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Wonder mixes politics with music in tour kickoff

In this June 29, 2014 file photo, US singer Stevie Wonder performs at the Calling festival, in London. AP.

Stevie Wonder has always blended his musical genius with social activism, and as he launched his new tour, he stayed true to form, advocating gun control, pleading for an end to racism and promoting equality for those with disabilities.

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Threatening tweet warns Jim Paredes vs twitting Binay

Jim Paredes.

Musician and activist Jim Paredes has sought the help of the Philippine National Police after receiving a death threat via Twitter from someone who wanted him to stop taking online swipes at Vice President Jejomar Binay.

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Richard Gomez gives politics a rest

RICHARD Gomez at the last Sona event, with wife Lucy, a congresswoman. RICHARD A. REYES

Actor Richard Gomez is often asked if he and his wife, Leyte 4th District Rep. Lucy Torres-Gomez, have plans to have another child soon. Their daughter Juliana, is now 13 years old.

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Aquino: Drugs reason why Nora Aunor not a National Artist

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Nora Aunor is the 10th recipient of the University of the Philippines’ (UP) Gawad Plaridel, the highest award given by UP to an outstanding media practitioner.

President Benigno Aquino III admitted here Tuesday that drugs was the reason why he rejected Nora Aunor’s nomination as National Artist for film.

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Recto to stepson Luis Manzano: Marriage first before politics


Senate President Pro-Tempore Ralph Recto wants his stepson, actor Luis “Lucky” Manzano, to get married first before dabbling into politics.

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