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Strong Earthquake Strikes Nepal Near Its Capital, Katmandu - 12:20
People in the capital described scenes of panic and collapsed buildings after the quake, with an estimated magnitude of 7.9, struck on Saturday.Magnitude-7.9 Quake Hits Nepal, Causing Big Damage, Injuries - 9:26
A strong magnitude-7.9 earthquake shook Nepal's capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley before noon Saturday, collapsing houses, centuries-old temples and cutting open roads in the worst tremor in the Himalayan nation in over 80 years.Starbucks Cash Register Outage Results in Free Coffee for Some - 7:41
Starbucks says a sales register computer glitch disrupted sales at 8,000 company-operated stores in the United States and Canada.Bruce Jenner Says He’s Transitioning to a Woman - 6:19
Mr. Jenner, the Olympic gold medalist, who ended months of speculation with the announcement in an interview on ABC on Friday night, said he preferred the pronoun “he” for now.System Crash for Starbucks Leads to Free Coffee for Some - 3:40
In-store payment systems at Starbucks stores went down Friday across the United States and Canada.Activists Say Both North Korea and South Korea Approve Women’s Peace Walk - 3:18
The women conceived the walk across the Demilitarized Zone to punctuate their desire for a permanent peace treaty to replace the armistice that halted — but technically never ended — the 1950-53 Korean War.Amid Errors, Obama Publicly Wrestles With Drones’ Limits - 3:15
The strike that killed two hostages by mistake has underscored that there is no such thing as near certainty in war, even one waged with precision instruments like drones.China, in Suspending Woman’s Death Sentence, Acknowledges Domestic Abuse - 3:02
The ruling means that after two years of good behavior, the sentence of Li Yan, who killed her husband, will be commuted to life in prison. Later, it may be reduced further.
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So far, NBC News finds Brian Williams embellished at least 11 times - 7:11
A months-long internal investigation of Brian Williams by NBC News has turned up 11 instances in which the anchorman publicly embellished details of his reporting exploits, according to a person familiar with details of the probe.Read full article >>More than 1,400 killed by 7.8-magnitude quake in Nepal - 19:29
ITANAGAR, India — A 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit Nepal on Saturday, causing widespread fatalities, chaos in the streets, damage to historic temples and homes, and avalanches atop Mount Everest, authorities said.Read full article >>Massive avalanche slams into Everest base camp following Nepal earthquake - 18:17
A powerful earthquake that rocked Nepal on Saturday unleashed a massive avalanche on Mount Everest that slammed into base camp and sent hundreds of climbers running for their lives, according to news reports.Read full article >>PostEverything: Hillary Clinton is not ‘calculating’ or risk-averse. I watched her take a huge gamble — and it paid off. - 12:00
As our plane descended into Beijing in the middle of a late summer night in 1995, first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton was waiting to see the final version of the next day’s speech. She had been invited by the United Nations secretary general to deliver the keynote address to the U.N. Fourth World Conference on Women. As her speechwriter at the time, I raced to make last-minute edits before we landed. When I finished, I handed her the draft. She looked at me and said, “I just want to push the en...Magnitude-7.9 earthquake hits densely populated area of Nepal - 10:22
KATHMANDU, Nepal — A strong magnitude-7.9 earthquake shook Nepal’s capital and the densely populated Kathmandu Valley before noon Saturday, causing extensive damage with toppled walls and collapsed buildings, officials said.Read full article >>Bruce Jenner’s in-depth interview: ‘For all intents and purposes, I am a woman’ - 5:45
“For all intents and purposes, I am a woman,” Bruce Jenner told Diane Sawyer on Friday night.The former Olympic superstar athlete turned “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” reality star sat down with ABC in an emotional interview, during which — as expected, given reports that have been circulating for many months — Jenner came out as transgender.Read full article >>‘Freddie was our family’ - 3:06
BALTIMORE — Everybody knew Freddie.He made the old-timers and the young kids of Gilmor Homes laugh with his off-key singing and perpetual smile. He seduced the girls with his “swag.”The cops at the Western District station also knew Freddie, a young man so frequently in cuffs that officers wrote in reports that they could identify him by name from surveillance camera video.Read full article >>Editorial: Congress should not abdicate its duty on war - 2:37
AFTER HOUSE Republican leaders announced last week that they would not act on President Obama’s request for an authorization of military force against the Islamic State, critics asked a fair question: How come legislators who insisted on congressional review of the pending nuclear accord with Iran see no need to vote on the military campaign now underway in Iraq and Syria? Read full article >>
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Hilary Duff Has Fierce Gray Hair Now - 19:47
No longer a pink lady! After modeling "mermaid blue" hair followed by hot pink strands -- all in one month's time -- Hilary Duff stepped out on Thursday, April 23, in Los Angeles with fresh gray tresses.
