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Brazil will not allow anti-government protests to mar the Confederations Cup being hosted here, Sports Minister Aldo Rebelo said. Rebelo said Monday that Brazil must show the world that it is a democratic country but also that it can guarantee the order needed to undertake such events, reports Xinhua. "We will not allow any of these protests to get in the way of the events we have committed to ...
Henry Cavill has given fans a peek into the grilling fitness regime he undertook to transform his body from "Fat Cavill" to Man of Steel. He claimed that in order get into Superman shape he ate 5,000 calories and worked out for two and a half hours a day, News.com.au. reported. Cavill gives credit for his toned body to his trainer Mark ...
Ministers will consider a ban on the use of face-down restraint in English mental health hospitals after new figures that show nearly 40,000 incidents of physical restraint were recorded in just one ...
By any stretch of the imagination, it is either an outright miracle or testament to his power in Hollywood at the end of the 1970s (or maybe a little of both) that Warren Beatty was able to produce and direct Reds, his romantic epic about the Bolshevik Revolution and the birth of the Am ... ...
Fortunately, this summer you can increase the amount of pigeon Italian you know by peppering conversations with the word "spezzato". For the uninitiated, this sartorial turn of phrase, when translated into English, literally means "broken". Apply this visually to what you wear, and it becomes the subtle art of mis-matching your jacket with your trousers. Sounds easy, right? ...
Britain's NHS regulator has been accused of covering up their failure to prevent a scandal at a hospital maternity unit where at least eight babies are thought to have died from neglect, according to a damning report to be published ...
Four years after settling similar charges in New York, the plastic surgery company Lifestyle Lift reached a settlement with the Florida attorney general that requires it to change its marketing ...
An international group of psychiatrists today launches a drive to end the global scandal of premature deaths among people suffering from severe mental ...
Sales were down 5.9 per cent against a year earlier across the European Union, falling to just 1.04 million, the ACEA car makers' association said. This was the worst May since 1993, when sales dropped below 1 million. The downturn punished all major markets as the eurozone wallows in a sixth straight quarter of recession and record unemployment. Sales plummeted 9.9 per cent in Germany and ...
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Our nuclear programmes are completely transparent. But we are ready to show greater transparency and make clear for the whole world that the steps of the Islamic Republic of Iran are completely within international frameworks. The sanctions are unfair, the Iranian people are suffering, and our (nuclear) activities are legal. These sanctions are illegal and only benefit Israel.
Iran's president-elect was speaking after his historic election victory.
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A man has been beaten to death by police officers in the United States.
The unarmed man was severely beaten with batons and fists following a call from a hospital, which had complained of a man being drunk near the premises.
Officers attended Kern Medical Center in Bakersfield, California, where David Sal Silva, the 33-year-old father of four young children, had allegedly been causing a disturbance.
A group of police officers fell upon Silva after he allegedly resisted arrest.
Witnesses said extra police waded in to beat him in in the face and upper body.
Silva later had trouble breathing and was wheeled into the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
Witnesses who had filmed Silva and the police in a scuffle later had their mobile phones confiscated by some of the officers.
They said he had been begging for his life during the beating.
A lawyer for the family has asked that the mobile phones not be tampered with as the video evidence will be used in an investigation.
Meanwhile, President Obama has lauded the bravery and devotion of more than 40 police officers at a White House ceremony.
Speaking to the hand-picked group, he said: "We don't always get that opportunity to stand and applaud the men and women who keep us safe. ...
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