• Hamilton on pole for Mercedes in wet China

    By Abhishek Takle SHANGHAI (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton will line up on pole position for Sunday's Chinese Formula One Grand Prix after putting in a storming lap in treacherous conditions to maintain Mercedes' qualifying stranglehold. The Briton's best time of one minute 53.860 seconds through rain…

    Reuters15 mins ago
    • South Korean Ferry Disaster: Condition of Bodies Puzzles Investigators

      The search for the 270 passengers still missing on the sunken South Korean ferry Sewol is continuing, as medical experts reveal that the state of the bodies recovered so far is making it difficult to establish time and cause of death. Noting the recovered bodies had begun to lose rigor mortis…

      IB Times
      • 4 questions about missing Malaysian plane answered

        Travelers at Asian airports have asked questions about the March 8 disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 while en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing. Here are some of them, followed by answers.

        Associated Press
        • Student fought bureaucrats for Holocaust justice

          AMSTERDAM (AP) — Charlotte van den Berg was a 20-year-old college student working part-time in Amsterdam's city archives when she and other interns came across a shocking find: letters from Jewish Holocaust survivors complaining that the city was forcing them to pay back taxes and late payment…

          Associated Press34 mins ago
          • Sherlock Season 4: 'Filming Plans Scrapped', Reveals Actor Martin Freeman

            Filming for the fourth season of the popular British show Sherlock has been postponed. Martin Freeman, who plays John Watson in the global hit series, has revealed that plans to start filming soon have been scrapped. "It's very hard to get together," he told Digital Spy. A BBC spokesman recently…

            IB Times
            • Debbie Gibson Details Her Struggle With Lyme Disease

              Debbie Gibson isn't just a pop star. For the past year, she's also been a patient. Gibson, who is best known for her '80s songs such as "Only in My Dreams" and "Shake Your Love," revealed on her blog Wednesday that she's been diagnosed with Lyme disease.

              Yahoo Celebrity
              • How Victoria Beckham Celebrated Her 40th Birthday

                There is no competition: Victoria Beckham wins for the best way to spend one's 40th birthday.

                Yahoo Celebrity
                • Who are the 'little green men' helping Ukraine's rebels?

                  The expertly armed, masked men in matching camouflage stripped of all insignia are tough, taciturn and tactically devastating.

                  AFP
                  • 20-year-old West Ham player loses battle with cancer

                    The young Hammers striker continued to play while undergoing treatment but passed away this morning.

                    TheJournal.ie
                    • Fiat-Chrysler to produce iconic Jeep in China from 2015

                      A model poses with a Jeep on display at the Auto China exhibition, in Beijing, on April 22, 2012

                      AFP
                      • 15 clever beauty uses for Vaseline

                        If I had to name one beauty product that I can't live without, Vaseline ranks pretty high on my list. I have tins of the stuff of everywhere including on my desk, in my bag and in the car. Not only is it super cheap but it has endless beauty uses. Want to use yours as a more than just a lip balm?…

                        Yahoo Contributor Network
                        • Road cameras 'pose privacy threat'

                          There is a "very real risk" that members of the public are having their privacy impacted upon by the network of roadside surveillance in the UK, the Government's new Surveillance Camera Commissioner has warned.

                          Press Association
                          • Why Portland Reservoir Was Flushed After Teen Peed in It

                            Officials in Portland, Ore., are flushing 38 million gallons of public drinking water after a 19-year-old was caught on camera urinating into an open reservoir on Wednesday (April 16). As expected, the sample came back clean, Jaymee Cuti, a spokeswoman for the Portland Water Bureau, told Live…

                            LiveScience.com
                            • Was There Really An Empty Tomb?

                              What makes Jesus different from the prophets of the world’s other great religions? The claim that he rose from the dead and left behind an empty tomb. But how much do we know about it?

                              The Daily Beast
                              • Looming, creeping landslide splits home in Wyoming

                                JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — A sudden lurch in a creeping landslide in the northwest Wyoming resort town of Jackson split a house in two and forced workers to abandon just-begun efforts to stabilize the hillside.

                                Associated Press44 mins ago
                                • Russian Spy Planes in U.S. Skies

                                  Russian surveillance planes already fly over America, thanks to a long-standing treaty. But a new, ultra-sophisticated spy plane has U.S. military and intelligence bosses spooked.

                                  The Daily Beast
                                  • Soap spoilers 21-25 April: We preview EastEnders, Coronation Street and Emmerdale

                                    Find out what's coming up in this week's Coronation Street, EastEnders and Emmerdale.

                                    Jon Horsley
                                    • Autopsy to ID dead boy; body cast off side of road

                                      WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — All Massachusetts authorities could say for sure is that they found the lifeless body of a small boy, apparently cast off the side of a highway.

                                      Associated Press43 mins ago
                                      • Teachers warn over pupil poverty

                                        Children are turning up for school cold, hungry and wearing unwashed or unsuitable clothes because their families are facing money problems, teachers are warning.

                                        Press Association