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  • Khloé Kardashian has a crush on Floyd Mayweather Jr.

    The 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' star, who has an on/off relationship with rapper French Montana, is hoping to go on a date with the 38-year-old boxer after sparks flew between them at a Los Angeles Clippers game recently. A source close to the 30-year-old star said: "Khloé thinks she could probably tame the bad boy of boxing. The reality TV star previously enjoyed a date with French at one of Mayweather's matches.

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  • Michael Caine 'never tempted to stray' from wife

    Sir Michael Caine has "never been tempted to stray" from his wife. The 82-year-old actor has been married to wife Shakira, 68, for 42 years and insists that despite working alongside Hollywood beauties such as Rachel Weisz and Scarlett Johansson, he's never thought about cheating on her.

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  • Sharapova slams 'disrespectful' treatment of Nadal

    Maria Sharapova blasted the "disrespectful" treatment of fellow French Open champion Rafael Nadal on Friday. Nadal, the nine-time champion at Roland Garros and who boasts an astonishing record of 66 wins and just one defeat, comes into the 2015 tournament ranked seven in the world, his lowest in a decade. "Everyone expects so much of Rafa at this time of year.

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  • Auckland murder-accused behind bars

    The 29-year-old man charged with murder after a woman was stabbed in central Auckland will remain behind bars until his next court appearance. The south Auckland man was granted interim name suppression when he appeared in Auckland District Court on Saturday. The 22-year-old woman - who police have named as Parmita Rani - and a 22-year-old man were allegedly attacked at the AWI International Education Group school on Friday afternoon.

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  • Kelly talks about cancer diagnosis

    New Zealand Council of Trade Unions president Helen Kelly says the cancer she was diagnosed with in February is widespread. Ms Kelly, who is a non-smoker, told delegates in an email in February she had been diagnosed with lung cancer. "I look healthy so it's quite a bizarre position to be in, but I have got very serious lung cancer, widely spread in my body, and I'm having chemotherapy, which is palliative, which I hope will give me some time," she said in an interview on Radio New Zealand's Nine to Noon programme on Friday.

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  • Pamela Anderson wants to date multiple men

    Pamela Anderson intends to date multiple men. The 47-year-old model recently divorced husband Rick Salomon for the second time, and opened up about how she wants her love life to be now she is single again. While appearing on 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show' on Thursday (21.05.15), she laughed at the idea of seeing "someone new," to which Ellen said, "Don't make a face like that.

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  • Rockefeller makes rare appearance ahead of 100th birthday

    David Rockefeller has made a rare public appearance ahead of his 100th birthday. The retired CEO of Chase Manhattan Bank on Friday formally announced the donation of 1,000 acres bordering Acadia National Park in Maine. The oldest member of the Rockefeller family stood and moved with the assistance of a walker.

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  • Female Cricket Players Get Much-Needed Pay Rise

    Top Australian cricketer Ellyse Perry photographed for our #wearethe51 April issue special. Cricket Australia has announced that our top women players are set to get a pay rise. It’s a move in the right direction, according to Cricket Australia chief James Sutherland but “we are still working towards the day when Australia's female cricketers will be able to earn a full-time, professional living from cricket.

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  • China says U.S. South China Sea actions 'irresponsible, dangerous'

    BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China said on Friday it was "strongly dissatisfied" after a U.S. spy plane flew over part of the South China Sea this week near where China is building artificial islands, and called on the United States to stop such action or risk causing an accident. The U.S. flight on Wednesday was highlighted by the unusual Pentagon decision to invite a CNN team aboard the Poseidon surveillance plane.

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  • German woman, 65 and mother of 13, has quadruplets

    A 65-year-old German woman, who is already has 13 children, has given birth to quadruplets after undergoing an artificial insemination procedure in Ukraine, RTL television reported early on Saturday. The three boys and one girl were born premature at 26 weeks in a Berlin hospital but have "good chances of surviving," the report said. The mother, Berlin resident Annegret Raunigk, is an English and Russian teacher close to retirement and in addition to her 13 children is grandmother to seven.

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  • 'Nut rage' Korean Air heiress freed

    The former Korean Air executive jailed for disrupting a flight in a rage over macadamia nuts walked free Friday when a South Korean appeals court overturned her conviction for violating aviation safety laws. The High Court in Seoul ruled that Cho Hyun-Ah, who had been in jail since her arrest in December, was not guilty of the most serious charge of altering an aircraft's route while in flight. "The accused had no intention of hampering the safe operation of the plane," High Court judge Kim Sang-Hwan said, handing down a reduced sentence of 10 months, suspended for two years.

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  • Kerry Katona's children in 'traumatic' car crash

    Kerry Katona's children were involved in a "traumatic" car crash. The nanny and kids were checked over in A&E when they eventually arrived at hospital for Heidi's appointment, and no one was injured, however Kerry - who is currently married to her third husband George Kay - has been left "distraught" by the event, and thinks her life is "cursed. Speaking to The Sun newspaper, the source added: "Kerry is distraught and feels cursed.

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  • The gross truth about germs and airplanes

    Every single time I board a plane for a long-haul flight, I know I will catch a cold on board. It happens pretty much without fail. And no amount of Vitamin C, echinacea, or hand sanitiser seems to do the trick.In some cases, the runny nose, headache,

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  • US agents plotted to find bin Laden via meds: report

    The United States plotted to find Osama bin Laden by concealing tracking devices in medical supplies, possibly through Red Cross hospitals, a report said Thursday, citing documents leaked by former security contractor Edward Snowden. The Intercept news site quoted from a National Security Agency slide presentation dated June 2010 which discussed the possibility of going from "Pharma to Target" by penetrating "the non-electronic moat" that protected bin Laden from surveillance in his Pakistan hideout. Titled "Medical Pattern of Life: Targeting High Value Individual #1," the presentation cites CIA reports on the Al-Qaeda chief's poor health and invokes a scenario in which spy agencies target the "supply chain" of likely medicine and equipment destined for bin Laden.

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  • Nonu celebrates milestone as Hurricanes make playoffs

    Ma'a Nonu celebrated joining mentor Tana Umaga as having played the most games for the Wellington Hurricanes as his side qualified for the Super Rugby playoffs for the first time since 2009 with a 29-5 win over the Auckland Blues on Saturday. Nonu, who was sensationally dumped by then coach Mark Hammett at the conclusion of the 2011 season, returned to the Hurricanes for his final campaign before he heads to France after two years at the Blues and one with the Otago Highlanders. The match at Eden Park was his 122nd appearance for the Hurricanes, who made seven changes to their starting side from last week's tense 22-18 victory over the Waikato Chiefs.

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  • Princess Mary and Prince Frederik visit Germany

    Crown Princess Mary and Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark have been visiting Germany. The royal couple - who celebrated their 11th wedding anniversary last week - looked very loved up as they were pictured sharing a laugh together as they attended an event promoting 'Danish Living' in Hamburg - which aims to strengthen German and Danish trade relations - and were also seen whispering from their seats in the front row. The food event was held at the Silent Fusion Kitschen at the Hotel Scandic Emporio on Tuesday (19.05.15), and 43-year-old Princess Mary proved her skills in the kitchen by participating in a cooking demonstration on stage in front of the crowd, assisted by chef Thorsten Schmidt, while Prince Frederik, 46, cheered her on from the audience.

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  • Kim Kardashian West: Kylie Jenner was unhappy with lips aged 10

    Kim Kardashian West says her sister Kylie Jenner has been unhappy with her lips since she was 10. The 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' star has spoken out in defence of her half-sister following the 17-year-old beauty's confession earlier this month that she has had lip fillers. The 34-year-old beauty - who has 23-month-old daughter North with husband Kanye West - insists that despite undergoing the cosmetic procedure, Kylie has no plans to have any more surgery.

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  • Man protests overbooked flight by stripping naked

    A man made a naked protest at Charlotte Douglas International Airport because the flight he wanted to take to Jamaica was overbooked. Witness Sherry Ketchie said the unnamed man still had his clothes on while he was yelling at a gate agent when he discovered was not getting on the US Airways flight.

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  • Pay up now, but gas is going to get much cheaper

    Gasoline prices could creep up another few cents to the highest levels of the year this weekend, but it will also be the cheapest Memorial Day for drivers in five years. Absent a major refining incident, hurricane or other disrupting factor, unleaded gasoline prices should peak for 2015 at about $2.75 per gallon in the next several days. The AAA motor club expects the highest level of Memorial Day weekend travel in 10 years.

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  • Sophie Ellis-Bextor announces pregnancy

    Sophie Ellis-Bextor is pregnant with her fourth child. The 'Murder on the Dancefloor' hitmaker was recently pictured with a growing baby bump and has now taken to Twitter to confirm the news that she and her husband, The Feeling's Richard Jones, are expecting another child. The couple - who wed in 2005 - already have sons Sonny, 11, Kit, six, and Ray, three, and Sophie previously revealed she tends to have odd cravings while pregnant.

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