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Belle Gibson faces legal action over ‘deceptive’ claims lifestyle changes could cure cancer

Consumer Affairs Victoria has commenced legal proceedings against founder of recipe and lifestyle app The Whole Pantry Belle Gibson, the wellness blogger who reportedly faked brain cancer to her hundreds of thousands of followers, is facing legal action in Australia over deceptive conduct after an investigation by a consumer watchdog. Gibson, who lives in Melbourne, […]

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Mariana trench live feed: engrossing viewing from deepest place on Earth

Rare footage from 11km underwater streams on Youtube from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration vessel A live video feed of the Mariana trench the deepest place on Earth is proving engrossing viewing for those above sea level. The Mariana trench plunges about 11km (seven miles) deep under the Pacific further down than the summit of […]

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Colorado city to pay people jailed because they couldn’t afford fines

Dozens of people, most of them homeless, were sent to jail because they could not afford to pay fines for things such as panhandling and jaywalking In a rare move, a Colorado city has agreed to pay dozens of people, most of them

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Shame on you: six new things to feel guilty about | Brigid Delaney

Theres probably a German word for enjoying an autumn swim thanks to global warming, but since I am Catholic the only word I can think of is guilt Yippee! Ive said every day Ive woken up this week, looked out the window and seen that today is yet another beach day when we should be […]

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Softball star Monica Abbott first woman in US team sports to sign $1m contract

Monica Abbott has become the first woman in US team sports to sign a contract worth $1m Softball star Monica Abbott has become the first woman in US team sports to sign a contract worth $1m. The pitcher won a silver medal the 2008 Olympics with the US team and now plays for Houstons Scrap […]

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How Donald Trump defied all odds

(CNN)Everyone said it wouldn’t happen. Everyone was wrong. Donald Trump pulled off one of the most unlikely electoral coups of modern times this week, toppling the political and media establishment to become the presumptive Republican presidential nominee. His domination of the primary season, which effectively ended Wednesday when Ohio Gov. John Kasich dropped the last […]

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Cinco de Mayo do’s and don’ts

(CNN)If you didn’t already know, Cinco de Mayo is a bigger deal in the United States than in Mexico. Here, this unofficial holiday is almost as popular as, oh, St. Patrick’s Day — which means it’s unfortunately become a drinking holiday. So much so that it’s been nicknamed, Cinco de Drinko and even Gringo de […]

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McConnell ‘committed to supporting’ Trump

Washington (CNN)Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he’s committed to supporting Donald Trump’s presidential bid. But, the Kentucky Republican wrote, he has expectations of Trump — who he said “now has the opportunity and the obligation to unite our party around our goals.”

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Man allegedly lured Navajo girl in to van to sexually assault her but left her to die

Affidavit says he removed her clothes, preparing to sexually assault her, then hit her twice in the head with a crowbar because she begged to be taken home A man who allegedly lured an 11-year-old girl and her brother, nine, into his van, attempted to sexually assault her, and left her to die in the […]

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Windows 10 updates are now ruining pro-gaming streams

Forcing a gaming PC to update mid-game during a livestream to up to 130,000 followers isnt best advert for the software Perhaps theres nothing more annoying than going in for the kill to suddenly be automatically install midway through a forecast, Windows 10 is starting to wreak havoc with gamers. Ex-professional Counter Strike player turned […]

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