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Monk attempts 'running on water' record

Shi Liliang from the Quanzhou Shaolin Temple's previous record was set at 120 metres - can he beat that feat?

  • Salman Khan reacts to PRDP poster's comparison to ‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam’

    The first poster of Salman Khan’s ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Payo’ with Sonam Kapoor has not only got the fans exciting but has also sparked a debate on the social media.
  • Kendall Jenner steals Balmain as Rihanna arrives in Paris

    PARIS (AP) — Celebrity is in the air at Paris Fashion Week as Rihanna — in a baggy black hoody, shades and sandals — arrived low-key at Charles de Gaulle airport but triggered a paparazzi scrum nonetheless. Meanwhile, Kendall Jenner stole the show at Balmain with actress Jada Pinkett Smith and singer Joe Jonas looking on.

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  • Oil down as U.S. storm worries fade, killing early rally

    By Barani Krishnan NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices fell as much as 1 percent on Thursday as the government's storm monitor altered forecasts for the path of the latest U.S. hurricane, snuffing out an early rally that was prompted by fears of storm damage U.S. East Coast oil installations. Hurricane Joaquin, which strengthened into a powerful Category 3 storm and was moving over the Bahamas, will hit land about 100 miles east of New York City in eastern Long Island as a tropical storm, the National Hurricane Center's (NHC) latest report showed. Earlier, the NHC had forecast that the storm would hit the New Jersey coast and New York Harbor, home to several oil refineries, pipelines and other energy infrastructure.

  • Filipina held in Saudi over suicide vests

    A Filipina has been arrested in Saudi Arabia on suspicion of helping a Syrian to make explosive belts for suicide attacks in the kingdom, the interior ministry said Saturday. The Syrian, identified as Mohamed al-Barazi, is suspected of turning the house they shared in the Saudi capital into a bomb factory, the ministry spokesman said. Police then raided the suspected bomb factory which they found had been booby-trapped.

  • 20 signs your boss actually hates you

    It's not always so obvious when someone hates you — and this is especially true when it...

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  • Stanford University researchers analyzed the language in 125 performance reviews from a tech company and found something disturbing

    It's no secret that women's prospects for professional advancement are often dimmer than men's...

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  • Jaw-dropping images give us a first glimpse of Mars' liquid water

    For years, a team of NASA scientists had pondered over the enigmatic dark streaks lining the...

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  • China and Philippines reach FIBA Asia final

    China and Philippines will meet in the final of the FIBA Asia Championship, with direct Olympic qualification up for grabs.

  • 'Recipe for disaster': Russia strikes Syria for third day as West warns of escalation

    Russia carried out a third day of airstrikes in Syria on Friday and said it had targeted Islamic State jihadists as President Vladimir Putin faced growing international criticism over his military campaign. The Russian defense ministry and the Kremlin said its planes bombed IS targets six times on Friday and also hit the group’s jihadist rival, al-Qaida’s Syrian affiliate al-Nusra Front. But the West is concerned that Russia is also attacking rebel groups opposed to Syrian President Bashar Assad in a bid to bolster its long-time ally. There is always a risk of getting bogged down but in Moscow they’re talking about three to four months of operations…If you do it in a more efficient way, I think you’ll see results.

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  • Tori Spelling Uses the Excuse of a Lie-Detector Test to Basically Brag About Banging Two Guys on Beverly Hills, 90210

    Never one to pass up an opportunity to trend on Twitter, Tori Spelling is starring in Celebrity Lie Detector this Saturday on Lifetime, which is set to coincide with the 26th anniversary of Beverly Hills, 90210 and Lifetime's airing of The Unauthorized Beverly Hills, 90210 Story. While attached to a lie detector, Tori Spelling admitted that she slept with then-boyfriend Brian Austin Green while she was on the show, but also claims to have slept with another one of her original cast members.
  • Victoria Beckham Proves Marriage Is Stronger Than Ever As She Shares Pride For David Beckham

    David and Victoria Beckham are continuing to prove that their marriage is stronger than ever despite the various split rumours, with Posh taking to Instagram to show how proud she is of her husband, who’s returning to Old Trafford for a charity match. David made the announcement on The BBC Radio 1 Breakfast Show with Nick Grimshaw, revealing that he’s returning with Sir Alex Ferguson to play and captain the GB team, while Zinedine Zidane will captain the Rest of the World team, which will be managed by Carlo Ancelotti. Sharing a nostalgic photo of David playing football to congratulate him, Victoria wrote: “Proud of @davidbeckham putting his boots back on again at Old Trafford for the fantastic work of @unicef.

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  • Filipino overseas voting: What you need to know

    Filipino expatriates in Dubai and the northern emirates eligible to vote in next year’s elections no longer have an excuse not to register as the Philippine consulate will be open right through October, including on weekends, to accommodate voters. Overseas voting for the Philippine presidential and national elections will start in the UAE on April 9, 2016 and end on May 6. Filipino expatriates residing in the UAE who will be at least 18 years of age at the time of the election have to register at the consulate in Dubai or embassy in Abu Dhabi in order to vote.

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  • South Asian Actors Are All Over TV This Year

    Priyanka Chopra may be the first Bollywood biggie to take center stage on the small screen Stateside, but she’s hardly the only actor of South Asian descent to make a dent in Hollywood. Vulture rounded up some of the brown folks taking to the small screen these days as way more than your geeky sidekick, along with their two cents on being an actor of color in the industry.
  • Satellite images might show the construction of the first Chinese-made aircraft carrier

    Satellite photos published by IHS Jane's 360 this week might show China's first indigenous...

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  • First Iran hajj dead return -- nine days after stampede

    The first bodies of Iranian pilgrims killed in a stampede at the annual hajj arrived home Saturday -- nine days after the tragedy which sparked anger and criticism of Saudi Arabia. President Hassan Rouhani and other top officials attended a repatriation ceremony for the 104 pilgrims, who were among at least 464 Iranians killed in the September 24 crush. "If it were proved that some (authorities) were guilty in this accident, we will not forgive" the loss of our loved ones, said a sombre Rouhani said, flanked by the heads of the judiciary and parliament as well as the chief of staff of supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's office.

  • Why the number of heart attack cases are growing

    In the UAE, one in four deaths are attributed to heart attacks. The Dubai Health Authority (DHA) doctors took part in the smart clinic to discuss ways to prevent cardiovascular diseases to mark the World Heart Day 2015. According to World Heart Federation, globally heart disease is the leading cause of death in both men and women, and in the UAE one in four deaths are attributed to heart attacks.

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  • The Latest: Rail line from Salzburg to Germany stays closed

    BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — The latest developments in the hundreds of thousands of refugees and other migrants passing through Europe on their way west. All times local.

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  • Venus Williams downs Roberta Vinci to reach Wuhan Open finals

    Venus Williams beat Roberta Vinci in a closely fought three set match, settling a score on behalf of her sister Serena, to reach the Wuhan Open finals.

  • Foreign toll in Saudi hajj stampede passes 1,000

    Saudi authorities have yet to provide a breakdown of the nationalities of the 769 Muslim pilgrims they say were killed in the hajj stampede, but a number of countries have announced the deaths of their citizens.

  • Scientists have discovered a mysterious feature on this distant moon that's 4 times larger than the Grand Canyon

    Pluto is not the only enigmatic object racing through space at the edge of our solar system. It...

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