Libya Islamic militias declare control of Benghazi

Saturday, August 2, 2014 - 12:50 p.m.

BENGHAZI, Libya -- Islamic hard-line militias, including the group accused by the United States in a 2012 attack that killed the ambassador and three other Americans, claimed control of Libya's second largest city, Benghazi, after overrunning army barracks and seizing heavy weapons.

PNP holds physical fitness activities for personnel

Saturday, August 2, 2014 - 12:39 p.m.

THE Philippine National Police (PNP) held various activities at the Quezon City Memorial Circle on Saturday to promote physical fitness among its personnel in the National Capital Region (NCR).

Dubbed "Pulisteniks, Bisekletahan, at Takbong Anibersaryo 2014," the activity, which was part of the PNP's 113th Police Service Anniversary, aimed to maintain the physical fitness and well-being of each active member of the police force to be able to perform well in the community.

Factory blast in east China kills more than 40

Saturday, August 2, 2014 - 11:39 a.m.

BEIJING — Chinese state media said an explosion at a workshop in an eastern Chinese city has killed between 40 and 65 people.

State broadcaster CCTV said in a brief report that the blast in Kunshan city on Saturday morning left 65 people dead.

Rare whale fossil pulled from California backyard

Saturday, August 2, 2014 - 10:32 a.m.

RANCHO PALOS VERDES, California — A rare whale fossil has been pulled from a Southern California backyard.

Paleontologist Howell Thomas of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County says the 16- to 17-million-year-old baleen whale fossil is one of about 20 baleen whale fossils known to exist.

Fil-German athlete tops anew in Ironkids

Saturday, August 2, 2014 - 10:25 a.m.

CEBU -- Filipino-German Arno Baetz ruled anew in the 13 to 14 years old male category with 31:32 elapsed time during the Alaska Milk Ironkids Triathlon at Shangri-La Mactan Resort & Spa on Saturday.

Yuan Chiongbian placed second at 32:13, while Brent Valelo of Caloocan City once again landed in the third place at 32.42.

MAPFRE Insular to hold 3rd Run for Road Safety in Cebu

Saturday, August 2, 2014 - 09:54 a.m.

MAPFRE Insular invites runners and fitness enthusiasts to the third Run for Road Safety on September 14 at the Plaza Independencia in Cebu City. There will be three distance categories: 3K, 6K and 12K. Registration fee is at P350 for 3k, P450 for 6k, and P600 for 12k. Top finishers can look forward to over P100,000 in prizes spread out across all divisions.

Netizens’ mixed reaction on UberFacts tweet

Saturday, August 2, 2014 - 12:37 a.m.

NETIZENS shared their varied reactions regarding a post of UberFacts on Twitter, which stated that 153,000 people would die on one's birthday.

About 153,000 people will die on your birthday.

Out-of-school youth math wizard charms netizens

Friday, August 1, 2014 - 10:08 p.m.

A VIDEO of a street kid answering mathematical questions from a netizen has gone viral on the internet, with 23,873 shares in the past week.

Chealsie Mae Luzanta, a commerce and business administration student at the University of Santo Tomas (UST) uploaded July 25 the video of a street kid named Gerald, also known as "Math wizard," on her Facebook account and asked her friends to share it.

4 Cebu grads top CPA 2014 board exam

Friday, August 1, 2014 - 09:54 p.m.

CEBU CITY -- Four Cebuano graduates made it to the top 10 in the July 2014 Certified Public Accountant Licensure Examination, the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced on Friday.

Three are graduates of the University of San Carlos (USC) and the other one is from the Southwestern University (SWU).

DOJ: No bribery in Maguindanao massacre case

Friday, August 1, 2014 - 09:40 p.m.

THE Department of Justice (DOJ) challenged a lawyer in the Maguindanao massacre case on Friday to back up claims that public prosecutors have received bribes to jeopardize the government's fight against those involved in the grisly killings.

Justice Undersecretary Francisco Baraan III, the official in charge of the cases, said private prosecutor Nena Santos is lying.

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