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  • Watch a man released from prison after 44 years react to today's technology

    Otis Johnson was released from prison in 2014 after being locked away for 44 years. In an interview and video for Al Jazeera, Johnson visited Times Square in New York City, where he was surprised and confused by the modern technology surrounding him: People "with wires in their ears" listening to music who looked like CIA agents, pedestrians "talking to themselves" on their iPhones, and neon video billboards illuminating storefront windows. Johnson offers a fascinating perspective on our world today and the modern technology that many shrug off and take for granted.

    Tech Insider
  • Chris Evans hits back at critics... New Top Gear is a hit - official!

    Chris Evans has taken to Twitter to defend Top Gear after it was slated by viewers.

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  • French Jews flee Paris suburbs over rising anti-Semitism

    When Alain Benhamou walked into his apartment near Paris in July 2015 and saw the words "dirty Jew" scrawled on the wall, he knew it was time to leave.

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  • Gorilla Death Prompts Calls To Prosecute Mum

    Outrage has mounted over the Cincinnati Zoo's killing of Harambe, a Western lowland gorilla, whose species is listed as endangered. The petition called "Justice For Harambe" demands a police investigation into the family's "negligence".

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  • Here's what Sir Bobby Charlton said to Jose Mourinho when the pair finally met

    If you wanted to be a fly on the wall when this meeting happened, then check this video out…

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  • What happened to Rainbow's stars? As Jane and Freddy marry here's where Geoffrey, Zippy and Bungle are now

    The iconic TV show kept a generation entertained, and with love in the air for two former stars it's a chance to look at where the cast have ended up It's been 24 years since Rainbow came to an end, but love is still in the air for two of its former stars. Jane Tucker and Freddy Marks - who were two thirds of the show's band Rod, Jane and Freddy - have tied the knot over the weekend after 30 years together . Jane was previously married to their bandmate Rod Burton, but the couple have always played down rumours of an affair, with their relationship beginning after the divorce. Denise Welch was quick to send her congratulations to the couple, sharing a picture from their big day on Twitter. The

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  • Thousands sign petition over gorilla's death

    Thousands of people have signed a petition calling for 'justice for Harambe', a 400-pound gorilla shot dead on Saturday.

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  • 'Tourists go home': Is the party over for Ibiza?

    Although still a minority protest, it points to tensions in Palma de Mallorca and elsewhere in Spain over rising numbers of visitors who are propelling the economy but also disrupting the lives of locals and straining services from transport to water. With tourism accounting for 12 percent of economic output and 16 percent of jobs, Spain can ill afford a backlash. The population of the famous party island almost doubled during peak season last year.

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  • Gorilla killed to save child sparks outrage (13 photos)

    The killing of a gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo after a 4-year-old boy tumbled into the ape’s enclosure triggered outrage and questions about safety, but zoo officials called the decision to use lethal force a tough but necessary choice. More than 2,000 people signed a petition on Change.org that sharply criticized the Cincinnati Police Department and the zoo for putting down the animal and called for the child’s parents to be “held accountable for their actions of not supervising their child.” Cincinnati police on Sunday said the parents had not been charged, but that charges could eventually be sought by the Hamilton County prosecuting attorney. A spokeswoman for the prosecutor did not immediately respond to a request for comment. (Reuters) See more news-related photo galleries and follow us on Yahoo News Photo Tumblr!


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  • The 'Garage Sale Millionaire' who made his fortune selling people's castoffs says there's a step you can't skip before listing anything for sale

    When Aaron LaPedis was 10 years old, his mom made him a deal: If he helped his parents with a garage sale and sold his old toys, he could use whatever money he earned to buy new ones. Around mid-afternoon, his parents went inside to make lunch, leaving LaPedis in charge of the garage sale. "My parents came out literally 45 minutes later and my pockets were full of cash," he tells Farnoosh Torabi on an episode of her "So Money" podcast.

