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  • North Korean defector lifts lid on world's most secret state

    By Emma Batha LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - As a schoolgirl in North Korea, Hyeonseo Lee was forced to watch executions, denounce her friends for fabricated transgressions and dig tunnels in case of a nuclear attack. It wasn't until she left North Korea at the age of 17 that she began to discover the full horror of the government that had fed her propaganda since birth. In a memoir published in London on Thursday, Lee gives a rare insight into the bizarre and brutal reality of daily life in the world's most secretive state.

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  • Kim Kardashian says sexy selfies can be empowering

    The big reveal from Kim Kardashian's guest turn for San Francisco's revered Commonwealth Club of California on Tuesday night? Before her visit, the Commonwealth Club's invitation to Kardashian provoked minor controversy. Kardashian did discuss the key topics, and others, during an hour-long appearance before an adoring audience that was mostly young and female.

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  • America's 'Plan B' for Iran comes with one huge problem

    Should negotiations ultimately fail and Tehran makes a break for a nuclear weapon, the US has signalled that it is ready to attack Iranian nuclear facilities with an awe-inspiring "plan B" — the 30,000-pound bunker busting Massive Ordnance Penetrator (MOP).

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  • Trump sues Univision for $500 million over Miss USA cancellation

    U.S. presidential candidate and real estate mogul Donald Trump filed a $500 million lawsuit on Tuesday against Univision over the Spanish-language TV network's decision to end its contract to broadcast the Miss USA pageant, which is co-owned by Trump. Univision said last week it would not air the July 12 pageant because of what it called insulting remarks about Mexican immigrants made by Trump when he announced he was running for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. The 19-page lawsuit accuses Univision of a "thinly veiled attempt" to stifle Trump's freedom of speech in order to boost Democratic frontrunner Hilary Clinton.

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  • Actors Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner announce plans to divorce

    Hollywood A-list couple Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner on Tuesday announced plans to divorce, a day after their 10th wedding anniversary. Oscar-winning Affleck, 42, and Garner, 43, starred together in the 2003 superhero film "Daredevil" and were married in 2005 and have three children, all under the age of 10. Affleck has enjoyed a recent wave of success, with his 2012 film "Argo" winning the best picture Oscar and more recently, his 2014 thriller "Gone Girl" becoming a box office hit.

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  • Here's the manual that Al Qaeda and now ISIS use to brainwash people online

    The US and other Western countries have been alarmed at how the Islamic State militant group has been able to lure teenagers and young people to the Middle East to join its ranks. Rukmini Callimachi of The New York Times recently wrote about a 23-year-old American woman from Washington state who has been communicating with Islamic State (also known as ISIS, ISIL, or Daesh) recruiters online. The woman, "Alex," showed Callimachi the messages and reading materials these recruiters had sent her, and their approach to grooming her seems textbook.

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  • 8 Organic Beauty Products You Can Make at Home That Are Even Better Than Salon Treatment

    In today's day and age surviving without beauty products is next to impossible. Living in cities can take a toll on your health as well as your skin. And with hectic schedules, daily visits to beauty salon seems next to impossible. So, you end up turning

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  • OMG! Shraddha Kapoor is scared to dance with Tiger Shroff!

    By Jahnavi Patel, Glamsham Editorial Shraddha Kapoor, who is paired opposite Tiger Shroff in the upcoming Bollywood film BAAGHI, is very excited to work with the actor and also scared to dance with him. Ask her if she is excited to work with Tiger Shroff as he is also a very good dancer and she says "He is a superb dancer, how he moves! I am very scared.

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  • There may be a way to 'turn off' chronic diseases with electricity — and it could be the future of medicine

    Imagine a world where we treated deadly diseases with electricity instead of pills or chemo. Normally, our nervous systems send signals to our tissues and organs to suppress inflammation, a phenomenon known as the inflammatory reflex. Traditionally, doctors have treated these diseases using drugs designed to suppress inflammation, such as infliximab (trade name Remicade) oradalimumab (Humira).

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  • Yemen's Houthis attack Saudi Arabia's Najran and Jizan

    Yemen's dominant Houthi group and its army allies said on Saturday it had shelled various areas in Saudi Arabia's Jizan and Najran, killing and wounding several soldiers. The Houthi-controlled Saba news agency said 13 shells had been launched on Friday, targeting several areas including Jizan's airport. An alliance of Gulf Arab nations has been bombing Yemen's Houthi militia and allied army units loyal to powerful ex-President Ali Abdullah Saleh since March 26 in an attempt to restore exiled President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi to power.

