Jackie Chan’s son and Kai Ko detained in Beijing drug bust


Jackie Chan’s son Jaycee and Taiwanese actor Kai Ko were arrested in Beijing for drug related offences…

Academic ranking of world universities 2014 results

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Academic ranking of world universities 2014 results…

California regulators approve PG&E rate hike

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California regulators have approved a nearly $2.4 billion rate hike for Pacific Gas and Electric Co. customers…

Woman who drank chemical-filled tea still critical

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A woman who drank sweet tea laced with a highly toxic industrial cleaning solution at a Utah restaurant…

Iraq Prime Minister Al Maliki steps down


Iraq’s prime minister for the past eight years said on Thursday he is relinquishing the post to fellow Dawa Party member Haider al-Abadi…

Gas blast in Taiwan kills boy, injures 14 others


A gas explosion in a residential high-rise building in northern Taiwan killed a 1-year-old boy…

Officials warn that “love locks” on bridges endanger the structures

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Love is weighing heavily on ageing Parisian bridges….

Robin Williams’ wife: He had Parkinson’s

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The wife of Robin Williams says he was in the stages of Parkinson’s disease and was sober at the time of his apparent suicide…

Taiwan subway stabbing suspect pleads guilty


Cheng Chieh, the suspect in the subway stabbing case in Taiwan, has pleaded guilty to murder charges…

Brazil presidential candidate dies in plane crash

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Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos died Wednesday when the small plane…