Below are some of the stories making headlines in the world today.

Chinese company to buy Texas oil fields in $1.3 billion deal
Pharrell not so ‘happy’ in deposition video from ‘Blurred Lines’ lawsuit

Strong earthquake felt in Afghanistan, India and Pakistan
LVG slams City’s defensive tactics

19 startups that could make you a millionaire if you got hired there today
How Not To Completely Fuck Up A First Date

Inspekta Mwala Actor Bokello is Dead
SAD! Mother of 6 Hospitalized After Confronting Husband Clubbing With Another Woman – PHOTOS

Apple just put out a few new iPhone ads featuring Jamie Foxx and Siri
These 5 ‘Game of Thrones’ characters were recast – and you probably didn’t even notice

Power napping: Leaders and VIPs dozing off – CNNPolitics.com
Kim Kardashian flew her fans to LA for a birthday brunch

Barcelona still hopeful of new £188m Qatar Airways deal
The man who helped create the iPod reveals the moment he and his wife decided to leave Apple

Daniel Craig is really over being James Bond – CNN.com
Chelsea plan for Mourinho exit with Ancelotti waiting in the wings

Emotional Social Expermient Tests Whether People Would Help A Child Being Bullied
These 5 ‘Game of Thrones’ characters were recast – and you probably didn’t even notice

Rita Ora Reveals She Was Sexually Abused At 14 By 26-Year-Old Boyfriend
What men and women fantasize about has more in common than you think

Wayne Rooney arrives at Hilton Hotel for 30th birthday bash
Beyoncé’s ‘X-Men’ Storm costume will blow you away

Google grants a 97-year-old’s wish