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Basket: Violence mars Panathinaikos Greek Cup triumph

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 19:33

Panathinaikos Athens won its 18th Greek Cup and sixth straight Saturday beating Aris Thessaloniki 68-59 in a game marred by violence. Riot-trained police clashed with Aris supporters before and after the game with flares being lit causing a chocking atmosphere inside the Nick Galis Hall. The fans threw broken plastic seats and other objects at police.


Finland's Aki Kaurismaki wins best director at Berlin fest

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 19:26

Finland's Aki Kaurismaki clinched best director at the Berlin film festival for his refugee comedy "The Other Side of Hope", a call for compassion towards migrants seeking asylum in Europe.


NBA: Biyombo, Mudiay on Africa team for Johannesburg game

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 19:26

The NBA's second game in Africa, a matchup of African talent against a global lineup, will be staged August 5 in Johannesburg, the NBA and its players union announced Saturday. Orlando Magic center Bismack Biyombo and Denver Nuggets guard Emmanuel Mudiay, both from the Democratic Republic of Congo, will play for Team Africa against a Team World squad that will include Portland Trail Blazers guard C.J. McCollum.


Kylie Minogue still open for love after heartbreaking split from ex-fiance

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 17:00

The pop star is a "glass half full" kind of person.


Shia LaBeouf relocates anti-Donald Trump art installation

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 17:00

The project, titled HEWILLNOTDIVIDE.US, was the brainchild of LaBeouf, Luke Turner and Nastja Sade Ronkko.


Big Sean denies fan slapped him at album signing

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 17:00

The rapper took to Twitter to set the record straight after video of the incident went viral.


Angelina Jolie unveils Khmer Rouge film in 'second home' Cambodia

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 13:47

Angelina Jolie unveiled her new film on the horrors of the Khmer Rouge era on Saturday at the ancient Angkor Wat temple complex in Cambodia, a country the star shares a deep affinity with through her adopted son Maddox. Cambodia's king and survivors of the communist regime were among hundreds of people invited to the debut screening of "First They Killed My Father", directed by Jolie and based on the memoirs of Loung Ung. Loung Ung was five years old when Khmer Rouge troops, led by Pol Pot, swept into Phnom Penh plunging her family into a harrowing ordeal that saw them sent to brutal labour camps before her eventual escape to the United States.


Philippine Church in 'show of force' against drug killings

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 13:21

Thousands of Catholic faithful gathered in the Philippine capital on Saturday for a "show of force" in the biggest rally yet to stop extrajudicial killings in President Rodrigo Duterte's drug war. More than 6,000 people have died since Duterte took office seven months ago and ordered an unprecedented crime war that has drawn global criticism for alleged human rights abuses, but is popular with many in the mainly Catholic country. Members of one of the nation's oldest and most powerful institutions chanted prayers and sang hymns as they marched to condemn a "spreading culture of violence".


Zoe Saldana welcomes baby number three

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 07:30

It is not clear if the actress' baby son is adopted or if she and her husband used a surrogate.


Murray powers World over US in Rising Stars Challenge

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 06:45

Canada's Jamal Murray made three straight from beyond the arc in the final three minutes to power the World team to a 150-141 win over the US squad in the Rising Stars Challenge game. Murray, who plays for the NBA's Denver Nuggets, scored 27 of his team-high 36 points in the second half at the Smoothie King Center arena. The international team was also led by New Orleans Pelicans guard Buddy Hield, a native of the Bahamas, who had 28 points, and New York Knicks center Kristaps Porzingis, a native of Latvia, who added 24.


Imagining a 50-Year-Old Kurt Cobain

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 06:32

Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, who defined grunge and the rise of alternative rock, would have turned 50 on Monday. Rock has kept evolving since his suicide yet "Nevermind," Nirvana's brutal 1991 masterpiece, is still widely considered one of the most influential albums in history. "He remains the most important musician of the last two decades in music, with an album that is still one of the last great rock records," said Charles R. Cross, who has written three books on the artist including "Here We Are Now: The Lasting Impact of Kurt Cobain." To Cross, Cobain's key contribution is opening the way for songwriters to tackle a wider emotional range.


Imagining a 50-year-old Kurt Cobain

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 06:32

Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain, who defined grunge and the rise of alternative rock, would have turned 50 on Monday. Rock has kept evolving since his suicide yet "Nevermind," Nirvana's brutal 1991 masterpiece, is still widely considered one of the most influential albums in history. "He remains the most important musician of the last two decades in music, with an album that is still one of the last great rock records," said Charles R. Cross, who has written three books on the artist including "Here We Are Now: The Lasting Impact of Kurt Cobain." To Cross, Cobain's key contribution is opening the way for songwriters to tackle a wider emotional range.


Lana Del Rey teases new music with mysterious posters

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 06:30

The singer hasn't released an album since Honeymoon was unveiled in 2015.


Alicia Keys gifts personalised piano to DJ Khaled's son

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 06:30

The singer also wrote the lyrics to her 2007 hit No One over the top of the piano.


Angelina Jolie joined by children at Cambodian film premiere

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 06:30

The movie was presented to the country's royal family in the ancient Angkor Thom temple complex on Saturday (18Feb17).


Christina Hendricks bruised her fingers in Fist Fight knife stunt

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 06:30

The film's cast members all loved hanging out with Tracy Morgan as he made his big screen comeback after his near-fatal 2014 traffic accident.


Prepare for a Heart-Pumping Ride with the Honda Civic Type R 2018

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 06:27

Should we change Honda Civic’s Type R to Type H, instead? We seriously think so. “Honda’s heart-pumping hatch is as hot and heavy as Hades himself” can be an easy and ... The post Prepare for a Heart-Pumping Ride with the Honda Civic Type R 2018 appeared first on Carmudi Philippines Journal.


Philippine Church in 'show of force' vs drug killings

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 06:10

Thousands of Catholic faithful gathered in the Philippine capital on Saturday for a "show of force" in the biggest rally yet to stop extrajudicial killings in President Rodrigo Duterte's drug war. More than 6,000 people have died since Duterte took office seven months ago and ordered an unprecedented crime war that has drawn global criticism for alleged human rights abuses, but is popular with many in the mainly Catholic country. Members of one of the nation's oldest and most powerful institutions chanted prayers and sang hymns as they marched to condemn a "spreading culture of violence".


NBA: Murray powers World over US in Rising Stars Challenge

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 05:53

Canada's Jamal Murray made three straight from beyond the arc in the final three minutes to power the World team to a 150-141 win over the US squad in the Rising Stars Challenge game on Friday. Murray, who plays for the NBA's Denver Nuggets, scored 27 of his team-high 36 points in the second half at the Smoothie King Center arena. The international team was also led by New Orleans Pelicans guard Buddy Hield, a native of the Bahamas, who had 28 points, and New York Knicks center Kristaps Porzingis, a native of Latvia, who added 24.


Philippine Church in 'show of force' vs drug killings

Sat, 02/18/2017 - 03:16

Thousands of Catholic faithful gathered in the Philippine capital on Saturday in a "show of force" to stop extrajudicial killings in President Rodrigo Duterte's drug war. More than 6,000 people have died since Duterte took office seven months ago and ordered an unprecedented crime war that has drawn global criticism for alleged human rights abuses, but is popular with many in the mainly Catholic nation. In the biggest rally yet against the killings, members of one of the nation's oldest and most powerful institutions chanted prayers and sang hymns as they marched to condemn a "spreading culture of violence".