Philippines mulls pullout of Syria peacekeepers The Philippine foreign secretary says he is recommending to President Benigno Aquino III to pull out all Filipino U.N. peacekeepers from the Golan Heights following the abduction of four by Syrian rebels. More
American gets 15 years of hard labor in North Korea for 'hostile acts' An American tour operator has been sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in North Korea for alleged “hostile acts” against the repressive regime, according to its official state news agency. Kenneth Bae, who is in his mid-40s and lives in Washington state, has been described by friends as a devout Christian who took tourists on trips to North Korea, The Associated Press reported. More
Kidnapping victim Hannah Anderson disables her Ask.fm profile after trolls attack (but she continues posting pictures on Instagram) Kidnap victim Hannah Anderson has disabled her profile on a social media question-and-answer site hours after trolls attacked her and blamed her for having a role in her abduction as well as her mother and brother's deaths. Anderson, 16, surprised many by ... 08/14/2013 - 11:54 am | View Link
Blog Posts by Sayoni Sinha Born to parents of 'dubious' background, Zhang brought his first camera by selling his blood and the turbulent times he grew in left an impact on him and his cinema. Growing up in a class dominated China made him work in farms and factories before he ... 11/5/2012 - 12:16 am | View Link
Profile: Andy Zhang, China's teenage golfer Andy Zhang - the 14-year-old poised to become the youngest golfer to play the US Open since World War II - will be one of the big talking points at the tournament which begins on Thursday. The Chinese-born Florida-based player may be half the age of many ... 06/14/2012 - 1:19 pm | View Link
Profile: Andy Zhang, China's teenage golfer Andy Zhang - the 14-year-old poised to become the youngest golfer to play the US Open since World War II - will be one of the big talking points at the tournament which begins on Thursday. The Chinese-born Florida-based player may be half the age of many ... 06/12/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
High-profile attorney Gloria Allred hired by Miami face-eating cannibal's girlfriend Celebrity lawyer Gloria Allred is representing the girlfriend of the Miami face-eating cannibal, it has been revealed. It is unclear why the high-profile attorney is representing the unidentified woman, with whom Rudy Eugene spent his final night before ... 06/3/2012 - 3:12 am | View Link
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Zhang Yimou Zhang Yimou (Mandarin pronunciation: [tʂɑ́ŋ îmɤ̌ʊ̯]) (born 14 November 1951) is a Chinese film director, producer, writer and actor, and former ... 04/18/2014 - 3:47 pm | View Website
Zhang Ziyi Early life . Zhang was born and raised in Beijing, China. Her parents were Zhang Yuanxiao, an accountant and later economist, and Li Zhousheng, a kindergarten teacher. 04/17/2014 - 10:14 pm | View Website
State police say that all Oregon State University dorms have been checked and deemed safe for students after a telephoned bomb threat prompted the evacuation of the Corvallis school's campus residence halls.
University spokesman Steve Clark said state police were checking the school's 11 residence halls for any explosives.
Closing two days of around the clock negotiations, U. S. officials said Friday that they reached a breakthrough with Japan to move forward a stalled regional trade pact even though gaps remain that could still upend a final agreement.
While both countries kept key details of the negotiations private, a senior Obama adviser said there was particular progress on the parameters for tariffs on six products of concern to Japan: beef, pork, daily, sugar, rice and wheat.
Labor groups and lawmakers in Obama's own Democratic Party oppose the pact, arguing it could leave U.
Several potential Republican contenders for president will court gun-rights supporters at the NRA's annual convention Friday.
Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence and former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum are set to speak at the convention's leadership forum, a kind of political pep rally and strategy meeting the NRA considers one of its premier events of the year.
Jindal approved several gun rights bills last year, including one that creates stiff penalties for those who knowingly publish the names of gun permit holders.