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The God of Noah: Great, but Not Always Good

<i>“And the Lord said, I will destroy man whom I have created from the face of the earth; both man, and beast, and the creeping thing, and the fowls of</i> …

Nepal

April 13, 2012. A child looks on as she observes the Bisket festival at the ancient city of Bhaktapur near Kathmandu.

And while we're at it

• <b>25 per cent of people polled by the Manchester Evening News blame Sir Alex Ferguson for Manchester United's stuttering season</b>• <b><br>What was he supposed to</b> …

Soccer

Anti-Moyes banner flown over Old Trafford

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - A banner calling for the dismissal of beleaguered Manchester United manager David Moyes was flown over Old Trafford on Saturday as his side’s Premier League match with Aston Villa kicked-off.<p>Manchester United's manager David Moyes applauds ahead their English Premier …

Benitez hits back at Mourinho

ROME (Reuters) - Napoli manager Rafael Benitez hit back at Jose Mourinho on Saturday after the Chelsea boss claimed his predecessor had presided over a poor season for the Premier League leaders.<p>Napoli's coach Rafael Benitez smiles before their Italian Serie A soccer match against Torino at Olympic …

Chinese ships search new area for Malaysian plane

SYDNEY/PERTH (Reuters) - Chinese ships trawled a new area in the Indian Ocean for a missing Malaysian passenger jet on Saturday, as the search for Flight MH370 entered its fourth week amid a series of false dawns over sightings of debris.<p>Australian authorities coordinating the operation moved the …

Malaysia flight saga: 9 questions linger

The families of passengers aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 have been told the plane went down in the southern Indian Ocean.<p>Some got the shaking news from a phone call, others received a text message from Malaysia Airlines telling them to "assume beyond a reasonable doubt" that their relatives …

Investigators: Speed -- not drugs, racing or mechanical failure -- killed Paul Walker

Speed killed "Fast & Furious" star Paul Walker, according to the investigation of the fiery car crash that ended the actor's life last year.<p>"Investigators determined the cause of the fatal solo-vehicle collision was unsafe speed for the roadway conditions," Los Angeles County Sheriff's Commander …

Anwar: Who gave ‘bomoh 1Malaysia’ approval? « Demi Rakyat

Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim today demanded that the government disclose who gave permission for a bomoh to conduct rituals inside KLIA to locate …

MH370 search: confusion over theory that Malaysian airliner turned back – live

• <b>This blog has ended. Read our latest news story here</b><br>• Interpol: plane’s disappearance probably not terrorist linked<br>• Psychological probe into background of passengers and crew<br>• Photos released of Iranian passengers on stolen passports<br>• 18-year-old trying to migrate to Europe, ‘not a terrorist’<br>• Search area …

How Thailand's trade in fake passports fuels crime gangs around the world

On 30 November 2010, a 39-year-old Pakistani national named Muhammed Ather "Tony" Butt was detained with his Thai girlfriend, Sirikalya Kitbamrung, as they were crossing into Laos from the north-eastern Thai province of Nong Khai. Later that same day, officers from Thailand's Department of Special …