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Rap star Chris Brown to go on trial Monday

April 20, 2014 7:04 pm

WASHINGTON: Hip-hop star Chris Brown will stand trial on Monday for an alleged assault outside a trendy hotel in Washington. If convicted, Brown could face up to six months in jail and a $1,000 fine. Brown, 24, appeared in court … Read more »

White House: no comment on Bieber deportation petition

April 20, 2014 7:01 pm

WASHINGTON: Troubled pop star Justin Bieber has had high-profile run-ins with the law recently but the White House doesn’t appear set to add to his growing catalogue of woes. Just under 275,000 people have added their names to a petition … Read more »

US police arrest man after LA Times shooting threat

April 20, 2014 6:58 pm

LOS ANGELES: US police arrested a man late Friday after he entered the Los Angeles Times building and threatened to start shooting, the newspaper said. It was unclear if the man was carrying a weapon or fired any shots, but … Read more »

Pasay Police mounts drive vs. ‘batang hamog’

April 20, 2014 6:48 pm

THE Pasay Police has renewed its drive against the so-called “batang hamog” who pose a threat to motorists and are allegedly involved in bukas-kotse and robbery incidents in the city. Pasay Mayor Antonino Calixto said that the intensified campaign of … Read more »

Solon pushes need for single ticketing system in expressways

April 20, 2014 4:50 pm

Rep. Aleta Suarez of Quezon City’s third district said that different toll operators hamper smooth transportation in the country’s expressways, which is why it should be replaced with a single ticketing system. The lawmaker pushed for the idea by filing … Read more »

Gigi Reyes could help strengthen “pork” cases

April 20, 2014 4:49 pm

Amid ongoing speculation why she has come back, lawmakers say that Jessica Lucila “Gigi” Reyes’ return to the country could boost the P10-billion pork barrel scam case – if only she will talk. Reyes returned last Saturday after eight months, … Read more »

Skyway 3 construction 2 percent ahead of schedule

April 20, 2014 2:32 pm

THE construction of Skyway Stage 3 project is two percent ahead of schedule, according to its contractor. Citra Central Expressway Corporation, the project proponent said the accomplishment on the advance work is about 58 percent against the schedule of 56 … Read more »

Journalists to file case vs GSIS over Manansala mural

April 20, 2014 2:09 pm

The National Press Club on Sunday vowed to file a counter suit against the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) after a Manila court junked an estafa case filed against its officers in 2008. NPC President Benny Antiporda said the club … Read more »

Obamacare website resets passwords over Heartbleed bug

April 20, 2014 2:03 pm

The Obama administration has reset the passwords of consumers who created accounts through HealthCare.gov, saying the precautionary move was necessary to protect personal information at risk through the newly discovered Heartbleed Internet bug. Those who have accounts will be prompted … Read more »

Paul Pierce defies age in carrying Nets past Raptors

April 20, 2014 2:02 pm

TORONTO — Paul Pierce is old enough to be vintage, and vintage Paul Pierce could be the difference in the series between his Brooklyn Nets and the Toronto Raptors. Want proof? It showed up in the final minutes of Game … Read more »