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

      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. "He's been here plenty of times before, five straight finals appearances, I think, so we've got to bring our A game if we're going to beat a…

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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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        • Kenyan lawyer offers '50 cows' for marrying Obama's daughter

          Nairobi, May 27 (ANI): A Kenyan lawyer has asked for President Barack Obama's elder daughter Malia's hand in marriage, and is ready to offer the US First Family 50 cows, 70 sheep and 30 goats as bride price. Kiprono, who claims to be writing a letter to the US president asking him to bring Malia,…

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          • Koko sees plunder raps vs Binay, son

            The Senate Blue Ribbon subcommittee probing the Binay family on allegations of corruption has recommended the filing of plunder charges against Vice President Jejomar Binay, his son Makati Mayor Jejomar Erwin Binay Jr. and several other individuals. The recommendation is contained in a draft…

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            • Pacquiao: Don’t include my province in Bangsamoro

              World boxing champion and Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao is opposing the inclusion of his province in the proposed Bangsamoro autonomous region. Pacquiao said he joins the nation in its quest for peace in Mindanao but he does not want Sarangani to be part of the Bangsamoro territory. “The inclusion…

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              • Philippine, Vietnam troops play sports on disputed island

                Filipino and Vietnamese troops played football and tug-of-war on a disputed South China Sea island on Wednesday, officials said, closing ranks as their rival China ramps up construction of artificial islands. The games took place on Philippine-held Northeast Cay, just 2.7 kilometres (1.7 miles)…

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                • Singapore Airlines Airbus loses power in-flight to both engines

                  A Singapore Airlines (SIA) Airbus plane carrying 194 people temporarily lost power to both engines on a recent flight to Shanghai, SIA confirmed Wednesday after a flight tracker said the plane had to descend 13,000 feet (3.96 kilometres) before normal operation was restored. The carrier said it was…

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                  • Kylie Jenner: I’m not pregnant!

                    Kylie Jenner has vehemently denied rumours she is currently pregnant. The 17-year-old Keeping Up with the Kardashians star has been dating 25-year-old rapper Tyga since last year. Speculation has emerged recently Kylie is carrying his child, but the star claims this couldn’t be farther from the…

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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…

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                      • Shania Twain: I thought I’d never sing again

                        Shania Twain was convinced she’d never sing again after suffering a mysterious illness. The 49-year-old Man! I Feel Like a Woman! songstress was diagnosed with dysphonia around five years ago, a condition which causes muscles to squeeze and thus put excessive pressure on the voice box.

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                        • Top 10 highest-paid CEOs

                          NEW YORK (AP) -- Here are the 10 highest-paid CEOs for 2014, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive pay data firm: 1. David Zaslav, Discovery Communications, $156.1 million, up 368 percent

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                          • Roxas-Poe in 2016 pushed

                            Administration lawmakers “campaigned” yesterday for a tandem of Interior and Local Government Secretary Manuel Roxas II and Sen. Grace Poe for the Liberal Party (LP) in the 2016 elections. Batangas Rep. Nelson Collantes said a Roxas-Poe team is ideal since the interior secretary could make up for…

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                            • Senate probes lapses in British school student’s suicide

                              The Senate committee on education conducted a hearing yesterday on the possible lapses of the British School Manila (BSM) in the suicide of an 18-year-old high school student in February. The Senate committee hearing was supposed to focus on the proposed Senate Resolution 2147 of Senators Antonio…

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                              • 'Dementor' wasp, giant stick insect among new Mekong finds

                                From a soul-sucking 'dementor' wasp named after a creature from the Harry Potter books to a half-metre long stick insect, scientists identified 139 new species in the Greater Mekong Region in 2014, according to a new report. Many of the newly-described species are already under threat from new…

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                                • Lily Collins reunites with ex

                                  Lily Collins thinks “life works in mysterious ways”. The Love, Rosie actress made the statement in a gushing Instagram post as she confirmed that she had reunited with ex-boyfriend Jamie Campbell-Bower. Lily also shared a second picture, where Jamie, 26, can be seen kissing her cheek as she looked…

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                                  • Ranking the 2015 NBA draft's top shooters

                                    It doesn't take more than a few minutes of watching an NBA playoff game to realize how important outside shooting has become to the way the sport is evolving these days. Great shooters open the floor for their teammates to operate and make the offense

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