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Philip Seymour Hoffman died from cocktail of legal and illegal drugs – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukActor Philip Seymour Hoffman died of an accidental drug overdose with a cocktail of legal and illegal substances in his system, according to the New York Medical Examiner’s office. The cause of death was given on Friday afternoon as an acute mixture of …Philip Seymour Hoffman died from lethal drug mixReality TV WorldCoroner: Philip Seymour […]

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Shinawatra to miss anti-graft hearing – The News International

The News InternationalPrime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra is fighting for her political survival as pressure mounts on several fronts — in the streets, the courts and from the National Anti-Corruption Commission. Thailand’s premier is set to skip an anti-corruption panel hearing on …Thai anti-government protesters target PM again despite hint of talksReuters UKThai anti-graft body to […]

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Grim Afghan future if no security pact, says general – Boston Globe

Boston GlobeBAGRAM AIR FIELD, Afghanistan — Depicting a grim future for Afghanistan without US help, the top US military officer said Wednesday that Afghanistan’s refusal to sign a security agreement with the United States may make the fight more difficult this year, …Kerry, Rasmussen Expect Deal After Karzai LeavesRadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyUS army chief fears complete troop withdrawal […]

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A 270m asteroid has swung past Earth almost exactly a year after a meteor burst … – NEWS.com.au

NEWS.com.auJUST days after the anniversary of the Chelyabinsk meteor that injured 1,000 when the spectacular fireball burst over Russia, a massive asteroid has flashed past Earth. The trajectory of the 270m diameter near-Earth asteroid, named 2000 EM26, posed no …CORRECTED-Monday night viewing: close encounter with enormous asteroidReutersWatch LIVE! Jumbo asteroid 2000 EM26 to buzz Earth […]

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Scotland could join EU 18 months after independence vote, says Sturgeon – The Guardian

The GuardianScotland can become independent from the UK legally and become a member of the European Union within 18 months of voting for independence in March 2016, the Scottish deputy first minister Nicola Sturgeon has said. If Scotland votes for independence …Swinney: Scotland will not join ERM or euro currencyBBC NewsBritannia Rues the WavesNew York […]

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Scottish Nationalists Spurned by EU on Osborne’s Warning – Bloomberg

BloombergPedestrians cross a road near the illuminated clock tower of the Balmoral Hotel,… Read More. Pedestrians cross a road near the illuminated clock tower of the Balmoral Hotel, center, on Princes Street in Edinburgh. Close. Close. Open. Photographer: Simon …Independent Scotland would face ‘difficult’ EU vote, Barroso saysThe Globe and MailIndependent Scotland will find it […]

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EU Commission president says Scotland membership not automatic – Financial Times

Financial TimesScotland’s independence campaign was dealt a blow when José Manuel Barroso, European Commission president, said it would be “difficult, if not impossible” for an independent Scotland to join the EU. His comments marked a dramatic toughening of the …Swinney: Scotland will not join ERM or euro currencyBBC NewsJose Manuel Barroso says an independent Scotland […]

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Three Indonesia airports reopen after volcano eruption – Times of India

Times of IndiaJAKARTA: Three airports in Indonesia reopened on Saturday while four others remained closed, officials said, after a volcanic eruption killed three people and forced mass evacuations. Mount Kelud, considered one of the most dangerous volcanoes on the …Indonesia’s Mt Kelud volcano erupts: Tens of thousands flee, airports closedABC OnlineGrouned: More than 200000 people […]

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‘Lego Movie’ stars fall to pieces in adorable blooper reel — VIDEO – Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment WeeklyIf you’ve already seen The Lego Movie once (or twice, or three times — no judgement here, we understand), we have something new for you: A blooper reel from the film. In the video, Chris Pratt’s character botches a seafood/see-food joke, Batman …‘LEGO Movie’ Bloopers Feature More Batman, More Awesome: Watch NowMTV.comPopcorn Panel: Two […]

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Afghan presidential election campaign under way – The News International

