• Yemen: Airstrike targets al-Qaida training camps

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — An airstrike targeting suspected al-Qaida training camps in a rugged mountain region in southern Yemen killed a number of fighters Sunday, a high-level government security committee said, without specifying a casualty figure.

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    • Luis Suarez: Liverpool must keep calm ahead of Chelsea showdown

      Brendan Rodgers's men put themselves five points clear at the top of the Premier League with three games to play by beating Norwich City 3-0 but the striker urges caution

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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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        • 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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          • Miss America defends student suspended for asking her to prom

            By Chris Francescani NEW YORK (Reuters) - Miss America has suggested officials at a Pennsylvania high school reconsider their decision to suspend a student for approaching her at a school assembly and asking her to be his prom date, the beauty queen said on Saturday. The disciplinary action taken…

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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…

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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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                • 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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                        • Brand names in NY standardized tests vex parents

                          Brands including Barbie, iPod, Mug Root Beer and Life Savers showed up on the tests more than a million students in grades 3 through 8 took this month, leading to speculation it was some form of product ...

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                          • Neil Patrick Harris Curses Fan Who Interrupted Broadway Show

                            The actor flipped out on a fan this weekend, in character no less, after the woman interrupted his Broadway show “Hedwig and the Angry Inch.” Harris — who plays a transgender East German punk — yelled back, while in character, “I'm doing something up here, motherf-ker!” “Hedwig and the Angry Inch”…

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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…

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                              • Wrongfully imprisoned US boxer 'Hurricane' Carter dies

                                Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a US boxer made famous by a racially tinged wrongful murder conviction that landed him behind bars for 19 years, died Sunday, an association he directed said. Carter, who passed away of prostate cancer in Toronto, was convicted twice in the 1966 murder of three people who…

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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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                                  • 4 Core Beliefs Of Successful People

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

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                                    • Why Neanderthals never had brain disorders

                                      Washington, April 20 (IANS) In a significant discovery, scientists have found why modern humans develop brain disorders like autism or schizophrenia but our ancestor Neanderthals did not. Hundreds of Neanderthals' genes were turned "off" while the identical genes in today's humans are turned "on".…

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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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                                        • 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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