• Six new cars to check out this weekend

    SINGAPORE — It’s as if the motor trade had a crystal ball. The very week that the Land Transport Authority announces a large jump in the COE Quota for May to July, car dealers are putting six new models on the market here.The bigger COE Quota is expected

    CarBuyer Singapore
  • Di Maria red card saved Manchester United's season - Scholes

    Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes believes the Red Devils' season has been saved by Angel Di Maria's red card against Arsenal. The British-record signing was dismissed in the FA Cup sixth-round tie after pulling referee Michael Oliver, with United having won all four of their matches since including impressive victories over Tottenham, Liverpool and Manchester City. Louis van Gaal has left Di Maria on the bench since his return from suspension with the Dutch coach able to pick a settled starting XI for the first time in his tenure at Old Trafford.

  • ‘Batman v Superman’ Leaked Trailer Sparks Fan Frenzy on Social Media

    While it was only live on the Internet for a few minutes, the “Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice” trailer sparked a fan frenzy when it was leaked online Thursday night. Shot on a cellphone — or “a calculator” as one fan joked — the shaky footage appeared

    The Wrap
  • Cyrus and Schwarzenegger ‘in trouble’

    Miley Cyrus and Patrick Schwarzenegger’s romance is reportedly “hanging by a thread”. The 22-year-old Wrecking Ball hitmaker began dating the 21-year-old son of Arnold Schwarzenegger in November of last year, but their relationship hit a rocky patch after Patrick was photographed flirting heavily with his friend’s girlfriend during a spring break party in March. “They’re hanging by a thread right now,” a source told America’s OKMagazine.com.

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  • Japan must apologise for WWII until it is forgiven: Murakami

    Japan must repeatedly say sorry to China, Korea and the other countries it invaded in the 20th century until its former victims have heard the apology enough, novelist Haruki Murakami has said. "The issue of historical understanding carries great significance, and I believe it is important that Japan makes straightforward apologies," he told Kyodo News in an interview in Tokyo earlier this month. "I think that is all Japan can do -- apologise until the countries say: 'We don't necessarily get over it completely, but you have apologised enough.

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  • Physicians want Dr. Oz gone from Columbia medical faculty

    "Dr. Oz has repeatedly shown disdain for science and for evidence-based medicine," said a letter the 10 physicians sent to a Columbia dean earlier this week. Oz first came to public attention as a frequent television guest of Oprah Winfrey. Oz was not reachable Thursday night at his Columbia office number, which played a recorded message explaining how callers could get tickets to his TV show.

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  • Suspended Lee eyes SEA Games spot

    Former Badminton world number one Lee Chong Wei is confident he will be cleared from a failed dope test and will find a place in the Malaysian squad for the Southeast Asian Games in June. The twice Olympic silver medallist is provisionally banned and awaiting a verdict from Badminton World Federation (BWF) after testing positive for the anti-inflammatory drug dexamethasone during the world championships in August. Lee, 32, faced a hearing in Amsterdam last week but was confident he will receive good news in the next two weeks from the sport's world governing body and will take part in the June 5-16 SEA Games in neighbouring Singapore.

  • China's struggle for water security

    Way back in 1999, before he became China's prime minister, Wen Jiabao warned that water scarcity posed one of the greatest threats to the "survival of the nation". The mounting pressure on China's scarce, unequally distributed and often highly polluted water supply was highlighted in a report released at the World Water Forum this week in Daegu, South Korea. Published by the Hong Kong-based NGO, China Water Risk (CWR), it underlined the complexity of the challenge facing China as it seeks to juggle inextricably linked and often competing concerns over water, energy supply and climate change.

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  • Bublé says sorry for Instagram post

    Michael Bublé has apologised to fans after a controversial Instagram post. The image, taken by his wife Luisana Lopilato, first appeared to be a simple picture of the singer. #myhumps #babygotback #hungryshorts #onlyinmiami #picoftheday #beautifulbum.” Michael captioned the picture.

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  • Mourinho: Why are Chelsea disliked? Because we're 'boring'

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says the reason his team are disliked and targeted on social media is because they are boring. A study by anti-discrimination group Kick It Out detailed the Blues as the most abused Premier League team, being the subject of around 20,000 of an estimated 134,400 negative posts made between August and March. Of all posts directed at teams, 28 per cent are race-based while 26% centre around gender but when asked by reporters why he thought his team were targeted, Mourinho had other findings.

  • Unprecedented germ diversity found in remote Amazonian tribe

    The microbiome — the trillions of mostly beneficial bacteria that share our bodies — plays a critical role in maintaining health. Friday's study raises tantalizing questions about the microbial diversity of our ancestors, and whether today's Western diets and lifestyles strip us of some bugs we might want back. The results bolster a theory that diminished microbial diversity in Western populations is linked to immune and metabolic diseases — allergies, asthma, diabetes — that are on the rise, said senior author M. Gloria Dominguez-Bello of NYU Langone Medical Center.

