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Sleeping with pets brings risk of serious disease

By Joan Raymond Karen Curtis wouldn’t dream of kicking her cats out of her bed, or the beds of her two teenage kids. After all, the felines, named Bob and Blixa, are part of the family, and Curtis thinks it’s “very sweet” the cats make the rounds of the...

Taco Bell sued over meat that’s just 35 percent beef

When you stop at Taco Bell’s drive-thru window, do you really know what you are eating? One Alabama law firm says some ingredients are unacceptable. The fast food restaurant giant is being sued for false advertising when referring to using “seasoned ground beef”...

Jay Cutler injury update: Bears coach Smith said QB sprained MCL

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) – Jay Cutler finally got some protection. The Chicago Bears rushed to their quarterback’s defense on Monday, blasting current and former players who in Twitter posts questioned his toughness for sitting out most of the second half of...

One on one with ‘Cake Boss’ star Greggy Soriano

By Antoinette Bueno Another Filipino is taking over our television screens. Though he was recently eliminated on TLC’s “Cake Boss: Next Great Baker,” Fil-Am Gregory “Greggy” Soriano clearly won over millions of viewers with his endearing and...

Oscar nominations announced

Los Angeles (CNN) – A film about a stuttering British monarch, a movie about the founder of Facebook, a sci-fi thriller and a John Wayne classic remake topped the list of movies honored with Oscar nominations announced Tuesday. “The King’s Speech,” about...

Hitmen ‘killed Philippine journalist for $3,370′

By Jason Gutierrez MANILA, January 25, 2011 (AFP) – Philippine police said Tuesday hitmen killed a radio journalist for 150,000 pesos ($3,370) in an attack meant to stop the crusading father-of-five from speaking out against environment abuse. Police said the assassin told...
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Terror alert in Philippines after bus bomb kills 4

MANILA, January 25, 2011 (AFP) – A bomb on a packed bus in the Philippines’ financial hub killed four people on Tuesday, sparking a warning from President Benigno Aquino that the country faced a raised terror threat. Authorities said it was too early to say who was...