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Young Grace Poe, FPJ grace magazine’s Father’s Day issue

Screengrabbed from Esquire PH’s Facebook page<p>For the second time, Sen. Grace Poe graced the cover of Esquire Philippines magazine—this time as a …

Philippines police to mount strong case against accused Australian paedophile

A detective with the bureau of investigation in the Philippines says prosecutors have a “very strong case” against Melbourne man Peter Scully, who was arrested in March for allegedly operating a global paedophile ring from Mindanao.<p>Scully will face court in the Philippines on Tuesday to enter a …

And the award goes to ... Instagram! | Marketplace.org

42 charged two years after Bangladesh factory collapse | Marketplace.org

The surprising complexity of moving money across borders | Marketplace.org

The Economist Asks: Steve Hilton

Rapper's delight is Latin

President Aquino approves Comprehensive Automotive Resurgence Strategy

The President has more good news to announce when he delivers his State of the Nation Address later this month: He has finally signed an Executive …

SEA Games football: Young Lions beat plucky Philippines in opening match

SINGAPORE: In the Group A opening match for SEA Games 2015, Singapore drew first blood after edging a 1-0 win against the Philippines on Sunday …

Apple Watch apps: The need for speed

It's extremely early days for the Apple Watch, and there are already 3,000 plus apps on the App Store. These apps span nearly every territory and category, and many big-name brands. It's an amazing launch effort for a new smartwatch. And yet, many of these apps that I've tried (60 or so, …

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Obama: Legalizing Marijuana Should Be "Way At The Bottom" Of Young Voters' Priority Lists

"There is a legitimate, I think, concern about the overall effects this has on society, particularly vulnerable parts of our society."<p>WASHINGTON — Young voters hell-bent on legalizing pot have their priorities out of whack, according to President Obama.<p>"First of all it shouldn't be young people's …

Voters Lit Up for Marijuana in the Midterms

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These Celebs Celebrated Voting Today With Selfies

Kim Kardashian miiight think Obama's running for a third term in the midterm elections today, but other celebs seem to be a <i>bit</i> more in the know. From cat pictures to selfies to hand-holding shots, these celebs haven't just told you to vote in the midterm elections, but actually followed through. …

Voting machine, ID problems crop up in U.S. elections

(Reuters) - Voting machine and voter identification problems emerged in some U.S. states on Tuesday when Americans went to the polls in midterm elections that will shape the final two years of Barack Obama’s presidency.<p>Voting machine operator Robin Coffee-Ruff hands a sticker to a voter who cast …

Satellite looking into missing Malaysia flight detects 'suspected crash area'

A Chinese satellite probing the mysterious disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 "observed a suspected crash area at sea," a Chinese government agency said -- a potentially pivotal lead into what thus far has been a frustrating, fruitless search.<p>China's State Administration for Science, …

Liza Minnelli's Blue Hair At The Oscars Puts All Those Updos To Shame (PHOTOS)

Forget the young It Girls (sorry, J.Law). At age 67, Liza Minnelli knows how to show up everyone on the red carpet -- and is anyone surprised?<p>Liza with a Z showed up to the 2014 Oscars with a blue streak in her signature brunette pixie cut, a perfect shade to complement her satin ensemble. The …

Oscars 2014 live: the ceremony

The Oscars done and dusted<p>It’s over, it’s over, it‘s finally over. What began on the sticky, bloody red carpet culminated - possibly five hours, conceivably five days - later with a last gasp victory for 12 Years a Slave, a sudden turnabout to dent the otherwise impregnable Gravity.<p>Was it dramatic? …

Today's Style Secret

We're keeping an eye on the red carpet, the It girls and the fashion bloggers who are innovating. Check back daily for the style how-tos.

Cute Spring Date-Night Outfits According to NFL Quarterback Cam Newton

My dear readers, take a seat. You might even want a glass of water at hand before you read this post.<p>Ready? OK, great.<p>I spoke with Cam Newton, quarterback for the Carolina Panthers, NFL-god-in-the-making and who Interview magazine referred to as "a six-foot-six-inch, 250-pound slab of genetically …

Robin Wright, Jane Krakowski, and More Kick Off New York Fashion Week at amfAR's Annual New York Gala

New York City kicked off New York Fashion Week in style last night with the annual amfAR Gala. "This event is meant to coincide with fashion week," …

A Dreamy Fashion Week Jewelry Collab

Misha Nonoo and Georg Jensen come together like soul mates for Fall 2014.<p>Misha Nonoo's collaboration with Georg Jensen for the season came about how many of life's most successful affairs do—by stumbling upon a soul mate. The CFDA Fashion Fund designer was shopping with her mum (she's a Brit after …

olloclip 4-IN-1 Lens

Combining 180° fisheye, wide-angle, 10x macro and 15x macro lenses into a single coherent design is<p>Combining 180° fisheye, wide-angle, 10x macro and 15x macro lenses into a single coherent design is the new olloclip 4-IN-1 Lens. Perfect for expanding your smartphone’s picturing snapping …

Is Jemima Kirke An Actual Threat To Jay Z?

So remember that time Jay Z sang <i>Picasso Baby</i> for an entire afternoon/evening to shoot a video in an NYC gallery? Yeah, we do, too. And undoubtedly so …

7 Ways to Grow Out Your Bangs Gracefully

How to manage and style your hair until you hit your perfect length<p>You've hit that awkward in-between stage. But don't touch the scissors. "You'll only be more frustrated in the end," said hairstylist John Barrett. Instead, he recommended "being patient and knowing you still have many options." …

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Cook The Ultimate Crab Cakes

Never suffer through another sub-standard crabby patty again<p>A crab cake is a dangerous thing. To order one of these from a restaurant takes gumption and a blind trust not usually required of a steak or burger order. Those foods can come out too well done or too rare, but crab cakes too often suffer …

Awesome dad defends awesome daughter’s message to Texas lawmakers

Billy Cain thinks everyone needs to calm down about his daughter’s quippy rebuttal to Texas’ new anti-abortion law<p>A 14-year-old Texan stirred a considerable amount of controversy last week with a quippy sign protesting the state's sweeping new abortion restrictions. Tuesday Cain's message, written …

On the Red Couch with Philip Bump from The Atlantic Wire

Inside Flipboard / July 17, 2013<p><i>At some point, many fans of Philip Bump’s online work have probably paused to ask themselves: Does this guy ever</i> …

Harper's Bazaar on Twitter: "Shop this sleek new arrival from Stella McCartney now! http://t.co/cENRWmhaPq http://t.co/2mjWdfaBtl"

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Why you’ll share this story: The new science of memes

More and more of the things that set the internet on fire are of that species of charmingly moronic pairing of text and image that allows even the post-literate to feel like they have partaken of a shared cultural moment. And now, scientists are beginning to understand how the curiously addictive …

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