Obama to guest-edit issue of Wired magazine

Obama to guest-edit issue of Wired magazine

Is President Barack Obama already thinking about his next job? In the coming months, he will guest-edit an issue of tech-focused Wired magazine. It is the first time a sitting president has guest-edited a magazine, the publication said Tuesday, announcing that Obama’s November issue would be centered around the theme of frontiers. “Like Wired, our […]

31.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, U.S. News ·
Singer, actress Selena Gomez taking a break

Singer, actress Selena Gomez taking a break

The 15-time Teen Choice Award winner Selena Gomez is to “take some time off” in order to focus on her health and well-being. The pop singer and actress had in 2015 revealed that she had been diagnosed with lupus, a condition also known to have affected a number of fellow show business icons including Toni […]

31.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Music ·
ABC extends Oscars broadcasting deal until 2028

ABC extends Oscars broadcasting deal until 2028

ABC has secured its coverage of the Academy Awards for the next decade. The TV network has extended a contract set to expire in 2020 and will now continue to broadcast the annual Oscars ceremony through 2028. Each year the prestigious ceremony is broadcast live around the world to over 225 countries, from the Dolby […]

31.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Could Daniel Radcliffe be making a return as Harry Potter?

Could Daniel Radcliffe be making a return as Harry Potter?

Rumors are rife that Daniel Radcliffe could be taking to the big screen again as Harry Potter. The British actor could be about to be approached by Warner Bros about starring in a film adaptation of the theater production “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” the New York Daily News reports. “Warners is secretly working on getting […]

31.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
Obama must understand problem first before discussing human rights — Duterte

Obama must understand problem first before discussing human rights — Duterte

MANILA, Aug 31 (Mabuhay) — President Rodrigo Duterte said Wednesday he is willing to talk about any topic with US President Barack Obama on the sidelines of the ASEAN Summit in Vientaine, Laos on September 6-8. But Duterte said that in the case of human rights, Obama must listen to him first. “If he wishes […]

31.08.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
128 repatriated OFWs from Saudi Arabia arrive in Manila

128 repatriated OFWs from Saudi Arabia arrive in Manila

MANILA, Aug 31 (Mabuhay) – The 128 overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who were repatriated from Saudi Arabia arrived in Manila on Wednesday morning. The OFWs were on board PR683 which landed at 10:10 a.m. at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Terminal 2 in Pasay City. They were greeted by Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III and […]

31.08.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Undocumented immigrant jailed for possessing gun, ammo

Undocumented immigrant jailed for possessing gun, ammo

Orlando, Florida– U.S. District Judge John Antoon, II has sentenced Hamid Mohamed Ahmed Ali Rehaif (25, Melbourne, and a citizen of the United Arab Emirates) to 18 months in federal prison for possession of a firearm and ammunition by an unlawful alien. Following his prison term, he will be deported back to the United Arab […]

31.08.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Bill to expand affordable housing for teachers heads to Gov

Bill to expand affordable housing for teachers heads to Gov

SB 1413 authorizes school districts to establish housing for teachers, staff SACRAMENTO – A measure authored by Senator Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) and sponsored by the City of San Francisco to expand affordable housing options for teachers passed the State Legislature today. SB 1413 will help California retain quality educators by allowing school districts to […]

31.08.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Jed Madela blasts bashers linking him to Darren Espanto

Jed Madela blasts bashers linking him to Darren Espanto

Singer Jed Madela has lashed out at people linking him to the 15-year-old Darren Espanto, whom he considers as his “little bro.” Madela, 39, said he is only a “very vocal” fan of Espanto. “Kasi ako ever since, you know, I saw this kid perform on TV naging fan na talaga ako ni Darren and […]

31.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Music ·
Barbie ready for love

Barbie ready for love

Don’t be fooled by her looks. Barbie Forteza might still look very much like the little girl we all loved all these years, but at 19, she’s definitely all grown-up now and ready for love. Barbie herself attested to this, saying, “Nasa right age na naman ako. Wala namang masama.” As if to dispel notions […]

31.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·
UCLA Pilipino Alumni welcomes new students

UCLA Pilipino Alumni welcomes new students

Last August 20, at Cerritos Heritage Park, the University of California,Los Angeles (UCLA) Pilipino Alumni Association(PAA) proudly welcomed new Pilipino UCLA students by hosting an event that served as a networking opportunity for students, parents, and alumni. Students and parents spoke with alumni about what to expect during their first year at UCLA. Alumni offered […]

