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NBA: No tampering in Magic Johnson-Ben Simmons link

Feb 13, 2019 - 9:27 AM

The NBA sees no violations as the Sixers initiated contact and requested a meeting between team star Ben Simmons and Lakers president Magic Johnson

ALL PRAISE. Lakers president Magic Johnson says Ben Simmons’ basketball IQ is very high. Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: 'Fast and Furious Presents: Hobbs and Shaw' trailer released

Feb 01, 2019 - 11:15 PM

Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham star in this spinoff from the hit franchise

Prosecutors downgrade to homicide case against suspect in killing of Bicol journo

Nov 14, 2018 - 8:00 AM

Albay prosecutors say investigators did not present probable cause to merit a murder case against the suspect in the killing of Philippine Star correspondent Celso Amo

Suspect in killing of Bicol journalist charged with murder

Nov 12, 2018 - 11:36 PM

Daraga town police conclude that there was treachery involved in the slaying of Celso Amo, who was stabbed while playing a game of basketball

CELSO AMO. In this file photo, veteran journalist Celso Amo (middle) sings during a media fellowship with military officials in Bicol. Photo by Rhaydz B. Barcia/Rappler

Demetrious Johnson seeks to cement legacy in ONE Championship

Nov 08, 2018 - 7:05 PM

After a six-year reign in UFC's flyweight division, the 32-year-old says it's the 'perfect time' to fight the best in Asia

TITLE CHASE. Demetrious Johnson is one of the 8 fighters that will see action in ONE Championships' world grand prix for the flyweight belt. Photo from ONE Championship

Lakers coach Walton confident of management support

Nov 03, 2018 - 8:57 AM

Los Angeles coach Luke Walton has reportedly come under fire from Lakers president of basketball operations Magic Johnson

NOT WORRIED. Lakers coach Luke Walton says a meeting with Magic Johnson has been ‘routine.’ Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Beterbiev knocks out Johnson to keep light heavyweight crown

Oct 07, 2018 - 2:00 PM

Russia's Artur Beterbiev keeps his perfect record with 13 knockout wins in as many professional fights

EXPLOSIVE. Artur Beterbiev and Callum Jonhson trade punches during their IBF world light heavyweight title fight. Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images/AFP

Johnson assaults May's Brexit plan at fractious party meeting

Oct 02, 2018 - 11:01 PM

Mixing jokes with biting one-liners that always stopped short of attacking Theresa May herself, Boris Johnson calls her strategy 'dangerous and unstable,' as well as a 'political humiliation'

BORIS JOHNSON. A video grab from footage broadcast by the UK Parliament's Parliamentary Recording Unit (PRU) shows Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson giving evidence before the Foreign Affairs Committee at Parliament in London on March 21, 2018. Photo by PRU/AFP

Chinese destroyer sails extremely close to U.S. warship

Oct 02, 2018 - 12:46 PM

A Chinese Luyang destroyer has approached the USS Decatur in 'an unsafe and unprofessional maneuver in the vicinity of Gaven Reef in the South China Sea,' says US Pacific Fleet spokesman Commander Nate Christensen

DISPUTED WATERS. This US Navy photo obtained October 21, 2016 shows the USS Decatur (DDG 73) as it operates in the South China Sea as part of the Bonhomme Richard Expeditionary Strike Group (ESG) on October 13, 2016. File photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Diana Quinlan/US Navy/AFP

2 dead after pick-up truck plunges into ravine in Mt. Province

Sep 04, 2018 - 10:14 PM

Driver Charlie Domao-il and passenger Johnson Faroden are both killed when the pick-up truck falls into the ravine. Two other passengers are in critical condition.

HBO's 'Watchmen' to air in 2019

Aug 20, 2018 - 6:04 PM

Are you ready for another superhero show?

