• 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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  • 'It's important he plays every week' - Kuyt urges Depay to pick Liverpool over Manchester United

    Former Liverpool striker Dirk Kuyt has urged Memphis Depay to reject interest from Manchester United and instead complete a move to Anfield. PSV Eindhoven technical director Marcel Brands confirmed earlier this week that United hade “called about Depay”, whom they first identified as a target during the World Cup, where he starred in a Netherlands team managed by Louis van Gaal. "There are three big clubs that have approached us over Memphis Depay now, clubs that are concrete,” he told Fox Sports.

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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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  • Olympian Bruce Jenner makes transgender history by identifying as a woman

    By Mary Milliken LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Olympic gold medalist and reality TV star Bruce Jenner said on Friday that he identifies as a woman, becoming the most high-profile American to come out as transgender. The 65-year-old Jenner made the declaration in a wide-ranging interview with ABC's Diane Sawyer, nearly 40 years after his record-breaking Olympic gold-medal win in the decathlon that gave him the unofficial title of "World's Greatest Athlete." At the outset of the taped interview, Sawyer asked "Are you a woman?" and Jenner responded, "Yes, for all intents and purposes I am a woman." "People look at me differently," Jenner added. Jenner's announcement coincides with a growing visibility of transgender people in American society.

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  • Hundreds feared dead in Nepal after massive quake

    Hundreds of people were feared killed in Nepal Saturday after a massive 7.9 magnitude earthquake ripped through large parts of the country, toppling office blocks and towers in the panic-stricken capital Kathmandu. Officials said that at least 114 people are known to have died in Nepal but that the toll could be many times higher, while casualties were also reported in neighbouring India and Bangladesh. There were also reports of an avalanche at Mount Everest's base camp in Nepal where scores of mountaineers have gathered at the start of the annual climbing season.

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  • ‘If it was easy, you wouldn’t lose 3-1 to Monaco,’ - Mourinho hits back at Wenger jibe

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has responded to jibes from Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger ahead of the two sides’ clash at the Emirates on Sunday. The Gunners boss - who has yet to defeat Mourinho in 12 attempts - said on Thursday, with regards to Sunday’s game, that: "It’s easy to defend. However, Mourinho swiftly hit back, highlighting the Gunners’ shock Champions League exit to Monaco as evidence to the contrary.

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  • Angelina Jolie Slams the UN Over Syria: ‘Evil Has Arisen From Ashes of Indecision’

    Angelina Jolie took her voice from Hollywood to the United Nations in New York on Friday to ask them to help millions of Syrian refugees. The “Unbroken” director also harshly criticized the UN Security Council for being paralyzed by its division over the country’s four-year conflict. “We cannot look at Syria, and the evil that has arisen from the ashes of indecision, and think this is not the lowest point in the world’s inability to protect and defend the innocent,” Jolie said, according to The Guardian.

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  • Indonesia issues execution orders for Australians, Filipino

    Two Australian drug traffickers and a Filipino woman were on Saturday given official notification by Indonesia that they will be executed, but with no given date, reports and a lawyer said. It is not saying she will be executed soon." Consular officials had earlier Saturday been summoned to a town near Nusakambangan, the high-security prison island where Indonesia carries out its executions. Jakarta must give 72 hours notice before an execution and News Limited newspapers in Australia said Indonesian authorities had confirmed the two Australians would be among a group of death row prisoners to be shot as early as next week.

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  • Naked nationalist stirs up Japan elections

    A naked nationalist is stirring up election billboards in Japan, offering a bit of colour -- and a lot of flesh -- to get out the vote. Right winger Teruki Goto is pictured on his campaign poster in his birthday suit, wielding a samurai-style sword in front of two Rising Sun flags and the imperial chrysanthemum crest. Elections in Japan tend to be very staid affairs: candidates' campaigns generally consist of them wearing a sash bearing their name as they stand outside train stations greeting commuters -- most of whom do their best not to make eye contact.

