• 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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        • Oregon's pink chicken mystery solved; owner explains

          PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The mystery of Portland's pink chickens is solved.Multnomah County Animal Services says the birds' owner told the agency he used food coloring, beet juice and Kool-Aid to dye the two birds, then released them to "make people smile

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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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            • 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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              • 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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                • 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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                  • 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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                    • 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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                      • 'Furious 7': A Surprise Ending

                        The "Fast & Furious" movies are known for great cliffhanger endings, but the latest, "Furious 7," changes direction. Tyrese Gibson, who returns as Roman in the latest installment, revealed on Friday's Access Hollywood Live that end will bring on the tears instead of the shock. "You know what is…

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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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                          • PNPA spotlight falls on Ampatuan grandson

                            The stigma of being a namesake of the principal suspect in the 2009 Maguindanao massacre did not prevent Cadet First Class Andal Ampatuan III from entering and graduating from the Philippine National Police Academy (PNPA). Ampatuan III, now with a rank of police inspector, is a grandson of former…

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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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                              • Russian superhighway could connect London to New York

                                Russia has unveiled ambitious plans to build a superhighway that, in theory, could make it possible to drive from London on one end to New York on the other. According to a report by The Siberian Times, the head of Russian Railways is asking the government to seriously consider his project dubbed…

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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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                                  • Tan group inaugurates 2-MW Batangas solar plant

                                    The Lucio Tan Group has joined the renewable energy bandwagon with the inauguration of its two-megawatt solar plant in Lian, Batangas yesterday. The plant, located inside the compound of Absolut Distillers Inc., is the first solar project of the group and is in line with the group’s plan to “go…

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