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Last remaining US maker of cluster bombs stops production

The bombs also killed or maimed 104 people in Yemen in 2015. HRW admitted it was hard to determine whether it was specifically Russian or Syrian forces which had used the bombs. The rise in the number of attacks roughly coincided with the start of Russian military intervention in Syria, it said. "The suffering is still continuing and civilians continue to be the predominant victims of cluster bombs", said Jeff Abramson, programme manager at Landmine and Cluster Munition Monitor, which is ...

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Black Chyna Covers PAPER Magazine In All Her Pregnant Glory

Let's just say we're seriously confused right now! Rob Kardashian and Blac Chyna arrive at her Blac Chyna Birthday Celebration And Unveiling Of Her "Chymoji" Emoji Collection at the Hard Rock Cafe on May 10, 2016 in Hollywood, California.

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IPhone 7 launch invites confirm rumours about its camera correct

The antenna lines might be reduced for one. The website pulled a report from the Japanese Mac Otakara which found that the iPhone 7 will have a darker color option to replace Space Gray, with a new glossy black exterior. A problem with that part of the phone could render numerous device's capabilities inoperable because it enables owners to use their fingers to do things like send text messages, take pictures, play music and browse the Internet.

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Majority want to ban the burka, says new poll

Older people aged over 65 showed huge support for a ban, with a massive 78 per cent in favour of legislation to stop people dressing in the burka. After the furore regarding women being banned from wearing burkinis on certain beaches in France, these findings will concern many Muslim women who wear the Islamic attire.

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Olympic Swimmer Ryan Lochte's Rio Robbery Apology

Olympic Committee issued a formal apology to Rio and Brazil over his and others' behavior, swimming star Ryan Lochte says he should have been more careful and candid. The officials went to extraordinary lengths of pulling two of the athletes off a flight headed home Wednesday night in search for answers. The US Olympic team has sought to draw a line under the scandal which has embarrassed the host city and angered ordinary Brazilians who jeered Bentz and Conger, calling them "liars" and ...

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Netflix finally confirms Stranger Things season 2

In a Facebook Live video Stranger Things stars Gaten Matarazzo, Noah Schnapp, Caleb McLaughlin, Millie Bobby Brown, and Natalia Dyer answered '80s questions ranging from Top Gun to Michael Jackson. As much as possible, we're trying to approach it the same as season one, which is to write stuff that we're excited about and we think is cool. He went on to reveal that Hawkin's won't be the only setting, stating "We will venture a little bit outside of Hawkins".

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More voters trust Clinton on health care

Clinton continued her outreach to Republican voters as well Wednesday, pledging before a somewhat muted crowd to "be a president for Democrats, Republicans, independents, for people who vote for me, for people who don't, for all Americans".

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Brussels tax bill 'political crap', says Apple chief Tim Cook

After a two-year investigation triggered by a U.S. Senate probe, European Union officials on Tuesday said Apple had struck an illegal deal with Ireland that allowed the technology giant to pay nearly no taxes from 2003 to 2014 on profits for sales throughout the 28-nation region.

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Rihanna Wears Hood by Air to Open the 2016 MTV VMAs

The dress spoke first, before Rihanna ever opened her plum-lined mouth. She later returned to the Madison Square Garden stage to belt out tracks like "Work", "Needed Me", "Stay", and " Diamonds " before she was presented with the prestigious Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award by her frequent collaborator and rumoured boyfriend Drake .

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Top Clinton aide dumps husband Weiner over new sexting scandal

Declaring the marriage over, Abedin said in a statement that she had chose to separate from Weiner "after long and painful consideration and work on my marriage". She was her intern in the 1990s during the presidency of Mr Bill Clinton and became a top aide while Ms Hillary Clinton served as a senator from NY. Abedin was pregnant when Weiner's sexting habit led to his resignation from Congress in June 2011.

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Drake and Rihanna romance heats up in Miami

Drake surprised fans during the Miami date of his Summer Sixteen tour on Wednesday by bringing Rihanna out on stage. Singer Rihanna and rapper Drake may have just confirmed their relationship with a kiss on the lips! On Thursday, celebrity ink artist Bang Bang posted the sexy Bajan's new camouflage-printed shark tat to Instagram .

