• Another Chinese period drama gets cleavage cut

    1 Mar – After making sure that all the actresses look prim and proper on Fan Bingbing's period drama "The Empress of China", China's anti-cleavage Censorship Board has done it again – removing several scenes from another series, "The Investiture of the Gods". According to CRI News, the State…

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    • Red card mix-up as Rooney sends United third

      A moment of red card confusion helped Wayne Rooney return Manchester United to winning ways with a brace in a 2-0 Premier League victory over Sunderland on Saturday. Beaten 2-1 at Swansea City last weekend, Louis van Gaal's United were frustrated by Sunderland until the 64th minute at Old Trafford,…

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      • British PM Cameron vows to hunt down 'Jihadi John'

        By Michael Holden and Ahmed Aboulenein LONDON (Reuters) - British Prime Minister David Cameron vowed on Friday to use all means at his disposal to hunt down militants such as "Jihadi John" after the killer was identified as a Kuwaiti-born computer programming graduate from London. The black-clad…

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        • Big Bang, Deflated? Universe May Have Had No Beginning

          In the new formulation, the universe was never a singularity, or an infinitely small and infinitely dense point of matter. "Our theory suggests that the age of the universe could be infinite," said study co-author Saurya Das, a theoretical physicist at the University of Lethbridge in Alberta,…

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          • 'Messi ate too many pizzas', blasts former Barcelona star Rexach

            Former Barcelona star Carles Rexach has hit out at Lionel Messi, claiming that the Argentine ate too many pizzas last season. "Before he would eat at the club and then rest afterwards, but it seems to me that last year Messi ate more pizzas than he wanted or needed," Rexach told Regio7. The former…

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            • Indonesia's stance 'clear' on Australians' executions: Widodo

              Indonesian President Joko Widodo has said his country's stance is "clear" on the pending executions of two Australian drug smugglers, despite the suggestion by Australia's prime minister that he is "carefully considering" his position. The executions by firing squad of Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew…

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              • Singapore's Lee Kuan Yew remains in intensive care, health improves slightly

                Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore's first prime minister, remains in intensive care after being admitted to hospital with severe pneumonia but his condition has improved slightly, the government said on Saturday. Lee, who turned 91 last September, has been in hospital since Feb. 5. "Lee Kuan Yew's condition…

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                • Awesome Federer floors Djokovic in straight sets

                  By Matt Smith DUBAI (Reuters) - Roger Federer's enduring class shone through again as the Swiss maestro beat world number one Novak Djokovic 6-3 7-5 to win the Dubai Championships for a seventh time on Saturday. The 33-year-old's serve is the least praised of his repertoire but it was his awesome…

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                  • North Korean leader tells army: 'prepare for war'

                    North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has urged his army to prepare for war with the United States and its allies, state media said Saturday, as Pyongyang ramps up the rhetoric ahead of US-South Korea military drills. Kim's comments came after South Korea and the United States Friday conducted a joint…

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                    • Stephen Hawking Thinks These 3 Things Could Destroy Humanity

                      Stephen Hawking may be most famous for his work on black holes and gravitational singularities, but the world-renowned physicist has also become known for his outspoken ideas about things that could destroy human civilization. Here are a few things Hawking has said could bring about the demise of…

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                      • Kim Kardashian 'making time for Bruce'

                        Kim Kardashian reportedly feels guilty that she hasn't been there for Bruce Jenner. Bruce was recently involved in a four car pileup, which resulted in one fatality. Kim still enjoys a close bond with Bruce, who split up with her mother Kris after 22 years of marriage in 2013, and is allegedly…

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                        • Chris and Gwyneth's 'newfound closeness'

                          Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin have reportedly discovered a "newfound closeness". Over Valentine's Day weekend the family spent time together in Malibu, where Gwyneth, 42, and 37-year-old Chris were snapped walking arm-in-arm along the beach. "Now Gwyn has told friends that she and Chris have a…

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                          • German-based anti-Islam group holds first rally in England

                            The German-based anti-Islam group PEGIDA held its first rally in Britain Saturday, sparking scuffles as police tried to keep the group away from counterdemonstrators. Police said that about 375 people joined the PEGIDA rally in Newcastle, 290 miles (465 kilometers) north of London. The leader of…

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                            • Rare Roman Tombstone Discovered in England

                              A 1,800-year-old tombstone was discovered at a Roman cemetery in England this week. Because of its inscription, archaeologists know who was buried in the grave: a 27-year-old woman named Bodica. "It's incredibly rare," Neil Holbrook, of Cotswold Archaeology, told Live Science.

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                              • Petition Agong to pardon Anwar, lawyer tells Malaysians

                                Malaysians may write to Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Abdul Halim Mu’adzam Shah to express their wish to see Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim given a royal pardon, said lawyer representing the opposition leader. According to Sivarasa Rasiah, the matter ceased to be a legal process the moment Anwar’s lawyer…

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                                • Bremen's revival is 'crazy', says Mertesacker

                                  Arsenal's Per Mertesacker says he is staggered by the revival at Werder Bremen, which has taken his former side from bottom of the Bundesliga to the verge of the European places. Bremen were prime candidates for relegation in December before earning five straight wins and a draw to leap to eighth.…

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                                  • Allardyce 'shocked' after home defeat

                                    Sam Allardyce claimed he was "shocked" after West Ham's 3-1 home loss to Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Saturday. Glenn Murray scored twice and Scott Dann found the net - all three goals coming from Jason Puncheon crosses, two of which were corners - as Enner Valencia's late strike was…

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                                    • Uefa fines four clubs for FFP breaches

                                      Hull City and Panathinaikos are among four clubs to be handed fines by Uefa after breaching Financial Fair Play (FFP) regulations. The European governing body announced on Friday that they have completed the latest swathe of financial checks on clubs across the continent, with Hapoel Tel-Aviv and…

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