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Fan arrested for groping ‘Modern Family’ star in Australia – AFP

AFPSydney — Australian police said Friday they had arrested a man for allegedly groping “Modern Family” star Sarah Hyland at an event for fans in Sydney, as the US actress spoke of her distress. Hyland, who plays oldest sibling Haley Dunphy in the smash-hit …Modern Family star indecently assaulted in SydneyWashington PostCharges laid over alleged […]

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1 dead, dozens hurt after unrest at Australian center for asylum seekers – CNN

CNN(CNN) — One person was killed and dozens injured after unrest broke out overnight at an Australian detention center for asylum seekers on a remote island in Papua New Guinea, authorities said Tuesday. Detainees breached fences surrounding the facility …One dead, 77 hurt in riot at Papua New Guinea immigration centreTimes of IndiaAsylum seeker killed […]

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Paper Now Available For iOS In The US, And It Could Be A Facebook … – TechCrunch

TechCrunchFacebook’s new standalone app Paper is now available for download on iOS to everyone in the US, and it’s more than just a content reader. Paper has messages, notifications, search, and a completely redesigned profile. When I asked the team leaders …FiftyThree isn’t happy with Facebook’s Paper and other news from Feb. 3, 2014tuaw.comFacebook’s Paper […]

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Tampa Bay Rays sign Australian relief pitcher Grant Balfour on two-year deal – Herald Sun

Herald SunAUSTRALIAN relief pitcher Grant Balfour has agreed a two-year deal with the Tampa Bay Rays, the Major League Baseball club announced on Thursday. The contract reportedly will bring the former Oakland A’s closing relief ace $US12 million ($A13.6 …NY Mets had interest in Grant Balfour before he signed with RaysNew York Daily NewsBalfour signs […]

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Sochi Olympics terrorism threat: Two more ‘black widow’ suspects identified – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comBy Albina Kovalyova, Richard Engel and Erin McClam, NBC News. SOCHI, Russia — Russian security officials are hunting for two more young Muslim women — so-called “black widow” terror suspects — who they believe are planning to target the final …Experts expect new Sochi threats as Games approachUSA TODAYAddition of relay to Sochi Games, boosts […]

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Li Returns to the Semifinals, And Ivanovic Tumbles Out – New York Times

New York TimesLi Na of China will play either Ana Ivanovic of Serbia or Eugenie Bouchard of Canada next. Renee Mckay/Getty Images. Advertising. MELBOURNE, Australia — The two-time finalist Li Na stayed in contention for another Australian Open title match after …China’s Li Na responds to angry coach in style brushing by Italy’s Flavia …Herald […]

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Thai protesters start Bangkok “shutdown” in bid to topple PM – Reuters

ReutersBANGKOK (Reuters) – Thousands of anti-government protesters began a blockade at major intersections in Bangkok on Monday as they sought to paralyze Thailand’s capital, stepping up pressure on Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra to resign. Police and …Bangkok Shutdown: Protesters Gather at Key IntersectionsTIMEThai Protesters Block Roads in Bid to Shut CapitalABC NewsThai Opposition Protesters Launch […]

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An operation has begun in Antarctica to rescue passengers from ice-bound … – BBC News

BBC NewsA Chinese helicopter arrived close to the vessel, bringing in a crew to assess the landing situation. The aircraft is expected to return within the hour to begin ferrying the first passengers out to another vessel. The Shokalskiy has been trapped since Christmas …Helicopter Rescue Delayed for Stranded Antarctic ShipVoice of AmericaPassenger Rescue From […]

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Egypt Declares Muslim Brotherhood a Terrorist Group – New York Times

New York TimesCAIRO — Egypt’s military-backed leaders designated the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization on Wednesday, outlawing the country’s most successful political movement and vowing to treat anyone who belongs to it — or even takes part in its activities …Analysis: As Egypt hardliners gain, scope for conflict growsReutersMuslim Brotherhood named ‘terrorist’ groupSydney Morning HeraldEgypt […]

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Queen Elizabeth II shares Christmas message of reflection Add to … – The Globe and Mail

The Globe and MailIn her annual Christmas message Queen Elizabeth II calls upon people of faith to take time in the new year to pause for reflection and contemplation. She acknowledges the birth of a new child and the joy the occasion brings. (Dec 25). EMAIL THIS. Share.Behind-the-scenes footage of Prince George’s christening shown in […]

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George stays home as royals go to church – The Australian

The AustralianPRINCE George, the five-month-old baby that has brought fresh “happiness and hope” to the Queen, stayed inside the warmth of Sandringham House playing with wrapping paper as the rest of the royals attended the traditional church service at Sandringham …Queen Elizabeth II attends Christmas serviceHouston ChronicleRoyals arrive at Sandringham church for Christmas serviceBBC NewsShe […]

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Iraqi general among 24 killed in attack – Herald Sun

Herald SunTWENTY-FOUR Iraqi military personnel, including a senior commander, have been killed in an attack in western Iraq, according to police. A series of back-to-back bombings on Saturday occurred as troops were raiding a hideout of insurgents with suspected …Bomb attack kills officers in Iraq’s Anbar provinceBBC News25 killed in attacks in IraqXinhuaIn Iraq, 18 […]

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Nelson Mandela ceremony interpreter branded ‘fake’ – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe sign language interpreter used at Tuesday’s memorial service for Nelson Mandela was being called a “fake” by the Deaf Federation of South Africa. Please get RID of this CLOWN interpreter,please! pic.twitter.com/ziAZ4KBFNZ. — Bruno Peter Druchen …Mandela memorial: Outcry over ‘inept’ sign interpreterBBC NewsNelson Mandela memorial interpreter ‘was a fake’Telegraph.co.ukSign-Language Interpreter at Mandela’s Memorial […]