• MH370 search: Chinese and Indonesian items washed ashore on Reunion

    A Chinese water bottle and an Indonesian cleaning product have washed up on Reunion Island, where debris that could be from MH370 was found this week. Experts are preparing to analyse the piece of aircraft, which could be part of a wing from the Malaysia Airlines flight that vanished last year. Malaysian officials are confident the piece is from MH370, as a police helicopter searches the remote Indian Ocean island for more debris.

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  • Man describes find that could solve MH370 plane mystery

    SAINT-ANDRE, Reunion (AP) — Johnny Begue was out collecting stones on the French Indian Ocean island he calls home when he says he saw part of an airplane wing washed up in the sand. The fragment may be the first clue to what happened to Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, which disappeared last year with 293 people aboard. Massive search efforts have failed to find any sign of the plane, and authorities are analyzing the piece to see if it matches the missing plane.

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  • Dr M: Crime to even talk about 1MDB

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 31 ― Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today declined to field questions on 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB), pointedly saying that discussing the controversial firm could land the speaker in jail. Among the casualties were Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin, who was replaced as deputy prime minister in a Cabinet reshuffle on Tuesday following an outburst over 1MDB last weekend. Dr Mahathir today also said he has viewed a leaked video of Muhyiddin claiming that Najib admitted to receiving US$700 million (RM2.6 billion) in his personal accounts, but similarly said he could not comment on the matter without inviting the authorities attention.

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  • Kylie Jenner Reveals The Secret Behind Her Curves

    The youngest Kardashnner, Kylie Jenner viciously denied having breast enhancing surgery earlier this year. But the reality TV star has now admitted that her curves aren’t entirely all her own work. Copyright [Instagram/kyliejenner]The teenager admitted

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  • Don’t let foreign spin decide Malaysia’s leaders, Najib says as rumours flood Internet

    Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak urged Malaysians today not to put their faith in Internet rumours that may have been manipulated by “foreigners” in an attempt to influence the direction of the country’s leadership. Najib did not make any specific reference but Malaysia’s social media scape has been awash this week with rumours of a conspiracy by some senior government officials plotting to topple the current Barisan Nasional (BN) administration through the 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) controversy.

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  • X-Men: Apocalypse Teases Archangel’s Metal Wings

    It looks as though ‘X-Men: Apocalypse’ director Bryan Singer has given us a brief glimpse of Archangel’s wings… and they look a lot like the comic books.Appearing on Instagram, Singer posted an image of himself clutching a metallic, feather-like object

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  • Dentist posed for photo with body of Cecil the lion, says hunter

    Professional Zimbabwean hunter Theo Bronkhorst told AFP Friday he did nothing wrong on the hunt that killed Cecil the lion, adding he was shocked to find the animal was wearing a tracking collar. Bronkhurst's client, US dentist Walter Palmer, has gone into hiding amid a global outpouring of anger after he used a bow and arrow to shoot Cecil, a popular draw for tourists at Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park. Bronkhorst also revealed that Palmer, who paid $55,000 for the hunt, had posed for a photograph next to Cecil's body as is normal for trophy hunters.

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  • Fenerbahce protest over Fred inclusion by Shakhtar

    Fenerbahce have protested to UEFA over the inclusion in a Champions League tie by Ukraine's Shakhtar Donetsk of Brazilian midfielder Fred despite reports he had tested positive for a banned substance, the Turkish club said Friday. Fenerbahce and Shakhtar clashed in the Champions League third qualifying round on Tuesday night in Istanbul with the match ending in a 0-0 draw . Fenerbahce said they had submitted an "appeal" to European football's governing body over the inclusion of Fred despite reports in the Brazilian and British press an 'A' sample from the player had tested positive for a banned diuretic during the recent Copa America.

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  • Air India plane forced to turn back after 'rat sighting'

    An Air India plane was forced to return to New Delhi two hours into a flight to Milan on Thursday after a "suspected rat sighting" in the cabin. "(The Dreamliner flight) AI 123... returned to Delhi due to (a) suspected rat sighting," an airline official told AFP on condition of anonymity on Friday. An Air India domestic flight was reportedly grounded in May in the northern town of Leh after crew spotted rats scurrying around the plane.

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  • Exchange of enclaves between India, Bangladesh to take place at midnight

    New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): In accordance with steps agreed to between India and Bangladesh during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Bangladesh in June, the Bangladeshi enclaves in India and Indian enclaves in Bangladesh will be physically transferred to the other country with effect from midnight. There are 111 Indian enclaves in Bangladesh and 51 Bangladeshi enclaves in India which are to be exchanged pursuant to the 1974 Land Boundary Agreement and 2011 Protocol, instruments of ratification of which were exchanged during Prime Minister Modi's visit.

