• Beating United will not make us champions, Mourinho warns

    The self-styled "Special One" faces what he agreed is a special fixture this weekend but Jose Mourinho refused to accept that beating Manchester United to establish a 10-point lead with six games left would mean Chelsea had won the Premier League. Chelsea travel to Arsenal the following week, so winning their next three games would secure the title for the first time since 2010. "What's in my mind is just to win three points tomorrow," Mourinho told a news conference on Friday.

  • 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
  • ‘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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  • 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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  • China 'building runway in disputed South China Sea'

    China is rapidly building an airstrip on an artificial island in disputed South China Sea waters, recent satellite pictures show, potentially ramping up tensions with several Southeast Asian neighbours. Fiery Cross in the Spratly Islands was little more than a reef when China began land reclamation works to turn it into an island in late 2014. Now satellite images taken last week by DigitalGlobe and shown on the website of the Washington-based Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) show the runway -- estimated at 3.1 kilometres (1.9 miles) in total -- more than one-third complete, it says.

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  • Toure, Nasri & Dzeko to spark £100m Manchester City firesale

    Manchester City are planning to sell as many as 14 players as they embark on an unprecedented summer overhaul, Goal understands. Jurgen Klopp’s sudden availability has put a different complexion on the managerial situation at the Etihad Stadium but regardless of whether it is the German, Manuel Pellegrini or another candidate, who helms the club next season the primary focus will be to shift the deadwood festering in the first-team squad in a bid to raise up to £80 million in player sales. City are hopeful of recouping £40m for Samir Nasri, Edin Dzeko and Yaya Toure, the most likely high-profile departees, whose sales would also free up over £500,000 in wages.

  • 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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  • Authorities remove 5 bodies from Phoenix home after shooting

    Authorities removed five bodies from a Phoenix home Friday where they say a man shot and killed his mother, two brothers and one of their wives before taking his own life. Police identified the shooter as 50-year-old Driss Diaeddinn, and investigators said he had been arguing with his brothers before the attack Thursday. "He had made some off-the-wall comments, at the time saying goodbye to people," police Sgt. Trent Crump said.

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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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  • 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
  • Scientists: 3 wolves remain at Isle Royale National Park

    The gray wolves of Isle Royale National Park, which scientists have studied closely for more than half a century along with the moose on which they feed, are on the verge of disappearing as the most recent census showed that only three remain, scientists said Friday. Inbreeding and illness appear to have caused a sharp drop-off in wolf numbers on the Lake Superior island wilderness, where visitors thrill at hearing their quavering howls. The count stood at 24 in 2009 but has fallen every year since, according to Michigan Technological University researchers who lead what they describe as the world's longest-running study of a predator-prey relationship in a closed ecosystem.

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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.

  • 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.

    AFP News
  • Kendall: My life's always been different

    Kendall Jenner can't remember life before Keeping Up with the Kardashians. The 19-year-old and her family rose to fame on the hit TV show, which is now in its tenth series and still going strong. While the programme has brought plenty of perks, such as helping Kendall launch her successful fashion career, the teenager isn't sure whether she'd choose to have the lifestyle again.

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  • Heard ‘wants Depp to sell bachelor pad’

    Amber Heard reportedly wants husband Johnny Depp to sell his bachelor pad. The couple are supposedly eager to have kids and it’s claimed 28-year-old Amber is asking Johnny to make room for their expanding brood by selling his beloved man den. Johnny, 51, is said to own numerous properties in the Los Angeles area already, but apparently Amber doesn’t want to move into any of these homes.

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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.

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  • South Africa attacks on foreigners spark anger abroad

    Countries neighbouring South Africa on Friday prepared to evacuate their citizens from South Africa as the UN raised the alarm over deadly xenophobic attacks which have displaced thousands. "In South Africa, xenophobic attacks over the last three weeks have... displaced over 5,000 foreign nationals," the UN refugee agency said, adding it was "extremely concerned". Zimbabwe's ambassador to South Africa, Isaac Moyo said the repatriation of about 1,000 Zimbabweans from Durban would start on Sunday.

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