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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.

    Associated Press
  • Premier League - Nigel Pearson's Leicester controversies

    The 51-year-old guided the Foxes to safety with seven wins from the last nine games in the Barclays Premier League but was often a controversial figure, having arguments with supporters and journalists throughout the course of the season. Pearson was fined £10,000 and handed a one-match touchline ban after after arguing with a fan during the club's loss to Liverpool in December. The Football Association found Pearson guilty of using "abusive and/or insulting words towards a spectator".

    PA Sport Report
  • 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.

    Yahoo News
  • Anger as 50 supermarkets to close and plans shelved for dozens of others

    It is the biggest closing down sale in years. In a huge reversal of fortune, Britain’s biggest supermarkets have shut more than 50 loss-making stores and shelved dozens of ones being built. Casualties include Chatteris, Cambs, where a Tesco was mothballed weeks ­before opening. Elsewhere, Tesco is shutting 43 stores, half of them Express branches, and ditching plans for a further 49 new ones in an attempt to save £250million.

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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.

    Sky News
  • 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.

    Rob Waugh
  • Britain's Got Talent's Connie Talbot, Who Sang 'Somewhere Over The Rainbow', Is All Grown Up

    Every so often the concept of time proves all too much for some people to handle, with the Internet currently having a mini-meltdown over the fact that six-year-old Connie Talbot, who wowed the nation when she auditioned for Britain's Got Talent back in 2007, is now... Erm... Older. The now-fourteen-year-old impressed the BGT judges when she gave an adorable performance of 'Somewhere Over The Rainbow', and ended up making it to the show's final, although unfortunately she didn't nab the opportunity to sing in front of the Queen. Eight years later and Connie is still singing her little heart out after becoming an online sensation, with more than 148 million people watching the Birmingham schoolgirl's original audition on YouTube.

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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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  • Greek PM Says Country Will Accept Bailout

    Greece's prime minister Alexis Tsipras says his country will accept a bailout offer, but with several conditions. A letter he wrote to creditors said that Greece will accept terms published by the European Commission on Sunday but with a number of amendments. The move comes after Mr Tsipras previously rejected conditions that the creditors wanted Greece to meet in exchange for further bailouts.

    Sky News
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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.

    Yahoo News
  • 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
  • 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
  • Kendall Jenner beats big sister Kim Kardashian with most liked Instagram photo ever (and it's a selfie)

    Kim Kardashian’s little sister Kendall Jenner just overtook her in the Instagram game, gaining 2.5 million likes in five weeks for a photo of herself lying on the ground with her hair arranged into heart shapes. It overtakes Kim’s wedding photo with Kanye West, which gained 2.4 million likes after it was posted in May last year.

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  • Greeks struggle with daily grind as foreigners head to beach

    With cash withdrawals cut to 60 euros ($67) per day, many Greeks aren't spending in restaurants for fear that they will run out of cash they would need if a family member got ill or another serious problem developed. On the streets of the Greek capital, resplendent in the early days of summer, there's still a veneer of normalcy — at least for foreigners, who aren't affected by the draconian rules imposed on Greeks.

    Associated Press
  • 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.

    Yahoo Finance UK
  • Tunisia Massacre Survivor 'Expected To Die'

    A British woman has told how she "expected to die" after she saw a man produce a gun from a beach parasol and open fire on holidaymakers in Tunisia. Ellie Makin, from Ripon, who had been on the beach with her friend recalled her fear as she and others fled the armed attacker, who killed at least 15 Britons in the terror attack at the coastal resort. She hid in a hotel room for more than an hour, staying away from the windows, as she heard the shooting getting closer.

    Sky News
  • European debt crisis: It's not just Greece that's drowning in debt

    While the eyes of the world are on Greece and its potential default on its debt, there are several other countries in the EU that have debts to rival the struggling nation. Altogether there are six European nations whose debts are larger than their economic output, and 16 that have debts larger than the 60%-of-GDP limit set out in the Maastricht Treaty. Greece’s public debt is, unsurprisingly, the highest in the EU - standing at 177% of its GDP.

    Telegraph
  • 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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