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NEPAL EARTHQUAKE

Before and after: Nepal's historic landmarks in ruins

The sheer power of a 7.8-magnitude quake is captured in these harrowing shots of the city's major monuments now crumbling.

  • Bar owner refuses to get rid of two-way mirror in the women's restroom

    A bar is under police investigation after a comedian discovered a secret two-way mirror hanging on a door across from the toilet in the women's restroom. Tamale Rocks was performing at Chicago bar, Cigars and Stripes, when she stumbled on the creepy looking glass and filmed a video of the discovery on her smartphone - revealing that opening the door took her into a closet providing a clear view of the stall.

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  • Baltimore mom catches her son at riots and smacks him upside the head

    A Baltimore mother is being hailed for doing her part to quell the violence after a video of her smacking her son upside the head when she spotted him rioting and throwing rocks at police emerged on Monday.

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  • Tourist to give family £63,000 after Great Wall of China death

    A Canadian tourist who was involved in the death of a Chinese woman at the Great Wall of China has agreed to pay more than £60,000 in compensation to the victim’s family. Cui Hongfang, 73, died in front of horrified family members and holidaymakers after she was knocked over by the 38-year-old Canadian woman.

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  • Police pull over van missing doors, windows and plates

    Niagara police officers saw something unusual at a routine traffic stop Monday: a van being driven missing doors, windows and license plates. Police were conducting a distracted driving stop in St. Catharines, Ont. when they came across a green Dodge Caravan with a "slow moving" sign on its tailgate and a wooden stool tied to the roof. The rear side windows were missing alongside the sliding side doors, police say, and pieces of wood furniture and other items were sticking out of the van.

    CBC
  • Woman covered in awful tattoos after letting fiancé practise on her

    When Jessica Preston, 25, from Kent met her now-fiancé Daniel, his numerous inkings were a major part of the attraction. 'Daniel had a great interest in tattoos and he was so interested in tattoos and drawing, I decided to buy him a tattoo machine,' she explains.

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  • Netflix and HBO border-hopping: is anyone getting caught?

    On any given night, thousands of Canadians are breaking the rules set out by Netflix and other online video streaming services. They're watching content restricted to other countries, such as the original Star Trek series or Skyfall — the latest James

    CBC
  • $50M Lotto Max mystery deepens as BCLC tries to verify winner

    "It is unusual," said BCLC spokeswoman Laura Piva-Babcock. In the meantime, the promise of the hidden jackpot sparked a lawsuit between members of a Shoppers Drug Mart lottery pool who believe one of their group was hiding the ticket.

    CBC
  • Final goodbyes before Indonesian firing squad - CNN.com

    (CNN)The families of death row prisoners who are expected to be executed within the next 24 hours by Indonesian firing squad made their final visit to the island where they're being held. The Indonesian government has not confirmed the timing of the executions, but lawyers say the signs are pointing to the firing squad being given their orders shortly after midnight Tuesday. It's a day their families and friends hoped would never come, but it's also one that Indonesia, despite years of protest and legal appeals, has insisted has to happen. Under Indonesian law, the death penalty is carried out by a 12-man firing squad, although only three guns are loaded with live ammunition.

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  • Ford first-quarter profit misses expectations, 2015 profit outlook affirmed

    Ford Motor Co reported a first-quarter profit that was less than analysts expected, selling fewer vehicles in North America as it worked to increase production of the redesigned F-150 pickup truck, and losing money in South America. The company raised its forecast for North American operating margin to 8.5 percent to 9.5 percent from 8 percent to 9 percent as the F-150 launch goes better than expected, but Ford said business conditions were worsening in South America. “The external environment in South America has deteriorated compared to where we were just a few months ago," Ford Chief Financial Officer Bob Shanks told reporters.

    Reuters
  • Bruce Willis Surprises Rumer During DWTS Rehearsal

    Rumer Willis has wowed on Dancing With the Stars but slipped last week in points. While Rumer and Val were in New York for a rehearsal, her famous father, Bruce Willis dropped by to surprise her. Interestingly, when asked if he would ever be a part of a show like Dancing with the Stars, the Die Hard star said, "I don't think so. I thought about it. I put myself in that, what you guys do. I wouldn't make it."

