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Tiger mauls ‘drunk’ woman at zoo

Jacqueline Eide was bitten by a tiger after she snuck into Omaha’s zoo while drunk. Courtesy: Fox News Under the influence … Jacqueline Eide was bitten by a tiger after breaking into a zoo. Picture: Nebraska police THERE are many terrible decisions made drunk but a woman in Nebraska may …

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Gay porn boxer: ‘I was fully conscious’

Yusaf Mack (pictured at a weigh-in in 2012) appeared in a gay porn film called Holiday Hump’n using the porn name Philly alongside performers Bamm Bamm and Young Buck. Picture: Scott Heavey/Getty Images THE former professional boxer who claimed he was drugged when he made a gay porn film has …

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Mass killer agitated by dad’s beliefs

Had beaten alcohol addiction … Noah Harpham with his mother Heather Kopp. Picture: Heather Kopp THE man who shot dead three people before being gunned down by a policeman ranted about his father’s submission to a global “Satanic cult”. Noah Harpham, 33, made a rambling post to a new blog …

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Obama gives felons a second chance

Ban the box … US President Barack Obama said the federal government will no longer ask job applicants whether they have a criminal record. Picture: AP Photo/Julio Cortez US President Barack Obama has announced applicants for some federal government jobs won’t be asked if they have a criminal record, in …

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‘We always knew he did it’

Busted … Rod Covlin, 42, “made statements implicating himself” in the 2009 slaying of his banker wife, Shele Danishefsky Covlin. Picture: Steven Hirsch/Splash News A FAILED stock trader who for years has been the prime suspect in his wife’s 2009 murder has finally been arrested after allegedly blabbing to his …

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The app that writes emails for you

Google’s latest Nexus phones, the LG-made 5X and the Huawei-made 6P, have fast processors, bright screens, good cameras and quick fingerprint scanners, says WSJ’s Nathan Olivarez-Giles. New product … the new Inbox app for iPhone. Picture: Google/AP GOOGLE is putting a different twist on the concept of “automated reply” with …

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700m crack opens up in the earth

A gigantic fissure appeared without warning in the Bighorn Mountains. Picture: SNS Outfitter & Guides A MYSTERIOUS crack in the earth the size of five football fields has opened up in Wyoming’s Bighorn Mountains. No one can explain the gigantic tear in the rock, which measures an extraordinary 685 metres …

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Bum slap costs boss $935,000

Monica Cardenas. THE 90-year-old owner of a US meter-reading company who was fined a record $377,000 for sexually harassing an employee says he can’t be at fault — because he’s too old to be a sex harasser. Jerry Fund, head of Automatic Meter Reading Corp, was also ordered by New …

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The one force Star Wars fans should fear

Star Wars fans have been banned from wearing masks or bringing toy weapons to screenings of The Force Awakens as theatres increase their security in the wake of three cinema attacks. DIEHARD Star Wars fans will have to leave the masks and toy lightsabers at home when they flock to …

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‘The numbers are staggering’

Eric Harris, left and Dylan Klebold, right, are shown in a still photo taken from CCTV during the 1999 shooting rampage at Columbine High School, Colorado. Picture: Jefferson County Sheriff’s Dept via The Denver Post AS ANDREW Myers stared down the barrel of a gun, “his last words were ‘Please …

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