• Leicester on cusp of sporting immortality in Man Utd clash

    England's miracle club Leicester City are 90 minutes from sporting immortality as they prepare for a Sunday title showdown at Old Trafford with Premier League giants Manchester United. While Ranieri continues to proceed with caution, the city of Leicester is firmly on a title footing.

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  • High School Teacher Suspended After ‘Human Centipede 2’ Screened in Class

    A Tennessee high school teacher has been suspended after at least some of the film “Human Centipede 2” was screened during class. It is not known at this time if the teacher or a student played the film, or how much of it was seen, but the Jackson-Madison County School System immediately launched an investigation after parents complained. “Upon learning of an alleged movie viewing, the district immediately launched an internal investigation regarding the alleged viewing of an inappropriate film at Jackson-Central Merry High School,” the district told the Jackson Sun in a press release.

    The Wrap
  • Wavy! Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth's Sister-in-Law Elsa Pataky Get Matching Tattoos

    Cyrus, 23, and Pataky, 39, opted for a small wave tattoo in black ink, sharing the art with two other girlfriends who also got matching designs. Cyrus has been vacationing with her beau in his native Australia where his family – including brother Chris Hemsworth and his wife, Pataky – currently live.

    People
  • On restricted entry in Sarawak, Guan Eng claims Adenan ‘worse than Taib Mahmud’

    KUCHING, May 1 — Sarawak Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem is worse than his predecessor Tun Abdul Taib Mahmud, DAP secretary-general Lim Guan Eng allegedly said last night on the campaign trail...

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  • WATCH: National Geographic's Wicked Tuna Crew Catch Two Fish Worth  $12,000

    For the Wicked Tuna crew, a $12,000 catch is a good day at sea. After inclement weather puts a damper on their day, Captain TJ Ott and his crew break their dry spell to cash in on a payday of more than $12,000 after catching two giant Bluefin tuna. In a clip for the National Geographic show, Ott wrestles to get the second catch of the day with the help of his mates Jarrett and Mike and his dogs Reba and Ripple.

    People
  • The Spurs obliterated the Thunder in a historic Game 1 blowout

    Few expected this series to get so ugly so fast, but San Antonio managed to build the sixth-largest halftime lead in NBA playoff history.

    Ball Don't Lie
  • Openly gay rock singer changing tune on Mormon religion

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two years after coming out as gay and praising the Mormon church for offering support, the lead singer of a popular rock band is denouncing his faith in his latest music video.

    Associated Press
  • Yahoo CEO could get $55M in severance pay in potential sale

    Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer will walk away with a $55 million severance package if the company's auction of its Internet operations culminates in a sale that ousts her from her job. The payout disclosed in ...

    Associated Press
  • Pushy parents driving kids to go off the deep end, teachers say

    PETALING JAYA, May 1 — Educators say some parents are setting ridiculous targets for their children without realising their true capabilities. They said the pursuit of academic excellence was...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • I'll never give up, says reprimanded Hamilton

    A crestfallen Lewis Hamilton vowed Saturday to "never give up" in his world title defence after another engine failure wrecked his hopes in qualifying for Sunday's Russian Grand Prix. The defending three-time world champion was unable to take part in the Q3 top-ten shootout as his Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg cruised to a 24th career pole position by seven-tenths of a second. "But, you know, I never give up." Hamilton's mood darkened later Saturday when he was given a reprimand for cutting a corner during qualifying.

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  • James Wan Rumoured To Quit Aquaman

    Following on from the news that Seth Grahame-Smith has pulled out of directing ‘The Flash’, rumour has it that James Wan is expected to be the next DC drop-out. Birth.Movies.Death report that Wan is about to walk out on production of ‘Aquaman’, starring Jason Mamoa as the sea-dwelling hero. “According to multiple, reliable sources James Wan is feeling a tremendous amount of trepidation about ‘Aquaman’.

    Mike P Williams
  • Postman steals $443,000 in tax refund checks along his route

    A former postal worker has pleaded guilty to stealing income tax refund checks worth more than $400,000 from people along his New Jersey mail route. U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman says Willingboro resident ...

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  • Rescued lions roar into South Africa after flight from Peru

    The roaring of 33 lions rescued from circuses in Peru and Colombia echoed through Johannesburg's international airport Saturday after they arrived in their ancestral homeland for the first time. The lions appeared healthy but a little distressed by the long journey, Jan Creamer, the president of Animal Defenders International (ADI), an animal rights charity that organised the flight, told reporters.

    AFP News
  • China rejects Hong Kong port call by US carrier: Pentagon

    China has denied the US aircraft carrier USS Stennis and accompanying naval vessels permission to make a port call in Hong Kong, a Pentagon spokesman said Friday. It was not immediately known what prompted the Chinese action, but it comes amid growing tension between the two countries over Beijing's moves to assert its claims to much of the South China Sea. "We were recently informed that a request for a port visit by a US carrier strike group, including the USS John C Stennis and accompanying vessels, to Hong Kong was denied," Commander Bill Urban, a Pentagon spokesman, said.

    AFP News
  • American Airlines apologizes to musician for barring violin

    A concert musician who was not allowed to board a flight with her violin says she hopes the incident will raise awareness of regulations that permit violins and other small instruments as carry-on luggage. ...

    Associated Press
  • Benitez ready for Newcastle's relegation 'cup finals'

    Rafael Benitez says Newcastle face two 'cup finals' as their bid to avoid relegation from the Premier League looks set to go down to the wire. Benitez's side climbed out of the bottom three for the first time in almost two months thanks to Saturday's dramatic 1-0 victory over FA Cup finalists Crystal Palace, who themselves are not quite safe from danger. Despite Palace's slump, realistically Newcastle are in a three-way battle with local rivals Sunderland and Norwich to avoid the two remaining places to join Aston Villa in the Championship next season.

    AFP News
  • DAP will sink without PKR, analysts say

    KUALA LUMPUR, May 1 — Datuk Zaid Ibrahim’s call for DAP to cut ties with PKR and Pakatan Harapan will not augur well for the secular party as it will sink without the opposition alliance, analysts...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • Germany's Schaeuble 'doesn't understand' bonuses for crisis-hit VW: report

    German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble said he didn't understand how Volkswagen bosses could defend their bonuses after a huge emissions-rigging scandal plunged the carmaker into global turmoil, according to an interview with Die Welt published Sunday. The criticism comes after Volkswagen revealed this week that its top executives would be paid a total of 63.2 million euros ($72 million) for 2015 despite a massive loss incurred from the cheating controversy. "I can't understand how you can steer a major DAX (German stock exchange) company into a crisis that threatens its very existence, and then defend your own bonuses in a public debate," Schaeuble told the German daily.

    AFP News
  • 10 things about: Lee Beng Chuan, the joss stick maker

    GEORGE TOWN, May 1 — He is one of George Town’s famous living heritage but Lee Beng Chuan has remained humble and gladly opens up to anyone who stops by to chat with him. The 88-year-old was born...

    The Malay Mail Online
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  • Kenya torches world's biggest ivory bonfire to save elephants

    Eleven giant pyres of tusks went up in smoke Saturday as Kenya torched its vast ivory stockpile in a grand gesture aimed at shocking the world into stopping the slaughter of elephants. Lighting the fire in Nairobi's national park, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta demanded a total ban on trade in ivory to end the "murderous" trafficking and prevent the extinction of elephants in the wild. "The height of the pile of ivory before us marks the strength of our resolve," Kenyatta said, before thrusting a burning torch onto the ivory.

    AFP News