The Duggars rally around Josh's wife at family wedding: Jim Bob, Michelle and the kids take a tense-looking Anna to their cousin's big day as they prepare for further sex scandal revelations

Anna Duggar attends family wedding alone

Anna Duggar looked downcast as she attended a family wedding without her disgraced former reality star husband Josh on Sunday in Bentonville, Arkansas. Josh recently entered a long-term treatment program at a Christian rehab center, in the wake revelations that he molested four of his sisters as a teenager and then started cheating on his wife after they were married in 2008. Earlier in the day, Anna Duggar and the rest of the clan attended a church service in which the pastor espoused on the 'secret sin' of pornography. Amy Duggar tied the knot with her fiance of less than two months, Dillon King, at Horton Farms near Bentonville, Arkansas where 400 guests were expected to be in attendance, according to People.In an interview, Amy Duggar spoke kindly of her new in-law Anna, saying: 'She's been through so much.' Jim Bob, Michelle and Jessa were also guests.

EXCLUSIVE: 'Doctor, where is my son?': Agony of the mother who claims newborn was swapped with a 'changeling' in an El Salvador hospital as she comes face to face with the doctor held for 'trafficking'

Mercy Casanellas claiming baby swapped at El Salvador hospital wants to keep both

Mercedes Casanellas and her husband Richard Cushworth, pictured left with the baby they claim isn't theirs and right with their child just after birth, claim that their newborn baby Jacob was swapped for a darker-skinned baby when she gave birth at a hospital in El Salvador four months ago. Ms Casanellas alleges that gynecologist Dr Alejando Guido, performed a Caesarean section at 35 weeks while her British-born husband was in Dallas, Texas. The alleged swap happened after that, and the couple's fears were realized three months later after they had a DNA test. Last week Dr Guido was arrested by police. When he appeared in court, a traumatized Ms Casanellas tried to tear off the covering placed over his head before collapsing in tears, pictured main and inset.

'Run, Joe, run!': Biden cheered as he delivers passionate Labor Day speech on the economy - doing little to quell presidential campaign speculation

Vice President Joe Biden was encouraged to run for president at a steelworkers union rally in Pittsburgh on Sunday. Biden wouldn't commit one way or the other but jogged happily through the adoring crowd.

Former Taliban captive Bowe Bergdahl hit with charge that has rarely been used since WWII and could mean life behind bars

Army Sgt Bowe Bergdahl, the soldier held prisoner for years by the Taliban after leaving his post in Afghanistan, has been charged with the rare charge of misbehavior before the enemy.

Sailor 'shoots his wife dead' while at home with their young children on Labor Day weekend

Petty Officer 1st Class Mark Freel (pictured), Jr, 26, allegedly shot and killed his wife, Katherine Freel, at about 12.45 on Sunday in their Virginia home. Their two young kids were also home.

American expat weeps with relief as she's CLEARED of murdering her multi-millionaire Wall Street husband in their lavish Costa Rica bolthole

Ann Patton accused of killing husband in Costa Rica cleared of murder

NEW Ann Patton (pictured), 44, was acquitted for the second time in the death of her 44-year-old husband, John Bender (inset), who was found dead with a gunshot wound to the neck their lavish Costa Rica mansion in 2010. Patton has always maintained that Bender, who was bipolar and suffered from manic depression, committed suicide in their La Florida de Barú, Pérez Zeledón, home. Prosecutors plan on appealing Monday's verdict.

There was never any proof Amanda Knox was at the scene of Meredith Kercher murder, Italy's top court rules as judge slams prosecutors who were 'frantic for a guilty party'

Italy's top criminal court has blamed prosecutors for presenting a flawed and hastily constructed case against Amanda Knox and her former Italian boyfriend over the murder of Meredith Kercher in Perugia, Italy.

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's lawyer in critical condition after being shot in the head partying at 3am ahead of the West Indian Day Parade

Carey Gabay, 43, was walking with his brother in the Crown Heights neighborhood of Brooklyn around 3:40am Monday when he was struck in the head by a stray bullet.

My life with the world's most infamous drug lord: Pablo Escobar's son reveals the heartbreak, fear of violence and seemingly endless wealth he experienced growing up

Pablo Escobar's son Sebastian Marroquin reveals the fear of his childood

NEW Pablo Escobar's son Sebastian Marroquin (bottom left) has described his extraordinary childhood - including details of his father's sprawling estate in the Colombian countryside (right). The 38-year-old, whose crime baron father was once the seventh richest man on the planet, has told how the home featured a go-kart race track, massive swimming pools and even a private zoo complete with elephants and hippopotamus. But he also revealed his terror as a child when a bomb attack carried out by a rival cartel destroyed a family apartment. He also described the unpredictability of his billionaire father, who once threatened to kill his employees if they took drugs in front of him. Marroquin is pictured, top left, as a child with his father.

Hillary Clinton promises to take on Donald Trump over his immigration policy as she returns to Iowa amid slumping polls

Campaigning in Iowa, Hillary Rodham Clinton said she is ready to take on Republican opposition and will press for specifics on immigration proposals by front-runner Donald Trump.

