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Montana Searchers Find Body Of Missing Oregon Child

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Attorney: Hunger-Striking Immigrants Forced To Hydrate

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One-Armed Swordsman star to get Golden Horse lifetime award

TAIPEI • Jimmy Wang Yu once slayed box-office opponents as the One-Armed Swordsman (1967) on screen. The actor went on to introduce the martial arts genre of movies with The Chinese Boxer (1970). For his ground-breaking efforts, Yu, now 76, will be honoured with a lifetime achievement prize on Nov 23 at the Golden Horse […]

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Sammi closes HK show with a bang

Hong Kong singer Sammi Cheng pulled out all the stops, including a heavy metal segment where she head-banged and drummed to the tune of The Power Of Love, with underground band Tie Shu Lan. She concluded her run of 13 shows for the Hong Kong opener of her FollowMi tour on Saturday, with guest stars, […]

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Voice of giggly Minnie Mouse dies at 75

NEW YORK • She was picked from 200 candidates at a 1986 audition. On Friday, Russi Taylor, the voice of Minnie Mouse for more than three decades, died. She was 75. Taylor, who was prone to giggles just like the character she voiced, captured the heart and sound of Mickey Mouse’s counterpart on television, in […]

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Piano prodigy Lang Lang grows up

NEW YORK • It was late one afternoon in spring this year and Madison Square Garden’s 19,000 seats were empty as Billy Joel and Lang Lang began jamming on stage. Pop’s piano man had invited the superstar classical pianist to make a guest appearance at his sold-out April show and they were rehearsing a duet […]

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Amritha sings in Mandarin to win xinyao contest

Crescent Girls’ School student Amritha Devaraj has been an avid fan of xinyao singer-songwriter Jimmy Ye for years, so when her Higher Chinese teacher encouraged her to sign up with friends for a national xinyao competition last year, she seized the opportunity. Amritha, now 16, performed at the National Schools Xinyao Singing and Songwriting Competition […]

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Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay’s turn to get grilled

Celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay has been taking heat for his new food-and-travel show ever since it was announced in June last year. Even before filming began, some critics felt the premise of the show Gordon Ramsay: Uncharted smacked of cultural appropriation and imperialism. Please subscribe or log in to continue reading the full article. Learn […]

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Doc Talk: Fight against smoking addiction

I am an addictions psychiatrist who chose to go into this field, partly because my father died from smoking-related lung cancer. He could have lived longer and enjoyed better quality of life if he had kicked the habit. As such, I am pretty much an advocate of saying no to smoking and helping those with […]

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How often should you visit the dentist?

For the longest time, people have been told that the best way to keep their teeth in tip-top condition is to go for twice-a-year dental check-ups, but this has changed. Although this advice remains common, there are now dentists who advise less frequent visits for those who have good oral health. Those who have dental […]

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Another NYPD Officer Found Dead In 5th Suicide Since June

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Russian Police Detain Nearly 1,400 Protesters In Moscow

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Two locals dead, athletes injured in S. Korea nightclub balcony collapse

GWANGJU • Two South Koreans were killed and several athletes competing in the swimming world championships were injured early yesterday when a balcony collapsed inside a nightclub in Gwangju, according to local media. The authorities suspect the balcony inside the nightclub, which is located near the athletes’ village, may have collapsed due to too much […]