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Trump names Gen James ‘Mad Dog’ Mattis as defence secretary

US President-elect Donald Trump has named Gen James Mattis, a former marine who served in Iraq and Afghanistan, as his defence secretary.“He’s our best,” Mr Trump said, as he announced his pick in a speech in Ohio.Gen Mattis, who is known as “Mad Dog”, was an outspoken critic of the Obama administration’s Middle East policy, particularly on Iran.He has referred …

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‘Keeping Up with the Kardashians’ Production Temporarily Shut Down

“Keeping Up with the Kardashians” came to a screeching halt on October 3rd, when Kim was held up at gunpoint in Paris, and we’ve learned the cameras will not roll for the rest of the year … possibly longer. Sources connected with the production tell us producers have enough footage for the series commitment, but the plan was to film through …

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Tyga Sued for Failing to Make Ferrari Payments

Tyga is in legal trouble regarding his finances, again. The rapper is being sued in a lawsuit for failing to make car payments on a red 2016 Ferrari 488, according to legal documents obtained by E! News. The lessor, Alex Benedict, filed the suit earlier this month in Orange County Superior Court claiming that he made an agreement with Tyga, …

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South Korea’s President Park Geun-Hye ‘willing to resign’

South Korea’s President Park Geun-hye has said she has asked parliament to help her find a way to stand down.Ms Park faced growing calls to resign amid an investigation into whether she allowed a long-time friend to influence political decisions for personal gain.She said she would “leave to parliament everything about my future including shortening of my term”, but did …

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Toxic ‘Amazing Gel’ breast injections slide into Chinese woman’s stomach

A Chinese woman who noticed two sizable lumps growing on her stomach was shocked to find out that they were her ‘breasts.’ The middle-aged woman was hospitalised after noticing that, as her breasts shrunk, two similar-sized mounds were growing on her stomach. Doctors discovered that a toxic hydrogel previously injected in the woman’s breasts was slowly pooling in her abdomen, …

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Trump claims millions voted illegally in presidential poll

US President-elect Donald Trump has asserted he won the popular vote on 8 November “if you deduct the millions of people who voted illegally”. The Republican, who won the all-important electoral college count, offered no evidence to back his claim. It comes after the camp of Democratic rival Hillary Clinton said it would support a vote recount in Wisconsin initiated …

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Finland Set To Become First Country To Ban Coal Use For Energy

Finland could become the first country to ditch coal for good. As part of a new energy and climate strategy due to be announced tomorrow, the government is considering banning the burning of coal for energy by 2030. From a New Scientist article: “Basically, coal would disappear from the Finnish market,” says Peter Lund, a researcher at Aalto University, and …

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Clinton Urged To Challenge Election Results Due To Possible Hacking

After examining results in Pennsylvania, Michigan, and Wisconsin computer scientists have discovered Clinton averaged 7% worse in counties with e voting machines vs. counties with only paper or optical scan ballots. From a CNN report:The computer scientists believe they have found evidence that vote totals in the three states could have been manipulated or hacked and presented their findings to …

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