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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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  • My secret three-year affair with Sex Bomb Tom Jones - aided by his son

    Because today, as a coach in the hit television series The Voice alongside Rita Ora and Will.i.am, and with a new world tour beginning in June, Tom Jones’s distinctive baritone and charismatic appeal have won him a whole new generation of fans. Indeed, since transforming himself from a penniless miner’s son from the Valleys into a £190 million music legend thanks to classics such as It’s Not Unusual, Delilah and The Green, Green Grass of Home, Sir Tom, now 74, has famously stayed firmly married to his childhood sweetheart Linda, whom he married when both were 16.

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  • Google executive Dan Fredinburg among hundreds dead from Nepal earthquake

    Dan Fredinburg, a Google executive who described himself as an adventurer, was among the hundreds who died in a massive earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday. Google confirmed his death. Lawrence You, the company's director of privacy, posted online that Fredinburg was in Nepal with three other Google employees climbing Mount Everest.

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  • Miracle of the Mengele babies: Auschwitz prisoners hid pregnancies

    Dr Josef Mengele conducted experiments at Auschwitz and sent thousands to their deaths. Anka Nathanova (pictured) lied about her pregnancy and raised her baby in the death camp.

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  • If Greece falls, no one wants their prints on the murder weapon

    The game of chicken between Greece and its international creditors is turning into a vicious blame game as Athens lurches closer to bankruptcy with no cash-for-reform agreement in sight. Europe's political leaders and central bankers and Greek politicians agree on only one thing: if Greece goes down, they don't want their fingerprints on the murder weapon. If Athens runs out of cash and defaults in the coming weeks, as seems increasingly possible, no one wants to be accused of having pushed it over the edge or failed to try to save it.

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  • Kris Jenner Reportedly Threatens Legal Action in Regards to Bruce’s Friday Tell-All

    We’ve all seen the promos and are eagerly awaiting Bruce Jenner’s interview this Friday with ABC’s Diane Sawyer. But according to a report, ex-wife Kris does not believe her best interests are at heart when it comes to this highly anticipated tell-all. She’s allegedly even going so far as to threaten a defamation suit, demanding that she sees the TV special before it airs. As for the former Olympian, the first image of him dressed as a woman surfaced Tuesday on the cover of the New York Daily News. The pic

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  • Girl who battled cancer dismissed from school

    A school in Michigan has received an F from the parents of a 12-year-old girl who was dismissed for missing classes while recovering from cancer treatment. WWMT-TV reports that Rose McGrath, of Battle Creek, was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic two years back. Rose's parents told WWMT that a letter from the school notified them that Rose had been dismissed because she could not meet academic or attendance standards. "These were extraordinary circumstances, but so many accommodations were made we felt eventually it became a point where we really had to help Rose, by being able to make sure that she was getting the assistance that she needed and to learn," Father John Fleckenstein, a spokesman for Battle Creek Area Catholic Schoolsm told the station.

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  • First survivors of avalanche at Mount Everest base camp are flown to Nepal's capital

    The first group of survivors from an earthquake-triggered avalanche that swept through the Mount Everest base camp were flown to Nepal's capital on Sunday and taken to hospitals. At least 17 people were killed when Saturday's avalanche, triggered by a massive earthquake, obliterated part of the rocky village of nylon tents, where dozens of teams were training and acclimatizing themselves to higher altitudes as they prepared to make summit attempts in the next few weeks.

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  • What we can learn from the Jian Ghomeshi affair

    Take the report the CBC released ten days ago, on how it handled the problem now known ignominiously as the Jian Ghomeshi affair. At a more general level, it's about people who are treated preferentially because of perceived success, and that brings us to just plain favouritism. Unlike its cousin, discrimination, favouritism hardly ever makes the news.

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  • Kris Humphries: 'Glad I Got Out'

    Many celebrities took to social media to cheer Bruce Jenner on following his transgender revelation, but Kris Humphries' reaction seemed less than supportive. The athlete – who was married to Bruce's stepdaughter, Kim Kardashian, for 72 days back in 2011

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  • Nepal earthquake was a 'nightmare waiting to happen', say experts

    The Nepal earthquake that has killed at least 2,200 people was a 'nightmare waiting to happen', disaster experts said last night. Just a week ago, 50 earthquake scientists from country the world met in the capital Kathmandu to discuss how the area would cope with such disaster.

