• Accused rapist dragged from prison and killed by Indian mob

    Several thousand people stormed a prison in northeastern India, where they dragged away a man accused of rape and then lynched him, police said Friday. The mob overpowered security at Dimapur Central Prison in Nagaland on Thursday and seized the rape suspect, whom they also accused of being an…

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    • ‘Crying’ Virgin Mary statue in Sabah draws hundreds

      A humble home in Kampung Tulangis Mahandoi here has been attracting hordes of visitors seeking to see a figurine of the virgin Mother Mary that has allegedly been shedding tears. According to owner Michael George Bosoun, the 12-inch figurine, set on a homemade altar, was said to have started…

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      • Madonna: The artist has died

        Madonna's album began as an "invigorating and joyous" experience, but quickly evolved into "something quite crazy". The routine was meant to see one of her dancers pull off her cape but upon realising it was tied too tightly, the star toppled backwards down a set of stairs and suffered whiplash.

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        • Doctor helping downed pilot is shocked to find Harrison Ford

          Dr. Sanjay Khurana was close to finishing a golf game when a vintage plane clipped a tree and "dropped like a rock" onto the next hole's green. When the surgeon got a closer look, he was stunned to see the pilot was Harrison Ford, the actor he grew up watching in the "Star Wars" and "Indiana Jones"…

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          • Giggs slams van Gaal rift rumours

            Manchester United assistant manager Ryan Giggs rubbished talk of a rift in his relationship with Old Trafford boss Louis van Gaal on Friday. Reports of issues between the pair emerged when former United midfielder Giggs gave a muted response to Ashley Young's dramatic late winner against Newcastle…

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            • Ronaldo on course to become highest-paid athlete in the world

              If football is the world's game then Cristiano Ronaldo is head and shoulders above the rest as its chief salesman. Ronaldo is not, yet, out on his own as the highest-paid athlete in the world but he will be. Ronaldo earned $52m between salary and bonuses with the other $28m coming off the field. He…

              • Police: Slain officer a hero in 'fierce' gunbattle with 2

                A police officer who went to a video game store to buy a present for his son ended up in a fierce gunbattle with two would-be robbers, fighting to the end of his life to protect patrons and employees, a police captain said Friday. Officer Robert Wilson III, 30, was at the counter of the GameStop…

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                • Public reacts to Michelle Yeoh's wedding news

                  6 Mar – After being an item for nearly a decade, Tan Sri Michelle Yeoh and her fiancé, Jean Todt, will finally be tying the knot this year. The "Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon" actress made the announcement during a recent appearance at the Roberto Cavalli 2015 Fall/Winter Fashion Show in Milan, On…

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                  • Lin Dan earns meeting with world champ Chen

                    Olympic champion Lin Dan earned his most significant world tour showdown in two-and-a-half years with a third successive straight games victory to ensure a meeting with world champion Chen Long in the semi-finals of the All-England Open. The 31-year-old Chinese legend outmanoeuvred Kento Momota, a…

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                    • Serbia, Britain in control as depleted Swiss hold Belgium

                      By Zoran Milosavljevic KRALJEVO, Serbia (Reuters) - Serbia carved out a 2-0 lead over rivals Croatia while Britain led the U.S. by the same score and holders Switzerland were tied with Belgium in the Davis Cup world group first round on Friday. Roared on by a passionate 3,000 crowd, who also…

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                      • Euro drops toward parity with dollar

                        LONDON (AP) — The euro's value against the dollar keeps dropping, and it could soon reach parity with the dollar for the first time in 13 years.Its dramatic decline could help companies in the 19-country eurozone and even be a boon to U.S. tourists by

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                        • Wembley should be saved for FA Cup final, says Rodgers

                          Liverpool are just one game away from playing at Wembley Stadium in the FA Cup -- but their manager Brendan Rodgers rather wishes they were not. If Liverpool beat Blackburn Rovers in their quarter-final on Sunday, they will travel to London to play the semi-final at English football's most famous…

                          • China's No. 3 leader warns HK activists against "crossing a line"

                            China's third-ranked leader warned advocates of Hong Kong independence on Friday that they were "crossing a line", local media reported. Zhang Dejiang, the chairman of the National People's Congress (NPC), made the comment during a closed door meeting, Hong Kong broadcaster RTHK reported, quoting…

                            • Jackie Chan: My wealth belongs to Jaycee!

                              5 Mar – He once announced that all of his wealth will go to charity after his death, but now Jackie Chan is singing a different tune. According to Tencent Entertainment, Jackie, who once said that his son Jaycee will not get anything from him and should work to earn his own living instead, seemed…

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                              • Three Friends Go Into The Forest To Film A Vampire. Something Follows Them Back. #ShortFilm

                                This article Three Friends Go Into The Forest To Film A Vampire. Something Follows Them Back. originally appeared on Viddsee BUZZ. Armed with video cameras, three friends venture into a dark forest in an attempt to capture paranormal activity. The leader

                                • Russian priest feels closer to God in serenity of Antarctica

                                  Sophrony Kirilov pulls hard on the strings of the heavy Russian bells from inside the world's southernmost Eastern Orthodox church, calling to anyone wanting to pray on this remote Antarctic island. Although he often misses his family and the dark winters are hard, Kirilov says there is no place he…

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                                  • "Jihadi John" link deepens security unease in Kuwait

                                    By Noah Browning KUWAIT (Reuters) - Reports that Islamic State's most notorious executioner was born on their soil have stirred deep unease among Kuwaitis about the vulnerability of their country to wars in nearby Iraq and Syria in which some of their Arab allies have become combatants. People…