US military to open frontline combat roles to women

US military to open frontline combat roles to women

By Thomas Watkins Washington, United States | AFP |  – The US military will open up all positions – including frontline combat roles – to women, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced Thursday in a sweeping move officially ending centuries of men-only tradition. The historic step served as a rebuke to a Marine Corps call this […]

06.12.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
WHAT HAPPENS TO MY CAR IF I FILE BANKRUPTCY?

WHAT HAPPENS TO MY CAR IF I FILE BANKRUPTCY?

There are several issues to consider in answering this question. The most important point is the value of your car. In most cases, you can protect your car using the allowable bankruptcy code exemptions. An exemption allows you to file for bankruptcy relief and protect most of your property. The bankruptcy courts understand you need […]

06.12.2015 · Filled under: Atty. Paul M. Allen, Columnists ·
Poe camp points to US Embassy doc to prove PHL residency since 2005

Poe camp points to US Embassy doc to prove PHL residency since 2005

MANILA  (Mabuhay) – Senator Grace Poe did not lie when she indicated in her certificate of candidacy (COC) for president that she has been residing in the Philippines for 10 years and 11 months, her camp said Thursday. Poe’s spokesperson, Valenzuela City Mayor Rex Gatchalian, said the senator had clearly stated in a document submitted […]

06.12.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Liza, Enrique to start taping new series in December

Liza, Enrique to start taping new series in December

Following the box office success of their movie “Everyday I Love You,” Enrique Gil revealed that he and Liza Soberano are set to begin taping their second TV series together soon. Gil said they are already preparing for the new show as early as now. “Ako sobrang excited ako sa project namin. Nagpe-prepare na kami […]

06.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars, Film ·
Obama says  terror ‘possible’

Obama says terror ‘possible’

Washington, United States | AFP |   – US President Barack Obama said Thursday the motivation for a deadly shooting in California was not yet known, but a terror attack could not yet be ruled out. Obama ordered flags on government buildings, embassies and military installations to be flown at half-staff until Monday in memory […]

06.12.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Porsche greenlights its first green supercar

Porsche greenlights its first green supercar

(Relaxnews) – The Mission E, the 100% electric concept car that sent shockwaves of excitement through the crowds at September’s Frankfurt motor show is going into production. Turning the showcar into a production model is going to require €1 billion in investment, and the hiring of 1000 new employees. But, by keeping the promises made […]

06.12.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Motoring ·
A man’s weight can affect his sperm’s genetic makeup

A man’s weight can affect his sperm’s genetic makeup

(Relaxnews) – A man’s weight affects his sperm’s genetic makeup and could lead to a predisposition to obesity in his children, according to a Danish study published in the journal Cell Metabolism. A five-year study undertaken by Dr. Romain Barres of the University of Copenhagen has revealed that the sperm of thin and obese men […]

06.12.2015 · Filled under: Health & Fitness ·
The most talked-about actresses in 2015

The most talked-about actresses in 2015

(Relaxnews) – Talented, moving, militant, in the media spotlight … For all these reasons and more, five actresses were in the news this year. Alicia Vikander: confirmation of her rising star She is only 27, but Alicia Vikander has already conquered Hollywood. In 2015, this Swedish actress proved that she is a rising star by […]

06.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars, Photos ·
Kim Kardashian, Kanye West welcome baby boy

Kim Kardashian, Kanye West welcome baby boy

(Los Angeles-AFP) – Reality TV star Kim Kardashian and her rapper husband Kanye West announced Saturday the birth of their second child, a baby boy. “He’s here!” Kardashian wrote in a Titter post, which linked to a page exclaiming “Kanye and I welcome our new baby boy!” The latest addition to the West family was […]

06.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Hollywood Stars, Music ·
Catwalk beauty trends of 2015

Catwalk beauty trends of 2015

(Relaxnews) – Sometimes the beauty trends we see on the fashion catwalks can seem a little too bold for everyday life, but 2015 was a good year for accessible trends. From the Autumn/Winter 2015 shows to the Spring/Summer 2016 fashion weeks, there was a strong leaning towards a natural and attainable makeup look — here […]

06.12.2015 · Filled under: Beauty & Style, Home & Garden ·
No indication California attackers ‘part of organized group’: White House

