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‘Non-Stop’ movie tells an entertaining, yet implausible, story – Fox News

Fox NewsAn angry Liam Neeson is a fun Liam Neeson, and “Non-Stop” gives the brawny Irish star a chance to snarl and flex his might at 37,000 feet. In a career as varied as they come, Neeson has lately become comfortable as America’s leading action star. Go figure.‘Non-Stop’: Liam Neeson, Armed And Dangerous AgainNPRMovie review: […]

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Lenovo banks on $1 BEELLION Moto turnaround in SIX quarters – Register

RegisterLenovo boss Yang Yuanqing has boasted that he can wipe Motorola Mobility’s $1bn-a-year (£600m) losses in just six quarters once his firm takes the helm at the handset maker. Yang told Bloomberg on the sidelines of Mobile World Congress this week that …MotoMaker Coming to Mexico and Western Europe ShortlyIntoMobileMoto Maker for Moto X coming […]

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Two officers killed after fire erupts inside INS Sindhuratna – Times of India

Times of IndiaMUMBAI/NEW DELHI: Two officers were feared killed and seven sailors injured when a fire erupted on board a submarine, INS Sindhuratna, around 40 nautical miles off Mumbai in the early hours of Wednesday. The Navy said the two officers, a lieutenant …Indian Navy chief resigns hours after submarine mishap off Mumbai coastXinhuaAK Antony […]

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Australian TV star Charlotte Dawson found dead – Washington Post

Washington PostSYDNEY — Australian TV star and former model Charlotte Dawson, who became an anti-bullying activist after she was targeted online, has been found dead at age 47. Famed for TV shows such as “Australia’s Next Top Model,” the New Zealand-born star had …Trolled to death: Model Charlotte Dawson bombarded with vile messages over …Daily […]

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Tamil Nadu government decides to release all seven Rajiv Gandhi’s killers – Times of India

Times of IndiaCHENNAI: A day after the Supreme Court commuted death sentences of three men convicted in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case, the Tamil Nadu cabinet on Wednesday decided to release them and other convicts after due consultations with the Centre.Tamil Nadu to release all convicts in Rajiv Gandhi assassination caseHindustan TimesIndia minister orders release […]

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Andhra CM Reddy quits, says UPA passed Telangana bill like a ‘thief’ – Hindustan Times

Hindustan TimesAndhra Pradesh chief minister N Kiran Kumar Reddy on Wednesday said that he is going to step down from his post and quit Congress to protest the UPA government’s decision to bifurcate the state and create India’s 29th state Telanagna. Andhra Pradesh …Both houses of Parliament repeatedly adjournedThe HinduTelangana LIVE: Bill passed by throwing […]

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Ahead of S5 launch, Samsung unveils mid-range Galaxy Core with leather and … – ZDNet

ZDNetGalaxy Core LTE_B1 copy Galaxy Core LTE. Credit: Samsung. Ahead of Samsung’s expected launch of the Galaxy S5 later this month, the Korean company has released a new 4.5-inch LTE-enabled phone, the Galaxy Core LTE, which looks to be aimed at …Samsung Galaxy S5 fingerprint sensor ‘confirmed’ ahead of MWC revealInquirerSamsung ups the ante on […]

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Lok Sabha polls in mind, BJP waits for LG Najeeb Jung’s move – Indian Express

Indian ExpressThe BJP on Friday described Kejriwal’s resignation as an attempt to “cover up” his government’s failure to fulfill promises, and questioned his moral authority. (Express Archive). Summary. The BJP has 32 MLAs along with SAD, which makes them the largest …Introduction of Lokpal Bill defeated amid chaos in Delhi AssemblyThe HinduWe tried to work […]

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Delhi Chief Minister Kejriwal announces resignation – Daily Times

Daily TimesNEW DELHI: Delhi’s firebrand Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced his resignation on Friday to protest the blocking of an anti-corruption bill, fewer than 50 days after taking power in the Indian capital. “My cabinet has decided that we are quitting. Here is …Delhi anti-corruption chief minister Arvind Kejriwal quitsBBC NewsArvind Kejriwal quits over Jan […]

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Scarlett Johansson quits Oxfam role over SodaStream row – BBC News

BBC NewsActress Scarlett Johansson has quit as an ambassador for Oxfam amid a row over her support for an Israeli company that operates in the occupied West Bank. A spokesman for the actress said she had a “fundamental difference of opinion” with the …Scarlett Johansson Steps Down as Oxfam AmbassadorTIMEScarlett Johansson ends relationship with Oxfam […]

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Gay Sex is a Crime and Will Stay a Crime, Says India’s Top Judges – TIME

TIMEIndia’s Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected petitions from the government and gay rights activists to review an earlier decision that recriminalized gay sex in the country. In December last year, the court overturned a historic 2009 Delhi High Court judgment …Vikram Seth’s poetic response to SC order on gay sexTimes of IndiaSection 377: Homosexual behaviour […]

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BlackBerry rolls out 10.2.1 with renewed focus on productivity and enhanced … – Firstpost