Meet Donald Grump: Sesame Street creates a Trump puppet parody who makes fun of the poor and is the 'grouchiest' garbage mogul who has 'more trash than any of you'

In the clip from the 2005 PBS cartoon, which has been posted on YouTube , he is portrayed as a greedy businessmen who boasts about his collection of sneakers with holes in them.

How hundreds of Muslim migrants are converting to Christianity to boost their chances of winning asylum in Germany

How Muslim migrants are converting to Christianity in Germany

Hundreds of mostly Iranian and Afghan asylum seekers have converted to Christianity at the evangelical Trinity Church in a leafy Berlin neighbourhood. LIke Mohammed Ali Zonoobi, most say true belief prompted their embrace of Christianity. But there's no overlooking the fact that the decision will also greatly boost their chances of winning asylum by allowing them to claim they would face persecution if sent home.

Youngest son of eccentric Spanish aristocrat throws open doors of his country home to two Syrian families that fled war-torn country

The Duke of Arjona, pictured, one of Spain's wealthiest men, has been housing families at his estate near Seville for 18 months but spoke out now because he feels so 'angry' about the crisis.

Angelina Jolie urges Europe to prioritise refugees from war torn countries saying they are in more need than economic migrants

The actress waded into the European migrant crisis by saying that people should be conscious of the difference between refugees fleeing war torn countries and economic migrants.

Refugee shelters being targeted in arson attacks after two suspicious fires at migrant homes in Germany force people to flee 

Police in the western state of Wurttemberg in Germany say they are investigating two fires at emergency accommodation for refugees, which left five migrants injured.

Father confronts 'pervert' after claiming he saw him taking photos of his daughter in the toy aisle of a Dallas Walmart

Father confronts ‘pervert taking secret photographs of his daughter’ in Dallas Walmart

A father confronted a 'pervert' for taking secret photographs of his daughter as they were shopping in a Walmart store in Texas. The father was videoed angrily lambasting the alleged pervert, leaving the terrified man in a state of complete shock. It is unclear where the incident took place or whether the man was charged. Hurriedly film on a mobile phone, the angry father can be heard from a long distance away, shouting at the man.

Brave son of slain Illinois cop helps carry his casket as hundreds of mourners gather for emotional funeral and the manhunt continues for his killers

Services for Fox Lake Police Lt. Joe Gliniewicz, 52, were held in his hometown at Antioch Community High School on Monday, just six days after he was shot while chasing three men.

Air Force issues ultimatum in battle over land near Area 51 site and says government will seize property unless owners accept 'last best offer' of $5.2million

The owners, who trace their mining and mineral claims to the 1870s, include descendants of a couple who lost their hardscrabble mining enterprise after the Air Force moved into the area in Nevada in the '40s.

Josh Duggar's wife Anna joins Jill and Derick at church to hear pointed sermon about the 'sin of pornography'

Members of the Duggar family attended a church service on Sunday where the pastor delivered a message saying 'pornography is a secret sin' (Jill and Derick Dillard and their son Israel are pictured during the church service on Sunday as they were brought on stage for prayer)

Anna Duggar, whose husband Josh has admitted to being unfaithful to her over the course of their marriage, was present during the sermon at Cross Church on Sunday.

High school soccer player, 14, dies in her sleep while at a team sleepover 

Kara Lemanowicz, a freshman from Voorhees Township, New Jersey, was unresponsive when friends tried to wake her up on Saturday morning following a soccer team sleepover.

'Being beautiful isn't easy': Student pens essay lamenting her 'pretty' looks, claiming people only focus on her 'blonde hair and 34DD breasts' and ignore her 'intelligence'

Woman pens Cosmopolitan essay lamenting her 'pretty' looks

Felicia Czochanski, 20, a junior at Fordham University, explained in an essay for Cosmopolitan.com that because of her 'blonde hair, big hazel eyes, 34DD breasts, and toned calves' she is constantly scrutinized, while her achievements go unnoticed. She claims that she spent years dulling down her appearance so that people would pay more attention to her academic and athletic accomplishments.

Jenna Jameson's ex-husband Jay Grdina's son 'rejected from top Christian school due to family's lines of business'

LOS ANGELES, CA - JULY 28:  Entrepreneur Jay Grdina (L) arrives at the X-Games kickoff extravaganza party at The SupperClub Los Angeles on July 28, 2011 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)

TMZ reports Jay 'was sent a last-minute rejection' by Scottsdale Christian Academy in Phoenix, Arizona, after five-year-old Jayden passed the application process.

Mother who kidnapped 8-year-old daughter a decade ago during bitter custody battle reports to jail for 10-month sentence

Mom Genevieve Kelley will report to a New Hampshire jail to serve a 10-month sentence for kidnapping her 8-year-old daughter, Mary, ten years ago during a bitter custody dispute.

