Phoebe Ngai

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Robert Mugabe celebrates 90th birthday with defiant rhetoric

Thousands of people turned out on Sunday to wish happy birthday to Zimbabwe's president, Robert Mugabe, who threw 90 balloons into the air to mark his 90th year and continuing hold on power.<p>Fresh off the plane from Singapore, where he had travelled for eye surgery last week, Mugabe was in typically …

Venezuela deaths rise as unrest claims student and biker | Reuters

CARACAS (Reuters) - A female student and a young supermarket worker were the latest fatalities from Venezuela’s political unrest as the death toll from 10 days of violence rose on Saturday to at least eight.<p>Both sides are mourning supporters killed in the worst turmoil since President Nicolas …

Let the Games Begin

Inside Flipboard / February 7, 2014<p>Welcome to the 2014 Winter Olympics, which starts today in Sochi, Russia. And not a moment too soon. With a run-up …

From Nymphomaniac to Stranger By the Lake, is sex in cinema getting too real?

As Lars Von Trier's controversial and explicit sex odyssey opens in cinemas this weekend, we ask actors what they think about being asked to perform in increasingly graphic sex scenes<p>The script, Christophe Paou says, was even more sexually explicit, so the French actor knew what he was getting …

Man who killed 2 infants gets death penalty

Jason Michael Hann has been convicted of killing his 2-month-old son and 10-month old daughter and hiding their bodies in storage units.<p>INDIO, Calif. -- A man who has been convicted of killing two of his infant children and hiding their plastic-wrapped bodies in storage units in Arkansas and …

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Beijing blasts UN report on North Korea

Beijing is ready to block recommendations from a United Nations warning Kim Jong-un on his regime's human rights abuses<p>China rejected what it said was "unreasonable criticism" of Beijing in a new U.N. report on human rights abuses in North Korea, but it would not be drawn on whether it would veto …

Got Road Salt? Cities Across The Country Are Running Out Of It

You know you have a widespread problem when Milwaukee fights road ice with cheese brine, New Jersey breaks out the pickle juice, and New York, a major salt producer, declares a shortage.<p>The waves of snowstorms in much of the country have exhausted supplies of rock salt, the main tool that road …