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  • Iraqi officials believe Saddam's top deputy killed

    He was the last member of Saddam Hussein's inner circle still on the run, depicted with his distinctive red moustache as the "king of clubs" on the U.S. military's deck of cards of most-wanted Iraqi regime fugitives. Now, officials say they believe government forces killed Izzat Ibrahim al-Douri near Tikrit, where the former deputy to Saddam was working alongside Islamic State militants. Reports of al-Douri's death came Friday as Iraqi forces tried to push back Islamic State group fighters in Salahuddin province, where Tikrit is located.

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  • Wife of gyrocopter pilot: 'Very brave,' but he broke the law

    A Florida postal worker who piloted a gyrocopter onto the U.S. Capitol lawn to call attention to his belief that campaign finance laws are too weak is a patriot, his wife said in a brief interview Friday. Doug Hughes was charged with operating an unregistered aircraft and violating national airspace after landing his aircraft near Congress on Wednesday.

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  • 5 Reasons "Avengers: Age of Ultron" will be Awesome

    Much has happened since "The Avengers". With the fall of S.H.I.E.L.D and the rise of a new supervillain who could prove to be the Avengers' most fearsome yet, the team is once again faced with new challenges to save mankind from extinction. "Avengers: Age of Ultron" is easily going to be the biggest movie for this season and we can't wait to see Iron Man, Thor, Captain America, The Hulk, Black Widow and Hawkeye on the same screen again.

    Cinema Online
  • A Girl Gets Harassed In A Crowded Bus. Everyone Else: Watches On. #ShortFilm

    This article A Girl Gets Harassed In A Crowded Bus. Everyone Else: Watches On. originally appeared on Viddsee BUZZ. This is stressful to watch only because we know it to be true. There's nothing more important than what's important to you. This young

  • Discord at Bayern after doctor departs

    Fingers are being pointed at Pep Guardiola after Bayern Munich's doctor of almost 40 years, Hans-Wilhelm Mueller-Wohlfahrt, left the club in the wake of their 3-1 Champions League quarter-final first-leg defeat to Porto. The 72-year-old, who had been at Bayern since 1977, resigned along with his medical staff on Thursday night saying they had been held responsible for team defeats, and that there had been a deterioration in confidence in the backroom. Catalan coach Guardiola has deflected questions at press conferences in recent weeks by saying "ask the doctor", and with stars Franck Ribery, Arjen Robben, Philipp Lahm and Bastian Schweinsteiger all in the sickbay on Wednesday, tension between the two was reportedly at breaking point.

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  • Polish man charged over rape and murder of French nine-year-old

    A 38-year-old Polish man was charged Friday with the kidnapping, rape and murder of a nine-year-old girl in northern France that has shocked the country. Zbigniew Huminski was arrested on Wednesday near the woods where the girl's naked, lifeless body was found, and admitted his guilt soon after. Chloe was playing with a friend when Huminski forced her into his car in the presence of her mother, who burst into panicked screams.

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  • GE posts $13.6 billion loss on finance unit sale

    The industrial heart of General Electric, the company's new focus, posted lower revenue and earnings in the first quarter amid an enormous overall loss resulting from its recently-announced sale of most of the assets in its finance subsidiary. Adjusted earnings per share fell 6 percent to 31 cents, a penny better than analysts polled by Zacks Investment Research expected, on average. GE CEO Jeff Immelt said in a statement that the global economic environment remained "volatile" but that investments in large infrastructure projects being made around the world provided opportunities for growth.

    Associated Press
  • The Latest: Putin wants refund if French don't deliver ship

    President Vladimir Putin says Russia expects France to return the advance payment if it fails to deliver a warship built for the Russian navy. France has suspended the delivery of the Mistral warship amid Russia-West tensions over the Ukrainian crisis. Putin said Thursday during a televised call-in show that Moscow would not demand fines or any other extras.

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  • Man Goes Exploring with Metal Detector, Finds Roman-Era Grave

    A man in England went exploring with a metal detector and made the discovery of a lifetime: an exquisitely preserved Roman-era grave filled with artifacts, including bronze jugs, mosaic glassware, coins and hobnails from a pair of shoes, all dating to about A.D. 200. The grave likely belonged to a wealthy individual, said Keith Fitzpatrick-Matthews, the archaeology and outreach officer for the North Hertfordshire District Council. Once Fitzpatrick-Matthews and his colleagues located the grave, they also found evidence of a nearby building, likely a shrine or temple, attached to a villa.