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US bars Syrian behind nominated film from attending Oscars

UNITED STATES immigration authorities have decided to bar entry to a 21-year-old Syrian cinematographer whose harrowing film about his nation's civil war, "The White Helmets," has been nominated for an Academy Award.

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2 Maute group members die in shootout; another falls

ZAMBOANGA CITY - Government security forces have killed two members of the ISIS-inspired Maute terror group in a shootout and apprehended another one in northern Mindanao area, a top military official said Saturday.

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Gamer dies while attempting 24-hour livestream for charity

VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia -- A Virginia man who died at home while playing a 24-hour video game marathon was part of an online livestreaming community where members sometimes go to extremes to build their audiences, experts say.

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DILG launches seal of good local governance for barangays

MANILA -- The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) has launched the seal of good local governance for barangays, which will allow them to obtain rewards.

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