• 'Messi ate too many pizzas', blasts former Barcelona star Rexach

    Former Barcelona star Carles Rexach has hit out at Lionel Messi, claiming that the Argentine ate too many pizzas last season. "Before he would eat at the club and then rest afterwards, but it seems to me that last year Messi ate more pizzas than he wanted or needed," Rexach told Regio7. The former…

    • 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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      • Indonesia's stance 'clear' on Australians' executions: Widodo

        Indonesian President Joko Widodo has said his country's stance is "clear" on the pending executions of two Australian drug smugglers, despite the suggestion by Australia's prime minister that he is "carefully considering" his position. The executions by firing squad of Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew…

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        • Singapore celebrity couple endorse new Iskandar project

          Celebrity couple Fann Wong and Christopher Lee have been appointed ambassadors of Malaysian developer MB Group's upcoming mixed-use development in Iskandar called the Sungai Pulai Wellness Resort. Located within the Sungai Pulai wetlands, a protected conservation area that lies just across from…

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          • English FA chief wants action before another "Lampard moment"

            By Mike Collett BELFAST (Reuters) - English FA chairman Greg Dyke warned football on Saturday not to wait for "another Frank Lampard moment" before adopting video technology to help referees rule on major incidents in matches. Lampard "scored" a valid goal against Germany at the 2010 World Cup in…

            • 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,…

              • Despite threats, Muslim evangelical group invites critics to discuss Islam

                An Islamic evangelical group accused of covertly amending the religious records of non-Muslims today urged critics of Islam to come forward and discuss their fears about the religion with them. The group called the Multiracial Reverted Muslims (MRM) said despite having received numerous threats…

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                • Allardyce 'shocked' after home defeat

                  Sam Allardyce claimed he was "shocked" after West Ham's 3-1 home loss to Crystal Palace in the Premier League on Saturday. Glenn Murray scored twice and Scott Dann found the net - all three goals coming from Jason Puncheon crosses, two of which were corners - as Enner Valencia's late strike was…

                  • 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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                    • Stephen Hawking Thinks These 3 Things Could Destroy Humanity

                      Stephen Hawking may be most famous for his work on black holes and gravitational singularities, but the world-renowned physicist has also become known for his outspoken ideas about things that could destroy human civilization. Here are a few things Hawking has said could bring about the demise of…

                      • Kim Kardashian 'making time for Bruce'

                        Kim Kardashian reportedly feels guilty that she hasn't been there for Bruce Jenner. Bruce was recently involved in a four car pileup, which resulted in one fatality. Kim still enjoys a close bond with Bruce, who split up with her mother Kris after 22 years of marriage in 2013, and is allegedly…

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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.

                          • Borussia Dortmund 3-0 Schalke: Reus and Aubameyang on target to down rivals

                            Borussia Dortmund extended their Bundesliga winning streak to four games with a deserved 3-0 win over bitter rivals Schalke in the 146th Revierderby on Saturday. A dominant first half at Signal Iduna Park saw Dortmund create a number of chances, but they could not find a way through. The home…

                            • One worker killed, another hurt in MRT Semantan mishap

                              One worker was killed and another injured following an accident at the Semantan work site of the Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) line today. The incident occurred at approximately 1.20pm at the construction site contracted to Sunway Construction, MRT Corp Director of Strategic Communications and Public…

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                              • Poland's 'Barbie' candidate dashes hope for left's revival

                                Poland's main left-wing party was once a major player. It helped bring Poland into the European Union, sent troops to Iraq and let the CIA operate a secret prison for terror suspects. Today the Democratic Left Alliance — heir to the Cold War-era's Communists — is fighting for its very existence.

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                                • Mugabe celebrates 91st birthday with million-dollar bash

                                  Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Saturday celebrated his 91st birthday with a lavish million dollar bash that was slammed by the opposition as "obscene" in a country wracked by poverty. Thousands of supporters of the ruling ZANU-PF, many wearing party regalia emblazoned with the president's…

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                                  • Obama, Netanyahu on collision course 6 years in the making

                                    For six years, President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have been on a collision course over how to halt Iran's nuclear ambitions, a high-stakes endeavor both men see as a centerpiece of their legacies. Netanyahu is bound for Washington for an address to Congress on…

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                                    • Iraq reopens Baghdad museum 12 years after looting

                                      Iraq's national museum officially reopened Saturday after 12 years of painstaking efforts during which close to a third of 15,000 pieces looted during the US-led invasion were recovered. The reopening was brought forward in what officials said was a response to the destruction of priceless…

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