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  • Kim Kardashian's Style Evolution: Before And After Kanye West

    Many of her fans have noticed a dramatic change in her style over the years and the 34-year-old has revealed that her transformation is down to none other than her husband, Kanye West. Kim admitted that when she and Kanye started dating three years ago, the rapper threw out her entire wardrobe and brought in a team of fashion stylists to update her look. The mum-of-one reckons fashion guru Kanye has made her love fashion ‘so much more’ thanks to his image overhaul and you can’t deny the effect his discerning eye has had on Kim’s wardrobe.

  • Jennifer Lawrence And Amy Schumer Continue To Give Us #FriendshipGoals By Creating The Coolest Human Pyramid

    Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Schumer are already two of the coolest, most hilarious and all-round wonderful women in the showbiz world. Amy, 34, posted a fun snap of the BFFs forming potentially the best boat-based human pyramid ever on Instagram, which shows the comedian herself acting as part of the pyramid’s base while J-Law, 24, poses at the top. Amy and Jen have been having a whale of time on holidaying together (totally not jealous), with the comedian previously sharing this fab photo of herself riding on the back of a jet ski, driving by Jen.

  • Saudi official says bin Ladens killed in England plane crash

    Family members of the late al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden were among four people killed in a private jet crash in southern England, a Saudi ambassador said, but did not further identify the dead. Prince Mohammed Bin Nawaf Bin Abdel-Aziz, the Saudi ambassador to the United Kingdom, offered his condolences to the wealthy bin Laden family, which owns a major construction company in Saudi Arabia. Police say a pilot and three passengers died when an executive jet crashed into a parking lot and burst into flames while trying to land at Blackbushe Airport in southern England Friday afternoon.

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  • Russia and China are building hypersonic missiles and it's 'complicating' things for the US

    OMAHA—China and Russia are developing maneuvering high-speed strike vehicles that pose new threats to the United States, U.S. Strategic Command leaders said Wednesday. Adm. Cecil D. Haney, Strategic Command’s (Stratcom) senior leader, said during remarks at a nuclear deterrence conference that despite arms control efforts, hypersonic weapons are among several threatening strategic trends emerging in the world. China has conducted four flight tests of a 7,000 mile-per-hour maneuvering strike vehicle, and Russia is developing high-speed weapons and reportedly tested a hypersonic weapon in February.

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  • Lynn Anderson, singer of 'Rose Garden,' dies in Nashville

    Lynn Anderson, whose strong, husky voice carried her to the top of the charts with "(I Never Promised You a) Rose Garden," has died. A statement from the family said she passed away at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee, on Thursday. Anderson first soaked up the national spotlight as a young singer on "The Lawrence Welk Show" between 1967 and 1969.

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  • 7 Reasons Why We Love Super-Model Jourdan Dunn

    Of all the supermodels that have graced our runways, Jourdan Dunn has to be one of the nicest and most down to earth models out there and this leggy lady is certainly no one trick pony. The London, Greenford born beauty is celebrating turning 25 today, so we thought we would share with you the many different sides of Jourdan Dunn and why she’s just so awesome. In 2008, Dunn became the first black model to walk the Prada catwalk in ten years since Naomi Campbell and in 2014, Forbes listed Dunn among their top-earning models.

  • Pluto's dwarf planet status is 'bulls---,' says lead scientist of NASA mission

    Pluto is perhaps the most beloved object in our Solar System. So when the New Horizons spacecraft flew past Pluto on July 14 — a nearly 10-year, 3-billion-mile journey — we weren't too surprised to learn NASA saw unprecedented traffic to its website,

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  • An ex-NBA player who blew nearly $100 million is turning his life around while working at Starbucks

    Vin Baker played 14 seasons in the NBA with six different teams and made $97.4 million in his career as a basketball player. Baker is working as a barista at a Starbucks in North Kingstown, Rhode Island as part of his training to become a manager, according to Kevin McNamara of the Providence Journal.

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  • This tragic story shows why it's been so difficult to find MH370 in the Indian Ocean

    More than a year after Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 disappeared during a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, China, there is renewed hope that the missing flight may have been found. On Wednesday, aviation experts debated whether debris found on Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean could be from MH370. On the evening of November 27, 1987, the crew of South African Airways Flight 295 radioed air-traffic control to alert them about smoke on the flight deck.

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  • Toshiba scandal puts focus on Japan's cut-price company audits

    Toshiba Corp's years-long practice of inflating its profits has raised questions among accounting experts about whether low fees paid by Japan-listed companies to their auditors mean they do not spend enough time scrutinizing company accounts. Toshiba chief executive Hisao Tanaka and a string of other senior officials resigned last week after an independent inquiry found the company had padded its profits by $1.2 billion over several years, in one of Japan's biggest corporate scandals in years. The committee of external lawyers and accountants probing the computers-to-nuclear conglomerate found "most of the accounting treatment issues that were the scope of this investigation were not noted" by the auditor Ernst & Young (EY) ShinNihon.

