TODAY’S HEADLINES

Salma Hayek launches ‘The Prophet’ in ancestral Lebanon15-Apr-28, 8:19 AM | By Rana Moussaoui, Agence France-Presse

Gerphil Flores needs Pinoy fans’ votes to reach ‘Asia’s Got Talent’ finals15-Apr-28, 1:12 AM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.com

Nocturnal Dance Company, Dhztine Bernardino are ‘Move It’ grand champions15-Apr-27, 4:44 PM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.com

Salma Hayek launches ‘The Prophet’ in ancestral Lebanon15-Apr-28, 8:19 AM | By Rana Moussaoui, Agence France-PresseThe Mexican actress and director described the movie version of the Lebanese author Khalil Gibran's spiritually uplifting book as a 'love letter to my heritage'.

Kim Kardashian pledges support for stepfather Bruce Jenner15-Apr-28, 7:25 AM | Reuters'As long as he is happy, and he wants to live his life, however he wants to live it, that just makes me happy, and I support him 100 percent,' Kardashian said.

Gerphil Flores needs Pinoy fans’ votes to reach ‘Asia’s Got Talent’ finals15-Apr-28, 1:12 AM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comHer fans can vote for her in one of three ways: through SMS, Facebook and the 'Asia’s Got Talent' mobile app.

Nocturnal Dance Company, Dhztine Bernardino are ‘Move It’ grand champions15-Apr-27, 4:44 PM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comFor deftly combining modern street dance with traditional folk style, the eight-person Nocturnal Dance Company bested an illustrious field of much awarded dance crews.

‘Avengers’ sequel shatters multiple records with P339-M gross in 5 days15-Apr-27, 4:21 PM Its April 22 opening gross of P72.74 million is the biggest opening of all time in the Philippines, and it set a new record with each succeeding day through Sunday.

Jay Z says Tidal streaming to stay ‘for long haul’15-Apr-27, 3:51 PM | Agence France-Presse'We are here for the long haul. Please give us a chance to grow and get better,' the rap mogul wrote in one of a volley of messages Sunday on Twitter.

BREAKING NEWS as of 15-Apr-28, 12:20 AM

Gunshots fired at rapper Lil Wayne’s tour buses15-Apr-27, 3:41 PM | ReutersThe rap star and about a dozen others were aboard when the two buses were fired at on a highway in Georgia. No one was hurt.

‘Furious 7′ outruns box office rivals for 4th straight week15-Apr-27, 8:59 AM | Agence France-PresseThe movie is the first since 'The Hunger Games' in March 2012 to dominate the box office for four successive weeks.

Amy Winehouse’s family condemns documentary about singer15-Apr-27, 8:31 AM | Agence France-PresseThe family called the documentary 'a missed opportunity to celebrate her life and talent and that it is both misleading and contains some basic untruths'.

WATCH | Mike Sandejas’ anti-bullying short video inspired by Manny Pacquiao15-Apr-27, 7:55 AM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comKnown for his youth-oriented features, Sandejas has developed the uncanny ability to tell complete and compelling stories in less than three minutes.

Streetdance finalists ready to clash one more time in ‘Move It’ grand finale15-Apr-26, 12:58 PM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.com, Photos by Bernard Testa/InteraksyonOnly one of these five groups will go home with the P1 million cash prize and the undisputed title of Top Streetdance Crew.

Now out, Bruce Jenner shines spotlight on transgender inequality15-Apr-26, 7:06 AM | By Mary Milliken, ReutersMainstream acceptance of transgender people in the U.S. is in its infancy, making the transition hard for everyone, whether famous like Jenner or not.

WATCH | Diddy, Mark Wahlberg make $250,000 bet over Mayweather-Pacquiao15-Apr-25, 7:20 PM | InterAksyon.comDiddy is one of several African-American celebs backing Mayweather, while Wahlberg is among many Hollywood heavyweights favoring Pacquiao.

Robin Padilla to fly to Spain to trace Padilla family roots15-Apr-25, 6:29 PM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comThe actor and his wife Mariel Rodriguez will tour the Spanish provinces of Toledo and Sevilla to trace his family's ancestry.

As electronica booms, DJs seek voice beyond machines15-Apr-25, 11:54 AM | By Shaun Tandon, Agence France-PresseSeveral leading electronica artists are seeking to combat negative perceptions with a renewed effort to emphasize the human element behind the music.

Justin Bieber settles lawsuit with Florida photographer15-Apr-25, 10:21 AM | ReutersA lawyer for photographer Jeffrey Binion declined to comment on when the agreement was reached or if it involved a financial settlement.

Olympian Bruce Jenner makes transgender history by identifying as a woman15-Apr-25, 10:08 AM | By Mary Milliken, ReutersWhen Sawyer asked 'Are you a woman?' Jenner responded, 'Yes, for all intents and purposes I am a woman.'

‘Grey’s Anatomy’ kills off Dr McDreamy in surprise twist15-Apr-24, 10:31 PM | Agence France-PresseDr Derek Shepherd, also known as Dr McDreamy, was played by actor Patrick Dempsey since the character was first introduced in the show's 2005 pilot.

Mexican drama scoops top prize at Beijing Film Festival15-Apr-24, 10:06 PM | ReutersAction star Jackie Chan presented Bernardo Arellano, director of 'The Beginning of Time', with the award at the closing ceremony on Thursdayl.

Pinay contestants meet contrasting fates in separate reality competition shows15-Apr-24, 9:42 PM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comFranchesca Lagua got the boot on 'Asia's Next Top Model' Cycle 3, while Gwyneth Dorado advanced to the grand finals of 'Asia's Got Talent'.

Brillante Mendoza’s ‘Taklub’ makes it to Cannes festival15-Apr-24, 1:03 PM | By Edwin P. Sallan, InterAksyon.comThe drama about Yolanda survivors in Tacloban is the acclaimed filmmaker’s fourth film to make it to Cannes.

Valentines dates set for ‘Fifty Shades’ film sequels15-Apr-24, 8:57 AM | Agence France-PresseJamie Dornan and Dakota Johnson are expected to reprise their roles in the next two movies, due for release in time for Valentine's Day in 2017 and 2018.

No problemo! Schwarzenegger takes first dramatic role in ‘Maggie’15-Apr-24, 8:28 AM | By Patricia Reaney, ReutersThe film spins a different take on the zombie genre, concentrating more on the father-daughter relationship than blood-soaked gore and cannibalism.

‘Avengers’ stars Evans, Renner apologize for Black Widow comments15-Apr-24, 8:10 AM | ReutersThe two actors said they had made 'tasteless' and 'juvenile' comments in which they called Scarlett Johansson's superhero character 'a slut'.