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2 Men Dressed as Superheroes Fight Heckler in Times Square

It’s a scene straight out of a superhero blockbuster: Batman and Spider-Man got into a fight in New York City’s Times Square on Saturday night.<p>Or, …

Man who tried to sell crushed pop tart as cocaine prosecuted for fraud

Cameron Mitchell falls foul of North Carolina counterfeit laws<p>Trying to sell drugs to an undercover police officer is not the best move for an aspiring drug dealer.<p>However attempting to pass off a crushed pop tart as crack cocaine has proved particularly unwise.<p>It has left Cameron Mitchell of Rocky …

Police: 6 hurt in shooting outside Alaska bar

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Police say six people were injured, one critically, in a shooting outside a bar in Alaska, and the suspects remain at …

Ray Rice To Appeal NFL's Indefinite Suspension: REPORT

The NFL has not heard the last of Ray Rice.<p>While the NFL is under intense scrutiny for its handling of domestic violence cases, the disgraced free agent running back is set to appeal his indefinite suspension on Monday, reported Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk on Sunday. Citing multiple unnamed …

India election: Leading artists warn against Modi

<b>Prominent Indian artists and academics have written an open letter warning against the possible election of Hindu nationalist politician Narendra Modi.</b><p>The letter - signed by writer Salman Rushdie and sculptor Anish Kapoor among others - attacked Mr Modi's record in the 2002 Gujarat riots.<p>Mr Modi, a …

India

Anti-Election Rebels in India Set Off Bombs, Killing 13

BHUBANESWAR, India — Suspected Maoist rebels set off two bombs in the eastern Indian state of Chhattisgarh on Saturday, killing 13 people, most of them paramilitary soldiers and officials charged with holding elections in the region.<p>The attacks, half an hour apart, were the most serious since …

Extremism

Siachen dispute: India and Pakistan’s glacial fight

<b>On 13 April 1984, Indian troops snatched control of the Siachen glacier in northern Kashmir, narrowly beating Pakistan. Thirty years later, the two sides remain locked in a stand-off, but the Indian army mountaineer who inspired the operation says his country must hang on whatever the …

Pakistan

Gender Issues Could Be a Game Changer in India's Elections

As India enters its second week of nationwide polls, the issue of female safety from sexual violence is coming second only to corruption in the minds …

India elections: turnout higher so far than 2009

Indian voters are turning out to cast their ballot in unusually high numbers, as the controversial Narendra Modi goes head to head with Rahul Gandhi, …

Indian election official calls for calm debate ahead of huge poll

Senior Indian election officials have called on candidates in the nation's elections to avoid emotional outbursts as an increasingly acrimonious campaign reaches its climax.<p>The first of more than 800 million eligible voters will cast their ballots at 930,000 polling stations on Monday in the first …

Pakistan: Reported executions threaten government's talks with Taliban

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — The Pakistani government's improbable bid to negotiate a truce with Islamist insurgents verged on collapse Monday after reports that militants had executed 23 paramilitary soldiers held captive since 2010.<p>Prime Minister<p>Nawaz Sharifcondemned the “heinous, criminal act” and …

Pakistan

Italy recalls ambassador to India after supreme court delays marines' trial

Italy has recalled its ambassador to India after the country's supreme court delayed a decision on trying two Italian marines held since 2012.<p>Italy's foreign minister, Emma Bonino, said in a statement on Tuesday the "latest unacceptable" delay proved India was "incapable of handling this situation".<p>…

Associated Press News

Mother of Taliban victim hopeful on talks

The Pakistani government has said it would not resume negotiations with the Taliban until the armed fighters agree to a ceasefire.<p>Negotiations were suspended on Monday after a faction of the armed group said it had killed 23 soldiers held hostage since 2010.<p>Many people in Pakistan have lost …

Pakistani Hindus 'unwelcome' in India | Bangladesh

Shaukimal Prajapati is a Pakistani Hindu who has found shelter in India, but never succeeded in finding a place that he could truly call his home.<p>"I am a Hindu in Pakistan, but a Pakistani in India," the MSc graduate from Pakistan’s Sindh Agricultural University, laments.<p>Prajapati's plight embodies …

Tips on Recording Sound Effects!

The Lego Movie – review | Mark Kermode

The repositioning of luddite Lego bricks as a saleable staple of the digital gaming revolution is one of the greatest marketing coups of the 21st century. Parents who grew up assembling brightly coloured building blocks in the age of the Bakelite telephone were amazed to find their children playing</i> …

Her – review

Spike Jonze enters the world of cybersex with a curiously detached satire<p>As far as sci-fi cinema is concerned, there's nothing unusual about falling in love with a computer or conjuring your perfect partner from a keyboard. In the <i>Frankenstein</i>-inspired 80s teen comedy <i>Weird Science</i>, two teenagers …

Incredible 3D GIFs Created with a Simple Visual Effect

Animated gifs seem to be everywhere these days, but some gif creators are taking the visual experience of viewing quick clips of silent motion to another level. By carefully adding a couple of solid-colored (typically white), vertical lines to the moving images, an incredible three-dimensional …

Drake Calls Macklemore's Grammy Apology Text 'Wack As F--k'

Canadian superstar says fellow nominee's message to Kendrick Lamar "felt cheap"<p>After Macklemore and Ryan Lewis won Best New Artist and three trophies …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Finally, Here Is Everything That Is Wrong With ‘The Notebook’, Just In Time For Valentine’s Day

While women and men who love lying to women everywhere claim to love the classic romance film <i>The Notebook</i>, it is not a very good movie. Well, let me rephrase that – it’s a wonderful movie if you either believe in fairy tale romances or like laughing hysterically at movies that aren’t actually …

Joss Whedon Starts Shooting AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON

Today's Beauty Secret

BAZAAR's beauty expert reveals the tricks and must-have products behind the prettiest hair and makeup looks on the red carpet.<p><i>BAZAAR</i>'s beauty expert reveals the tricks and must-have products behind the prettiest hair and makeup looks on the red carpet.

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Unleash NYC | GRAMMYs