Will I lose my home if I file for bankruptcy?

Will I lose my home if I file for bankruptcy?

Americans are still filing bankruptcy in record numbers, and with good reason. The economic downturn, including the fall of housing prices and the increase in unemployment has wrecked havoc on our finances. The truth is, that in many cases, bankruptcy is a wise decision for many, since it wipes away debt and interest payments that […]

30.07.2015 · Filled under: Atty. Paul M. Allen, Columnists, Legal Matters, Services ·
Safety urged as heat wave, thunderstorms approach

Safety urged as heat wave, thunderstorms approach

By Paul Netter, Southern California Edison With the National Weather Service predicting triple-digit temperatures and thunderstorms in some areas of the region beginning Wednesday, Southern California Edison (SCE) urges its customers to stay safe while staying cool. SCE has also called a Save Power Day for Wednesday. Customers participating in the conservation program can earn up to $100 in bill credits […]

30.07.2015 · Filled under: Environment, Local News, Services ·
Chicago named best pizza city in the US: TripAdvisor

Chicago named best pizza city in the US: TripAdvisor

(Relaxnews) – Chicago has been declared the pizza capital of the US in a new ranking that will surely stoke the longstanding rivalry between the Windy City and New York when it comes to pizza pies. But how do you quantify which city can boast the title of best pizza destination in the US? For […]

30.07.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
Study predicts drop in deportations

Study predicts drop in deportations

Washington, United States (AFP)   – US deportations of undocumented immigrants should decline significantly as a result of decrees issued by President Barack Obama last November, a new study released Thursday concludes. The new enforcement priorities set forth in the decrees “could provide a degree of protection from deportation” for about 9.6 million undocumented immigrants, […]

30.07.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Belmonte: Little time to Cha-Cha but pols still talking about amendments

Belmonte: Little time to Cha-Cha but pols still talking about amendments

MANIL (Mabuhay) – Speaker Feliciano Belmonte Jr. on Monday said that his last-minute pitch for economic Charter Change in the 16th Congress’ last regular session is aimed at sending a message to investors and politicians about its relevance even if lawmakers are already pressed for time to ensure its passage. “It is a message. It’s […]

30.07.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Chris Pine to star alongside Gal Gadot in ‘Wonder Woman’

Chris Pine to star alongside Gal Gadot in ‘Wonder Woman’

(Relaxnews) – Chris Pine is the latest addition to the film based on the classic comic, directed by Patty Jenkins and expected to debut in 2017. US actor Chris Pine has secured the role of Steve Trevor, joining Gal Gadot in “Wonder Woman,” The Wrap reports. Plot details remain unknown, yet Pine’s character is expected to […]

30.07.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Obama criticizes tone of 2016 US presidential debate

Obama criticizes tone of 2016 US presidential debate

By Andrew Beatty Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (AFP)  – President Barack Obama delivered a withering critique of the vitriolic 2016 US presidential campaign Monday, branding it unworthy of American voters. It is rare for a president to address domestic controversy while on a foreign trip, but Obama was asked about the increasingly hysterical tone of the […]

30.07.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Creamy Lancashire and gouda specialist get singled out at international cheese competition

Creamy Lancashire and gouda specialist get singled out at international cheese competition

(Relaxnews) – A Lancashire cheese, manchego, stilton and Dutch cheesemaker emerged the big winners at an international cheese show in the UK this week. It’s the dream job for cheese lovers. At the International Cheese Awards in Nantwich, 200 experts sniffed, inspected and savored cheese submissions from 31 countries before handing out trophies to the […]

30.07.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
Kendall Jenner gets cheeky in new Estée Lauder commercial

Kendall Jenner gets cheeky in new Estée Lauder commercial

(Relaxnews) – Estée Lauder has released its latest beauty commercial, starring model of the moment Kendall Jenner. A spoof ad within the ad sees the US beauty unable to contain her excitement at unveiling the brand’s “New Pure Color Envy Liquid Lip Potion.” Despite playing sexy for the test shots at the cameraman’s request, Kendall’s […]

30.07.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Hollywood Stars, Lifestyle, Online, Videos ·
For dating apps in Asia, love by numbers or chaperone

For dating apps in Asia, love by numbers or chaperone

(Hong Kong (AFP)-AFP) – Move over Tinder — a crop of dating apps in smartphone-addicted Asia is offering to recruit friends for group dates or send along a chaperone to steer the course of romance. While dating apps developed in the West encourage one-on-one, often no-strings-attached meetings, many in Asia are as much about old-school […]

