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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.

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  • 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.

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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 - Paper Round: Man United not giving up on keeping De Gea

    Manchester United are going to make another run at David De Gea. That and more from Thursday's papers.

  • 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
  • 5 Chinese navy vessels spotted off Alaska

    Five Chinese naval vessels have been spotted off the coast of Alaska, demonstrating Beijing's growing presence in international waters considerably beyond its own shores. The Pentagon confirmed the ships were sailing in international waters in the Bering Sea between Russia and Alaska. The Chinese fleet included three combat vessels, a replenishment ship and an amphibious landing ship.

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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.

  • 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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  • '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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  • Dean Jones, boyish Disney star, dies at 84

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dean Jones, whose boyish good looks and all-American manner made him Disney's favorite young actor for such lighthearted films as "That Darn Cat!" and "The Love Bug," has died of Parkinson's disease. He was 84.

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  • UK Isis jihadist: Cardiff's Reyaad Khan confirmed killed

    The family of Reyaad Khan, one of the three men from Cardiff who had joined a jihadist group in Syria, has confirmed that he has died. The secretary of the mosque, Mokaddus Mia told BBC that prayers were said for Khan after they were told of the news by the family. Dr Saleem Kidwai of the Muslim Council of Wales told WalesOnline: "His family announced it in the mosque last Friday.

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  • 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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  • 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.

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  • 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
  • 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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  • Ice cream roll meltdown sees Ugne Bubnaityte booted out of Bake Off tent

    The Great British Bake Off's Ugne Bubnaityte has confessed she was so devastated to be booted off the show, she could not bake for a week.

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