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US woman celebrates 100th birthday with sky dive

Centenarian Skydiver

Eleanor Cunningham of Howes Cave, New York, has bested former President George H.W. Bush.

Posted: November 10th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Differently abled athlete aims for the gold

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ARMAN DINO. PHOTO by CARINE ASUTILLA

Arman Dino was only 7 years old when he lost his right hand in a firecracker explosion. He snapped out of his depression with the help of a village official and focused his energy on sports, track and field in particular.

Posted: October 11th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Heard on Inquirer Radio 990AM: JV Ejercito on aborted Gilas-NBA match

The fans were disappointed. We were expecting a great match between Gilas Pilipinas and those NBA stars, only to be caught in the middle of a basketball drill.—Sen. JV Ejercito on the supposed tune-up game between the Philippine basketball team and visiting NBA players at Tuesday night’s “Last Home Stand” event that drew loud boos at Smart-Araneta Coliseum

Posted: July 24th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

Laguna erects world’s tallest Rizal statue

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TALLEST RIZAL STATUE.  A worker is dwarfed by an 8-meter (26-foot) statue of national hero Jose Rizal erected in Sta. Cruz, Laguna, costing 
P6 million for this year’s Palarong Pambansa. Rizal was estimated to stand at 1.57 meters (5’2”).  AL BENAVENTE/CONTRIBUTOR

Laguna still has the tallest Rizal monument in the world. But this one, unveiled at the opening of Palarong Pambansa in this town early this week, depicts the national hero, Jose Rizal, as a sportsman.

Posted: May 7th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

UK teen dies in Colombia after taking hallucinogen

In this photo taken Wednesday, April 23, 2014, police officers and forensics look at the body of British citizen Henry Miller, 19, on a road outside Mocoa, in Colombia's southwestern state of Putumayo. Miller died after he drank a hallucinogen during a tribal ritual, his body left by the side of the road by two frightened young local men, said Saturday local police commander Ricardo Suarez. AP

A British teenager died in southwestern Colombia after he drank a hallucinogen during a tribal ritual and his body was left by the side of the road by two frightened local men, authorities said Saturday.

Posted: April 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

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