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Saturday, April 30, 2011

Over 300 killed as tornadoes tear across southern US


TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - Tornadoes and violent storms tore through seven Southern states, killing at least 306 people and causing billions of dollars of damage in one of the deadliest swarm of twisters in U.S. history.

Top NBA teams are also top merchandise sellers


Everyone loves a winner.

A final look at AJ Perez on MMK


Manila, Philippines - Viewers will have a final look at the late AJ Perez (photo, right) in tonight’s Maalaala Mo Kaya episode, which he taped before meeting his tragic end last April 17.

Baron Geisler opts to prolong rehabilitation


Actor Baron Geisler is still in rehabilitation for alcohol dependency even after already completing the PAMI Philippine Artists Managers, Inc. (PAMI) recommended three months stay.

Friday, April 29, 2011

Royalty, stars, commoners flock to UK royal wedding


LONDON - Guests filled London's Westminster Abbey on Friday to see Prince William marry Kate Middleton, a royal occasion of dazzling British pomp and pageantry set to attract a huge global audience.

Kate Middleton wedding gown designed by Sarah Burton


One of the biggest remaining questions about the royal wedding was answered as Kate Middleton, on the cusp of becoming a royal family member, emerged from her Rolls Royce in resplendent white.

Thursday, April 28, 2011



TALK N Text coach Chot Reyes had described Game 1 of his team’s PBA Commissioner’s Cup championship duel with Barangay Ginebra as an opening salvo.

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Beckhams, 'Mr. Bean' invited to Royal Wedding; Obamas not


Invites to the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton are hard to come by, and a guest list released on Saturday revealed the names that made the exclusive list.

'Glee's' Charice thanks Pacquiao


International singing sensation Charice extended her appreciation to Filipino boxing champion Manny Pacquiao for choosing her to sing the Philippine national anthem in his fight against Shane Mosley.

Strike shuts down Nepal capital, surrounding areas


KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) - Schools and markets were closed and highways were deserted in Nepal's capital and surrounding areas Wednesday due to a general strike called by ethnic groups to pressure legislators to write the country's new constitution by next month's deadline.

Pia Guanio at 'peace' despite 'kissing scandal'


MANILA, Philippines – TV host Pia Guanio is nonchalant over the “kissing scandal” on the net that allegedly involves her and an unidentified man.

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

Judge orders NFL owners to lift lockout


A federal judge ruled in favor of NFL players on Monday, issuing an injunction that ordered the league's owners to lift their lockout.

TNT's Alapag hailed Player of the Week


MANILA, Philippines – Jimmy Alapag, one of Talk N’ Text’s star cagers, bagged the most recent Accel-PBA Press Corps Player of the Week honor, which is for the period April 18 to 24.

Taal activity intensifies, 17 quakes noted in last 24 hrs


Activity at restive Taal Volcano in Batangas intensified anew as at least 17 volcanic quakes were recorded in the last 24 hours, state volcanologists said Tuesday.>

Mavs owner gripes about officiating in Game 4 loss


DALLAS (AP) – Mavericks owner Mark Cuban believes officials missed two crucial calls during Dallas' 18-point meltdown during the fourth quarter of a Game 4 loss to Portland. He's so sure of it, he's "absolutely" willing to be fined for voicing his complaints.

Vic, Bea pull great network crossover


MANILA, Philippines -- Just a thought: Nobody has the power to make things perfect, but everyone is given countless chances to make things right.

Some 500 arrested in Syria crackdown: rights group


Security forces have arrested some 500 pro-democracy sympathizers across Syria after the government sent in tanks to try to crush protests in the city of Deraa, the Syrian rights organization Sawasiah said on Tuesday.

Dzeko breaks drought as Man City beat Blackburn; Zaragoza down Almeria


Bosnian striker Edin Dzeko finally broke his English Premier League duck for Manchester City, as his goal helped Roberto Mancini's side to a 1-0 victory at Blackburn Rovers.

