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  • Well, that’s just swell! Man suffers severe reaction to mosquito bite - and loses his job for taking time off work

    Immediately after he was bitten, Mr Zhang had trouble opening his eyes, while the bite quickly began to ooze pus. Mr Zhang was bitten in the face while at work at a printing factory in China’s eastern Jiangsu Province. Mr Zhang recalled: 'I remember very clearly.

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  • The Most Embarrassing Movie Poster Photoshop Fails

    Sex and the City 2 As you’d expect, the film’s four creaking leads have been airbrushed to within an inch of their pampered lives in the poster. What we weren’t prepared for, and what’s disturbing us very much indeed, is the fact that Kim Cattral’s got

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  • Chicago man cleared after 17 years in prison shot dead

    A Chicago man who served 17 years in prison for murder before being cleared of the crime has been shot and killed almost three years after being released from prison, police said Wednesday. Alprentiss Nash, 40, was fatally shot Tuesday after an argument during "a drug deal gone bad" between Nash and his attacker, Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said. The Cook County Medical Examiner's Office said Nash died of multiple gunshot wounds.

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  • Hrithik and sons at the movies (5 photos)

    Bollywood’s hot dad Hrithik Roshan took some time off from his shoot for his two sons Hrehaan and Hridaan. He was spotted with his sons and some of their friends on two separate nights after they had just finished watching a film.Hrithik is super busy

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  • Paris Saint-Germain beats Manchester United 2-0

    Paris Saint-Germain claimed the International Champions Cup with a 2-0 victory over Manchester United on Wednesday night at Soldier Field. Off the field, PSG might be on the verge of scoring another victory over the Red Devils. Following the game, PSG manager Laurent Blanc said his squad is close to finishing a deal with Manchester United for talented midfielder Angel di Maria, who didn't make the trip to the U.S. for the four-match series.

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  • Beautiful Creature Found on Gold Coast

    James and his parents were walking along the beach at the Gold Coast in Queensland, when they came across a beautiful creature. Glaucus atlanticus is a type of sea slug with delicate cerata and a brilliant blue colour. James and his dad picked it up on a shell for a closer look. Credit: YouTube/P Plater Ralliart

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  • ‘French Kissing’ Creates Greater Risk of Head and Neck Cancer Than Smoking, Say Doctors

    Contracting Human papilloma virus (HPV) infections through kissing is now a larger risk than smoking for developing head or neck cancer. According to Australian head and neck surgeon, Dr Mahiban Thomas - Oral HPV makes head and neck cancer 250 times more likely with 70% of all US cases being caused by the virus. While HPV is normally linked with cervical cancer - it can infect both men and women.

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  • No one could quite believe the misfortune of this guy on Brits Behind Bars

    ITV’s new eye-opening documentary Brits Behind Bars delved into the deep, dark stories of a handful of UK citizens who broke foreign laws and are now facing terrifying consequences – even death. One unlucky Brit, not quite behind bars yet facing the threat of imprisonment, was  Dan Macdonald, who was arrested after being found carrying 10kg of cannabis resin at an airport in Prague, Czech Republic.

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  • Why did 'Jihadi John' flee Islamic State?

    British terrorist “Jihadi John” has reportedly left the Islamic State (aka ISIS) group, fearing for his life after being identified six months earlier as a Kuwaiti-born Londoner from a well-to-do family. Jihadi John left because the terrorist organization might drop him "like a stone or worse if they feel he is no longer of any use to them," according to a source for the British news outlet, the Daily Express. Recommended: How much do you know about the Islamic State?

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  • A fresh Start: Microsoft's Windows 10 wins plaudits

    Microsoft Corp's launch of its first new operating system in almost three years, designed to work across laptops, desktop and smartphones, won mostly positive reviews for its user-friendly and feature-packed interface. The launch was seen critical for the company, particularly after the poor response to Windows 8, an ambitious redesign that confused many users by ditching the start button menu and introducing a new layout. The new OS, launched on Wednesday, will be available as a free upgrade for users of Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1.

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  • The Latest: Hundreds protest lion killing at dentist office

    A group of protesters outside the office of a suburban Minneapolis dentist who killed a protected lion in Zimbabwe has grown to a couple of hundred people. Demonstrators carried signs Wednesday and chanted outside the Bloomington office of Walter Palmer. Actress Mia Farrow joined other angry social media users by posting the business address of the dentist who killed a protected lion in Zimbabwe, but the post was later deleted.

