• Eight legged dog born in Polynesian kingdom of Tonga

    A puppy was born with two bodies and eight legs in the Polynesian kingdom of Tonga, the Daily Mail reported on Saturday (30 May). Unfortunately, the puppy, who was the only one of her five littermates to have any abnormalities, died several hours after being born on Wednesday (27 May). "Without very good veterinary care, the pup would have died quickly unfortunately," Veterinary nurse Erica Fairleigh told Daily Mail Australia.

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  • Vietnam says reports of China artillery on reclaimed land "bad sign"

    Vietnam's deputy defense minister said on Saturday that reports China had placed mobile artillery weapons on a reclaimed island in the disputed South China Sea were, if true, a very worrying development. "If it has actually happened it is a very bad sign for what is already a very complicated situation in the South China Sea," General Nguyen Chi Vinh told Reuters in an interview on the sidelines of a security forum in Singapore. The United States said on Friday that China had placed mobile artillery weapons on a reclaimed island in the disputed South China Sea.

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  • Powerful quake strikes off Japan; no tsunami warning

    A powerful earthquake struck near remote Japanese islands and shook most of the country Saturday evening, but it occurred well beneath the earth's surface and did not trigger a tsunami warning. The magnitude-8.5 offshore quake struck off the Ogasawara islands at a depth of 590 kilometers (370 miles), the Japan Meteorological Agency said. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake had a magnitude of 7.8 and a depth of 678 kilometers (421 miles).

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  • Singapore's Mardan wins Bangladesh Open

    Singaporean Mardan Mamat held his nerve to complete a wire-to-wire victory at the inaugural Bangladesh Open on Saturday for his fifth Asian Tour title. The 47-year-old posted a final round two-under-par 69 for a tournament total of 14-under 270 and finished two shots ahead of South Korea's Lee Soo-min (67) and India's Khalin Joshi (68). Mardan saw his overnight three-shot lead reduced to one after a bogey on the third but successive birdies on the fifth and sixth holes and another on the 12th put him back in control.

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  • Arsenal rout Villa in final to claim FA Cup record

    By Mike Collett LONDON (Reuters) - Holders Arsenal won the FA Cup for a record 12th time on Saturday, outclassing Aston Villa 4-0 at Wembley with stunning goals from Theo Walcott and Alexis Sanchez setting up their one-sided victory. Per Mertesacker and Olivier Giroud were also on target, once the match was effectively over as a contest, as the Londoners sealed their biggest winning margin in a final of the world's oldest knockout competition. Arsene Wenger also became the most successful FA Cup manager of modern times, guiding his side to a sixth triumph in their 19th final, another record.

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  • Minaj: I demand a climax

    Nicki Minaj thinks women “should demand” the ultimate satisfaction when it comes to sex.The 32-year-old is known for her sharp lyrics and strong sense of style. But in a new interview with the American edition of Cosmopolitan, it seems the Anaconda singer

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  • Khan calls out Mayweather after unanimous decision win

    Britain's Amir Khan took a unanimous decision victory over American Chris Algieri in a welterweight matchup, then called out unbeaten Floyd Mayweather for a world title showdown. Algieri fell to 20-2 with his second defeat in a row, the other coming last November at Macau at the hands of Filipino star Manny Pacquiao -- who lost to treble world champion Mayweather in boxing's richest-ever megafight earlier this month. "Amir Khan wants to fight Floyd Mayweather," Khan screamed in the ring.

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  • French soldiers stalked by invisible enemy in Mali

    Based in Mali's inhospitable northern desert, French troops are waging an attritional campaign against a ghost-like, invisible enemy -- a master in the guerrilla art of hit-and-run. More than two years after the French-led Operation Serval routed jihadists advancing on the capital Bamako, armed groups in the area are no longer able to carry out coordinated attacks. "Since Serval they have suffered high attrition rates.

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  • Cousins In Scandalous Relationship Brings Bad Luck To Their Family #ShortFilm

    This article Cousins In Scandalous Relationship Brings Bad Luck To Their Family originally appeared on Viddsee BUZZ. Two cousins, fully grown and consenting adults, become romantically involved. There are bigger secrets than being in an insidious relationship that will break their family apart.

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  • What Happens When a Harvard Engineer Gets Robbed?