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  • IGP: No need to ask Gani Patail about purported charge sheets against PM

    Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail’s response to purported charge sheets prepared against the prime minister was unnecessary as Attorney-General (AG) Tan Sri Mohamad Apandi Ali has denied their authenticity, the Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar said today. Khalid added that the rebuttal by Gani’s successor was sufficient to disprove the legitimacy of the documents published by whistleblower website Sarawak Report two days ago. This morning, PKR legal affairs chief Latheefa Koya insisted that Abdul Gani was the only authority who could vouch for the authenticity or otherwise of the documents.

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  • Dwayne Johnson 'Disappointed' Over Hulk Hogan Racism Row

    Dwayne Johnson has spoken of his disappointment over the Hulk Hogan racism row. The Rock, who has known Hogan - real name Terry Bollea - for years on the pro wrestling circuit, made the comments during a panel interview for his new TV comedy series ‘Ballers’.

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  • China, Southeast Asia to set up hotline for South China Sea issues

    China and Southeast Asian nations have agreed to set up a foreign ministers' hotline to tackle emergencies in the disputed South China Sea, a senior official of the ASEAN grouping told Reuters on Friday. China claims most of the potentially energy-rich sea, through which $5 trillion in ship-borne trade passes every year, and rejects the rival claims of Vietnam, the Philippines, Brunei, Malaysia and Taiwan. With the region having become Asia's biggest potential military flashpoint, the United States has urged claimants to settle differences through talks, saying its Pacific Fleet aims to protect sea lanes critical to U.S. trade.

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  • Jennifer Lawrence And Amy Schumer Continue To Give Us #FriendshipGoals By Creating The Coolest Human Pyramid

    Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Schumer are already two of the coolest, most hilarious and all-round wonderful women in the showbiz world. Amy, 34, posted a fun snap of the BFFs forming potentially the best boat-based human pyramid ever on Instagram, which shows the comedian herself acting as part of the pyramid’s base while J-Law, 24, poses at the top. Amy and Jen have been having a whale of time on holidaying together (totally not jealous), with the comedian previously sharing this fab photo of herself riding on the back of a jet ski, driving by Jen.

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  • The Stars of 'The Walking Dead' Grabbed Each Other's Butts and It Was Glorious

    Apparently, stars Norman Reedus, Andrew Lincoln, and Melissa McBride (Daryl, Rick, and Carol) were posing outside of the prison from Seasons 3 and 4 when — after a few minutes of uncontrollable giggling — it was discovered that Reedus was trying to hold Lincoln’s hand behind McBride’s back. Lincoln, who always maintains his American accent even on photo shoots, could not keep his composure, and was attempting to swat Reedus’s hand away.

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  • Japanese girl's WWII job: waving goodbye to kamikaze pilots

    As young army pilots took off on suicide-attack missions in the closing days of World War II, the schoolgirls in this southwestern Japanese town waved handkerchiefs and branches of pink blossoms. "Remembering that still makes me tremble," said Chino Kuwashiro, now a tiny 86-year-old with a stooped back. Only about a dozen Nadeshiko women are alive today.

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  • Windows 10 entices millions in first day

    Some 14 million people installed the Windows 10 operating system in the first 24 hours following its release, Microsoft said, calling the response "overwhelmingly positive. The company said its new operating system aimed at computers, mobile devices and other gadgets got off to a strong start toward its goal of reaching one billion devices. "We're humbled and grateful to see the response to Windows 10," corporate vice president Yusuf Mehdi said in a blog post late Thursday.

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  • Here are the 2 topics press aren't allowed to ask Tom Cruise about while he promotes the new 'Mission: Impossible'

    According to The Wrap story, Cruise's camp has banned any personal life questions or mention of "Going Clear" in his interviews. An individual who worked closely with Cruise in 2006 on press and appearances told The Wrap that Cruise has been increasingly mum about Scientology over the last ten years.

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  • Main contenders for 2016 Philippines presidency

    Philippine President Benigno Aquino named Interior Minister Manuel Roxas on Friday as the candidate he will support in the May 9, 2016 presidential election. The following are the leading contenders for the post: MANUEL "MAR" ROXAS, 58 A scion of the old, landed rich from the central Philippines' sugar-baron country, US-educated Roxas is a grandson of the country's first post World War II president, who also had the same name. Untainted by corruption, unlike many Filipino politicians, he is a close friend of Aquino and is seen by many as a safe pick to carry the torch of the latter's reformist presidency.

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  • 'Magnetic' Discovery May Reveal Why Earth Supports Life and Mars Doesn't

    Earth's magnetic field, which protects the planet from harmful blasts of solar radiation, is much older than scientists had previously thought, researchers say. Without Earth's magnetic field, solar winds — streams of electrically charged particles that flow from the sun — would strip away the planet's atmosphere and oceans. As such, Earth's magnetic field helped to make life on the planet possible, researchers have said.

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