• South Korea says 295 missing in ferry disaster

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Nearly 300 people were still missing Wednesday several hours after a ferry carrying 477, most of them high school students, sank in cold waters off South Korea's southern coast, killing at least two and injuring seven, officials said.

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    • Sir Alex Ferguson auctioning off wine collection worth millions

      Sir Alex Ferguson was known to have a glass of red wine with opposing managers after a match, but now that he's retired, he decided to sell off his large and valuable collection at auction.

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      • Raymond Wong said child actress did not faint

        The actor clarified rumours about child actress Celine Yeung supposedly fainting while filming a shower scene

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        • Anwar slams Khalid’s weak handling of Allah bible row

          PETALING JAYA, April 16 — Selangor Mentri Besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim should have taken a tougher stance and intervened in the bible seizure row to ensure a fairer outcome for Muslims and...

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          • Up to 295 still missing in S. Korea ferry capsize

            South Korean officials said as many as 295 people were still unaccounted for after a ferry carrying 477 passengers and crew capsized off the south coast on Wednesday. As the government retracted an earlier announcement that 368 people had been rescued, the South Korean coastguard said it could only…

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            • Breakfast Are For Losers

              These track stars run like the wind, but eat just like us… almost.

              • William, Kate and baby George kick off Australian leg of tour

                Prince William and his wife Kate flew into Sydney on Wednesday with their baby son George to kick off the Australian leg of their tour Down Under.

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                • Teething troubles for Chinese tourists in Thailand

                  CHIANG MAI, Thailand (AP) — The bucolic, once laid-back campus of one of Thailand's top universities is under a security clampdown. Not against a terrorist threat, but against Chinese tourists.

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                  • Asian shares rise, China growth beats forecasts

                    Asian markets mostly rose Wednesday following a second straight rally on Wall Street, while Chinese economic growth came in slightly above forecasts in the first three months of the year. Japan's Nikkei ...

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                    • Manchester United make shock move for Barcelona midfielder Song

                      The Premier League champions are prepared to spend £12.5 million to land the former Arsenal star but face competition from Liverpool, AC Milan and Atletico Madrid

                      • Paul Walker's Brothers Stand-In For Him in Next ‘Fast & Furious’

                        Paul Walker's brothers Caleb and Cody will stand-in for their late brother in parts of the upcoming “Fast & Furious” movie. “We have resumed shooting and now welcome Paul's brothers, Caleb and Cody, into our FAST family,” a note on the movie's Facebook page said. Having them on set has made us all…

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                        • Chinese gold demand may rise 20% by 2017: industry body

                          China's annual demand for gold could jump around 20 percent by 2017 as more of its increasingly wealthy population seek new ways to make money, the World Gold Council predicted on Tuesday. The forecast by the WGC comes after China became the world's largest gold-consuming nation in 2013, overtaking…

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                          • [Beauty Analysis] Spring’s Godess Kim Ha Neul Suggests Spring Makeup

                            [by Park Jin Jin / translated by Cho Suyoun] Actress Kim Ha Neul’s spring ...

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                            • Mini-sub aborts again in MH370 deep ocean search

                              A mini-submarine making its second dive in the hunt for Malaysian jet MH370 encountered a "technical difficulty" and resurfaced Wednesday, officials said, after the first mission also aborted. ...

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                              • Dress codes: Where should schools set limits?

                                EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — They're called leggings — popular fashion items that are tight-fitting pants to some, and glorified tights to others.

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                                • Infant hair reveals life inside the womb!

                                  Now, add foetus growth in the womb to the hair list. In a thrilling discovery, a team of researchers including an Indian-origin scientist have found that hair can also reveal the womb environment in which an infant was formed. "We had this 'Aha!' realisation that we could use hair in newborns,…

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                                  • Poyet vows not to quit Sunderland

                                    The manager admits he is set for a "make or break" meeting for owner Ellis Short at the end of the season, but promises to stick with the struggling club if he is not sacked

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                                      • KBS Bans Akdong Musician’s Song ‘Galaxy’

                                        After looking into the popular album, KBS concluded Akdong Musician’s Galaxy ...

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                                        • No point in faking orgasm, study suggests

                                          Men and women in committed relationships have fairly accurate assessments of their partners' pleasure, according to a recent study out of the University of Waterloo in Canada. However, according to the study published in the April issue of the Archives of Sexual Behavior, men and women are…

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