• China gives ‘gentle reminder’ to Phl, warns small nations

    China gave the Philippines a “gentle reminder” last Tuesday that Beijing will not bully small countries but warned these nations not to make trouble willfully and endlessly. “Here is a gentle reminder to the Philippines: China will not bully small countries, meanwhile, small countries shall not…

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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…

      • Duterte TV ad leaked?

        A video that appears to be a television advertisement featuring Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte started circulating on the Internet yesterday. The video, titled “Leak video of Duterte’s campaign ad?” and captioned “A leaked TVC of Duterte, is he running?” was uploaded on YouTube by user Mustoria.…

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        • Report: Dwyane Wade could be ready to leave the Miami Heat

          Few active NBA players are as associated with their franchises as Dwayne Wade is with the Miami Heat. Beyond those credentials, he has been quite loyal to the Heat (apart from taking a few meetings as a free agent in 2010, which is almost nothing) and seemed like the sort of player who could take…

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          • Alleged Binay dummies appear in Senate probe

            Eight of the resource persons ordered arrested by the Senate finally attended the 21st public hearing of the Senate Blue Ribbon subcommittee into the alleged anomalies involving Vice President Jejomar Binay, but the proceedings turned out to be a review of matters previously presented. For over…

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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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              • 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…

                • ‘AFP modernization program needs scrutiny’

                  The military’s multibillion-peso modernization program requires a thorough assessment to make it responsive to the emerging security challenges, the Department of National Defense (DND) said yesterday. DND public affairs chief Arsenio Andolong said it would not be reasonable to expect Malacañang to…

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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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                    • 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…

                      • Tattoos Can Cause Serious Adverse Reactions

                        About 1 in 10 people who get tattoos experiences problems with the tattoo, including infection, itching, swelling and redness, according to a small study in the June issue of the journal Contact Dermatitis. Many people in the study had complications that lingered for years after the tattoo was…

                        • Curry wants what LeBron has in Warriors-Cavaliers NBA Finals

                          Stephen Curry and LeBron James, this season's brightest stars, are taking basketball's biggest stage. The NBA Finals start June 4 with the Golden State Warriors against the Cleveland Cavaliers, two teams who have little experience playing this time of year. Curry is aiming for what the four-time…

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                          • A new smartphone, watch and shoes presented at Lenovo Tech World

                            At Lenovo Tech World, Chinese manufacturer Lenovo demonstrated its vision of computing and emerging technology and presented a plethora of new devices and concepts, including a smartphone with an integrated focus-free laser projector, a watch with two screens and a pair of connected shoes. Among…

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                            • Selena & Justin Reunite

                              Are Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber back in the friend zone or the more than friend zone? The on-again/off-again one-time couple was seen in the same Snapchat on Wednesday, which naturally was uploaded to YouTube for all their fans to obsess about. So

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                              • Mayweather looms over Khan-Algieri match-up

                                Britain's former world champion Amir Khan is aiming to punch his ticket to a bout with Floyd Mayweather on Friday with a victory over Chris Algieri in a non-title welterweight fight. Khan, the former unified light-welterweight world champion who headlines a card at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn,…

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                                • Washington gumbo lover leaves $2,000 tip on $93 restaurant bill

                                  A Washington man shocked the staff of a neighborhood restaurant earlier this week by leaving a $2,000 for a meal of beer and gumbo he shared with a friend, the proprietor said Wednesday. The man, described by Blue 44's owner Chris Nardelli as a gumbo-loving regular who lives nearby, left the tip on…

                                  • China stocks extend fall, investors jittery after big tumble

                                    HONG KONG (AP) — Chinese stocks fell again Friday as investors remained jittery a day after a sharp sell-off. Other major Asian benchmarks climbed.KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index in mainland China declined 0.4 percent to 4,600.73 as it swung

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