• David Moyes statement after Man United firing

    Statement released by David Moyes on Wednesday, a day after Manchester United announced he left as manager after less than a season in charge.

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    • Watch: Here's the EFF advert that Malema says the SABC banned

      Julius Malema says the SABC refused to air his advert, saying it would incite violence. Watch it here.

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      • AP WAS THERE: Probable cause of AIDS found

        WASHINGTON (AP) — EDITOR'S NOTE: In 1981, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported the first cases of a rare pneumonia that had sickened five Los Angeles gay men. The AIDS epidemic had begun.

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        • Mayweather reacts to Hopkins

          Floyd Mayweather Jr has reacted to light heavyweight champion Bernard Hopkins' call for a fight.

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          • MTV's 2014 VMAs to Air Live From Los Angeles Forum (Video)

            MTV's 2014 Video Music Awards will air live on Aug. 24 from the recently reinvented Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Since then it has hosted the Eagles, Justin Timberlake, Imagine Dragons, Paul Simon with Sting, and Kings of Leon. As the host for the NBA Champion “Showtime” Los Angeles Lakers and…

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            • Moscow to meet Ukraine for energy talks as EU frees gas for Kiev

              By Barbara Lewis and Vladimir Soldatkin BRUSSELS/MOSCOW (Reuters) - European and Russian officials will meet this week and next for emergency talks to try to prevent Moscow cutting off gas supply to Ukraine, as Europe explores how to pump more gas to the struggling country. Moscow has nearly…

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              • S.African mother held over children's deaths in London

                A South African woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder after her three disabled children were found dead at their London home, British police and media said Wednesday. The Metropolitan Police said a 42-year-old woman was in custody after the bodies of a four-year-old girl and two…

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                • Islamic militants detained in central Nigeria

                  LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — A "group of terrorists" masquerading as herders have been arrested in Nigeria's central-east Taraba state, the military said Wednesday amid indications that the country's Islamic uprising is spreading.

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                  • Lupita Nyong'o is first African to nab People's "most beautiful" title

                    Lupita Nyong'o is the first African woman to be named People magazine's "Most Beautiful" person of the year, and only the third black woman in the title's 22-year history.

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                    • Search for MH370 reveals a military vulnerability for China

                      By Greg Torode and Michael Martina HONG KONG/BEIJING (Reuters) - When Chinese naval supply vessel Qiandaohu entered Australia's Albany Port this month to replenish Chinese warships helping search for a missing Malaysian airliner, it highlighted a strategic headache for Beijing - its lack of…

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                      • Zuma Must Answer To Nkandla Committee – CASAC

                        The ad hoc committee established to investigate the Public Protector’s report into the Nkandla scandal should put its primary focus on whether or not President Jacob Zuma’s offence was so serious that it warrants his removal from office, said the Council for The Advancement of the SA Constitution…

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                        • Nelson Mandela Bay Official Racks Up Seven Degrees

                          A senior official in the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality has bagged his fifth postgraduate degree after graduating with a Masters Degree in Information System and Knowledge Management on Wednesday. Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality Chief-of-Staff in the Office of the Executive Mayor, Bheza Ntshona,…

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                          • Russian social media CEO quits, flees country

                            MOSCOW (AP) — The founder of Russia's leading social media network — a wunderkind often described as Russia's Mark Zuckerberg — has left his post as CEO and fled the country as cronies of President Vladimir Putin have made steady inroads into the company's ownership.

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                            • Facebook first-quarter revenue grows 72 percent on rising mobile ads

                              By Alexei Oreskovic SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc's mobile advertising business accelerated in the first three months of the year, helping the Internet social networking company top Wall Street's financial targets. Shares of Facebook were up nearly 3 percent at $63.05 in after-hours…

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                              • Sherpas leave Everest; some expeditions nix climbs

                                Dozens of Sherpa guides packed up their tents and left Mount Everest's base camp Wednesday, after the deaths of 16 of their colleagues in an avalanche exposed an undercurrent of resentment by Sherpas over ...

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                                • Controversial Messina doctor's medical licence revoked

                                  Almost a year after the first complaints were filed with the HPCSA about Dr Dube, the Limpopo doctor's medical licence has been stripped.

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                                  • Contestant of ABC TV's 'The Bachelorette' dies in Utah accident

                                    A contestant on the upcoming season of ABC's reality TV show "The Bachelorette" has died, the program's producers said on Wednesday. Eric Hill had been in a coma after suffering injuries in a paragliding accident in Utah on Sunday, according to People magazine, citing Hill's family. "We are…

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                                    • MH370: System That Found Titanic Brought In On Search

                                      The system used to find the Titanic after it sank in the Atlantic Ocean may be brought in on the search for the missing Malaysian Airlines plane as the underwater drone searching for the flight’s black box has covered over 80% of the zone without any signs of a wreckage, reported the Guardian on…

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                                      • George Clooney Defends ‘Longtime Friend’ President Obama in Spat With Las Vegas Casino Mogul

                                        George Clooney won't tolerate insults being hurled at his “longtime friend” President Barack Obama, whether you agree with his politics or not. The actor is setting the record straight on a heated dinner conversation he had with Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn two weeks ago, which ended with…

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