Make shooting UAAP, NCAA event - Romero


MANILA, Philippines - Sports patron and Harbour CEO Mikee Romero announced that if given the opportunity to serve and lead the Philippine National Shooting Association he intends to further revitalize the association and make the sport a regular event in the UAAP and NCAA calendar.

Willie Revillame, TV5 execs sued for child abuse


TV host Willie Revillame and top officials of TV5 have been sued for child abuse by rights advocates on Monday in connection with a crying boy who was made to dance suggestively and was given P10,000 on “Willing Willie” last March 12.

Haiti delays certification of 19 legislative races


PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) – The certification of legislative election results from last month's runoff election will be delayed after U.S. and U.N. diplomats raised questions over the victories of more than a dozen candidates, Haitian officials said Monday.

Monday, April 25, 2011



WHEN its locals all show up, Barangay Ginebra is one very hard team to beat.

Easter Monday


MANILA, Philippines -- “Do not be afraid; go and tell my brethren to go to Galilee, and there they will see me.” (Matthew 28:10) These words of Jesus were addressed to the women disciples of Jesus who went to the tomb and encountered Jesus.

Sunday, April 24, 2011

Target darts, Pacquiao forge partnership


The United Kingdom’s most prestigious darts design and manufacturing company, and boxing’s biggest superstar, have forged a partnership in their bid to create the most exciting products ever to hit the world darts market.

PBA: Gin Kings to try to finish Nationals


After getting a much needed break during the Holy Week, Barangay Ginebra will try to finish their PBA Commissioner’s Cup semifinals showdown against Smart-Gilas Pilipinas on Sunday.

Messi record as Barcelona bounce back


(CNN) -- Lionel Messi scored a record 50th goal this season as Barcelona bounced back from midweek Spanish Cup heartache to maintain an eight-point lead in La Liga on Saturday.

Easter A Celebration of Hope


MANILA, Philippines — “And He departed from our sight that we might return to our hearts and there find Him. For He departed and behold, He is here!” – St. Augustine

Saturday, April 23, 2011

British tourist receives special honor for catching falling child


(CNN) -- The British tourist who caught a 1-year-old child who fell from the fourth-floor balcony of an Orlando, Florida, hotel was honored by government and business leaders Friday.

Tennessee woman resuscitated after heart stops at Lady Gaga concert


(CNN) -- A long awaited night out at a Lady Gaga concert turned into a nightmare for a 33-year-old Tennessee woman, whose heart was restarted after stopping for five minutes when she went into cardiac arrest.

France gives green light for absinthe revival


(FT) -- Absinthe, the drink that inspired artists and poets from Vincent van Gogh to Arthur Rimbaud, looks set to return to its spiritual home after French lawmakers reversed the country's century-old ban against the drink known as the "green fairy".

Mac vs. PC: The stereotypes may be true


(CNN) -- Remember those Apple ads that cast the Mac as a 20-something, self-satisfied hipster while the PC was portrayed by an older, square-looking guy in a brown suit?
Well, those characterizations, unfair as they may be, appear to have some truth to them.

Friday, April 22, 2011

2 dead, 40 missing in Compostela Valley landslide


PANTUKAN, Compostela Valley (3rd UPDATE) - Two persons were killed, six were injured and 40 others are believed to be missing after a landslide hit a small-scale mining community in the municipality of Pantukan, Compostela Valley province on Friday.

Manny Pacquiao to release "Sometimes When We Touch"


Boxing champion Manny Pacquiao is adding another job to his resume.

Japan budgets nearly $49 billion for post-disaster reconstruction


Japan's cabinet on Friday approved a $49 billion budget to help in the reconstruction of areas decimated by last month's earthquake and tsunami.

Rose leads Bulls past Pacers for 3-0 lead


INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Derrick Rose was beaten up and shaken up by Indiana's trapping defense, which was intent on shutting him down at all costs.

Transplant of AJ's cornea a success


MANILA, Philippines – The corneal transplant of Lawrence Villanueva was a success.

