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Prime Minister: Ukraine ‘on brink of disaster’

SEVASTOPOL, Ukraine — The situation in Ukraine remained tense Sunday as the country’s newly installed prime minister called Russia’s actions a “declaration of war.” Ukrainian military reservists were ordered to active duty while in the Crimean region in the south…

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Kunming train station knife attack leaves 33 dead and more than 130 injured

A knife-wielding gang slaughtered at least 33 people and injured more than 130 at a railway station in China. The group of men, said to be separatists from the north-western Xinjiang region, stormed Kunming Station attacking passengers and staff. The…

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Susanna Reid says her heart was a ‘bit battered and broken’ weeks before split from partner

When TV presenter Susanna Reid tweeted a picture of a crumbling Love Heart on Valentine’s Day, no one had any idea it represented the state of her own broken heart. But it turns out that the Strictly Come Dancing star…

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‘Strictly Come Dancing’ star Susana Reid’s relationship in trouble after she discovers partner’s online dating profile

Strictly star Susanna Reid’s relationship with the father of her three sons appeared to be on the rocks last night – after a profile of her partner appeared on singles website match.com . News of the shock split came as…

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Billy Connolly reveals fan diagnosed his Parkinson’s disease after spotting him ‘walking strangely’ through hotel lobby

Comedian Billy Connolly discovered he was suffering from Parkinson’s disease after an Australian fan spotted him walking strangely through a hotel. The 71-year-old revealed how a chance encounter with a Tasmanian doctor led to him being instantly diagnosed while he…

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Toymaker criticized over Barbie Sports Illustrated Cover

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 15 (UPI) — U.S. toy maker Mattel, criticized for allowing Barbie to appear in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue, said the doll’s appearance is meant to “empower” fans. Mattel and Sports Illustrated revealed this week the iconic…

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David Crosby is recovering from heart procedure

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 17 (UPI) — U.S. recording artist David Crosby said in a statement Monday he is recovering from a cardiac catheterization and angiogram he underwent last week. Crosby, 72, had the procedures Friday after a routine cardiac stress…

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Ex-Pussy Riot Women ‘Shoved’ and Arrested Near Sochi Olympic Village

Two former members of the Russian protest group Pussy Riot were “surrounded,” “shoved” and arrested by Russian police near the Olympic village today in what they told ABC News was the latest in daily harassment by security officials. “We are…

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Teenager stabs girl in the face after being called ‘Harry Potter’

A teenager who stabbed a girl in the face and smashed another’s head against a fence because they called him HARRY POTTER has been jailed for more than four years. Ryan Walker wears glasses and has short black hair like…

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Woman strips down and drinks a beer in busy supermarket in latest “NekNomination” drinking video

A woman has stripped down to her underwear before downing a can of lager in the middle of a supermarket, in the latest bizarre “NekNomination” video. Taking on the internet challenge, 19-year-old Rebecca Dagley is filmed by her friends as…

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