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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
  • Cindy Crawford breaks silence on unretouched underwear photo leak: 'I was blindsided'

    Supermodel Cindy Crawford has admitted she felt "blindsided" when an unretouched photo of her was leaked online. The image, which was part of a photoshoot for Marie Claire Mexico in 2013, appeared to show her without any retouching. Crawford, one of the world's most successful supermodels, was applauded by women around the world for celebrating her true body image.

    International Business Times
  • 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
  • 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
  • Area 51 Neighbours Speak After 60 Years

    A family have reportedly rejected a $5.2m (£3.4m) bid by the US Air Force to buy land next to Area 51 they say they have owned for generations. The nearby Groom Mine has been owned by the family for 130 years, ever since family members began mining for silver, lead, copper, zinc and small amounts of gold, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal newspaper, which spoke to the family. Area 51, which got its name from its map designation, was used to test U2 spy planes during the Cold War.

    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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  • 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.

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  • Arsenal Supporters' Trust urges review of transfer policy

    (Reuters) - The Arsenal Supporters' Trust has called on the Premier League club to carry out a "full review" of recruitment policy following a quiet transfer window where goalkeeper Petr Cech was the only major addition to Arsene Wenger's squad. Cech arrived from Chelsea for a reported 10 million pounds, while 17-year-old Frenchman Jeff Reine-Adelaide joined from Ligue 2 side Lens along with a flurry of academy recruits. In July, Arsenal director Philip Harris said the Gunners had the money to sign "anyone but Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi" and had over 200 million pounds in the bank.

    Reuters
  • 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.

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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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  • 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?

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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.

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  • David de Gea could be a Real Madrid player by Tuesday

    Various reports speculate that a deal could be tied up within the next two days.

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  • 'Evil' Ex-Boyfriend Guilty Over Acid Attack

    Anthony Riley, 26, was found guilty of plotting to "horrifically disfigure" his partner of seven years, Adele Bellis. The 23-year-old victim was sitting at a bus stop in her home town of Lowestoft, Suffolk, in August last year when a man threw sulphuric acid over her before running off. Riley, of Lowestoft, was found guilty of false imprisonment, conspiracy to apply a corrosive liquid and conspiracy to cause grievous bodily harm with intent.

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  • 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
  • Shocking Image Shows Syrian Boy's Drowned Body

    Distressing footage has been released which shows the washed-up body of a Syrian boy on a Turkish beach.

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  • Jay Z: Hip hop mogul wants $520m net worth and criminal history hidden from Big Pimpin' trial

    Reports claim that the hip hop mogul has asked a judge to block details of his net worth and criminal history from being revealed in a trial regarding his single Big Pimpin'. The heir of an Egyptian musician is said to be suing the 45-year-old rapper and husband of Beyonce Knowles for allegedly sampling a 50-year-old track on his Timbaland-produced single, recorded in 1999 and released a year later. According to TMZ, Jay Z believes neither his previous arrest record nor his bank balance are relevant to the lawsuit, so should not be made available to the deciding jury.

    International Business Times
  • EU referendum: How Europe's refugee crisis is scuppering David Cameron's reform dreams

    You don't get far in Europe by irritating the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, who is de facto leader of the European Union. Cameron called a referendum on the UK's membership of the EU to settle a debate that has been raging for a generation.

    International Business Times
  • UK's most unloved dog still searching for home

    Maggie the whippet-cross had just turned one when she was abandoned by a large family who could no longer cope with a pet in 2003. The dog was taken in by staff at the Serendipity Kennels in Cellarhead near Stoke-on-Trent, Staffs. But despite several appeals to match her with a family, no-one has come forward despite being overlooked by around 50,000 potential owners. Incredibly, the 13-year-old dog has been at the centre for so long that she has been through three managers and dozens of dog handlers.

    SWNS