• China land reclamation in South China Sea creates 'new facts': U.S.

    By David Alexander ABOARD A U.S. MILITARY AIRCRAFT (Reuters) - U.S. Defence Secretary Ash Carter, in Washington's latest challenge of Chinese land reclamation in the South China Sea, said the scale of Beijing's activities, not the United States, was altering the status quo in the region. Carter,…

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    • Khan calls out Mayweather after unanimous decision win

      Britain's Amir Khan took a unanimous decision victory over American Chris Algieri in a welterweight matchup, then called out unbeaten Floyd Mayweather for a world title showdown. Algieri fell to 20-2 with his second defeat in a row, the other coming last November at Macau at the hands of Filipino…

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      • US missile cruiser docks at Subic

        A US Navy missile cruiser has dropped anchor in Subic Bay as part of “routine port call,” amid rising tension in the West Philippine Sea stirred by China’s island building activities and other threatening moves by its forces. The arrival of the Ticonderoga-class missile cruiser USS Shiloh (CG-67)…

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        • Christian beheads jihadist in Syria revenge killing: monitor

          A Syrian Christian fighter has beheaded an Islamic State group (IS) militant to avenge people "executed" by the jihadists in northeastern Syria, a monitor said on Friday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the incident took place on Thursday in Hasakeh province, where IS holds large areas…

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            • VP saddened by Grace’s signing of report

              Vice President Jejomar Binay is sad that Sen. Grace Poe had signed the draft Senate Blue Ribbon subcommittee report seeking to recommend the filing of plunder charges against him and his son, Makati Mayor Jejomar Binay Jr. Rico Quicho, Binay’s spokesman for political affairs, said Poe appeared to…

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              • Ronda Rousey promises 'comeuppance' after Bethe Correia's suicide joke

                Brazilian bantamweight Bethe Correia caused quite a stir Tuesday when she said that she hopes Ronda Rousey doesn’t ‘kill herself’ after their UFC 190 title tilt on Aug. 1. Many wondered if Rousey would even take the time to address the comment. Earlier today, Rousey took to social media to address…

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                • Australia's richest person Gina Rinehart loses control of family trust

                  Australia's richest person Gina Rinehart was Thursday ordered by a court to relinquish control of a multi-billion dollar family trust to her eldest daughter, culminating a long and bitter feud. The New South Wales Supreme Court appointed Bianca Rinehart as head of the trust, reportedly worth…

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                  • LeBron on stopping him or Stephen Curry: "You can't"

                    With a week to get ready for the NBA Finals, the Cavaliers have a check list of things to get done before Game 1. First, is to get All-Star guard Kyrie Irving healthier after he sat two games in the conference finals with knee and foot injuries. Then, there's putting together a defensive plan to…

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                    • A fix is on the way for the iPhone messaging bug

                      Apple is working on a solution to the curious problem of text messages that can make its smartphones crash. The bug, first noticed by a Reddit user, allows someone to repeatedly crash an iPhone simply by sending it an iMessage composed of certain symbols and Arabic characters. Receiving such an…

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                      • Mother gets 18 years for killing 8-year-old son in NYC hotel

                        A self-made health care millionaire who fatally drugged her developmentally disabled child five years ago in a luxury New York City hotel room was sentenced on Thursday to 18 years in prison by a judge who said he disbelieved much of her defense and scolded her for not showing remorse. Gigi Jordan,…

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                        • Alba’s billion dollar company

                          Jessica Alba’s business The Honest Company has been valuated at $1 billion. The 34-year-old actress-and-entrepreneur and her partner Chris Gavigan founded the venture in 2012 with the intention of providing toxin-free household goods and baby products. Jessica is the cover girl on the latest issue…

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                          • Marcos wants roads renamed to honor Ninoy, Cory

                            Sen. Ferdinand Marcos Jr. is pushing the approval of bills to rename two provincial roads to honor the memory of President Aquino’s parents. Marcos sponsored Committee Reports 153, 154, and 155, containing House Bills 4400, 4398, and 1042, respectively, proposing to name a circumferential road in…

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                            • Sacrificed Humans Discovered Among Prehistoric Tombs

                              A prehistoric cemetery containing hundreds of tombs, some of which held sacrificed humans, has been discovered near Mogou village in northwestern China. Archaeologists also found that mounds of sediment covered some of the tombs, which could have marked the location of these tombs. Within the…

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                              • What Bill Gates fears more than imaginary apocalypse revealed?

                                Melbourne, May 29 (ANI): Bill Gates has revealed he is afraid of an epidemic far worse than Ebola, that would rapidly wipe out millions of people worldwide. The American business magnate said that the recent Ebola outbreak showed that the world wasn't ready to face a serious epidemic that would be…

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                                • 15 wounded in mosque attack at Philippine police camp

                                  Fifteen people including 10 police officers were wounded in an attack on a mosque at police camp on a remote Philippine island long plagued by Islamic militancy, officials said on Saturday. Successive blasts targeted the mosque inside Camp Kasim on the island of Jolo early evening Friday -- an…

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                                  • 10 Things Only The Rock Can Do

                                    If anyone is going to take on the biggest earthquake in recorded history, it has to be Dwayne Johnson – 9.6 ain't got nothing on The Rock! A massive disaster movie about an estranged husband and wife traveling from Los Angeles to San Francisco in order to save their daughter in the midst of an epic…

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                                    • The top 10 highest-paid female CEOs

                                      Last year, the median pay for women CEOs rose to $15.9 million, a 21 percent gain from a year earlier, according to a study by executive compensation data firm Equilar and The Associated Press. Marissa Mayer, the head of Yahoo, was the highest-paid female chief executive in the Equilar/AP pay…

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