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  • 'One million babies' spawned by EU student exchanges
    The Erasmus student exchange scheme has brought so many couples together from across the continent that it has led to the birth of one million babies, the EU said Monday. A study of the programme's impact since its launch in 1987 showed that 27 percent of people who took part had met their current life partner during their stay abroad.
  • Yves Saint Laurent film is French pick for Oscar bid
    PARIS - A biopic exploring the darker side of the late French fashion designer Yves Saint Laurent is to represent France as a possible contender in the Best Foreign Language Film category at next year's Oscars.
  • Israel spy agency launches online recruitment drive
    JERUSALEM - Israel's secretive overseas spy agency, the Mossad, launched a new website Monday to recruit potential spooks, as well as an espionage thriller-type video hoping to hook new talent.
  • Aquino meets Kennedy scion
    NEWTON, Massachusetts--- President Benigno Aquino III shared a pepperoni pizza with United States Rep. Joseph Kennedy III at a pizzeria that was one of the Philippine leader's favorites when his family lived in exile in Boston. Mr. Aquino met with Kennedy at Bill's Pizzeria in Newton on Monday morning (Monday night in Manila). Except for a photo coverage, reporters were not allowed at the meeting between the two scions of their countries' most influential political families. At press time, details of their 30-minute meeting have yet to be released. Kennedy is the grandson of the late US Sen. Robert Kennedy and grandnephew of US President John F. Kennedy. On a recent visit ...

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  • Registered nurses needed for Mayon evacuees – Albay Gov. Salceda
    Albay needs registered nurses to tend to the Mayon Volcano evacuees, Governor Jose Salceda said Sunday evening.
  • Aquino visits former home in Boston suburb
    NEWTON, Massachusetts--- AGAIN, the memories. All smiles, President Benigno Aquino III returned to the home that gave him the best years he spent with his family during Martial Law. Mr. Aquino, accompanied by his closest friends, made a quick visit to 175 Commonwealth Ave. on Chestnut Hill on Monday morning (Monday night in Manila). He met with the present owner of the house, retired American teacher Ione Malloy, and gave her a gift. The President also showed his friends the driveway and sidewalk where he used to shovel heavy snow during winter. He also met with former neighbors. This was the first time in 31 years that the President returned to Boston where he lived in...

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