has streamed across the island's surface…

                  LiveScience.com
                  • China warns Britain over MPs report on 'eroded' Hong Kong freedoms

                    China said Britain had "no right to interfere" in Hong Kong on Friday following a report by British MPs that warned of an erosion of freedoms in the city. Britain's influential Foreign Affairs Committee report released late Thursday said the country's former colony could face a "crisis of…

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                    • Man accused of faking Facebook account for teen sex photos

                      A New York man used a fake Facebook account to coerce a teenage girl into sending him nude photos and videos of herself and traveled to New Jersey to have sex in a park with another teen girl he met online, ...

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                      • Lovato: Be natural and proud

                        Demi Lovato knows her body doesn’t define her. The 22-year-old singer inspired her fans earlier this week when she posted a bikini snapshot of herself, proudly boasting that she doesn’t have a thigh gap. "For some reason this whole thigh gap thing has kind of swept over what people think is…

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                        • US running out of room to store oil; price collapse next?

                          The U.S. has so much crude that it is running out of places to put it, and that could drive oil and gasoline prices even lower in the coming months. For the past eight weeks, the United States has been producing and importing an average of 1.1 million more barrels of oil every day than it is…

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                          • Miriam bucks house arrest for Enrile

                            Sen. Miriam Defensor-Santiago believes granting Senate Minority Leader Juan Ponce Enrile house arrest, while former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo remains under hospital detention, will violate the equal protection clause of the Constitution. “That’s already a violation of the equal protection…

                            Philippine Star
                            • Grandpa bags P42-M lotto pot

                              A 75-year old grandfather from Quezon City yesterday claimed his P42,610,228 million windfall after hitting the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) Super Lotto 6/49 jackpot drawn last February 17.PCSO officials said the lucky senior citizen matched the winning combination…

                              Manila Bulletin
                              • UNA hits PNP selection process

                                The United Nationalist Alliance (UNA) hit yesterday the apparent machinations in the selection of the new Philippine National Police (PNP) chief. Navotas Rep. Toby Tiangco, UNA interim president, said the administration and the ruling Liberal Party (LP) are perpetuating the bata-bata or patronage…

                                Philippine Star
                                • LeBron answers Valanciunas flagrant with huge 4th, pushes Cavs past Raptors

                                  With just less than 20 seconds left in the third quarter of a very entertaining Wednesday night matchup between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Toronto Raptors, two of the best teams in the Eastern Conference, Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas managed to do the right thing and the wrong thing at the…

                                  Ball Don't Lie
                                  • Ex-crew recognizes photos of sunken Japanese battleship

                                    A former crewmember on a Japanese battleship that sank during World War II said Thursday he recognized photos of wreckage discovered this week off the Philippines by a team led by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen. Shizuhiko Haraguchi served as a gunnery officer on the Musashi, one of the largest…

                                    Associated Press
                                    • Another BIFF camp falls into gov’t hands

                                      Camp Siongco, Maguindanao  – As the government’s massive law enforcement against lawless armed group in Maguindanao entered its fifth day, another encampment of the outlawed Bangsamoro Islamic Freedom Fighters (BIFF) was captured by soldiers in Datu Saudi Ampatuan town, the military here said…

                                      Manila Bulletin