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A naked man swimming in a south Florida river was rescued after he got stranded.

  • This is the reality of what you'd earn working as a plus-size model

    (Facebook/Tess Munster) Tess Holliday became the first US size 22/ UK size 18 model to be signed up to a mainstream agency. Tess Holliday became the world's first US size 22/ UK size 26 to be signed to a mainstream modelling agency and to lead brand

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  • The most immersive virtual reality experiences are going to be incredibly expensive and difficult to access

    Have you been blown away by virtual reality yet? While Samsung brings hardware prowess to the collaboration, Oculus VR brings the genius of its chief technology officer and legendary video game developer John Carmack among others.

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  • Shiamak Davar on choreographing Aiba in Dubai

    When it comes to dance in India, the name Shiamak Davar has high recall value. Since his breakthrough as a choreographer with the 1997 hit Bollywood film Dil To Pagal Hai, Davar has gone on to build a dance empire, now spread across the world, including centres in the UAE. Today, there are very few A-list actors in Bollywood he hasn’t worked with, and his shows have taken him on tours around the world, including projects with Hollywood films — the latest one being choreographing scenes in Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, which was shot in Dubai.

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  • The FIFA arrests show how far Qatar has fallen in the past 5 years

    The US Department of Justice's charging documents against 14 individuals accused of bribery and racketeering in conjunction with their roles at FIFA, soccer's international governing body, barely mention Qatar. If the allegations made by DOJ prosecutors are accurate, the hosting rights for the 2010 World Cup, the 2011 FIFA presidential election, and a number of South American soccer tournaments were tainted by nearly $150 million in bribes. It's difficult to believe that Qatar's World Cup bid was any cleaner than the rest of the apparently sordid day-to-day business of FIFA.

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  • US threatening 'chaos' in Asia-Pacific: China

    China accused the United States on Thursday of threatening to sow "chaos" in the Asia-Pacific region by inciting countries whose territorial claims in the South China Sea clash with those of Beijing. China is rapidly building artificial islands in the disputed waters, and US Defense Secretary Ashton Carter on Wednesday demanded an "immediate and lasting halt to land reclamation by any claimant".

  • 16 Richest Women In The World [2015 List Released]

    You won't believe the women who made this year's list!

  • Saudi beheads Pakistani drug trafficker

    Saudi Arabia on Thursday beheaded a convicted Pakistani drug trafficker, adding to what a United Nations rapporteur called a "very disturbing" surge in the kingdom's use of the death penalty. Ihsan Amin was executed in Riyadh after being convicted of heroin smuggling, the interior ministry said in a statement carried by the official Saudi Press Agency. Rights group Amnesty International called the toll unprecedented and said it was "one of the highest recorded by the organisation during the same period for more than three decades".

  • Two Saudi border guards die in Yemen shelling

    Two Saudi border guards have been killed and five others wounded by shellfire on the frontier with Yemen, official media reported. The deaths occurred when "military missiles from Yemen" struck their position at Zahran South in the Asir border region on Wednesday, Riyadh's interior ministry said in a statement carried by the official Saudi Press Agency. The two dead guards bring to at least 30 the number of people, military and civilian, killed in the Saudi border area since a Riyadh-led coalition began air strikes against Iran-backed Shiite Huthi rebels in Yemen in late March.

  • Evelyn Sharma: ISHQEDARRIYAAN is my debut film

    By Rachana Sheth, Glamsham Editorial After playing itsy-bitsy role in films like YEH JAWAANI HAI DEEWANI, YAARIYAN, MAIN TERA HERO, KUCH KUCH LOCHA HAI, etc, hottie Evelyn Sharma is now gearing up for her first solo lead role in the upcoming film ISHQEDARRIYAAN. Despite being part of the above-mentioned successful films, Evelyn counts ISHQEDARRIYAAN as her debut film.

  • The 'LeBron Effect' is the biggest deciding factor in the NBA

    The Cleveland Cavaliers are in the NBA Finals for the first time since 2007 after sweeping the Atlanta Hawks in the Eastern Conference Finals. While it's been eight years since the Cavs made it, it's LeBron James' fifth-straight trip to the Finals and his sixth overall. A part of the NBA world believes LeBron only has a few peak years left.