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Well, Andy Dwyer was a secret pothead. Chris Pratt revealed as much when he took to Reddit on Friday for an Ask Me Anything session. During the Q&A, Pratt opened up about his roles in "Parks and Recreation," "Jurassic Park" and "Guardians of the Galaxy," and got candid about his personal life. Read on for the most interesting revelations. 1. Pratt's "Parks and Rec" character Andy Dwyer was a big weed smoker. When asked what Andy Dwyer/Johnny Karate/Burt Macklin would be doing right now, ...Reverse Mortgage Prices and Closing Costs: A Look at the Options - 19:21
Senior homeowners looking to shop the HECM reverse mortgage market for the best price, meaning the lowest interest rate and origination fee, have a major problem. Unlike the standard mortgage market where price data are available from many sources (including third party multi-lender sites), in the reverse mortgage market prices are hard to find. Only a few individual lenders have web sites containing complete and up-to-date reverse mortgage prices. One of the best of the few that do is All...Missing Women Survive 2 Weeks Trapped In SUV Eating Girl Scout Cookies - 19:11
CRISP POINT, Mich. (AP) — Two sisters say they survived in a remote part of Michigan's Upper Peninsula on love for their family, melted snow and the Girl Scout cookies and cheese puffs they had in their snow-crippled SUV. Leslie Roy and Lee Marie Wright said in a statement Saturday that "through the days and nights while in the woods" those and other things helped them "to stay alive for 13 long days." The 52-year-old Roy from Nebraska and 56-year-old Wright from Oklahoma were found Friday b...Elizabeth Warren Tells Obama To Put Up Or Shut Up On Trade - 18:47
WASHINGTON -- Progressive Democrats have been hoping to see a showdown between Elizabeth Warren and Hillary Clinton for years. Instead, they're getting a public feud between the senator from Massachusetts and President Barack Obama. Obama accused Warren and congressional Democrats on Friday of being "dishonest" and spreading "misinformation" about the Trans-Pacific Partnership -- a trade pact the administration is negotiating among 12 nations. The overwhelming majority of Democrats in Congr...Photos And Video Capture The Tragic Devastation From Nepal's Earthquake - 18:07
A deadly 7.8 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday. The immense quake, the most powerful to hit Nepal in over 80 years, left more than a thousand people dead across several countries, reduced entire neighborhoods to rubble and triggered an avalanche on Mount Everest. Harrowing photos and videos coming out of the region show people in Nepal banding together to recover victims of the quake amid utter devastation. People clear rubble in Kathmandu's Durbar Square, a UNESCO World Heri...George W. Bush Once Got Yelled At By Dying Soldier's Mother - 17:56
Former President George W. Bush got an earful from the mother of a dying soldier at one hospital visit, recalls Dana Perino, his former spokeswoman, in a new book out this week. Writing in And the Good News Is…: Lessons and Advice from the Bright Side, an excerpt of which was published by The Daily Signal, Perino described how Bush "just stood and took it." One mom and dad of a dying soldier from the Caribbean were devastated, the mom beside herself with grief. She yelled at the president, ...A Key Consideration When Refinancing Your Student Loans - 17:50
As the outstanding student loan debt in the United States now easily surpasses $1 trillion, students across the country are exploring ways to be smarter with their money. A key solution to save money is to explore student loan refinancing options, which even though still an emerging market, has enabled many graduates to save thousands on their student loans.
There are over a dozen lenders in the student loan lending market willing to refinance your debt compared to just two lenders just three...
