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No trick: 2,000 kids knock on White House door by on Oct 30, 2009President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama on Saturday doled out presidential M&Ms and dried fruit mixes to more than 2,000 trick-or-treaters, marking their Halloween at a White House event partly aimed at honoring military families.

Expect rains in Luzon even after "Santi" due to LPA by on Oct 30, 2009Expect rains even after Santi leaves the Philippine area of responsibility.

Nicole Richie gets protection from paparazzi by on Oct 30, 2009A judge on Friday granted Nicole Richie's request for a temporary restraining order against Eduardo Arrivabene, who caused a car accident involving her in Beverly Hills earlier this month.

Catholic bishop boos Halloween commercialization by on Oct 30, 2009As children prepare to go trick-or-treating on Saturday, a senior Catholic bishop frowned on the commercialization of Halloween, whose merchandise he said may encourage bad behavior.

‘AI’ host Ryan Seacrest gets restraining order by on Oct 30, 2009A judge granted "American Idol" host Ryan Seacrest a temporary restraining order against a man arrested on suspicion of stalking the radio and television host outside his workplace on Friday.

Kidnappers demand $2 million for Irish priest hostage by on Oct 30, 2009Captors of a 79-year old Irish missionary kidnapped in the southern Philippines have released a video in which the priest says his abductors are demanding $2 million to release him.

‘The worst is over’; Santi now over South China Sea by on Oct 30, 2009A generally well-behaved Typhoon Santi (Mirinae) continued on a straight path out of the country Saturday morning, leaving several parts of Luzon in floodwaters and without electricity. But weather forecasters assure Filipinos can now light candles f...

Politicians’ free candle gimmick clogs cemetery entrance by on Oct 30, 2009As expected, politicians made their presence felt on All Saints' Day in cemeteries with various attention-getting gimmicks.

Pacquiao foe Cotto ends camp, headed to Vegas by on Oct 30, 2009Miguel Cotto has again taken one step ahead of Manny Pacquiao as the reigning WBO welterweight champion already broke training camp in Tampa, Florida and is now headed towards Las Vegas.

Families find life through living with the dead by on Oct 30, 2009Cemeteries are of course only for the dead. Not all. The Manila North Cemetery, the country"s largest burial ground, is also home to at least 2,000 Filipinos, including siblings Nena Turla and Roger Cuaresma and their families who share a space with...