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Pacquiao back in PH, heads home to wife, kids
1 hour ago
Written by
Celest Flores
MANILA, Philippines—Filipino boxing champion Manny Pacquiao arrived in Manila before dawn of Good Friday. According to reports, Pacquiao left Los Angeles with his family late Wednesday aboard a Philippines Airline flight.
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Divers pumping air into submerged SKorean ship - ‎16 minutes ago‎
MOKPO, South Korea (AP) - Coast guard officials say divers have begun pumping air into a submerged South Korean ship 48 hours after it listed and sank.

Pampanga penitents start self-flagellation

Solar News PH - ‎16 hours ago‎
Mabalacat, Pampanga (Reuters) - Catholics in Central Luzon on Thursday (April 17) flagellated themselves and carried wooden crosses in re-enacting the last hours of Jesus Christ.
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Surprise deal agreed to ease Ukraine crisis

Gulf Daily News - ‎28 minutes ago‎
GENEVA: Russia, Ukraine and the West reached a surprise deal yesterday to try to ease the Ukrainian crisis, in a glimmer of hope for the former Soviet republic that risks splitting in two.
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Literature great Gabriel Garcia Marquez dies

New Zealand Herald - ‎27 minutes ago‎
Colombian Nobel Literature laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez greets fans and reporters outside his home. Photo / AP. Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the Nobel laureate whose intoxicating novels and short stories exposed millions outside Latin America to its ...
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Somber mood at Karpal Singh and Co but work continues for staff

The Star Online - ‎20 minutes ago‎
KUALA LUMPUR: The mood at Karpal Singh and Company can't be anything else but somber. The staff are trying their best to distract themselves from the shock of losing their boss by focussing on their work.
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5 killed, 7 hurt as bus hits truck in Camarines Sur

GMA News - ‎Apr 16, 2014‎
(Updated 6:15 p.m.) Five people were reported killed while seven others were injured after a bus hit a truck in Camarines Sur on Wednesday morning.
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Criminals in Syria not serving Syrian interests: Expert

Press TV - ‎9 hours ago‎
Press TV has interviewed George Jabour, a political commentator, from Damascus, to discuss a report by the Committee to Protect Journalists, which says Syria is the "most dangerous place" for journalists.
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Malaysia inks FTA with Turkey

The Malaysian Reserve - ‎46 minutes ago‎
The Malaysia-Turkey free trade agreement (MTFTA) was inked and sealed yesterday after a delay of 28 months from its original target of December 2011, making it the first FTA to be signed by Malaysia this year.
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Australia captain loses post over Indonesia incursion

Oman Tribune - ‎1 hour ago‎
SYDNEY An Australian naval captain has been relieved of his command after his vessel was involved in an incursion into Indonesian waters while on border protection duty, the defence ministry said on Thursday.
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Capo backs King's say on cabinet fate

Bangkok Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Centre for the Administration of Peace and Order (Capo) under its chairman Chalerm Yubamrung has urged the caretaker government to seek His Majesty the King's advice if the cabinet is suspended by a looming court decision.
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Chinese tourists are causing chaos at Chiang Mai University in Thailand

Herald Sun - ‎2 hours ago‎
THE bucolic, once laid-back campus of one of Thailand's top universities is under a security clampdown. Not against a terrorist threat, but against Chinese tourists.
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Does Russia spy on millions? Edward Snowden asks Vladimir Putin on live TV

The Age - ‎1 hour ago‎
Edward Snowden calls Vladimir Putin. Former NSA contractor Edward Snowden calls Russian Vladimir Putin during the leader's televised question and answer session with the nation to ask about mass surveillance.
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Pope Francis: 'Church must be refuge for poor, sick, homeless'

Irish Examiner - ‎2 hours ago‎
Pope Francis, starting four packed days of events culminating in Easter, said the Church must always be a refuge for the poor, the homeless, and the sick.
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Fate of 115 schoolgirls still unclear

Herald Scotland - ‎48 minutes ago‎
The fate of 115 female students abducted by Islamic extremists was thrown into uncertainty when their school principal denied the Nigerian military's report that almost all the pupils had been freed.
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Chelsea Clinton's pregnancy fuels presidential election speculation

Los Angeles Times
14 minutes ago
Written by
Maeve Reston
In the circus of speculation that surrounds Hillary Rodham Clinton and her presidential prospects, Chelsea Clinton dropped a bombshell Thursday with her announcement that she and husband Marc Mezvinsky are expecting a child.

