• Red card mix-up as Rooney sends United third

    A moment of red card confusion helped Wayne Rooney return Manchester United to winning ways with a brace in a 2-0 Premier League victory over Sunderland on Saturday. Beaten 2-1 at Swansea City last weekend, Louis van Gaal's United were frustrated by Sunderland until the 64th minute at Old Trafford,…

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    • Another Chinese period drama gets cleavage cut

      1 Mar – After making sure that all the actresses look prim and proper on Fan Bingbing's period drama "The Empress of China", China's anti-cleavage Censorship Board has done it again – removing several scenes from another series, "The Investiture of the Gods". According to CRI News, the State…

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      • Well-educated 'Jihadi John' no surprise to experts

        The profile of "Jihadi John," the university-educated Londoner whose masked face is emblematic of the grisly executions by the Islamic State group, is vastly different from that of the marginalized men who carried out terror attacks in France and Denmark. High-profile predecessors include the…

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        • Beauty and the beast: Suarez shows Barcelona how to win ugly

          Luis Suarez showed the Catalans the way forward against Granada - and also the way to win ugly. Ivan Rakitic played perhaps his best game in Barca colours behind the forwards and it was the Croatian midfielder who gave Luis Enrique's side the lead, but only after Suarez had forced goalkeeper Cala…

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          • Indonesia's stance 'clear' on Australians' executions: Widodo

            Indonesian President Joko Widodo has said his country's stance is "clear" on the pending executions of two Australian drug smugglers, despite the suggestion by Australia's prime minister that he is "carefully considering" his position. The executions by firing squad of Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew…

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            • Big Bang, Deflated? Universe May Have Had No Beginning

              In the new formulation, the universe was never a singularity, or an infinitely small and infinitely dense point of matter. "Our theory suggests that the age of the universe could be infinite," said study co-author Saurya Das, a theoretical physicist at the University of Lethbridge in Alberta,…

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              • North Korean leader tells army: 'prepare for war'

                North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has urged his army to prepare for war with the United States and its allies, state media said Saturday, as Pyongyang ramps up the rhetoric ahead of US-South Korea military drills. Kim's comments came after South Korea and the United States Friday conducted a joint…

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                • Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew remains in intensive care, health improves slightly

                  Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore's first prime minister, remains in intensive care after being admitted to hospital with severe pneumonia but his condition has improved slightly, the government said on Saturday. Lee, who turned 91 last September, has been in hospital since Feb. 5. "Lee Kuan Yew's condition…

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                  • One worker killed, another hurt in MRT Semantan mishap

                    One worker was killed and another injured following an accident at the Semantan work site of the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) line today. The incident occurred at approximately 1.20pm at the construction site contracted to Sunway Construction, MRT Corp Director of Strategic Communications and Public…

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                    • Kim Kardashian 'making time for Bruce'

                      Kim Kardashian reportedly feels guilty that she hasn't been there for Bruce Jenner. Bruce was recently involved in a four car pileup, which resulted in one fatality. Kim still enjoys a close bond with Bruce, who split up with her mother Kris after 22 years of marriage in 2013, and is allegedly…

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                      • Stephen Hawking Thinks These 3 Things Could Destroy Humanity

                        Stephen Hawking may be most famous for his work on black holes and gravitational singularities, but the world-renowned physicist has also become known for his outspoken ideas about things that could destroy human civilization. Here are a few things Hawking has said could bring about the demise of…

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                        • Rare Roman Tombstone Discovered in England

                          A 1,800-year-old tombstone was discovered at a Roman cemetery in England this week. Because of its inscription, archaeologists know who was buried in the grave: a 27-year-old woman named Bodica. "It's incredibly rare," Neil Holbrook, of Cotswold Archaeology, told Live Science.

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                          • German-based anti-Islam group holds first rally in England

                            The German-based anti-Islam group PEGIDA held its first rally in Britain Saturday, sparking scuffles as police tried to keep the group away from counterdemonstrators. Police said that about 375 people joined the PEGIDA rally in Newcastle, 290 miles (465 kilometers) north of London. The leader of…

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                            • Awesome Federer floors Djokovic in straight sets

                              By Matt Smith DUBAI (Reuters) - Roger Federer's enduring class shone through again as the Swiss maestro beat world number one Novak Djokovic 6-3 7-5 to win the Dubai Championships for a seventh time on Saturday. The 33-year-old's serve is the least praised of his repertoire but it was his awesome…

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                              • Egypt brands Hamas a 'terrorist' group

                                An Egyptian court on Saturday branded the Palestinian Islamist movement Hamas a "terrorist" group over its alleged links with jihadists behind deadly attacks on security forces in the Sinai Peninsula. The ruling took ties between Hamas and the authorities which ousted Egypt's elected Islamist…

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                                • Isabella chooses children over film promotions

                                  27 Feb – Despite the fact that her comeback film, "Murmurs of the Heart", has been selected as the opening film at the upcoming Hong Kong International Film Festival, actress Isabella Leong may not be around to promote the film. According to Mingpao News, the film's director, Sylvia Chang, stated…

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                                  • Petition Agong to pardon Anwar, lawyer tells Malaysians

                                    Malaysians may write to Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah to express their wish to see Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim given a royal pardon, said lawyer representing the opposition leader. According to Sivarasa Rasiah, the matter ceased to be a legal process the moment Anwar’s lawyer…

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                                    • Uefa fines four clubs for FFP breaches

                                      Hull City and Panathinaikos are among four clubs to be handed fines by Uefa after breaching Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations. The European governing body announced on Friday that they have completed the latest swathe of financial checks on clubs across the continent, with Hapoel Tel-Aviv and…

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