• Brother-in-law of Britain's Prince Charles dies in New York

    Mark Shand, the brother-in-law of Britain's Prince Charles, died in a New York hospital on Wednesday after suffering a serious head injury in a fall outside a club following a charity event. Shand, 62, was the younger brother of Camilla Parker Bowles, who became the Duchess of Cornwall as the…

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    • Ancelotti happy as Real thrive without much from Ronaldo, Bale

      By Iain Rogers MADRID (Reuters) - Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti praised his team for beating holders Bayern Munich in Wednesday's Champions League semi-final, first leg without their two biggest names taking a leading role. Cristiano Ronaldo, top scorer in this season's competition, struggled…

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      • Children's corpses reveal desperate attempts to escape Korean ferry

        By Jungmin Jang and Ju-min Park MOKPO/SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean divers swam though dark, cold waters into a sunken ferry on Wednesday, feeling for children's bodies with their hands in a maze of cabins, corridors and upturned decks as they searched for hundreds of missing. Writing by Nick…

        • Missing jet: Unidentified material washes ashore, being checked

          Perth, April 23 (IANS) The search for the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 that went missing last month took a new twist Wednesday with reports of some unidentified material washing ashore on the southwestern coast of Australia. "Western Australia Police have attended a report of material washed…

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          • Facebook 1Q results soar; CFO to step down

            Facebook's earnings nearly tripled and revenue grew sharply in the first quarter, surpassing Wall Street's expectations thanks to an 82 percent increase in advertising revenue. It was the fourth quarter ...

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            • Jodie Foster marries girlfriend

              Jodie Foster has reportedly tied the knot with Alexandra Hedison, who she has been dating for less than a year.

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              • Indonesian general says his flashy watch is a fake

                JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's military commander said critics who called him out for wearing an especially luxurious watch should be quiet because the timepiece is actually a cheap Chinese fake.

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                • Buffett disapproves of Coca-Cola's pay plan

                  Warren Buffett says he disapproves of Coca-Cola's highly contested pay plan for its executives. Buffett, whose company is the beverage maker's largest shareholder, called the plan "excessive" ...

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                  • No to 4G price hike for existing customers, IDA tells StarHub, SingTel, M1

                    No price change for existing telco customers using 4G.

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                    • The 11 Most Powerful Militaries In The World

                      Asymmetrical wars in Afghanistan, Vietnam, and...

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                      • 'Class of 92' reunited to stabilize Man United

                        LONDON (AP) — Manchester United has brought the "Class of 92" back together.

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                        • How Do Idol Stars Remove Their Extremely Thick Makeups?

                          Most of them put a thick wall of foundation on skin texture and apply another layer of color makeup on eye and cheek areas. Nevertheless, some stars still flaunt clean and soft skin texture. Then how do they keep up with such clean skin condition? Cleansing always has been the basis of skin care.

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                          • OnePlus One is a Xiaomi killer, set to launch in 16 countries next month

                            China's newest smartphone maker, OnePlus, unveiled its first-ever flagship phone in Beijing today at an equal price point to for China, RMB 2,000 (US$330).

                            Tech in Asia
                            • English Kingdom Under Fire II Philippine server is definitely open to the whole world, for a while

                              More information about the Kingdom Under Fire II (KUF2) Philippine server beta test has trickled in. Yes, the test will launch on April 25, 2014, but no, unlike our previous assumption, the server will not be open indefinitely.Instead, it ... The post .

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                              • AP WAS THERE: Probable cause of AIDS found

                                WASHINGTON (AP) — EDITOR'S NOTE: In 1981, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported the first cases of a rare pneumonia that had sickened five Los Angeles gay men. The AIDS epidemic had begun.

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                                • Ship that sank in 1888 found near San Francisco's Golden Gate Bridge

                                  By Laila Kearney SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - The wreckage of a passenger steamship that sank in the 19th century after a collision in the San Francisco Bay has been found near the Golden Gate Bridge, officials said on Wednesday. The steamship City of Chester was discovered by researchers using sonar…

                                  • Park Shin Hye Sends 50 Million Won Donation to Ferry Victims

                                    Joining the growing number of stars sending support, Park Shin Hye donated ...

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                                    • Obama fulfils dreams of sushi on first night in Tokyo

                                      US President Barack Obama dined Wednesday at a tiny Tokyo sushi restaurant -- a revered spot with three coveted Michelin stars but only a handful of seats -- ruled with an iron rod by its redoubtable 88-year-old owner. The world's most powerful man, dining at the invitation of Japanese Prime…

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                                      • Debris washed up on Australian beach not from MH370

                                        The Australian Transport Safety Bureau ruled out Thursday any link between material found on a beach in southwestern Australia and the missing Malaysia Airlines jet. Debris described as "unidentified ...

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                                        • ‘Game of Thrones’ Author George R.R. Martin Says He Didn't Sign Off on Rape Scene

                                          It was the most shocking, wrenching scene on Sunday's “Game of Thrones”: Jaime Lannister, after weeks of rejection by his sister, Queen Regent Cersei, rapes her alongside the lying-in-state corpse of their dead son, King Joffrey. Fans and critics have debated why showrunners David Benioff and D.B.…

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