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Brazilian soccer team's plane crashes in Colombia; 71 dead

LA UNION, Colombia (AP) — Colombian authorities searched for answers Tuesday into the crash of a chartered airliner that slammed into the Andes mountains while transporting a Brazilian soccer team whose Cinderella story had won it a spot in the finals of one of South America's most prestigious …

Rio Olympics organisers warn Sports Minister Vijay Goel about flouting accreditation rules

Miffed with Indian Sports Minister Vijay Goel’s entourage, Rio Olympic organisers have threatened to cancel his accreditation if unaccredited people …

Olympics

Brazil downplays threat from Zika virus in run-up to Carnival and Rio Olympics

Fears are rising over the spread of the mosquito-borne Zika virus, which has been linked to rare and serious birth defects<p>Olympic and tourism officials in Brazil have downplayed risks for foreign visitors from the mosquito-borne Zika virus, even as the health ministry warned pregnant women to …

Kevin Pietersen selected by Quetta in Pakistan Super League draft

Kevin Pietersen has been selected in the first round of the draft for the inaugural Pakistan Super League campaign by the Quetta Gladiators franchise.<p>The former England batsman, who has played Twenty20 cricket in Australia, South Africa and the Caribbean since finishing the County Championship …

The Test match that went on and on and on. Without a winner but with meaning | Andy Bull

In the buildup to the first Test between England and South Africa in Durban, The Spin revisits one of the most infamous games ever played, The Timeless Test of 1939<p>The game started on Friday 3 March and it ended 12 days later, after 43 hours and 16 minutes of play, 1,981 runs, and 5,447 balls. …

VW emissions scandal: what's it all about?

Everything you need to know about Volkwagen's emissions cheating scandal, which affects VW, Audi, SEAT and Skoda cars around the world<p>Volkswagen is embroiled in one of the biggest corporate scandals of recent years.<p>Here's our complete guide to what's happened, and what it all means.<p>What did …

Black Lives Matter group is pressured to expand the scope of its outrage

CHICAGO — Video released last month that shows a police officer killing 17-year-old Laquan McDonald with 16 bullets ignited passion on the streets of Chicago. Protesters disrupted shoppers along the famed Magnificent Mile, the city’s police chief was fired, and the Justice Department launched an …

Paris attacks: What happened on the night

<b>The attacks in Paris on the night of Friday 13 November by gunmen and suicide bombers hit a concert hall, a major stadium, restaurants and bars, almost simultaneously - and left 130 people dead and hundreds wounded.</b><p>The attacks were described by President Francois Hollande as an "act of war" …

The Sikh who cracks turban jokes to fight stereotypes

<b>Dalbir Singh believes humour has the power to challenge stereotypes.</b><p>And that's what he has been doing through his Facebook page SikhPark, which is loosely based on the popular animated series SouthPark.<p>Mr Singh told the BBC that he initially started making cartoons to highlight stereotypes about …

11 most luxurious train rides | CNN Travel

CNN

Delhi's Arvind Kejriwal calls PM Narendra Modi 'psychopath'

<b>The chief minister of India's capital, Delhi, has alleged that his office has been raided by the country's federal investigation agency.</b><p>Arvind Kejriwal blamed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the "raid", calling him a "coward and a psychopath".<p>"When Modi couldn't handle me politically, he resorts …

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For some of us, there can never be enough politics—the politicians, the policy debates, the gamesmanship…Now there’s one destination for the political junkies in your life to follow what the candidates are saying on the campaign trail and how the issues are playing out in Washington, D.C., and …

Jose Mourinho throws Chelsea players under the bus in incredible interview

Chelsea's manager pulled no punches after their latest loss.<p>Chelsea's struggles this season are no secret, with the defending Premier League champions sitting just one little point above the relegation zone. Something has to give eventually, and after Monday's loss to Leicester City, "something" …

25 Badass Photos Of Serena Williams Dominating 2015

This was the year of Serena.<p>Sports Illustrated announced on Monday that Serena Williams was the 2015 "Sportsperson of the Year," capping off an absolutely dominant campaign for women's tennis' top player.<p>This year, the 34-year-old showed why she's not only the best women's tennis player of our …

The Most Unforgettable Beauty Moments of 2015

Oh, 2015, you rebel. This was definitely not a year of subtle beauty tweaks: Bold gestures were everything, with proud celebrity hair statements and history-making transformations stoking our imagination along with the cultural conversation—and inspiring us to ring in 2016 with a few beauty risks …

Chris Gayle defends his absence from West Indies Test series in Australia

• Batsman says he was simply not fit enough to play Test series<br>• Longest form of the game ‘back on agenda’ for him next year<p>Former West Indies captain Chris Gayle is hopeful he can return to Test cricket next year but said he was simply not fit enough to take part in the ongoing series against …

Delhi gang rape: Second chance for teenage rapist?

<b>Three years after the brutal gang rape - and subsequent death - of a 23-year-old physiotherapy student on a bus in the Indian capital, one of her rapists - a minor at the time of the crime - is set to be freed. But with public outrage growing over his release, he will be handed over to a charity</b> …

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Kim and Kanye, David and Victoria, Nicki Minaj or George Clooney—every celeb fan has a favorite star they avidly follow, some more publicly than others. If this sounds like a friend of yours then Flipboard has the ultimate offering for them. The Celeb Watchers Gift of Flipboard contains the latest …

Chelsea slump again as too many players have forgettable nights

Chelsea might just have to start contemplating a relegation battle after they lost 2-1 at high-flying Leicester.<p>The reigning Premier League champions …

Soccer

Why Naming Serena Williams Sportsperson of the Year is Such a Big Deal

After more than a decade of dominating her sport, tennis legend Serena Williams has been chosen as <i>Sports Illustrated</i>‘s Sportsperson of the Year.<p>If …

Pink ball to get another run out in round of day-night Sheffield Shield matches

Cricket Australia has scheduled a day-night Sheffield Shield round in February in the latest indication that Australia will continue to host day-night Tests.<p>CA boss James Sutherland has already floated the prospect of scheduling two day-night Tests next summer with South Africa and Pakistan both …

Marine Le Pen, climate and the defeat of nationalism | Financial Times

The relative strengths of nationalism and internationalism were tested in France over the weekend. And this time the internationalists came out …

Geopolitics

Sportsperson of the Year debate draws its own backlash

Sports Illustrated named Serena Williams its Sportsperson of the Year on Monday. The winner of the magazine's reader poll, however, was a racehorse: American Pharoah.<p>Williams played in 56 matches in 2015, losing only three. Sports Illustrated editors noted that Williams was being honored not just …

Horse Racing

Eugenie Bouchard Health, Fitness, Height, Weight, Bust, Waist, and Hip Size | Celebrity Health & Fitness | Celebrity Height, Weight, Bust, Biceps and Waist Sizes

Eugenie Bouchard, otherwise known as “Genie”, is a Canadian professional tennis player. She was born on February 25, 1994 in Montreal, Canada to …

Fitness

Serena Williams Rocks All Four Of Her Olympic Gold Medals In Instagram Selfie

Serena Williams stumbled upon a gold medal while housecleaning last month. You know, just a totally normal thing one finds under the couch.<p>And today …

Serena Williams

Russia's priority is the survival of Assad's regime

As part of the Russo-Turkish War of 1768-1774, Russian forces under the leadership of Count Alexei Grigoryevich Orlov attacked the Syrian coastline and even briefly occupied Beirut. Russia's goal was to support the local strongman Zahir al-Umar with his uprising against the Ottoman Empire.<p>Today, …