Happy birthday, Vogue! Fashion magazine celebrates 100th anniversary with exhibition of iconic photos of supermodels

British Vogue celebrates 100th anniversary with exhibition at National Portrait Gallery

Famous portraits like Mario Testino's raunchy 2008 snap of Kate Moss and Herb Ritts' picture of Claudia Schiffer astride a motorcycle from 1989 will feature in Vogue 100: A Century Of Style at the National Portrait Gallery from February until May. Quirkier photography by the likes of Tim Walker (inset) will also feature.

Slimline Jamie Oliver reveals how he shed two stone by cutting back on meat, eating a 'rainbow' of vegetables and consuming MORE than he used to 

The father-of-four, who has released Every Day Super Food, a new cookbook based on healthy eating, said he's lost 12kg after learning more about 'simple foods that are nutritious and delicious'.

'He came home and did the right thing': Texas man who made it to Istanbul before changing his mind about joining ISIS faces 15 years in prison

Asher Abid Khan was arrested in the Houston-area suburb of Spring in May of 2015 after the FBI found out about his February 2014 change of heart via his Facebook and other communications.

Patient claims she recorded Long Island doctor sexually abusing her with a camera pen

Pamela Bryant, 54, alleges that Dr Dov Berkowitz touched her 'in a sexual manner' when she visited the orthopedic surgeon's office in East Meadow.

Adam-12 and Route 66 star Martin Milner dies at age 83

The veteran actor got his start as a teenager in the 1946 movie, Life With Father, and followed up with several decades of acting, most notably as Officer Pete Malloy on Adam-12.

Man shot dead his 29-year-old girlfriend and their two young sons, ages 7 and 4, before setting their house on fire and turning the gun on himself

Murder-suicide as Lyndon Beharry shoots dead girlfriend, 2 sons, then himself

The incident happened Tuesday night in Long Branch, New Jersey. The victims have been identified as Lyndon Beharry, 35; Amanda Morris, 29; and their sons Brandon, 7, and Brian, 4. When firefighters arrived, the victims were 'found in the same upstairs bedroom and they were struggling to survive,' said Marc LeMieux, first assistant Monmouth County prosecutor.

Dance teacher, 33, jailed for 30 days for having sex with the 17-year-old son of the private detective her husband hired to follow her

Her estranged husband Paul Telford (pictured right) hired a private investigator to trail her

Amber Telford, 33, admitted to unlawful sexual activity with a minor after her husband's private investigator caught them in the act at her former studio in Taylorsville, Utah.

Teacher already accused of having sex with a 17-year-old male student now charged with having sex with another

Tanya Ramirez, a 31-year-old former teacher and coach at King High School in Corpus Christi, was indicted last week on the second-degree felony, which is punishable by up to 20 years in prison.

Son of former 49ers' CEO, 26, is killed in late-night boat crash that injured three others including his girlfriend

The son of a former CEO of the 49ers has died in a tragic boating collision off Santa Catalina Island in Southern California early Sunday morning. Michael Harris, the son of Peter Harris, has died.

Think you're a good driver? Take this psychological test to find out if you're a 'punisher', an 'escapee' or a know-it-all

The seven personalities are: the teacher, know-it-all, competitor, punisher, philosopher, avoider and the escapee. A flow diagram of the quiz created is pictured above

Psychologists at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and tyre manufacturer Goodyear created an interactive quiz to detail seven types of driving personality.

Victoria's Secret model fighting for her life after horror jet surf accident leaves her in a coma just one month after giving birth to a son

Yfke Sturm fighting for her life after jet surf accident leaves her in a coma

Yfke Sturm suffered a fractured skull, severe spinal injuries and remains in a coma as doctors at a specialist hospital in the southern city of Naples continue to treat her. Tragically the accident comes just one month after the 33-year-old gave birth to her first child, a son named Alexander (center). Ms Sturm has walked the catwalk for huge international brands such as Victoria Secret (left and top and bottom right), Ralph Lauren, Calvin Klein, Marc Jacobs, Dior, Saint Laurent, Chanel and Valentino.

Incredible dashcam footage captures the moment a huge fireball plummets to earth and explodes in Bangkok

The incredibly rare event was captured on a dashcam and showed the fireball, which is believed to be a meteorite, descending at speed at about 8:45am local time in Bangkok.

Carnival Cruise ship's engine room catches fire while docked in St Thomas

The fire, which was reported on Monday afternoon, took place in the ship's engine room and was extinguished by the US Coast Guard. No one was injured.

A movie star welcome amid a 'mockery of justice': Amal Clooney is greeted by crowds as she arrives in the Maldives to fight for the release of jailed president Mohamed Nasheed

Amal Clooney arrives in the Maldives to fight for release of Mohamed Nasheed

Amal, who is the wife of actor George Clooney, is part of the ex-leader's high-profile legal team who are fighting for the release of the politician, who is currently being held in Maafushi jail. Dressed in a smart black shirt and white trousers, the lawyer looked in good spirits despite a difficult fight ahead.

