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Entertainment

Oscars 2014: Take our Best Picture poll – CBS News

CBS NewsNominees for Best Picture at the 86th Academy Awards, clockwise, from top left: “American Hustle,” “Captain Phillips,” “The Wolf of Wall Street,” “Dallas Buyers Club,” “Gravity,” “12 Years a Slave,” “Philomena,” “Nebraska” and “Her.” CBS News. Shares.7 of Oscars Most Memorable Acceptance SpeechesCelebuzzOscar Week video: Breaking down the best actor categoryNewsOK.comOscars 2014 preview and […]

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Antigovernment Protesters Retreat From Bangkok Street Shutdown – New York Times

New York TimesBANGKOK — In what appeared to be a major retreat by the movement to overthrow the Thai government, antigovernment protesters on Friday said they were abandoning their campaign to shut down Bangkok and would dismantle their blockades of major …Thai opposition protesters to end Bangkok ‘shutdown’Daily TimesThailand Protest Leader To Move Rallies to […]

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Entertainment

Non-Stop: Bring back the Liam Neeson who likes to wreak vengeance – The Globe and Mail

The Globe and MailNo one beats the living hell out of bad guys so thoroughly enjoyably on screen as Liam Neeson. It makes no sense, but there it is. The rebirth of dopey rom-com king Matthew McConaughey into a respected, serious, award-winning actor (coined the …Non-Stop: Liam Neeson’s ‘particular set of skills’ still in high […]

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Los Angeles

Qantas A380, Boeing 747 Collide at Los Angeles Airport – NBCNews.com

NBCNews.comAn Airbus A380 superjumbo belonging to Australian airline Qantas collided with a Boeing 747-700 jumbo from the same airline while being towed at Los Angeles International airport late Thursday. No passengers were onboard either of the large jets, but …Jumbo Planes’ Wings Brush in Los Angeles AirportBloombergQantas jets collide at Los Angeles airportThe Times (subscription)Qantas […]

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News

Armed men in unmarked uniforms patrol top Crimea airport in Ukraine; tensions … – Fox News

Fox NewsSIMFEROPOL, Ukraine – Dozens of armed men in military uniforms without markings are patrolling the airport in the capital of Ukraine’s strategic Crimea region. An Associated Press photographer saw men armed with assault rifles Friday morning at the …Crimea sets date for autonomy vote amid gunmen, anti-Kiev protests (+video)Christian Science MonitorRussian troop movements near […]

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SA must condemn Uganda gay law – SAHRC – News24

News24Explore the vibrant restaurants, bars and cultural life of Johannesburg before heading off for… Now R251.00 buy now. Johannesburg – South Africa must speak out against homophobic Ugandan legislation, the SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) said on …Diplomatic pressure did not stop an absurd lawThe EconomistUganda slapped with aid cuts over anti-gay lawBusinessweekUganda Shrugs Off […]

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tech

NASA discovers 715 new planets – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Our galactic neighborhood just got a lot bigger. NASA on Wednesday announced the discovery of 715 new planets, by far the biggest batch of planets ever unveiled at once. By way of comparison, about 1,000 planets total had been identified in our …NASA Discovers 715 Planets Outside Our Solar SystemForbesNASA Kepler telescope discovers […]

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Entertainment

Actor Sullivan Stapleton seriously injured in Bangkok while filming Strike Back … – NEWS.com.au

Actor Sullivan Stapleton seriously injured in Bangkok while filming Strike Back …NEWS.com.auAUSTRALIAN actor Sullivan Stapleton has been seriously injured while filming a television series in Thailand. The Melbourne-born actor’s injuries are unknown but production the British series Strike Back has been delayed for six months. Stapleton, 36, was …Oz Actor Sullivan Stapleton Injured in ThailandVarietyStrike […]