Tiger Woods moves into share of lead at British Open

Jul 22, 2018 - 12:40 AM

The 14-time major winner is right in contention at the top of a packed leaderboard

IN THE MIX. US golfer Tiger Woods watches his iron shot from the 5th tee during his third round of the British Open. Photo by Glyn Kirk/AFP

May clings to power amid Brexit resignation turmoil

Jul 10, 2018 - 9:13 PM

May faces backlash over the plan from Brexit hardliners in her Conservative Party who say it gives too many concessions to the EU, but she is supported moderates and there has been no challenge to her leadership

THERESA MAY. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May speaks at Westminster Abbey for a service to mark the centenary of the Royal Air Force (RAF) in central London on July 10, 2018. Photo by Simon Dawson/AFP

May stares down Brexit plan backlash as ministers quit

Jul 09, 2018 - 11:26 PM

(UPDATED) Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson's dramatic resignation follows those of Brexit minister David Davis and his deputy Steve Baker overnight over May's plans to keep Britain economically close to the bloc

DOWNING STREET. In this file photo taken on April 10, 2018 Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson leaves from 10 Downing street after attending a National Security Council meeting in London. File photo by Niklas Halle'n/AFP

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson resigns – Downing St

Jul 09, 2018 - 10:10 PM

(UPDATED) 'This afternoon, the prime minister accepted the resignation of Boris Johnson as foreign secretary,' a statement from Theresa' May's office in Downing Street says

BORIS JOHNSON. A video grab from footage broadcast by the UK Parliament's Parliamentary Recording Unit (PRU) shows Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson giving evidence before the Foreign Affairs Committee at Parliament in London on March 21, 2018. Photo by PRU/AFP

Idris Elba in final talks to play baddie in 'Fast and Furious' spinoff

Jul 07, 2018 - 6:35 PM

The British actor will act opposite Jason Statham and Dwayne Johnson in 'Hobbs and Shaw'

IDRIS ELBA. The actor is in negotiations to play the main villain in 'Hobbs and Shaw.' Screenshot from

Lakers rebuilding a long-term project, says Johnson

Jun 27, 2018 - 1:27 PM

It's still uncertain if the NBA's glamour squad could entice LeBron James and Paul George this year

STRUGGLING. The Los Angeles Lakers have not reached the postseason since the 2012-2013 campaign. Photo by Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: NBA Finals debutant Nick Young's awkward post-game reaction

May 29, 2018 - 2:41 PM

The soon-to-be 33-year-old Swaggy P declines a post-game interview because he wants to go have some fun

INTERRUPTED. 'I wanted to go out and have some fun, but you interrupted my moment,' Nick Young says to Ernie Johnson. Screen grab from Twitter (@BleacherReport)

Nestle pays $7.15 billion to sell Starbucks products

May 07, 2018 - 3:20 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Starbucks president and CEO Kevin Johnson says the deal, which still needs approval from regulators, will create a 'global coffee alliance'

Why playing with your child is more important than you think

May 04, 2018 - 1:04 PM

Play time prepares them for growing up, and you need to be a part of it

Just like Magic: Ben Simmons gets NBA triple-double as Sixers beat Heat

Apr 22, 2018 - 8:08 AM

(UPDATED) The NBA Rookie of the Year contender logs in first rookie playoff record since Magic Johnson

AWESOME AUSSIE. Ben Simmons makes another case for the top rookie plum. Photo by Eric Espada/Getty Images/AFP

Globe teams up with Riot Games, Garena, Mineski in strategic partnership

Apr 19, 2018 - 2:10 PM

The partnership, the companies say, will offer gamers better access to local, regional, and global eSports competitions, as well as original content and exclusive programming

TEAMING UP. Executives of Globe Telecom, Riot Games, Mineski, and Garena commit to their campaign to propel Philippine gaming forward. Photo by Victor Barreiro Jr/Rappler

'Rampage' review: The bigger, the blander

Apr 17, 2018 - 9:15 AM

It could have been salvaged probably by a bit of playfulness but the expensive gloss ruins any kind of fun to be had from a film that drowns in such silliness

UK alleges Russian 'tactic' after request for meeting over poisoning

Apr 07, 2018 - 11:45 PM

The Russian ambassador in London has sent a 'personal note' to British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson asking for the meeting

GREAT BRITAIN. A general view of of the Palace of Westminster, with the Great Westminster Clock, more commonly known as 'Big Ben' in London. File photo by Niklas Halle'n/AFP

UK says spy attack driven by Russian vote, London's criticism

Mar 21, 2018 - 11:50 PM

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says the Kremlin targeted the country due to London's criticism of Russian rights abuses

BORIS JOHNSON. A video grab from footage broadcast by the UK Parliament's Parliamentary Recording Unit (PRU) shows Britain's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson giving evidence before the Foreign Affairs Committee at Parliament in London on March 21, 2018. Photo by PRU/AFP

