• China says it will maintain patrols near Japan's new island base

    China's defense ministry said on Thursday it will continue military patrols in waters near a tropical Japanese island close to Taiwan, days after Tokyo announced it would break ground on a new radar base in the area. The radar station on Yonaguni Island, just 150 km (93 miles) from a group of…

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    • Body Shots 2014 model search launched

      Last April 21, the Fashion Designers Association of the Philippines (FDAP) held the third and final screening of Body Shots 2014, the search for new male and female Filipino models.

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      • MTV Video Music Awards to return to Los Angeles

        The annual MTV Video Music Awards, one of the music industry's top televised showcases, will return to Los Angeles this summer from New York City, the U.S. cable channel said on Wednesday. The show, popular among MTV's young viewers prized by advertisers, will take place on August 24, the day…

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        • Bangladesh's miracle survivor marries and builds new life

          She was the miracle seamstress, plucked from the rubble of the world's worst garment factory disaster 17 days after the building collapse. The case of Reshma Akhter, 19, was a rare bright spot in the Rana Plaza catastrophe on the outskirts of the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka on April 24 last year that…

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          • Clash in east Ukraine leave at least 2 dead

            SLOVYANSK, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian government troops moved against pro-Russia forces in the east of the country on Thursday and killed at least two of them in clashes at checkpoints manned by the insurgents, the government and insurgents said. Russian President Vladimir Putin decried what he…

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            • ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’ Theater Review: Neil Patrick Harris Crosses Over to the Glam Side

              Hedwig, lead singer of the Angry Inch, is forever telling people how he gets down on his knees to give thanks. “Hedwig and the Angry Inch” opened Tuesday on Broadway at the Belasco Theatre, and its creators, John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask, should get down on their four knees to thank star…

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              • Drew Barrymore Welcomes a Baby Girl (With a Boy’s Name!)

                Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman's brood just expanded! Although Drew's second pregnancy was basically the most fun thing to hear about (pasta and Chinese food pregnancy cravings around the clock, anyone?), we're so excited that she had another baby girl today, because she's just the best. "Happy…

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                • Will Danica approve if dad Vic marries Pauleen?

                  Danica Sotto-:Pingris wants to tell dad Vic Sotto, “Dapat, kung talagang kayo na, siguraduhin nyo na yan.”

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                  • Why Drew Carey Saw His 'Dancing' Elimination Coming

                    Drew Carey may have danced his last tango inside the ballroom with pro partner Cheryl Burke, but the comedian said his time on "Dancing with the Stars" was nothing short of a dream come true. "It really was like a fantasy," Drew told Access Hollywood's Shaun Robinson following the pair's…

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                    • Into the lion's den! Warthog meets its maker after straying into big cat's path

                      The incredible sequence was caught on camera at the Addo Elephant Park in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa

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                      • Beauty Secrets From Your Kitchen!

                        In today's Glam Slam feature: Cameron Diaz does not appear to have an ounce of fat of sign or cellulite anywhere, showing off her toned body and those mile-long legs in a plunging Stella McCartney mini last night at the premiere of her new film "The Other Woman." While there are plenty of pricey…

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                        • Alia Bhatt: I'm going on a holiday to Paris and London!

                          With 2 STATES turning out to be a clean hit, Alia Bhatt has a lot to smile. While she is soaking in all the adulations coming her way, she has also put together plans to unwind herself from a hectic 2014 so far. The first step in this direction is to take off for a European holiday Yes, I am going…

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                          • 5 Ways to Get Siblings Involved with Baby

                            I have two little girls that are always eager to touch and hold their baby brother. The first person they ask to see in the morning when they wake up is Macks and he's the last one that they want to kiss goodnight at bedtime. Macks is only 10 weeks old, so there is still a lot that he relies on me…

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                            • NBC: Olympics show wide second-screen use

                              NEW YORK (AP) — Slightly more than half of the people who watched the Sochi Olympics on NBC also used a computer, tablet or smartphone to get information about the games while the TV was on, the network said Wednesday.

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                              • Camilla's brother dies in New York of head injury

                                NEW YORK (AP) — The Prince of Wales and his wife, Camilla, are "utterly devastated" by the death of her brother, who fell outside a hotel bar and suffered a head injury, British royal officials said.

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                                • Hong Kong's 'milkshake murderer' loses bid for final appeal

                                  By Alice Woodhouse HONG KONG (Reuters) - American Nancy Kissel, serving a life sentence in a Hong Kong jail for the "milkshake" murder of her Merrill Lynch banker husband, failed in her bid on Thursday for a final appeal against her conviction. A panel of three judges on the city's Court of Final…

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                                  • Fast-breaking Real home in on elusive 10th European crown

                                    By Tim Hanlon BARCELONA (Reuters) - Real Madrid took a step closer to an elusive 10th European Cup with a 1-0 home win over Bayern Munich on Wednesday and the Spanish side will hope to finish off the job in Germany having shown how effective they are on the counter-attack. Before the match, Bayern…

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                                    • Want To Become A Billionaire? Just Solve One Of These 10 Problems

                                      We recently gave you a list of 25 trends that...

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                                      • Expectant Parents Asked the Internet to Name Their Child. And the Winning Name Is…

                                        In January of this year, an expectant father named Stephen started the website NameMyDaughter.com, where anyone on the Internet could suggest and vote on potential names for Stephen’s forthcoming baby girl. Well, as noted by the folks at Betabeat, Stephen’s wife Alysha gave birth on April 7. And…

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                                        • Bloodied shirt, unwashed fork: JPII relics abound

                                          ROME (AP) — Inside a chapel on the edge of Rome, a nun uses a key to open a wooden wall panel, revealing a hidden niche. Behind glass and stitched loosely to supporting backing hangs a relic of holy suffering: the bullet-pocked, bloodstained undershirt that John Paul II was wearing when a gunman…

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