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Ricky Martin's twin sons are his toughest critics

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 07:30

Ricky Martin can't wait to kick off his Las Vegas residency at the Park Theater at the Monte Carlo Resort in April (17).


Viola Davis: 'Missing out on an Oscar is like falling from a high-rise building'

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 07:30

Viola Davis has joked her nasal passages were "very clear" after shooting a scene of her crying in Fences 23 times.


Wizards rout Pacers while Bulls edge Celtics

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 06:22

With a host of scoring threats, the Washington Wizards have become one of the NBA's hottest teams, showing their scoring depth in a 111-98 rout of struggling Indiana. Otto Porter Jr on Thursday had 25 points and eight rebounds, Markieff Morris added 21 points and seven rebounds, all-star John Wall contributed 20 points and 12 assists while Bradley Beal had 19 points as the Wizards led all the way. "We have a lot of threats and it's hard to key on any one guy," Beal said.


Emma Roberts, Drew Barrymore and Kate Mara support political catwalk messages

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 06:15

The stars all took in the latest fashions at New York Fashion Week where many brands chose to get political.


Jessica Biel 'lets go' of food stain anger now she's a mother

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 06:15

Jessica Biel describes Ralph Lauren's fall 17 line as a collection "close to her heart".


Dubai street art turns urban sprawl into open-air museum

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 06:04

The streets of Dubai may be known for architectural superlatives like Burj Khalifa, the highest of the world's high-rises, and the Middle East's largest shopping centre Dubai Mall. From poetry painted in intricate Arabic calligraphy to a portrait of an old man rowing a wooden boat, the art of the government-funded Dubai Street Museum is bringing new life to the city. Each brings their own interpretation of a curated theme -- "The Past" -- to the 2nd of December Street in the heart of Satwa, one of the older quarters of Dubai.


U.S., South Korea, Japan condemn North Korean missile firing in joint statement

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 04:05

The United States, South Korea and Japan issued a joint statement on Thursday condemning North Korea’s test firing of a ballistic missile and saying Pyongyang should face an “even stronger” international response for violating U.N. resolutions. The statement, which also condemned Pyongyang’s human rights abuses, was released after U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met […] The post U.S., South Korea, Japan condemn North Korean missile firing in joint statement appeared first on UNTV News.


PHIVOLCS examines extent of “ground ruptures” in Surigao

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 03:57

SURIGAO, Philippines — The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS) is measuring the horizontal and vertical displacements of ground ruptures found in the town of San Francisco, Surigao del Norte after a magnitude 6.7 earthquake hit the province. Some of the ruptures are located near residential areas. Ground ruptures are caused by the movement […] The post PHIVOLCS examines extent of “ground ruptures” in Surigao appeared first on UNTV News.


Selena Gomez 'grateful' after reaching 110 million fans on Instagram

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 03:30

Selena is already the most followed person on Instagram, according to Forbes, ahead of her pal Taylor Swift who has 97.6 million followers.


Lisa Marie Presley's twins placed in care after 'indecent child pictures found on ex's computer'

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 03:30

Lisa Marie Presley has alleged she found "indecent photos and videos" of children on her estranged husband Michael Lockwood's computer.


Britney Spears oozes positivity a decade after head-shaving incident

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 03:30

Britney Spears shared a flashback snap of herself with son Jayden as she expressed how blessed she feels to be a mother.


Judge dismisses lawsuit against Ellen DeGeneres over boob joke

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 03:30

Ellen DeGeneres has been cleared of ridiculing real estate agent Titi Pierce by calling her "Titty" instead of "Teetee".


Solons suspicious of SolGen’s ‘special interest’ in Napoles case

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 03:10

MANILA, Philippines — The Makabayan bloc has expressed dismay over the Solicitor General’s recommendation to acquit alleged pork barrel scam mastermind Janet Lim-Napoles of serious illegal detention. ACT Teachers party-list Representative Antonio Tinio said, it is quite surprising that Solicitor General Jose Calida suddenly expressed interest in the case. For his part, Bayan Muna Partylist […] The post Solons suspicious of SolGen’s ‘special interest’ in Napoles case appeared first on UNTV News.


Roman Polanski in Legal Bid to Return to US

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 02:20

Fugitive filmmaker Roman Polanski plans to return to the United States and is seeking assurances he will do no further jail time over unlawful sex with a 13-year-old girl. The award-winning director of "The Pianist" and "Chinatown," who has been on the run for almost 40 years, claims he reached a plea deal in the case that would keep him out of prison, his attorney Harland Braun told AFP. Braun has written to Los Angeles County Superior Court judge Scott Gordon to unseal a secret transcript of the testimony of the prosecutor in the Polanski case, which he believes will confirm the deal.


Ebonee Davis speaks out over racism in fashion

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 01:00

Ebonee Davis' modelling agency was not impressed when she decided to stop chemically straightening her hair.


More murders in Philippine drug war despite police pull-back: rights group

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 00:41

Shadowy assassins are still killing poor Filipinos, despite a police withdrawal from Rodrigo Duterte's deadly drug war, a rights group said Friday, as Manila filed criminal charges against the president's top critic. "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. In one new shooting incident covered by an AFP photographer, police found four men dead inside a shanty in northern Manila before dawn on Thursday, in a scene very similar to those covered at the height of the drug war.


More murders in Philippine drug war: rights group

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 00:33

Shadowy assassins are still killing poor Filipinos, despite a police withdrawal from Rodrigo Duterte's deadly drug war, a rights group said Friday, as Manila filed criminal charges against the president's top critic. "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. In one new shooting incident covered by an AFP photographer, police found four men dead inside a shanty in northern Manila before dawn on Thursday, in a scene very similar to those covered at the height of the drug war.


Parents supports revival of mandatory ROTC but fears possibility of abuse

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 00:26

PHILIPPINES — Some parents support the plan of President Rodrigo Duterte to include the mandatory Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) in school curriculums. They believe that this will help the youth understand the importance of discipline, leadership and patriotism. But despite of the support, there are still some parents that worry over the possibility of […] The post Parents supports revival of mandatory ROTC but fears possibility of abuse appeared first on UNTV News.


Trillanes to Duterte: ‘Prove that the P2-B bank transactions are not true’

Fri, 02/17/2017 - 00:10

MANILA — In a press conference at the Senate, Sen. Antonio Trillanes IV resurrected allegations of hidden wealth against President Rodrigo Duterte which the senator first raised during the election campaign last year when he claimed that then candidate Duterte had P2.4-billion bank transactions from 2006 to 2015. Trillanes even distributed copies of the bank […] The post Trillanes to Duterte: ‘Prove that the P2-B bank transactions are not true’ appeared first on UNTV News.


Comic-Con opens in Saudi: Chance to be 'free'

Thu, 02/16/2017 - 23:33

Nobody gave Ahmed al-Dainiy a second glance Thursday as he walked among the youthful crowd on the opening day of Saudi Arabia's first Comic-Con event, wearing a horse head mask. The three-day festival of anime, pop art, video gaming and film-related events is part of a government initiative to bring more entertainment to Saudi Arabia which bans alcohol, public cinemas and theatre. Unrelated men and women are normally segregated in Saudi Arabia, where restaurants have separate sections for "single" men and families.