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Wesley Snipes ordered to jail for tax evasion

MIAMI, November 19, 2010 (AFP) – A US federal court on Friday rejected a request for a new trial for Hollywood actor Wesley Snipes and ordered him to report to prison to serve his three-year sentence for tax evasion. Snipes, […]

Results of the Consular outreach in National City, CA

DEPUTY Consul General Daniel R. Espiritu led a team from the Philippine Consulate General in Los Angeles and conducted a consular outreach program at the COPAO Center in National City, CA on 13-14 November 2010. The consular outreach program was […]

Tiger says he feels ‘blessed’ as car crash anniversary nears

Approaching the one-year anniversary of his Thanksgiving night accident that led to a worldwide sex scandal, Tiger Woods said his life is now “blessed and balanced” when he appeared Thursday on ESPN’s “Mike & Mike in the Morning” radio show, […]

World’s cardinals meet for sex abuse talks

By Michele Leridon VATICAN CITY, November 19, 2010 (AFP) – The world’s cardinals prayed for guidance on Friday at unprecedented talks on paedophile clergy, as activists called on the Church to end “symbolic gestures” and release files on the abuses. […]

MySpace deepens ties with rival Facebook

By Glenn Chapman SAN FRANCISCO, November 18, 2010 (AFP) – MySpace on Thursday began letting members tap into entertainment preferences expressed in Facebook profiles in a deepening of ties with the firm that snatched its social networking crown. A “Mashup […]

Philippines on alert after bird flu return in Hong Kong

MANILA, November 19, 2010 (AFP) – Philippine authorities stepped up airport health checks on Friday after Hong Kong confirmed its first human case of bird flu since 2003. Doctors from the health department and quarantine bureau have been dispatched to […]

Four girls rescued in Philippine cybersex raid

MANILA, November 19, 2010 (AFP) – Police have rescued four Philippine teenage girls who were being made to perform sex acts for live broadcast on the Internet, a child rights group that is caring for them said Friday. A mother-of-two […]