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Vhong Navarro Latest News: Vhong Meets with Cedric Lee and Deniece Cornejo in Resolution Attempt

Vhong Navarro after he was beaten on January 22, left, and Deniece Cornejo in an undated picture. (Screenshot/ABS-CBN; Facebook)
Vhong Navarro after he was beaten on January 22, left, and Deniece Cornejo in an undated picture. (Screenshot/ABS-CBN; Facebook)

Vhong Navarro met with Cedric Lee and Deniece Cornejo as part of an ongoing attempt to try to resolve the lawsuit filed by the actor...

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Pakistani Taliban Miltitants Form Splinter Group

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan—A senior Pakistani militant figure says he and several of his associates have split from the Pakistani Taliban and formed their own group, inspired by the Afghan Taliban and their fight against U.S. troops in neighboring Afghanistan.…... Read More

  • Failed Prison Break Leaves 3 Dead in Afghanistan

    KANDAHAR, Afghanistan—Two prisoners and a child were killed Sunday during an attempted prison break in southern Afghanistan, a top police official said. The chief of... Read more

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    PBA Draft 2014: Team Order, List of Applicants (+Live Streaming, TV Coverage Info)

    The 2014 Philippine Basketball Association draft is slated for Sunday, August 24. The PBA Rookie Draft is taking place at Midtown Atrium, Robinson Place Manila,... Read more

  • Relatives of Akram Hussain, a civilian killed in gunfire allegedly from the Pakistan side of the border, weep at their village in Ranbir Singh Pura region, about 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Jammu, India, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. India and Pakistan traded gunfire in the disputed Kashmir region on Saturday, killing two villagers on each side and wounding several others, officials said. Tensions have escalated in Kashmir since India earlier in the week called off diplomatic talks with Pakistan because the Pakistani ambassador in New Delhi met with separatist leaders from the disputed region. (AP Photo/Channi Anand)

    India, Pakistan Trade Gunfire in Disputed Kashmir; 4 Killed

    SRINAGAR, India—India and Pakistan traded gunfire in the disputed Kashmir region on Saturday, killing two villagers on each side and wounding several others, officials said... Read more

  • An aerial view of the Nepalese national flag, formed by over 35,000 people, is seen at the Tudikhel open ground in central Kathmandu on August 23, 2014. More than 35,000 Nepalese came together to form the world's largest human national flag in a bid to set a new world record. The current world record for the world's largest human national flag was set in February 2014, when 28,957 people gathered in Lahore, Pakistan. (Prakash Mathema/AFP/Getty Images)

    More than 38,000 Gather in Nepal for Human Flag Record

    KATMANDU, Nepal—Tens of thousands of people holding colored boards gathered in Nepal’s capital on Saturday in an attempt to break the record for the largest... Read more

  • Australia's Nathan Charles, center, charges through the defense of New Zealand's Kieran Read, left, and Brodie Retallic during their Bledisloe Cup rugby union test match in Sydney, Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014. The game is a 12-all draw. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

    New Zealand vs Australia Bledisloe Cup II: TV Coverage, Live Stream, Time, Squads for All Blacks-Wallabies Rugby Championship

    New Zealand will take on Australia in the Rugby Championship Round 2 on August 23. The match at Eden Park in Auckland is slated to start at... Read more

  • A visitor looks out from the viewing gallery as Malaysia Airlines aircraft sit on the tarmac at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) in Sepang, Malaysia, Tuesday, May 27, 2014. The Malaysian government on Tuesday released 45 pages of raw satellite data it used to determine the flight path of the missing jetliner, information long sought after by some of the relatives of the 239 people on board the plane. (AP Photo/Vincent Thian)

    Missing Plane Found? Update: No, Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 Oxygen Turned Off, Book Claims

    A book is claiming that the passengers on Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 died after being deprived of oxygen when the pilot of the plane “deliberately”... Read more

  • Sri Lanka'’s Mahela Jayawardene, center, is carried by teammates Chanaka Welegedara, left, and Dhammika Prasad as they celebrate winning their second cricket test match against Pakistan by 105 runs, in Colombo, Sri Lanka, Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. Sri Lanka won the series 2-0. (AP Photo/Eranga Jayawardena)

    Pakistan vs Sri Lanka 2014 Cricket: Live Streaming, TV Broadcast, Time, Squad Info for 1st ODI

    Pakistan takes on Sri Lanka in their ODI series in Sri Lanka, starting on Saturday. The 1st ODI match on August 23 is slated to... Read more