30.07.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Health & Fitness, Lifestyle, Science & Technology ·
Trump surge among Republican voters shows no sign of abating

Trump surge among Republican voters shows no sign of abating

Washington, United States (AFP)   – Donald Trump’s wild ride to the front of the Republican presidential field showed no signs of abating Sunday, with a new poll showing him with a big lead in a key early primary state. The NBC/Marist poll had the trash-talking billionaire with a seven point lead in New Hampshire […]

29.07.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
‘Black-ish’ creator to remake ‘Shaft’

‘Black-ish’ creator to remake ‘Shaft’

(Relaxnews) – Scriptwriters Kenya Barris and Alex Barnow have been tapped to pen New Line Cinema’s upcoming remake of “Shaft.” John Davis, who is at work on the upcoming “Man from UNCLE” remake, and Ira Napoliello are to produce the film. The original 1971 “Shaft” film tells the story of a private detective named John […]

29.07.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
New York’s fifth Diner en blanc draws 5,000 riverside

New York’s fifth Diner en blanc draws 5,000 riverside

(New York-AFP) – Some 5,000 foodies and fashionistas gathered late Tuesday on the banks of the Hudson River in New York for the fifth edition of the “Diner en blanc” (Dinner in White). Organizers of the pop-up picnic where attendees dress to the nines entirely in white chose the huge Pier 26 structure this time […]

29.07.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining ·
Scientists identify the taste of fat as sixth taste

Scientists identify the taste of fat as sixth taste

(Relaxnews) – A group of US scientists believes that fat deserves to be called the sixth taste and have even invented a new name for it: oleogustus. After sweet, sour, salty and bitter, as well as the most recently acknowledged flavor profile on the palate, umami, scientists from Purdue University in Indiana have published a […]

29.07.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Health & Fitness, Home & Garden ·
Charleston eatery serving southern cuisine tops list of US dining spots with local, sustainable ethos

Charleston eatery serving southern cuisine tops list of US dining spots with local, sustainable ethos

(Relaxnews) – Charleston dining institution Husk, which serves distinctly Southern dishes, has been named the shining example of American cuisine in a list of top 100 restaurants that curates the best in local, regional, and sustainable dining. In the second edition of the “2015 Fresh List” prepared by restaurant rating system Opinionated About Dining, Husk […]

29.07.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, Food & Dining, Home & Garden ·
The Internet of things to total 38 billion devices by 2020

The Internet of things to total 38 billion devices by 2020

(Relaxnews) – There are already more than two connected or smart devices accessing the web for every person on the planet but this is very much just the beginning. According to new data from Juniper Research, the Internet of Things (IoT) may well still be in a nascent stage as far as consumers are concerned, […]

29.07.2015 · Filled under: Apps, Destinations, Home & Garden, Science & Technology ·
Daniel Matsunaga signs exclusive contract with ABS-CBN

Daniel Matsunaga signs exclusive contract with ABS-CBN

Daniel Matsunaga is now an exclusive ABS-CBN talent. The “Pinoy Big Brother” winner signed the contract on Friday with executives of the network – ABS-CBN TV Production head Laurenti Dyogi, ABS-CBN Free TV head Cory Vidanes, ABS-CBN president and CEO Charo Santos-Concio, and chief financial officer Aldrin Cerrado. Matsunaga, 26, will top-bill a TV series […]

29.07.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
Aquino vows additional equipment for AFP

Aquino vows additional equipment for AFP

MANILA (Mabuhay) – President Benigno Aquino III on Monday pledged to provide more new equipment for the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), as part of his administration’s effort to modernize the military. During his final State of the Nation Address (SONA) before Congress, Aquino recalled how the AFP only had limited capabilities before he […]

29.07.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Clinton pledges to be America’s renewable energy president

Clinton pledges to be America’s renewable energy president

Washington, United States (AFP)  – Hillary Clinton laid out ambitious plans Monday to invest in solar and other renewable energy if elected US president, drawing a contrast with her fossil fuel-loving Republican rivals. “We will make America the world’s clean energy superpower,” she declared at a campaign event in Des Moines, Iowa, unveiling highlights of […]

29.07.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Food Network star Katie Lee shares her recipe for strawberry brownie cake

Food Network star Katie Lee shares her recipe for strawberry brownie cake

(Relaxnews) – You could call Katie Lee the younger version of Ina Garten, with her shingled, beach house in the Hamptons, love of all things French, and penchant for throwing easy, breezy summer soirees in her elegant garden. This summer Lee shares some of the recipes that make recurring appearances in her kitchen and backyard patio […]