The glow-in-the-dark CHICKS: Birds injected with luminous protein fluoresce under ultraviolet light - and they could help curb the spread of bird flu

Scientists from The Roslin Institute in Edinburgh injected the chicks (pictured) with a fluorescent protein to help identify them from normal birds during tests.

Turn your phone into a BODYGUARD: Companion app virtually accompanies you on journeys and warns friends and family if you're in trouble

Companion, developed in Michigan, is free on iOS and Android. Users must enter their number to sign up to the service. Although the app was designed in the US, it works with international numbers.

De Blasio hits back at Rudy Giuliani over homeless crisis accusing the former mayor's strategy of 'chasing homeless New Yorkers from corner to corner' 

Bill de Blasio has hit back at Rudy Giuliani after his criticism of his homelessness policy, accusing the ex-mayor's strategy of 'chasing homeless New Yorkers from corner to corner.'

Inside the newly-renovated St Patrick's Cathedral where the $175m has been spent over three years in preparation for the Pope's New York visit

The huge undertaking was announced on St. Patrick's Day 2012 and is the most extensive restoration work the 330ft US landmark, which held its first Mass in 1879, has seen since the 1940s.

Prince Philip's godson in society's first ever Instagram wedding after the pair met on the site and got engaged just a month later 

Prince Philip's godson Ashley Hicks in society's 1st ever Instagram wedding

NEW David Hicks, 52, a second cousin to Prince Charles, married fashionista Kata de Solis, 34, on Saturday at his Oxfordshire home, pictured. The pair met on Instagram through illustrator friend Donald Robertson, who was the best man at the wedding. At the wedding, he thanks Instagram for what they believe is 'the first superposh hook-up,' he said.

Think of the air miles! Interactive map reveals globetrotting Queen has been to 128 countries in her 63-year reign... and all without a passport 

The map shows exactly how much of the globe Her Majesty has covered during 270 official visits as she is poised to overtake Queen Victoria as the longest reigning monarch on Wednesday

Another royal baby on the way! Sweden's Crown Princess Victoria announces second pregnancy following weeks of speculation

The news of the impending royal birth was announced in a statement released by the Sveriges Kunghaus over the weekend and follows weeks of speculation in the European media.

Amy's Baking company is no more: Notorious Kitchen Nightmares restaurant closes after owners threatened to stab customers, stole from their own staff and broke iron-willed Gordon Ramsay

Amy's Baking company closes after owners broke Gordon Ramsay on Kitchen Nightmares

Co-owner Amy Bouzaglo told The Associated Press in July that she and husband Samy Bouzaglo (both seen left) were in final negotiations to sell the property and the phone number for the restaurant is disconnected. Bouzaglo said she planned to focus on making desserts for other restaurants and instructional cooking videos and that the decision had nothing to do with the negative publicity from the Fox reality show. The Bouzaglos behavior on the show was so terrible that Ramsay wished the couple good luck with their business and left, marking the first time the 48-year-old chef had ever walked off an episode. The couple drew outrage and ridicule on social media after appearing with chef Ramsay (right) in the May 2013 episode of the show and compounded the attention by lashing out with aggressive postings. Their infamous Scottsdale business (inset) closed last week.

Lauren Bush Lauren shows off growing baby bump two days after celebrating fourth wedding anniversary

Lauren Bush Lauren - the model niece of former president George W Bush - looked happy and healthy as she posed for a photo recently uploaded to her Instagram page.

Convicted killer who did 27 years in prison for fatally shooting a pregnant woman says she was defending herself when she opened fire after being released 18-years early

Bonnie Jean Cook, 68, was convicted of murder in the death of Joyce Amos, whose fetus didn't survive. She was sentenced to 45 years in the 1986 shooting death. She argued she shot the woman by accident.

Stonehenge II is found! Radar search reveals giant monument from 4,500 years ago just one mile away from famous site

The buried monoliths are each up to 15ft tall. Instead of being arranged in a circle as they are at Stonehenge, it is thought they once formed a long standing line.

Police investigating tragic death of 11-month-old boy after his grandparents accidentally left him in a hot car for two hours

The death of a northwest Georgia infant is under investigation after he was apparently left in a hot car by his grandparents for about two hours on Saturday.

How do you rescue a 1,000 pound polar bear caught in a fishing line? The answer is VERY carefully...

How do you rescue a 1,000 pound polar bear caught in a fishing line? (unsurprisingly, the

How do you rescue a 1,000 pound polar bear trapped in a fishing net? It sounds like the start of a strange joke, but it was no laughing matter when biologists in the Arctic actually did have to rescue a large male polar bear trapped in a fishing net. The U.S. Geological Survey rushed to the aid of a polar bear in distress when he became entangled in the net while on a remote barrier island in the Beaufort Sea off the coast of Alaska. The USGS then answered the question to the riddle by detailing on Facebook how it rescued the enormous animal.

The seven knives any self-respecting cook MUST have in their kitchen revealed

An infographic by mealspirations reveals the seven knives every cook should have in their kitchen, with clear explanations of the uses of each type of knife.

