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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Mayweather's Pacquiao 'Christmas card' brings a smile

    Mayweather's Pacquiao 'Christmas card' brings a smile
    Floyd Mayweather Jr. stopped short of giving sports fans his Christmas present to the world, but he did deliver some comic relief in producing a Twitter post photo montage he described as his “Christmas card to the world.” Four photos show...
  • World Vets answers a need

    World Vets answers a need
    As aid workers from around the world descended on the Philippines to help the people hardest hit by Typhoon Haiyan last month, Springer Browne headed toward the devastation for a different reason: the animals. The 31-year-old Newport Beach native made...
  • Veterinary nonprofit tends to animals in wake of Typhoon Haiyan

    Veterinary nonprofit tends to animals in wake of Typhoon Haiyan
    As aid workers from around the world descended on the Philippines to help the people hit hardest by Typhoon Haiyan last month, Springer Browne headed toward the devastation for a different reason: the animals. The 31-year-old Newport Beach native made...
  • 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?...
  • Philippine city overwhelmed by task of burying typhoon victims

    Philippine city overwhelmed by task of burying typhoon victims
    TACLOBAN, Philippines — In a hilltop cemetery, a truck stacked high with body bags backed up to a yawning trench. With no time for ceremony, police and firefighters wearing face masks and plastic gloves unloaded the bags and placed them in a...
  • Typhoon Haiyan damage to Philippines detected from space

    Typhoon Haiyan damage to Philippines detected from space
    Typhoon Haiyan's devastation of the Philippines can be detected from space, and NASA scientists have produced a map to help direct aid efforts. Using data from Italian satellites, a rapid-response team from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in La Cañada ...
  • Philippines government defends typhoon response

    Philippines government defends typhoon response
    BEIJING -- Under fire for what critics say is the slow pace of its typhoon relief effort, the Philippine government Friday defended its handling of what might be the worst natural disaster in recent history. "In a situation like this, nothing is fast...