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No drug conviction, Nora Aunor’s lawyer insists


A lawyer who defended Nora Aunor in a drug-related case in the United States said Tuesday the actress was not convicted of a crime involving drugs—contrary to President Aquino’s claim.

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North Korea’s take on new US comedy: ‘Act of war’

In this July 27, 2013 file photo, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un leans over a balcony and waves to Korean War veterans cheering below at the end of a mass military parade on Kim Il Sung Square in Pyongyang to mark the 60th anniversary of the Korean War armistice. North Korea is warning that the release of a new American comedy about a plot to assassinate leader Kim Jong Un would be an "act of war." If the U.S. government doesn't block the movie's release, it will face "stern" and "merciless" retaliation, an unidentified spokesman for North Korea's Foreign Ministry said in state media Wednesday, June 25, 2014.  AP

North Korea is warning that the release of a new American comedy about a plot to assassinate leader Kim Jong Un would be an “act of war.”

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DeGeneres, Harvey are Daytime Emmy Awards winners

Mary Connelly, center, and the crew of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" pose in the press room with the award for outstanding talk show entertainment at the 41st annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Sunday, June 22, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif.  Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP

Ellen DeGeneres, Steve Harvey and the soap opera “The Young and the Restless” were among the 41st annual Daytime Emmy winners.

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Casey Kasem, king of the Top 40 countdown, dies

In this Oct. 27, 2003, file photo, Casey Kasem poses for photographers after receiving the Radio Icon award during The 2003 Radio Music Awards at the Aladdin Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. Kasem died Sunday, June 15, 2014, according to Danny Deraney, publicist for Kasem's daughter Kerri. He was 82.  AP PHOTO/ERIC JAMISON

Casey Kasem, the internationally famous radio host with the cheerful manner and gentle voice who became the king of the top 40 countdown with a syndicated show that ran for decades, died Sunday. He was 82.

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‘Fault in Our Stars’ outshines Tom Cruise starrer ‘Edge of Tomorrow’

John Green

The teenage romance “The Fault in Our Stars,” adapted from John Green’s best-seller, easily outshined Tom Cruise’s sci-fi action film “Edge of Tomorrow” with an impressive $48 million debut, industry data showed Monday. The much-bigger-budget “Edge of Tomorrow” opened in third place with $28.8 million.

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