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  • China asserts control over vast sea area, angering neighbors, U.S.

    Vietnam, Taiwan, the Philippines and the United States have criticized China for imposing new access rules for the vast South China Sea, saying Beijing's demand that foreign vessels get approval to enter the disputed maritime area is provocative and...
  • Temporary U.S. immigration status urged for Filipinos after typhoon

    Advocates are putting pressure on the U.S. government to grant temporary refuge to Philippine nationals because of Typhoon Haiyan. Only Filipinos already in the U.S. would be eligible for temporary protected status, which is granted to foreign...
  • Q&A: The Whoevers

    Q&A: The Whoevers
    In spite of the Whoevers’ relatively anonymous moniker, the hip-hop duo of Lloyd "Dotkom" Dotdot and Jesse “J. Arthur” Manaois is slowly starting to make a name for itself. ¬† The pair, who met in 2009 while attending school at Northern...
  • Mammoth Lakes doctors' group among first to help in Philippines

    Mammoth Lakes doctors' group among first to help in Philippines
    A group of doctors from the Mammoth Lakes area was among the first humanitarian aid groups to reach the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan, which is believed to have killed about 10,000 people as it moved across the island nation Friday....
  • Paul Walker memorial draws fans from afar

    Chris Harrel and his friend Conner Eddy of Washington state braved a 20-hour drive through ice and snow in order to make it to Sunday’s memorial for “Fast and Furious” actor Paul Walker in Valencia. Harrel, 20, and Eddy, 16, stopped to...
  • Fans pay tribute to 'Fast & Furious' actor Paul Walker and Roger Rodas

    Fans pay tribute to 'Fast & Furious' actor Paul Walker and Roger Rodas
    The fast and furious became the solemn and reverential Sunday as hundreds of fans and mourners met in Valencia to pay tribute to the memory of actor Paul Walker and Roger Rodas, killed Nov. 30 in a car crash. Under cold but clear skies, a line of muscle...
  • Berlin Film Festival's Panorama Reveals First Films

    LONDON -- The Berlin Film Festival's Panorama section has selected its first films. It unveiled 19 titles on Thursday out of a total 50 pics that will be in the program, which favors innovative and alternative pics. Among the pics confirmed so far are...
  • Death toll from Philippines typhoon surpasses 6,000

    Death toll from Philippines typhoon surpasses 6,000
    Disaster response workers trawling through piles of debris continue to find bodies more than a month after a powerful typhoon swept through the central Philippines, pushing the death toll to more than 6,000, with nearly 1,800 people still unaccounted for,...
  • Altitude Inks Deals on 14 Films Including Samuel L. Jackson Starrer 'Big Game'

    LONDON -- Altitude Film Sales has closed international distribution deals on 14 films, including "Big Game," an action adventure starring Samuel L. Jackson as the U.S. President. "Big Game," which is written and directed by Jalmari Helander ("Rare...
  • 'Walter Mitty' Advertising Budget Used for Disaster Relief Video

    Filmmaker Casey Neistat was supposed to make a promotional video for the upcoming Ben Stiller movie "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty," but the result isn't what most people would expect. Twentieth Century Fox enlisted Neistat to make a video based on the...
  • Filipinos rally for immigration relief to help typhoon victims

    Filipinos rally for immigration relief to help typhoon victims
    Joy Ocampo’s family lost everything in the devastating typhoon that ravaged the Philippines. Even the 20 pigs that Ocampo’s brother, his wife and their children were raising to sell at market were swept away. Now the family depends on...
  • Philippines mayor, three others killed in ambush at Manila airport

    The mayor of a town in the troubled southern Philippines was among four people shot to death in an ambush outside Manila's international airport Friday, authorities reported. The fatal attack on Ukol Talumpa, mayor of Zamboanga del Sur in the Labangan...