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Day care adds Ritz Crackers to kids’ lunches to make them more balanced

A mom in Canada said she was surprised that her children were sent home from day care with a note saying the lunch she’d packed for them was unbalanced. Kristen Bartkiw said she’d packed homemade roast beef, potatoes and carrots for her 5-year-old son and 3-year-old daughter, along with an…

Tests show actress Brittany Murphy may have died from rat poison

Father commissions reports after 2009 death of troubled 8 Mile actor initially ruled as caused by pneumonia A toxicology report commissioned by Brittany Murphy’s father has suggested that the 8 Mile actor did not die from natural causes, as was previously thought. After Murphy’s death at the age of 32…

Obama to ask Senate to postpone Iran sanctions

President Barack Obama will personally urge powerful US senators Tuesday to hold off on imposing more sanctions on Iran, to allow high stakes nuclear talks to succeed. Obama will meet leading members of key Senate committees on the eve of the next round of talks between world powers and Iran…

Rare oolong could fetch $129,000 at Hong Kong’s first tea auction

Rare teas more than half a century old will take centre stage at Hong Kong’s first tea auction, with a prized narcissus oolong variety expected to fetch HK$1 million ($129,000), organisers said Tuesday. More than 40 lots of vintage tea leaves from private collectors in mainland China, Hong Kong and…

Kenya’s Westgate mall attackers spent four month’s planning in Nairobi

All four gunmen who attacked Kenya’s Westgate mall trained in Somalia before crossing into Kenya four months before the September massacre in which they also died, a Western official said Tuesday. crowded complex, firing from the hip and hurling grenades at shoppers and staff. Somalia’s Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab claimed the attack,…

China praises Korean assassin whom Japan calls a ‘criminal’

China and South Korea are to cooperate on a memorial to a Korean national hero who assassinated a Japanese official a century ago, provoking a diplomatic row Tuesday. Relationships between all three neighbours are heavily coloured by history, while both Beijing and Seoul are embroiled in separate territorial rows with…

Accuracy questioned in new Alan Turing film ‘The Imitation Game’

Film starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley accused of romanticizing pioneering scientist’s life Alan Turing’s niece Inagh Payne has questioned the accuracy of The Imitation Game, the forthcoming biopic of her uncle, the codebreaker and pioneering computer scientist, starring Benedict Cumberbatch. Speaking to the Mail on Sunday, Payne particularly expressed…

‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ is to get sequel 60 years later

Follow-up planned to Christmas classic starring James Stewart, with sequel drawing on Dickens’ A Christmas Carol Feelgood 1946 Christmas classic It’s a Wonderful Life is to get an unlikely sequel more than 60 years on, it has been revealed. It’s a Wonderful Life: The Rest of the Story is being…

Indonesia reviews cooperation with Australia after spy claims

President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said on Tuesday that Indonesia is reviewing cooperation with Canberra following allegations that Australian spy agencies tried to listen to his phone calls and those of his wife and ministers. He said in a tweet that Jakarta is “reviewing the bilateral cooperation because of Australia’s hurtful…

Frenchman deemed too fat to fly gets plane ticket

A Frenchman deemed too fat too fly has finally secured a plane ticket back to Europe after an alternate plan to return by ship fell through, his father said. Kevin Chenais — who has a hormone imbalance and came to the United States for treatment — is due to take…

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