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  • Toddler found dead as mum pushed him on park swing had been there for TWO DAYS

    A toddler who was found dead on a park swing as his mother pushed him had been there for TWO DAYS, a medical examiner has said. It was there that they found the boy’s mother, 24-year-old Romechia Simms, who is homeless and suffers from mental health problems, pushing her son. Vonteshia Simms, the child’s grandmother, said: ‘Romechia would never harm my grandson in any type of way.

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  • 11-Year-Old Schoolgirl Breaks Up With Boyfriend In The Most Epic Way

    Breaking up with someone who cheated on you is always hard but this 11-year-old schoolgirl threw some serious shade at her former boyfriend. After telling him that she gave him two warnings about his ways in the past, she then tells him to not talk to her in middle school and that she never loved him.

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  • Greek PM Tsipras Urges 'No' Vote On Bailout

    Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has urged Greeks to vote "no" in Sunday's referendum after saying he would accept a bailout offer with several conditions. In a televised address to the nation, Mr Tsipras said a "no" vote would not push Greece out of the eurozone, but rather win a better bailout deal. Mr Tsipras said Europe must stop acting in an "undemocratic way" and sought to reassure Greeks that their bank deposits were safe.

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  • England heartbreak as freak own goal sends Japan through

    England went out of the Women's World Cup in devastating fashion as Laura Bassett's 92nd-minute own goal gave Japan a 2-1 win.

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  • Russia tries to soothe Baltic states over independence review

    By Maria Tsvetkova and Andrius Sytas MOSCOW/VILNIUS (Reuters) - Russia sought on Wednesday to ease concern in Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia over plans to review the legality of a 1991 decision formally granting them independence from the Soviet Union. The Baltic states declared independence in 1990 and 1991, and activists in Lithuania and Latvia were killed in attempts by Soviet forces to quell rebellion. The events have been a matter of particular sensitivity in the three countries since Russia annexed Crimea from Ukraine, another former Soviet republic.

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  • Girl 'shared pic after murder'

    A 13-year-old girl took a photo of her 14-year-old best friend in the back of a police van and shared it on Snapchat only a few hours after they committed a "sustained and brutal" murder, a court has heard. Angela Wrightson, 39, suffered more than 100 injuries after she was battered with a wooden stick, a TV set, a computer printer and a coffee table among other items, a jury was told.

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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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  • Billionaire Saudi prince vows to donate $32 billion fortune

    Saudi Arabia's billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, one of the world's richest people, announced Wednesday that he will donate all of his wealth of $32 billion to charity over the coming years. The money will go to the Saudi prince's organization called Alwaleed Philanthropies to work in the fields of "intercultural understanding" and supporting communities in need, he said in a statement. The prince, chairman of investment firm Kingdom Holding Company, said he has already donated $3.5 billion to the charitable organization.

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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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  • 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'.

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  • Football - Magpies board to discuss transfers

    McClaren was heading into a scheduled debrief with managing director Lee Charnley and chief scout Graham Carr with the breakthrough for which they had hoped by this point still proving elusive. Press Association Sport understands Newcastle have been hampered by a challenging summer market despite owner Mike Ashley having sanctioned significant investment after last season's struggles. In addition, some of the early business - the transfer window did not officially open until Wednesday, but many deals have already been agreed and are simply to be rubber-stamped - has set an eye-watering benchmark for prices with Roberto Firmino's £29million switch from Hoffenheim to Liverpool a case in point.

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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.

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  • In pics: Dozens killed as military plane crashes in Indonesian village of Medan (15 photos)

    A military plane has crashed into houses and hotels in the city of Medan in Indonesia, killing dozens of people. Local television showed black smoke and flames billowing from a residential neighbourhood. Red Cross worker Eko Triandi, who was helping

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  • 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.

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  • Watch: Young Girl Standing Up To Homophobic Preacher Is Everything

    After the U.S. Supreme Court legalised gay marriage last week, it was depressingly inevitable that there would be protests.But this little girl stood defiant in the face of some particuarly nasty homophobic ranting in the street during ComFest in Columbus

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  • Pregnant Woman Lost In The Forest Gives Birth, Fights With Bees, Starts Bush Fire

    A pregnant woman who got lost in the forest has been rescued - but not after an incredible three-day ordeal that saw her fight with insects and accidentally start a bush fire. Amber Pangborn found herself going into labour last Thursday when contractions started while she was driving to her parents’ house.

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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.

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  • I hate the show - Clarkson bows out

    Top Gear has marked the end of an era with footage of Jeremy Clarkson saying he "hates" working on the show. Aired as two separate films, in the second instalment, while stuck in a muddy river Clarkson is heard lamenting: "I hate working on Top Gear." Minutes before that Clarkson appears to wee in his tuxedo saying: "I can't imagine a urine soaked pair of trousers is going to the put the audience off because..." he explains, gesturing to his mud-covered hands and clothes. Also visible in the studio was the "elephant in the room", a 10ft plastic replica elephant from a Hull design company which the show's makers borrowed, called Jeremy.

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  • Kingfisher Bites Off More Than He Can Chew With Ferocious Snake

    The plucky bird tried its luck by diving into the water to grab the snake - but the serpent fought back and grabbed the bird around the neck. A battle between the two then took place - and photographer Nitin Jain caught the whole thing on camera. The minute-long battle between the pair shows the snake, which Nitin believes to be a keelback, thrashing out of the water, grabbing the bird round the neck and pulling it under the water multiple times.

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  • Who Were The Tunisia Beach Attack Victims?

    A total of 38 people are thought to have died in the attack at Tunisia's Sousse beach resort, including 30 Britons and three Irish. All were on holiday in the country when gunman Seifeddine Rezgui opened fire on sunbathing tourists. Most were with

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