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  • 15 wounded in mosque attack at Philippine police camp

    Fifteen people including 10 police officers were wounded in an attack on a mosque at police camp on a remote Philippine island long plagued by Islamic militancy, officials said on Saturday. Successive blasts targeted the mosque inside Camp Kasim on the island of Jolo early evening Friday -- an initial grenade attack followed by a bomb explosion less than 10 minutes later that was intended to target police who rushed to the scene, local authorities said. "It seems the (first) explosion was set up to draw responders as the target," the provincial police chief Senior Superintendent Abraham Orbita told reporters.

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  • Michael Jackson's Neverland on sale for $100 million

    Neverland, the sprawling California ranch that was once the location of "King of Pop" Michael Jackson's mind-boggling amusement park, is up for sale for $100 million, realtors said Friday. The late star built up his Neverland Ranch on 2,700 acres outside Santa Barbara to include zoo animals, numerous amusement rides and lavish gardens. It has 22 buildings, according to the Wall Street Journal.

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  • Black Widows' Bad Rap: 4 Misconceptions About the Spider

    One woman's snack break turned sour this week when she reached into a bag of grapes and felt the bite of a venomous black widow spider. Believe it or not, black widow spiders don't want to live inside your bag of grapes. If you happen to find one of these critters in your grocery bag, you can bet the arachnid got there by accident, said Catherine Scott, an arachnologist at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, Canada.

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  • FIFA brothers scrambled to deposit cash hoard at U.S. banks, U.S. court documents show

    By Douwe Miedema WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two brothers who pleaded guilty in the FIFA soccer bribery scandal deposited large sums of cash in a frenzied series of visits to U.S. banks, hoping to avoid detection by authorities, U.S. court documents released this week showed. Daryan and Daryll Warner, sons of former FIFA Vice President Jack Warner, and their associates deposited more than $600,000 in cash at bank branches in New York, Miami and Las Vegas in the second half of 2011, according to a 2012 complaint in U.S. District Court in New York that was unsealed on Wednesday. The complaint against the Warners, who are citizens of Trinidad and Tobago, showed that they made sure none of their deposits exceeded the $10,000 threshold above which banks have to file a report to U.S. authorities.

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  • Dwayne Johnson: I’m Charlize’s sky-high savior!

    Dwayne Johnson has recalled the “classic moment” Charlize Theron shouted for him to save her.The 43-year-old former wrestler is known for his imposing stature and performances in action packed movies including the Fast and the Furious franchise and Hercules

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  • 8 Reasons Why You Need To Download Google Inbox Now

    Google Inbox is the productivity app we’ve all been waiting for. It was first introduced in October last year to a select few, and has now been made available to everyone. You might wonder what’s so special about Google Inbox — there are tons of productivity apps out there, after all. After checking it out, what we can safely say is this: Google Inbox has made important To-Dos way easier to resolve, and it’s only getting better with some new tricks up its sleeve.

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  • Rio Ferdinand hangs up his boots

    Former England captain Rio Ferdinand, at one stage the world's most expensive defender, announced his retirement from football on Saturday. The 36-year-old former Manchester United stalwart, whose wife Rebecca Ellison died on May 1 following a battle with breast cancer, spent last season at QPR. Speaking to BT sport Ferdinand said: "After 18 years as a professional footballer, I now feel it's the right time for me to retire from the game that I love," he explained.

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  • Dragons of Xanadu: Sculptures Discovered in Legendary City

    The remains of three colorful dragon heads made of clay have been discovered in a huge palace in Xanadu, a city constructed by the grandsons of Genghis Khan. The construction of Xanadu, known in China as Shangdu, started in 1256 at a time when the Mongol Empire, led by Möngke Khan (grandson of Genghis Khan), was in the process of taking over China.

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  • China stocks extend fall, investors jittery after big tumble

    HONG KONG (AP) -- Chinese stocks fell again Friday as investors remained jittery a day after a sharp sell-off. Other major Asian benchmarks climbed. KEEPING SCORE: The Shanghai Composite Index in mainland China declined

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  • Woman wins $100 million in transvaginal mesh case

    WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) -- A Delaware jury has ordered a medical device manufacturer to pay $100 million to a woman who, despite two surgeries, still has pieces of transvaginal mesh embedded inside her. The News Journal

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  • Cara and Michelle 'dodge each other at Cannes'

    Cara Delevingne and Michelle Rodriguez reportedly got Cannes organisers working hard to make sure they were nowhere near each other. Cara is now said to be dating musician St. Vincent, real name Anne Clark, but faced an awkward encounter at the Cannes Film festival last week as Michelle was also at an event they attended. Cara and Michelle were thought to have dated for around six months in 2014, with many reporting how intense the relationship was.

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