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'You scared the s*** out of me'

Reporter gets huge fright on live TV

KTLA's Wendy Burch was reporting live from Los Angeles when this happened.

  • Liam Neeson’s Frail Frame Makes Him Almost Unrecognisable

    The 63-year old, Irish actor, Liam Neeson, has caused much concern amongst fans after being photographed looking quite frail on the streets of New York last week. It’s difficult to establish whether this new look is a result of natural aging or whether he is/has been unwell or if he has adopted it for a role in a new film, we hope it’s the latter.

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  • School hours change plan irks union

    The government is jumping the gun by proposing reforms to school hours without talking to the industry, the country's largest teachers' union says. The government on Wednesday announced it was mulling giving schools greater flexibility to set their opening hours and allowing principals to be in charge of more than one school. "We know the government is considering wide-sweeping changes to the legislation that include the way schools are funded as well as reforms around varying opening hours and principals running several schools," she said.

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  • Khloe Kardashian 'traumatised' by Kris Jenner's lovemaking

    Khloe Kardashian is "traumatised" after hearing her mother have sex with Corey Gamble. The 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' star was horrified when she and sister Kim Kardashian West went into 57-year-old Kris Jenner's house only to realise she was getting intimate with her 34-year-old boyfriend. Khloe said: "Hearing them have sex is wild and I'm traumatised.

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  • Peters expelled, MPs walk out in protest

    NZ First MPs staged a protest walkout in parliament after their leader Winston Peters was expelled from the debating chamber by Speaker David Carter. The row started when Social Development Minister Anne Tolley apologised for giving a wrong answer last week to a question from NZ First's Darroch Ball. Mr Carter refused to uphold the complaint, and when Mr Peters wouldn't accept the ruling he was ordered out.

    NZ Newswire
  • Bobbi Kristina Brown's Family Releases a Heartbreaking Statement About Her Death

    Bobbi Kristina Brown's family has spoken out about her death for the first time. The Houston family has released a statement about Bobbi Kristina Brown's death on her late mother's Facebook page. "On Sunday, July 26, Bobbi Kristina Brown made her transition peacefully.

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  • Car registration glitch grows: Labour

    A fault that saw thousands of car owners overcharged for their registration is significantly bigger than first thought and still growing, Labour says. In June, a fault in ACC's safety rating system revealed about 9000 drivers were owed refunds of up to $103 after several models of cars were given incorrect ratings. Originally it was expected the 18 models of car would be affected, but that has now risen to 23.

    NZ Newswire
  • Tough times strike Saudi Arabia's millionaires

    Turmoil in the Middle East, an unimpressive international stock market debut and tumbling oil prices will hit the wealth of Saudi Arabia's richest in years to come, according to a new report from WealthInsight. Over the next five years, more Saudis will become U.S. dollar-millionaires, but the rate of increase will slow to 12.4 percent, less than half the steep 25 percent rate seen between 2010 and 2015, said the research firm. This means that by 2020, around 55,245 Saudis will be high-net-worth individuals, with over $1 million in net assets, excluding their primary residence.

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  • Dame Helen Mirren: 'I look 70!'

    Dame Helen Mirren insists she looks her age. Helen said: "I look 70 with a lot of makeup on and nice hair. Speaking to ITV's 'Good Morning Britain', Helen said: "To do a beauty campaign at my age is a bit sort of out of order really.

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  • Britain's Prince George thinks he's three not two

    Britain's Prince George thinks he is three-years-old. The two-year-old son of Britain's Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attended the later cancelled American Cup World Series with his parents on Sunday (26.07.15) in Portsmouth, England, where he told the son of Head Coach, Rob Wilson, Freddie Wilson that he was a year older than he actually is. To which Catherine added: "George says that.

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  • Microsoft launches Windows 10: Here's what that means

    Microsoft's new Windows 10 operating system debuts Wednesday, as the longtime leader in PC software struggles to carve out a new role in a world where people increasingly rely on smartphones, tablets and information stored online. No one's expected to line up overnight for Windows 10, the way people did 20 years ago for Windows 95. Windows 10 is coming to PCs and tablets first, but it's also designed to run phones, game consoles and even holographic headsets.

