• Simeone: Atletico Madrid need men like Torres

    Diego Simeone says Fernando Torres showed Atletico Madrid the way forward with a lively cameo in Sunday's 0-0 draw at Sevilla. After suffering a disappointing 1-0 loss in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 first-leg tie at Bayer Leverkusen on Wednesday, the Rojiblancos saw their hopes…

    • Mourinho picks his three men of the match ... and none of them even played!

      Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho hailed the members of his squad who did not play in Sunday's League Cup final win against Tottenham as his "men of the match". The Blues saw off their London rivals 2-0 on Sunday, with captain John Terry scoring the first just before half-time and Kyle Walker netting…

      • Myanmar captures rare white elephant in western jungles

        Myanmar's forestry department has captured a rare white elephant in the jungles of the country's western Ayeyarwaddy region, an official said Sunday. White elephants, which are actually albinos, have been revered for centuries in Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and other Asian nations. Myanmar already has…

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        • Pellegrini: Liverpool defeat damages Manchester City title bid

          Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini acknowledges that his side face an uphill challenge to retain their Premier League title after Sunday's defeat by Liverpool. Goals from Jordan Henderson and Philippe Coutinho either side of Edin Dzeko's 50th Premier League strike won it for the hosts,…

          • Pamela Anderson: It’s nothing personal

            Pamela Anderson has quit social media. Revealing her decision, Pamela tweeted: “Bye Bye Twitter, Face Book and Instagram. Pamela had been a regular user of the sites, and had over a million followers on Twitter.

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            • Singapore founding father Lee's condition improves slightly

              The condition of Singapore's 91-year-old founding father, Lee Kuan Yew, has improved slightly as he remains on life support in intensive care, the government said Saturday. Lee, who is being treated for severe pneumonia, remains sedated and on mechanical ventilation in the ICU at Singapore General…

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              • Buffett recommends investing in stocks but avoiding mistakes

                Billionaire Warren Buffett says owning stocks is the key to building wealth over time, but investors must avoid the common mistakes of trading too often and paying high investment fees. Buffett says his Berkshire Hathaway Inc. conglomerate benefited over the past 50 years from the S&P 500's growth…

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                • Activists say Islamic State releases 19 Syrian Christians

                  The Islamic State group released at least 19 Christians on Sunday who were among the more than 220 people the militants took captive in northeastern Syria last week, activists and a local leader said. The news provided a modicum of relief to a Christian Assyrian community that has been devastated…

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                  • Mancini: Podolski not offering Inter enough

                    Roberto Mancini has admitted that struggling striker Lukas Podolski is simply not offering Inter enough quality or incision up front. Podolski joined the Nerazzurri on loan from Arsenal during the winter transfer window but the Germany international has yet to net a Serie A goal in eight…

                    • Indonesia's stance 'clear' on Australians' executions: Widodo

                      Indonesian President Joko Widodo has said his country's stance is "clear" on the pending executions of two Australian drug smugglers, despite the suggestion by Australia's prime minister that he is "carefully considering" his position. The executions by firing squad of Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew…

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                      • Big Bang, Deflated? Universe May Have Had No Beginning

                        In the new formulation, the universe was never a singularity, or an infinitely small and infinitely dense point of matter. "Our theory suggests that the age of the universe could be infinite," said study co-author Saurya Das, a theoretical physicist at the University of Lethbridge in Alberta,…

                        • Chile's president meets with ailing teen who asked to die

                          Chile's president went to a hospital Saturday to meet with a 14-year-old girl who shocked the country by going on YouTube to plead for the leader to let doctors euthanize her because she is tired of her struggle with cystic fibrosis. A government statement said President Michelle Bachelet talked…

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                          • Rare Roman Tombstone Discovered in England

                            A 1,800-year-old tombstone was discovered at a Roman cemetery in England this week. Because of its inscription, archaeologists know who was buried in the grave: a 27-year-old woman named Bodica. "It's incredibly rare," Neil Holbrook, of Cotswold Archaeology, told Live Science.

                            • Kim Kardashian 'making time for Bruce'

                              Kim Kardashian reportedly feels guilty that she hasn't been there for Bruce Jenner. Bruce was recently involved in a four car pileup, which resulted in one fatality. Kim still enjoys a close bond with Bruce, who split up with her mother Kris after 22 years of marriage in 2013, and is allegedly…

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                              • Mugabe holds lavish 91st birthday bash by Victoria Falls

                                By Philimon Bulawayo VICTORIA FALLS, Zimbabwe (Reuters) - Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe celebrated his 91st birthday with a lavish party by the spectacular Victoria Falls on Saturday, prompting many Zimbabweans to question once again when he would leave office and who would succeed him. Mugabe…

                                • Prince William dons samurai gear on Japan tour

                                  Britain's Prince William donned the trappings of feudal nobility in Japan Saturday, wearing the helmet and clothes of an ancient samurai during a tour of a TV studio. William, whose own military career saw him taking the controls of an ultra-modern helicopter, asked: "How does it look?" "It really…

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                                  • Chris and Gwyneth's 'newfound closeness'

                                    Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin have reportedly discovered a "newfound closeness". Over Valentine's Day weekend the family spent time together in Malibu, where Gwyneth, 42, and 37-year-old Chris were snapped walking arm-in-arm along the beach. "Now Gwyn has told friends that she and Chris have a…

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                                    • Nadal wins first title of year in Argentina

                                      By Rex Gowar BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Rafael Nadal won his first title of the year with a 6-4 6-1 victory over Juan Monaco in a rain-interrupted Argentine Open final on Sunday. Nadal, showing marked progress in his comeback from injury and other woes last year, notched his 65th career title and…

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