• Mysterious plane wreckage sparks MH370 speculation

    A mysterious piece of plane debris washed up on the French Indian Ocean island of La Reunion on Wednesday, prompting some speculation it could be part of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. The two-metre (six-foot) long piece of wreckage, which

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  • Justin Bieber Makes HUGE Life-Changing Announcement

    Stop what you’re doing, we have some BIG news.Yes, so big that we used caps AND a bold font!Justin Bieber has made an announcement that will change the world as we know it for good.And we’re SO EXCITED.Taking to all his social media profiles at once,

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  • Earth Will Only Have 12 Hours To Prepare For Massive Solar Storm

    In a new government document, the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills has laid out its Space Weather Preparedness Strategy, outlining the risks of unsettled space weather as well as what it plans to do about them. The document explains that the worst case scenario is a ‘coronal mass ejection’ - huge eruptions on the sun which cause parts of its corona to detach. The worst case scenario is based on the Carrington event of 1859, which caused solar-flare related x-rays and radiation storms.

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  • Despite 1MDB woes, pundits say Najib now unassailable after Cabinet purge

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 29 ― With the strategic removal of potential challengers from within his Cabinet, Datuk Seri Najib Razak is likely to remain prime minister until the next election despite his troubles with debt-riddled 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), political observers said. With a specific reference to his deputy in government as well as in Umno, Tan Sri Muhyiddin, the analysts said the prime minister has effectively neutralised dissent within his party at the risk of enlarging the rift between the camps of both leaders. “Najib will stay as PM, what he has done is standard textbook on political survival, a carrot-and-stick approach where you get rid of your detractors and reward your loyalists,” Universiti Malaysia Sarawak political scientist Dr Faisal Hazis told Malay Mail Online when contacted yesterday.

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  • Michael Jordan loses out in a Chinese footwear trademark suit

    Apparently Michael Jordan doesn’t own the right to the basketball airwaves he once called his own. The Basketball Hall of Famer and Charlotte Hornets owner lost a lawsuit against a Chinese footwear maker named Qiaodan Sports Co., following a suit he filed in 2012. “Quiodan” apparently is a rough Mandarin translation of the name “Jordan,” and the brand’s logo just happened to feature a dude jumping through the air while holding a basketball.

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  • Jolie: Maddox needs to understand who he is

    Angelina Jolie thinks it’s an important time for her son Maddox to learn about his heritage. The Unbroken director has six children with husband Brad Pitt, with eldest child Maddox set to turn 14 next month. Angelina adopted him from a Cambodian orphanage when he was just seven months old in 2002 and now mother and son will work together on a new film for Netflix called First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers.

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  • LeBron James on how long he'd last against Ronda Rousey: 'As long as she wanted me to last'

    When UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey called out Floyd Mayweather in her ESPY acceptance speech, “Rowdy” unquestionably added a few more fans to her corner. [Yahoo Sports Fantasy Football: Sign up and join a league today!] Four-time NBA

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  • New ISIS document reveals 'grand plan' to wage war in India, trigger 'Armageddon'

    Geneva, July 29 (ANI): A recruitment document retrieved from Pakistan's lawless tribal lands has revealed the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria's (ISIS) 'grand ambition' to ignite a war in India, build a new terror army in Pakistan and Afghanistan and provoke an Armageddon-like 'end of the world' situation. The 32-page-document, titled 'A Brief History of the Islamic State Caliphate (ISC),' has been obtained by American Media Institute (AMI), and says that 'The Caliphate, according to the Prophet', seeks to unite various terror factions in Afghanistan and Pakistan into a single army, the USA Today reports.

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  • “Don’t give up”: single mother soldiers on after feeding four children on $70 a day

    Jo (pictured above) managed to increase her income as a part-time cleaner after initially struggling a year ago to feed her four children on a salary of S$70 a day (Photo: Helpling)By: Shane TanJo, 43, a single mother of four, was getting by on S$70 a

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  • Here's what coffee can do to your brain (Update)

    Washington DC, July 29 (ANI): A new study has predicted the association between coffee consumption habits and the incidence of pre-symptoms of dementia and Alzheimer's disease. Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is considered a prodromal stage of Alzheimer's disease and dementia. Researchers at the University of Bari in Italy evaluated 1,445 individuals recruited from 5,632 subjects, aged 65-84 year old, and interesting found that cognitively normal older individuals who modified their habits by increasing with time their amount of coffee consumption ( 1 cup of coffee/day) had about two times higher rate of MCI compared to those with reduced habits (

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  • Mourinho fires back at Benitez's wife

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho fired back at comments from the wife of Real Madrid manager Rafael Benitez, who said her husband is "tidying up" Mourinho "messes" once again. Montserrat Seara told Le Region newspaper that her Spanish husband has had to clean up after Mourinho in three stops where he has followed the Portuguese coach, at Inter Milan and Chelsea as well as Real Madrid. After Chelsea beat Barcelona 4-2 on penalty kicks following a 2-2 draw in regular time, Mourinho noted that only in the Inter Milan case did Benitez directly follow him into the job of guiding the squad.