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7.8-magnitude quake kills more than 1,000 in Nepal - 19:02
A massive earthquake near Kathmandu kills hundreds and turns historic buildings into rubble. There are chaotic scenes as terrorized residents huddle outdoors for safety. FULL STORY | PHOTOS | YOUR STORIES | HOW TO HELP'People are panicked, running down to street' - 15:06
Panic. Tears. Fear.Hikers around Mt. Everest flee their camps - 19:14
A 7.8 magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal caused avalanches in and around Mt. Everest and nearby peaks, prompting hikers to run for their lives.Earthquake triggers avalanches at Mt. Everest - 16:09
A 7.8 magnitude earthquake slams Nepal and is triggering avalanches at Mount Everest.Witness: 'The earthquake swung me, I hit a wall' - 11:43
CNN's Manesh Shrestha reports from Nepal where a powerful 7.9 magnitude earthquake has hit, causing damage.'Massive destruction -- extent is difficult to imagine' - 11:40
Columnist C.K. Lal shares an eyewitness account from Nepal following a massive earthquake that hit in the region.
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How to help victims of Nepal quake - 14:50
Citizens of the poverty-stricken nation are particularly vulnerable.More than 1,400 dead as magnitude-7.8 quake rocks Nepal - 4:36
The quake struck northwest of Katmandu, toppling houses, ancient temples and triggering avalanches.The world's deadliest earthquakes in past decade - 3:12
In the past decade, several quakes around the world have killed hundreds of thousands of people.Nepal's historic Dharahara Tower collapses, trapping hundreds - 3:24
Up to 180 are feared dead in the collapse of the historic landmark.Advocates, public applaud Jenner's transgender reveal - 14:30
Advocates, members of the public hailed Jenner for what they saw as a truthful interview.5 things you need to know this weekend - 6:34
The biggest and most buzzworthy news to start your weekend.At least 10 dead, others missing as Nepal quake rocks Mount Everest - 10:27
A powerful earthquake in Nepal sparked a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest on Saturday, killing at least 10 people.Your Take: Share the news happening around you - 3/08
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Death toll in Nepal quake over 1,000 - 19:05
The death toll from Nepal's deadliest earthquake for more than 80 years has risen above 1,000, as foreign governments offer aid.Queen marks Gallipoli centenary - 15:08
The Queen attends UK ceremonies for the centenary of the WW1 Gallipoli landings, as services are held in Turkey, Australia and New Zealand.Emotional McCoy ends superb career - 18:04
Twenty-time champion jockey AP McCoy says he has been 'so lucky all my life' as his career comes to an end at Sandown.Row over second referendum warning - 18:25
Labour and the SNP clash on the issue of a second independence referendum as general election campaigning continues in Scotland.Clegg: No 'unstable' coalition deals - 18:31
Liberal Democrat leader Nick Clegg says he would not join any coalition government after the election that was "held hostage" by UKIP or the SNP.VW chairman resigns in power struggle - 19:22
Ferdinand Piech, the chairman of VW, Europe's biggest carmaker, resigns after a power struggle with his chief executive.First black or Asian PM 'to be Tory' - 12:11
The first black or Asian prime minister will be Conservative, David Cameron says, in a speech on opportunities for ethnic minority Britons.Indonesia issues execution orders - 14:43
At least three of 10 people on death row in Indonesia for drug smuggling are given formal notice of their imminent execution.
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The free-kick is 30 yards out, slightly to the left. If a left-footer is to take it, he’ll have to go around the wall and into the near post. After Milner feints, Kolarov does exactly that – exploiting an inexplicable gap in a wall that seems to divide into two sections, and bending in a low effort that Guzan can...Chennai Super Kings v Kings XI Punjab: IPL 2015 – live! - 19:53
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Another meek surrender. This time Sandeep is caught out by a slower ball, which he deflects to backward point, where Jadeja doesn’t need to move.
19th over: Kings XI 94-8 (Anureet Singh 10, Karanveer 2)
Bravo’s only going to bowl three overs tonight. Why tire the man out, after all? Kings XI have...Tower Hamlets: how a dictatorship flourished in the East End - 19:14
The neurotic fear of accusations of race and religious bias in Britain helped Lutfur Rahman control the London borough
In London’s East End, where so many battles against real fascism were fought in the 20th century, “anti-racism” has become little more than a swindle. Far from being just or noble, it was a pretext to bribe journalists, pay off accomplices and frighten poor immigrants into supporting a crooked demagogue, who despised his “own” people so much he would not even grant them the ri...Yarl's Wood guard suspended over alleged assault on women - 18:57
Inspectors say footage of incident at Serco-run immigration detention centre has ‘caused considerable concern’
A guard has been suspended following an alleged “revenge” assault on two women inside Yarl’s Wood in what is the latest in a series of incidents at the Bedfordshire immigration detention centre.
