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  • 'Please don't let my boys see me die': Jade begs family to keep sons away from her death bed as she nears the end

    Jade Goody has begged her family and friends not to let her two young sons witness her death, it emerged today.

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  • Nigeria's leading cellphone provider urgently needs diesel to prevent countrywide shut-down

    Nigeria's leading cellphone provider said Sunday it urgently needs diesel to prevent shutting down services countrywide — the latest business hit by a months-long fuel crisis in Africa's biggest oil producer. Nigeria produces more than 2 billion barrels of petroleum a day but imports almost all refined fuel because its refineries are not maintained. MTN Nigeria, which has 50 million-plus customers, posted a message on Twitter overnight saying service will start deteriorating in 24 hours if it does not find diesel.

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  • Florida woman released after 9 nights in jail in long-running fight over son's circumcision

    A Florida woman jailed in a long-running dispute over her son's circumcision has been released after nine nights behind bars. Heather Hironimus, 31, posted bond and was released at 10:18 p.m. Saturday, jail records show. Hironimus and her 4-year-old-son's father, Dennis Nebus, have been warring for years over whether to have the boy's foreskin removed.

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  • John Nash, mathematician who inspired A Beautiful Mind, dead after car crash

    Mathematician John Nash, the Nobel Prize winner who inspired the film A Beautiful Mind, has been killed in a car accident along with his wife in New Jersey. Nash and his wife, Alicia Nash, 82, were in a taxi accident Saturday, New Jersey State Police Sergeant First Class Gregory Williams told CBC News. The Oscar award-winning film A Beautiful Mind starring Russell Crowe was loosely based on Nash's longtime struggle with schizophrenia.

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  • Fishy photo from Kim Jong Un as he visits North Korean salmon farm

    The secretive state of North Korea has long been accused of fishy goings-on but Kim Jong Un has embraced it in these latest photos. The dictator said his 'shoulders naturally shook with joy' when he visited the army-ran salmon farm on Saturday, just days after losing his temper over the 'incompetent' management of a turtle farm in Pyongyang.

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  • Rape of my childhood: Brutal abuse of Britain's most exciting pianist

    Concert pianist James Rhodes, suffered five years of brutal abuse at the hands of Peter Lee - an experience that haunted him for the rest of his life until he finally found solace in music.

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  • Grim job continues to excavate bodies of those buried at Bedlam

    Remarkable new images have emerged of the skulls, jawbones, arms, legs and spines pulled from a historic London burial site as researchers continue excavating what they can of its estimated 20,000 corpses. Taken from the site of London's notorious Bedlam Hospital, they are the long-buried remains of many asylum patients once subjected to the cruel and brutal treatments that characterised our early understanding of mental health. Archaeologists have spent months painstakingly excavating the remains of thousands buried at the site, to make way for construction of London's new Crossrail project.

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  • Prince Albert police hope shoe photo helps identify man

    Prince Albert police are hoping a photo of a pair of shoes will lead them to solve a mystery. Officers responded to the 400 block of 5th Avenue East at around 12:30 a.m. Saturday. They say they found a man hurt and unresponsive in the street and believe

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  • Roger Federer upset about close encounter with fan after 1st-round win at French Open

    For Roger Federer, the menace did not come from the other side of the net. After dispatching Colombian Alejandro Falla in straight sets, the 17-time Grand Slam winner was about to leave centre court Sunday when a young man ran down the stands and made his way to the Swiss star unhindered. While there was no ill intent from this fan, the incident raised concerns about security at the event and clearly riled Federer.

    The Canadian Press 48 mins ago
  • 4 reasons why feeding bread to ducks is stupid

    Carr said it's dangerous to feed bread to ducks for a number of reasons, but it's particularly dangerous for ducklings. Carr said when fecal material goes into the pond, it's a source of botulism bacteria that can spread among the ducks. "It can wipe out an entire waterfowl colony," Carr said.

    CBC
  • Riddle of the £300million House of Secrets is finally solved

    Riddle of the £300million House of Secrets solved: It's London's most colossal family home, second only to Buckingham Palace. When remodelling is complete, it will spread over 90,000 square feet, second in size only to Buckingham Palace.

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  • 91 die in Saudi suicide bomb attacks

    At least 91 people were killed in suicide bomb attacks by suspected al-Qaida terrorists in the Saudi Arabian capital of Riyadh. US Secretary of State Colin Powell, visiting Riyadh on a scheduled trip, said ten Americans were killed. Powell said the co-ordinated strikes on three residential compounds late last night bore all the hallmarks of an attack by Osama bin Laden's al-Qaida terror network.

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  • Magic Mountain expansion to bring more rides and games year round

    Magic Mountain in Moncton is growing, adding more amusement park rides next to its existing water park at Magnetic Hill. It will include several new rides including a carousel, bumper cars, a train, a treehouse play park and carnival games. The third phase, set to open in 2017, aims to extend Magic Mountain's operating season and owners The Maritime Fun Group, expect the expansion will add about 30 employees to their team of seasonal staff.

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  • Leah Remini Speaks Out Against Scientology; Faces Backlash From Church

    Leah Remini opens up about her life in the controversial scientology religion and her decision to leave it.

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  • Rumsfeld 'helped Iraq get chemical weapons'

    US Defence Secretary Donald Rumsfeld helped Saddam Hussein build up his arsenal of deadly chemical and biological weapons, it was revealed last night. As an envoy from President Reagan 19 years ago, he had a secret meeting with the Iraqi dictator and arranged enormous military assistance for his war with Iran. The CIA had already warned that Iraq was using chemical weapons almost daily.

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  • Donald Cerrone breaks John Makdessi's jaw to close in on lightweight title shot

    Donald Cerrone assured anyone and everyone who would listen that he wasn’t taking his UFC 187 late-replacement bout against John Makdessi lightly. If Makdessi’s broken jaw is any indication of Cerrone’s desire, then “not taking it lightly” may just be the understatement of the year. Cerrone dissected Makdessi with kicks to the legs and body for the entirety of their bout.

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  • McConaughey To 'Spider-Man'?

    Matthew McConaughey just might be in a Marvel movie! The Oscar winner is reportedly being sought after by Marvel for the role of Norman Osborn/Green Goblin in the upcoming "Spider-Man" reboot, at least according to PointofGeeks.com. "I’ve read some Marvel and DC scripts and I’ve talked about working with them on some scripts, none of which I’ll share with you what they are — or were.

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  • 12 Supercute DIY Ideas That'll Make Your Rental Feel Like Home (11 photos)

    So you've moved into an apartment. Your landlord hands you a list of rules, and on it are the dreaded words, "No painting, wallpaper, or excessive hanging." What's a girl to do? Well, thanks to a host of creative bloggers, we've got more rental-friendly

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  • Why it's always a good time to buy a classic second-hand watch 

    A high-tech wristwatch revolution is underway with the launch of the Apple Watch. This index plots the price movement of 30 of the most popular collectable watches. Second-hand models from makers such as Patek Philippe, Cartier, Omega, Rolex and Tag Heuer have also more than doubled in value over the past decade.

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  • ISIS recruiter: 'We've already got you a husband'

    This is an edited transcript of two online conversations between Y, the undercover Daily Mail reporter posing as a 16-year-old-British Muslim girl, and F, the Islamic State fixer, whom we have called Fatima. Aisha is Fatima’s younger sister, aged 16. Y: I spoke to your friend and she said you are from London and could help me make Hijrah [travel to Islamic State]. F: There is another sister the same age as you, also from London with the same amount of cash as you, looking to make Hijrah roughly end of this month.

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