6 dead in floods triggered by ‘Crising’ in Cebu province

CEBU CITY — Six persons were killed by floods caused by tropical depression “Crising” Sunday morning in Danao City and Carmen town in northern Cebu, an official said. Julius Regner, spokesman of the Cebu Provincial Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office (PDRRMO), said five persons were washed away by floodwaters in Carmen town, while one drowned … Read More

Proud of my body: Lady Gaga slams trolls

LOS ANGELES — Pop star Lady Gaga has responded to body shamers by saying she is proud of her body. The 30-year-old music icon took to Instagram, slamming the trolls who had commented on her appearance during her explosive halftime performance during the 51st Super Bowl. “I heard my body is a topic of conversation … Read More

Stay positive to conquer cancer

HIDERABAD — Stay positive and drive away negative thoughts in conquering cancer, Bollywood actress Manisha Koirala, a cancer survivor, said here Sunday. “It was painful and tough journey. If I could do it, you too can do it,” a release quoted her as saying at a debate jointly organised here by FICCI Ladies Organization (FLO), … Read More

It’s not a Muslim ban — Trump

WASHINGTON — Unfazed by growing criticism, US President Donald Trump today defended his controversial immigration order that bans travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries, asserting that it is working “very nicely” even as he maintained that it is not a ban on Muslims. “It’s working out very nicely. You see it at the airports, you see … Read More

Sushmita Sen to judge Miss Universe 2017 pageant

MUMBAI — Former Miss Universe Sushmita Sen has confirmed that she is on the judging panel of 65th edition of the pageant here. The 41-year-old model-turned-actress was crowned Miss Universe in Manila in 1994 and she said she is excited as well as overwhelmed to return to the pageant 23 years later. “Getting ready with … Read More

Hollywood stars salute Obama for his achievements

LOS ANGELES — From Leonardo DiCaprio to Tom Hanks, Hollywood A-listers lent their voices to a farewell tribute honoring the outgoing US President Barack Obama. In the video “Yes We Can: Your Most Memorable Moments from the Obama Presidency”, celebrities shared the achievements Obama made during his tenure in the White House, reported People magazine. … Read More

Johnny Depp visits children’s hospital as Jack Sparrow

LONDON — Hollywood superstar Johnny Depp brightened the day of child patients of Great Ormond Street Children’s Hospital by dressing up in his “Pirates Of The Caribbean” character Captain Jack Sparrow. The actor chatted up with the young patients in his movie avatar, which is very popular with kids. Depp’s daughter Lily-Rose was successfully treated … Read More

No solid ground to oust Pres. Duterte — solons

MANILA — Lawmakers at the House of Representatives said on Thursday there are no sufficient grounds for the impeachment of President Rodrigo Duterte relating to his recent pronouncement that he would not allow the policemen involved in the killing of Albuera town Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr. to go to jail. In an ambush interview, Dinagat … Read More

Jonah Hill involved in car crash

LOS ANGELES — Actor and funnyman Jonah Hill has been reportedly involved in an intense car crash here. The 32-year-old was driving his black Audi Downtown when his car collided with another vehicle, reported TMZ. Photos obtained show both cars were badly damaged in the accident. They were towed away from the scene. However, no … Read More