The guard is understood to have been the subject of previous complaints of sexually inappropriate behaviour stretching back years, raising further questions over the running of Yarl’s Wood.C...Sunderland slip further despite Connor Wickham hitting Stoke City early - 18:43
A turbulent few days for Sunderland ended with them claiming a point towards their Premier League survival bid but also dropping into the relegation zone as they drew 1-1 with Stoke at the Britannia Stadium.
The Black Cats were in front within the opening few seconds when Connor Wickham pounced on an error by Potters goalkeeper Asmir Begovic.Continue reading...Barcelona see off Espanyol through Neymar and Messi despite Alba’s red - 18:36
Neymar scored the opener to continue his rich vein of form as Barcelona won a one-sided La Liga derby against Espanyol 2-0 despite the dismissal of Jordi Alba early in the second half.
Neymar followed up his two goals against Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League on Tuesday by slotting home after Luis Suárez dummied an Alba cross inside the area to open the scoring after 17 minutes.Continue reading...Sabeen Mehmud, Pakistani women's rights activist, shot dead - 18:31
Country’s prime minister condemns killing of campaigner after forum about disappearances of nationalists in Balochistan region
A leading member of Pakistan’s small band of liberal social activists has been gunned down outside the pioneering Karachi arts venue she founded, in an apparent bid to silence discussion about the country’s brutal efforts to smother separatism in the restive province of Balochistan.
The murder of Sabeen Mahmud on Friday sent shockwaves through Pakistan’s embattled inte...
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An Unending Refugee Tragedy: Europe's Path to Deadly Partition - 4/24
Germany and its European Union partners want to prevent further refugee dramas in the Mediterranean Sea. But a look back at the policies adopted after the 2013 tragedy in Lampedusa shows they have made a terrible situation even deadlier. By SPIEGEL StaffSpying Close to Home: German Intelligence Under Fire for NSA Cooperation - 4/24
US intelligence spent years spying on European targets from a secretive base. Now, it seems that German intelligence was aware of the espionage -- and did nothing to stop it.Take Two: A New Hillary for a Fresh White House Bid - 4/23
Hillary Clinton wants to do almost everything differently in her second run for the presidency. She's showing a more modest, warm-hearted and female side than ever before, and many argue she would make a good president. Can she charm America?A War Waged From German Soil: US Ramstein Base Key in Drone Attacks - 4/22
The US Air Force base in Ramstein is a central and indispensible element in Barack Obama's controversial use of drones in the war against terror. New documents are creating pressure for both Washington and the German government. By SPIEGEL StaffOne Hundred Years of Silence: Turks Slowly Take Stock of Armenian Genocide - 4/21
Officially, discussion of the Armenian genocide is taboo in Turkey, even 100 years after the crimes. But the issue is becoming harder for the country to suppress and many Turks are rediscovering their long-lost Armenian identities.Opinion: Europe Should Protect People, Not Borders - 4/20
The mass deaths of refugees like those seen this weekend on the European Union's external borders is not a consequence of politicians looking away. We are in fact causing the problem with our Fortress Europe policies.Buying Better: The Impossible Challenge of Ethical Shopping - 4/18
Many consumers are intimidated by calls to buy smartly and sustainably. Now a handful of activists and big companies are trying to make ethical purchasing go mainstream -- but they'll have to change the way we think.The Terror Strategist: Secret Files Reveal the Structure of Islamic State - 4/18
An Iraqi officer planned Islamic State's takeover in Syria and SPIEGEL has been given exclusive access to his papers. They portray an organization that, while seemingly driven by religious fanaticism, is actually coldly calculating.
