• Zayn Malik Breaks Silence

    Zayn Malik has spoken out for the first time since leaving One Direction, saying he's doing "what's right." The 22-year-old singer chatted with Britain's The Sun about his departure and if he might ever return to the world's biggest boy band. "I'm feeling

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    • Philippines hits back at Beijing over South China Sea

      The Philippines on Saturday shot back at Beijing's criticism of its activities in the South China Sea, saying they were "in no way comparable to China's massive reclamation activities" in the waters. It also said accusations that Manila was being "hypocritical" would not distract people from…

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      • Crash pilot was psychiatric patient, planned big gesture - paper

        By Michael Nienaber BERLIN (Reuters) - The co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing a passenger plane in the French Alps told his girlfriend he was in psychiatric treatment, and that he was planning a spectacular gesture that everyone would remember, the German daily Bild reported on Saturday.…

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        • Junjun’s case reaches SC

          The temporary restraining order (TRO) issued by the Court of Appeals (CA) on the six-month suspension of Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin “Junjun” Binay has reached the Supreme Court (SC). Through the Office of the Solicitor General, Ombudsman Conchita Carpio-Morales on Wednesday filed a petition before…

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          • Review: Galaxy S6 phones are Samsung's best yet

            A better design, a sharper camera and easier-to-use software make the new Galaxy S6 phones the best Samsung has yet to offer. Although Samsung has been praised for its improved hardware, much of what I like is in the software — specifically, what's not in it. After a few years of making phones…

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            • NBA Playoff Picture Update: The East goes through Atlanta

              With just a few weeks remaining until the NBA postseason, every night can impact the standings. NBA Playoff Picture keeps you up to date on all the most important news for all 16 berths and seeds. Hail to the Hawks: The Atlanta Hawks' 99-86 win over the Miami Heat combined with the Cleveland…

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              • Phl, Japan sign P9.6-B ODA projects

                The Philippines and Japan have signed agreements for six official development assistance (ODA) projects amounting to 22.289 billion yen or around P9.6 billion. Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario and Japanese Ambassador Kazuhide Ishikawa

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                • Arab warplanes pummel Yemen rebels as Hadi meets allies

                  Arab warplanes pounded Iranian-backed rebels in Yemen for a third night while President Abedrabbo Mansour Hadi held summit talks in Egypt Saturday with regional allies seeking to prevent his overthrow. An Arab coalition, led by Saudi Arabia and other Sunni-ruled Gulf monarchies, is battling to…

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                  • Police: Man stabs wife to death while their 7 kids are home

                    A man stabbed his wife to death after he slapped one of their seven children for playing videogames and she confronted him about it, police said Friday. Goodyear police said the children witnessed at least part of the Thursday night attack, and a 14-year-old daughter called 911 to frantically plead…

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                    • Ronda Rousey: New York is 'most dangerous place in the U.S. to do MMA'

                      U.S. women's bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey called New York the most dangerous place in the country to fight because of the lack of regulation. Rousey, who will defend her title against Bethe Correia at UFC 190 on Aug. 1 in Brazil, met privately with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, as well as…

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                      • Apple's Tim Cook will give away all his money: Fortune

                        Fortune magazine cited the head of the world's largest technology corporation as saying he planned to donate his estimated $785 million fortune to charity - after paying for his 10-year-old nephew's college education. "You want to be the pebble in the pond that creates the ripples for change," Cook…

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                        • Recording: Woman, ex-Clippers owner discussed hiding gifts

                          The woman whose recording of Donald Sterling cost him the Los Angeles Clippers was forced Thursday to answer questions about recordings in which she and the billionaire discussed how to hide a house he bought her. Several of the 500 recordings V. Stiviano made during a nearly four-year relationship…

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                          • JetBlue pilot who yelled during flight sues airline for $16M

                            A JetBlue Airways pilot who scared passengers by yelling about Jesus and al-Qaida during a 2012 trip from New York to Las Vegas sued the airline for more than $16 million Friday, saying it jeopardized the flight by failing to recognize he was ill. Clayton Osbon's lawsuit in Manhattan federal court…

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                            • US isolated as allies line up to join China-led bank

                              U.S. resistance to a Chinese-led Asian regional bank has left it isolated among its Asian and European allies and given some heft to China's frequent complaints that Washington wants to contain its rise as a world power. South Korea, one of America's closest friends in Asia, announced Thursday it…

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                              • Deadpool: First Look!

                                The "merc with a mouth," Deadpool, has made his debut and thrown a little geek shade at another Marvel character! Ryan Reynolds gave fans the first look at the fan-favorite, foulmouthed mercenary on Twitter on Friday. "With great power, comes great irresponsibility

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                                • Iraq special forces advance in Tikrit, U.S. coalition joins fight

                                  By Saif Hameed BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi special forces advanced on central Tikrit on Thursday as U.S.-led coalition planes joined the largest offensive yet against Islamic State militants holding out in Saddam Hussein's home city. Coalition jets launched their first air strikes against Islamic…

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                                  • Ben Affleck: I’m so proud of Jennifer

                                    Ben Affleck is “very, very proud” of his wife Jennifer Garner. The Oscar winning actor and director paid tribute to his spouse when he addressed a Senate Appropriations State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs Subcommittee in Washington, D.C. on aid in Africa on Thursday. Ben has been married…

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