• Man sentenced for stalking Kunis escapes mental facility

    Authorities were searching for a man sentenced for stalking actress Mila Kunis after he escaped from a Los Angeles County mental health facility by climbing through a bathroom window and scaling a barbed-wire fence. Probation officials said Monday that they were actively looking for Stuart Lynn Dunn, but he had no local contacts and they had no leads. Dunn disappeared at about 7:30 p.m. Saturday from the Olive Vista Behavioral Health Center in Pomona, said Deputy Chief Reaver Bingham of the county's probation department.

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  • More older Americans are being buried by housing debt

    Al and Saundra Karp have found an unconventional way to raise money and help save their Miami-area home from foreclosure: They're lining up gigs for their family jazz band. Of all the financial threats facing Americans of retirement age — outliving savings, falling for scams, paying for long-term care — housing isn't supposed to be one. Retirees who use retirement money to pay housing costs can face disaster if their health deteriorates or their savings run short.

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  • Kim K: We're so excited!

    Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are "beyond excited" to be expecting another baby.The couple have made no secret of their desire to have a brother or sister for their 23-month-old daughter North, and on last night's episode of Keeping Up with the Kardashians

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  • Islamic State advance 'failure' for whole world: Iraq PM

    The advance of the Islamic State group in Iraq is a "failure" for the whole world community, Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Tuesday, hours ahead of a crunch international meeting in Paris to refine strategy against the jihadist group.

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  • Rohingya migrants raped at Thai-Malaysia border camps: report

    Muslim Rohingya women who were held at human-trafficking camps in Thailand and Malaysia were subjected to gang rapes by their captors, assaults that left at least two of them pregnant, a Malaysian media report said. Malaysia's state-run Bernama news agency quoted a Rohingya survivor of the camps, Nur Khaidha Abdul Shukur, as saying young women would be taken away nightly from the jungle post where she was held near Padang Besar in Thailand. Two young women at the camp became pregnant after the gang rape." The report also quoted her husband Nurul Amin Nobi Hussein saying he witnessed similar crimes taking place at nearby camps on the Malaysian side of the border.

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  • Skarsgård and Chung ‘getting serious’

    Alexander Skarsgård and Alexa Chung’s relationship has “really heated up”, according to reports. “It is serious and has really heated up," a source told Us Weekly, while another added: "It's a fun relationship for both of them. The Big Apple seems to be the pair’s city of choice, as rumours began to circulate in February after the True Blood star was spotted out and about with Alexa on two consecutive days.

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  • Malaysian brothers get settlement in Flight 370 law suit

    Two Malaysian boys whose father was a passenger on the jetliner that vanished in March last year secured an out-of-court settlement in the tragedy's first legal case against Malaysia Airlines and the government. Lawyer Arunan Selvaraj said Tuesday the mother of the boys decided to accept compensation on their behalf so that they can "move forward with their life." Arunan declined to reveal the amount. Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 was en route from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing with 239 people on board when it disappeared March 8 last year.

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  • Records: Estranged wife suspected war vet husband in deaths

    Amanda Murry told law officers that her husband, Roy H. Murry, 30, of Lewiston, Idaho, blamed her family for the couple's marital woes. "Amanda Murry said that Roy Murry was the only person who she suspected had any reason to do harm to the residents," according to court documents released Monday. Roy Murry is scheduled to make his first court appearance Tuesday afternoon after he was arrested on three counts of first-degree murder.

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  • US justices rule for Muslim denied job over headscarf

    The U.S. Supreme Court ruled Monday for a Muslim woman who did not get hired after she showed up to a job interview with clothing retailer Abercrombie & Fitch wearing a black headscarf. The justices said that employers generally have to accommodate job applicants and employees with religious needs if the employer at least has an idea that such accommodation is necessary. Job applicant Samantha Elauf did not tell her interviewer she was Muslim.

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  • Man at work: Aussie guard Dellavedova sparks Cavs with grit

    Growing up in Maryborough, Australia, Matthew Dellavedova tried every sport. No matter if it was playing basketball, soccer, Australian Rules football, tennis, cricket or field hockey, the now Cleveland Cavaliers backup point guard went after the ball with disregard for his body. "He's always been that way," said his 77-year-old grandfather, Alan Dellavedova, who watches all of Cleveland's games in Australia.

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  • Olympics Commission says China promises to respect rights as part of 2022 bid

    By Megha Rajagopalan BEIJING (Reuters) - China has assured the International Olympic Committee (IOC) of its respect for human rights as part of its bid to host the 2022 Winter Games, an Olympic panel said on Monday, prompting anger from Tibetan groups. The Olympic Evaluation Commission said in a report that China had provided "written assurances" of its commitment to press freedom, the right to demonstrate, labor rights and environmental protection in the context of the Games. "The Commission is confident that the Government of China would take all necessary measures to ensure the Olympic Charter ... would be respected," the report said.