CENRO sues road rehab contractor over missing S. Osmeña Blvd trees

Philippine Star - ‎Apr 16, 2014‎
Community Environment and Natural Resources Office-Cebu City Chief Anastacio Cabalejo (right) raises his right hand as he swore to the veracity of his affidavit during the filing of a complaint against WT Construction Incorporated officials over the illegal ...

SLEX, NLEX traffic eases except in Dau, Pampanga: toll firm

GMA News - ‎15 hours ago‎
Traffic heavy on part of NLEX northbound Maundy Thursday. NLEX northbound traffic becomes light after the Total gas station (right) in Candaba, Pampanga, as seen in this aerial photo taken from a drone on Maundy Thursday, April 17.
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A muscular Mustang recalls another era

USA TODAY - ‎2 hours ago‎
Ken Cox purchased his silver 1969 Ford Mustang fastback after finding it for sale three years ago in Arizona. And like many who plunge into the old-car hobby, he quickly realized it had more problems than he expected.

Starwood Hotels developing app for Google Glass

Yahoo Philippines News - ‎8 hours ago‎
In a bid to become the industry leader in wearable technology, Starwood Hotels & Resorts has unveiled new details on its SPG app for Google Glass, which will allow loyalty members to search for hotels using voice commands, book their room and get ...
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Beermen seal No. 2, repulse Express

Philippine Star - ‎Apr 16, 2014‎
MANILA, Philippines - San Miguel Beer struggled in the first three quarters but got into the groove in the final period, charging back from 18 points down to turn back Air21, 93-85, last night and clinch the second seeding in the coming PBA Commissioner's ...
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Matin Varamin claims Asian Club Volleyball Championship title

Tehran Times - ‎Apr 16, 2014‎
c_330_235_16777215_0___images_stories_edim_13-1(441).jpg Matin Varamin of Iran won the title of the 2014 Asian Men's Club Volleyball Championship on Wednesday.
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Oklahoma City Thunder: Can OKC flip the switch in the NBA Playoffs?
51 minutes ago
Written by
Berry Tramel
So as the Thunder awaits the arrival of the Memphis Grizzlies for what promises to be a bear fight of a first-round series, one question trumps all others.
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San Juan City police hold 'Bisikleta Iglesia'

GMA News - ‎15 hours ago‎
The call of duty did not stop the policemen of San Juan City from participating in the Maundy Thursday tradition, Visita Iglesia. On board their bicycles, members of San Juan City Police, together with about 100 cyclists, visited the nine churches in the city in an ...
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Iloilo breaks lit candles world record for peace - ‎Apr 16, 2014‎
VARIATIONS ON THE THEME OF LIGHT Tens of thousands of Filipinos stand beside bamboo torches that hold lighted candles to offer a message of peace and form a Philippine map in Oton town in Iloilo province on Monday.
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'Blood moon' lunar eclipses not a sign, Baptist professors say

Brnow - ‎Apr 16, 2014‎
Televangelist John Hagee's prediction that a series of “blood moon” lunar eclipses signals a “world shaking event” is a misinterpretation of the Bible, two Southern Baptist professors said.
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NASA discovers "Earth-like" planet 500 million

19 minutes ago
Written by
Megan Wiebold
Its Kepler Space Telescope discovered a planet, roughly the same size as earth, about 500 light years away from us. They're not sure what the mass and composition of the planet are.
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Birth of 'new Saturn moon' witnessed

The Nation - ‎56 minutes ago‎
London -Scientists say they have discovered what could be the birth of a new moon in the rings of Saturn. Informally named Peggy, the object would become the 63rd moon in Saturn's orbit - if confirmed.
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MERS virus: 64 villagers from Kampung Bintang quarantined for a week

The Star Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
BATU PAHAT: Sixty-four villagers from Kampung Bintang here have been quarantined for a week after showing symptoms of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome-coronavirus (MERS-CoV).

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