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SEOUL – South Korea’s LG Electronics said Friday it would make correct a “bug” on some of its smart TVs after admitting they send information about viewers back to the company without their permission. The world’s second largest TV maker launched an investigation after UK-based IT consultant Jason Huntley raised…

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Manny Pacquiao is the heavy favorite to win against Mexican-American Brandon Rios in all the online betting sportsbooks and the odds-makers worldwide a day before their fight in Macau, China. The fightnews.com boxing site said Pacquiao is a -500 to -700 favorite at online sportsbooks to defeat Rios, whose backers…

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Six Filipino pool artists notched their first victories in the 46th All Japan Championship in Hyogo, Japan. Former world champion Francisco “Django” Bustamante led the charge of the Filipinos as he outclassed Tokoro Kanji of Japan, 9-2. He arranged a second-round meeting with another Japanese, Tsuken Sho, a 9-6…

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CHENNAI, India – Norwegian prodigy Magnus Carlsen needs just a draw later Friday to be crowned world chess champion, after taking an almost unassailable lead against India’s Viswanathan Anand in their one-sided contest. The 22-year-old Carlsen, hailed by Russian legend Garry Kasparov as a Harry Potter-type “super-talent”, has won…

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BEIJING – China has tested its first stealth combat drone, state media said Friday, citing online photos of an aircraft resembling a shrunken US B2 bomber and hailing the advance toward Western-level technology. The test flight of the “Sharp Sword” unmanned aircraft is another step in China’s years-long military…

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TACLOBAN CITY — Two weeks after Super typhoon Yolanda caused massive destruction in Eastern Visayas, Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas declared Friday that “the worst is over.” Roxas said that based on what is being seen on the ground, the government was able to respond to priority concerns…

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The National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (NDRRMC) announced Friday the partial and official death toll for Super typhoon “Yolanda” stood at 4,015. In its update, NDRRMC said the four latest fatalities died from drowning from Occidental Mindoro in Region 4-B. The agency also reported that the number…

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WASHINGTON – A New Zealander become the first person in the world to officially own an Xbox One Friday, saying he was immediately retreating to his lounge for five days to play the console. International time zones meant New Zealand was the first country to launch the highly anticipated…

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  WASHINGTON — US President Barack Obama signed into law Thursday a bill that allows scientists to carry out research into organ donations from a person with HIV to another. In a statement, Obama said he signed the legislation, called the HIV Organ Policy Equity Act, or HOPE Act, to…