• Ukraine forces kill up to five rebels, Putin warns of consequences

    By Aleksandar Vasovic and Alexei Anishchuk SLAVIANSK Ukraine/ST PETERSBURG Russia (Reuters) - Ukrainian forces killed up to five pro-Moscow separatists in the east of the country, the Interior Ministry said on Thursday, as Russian President Vladimir Putin warned of "consequences" if Kiev used the…

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    • Deep-Sea Robot Explores Shipwrecks Thursday: Watch Live Online

      A remotely operated vehicle will dive into the Gulf of Mexico to explore three mysterious shipwrecks that may be up to 200 years old, and you can watch the expedition live in a webcast. Tomorrow (April 24), the ROV will explore debris and artifacts from one of the three ships, which litter the…

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      • Boy and girl on Korean ferry drowned with life jackets tied together

        By James Pearson and Meeyoung Cho SEOUL (Reuters) - A boy and girl trapped in a sinking South Korean ferry with hundreds of other high school students tied their life jacket cords together, a diver who recovered their bodies said, presumably so they wouldn't float apart. The diver had to separate…

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        • Obama 'ate only half' the sushi course

          Barack Obama may have enthused publicly about the sushi he was served at an exclusive Michelin-starred restaurant, but he stopped eating half way through the meal, reports said Thursday. Pictures showed the US president being served sake by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the counter of the…

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          • I tendered my resignation without securing the next job. Here’s why I don’t mind.

            I have committed a taboo – I have tendered my resignation without securing the next job. The reactions to the announcement were varied but they all pretty much hint at a deep sense of disapproval. “Why did you do that?” It was as if I had renounced my faith. “What are you going to do from now on?”…

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            • Quan Yifeng fined and banned from driving

              The Singapore-based TV personality was fined SGD 800 and banned from driving for three months after knocking down a pedestrian last year

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              • Bye Bye, Arp Geok Pao?

                Not many know this old Canto classic and it’s the end of the road for the folks behind it here…

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                • Jodie Foster marries girlfriend

                  Jodie Foster has reportedly tied the knot with Alexandra Hedison, who she has been dating for less than a year.

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                  • Fellaini, Van Wolfswinkel & more - Goal's worst Premier League Team of the Season

                    Three Manchester United players are named in our side, while the three strikers selected have scored just four goals in a combined total of 76 Premier League appearances

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                    • Waste oil collector struggles after STOMP posts, receives help from kind souls

                      After being photographed at work in Jurong pooling used oil near coffee shops, 50-year-old Valerie Sim has been struggling to keep her family afloat. Web portals STOMP and The Real Singapore published pictures of her in February, triggering a witch hunt for others like her and comments from readers…

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                      • Angry parents seek autopsies of S Korea ferry victims

                        Some parents of the mostly teenage victims of South Korea's ferry disaster are pushing for autopsies that might show their children were alive inside the submerged vessel and only died because the emergency response was so slow. "They want to know for certain how their family members died," Kim said.

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                        • The Secret of Celebrities’ Flawless Skin

                          In order to have flawless skin, you have to pay more attention to facial wash up and skin care. Many stars place their skin toner, mist and booster inside a bathroom so that they could immediately apply them as soon as they finish their facial wash up.

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                          • Malaysian jet: Washed up metal piece sparks speculations

                            Perth/Canberra, April 23 (IANS) The search for the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 that went missing March 8 took a new twist and set off fresh speculations Wednesday with reports of some unidentified material washing ashore on the southwestern coast of Australia. "Western Australia police have…

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                            • Bloodied shirt, unwashed fork: JPII relics abound

                              ROME (AP) — Inside a chapel on the edge of Rome, a nun uses a key to open a wooden wall panel, revealing a hidden niche. Behind glass and stitched loosely to supporting backing hangs a relic of holy suffering: the bullet-pocked, bloodstained undershirt that John Paul II was wearing when a gunman…

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                              • Rare shops in Orchard, Marine Parade for sale

                                Three prime commercial units in Orchard Towers (pictured) and Marine Parade Central are up for sale through expression of interest (EOI), marketing agent CBRE said. Two strata-titled freehold units located on the ground and basement levels of Orchard Towers, with a total strata area of…

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                                • Indonesian general says his flashy watch is a fake

                                  JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — Indonesia's military commander said critics who called him out for wearing an especially luxurious watch should be quiet because the timepiece is actually a cheap Chinese fake.

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                                  • Mantis Shrimp's Attack Claw Inspires Tough New Material Design

                                    The weapon with which mantis shrimp attack their prey, including mollusks and crabs, is no ordinary appendage. In fact, researchers found in recent tests that a shrimp-inspired material design proved tougher and more impact-resistant than a standard material structure used in the aerospace…

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                                    • Pyongyang's pop queens stage comeback

                                      PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — Step aside, Sea of Blood Opera. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's favorite guitar-slinging, miniskirt-sporting girl group, the Moranbong Band, is back. And these ladies know how to shimmy.

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                                      • OnePlus One is a Xiaomi killer, set to launch in 16 countries next month

                                        China's newest smartphone maker, OnePlus, unveiled its first-ever flagship phone in Beijing today at an equal price point to for China, RMB 2,000 (US$330).

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                                        • Kim Soo Hyun Donates 300 Million Won to Danwon High School

                                          Thinking of the students who may be suffering from survivors’ guilt, Kim ...

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