Terrifying drone footage shows hiker swept down Hawaiian waterfall by flash flood in near-death experience  

Sean Steininger, 27, had been preparing to jump from a 30-foot waterfall in Maui, Hawaii but instead found himself caught in a flash flood that swept him dangerously over the edge.

No survivors expected as at least four are believed to be killed in Colorado plane crash

NEW Investigators say at least four people died when a twin-engine Cessna 310 went down at 4.15pm on Sunday in the Colorado mountains near Silverton. The remains of three people have been found already.

The world's pickiest NFL fan? Seahawks fan forces friends to sign a contract before watching a game with him... and don't dare predict the score

Ken Graat (seen with his ten-year-old son) has  a contract regarding watching the Seahawks at his house

One very picky fan of the Seattle Seahawks requires other 12s - a nickname 'Hawks' fans call one another - to sign a contract if they want to watch the members of the Legion of Boom with him.

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Holiday weekend tragedy as 25-year-old man and woman are both killed after being struck by a 'speeding' taxi after leaving a concert

Two pedestrians in Philadelphia struck and killed by taxi

Amanda DiGirolomo (right), 25, of Phoenixville and Bryan Botti (left), 25, of Baltimore, Maryland were crossing Broad Street at Arch Street, a couple of blocks from City Hall in Philadelphia, just after 4.30am on Monday when they were hit by the cab, police said. The impact tossed the victims into the air and they landed about 100 feet away, a police spokesman said (scene from the incident pictured inset). DiGirolomo was pronounced dead at the scene while Botti was pronounced dead at Hahnemann University Hospital less than 45 minutes later.

Police chief retires 'after bizarre racist rant calling an African-American woman an animal, beating his chest like a monkey and singing the Civil War song Dixie to officers'

Former Clatskanie Police Chief Marvin Hoover was placed on paid administrative leave in early August due to the incident and his retirement from the force was announced on Friday.

Outrage in South Africa as hunters on 'platforms massacre hundreds of animals that are herded in front of their guns'

Animal activists descended on the farm in Limpopo province, north of Johannesburg, earlier today, hoping to convince organisers to call of the week-long slaughter.

Lions who were brutally abused and forced to perform in South American circuses are rescued and will be airlifted back to their African homeland 

A total of 33 lions who have been rescued from circuses in Peru and Colombia, where they were subjected to abuse and cruel conditions are to be flown back to their African homeland.

Is this the best way to pack a suitcase? Start-up firm designs interlocking plastic dividers that neatly sort and stack clothes

The EZSTAX dividers are designed so that travellers won't make a mess or be forced to refold when they remove one from the middle or bottom.

Could radiotherapy do more harm than good in some patients? Treatment may 'suppress the body's natural ability to fight skin cancer'

Doctors from Icahn Medical School, New York found certain cells within a skin cancer tumour can resist the effects of radiotherapy, causing cells that suppress the immune system to develop.

Siblings claim their cousin murdered their father after she began an incestuous affair with him - and then cashed in on his life insurance and stole the family home

Washington siblings claim cousin murdered their father after they began DATING

Jennifer Ralston and her brother, Caleb McNamara, of Grant County, Washington, claim their cousin, Tracy Shannon Nessl began a romantic relationship with their recently divorced father, Timothy McNamara, in 2012 and killed him two years later, after the couple had moved to Belize and bought a fruit farm together. But on December 26, 2014, Caleb received a text from Nessl, who told him that his father had died during a gun accident. Belize authorities first said the death was a suicide, but a months-long investigation revealed foul play. Nessl is now living on the McNamara's farm in Washington, which she has banned her cousins from visiting.

Apple wants to make a REALLY smart phone: iPhone maker hires dozens of artificial intelligence experts in bid to take on Google

By Julia Love Sept 7 (Reuters) - Apple has ramped up its hiring of artificial intelligence experts, recruiting from PhD programs, posting dozens of job listi...

Apple's iPhone 7 could be its thinnest yet: Handset is expected to be just 6mm thick 

The claims were made by Thailand-based KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo who predicts next year's iPhone model will be as thin as the 6.1mm iPod touch. The 6.9mm iPhone 6 is shown.

I'll be back (again, and again, and again): Action heroes are getting OLDER with an average age of 48 in this year's blockbusters

Stephen Follows has revealed the average age of action film stars is at its highest for two decades, as the likes of Arnold Schwarzenegger and Tom Cruise still fronting blockbusters.

Woman who was raped on her second day of college reveals why dropping out of school to complete the hazardous 2,650-mile Pacific Crest Trail enabled her to 'heal'

Aspen Matis who was raped reveals why she hiked Pacific Crest Trail to 'heal'

NEW Aspen Matis, 25, from Boston, Massachusetts, was a freshman at Colorado College in 2008 when she was raped by a fellow student in her dorm room. After the school determined that her report about the incident was 'inconclusive', Aspen dropped out, and set off to conquer the Pacific Crest Trail (left and top), the same route traveled by Cheryl Strayed in her memoir Wild. And, just like Cheryl, Aspen documented her journey too, in her debut book, Girl in the Woods (bottom).