'Fifty Shades Freed' review: Good riddance

Feb 12, 2018 - 7:25 PM

The best thing about 'Fifty Shades Freed' is that it finally closes the series

UK's Johnson meets Myanmar's Suu Kyi on Rohingya crisis

Feb 11, 2018 - 4:45 PM

The meeting follows Johnson's visit to a refugee camp in Bangladesh's Cox's Bazar district, where nearly 700,000 Rohingya have sought sanctuary in squalid settlements

BORIS IN NAYPYIDAW. This handout photo taken and released on February 11, 2018 by Myanmar's Ministry of Information shows Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi (R) chatting with Britain's Foreign Minister Boris Johnson (L) during their meeting in Naypyidaw. Myanmar Ministry of Information/AFP

Joy and hope in Liberia as George Weah sworn in as president

Jan 23, 2018 - 7:33 AM

Weah, 51, takes over from Nobel laureate Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who over 12 years steered the country away from the trauma of a civil war but failed to ease dire poverty

PREDECESSOR, SUCCESSOR. Liberia's outgoing president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (L) listens to Liberia's President-elect George Weah, during Weah's swearing-in ceremony on January 22, 2018 in Monrovia's stadium. Issouf Sanogo/AFP

Suspended Serge Ibaka offers apology for throwing punches with James Johnson

Jan 12, 2018 - 8:19 AM

'Sometimes during a game my emotions can lead to bad reactions and I’m not proud of that,' says Ibaka

SUSPENDED. Serge Ibaka let his hands go in a heated moment against the Heat. File photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

LOOK: Anastasia Steele wears Monique Lhuillier to her wedding

Jan 10, 2018 - 1:10 PM

'Fifty Shades Freed' sees Ana marrying Christian in a gown by the Filipina designer

FIFTY SHADES FREED. The wedding gown designed by Monique Lhuillier appears in third installment of the 'Fifty Shades' series. Screengrab from

Liberians hail victory of ex-football star Weah in landmark vote

Dec 29, 2017 - 6:28 PM

(UPDATED) George Weah defeats Vice President Joseph Boakai in Thursday's run-off vote

PRESIDENT WEAH. This file photo taken on September 25, 2017, shows former football player and candidate in Liberia's presidential elections, George Weah as he poses during a photo session in Paris. Photo by Joel Saget/AFP

Liberians to choose new leader in delayed presidential vote

Dec 26, 2017 - 5:44 PM

The vote comes after 7 weeks of delays caused by legal challenges against the electoral commission lodged by Vice President Joseph Boakai's party

PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS. A man walks past a billboard as the nation prepares to vote in upcoming national elections on December 25, 2017 in Monrovia. Photo by SEYLLOU/AFP

Britain's Johnson seeks to thaw Russia ties during Moscow trip

Dec 22, 2017 - 6:34 PM

(UPDATED) While the visit could signal an improvement in relations, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says he holds out little hope that ties could undergo a full-blown transformation

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is pictured at the British Chambers of Commerce conference in London on February 28, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS

Magic Johnson and Isiah Thomas reconcile after decades-long spat

Dec 20, 2017 - 7:55 PM

Johnson and Thomas put their disagreements behind them in an emotional reconciliation

FORGIVENESS. Johnson and Thomas put away their long-time feud.

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’: Mengulik sisi gelap dan terang manusia

Dec 13, 2017 - 10:52 PM

Perjalanan Rey mempertahankan kultur Jedi berlanjut. Maukah Luke Skywalker menjadi mentornya?

Berita selebriti hari ini: Selasa, 12 Desember 2017

Dec 12, 2017 - 10:26 AM

Rangkuman berita seputar selebriti dan dunia hiburan yang tidak boleh Anda lewatkan

The hype reawakens: 'Star Wars' stages 'Last Jedi' premiere

Dec 10, 2017 - 9:05 PM

The cast 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' attends the premiere in Los Angeles, days before the US opening

Emma Thompson leads protest over UK woman jailed in Iran

Nov 25, 2017 - 10:43 PM

The Oscar-winning actress says British foreign secretary Boris Johnson should 'get on a plane' to Tehran and 'deal with the problem he's so seriously exacerbated'

EMMA THOMPSON. In this file photo, actress Emma Thompson of 'The Children's Act' attends The IMDb Studio hosted by the Visa Infinite Lounge at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival. Photo by Rich Polk/Getty Images for IMDb/AFP

