USCIS Continues to Accept FY 2012 H-1B Petitions

WASHINGTON – U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) today announced it continues to accept H-1B nonimmigrant petitions that are subject to the fiscal year (FY) 2012 cap. The agency began accepting these petitions on April 1, 2011. USCIS is monitoring the number...

Allen Iverson to police: ‘Do you know who I am?’

Atlanta, Georgia (CNN) – Former NBA star Allen Iverson launched an expletive-ridden tirade against police when a car belonging to him was pulled over for a traffic violation last week, at one point telling the officer, “Take the vehicle, I have 10 more,”...

Kate’s slimming on French diet; experts scoff

By Joan Raymond Americans looking to slim down for summer may soon be cheering “Vive la France” when “The Dukan Diet” book makes its American debut on April 19th. But U.S. nutrition experts are already saying “mon Dieu!” about yet another...

Daddy knows best

SO LA By Jannelle So I’ve always liked a German car. And my Dad has always been a fan of Toyota. You see the difference there? I’m okay with any German-produced and German-engineered automobile. And he’ll only drive a Toyota. That’s brand-loyalty at its...

Angeline meets Regine

MANILA, Apr 4 (Mabuhay) – STAR Power grand winner Angeline Quinto shared that she was invited by Asia’s Songbird Regine Velasquez for dinner. In a television interview with the singer, she revealed that she already went to the house of Regine and met the...

10 things that could ruin your day if the government shuts down

The list of collateral effects of a potential government shutdown keeps growing and people are none too pleased about it. Here are just a few of the negative impacts that could arise if Congress and the White House fail to reach an agreement on the budget: – The lawmakers...

UN finds 600 child soldiers in Philippines

MANILA, April 8, 2011 (AFP) – The UN said Friday it had so far registered 600 child soldiers, some as young as eight, fighting for armed groups in the Philippines and expected the final number to be in the thousands. The country’s main Muslim rebel group, communist...

President Aquino shocked by rising poverty

MANILA, April 8, 2011 (AFP) – Philippine President Benigno Aquino expressed disbelief on Friday after a survey found that a growing number of people were experiencing hunger and poverty under his administration. Aquino said the nationwide survey, conducted from March 4-7 by...