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Arizone Reid scored 27 points while Ryan Arana fired 21 as Rain or Shine massacred Globalport Batang Pier, 94-74, on Saturday to take an early lead in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Governor’s Cup at the Ynares Sports Center in Antipolo City. Down by just two points, 21-23, in the…

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JOHANNESBURG – Star South African sprinter Oscar Pistorius will go on trial in March next year on murder charges for shooting his girlfriend, his lawyer said Saturday. “The trial will be in March next year. It will be from the first week of March until end of March,” attorney…

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Paolo Taha and Dexter Garcia combined for 42 points as College of St. Benilde crushed Mapua Institute of Technology, 84-64, for its third straight win in NCAA men’s basketball at The Arena in San Juan City. The deadly duo made their move in the third period, helping the Blazers post…

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WASHINGTON DC – The United States and its European and Gulf allies were close to a peace deal two weeks ago between Mohamed Morsi supporters and Egypt’s military, The Washington Post reported Saturday. The deal called for supporters of the ousted president to abandon their street camps in exchange…

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A company whose cargo ship was involved in the Philippines’ latest ferry disaster confirmed Saturday its vessels were involved in four other tragedies that claimed more than 5,000 lives between them. The first of those accidents occurred in 1987 when the firm’s Dona Paz ferry collided with an oil…

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The Quezon City Regional Trial Court (RTC) has stopped University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) board from banning junior player Jozhua General from playing for the University of the Philippines Integrated School (UPIS). The court issued a temporary restraining order (TRO) on Friday ordering the collegiate league to…

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Interior Secretary Mar Roxas on Saturday ruled out a bomb as the likely cause of the powerful explosion early Saturday in San Juan City that injured five people and damaged several stores and vehicles. Roxas said initial police investigation found no indication that the blast on Wilson St., Greenhills,…

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The number of fatalities from the collision of a ferry and a cargo ship Friday night off Talisay City in Cebu stood at 35 on Saturday afternoon, and authorities expect the number to climb as rescue operations went into full gear. Lt. Jim Alagao, public affairs officer of the…

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CAIRO – Egyptian security forces surrounded a Cairo mosque full of supporters of ousted president Mohamed Morsi on Saturday as protesters planned fresh marches after street battles left more than 80 dead. The tense stand-off at the Al-Fath mosque came after bloody clashes killed 83 people nationwide and resulted in…

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DESPITE the danger to himself, a Philippine Navy (PN) enlisted man saved others before saving himself during the collision that sank the passenger vessel M/V St. Thomas Aquinas off the coast of Talisay City, Cebu on Friday night. Lt. Cmdr. Gregory Fabic, Navy spokesperson, identified S1RD Richard Pestillos, the detailed…