• Prince Charles Gave Prince George Possibly The Best Present Ever For His Second Birthday

    Charles is said to be completely besotted with his grandson. The Prince of Wales probably made all of George’s dreams come true by turning part of his garden at his private house, Highgrove House, into a playground fit for a toddler-shaped prince. The Prince of Wales is thought to be hugely fond of his garden.

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  • New ISIS document reveals 'grand plan' to wage war in India, trigger 'Armageddon'

    Geneva, July 29 (ANI): A recruitment document retrieved from Pakistan's lawless tribal lands has revealed the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria's (ISIS) 'grand ambition' to ignite a war in India, build a new terror army in Pakistan and Afghanistan and provoke an Armageddon-like 'end of the world' situation. The 32-page-document, titled 'A Brief History of the Islamic State Caliphate (ISC),' has been obtained by American Media Institute (AMI), and says that 'The Caliphate, according to the Prophet', seeks to unite various terror factions in Afghanistan and Pakistan into a single army, the USA Today reports.

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  • Ga. Judge cuts damages in Jeep fire death from $150M to $40M

    A Georgia judge has cut the damages that Fiat Chrysler must pay the family of a child who died in a Jeep SUV fire from $150 million to $40 million. Decatur County Superior Court Judge J. Kevin Chason also denied Fiat Chrysler's motion for a new trial, dismissing arguments that jurors acted irrationally in the case. In a ruling issued Friday and made public Tuesday, Chason decided that the family of 4-year-old Remington Walden should get $30 million for his death and $10 million for pain and suffering.

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  • Brave Woman Shares Shocking Weight Loss Photo To Silence Haters

    Simone’s spent the best part of a year losing weight. A woman, who’s been documenting her weight loss journey for the best part of the last year, has bravely shared her most intimate series of snapshots yet – to silence any doubts that others have. Simone Anderson, a hair and make-up stylist from New Zealand, has taken to her Instagram to share a set of three images after some of her followers began to doubt that the pics were real.

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  • Hong Seng Curry Rice: Ditching Finance Degree for Curry

    Meet Lim Jia Han, 25, a Banking and Finance graduate from University of London (SIM), cooking and dishing out Hainanese curry in a hot, sweltering stall at 85 Redhill Lane #01-74. Behind the warm smile and gentle demeanour lies entrepreneurial vision and zeal that may make Hong Seng Curry Rice a bigger name than when his grandmother started it. Jia Han’s efforts would make our national efficiency and productivity boards proud.

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  • Jane Birkin asks Hermes to take name off crocodile handbag

    British singer Jane Birkin has asked luxury manufacturer Hermes to remove her name from its crocodile-skin handbag after learning of the "cruel" methods used to make the iconic accessory. Costing tens of thousands of euros, the Birkin bag is a symbol of wealth and is much-loved by celebrities, but the version made out of crocodile skin has attracted the ire of animal rights activists. "Having been alerted to the cruel practices reserved for crocodiles during their slaughter to make Hermes handbags carrying my name... I have asked Hermes to debaptise the Birkin Croco until better practices in line with international norms can be put in place," Birkin, 68, said in a statement.

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  • Despite 1MDB woes, pundits say Najib now unassailable after Cabinet purge

    KUALA LUMPUR, July 29 ― With the strategic removal of potential challengers from within his Cabinet, Datuk Seri Najib Razak is likely to remain prime minister until the next election despite his troubles with debt-riddled 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), political observers said. With a specific reference to his deputy in government as well as in Umno, Tan Sri Muhyiddin, the analysts said the prime minister has effectively neutralised dissent within his party at the risk of enlarging the rift between the camps of both leaders. “Najib will stay as PM, what he has done is standard textbook on political survival, a carrot-and-stick approach where you get rid of your detractors and reward your loyalists,” Universiti Malaysia Sarawak political scientist Dr Faisal Hazis told Malay Mail Online when contacted yesterday.

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  • LeBron James on how long he'd last against Ronda Rousey: 'As long as she wanted me to last'

    When UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey called out Floyd Mayweather in her ESPY acceptance speech, “Rowdy” unquestionably added a few more fans to her corner. Four-time NBA league MVP LeBron James was not one of them – that’s because he was

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  • Michael Jordan loses China trademark suit: report

    A Beijing court has dismissed a trademark case brought by US basketball superstar Michael Jordan against a company using a similar name and logo to his Nike-produced brand, a report said. The former Chicago Bull is arguably the most popular international basketball star in China and is known in the country as "Qiaodan", a Chinese version of his name. As well as the name, Qiaodan's products carry a silhouette of a leaping basketball player resembling the "Jumpman" logo used by US sporting goods giant Nike to promote its Air Jordan brand.

