• Saudi airstrikes in Yemen target rebel stronghold in north

    Saudi Arabia bombed the northern stronghold of Yemen's Shiite rebels and key military installations on Friday, the second day of a campaign that military officials said was aimed at neutralizing air defenses ahead of a possible ground invasion. The airstrikes have struck at least six provinces,…

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    • Review: Despite its star power, 'Serena' has no spark

      Despite its prestigious pedigree, "Serena," starring Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence, is likely to be remembered as another example of the curious, inexplicable science of moviemaking. "Serena," directed by the Danish filmmaker Susanne Bier ("In a Better World"), is based on Ron Rash's 2008…

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      • Chile beaten 2-0 by Iran in Copa America warmup game

        Chile slumped to a 2-0 defeat against Iran on Thursday in its second-to-last warmup game before hosting the Copa America in June. Iran captain Javad Nekounam scored from short range from Andranik Teymourian's corner in the 21st minute when he was left unmarked at the far post. It was Nekounam's…

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        • Angelina Jolie doesn't have cancer — here's why she had her ovaries and breasts removed

          "I did not do this solely because I carry the BRCA1 gene mutation," Jolie clarified, in her New York Times essay about removing her ovaries. Mutations in the BRCA genes (there are two, named 1 and 2 respectively) increase a person's risk for cancers, including breast and ovarian. While this is only…

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          • Anushka Sharma - Virat Kohli Jokes Go Viral

            As Virat Kohli has flopped tremendously in the semi final match against Australia, the twitterati have targeted his girlfriend Anushka Sharma. Anushka, who has flown down to Australia to support team India and  her beau has become the reason for ridicule

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            • Where Filipino expats in UAE are buying villas, flats

              For many Filipinos working in the UAE, which remit millions of dirhams to their home country every year, there is no better investment option than real estate. With property prices in the Philippines rising steadily every year, a growing number of expatriates from the Southeast Asian country are…

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              • Sonam Kapoor Miffed With Aishwarya Rai Bachchan And Katrina Kaif?

                The gorgeous ladies of Bollywood Sonam Kapoor, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Katrina Kaif who are also the brand ambassadors of a leading cosmetic brand, were invited together at an event but clearly the beauties do not share a good camaraderie. Living up to the myth of actresses can never be friends,…

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                • Hopkins: Mayweather can beat Pacquiao by ‘controversial decision’

                  Bernard Hopkins, boxing’s ageless wonder, picked Floyd Mayweather Jr. to win over Manny Pacquiao in their megafight–in one odd way. “I say Floyd wins by controversial decision,” the 50-year-old Hopkins told CBS Sports. Hopkins, one of boxing’s greatest middleweights, said Mayweather will face an…

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                  • Obama just shot down Netanyahu's effort to walk back his rejection of a 2-state solution

                    During a press conference with Afghan president Ashraf Ghani, President Barack Obama was asked about the state of relations between the US and Israel. In the runup to Israel's March 17th national elections, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued a statement in which he said he didn't believe his…

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                    • Another police officer tries luck in pageant

                      After a hunk policeman carved out a name for himself in the pageant industry, a female police officer is set to do the same. Sofia Loren Deliu, a graduate of the Philippine National Police Academy Mandilaab class of 2014, is included in the official list of candidates of Miss Philippines Earth this…

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                      • Pauleen Luna’s message to Vic Sotto’s kids, Danica and Oyo Boy

                        More than money, Luna said there were “a lot of reasons, too many to mention” for being with Sotto, one of the pillars of the long-running noontime show Eat Bulaga and one of the country’s more successful television and movie personalities.

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                        • Woman behind NBA ex-owner Donald Sterling's downfall denies they had romance

                          By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The woman whose recording of former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling making racist remarks that cost him his NBA franchise testified in court on Thursday that she loved him but insisted again that they never had a romantic relationship. V. Stiviano,…

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                          • Airlines introduce two-person cockpit rule after Alps crash

                            By Victoria Bryan and Tim Hepher BERLIN/PARIS (Reuters) - Airlines rushed on Thursday to change their rules so as to require a second crew member in the cockpit at all times, hours after French prosecutors suggested a co-pilot who barricaded himself alone at the controls of a jetliner had crashed…

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                            • This photo may convince you to never fly anything but Virgin America ever again

                              Earlier this week, I flew economy from New York to San Francisco on Virgin America. From now on, Virgin America will be my preferred carrier for this route. Take a look at this photo I took of my laptop, mid-flight.

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                              • Here's the simple explanation for Instagram photo at the center of the LeBron James-Kevin Love awkwardness

                                (AP)The odd relationship between Kevin Love and the LeBron James revealed itself again this week, and it all started because of an Instagram photo. All year long LeBron has been posting celebratory pictures with a few teammates on Instagram after games

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                                • Steve Jobs described Apple's purpose in 2 perfect sentences when he was only 22

                                  Early in the book, it's clear that Jobs became immortal because he had something in the late '70s that nobody else had: the conviction that a computer didn't have to be shared between four or five people in a lab — it could be used by just one person.

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                                  • Disbelief, shock worldwide at co-pilot's role in Alps crash

                                    Around the world, from leaders to pilots to victims' relatives to ordinary people, the news that prosecutors believe a 27-year-old co-pilot deliberately sent Germanwings Flight 9525 straight into a French mountain produced a range of emotions. French prosecutor Brice Robin said Andreas Lubitz was…

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