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Shane Warne is the new Paul

NEW DELHI – After FIFA World Cup’s Paul Octopus, Shane Warne played the perfect oracle, as much before the India-England match started in Bangalore, the former Australia spinner predicted it would be a tie. Warne wrote on his Twitter account, “Looking forward to the game between india and England today should be a cracker.. My prediction a tie!” And so it was, when England made 338 for 8 in 50 overs in reply to India’s 338 all out in 49.5 overs. Zaheer Khan was the last man to fall

Rome booked out for John Paul II beatification

ROME – More than two million pilgrims are expected to throng the streets of Rome for the beatification ceremony of John Paul II on May 1, leaving travel agencies desperate for accommodation and hotel prices soaring. The Vatican expects as many as two and a half million people to flock to the ceremony, according to Cardinal Jose Saraiva Martins of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints.
The ceremony will be led by Pope Benedict XVI in St Peter’s Square, where John Paul II’s

Paul the octopus dies

Paul the octopus, who shot to fame during this year’s football World Cup for his flawless record in predicting game results, has died peacefully in his sleep, his German aquarium said on Tuesday.
“Management and staff at the Oberhausen Sea Life Centre were devastated to discover that oracle octopus Paul, who achieved global renown during the recent World Cup, had passed away overnight,” the aquarium said in a statement.
“He appears to have passed away peacefully