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Pop star Michael Jackson has died in Los Angeles, aged 50.

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Paramedics were called to the singer’s home around midday local time on Thursday after he stopped breathing. He was pronounced dead two hours later after arriving at hospital in full cardiac arrest, said Fred Corral of the LA County Coroner’s office.

‘Government to keep Imelda jewels’

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By Marvin Sy – Malacañang said yesterday the jewelry collection worth P15 billion supposedly belonging to the Marcoses would be placed under government control.

Failon’s wife, Trinidad Etong succumbs to cranial injury

By Mark D. Meruenas – Trina Arteche Etong, the wife of news anchor Ted Failon has passed away, about 20 minutes after doctors tried to revive her, radio dzMM’s vice president for Manila division Peter Musngi reported Thursday night.

Filipino among injured in strong Italy earthquake

By Mark Joseph Ubalde – A Filipino was hurt in the 6.3-magnitude earthquake that hit the Italian city of L’Aquila on Monday morning (Italy time), while 100 others take refuge in an evacuation center there.

Despite apology, Tsao is still in blacklist – BI

By Maricar Bautista and RG Cruz – Despite offers of apology on a controversial article which was deemed racist by many Filipinos, the ban on Hong Kong writer Chip Tsao from entering the Philippines remains, the Philippines’ top immigration official said.

RP to seek Joma Sison’s expulsion from Netherlands

The government would ask the Dutch government for the formal expulsion of Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) founding chairman Jose Maria Sison to secure his return to the country.