• How 5 Former WWE Stars Took Careers From the Top Rope to Hollywood’s Bottom Line

    WWE and its spinoff businesses are multibillion dollar franchises and though professional wrestling is often greeted with a tongue and cheek attitude there’s no question the industry has spawned legitimate international stars. Diamond Dallas Page, Chris Jericho, Steve Austin, Mick Foley and Jim Ross are five other former WWE superstars breaking the mold and cashing in with multimillion dollar ventures in Hollywood and beyond. Page went from being heavyweight champion of the world to the main advocate of his own brand of yoga, while legendary announcer Jim Ross currently markets his own line of barbecue sauces.

    The Wrap
  • Odegaard becomes Real's youngest La Liga debutant at 16

    Teenage Norway midfielder Martin Odegaard became Real Madrid's youngest La Liga debutant at the age of 16 when he came on as a substitute in the 58th minute of Saturday's final game of the season at home to Getafe. Odegaard, who is 16 years, five months and six days old and joined from Norwegian top-flight side Stromsgodset in January, replaced league top scorer Cristiano Ronaldo at the Bernabeu as Real brought a disappointing season, in which they failed to win a major trophy, to an end. Ronaldo struck three times, taking his tally for the campaign to 48 goals, in a 7-3 victory for the home side against their city neighbours as Real finished second, two points behind champions Barcelona.

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  • People are worried about Apple for the silliest possible reason

    Reuters/Lucy Nicholson As we head into the second half of the year, there’s a creeping concern amongst Apple analysts that investors are going to bail on the company.  The reason for concern is silly. Basically, Apple has been doing too well. The

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  • They Peeped At A Woman & Got Caught. But There’s Someone Else Out There… #ShortFilm

    This article They Peeped At A Woman & Got Caught. But There’s Someone Else Out There…… originally appeared on Viddsee BUZZ. He and his friend have been peeping on this woman for a very long time. They had a camera and a telescope zoomed on her window

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  • Admin error costs Malaysian gymnast SEA Games berth

    KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - An administrative error by team officials has cost Malaysian gymnast Rachel Yeoh a berth in the Southeast Asian Games squad, local media reported on Sunday. The 17-year-old was mistakenly left off the list of names

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  • Report: America's Wealthiest 'Abandon' US Banks?

    See Why America's Wealthiest, Like Hillary Clinton & John McCain, Are Pulling Their Wealth Out of US Banks & Putting It In This 'Hidden' Asset Instead

  • Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Breaks Guinness World Record at ‘San Andreas’ Premiere (Video)

    If Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s new disaster flick “San Andreas” bombs at the box office, at least he won the internet while promoting it. Not only did Johnson surprise a super fan by officiating the man’s wedding and deliver a hilariously stupid high

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  • Saudi clerics urge calm as village hit by Islamic State seethes

    By Noah Browning DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's top Sunni cleric on Saturday branded a deadly attack on Shi'ite Muslims a bid to sow chaos, after villagers targeted in the bombing vented their anger at what they saw as the Sunni-dominated government's indifference to their safety. Thousands of protesters took to the streets of al-Qadeeh town on Friday evening, hours after a suicide bomber killed 21 worshippers in a packed Shi'ite mosque, the first attack in the conservative kingdom to be claimed by Islamic State militants. The Saudi interior ministry identified the perpetrator as Saleh bin Abdul Rahman Saleh Qashimi, a Saudi citizen wanted for belonging to Islamic State.

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  • There will never be another Xavi, Luis Enrique says

    There will never be another player like Xavi and Barcelona will have to adapt accordingly now he is leaving, coach Luis Enrique said after the midfielder's final La Liga game for the club on Saturday. Xavi, 35, announced this week he was joining Qatari side Al Sadd after 17 seasons in Barca's first team and 23 trophies, bringing to an end more than two decades with the club he joined as an 11-year-old in 1991. After Saturday's 2-2 draw with Deportivo La Coruna, captain Xavi hoisted aloft the La Liga trophy that Barca secured last weekend, their fifth in seven years and his eighth.

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  • Record-Breaking Energy Unleashed in Largest Atom Smasher

    The world's largest atom smasher is really cranking now: Protons zipped around the giant underground ring at near light-speed and collided head on, releasing record-breaking energies. The beauty of the fallout from these powerful particle smash-ups can be seen in images released yesterday (May 21) by the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN), which oversees the 17-mile-long (27 kilometers) Large Hadron Collider (LHC). This week during a test run, the protons sped into each other with energies of 13 tera-electronvolts (TeV), or double the collider's previous power.

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  • 52 dead in China floods, including 2 kids on overloaded bus

    The death toll in China's latest round of flooding has risen to at least 52, including two schoolchildren aboard a bus carrying more than twice its authorized passenger load that plunged into a pond, authorities said. At least six other people are missing in floods that have ravaged mountain districts of six provinces and autonomous regions in central and southeastern China. Apart from the two schoolchildren, 42 others have died due to floods and heavy rains, including 16 in the collapse of a nine-story building in the city of Guiyang following a landslide.

