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Lives of danger, poverty on Philippines’ typhoon coast

Life is a constant throw of the dice for farmer Nilo Dilao and other residents of the Philippine island of Samar, the ground zero for many of East Asia’s deadliest storms.



In US, drones take off as Christmas gifts

ANDREW STEELE, 15, chose a drone as a Christmas present. And he’s not alone. Thousands of drone fans — young and old — turned out at a recent show in Los Angeles.



Clooney’s free speech petition gets no support

NEW YORK: Oscar winner George Clooney slammed Hollywood power players for not supporting Sony Pictures following the cyberattack on the company over the satirical comedy “The Interview” about North Ko



Watson is feminist of the year

LONDON: Actress Emma Watson has been named feminist of the year in a new poll.



Shahid, Kareena to re-unite on screen?

MUMBAI: Actor Shahid Kapoor, who once dated actress Kareena Kapoor, has said that he has never refused to work with the latter and that he is not sure about her joining the cast of “Udta Punjab.”






Stars fill the stage as Colbert ends ‘Report’

NEW YORK: Stephen Colbert filed his final “Colbert Report” on Thursday, bidding farewell to his popular cable television show with the help of scores of celebrities who crowded onto the stage for a ro



Philippine crime lord enjoys jailhouse rock

MANILA: Crime lord “Herbert C” was enjoying national fame and growing iTunes success after reinventing himself as a lovelorn balladeer from inside the Philippines’ biggest jail — until police cut shor

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