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Dazed seagull 'avenges' cricket blow A seagull that was knocked out at an Australian cricket match makes a dramatic recovery, interfering with play as it returns to the field.
BBC News | Jan 22, 2015 12:36 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Ex-Lawmakers Sentence for Encouraging Revolt Is Upheld in South Korea Lee Seok-ki, whose small, leftist United Progressive Party was disbanded by a court last month, was arrested in 2013 on charges including treason.
New York Times | Jan 22, 2015 12:06 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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China air quality dire but 'improving' The skies of China's notoriously smog-filled cities saw a marginal improvement last year, according to figures released by Greenpeace Thursday, but pollution remained far above national and international standards. China's cities are often hit b
Yahoo! News | Jan 22, 2015 09:59 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Japan: No word from ISIS as deadline nears Japan says it has had no contact with ISIS as the Islamic militant group's deadline nears for Tokyo to pay a $200 million ransom to spare the lives of two hostages.
CNN.com | Jan 22, 2015 09:32 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Sri Lanka's ex-army chief 'rehabilitated' The former head of Sri Lanka's armed forces has been reinstated as an army general by the country's new government after being jailed and isolated under the previous leadership.
CNN.com | Jan 22, 2015 09:04 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Japan Faces a Deadline to Save Men Held by ISIS Officials said they were trying every avenue to reach the militants who have threatened to kill two Japanese men, as time runs out on a ransom deadline.
New York Times | Jan 22, 2015 08:37 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
China media: Shanghai stampede Dailies welcome sackings over the Shanghai stampede but urge more change.
BBC News | Jan 22, 2015 07:17 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Indian media: 'Widow hero' Hindu widow hailed 'a hero' for sheltering 10 Muslims during religious riots in Bihar state.
BBC News | Jan 22, 2015 06:43 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Gaming to death: What turns a hobby into a health hazard? Any activity if done for days on end could lead to severe health problems and even death.
CNN.com | Jan 22, 2015 03:58 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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The Red Sari, on Sonia Gandhi, Is Released in India The book that spans Mrs. Gandhis life from her birth in a small town to her ascent as the Congress Party matriarch was released without fanfare in India.
New York Times | Jan 22, 2015 01:54 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend