• 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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      • ‘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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        • Mike Tyson nodded off during double date with Madonna

          Mike Tyson once fell asleep on a double date with Madonna and Sean Penn because he was so "inebriated". The former heavyweight champion of the world appears on a track called Iconic on Madonna's new album Rebel Heart, but they have known each other for some time. In the 80s, when she was married to…

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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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            • 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 Thursday after

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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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                • Australian drug smugglers being taken to Indonesian island for execution - media

                  By Jane Wardell and Beawiharta SYDNEY/DENPASAR, Indonesia (Reuters) - Two convicted Australian drug smugglers were removed from a prison in Bali on Wednesday to be taken to an Indonesian island where they will be shot by firing squad, Australian media reported. The planned executions of Myuran…

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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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                    • 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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                      • 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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                        • MacRitchie Reservoir TreeTop Walk Guide: Don't Get Lost Finding This Magical Singapore Spot

                          MacRitchie is beautiful and refreshing, but also really big and difficult to navigate. MacRitchie is located in the central area of Singapore, just off Thomson Road, and is super popular among nature lovers. The TreeTop walk is a 250 meter suspended pathway between the 2 highest points in…

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                          • Guardiola warns vengeful Ribery

                            Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola has warned Franck Ribery to control his temper after the winger's vengeful reaction toward Eintracht Braunschweig defender Benjamin Kessel in Wednesday's 2-0 DFB Pokal win. The former France international kicked out at Kessel after a strong challenge from the…

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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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                              • Singapore's transport costs almost three times costlier than New York's: EIU

                                Singapore is the world’s priciest city for second year in a row. The complex Certificate of Entitlement system is the main culprit behind Singapore’s high cost of living, the Economist Intelligence Unit revealed today. The city-state has again been named as the world’s costliest city by the…

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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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                                  • Badminton: All-England Open results - 2nd update

                                    All-England Open badminton results in Birmingham on Thursday (x denotes seeding): Men 2nd rd Chen Long (CHN x1) bt Hsu Jen Hao (TPE) 21-7, 21-9 Kento Momota (JPN) bt Marc Zwiebler (GER) 8-21, 21-15, 21-16 Chen Chou Tien (TPE) bt Takuma Ueda (JPN) 14-21

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