• Pellegrini: I'm unhappy with Toure’s performances for Manchester City

    Manuel Pellegrini admits he has been unhappy with Yaya Toure’s performances for Manchester City this season. The 31-year-old has been criticised for his inconsistent displays for the Premier League champions and came under fire after a subdued outing in City’s 4-2 defeat to Manchester United last Sunday. The loss at Old Trafford has left City 12 points behind Premier League leaders Chelsea but Pellegrini insists Toure remains an important part of the team.

  • 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
  • ‘We should give them bread and water, not Cristal and lobster’ - Mourinho attacks FA delegates

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has hit out at the Football Association (FA) and their delegates who are sent to monitor referees during matches. According to the Premier League's Fair Play table, the Blues are ranked as the worst side in terms of respecting officials. But Mourinho believes those sent to matches by FA spend too much time enjoying the catering at Stamford Bridge rather than taking in the action.

  • Arsenal to make summer move for Schneiderlin

    Arsenal will attempt to sign Southampton midfielder Morgan Schneiderlin in the summer despite Francis Coquelin’s emergence this season, Goal has learned. Arsene Wenger is a long-term admirer of Schneiderlin and believes the £20 million-rated Frenchman will add steel to Arsenal’s midfield ahead of a potential title challenge next season. Schneiderlin, 25, remains a target for Tottenham, who tried to sign him last summer, when Southampton refused to entertain any bids for their star midfielder.

  • 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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  • ‘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
  • 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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  • Messi & Ronaldo in a league of their own - Bacca

    Sevilla striker Carlos Bacca admits Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo "are in a league of their own" when it comes to the race to be crowned La Liga's top goalscorer. Real Madrid star Ronaldo currently tops the Pichichi charts with 38 goals from 28 appearances, four ahead of Messi, with third-placed Neymar way back on 18. Bacca is pleased with his own haul of 17 goals in 31 games, which has helped propel Sevilla into the top-four race, but concedes that it is unlikely any player will be able to catch the world's most lethal attackers.

  • China's struggle for water security

    Way back in 1999, before he became China's prime minister, Wen Jiabao warned that water scarcity posed one of the greatest threats to the "survival of the nation". The mounting pressure on China's scarce, unequally distributed and often highly polluted water supply was highlighted in a report released at the World Water Forum this week in Daegu, South Korea. Published by the Hong Kong-based NGO, China Water Risk (CWR), it underlined the complexity of the challenge facing China as it seeks to juggle inextricably linked and often competing concerns over water, energy supply and climate change.

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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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  • The Latest: Putin wants refund if French don't deliver ship

    President Vladimir Putin says Russia expects France to return the advance payment if it fails to deliver a warship built for the Russian navy. France has suspended the delivery of the Mistral warship amid Russia-West tensions over the Ukrainian crisis. Putin said Thursday during a televised call-in show that Moscow would not demand fines or any other extras.

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  • Wife of gyrocopter pilot: 'Very brave,' but he broke the law

    A Florida postal worker who piloted a gyrocopter onto the U.S. Capitol lawn to call attention to his belief that campaign finance laws are too weak is a patriot, his wife said in a brief interview Friday. Doug Hughes was charged with operating an unregistered aircraft and violating national airspace after landing his aircraft near Congress on Wednesday.

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  • Suspended Lee eyes SEA Games spot

    Former Badminton world number one Lee Chong Wei is confident he will be cleared from a failed dope test and will find a place in the Malaysian squad for the Southeast Asian Games in June. The twice Olympic silver medallist is provisionally banned and awaiting a verdict from Badminton World Federation (BWF) after testing positive for the anti-inflammatory drug dexamethasone during the world championships in August. Lee, 32, faced a hearing in Amsterdam last week but was confident he will receive good news in the next two weeks from the sport's world governing body and will take part in the June 5-16 SEA Games in neighbouring Singapore.

  • 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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  • Man On Death Row Risks All, Escapes Detention, For His Very Last Meal #ShortFilm

    This article Man On Death Row Risks All, Escapes Detention, For His Very Last Meal originally appeared on Viddsee BUZZ. A comedic misadventure about terror, death and desperation. In 'Staring At The Sun,' a man escapes death row to eat his last bowl

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  • French tourists fined for burning Australian marsupial

    An Australian court fined two French tourists Aus$4000 (US$3100) each on Friday for animal cruelty after they burnt a quokka, a small native marsupial, on an island off the west coast. The men -- Thibaud Jean Leon Vallet, 24, and Jean Mickael Batrikian, 18 -- pleaded guilty to causing an animal unnecessary harm, a spokeswoman for Fremantle Magistrates Court in the south-western city of Perth told AFP. Western Australia police alleged on Sunday that the men, had "ignited an aerosol spray using a lighter, causing a large flame to make contact with a quokka" while they were on Rottnest Island, singeing the creature.

    AFP News
  • 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
  • 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.

  • Aston Villa - Liverpool Preview: All eyes on Gerrard ahead of Wembley return

    The spotlight will be firmly fixed on Steven Gerrard when Liverpool and Aston Villa meet on Sunday at Wembley for a place in the FA Cup final.  Liverpool's talismanic captain is available for selection for this weekend's semi-final after serving