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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
  • 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
  • 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?

    Yahoo Movies UK
  • Travelodge Guest Finds Hidden CAMERA In Her Shower Connected to Janitor’s Cupboard

    A female guest staying at a budget hotel was horrified to discover a hidden camera inside her shower cubicle. Harmony Hachey was staying at the Oxford Wheatley branch of Travelodge when she decided to take a shower and noticed something behind the vent. Describing the moment she realised she was being filmed, Harmony said: “I was absolutely disgusted.

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  • 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
  • Premier League - Wenger's folly: Why Arsenal blew it... again

    Tom Adams says Arsenal have almost completely wasted the transfer window and passed up a great opportunity to finally cast themsleves as a serious team.

  • '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.

    Sky News
  • 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.

  • 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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  • 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

  • Migrants shut Eurostar trains to UK; dead wash up on Turkish beach

    By John Pullman and Marton Dunai CALAIS, France/BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hundreds of migrants poured overnight onto the high-speed railway linking Paris with London near the French port of Calais, stranding passengers in darkness aboard Eurostar trains. Photos of a drowned toddler face down in the surf spread quickly across the Internet, yet another searing image from Europe's worst migration crisis since the 1990s Balkan wars. Outside a Budapest train station, an angry crowd camped out demanding to board trains for Germany, as Europe's asylum system crumbled under the strain of the influx.

  • Secret Burglar Signs Tell Thieves If Owner’s Dog Is Worth Stealing

    If you have a pet dog - this news may make you double check your pet’s safety. Neighbourhood Watch volunteers believe dog nappers have adapted already existing burglar signs to mark homes with valuable dogs - with different colours used to differentiate the size of pooches. Pet owners in Nailsea near Bristol claim a ‘cross’ is used to signal a ‘good target’, with a pink one for small dogs, yellow for medium, and red for larger breeds.

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  • Call The Midwife star Helen George splits from husband

    Call The Midwife star Helen George has sp lit from her husband of three years, her publicist confirmed.

    Press Association
  • Student Finds True University Essentials In Welcome Pack Hidden In Wall

    Tins of beans, new bedding, an emergency £20 note - there’s only so much parents can do to prepare an 18-year-old going off to university. 

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  • How to combat that fat around the middle from the menopause

    WOMEN in the UK aged 51 are most likely to experience the start of the menopause, according the NHS. There are a range of products to help with many of the symptoms but when it comes to weight gain women’s health expert Dr Marilyn Grenville says extra flab around the middle is a completely normal part of going through the menopause. She says: “If you are going into the menopause, your body will be extremely reluctant to let go of the fat around your middle.

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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
  • Sicily: Migrants attacked in violent reprisals for murder of pensioners by Ivorian Mamadou Kamara

    Two migrants have been assaulted and robbed by a gang of Sicilian youths in what police fear is a retribution attack for the murder of two pensioners, allegedly at the hands of a would-be refugee, in the small town of Palagonia. Tensions have soared in the small farming community, located near Catania, after 18-year-old Ivorian Mamadou Kamara, who was satying at the nearby Mineo reception camp for migrants, was arrested over the murder of Vincenzo Solano, 68, and his wife Mercedes Ibanez, 70. Kamara is accused of slashing Solano's throat before throwing Ibanez to her death from a balcony.

    International Business Times