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.
Saturday, April 30, 2011
Friday, April 29, 2011
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.
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
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
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.
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.
Tuesday, April 26, 2011
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.>
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
Saturday, April 23, 2011
(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.
(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.
(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".
(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
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.
Boxing champion Manny Pacquiao is adding another job to his resume.
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.
Flash floods and landslides loom over Northeastern Mindanao Friday due to a diffused tail-end of a cold front affecting Eastern Mindanao.
Thursday, April 21, 2011
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.
(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.
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.
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.
Wednesday, April 20, 2011
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."