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tech

NASA Kepler telescope discovers 715 new planets – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldNASA has announced a torrent of new planet discoveries, hailing a “bonanza” of 715 worlds now known outside the solar system thanks to the Kepler space telescope’s planet-hunting mission. A new method for verifying potential planets led to the volume of …Jackpot! NASA’s Kepler telescope finds ‘mother lode’ of 715 planetsLos Angeles TimesNASA […]

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tech

Bitcoin exchange’s collapse is probed by US and Japanese regulators – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesU.S. and Japanese regulators are investigating the collapse of the world’s largest exchange for trading bitcoins, the virtual currency that has grown in popularity among technophiles for buying products and services online. The separate investigations were …Bitcoin lovers lament transaction malleability: Got goxxed?ZDNetLawmaker seeks to ban Bitcoin in U.S.PCWorldMt. Gox CEO Mark Karpeles: […]

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Entertainment

Can Bryan Cranston resurrect Godzilla? – Sydney Morning Herald

Can Bryan Cranston resurrect Godzilla?Sydney Morning HeraldProducers hope that the movie, a joint creation between Warner Bros and Legendary Pictures, will resurrect Godzilla in the same way that Legendary did with the Batman franchise in the 2005 film Batman Begins. As well as a frantic Cranston, the trailer … …read more Source: Godzilla Movie News […]

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News

What the government isn’t telling you about Bangkok – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldBangkok: I write this after a night of gun battles across the Thai capital. The Australian government’s smartraveller.gov.au advisory for travellers doesn’t say it. But it’s time to speak bluntly: Do not enter or go near anti-government protest sites in Bangkok.Gunfire becomes new norm in Thai capitalReutersThailand’s rice mountain offers grain of hope […]

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tech

Fingerprint security convenient, but not flawless – Washington Post

Washington PostBARCELONA, Spain — Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy S5 smartphone will be at least the third to have a fingerprint sensor for security but it’s alone in letting you use that for general shopping, thanks to a partnership with PayPal. The sensor brings convenience …Hands-On With Samsung’s New Galaxy S5 SmartphoneWiredSamsung Galaxy S5: Betting on basics […]

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tech

Review roundup: Critics praise ‘clutter free’ Samsung Galaxy S5 – Firstpost

FirstpostSamsung has finally unveiled its latest flagship device, the Galaxy S5 smartphone at the Mobile World Congress. Samsung hasn’t gone for anything too drastic as far as the phone’s design is concerned, and it looks exactly like the S4 except with a slightly …One year on, Tizen has its sights set on smartwatches and carsCNETSamsung […]

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tech

Samsung Galaxy S5 has one thing the iPhone doesn’t…. – USA TODAY

USA TODAYSamsung unveiled its newest Galaxy S5 at the Mobile World Congress. It features a 5.1-inch screen, a fingerprint sensor, a heartrate sensor, and it’s waterproof. Loading… Post to Facebook. Samsung Galaxy S5 has one thing the iPhone doesn’t…. on …Samsung Gear FitCNETGroundhog Day: Why the Samsung Galaxy S5 is just another Android deviceZDNetSamsung ditches […]

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tech

Samsung Galaxy S5 Fails To Wow – InformationWeek

InformationWeekSamsung’s new Galaxy 5S flagship smartphone has a fingerprint sensor, improved camera, and Download Booster, but it is evolutionary — not revolutionary. Mobile World Congress: 5 Hot Gadgets. (Click image for larger view and slideshow.) Samsung …Perfect Fit: Why the Samsung Gear Fit might be a hint of wristbands to comeCNETSamsung announces Galaxy S5 with […]

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News

Ukraine crisis: Russia steps up Ukraine rhetoric – BBC News

BBC NewsRussia has stepped up its rhetoric against Ukraine’s new Western-leaning leadership as tensions rise over the ousting of President Viktor Yanukovych. Russian PM Dmitry Medvedev said interim authorities in Kiev had conducted an “armed mutiny”. And the …Ousted Ukraine leader charged with mass murderDallas Morning NewsUkraine seeks $35 billion of aid as Russia questions […]

