• 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.

    AFP News
  • 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
  • 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 ...

    Associated Press
  • China lays out firm conditions for improved ties with Japan

    BEIJING (AP) — China laid out firm conditions Saturday for improved ties with Japan, telling Tokyo's visiting foreign minister that there could be "no ambiguity or vacillation" in meeting Beijing's demands over historical interpretation, relations with Taiwan and other key matters.

    Associated Press
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 ...

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  • 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.

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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
  • China's Ding becomes first Asian to reach snooker world final

    China's Ding Junhui became the first Asian player to reach the world snooker championship final after beating Scotland's Alan McManus 17-11 in Sheffield, England on Saturday. Ding, the world number 17, compiled seven century breaks in the match to set a world championship record and will play England's world number one Mark Selby in the best of 35-frame final, which starts on Sunday. Selby beat Marco Fu of Hong Kong 17-15 in a gripping semi-final which included the longest frame in world championship history at the Crucible lasting over 76 minutes.

    Reuters
  • Jacket worn by Prince in "Purple Rain" to be auctioned

    An iconic jacket worn by Prince in the 1984 film "Purple Rain" will be auctioned in Los Angeles in June, auction house Profiles in History said Friday. "It's definitely the most important piece of screen-worn Prince clothing that's ever come up for auction," Profiles in History president Joe Maddalena said. "This is the first time ever for something like this, and it might be the only time because the rest of the costumes may be in his personal wardrobe." The famously private singer gave the jacket to a makeup artist at the end of the shoot, auction house spokesman Jeff Hare told AFP.

    AFP News
  • Qatar announces death of World Cup stadium worker

    An Indian steelworker taken ill at a Qatar World Cup site has died, organisers of the 2022 tournament announced in a statement on Saturday. Jaleshwar Prasad, 48, died of a cardiac arrest after falling ill at the Al Bayt stadium on Wednesday morning, said the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy, the body responsible for organising the Qatar World Cup.

    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
  • Klopp fumes over Liverpool's hectic schedule

    A frantic fixture programme is not about to ease up for Liverpool, who face their ninth match in 30 days when they visit Swansea in the Premier League on Sunday. Reds manager Jurgen Klopp has indicated he will respond to the demands on his team by making several changes for a game that takes place between their two Europa League semi-final meetings with Villarreal. Klopp's hand has been forced by the timing of the fixture, which will kick off just 62 hours after Thursday's first leg against Villarreal finished, with Liverpool losing 1-0 to Adrian Lopez's stoppage-time goal.

    AFP News
  • 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...

    The Malay Mail Online
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • The Latest: Berkshire investors reject climate change report

    The Latest on Berkshire Hathaway's annual shareholders meeting, where tens of thousands of people have listened to CEO Warren Buffett and Vice Chairman Charlie Munger talk business for several hours (all ...

    Associated Press
  • He Can Never Be Hers, So She Offers To Be His Practice Girlfriend #ShortFilm

    This article He Can Never Be Hers, So She Offers To Be His Practice Girlfriend appeared first on Viddsee BUZZ. Yoyoko is helping her best friend Koichi impress his girlfriend, Chie. He’s nervous, clueless and welcomes any help he can get. He’s totally unaware of Yoyoko’s feelings for him. She doesn’t know what to do. She’s unattractive — even her sister calls her ugly. This pretend-play is the only way she can get close to […] Watch awesome short films at www.viddsee.com, or download our free iPhone and Android app now!

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