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  • Woman Dies In Bungee Accident With Boyfriend

    A woman has died and her boyfriend is seriously hurt after a tandem bungee jump that went wrong in the town of Audincthun, in northern France. The 28-year-old died on Sunday after leaping off the 65m high (more than 200ft) crane and crashing to the ground from a drop of some 15m (49ft) because of a problem with the harness, a source told Le Parisien newspaper.

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  • Trump files $500 million lawsuit as pageant woes mount

    As fallout built over Donald Trump's remarks about immigrants from Mexico, the Republican presidential candidate answered back with legal action to match his trademark brashness, filing a $500 million lawsuit. The suit against Univision for dropping the Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants claims breach of contract, defamation and First Amendment violations, and contends Univision turned on him because it supports Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton for president.

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  • Kim Jong Un Executes Designer Of His New Airport Because He Didn’t Like It

    North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un posed for one of his trademark glossy photo shoots in Pyongyang’s new airport this week - but a different story had unfolded behind the scenes. Executions are common in North Korea, with senior officials being killed for offences as minor as watching South Korean soap operas. Airport design chief Ma Won Chun disappeared late last year, and is thought to have been executed after Kim voiced his dissatisfaction with the airport, according to The Diplomat.

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  • Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Sip Tea With Prince William and Kate Middleton at Kensington Palace

    Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie spent Friday afternoon sipping tea at Kensington Palace with Prince William and Kate Middleton. The king and queen of Hollywood privately met with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge after "months of coordinating," according to Us Weekly. WATCH: Angelina Jolie's Amazing '90s Modeling Photos Resurface -- and They's Amazing!

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  • Greece defaults on IMF payment despite last-minute overtures to creditors

    By Renee Maltezou and Robert-Jan Bartunek ATHENS (Reuters) - Greece's last-minute overtures to international creditors for financial aid on Tuesday were not enough to save the country from becoming the first developed economy to default on a loan with the International Monetary Fund. As a result, IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde will report to the global lender's board that Greece is "in arrears," the official euphemism for default.

    Reuters
  • Knox County poorhouse: From Bible college to 'House of Nightmares' (23 photos)

    The abandoned Knox County Infirmary, an imposing Gothic structure plopped down in the middle of rural Ohio, was better known as the local poorhouse. In the 1950s it was falling apart and closed down, but then a church bought and fixed it up as a Bible college.

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  • Britain ‘At Risk From Asteroid Tsunami’ Which Could Wipe Out Coastal Towns

    Britain is at risk from an ‘asteroid tsunami’, where a rock falling from space creates a wall of water which kills hundreds of thousands of people living in coastal towns. University of Southampton experts have created a map showing where asteroids are most likely to fall - and found that Britain is at risk of being swamped by deadly waves caused by space rocks. Asteroids falling near Britain in the Atlantic or North Sea could trigger a devastating impact.

    Rob Waugh
  • Authorities: Boy found in park swing died of cold, thirst

    A mother placed her living toddler in a swing at a Maryland park one morning and he remained there until he was found dead of cold and thirst two days later when someone spotted the mother pushing her lifeless child in the swing, authorities said Tuesday. The 3-year-old boy found in a La Plata park died of dehydration and hypothermia, or low body temperature, said Diane Richardson, spokeswoman for the Charles County Sheriff's Office. Bruce Goldfarb, spokesman for the medical examiner, said Tuesday that he couldn't talk about the case.

    Associated Press
  • Avril Lavigne In Tears Over Lyme Disease Fight

    Avril Lavigne has spoken for the first time about her months away from the public eye after her diagnosis with Lyme disease. In a tearful interview with Good Morning America, Lavigne, 30, revealed it took two months for doctors to confirm that she had the disease. "They would pull up their computer and be like, 'Chronic fatigue syndrome'.

    Sky News
  • Myanmar fisherman goes home after 22 years as a slave

    Myint is one of more than 800 current and former slaves rescued or repatriated after a year-long Associated Press investigation into pervasive labor abuses in Southeast Asia's fishing industry. Thailand's booming seafood business alone runs on an estimated 200,000 migrant workers, many of them forced onto boats after being tricked, kidnapped or sold. Myint, his family and his friends recounted his story to AP, which also followed parts of his journey.