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  • Dutch immigrant kids take to street demanding 'white' classmates

    Faced with an increasingly segregated education system, Dutch immigrant children have taken to the streets of their ethnically mixed Amsterdam neighbourhood seeking "white" pupils to attend their schools and help their integration. Around 100 schoolchildren -- Arabs, Turks, Africans, Moroccans -- accompanied by their parents and teachers, wore provocative dazzling white T-shirts emblazoned with "Is this white enough for you?". Dutch native Annelies, 10, and immigrants' daughter Aminata, 11, have been friends since kindergarten and are also wearing the shirts, which have "All children have the right to integrate" written on the back.

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  • Sold! to the man with $12,400: a pair of Japanese melons

    A single pair of premium melons fetched an eye-watering 1.5 million yen ($12,400) at an auction in Japan on Friday. The winning bid was placed by a local fruit wholesaler for the first Yubari melons to go under the hammer this year at the Sapporo Central Wholesale Market in northern Hokkaido, officials said. The figure -- enough to buy a brand new car in Japan -- is some way short of the record for the luxury fruit, which fetched 2.5 million yen last year.

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  • Perry: Russell Brand and I do not talk

    Katy Perry hasn’t spoken to ex Russell Brand since he texted her with his divorce decision. Katy’s divorce from Russell was finalised in July 2012. Katy, who began her on-off romance with John Mayer in August 2012, refuses to be sour about love.

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  • German woman, 65 and mother of 13, has quadruplets

    A 65-year-old German woman, who already has 13 children, has given birth to quadruplets after undergoing an artificial insemination procedure in Ukraine, RTL television reported early on Saturday. Annegret Raunigk had three boys, named Dries, Bence and Fjonn, and one girl, Neeta, who were born premature at 26 weeks in a Berlin hospital but have "good chances of surviving," according to RTL. RTL said the new arrivals make her the world's oldest mother of quadruplets.

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  • Why many experts missed this: Cheap oil can hurt US economy

    If there was one thing most economists agreed on at the start of the year, it was this: Plunging oil prices would boost the U.S. economy. Cheaper oil and gas had been expected to turbocharge spending and drive growth, more than making up for any economic damage caused by cutbacks in the U.S. oil patch. Consider what Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said in December: Lower gas prices, Yellen declared, are "certainly good for families.

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  • 'Nut rage' Korean Air heiress freed

    The former Korean Air executive jailed for disrupting a flight in a rage over macadamia nuts walked free Friday when a South Korean appeals court overturned her conviction for violating aviation safety laws. The High Court in Seoul ruled that Cho Hyun-Ah, who had been in jail since her arrest in December, was not guilty of the most serious charge of altering an aircraft's route while in flight. "The accused had no intention of hampering the safe operation of the plane," High Court judge Kim Sang-Hwan said, handing down a reduced sentence of 10 months, suspended for two years.

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  • Woman chains herself to Shell ship in bay north of Seattle

    The Coast Guard says it has no plans to remove a woman who has chained herself to the Arctic Challenger, a support ship for Royal Dutch Shell's exploratory oil drilling plans. The activist attached herself to the ship anchored in Bellingham Bay, north of Seattle, on Friday evening. The Coast Guard cutter Osprey spent the night monitoring the protester but took no action, Petty Officer 3rd Class Katelyn Shearer said Saturday morning.

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  • Pregnancy didn’t stop this entrepreneur from bringing her media startup to $1M revenue

    News of startups raising funds has become so common that a newbie to the scene might assume that it is a compulsory step on a fledgling company’s path to success. Today’s entrepreneurs tend to perceive bootstrapping as a slow, cumbersome, and unexciting route. Tell that to Chris Edwards.

    Tech in Asia
  • Struggling BlackBerry announces new round of layoffs

    BlackBerry is laying off an unspecified number of workers around the world as the struggling smartphone manufacturer tries to make its device business profitable. "As the company moves into its next stage of the turnaround, our intention is to reallocate resources in ways that will best enable us to capitalize on growth opportunities while driving toward sustainable profitability across all facets of our business," BlackBerry said in a statement to AFP on Saturday. BlackBerry, which only a decade ago was a titan in the smartphone business, has been forced into a major reorganization focusing more on software and services since being overtaken in the market for mobile devices.

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  • Sharon Osbourne takes leave after collapse

    Sharon Osbourne will be taking temporary leave from The Talk after collapsing from fatigue. The 62-year-old television personality co-hosts the American daytime programme with Sara Gilbert, Julie Chen, Aisha Tyler and Sheryl Underwood. Last week after working non-stop from New York City to Toronto Sharon lost consciousness and doctors have advised her to take time off.

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