Demi Lovato opens up about relapse in candid single 'Sober'

    (CNN)Demi Lovato has released a new single that reveals a heartbreaking setback in her road to recovery from addiction. In her new single, titled "Sober," a candid Lovato admits to suffering a relapse. Lovato has always been an open when it comes to her mental health and struggles with substance abuse. In the past, Lovato has spoken candidly in various interviews about her use of cocaine and addiction to alcohol, as well as her struggle with an eating disorder.

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    Family brutally killed in Cairo, while father was watching Egypt-Russia game

    New details are emerging regarding the massacre which happened in Egypt on June 19 during the World Cup football match between Egypt and Russia, when a mother and her two daughters were found murdered at their Cairo apartment, while the father was watching the game at a nearby coffee shop. Acoording to the police report,  the  38-year-old mother was strangled to death with her head scarf, while one daughter aged 14 years was strangled using a telephone cord while the younger daughter aged 12 years was killed by suffocating her with a pillow case. When the father came home he discovered the crime and found that a case containing $19,000 was also stolen. The initial police reports and according to eyewitnesses and CCTV footage from a nearby shop,  a woman and a man who are not from the residential area, had entered the building and had gone to the apartment at the time the crime happened.

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    Iranian General nicknamed ‘TOW missiles trainer’ killed in Syria

    Iranian media have reported on Saturday the killing of Brigadier General Shahrokh Dayeepour, one of the Iranian field commanders in Syrian Aleppo. FARS News Agency reported that the General who fought in the Iranian-Iraqi war in the late eighties was killed early Friday in the Syrian town of Albu Kamal in Southeastern Deir Ezzur, without giving further details. According to FARS, the Iranian General was an expert in using and training on “TOW missiles” and anti-armored missiles, and used to train Lebanon’s Hezbollah militia over the past years. Along with him,  15 others were also killed, mostly from the Iranian Revolutionary Guard and the Basij forces.

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    Game of Thrones stars due to marry

    Game of Thrones stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie are due to marry in the north east of Scotland on Saturday. The couple - who played on-screen lovers Jon Snow and Ygritte - met on the fantasy show in 2012. The actress's father, councillor Seb Leslie, owns a castle in his West Garioch constituency. Cast members Emilia Clarke - Daenerys Targaryen - and Peter Dinklage, who plays Tyrion Lannister, arrived in Aberdeen on Friday. The engagement was announced last September. The actress grew up in Aberdeenshire before moving to London to pursue her career. Although specific plans about the wedding have not been made public, they could wed at Wardhill Castle, which is owned by the Leslie family. The

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    Cristiano Ronaldo statue removed before World Cup success

    Cristiano Ronaldo was the Portuguese hero in their World Cup opener. An infamous statue of Cristiano Ronaldo was removed from Madeira Airport shortly before he scored a hat-trick against Spain at the World Cup. The record-breaking Portuguese forward led his side to a dramatic 3-3 draw in their World Cup opener in Russia, but the much-ridiculed statue was taken down from the airport on the island of his birth before he took to the field. The bust had previously been widely mocked on social media sites like Twitter, with some people suggesting that it looked more like something from a children's TV show than a professionally-sculpted piece of art.

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    Why India's air looks different from space

    There is something very distinct about the air over India and the surrounding countries in South Asia. It is the presence of formaldehyde - a colourless gas that is naturally released by vegetation but also from a number of polluting activities. The elevated concentrations have been observed by Europe's new Sentinel-5P satellite, which was launched last October to track air quality worldwide. It is information that will inform policies to clean up the atmosphere. Compared to the major constituents like nitrogen and oxygen, the formaldehyde signal is actually very small; in every billion air molecules just a few will be CH₂O. But it can be a signifier of more general pollution problems, says Isabelle

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    India police 'sorry' for lynching photo

    Police in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh have apologised after a photograph of a lynched man being dragged by a crowd in the presence of three officers caused outrage. The victim, identified as Kasim, died soon after the picture was taken, while on the way to hospital. Police say he was beaten up after a "minor tiff" over a motorcycle accident. They deny he was attacked over reports of cow slaughter. The state police tweeted the apology. Speaking to the BBC, the chief spokesperson of the state police, Rahul Srivastava, said the pictures were "misleading" and the "policemen did not support lynching". "The picture shows that man is being dragged and the policemen are doing nothing about