• 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
    • 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.

      • 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.

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        • 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.

          • Motor racing-Ricciardo puts Red Bull on top in wet final practice in China

            By Abhisek Takle SHANGHAI, April 19 (Reuters) - Daniel Ricciardo put Red Bull on top of the timesheets for the first time this season with the fastest time in final practice for the Chinese Grand Prix in a damp session that limited running with neither Mercedes drivers completing a timed lap. …

            Reuters20 mins ago
            • 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?…

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              • Texas has been holding this man hostage for 12,600 days

                Last week, in a decision that contorted both law and fact, a state judge ruled against an illiterate, intellectually disabled black man named Jerry Hartfield. Hartfield has been imprisoned for more than 33 years — without a valid conviction or sentence authorizing his confinement. In the latest…

                The Week
                • South Korea Ferry Disaster Captain's Apology

                  The captain of a ferry that capsized off the coast of South Korea with 476 passengers on board has apologised to the families of the victims. In a televised address with his head bowed, Lee Joon-Seok said he had delayed the order to abandon the Sewol because he thought the sea was too cold and…

                  Sky News29 mins ago
                  • Justin Bieber Petition: White House Responds

                    The White House has responded to the call to deport Justin Bieber from the US by saying: "We won't be commenting". Since January almost 275,000 US citizens have added their names to a petition on the White House website calling on President Barack Obama to revoke the Canadian-born singer's green…

                    Sky News
                    • 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…

                      • Drone diving to record level in Malaysian plane search

                        By Byron Kaye PERTH, Australia (Reuters) - A U.S. Navy deep-sea drone is diving to unprecedented depths to scour a remote stretch of the Indian Ocean floor for a missing Malaysian jetliner as the Malaysian government said it may use more remote control submarines to help with the search. The…

                        • 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
                          • Putin's choice of words shed light on Ukraine

                            MOSCOW (AP) — To understand Russian President Vladimir Putin's intentions in Ukraine, it helps to pay close attention to his choice of words and his reading of history. Here is what Putin had to say Thursday in a nationally televised call-in program:

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                            • 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
                              • Plane spotted in Iran is registered to Utah bank

                                An airplane that mysteriously ended up in Iran is registered to a Utah bank under an arrangement for aviation ownership that has prompted two warnings from a government watchdog in the past year. The Bombardier ...

                                Associated Press
                                • One of the oldest surviving copies of all four Gospels is in Dublin

                                  The manuscripts are believed to have been discovered in Egypt in 1929.

                                  • How Kate, Duchess of Cambridge got her own back on Prince William

                                    I don't know what else the Duke of Cambridge expected to happen. After several comments about Kate, Duchess of Cambridge's wardrobe on their royal tour of New Zealand and Australia, his wife has taken her revenge. Kate mentioned William's thinning hair. I'm not surprised Kate wanted to get her own…

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                                    • 'Earth Cousin' Discovery a Milestone in Search for Alien Life

                                      Astronomers announced today (April 17) that they have found the first "Earth cousin" — a rocky world roughtly the size of Earth called Kepler-186f that may be capable of supporting life as we know it. The discovery further bolsters the emerging view that Earth is not such a unique place, and that…

                                      • Houses to be knocked – because they’re not medieval

                                        Experts found that the front and rear walls of the two houses date mostly from 1881 and 1908, with no evidence they date to medieval times.

                                        • Earthquake rattles English region

                                          A central English region was hit by its strongest earthquake in 13 years this morning.

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