    Business Insider UK
  • Box office hits and misses: X-Men triumphs as Captain America passes Deadpool

    It was an $80 million debut for Bryan Singer's X-Men: Apocalypse, which took the top spot for the Memorial Day weekend and overshadowed the disappointing $34.1 million premiere for Alice Through the Looking Glass.

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  • Amanda Holden Says She Was Wearing Knickers Under THAT Dress Thank You Very Much

    Britain’s Got Talent’s Amanda Holden revealed that Simon Cowell reckoned he could see everything when she sported a daring outfit on Tuesday’s show.

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  • Former Boss Of Insurance Giant Kills Himself

    The former chief executive of Swiss insurance giant Zurich has taken his own life, just three years after the company's then chief financial officer also killed himself. Martin Senn ran Zurich for six years until last December when he quit, saying his time at the firm had been "very intense". But Zurich Insurance said in a brief statement on Monday that "his family informed us that Martin took his life last Friday".

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  • Britain is most corrupt country on Earth, says Mafia expert Roberto Saviano

    He has spent more than a decade exposing the murderous criminal underworld of the Italian Mafia, but journalist Roberto Saviano believes that Britain is the most corrupt country in the world. The author of international bestsellers Gomorra and ZeroZeroZero,  has lived under police protection since publically denouncing members of the Camorra, a powerful Neopolitan  organised crime syndicate, in 2006. On Saturday he made a rare historic appearance at the Hay Literary Festival flanked by several security guards. He warned the audience in Hay-on-Wye that financial institutions were allowing ‘criminal capitalism’ to thrive through offshore holdings. And he warned that a vote to leave the European

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  • Internet pranksters get 'spectacular revenge' on 'man who wore vile Hillsborough shirt'

    A man who was hurled out of a pub for wearing a vile t-shirt mocking the Hillsborough tragedy victims is apparently being bombarded with 'gifts' by pranksters. The pubgoer sparked outrage on social media after he was pictured donning the shirt, which suggested the 1989 disaster was 'God's way' of helping a pest control company. Now, furious Twitter users are sending a man - believed to be the reveller - a horde of eccentric items, including a 70-strong crate of Lilt, a clown, 10 diggers and a giant CRANE. There are also 25 cement mixers, a package of poo and £600 worth of Viagra - while one prankster has even ordered him a male prostitute, according to social media posts.

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  • Giant Alligator Roams Golf Course in Florida

    Spotted crossing the fairway at Buffalo Creek Golf Course in Florida, this massive gator surprised a group out for an afternoon round. Charles Helms, 56, was on the third hole when he saw the beast and said there was stunned silence between the golfers on the scene. Helms pulled out his phone and began to record.

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  • Physicist Stephen Hawking baffled by Donald Trump's rise

    LONDON (AP) — Renowned theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking may have a good grasp of the workings of the universe, but he says he can't understand Donald Trump's popularity.

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  • North Korea 'Tries To Launch Musudan Missile'

    North Korea has failed to launch its Musudan missile for the fourth time, South Korea claims. The Yonhap News Agency said the North attempted to test fire the intermediate-range weapon from its east coast in the early hours. Both South Korea and the US reported three such failures in April.

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  • Chinese gangster sent straight back to prison after 'rampantly arrogant' homecoming parade 

    Chinese gangster Cheng Youze looked a picture of content on his release from prison as he marched through a guard of honour made up of 120 burly men as 20 Land Rovers, 30 Mercedes and six Hummers waited to take the entourage to a huge party at a five star hotel. But after pictures emerged online of his over-the-top homecoming, the seasoned criminal found himself back behind bars, as enraged authorities vowed to clampdown on the "rampant arrogance" of his gang. It may have been Cheng’s third spell inside, but he was clearly keen to enjoy his latest ‘first’ taste of freedom following a seven year prison term in the northern Chinese city of Jincheng, a video released in Chinese media showed. Images

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  • This is how to avoid the worst seat on the plane

    The middle seat — especially in coach — is one of the most dreaded and common...

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