Devastating Nepal quake kills 1,457 - 1:38
A powerful earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday, killing 1,457 people, toppling a 19th-century tower in the capital Kathmandu and touching off a deadly avalanche on Mount Qomolangma.China prepares relief supplies for quake-hit Nepal - 1:33
The Chinese government is preparing emergency relief materials and will send the supplies to quake-hit Nepal soon, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said late Saturday.In photos: Strong earthquake struck Nepal - 17:15
An earthquake struck 80 km (50 miles) east of Pokhara in Nepal on Saturday, about half-way between the town and the capital Kathmandu.Woods plays golf with Yao Ming in Shanghai visit - 16:41
American golfer Tiger Woods, 14-time major champion, met former NBA Rockets center Yao Ming on his commercial visit in Shanghai Friday and the two stars exchanged skills on their respective specialized sport.LIVE: Chinese among hundreds feared killed in earthquake - 14:41
A group of Chinese international rescue team, including 40 rescuers and six sniffer dogs, will be sent to Nepal for humanitarian aid.Man in Japan arrested for flying drone to PM's office - 13:34
A man was arrested for flying a small drone carrying radioactive cesium to the roof of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's office last week.Strong quake hits off Canadian islands in Pacific Ocean - 12:40
A strong earthquake, measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale, struck in the Pacific Ocean waters just off the southern tip of Haida Gwaii, an archipelago on the north coast of British Columbia, Canada.All-clear sounded at Statue of Liberty after bomb scare - 10:39
The Statue of Liberty was declared safe on Friday after a bomb scare forced thousands of tourists to evacuate from the New York Harbor landmark.
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Devastating Nepal quake kills over 1,100, some in Everest avalanche - 19:46
KATHMANDU (Reuters) - A powerful earthquake struck Nepal and sent tremors through northern India on Saturday, killing more than 1,100 people, touching off a deadly avalanche on Mount Everest and toppling a 19th-century tower in the capital Kathmandu.Volkswagen Chairman Piech resigns after failing to oust CEO - 19:45
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Ferdinand Piech, a towering figure at Volkswagen for more than two decades, resigned as its chairman on Saturday after losing a showdown with Chief Executive Martin Winterkorn.Day of protests planned in Baltimore after black man's death - 19:36
BALTIMORE (Reuters) - Waves of demonstrators were expected to descend on Baltimore on Saturday to protest the unexplained death of a black man after he was taken into custody, a day after the city's police chief said officers had failed to give him timely medical attention for a spinal injury.Ukraine and pro-Russian separatists trade accusations as Minsk deal frays - 19:31
KIEV/MOSCOW (Reuters) - The Ukrainian military and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine traded accusations on Saturday, reviving concerns that a peace deal signed in Minsk in February may collapse, although monitors said the violations were still relatively limited.Indonesia informs death row convicts execution just days away - 17:36
CILACAP, Indonesia (Reuters) - Indonesia has informed two Australians, one Nigerian and four other death-row drug convicts that they will be executed in a matter of days, possibly as soon as Tuesday.Exclusive: Brother says accused Tunisian was forced to captain migrant boat at gunpoint - 17:30
TUNIS (Reuters) - The Tunisian man accused of piloting a migrant boat that sank off Libya, killing more than 700 people, is himself a migrant who was forced at gunpoint to captain the ship because of his experience as a fisherman, his brother said on Saturday.Islamist fighters seize Syria's Jisr al-Shughour, army says redeploys - 16:35
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamist insurgents including al-Qaeda's wing in Syria, Nusra Front, captured the northwestern Syrian town of Jisr al-Shughour on Saturday, for the first time in the four-year-old conflict.Australians get 72-hour notice of execution in Indonesia: source - 15:57
JAKARTA (Reuters) - Two Australian drug convicts were notified on Saturday that they will be executed by firing squad in 72 hours at the Indonesian prison island of Nusakambangan, a source with direct knowledge of the matter said.
