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  • Wimbledon wins for Kyrgios, Tomic, Stosur

    Another ugly exchange with the chair umpire has overshadowed Nick Kyrgios's march to the third round at Wimbledon. Kyrgios joined fellow Australian seeds Bernard Tomic and Samantha Stosur in the last 32 at the All England Club on Wednesday with a 7-6 (7-5) 6-3 6-4 victory over Argentine Juan Monaco. The impressive straight-sets victory over the 35th-ranked Monaco laid down a marker ahead of his rematch on Friday with seventh seed Milos Raonic, the big-serving Canadian who ended Kyrgios's magical run last year in the quarter-finals.

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  • U.S. sues to stop Electrolux acquiring GE's appliance business

    The United States filed a lawsuit on Wednesday to stop Sweden's Electrolux AB , which owns the Frigidaire and Tappan brands, from buying General Electric Co's appliance business, the Justice Department said in a statement. It said the $3.3 billion (2 billion pound) deal would hurt competition, and consumers, by combining two of the three top makers of stoves, cooktops and ovens. Whirlpool Corp is the third.

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  • Kim Kardashian West thinks Rob Kardashian 'smokes weed' all day

    Kim Kardashian West thinks Rob Kardashian "smokes weed" and "drinks beer" all day long. Asked about Rob, who has reportedly also been battling depression, the 34-year-old beauty said: "It's not that mysterious, what's happening with Rob. Meanwhile, Kim admits she was nervous about asking her step-parent Caitlyn Jenner, who was known as Bruce Jenner before undergoing gender transition earlier this year, to walk her down at the aisle at her wedding to Kanye West in Italy in May 2014, but her rapper husband convinced her it was the right thing to do.

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  • Myanmar fisherman goes home after 22 years as a slave

    Myint is one of more than 800 current and former slaves rescued or repatriated after a year-long Associated Press investigation into pervasive labor abuses in Southeast Asia's fishing industry. Thailand's booming seafood business alone runs on an estimated 200,000 migrant workers, many of them forced onto boats after being tricked, kidnapped or sold. Myint, his family and his friends recounted his story to AP, which also followed parts of his journey.

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  • Ace buys rival insurer Chubb for $28.3 billion

    Swiss insurer Ace Ltd. announced Wednesday it is buying US rival Chubb in a $28.3 billion cash and stock deal that will create a dominant player in property and casualty insurance. "Together, ACE and Chubb will create a global leader in commercial and personal property and casualty (P&C) insurance, with enhanced growth and earning power and an exceptional balance of products," the two said in a statement. Ace is a leading commercial insurer in 54 countries, and in the US market is strong in providing insurance for industrial, commercial, multinational and upper middle market companies.

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  • Judge scolds man for doing a loud fart during his court appearance

    Farting is funny.It’s also something we all do, even if we say we don’t.However there are moments in life when making a fluff probably isn’t the right thing to do.For example: When you’re going to court.A gassy man recently got a harsh scolding from a

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  • Ruling allows Oklahoma earthquake lawsuit to go to trial

    An Oklahoma woman can pursue a jury trial after she was injured when her fireplace crumbled in an earthquake she claims was caused by saltwater waste pumped into the ground, the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled Tuesday. The move further exposes the energy industry in Oklahoma to trials over such earthquakes, which scientists increasingly say are linked to large-scale wastewater injection wells from drilling operations. Other lawsuits against the energy industry are pending in Oklahoma and elsewhere.

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  • Indonesia to ‘modernise’ defence force after military plane crash

    Indonesia’s president has promised to modernise the country’s defence force after a military plane crashed onto an urban area on Tuesday. President Joko Widodo says there will be a review of Indonesia’s ageing air force fleet, as well as a “fundamental restructuring” of weapons management and procurement. The 50-year-old plane crashed shortly after takeoff from a base in Medan on the island of Sumatra.

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  • Yep! These Celebs Are 30 This Year (9 photos)

    Can you believe today is Ashley Tisdale's 30th birthday?! We take a look at the stars who are surprisingly hitting the milestone this year...

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  • Woman tested partner before fatal plunges

    Kristen Schroder's decision to climb a fifth-storey cruise ship railing would be the final test of her partner's love. The 26-year-old slipped and fell 18 metres from the balcony, prompting her boyfriend, Paul Rossington, to plunge into the sea after her. Deputy State Coroner Hugh Dillon found on Tuesday that it was improbable Ms Schroder, who suffered anxiety and depression, meant to end her life that night in May, 2013.

