• Aubameyang fails to fire as Mourinho sees Dortmund draw

    Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, the Bundesliga's top-scorer, failed to fire on Saturday as Borussia Dortmund were held to a goalless draw at Hertha Berlin with Jose Mourinho watching in the stands. Aubameyang, who has scored 20 league goals this season, had a rare off day at Berlin's Olympic Stadium, managing just 11 touches, with no shots on goal, in his 71 minutes. The Gabon forward -- Africa's player of the year -- was eventually hauled off by Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel and was left scowling on the bench.

    AFP News 46 mins ago
  • Torres reaches century, Atletico keep pressure on Barca

    Fernando Torres scored his 100th Atletico Madrid goal as Los Rojiblancos came from behind to move level on points with Barcelona at the top of La Liga thanks to a 3-1 win over Eibar on Saturday. Central defensive pairing Jose Maria Gimenez and Saul Niguez headed home corners after Keko had fired Eibar into a shock lead just after half-time before Torres ended a five-month goal drought in stoppage time. Atletico's first win in five games opens up a four-point lead over third-placed Real Madrid, who are also in action on Sunday away at Granada.

    AFP News 53 mins ago
  • Seriously? That Ancient Greek Statue Does Not Depict a Laptop

    There's a new conspiracy theory out there, but instead of invoking big government or aliens, it questions whether there's a laptop carved into an ancient Greek statue. The theory, proposed by the anonymous YouTube user StillSpeakingOut, ventures that the ancient Oracle of Delphi may have foreseen the invention of laptops, and told people about it. "Just so we are clear, I'm not saying that this relief was depicting an ancient laptop computer," StillSpeakingOut said in the 100-second-long video.

    LiveScience.com
  • Over 100 missing, 14 dead as strong quake rattles Taiwan

    TAINAN, Taiwan (AP) — Rescuers were searching late Saturday for more than 100 people still missing after a powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn, causing a high-rise residential building to collapse and killing at least 14 people and injuring hundreds.

    Associated Press 9 mins ago
  • Anti-Islam groups rally across Europe; clashes in Amsterdam

    DRESDEN, Germany (AP) — Protesters rallied against Islam and immigration in several European cities Saturday, sometimes clashing with police or counter-demonstrators amid growing tensions over the massive influx of asylum-seekers to the continent.

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  • Five key matches in Leicester's remarkable title bid

    Leicester's fairytale rise from relegation candidates to Premier League title contenders hit a new high on Saturday with a 3-1 win at Manchester City that cemented their hold on first place in the table. Here AFP Sports looks at five key matches in an incredible season for Claudio Ranieri's side: Leicester 4 Sunderland 2, August 8 A sign of things to come at the King Power Stadium as Ranieri, a surprise choice to replace Nigel Pearson, won the first match of his reign. The Foxes were three up in 25 minutes and in a sight that would become increasingly familiar it was goals from Jamie Vardy and Riyad Mahrez that did the damage.

    AFP News
  • North Korea says rocket launch early as Sunday

    North Korea's widely-condemned launch of a long-range rocket could happen within a matter of hours, after Pyongyang shortened and brought forward the start of the launch window to Sunday morning. An updated notification sent by Pyongyang to UN agencies on Saturday -- a copy of which was released by the South Korean government -- said the launch would now take place between February 7-14. The initial window announced by the North on Tuesday had been February 8-25.

    AFP News
  • Furniture giant IKEA loses its trademark in Indonesia

    There is Samsung of South Korea, Sony of Japan, BMW of Germany and IKEA of Indonesia. Wait! IKEA of Indonesia? Yes, at least in Indonesia, if not worldwide. The furniture giant, founded in Sweden in 1943, ...

    Associated Press
  • Doctor sentenced after victims die from pain drugs

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles-area doctor convicted of second-degree murder for prescribing pain killers that killed three patients was sentenced Friday to 30 years to life in prison in a landmark case that many in the medical community believe will create a chilling effect among physicians across the country.

    Associated Press
  • Get real, Vision 2020 not possible, minister tells Dr Mahathir

    Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad must face reality and realise that Vision 2020 is no longer achievable, says Communications and Multimedia Minister Datuk Seri Salleh Said Keruak. He said this in response to Dr Mahathir's remark on his blog yesterday, where the former prime minister said Malaysia was no longer admired as it was before and that no one...

    The Malaysian Insider
  • Stephen Chow apologises for cancelling event

    The director releases a statement explaining the reason for cancelling a fan meeting in Xi'an

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  • The New 'Deadpool' Movie Will Make You Want To Cuss

    "Deadpool," the new R-rated superhero movie starring Ryan Reynolds, very much wants to be edgy and different. Does It succeed?

    UPROXX
  • Sunderland fight back to draw 2-2 with Liverpool

    (Reuters) - Liverpool 2 Sunderland 2 Adam Johnson and Jermain Defoe scored in the last eight minutes to earn relegation-threatened Sunderland an unlikely 2-2 draw at Liverpool in the Premier League on Saturday. On an afternoon which saw thousands of home fans walk out of Anfield late in the second half in a protest over ticket prices, Liverpool had led 2-0 with goals from Roberto Firmino (59) and Adam Lallana (70).

    Reuters
  • The flyers most likely to be a member of the Mile High Club and lie about being single are

    The results of a new travel survey released ahead of Valentine’s Day reveals a few golden nuggets on American behavior, including the fact that 11 percent of travelers have pretended to be single while on the road, and that the highest percentage of members in the Mile High Club can be found in the 65-plus set. The fantasy of getting their rocks off at 35,000 feet is also stronger among men, with 43 percent of male respondents expressing interest, compared to half that percentage of women.

    AFP Relax
  • Sofia Vergara's red carpet dresses make her bleed

    Sofia Vergara claims her large bosom requires gowns with "structure".

    Cover Media
  • Singapore-registered vessel released after hijacking

    Nigerian authorities have secured the release of a Singapore-registered container vessel that was hijacked off the Nigerian Coast. At the time of the incident, the vessel was on its way from Pointe Noire, Congo to Port Onne, Nigeria with 25 crew.

    Nicholas Yong
  • Drivers beware: Famous LA bridge has begun coming down

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The end has begun for a downtown bridge that played a supporting role in many Hollywood chase scenes down the concrete-lined Los Angeles River.

    Associated Press
  • Chinese New Year: Restaurants and eateries open during the public holidays

    It can be such a buzzkill to find your favourite eatery closed during the Lunar New Year. But don’t fret; here’s a handy list of some of the dining options that will be open during the public holidays.

    Yahoo Newsroom
  • As Syria rebels face rout, allies Saudi, Turkey may send troops

    With rebel forces facing the prospect of a crushing defeat by Syria's Russian-backed regime, their allies Saudi Arabia and Turkey may send in limited numbers of ground troops, analysts say. Riyadh on Thursday left open the possibility of deploying soldiers, saying it would "contribute positively" if the US-led coalition against the Islamic State (IS) jihadist group in Syria decides on ground action. "I think Saudi Arabia is desperate to do something in Syria," said Andreas Krieg, of the Department of Defence Studies at King's College London.

    AFP News
  • Malaysians continue to hope, says Muhyiddin

    Malaysians still harbour hope that the country will bounce back from the controversies and difficulties faced by the nation of late, said former deputy prime minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin. In his latest Facebook message last night, the Umno deputy president acknowledged that with all his experience in politics, he had never thought that...

    The Malaysian Insider