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Beat the post holiday blues - 2/17
There's no need to dread going back to work if you follow these great tips to get back to business.Timpanist Rick Miller on 40 years with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra - 4/13
We're sitting at a table in Rick Miller's vast and beautifully eccentric Stanmore home.Halves at sixes and sevens, so bring back the Roosters - 19:59
Regardless of who plays half and five-eighth, it will take a monumental team performance for the Blues to retain their Origin title.Earthquake of 7.9 magnitude shakes Nepal, tremors felt in India - 19:53
The death toll from a massive 7.8 magnitude earthquake in Nepal has risen to 1341, with authorities fearful it could climb much higher.Western Sydney Wanderers fans pepper sprayed during match - 19:40
Ugly scenes at Parramatta Stadium marred the Western Sydney Wanderers' final game of the season, with fans of the club being pepper sprayed by NSW Police.Fears for Australian volunteer believed to be missing in Nepal after earthquake - 19:22
A Perth woman is among three Australians missing after a 7.9 magnitude earthquake struck Nepal, killing more than 1000 people.US to send disaster team to Nepal in initial $1 million quake relief - 18:27
The United States will send a disaster response team to Nepal and has authorised an initial $1 million in aid after a major earthquake killed more than 1000 people, US aid officials said on Saturday.Yoga pants make great strides in the office - 18:08
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Nepal earthquake triggers 65 aftershocks - 19:28
Nepal was jolted by sixty-five aftershocks of varied magnitude following a powerful earthquake measuring 7.9 on the Richter scale, which rattled the Himalayan nation on Saturday.Shocks, shivers and survival instincts in Kathmandu - 19:05
It is the day Kathmandu was hit by one of those dreaded Big Ones that continuously threaten settlements on the fault lines of Himalayas.Iran moves ships, reducing tensions near Yemen: Pentagon's Carter - 19:03
A flotilla of nine Iranian naval and cargo ships that US officials feared was carrying arms to strife-torn Yemen sailed northeast in the direction of Iran on Friday, and this should ease US concerns, a Pentagon spokesman said.12 dead, many injured as Nepal quake jolts Tibet - 15:42
At least 12 people, including an 83-year-old woman, were killed on Sunday in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region after a powerful earthquake of 7.9 magnitude jolted neighbouring Nepal.5 dead, 13 injured as quake jolts Tibet - 15:42
At least five people, including an 83-year-old woman, were killed on Sunday in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region after a powerful earthquake of 7.9 magnitude jolted neighbouring Nepal.180 bodies retrieved from debris of Nepal's historic tower - 15:29
Nepal's 19th-century nine-storey Dharahara tower in the heart of the capital on Saturday became a burial ground for hundreds of visitors who had come to see the panoramic views of the Kathmandu valley from the top of the minaret.Italy marks 70th anniversary of anti-Nazi uprising - 14:13
Italy on Saturday celebrated the 70th anniversary of a partisan uprising against the Nazis and their Fascist allies near the end of World War II.Massive Nepal earthquake triggers 18 moderate tremors - 14:10
The intensity of tremors that have hit Nepal can be gauged by the fact that after the massive 7.8/9 magnitude first one, it has had 18 more tremors since then, all of them with the magnitude of over 4.
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VW patriarch and board chairman Piech resigns - 19:05
Volkswagen patriarch Ferdinand Piech, has resigned as head of the German auto giant's supervisory board with immediate effect, the company announced Saturday.
The news came two days after Piech rejected media reports that he was plotting to oust the carmaker's chief executive, Martin Winterkorn.
Vienna-born Piech gave up all his positions in the group with immediate effect, as did his wife Ursula Piech, a member of the board since 2012.
He will be provisionally replaced by deputy chairman of the...Hamburg climb off bottom to boost survival hopes - 18:48
Hamburg boosted their hopes of avoiding an historic relegation from the Bundesliga with a dramatic 3-2 win over Augsburg to climb off the bottom of the table on Saturday.
While Bayern Munich can have their 25th German league title confirmed this weekend if they beat or draw with Hertha Berlin on Saturday night and other results go their way, Hamburg leapt from last to 16th place.
Pierre-Michel Lasogga, who has been capped by Germany, was Hamburg's hero with two goals including the crucial late ...Neymar, Messi guide 10-man Barca to crucial win - 18:48
Neymar and Lionel Messi were on target as Barcelona produced a sensational first-half performance to take a huge step towards the La Liga title with a 2-0 win at local rivals Espanyol on Saturday.
The visitors dominated from the off and two goals in eight minutes sealed the win as Neymar and Messi rounded off excellent team moves.
Barca were reduced to 10 men early in the second period as Jordi Alba was given his marching orders for taking his protestations towards referee Mateu Lahoz too far, ...Chile volcano spews ash and fire - 18:45
Chile's Calbuco volcano kept villagers on edge Saturday as it spewed fire and ash after two powerful eruptions blanketed the region in suffocating volcanic debris.