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  • Wimbledon diary - Day three: Grigor Dimitrov and Maria Sharapova support each other from afar

    Grigor Dimitrov was in a good mood after beating Steve Johnson yesterday which is probably why he indulged the media and answered some cheeky questions about girls, namely his main girl Maria Sharapova. The Bulgarian world No11 was told by a journalist that Boris Becker had tipped him to be the next big thing in tennis provided he didn’t get distracted, to which Dimitrov responded: “I’m always distracted,” he said laughing. “Kidding. “Obviously I know Boris is... he’s a great guy and I always had a good relationship with him.

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  • IS says it destroyed archaeological pieces from Palmyra

    Islamic State group militants have destroyed six archaeological pieces from the historic town of Palmyra that were confiscated from a smuggler, the group said. The issue was referred to an Islamic court in the IS-held northern Syrian town of Manbij, which ordered that they be destroyed and the man be whipped. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Friday it was unclear if the busts were authentic or if the militants destroyed fake busts as a cover for the IS group's own antiquities smuggling.

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  • The Cavaliers are making a $230 million bet that last year's team is good enough to win it all

    The Cleveland Cavaliers entered the summer with a laundry list of their players hitting free agency. In the first 24 hours of the NBA's free agency period, the Cavs re-signed their biggest free agents, piling up a giant payroll in the process. Kevin Love re-signed to a five-year, $110 million deal, Iman Shumpert agreed to a four-year, $40 million deal, and Tristan Thompson will reportedly agree to a five-year, $80 million deal.

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  • There's a lot of evidence that the next iPhone will have an incredible camera

    A new document leaked by a supposed Foxconn employee, the company that builds the iPhone in China, was obtained by Apple Insider, and it reinforces rumors that the iPhone 6's successor could have a 12-megapixel camera, as well as 2 gigabytes of RAM. Rather, a 12-megapixel camera compared with the iPhone 6's 8-megapixel shooter would allow you to record slow-motion videos in ultra-high 4K resolution. 4K resolution means video shot with the next iPhone will be about twice as sharp as video shot with the iPhone 6.

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  • Why Are Varun Dhawan And Jacqueline Fernandez Meeting At Nights?

    Sorry to disappoint you, readers… there is no juicy gossip here! Apparently, Varun Dhawan and Jacqueline Fernandez, who will be working together for the first time in Rohit Dhawan’s Dishoom, have been meeting up at nights for attending workshops for the film. A source said, ''With a few days to go before the film goes on floors in Mumbai, both Varun and Jacqueline have been crunching in extra time to attend the workshops for the film. Since Varun has a choc-o-bloc schedule and was busy promoting ABCD 2 and Jacqueline has been busy promoting and dubbing for Brothers as well as training for Remo's The Flying Jat, the two have been attending the workshops at night.

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  • Dubai named world's fourth most expensive hotel stay

    Dubai has been named the fourth most expensive destination in the world to spend a night in a hotel in a new index compiled by Bloomberg. San Francisco was ranked the world's most expensive with the average price for a hotel room in the US city jumping 88 percent in the past year to $397 a night. According to the index of the world’s top 100 financial centres, it ranked ahead of Geneva ($292 a night) Milan ($271) and Dubai ($255).

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  • Syria refugee child labour a 'growing, dangerous problem'

    A growing number of Syrian refugee children are being pushed into the labour market to support their families, exploited in often dangerous conditions, said a report released on Thursday. Syria's civil war has killed more than 230,000 people and forced around half the population from their homes. The United Nations says close to four million have fled Syria as refugees, mainly to neighbouring countries that struggle to cope with the influx.

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  • England coach gives fantastic interview about the player who scored the brutal own goal that knocked them out of the World Cup

    England lost to Japan in the Women's World Cup semifinal in the most heartbreaking way possible, giving up an own goal in the final minute and losing 2-1. The goal was incredibly unlucky for England. If Laura Bassett doesn't deflect the ball, the Japan attacker is almost certainly going to have a 1-on-1 with the goalie at point-blank range, and if the deflection is one inch higher or one foot to the right, the ball caroms in a different direction and doesn't go in the goal.

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  • The South China Sea is now a 'core interest' of Beijing — and that's a problem for its neighbors

    China’s aggressive posture toward the South China Sea has been stirring tensions in the region, and a new national security law suggests that Beijing is just getting started. In years past,  China's core interests were believed to mean specific and limited territorial matters, such as those regarding Taiwan and Tibet, that the communist country determined to be internal matters. The new law is reportedly an indication that the “core interests” have been stretched.

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  • Kraft shareholders approve sale of company to Heinz

    Kraft shareholders have approved the sale of the company to ketchup maker H.J. Heinz, creating one of the world's largest food companies with annual revenue of about $28 billion. Heinz' owners, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway and the Brazilian investment firm 3G Capital engineered the deal, first announced in March, and will control 51 percent of the new Kraft Heinz Co. The combined company will have in its stable brands that, in addition to Kraft and Heinz, Jell-O, Oscar Mayer, Velveeta and Ore-Ida.

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