    TV In No Time
  • Grandma's agony over poison pen letters she's received for EIGHT years

    Kathleen Fortun, 72, who lost her hearing after a bout of meningitis as a child, has received the poison pen letters to her St Brelades, Jersey home. The cruel notes, which are typed in handwritten envelopes, started arriving in 2008, and are sent twice a year, but she says police are baffled as to who is sending them.

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  • Bruce's First Wife Speaks Out

    Chrystie Scott, Bruce Jenner's college sweetheart and first wife, watched his Diane Sawyer special on Friday night, along with nearly 17 million other Americans. In an exclusive interview with Access Hollywood's Stephanie Bauer (the day after the "20/20" episode aired), she explained that she is "so relieved" the world finally knows this "big, big, big dark secret" that she had been guarding, and that she no longer has to cover for her ex-husband. Chrystie revealed to Access that the broadcast of the two-hour interview was a family affair.

    Access Hollywood
  • The Invincible Yard: 12 Ideas for Lazy Landscaping (13 photos)

    Some people love the backbreaking business of tending to lawn and garden. Then there’s the rest of us—who’d rather relax and let that little piece of heaven largely take care of itself. Ahead, easy ways to make your outdoor space the envy of the neighborhood

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  • Fight breaks out on board London to Oman flight in row over legroom

    A mid-air altercation over legroom turned into a brawl on a flight from London Heathrow to Oman, after one passenger allegedly attacked another with a shoe. The fight broke out on the Oman Air flight 102 to Muscat after one man decided to move seats because the plane wasn't full.

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  • Britain's buffest twins have trained together every day for 20 years

    Meet the two identical twins who are have become superstars of the health and fitness industry, having started training together at the age of just 15. Delroy and Trevor Thomas, 35, from east London have trained together every day for 20 years in pursuit of the most outstanding natural physiques. Architect Delroy, and civil engineer Trevor, both from Woodford Green, both took home titles at the Miami Pro World fitness championships with Delroy awarded an MP Pro card and Trevor winning an MP Elite Pro card.

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  • Six-year-old girl's permanent facial scars after cockapoo attack

    A six-year-old was left with life-changing scars after she was attacked by her neighbour's cockapoo dog. Demi Brazier was playing at the home next door when the designer dog - a cocker spaniel and a poodle cross named Alfie - turned on her and bit her face. A deep scar: Demi Brazier, 6, will have permanent scarring on her face after being attacked by her neighbour's cockapoo.

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  • Sentencing hearing for two men guilty of murder in bus shelter burning death

    A sentencing hearing is underway today for two Nova Scotia men who pleaded guilty to murder after they set a homeless man on fire. Twenty-seven-year-old Daniel Wayne Surette and 26-year-old Kyle David James Fredericks pleaded guilty in February to second-degree murder in the death of Harley Lawrence. The 62-year-old Lawrence was asleep in a bus shelter in Berwick, a small community about 120 kilometres northwest of Halifax, when he was killed on Oct. 23, 2013.

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  • London schoolgirls who joined ISIS tweet of new 'jihadi bride' lives

    London schoolgirl Amira Abase, 15, has tweeted from inside the Islamic State for the first time, bragging about a western-style takeaway dinner of including fried chicken, chips, pizza and kebab.

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  • Prince Harry will fly out of UK tonight without meeting royal baby

    A disappointed Prince Harry will tonight fly out of the UK to Australia without seeing his new niece or nephew. With the Duchess of Cambridge now overdue for the birth of her second child, the prince will not be able to meet the new royal baby until he returns to this country in mid May.

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  • Winnipeg woman warns financially distressed homeowners about man offering help

    A Winnipeg woman is warning people who get behind on their mortgages and property taxes to be careful of anyone approaching them and offering help after she says a businessman, known for taking over titles to people's homes, wouldn't leave her alone.

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