• Google executive among hundreds dead from Nepal quake

    Dan Fredinburg, a Google executive who described himself as an adventurer, was among the hundreds who died in a massive earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday. Google confirmed his death. Lawrence You, the company's director of privacy, posted online that Fredinburg was in Nepal with three other Google employees climbing Mount Everest.

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  • Nepal earthquake: LIVE REPORT

    16:33 GMT - AFP IS NOW CLOSING THIS LIVE REPORT - on the Nepal quake, which killed more than 1,200 people as it tore through large parts of Nepal, toppling office blocks and towers in Kathmandu and triggering a deadly avalanche at Everest base camp. Officials

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  • NBA: Warriors sweep into second round of playoffs

    The Golden State Warriors became the first team to punch their ticket to the second round of the NBA playoffs on Saturday with a 109-98 victory over New Orleans. The Warriors, with Stephen Curry again leading the way, completed a four-game sweep of the Pelicans in the best-of-seven Western Conference first-round series. Golden State will next face either Portland or Memphis, who faced off later Saturday in game three of their series.

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  • Marvel, Disney Sued Over ‘Iron Man’ Armor for Copyright Infringement

    Tony Stark has a new battle to face — this time in the courts. “In the Films, Iron Man is depicted wearing mechanized body armor that appropriates the copyrighted artistic work of the Plaintiff without authorization or attribution,” the suit, which names Marvel Entertainment, Marvel Studios, The Walt Disney Company and others, reads.

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  • Rodgers ready to concede defeat in top four fight

    Brendan Rodgers conceded Liverpool will be hard-pressed to qualify for the Champions League after a 0-0 draw at West Brom dealt a major blow to their bid for a top-four finish. Rodgers' fifth-placed side drew a blank at the Hawthorns and the Reds now sit seven points behind fourth placed Manchester United, who can widen the gap further with a win at Everton on Sunday. With speculation linking Liverpool with a move for PSV Eindhoven's talented young striker Memphis Depay, Rodgers' glaring need to bolster Liverpool's firepower was underlined as they were frustrated by Tony Pulis' resilient side.

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  • Martin’s divorce gift for Paltrow

    Chris Martin has apparently gifted Gwyneth Paltrow with hand written song lyrics in the wake of their divorce. Chris has even given Gwyneth parting gifts including handwritten lyrics of Coldplay songs that are about her. Chris and Gwyneth are parents to daughter Apple, ten, and son Moses, nine.

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  • Russian hackers read Obama emails: report

    Emails to and from President Barack Obama were read by Russian hackers last year in a breach of the White House's unclassified computer system, according to The New York Times. The hackers, who also got into the State Department's unclassified system, obtained access to the email archives of people inside the White House, and perhaps some outside, with whom Obama regularly communicated, the Times said. The hackers did not appear to have penetrated the servers that control the message traffic from Obama's BlackBerry and the White House has said that no classified networks were compromised.

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  • Watford promoted to Premier League in dramatic style

    Watford clinched promotion to the Premier League in dramatic fashion as their rivals slipped up in the final seconds on Saturday. Slavisa Jokanovic's side had moved to the brink of reaching the top-flight with a 2-0 win at Brighton earlier in the day, yet it seemed like the Championship leaders would be made to wait for promotion by the results of the chasing pack. It was the perfect end to a day that started promisingly for the Hornets as they eased to a fifth successive victory thanks to goals from Troy Deeney and Matej Vydra.

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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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  • Indonesia informs drug convicts of execution

    Indonesia said Saturday it had officially notified eight foreign drug convicts that they will be executed, prompting an appeal from United Nations chief Ban Ki-moon to spare the prisoners and suspend the death penalty. A Frenchman also on death row for drug-related crimes was granted a temporary reprieve after Paris stepped up pressure on Jakarta. The eight -- from Australia, Brazil, Nigeria and the Philippines -- have been transported to the high-security prison island of Nusakambangan where they will face the firing squad along with an Indonesian prisoner.

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  • They Peeped At A Woman & Got Caught. But There’s Someone Else Out There… #ShortFilm

    This article They Peeped At A Woman & Got Caught. But There’s Someone Else Out There…… originally appeared on Viddsee BUZZ. He and his friend have been peeping on this woman for a very long time. They had a camera and a telescope zoomed on her window

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  • Japan's views of WWII history rankles some US veterans

    Lester Tenney endured three years as a Japanese prisoner during World War II, but he has made peace with his former enemy. The Associated Press spoke to three U.S. war veterans about their surrender in the Philippines in 1942 and their exploitation as slave laborers in Japan. It's an episode of history most notorious for the Bataan Death March, when tens of thousands of Filipino and American POWs were forced 65 miles on foot to prison camps.

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  • S. Africa braces for economic backlash from xenophobic attacks

    A wave of xenophobic attacks in South Africa could provoke reprisals from neighbouring countries, raising concerns among South African business leaders and officials that the violence against foreigners could further damage the weak economy. Calls for a boycott of South African products have multiplied amid anger in Malawi, Zambia, Mozambique and elsewhere on the continent over their citizens being attacked by mobs in Johannesburg and Durban.

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  • Mick Schumacher is best rookie on F4 race debut

    The award for best rookie, in the first of three races scheduled for the German track this weekend, allowed him to join the top three finishers on the podium and spray the champagne with them. The youngster is competing for the Dutch Van Amersfoort Racing team whose line-up also includes Harrison Newey, the teenage son of title-winning F1 designer Adrian Newey. Schumacher showed quick reactions and a readiness to overtake in the race, which was won by 18-year-old German driver Marvin Dienst.

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  • Johansson: I’m a technophobe

    Scarlett Johansson is a "dimwit" when it comes to technology.The stunning star has played a variety of roles throughout her career; from Natasha Romanoff / Black Widow in numerous Marvel films, to a super evolved human in Lucy.However when it comes to

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  • Strong earthquake rocks New Zealand

    A strong 5.9-magnitude earthquake rattled New Zealand on Friday, seismologists said, panicking shoppers and residents but causing no major damage. The quake hit at 3:36 pm (0336 GMT) with its epicentre about 66 kilometres (41 miles) from the South Island town of Kaikoura at a depth of 55 kilometres, the US Geological Survey said. Kaikoura District Council chief executive Stuart Grant told TVNZ the quake felt like two tremors in quick succession, describing the second as a "big jolt".

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  • How London man may have helped trigger the 'flash crash'

    He operated from a modest suburban London home he shared with his parents, far from the city's glamorous financial center. A key to spoofing is placing large orders to sell or buy without ever executing them.

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  • For expats, Singapore becoming (a bit) cheaper to call home

    By Aradhana Aravindan SINGAPORE (Reuters) - When Ritika Verma relocated to Singapore with her husband three years ago, she settled for an apartment much smaller than she wanted. Singapore was ranked the world's most expensive city for the second consecutive year by the Economist Intelligence Unit recently.

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  • Starbucks stores reopen Saturday after computer glitch

    Starbucks was back in business Saturday after a computer outage forced thousands of its stores to close early the night before. "All Starbucks stores in the U.S. and Canada are expected to open for business as usual on Saturday," the company said in a statement late Friday. Starbucks said the outage was caused by "a failure during a daily system refresh." Jim Olson, a company spokesman, stressed it was an internal issue and that no external breach was involved.

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  • First Official Look at Jared Leto as the Joker in ‘Suicide Squad’ (Photo)

    “Suicide Squad” director David Ayer shared the first look at Jared Leto as classic DC supervillain the Joker on Friday, showing off a wholly transformed look for the actor. Leto plays the Joker in 2016’s supervillain team-up film which also stars Will Smith, Margot Robbie, Jai Courtney, Viola Davis and Ike Barinholtz, among others. “Suicide Squad” is currently filming and will be released Aug. 5, 2016.

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