TODAY’S HEADLINES

Val Kilmer hospitalized for ‘complication’, denies tumor operation15-Feb-01, 8:33 AM | By Alex Dobuzinskis, Reuters

Cop Neil Perez hopes to win Mister International pageant for SAF 4415-Jan-31, 3:08 PM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.com

Benedict Cumberbatch backs historic pardon for British gay men15-Feb-01, 8:42 AM | Agence France-PresseThe actor is Oscar-nominated for his role as gay mathematician Alan Turing in the film 'The Imitation Game'.

Val Kilmer hospitalized for ‘complication’, denies tumor operation15-Feb-01, 8:33 AM | By Alex Dobuzinskis, ReutersThe actor, a known Christian Scientist, did not disclose any further details about his ailment but said he hoped for a speedy recovery.

Whitney Houston’s daughter found unconscious in bathtub, revived in hospital15-Feb-01, 8:12 AM | By Fiona Ortiz, ReutersBobbi Kristina Brown had been hospitalized twice with anxiety after her mother drowned in a bathtub three yeas ago.

Cop Neil Perez hopes to win Mister International pageant for SAF 4415-Jan-31, 3:08 PM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.com'Seven of them were my batchmates in the police academy so I will do my best to win the title,' vowed Perez, also known as PO2 Mariano Flormata, Jr.

Michelle Obama defends ‘American Sniper’15-Jan-31, 11:34 AM | Agence France-Presse'This film touches on many of the emotions and experiences that I've heard firsthand from military families over these past few years,' the U.S. First Lady said.

Michael V. salutes SAF 44 with sketch of fallen hero15-Jan-31, 11:03 AM | InterAksyon.com'One of the heartbreaking stories I heard is about a fallen SAF who died viewing his family's photos on his phone,' Michael V. said in the caption.

BREAKING NEWS as of 15-Feb-01, 1:08 PM

TV5 files complaint against SkyCable over signal loss15-Jan-31, 10:14 AM SkyCable failed to air TV5's signal for over two hours last December 13, which was independently verified by The Nielsen Company (Philippines) Inc.

Michael Jackson’s family denied new trial in negligence case15-Jan-31, 9:33 AM | ReutersJudges ruled against the Jackson family's latest attempt to reverse a jury's decision that cleared concert promoter AEG Live of negligence in the singer's death.

‘Bituing Walang Ningning’ now a musical, Dorina role up for grabs15-Jan-30, 10:18 PM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comResorts World Manila is looking for an actress who will essay on stage the role popularized on screen by Sharon Cuneta.

Rap mogul Suge Knight suspect in fatal hit-and-run15-Jan-30, 4:46 PM | ReutersA man fitting Knight's description drove up to a burger shop, began arguing with two people outside, and ran the two over with a red pickup truck.

Tom Petty calls similarities to Sam Smith’s ‘Stay with Me’ accidental15-Jan-30, 4:28 PM | Reuters'Sam's people were very understanding of our predicament and we easily came to an agreement,' the rocker said in the statement.

Stella Marquez Araneta softens stance on PH designers15-Jan-30, 4:07 PM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.com'Mrs. Araneta enjoins Filipino designers to collaborate with BPCI in presenting the Binibini queens in the best designs,' the Binibining Pilipinas Charities, Inc. said in a statement.

Justin Bieber says dropping ‘arrogant’ and ‘conceited’ attitude15-Jan-30, 10:16 AM | ReutersThe singer is currently serving two years' probation in Los Angeles after pleading no contest to a misdemeanor vandalism charge.

Marc Nelson, Rovilson Fernandez to host AXN’s ‘Asia’s Got Talent’15-Jan-29, 6:07 PM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comThe duo will work with a formidable panel of celebrity judges composed of David Foster, Mel C., Anggun, and Vaness Wu.

MJ Lastimosa on Miss Universe gown: ‘I’d rather keep my mouth shut’15-Jan-29, 11:43 AM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comShe has thanked several people on social media since the pageant concluded but not Colombian designer Alfredo Barraza and madam Stella Marquez Araneta.

Letterman’s ‘Late Show’ extends invite to ex-rival Leno: report15-Jan-29, 10:33 AM | ReutersA guest appearance on 'Late Show' by Leno before Letterman retires in May could potentially be a ratings coup for CBS.

Lindsay Lohan’s community service questioned in court15-Jan-29, 9:16 AM | ReutersA prosecutor claims Lohan received credit for a 'meet-and-greet' with fans and letting two young people shadow her while at work in London.

From Oscars to Sundance, Sharma and Revolori discuss India’s ‘Umrika’15-Jan-28, 9:18 PM | ReutersThe star of 'Life of Pi' and the star of 'Budapest Hotel' team up in the only Indian entry at this year's Sundance Film Festival.

Kat Alano preaches the healing powers of marijuana15-Jan-28, 4:39 PM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comThe controversial radio and television personality has also tapped the equally controversial lawyer, Ferdinand Topacio, as her legal counsel.

Ai-Ai de las Alas is first local artist to perform at The Theatre at Solaire15-Jan-28, 4:05 PM | InterAksyon.comOut of respect for the state-of-the-art venue, she just might deliver her opening spiel in highfalutin English and then switch to Tagalog as soon as her nose bleeds.

‘Frozen’ heats up Japan box office in 201415-Jan-28, 11:17 AM | ReutersKnown in Japan as 'Anna and the Snow Queen', the Disney hit took in 25.5 billion yen ($216 million), becoming the third biggest movie of all time in Japan.

Taylor Swift says Twitter, Instagram accounts were hacked15-Jan-28, 10:02 AM | ReutersThe apparent hacking of Swift's accounts came as Facebook, the world's largest social network, experienced a wide outage on Tuesday.

MJ Lastimosa posts photo of Pinoy-made red gown after Miss Universe pageant15-Jan-28, 8:55 AM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comSources said MJ wanted to wear a Leo Almodal gown during the pageant and not Alfredo Barraza's white gown that reportedly got low marks from the judges.

Bb. Pilipinas beauties applaud MJ Lastimosa’s Miss Universe stint15-Jan-27, 6:00 PM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comNone of them addressed the charges of sabotage being thrown against Binibining Pilipinas madam Stella Marquez Araneta.