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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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  • Pacquiao's Olympic dream dashed

    Superstar Manny Pacquiao's wanted to fight at the Rio Games next year but does not qualify to be among the first professionals to compete at an Olympics, the head of boxing's governing body said. Wu Ching-Kuo, president of the International Boxing Association (AIBA) said the Filipino, who takes on Floyd Mayweather on May 2 in a record-breaking welterweight title fight, has been in too many professional fights. "He (Pacquiao) always dreamed of going to the Olympics, but now he can't because he did more than 20 professional fights," Wu told AFP on the sidelines of the SportAccord convention in Sochi, Russia.

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  • Singtel to waive local mobile data charges on 1 May

    Singtel has announced that it will be waiving local mobile data charges on Labour Day (1 May) in light of the mobile data incident on Wednesday (22 April), which prompted a flood of complaints by irate customers. “Customers may be experiencing intermittent difficulties accessing 3G and 4G mobile data services,” said Singtel via Facebook at 3pm. @Singtel what is wrong with the network now?

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  • Man fighting for life after shark attack in Australia

    A surfer was fighting for his life on Saturday after being mauled by a shark in Australia's south, police said, with onlookers claiming the animal swam off with his leg in its mouth. The man was surfing at Fishery Bay in Port Lincoln National Park, some 245 kilometres (150 miles) west of Adelaide, when the shark attacked him. "The man sustained life-threatening injuries and was transported to Port Lincoln Hospital," South Australia state police said, adding in a later update that he was in a critical condition with "serious leg injuries".

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  • Strippers at funerals a grave offence, say Chinese authorities

    Chinese authorities on Thursday bared the details of their latest anti-vice sweep: a campaign to halt the hiring of strippers at funerals. In a statement posted on its website, China's Ministry of Culture pledged a "crackdown" on the practice, which it said has become increasingly common in rural areas. "From time to time, 'stripteases' and other illegal performances have occurred in the countryside," the statement said, adding that authorities will "promptly investigate and punish" businesses and individuals involved in the risque shows.

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  • Risk and worry await S. Korea work to lift doomed ferry

    Salvaging the corroded, 6,800-ton ferry Sewol from deep beneath a channel notorious for dangerous currents will be difficult, expensive and potentially risky. It will also be one more major headache for a government already reeling from accusations that its incompetence and corruption were partly responsible for the 304 people killed when the ship sank a year ago. There are questions about whether the South Korean government should be spending the estimated $91 million to $137 million needed to salvage the ferry, and there are worries about the decision to pull the ship up in one piece, rather than chopping it into sections.

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  • Van Gaal on Depay: I cannot buy all the players I have coached already

    Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal has refused to be drawn on speculation that the Red Devils are close to agreeing a deal for PSV star Memphis Depay. The Netherlands international has long been linked with a move to Old Trafford, having been handed his national debut by Van Gaal, and PSV recently confirmed that they had spoken to United about the winger. "I don't discuss it with the media," Van Gaal told reporters.

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  • ‘Warcraft,’ ‘Mummy’ and ‘Pacific Rim 2’ Release Dates Shifted by Universal

    Universal Pictures on Thursday did some major rewrite work on its film release schedule, pushing back the opening dates of three projects, moving one up and setting the rollout dates for four others. Earlier in the day, the studio announced opening dates for “Furious 8” and two “Fifty Shades of Grey” sequels.

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  • Golden Village Tampines Gets a Swanky Facelift!

    After 19 years of creating movie magic in the East, Golden Village Tampines reopens following a short hiatus on Monday, 20th April 2015. Check out the highlights of the revamped cineplex and the various promotions throughout the next two months! A sleek

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  • VB: Harper loves her brothers

    Victoria Beckham says her daughter Harper is "a little tomboy". The couple also have three sons and Victoria revealed her little girl adores her big brothers. Victoria and footballer David have been married for 15 years and split their time between America and England with Harper and boys Brooklyn, 16, Romeo, 12 and ten-year-old Cruz.

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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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