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  • Overdose Killed 'Queen of Versailles' Daughter

    Victoria Siegel's death was the result of "acute" methadone and sertraline toxicity, according to the Orange County Medical Examiner's Office. Ms Siegel was the daughter of David and Jackie Siegel, stars of 2012 reality show The Queen of Versailles. The programme chronicled their extravagant lifestyle, including a plan to build a 90,000 sq ft (8,360 sq metre) mansion modelled on the Palace of Versailles near Paris.

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  • Jess Wright Is Left Feeling Like The Third Wheel With Brother Mark And Michelle Keegan

    There is nothing worse than being stuck on your lonesome while the people around you are going full-blown PDA in the snogging department, and Jess Wright is clearly no stranger to that awks third-wheel feeling. Sharing a snapshot of her brother, Mark Wright, and his new wife, Michelle Keegan, TOWIE girl Jess caught the duo demonstrating the very definition of ‘the honeymoon period’. Love birds Mark and Michelle tied the knot just two months ago in a very romantic ceremony, and with Jess acting as bridesmaid to her new sister-in-law, we have a feeling that she’s pretty much used to her brother’s loved up displays of affection.

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  • Poor Boy Who Asked Postman For JUNK MAIL To Read Is Swamped With Books From Around The World

    Twelve-year-old Mathew Flores was desperate to read something and asked postie Ron Lynch, who does the rounds in Salt Lake City, USA, if he could spare any free adverts. Lynch decided to go one step further and asked if any of his Facebook friends could spare the odd book to donate.

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  • Dispatcher tells 911 caller, 'deal with it yourself'

    Matthew Sanchez was reassigned after officials became aware of the call, fire officials said on Monday. The call was made after Jaydon Chavez-Silver, 17, was shot in June as he watched other teens play cards at a friend's house in Albuquerque. In the recording obtained Tuesday by The Associated Press, the panicked caller snaps at the dispatcher for repeatedly asking whether Chavez-Silver is breathing.

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  • Tesco's 'Ribena Ban' Sparks Twitter Mockery

    Tesco (Xetra: 852647 - news) 's decision to pull Ribena, Rubicon and Capri-Sun from its shelves has met with dismay and ridicule from many Twitter (Xetra: A1W6XZ - news) users. The supermarket will no longer stock small cartons and lunch box-sized added sugar drinks from 7 September. Tesco said it will make "a positive difference to children's health" and campaign groups such as Action on Sugar have called it "great news" in combating obesity.

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  • Ancient Huts May Reveal Clues to Earth's Magnetic Pole Reversals

    The fiery demise of ancient huts in southern Africa 1,000 years ago left clues to understanding a bizarre weak spot in the Earth's magnetic field — and the role it plays in the magnetic poles' periodic reversals. Patches of ground where huts were burned down in southern Africa contain a key mineral that recorded the magnetic field at the time of each ritual burning. "It has long been thought reversals start at random locations, but our study suggests this may not be the case," John Tarduno, a geophysicist from the University of Rochester in New York and lead author of the paper, said in a statement.

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  • ZAGG InvisibleShield - #1 Selling Screen Protector

    Did you know that ZAGG® invented the screen protector industry? Learn more about InvisibleShield's top-of-class shatter and scratch protection.

  • Jennifer Lopez - Is it time to cover up?

    Jennifer Lopez celebrated her 46th birthday at the weekend, wearing a daring little black dress with cut-out and see-through panels. Certainly no wallflower, J-Lo has always been proud of her enviable curves, and done her best to flaunt them at any given opportunity. Perhaps J-Lo’s most memorable dare-to-bare outfit was this sheer green slashed-to-the-navel Versace number which she wore to the Grammys 15 years ago.

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  • Israeli bulldozers start demolishing West Bank settlement

    Israeli bulldozers began demolishing a contested housing complex in a West Bank settlement on Wednesday as the prime minister's office announced the "immediate construction" of some 300 new units at another location in the same settlement and advanced plans for about 500 new units in east Jerusalem. The move, which is likely to draw international rebuke, comes amid a standoff in the Beit El settlement, to the north of Jerusalem in the West Bank. The standoff escalated sharply Wednesday, after the Israeli Supreme Court rejected a petition to overturn its initial ruling to demolish a complex in Beit El and ordered the destruction completed no later than Thursday.

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  • Meet Tonkey: The Shar Pei Puppy Who Looks Like A Teddy Bear

    How could deny treats to that face? (Picture: Caters)Forget grumpy cat, Tonkey the bear-faced shar pei puppy is breaking the internet with her cuddliness and glorious wrinkles.The fourth-month-old has now collected over 100,000 social media followers

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