• Facebook changes ‘Trending’ feature to rely less on human editors

      Facebook Inc. changed its popular “Trending” feature, which shows users the most-talked about topics of the day, to make it more automated and further eliminate the potential for human bias, the company wrote in a blog post on Friday. The update is Facebook’s latest attempt in recent months to stress

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  • Ombudsman probes 3 incumbent, former lawmakers, DAR, DBM officials over a 220M scam

      The Ombudsman is investigating 3 incumbent and former lawmakers, officials of the Departments of Agrarian Reform (DAR) and of Budget and Management (DBM) over a 220 million-peso scam using DAR funds. Facing preliminary investigations over DAR-scam are Senator Gringo Honasan, former senator Jinggoy

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  • Philippine troops kill 11 Islamist militants

      Philippine commandos killed 11 Islamist militants on a remote southern island on Friday, an army spokesman said, stepping up the offensive after President Rodrigo Duterte reiterated his aim to “destroy” one of Asia’s most notorious kidnap gangs. Major Filemon Tan said dozens of Abu Sayyaf rebels, a

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  • Pres. Duterte changes mind, favors postponement of Barangay, SK elections

      DAVAO CITY, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte changes his mind and now favors the postponement of the Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections slated on October 31, 2016. In his speech during the 10th anniversary rites of the Eastern Mindanao Commands in Panacan, Davao City, President Duterte

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  • Philippines' deadly drug war

    Nearly 1,000 people have been killed by police or vigilantes in the Philippines as President Rodrigo Duterte ramps up his campaign against illegal drugs. Duterte has publicly named hundreds of politicians, military and police personnel, and other influential people allegedly involved in the drug trade

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  • Ariana Grande gets inked with Mac Miller

    The new couple didn't mention one another in its Instagram posts.

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  • Joe Jonas linked to Brazilian model

    Former Jonas Brothers star is "super happy" with new girlfriend.

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  • Philippines, Communists sign indefinite ceasefire

    The Philippine government and Communist guerrillas on Friday signed an indefinite ceasefire deal to facilitate peace talks aimed at ending one of Asia's longest-running insurgencies. "This is a historic and unprecedented event ... (but) there is still a lot of work to be done ahead," President

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  • Philippines, Communists on 'highway to peace'

    The Philippine government and Communist guerrillas on Friday signed an indefinite ceasefire deal to facilitate peace talks aimed at ending one of Asia's longest-running insurgencies. "This is a historic and unprecedented event ... (but) there is still a lot of work to be done ahead," President

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  • Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman offers to train John Legend's daughter

    The celebrity couple can't wait to meet Aly Raisman after striking up an online friendship.

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  • Joey Fatone's new hot dog stand is off to an explosive start

    Joey Fatone has caused panic before as a member of 90s boyband NSYNC but nothing quite like what transpired at his new Orlando hot dog business.

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  • Sarah Hyland swears off online dating

    The young star fears "Stranger Dangers" online.

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  • House leadership supports bill seeking total restrictions of using protocol plates for solons

      QUEZON CITY, Philippines — The leadership of the Lower House expresses support for the passage of a bill seeking total restrictions of using protocol plates for lawmakers. Based on the memorandum of the secretary general, the recall was made because of reports that certain vehicles have been spotted

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  • Media and information literacy in K-12 curriculum, to guide youth in using internet – DepEd

      PASIG CITY, Phiippines — The internet now contains almost all the information in the world, including the non-essential ones. Some studies show that the cyberworld can sometimes be very dangerous. Just recently, a photo of a guy inside the MRT went viral on social media. The girl who was at the same

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  • Car Ownership Basics- 7 Awesome Tips for Better Fuel Efficiency

    With gas prices ever spiraling upwards, finding ways to ensure fuel efficiency has become an integral part of car ownership. If you’re worried about the price of gas, there are measures that you can take to ensure you spend minimally on fuel costs. For instance, do you follow your vehicle’s maintenance

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  • Meryl Streep's music teacher was transgender

    The movie star grew up surrounded by wonderful gay and transgender creative folk.

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  • Kanye West hands out free sneakers to paparazzi

    The star also delivers to fans who successfully guessed the name of his latest album.

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  • Tom Hiddleston's Instagram account hacked

    The star has only been an Instagram user for just over two weeks.

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  • Japan warns on measles after infected fan joins Bieber concert

    Japanese authorities have warned of a possible measles outbreak after a fan who went to a Justin Bieber concert near Tokyo was diagnosed with the contagious disease, officials said Friday. Despite the condition, the man, whose name was withheld, went to Bieber's concert on August 14 at Makuhari

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  • Palace chairman slams Spurs over Zaha pursuit

    Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish criticised Tottenham Hotspur over their pursuit of Wilfried Zaha on Friday, branding their bid for the winger "ridiculous". Parish claims to have rejected an offer of 12 million pounds ($15.9 million, 14 million euros) for the 23-year-old, who returned

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  • Philippine govt, Communist rebels sign ceasefire deal

    The Philippine government and Communist guerrillas on Friday signed an indefinite ceasefire deal to facilitate peace talks aimed at ending one of Asia's longest-running insurgencies. "This is a historic and unprecedented event ... (but) there is still a lot of work to be done ahead," President

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  • Gov’t to file drug-related graft case vs. personalities in NBP drug matrix

      MANILA — The Department of Justice (DOJ) has started consolidating the affidavits of the witnesses as well as the evidence against personalities linked to illegal drug operations inside the New Bilibid Prison as revealed recently by President Rodrigo Duterte through a drug matrix. According to Presidential

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  • Belgians are hunting books, instead of Pokemon

      Inspired by the success of Pokemon Go, a Belgian primary school headmaster has developed an online game for people to search for books instead of cartoon monsters, attracting tens of thousands of players in weeks. While with Pokemon Go, players use a mobile device’s GPS and camera to track virtual

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  • Philippine troops 'kill six Abu Sayyaf militants'

    Philippine security officials killed six members of militant group Abu Sayyaf on Friday including one involved in the kidnapping of two Canadians who were beheaded in the troubled south, the military said. A military spokesman said soldiers clashed with 100 members of notorious kidnap-for-ransom gang

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  • Kill drug lords, Philippines' top cop tells addicts

    The Philippines' police chief has called on drug users to kill traffickers and burn their homes, escalating President Rodrigo Duterte's deeply controversial crime war that has claimed 2,000 lives. "Why don't you give them a visit, pour gasoline on their homes and set these on fire to

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