• Jodie Foster marries girlfriend

    Jodie Foster has reportedly tied the knot with Alexandra Hedison, who she has been dating for less than a year.

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    • Will Danica approve if dad Vic marries Pauleen?

      Danica Sotto-:Pingris wants to tell dad Vic Sotto, “Dapat, kung talagang kayo na, siguraduhin nyo na yan.”

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      • Hong Kong, Philippines end emotional hostage row

        Hong Kong and the Philippines announced Wednesday they had resolved an enduring and deeply emotional row over a deadly hostage crisis, allowing soured diplomatic relations to return to normal. The breakthrough came after a deal was struck on the most sensitive issues of compensation to the victims…

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        • Children's corpses reveal desperate attempts to escape Korean ferry

          By Jungmin Jang and Ju-min Park MOKPO/SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean divers swam though dark, cold waters into a sunken ferry on Wednesday, feeling for children's bodies with their hands in a maze of cabins, corridors and upturned decks as they searched for hundreds of missing. Writing by Nick…

          • Power Pinays bow to Japan, relegated to battle for 5th to 8th in Asian women’s club volleyball tourney

            MATCHES TODAY (Thursday, April 24th at the Nakhompathom Gym) 10:00AM (11:00AM Philippine time) IND vs. SIN (Final for 9th place) 12:00NN (1:00PM Philippine time) PHI vs. VIE (Semifinal, 5th-8th) 2:00PM (3:00PM Philippine time) IRI vs. THA (Semifinal, 5th-8th) 4:00PM (5:00PM … Continue reading →

            • Scientists monitor huge iceberg that broke off from Antarctica

              By Will Dunham WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Scientists are monitoring an iceberg roughly six times the size of Manhattan - one of the largest now in existence - that broke off from an Antarctic glacier and is heading into the open ocean. NASA glaciologist Kelly Brunt said on Wednesday the iceberg covers…

              • China and rivals sign pact to ease maritime tensions

                China, the United States, Japan and more than a dozen other Asia-Pacific countries have signed a naval agreement aimed at ensuring miscommunication between ships at sea does not escalate into conflict. The Code for Unplanned Encounters at Sea, which was agreed Tuesday in the eastern port city of…

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                • Honda bringing in its ‘Brio’ small car

                  Honda Cars Philippines Inc. will compete in the small car or the so-called economy (E) category, the fastest growing car segment in the local market, as it sets the launch of Brio in the second half this year, even as it still believes the B or the subcompact car category will continue its dominant…

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                  • AP WAS THERE: Probable cause of AIDS found

                    WASHINGTON (AP) — EDITOR'S NOTE: In 1981, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported the first cases of a rare pneumonia that had sickened five Los Angeles gay men. The AIDS epidemic had begun.

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                    • Nicki Minaj goes back to beauty basics

                      Nicki Minaj had to go for a natural look because she was "low on ideas".

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                      • Beckenbauer disappointed by toothless Bayern

                        The Bavarian giants' honorary president praised Real Madrid for their 1-0 win but felt the visitors offered little going forward

                        • Indonesian general says his flashy watch is a fake

                          JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's military commander said critics who called him out for wearing an especially luxurious watch should be quiet because the timepiece is actually a cheap Chinese fake.

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                          • How Do Idol Stars Remove Their Extremely Thick Makeups?

                            Most of them put a thick wall of foundation on skin texture and apply another layer of color makeup on eye and cheek areas. Nevertheless, some stars still flaunt clean and soft skin texture. Then how do they keep up with such clean skin condition? Cleansing always has been the basis of skin care.

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                            • 15 new Asian smartphone makers hoping to crush Samsung and Apple

                              Samsung is the world’s – and Asia’s – top smartphone maker. But there are a lot of rival phone-makers out there aiming to dethrone the likes of Samsung and Apple. That competition is especially strong ...

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                              • Ship that sank in 1888 found near San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge

                                By Laila Kearney SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The wreckage of a passenger steamship that sank in the 19th century after a collision in the San Francisco Bay has been found near the Golden Gate Bridge, officials said on Wednesday. The steamship City of Chester was discovered by researchers using sonar…

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                                • Airport official: Teen had no clue he was in Maui

                                  HONOLULU (AP) — Long flights can leave anyone a little unsteady, but a teenager who defied the odds, surviving a flight from California to Hawaii tucked in a jetliner's wheel well, was disoriented, thirsty and could barely walk after the freezing, low-pressure ordeal, airport officials who reviewed…

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                                  • Balamban shipyard launches new 82,000-tonnage bulk carrier

                                    Balamban, Cebu – A week following the launching of its 58,000 deadweight metric to ship, Tsuneishi Heavy Industries (Cebu) Inc. (THICI), again launched another ship, this time a much bigger vessel, that is, an 82,000-tonnage bulk carrier. The SC-209 or M/V Emerald Star is the 185th ship launched by…

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                                    • Mark Caguioa blasts 'soft' teammates on social media

                                      Barangay Ginebra San Miguel’s Mark Caguioa, one of the pillars of the team for the longest time and the bridge from the Robert Jaworski to the current era, used social media to blasts his teammates anew.

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                                      • Australia boosts air power with $11.6 bln purchase of 58 F-35s

                                        Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced on Wednesday the purchase of 58 more F-35 Joint Strike Fighters costing Aus$12.4 billion ($11.6 billion) in a major defence upgrade to maintain Australia's regional edge. The new aircraft will bring Australia's total JSF force to 72, with the first due to arrive…

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