PAGASA: Flash floods, landslides loom over NE Mindanao


Flash floods and landslides loom over Northeastern Mindanao Friday due to a diffused tail-end of a cold front affecting Eastern Mindanao.


1st Word: Father, forgive them, for they do not know what they do

2nd Word: Truly, I say to you, today you will be with me in Paradise

3rd Word: "Woman, this is your son...this is your Mother" (Jn 19:26-27)

4th Word:"Woman, this is your son...this is your Mother" (Jn 19:26-27)

5th Word: "I thirst" (John 19:28)

6th Word: "Naganap Na"(Tagalog version)

6th Word: "It is finished" (John 19:30) 1/2 (English version)

6th Word:"I thirst" (John 19:28) 2/2

7th Word:"Father, into your hands I commend my spirit" (Luke 23:46)


Thursday, April 21, 2011

Mariah Carey is to join the US 'X Factor'


The 41-year-old singer ' who is due to give birth to twins in the coming weeks, her first children with husband Nick Cannon ' will have a role on the new pop star search show, according to series boss Simon Cowell, but he won't reveal what it is.

Justin Bieber's Israel concert sold poorly


LOS ANGELES (Hollywood Reporter) - Justin Bieber's concert in Israel drew far fewer fans than expected, but the pop star still made $1 million for his 90-minute show, sources said.

Ronaldo gives Mourinho first trophy at Real; Milan held in semifinal


(CNN) -- Cristiano Ronaldo's stunning extra-time header gave Jose Mourinho his first trophy as Real Madrid coach on Wednesday, winning the Spanish Cup final 1-0 against arch-rivals Barcelona.

Can Amir Khan be “Great” as De La Hoya says?


Amir Khan was an Olympics silver medallist at the age of seventeen. Not many boxers can boast that kind of accomplishment he joined the likes of Roy Jones, Oscar De La Hoya, Joel Casamayor , Floyd Mayweather Jr. to win a medal at the Olympics.That was a phenomenal Olympics for the teenager, he was only seventeen.

Apple crushes forecasts again, iPad backlogged


SAN FRANCISCO - Apple Inc's results smashed Wall Street's expectations after iPhone and Mac sales scaled new heights while iPad supplies could not keep up with roaring global demand.

Lakers, Spurs bounce back in playoffs


(UPDATED) The reigning NBA champion Los Angeles Lakers and Western Conference top seeds San Antonio bounced back from disappointing playoff openers with game-two victories on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila).

Pacman endorses Nitro Energy Capsule


MANILA, Philippines - Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao (photo), endorser of Nitro energy capsule, affirms that it is through the energy capsule where he gets his much-needed stamina and energy. It also boosts his physical and mental ability, especially nowadays that aside from boxing, he’s also a legislator.

51 OFWs from Japan back home


MANILA, Philippines -- The second batch of Filipinos repatriated by the Philippine government from Japan arrived in the country Wednesday afternoon.

Obama pokes fun at Zuckerberg

source: cnn

Palo Alto, California (CNN) -- Barack Obama began his "town hall" event at Facebook's offices on Wednesday with an anecdote.

Britain gears up for global royal wedding


LONDON (AFP) – Britain is making final preparations for the wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton next week as the biggest royal occasion in 30 years brings closure to the tragic legacy of Princess Diana.

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Smart Gilas Pilipinas WIN to Barangay Ginebra 2-1


Smart Gilas Pilipinas foiled Barangay Ginebra’s sweep bid and kept its chance to make history in the pro league in repulsing the Kings, 100-88, Wednesday night at the Araneta Coliseum.

Aquino urged to act on media killings


MANILA, Philippines - A former Sandiganbayan justice urged yesterday President Aquino to work on ending the killings of journalists and activists in the country instead of blaming the judiciary for the violence.

Charice talks about family, friends, fans, and 'Glee'


LOS ANGELES --- Internationally-renowned singer and actress Charice (Charmaine Clarice Relucio Pempengco) spoke with GMA News about her thoughts about her family, friends, Filipino fans, and her career, especially her stint in the hit TV series "Glee."




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