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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
  • 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 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
  • 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
  • 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.

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  • Scottish referendum: Union faces fresh threat as Scots pick break away in new vote

    The historic union between Scotland and the rest of the UK is under threat once again after a shock poll found Scots would vote to break away in a new referendum. The results will serve as a warning for Scottish Labour ahead of the 2016 Holyrood elections. The figures will put pressure on new Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale MSP, who succeeded Jim Murphy in August.

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  • 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

  • Premier League - My family were more nervous than me about United move - Martial

    The family of Manchester United's latest signing Anthony Martial were more nervous than he was about him becoming the world's most expensive teenager.

  • Sue Perkins reveals she has lived with a brain tumour for eight years

    Great British Bake Off co-host Sue Perkins has thanked fans for their support after revealing she has a brain tumour that means she cannot have children.

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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.

  • 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.
  • 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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  • 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
  • X Factor 2015: Judges' categories are revealed

    Fans of the ITV show have cast their votes over which judge gets which category – and here are the results.

  • Special forces transform into hi-tech 'desert ghosts' to hunt Jihadi John

    Special forces are using state-of-the-art stealth clothing to operate as “desert ghosts” in the hunt for Jihadi John. SAS and other elite snipers are wearing the suits which keep them hidden from sophisticated surveillance systems used by Islamic State extremists in Syria, the Sunday Mirror can reveal.

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  • Is N. Korean airline world's worst? It may be the quirkiest

    PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — If an Air Koryo passenger ignores its no-photography rule, a flight attendant might take the camera and delete the pictures herself. Crumpling up a newspaper bearing the image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un can earn travelers a stern lecture, or worse.

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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
  • Benefits cheat 'funded exotic jet-set lifestyle'

    A £70,000 benefits cheat who said he couldn't walk was secretly filmed pulling two suitcases through an airport before jetting away on a luxury holiday to Australia with his wife.

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  • Backpacker Murder Suspect Tells Of 'Torture'

    Hannah Witheridge, 23, and David Miller, 24, were murdered on 14 September last year on the Thai island of Koh Tao. Burmese migrant worker Zaw Lin, who is one of two accused of their murder, told the court in neighbouring Koh Samui how he was woken in the early hours of 2 October, 2014, to find 10 men gathered in the dormitory he shared with other workers.

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