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  • Gruesome Find: 100 Bodies Stuffed into Ancient House

    The remains of 97 human bodies have been found stuffed into a small 5,000-year-old house in a prehistoric village in northeast China, researchers report in two separate studies. The bodies of juveniles, young adults and middle-age adults were packed

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  • Mourinho fires back at Benitez's wife

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho fired back at comments from the wife of Real Madrid manager Rafael Benitez, who said her husband is "tidying up" Mourinho "messes" once again. Montserrat Seara told Le Region newspaper that her Spanish husband has had to clean up after Mourinho in three stops where he has followed the Portuguese coach, at Inter Milan and Chelsea as well as Real Madrid. After Chelsea beat Barcelona 4-2 on penalty kicks following a 2-2 draw in regular time, Mourinho noted that only in the Inter Milan case did Benitez directly follow him into the job of guiding the squad.

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  • Here's what coffee can do to your brain (Update)

    Washington DC, July 29 (ANI): A new study has predicted the association between coffee consumption habits and the incidence of pre-symptoms of dementia and Alzheimer's disease. Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is considered a prodromal stage of Alzheimer's disease and dementia. Researchers at the University of Bari in Italy evaluated 1,445 individuals recruited from 5,632 subjects, aged 65-84 year old, and interesting found that cognitively normal older individuals who modified their habits by increasing with time their amount of coffee consumption ( 1 cup of coffee/day) had about two times higher rate of MCI compared to those with reduced habits (

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  • You won’t believe that these actresses are in their 40s

    On July 24th, Jennifer Lopez celebrated her 46th birthday. Jennifer Lopez has always been in great shape – she started her career as a “Fly Girl,” after all – but over the years her body has become something more iconic. In an effort to get the rest of us up to speed, she recently launched the #BeTheGirl challenge, which encourages fans to help her combat obesity in America.

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  • GE 2015: PAP’s new faces

    Dr Koh Poh Koon (left) at a grassroots event in June 2015. He is expected to be one of the new names to be added to the PAP’s slate this General Election (Photo: Koh Poh Koon Facebook page)By Zul OthmanIt happened last Friday (July 24).The changes to

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  • Zimbabwe pair due in court for killing Cecil the lion

    Two men were due to appear in a Zimbabwean court on poaching charges Wednesday after a wealthy American dentist killed a beloved lion just outside a national park, sparking criticism around the world. Cecil the lion, a popular attraction among international visitors to Hwange National Park, was lured beyond the reserve's boundaries by bait and killed earlier this month. The hunter was identified as Walter Palmer, a dentist and experienced trophy hunter from Minnesota, who allegedly paid $50,000 for the hunt.

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  • Sleeping with smartphones, and other vices

    Consumers around the world admit it: they sleep with their smartphone, take it in the shower, and would rescue the device from a fire before saving the family cat. Sixty percent of those surveyed said they slept holding their handsets -- with the highest percentages in India (74 percent) and China (70 percent). One in six smartphone users said they used their phones while showering, and more than half -- 54 percent -- said they would reach for the smartphone before saving their cat in the event of a fire.

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  • McGraw Hill Financial buying SNL Financial for about $2.23B

    McGraw Hill Financial, owner of ratings agency Standard & Poor's, is buying SNL Financial for about $2.23 billion. Privately held SNL Financial, based in Charlottesville, Virginia, is a provider of financial news, data and analysis. McGraw Hill Financial President and CEO Douglas Peterson said in a written statement that the transaction will help in developing new services and will allow the company to expand into adjacent markets.

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  • Skeleton With ‘Alien’ Skull Discovered In Russia

    UFO watchers are in a tizz over the discovery of an ancient skeleton with an elongated skull that resembles an ALIEN. The humanoid skeleton was unearthed from a site known as Russia’s Stonehenge and it is being heralded as proof that aliens visited Earth thousands of years ago. Researcher Maria Makurova told Russian news agency TASS: “We have found a well preserved skeleton.

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  • Immigrants, poor fish for their dinner, unaware of mercury

    It's midday and the white bucket balanced on the rocky shore at Mountha Uppasay's feet holds five or six white bass, moving sluggishly in the water she scooped from the Des Moines River. The bass are nutritious, but they probably contain mercury, a toxic substance especially harmful to pregnant women and children that collects in varying levels in most fish throughout the country. Uppasay's lack of awareness appears to be shared by many anglers who fish in rivers and lakes near urban areas, and it illustrates how many government-issued health warnings about fish fail to reach those who most need to hear them: low-income families and immigrants, some of whom fish daily or weekly for their family meals.

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  • Kim Kardashian Gets Defensive With Caitlyn Jenner: 'Don't Bash Us On Your Way Up'

    Speaking with her friend, Caitlyn admits that Khloe Kardashian is upset because she didn't like the Vanity Fair article. The promo then cuts to Kim offering up some tough love to Caitlyn. In June, Kim chatted with ET about Caitlyn, but made no mention of family drama.

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