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Kobe Bryant announces he will retire after this season

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He spent his entire 20-season career with the Lakers

Can The Force Awakens become the greatest movie ever?


Riding galaxy-sized expectations, the new Star Wars movie is already setting records for pre-opening ticket sales, with still a month to go.

American Music Awards: One Direction wins big, Dion pays tribute to Paris victims

Demi Lovato sings onstage at the American Music Awards on Sunday. 	— AP

One Direction might have debuted at No. 2 on the Billboard charts behind Justin Bieber, but they won the top award at Sunday’s American Music Awards.

Rare rhino dies in US zoo, just three left

This file photo shows Nola, a northern white rhinoceros, in her enclosure at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park—AP

A northern white rhinoceros, one of just four left on Earth, died on Sunday at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park after suffering from a bacterial infection and age-related health issues, zoo officials sai

US Indian’s short film in Oscar race

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Sanjay’s Super Team, an animated short film by Indian-American Sanjay Patel, has been shortlisted with 9 other titles to advance in the voting process for the 88th Academy Awards.

Michael Moore opens home to Syrian refugees

US filmmaker Michael Moore is opening his home in Michigan to Syrian refugees, in a rebuke to the state’s governor who said he would turn away refugees in the wake of the Paris attacks.

Two flights diverted due to bomb scare

Two Paris-bound Air France flights from the United States were diverted and landed safely after the airline received anonymous bomb threats, the carrier said.

David Beckham named People magazine’s ‘sexiest man alive’

David Beckham

David Beckham was declared “sexiest man alive” by People magazine Tuesday, joining an elite club, including last year’s winner, Chris Hemsworth, and a handful of other above-average men.

Volkswagen to present emission fixes to US authorities

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The company fitted 11 million vehicles with devices designed to cheat pollution tests

Participating in the Constitution Day deliberations in Parliament on November 26, home minister Rajnath Singh spoke about how the words “secular” and “socialist” were interpolated into the Preamble in

After scoring an unprecedented victory at the hustings and with the din of electioneering having died out, it’s back to business for Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar.