Philippines

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

Filipino girl belts out ‘I Will Always Love You’ in grocery store (video)

A 21-year-old girl from the Philippines gave an impromptu performance of Whitney Houston’s “I Will Always Love You” that has become a viral sensation. Zendee Rose Tenerefe performed the iconic ballad on a grocery store […]

09/20/2012

Facebook post gets student banned

A message to your kids about what they want to post on Facebook. A Catholic school student has been banned from graduation ceremonies in the Philippines because a photo on her Facebook page shows her […]

03/28/2012

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