Philippines

A cat (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Cat survives trip from Philippines without food or water

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – County officials are looking for a home today for a 4-year-old domestic short-haired cat that survived about three weeks without food or water inside a shipping container on a voyage from […]

07/30/2013

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FBI: Tip led to arrest of ex-professor in Mexico

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former University of Southern California professor who’s accused of sex crimes involving two children has been deported to the United States after a Mexican citizen recognized his picture in the […]

06/19/2013

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Town honors dog that saved 2 girls in Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Every dog has its day, but few canines get a motorcade on their return home. Kabang, who lost half her face jumping in front of a motorcycle to save two girls, […]

06/10/2013

Aerosmith's Joe Perry and Steven Tyler at a 2004 performance in Japan. (AP Photo)

Aerosmith drops Indonesia show over security fears

JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Aerosmith canceled a show in Indonesia after authorities there said they had foiled a bomb plot targeting the Myanmar Embassy. Concert promoter Ismaya Live cited safety concerns as the reason for […]

05/05/2013

Breastmilk pendant on sale at Etsy.com (Photo: Etsy)

Lock of baby’s hair, first tooth … breast milk?

(AP) – Few issues polarize mothers more than breast-feeding, and all things related to breast-feeding, so wearing processed breast milk around the neck or in a bracelet has ignited some passions.

04/11/2013

Cardinal Roger Mahony in a 2006 photograph.

Files show how LA church leaders controlled damage

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Retired Cardinal Roger Mahony and other top officials maneuvered to shield molester priests, provide damage control for the church and keep parishioners in the dark, according to church personnel files.

01/21/2013

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The happiest and saddest countries in the world

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Latin Americans are the most positive people in the world, with their region being home to eight of the top 10 countries for positive emotions worldwide.

12/19/2012

Bigeye tuna

Pacific nations alarmed by tuna overfishing

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Pacific island nations and environmentalists raised an alarm Sunday over destructive fishing methods and overfishing that they say are threatening bigeye tuna — the fish popular among sushi lovers worldwide.

12/02/2012

Actress Lisa Whelchel has West Nile Virus

FLOWER MOUND, Texas (AP) – One of the contestants still playing on “Survivor: Philippines” has been diagnosed with West Nile virus. Lisa Whelchel of “The Facts of Life” says she’s “fine, just tired.” Her doctors […]

11/15/2012

Groundbreaking for new USC aquatics center

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – A groundbreaking ceremony will be held today at USC for the Uytengsu Aquatics Center, a $16 million improvement to the McDonald’s Olympic Swim Stadium, which opened in 1983. The project will […]

11/02/2012

California woman charged in work visa fraud case

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The owner of a Los Angeles employment agency was indicted Thursday on immigration fraud charges that allege she filed more than 100 false work visa petitions on behalf of illegal immigrants […]

11/01/2012

Muslim rebels ink Philippine pact as step to peace

MANILA, Philippines (AP) – Muslim rebels and the Philippine government overcame decades of bitter hostility and took their first tentative step Monday toward ending one of Asia’s longest-running insurgencies with the signing of a preliminary […]

10/15/2012

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