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Archimandrite Ephraim, Abbot of Vatopedi Monastery

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The abbot of the prestigious Vatopedi monastery in Mount Athos, Greece has been imprisoned pending trial for alleged fraud and embezzlement. Archimandrite Ephraim, 56, is...
The 14-year-old girl starts out with a shy smile to the camera, and an awkward grimace as she waits for the music to start

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A girl whose video is trending on YouTube has incredible control over her facial features – and in particular, her eyebrows. Though unsuspecting at first,...

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A Chinese man, who was the first case of bird flu in the country in more than a year, has died in the southern...
Rochelle Wiseman and Marvin Humes announce that they got engaged during their holiday in the Caribbean

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Rochelle Wiseman and Marvin Humes announce that they got engaged during their holiday in the Caribbean. The Saturdays singer, Rochelle Wiseman, 22, took to Twitter...
Shelley Kanther said male colleagues guessed her bra size and slapped her on the behind while she worked as the director of marketing communications at KYW Newsradio between April 2009 and August 2010

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Shelley Kanther from Lawnside, New Jersey, a former CBS Radio employee, has claimed she suffered “severe” sexual harassment while working for the network –...

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Michigan's Lake Superior State University has released the 2012 List of Words Banished from the Queen's English for Misuse, Overuse and General Uselessness. The 37th...
Footages from Kim Jong-Il’s funerals showed an 8ft member of the North Korean armed forces towering beside his fellow soldiers in the driving snow

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Footages from Kim Jong-Il’s funerals showed an 8ft member of the North Korean armed forces towering beside his fellow soldiers in the driving snow. Observers...

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The Pacific island of Samoa has moved 24 hours into the future, making its nation the first to see in 2012. People began celebrating as...
Jack Horner, the technical adviser on Jurassic Park and professor of palaeontology at Montana State University, is hoping to use living birds to hatch a dinosaur

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Jack Horner, the technical adviser on Jurassic Park and professor of palaeontology at Montana State University, is hoping to use living birds to hatch...
Sam Eshaghoff, 19, was arrested in September along with 20 other students for either paying to have the test taken or providing them with the service

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Sam Eshaghoff, a teenager from Long Island, who charged students thousands of dollars to take their SATs (Scholastic Aptitute Tests) for them has spoken...

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A Muslim woman from France has been fined for driving while wearing a burka because the garment “reduced her field of vision". Police who stopped...
British comedian Russell Brand has announced today that he filed for divorce from singer Katy Perry after 14 months of marriage

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British comedian Russell Brand has announced today that he filed for divorce from singer Katy Perry after 14 months of marriage. Russell Brand, 36, said...
Internet rumors claim that Beyoncé has given birth to a baby girl in New York

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Internet rumors claim that Beyoncé has given birth to a baby girl in New York. According to reports- which neither Beyoncé herself, nor husband...
Jena Dolstad, 14, from Anchorage, Alaska, has died six days after she was allegedly injected with heroin by a 26-year-old Navy Veteran

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Jena Dolstad, a 14-year-old girl from Anchorage, Alaska, has died six days after she was allegedly injected with heroin by a 26-year-old Navy Veteran. Jena...
Michael Jordan, the legendary Chicago Bulls player, has just got engaged to his long term partner, Cuban-American model Yvette Prieto

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Michael Jordan, the legendary Chicago Bulls player, has just got engaged to his long term partner, Cuban-American model Yvette Prieto. Michael Jordan, 48, and Yvette...
An arsonist struck across Hollywood on Friday early in the morning, torching vehicles and setting homes ablaze in 19 separate fires over a four-hour period

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An arsonist struck across Hollywood on Friday early in the morning, torching vehicles and setting homes ablaze in 19 separate fires over a four-hour...
Chelsea Hess was left paralyzed after a car crash following a night of underage drinking two years ago

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Chelsea Hess, a woman from South Carolina who was left paralyzed after a car crash following a night of underage drinking two years ago...

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At least 13 people have been killed and another 13 were injured after a petrol tanker crashed bursting into flames and engulfing seven cars...
Mariah Carey’s choice of the name Moroccan for one of her twins with TV presenter Nick Cannon tied as the worst boy’s name

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Mariah Carey and Alicia Silverstone have topped a poll of celebrities who gave their children the worst names. Mariah Carey’s choice of the name Moroccan...
Hiroyuki Joho, who was killed while crossing train tracks, can be sued over injuries caused to a woman on the platform, when one of his severed body parts hit her

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Hiroyuki Joho, a teenager from Chicago, who was killed while crossing train tracks, can be sued over injuries caused to a woman on the...
Sinead O'Connor has revealed how she was handed Class A drugs after taking her new drug-counselor husband Barry Herridge on a marijuana hunt on their wedding night

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Sinead O'Connor has revealed how she was handed Class A drugs after taking her new drug-counselor husband Barry Herridge on a marijuana hunt on...
The cameras record the time before departure, every moment on the two hour flight from Atlanta to New York, and the bag going into the arrivals lounge

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Some of us wonder what happens to the luggage once it has been handed over at the check-in desk and disappears through the rubber...
17 South Sudanese civilians have been killed during air raids by Sudan's military

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17 South Sudanese civilians have been killed during air raids by Sudan's military, an official said. South Sudan's military spokesman Philip Aguer said those killed...

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Antonio, a jealous 99-year-old man from Italy, is divorcing from his wife of 77 years after he discovered she had an affair more than...

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An unclaimed $16.5 million winning lottery ticket from December 2010 has just hours to lose the payday. If the $16.5 million Iowa Lottery ticket is...