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  • Chrissy Teigen Breaks Instagram’s Boob Rules

    The 29-year-old was shot by famed photographers Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott for a spread in W magazine. The others include Emily Ratajkowski, Bella Hadid, Irina Shayk, Doutzen Kroes, and more professional lingerie promoters, all posing provocatively in Agent Provocateur, Victoria’s Secret, and little else. “The most uncomfortable I’ve ever been on set was having to model coats,” Teigen told the magazine.

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  • Proof of Gold Coast Suns drugs culture

    There is shocking new evidence of the drug culture at AFL club Gold Coast Suns, with a star player allegedly about to use speed on a hotel desk.

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  • Prince pledges $42 billion fortune to charity

    Saudi tycoon Prince Alwaleed bin Talal has promised his entire $42 billion (28.8 billion euro) fortune to charitable projects in coming years, in one of the biggest ever such pledges. The pledge is "maybe... the first such big announcement" of its kind in the region, and is modelled on a charity established by Microsoft founder Bill Gates in the United States, the prince told reporters.

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  • Special Report - How Greece went bust

    The Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras sat on one side, along with a translator and Angela Merkel, the German chancellor. In this modest Brussels setting last Friday morning, key players in the great Greek debt drama tried to avert a meltdown that could threaten the future of the euro and even the European Union (EU). Merkel and Hollande made a final offer of billions of euros in aid for bankrupt Greece – if Tsipras would sign up to economic reforms demanded by his country's creditors.

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  • Greeks struggle with daily grind as foreigners head to beach

    With cash withdrawals cut to 60 euros ($67) per day, many Greeks aren't spending in restaurants for fear that they will run out of cash they would need if a family member got ill or another serious problem developed. On the streets of the Greek capital, resplendent in the early days of summer, there's still a veneer of normalcy — at least for foreigners, who aren't affected by the draconian rules imposed on Greeks.

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  • Top 5 Bollywood Divas Who Are Daddy's Little Girls

    Bollywood’s leading ladies have never shied away from publicly expressing their love for the most important men in their lives- their fathers. These divas have grown up to rule the hearts of millions of fans, but for their fathers they are still little

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  • US Toyota exec in Japan resigns over drug arrest

    Japan's Toyota Motor said Wednesday that American Julie Hamp, its most senior female executive, has resigned after being arrested for suspected drug law violations. "Toyota Motor Corp (TMC) received notification from Ms. Julie Hamp of her intent to resign her position of managing officer," the company said in a statement dated Tuesday. Hamp, who was recently appointed to head global public relations at the world's biggest carmaker, was taken into custody last month for importing a controlled substance without permission.

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  • World Bank warns China over state financial control

    The World Bank on Wednesday urged China to accelerate reform of its state-dominated financial sector, warning that failure to address the issue could end "three decades of stellar performance" for the world's second-largest economy. The ruling Communist Party has pledged a wide range of economic reforms and the Washington-based institution said reducing the "unique and distorted role of the state" in banking and the wider financial sector was crucial. The comments in the China Economic Update were unusually forthright for the World Bank.

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  • Islamic State threatens to topple Hamas in Gaza

    Islamic State insurgents threatened on Tuesday to turn the Gaza Strip into another of their Middle East fiefdoms, accusing Hamas, the organisation that rules the Palestinian territory, of being insufficiently stringent about religious enforcement. The video statement, issued from an Islamic State stronghold in Syria, was a rare public challenge to Hamas, which has been cracking down on jihadis in Gaza who oppose its truces with Israel and reconciliation with the U.S.-backed rival Palestinian faction Fatah. "We will uproot the state of the Jews (Israel) and you and Fatah, and all of the secularists are nothing and you will be over-run by our creeping multitudes," said a masked Islamic State member in the message addressed to the "tyrants of Hamas".

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  • Messi sparkles as Argentina thrash Paraguay at Copa America

    Concepción (Chile) (AFP) - Lionel Messi produced a scintillating individual performance as Argentina destroyed Paraguay 6-1 to reach the final of the Copa America here Tuesday. The Barcelona superstar tormented Paraguay mercilessly as the favorites produced their best display of the tournament and advanced to a showdown with Chile in Saturday's final. Although Messi failed to end his run of more than 900 minutes without an international goal from open play, he turned creator as Argentina tore Paraguay apart.

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