• Bruce Jenner ‘completes sex change’

    Bruce Jenner is now officially a woman, it has been claimed. The former Olympian confirmed his plans to transition from male to female in an interview with Diane Sawyer last month. “The procedure involved reshaping Bruce’s male genitalia into that of a woman,” a source told the outlet.

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    • U.S. hopes Chinese island-building will spur Asian response

      By David Alexander WASHINGTON (Reuters) - By releasing video of Beijing’s island reclamation work and considering more assertive maritime actions, the United States is signaling a tougher stance over the South China Sea and trying to spur Asian partners to more action. The release last week of the…

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      • Mayweather looms over Khan-Algieri match-up

        Britain's former world champion Amir Khan is aiming to punch his ticket to a bout with Floyd Mayweather on Friday with a victory over Chris Algieri in a non-title welterweight fight. Khan, the former unified light-welterweight world champion who headlines a card at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn,…

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        • Kenyan lawyer offers '50 cows' for marrying Obama's daughter

          Nairobi, May 27 (ANI): A Kenyan lawyer has asked for President Barack Obama's elder daughter Malia's hand in marriage, and is ready to offer the US First Family 50 cows, 70 sheep and 30 goats as bride price. Kiprono, who claims to be writing a letter to the US president asking him to bring Malia,…

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          • What Happens When a Harvard Engineer Gets Robbed?

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            • Portman reflects on Harvard education

              Natalie Portman was keen to prove she was more than “just a dumb actress” when she arrived at Harvard University. The 33-year-old actress attended Harvard from 1999 to 2003, and left with a degree in psychology. "When I came in as a freshman in 1999, I felt like there had been some mistake and that…

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              • 2,000-Year-Old Water Supply System Uncovered in Jerusalem

                Part of an ancient aqueduct built more than 2,000 years ago to transport water into the city of Jerusalem was uncovered during a recent construction project, according to the Israel Antiquities Authority. A section of the so-called Lower Aqueduct was discovered in the modern-day neighborhood of Umm…

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                • Sony Xperia Z3+ hands-on

                    Overview Sony unveiled its newest flagship smartphone, the 5.2-inch Xperia Z3+, today. Known in Japan as the Z4 (the Japan version includes Digital TV and a Japan-specific FeliCA RFID smart card reader), the Z3+ boasts a slimmer, lighter design, a

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                  • Washington gumbo lover leaves $2,000 tip on $93 restaurant bill

                    A Washington man shocked the staff of a neighborhood restaurant earlier this week by leaving a $2,000 for a meal of beer and gumbo he shared with a friend, the proprietor said Wednesday. The man, described by Blue 44's owner Chris Nardelli as a gumbo-loving regular who lives nearby, left the tip on…

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                    • Top 10 highest-paid CEOs

                      NEW YORK (AP) -- Here are the 10 highest-paid CEOs for 2014, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive pay data firm: 1. David Zaslav, Discovery Communications, $156.1 million, up 368 percent

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                      • Lily Collins reunites with ex

                        Lily Collins thinks “life works in mysterious ways”. The Love, Rosie actress made the statement in a gushing Instagram post as she confirmed that she had reunited with ex-boyfriend Jamie Campbell-Bower. Lily also shared a second picture, where Jamie, 26, can be seen kissing her cheek as she looked…

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                        • 'Dementor' wasp, giant stick insect among new Mekong finds

                          From a soul-sucking 'dementor' wasp named after a creature from the Harry Potter books to a half-metre long stick insect, scientists identified 139 new species in the Greater Mekong Region in 2014, according to a new report. Many of the newly-described species are already under threat from new…

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                          • Singapore Airlines Airbus loses power in-flight to both engines

                            A Singapore Airlines (SIA) Airbus plane carrying 194 people temporarily lost power to both engines on a recent flight to Shanghai, SIA confirmed Wednesday after a flight tracker said the plane had to descend 13,000 feet (3.96 kilometres) before normal operation was restored. The carrier said it was…

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                            • Senate probes lapses in British school student’s suicide

                              The Senate committee on education conducted a hearing yesterday on the possible lapses of the British School Manila (BSM) in the suicide of an 18-year-old high school student in February. The Senate committee hearing was supposed to focus on the proposed Senate Resolution 2147 of Senators Antonio…

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                              • Philippine, Vietnam troops play sports on disputed island

                                Filipino and Vietnamese troops played football and tug-of-war on a disputed South China Sea island on Wednesday, officials said, closing ranks as their rival China ramps up construction of artificial islands. The games took place on Philippine-held Northeast Cay, just 2.7 kilometres (1.7 miles)…

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                                • Shania Twain: I thought I’d never sing again

                                  Shania Twain was convinced she’d never sing again after suffering a mysterious illness. The 49-year-old Man! I Feel Like a Woman! songstress was diagnosed with dysphonia around five years ago, a condition which causes muscles to squeeze and thus put excessive pressure on the voice box.

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                                  • Ranking the 2015 NBA draft's top shooters

                                    It doesn't take more than a few minutes of watching an NBA playoff game to realize how important outside shooting has become to the way the sport is evolving these days. Great shooters open the floor for their teammates to operate and make the offense

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                                    • Roxas-Poe in 2016 pushed

                                      Administration lawmakers “campaigned” yesterday for a tandem of Interior and Local Government Secretary Manuel Roxas II and Sen. Grace Poe for the Liberal Party (LP) in the 2016 elections. Batangas Rep. Nelson Collantes said a Roxas-Poe team is ideal since the interior secretary could make up for…

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