• 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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    • 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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      • ‘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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        • Badminton: Another shock as Sun shines again

          Sun Yu, the unseeded 21-year-old from Dalian, scored her second major shock in two days to become a surprise survivor in the semi-finals of the All-England Open championships on Friday. The steadily improving Chinese player beat Ratchanok Intanon, the 2013 world champion from Thailand, coming from…

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          • Rap star bets big on Mayweather over Pacquiao

            Curtis Jackson, the rap music star better known as 50 Cent, says he will bet $1.6 million (1.47 million euros) on pal Floyd Mayweather to beat Manny Pacquiao in their May boxing showdown. The much-anticipated bout will be staged May 2 in Las Vegas and could be the richest payday in boxing history…

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            • Jacqueline Wong saddened by rumours of an affair

              6 Mar – TVB actress and former beauty queen Jacqueline Wong recently expressed her woes regarding rumours of an affair with married actor, Vincent Wong. As reported on On CC News, the actress stated that the rumours with Vincent, as well as previous rumours of romance with Lawrence Ng, have…

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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…

                • Australia complains over Indonesia's treatment of death row prisoners

                  By Lincoln Feast and Eveline Danubrata SYDNEY/JAKARTA (Reuters) - Australia has complained about the treatment of two drug smugglers, who face execution in Indonesia, and wants to lodge a formal protest after photographs were published of a smiling police chief with the men, officials said on…

                  • 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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                    • Two mummified bodies spotted on Mexico's highest peak

                      The 12 local civil protection mountaineers had embarked on their mission after climbers reported seeing a frozen skull 310 meters (1,000 feet) from the peak of the 5,610-meter Pico de Orizaba on Monday. The second body was found 150 meters away, and it was also frozen and mummified, said Juan…

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                      • Vettel's Ferrari story is sure to be red

                        By Alan Baldwin LONDON (Reuters) - Sebastian Vettel makes his Ferrari race debut in Australia next week but the four-times Formula One world champion has been enjoying the perks of the job already. As the 27-year-old German told Ferrari principal Maurizio Arrivabene after arriving at Maranello from…

                        • 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…

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

                              A police officer who went to a video game store to buy a present for his son ended up in a fierce gun battle 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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                              • United defender Evans denies FA spitting charge

                                LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester United defender Jonny Evans has denied a Football Association (FA) charge of spitting at Newcastle United forward Papiss Cisse, the governing body said on Twitter on Friday. The incident occurred when the 27

                                • 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

                                  • Missing sprinter from Sierra Leone sleeping rough in London

                                    A sprinter from Sierra Leone, who disappeared after competing in last year's Commonwealth Games, has been sleeping rough in London, afraid to return home because of the Ebola virus, the Guardian reported on Friday. Jimmy Thoronka raced in the 4x100 metres relay in Glasgow but disappeared at the end…

                                    • "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…