Hunted with guns and bows and arrows and run over by cars: Now the race is on to save America's Cecils as Florida's panthers stand on brink of extinction

The Florida panther is having one of its bloodiest years in recent history, wildlife experts have warned. Cars have already hit and killed 17 panthers so far this year and one has been shot.

End of an era: Silent film actress Jean Darling, star of Our Gang comedies, dies in Germany aged 93

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The former Our Gang child star passed away on September 4 in a nursing home in Germany, her son Roy said. Darling was one of the last remaining stars of the silent film era.

Could vitamin C be a replacement for EXERCISE? A daily Berocca 'is as effective as walking in improving the heart health of obese people'

Scientists at the University of Colorado found a slow-release daily dose of 500mg of vitamin C had the same benefits on an obese person's heart health as taking regular exercise.

A rare glimpse of the Queen's private world: Candid photos show the monarch choosing curtains and working through her red boxes

Photos of the Queen show the monarch working through her red boxes

The previously unpublished images are the work of photographer David Secombe, 53, who took them while working on a BBC documentary called Elizabeth R over eight months in 1991. Among the candid snaps are pictures of the Queen choosing curtain material and watching TV at Holyroodhouse (left and right), reading through official correspondence at Buckingham Palace (top centre) and flying back to London after a politically sensitive visit to Northern Ireland (bottom centre).

Police find the head of a toddler close to the lagoon where they discovered a foot and hands belonging to the child

The dismembered body parts have been found near Garfield Park in Chicago's West Side. Detectives are now trying to find more clues about the youngster's identity.

Canadian political candidate secretly caught on camera URINATING into a homeowner's coffee cup while working as a repairman

A Conservative candidate running in the Canadian elections has been left embarrassed after footage emerged of him urinating into a coffee cup. Jerry Bance was working as an appliance repairman.

Vandals target controversial sculpture of a 'queen's sex organs' in the Palace of Versailles for a second time but the anti-Semitic graffiti won't be removed 

The 230-foot-long metallic cavern created by Turner Prize winner Sir Anish Kapoor was daubed with anti-Semitic graffiti and French police now say they are investigating the attack.

Kim Davis files an appeal against judge's decision to jail her but offers no argument as to why should be released

A Kentucky county clerk has appealed a judge's decision to put her in jail for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Kim Davis' attorneys filed the appeal on Sunday.

Man horrified after returning home to find a squatter sold his family's belongings on Craigslist - including their refrigerator, television and even a mattress

Ed Saurs stunned to find squatter sold family's belongings on Craigslist

Ed Saurs said he and his family had owned the house in Puyallup for 25 years - but were not living in it at the time as they were getting ready to sell the property after buying a new house in Olympia. When Saurs, 58, returned for an appointment with a realtor on Tuesday, he was stunned to find a man in his kitchen, who told him: 'I'm here for the microwave.' Saurs told the prospective buyer his possessions were not for sale - and the man then showed him Craigslist and OfferUp listings for his family's appliances and furniture. In a bid to make a quick escape, the squatter left some of his personal items - but managed to sell the Saurs' refrigerator, television, stove, washer, dryer and a mattress - which the family believe has cost them around $5,000. 'This is not a good way to end 25 years of living in a home,' he said.

Mexican assassin known as 'El-Cochi' accused of gunning down couple and leaving their eight-month-old baby badly injured in a case of mistaken identity

A deadly Mexican assassin known as El Cochi is suspected of being responsible for the death of a couple in an machine gun attack which also left their eight-month-old baby badly injured.

Could hackers make self-driving cars CRASH? Vehicles are tricked into seeing 'ghost' obstacles using just a laser pointer

Security expert Jonathan Petit developed the proof-of-concept attack at the University of Cork. His findings are due to be presented at November's Black Hat conference in Amsterdam.

Key suspect in deadly Bangkok bombing publicly 'confesses' to charges of possessing illegal explosives after a week of military interrogation

Shortly after being transferred to police custody today after a week of military interrogation, Yusufu Mierili, 25, was told to publicly acknowledge the charge against him.

Female comedian posts scathing YouTube rant about why 'obese people' deserve to be 'shamed' for their 'bad habits and overeating'

Nicole Arbour (right), 30, claimed that her entire YouTube page was temporarily shut down (left) after she posted her controversial video entitled Dear Fat People.

The mother-of-two you will NEVER believe is 51! Chef who looks decades younger says she is proof of the age-defying effects of eating food packed with spices

Chef Anjula Devi says she is proof of the age-defying effects of food with spices

Chef Anjula Devi (pictured), 51, from west London, believes that the secret to her amazingly youthful looks lies in her traditional Indian diet filled with herbs and spices such as turmeric, cumin and chillies. She says British 'curries' bear little resemblance to authentic Indian cooking, which is based on fresh vegetables and greens without any artificial colours. The cookery school founder said: 'The biggest sign that these spices keep you young is that I'm living proof of it - although I hate saying it!'