No indication California attackers ‘part of organized group’: White House

Washington, UNITED STATES | AFP | Saturday 12/5/2015 – There is no indication that the shooters who killed 14 people in California are part of a larger terrorist group, the White House said Saturday, even as the Islamic State group claimed the pair were “soldiers” of its caliphate. A team of top officials including FBI Director James Comey, Attorney General […]

05.12.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
World’s top nature photos to be projected onto St Peter’s

World’s top nature photos to be projected onto St Peter’s

(Vatican City-AFP) – Images by some of the world’s greatest environmental photographers will be projected onto Saint Peter’s Basilica next week in solidarity with the climate change talks in Paris, the Vatican said Friday. From Brazilian Sebastiao Salgado to France’s Yann Arthus Bertrand and Britain’s Steve McCurry, photographers with a passion for the natural world […]

05.12.2015 · Filled under: Art, Destinations, Entertainment, Environment ·
Shooters had massive arsenal: SB police

Shooters had massive arsenal: SB police

By Sara Puig, with Jocelyne Zablit in Los Angeles San Bernardino, United States | AFP |  – A young couple who killed 14 people in a shooting in California had amassed a huge arsenal and carefully planned their attack, authorities said Thursday, refusing to rule out terrorism. There were competing theories as to what drove […]

05.12.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
‘GunTV’ to sell firearms to US viewers

‘GunTV’ to sell firearms to US viewers

New York, United States | AFP |   – Americans will soon be able to snap up the latest firearms from the comfort of their sofas with the launch in January of GunTV, a 24-hour shopping channel. It comes with gun violence in the United States under renewed scrutiny after Wednesday’s shooting in California left […]

05.12.2015 · Filled under: U.S. News ·
Japan bans French foie gras imports over bird flu virus

Japan bans French foie gras imports over bird flu virus

(Tokyo, Japan-AFP) – Japan has banned imports of French foie gras due to a bird flu outbreak, an agriculture ministry official said Friday. The ban, which became effective November 26, will be lifted 90 days after all affected French poultry farms finish culling their birds and conclude necessary sanitary procedures, the official told AFP. Japan […]

05.12.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
U2′s Bono writes Paris attacks song ahead of French gigs

U2′s Bono writes Paris attacks song ahead of French gigs

(Paris-AFP) – U2 frontman Bono has written a song about the Paris attacks ahead of a defiant return to the French capital on Sunday that may also feature the Eagles of Death Metal whose show was targeted by the jihadists. The Irish rock band cancelled their shows in Paris earlier this month in the wake […]

05.12.2015 · Filled under: Destinations, Entertainment, International Stars, Music ·
Breaking an emotional connection to food could be the key to losing weight

Breaking an emotional connection to food could be the key to losing weight

(Relaxnews) – Of the tens of millions of Americans who try to lose weight every year, only 8% actually succeed, with even less keeping off the weight long term. Two out of 3 who lose 5% of their body weight will eventually gain it back, and the more weight you lose, the more likely this […]

05.12.2015 · Filled under: Food & Dining, Health & Fitness ·
‘Star Wars,’ the space epic no one believed in

‘Star Wars,’ the space epic no one believed in

(Los Angeles-AFP) – It may well be one of Hollywood’s biggest success stories, but when the original “Star Wars” film was released in 1977 many people, including creator George Lucas, believed it would be a flop. “I don’t think anyone could have predicted what a smash hit and what a cultural phenomenon it was going […]

05.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Film, Hollywood Stars ·
PHL to be a $1-T economy by 2030: IHS Global

PHL to be a $1-T economy by 2030: IHS Global

MANILA (Mabuhay) – The Philippines is on its way to become a $1-trillion economy by 2030, according to international analytics firm IHS Global Insight, saying it is only sovereign entity in Asia with improving credit prospects. The country is presently following a trend of improving financial fundamentals, investor confidence, and governance standards, IHS Global, noted […]

05.12.2015 · Filled under: Philippine News ·
Gerald Anderson expecting a ‘cold Christmas’

Gerald Anderson expecting a ‘cold Christmas’

Gerald Anderson does not mind that he will be having a cold Christmas this December. Earlier this year, Anderson confirmed his breakup with actress Maja Salvador and has since remained single. “Hindi naman by choice. Just busy lang sa mga ginagawa. Hindi rin po ako nag-e-effort na maghanap,” Gerald said. Anderson said he is currently […]

05.12.2015 · Filled under: Entertainment, Filipino Stars ·