• Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, U.S. boxer famous in folk song, dies at 76

    By Cameron French and Emily Flitter TORONTO/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former U.S. professional boxer Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, who spent 19 years in prison for murder and then was released after it was determined he did not get a fair trial, died on Sunday at the age of 76, according to reports in the…

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    • Apple Maps Discovers ‘Loch Ness Monster,’ World Discovers Apple Maps (Photo)

      Could Apple Maps finally have discovered the existence of the Loch Ness monster? And, as a result, could the world finally recognize the existence of Apple Maps? A satellite image (above) from Apple's version of Google Maps shows a mysterious white blob, with what appear to be a pair of flippers at…

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      • Liverpool show nerve and poise of champions to capitalise on Chelsea slip

        The Merseysiders kept their collective heads to beat Norwich and take a potentially decisive lead in the race to claim what would be their first league title in 24 years

        • Divers pull bodies from sunken ferry; toll tops 50

          MOKPO, South Korea (AP) — The confirmed death toll from South Korea's ferry disaster rose past 50 on Sunday as divers finally found a way inside the sunken vessel, quickly discovering more than a dozen bodies in what almost certainly is just the beginning of a massive and grim recovery effort.

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          • High School Student Suspended For Having the Balls to Ask Miss America to Prom

            A Pennsylvania high school student was suspended this week for having the balls to pursue the American dream of securing a prom date with Miss America herself, Nina Davuluri. The exchange — which the administration warned Farves against beforehand after getting wind of his plan, according to the…

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            • Baby Prince George visits Australian zoo

              Baby Prince George stepped out in public with his parents on Sunday for the first time in Australia, for an encounter with wildlife at Sydney's Taronga Zoo. George, eight months old and third in line to the throne after grandfather Princes Charles and father William, stole the show as his parents…

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              • Drone attack killed 30 Al-Qaeda suspects in Yemen: tribe

                A drone strike in south Yemen killed at least 30 suspected Al-Qaeda militants on Sunday, the latest in an intensified aerial campaign in the impoverished country, a tribal chief said. The reported attack comes less than a week after Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) chief Nasser al-Wuhayshi…

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                • 5 Unanswered Questions About Jesus

                  As Christians worldwide gather for Easter to celebrate their belief in the death and rebirth of Jesus, researchers continue to delve into the mysteries that surround the man. The following are five questions about Jesus that, for now, at least, remain unanswered. In 2008, astronomer Dave Reneke…

                  • 4 questions about missing Malaysian plane answered

                    Travelers at Asian airports have asked questions about the March 8 disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. Here are some of them, followed by answers.

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                    • In funeral procession, thousands chant ‘Karpal Singh! Karpal Singh! Karpal Singh’ (VIDEO)

                      GEORGE TOWN, April 20 — The streets of Penang’s historical city centre roared with the voices of thousands calling out the name of their state’s beloved son — Karpal Singh.  Elbows jostled with...

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                      • 13th body pulled from snow in Everest avalanche

                        KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Nepal's authorities temporarily halted climbing on Mount Everest while search teams dug through snow and ice Sunday for three Sherpa guides missing in the deadliest avalanche on the world's highest peak that killed 13 others.

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                        • Halina Tam opens second branch of snack shops

                          The former TVB actress revealed that she has been making quite a profit selling snacks at Causeway Bay

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                          • Hamilton amazed by chequered flag blunder

                            By Abhishek Takle SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton nearly backed off while still a lap away from his third win in a row on Sunday after the chequered flag was waved early in a blunder that led to a post-race revision of the results. Such places matter for small teams like Caterham, who have…

                            • International Space Station gets Easter delivery of food, supplies

                              REUTERS - By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., April 20 - A Space Exploration Technologies’ cargo ship made an Easter Sunday delivery of food, science experiments and supplies to the crew living aboard the International Space Station. Station commander Koichi Wakata used the outpost’s 58-foot…

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                              • 4 Core Beliefs Of Successful People

                                Success is based on action, and actions are the...

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                                • White House Responds to ‘Deport Justin Bieber’ Petition: Is This the End for Our Famous Canadian Friend?

                                  The White House has responded to 273, 968 Americans demanding the deportation of Justin Bieber, and unfortunately for concerned citizens hoping the pop star's green card would be revoked, the U.S. government Beliebs it would be an “improper” issue to address. “Sorry to disappoint, but we won't be…

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                                  • Fox executive fired over Flight 370 charity email

                                    A veteran Fox executive who used her company email account to plan aid for loved ones of the missing Malaysian airplane's passengers has been fired. Darlene Tipton, who was vice president of standards ...

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                                    • 5 Proven Reasons You Should Be Eating More Dark Chocolate

                                      Scientists have been investigating the...

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                                      • Policy, constitutional changes backed by Dr M behind interfaith spats, says NUS academic

                                        PETALING JAYA, April 20 — The interfaith tension in Malaysia has been partly heightened by a change in the country’s supreme law and a policy backed by former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad...

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                                        • Transcript of SKorea ship sinking: 'We can't move'

                                          JINDO, South Korea (AP) — The following is a portion of the transcript released Sunday by the South Korean coast guard of the conversation between the ferry that sank Wednesday and the Jindo Vessel Traffic Services Center (VTS) on Jindo island. The ferry Sewol issued its distress call to another…

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