A sleeping giant for more than 50 years, the volcano came to life in spectacular bursts of ash and lava Wednesday and Thursday that forced thousands to flee their homes and farms, while disrupting air travel as far away as Buenos Aires.
"The volcano remains unstable, and eruptions, principally ash, will continue for now," the Nationa...Al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front seizes key Syrian town - 18:28
Al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate and its allies seized the last major government-held city in Idlib province on Saturday, in a blow that could expose the regime's coastal heartland to rebel attack.Watford promoted to the Premier League - 18:26
Watford clinched promotion to the Premier League in dramatic fashion as their rivals slipped up in the final seconds on Saturday
Slavisa Jokanovic's side had moved to the brink of reaching the top-flight with a 2-0 win at Brighton earlier in the day, yet it seemed like the Championship leaders would be made to wait for promotion by the results of the chasing pack.
But fourth placed Norwich conceded an equaliser in a 1-1 draw at Rotherham and third placed Middlesbrough slumped to a 4-3 defeat at...Death toll from Nepal earthquake passes 1,000: police - 18:25
The death toll from a massive earthquake that devastated parts of Nepal on Saturday has passed 1,000, according to police.
"The death toll has reached 1,170," Nepal police spokesman Kamal Singh Bam told AFP.
"Rescue efforts are underway," he added.Legend McCoy's box office appeal not enough in final ride - 18:05
Riding legend Tony (AP) McCoy bowed out for the final time on Saturday finishing third on Box Office at Sandown Park.
The 40-year-old -- whose own box office appeal drew a capacity 18,300 crowd to the racecourse -- was cheered to the rafters from the moment earlier in the day when he walked through a guard of honour of his colleagues to accept the Jockeys Championship trophy for a 20th and final time.
"It's just amazing that all these people should come here to see me. I feel really privileged,...
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‘We’ve arrived’: ISIS wing in Yemen releases first video, threatens Houthis - 17:58
The Islamic State has declared its official presence in war-torn Yemen as the jihadists posted a video online, threating to “cut the throats” of Shiite Houthi rebels.Read Full Article at RT.comEx-Gitmo detainees protest at US embassy in Uruguay, demand financial support - 16:58
Four former Guantanamo Bay prisoners protested on Friday night in front of the US Embassy in Montevideo, Uruguay, complaining over “broken promises” and demanding greater financial support from Washington.Read Full Article at RT.com‘We got lucky with Russia’: US citizen’s family to RT after Yemen evacuation - 13:50
The lack of clarity over the evacuation of US citizens from Yemen continues, as more Americans are lifted from the warzone by Russian planes. A relieved family of 10 spoke to RT amid Washington’s continuing inaction.Read Full Article at RT.comQuicksilver trail: Liquid mercury could lead to king’s tomb in mysterious pre-Aztec city - 13:28
An archaeologist has made the startling discovery of liquid mercury beneath an ancient pyramid in Mexico, which predates the Aztecs. This could mean the presence of a royal tomb right below one of the most cryptic cities in the Americas.Read Full Article at RT.comDevastating 7.9-magnitude quake strikes Nepal, India - 13:19
Several hundred people have been killed after a 7.9-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal and India with the most severe damage seen in Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu. The quake caused an avalanche on Mount Everest.Read Full Article at RT.com115 children killed in month of Saudi-led operation in Yemen – UN - 12:00
At least 115 children have been killed and 172 injured in Yemen as the Saudi-led operation against Shiite Houthi militia forces enters its fifth week, UN agency said, adding that the total number of the dead and wounded kids may be even higher.Read Full Article at RT.com$50k weekend: Group offers gun-blaze bonanza with ‘Man who killed Bin Laden’ - 10:51
A conservative group is reportedly offering fundraiser contributors to spend a weekend with Robert O’Neill, the ex-Navy SEAL credited with killing Osama Bin Laden. The price tag for sharing ‘machine gun fun’ at a shooting range with him is $50,000.Read Full Article at RT.comOver 1,500 killed after 7.9-magnitude earthquake strikes Nepal - 8:33
A 7.9-magnitude earthquake has struck Nepal and India, killing more than 1,500 people. The most severe damage was seen in Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu, where buildings collapsed, causing numerous injuries.Read Full Article at RT.com