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  • China clashes with Philippines, Vietnam in South China Sea

    Chinese fishermen hunting sea turtles were captured Wednesday by Philippine maritime police, and Chinese and Vietnamese ships collided near an oil rig in a volatile day on the troubled waters of the South China Sea. No serious injuries were reported...
  • Philippines Hopes to Lure Filmmakers with Production Incentives

    The Philippines may be the next country to offer production incentives to runaway productions. Philippines Sen. Juan Edgardo Angara is promoting the Fostering Investment through Local and International Movies (Film) Act, which would boost local film...
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  • Yee wanted campaign cash from gun conspiracy, feds say

    SACRAMENTO -- The history of politics is littered with unorthodox and illegal schemes to raise campaign cash, but the method allegedly used by Sen. Leland Yee stands apart. A criminal complaint released Wednesday says the San Francisco Democrat wanted...
  • Philippine high court upholds law on birth control rights

    Philippine high court upholds law on birth control rights
    The Philippine Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld a law guaranteeing access to birth control and sex education in a country that has high maternal mortality and ranks 53rd worldwide in total fertility rate.  Implementation of the Responsible Parenthood and...
  • Berlin Film Festival's Panorama Section Completes Lineup

    LONDON -- The Berlin Film Festival's Panorama section, which is devoted to art-house cinema, with a particular focus on auteur movies, has completed its lineup of fiction pics. It includes 24 world premieres. The Panorama Dokumente program, which is...
  • Is 'Bones' trying to kill another squintern in 'Big in the Philippines'?

     
    "Bones" is putting another squintern in danger of death in "Big in the Philippines." Who is it, and why is the show being so sad this season?...
  • Three famous warships sprang from the shipyard's first Navy contract 120 years ago

    Three famous warships sprang from the shipyard's first Navy contract 120 years ago
    The first three Navy construction contracts won by Newport News Shipbuilding in late January 1894 marked not only a milestone moment for the barely 8-year-old yard but also the birth of three ships that became famous warriors. Awarded on Jan. 22, 1894,...
  • HAF Project Mart Picks Pang, Mendoza, Benegal

    HONG KONG - Asian film-making talent including Brillante Mendoza, Dev Benegal and Jun Robles Lana will line up in March with projects at the Hong Kong Asia Film Financing Forum (HAF). Some 29 projects will be pitched to co-producers, investors and...
  • Man gets 25 years to life for murders of 2 girlfriends

    Man gets 25 years to life for murders of 2 girlfriends
    A Pakistan-born man who pleaded guilty to murdering two girlfriends, including one whose body was chopped up and another whose body hasn’t been recovered, was sentenced Wednesday to 25 years to life in prison. Los Angeles County Superior Court...
  • L.A. man who killed two girlfriends gets 25 years to life

    L.A. man who killed two girlfriends gets 25 years to life
    A Los Angeles man who pleaded guilty to murdering two girlfriends, including one whose dismembered body was found in Mexico, was sentenced Wednesday to 25 years to life in prison. Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge George Lomeli, who said he saw...
  • Baltasar Kormakur Chats About 'Everest,' 'Vikings' and 'On The Job'

    Warm and candid, Baltasar Kormakur, who is Iceland's top film director and producer, is attending Goteborg fest to receive the inaugural Nordic Honorary Dragon Award and give a masterclass. While taking a quick break from shooting "Everest," the helmer...