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  • Jay-Z To Gift Beyonce With Custom Made Diamond Heels For Her 34th Birthday

    While we’re still busy putting the final touches to Beyoncé’s birthday card (which we’re sure she’ll remember forever and ever, of course), reports claim Jay-Z has already got her present totally sorted. According to The Sun, Jay-Z has gone all out for Bey’s 34th birthday, splashing out on some custom-made, diamond-heeled Manolo Blahniks. No word on how much the glamorous present cost Jay-Z, 45, but we can only assume we’d have to sell every single one of our belongings to afford just one of the diamond shoes.

    Rachel Pilcher
  • Miley Cyrus' bare-breast flash nothing like Janet Jackson's

    NEW YORK (AP) — Janet Jackson exposed a breast on national television a decade ago, and it sparked national outrage. Miley Cyrus' flash barely caused a shrug.

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  • Egypt gas find sparks panic in Israel about Israeli reserves

    Egypt's new natural gas bonanza is causing an uproar in Israel, with energy stocks plummeting and recriminations over indecisiveness and infighting that have delayed production from the country's own gas ...

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  • Avril Lavigne's Ex Deryck Whibley Is Married – See the Romantic Photos!

    Sum 41 frontman Deryck Whibley tied the knot with Ariana Cooper in an intimate ceremony in Los Angeles on Sunday. Deryck, who was previously married to musician Avril Lavigne, exchanged vows with Ariana in front of a small gathering of 100 friends and family members at the Hotel Bel Air, according to People. The couple shared a few photos from the special day on Instagram -- posted by their wedding photographers Duke Photography and wedding guests -- and it's clear how happy the newlyweds really are. WATCH: Celebrity Summer Wedding Watch: Who's Getting Hitched? The bride looked stunning in a full-length beaded strapless gown that accented her style and beauty. What you can't see under her dress are white converse shoes. In fact, the whole wedding was reportedly a mix of traditional and punk rock. Guests were served a four-course meal and watched as the newlyweds cut the wedding cake and shared their first dance as a married couple. Deryck's punk roots were evident in the details -- such as the couple's entrance music, which was Metallica's "Enter Sandman." WATCH: 9 Celebrity Weddings We're Still Waiting For Meanwhile, Deryck's ex-wife Avril spent the weekend joining Taylor Swift onstage during the "Blank Space" singer's 1989 Tour stop in San Diego on Saturday. The pop-punk princess performed her 2002 hit "Complicated" with Taylor, and the audience loved it. Deryck and Avril were married in July 2006, but split three years later with Avril filing for divorce in October 2009. For more celebrity summer weddings on the horizon, check out the video below.

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  • Iran's Khamenei backs parliamentary vote on nuclear deal with powers - state TV

    By Parisa Hafezi ANKARA (Reuters) - Iran's Supreme Leader said on Thursday he favored a parliamentary vote on its nuclear deal reached with world powers and called for sanctions against Tehran to be lifted completely rather than suspended, state television reported. President Hassan Rouhani, a pragmatist whose 2013 election paved the way to a diplomatic thaw with the West, and his allies have opposed such a parliamentary vote, arguing this would create legal obligations complicating the deal's implementation. "Parliament should not be sidelined on the nuclear deal issue ... I am not saying lawmakers should ratify or reject the deal.

    Reuters
  • We just got our most extensive picture yet of ISIS' mysterious and reclusive leader

    The world knows little of the Islamic State terror group's brutal leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi...

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  • The pricing information for Apple's iPhone 6S has leaked ahead of its launch

    We're going to know exactly what's in store for Apple's next iPhone on September 9, but a new...

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  • Kim Kardashian corrected that viral Instagram post promoting a drug after the FDA took it down

    Kim Kardashian has put out a corrected Instagram post about a morning sickness drug she's...

