• 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…

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    • 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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      • 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.

        • How Victoria Beckham Celebrated Her 40th Birthday

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

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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.

            • 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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              • Savings 'at risk' due to bank staff failings

                Savers at risk because of bank staff failings on financial compensation scheme, says consumer group Which?

                • 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…

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                  • 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…

                    • South Korea ferry captain arrested, divers 'glimpse' bodies

                      Investigators on Saturday arrested the captain of the South Korean ferry that capsized three days ago with 476 people on board, as divers finally accessed the submerged vessel and spotted what they believed to be bodies.

                      • 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.

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                          • Plane spotted in Iran is registered to Utah bank

                            SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — 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.

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                            • 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.

                                    • Data sharing 'borderline insane'

                                      Government plans to share taxpayers' data with private firms were condemned as "borderline insane" by a senior Tory MP.

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                                      • Man who avoided prison is overwhelmed by support

                                        ST. LOUIS (AP) — A Missouri man who avoided prison because of a clerical error and led a law-abiding life for 13 years said he is overwhelmed by the support he's received since the story of his incarceration became public.

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                                        • Premier League - Paper Round: Contract dispute could see Terry walk out

                                          John Terry will be forced to take a substantial pay cut if he wishes to stay at Chelsea – and the rest of today’s news from the papers.