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  • ‘Predator: Dark Ages’ Imagines the Alien Hunter Wreaking Havoc in the Middle Ages (Video)

    The alien warriors in the “Predator” franchise have faced off against commandos, a Los Angeles cop and even other aliens, but now audiences can watch one hunt down the Knights Templar in the Middle Ages. “Predators: Dark Ages” is an impressive fan-made short film that was crowdfunded on Kickstarter. U.K. filmmaker James Bushe wrote and directed the 27-minute production, which was shot by cinematographer Simon Rowling.

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  • Caitlyn Jenner: Docu-series will help my soul

    Caitlyn Jenner is not doing her docu-series for money. The 65-year-old, formerly known as Bruce, made her public debut on the cover of Vanity Fair on Monday. As well as addressing her reasons for being so public about her transformation, Caitlyn also discussed the years of struggles that she had living as a male.

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  • Breaking hearts, breaking chains: Paris removes 'love locks'

    Paris, known worldwide as the city of romance, began the heart-breaking process Monday of removing hundreds of thousands of "love-locks", padlocks chained to the city's bridges by adoring couples. Yellow-vested officials were out early Monday morning on the city's iconic Pont des Arts, wielding cutting equipment to free the padlocks while a handful of curious tourists looked on. Loved-up visitors from around the world have for years written their names on padlocks to symbolise their passion, then tossed the key into the River Seine so that nothing could ever break the bond.

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  • Myanmar navy to verify 727 stranded migrants in "safe" place

    By Tim McLaughlin YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar's navy is escorting a boat crammed with 727 stranded migrants to a "safe" location where officials will verify their identities before taking any further action, the country's information minister said on Tuesday. Correcting an earlier comment that the navy was taking the converted fishing boat to the waters of neighbouring Bangladesh, Ye Htut said the migrants were headed to an undisclosed but safe area and had been provided with food and water. The migrants were found drifting in the Andaman Sea on Friday in an overloaded fishing boat that was taking on water.

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  • KFC sues Chinese companies for online rumors about its food

    Restaurant operator KFC said Monday it filed a lawsuit against three companies in China whose social media accounts spread false claims about its food, including that its chickens have eight legs. The case filed by China's biggest restaurant operator comes as the government intensifies a campaign to clean up rumors on social media. In an announcement posted on its Chinese website, KFC said one of the best-known fake rumors was that chickens used by the company are genetically modified and have six wings and eight legs.

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  • California school district sued over graduation dress code

    A Native American student sued his California school district on Monday over its refusal to let him wear an eagle feather during his high school graduation ceremony, claiming his rights to freedom of expression and religion in the state constitution are being violated. Christian Titman, 18, a member of the Pit River Tribe, said he wants to attach the 5-inch feather he received from his father to the tassel on his cap at the Clovis High School ceremony set for Thursday. The tribe considers eagle feathers sacred and symbolic of a significant accomplishment.

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  • Crocodile-skin handbag sells for a record $222,912: Christie's

    A fuchsia-coloured crocodile-skin Hermes bag has broken the record for the most expensive handbag sold at auction, selling for US$222,912 at a Christie's auction in Hong Kong. The final price realised at the Monday auction was around 15 percent more than the auction house's estimate. "With its 18k white gold and diamond hardware, Hermès Shiny Fuchsia Porosus Crocodile Diamond Birkin 35 dazzled the crowds, achieving a HK$1.72 million record," Christie's said in the statement.

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  • SEA Games: Malaysian chief says spitter should be kicked out

    Malaysia's chef de mission has called for footballer Nazmi Faiz to be sent home after he was red-carded for spitting at an opponent at the SEA Games in Singapore. Norza Zakaria told Malaysia's The Star newspaper that it was the "right thing" to send back the talented playmaker, 20, although the final decision rests with team officials. "We cannot tolerate such behaviour from our athletes." After Nazmi's sending-off, 10-man Malaysia struggled to a 1-0 win over lowly East Timor in their opening under-23 game at the multi-sport Southeast Asian (SEA) Games on Saturday.

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  • They Peeped At A Woman & Got Caught. But There’s Someone Else Out There… #ShortFilm

    This article They Peeped At A Woman & Got Caught. But There’s Someone Else Out There…… originally appeared on Viddsee BUZZ. He and his friend have been peeping on this woman for a very long time. They had a camera and a telescope zoomed on her window

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