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Ricky Martin met his artist fiance on social media

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 17:00

The singer knew it was "game over" when he first came face to face with his new fiance.


Trey Songz: 'Keke Palmer lied about video drama'

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 17:00

The actress ranted about feeling harassed after finding herself featured on camera, allegedly without her permission.


Ed Sheeran soars to top of Spotify

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 15:26

The English pop star Ed Sheeran has soared to become the most popular artist of the moment on Spotify as he prepares to release his next album. Data on the world's most popular streaming service on Friday showed Sheeran with 42.2 million monthly listeners -- meaning nearly half of Spotify's 100 million-plus users played him. The Toronto singer had in turn ended a reign of nearly seven months by his sometime mentor, the rapper Drake.


Spanish king's sister cleared in tax fraud case

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 15:10

A Spanish court on Friday acquitted King Felipe VI's sister, Princess Cristina, of charges that she helped her husband evade taxes, in a case that shamed the royal family. The 51-year-old princess was the first member of Spain's royal family to face criminal charges since the monarchy's restoration in 1975. The scandal broke in 2011 amid Spain's deepest economic crisis in decades.


Kim Kardashian won't attend Paris Fashion Week 2017

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 14:30

The star attended husband Kanye West's Yeezy show at New York Fashion Week on Wednesday.


Police called over Robin Thicke and Paula Patton custody issue

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 14:30

The actress obtained the protective order against her ex last month (Jan17).


Shannen Doherty's last film before cancer battle to hit cinemas in April

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 14:30

The actress plays a sadistic mum in the new horror film.


Facebook CEO warns against reversal of global thinking

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 14:08

Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg laid out a vision on Thursday of his company serving as a bulwark against rising isolationism, writing in a letter to users that the company’s platform could be the “social infrastructure” for the globe. In a 5,700-word manifesto, Zuckerberg, founder of the world’s largest social network, quoted Abraham Lincoln, […] The post Facebook CEO warns against reversal of global thinking appeared first on UNTV News.


Kim Cattrall: 'Sex and the City TV spin-off is brewing'

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 12:30

Kim's co-star Sarah Jessica Parker previously confirmed a third movie adaptation would soon be in the works.


Harry Styles' sister exposes bogus private Twitter account

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 12:30

Sick Twitter user allegedly creates account to prey on young fans.


Tilda Swinton is new favourite to land Doctor Who job

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 12:30

The actress has leap-frogged Ben Whishaw and Olivia Colman to lead the race to take control of the Tardis.


More murders in Philippine drug war: rights group

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 09:14

Shadowy assassins have killed scores of poor victims in the Philippines after President Rodrigo Duterte officially ordered police to withdraw from his deadly drug war, a rights monitor said Friday. This was 146 more than the end of January, which rights groups said showed extrajudicial killings had slowed but were nevertheless continuing in the drug war. "The targets are still the same, as far as we are concerned: people linked to drugs and who live in poor neighbourhoods," Wilnor Papa, campaign official for the Philippine branch of Amnesty International, told AFP.


De Lima speaks out on her looming arrest

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 09:00

The Department of Justice on Friday has finally filed drug-related charges against Senator Leila de Lima at the Muntinlupa Regional Trial Court. Sen. Leila de Lima’s statement on the DOJ filing charges against her : “As expected, the DOJ today filed criminal charges against me with the RTC of Muntinlupa. My lawyers are already on […] The post De Lima speaks out on her looming arrest appeared first on UNTV News.


Environmental lawyer murdered in Philippines: police

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 08:44

A Philippine lawyer who specialised in investigating crimes against the environment has been ambushed and shot dead, police said Friday. The murder on Wednesday of Mia Manuelita Mascarinas-Green deepened concerns that the Philippines is one of the world's most dangerous places for environmental campaigners, with more than 100 killed over the past 15 years. Four motorcycle-riding gunmen opened fire after surrounding a van being driven by Mascarinas-Green -- with her children and nanny in the vehicle -- near her home on the central island of Bohol, the authorities said.


Arctic cultures take climate fight to Berlin film fest

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 08:35

They are fighting to preserve their ancient lifestyles and the very ground under their feet as the Arctic ice cap shrinks and the tundra's permafrost slowly turns to mush. Polar circle film-makers at this year's Berlin Film Festival are taking a cold, hard look at the plight of the indigenous people on the frontlines of climate change. In a top-down view of the planet, the NATIVe showcase features films from the icy northern latitudes of Scandinavia, Siberia, Alaska, Canada, Iceland and Greenland.


Environmental lawyer murdered in Philippines: police

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 07:58

A Philippine lawyer who specialised in investigating crimes against the environment has been ambushed and shot dead, police said Friday. The murder on Wednesday of Mia Manuelita Mascarinas-Green deepened concerns that the Philippines is one of the world's most dangerous places for environmental campaigners, with more than 100 killed over the past 15 years. Four motorcycle-riding gunmen opened fire after surrounding a van being driven by Mascarinas-Green -- with her children and nanny in the vehicle -- near her home on the central island of Bohol, the authorities said.


Ford Bets Big on Artificial Intelligence in Cars

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 07:47

Innovations in artificial intelligence (AI) are shaping the way automakers think about self-driving cars. Advances in AI brainpower are not only speeding up time frames for autonomous tech to enter ... The post Ford Bets Big on Artificial Intelligence in Cars appeared first on Carmudi Philippines Journal.


The Best and Most Fuel-Efficient Sedans That Run on Diesel

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 07:31

We love the words “Best” and “Fuel-Efficient” — they blend well together when we talk about diesel-powered sedans. You may think it’s hard to find those that not only belong on top of their ... The post The Best and Most Fuel-Efficient Sedans That Run on Diesel appeared first on Carmudi Philippines Journal.


Ben Affleck's son thinks he's Batman and the FedEx man is the Joker

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 07:30

Will Arnett's portrayal of Batman in The Lego Batman Movie is Ben Affleck's favourite depiction of the superhero.


Marc Anthony will pay ex-wife $10,000 a month - report

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 07:30

Marc Anthony and Shannon de Lima's divorce was finalised on Monday (13Feb17), with details of the settlement now being reported.