• Marcelo and Robinho return to Brazil squad

    Marcelo and Robinho have returned to the Brazil squad for the Brasil Global Tour friendlies with France and Chile later in March. National team coach Dunga named his first squad of 2015 at a press conference in Rio on Thursday, with the Real Madrid defender

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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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      • Australia floats prisoner swap to save Indonesia pair

        Australia on Thursday suggested a prisoner swap with Indonesia in an 11th hour bid to save two drug smugglers facing execution, while voicing "deep concern" about Jakarta's international reputation if they are killed. Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, the ringleaders of the so-called "Bali Nine"…

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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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          • Ex-crew recognizes photos of sunken Japanese battleship

            A former crewmember on a Japanese battleship that sank during World War II said Thursday he recognized photos of wreckage discovered this week off the Philippines by a team led by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen. Shizuhiko Haraguchi served as a gunnery officer on the Musashi, one of the largest…

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            • Chris Brown's 'daughter's name revealed'

              Chris Brown's alleged daughter's name has been revealed. TMZ has now claimed to have uncovered the tot's name, with her mom apparently calling her Royalty. It's unknown if Chris helped to pick the name, although he and Nia are said to be on good terms.

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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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                • Janmaat defends Krul after Manchester United howler ... but admits it 'sucks'

                  Daryl Janmaat has defended Newcastle team-mate Tim Krul after the goalkeeper gifted Manchester United victory in Wednesday's Premier League match at St James's Park. With the game heading for a draw, the Dutch shot-stopper booted a weak clearance straight to Ashley Young, who buried the ball into…

                  • 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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                    • Airlines canceling large number of flights for Thursday

                      The patience of thousands of airline travelers will be tested again Thursday by a winter storm stretching from Texas to southern New England. Airlines canceled more than 1,800 U.S. flights scheduled for ...

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                      • Moses Chan takes a short hiatus for baby

                        5 Mar – Welcoming baby number two a year after the arrival of first son Aiden, Moses Chan revealed recently that he is now back to his father-of-a-newborn mode. According to Mingpao News, the actor, who appeared at a McDonald's parents and child event on 3 March, revealed that he is currently on…

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                        • Thai junta chief rejects proposal to bar coup leaders from office

                          Thailand's junta chief spoke out Thursday against a proposal from one of his own military-appointed panels that he and other key coup figures should be temporarily banned from politics once civilian rule is returned. After seizing power last May, former army chief and now Prime Minister Prayut…

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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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                            • How much sugar is in that? 7 foods with added sugar

                              The World Health Organization finalized guidelines Wednesday saying people should keep intake of added sugars to just 5 to 10 percent of overall calories, which translates to about 25 to 50 grams of sugar a day for most people.

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                              • Sturridge: Rodgers is wrong - I can play every game

                                Daniel Sturridge insists he is "ready to play every game" for Liverpool despite Brendan Rodgers's eagerness to protect the striker. Sturridge, though, sealed Liverpool's fourth successive Premier League victory with a goal in just his second league start since returning from calf and thigh injuries…

                                • 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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                                  • Sri Lanka threatens Chinese firm with legal action to stop project

                                    Sri Lanka could take legal action against a Chinese firm for not halting work on a $1.5 billion luxury real estate project until a probe is completed, a government minister said. Sri Lanka's new government is reviewing the award of the project to China Communications Construction Co Ltd (CCCC)…