  • Khloe Kardashian's Personal Trainer Says She's an 'Animal'

    "Khloe's an animal," says celebrity trainer Gunnar Peterson of the 31-year-old Kardashian sister, who made headlines recently for her Complex cover shoot, and has been getting into impressive shape through waist training and most importantly, intense workouts. The in-demand personal trainer has worked with some of Hollywood’s hottest stars including Kellan Lutz, who calls the workout guru "awesome" and "innovative." Peterson did admit however, that some stars, like Sofia Vergara, are just like us when it comes to working out.

  • How an Apple scholarship helped this 16-year old launch his own app

    Aakash Thumaty is no ordinary 16-year old. This rising senior at Saratoga High School near San Jose is a self-taught developer who has coding skills that — he claims — rival most college engineering majors. “With the skills I’ve been able to develop on my own, I’ve got paid internships, beating out other college kids, because they don’t usually have the same skill-sets I do when it comes to iOS app development,” Thumaty told Business Insider.

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  • Taliban leader Mullah Omar once cold-called the State Department to demand President Clinton's resignation

    On July 29th, the government of Afghanistan announced that it believed Mullah Muhammad Omar, the leader of the Afghan Taliban, had died in a hospital in Pakistani in 2013. From 1996 to 2001, when the Taliban ruled Afghanistan, Mullah Omar was the country's de-facto head of state. The US, and most of the rest of the international community, didn't recognize the Taliban regime as Afghanistan's legitimate government.

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  • Rousey roams to Brazil with plan to beat Correia at UFC 190

    Ronda Rousey is in charge now. The unbeaten bantamweight champion is the biggest star in the UFC, and she could have staged her next title defense anywhere in the world before she moves on to her next acting job or book tour stop or red-carpet appearance. Rousey decided to fight Brazilian challenger Bethe Correia in a raucous arena at UFC 190 in Rio de Janeiro on Saturday night.

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  • X Factor 2015: Rita Ora Defends Her Spot On The Judging Panel

    This year’s X Factor judging panel choices have come under more scrutiny than ever, with SOME people deciding that those chosen aren’t the right fit for the show. After Aston Merrygold defended the panel when we caught up with him for a chat, Rita Ora herself has spoken out to tell the #haters that she fully deserves to be on the show, thanks. You tell ‘em, Rita!

  • Celebrity Big Brother 2015: UK vs USA Theme CONFIRMED

    In today’s episode of secrets being about as well kept as our Year 6 cactus, it’s been CONFIRMED that this year’s Celebrity Big Brother will have a UK vs USA theme. Dan Osborne has reportedly already signed on the dotted line, while Loose Women’s Sherri Hewson is set to be the next panellist to venture to Borehamwood for her summer vacation.

  • US delivers F-16s to Egypt ahead of Kerry visit: embassy

    The United States began Thursday delivery of eight F-16 fighter jets to Egypt, according to its embassy in Cairo, the first since Washington fully lifted in March a freeze on arms delivery. The operation comes as Secretary of State John Kerry's prepares to visit Cairo for a "strategic dialogue" Sunday amid a warming in ties that were strained after the army ousted president Mohamed Morsi in 2013. Following the overthrow of Morsi, Egypt's first freely elected leader, Washington froze $1.3 billion (1.2 billion euros) in annual military aid to Egypt.

  • 'The Saudis do not have as much clout as the market gives them credit for'

    Saudi Arabia is worried about defending its energy market share. "The Saudis are certainly concerned about defending market share, particularly given that the battle in key growth regions such as China and India is becoming increasingly crowded," RBC Capital Markets commodity strategist Michael Tran wrote in a note to clients. "The Saudis do not have as much clout as the market gives them credit for," he continued.

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  • The 50 best computer science and engineering schools in the US

    A degree from a top computer science or engineering school can land graduates jobs at elite companies like Google, Apple, Raytheon, Facebook, and Lockheed Martin. To determine which schools offer the best undergraduate programs, we surveyed over 400 Business Insider readers about which degrees they deem most valuable.

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  • Saudi executes Syrian for drug trafficking

    Saudi Arabia on Thursday beheaded a Syrian for drug trafficking, bringing to 108 the total number of executions this year, the interior ministry announced. Qassem Mohammed al-Hilal had been convicted of importing a "large amount of amphetamine pills" into the ultra-conservative Muslim kingdom, said a ministry statement carried by state news agency SPA.