WASHINGTON – New US claims for unemployment benefits rose unexpectedly last week, popping above 400,000 for the first time in just over a month and reinforcing the view that the battered labor market was healing only slowly.
BRUSSELS – The European Central Bank will not act as lender of last resort for struggling eurozone countries, its chief Mario Draghi insisted on Thursday, stressing the bank was bound by its mandate.
David Beckham’s sights are fixed on playing in the London Olympics next year, but the superstar said Thursday he was less sure about his future when his contract with Los Angeles Galaxy ends. The 36-year-old former England captain, in the Philippines as part of a week-long Asian tour by LA Galaxy.
YANGON – President Barack Obama told Myanmar pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi that the United States would give her its eternal support as it increases engagement with the country’s rulers.
YANGON – US President Barack Obama offered Myanmar a new era in relations if it reforms and promised democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi his eternal support in letters hand-delivered by his top diplomat Thursday.
Jennifer Lopez‘s lips say she’s moved on to new BF/dancer Casper Smart — but at least one of her fingers seems to be holding on to her ex.
While J.Lo snuck a few cougar kisses with Casper between rehearsals yesterday in L.A. … she was still sporting what looks a lot like the 8.2 carat wedding ring she got from Marc Anthony.
Can ya blame her? 8.2 carats!! At least it’s on her right hand.
In an interview on CNN’s “Talk Asia,” Filipino international singing sensation Charice Pempengco talks about her childhood and sudden rise to fame, and wonders about what it feels like to have a father.
Petron seeks at least a playoff for the number two spot at the expense of sister-team Barangay Ginebra as the PBA Philippine Cup resumes Friday at the Araneta Coliseum.
Freego breezed past Big Chill, 78-46, Thursday at the Adamson University gym to remain on top of the standings in the PBA D-League Aspirants Cup.
President Benigno Aquino III faced Makati businessmen Thursday night and criticized the Supreme Court in a speech, saying the “current air of judicial uncertainty” is hindering the executive branch from fulfilling its mandate.