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'Jesus's wife' fragment is not a fake, scientists claim

A Harvard professor is claiming a fragment of papyrus seemingly mentioning that Jesus had a wife is an ancient document and not a forgery, following a series of tests.

Webby nominees range from Citi Bike to Jay Z

Webby nominees range from Citi Bike to Jay Z

This year's list of nominees for Webby awards celebrating Internet achievement range from celebrities such as Beyonc and Ellen DeGeneres to Google and GoPro, the maker of popular mountable video cameras.

Controversy mars Sri Lankas homecoming party

Controversy mars Sri Lankas homecoming party

Sri Lanka's team flew home in triumph on Tuesday to a huge street party after winning the World Twenty20 tournament, but celebrations were marred by controversy over the retirements of Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara.

Artists install massive poster of childs face in Pakistan field to shame drone operators

Artists install massive poster of childs face in Pakistan field to shame drone operators

An artists collective has unfurled a massive poster showing a childs face in a heavily bombed area of Pakistan in the hopes that it will give pause to drone operators searching the area for kills.

Kate & Wills release new photo with baby Prince George

Kate & Wills release new photo with baby Prince George

Prince William and his wife Kate released a rare family photo on Saturday showing the couple with their eight-month-old son Prince George, ahead of the little boy's first overseas tour.

Turkey bans Nymphomaniac film for sex scenes

Turkey bans Nymphomaniac film for sex scenes

Turkish authorities have banned Danish director Lars Von Trier's controversial movie epic "Nymphomaniac" from theatres for its extensive nudity and no-holds-barred sex scenes.

Tina Fey and the Taliban to share the big screen

Tina Fey and the Taliban to share the big screen

American funny woman Tina Fey is set to star in and produce an adaptation of "The Taliban Shuffle," a lighthearted memoir by international journalist Kim Baker, The Huffington Post reported.

Oscars not airing on broadcast TV in Venezuela as Jared Leto offers solidarity

Oscars not airing on broadcast TV in Venezuela as Jared Leto offers solidarity

Roughly half of Venezuela's TV audience was not able to watch supporting actor winner Jared Leto express solidarity with all the "dreamers" in Ukraine and Venezuela as he accepted his Oscar.

Disney seeks to crown revival with 'Frozen' Oscar gold

Disney seeks to crown revival with

A critical and commercial success, Frozen marks a second renaissance for Walt Disney's legendary film studio -- and is widely tipped to win its first ever Oscar for best animated feature next weekend.

A nod to past glory, Italy's 'The Great Beauty' vies for Oscar

A nod to past glory, Italy

As Oscar voting enters the homestretch, The Great Beauty gives an historical nod to the Italian films that have made the nation the most successful winner of best foreign-language film.