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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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  • MH370 Link Investigated After Debris Found

    A large piece of debris washed ashore on Reunion Island has sparked speculation it could be from missing airliner MH370. Experts from Malaysia are flying to the island to examine the find. Air safety investigators have a "high degree of confidence" that the debris is from a Boeing 777 - the same type of aircraft as the missing plane, according to a US official.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Turkey launches heaviest air strikes yet on Kurdish group

    By Humeyra Pamuk and Nick Tattersall ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkish jets launched their heaviest assault on Kurdish militants in northern Iraq overnight since air strikes began last week, hours after President Tayyip Erdogan said a peace process had become impossible. The strikes hit Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) targets including shelters, depots and caves in six areas, a statement from Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu's office said. Iraq condemned the air strikes as a "dangerous escalation and an assault on Iraqi sovereignty", saying it was committed to ensuring militant attacks on Turkey were not carried out from within its territory.

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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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  • ‘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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  • HMRC Tax Crackdown Targets Ebay Sellers

    The crackdown would affect people who run online sales businesses through sites such as eBay and Amazon without declaring their earnings to the taxman. A consultation paper from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) outlines plans to change ‘HMRC’s data-gathering powers to obtain additional data in order to tackle the hidden economy’. While no companies are mentioned by name, the paper will ‘directly affect businesses who act as intermediaries or provide electronic payment services’ which would include site such as eBay, Paypal and Etsy.

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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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  • Microsoft's free Windows 10 giveaway: What that means

    Microsoft's new Windows 10 operating system debuts Wednesday, as the longtime leader in PC software hopes that giving the upgrade away for free will help it carve out a new role in a world where people increasingly rely on smartphones, tablets and information stored online. Many people will also get Windows 10 as part of new PCs. Windows 10 is coming to PCs and tablets first, but it's also designed to run phones, game consoles and even holographic headsets.

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  • Lion-Killing Dentist Faces 'Terroristic Threats'

    Police have opened an investigation into reported death threats against an American dentist who killed a prized lion in Zimbabwe. Walter Palmer , an avid big game hunter from Minnesota, has become the target of widespread criticism on social media and elsewhere since it emerged he killed the hugely popular cat known as Cecil the Lion. Citing "terroristic threats", police in suburban Minneapolis stepped up patrols around Mr Palmer's dental office, which has been temporarily closed.

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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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  • Kim and Khloe Kardashian shown clashing with Caitlyn Jenner in I Am Cait preview

    Kim Kardashian has a tense conversation with Caitlyn Jenner in an extended preview of I Am Cait, accusing her of “bashing” her family while speaking publicly about her transition to living as a woman. Viewers will be able learn a lot more about how Kim and the Kardashian-Jenner clan are coping with Caitlyn’s new reality as the docu-series continues. “Khloe is upset,” Caitlyn admits in the episode.

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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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  • Poland's richest businessman Jan Kulczyk dies at 65

    Jan Kulczyk, Poland's richest man and the founder and president of investment empire Kulczyk Holding, has died from complications following surgery, the company said Wednesday. Poland's former president, Lech Walesa, said that Kulczyk was irreplaceable.

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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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  • Tesco's 'Ribena Ban' Sparks Twitter Mockery

    Tesco's decision to pull Ribena, Rubicon and Capri-Sun from its shelves has met with dismay and ridicule from many Twitter 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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  • 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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