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  • Lord Sewel exposed in 'drugs and prostitutes' romp

    A senior member of Britain's House of Lords responsible for upholding standards was facing calls to quit the chamber Monday after he was filmed allegedly snorting drugs off a prostitute's breasts. Lord John Sewel resigned as deputy speaker of parliament's upper house after a sting in The Sun newspaper on Sunday but remains under pressure to stand down from the chamber altogether. Lord Speaker Baroness Frances D'Souza said the matter would be passed on to police, saying the "revelations about the behaviour of Lord Sewel" were both "shocking and unacceptable".

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  • French teen finds 560,000 year-old tooth

    A 16-year-old French volunteer archaeologist has found an adult tooth dating back around 560,000 years in southwestern France, in what researchers hailed as a "major discovery" Tuesday. "This is a major discovery because we have very few human fossils from this period in Europe," she said. Volunteer Camille, 16, was working with another young archaeologist when she found the tooth last Thursday.

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  • Hayden, Ponting bat for axed Haddin

    Matthew Hayden has labelled Brad Haddin's axing from the Australian cricket team as "outrageous", given the wicketkeeper's trying personal circumstances that led to him standing down for the second Ashes Test. "Any mum and dad who has experienced the issues Brad and his wife Karina are going through will understand there's no way he was in a position to play cricket at Lord's," Hayden wrote in his column for Newscorp. "It doesn't say much for the family-first policy if Brad puts his family first and all of a sudden he's out.

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  • Flying Scotsman restoration steams ahead

    Railway enthusiasts will be thrilled to learn Britain's famous Flying Scotsman should be back under steam this year. One of the most complex restorations of a steam locomotive ever undertaken has entered its final stages. The Stg4 million ($A8.4 million) overhaul of the famous engine began after it was bought by the National Railway Museum, in York, in 2004.

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  • China escalator swallows toddler's mother: report

    A woman was killed after she plunged through flooring over an escalator in a Chinese department store, reports said Monday, thrusting her toddler to safety as she fell to her death. Xiang Liujuan, 30, was holding her son in front of her as they went up the stairway on Saturday, the Wuhan Evening News said.

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  • US dentist killed Zimbabwe's Cecil the lion

    A wealthy American dentist who used a bow and arrow to shoot Zimbabwe's beloved Cecil the lion faced fierce criticism Tuesday amid allegations that it took 40 hours for the animal to die. The lion, a popular attraction among international visitors to the Hwange National Park, was lured outside the park's boundaries by bait and killed earlier this month. "The offender is a gentleman who is an American called Walter James Palmer," Emmanuel Fundira, president of the Safari Operators Association of Zimbabwe, told reporters in the capital Harare.

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  • Rita Ora: I used to hate my boobs

    Rita Ora "hated [her] boobs" when she was younger.The 24-year-old singer - who famously loves to show off her cleavage in plunging necklines - has admitted she's now "proud of the skin" she's in, but insisted being comfortable with her body has come with

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  • Social media earnings: Facebook vs Twitter

    But these are two very different stories, with Facebook trading up nearly 30 percent in the past year-near its all-time highs-while Twitter has lost more than 7 percent from a year ago, and more than 33 percent from its 2015 high in April. Twitter is in the midst of an awkward transition. After lowering its guidance last quarter, Wall Street analysts expect Twitter to report revenue growth up about 54 percent to $481 million compared with a year ago-which is a 10 percent rise from Q1.

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  • One dead after logging truck loses control

    A man is dead after a fully laden logging truck lost control and collided with his ute near Rotorua. Both women are now in a stable condition in Rotorua Hospital, while the child is expected to be discharged after being assessed. The truck driver was taken to Rotorua Hospital with minor injuries but wasn't admitted, police say.

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  • Sweden says sub wreck a Tsarist Russian vessel

    Sweden said on Tuesday the wreck of a submarine found off its coast appeared to be a Tsarist-era Russian vessel that collided with a Swedish ship about a century ago. "We are most likely talking about the Russian submarine the Som (Catfish) which sank after a collision with a Swedish vessel in 1916 during World War I and before the Russian revolution," the Swedish Armed Forces said. Speculation had been swirling about the origins of the vessel after Swedish divers announced Monday that a submarine had been found about 1.5 nautical miles off the coast of central Sweden.

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