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  • Australia police will not help IS fighter's kids: grandmother

    The Australian mother-in-law of a notorious Islamic State group fighter said Monday she was "devastated" that police had refused to help bring her five grandchildren home from Syria. Karen Nettleton's daughter Tara is married to Khaled Sharrouf, who gained global infamy last year when he posted pictures of himself and his seven-year-old son on Twitter holding up the severed heads of soldiers. News emerged last week that Sharrouf may have died in the same drone attack believed to have killed fellow Australian jihadist Mohamed Elomar, raising concerns about what would happen to his children who were taken to Syria last year.

    AFP
  • Ben Affleck And Jennifer Garner To Divorce

    Hollywood couple Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner have announced they are to divorce. Affleck, 42, and Garner, 43, were married in 2005 after meeting on the set of Daredevil. Oscar-winning Affleck will continue to live on the couple's property in a separate house, according to an anonymous source quoted by AP.

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  • Blue Peter's John Noakes Found In Storm Drain

    Former Blue Peter presenter John Noakes has been found in a storm drain near his Majorca home several hours after going missing. Police began searching for Mr Noakes after his concerned wife Vicky appealed for information which could lead to his whereabouts. "They are taking him by helicopter to the main hospital in Palma.

    Sky News
  • How Magic Mike changed Jada Pinkett Smith's relationship with husband Will Smith

    Jada Pinkett Smith has revealed how hanging out with a predominantly male cast on Magic Mike XXL taught her how to be playful with husband Will Smith. Jada revealed that she used to adopt the role of the sensible one in the relationship and sit back and watch Will mess around.

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  • Iggy V Britney: Britney Spears Slams Iggy Azalea's Shade in One Epic Tweet

    Iggy Azalea threw shade at Britney Spears and Britney threw it right back at her! Oooo, this is one hot feud on our hands.

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  • Tunisia Releases Images Of Beach Attack Suspects

    Tunisia has released photographs of two men being sought in connection with the shooting dead of 38 people on a tourist beach. The men in the images were identified as Bin Abdallah and Rafkhe Talari. Sky's investigation involved interviews with more than a dozen students and friends of the killer, including one who confirmed Rezgui confessed to him he was a member of Islamic State and a jihadist.

    Sky News
  • Glastonbury 2015: Kanye West's Set Interrupted By Comic Lee Nelson's Stage-Invading

    Love him or loathe him, absolutely everybody was excited to see what kind of show Kanye West would bring as he headlined Glastonbury music festival last night. Needless to say, nobody quite expected him to bring every light in the world and Brit comedian Lee Nelson, but who doesn't love a surprise, eh? In perhaps one of the most memorable moments of the entire weekend, just four songs into Kanye's show, which also doubled as some kind of weird light exhibition, a then-unidentified man scrambled across the stage with a microphone as he pretended to rap along with the star.

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  • Islamic State beheads female civilians for first time in Syria - monitor

    The hardline Islamic State group has beheaded two women in Syria, the first time it has decapitated female civilians, the founder of a group monitoring the war said on Tuesday. The beheadings took place in the eastern Deir al-Zor province this week said Rami Abdulrahman, head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which tracks the conflict using sources on the ground. Islamic State has beheaded local and foreign men in Syria, including enemy combatants, aid workers and journalists as well as people it has deemed as violating its hardline interpretation of Islamic law.

    Reuters
  • Heathrow Terminal 1 Closes Its Doors Tonight

    Heathrow Airport will close the doors on 47 years of aviation history tonight when Terminal 1 handles its final flight. Heathrow said the final departure would be a British Airways flight to Hanover on Monday night following a migration of services to the recently completed Terminal 2, which is to be extended to boost its capacity. The news came to light just 48 hours before the Airports Commission was due to announce its recommendation on whether a new runway should be built at Heathrow or Gatwick .

    Sky News
  • Brooklyn Beckham Pokes Fun At Mum Victoria And Reveals His Love Of Pot Noodles

    Brooklyn Beckham becoming a seriously active member of the Instagram community has succeeded in not only making us all feel ridiculously old (we remember when he was born!), but also giving us an intimate insight into what life is like as a member of the Beckham family. What would Victoria say, eh? Because we are the nosey type we decided to conduct a serious investigation into what is in Brooklyn's basket-trollet hybrid, which basically involved squinting really hard, and we made a rather shocking discovery.

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