Lakers and The Mavs keep it civil before playoff meeting

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP)—Although they had quite a combustible meeting last month, the Los Angeles Lakers and the Dallas Mavericks claim the clubs’ first playoff meeting in 23 years is too important for any thuggish, boorish behavior. Matt Barnes(notes) has already been there,...

The SEAL team that got bin Laden DEAD

From Ghazi Air Base in Pakistan, the modified MH-60 helicopters made their way to the garrison suburb of Abbottabad, about thirty miles from the center of Islamabad. Aboard were Navy SEALs, flown across the border from Afghanistan, along with tactical signals, intelligence...

Philippines on alert after bin Laden death – Reax

MANILA, May 2, 2011 (AFP) – Philippine President Benigno Aquino on Monday ordered stepped up security around the country following the killing of Osama bin Laden, while hailing his death as a triumph over terrorism. “The death of Osama bin Laden marks a signal defeat...

Malacanang assures govt’s security measures in place

MANILA, May 2 (PNA) – The Aquino administration assured that the government’s security measures are in place saying that the national security forces are on full alert to avert any terror attacks from secessionist groups following a United States government report on...

Americans erupt in joy at Bin Laden death

WASHINGTON, May 2, 2011 (AFP) – Americans erupted in joyous celebration in Washington, New York and across the country early Monday following the death of Osama bin Laden. Crowds descended on the White House waving Stars and Stripes flags even before the Al Qaeda’s...