Disney announces new 'Star Wars' trilogy

Nov 10, 2017 - 7:51 AM

(UPDATED) Disney closes a deal with Rian Johnson, director of upcoming film The Last Jedi, to develop a brand new trilogy, according to Disney chief executive Robert Iger

WATCH: The NSFW 'Fifty Shades Freed' trailer

Nov 07, 2017 - 11:07 PM

In the upcoming final film in the 'Fifty Shades' series, Christian and Anastasia are in the throes of wedded bliss

MRS. GREY. Ana enjoys her honeymoon view. Screengrab from YouTube/FiftyShadesMovie

Saudi crown prince accuses Iran of 'direct aggression'

Nov 07, 2017 - 5:35 PM

Riyadh accuses Tehran of supplying ballistic missiles to the Huthi rebels in Yemen. Iran denies the allegation

Widow of U.S. soldier killed in Niger says Trump 'made me cry'

Oct 24, 2017 - 8:28 AM

Trump's call to Myeshia Johnson, whose husband Sergeant La David Johnson was one of 4 US soldiers killed in the October 4 jihadist attack, has generated a storm of controversy

FINAL GOODBYE. Myeshia Johnson kisses the casket of her husband Army Sgt. La David Johnson during his burial service for at the Memorial Gardens East cemetery on October 21, 2017 in Hollywood, Florida. Gaston de Cardenas/AFP

Trump told soldier's widow 'he knew what he signed up for' – lawmaker

Oct 18, 2017 - 9:27 PM

Frederica Wilson, a Democratic congresswoman from Florida, says she listened in to part of a group phone call between the president and the grieving family of Sergeant La David Johnson

DONALD TRUMP. US President Donald Trump gives a speech on tax reform at the Heritage Foundation's President's Club Meeting at a hotel in Washington, DC, on October 17, 2017.  Photo by Mandel Ngan/ AFP

Great expectations in Lakers' whole new Ball game

Oct 15, 2017 - 1:04 PM

The Lakers have missed the playoffs for the past 4 seasons, but the addition of Lonzo Ball has given fans a reason for hope

FRANCHISE ROOKIE. Lakers fans are hoping Lonzo Ball can return the franchise back to its past glory. Photo by Sean M. Haffey/Getty Images/AFP

As Brexit pressures mount, UK PM rallies her party

Oct 02, 2017 - 12:55 AM

(UPDATED) British Prime Minister Theresa May insists she has a united Cabinet, but observers will be watching for signs of rebellion

STILL PRIME MINISTER. Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves after hosting a Cabinet meeting at 10 Downing Street in central London on June 12, 2017. Daniel Leal-Olivas/AFP

Britain's May downplays notion of party divisions over Brexit

Sep 19, 2017 - 8:03 AM

Her remarks in Ottawa come after Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson stirred up colleagues and put pressure on May by laying out his own vision for Brexit

MAY IN CANADA. British Prime Minister Theresa May inspects the honor guard on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, September 18, 2017. Lars Hagberg/AFP

Western powers warn Suu Kyi on Rohingya before speech

Sep 19, 2017 - 7:36 AM

UK Foreign Minister Boris Johnson warns that the violence in Rakhine state is 'a stain on the country's reputation' so soon after its transition to democratic rule

LIVING IN SQUALOR. Rohingya Muslim refugees look on as they stand near temporary shelters in Balukhali refugee camp near the Bangladesh town of Gumdhum on September 17, 2017. Dominique Faget/AFP

UFC 215 main event cancelled as Borg withdraws from Johnson fight

Sep 08, 2017 - 2:16 PM

Demetrious Johnson vs Ray Borg has been cancelled and Amanda Nunes vs Valentina Shevchenko has been elevated to the main event

IN WAITING. Demetrious Johnson will have to wait for his chance to break Anderson Silva's record for most title defenses. Photo from Johnson's Facebook profile

Celebrities raise millions for Harvey relief

Aug 31, 2017 - 11:01 AM

Sandra Bullock Jennifer Lopez Klhoe Kardashian and Dwayne The Rock Johnson donate to the victims of the hurricane in Houston

How to start a Zero-Waste Lifestyle

Aug 23, 2017 - 6:56 PM

Learn how to reduce waste and lead a sustainable lifestyle