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Armenian hopes crushed as Obama decides not to use the word 'genocide'

White House officials have decided that President Obama will not use the word "genocide" to describe the killings of more than 1 million Armenians at the hands of Ottoman Turks when he commemorates the deaths Friday, the 100th anniversary of the massacres.<p>The decision, revealed Tuesday in a meeting …

Pope Francis

Big Bang theory could be debunked by Large Hadron Collider

Scientists at Cern could prove the controversial theory of ‘rainbow gravity’ which suggests that the universe stretches back into time infinitely, with no Big Bang<p>The detection of miniature black holes by the Large Hadron Collider could prove the existence of parallel universes and show that the …

Physics

Photograph: Daniel Smith/Revolver Pictures<p>Mystical mistake: Guy Ritchie’s Revolver.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/2/3/1422979586230/9f2dd9f9-e8c0-4834-9057-2dd76898f56a-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Daniel Smith/Revolver Pictures<p>Mystical mistake: Guy Ritchie’s …

Aung San Suu Kyi

Jon Jones Speaks for 1st Time After Failed Drug Test

Jon Jones was once advertised by Nike as “Not Quite Human,” but recent events have proved that the 27-year-old UFC champ is every bit as flawed and culpable as any of us.<p>It seems like yesterday Jones was hoisting the light heavyweight title, grinning ear to ear after having defeated his greatest …

Michael Moore: 'I think most Americans don’t think snipers are heroes'

The left wing film-maker Michael Moore has denied criticising controversial Clint Eastwood blockbuster American Sniper, following a tweet in which he labelled snipers “cowards” and said his uncle had been killed by one in the second world war.<p>The real American Sniper was a hate-filled killer. Why …

American Sniper

NFL investigating use of deflated balls

The National Football League is investigating whether the New England Patriots used deflated balls in their blowout win over the Indianapolis Colts during Sunday's rain-soaked American Football Conference championship.<p>NFL spokesman Michael Signora confirmed the investigation but could not offer …

After Long Cold War, LeBron James Has Won Respect of More Mellow Kobe Bryant

LOS ANGELES — The little brother is always elated when the big brother wants to play with him.<p>Especially when, as former Lakers and Cavaliers coach Mike Brown has said, the big brother is the serious one and the little brother is the fun one.<p>And in this case, the two siblings really were <i>playing</i> a …

Basketball

Inside Bradley Cooper's 'Eerie' American Sniper Performance

<i>Taya Kyle reveals how</i> American Sniper <i>"brought her husband back to life" and why she trusted Clint Eastwood and Bradley Cooper. Subscribe now to get</i> …

Your Online Avatar May Reveal More About You Than You'd Think

My Nintendo Wii character, my Mii, looks a lot like me. She has the same haircut, the same skin tone and even the same eyebrow shape. And while my Mii plays tennis slightly better than I do, I designed her to be a real, virtual me (albeit with balls for hands).<p>But it turns out I might not have …

'Empire' is Fox's highest-rated new show in years

After struggling in the ratings this fall, Fox just received some very welcome news: Wednesday night’s hip-hop drama <i>Empire</i> has opened strong.<p>Blessed …

People's Choice Awards

Patrick Wilson, Ted Danson join second season of FX's 'Fargo' | Reuters

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actors Patrick Wilson, Ted Danson and Jean Smart will be taking leading roles in the second season of FX’s hit miniseries “Fargo,” the network said on Thursday, joining previously announced cast members Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons.<p>Actor Patrick Wilson, cast member of …

No birthday celebrations for North Korea's Kim this year | Reuters

SEOUL (Reuters) - Exactly one year ago, flamboyant NBA hall of fame star Dennis Rodman stepped up to a microphone in the centre ring of a North Korean basketball court and sang ‘Happy Birthday’ to leader Kim Jong Un, the world’s youngest head of state.<p>Kim is believed to have turned 32 on Thursday, …

First on CNN: France tells U.S. Paris suspect trained with al Qaeda in Yemen

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Western intelligence officials are scrambling to learn more about possible travel of the two Paris terror attack suspects, brothers Said and Cherif Kouachi, with new information suggesting one of the brothers recently spent time in Yemen associating with al Qaeda in that country, …

Ole Miss Scare in SEC Opener Shows Kentucky Isn't Invincible

At some point before the NCAA tournament, Kentucky was inevitably going to be challenged by an SEC team.<p>We certainly weren't expecting it to be an 89-86 overtime thriller in its conference home opener against Ole Miss, though.<p>Loaded with new transfers of both the JUCO and D-I variety, the Rebels …

Basketball

The Simpsons Airing Judd Apatow Script 25 Years After It Was Written

“Bart’s New Friend” airs Sunday, January 11th at 8 p.m.<p><b>Judd Apatow</b> wrote a script for *The Simpsons— and 25 years later it is finally headed to television.<p>When the now-famous writer-director-producer was just another young upstart comedian trying to break into Hollywood, he wrote a spec script for …

Sylvester Stallone announces final 'Rambo'

<b>(CNN) —</b> John Rambo will live to fight again.<p>The troubled Vietnam vet, first seen in 1982's "Rambo: First Blood," will appear in one final movie, according to the actor who portrays him.<p>Sylvester Stallone let the news slip while sharing plans on Twitter for another movie. He will work on "Scarpa," …

Kill Bill

Lakers' Julius Randle to undergo foot surgery on Tuesday

Lakers rookie forward Julius Randle will undergo foot surgery on Tuesday.<p>Randle will have a screw replaced in the fifth metatarsal of his right foot, a remnant from a previous surgery after a high school injury.<p>The 6-foot-9 power forward from Kentucky is already out for the season after breaking …

Rams owner Stan Kroenke reveals plans to build NFL stadium in LA area

St. Louis Rams owner Stan Kroenke has plans to build an NFL stadium near Los Angeles, which hasn't had an NFL team since 1994.<p>Los Angeles hasn't had …

Kobe Bryant Claims European Players Are Better Than American Ones, Blames AAU

Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant has never been afraid of speaking his mind, and he's recently taken a strong stance on the current state of American basketball.<p>The 36-year-old spoke with Arash Markazi from ESPN.com after Friday night's loss to the Memphis Grizzlies, claiming that European …

Basketball

Leaked CIA documents show how to beat airport security like a spy

A Wikileaks gift for both holiday travelers and terrorists<p>WikiLeaks has published a pair of internal CIA documents briefing undercover agents on how to dupe security at airports. The two documents — both classified as "Secret/NOFORN" meaning not to be shared with allied security agencies — give …

The Secret Dead Of Russia's Undeclared War

His mother knows. She knows that Mr Tumanov, a 20 year-old junior sergeant in the Russian army, was killed in eastern Ukraine, torn apart in a rocket attack on August 13.<p>Yelena Tumanova, 41, learned these bare facts about her son's death from one of his comrades, who saw him get hit and scooped up …

Man Who Shot John Paul II Visits the Late Pope's Tomb

The Turkish gunman who spent years in prison for attempting to assassinate Pope John Paul II laid flowers at his tomb on Saturday.<p>Mehmet Ali Agca …

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