• 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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  • ‘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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  • 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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  • Kim Kardashian, Kendall Jenner react to Caitlyn Jenner

    NEW YORK (AP) — Caitlyn Jenner's loved ones were among numerous well-wishers to support her coming out Monday in Vanity Fair.Her stepdaughter, Kim Kardashian West, tweeted: "How beautiful! Be happy, be proud, live life YOUR way!"Khloe Kardashian declared

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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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  • Singapore blogger Amos Yee to spend three weeks in remand

    Singapore blogger Amos Yee will be remanded for three weeks, while an assessment report on the suitability of his reformative training is being made. This was ordered by District Judge Jasvender Kaur on 2 June. District Judge Jasvender did not offer a bail option.

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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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  • 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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  • Malaysia Airlines 'technically bankrupt', new CEO says

    Malaysia Airlines is "technically bankrupt", its new German CEO said Monday as he outlined plans to stabilise the failing flag carrier including 6,000 job cuts. "We are technically bankrupt and that decline of performance started long before the tragic events of 2014," Christoph Mueller told reporters, referring to two deadly disasters that rocked the airline last year. Malaysia Airlines took its first major steps on Monday under Mueller, sending termination letters to all of its roughly 20,000 employees, followed by new contracts offered to 14,000 of them.

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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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  • 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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  • Ship with over 450 on board sinks in China's Yangtze

    Chinese rescuers on Tuesday searched for hundreds missing after a passenger ship carrying more than 450 people capsized in the storm-hit Yangtze river, with several survivors reportedly confirmed trapped in the upturned hull. State broadcaster CCTV said five bodies had been recovered and 12 people rescued from the Dongfangzhixing, or "Eastern Star" which sank late Monday en route from the eastern city of Nanjing to the southwestern city of Chongqing. “Rescuers knocked on the ship and received responses,” the Hubei Daily said.

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  • Beau Biden dies at 46; son of VP had life of adversity

    He was the privileged son of a longtime U.S. senator and two-term vice president, yet Joseph R. "Beau" Biden III was no stranger to personal adversity. When he was only 3, just weeks after his father, Joe Biden, had been elected to the Senate, the younger Biden was seriously injured in a 1972 car crash that killed his mother and infant sister. As a young college student, not long after his father's 1987 presidential campaign imploded among allegations of plagiarism, he was back in the hospital, holding vigil with other family members as Joe Biden underwent surgery for a life-threatening aneurysm.

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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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  • 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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  • Justin Bieber: I'm not gay!

    Justin Bieber has clarified that he's not gay on Instagram.The 21-year-old took to the social networking site on Sunday to post a video in which can be seen skateboarding on a plane before planting a kiss on a male friend's cheek.He's used to putting

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  • Expedition returns to South Pacific to crack Amelia Earhart mystery

    The quest to solve one of aviation's most enduring mysteries, the disappearance of Amelia Earhart, resumes on a South Pacific atoll next week -- with a cruise ship looking on for the first time. The 11th TIGHAR expedition will be searching for more clues to back up the theory that the celebrated American aviatrix crash-landed on Nikumaroro when she vanished in 1937 during a round-the-world flight. "The object is to see if we can add to the preponderance of evidence that we have assembled in the course of 27 years and 10 expeditions to the island," said Ric Gillespie, executive director of TIGHAR -- the International Group for Historic Aircraft Recovery.

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  • Microsoft: Windows 10 will be available on July 29

    Microsoft has just announced that Windows 10 (for PCs and tablets) will be available on July 29. In case you haven’t been the following the news, Windows 10 is a free upgrade for Windows 7 and 8.1 users. It features Cortana, a new browser called Microsoft Edge, the return of the Start menu, Windows Hello, Continuum, and more.

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