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Leighton Meester has told how she threatened to quit acting if she couldn’t have time off to film Country Strong. The 25-year-old Gossip Girl star said that she resorted to threats to make sure that she could join the cast of the movie. She told Company, ‘Obviously we’re under contract for a certain amount of..
Russia clashes over energy with Belarus, Ukraine, EU
Russia plunged back into the disputes over energy with Ukraine and Belarus that have repeatedly disrupted oil and gas supplies to European Unioncountries, and it also termed EU energy policy as "uncivilized". Russia on Friday denied remarks by Belarussian President Alexander Lukashenko that it [more]
Simple test may predict life expectancy
Don’t be surprised if your doctor asks you to sit on the floor at your next checkup. A new study says testing a person’s ability to sit down and then rise from the floor could provide useful insight into their overall health and longevity. [more]
For North Korea, next step is a nuclear test?
North Korea's next step after rattling the world by putting a satellite into orbit for the first time will likely be a nuclear test, the third conducted by the reclusive and unpredictable state. A nuclear test would be the logical follow-up to [more]
NASA releases “Told Ya So” apocalypse video early
httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=QY_Gc1bF8ds Dec. 21, 2012, has long been rumored to be the day of the Mayan apocalypse, when Earth comes to its inglorious end. The good folks at NASA want you to know that isn't going to happen. In fact, NASA is so [more]
Osama bin Laden used his wife as a human shield in a last desperate attempt to save his own life before he was gunned down by US special forces in his hideout in Pakistan. Armed with an automatic weapon, the al-Qaeda leader’s last act was to force his young bride to sacrifice her life as..
After 11 September 2001, the US issued a list of suspected al-Qaeda leaders. Many have now been captured or killed, including Osama Bin Laden, while some new names have emerged. 1. Ayman al-Zawahiri Ayman al-Zawahiri, an eye surgeon who helped found the Egyptian Islamic Jihad militant group, is expected to replace Osama Bin Laden as..
A 1-year-old Dutch toddler has been signed to a 10-year "professional" contract by a soccer team after a YouTube video showed him scoring "goals." The VVV Venlo soccer club signed the boy, Baerke van der Mey, to a symbolic contract after a YouTube video posted by the father of the toddler shooting three balls into..
British pilots flying combat missions as part of the NATO-led operation over Libya will not receive the dangerous duties bonus paid to their counterparts working in Afghanistan, The Times reported on Monday. A defence source told the British newspaper the decision not to reward Royal Air Force (RAF) pilots flying Typhoon and Tornado jets on..
A man ran into a police station in Taiwan holding his pants in his hands. Wearing only a shirt and underwear, he begged the cops for help. Minutes later, his wife entered the police station in a sexy bra and red panties. The wife told Kaohsiung police she suspected that her husband was having an..
In this photo made on a government organized tour, damaged official building is seen following an airstrike in Tripoli, Libya, early Saturday, April 30, 2011. A NATO missile struck a house in Tripoli where Moammar Gadhafi and his wife were staying on Saturday, missing the Libyan leader but killing his youngest son and three..
Barack Obama poses with his father in an undated family snapshot from the 1960′s Barack Obama’s father was forced out of the US in the 1960s amid concerns about his "playboy ways", it has emerged. A government file on Barack Obama Sr. said that Harvard University, where he was studying, told immigration officials it..
The U.S. envoy to the United Nations told the Security Council on Thursday that troops loyal to Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi were increasingly engaging in sexual violence and some had been issued the impotency drug Viagra, diplomats said. Several U.N. diplomats who attended a closed-door Security Council meeting on Libya told Reuters that U.S. Ambassador..
Kate Middleton’s wedding ring was fashioned by Welsh jewellers from a piece of Welsh gold given to Prince William by his grandmother Queen Elizabeth II, the palace said on Friday. Prince Harry, Prince William’s younger brother and best man, will carry the gold band into Westminster Abbey and pass it to the bridegroom, who will..
Prince William was made the Duke of Cambridge on his wedding day Friday by Queen Elizabeth II, and Kate Middleton will become the Duchess of Cambridge once they are married, Buckingham Palace said. "The queen has today been pleased to confer a dukedom on Prince William of Wales. His titles will be Duke of Cambridge,..
Prince William’s upcoming wedding might be inspiring a media firestorm, but in India, a less glitzy type of royal ceremony took place this week in which a 12-year-old boy was crowned Maharaja of Jaipur, effectively becoming the head of what was once one of the country’s most wealthy royal families. As the AFP is reporting,..