Philippines mulls pullout of Syria peacekeepers The Philippine foreign secretary says he is recommending to President Benigno Aquino III to pull out all Filipino U.N. peacekeepers from the Golan Heights following the abduction of four by Syrian rebels. More
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Slow trickle of aid to the Philippines While the cogs of what promises to be a massive international aid effort are beginning to turn, it is not happening quickly enough for the homeless, hungry people in the devastated city of Tacloban displaced by Typhoon Haiyan. (Nov. 13) 06/24/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Interpol, Philippines bust cyber extortion network the U.S. Homeland Security Department and police from three other countries traced online chats from some of the victims’ computers, Philippine National Police chief Allan Purisima said. More than 260 desktop and laptop computers, mobile phones ... 05/1/2014 - 4:19 pm | View Link
Philippines says China used water cannon on fishermen in disputed sea China has rejected challenges to its sovereignty claims and accused the Philippines of illegally occupying Chinese islands in the seas and of provoking tension. This month, the commander of the U.S. Navy said the United States would come to the aid of the ... 02/23/2014 - 7:57 pm | View Link
US Navy leads rescue efforts in Philippines While the Philippine government faces mounting criticism over its handling of the typhoon's aftermath, the U.S. Navy is leading ground efforts, delivering over 100 tons of vital aid and supplies to affected areas over the weekend. (Nov. 17) 11/17/2013 - 2:20 pm | View Link
Hard hit Philippines people questioning leadership Compounding Aquino's problems is the slow delivery of aid. For the first six days ... Related: Before and after the typhoon Aquino has since been accused of failing to convincingly tackle a culture of political patronage. His popularity rating sank ... 11/14/2013 - 11:00 am | View Link
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Five professional gamers are about to become the richest players in electronic sports history after earning a large chunk of tournament prize pool that's more than $10.5 million.
While making a living off playing video games isn't unheard of, becoming a millionaire in the span of one video game tournament is certainly rare for the growing gaming and eSports industries.
See also: How One Video Game Became a Million-Dollar Professional Sport
You might expect that some of the money fueling the growth of these two industries in recent years comes from corporate sponsors and organizations funding eSports ventures.
It's rare that we see an item on the news that has obviously been put together by those who are either ignorant of the subject under discussion or are deliberately distorting matters for some malevolent purpose. Of course, many news stories concern malevolent and or stupid people: what would crime