• Clinical Chelsea earn Mourinho third League Cup

    John Terry set Chelsea up for a 2-0 victory over Tottenham Hotspur in Sunday's League Cup final as Jose Mourinho claimed the first trophy of his second stint as manager. Terry's deflected strike put Chelsea ahead on the stroke of half-time at Wembley and Mourinho's side sealed victory in the 56th…

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    • Myanmar captures rare white elephant in western jungles

      Myanmar's forestry department has captured a rare white elephant in the jungles of the country's western Ayeyarwaddy region, an official said Sunday. White elephants, which are actually albinos, have been revered for centuries in Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and other Asian nations. Myanmar already has…

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      • Singapore founding father Lee's condition improves slightly

        The condition of Singapore's 91-year-old founding father, Lee Kuan Yew, has improved slightly as he remains on life support in intensive care, the government said Saturday. Lee, who is being treated for severe pneumonia, remains sedated and on mechanical ventilation in the ICU at Singapore General…

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        • Pellegrini: Liverpool defeat damages Manchester City title bid

          Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini acknowledges that his side face an uphill challenge to retain their Premier League title after Sunday's defeat by Liverpool. Goals from Jordan Henderson and Philippe Coutinho either side of Edin Dzeko's 50th Premier League strike won it for the hosts,…

          • Pamela Anderson: It’s nothing personal

            Pamela Anderson has quit social media. Revealing her decision, Pamela tweeted: “Bye Bye Twitter, Face Book and Instagram. Pamela had been a regular user of the sites, and had over a million followers on Twitter.

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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,…

              • China advisory body ousts former top Hu Jintao aide

                China expelled a disgraced senior aide to former President Hu Jintao from a high-profile advisory body on Saturday, the official Xinhua news agency reported on its website, marking the latest step in a significant political scandal. Ling Jihua heads a Communist Party body charged with reaching out…

                • Chile's president meets with ailing teen who asked to die

                  Chile's president went to a hospital Saturday to meet with a 14-year-old girl who shocked the country by going on YouTube to plead for the leader to let doctors euthanize her because she is tired of her struggle with cystic fibrosis. A government statement said President Michelle Bachelet talked…

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                  • Prince William dons samurai gear on Japan tour

                    Britain's Prince William donned the trappings of feudal nobility in Japan Saturday, wearing the helmet and clothes of an ancient samurai during a tour of a TV studio. William, whose own military career saw him taking the controls of an ultra-modern helicopter, asked: "How does it look?" "It really…

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                    • Well-educated 'Jihadi John' no surprise to experts

                      The profile of "Jihadi John," the university-educated Londoner whose masked face is emblematic of the grisly executions by the Islamic State group, is vastly different from that of the marginalized men who carried out terror attacks in France and Denmark. High-profile predecessors include the…

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                      • Buffett recommends investing in stocks but avoiding mistakes

                        Billionaire Warren Buffett says owning stocks is the key to building wealth over time, but investors must avoid the common mistakes of trading too often and paying high investment fees. Buffett says his Berkshire Hathaway Inc. conglomerate benefited over the past 50 years from the S&P 500's growth…

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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.

                          • Wenger: I always knew Giroud would come good

                            Arsene Wenger insists that he never had any doubts about starting Olivier Giroud in Arsenal's 2-0 win over Everton on Sunday because he always knew that the striker would come good. The Frenchman endured a torrid evening on Wednesday as Arsenal fell to a humbling 3-1 loss to Monaco at the Emirates…

                            • 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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                              • 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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                                • 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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                                  • Activists say Islamic State releases 19 Syrian Christians

                                    The Islamic State group released at least 19 Christians on Sunday who were among the more than 220 people the militants took captive in northeastern Syria last week, activists and a local leader said. The news provided a modicum of relief to a Christian Assyrian community that has been devastated…

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