Meet Leopold the Lego priest: Minnesota firm launches new figurine - complete with everything a child needs to perform their own tiny plastic Catholic mass 

The new, limited-edition 174-piece pack, which is sold by a Minnesota company for just $49.99, includes all the bricks needed to build Father Leopold, his altar, lectern and tabernacle.

Married Holocaust survivors brutally beaten in savage Amsterdam robbery as attackers shouted 'dirty Jews' and left them blinded and confined to wheelchairs

Dutch police have launched an investigation after two armed men claiming to be police officers forced their way into the home of Auschwitz survivors Shmuel Blog, 87 and his wife Diana, 86.

Cure for alcoholism now one step closer: Scientists pinpoint specific cells in the brain that make drinkers crave more booze

Scientists at Texas A&M; College of Medicine have identified the specific dopamine receptors in the brain that influence a person's desire to drink more alcohol, paving the way for new drug treatments.

New Nazi treasure hunt: Now Russian 'expert' claims to have found lost lorries loaded with gold from bank emptied by Soviet forces during World War II to stop German looting

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The unnamed 'expert' says he has found the location of lorries from the Bank of Smolensk, which had been emptied by Soviet forces in order to prevent the Nazis from getting their hands on its riches.

Wolf of Wall Street's son moves to Australia to study for a BUSINESS degree

Bowen Boullianne, 18, whose stepfather is infamous trader Jordan Belfort, has left Los Angeles to study a Bachelor of Business at Bond University on the Gold Coast.

Is this why stairs leave you out of puff? Rare lung disease can make you breathless - and gradually stops the lungs working

Grandmother and former nurse Jenny Gane Nadine aged 72. She was diagnosed in 2010 with IPF a chronic illness involving progressive scarring of the Lungs. She is now on a drug that could stabilise the illness. Photography by Rann Chandric on Monday 15th June 2015

Jenny Gane 72, from London, first suspected she had a serious health problem when she found herself lagging behind friends on a walking holiday in France in 2009.

Touching moment woman upset at spate of cop killings across America visited a police station so she could hug an officer

Colorado woman visits police station to hug an officer

The unidentified woman went to the Lake Arbor Police station on Monday where Officer Chris Steiner, a 20-year veteran of the Arvada Police Department was the recipient of the hug. Police said she hugged the officer twice and thanked him before leaving.

Would you forgo food for a flat stomach? Writer who loses three pounds on three-day juice cleanse reveals what it's REALLY like on an all-liquid diet

After feeling bloated and sluggish after a heavy weekend, FEMAIL writer Deni Kirkova, 25, from London, embraced an all-liquid diet and after a rocky start, was pleasantly surprised by the results.

The first energy drinks in the US? American Indians drank 'frothy' chocolate drinks as stimulants in ceremonial rituals 1,250 years ago

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 Early Americans Indians enjoyed frothy chocolate drinks over 1,250 years ago, say scientists.
 
 Villagers in a swath of land stretching from southern Colorado to northern Chihuahua, Mexico, drank the chocolate beverage as early as 750 AD, a study shows.
 
 Six years since archaeologists discovered cacao residues in clay pots from Chaco Canyon, New Mexico, researchers have questioned when and where it began being exchanged between populations in the south west of the US and central America.
 
 The study said native Americans traded the beans from central America for gems that were mined in what is now the US states bordering modern day Mexico. 
 
 The drinks were then used in ceremonial rituals.

Villagers in a swath of land stretching from southern Colorado to northern Chihuahua, Mexico, drank the chocolate beverage as early as 750 AD, a new study shows.

Minnesota mother shares first pictures of surviving newborn daughter whose conjoined twin died after separation surgery

Amber McCullough, from Hastings, posted a picture of Hannah - who was born at 32 weeks on August 26 - sleeping in her ventilator in hospital. Her sister Olivia died after the surgery to separate them.

WhatsApp hits 900 million users: Messaging app DOUBLES its downloads since being bought by Facebook last year

The milestone was announced by WhatsApp's co-founder Jan Koum on Facebook. The app has added an extra 100 million users since April this year.

Android porn app secretly takes your picture then demands a $500 RANSOM to unlock your phone

More Adult Themed Android Ransomware
During the course of our daily malware hunt, we came across a new mobile ransomware variant that leverages pornography to lure victims into downloading and installing it. We'd previously blogged about similar Android malware.

App Name: Adult Player
URL: hxxp://accanalasti247[.]topliberatone[.]pw/video_player.php?s=Zomhj9PlVZc=&name=Mp4TubePlayer_v5.562.apk&type=1&tpl=1&l=EN
MD5: 6ed2451d1300ff75e793744bb3563638
Package Name: content.mercenary.chiffon

Overview:
This ransomware acts as a porn app named "Adult Player" and lures victims who assume it is a pornographic video player. When the victim starts using it, the app silently takes a photo of the victim, which is then displayed on the ransomware screen, along with the ransom message. The app demands a ransom of 500 USD.