FirstpostBlackBerry has rolled out an update to the BlackBerry 10 OS, releasing version 10.2.1 globally through operators. While it may seem like a smaller incremental update as compared to the move from 10.1 to 10.2, in reality 10.2.1 brings several new …BlackBerry releases major OS updateNews24BlackBerry 10 OS updated with new lock screen feature, offline […]

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Indian media: Rahul Gandhi’s words – BBC News

BBC NewsMedia in India are analysing Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi’s first major TV interview ahead of the general elections. Mr Gandhi is leading the party’s ‘ campaign for the elections due by May this year and many see his interview to the Times Now …Gandhi ridiculed after lacklustre TV showingFinancial TimesGujarat government abetted 2002 […]

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Envoy Reports Progress On Women, Children In Syria Talks – RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty

RadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyThe Geneva II peace conference offers the best opportunity yet to deescalate the Syrian conflict. But it starts with low expectations for success. TEXT SIZE – +. January 25, 2014. An international envoy has reported some progress at the peace talks in Geneva …Ups and downs of talks leave Syrian government and the opposition queasyCNN […]

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Japan to give Indians 3-yr multiple-entry visas – Indian Express

Indian ExpressIndians can now get a “three-year” visa with “multiple” entries to visit Japan, a senior official in the Shinzo Abe administration said here Sunday. As Abe participated in the Republic Day parade as its chief guest, Japan foreign ministry’s Press secretary Kuni …Japan enters where China is barred – northeast IndiaTimes of IndiaChina in […]

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Selena Gomez’s Week From Hell: Intruder Arrested For ‘Trespassing At Star’s … – Entertainmentwise

EntertainmentwiseAs if having to deal with Justin Bieber’s latest brush with the law wasn’t enough to deal with, poor Selena Gomez has also been the victim of an intruder trespassing on her Californian home, according to reports. It’s unknown whether The Come And Get It star …Fan fright for Selena Gomez as man is arrested […]

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Free and fair election in doubt after protesters block voters in Bangkok – The Age

The AgeProtest leader Suthep Thaugsuban gestures as he leads anti-government protesters marching through Bangkok’s shopping district. Photo: Reuters. Bangkok: Anti-government protesters on Sunday blocked many people wanting to vote early in Thailand’s …PDRC shut down some advance pollsBangkok PostBangkok Shutdown: Thailand set for advance voting despite rally disruptionStraits TimesThailand set for advance voting despite rally […]

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Thai govt offers to put off Feb 2 polls – Indian Express

Indian ExpressThe protesters, who launched their anti-government campaign in November, have been demanding that Yingluck should step down and make way for an unelected “people’s council”. Tweet This …Protesters ready to cripple advance votingBangkok PostThai govt offers to put off polls, protesters rebuff proposalZee NewsUPDATE 1-Thai government wants end to protests but promises no crackdownReutersHouston […]

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Ex-leader seeks to leave Pakistan – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeISLAMABAD — Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf wants to undergo medical treatment for a heart condition abroad, defense lawyers in his high treason trial said Friday. The military hospital treating Musharraf submitted a second report Friday …Musharraf wants treatment in country of his choiceBusiness StandardAFIC report helps Musharraf but degrades its imageThe News InternationalHigh […]

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Samsung Profits Decline As Growth Slows – InformationWeek

InformationWeekSales of Samsung’s smartphones fell slightly during the fourth quarter as the world’s leading smartphone maker offers weak outlook moving into 2014. alt= 10 Wearables To Watch At CES 2014. (click image for larger view and slideshow). Samsung has spent …Samsung Profit Growth Slows As Galaxy Faces Heat From iPhone And Cheaper …TechCrunchSamsung profit growth […]

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My mother was too strong to commit suicide, Sunanda’s son says – Times of India

Times of IndiaNEW DELHI: Sunanda Pushkar’s son has come out in the defence of Union minister Shashi Tharoor even as he strongly rejected the possibility of his mother committing suicide. In a signed statement released to the media, Sunanda’s son, Shiv Menon has …Wife of Indian minister had Canadian connectionToronto StarTharoor’s Stepson Rules out Mother’s […]

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New Zealand quake fells airport Hobbit eagle sculpture – BBC News

BBC NewsPeople in the city of Wellington have described the moment a 6.3 magnitude earthquake rattled New Zealand’s North Island. The quake struck 38km (24 miles) north-east of Masterton at 15:52 local time (02:52 GMT) with no reports of major damage or serious …Earthquake rocks New Zealand lower North IslandSydney Morning HeraldNew Zealand earthquake: Hobbit […]

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Gandhi to Lead Campaign for India’s Ruling Party – ABC News

ABC NewsMembers of India’s ruling Congress party erupted in rapturous applause Friday for Rahul Gandhi, heir to the country’s Nehru-Gandhi political dynasty, who is leading the struggling party’s campaign for a general election in May. Congress announced late …Rahul Gandhi attacks Oppn for ‘marketing gimmicks’, says Congress MPs will …Hindustan TimesCongress MPs will choose PM […]