The News InternationalKABUL: Candidates for Afghanistan’s April 5 presidential election officially launched their campaigns Sunday with a series of rallies held in Kabul, but it remains to be seen whether the next president will have a closer relationship with the United States than …Campaigns start for Afghan presidencyHerald ScotlandAfghan presidential election campaign beginsBBC NewsAfghan Presidential […]

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Ukraine unrest: Rival politicians face off at summit – BBC News

BBC NewsUkraine’s Foreign Minister Leonid Kozhara and opposition leader Vitali Klitschko have clashed face to face at a security summit in Munich. The two men appeared in a discussion, during which Mr Klitschko showed Mr Kozhara images of injuries he said were …Ukraine protester’s injuries just ‘a scratch’: MinisterTimes of IndiaUkraine opposition rallies after EU, […]

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Ukraine lawmakers approve bill offering protesters amnesty amid opposition … – Fox News

Fox NewsUkraine’s parliament on Wednesday passed a measure offering amnesty to those arrested in two months of protests, but only if demonstrators vacate most of the buildings they occupy. The move was quickly greeted with contempt by the opposition.Ukraine parliament passes protest amnesty lawBBC NewsParliament Offers Kyiv Protesters Conditional AmnestyRadioFreeEurope/RadioLibertyThe Globe in Kiev: Parliament offers […]

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Colter glad he’s face of college athlete union bid – Washington Post

Washington PostKain Colter is the perfect front man for the College Athletes Players Association. Colter is the ideal student-athlete: playmaker as quarterback and receiver, three-time Big Ten all-academic honoree, polished speaker. LERWICK, SCOTLAND – JANUARY 28: …Poll: College players’ union good or bad?ESPN (blog)Northwestern football raises complicated labor questionsUSA TODAYUnionized Football: The Future of College […]

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Rafael Nadal v Grigor Dimitrov: Australian Open 2014 – live! – The Guardian

The GuardianRafael Nadal will inflict extreme pain on this ball very shortly. Photograph: Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty Images. Live. Sort by: Latest first; Oldest first. Auto update: On; Off. Updates: 2.37pm AEST. Geoff will be here shortly, in the meantime here’s a quick note on …Wawrinka dethrones Djokovic in Melbourne Park thrillerDAWN.comAustralian Open 2014: Stanislas Wawrinka dumps […]

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Salmond’s delight as UK promises to pay Scotland’s debts – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukAlex Salmond has welcomed the announcement that Britain will guarantee Scotland’s debts if the country becomes independent, saying it strengthens his hand in negotiations. The Treasury would continue to honour debts amassed by the UK if Scotland …Britain promises to honor all state debt as Scottish vote approachesReutersUK to assume debt in case of Scottish […]

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Ben Stiller’s latest is more dramatic than his hit comedies – Washington Post

Washington PostNEW YORK. Over the past 15 years, much of Ben Stiller’s work — “Zoolander,” “Meet the Parents,” “There’s Something About Mary,” “Tropic Thunder” — has turned not only into box-office gold but also something bigger, zeitgeist-defining comedies that play …The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty (PG) – Sunday Herald viewHerald Scotland‘Walter Mitty’ is feel-good […]

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Lockerbie victims remembered 25 years on – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukThe 25th anniversary of what remains the worst act of terrorism on UK soil was remembered at memorial services in Scotland, England and the United States yesterday. Relatives of the 270 people who were killed in the Lockerbie bombing were joined by …Pan Am Bombing 25-Year Anniversary Marked in U.K., U.S.BloombergLockerbie bombing anniversary marked with […]

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Thai military backs elections despite links to opposition – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldBangkok: Thailand’s powerful military has declared its support for elections set for February in a blow to the country’s protest movement that has crippled the government of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. But top military commander Thanasak …Thai military chief rebuffs appeal for interventionTimes of IndiaProtest leaders outline their aimsHerald ScotlandThai protest leader wants […]

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Associated Press, Like News Corporation, Not Above The Law

The Associated Press, and much of the press that has a relationship with it, is reacting with a rather disturbing bit of righteous indignation in the revelation that the U.S. Department Of Justice secret seizure of Associated Press telephone records. The question is why did the DOJ feel it necessary to take such action against […]