31.08.2016 · Filled under: Local News ·
Sneak peek of Rosie Huntington-Whiteley in UGG boot fall campaign

Sneak peek of Rosie Huntington-Whiteley in UGG boot fall campaign

First photos of UGG’s fall campaign are out, featuring the brand’s global women’s ambassador Rosie Huntington-Whiteley. The photo shoot sees Huntington-Whiteley sporting five different UGG looks in its famous chestnut color — the Abree Short, the Classic II, McKay, Classic Cuff Short and the Kristin. Huntington-Whiteley, who was revealed as the face of the brand […]

29.08.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style ·
Curcumin and silymarin form promising pair for colon cancer treatment

Curcumin and silymarin form promising pair for colon cancer treatment

The Journal of Cancer has published a study revealing the therapeutic effects of two antioxidant compounds when combined to fight colon cancer. Curcumin is the active ingredient in turmeric, already known for its anti-inflammatory properties, whereas silymarin, a component of milk thistle, has been used to treat liver disease. In laboratory tests, researchers from Saint-Louis […]

29.08.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
Washington FilCom marks Philippine History Month, fetes community pioneer

Washington FilCom marks Philippine History Month, fetes community pioneer

WASHINGTON, DC – Members of the Filipino-American community in the Metro DC area came together on 25 August 2016 at the Romulo Hall of the Philippine Embassy to fete Ms. Evangeline “Vangie” Paredes, who turns 100 years old this year. Ms. Paredes is a former secretary of President Manuel Quezon and has been a prominent member of […]

29.08.2016 · Filled under: Local News ·
US regulators issue emergency authorisation for Roche Zika test: company

US regulators issue emergency authorisation for Roche Zika test: company

Swiss pharmaceutical giant Roche said Monday that US regulators had issued emergency authorisation to use its not-yet-approved diagnostic test for detecting the Zika virus in certain circumstances. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a so-called Emergency Use Authorization for the LightMix Zika rRT-PCR test, even though it has yet to receive official clearance, […]

29.08.2016 · Filled under: Health & Fitness, U.S. News ·
2017 Pirelli stars unveiled

2017 Pirelli stars unveiled

Nicole Kidman, Uma Thurman and Dame Helen Mirren have all been revealed as three of the stars to feature in the 2017 Pirelli Calendar. Alicia Vikander, Zhang Ziyi, Julianne Moore, Rooney Mara, Robin Wright, Jessica Chastain, Penelope Cruz, Lupita Nyong’o, Charlotte Rampling, Kate Winslet and Léa Seydoux complete the line-up of actresses set to star […]

29.08.2016 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Home & Garden ·
33 US Postal employees charged for stealing and undelivered mail

33 US Postal employees charged for stealing and undelivered mail

LOS ANGELES – Thirty-three defendants were charged as part of a sweep targeting criminal activity that has victimized the United States Postal Service (USPS) and its customers. Most of the defendants charged as part of the sweep are USPS employees who allegedly stole mail, embezzled from the agency or, in one case, failed to deliver nearly […]

29.08.2016 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
De Lima quietly celebrates 57th birthday with family

De Lima quietly celebrates 57th birthday with family

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Sen. Leila de Lima is celebrating her 57th birthday privately with her family amid controversies caused by allegations of immorality and drugs link from President Rodrigo Duterte. “Sen. D5 (De Lima) celebrates her birthday with her family. She wants to keep it private,” Ferdie Magalang of the senator’s office said. “No coverage […]

29.08.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Duterte offers P2-M bounty for each ‘narco-cop’

Duterte offers P2-M bounty for each ‘narco-cop’

MANILA, Aug 29 (Mabuhay) – President Rodrigo Duterte announced Monday that he will place a P2-million bounty on the heads of each policeman who are coddling drug rings. “I might be inclined to place a reward on their head, the members of the ninja or police who are protecting drug syndicates. I am placing per […]

29.08.2016 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Nadine Samonte, husband welcome baby girl

Nadine Samonte, husband welcome baby girl

Television actress Nadine Samonte and her husband Richard Chua welcomed the birth of their baby girl, Heather Sloane, on Saturday, August 27. Minutes after his wife gave birth at the ManilaDoctorsHospital, Chua shared the news on his Instagram account with the caption: “World! Say hello to our baby Heather Sloane. Good job my love @nadinesamonte.” […]

29.08.2016 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·