Beyonce gives birth to twins: US media

Beyonce gives birth to twins: US media

American pop star Beyonce has given birth to twins, according to media in the US. Entertainment Weekly, Us Weekly and People magazines confirmed the news, but the date of birth and gender of the babies are not yet publicly known. Beyonce, who is married to rapper Jay-Z, announced her pregnancy in an Instagram photo in February – the most-liked post in history on the network. The couple already have a daughter, Blue Ivy, aged five….

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IBM gives out-of-office patent to public

IBM gives out-of-office patent to public

IBM has been granted a patent for its out-of-office email system but has promised that it won’t enforce it. The “invention”, officially recognised in January, is described by the digital rights group Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) as “stupid patent of the month”. The patent was filed in 2010 at a time when many tech firms made grabs for all kinds of technological innovations. IBM said that it would “dedicate the patent to the public”. It…

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Janet Jackson, 50, gives birth to a boy, Eissa Al Mana

Janet Jackson, 50, gives birth to a boy, Eissa Al Mana

Singer Janet Jackson has at the age of 50 given birth to her first child, a baby boy, her publicist has confirmed. A statement said the musician and her Qatari businessman husband, Wissam Al Mana, were “thrilled” to welcome the infant, Eissa Al Mana. “Janet had a stress-free healthy delivery and is resting comfortably,” the publicist added. Speculation about her pregnancy surfaced last April when she postponed her Unbreakable tour. She posted a video on…

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Late Mane winner gives Liverpool derby win at Everton

Late Mane winner gives Liverpool derby win at Everton

Media playback is not supported on this device Sadio Mane’s goal deep into injury time sank Everton and settled a scrappy Merseyside derby in Liverpool’s favour at Goodison Park. The Reds’ £34m summer signing from Southampton reacted first to a loose ball after substitute Daniel Sturridge’s shot had hit the post in the fourth of eight minutes of stoppage time. Everton, who had lost goalkeeper Maarten Stekelenburg to injury in the second half, have now…

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Ibrahimovic double gives Man Utd win at West Brom

Ibrahimovic double gives Man Utd win at West Brom

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored his tenth goal in nine matches as Manchester United eased to victory over West Brom. The former Sweden international headed home from a brilliant Jesse Lingard delivery after only five minutes to put the visitors ahead. Ibrahimovic struck again just after the break when his effort from inside the box went in off Baggies defender Craig Dawson. United are now unbeaten in 10 matches in all competitions and have drawn level on…

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Moeen ton gives England upper hand against India

Moeen ton gives England upper hand against India

Fifth Test, Chennai (day one): England 284-4: Moeen 120*, Root 88, Jadeja 3-71 India: yet to bat Scorecard A century from Moeen Ali and Joe Root’s 88 gave England the better of the first day of the fifth and final Test against India in Chennai. Moeen, dropped on nought, shared 146 for the third wicket with Root after the tourists had been reduced to 21-2. When Root was given out caught behind on review, Moeen…

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