• Sarcastic Van Gaal denies United rift with Giggs

    Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal reacted angrily on Thursday to suggestions he had fallen out with assistant Ryan Giggs. "We have a very bad relationship," the Dutchman said with heavy sarcasm when asked about their relationship at a news conference ahead of the FA Cup quarter-final against…

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    • 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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      • LeAnn Rimes' ex: She shouldn't have divorced me

        LeAnn Rimes' ex-husband believes divorcing him was the biggest career mistake she's ever made. The 32-year-old singer's marriage to Dean Sheremet ended after she had an affair with her now spouse Eddie Cibrian.

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        • US ambassador recovers from knife attack praised by N. Korea

          The US ambassador to South Korea, Mark Lippert, was recovering from surgery Thursday after having his face and arm slashed by a knife-wielding activist in an attack applauded by North Korean state media. The United States condemned the "act of violence" which saw the ambassador rushed to hospital…

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          • McDonald's to drop antibiotics in chicken supply

            The world's biggest restaurant chain announced on 4 March that within two years, McDonald's USA will only buy chickens raised without antibiotics that are important to human medicine. The concern is that the overuse of antibiotics for poultry may diminish their effectiveness in fighting disease in…

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            • ‘Fifty Shades’ Outrage Didn’t Match ‘Wolf of Wall Street,’ Says Ratings Board Chief

              Concerned parents aimed a fusillade of fury at “Fifty Shades of Grey,” but it didn’t come close to the storm touched off by the similarly R-rated “The Wolf of Wall Street,” according to the head of the Motion Picture Association of America’s (MPAA) ratings board. “[‘The Wolf of Wall Street’] opened…

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              • Carragher can't wait for Real Madrid to sign De Gea

                Former Liverpool centre-back Jamie Carragher has joked that he cannot wait to see David de Gea join Real Madrid as his outstanding performances continue to aid Manchester United's top-four push. The Spain international goalkeeper was again the star of the show at Newcastle on Wednesday as he…

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                • Singapore police investigating man posing as Uber driver

                  SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore police say they are investigating reports of a man who allegedly cheated and overcharged unsuspecting passengers while posing as a driver for mobile app-based transportation company Uber.

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                  • Wang Yihan fights back to reach All-England quarters

                    Former world number one Wang Yihan made an intelligent and tenacious recovery to become the first Chinese player into the quarter-finals of the All-England championships on Thursday. Wang had leads of 16-9 and 20-18 nullified in the first game against the surprising Minatsu Mitani, but then made…

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                    • Mysterious dwarf planet Ceres gets ready for the spotlight

                      The mysterious dwarf planet Ceres is ready for its close-up. Located in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter, Ceres is the largest unexplored space rock in the inner solar system. Ceres was spotted on New Year's Day in 1801 by Italian monk and astronomer Giuseppe Piazzi who was searching for…

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                      • Donnie Yen refuses to lose weight for "Ip Man 3"

                        5 Mar – After being pushed to lose 30 pounds for "Ip Man 3", martial arts actor Donnie Yen recently revealed that he hopes to persuade the film studio otherwise. According to Mingpao News, the actor, who will reprise his role as the iconic Wing Chun master, stated that he is hesitant about losing…

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                        • Penang Muslims upset over ‘Allah’ booklets about Jesus

                          The alleged distribution of booklets about Jesus Christ containing the word “Allah” has stirred an uproar among Muslims in a village here who call the materials “confusing”. Sungai Pinang Federal Village Security and Development Committee chairman Mohd Yusof Salam claimed that more than 50 copies…

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                          • British citizen fighting with Kurds killed in Syria

                            A British citizen fighting alongside Kurdish forces against the Islamic State group has been killed in Syria, a Kurdish commander said Wednesday. Konstandinos Erik Scurfield, an ex-Royal Marine, was shot dead March 2 in the front-line village of Tel Khuzela, Kurdish commander Redor Khalil told The…

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                            • Hackers threaten phone in your pocket, experts warn

                              The boom in smartphones among often careless users has made happy hunting for hackers, whose virus attacks and hijacking of unprotected mobiles are multiplying, experts warn. Security analysts and companies at this week's Mobile World Congress, a top wireless telecom fair in Barcelona, Spain, said…

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                              • Felda hotshots probed over London hotel deal

                                PETALING JAYA, March 6 — The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) is expected to haul up more Felda Investment Corporation (FIC) officers following the arrest of a decision maker over the purchase of a multi-million ringgit boutique hotel in

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                                • Thomas Edison's 'lost' idea: a device to hear the dead

                                  One of Thomas Edison's little-known ambitions was to build a device to hear the voices of the dead, according to a nearly lost chapter of the inventor's memoirs which is being republished in France this week. Some in America thought the idea was maybe a hoax or a joke by Edison, as no design for a…

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                                  • Fxxk Air Pollution: China's artists and fashion designers respond to Beijing smog

                                    Over the past seven years, levels of particulate matter in Beijing's air averaged nearly five times the recommended daily level set by the World Health Organisation, according to data from a monitoring station at the US embassy. A study by Greenpeace and scientists at Peking University based on…

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                                    • Decades after war, Vietnam and the U.S. battle a legacy of bombs

                                      By Nguyen Ha Minh TRIEU PHONG, Vietnam (Reuters) - Red skull-and-crossbones markers dot the horizon in a barren patch of land in Vietnam where missteps could be fatal. The signs warn of landmines and bombs, the legacy of a war with the United States that claims casualties even today, four decades…

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