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YAOUNDÉ: Nineteen people were killed in Thursday night’s attack on a Cameroonian village by Nigeria-based Boko Haram militants, a security source said in an updated toll, adding that most of the victims were beheaded. “The final toll from this attack is 19 dead, with a majority of the victims decapitated,”…

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WASHINGTON, D.C.: A top construction company executive has told investigators he paid $36.1 million in bribes to executives at state oil giant Petrobras, which is being rocked by Brazil’s biggest ever corruption scandal, local media reported Saturday. Eduardo Leite, vice president at the construction firm Camargo Correa, told prosecutors the…

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BORACAY: Former Rookie of the Year awardee Micaela Jasmine Mojdeh of Manila, Marie Joe Borres of Capiz and Franchino Aplaon of Iloilo reigned supreme in the Open Water cate-gory of the 75th Philippine Swimming League (PSL) National Championship dubbed as the Cong. Ted Haresco Jr. Swim Cup on Sunday. Mojdeh,…

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OAKLAND, United States: The Golden State Warriors powered to a big lead Saturday (Sunday in Manila), but had to battle late to hold off the New Orleans Pelicans 106-99 in the first game of the National Basketball Association (NBA) Western Conference playoffs. Stephen Curry scored 34 points and the Warriors…

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Teen mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Jeong Woo Kim proved his mastery of the mats as he booked yet another submission win in Balikatan 11 on Saturday at the Hyrbid Yaw-Yan Mixed-Martial Arts Training Center in Cubao Quezon City The 17-year old South Korean fighter capitalized on his impressive first…

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It took PLDT Home Ultera an extra set but the Ultra Fast Spikers still did it, beating the Cagayan Valley Lady Rising Suns, 25-20, 25-22, 26-28, 25-18, on Sunday to zero in on the first semifinal berth in the Shakey’s V-League Season 12-Open Conference at The Arena in San Juan…

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MANAMA: Series leader and defending world champion Lewis Hamilton secured his fourth straight pole position of the season on Saturday (Sunday in Manila) when he outpaced all his rivals in qualifying for Sunday’s Bahrain Grand Prix. The 30-year-old Briton, in untouchable form, crushed his opponents’ efforts to stay with him…

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Global FC handed Ceres La Salle FC their first loss after eight games in the first division of the United Football League following a 2-0 rout at the Rizal Memorial Football Stadium on Saturday, April 18. Fresh from a AFC Cup win against Myanmar’s Yadanarbon FC on April 15, Global…

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MONTE CARLO, Monaco: Novak Djokovic moved into position for a potential fourth trophy this season as he reached his fourth career final at the month Carlo Masters on Saturday (Sunday in Manila) with a 6-3, 6-3 defeat of Rafael Nadal. Djokovic, the world number one and form player this season…

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HILTON HEAD ISLAND, South Carolina: Troy Merritt shook off a double-bogey to keep his bid for a first US PGA Tour title on track on Saturday (Sunday in Manila) at the RBC Heritage, firing a third-round 69 for a three-shot lead. The American went into the round with a four-stroke…