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Porn actresses slam James Deen

Porn star James Deen has been accused of rape by his ex-girlfriend. Now two more women claim they were assaulted by him. JUST days after porn star Stoya accused her porn star ex-boyfriend of rape, two more adult film actresses have come forward claiming they too were assaulted by him. …

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Olympic host city Rio ‘a war zone’

Police headquarters in Rio de Janeiro played host to French military and police specialists, who tested their Brazilian colleagues with custom exercises meant to help boost security. The 2016 Olympic Games are coming up very soon, just about a half year left to go, and in light of recent tragedies, …

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Police keep shooter’s rantings secret

Robert Lewis Dear, the suspect in the Planned Parenthood shooting as he makes his first court appearance via video conference from the jail. Investigation underway … A crime scene investigator looks over one of the police vehicles damaged during the shooting near a Planned Parenthood clinic. Picture: AP/David Zalubowski ROBERT …

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Bloodthirsty rivalry between IS and al-Qaeda

THE battle to capture the hearts and minds of radicalised Muslims is intensifying, with experts linking the recent terror attacks in Paris and Mali to the growing rivalry between Islamic extremists. Before the Islamic State rose in influence, al-Qaeda was the world’s most feared militant group. We all remember its …

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Zuckerberg baby’s $45b price tag

Meet Max … Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg shows Mark with his wife Priscilla with their new daughter Max. Source: AFP/Facebook FACEBOOK founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla have announced the birth of their daughter, Max — and the donation of 99 per cent of their fortune to charity. They’ve …

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France carries out strikes on IS in Iraq

FRANCE has carried out five airstrikes in northern Iraq as part of its stepped-up military operations against Islamic State militants. THE army tweeted on Monday that the French military carried out weekend strikes on targets in Ramadi, Fallujah, Sinjar and Mosul. ‘ + ‘ ‘ + ‘‘ + caption + …

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US warns of ‘imminent’ attack in Kabul

THE United States Embassy in Kabul says it has received “credible reports of an imminent attack” in the Afghan capital. A STATEMENT posted on the embassy’s website on Monday is urging American citizens to exercise “extreme caution” if moving around in Kabul during the next 48 hours. ‘ + ‘ …

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Secret passage may lead to Aztec king

Hidden chambers … The archaeological site, the Templo Mayor, in Mexico City. Source: AP A MEXICAN archeologist said his team has found a tunnel-like passageway that apparently leads to two sealed chambers, the latest chapter in the search for the as-yet undiscovered tomb of an Aztec ruler. The Aztecs are …

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Turkey ‘protecting ISIS oil’: Putin

Russian President Vladimir Putin listens to South Korea’s President Park Geun-hye during their meeting on the sidelines of the COP 21 UN Conference on Climate Change in Paris, France, Monday, Nov. 30, 2015. (Mikhail Klimentyev/Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP) RUSSIAN President Vladimir Putin hasaccused Ankara of shooting down a …

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Mets‘ insane payday from World Series loss

Daniel Murphy #28 of the New York Mets reacts after striking out in the eighth inning against the Kansas City Royals during Game Five of the 2015 World Series at Citi Field. A FULL postseason share for the Mets set a record for a World Series loser at US$300,758, the …

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