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tech

Microsoft cuts Windows price for manufacturers by 70 per cent to counter rivals … – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldMicrosoft is cutting the price of Windows 8.1 by 70 per cent for makers of low-cost computers and tablets as they try to fend off cheaper rivals like Google’s Chromebooks, people familiar with the program said. Manufacturers will be charged $US15 ($16.73) to …Microsoft resets Windows Phone to reach lower cost marketsEconomic TimesMicrosoft […]

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At least 21 Afghan soldiers killed, seven kidnapped by Taliban – ABC Online

ABC OnlineAt least 21 soldiers have been killed and seven kidnapped by Taliban in a raid on a border outpost, prompting Afghan President Hamid Karzai to blame Pakistan for failing to eliminate “terror nests”. The attack in the eastern province of Kunar was the single …Taliban kill 21 Afghan soldiers in predawn attackSydney Morning HeraldTaliban […]

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They got ‘Shorty’ — now what? Next steps unclear after ‘El Chapo’ Guzman’s … – CNN

CNN(CNN) — Could the captured Sinaloa cartel boss who was one of Mexico’s most wanted fugitives be heading to the United States for trial? He will, if U.S. federal prosecutors have anything to say about it. Bob Nardoza, a spokesman for the U.S. attorney’s office …Safe houses key to drug king captureWashington PostDrug lord Guzman […]

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Entertainment

Australian TV personality Charlotte Dawson, 47, found dead at Sydney apartment – New York Daily News

New York Daily NewsFormer “Australia’s Next Top Model” judge and TV personality Charlotte Dawson was found dead at her home in a Sydney suburb on Saturday. Police said there were no suspicious circumstances surrounding the 47-year-old’s death, according to The Sunday …Australian TV star Charlotte Dawson found deadBoston HeraldAustralian TV Personality Charlotte Dawson May Have […]

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Entertainment

Australian TV personality Charlotte Dawson commits suicide – Fox News

Fox NewsApril 26, 200. Charlotte Dawson arrives on the red carpet for the MTV Australia awards in Sydney. Australian TV star and former model Dawson was found dead at age 47 in her Sydney apartment on Saturday morning, Feb. 22, 2014, following a history of …Australian TV star Charlotte Dawson found deadWashington PostAustralian TV Personality […]

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tech

Charlotte Dawson death: BeyondBlue CEO hits out at social media – The Guardian

The GuardianAmid the public outpouring of grief that followed, many on social media pointed at hateful comments directed at Dawson in recent months. One user wrote: “Trolls that abused & tormented @MsCharlotteD, you have blood on your hands & YOU are responsible …People take to social media to pay tribute to Charlotte DawsonSydney Morning HeraldIt’s […]

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News

Thai government supporters vow to ‘deal with’ Bangkok protesters – Reuters

ReutersBANGKOK (Reuters) – Supporters of Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra promised on Sunday to get tough with anti-government protesters paralyzing parts of Bangkok, raising tension in a protracted crisis hours after a deadly attack on a protest rally.One Killed, At Least 34 Injured at Rally in ThailandWall Street JournalChild among three killed in attack on […]

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Sports

Canada beats US 1-0 to reach Olympic gold-medal hockey game – CBS News

CBS NewsCanada beats U.S. 1-0 to reach Olympic gold-medal hockey game. Shares … Ice Dome. The Canadians are on the brink of their third gold medal in four Olympics, and they’re guaranteed their first medals outside North America in 20 years. Play Video …2014 Winter Olympics: Canada beats USA 1-0, advances to gold medal gameSportingNews.comSochi […]

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tech

Facebook deal for $19b app no shock to tech execs – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeFacebook’s $19 billion acquisition of the mobile messaging startup WhatsApp was widely labeled a stunner, but the news seemed to surprise no one in local tech circles Thursday. Even the price tag — higher than the stock market value of corporate giants …WhatsApp with Facebook’s $19 billion buy? Keeping on messageSydney Morning HeraldFacebook to […]