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Authorities remove Charlie Sheen’s sons from his house

Los Angeles (CNN) – Charlie Sheen threatened to kill his estranged wife over the weekend, according to a declaration made in a restraining order against the actor. “I will cut your head off, put it in a box and send […]

Army toughens fitness test for first time in 30 years

By Susanne M. Schafer FORT JACKSON, S.C. – The Army plans to toughen its fitness tests for the first time in 30 years to make sure all soldiers have the strength, endurance and mobility for battle, adding exercises like running […]

In surprise appearance, Jobs unveils iPad 2

by Glenn Chapman SAN FRANCISCO, March 3, 2011 (AFP) – Apple chief executive Steve Jobs emerged from medical leave on Wednesday to unveil a new version of the iPad designed to tighten the company’s grip on the booming tablet computer […]

Former Apple manager admits taking kickbacks

SAN FRANCISCO, March 1, 2011 (AFP) – A former Apple manager has pleaded guilty to accepting kickbacks from suppliers and manufacturers in Asia seeking contracts with the California gadget-maker. Paul Devine, 38, who worked at Apple from 2005 to 2010, […]

Google cooks recipes into search menu

SAN FRANCISCO, February 25, 2011 (AFP) – Google on Thursday began cooking recipes into its search menu in a way that lets people easily find instructions for whipping up dishes in the kitchen. A “Recipe View” feature that Google is […]

NV HealthCare Immunization Coalition Drive ends

By Zen S. Laluna LAS VEGAS – The last leg of the Southern Nevada HealthCare Coalition (SNHC)-sponsored Free Immunization Drive which began in the Fall and ended in the Spring, held its last free flu shots event on February 27 […]

U.S. beauty queen has crown, but no home

LOS ANGELES, February 23, 2011 (AFP) – A U.S. beauty queen has become the latest victim of the economic downturn – she is homeless and faces losing her day job, months before vying to be crowned Miss USA. Miss Colorado […]

Armida Siguion-Reyna headlines Pala concert

PALA, CA – Soprano singer Armida Siguion-Reyna will headline a Filipino concert on May 27, 8 p.m., Friday at the Infinity (formerly Grand Cabaret), Pala Casino Spa & Resort. Also performing with Reyna are Bayang Barrios, Miguel Castro, Bo Cerrudo, […]

Piolo’s nanny graduates from culinary school

MANILA, Feb 28 (Mabuhay) – Hunk actor Piolo Pascual is very happy now that Moi Marcampo, his nanny, was able to finish a Kitchen Management course. Pascual said it brings him joy to know that he was part of fulfilling […]

The drawbacks of fame and fortune in boxing

AROUND TOWN By Rey Andres New boxing sensation Nonito Donaire is set to follow the footsteps of Philippine boxing hero, Manny Pacquiao when he chalked up victory number 26 with a clean knockout punch on 2:25 minutes of the 2nd […]