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Britain's Corbyn on target for landslide victory in Labour leadership battle

Meanwhile, Billy Bragg has reaffirmed his support for Corbyn after a newspaper report suggested that he had branded the Labour Party leader "stuck in the last century". Criticising disparities in broadband speeds and 4G mobile phone coverage in both rural and urban areas, he said BT and other fibre optic cable providers must continue to commit to universal access under current regulation and, if they didn't, he was "open-minded" about bringing the network into public ownership.

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North Korea executes two officials by anti-aircraft gun

Kim Yong Jin , a vice premier on education affairs in North Korea's cabinet, was reportedly executed over the way he was seated during a meeting, South Korean officials claim. Cheong Seong-chang, a respected North Korea-watcher at the Sejong Institute outside Seoul , said that executions and purges are standard tools in a Stalinist-style reign of terror.

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Florida braces for 'life-threatening' Hurricane Hermine

The last hurricane to strike Florida was Wilma in 2005, which made landfall in the USA the same year as Katrina. And the governor ordered many state government offices to close at noon. The short-term forecast included a 60-percent chance of rain Thursday, sunny skies Friday, a 20-percent chance of rain Saturday, a 60-percent chance of rain Sunday and 40-percent chance of rain on Labor Day with temperatures in the high 70s through the weekend.

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Musical about LA dreamers opens 73rd Venice film festival

In actuality, Stone wore a dreamily-beaded, mermaid-inspired gown from Atelier Versace that was reportedly hand-picked by stylist Petra Flannery . "You take the magic of the old fashioned musical that we grew up loving but make it about real life today. where reality doesn't always live up to the dream", he said.

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Hillary Clinton blasts Donald Trump's record with minorities in new ad

And as we work our way through this, there will be people lost in the shadows, as others say, years down the road, and it doesn't trouble me if they live in the shadows and we don't find them, if they're not running contrary to the law. In a letter to the State Department, Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) said: "These reports give rise to a perception that access to our State Department's official resources were for sale".

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Football player eats lunch with autistic student sitting alone

Paske wrote that the photo brought her to tears. She was extremely happy that her son got to eat with someone who was a hero in many eyes. The college junior told CBS affiliate WCTV that he read Paske's Facebook post before practice on Tuesday, and it almost brought tears to his eyes.

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Yell 'Show Us Your Tits' at Amy Schumer If You Dare

If there's one person you definitely shouldn't mess with, it's Amy Schumer . Amy Schumer will show her tits when she wants to, thanks. She then warned him that if he interrupted her again , he would be escorted out. However, when he yelled out another time, she had security escort the man out of the venue. Rather than ignoring the comment, Schumer faced the heckler head-on, and had him pointed out to her by those sitting nearby.

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Showtime keeps a firm grip on Weiner amid new sexting scandal

Weiner resigned his seat in Congress in 2011 after it became known that he was sending Internet messages with sexual content and photographs to different women, and in 2013 that same behavior ended his aspirations to become the mayor of New York City.

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Ellen, Oprah, Chrissy Teigen are the worst strippers in 'Magic Mike' parody

WATCH: See All the Fun Moments From the "Magic Mike XXL" Parade Float! . Ginuwine's "Pony" plays in the background as Ellen, Jenna, Olivia Munn and Chrissy Teigen take turns on a stripper pole. Of course, Magic Michelle is unlikely to make it to the big screen, despite Ellen's assurance that 'it's going to be a big hit'. "My knees are black and blue", she complains to her audience.

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Chris Brown's Lawyer: Accuser 'Fabricated' Gun Story

She claims Brown threatened her with a gun leading to his arrest. "Can you come get me my Uber is messing up if not I'm going to set him up and call the cops and say that he tried to shoot me and that will teach him a lesson I'm going to set his ass up".

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Chance the Rapper Hilariously Reacts to Beyoncé Crashing His VMA Interview

Well, that happened to Chance the Rapper, and his reaction was priceless. Prior to the ceremony, Chance was being interviewed backstage by Perfect Pussy frontwoman Meredith Graves for MTV News. Beyonce later returned solo to the red carpet, to join the cast of her visual album Lemonade in front of the media wall. "This my life!" Chance excitedly said to the camera, after he took a little jaunty walk.

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Victims of 2012 Colorado theater massacre ordered to pay $700000

However, they hope the case encouraged Cinemark and other movie theater owners to increase security measures to prevent a similar tragedy in the future. As plaintiff Marcus Weaver told the Times , the group had to decide if they were willing to accept $150,000 split among 41 plaintiffs. "[The settlement] was a slap in the face".

