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Germany's football chief tells FIFA boss Sepp Blatter to resign

Most football chiefs around the world have commented on the Fifa scandal surrounding corruption, but one executive has decided to speak to Fifa boss Sepp Blatter personally — and told him to quit.

2 new species of horned dinosaurs discovered from museum fossils

Two new species of horned dinosaur from the Cretaceous Period have only now been discovered, though the fossils the discoveries are based upon were found over 75 years ago. They sat in a Canadian museum, mistakenly identified as other, known, species.

Tulsa woman dies after being shot in head by 3-year-old son

Another incredible and horrific story out of the U.S. that speaks to the folly of having guns in the house and not caring properly for them. Police in Tulsa, Oklahoma report that a young woman was shot dead by her three-year-old son.

Aussie cricket player Phil Hughes struck in head

Australian cricket player Phil Hughes, struck in the head with a "short-pitched" ball during a tournment, is in critical condition in hospital in Sydney.

Formal inquiry urged into Australian military academy abuse

Sydney - Australia should hold a public inquiry into abuse at a prestigious military academy, a long-awaited report into disturbing mistreatment within the defence force found Wednesday.

Man spots his stolen guns posted on Facebook, arrest made

If you're planning on stealing valuable items from someone's home, anything, jewelry, paintings, oh say, guns, here's a tip: don't post photos of the stolen items on your Facebook page. No particular reason not to, except that the owner might see them.

Australia's PM denies buying Facebook 'likes'

The Prime Minister of Australia, Tony Abbott, says that his increased Facebook popularity in India is due to his appearance with India's leader, Narendra Modi.

Ouch! Justin Bieber made $80 million in 12 months

Envy might prevent you from reading this but then again there is something compelling about misery. Here we go: Justin Bieber, the little guy from Canada who made it big on the world stage, made $80 million in 12-months from June of 2013 to June of 2014

World sends French man with Down's Syndrome 30,000 birthday cards

Thanks to his loving parents, and loving humans, a man in France with Down's Syndrome got more birthday cards for his 30th birthday than most people get in a lifetime. The cards and greetings came from all over the world.

Op-Ed: Campaigning to stop Doritos damaging the rainforest

Sydney - Doritos uses palm oil in many of snacks, and the planting of palm trees is, according to one campaign group, leading to deforestation of large swaths of rainforest.

Underwater robot sheds new light on Antarctic sea ice

Cambridge - A collaborative effort involving scientific teams from the UK, U.S. and Australia has produced the first detailed, high-resolution 3-D maps of Antarctic sea ice with the help of an underwater robot.

Australian mother charged after baby survives five days in drain

Sydney - An Australian mother was Monday charged with attempted murder after her newborn baby was found crying at the bottom of a roadside drain in Sydney, where police believe he survived for five days.Passing cyclists heard wailing coming from the 2.

Resilient newborn baby flung in drain to die beats odds and lives

On the surface this is a terribly sad story but there is a happiness to it. A newborn was thrown by a mother who could not cope into a drain to die but, by a miracle, days later it was found and is now crawling back to life.

Sex don't sell: U.K. stores to hide tabloids to protect kids

Tesco and Waitrose, two of the leading supermarkets in the U.K., have changed their policy on displaying tabloids and magazines in their stores. The BBC reports that it comes after campaigning by groups not wanting children to see sexual content.

Review: 'Nijinsky' is a powerful piece of dance-theater Special

Toronto - The dance work 'Nijinsky' reflects its titular subject: it is brilliant, overwhelming, troubled, dazzling, profound. The National Ballet of Canada's production is a showcase for both incredible dancing and profound, heart-rending drama.

Katy Perry trashes Aussie paparazzi, makes fun of one member

Katy Perry is on an extended stay in Australia on her Prismatic World Tour and by the sounds of it isn't having the time of her life. She's being hounded by paparazzi, the famously uncouth Jamie Fawcett being one.

Alzheimer's blood test discovers disease 10 years before symptoms

A new test for Alzheimer's Disease appears to discover the illness up to 10 years before any symptoms appear. It's a groundbreaking test that could enable treatment options to begin far earlier than ever before.

Jennifer Lawrence sings wonderfully in 'Hunger Games: Mockingjay'

The newly released 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1', is the third in 'The Hunger Games' franchise, with one more to come. In it, for the second time, Jennifer Lawrence, Katniss in the films, sings. An audio of her singing is embedded here.

English football club owner says Jews chase money, uses 'chinks'

The owner of the second tier English football club Wigan Athletic is being investigated by the Football Assoc. for racism following remarks he made to The Guardian. Dave Whelan managed to badly offend both Jewish and Chinese persons in the interview.

Retriever does lousy, but lovable job in dog show in Finland

This story, this video, is really an illustration of what life's about. Do you do things to make those around you happy? Or do you go for the gusto, making yourself happy and letting the chips fall where they may? The latter is what a Finnish dog did.
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