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  • Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen Break Silence On Netflix's Full House Reboot: Will They Sign On?

    You got it, dude! Though it seemed like quite a reach, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen may actually be signing on for the upcoming Full House reboot. The twins, who split the role of little Michelle Tanner in the beloved family show, acknowledged Netflix's plans for a Full House spin-off in a new interview with Women's Wear Daily. "We just found out about it today," Mary-Kate told WWD.

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  • New style of outboard motor mimics dolphin’s tail

    The Iruka is an electric outboard motor that uses an innovative biomimetic propulsion system similar to the oscillating movement of a Dolphin’s tail instead of a propeller. The word Dolphin is pronounced ‘Iruka’ in Japanese and I thought it fit well with the concept. The first outboard engines have been around for more than a century now and I wanted to try out a new approach to the conventional propulsion system with this concept.

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  • Glimpses: Aftermath of the 7.9 magnitude earthquake that rocked Nepal and India (26 photos)

    A massive earthquake measuring 7.9 magnitude struck 80 km (50 miles) east of Pokhara in Nepal on Saturday, causing some buildings in the capital Kathmandu to collapse, witnesses said. More than 758 people have been killed and hundreds others have been

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  • Canucks wondering what happened after season ending Game 6 loss to Flames

    The Vancouver Canucks are returning home but not for a Game 7 as it looked would be the case when they took an early 3-0 lead on Saturday. Instead, Vancouver limps home wondering what happened after a 7-4 loss to the Calgary Flames, who won the Western Conference first-round series 4-2. The Flames hard hitting and relentless forecheck caused problems for Vancouver's defencemen, especially in the three games in Calgary where the Flames rode the energy of the raucous home crowd to three wins.

    The Canadian Press
  • UK prime minister defends Prince William and Kate's right to choose hospital for baby birth

    With Britain's general election fast approaching, almost anything can become political — even Prince William and his wife Kate's choice of private medical care for the upcoming birth of their second child. Prime Minister David Cameron on Sunday defended the royal couple's choice of private treatment over public care offered by the National Health Service. Asked on TV if the royal couple's decision was disappointing, Cameron said he supports peoples' right to choose treatment options.

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  • Americans in Canada racing to give up passports

    In every U.S. election, there are always threats by Americans that they’ll flee to Canada if the candidate they hate wins. According to Global News, almost four times as many U.S. citizens as normal dumped their citizenship in March. The reason is an obscure regulation that forces Americans to fill out a Foreign Bank Account Report if they have an account abroad that totals over $10,000 in a year, according to the Wall Street Journal.

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  • ‘Walking Dead’ Season 6 Spoilers: New Characters Not From The Comics Added

    “Walking Dead” fans are used to meeting new characters, but these Season 6 additions are a completely blank slate. According to reports, viewers can expect to welcome survivors named Delvin and Tucker. AMC’s zombie apocalypse series is known to stray from the graphic novels, so brand new characters are nothing surprising. TV Line got their hands on the casting notice, and posted a description of Delvin.

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  • Credit card companies suing customers for payment

    Canadian credit card companies are "scaring customers to pay up" in an aggressive new tactic to collect outstanding debts from customers, says B.C. man Sukhpaul Badyal. ​The Burnaby electrician says his credit rating was destroyed when ATB Financial claimed he owed $6,900 on his Husky MasterCard, and took him to B.C. Supreme Court to collect. "It was a scare tactic," says Badyal, who received a notice of civil claim filed in B.C. Supreme Court from the financial institution that issued the card.

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  • Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky Look So in Love It Hurts

    Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky are all about sharing sweet snaps of their three children, India, Tristan, and Sasha, but what might be even cuter are the pictures of just them as a duo. Start scrolling to see Chris and Elsa's picture-perfect couple pics and then check out all the most ridiculously hot images of Chris.

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