Ramires banned for four matches

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Chelsea midfielder accepts the Football Association’s charge of violent conduct for fracas in defeat to Sunderland.

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Mother charged with three murders

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A mother is charged with murdering three of her children who were found dead at their home in south-west London.

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Police search after eagle disappears

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Police say they are investigating the disappearance of the first white-tailed sea eagle to be raised in the east of Scotland in almost 200 years.

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21 Cats Proving Curiosity Is a Trap

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Cats put up a tough front, but they’re really just a bunch of wusses.

Curiosity might not actually kill the cat, but it will certainly get him into mischief — or at least spook him a little

Fortunately, the harmless antics of felines are oh-so-entertaining for us slightly terrible humans. Whether they’re stuck in a cardboard box or fleeing for dear life from the scary carpet monster in the hall, it almost makes up for the fact that we have to clean out their poop boxes.

These scaredy cats aren’t fooling anyone, and we’ve got the GIFs to prove it. Read more…

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Google+ Chief Vic Gundotra Is Leaving the Company

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Vic Gundotra, the Google executive who heads Google+, is leaving the company.

News of Gundotra’s departure made made the rounds on Secret for a few days before it was first reported on Re/code. However, Gundotra fittingly announced it on Google+. (See below.)

Gundotra, a former Microsoft exec, joined Google in 2007 after taking a year off because of a non-compete clause in his contract with his former employer. According to Re/code, VP of Engineering David Besbris is set to replace Gundotra. Brad Horowitz, Google+’s product head, was a top candidate for the job, but was passed over, according to the report. Read more…

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Fandango Launches Twitter Ticketing for 2 Upcoming Blockbusters

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Fandango has launched a ticketing feature for two upcoming films that will display movie information and a button to buy tickets in tweets that link back to its site

The movie ticketing site unveiled the feature Thursday and, for now, the feature works on only two movies: The Amazing Spider-Man 2 and Godzilla

As shown below, tweets that link to Fandango pages about the two films will display a large image with information about the movie’s stars, release date and rating. Twitter users can click on a “Buy Tickets on Fandango” button to find nearby theater options and purchase tickets. Read more…

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Selby leads despite Carter rally

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Mark Selby leads Ali Carter in round two of the World Snooker Championship and Dominic Dale beats Mark Davis in round one.

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Netanyahu: Abbas must end Hamas pact

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Israeli PM Netanyahu tells the BBC Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas must abandon his pact with Hamas if he wants peace talks to resume.

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BBC suspends its CBI membership

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The BBC announces it is to suspend its membership of the employers’ organisation the CBI during the Scottish independence referendum campaign.

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‘Mark Zuckerberg’ Is Desperate for Friends in a WeChat Ad

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In a South African ad for Chinese social networking giant WeChat, a guy named Mark who started a social network visits a therapist. The ad never explicitly states that the “Mark” in the ad is supposed to be Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, but the clues are all there, including the wavy brown hair and what look like Adidas flip-flops

“I invented the social network and now my friends — they’re unfriending me,” the Mark in the WeChat ad tells his therapist

The therapist suggests a cure: Using WeChat’s “Friends Radar” function, which locates your nearby friends. Facebook just launched a similar feature last week called Nearby Friends Read more…

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