• Officer reunited with newborn he found in dumpster in 1989

    An officer who found an abandoned newborn in a garbage dumpster was reunited with the now 25-year-old man he helped save. Santa Ana police officer Michael Buelna and Robin Barton met recently in an emotional reunion, KABC-TV reported Sunday (http://bit.ly/1PJ1yHs).

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  • Why you should always manage your CPF account!

    Many know the Central Provident Fund (CPF) as that savings instrument that deducts 20% off our monthly wages. However, we suspect a only smaller percentage know what the actual differences are between the Ordinary Account (OA), Special Account (SA) and

  • Sophia Bush mourns dead ex-boyfriend

    Sophia Bush says her heart is “broken into tiny shards” over the death of Dan Fredinburg. The 32-year-old Chicago P.D. actress has been left devastated after learning her boyfriend of over a year, Google executive Dan, died in an avalanche while scaling Mount Everest on Saturday. Dan Fredinburg was one-of-a-kind.

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  • Halt Indonesia drug executions until graft claims probed: Australia

    Australia on Monday urged Indonesia to ensure all legal processes have been cleared of corruption before executing two of its nationals, as bribery allegations surfaced regarding their drug smuggling trial. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop spoke to her Indonesian counterpart Retno Marsudi on Sunday evening while Prime Minister Tony Abbott has written to President Joko Widodo to again plead for the executions to be halted. "Bali Nine" drug traffickers Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan could face the firing squad as early as Tuesday, along with others from Brazil, Nigeria, the Philippines and an Indonesian prisoner.

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  • Nepal Earthquake: LIVE REPORT

    Portugese tourist Heli Camarinha arrived the day before the quake and headed straight for one of Kathmandu's overwhelmed hospitals to pitch in. After spending the night huddled in a car with his family at the airport, New Zealander Michael Mackey says he is "still trying to get through to our travel agent to book any flight to leave Nepal." Czech tourist Martin Hulla and travel partner, Marie-Laure Parsy, spent the night in the gardens of the royal palace in Kathmandu. Now we have got a flight out of Kathmandu, to Thailand," Hulla adds.

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  • The world's strongest earthquakes since 1900

    A magnitude-7.8 earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley on Saturday, the worst quake in the Himalayan nation in over 80 years.The world's strongest earthquakes since 1900:___May 22, 1960: A magnitude-9.5 earthquake

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  • Van Gaal bemoans United's Liverpool boost

    Louis van Gaal said Manchester United had encouraged Liverpool in the race for a Champions League place after losing 3-0 to the Merseysiders' near-neighbours Everton on Sunday. Goals from James McCarthy, John Stones and Kevin Mirallas at Goodison Park left United anxiously looking over their shoulders at fifth-placed Liverpool as they aim for the top four finish that will bring Champions League football to Old Trafford next season. Afterwards, van Gaal said he had seen warning signs even before kick-off that his players were not at their best.

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  • Bruce Jenner comes out as transgender, says 'I am a woman'

    In the 1970s, Bruce Jenner was a symbol of American masculinity as an Olympic champion. Nearly 40 years later, in an extraordinary television interview, Jenner told the world that he identifies as a woman and has felt gender confusion since he was a little boy growing up in the New York suburbs. Jenner let his hair down — literally loosening a ponytail and letting his hair flow past his shoulders — in a symbolic moment at the start of his two-hour interview with ABC News' Diane Sawyer that was televised Friday.

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  • Wenger: It is impossible for Chelsea to lose title now

    Arsene Wenger has definitively conceded defeat it the title race, saying it would be “impossible” for Chelsea to blow their lead following a hard-fought draw at the Emirates Stadium. Arsenal needed a victory over the Blues to stand any chance of catching the runaway Premier League leaders, but were unable to breach a staunch visiting defence. The 0-0 draw on Sunday extended Jose Mourinho’s unbeaten run over Wenger to 13 matches, and the French coach admits his side struggled to break down the title-bound Blues.

  • BHP faces 269 million pound tax bill on Singapore marketing hub

    BHP Billiton is contesting A$522 million (269 million pound) in Australian tax bills on its Singapore marketing operations up to 2010, after having paid almost no tax in Singapore since 2006, the global miner told an Australian Senate panel. The figures were released on Monday by a Senate committee that is investigating corporate tax avoidance. The company revealed that between 2006 and 2014 its Singapore marketing business earned profits of $5.7 billion, on which it paid just $121,000 in tax in Singapore.

  • 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

  • ASEAN warns Chinese actions 'may undermine peace' in S. China Sea

    Chinese island-building efforts in the disputed South China Sea, where airstrips are being built on coral reefs, risk undermining "peace, security and stability" in the region, Southeast Asian leaders warned at a regional summit on Monday. Beijing's assertion to almost the entire strategic body of water -- also claimed in parts by several Asian nations -- has set off alarm bells with its neighbours and beyond as China stakes its claim with growing boldness. A statement to be issued at the close of the one-day summit notes "serious concerns" over land reclamation on reefs whose sovereignty is contested, which has triggered fears of tightening Chinese control of the seaway.

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  • Schumacher's son wins on his debut F4 weekend

    Michael Schumacher's 16-year-old son Mick sprayed the winner's champagne after capping an impressive debut weekend in German Formula Four with the first victory of his motor racing career on Sunday. Competing for the Dutch-based Van Amersfoort Racing team, the German lined up second on the grid for the last of three races at Oschersleben and made a quick getaway to lead from the start. Schumacher, who leads the rookie standings and is fifth overall in the championship, ended the 30-minute race behind the safety car with Australian team mate Joey Mawson second and fellow rookie Thomas Preining third.

  • Sudan's pyramids, nearly as grand as Egypt's, go unvisited

    AL-BEGRAWIYA, Sudan (AP) — The small, steep pyramids rising up from the desert hills of northern Sudan resemble those in neighboring Egypt, but unlike the famed pyramids of Giza, the Sudanese site is largely deserted. The pyramids at Meroe, some 200 kilometers (125 miles) north of Sudan's capital, Khartoum, are rarely visited despite being a UNESCO World Heritage site like those in Egypt. Sanctions against the government of longtime President Omar al-Bashir over Sudan's long-running internal conflicts limit its access to foreign aid and donations, while also hampering tourism.

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  • Aftershocks cause more terror as Nepal quake toll tops 2,500

    Powerful aftershocks rocked Nepal Sunday, panicking survivors of a quake that killed more than 2,500 and triggering new avalanches at Everest base camp, as mass cremations were held in the devastated capital Kathmandu. Terrified residents, many forced to camp out in the capital after Saturday's 7.8-magnitude quake reduced buildings to rubble, were jolted by a 6.7-magnitude aftershock that compounded the worst disaster to hit the impoverished Himalayan nation in more than 80 years. Climbers reported that the aftershock caused more avalanches at Mount Everest, just after helicopters airlifted to safety those injured when a wall of snow hit base camp on Saturday, killing at least 18 people.

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  • S. Korea allows first fertiliser aid to North for 5 years

    South Korea on Monday approved a private fertiliser shipment to North Korea for the first time in five years, flagging a possible easing of strict sanctions imposed on the North for the sinking of a naval vessel. The move came days after South Korea and the United States wrapped up their annual joint military exercises which are always accompanied by a rise in cross-border tensions. The South's Unification Ministry said it would allow Ace Gyeongnam, a South Korean aid group, to deliver farming materials, including 15 tonnes of fertiliser, for a greenhouse project in the North.

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  • 'Call of Duty: Black Ops 3': 5 ways it's different

    SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — "Call of Duty: Black Ops 3" is enlisting a few new recruits. The developer is also ditching traditional avatar customization in its multiplayer mode, instead opting for players to pick among nine distinct characters, each with their own unique weapon and ability. Other additions planned for the futuristic "Black Ops 3," which is scheduled for release Nov. 6 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC, include the ability to swim and shoot at opponents underwater in the multiplayer mode, as well as analyze the campaign's more expansive battlefields with high-tech perspectives culled from teammates' intel.

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  • Ex-Ranger's long march to honor WWII hero

    For years after Col. William O. Darby was killed in World War II, fellow soldiers would make a pilgrimage to his family's home just to talk to his mother about the fallen hero credited with forming the U.S. Army Rangers. Current and former American soldiers will carry on their respect and admiration for Darby this week with a 40-mile march that will end in the northern Italian village where he was killed by enemy fire on April 30, 1945. More than 60 veterans are expected to participate in Thursday's 70th anniversary event that also will honor 25 soldiers in the 10th Mountain Division who died nearby on the same day Darby was killed.

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  • Chicharito! Hernandez makes case for permanent Madrid move

    Forget CR7, the man in vogue at Real Madrid right now is CH14. Javier Hernandez hit two goals for Real Madrid to dig Carlo Ancelotti's side out of a hole at Celta Vigo on Sunday and make it a week to remember for the Mexican striker. From outcast to saviour in the space of five fantastic days, this has been quite a comeback for Chicharito.

  • Brad Pitt explains ‘road rash’ face

    Brad Pitt claims his “road rash” bruise was caused by a clumsy tumble up the stairs. “This is what happens when you try to run up steps in the dark, with your arms full, wearing flip flops,” Brad told Just Jared in a press release issued by his spokesperson. Despite the embarrassing swelling, Brad was determined not to miss the charity occasion, which was emceed by Jack Black.

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