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Sharapova returns to tennis after 15-month doping ban

STUTTGART, Germany -- Maria Sharapova returned to professional tennis on Wednesday after a 15-month doping ban, completing a one-hour training session on an empty center court less than 10 hours before her first competitive match since January 201

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Pacquiao meets Horn, starts to prep for 'Battle of Brisbane'

BRISBANE, Australia -- Manny Pacquiao has had bigger, more significant fights while compiling world titles in an unprecedented eight divisions.

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Thai woman has no anger toward Facebook after girl's killing

PHUKET, Thailand -- The wife of a Thai man who hanged their 11-month-old daughter on Facebook Live said Wednesday her husband is the only person to blame, and she bears no anger toward the social media site or the users who shared the horrific vid

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Police assure security during May fiestas in Bohol

THE Central Visayas Police Regional Office assured Boholanos on Wednesday that government forces are securing Bohol, especially in May, when many fiestas are celebrated in the province.

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China launches 1st domestically-made aircraft carrier

BEIJING -- China has launched its first aircraft carrier built entirely on its own, in a demonstration of the growing technical sophistication of its defense industries and determination to safeguard its maritime territorial claims and crucial tra

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Leonard, Mills lead Spurs by Grizzlies for 3-2 series lead

SAN ANTONIO -- Kawhi Leonard had 28 points and the San Antonio Spurs rebounded from two discouraging road losses to beat the Memphis Grizzlies 116-103 on Tuesday night and take a 3-2 lead in their first-round NBA playoff series.

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Sun Savings introduces instant interest time deposits

SUN Savings Bank starts offering today a new three-year time deposit (TD) with an interest rate of 4.5 percent p.a.

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Japan minister resigns over remark about 2011 tsunami

TOKYO -- Japan's disaster reconstruction minister has resigned over his remark that "it was good" that the March 2011 quake and tsunami had hit northern Japan instead of areas closer to Tokyo.

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