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  • Death by selfie: Texas teenager Deleon Alonso Smith fatally shoots himself in neck while taking photo

    Texas teenager Deleon Alonso Smith has accidentally shot and killed himself while posing for selfies with a gun he found earlier in the day. Smith's death is the latest in a series of accidental injuries and deaths caused when people have been taking selfies. In July, a San Diego man hospitalised for five days after he attempted to take a selfie with a rattlesnake.

    International Business Times
  • Costa del Sol bomb alert: British tourists evacuated after police uncover grenades in car

    Tourists in the Costa del Sol, a resort popular with British tourists, were evacuated to safety after Spanish police uncovered a car filled with explosives, including grenades and firearms. Spanish news website sur.es reported the car was parked in the garage of an apartment complex. Locals living in the resort initially believed the problem to be a theft from the car.

    International Business Times
  • Manchester United moves a step closer to new digital strategy

    By Neil Maidment LONDON (Reuters) - English Premier League club Manchester United said on Wednesday it had signed a partnership deal with Indian IT firm HCL Technologies to improve its website and app as it gears up to launch a new digital media strategy. The 20-time league winners have struggled on the field since manager Alex Ferguson retired in 2013 but off it have continued to sign a string of lucrative commercial agreements under the ownership of the American Glazer family. To further capitalise on the lure of its claimed 659 million global followers, analysts expect United to present a new digital media approach next year, which could see the club cater to local markets with premium subscription content, alongside an e-commerce platform and global or regional sponsorship deals.

    Reuters 51 mins ago
  • Slipknot's 'Sickening' Haunted House Scream Park

    The American heavy metal band's Scream Park in Sacramento, California, will feature three "absolutely sickening" haunted houses and live horror entertainment. A limited number of guests will gain admission to a special Monster Energy Aftershock Pre-Party at Scream Park by showing proof of purchase of an Aftershock ticket. Slipknot are currently on tour in North and South America but are taking a break from making any new music.

    Sky News 20 mins ago
  • Rihanna and Lewis Hamilton dating: Chris Brown's friends trying to reunite singer with Barbadian beauty

    Chris Brown's friends want the American singer to reunite with former girlfriend, Barbadian singer/actress Rihanna. "His friends are trying to make the case for him and it's not like RiRi don't love him anymore, she still does, but she is much more mature and focus now and will not settle for anything that is not serious and fully committed," a source told celebrity gossip website, Urban Islandz. Last month, the Loyal singer had admitted that he was still in love with Rihanna and during a recent concert, Brown performed his rendition of Rihanna's latest hit B***h Better Have My Money.

    International Business Times
  • Protest As Sisters Sentenced To Be Raped

    Amnesty International has called on Indian authorities to ensure the safety of the young woman and her 15-year-old sibling after they were sentenced by village elders. The organisation says Meenakshi Kumari, 23, and her sister have been ordered by a Khap Panchayat - a village council - to be raped and humiliated. More than 175,000 people have now signed the online petition to stop the punishment being meted out in Baghpat, Uttar Pradesh.

    Sky News
  • Teenager Fakes Being Pregnant With Triplets For 10 Months

    A teenage girl has been caught out after she faked being pregnant with triplets - for one month longer than a full term. The unnamed 16-year-old from Wyandotte, Michigan, faked her pregnancy for 10 months, with her family only growing suspicious once nine months were up and no babies were born. Boyfriend Jorden Wyrabkiewicz said that he went out of his way to prepare for parenthood.

    Yahoo News
  • Muslim Women Share What It's REALLY Like To Wear A Hijab

    What do Muslim women really think about wearing a hijab? Many of them have taken to the anonymous app Whisper to share their experiences, their thoughts on the religious and political ramifications and the desires they dare not tell their family or community. It's quite enlightening, from women

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  • Sue Perkins Has Had Brain Tumour For 8 Years

    Great British Bake Off co-host Sue Perkins has revealed that she has had a brain tumour for eight years. The television personality has thanked fans for their support after disclosing in a magazine interview that it also means she cannot have children. Perkins was diagnosed with prolactinoma, a non-cancerous tumour, during a check-up while filming The Supersizers, a programme about diets throughout history.

    Sky News
  • Neverending Pus Flows From This Man's Leg

    Luis dropped his motorcycle on his leg, hurting it but not injuring it enough to warrant any medical attention. About four months passed before he decided to visit a doctor in his home of Peru. Since his accident, pus had been building up beneath the abrasion on his leg and when his doctor went to work on his leg, an unimaginable amount of puss and blood came flowing from his leg. It wasn’t a sight for the faint-hearted! Credit: YouTube/gordoxxtreme

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  • 26 Actors Who Could Play James Bond Next (27 photos)

    Daniel Craig’s time as James Bond could be numbered. But what then? Who could taken on the role of Ian Fleming’s gentleman spy next?

    Yahoo Movies UK
  • HIV Clinic 'Screwed Up' By Releasing Names

    Alan McOwan, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Trust's director for sexual health, has told Sky News that processes have been put in place that mean it should not happen again. He said it was important to remember that not everyone on the list was HIV positive. An investigation is under way into why the 56 Dean Street clinic, which is part of the Chelsea and Westminster NHS trust, sent out a newsletter to patients on a group email, rather than to individuals.

    Sky News 49 mins ago
  • Backpacker Murder Suspect Tells Of 'Torture'

    Hannah Witheridge, 23, and David Miller, 24, were murdered on 14 September last year on the Thai island of Koh Tao. Burmese migrant worker Zaw Lin, who is one of two accused of their murder, told the court in neighbouring Koh Samui how he was woken in the early hours of 2 October, 2014, to find 10 men gathered in the dormitory he shared with other workers.

    Sky News
  • Doggerland: Secrets of ancient land submerged beneath North Sea to be revealed

    Scientists are set to reveal the secrets of Doggerland, an ancient landscape that was wiped out by a tsunami about 8,200 years ago, then fully submerged by rising sea levels following the end of the last Ice Age. Archaeologists, biologists and computer scientists will digitally reconstruct the prehistoric country following a €2.5m (£1.8m, $2.7m) advanced research grant from the European Research Council. Vince Gaffney, anniversary chair in landscape archaeology at the University of Bradford, said: "The only populated lands on Earth that have not yet been explored in any depth are those which have been lost underneath the sea.

    International Business Times
  • Call The Midwife star Helen George splits from husband

    Call The Midwife star Helen George has sp lit from her husband of three years, her publicist confirmed.

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  • World's tallest man makes massive NBA player look like a pipsqueak

    Enes Kanter is a very large NBA player -- until you stand him next to the world's tallest man.

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  • Special forces transform into hi-tech 'desert ghosts' to hunt Jihadi John

    Special forces are using state-of-the-art stealth clothing to operate as “desert ghosts” in the hunt for Jihadi John. SAS and other elite snipers are wearing the suits which keep them hidden from sophisticated surveillance systems used by Islamic State extremists in Syria, the Sunday Mirror can reveal.

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  • Alison King has been persuaded not to quit Corrie - yet

    The Coronation Street star will continue to play troubled Carla Connor until the spring after delaying her departure.

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  • Benefits cheat 'funded exotic jet-set lifestyle'

    A £70,000 benefits cheat who said he couldn't walk was secretly filmed pulling two suitcases through an airport before jetting away on a luxury holiday to Australia with his wife.

    Press Association
  • Forget The FTSE 100, It’s Now Time To Buy The FTSE 250!

    Why the FTSE 250 (INDEXFTSE:MCX) is a better investment than the FTSE 100 (INDEXFTSE: UKX) for this Fool.

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