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  • IS burned 80-year-old Christian woman alive: Report

    Baghdad, May 27 (IANS/AKI) Islamic State militants burned an 80-year-old Christian woman alive in northern Iraq for failing to comply with their drastic interpretation of Sharia law, the independent BasNews agency reported. The punishment was carried out in the woman's village of Karamlish, 20 km southeast of Mosul, BasNews said late on Tuesday, citing Kurdistan Democratic Party representative Saed Mamuzini. Karamlish is one of dozens of Assyrian Christian villages in the Nineveh plains surrounding Mosul which were partially overrun by IS in August last year, causing 200,000 people to flee.

  • Wife accused of illicit chatting

    Having lots of friends on social media platforms is a norm in today’s electronic world. On Wednesday, a 25-year-old Pakistani woman was before the Misdemeanour Court in Ras Al Khaimah on charges of having illicit relationships.

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  • Really, it's OK if your airliner loses an engine

    Over the weekend, both engines on a Singapore Airlines Airbus A330-343 lost power while cruising at 39,000 feet. Airliner do sometimes lose power to both engines. Instead of returning to LAX, the pilot and his Boeing 747-400 continued toward Heathrow Airport.

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  • This photo shows a mysterious mechanism of the sun that has baffled scientists for centuries

    What you're seeing is a representation of one small part of the sun's colossal magnetic field. The sun's magnetic field is constantly changing unlike Earth's, which means it's growing and shrinking in strength.

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  • Iran nuclear talks shift into top gear

    US Secretary of State John Kerry is set to launch a final high-stakes diplomatic push to seal a ground-breaking nuclear deal with Iran, as some officials warned Wednesday the negotiations may go beyond a June 30 deadline. Kerry will on Saturday once again huddle with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif in Geneva, after weeks of behind-the-scenes complex technical discussions in Vienna seeking to narrow the gaps on what would be an unprecedented deal on curtailing Iran's nuclear program. Iran and the six global powers leading the talks -- Britain, China, France, Germany, Russia and the United States -- laid down a framework to guide the final accord in eight days of marathon late-night talks in Lausanne in early April.

  • Top 10 highest-paid CEOs

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Here are the 10 highest-paid CEOs for 2014, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive pay data firm: 1. David Zaslav, Discovery Communications, $156.1 million, up 368 percent

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  • Amir Khan's build-up to Chris Algieri fight dominated by talk of Floyd Mayweather

    Amir Khan is fighting Chris Algieri on Friday night yet the name of another boxer continues to hog the limelight. The seemingly inescapable spectre of Floyd Mayweather hangs over this fight and Khan’s future no matter how hard his camp try to diffuse it. While Khan has made no secret of his desire to be Mayweather’s next – and potentially last – opponent in September, trainer Virgil Hunter has had enough.

  • Which countries are able to produce oil and gas the cheapest?

    It is difficult to estimate and compare oil extraction costs across the globe because of uneven regulation and subsidies on national industries. The International Energy Agency, or IEA, has access to as much good information about oil and gas production costs as any other organization.

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  • Chris Christie attacks Rand Paul for supporting 'criminal' Edward Snowden

    Christie, who is among the presumed 2016 presidential contenders who support the Patriot Act, attacked Sens. Mike Lee (R-Utah) and Rand Paul (R-Kentucky), for their 0pposition to the legislation that authorizes the controversial NSA surveillance programs.

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  • New French Open challenges await Williams, Djokovic, Murray

    For Serena Williams, it was a bad right elbow that led to some shaky serving and a dropped set. For Andy Murray, it was a time warning from the chair umpire and losing a set for the first time in six matches against his opponent. While nine-time French Open champion Rafael Nadal won in straight sets on a cloudy, windy Thursday, some red dirt got in the machine for three of the other biggest names at Roland Garros.

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  • Apple's next iPhone could come with a new type of screen that's unlike anything we've seen on a smartphone yet

    Over the past few months, reports have indicated that Apple's next iPhone will come with a new screen that includes the same Force Touch technology Apple introduced in its Apple Watch and new MacBook. Now a new report from 9to5Mac's Mark Gurman provides some insight as to what exactly this new Force Touch screen will do for the iPhone. Gurman, who has reported accurate information about Apple's iPhones in the past, says the Force Touch screen will trigger some new features within iOS.

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