• Accused rapist dragged from prison and killed by Indian mob

    Several thousand people stormed a prison in northeastern India, where they dragged away a man accused of rape and then lynched him, police said Friday. The mob overpowered security at Dimapur Central Prison in Nagaland on Thursday and seized the rape suspect, whom they also accused of being an…

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    • Madonna: The artist has died

      Madonna's album began as an "invigorating and joyous" experience, but quickly evolved into "something quite crazy". The routine was meant to see one of her dancers pull off her cape but upon realising it was tied too tightly, the star toppled backwards down a set of stairs and suffered whiplash.

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      • ‘Crying’ Virgin Mary statue in Sabah draws hundreds

        A humble home in Kampung Tulangis Mahandoi here has been attracting hordes of visitors seeking to see a figurine of the virgin Mother Mary that has allegedly been shedding tears. According to owner Michael George Bosoun, the 12-inch figurine, set on a homemade altar, was said to have started…

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        • Wembley should be saved for FA Cup final, says Rodgers

          Liverpool are just one game away from playing at Wembley Stadium in the FA Cup -- but their manager Brendan Rodgers rather wishes they were not. If Liverpool beat Blackburn Rovers in their quarter-final on Sunday, they will travel to London to play the semi-final at English football's most famous…

          • Jackie Chan: My wealth belongs to Jaycee!

            5 Mar – He once announced that all of his wealth will go to charity after his death, but now Jackie Chan is singing a different tune. According to Tencent Entertainment, Jackie, who once said that his son Jaycee will not get anything from him and should work to earn his own living instead, seemed…

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            • Two mummified bodies spotted on Mexico's highest peak

              The 12 local civil protection mountaineers had embarked on their mission after climbers reported seeing a frozen skull 310 meters (1,000 feet) from the peak of the 5,610-meter Pico de Orizaba on Monday. The second body was found 150 meters away, and it was also frozen and mummified, said Juan…

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              • Welbeck criticism wide of the mark, says Wenger

                By Sam Holden LONDON (Reuters) - Striker Danny Welbeck is playing an important role in Arsenal's season despite being moved into an unpreferred wide role, manager Arsene Wenger said on Friday. Arsenal face Welbeck's former club Manchester United in the FA Cup quarter-finals on Monday and the…

                • China's No. 3 leader warns HK activists against "crossing a line"

                  China's third-ranked leader warned advocates of Hong Kong independence on Friday that they were "crossing a line", local media reported. Zhang Dejiang, the chairman of the National People's Congress (NPC), made the comment during a closed door meeting, Hong Kong broadcaster RTHK reported, quoting…

                  • Euro drops toward parity with dollar

                    LONDON (AP) — The euro's value against the dollar keeps dropping, and it could soon reach parity with the dollar for the first time in 13 years.Its dramatic decline could help companies in the 19-country eurozone and even be a boon to U.S. tourists by

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                    • Police: Slain officer a hero in 'fierce' gun battle with 2

                      A police officer who went to a video game store to buy a present for his son ended up in a fierce gun battle with two would-be robbers, fighting to the end of his life to protect patrons and employees, a police captain said Friday. Officer Robert Wilson III, 30, was at the counter of the GameStop…

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                      • Ronaldo on course to become highest-paid athlete in the world

                        If football is the world's game then Cristiano Ronaldo is head and shoulders above the rest as its chief salesman. Ronaldo is not, yet, out on his own as the highest-paid athlete in the world but he will be. Ronaldo earned $52m between salary and bonuses with the other $28m coming off the field. He…

                        • Three Friends Go Into The Forest To Film A Vampire. Something Follows Them Back. #ShortFilm

                          This article Three Friends Go Into The Forest To Film A Vampire. Something Follows Them Back. originally appeared on Viddsee BUZZ. Armed with video cameras, three friends venture into a dark forest in an attempt to capture paranormal activity. The leader

                          • 3 reasons Apple's watch will _ or won't _ change the game

                            No one can argue that Apple has changed the way people live their lives. Is the Apple Watch going to be able to do the same? The stakes are big for Apple CEO Tim Cook: the watch is the first brand-new Apple product to be launched without legendary co-founder Steve Jobs.

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                            • More want local beef, but fewer want tough job of cutting it

                              Kent Weise loves his work, but after 38 years slaughtering cattle, lugging carcasses that can weigh more than 1,000 pounds and slowly, methodically slicing cuts of meat, he understands why few people want to go into the business anymore. The butchers and small processors who are still in business…

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                              • "Jihadi John" link deepens security unease in Kuwait

                                By Noah Browning KUWAIT (Reuters) - Reports that Islamic State's most notorious executioner was born on their soil have stirred deep unease among Kuwaitis about the vulnerability of their country to wars in nearby Iraq and Syria in which some of their Arab allies have become combatants. People…

                                • Zhao Wei will not say no to "My Fair Princess" the movie

                                  6 Mar – Though she previously denied rumours that she will be directing a movie version of her 1998 hit TV series, "MY Fair Princess", actress-turned-director Zhao Wei said that she has no qualms working again with her co-stars, Ruby Lin and Fan Bingbing. According to Tencent Entertainment, Zhao,…

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                                  • Russian priest feels closer to God in serenity of Antarctica

                                    Sophrony Kirilov pulls hard on the strings of the heavy Russian bells from inside the world's southernmost Eastern Orthodox church, calling to Mass anybody wanting to pray on this remote Antarctic island. Although he often misses his family and the dark winters are hard, Kirilov says there is no…

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                                    • Herrera: Manchester United fans are suffering too much

                                      Ander Herrera feels Manchester United are making their fans "suffer too much" with unconvincing performances. Louis van Gaal's side had to rely on a mistake in the Newcastle United defence to run out winners on Wednesday night, with Ashley Young slotting home in the 89th minute. The 1-0 victory was…