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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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An Olympic rivalry: USA vs. Canada women’s ice hockey – CBS News

CBS NewsFormer NHL player and coach Kevin Dineen replaced him, but the Americans won four straight times heading into the Olympics. Then, in a rare round-robin matchup between the sports’ two top powers, Canada won 3-2. Switzerland beat Sweden earlier …Sochi Winter Olympics 2014: Day 13 Winners and LosersBleacher ReportWinter Olympics 2014 medal standings: Team […]

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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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Sochi Winter Olympics: Pussy Riot release video after attack by Cossacks – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldPussy Riot have released the anti-Putin, anti-Olympics video clip they were in Sochi to film, featuring footage from their brutal beating by Cossacks on Wednesday. It came as the IOC said the images from the attack were “very unsettling”, but denied that they …Pussy Riot clashes with police in latest videoThe Globe and […]

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London

British Airways to use A380 on London-Singapore flight – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldBritish Airways, the last European airline flying to Australia, will give customers the option of flight on a new A380 on the London-Singapore leg of the trip from October, in a move to enhance its offering. The decision by the British flag carrier …British Airways to fly Airbus A380 on London-Singapore routeAustralian Business […]

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China Faults Report Citing North Korean Leader in Atrocities – New York Times

New York TimesHONG KONG — Chinese officials on Tuesday criticized a United Nations report that served notice to Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, that he may be personally held liable in court for crimes against humanity committed by state institutions and officials …‘Abundant evidence’ of crimes against humanity in North Korea, panel saysCNNPyongyang’s gulags […]

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Pyongyang’s gulags stuff of Nazis: Kirby – The Australian

The AustralianNORTH Korea runs a vast torture and extermination apparatus whose human rights abuses are comparable to those of the Nazis. That’s the finding of a UN Commission of Inquiry into North Korea, which recommended yesterday that the country’s dictator and …Life in a North Korean Labor Camp: ‘No Thinking … Just Fear’NBCNews.comUN probe demands […]

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Two members of Russian punk group Pussy Riot reportedly detained in Sochi – Fox News

Fox NewsA member of the punk group Pussy Riot said she and one her bandmates were detained Tuesday while walking in downtown Sochi, the host city of the Winter Olympics. Nadezhda Tolokonnikova wrote on Twitter that she and Maria Alekhina were stopped and …Pussy Riot band ‘arrests in Sochi’BBC NewsPussy Riot members detained in Sochi […]

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Kim Jong-un warned he could face prosecution for ‘crimes against humanity’ – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukNorth Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, has been warned that he could face prosecution for crimes against humanity after a United Nations inquiry accused him of some of the worst human rights abuses since the Second World War. In some of the harshest …North Korea report: drawings reveal horrific scenes witnessed by former inmate …Sydney Morning […]

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North Korea report: drawings reveal horrific scenes witnessed by former inmate … – Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning HeraldStories from inside North Korea. Mr Kim Kwang-il, 48, spent more than two years at a prison in North Korea where he was tortured, starved and witnessed the deaths of fellow inmates, a United Nations report reveals. The UN on Tuesday released a damning …UN report catalogs North Korean ‘crimes against humanity’Los Angeles […]

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Authorities regain control of detention centre – ABC Online

ABC OnlineThe ABC’s PNG correspondent, Liam Cochrane, joins The World Today live from Manus Island with the latest developments at the detention centre. Eleanor Hall. Source: The World Today | Duration: 3min 19sec. Topics: refugees, foreign-affairs, world-politics, …Australia asylum: One killed in riot at PNG campBBC NewsOne dead, 77 injured in Manus Island asylum-seeker unrestThe […]