Miss America Alexandria Mills took home the crown as Miss World 2010. The other candidates who made it to the top five are Miss China, Miss Botswana, Miss Ireland, and Miss Venezuela.

The two-hour competition in Hainan, China was shown live on TV and reportedly watched by about one billion viewers around the world.

The newly crowned Miss World 2010 Miss America, is an 18-year old and a new high school graduate.

Emma Wareus, representing Botswanna, won 1st runner-up, while Adriana Vasini from Venezuela, took home the 2nd runner-up.

Alexandria Mills, a Kentucky native, was crowned by outgoing Miss World 2009 Kaiane Aldorino of Gibraltar. The new Miss World 2010 was guided to a diamond-shaped throne that symbolizes the 60th anniversary of the prestigious beauty pageant.

The pageant judges were former Miss World pageant winners, which includes Miss World 1953 Denise Perrier Lanfranchi, Miss World 1964 Ann Sidney, Miss World 1977 Mary Stävin, Miss World 2001 Agbani Darego, and Miss World 2004 Maria Julia Mantilla.

Have you heard the theme song of Imortal, ABS-CBN's new television blockbuster on primetime? Angel Locsin and John Lloyd Cruz are the lead stars of Kapamilya Network's newest primetime offering, Imortal.

Imortal is reportedly an instant hit to televiewers. It has broken all records of previous television primetime shows. Imortal is a Filipino supernatural television series about vampires and werewolves in the mold of international movie Eclipse.

The theme song of Imortal will be sang by Pinoy Dream Academy big winner Yeng Constantino and Six Cyclemind frontman Ney Dimaculangan. "Walang Hanggan" is the theme song of Imortal. The song is a heavy rock, that is not common for a teleserye theme song.

The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) is now issuing an hourly update on Typhoon Juan (international codename: Megi). As of 10 am today October 18, 2010, Typhoon "JUAN" is spotted at 120 km East of Tuguegarao City, with maximum sustained winds of 225 kph near the center and gustiness of up to 260 kph. Typhoon "JUAN" is now moving West Southwest at 19 kph. Estimated central pressure: 922 hpa. The typhoon is expected to make a landfall in Northern Isabela approximately today, before Noon. Typhoon "JUAN" is believe to exit the Philippines through Ilocos Sur.

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