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International rescuers, aid dispatched to Nepal quake

Hong Kong - International aid groups and governments intensified efforts to get rescuers and supplies into earthquake-hit Nepal on Sunday, but severed communications and landslides in the Himalayan nation posed formidable challenges to the relief effort.

1900 dead: Chaos as massive 7.9 earthquake rocks Nepal

A massive earthquake hit 50 miles from Kathmandu, Nepal just before noon Saturday, with people reported buried in the debris. As of now the death toll is now more than 1900, and counting.

Some German theaters are boycotting Avengers: Age of Ultron

Theaters have pulled the movie Avengers: Age of Ultron, before its release. It is said the boycott is to send a message to Disney regarding oppressive business practices.

Hong Kong leader assails 'uncivilised' critics

Hong Kong - Hong Kong's chief hit back at "uncivilised" critics on Thursday after he was booed and heckled by local residents as he tried to promote a newly unveiled, Beijing-backed plan for leadership elections in 2017.

Alzheimer's breakthrough drug may 'dramatically change' treatment

Researchers in the U.K. will soon begin testing a drug that they say may be the breakthrough for Alzheimer's Disease and other dementia that the world awaits. The drug, Liraglutide, is already on the market as a treatment for diabetes.

Officers pull unconscious man from burning vehicle

Mesquite - Mesquite police officers are seen in a dash cam video pulling a man from a burning vehicle moments before it becomes engulfed in flames.

Op-Ed: Floyd Mayweather tells ESPN he's better than Muhammad Ali

No question confidence is a necessary ingredient if you wanna be a superstar athlete but sometimes it goes too far. That will be the opinion of many after boxer Floyd Mayweather said he's better than Muhammad Ali and Sugar Ray Robinson.

HK govt unveils vote plan, no concessions to pro-democrats

Hong Kong - Hong Kong's government on Wednesday announced a roadmap for leadership elections that offered no concessions to the city's democracy camp -- prompting a backlash from opposition lawmakers and warnings of more street protests.

Nudity ban on Instagram relaxed, sometimes nipples can be shown

Instagram has relaxed some its rules concerning nudity, in particular with regard the female nipple. You still can't show it in most instances, but in some you now can.

Whitney Houston's daughter, Bobbi Kristina, wakes from coma

A lawyer representing Bobby Brown releases a statement confirming that the singer's daughter has in fact opened her eyes after months in a medically induced coma. Brown was married to the late Whitney Houston from which Bobbi Kristina is their only child.

New Jurassic World trailer reveals new dinosaur villain

The newest full length trailer has been released for the upcoming sequel to the Jurassic Park series. The franchise unveils a monster of a dinosaur named Indominus rex.

Hong Kong lawmaker rapped for 'racist' views on maids' sex lives

Hong Kong - A senior Hong Kong politician is under fire after she accused some Filipina domestic helpers of seducing their male employers, in comments branded "racist" and "offensive" by critics.

Op-Ed: UFC's Dana White — Any MMA fighter could 'kick Mayweather’s ass'

UFC boss Dana White was adamant today when he insisted that Conor McGregor and absolutely any UFC fighter could beat Floyd Mayweather. Could it be that he's worried about boxing making a comeback — and pounding MMA?

Hong Kong protester 'beaten by police' slams case delay

Hong Kong - A Hong Kong pro-democracy protester apparently assaulted by police -- in a beating captured on video -- slammed the authorities Friday for failing to charge his attackers and demanded they are officially identified.

One detained after gyrocopter lands at the U.S. Capitol

The U.S. capitol remains of high alert after a small gyrocopter lands outside the west end of the Capitol building. The pilot has been detained at this time.

Last male white rhino on Earth guarded by armed men 24/7

The last endangered white rhino on Earth is currently being guarded constantly by four armed rangers. It is their hope to aid the rhino in mating before the animal becomes extinct.

Op-Ed: Difficult math problem goes viral as world tries to solve puzzle

This one's kinda crazy and it might take up more time trying to solve it — if you can — than you'd like to give up. It's a math problem, one that began simply as a test question for junior and senior students in Singapore.

Study: Tylenol blunts not just pain but happy and sad emotions

A newly released study from the Ohio State University claims to have found a side-effect of the popular over-the-counter pain medication Tylenol. The study found that acetaminophen, Tylenol's main ingredient, blunts human emotions.

Beijing limits visits by mainland Chinese to Hong Kong

Hong Kong - Beijing has scrapped unlimited entry to Hong Kong for mainland Chinese visitors whose voracious shopping for everything from baby milk powder to iPhones has emptied stores and stoked bitter resentment in the protest-hit city.

Firefighters take 6 hours to move massive 700 pound man from home

A 700-pound New York man needed to go to the hospital on Friday and it took New York City firefighters six hours to move him from his sixth-floor apartment into an ambulance. They had to draw up a plan using ropes and pulleys to get him out.
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