Mmm, holiday carbs! Eat, drink and not fatten up

During the holiday season, most people attend tons of festive events -and nearly all of them center around fattening food. Add seasonal stress and zero time to cook or hit the gym, and you have a recipe for holiday weight gain. Well, not this year! We came up with 10 tips to help...

Contemporary twists on holiday baking favorites

(ARA) – A cookie can be more than your average treat this holiday season. Outdo yourself and step outside your comfort zone with delicious detours and tasty twists on some favorite holiday baked goods. This year, add a little spice and a dash of zing to the traditional with...

No jealousy between Dennis, Jennylyn

MANILA, Dec 13 (Mabuhay) – Jennylyn Mercado and Dennis Trillo are very much secure on each other, making the couple at ease even if they will not work together. The two worked together in “Rosario”, an entry of the 2010 Metro Manila Film Festival. Aside from the...

Jets assistant Alosi suspended, fined $25K for tripping Dolphins player

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) – The New York Jets assistant coach who tripped a Miami Dolphins player during a game has been suspended by the team without pay for the rest of the season, including the playoffs, and fined an additional $25,000. Sal Alosi, the Jets’ strength...

Golden Globe nominations announced

(CNN) – The critically acclaimed film “The King’s Speech” led the 68th Annual Golden Globe nominations Tuesday morning. The film starring Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter and Geoffrey Rush scored seven nominations including best film – drama, best...

Tablet computers come of age in 2010 with iPad mania

By Glenn Chapman SAN FRANCISCO, December 12, 2010 (AFP) – Yearning for an Internet-linked gadget bigger than a smartphone but smaller than a laptop merged with always-connected lifestyles to make tablet computing a defining trend for 2010. The iPad launched in April by...

China says Filipino drug mules handled according to law

BEIJING, December 14, 2010 (AFP) – China said Tuesday it was handling the cases of five Filipinos sentenced to death for drugs offenses according to law, after Manila linked their fate to its no-show at the Nobel peace prize ceremony.liu xiaobo, jiang yu, Philippines...

Imelda Marcos jubilant after winning back mansion

By Jason Gutierrez MANILA, December 14, 2010 (AFP) – Imelda Marcos was jubilant Tuesday after the the Philippines’ highest court returned a beachfront mansion that was seized by the government when a 1986 popular revolt toppled her dictator husband. The 81-year-old...

Philippines aiming for peace with communists in three years

MANILA, December 14, 2010 (AFP) – The Philippine government said Tuesday it was hoping to end one of the world’s longest-running communist insurgencies within three years, as it prepared to restart peace talks with the rebels. Chief government negotiator Alexander...