  • In this Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014 photo, Thai police display pictures of surrogate babies born to a Japanese man who is at the center of a surrogacy scandal during a press conference at the police headquarters in Chonburi, Thailand. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

    Interpol Investigating Thai ‘Baby Factory’ Case

    BANGKOK—Interpol said Friday it has launched a multinational investigation into what Thailand has dubbed the “Baby Factory” case: a 24-year-old Japanese businessman who has 16... Read more

  • Family members of Nur Shazana, a Malaysia Airlines crew member who was among the victims onboard Flight MH17, cry during a burial ceremony at Taman Selatan Muslim cemetery in Putrajaya, Malaysia, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. Carried by soldiers and draped in the national flag, coffins carrying Malaysian victims of Flight MH17 returned home Friday to a country still searching for those onboard another doomed jet and a government battling the political fallout of the twin tragedies. (AP Photo/Lai Seng Sin)

    Malaysia Airlines MH17 Bodies Return Home as Politicians Fight Over Two Crashes

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia—Carried by soldiers and draped in the national flag, coffins carrying Malaysian victims of Flight MH17 returned home Friday to a country still... Read more

  • Japan's Self-Defense Force members search for survivors in the rubble in a mud-ridden residential area following a massive landslide in Hiroshima, western Japan, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014.  Hillsides caved in or were swept down into residential areas in at least five valleys in the suburbs of the western Japanese city on Wednesday, crushing dozens of houses after heavy rains.(AP Photo/Kyodo News) JAPAN OUT

    Rains Raise Risk for Search After Japan Landslides

    TOKYO— Heavy rains forecast in western Japan are raising the risk of more landslides and hindering efforts to locate dozens of people still missing after... Read more

  • West Indies batsmen Jason Holder (L) celebrates with teammate Suni Narine (C) after scoring the winning run during a One Day International between the West Indies and Bangladesh at Grenada National Cricket Stadium in St. George's, Grenada, August 20, 2014. West Indies defeated Bangladesh 219/9 to 217/9. (Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images)

    West Indies vs Bangladesh 2014 Cricket: Live Stream, TV Channel, Time, Highlights for 2nd ODI

    The West Indies will take on Bangladesh in their ODI series on Friday, August 22. The 2nd ODI is slated to start at at 9:30... Read more

  • Hurricane Lowell: National Weather Service / NOAA Says its Seventh Hurricane in Eastern Pacific

    The National Weather Service has confirmed that Hurricane Lowell is the seventh hurricane in the Eastern Pacific for the 2014 season on Thursday morning. According... Read more

  • Police officers arrest an injured supporter of losing presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto during a protest near the Constitutional Court in Jakarta, Indonesia, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Tatan Syuflana)

    Indonesia Supreme Court Rejects Election Loser’s Appeal

    JAKARTA, Indonesia—€” Indonesia’s top court has rejected an appeal by losing presidential candidate Prabowo Subianto over alleged fraud in last month’s polls. The verdict Thursday... Read more

  • Supporters of anti-government cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri flash victory signs during a protest in front of the parliament building in Islamabad, Pakistan, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014. Thousands of Khan's supporters are besieging parliament for a second day Thursday to pressure Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to resign over alleged election fraud. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)

    Pakistan Opposition Leader Suspends Talks With Government

    ISLAMABAD—Pakistani opposition leader Imran Khan suspended talks with the government Thursday after it appointed a new police chief in the capital ahead of a possible... Read more

  • Thailand's new Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha salutes during an establishment anniversary of the 21st infantry regiment, Queen's Guard, in Chonburi Province, Thailand, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014. Three months after overthrowing Thailand's last elected government, this Southeast Asian nation's junta leader is stepping out of his army uniform for good - to take up the post of prime minister in a move critics say will only extend his time at the helm and consolidate the military's grip on power. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

    Head of Army Picked as Thailand’s New Prime Minister

    BANGKOK—Three months after overthrowing an elected government, Thailand’s junta leader is stepping out of his army uniform to take up the post of prime minister... Read more

  • A Cambodian boy walks across a bamboo bridge at the fishing village of Tuol Yey Ma at the Mekong River bank during the rainy season, near Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. At least people have been killed by floods during the country's rainy season this year and more than 10,000 families across 12 provinces have been evacuated from their homes to escape rising floodwaters, according to the National Committee for Disaster Management. (AP Photo/Heng Sinith)

    Floods In Cambodia Have Killed at Least 45 People in August

    PHNOM PENH, Cambodia—Flooding in Cambodia has killed at least 45 people since last month, officials said Thursday. About 11,500 families have also been forced from... Read more