• Malema defends his bling

    EFF leader Julius Malema has defended his lavish lifestyle and said he would be unable to inspire the poor if he was "also going to stay in a shack". Malema has struck a chord with potential voters by relating to their plight, but he has drawn criticism for reaching out to the poor, while wearing…

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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…

      • Reaction to Man United firing David Moyes

        A sampling of reaction to the decision by Manchester United to fire manager David Moyes:

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        • What Your Sleeping Style Reveals About Your Relationship

          Are you a creative person stuck in an unhappy relationship? Your preferred sleeping position may reveal the answers to these questions, and other secrets about your personality and relationship. In a survey, 1,000 people reported their preferred sleeping positions, and also gave information about…

          • Khloé Kardashian's new beau is wrapped round her neck – literally

            Talk about a statement necklace. Khloé's latest bit of bling features Arabic script that spells out her beau's birthplace.

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            • Bobby: Tough spot for Chiefs

              Bobby Motaung admits the CAF Confederations Cup has severely hampered Kaizer Chiefs' PSL title ambitions.

              • 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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                • Catching more than fish: Ugandan town crippled by AIDS

                  When you risk your life fishing on dangerous seas, a drink in the bars back on shore seem a welcome relief, but in Uganda, it has created a culture with staggering rates of HIV. Exhausted from a night of hard fishing on the vast inland sea of Uganda's Lake Victoria, fishermen come off the boats as…

                  • 'Piles and piles' of bodies in S. Sudan slaughter

                    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The townsfolk believed the mosque was safe. They crammed inside as rebel forces in South Sudan took control of the town from government troops. But it wasn't safe. Robbers grabbed their cash and mobile phones. Then gunmen came and opened fire on everyone, young and old.

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                    • Fugitive killed in Oregon had 'moveable dungeon'

                      PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a man fatally shot by a Portland officer last month had been stalking young women in a van that he converted into a "moveable dungeon" with chains and handcuffs after one of his victims managed to escape from it in January.

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                      • Oscar Pistorius took acting lessons, Jani Allan claims

                        Oscar Pistorius took acting lessons before his trial, says long-forgotten South African gossip columnist Jani Allan.

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                        • Hit by 'hard times', Mugabe accepts $4,000 a month

                          Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has said he gets by on a modest salary of $4,000 a month because of the "hard times" facing the country, state media reported Tuesday. Zimbabwe is still recovering from years of economic collapse attributed mainly to government policies under Mugabe, who has run…

                          • Mystery of Bizarre Duck-Like Ocean Sound Solved

                            A mysterious duck-like sound recorded in the ocean around Antarctica has baffled scientists for decades, but the source of the sound has finally been found, researchers say. "In the beginning, no one really knew what it was," said Denise Risch, a marine biologist at NOAA Northeast Fisheries…

                            • Is exercise really important for weight loss?

                              Long-term weight lossAccording to weight loss experts, yes it is. Especially if you wan...

                              • 9 indicted in kidnapping of NC prosecutor's father

                                CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — As the kidnappers pulled into a quiet, upscale golf course community, they thought they were about to abduct an assistant district attorney who sent a high-ranking gang member to prison for life, authorities said.

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                                • First Look at Denzel Washington as ‘The Equalizer’ (Photos)

                                  Denzel Washington is returning to hero mode this fall in “The Equalizer,” and Sony has released the first look at the 59-year-old actor playing the part.

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                                  • Michelle Obama: 'splurging is the key to life'

                                    WASHINGTON (AP) — Michelle Obama said "splurging is the key to life" if you regularly eat right and stay active. Her biggest guilty pleasure: French fries.

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                                    • Happy Earth Day! The 8 Biggest Mysteries of Our Planet

                                      When the first Earth Day was held in 1970, geologists were still putting the finishing touches on plate tectonics, the model that explains how the Earth's surface takes shape. For today's Earth day, here are some of Earth's biggest unsolved mysteries. Scientists think Earth was a dry rock after…

                                      • Mourinho focused on Europe

                                        Jose Mourinho admits his focus in on winning the Champions League, and will sacrifice the Premier League title to achieve that goal.