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  • A Trio of Sexy Baldwins Support Alec Baldwin at the ‘Mission Impossible’ Premiere

    Ireland Baldwin, Alaia Baldwin and Hailey Rhode Baldwin attend the Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation New York premiere. Alec Baldwin (that’s one) is in Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation, his first summer action blockbuster, and to celebrate, he not only invited his wife, Hilaria Baldwin (two), who recently gave birth to the couple’s second child together (not present), but his daughter Ireland Baldwin (three), and some of her cousins (four and five).

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  • Microsoft debuts Windows 10: Why it's being given away free

    Microsoft debuted its new Windows 10 operating system Wednesday, in what the company hopes will be a pivotal moment in its bid regain its sway in a world where the PC is no longer king. Microsoft is counting on tens or even hundreds of millions more to download its latest release for free in coming months. While some new models equipped with Windows 10 are available in stores this week, more will hit the market this fall.

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  • Philippine military seeks almost triple defence spending amid China dispute

    Philippine generals on Wednesday asked Congress to almost triple annual defence spending over the next five years to upgrade equipment amid an escalating marine dispute with giant neighbour China. The Philippines currently is in the middle of a 998 billion pesos ($21.95 billion) 15-year plan to modernize its armed forces in the face of rising tensions in the South China Sea. "The gaps between our needed defence articles and the levels of our current inventory are too wide to ignore," Brigadier-General Guillermo Molina told a national defence panel hearing at the House of Representatives.

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  • Cathay Pacific flight makes emergency landing in Alaska's Aleutians

    All 276 passengers and 18 crew members aboard flight CX884, a Boeing 777-300ER, are safe, airline representative Tracey Kwong said in an email. FAA spokesman Ian Gregor said in an email the Boeing 777 made its emergency landing without incident before dawn at Eareckson Air Station in Shemya, Alaska.

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  • Sebastian Stan Talks Ant-Man Post-Credits Scene

    The post-credits scene in ‘Ant-Man’ proved that Bucky Barnes, aka the Winter Soldier, is once again going to feature prominently in Marvel’s future efforts. In ‘Captain America: The First Avenger’ Barnes was Steve Rogers’ closest ally. The ‘Ant-Man’ post-credits scene showed the duo together again.

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  • Gruesome Find: 100 Bodies Stuffed into Ancient House

    The remains of 97 human bodies have been found stuffed into a small 5,000-year-old house in a prehistoric village in northeast China, researchers report in two separate studies. The bodies of juveniles, young adults and middle-age adults were packed

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  • Immigrants, poor fish for their dinner, unaware of mercury

    It's midday and the white bucket balanced on the rocky shore at Mountha Uppasay's feet holds five or six white bass, moving sluggishly in the water she scooped from the Des Moines River. The bass are nutritious, but they probably contain mercury, a toxic substance especially harmful to pregnant women and children that collects in varying levels in most fish throughout the country. Uppasay's lack of awareness appears to be shared by many anglers who fish in rivers and lakes near urban areas, and it illustrates how many government-issued health warnings about fish fail to reach those who most need to hear them: low-income families and immigrants, some of whom fish daily or weekly for their family meals.

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  • Northern White Rhino Dies, Leaving Only 4 Left on Earth

    One of the last five northern white rhinoceroses in the world has died. Nabiré, a 31-year-old female northern white rhino, died of a ruptured cyst, authorities at the Dv?r Králové Zoo in the Czech Republic announced today (July 28). One male, Sudan, survives on a reserve in Kenya.

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  • Apple, Samsung lose ground in shrinking tablet market

    Tablet computer sales fell in the second quarter of 2015, with market leaders Apple and Samsung losing ground to other vendors, a survey showed Wednesday. Apple remained the top vendor with 10.9 million iPads sold in the past quarter, for a market share of 24.5 percent. Samsung was number two with 7.6 million tablets sold, for a 17 percent market share.

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