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A 'Black Lightning' TV Series Is in Development from Greg Berlanti

Black Lightning , created by Tony Isabella with Trevor Von Eeden in 1977, is one of DC Comics' first major African-American superheroes. The Akils will write the pilot, and executive produce the series along with Berlanti and his producing partner Sarah Schechter .

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Donald Trump tours flood-ravaged Louisiana, slams absent Obama

The White House assured victims of the flood that Obama was "mindful of the impact" his travel would have on law officials and wanted to make sure that his visit didn't deter "ongoing recovery efforts". "We're glad you're not playing golf at Martha's Vineyard", one woman told him, a jab at President Barack Obama. Conservative critics blasted the US president for his lack of interest in the tragedy, but the White House said that the president's presence in the region would only disturb ...

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Jay Z, Beyoncé, Kanye West, Kim Kardashian hung out after the VMAs

Our fame right now. During his speech, West briefly explained why he reached out to Swift to discuss the controversial lyrics in his song "Famous", in which he proclaims he and "Taylor might still have sex". But if you think about last week, there were 22 people murdered in Chicago. "Three of my friends died and I don't know if I'm going to be the next", the kid told West, so he added, "You might feel like what's the point.

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Ryan Reynolds Had to Foot Bills on Deadpool

Ryan Reynolds apparently paid the salaries of the writers on Deadpool. It was important to star Ryan Reynolds that the creative team was present during shooting, so he paid them himself. It's not the only thing that Reynold's has paid out of pocket for either. While Deadpool is the most successful X-Men film to date, it raked in over £596million worldwide.

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Junior doctors to stage first five-day national strike in history

The tense exchanges came after BMA Council chair Dr Mark Porter refused to deny the strike was approved by just a 16-14 vote. Is the BMA split on five-day strikes? . "We have a simple ask of the Government: stop the imposition". Alex Cripps, another junior doctor and a Christian, told Premier: "Some people would try to paint it as medical people turning their back on something which God has called them to.

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Maine Republican leader keeps pressure on embattled governor

LePage, in the middle of his second term, appeared on a ME radio station Tuesday morning and said he "doesn't know" if he will finish his term, which ends in January 2019. Paul LePage speaks during a conference of New England's governors and eastern Canada's premiers to discuss closer regional collaboration, Monday, Aug.

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UK Labour's Corbyn set for easy leadership victory

Despite repeatedly accusing Corbyn of being an ineffective opposition leader, Smith has failed to convince the party membership that he represents a credible alternative. Mr Corbyn is locked in a fierce battle for the party leadership with Owen Smith and Wednesday marked his latest attempt to win the support of members.

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'Stranger Things' Star Millie Bobby Brown Raps Nicki Minaj's 'Monster' Verse

You'll thank us later. The adorable kids of Netflix's Stranger Things took over The Tonight Show on Wednesday. During a game called "Stranger Strings", Brown broke into her rendition of Minaj's verse, totally nailing it in the process.

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Chris Brown releases new song 1 day after arrest

Standing topless in front of a colourful graffiti wall, Chris speaks directly to his fans saying "yo, you know, all this bulls-t, everythin' goin' on man, I'm just gonna turn the other cheek..." What do you think of Chris Brown's new song? After an epic stand off, the 27-year-old was arrested for suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon at his Tarzana home.

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Mets acquire Fernando Salas from Angels for Erik Manoah

NY has been looking for relief additions on the waiver wire for the entire month after not making a bullpen move before the non-waiver trade deadline. Heading to Anaheim in exchange is Manoah, a former 13th round draft pick by the Mets in 2014 out of Homestead, Florida. Fernando Salas was a free agent after this season, so the Halos just flipped him to a contender for a young prospect, and yet another Dipoto pickup has been cast away.

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Stranger Things Season 2 is Officially Happening Next Year

The episodes read as follows: "Madmax", "The Boy Who Came Back To Life", "The Pumpkin Patch", "The Palace", "The Storm", "The Pollywog", "The Secret Cabin", "The Brain" and " The Lost Brother ". Recent news pertaining to " Stranger Things " Season 2 is filled with both positive and negative claims. After that scene, many are wondering whether she is dead or she is transported to the Upside Down.

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Government pledges £20m to fix poor performance of Southern rail

A package of measures unveiled this morning to improve the performance of Britain's worst performing rail network was slammed by the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union. Summer Dean from the Association of British Commuters , said: "Southern passengers have been sidelined for too long and so it's good news there'll be a passenger representative on this new board".


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