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  • Serena show rolls on while Fish bows out

    By Steve Keating NEW YORK (Reuters) - The Serena Williams show continued at the U.S. Open as the world number one moved a step closer to a calendar Grand Slam on Wednesday, while Mardy Fish took a final Flushing Meadows bow as the curtain came down on the American's career. Defending men's champion Marin Cilic and two-time winner Rafa Nadal and world number one Novak Djokovic also eased into the third round with straight sets wins as the temperatures and stakes continue to rise at the year's final grand slam. Bidding to become just the fourth woman to win all four slams in the same year, no one has more riding on the Flushing Meadows fortnight than Williams, who continued her quest with an error-strewn 7-6(5) 6-3 victory over Dutchwoman Kiki Bertens.

    Reuters
  • This chart shows where all the richest billionaires in tech are from

    We all know there's a huge concentration of tech power in Silicon Valley, but that's not the only...

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  • Givenchy Is Opening Up Its NYFW Show To The Public

    Fashion week has always been an ‘exclusive’ event that only socialites, celebrities and fashion editors are privy to. In a fashion first, French style house Givenchy has announced it’ll be opening it’s doors to the general public, allowing anyone to view the brand’s SS16 collection. Some 820 tickets were available on the brand’s NYFW website today and another 280 tickets will go to students and faculty of local fashion school.

    Alison Coldridge
  • Bid to smuggle alcohol in apple boxes foiled in Abu Dhabi

    More than 30,000 bottles of alcohol were hidden in cardboard containers to smuggle out of the UAE. The Abu Dhabi customs has foiled a bid to smuggle more than 30,000 bottles of alcohol out of the country at Al Ghuwaifat check post on the UAE-Saudi Arabia border. Customs inspectors flagged down a "suspicious-looking" truck with a UAE licence plate.

    Khaleej Times
  • Heartbreaking photo of a drowned toddler embodies the world's failure in Syria

    The image of a drowned Syrian toddler washed up on a Turkish beach gained widespread attention on...

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  • Lewis Hamilton FINALLY Has His Say On Those Rihanna Dating Rumours

    MONTHS.  The two have been keeping pretty quiet on all the rumours and speculation, but now Lewis has spoken out to explain what’s really going on. The rumoured couple have been spending a fair amount of time together recently, enjoying each other’s company at the Crop Over Festival in Barbados and hanging out in New York. We get to hang out every now and again… “Otherwise, we’re just good friends.” Copyright So, there you have it.

    Rachel Pilcher
  • Cristiano Ronaldo liked his wax statue so much he paid the artist $31,000 to make one the footballer could keep

    In 2013, Madrid's Museum of Wax unveiled a wax statue of footballer Cristiano Ronaldo, who was so...

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  • Prosecutor demands death penalty for businesswoman who killed maid

    The public prosecutor has demanded the death sentence for a businesswoman who allegedly tortured her maid to death. A source from the Criminal Court said the court is considering to slap the death sentence on the businesswoman. The source said the husband claimed that he had recruited the maid a few years ago but she had escaped from their household.

    Saudi Gazette
  • Barack Obama Takes A Selfie With Bear Grylls And Makes The Ultimate Dad Joke

    Barack Obama has proven that even world leaders aren’t exempt from making your typical embarrassing dad jokes when the opportunity arises. The US President has joined iconic survivalist, Bear Grylls, on a trip to Alaska as they assess the damage caused by global warming and the effects of climate change in the state. Together they are filming a one-off special of Bear’s show ‘Running Wild With Bear Grylls’ at the Exit Glacier in the Kenai Mountains, however, it’s not all work, work, work with the duo stopping to pose for a series of pictures - including one rather dashing selfie. Posting the photo to the official White House Instagram page, Obama uploaded the cheeky snap and quipped in the caption: “Glad this was the only bear I met in the park”.

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  • Google lost one of its top employees to a startup that's like Fight Club for programmers

    Ahmed Aly, a highly sought-after software engineer who spent three years at Google working on its...

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  • Is N. Korean airline world's worst? It may be the quirkiest

    If an Air Koryo passenger ignores its no-photography rule, a flight attendant might take the camera and delete the pictures herself. Crumpling up a newspaper bearing the image of North Korean leader Kim ...

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  • Yahoo chief Mayer says she's pregnant with twins

    Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is pregnant with identical twins. Mayer, 40, said on her blog that she and her husband are expecting twin girls in December. "I have some exciting news to share — I'm pregnant!" ...

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