The Adult Player app lures users by offering free pornographic videos, but secretly takes pictures of users with the phone's front-facing camera then demands $500 to unlock their phone.

Make sure you don't miss it! Children are most fun at five - and the WORST time to be a parent is when they've just turned 10 

Nearly 40 per cent of parents surveyed said their children were at their best at five because they had 'started to communicate properly' and develop 'a good sense of humour'.

Good Samaritans use cars to shield woman after she fled her attacker

Drivers use cars to shield woman after she fled  boyfriend Darrel Classen's car

The woman was driving along the Interstate 205 in Vancouver, Washington, when Darrel Classen (pictured left) allegedly began to punch her repeatedly. Witnesses told police that they saw Classen hitting her as her car passed them on the freeway before she pulled over and ran for her life. After shielding the victim from oncoming traffic with their cars, two men detained Classen until police arrived.

Ancient Mayan impact on the environment is still seen today: 2,000-year-old activity still shaping tropical forests

University of Texas researchers have revealed the full extent of the 'Mayacene' as a microcosm of the Anthropocene - a period when humans began affecting the environment.

Furious Chinese passengers refused to board plane and sang national anthem at Bangkok Airport after 10-hour flight delay

About 100 Chinese tourists started chanting the Chinese national anthem after an 11 hours flight delay from Bangkok to Chongqing. 33 people are blacklisted by the Chinese tourism authority.

'Thinly veiled guides to getting away with rape': Online petition calling for Amazon to ban 'repugnant' books by pick up artist Roosh V is signed by 200,000 people

Author and 'pick-up artist' Daryush Valizadeh, from Washington, known as Roosh V, flippantly described having sex with a woman who was too drunk to consent in his new book Bang Iceland.

How reading could be BAD for your child's eye sight: Scientists discover gene mutation that 'triggers short-sightedness in those who read more than an hour a day'

Scientists at Columbia University found those with a certain variant of the gene - called APLP2 - were five times more likely to develop myopia in their teens if they'd read an hour or more a day as a child.

LAPD investigating 'assassination' death threats against Scientology leader after he received series of threatening phone calls

The controversial leader of the Church of Scientology, David Miscavige, has alleged that someone has threatened to kill him after receiving a number of threatening telephone calls.

Mom-to-be! ABC News correspondent Sara Haines tells GMA viewers she's expecting a baby boy with husband Max Shifrin

paulafarisOur boo is having a boy! The @GMA family loves you @sarahaines ! You and Max will be the most amazing parents. xoxox

ABC News correspondent Sara Haines is expecting her first child. The 37-year-old revealed her big news on Good Morning America on Sunday morning.

Touching moment Florida police officers surprised homeless man with free dinner

Florida police officers donate their free Arby's meal to homeless man

NEW The fast food restaurant was offering free meals for police officers all day on Friday, but Coral Spring Police Officers Jonathan Greenleaf and Tyler Reik decided to pass theirs on to the less fortunate. They chose to feed Robert, a homeless man they know well, and took him to Arby's in their patrol car before ordering what he wanted from the menu.

Could a test reveal whether your newborn will grow up to be a psychopath? Scientists claim that unemotional traits in babies can hint at future personality

Psychiatrists at Kings College London say babies that prefer looking at a ball to a human face are more likely to develop callous-unemotional characteristics.

Is the 'Filth Taco' the world's most unhealthy fast food? Legendary meal in Mexico City contains so much fat six customers have suffered heart attacks in two years

A delicacy containing beef, coriander and limes may sound fresh and healthy, but don't let this fool you - the restaurant cooks using week-old animal fat and regular customers have suffered heart attacks.

Girl, 11, who suffered severe head injuries in Spain's worst rally disaster dies in hospital - taking the death toll to seven

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The youngster, named locally as Uxia, had been in a critical condition with severe head injuries since the Saturday's crash in the small town of Carral, in Galicia, in the north west of the country.

New e-cigarette warning: Teenagers are now using the devices to vape cannabis oil - which is 'more potent than smoking pot'

Scientists at Oberlin College in Ohio found students who use e-cigarettes are twice as likely to use the devices to vape hash oil - which is stronger than regular marujuana that is smoked.

World's former fattest man splits up with his fiancee after his 644 pound weight loss

World's former fattest man Paul Mason splits up with fiancee

Paul Mason, 54, from Ipswich, Suffolk, lost 46 stone in five years after undergoing a gastric bypass in 2010. After years spent bedbound, he moved to America to be with his fiancée, Rebecca Mountain, who tracked him down online after she saw a television documentary about his extreme obesity.

'It's because mommy cares': Female cop posts emotional video after her four-year-old asks her why she risks her life

Miami-Dade Police Officer Lydia Marquez uploaded the footage to Facebook on Thursday and it has since had more than 300,000 views and more than 17,000 shares.

Shocking moment 'drunk' holidaymaker was wheeled out of hotel on luggage trolley after 'trashing room' in front of stunned guests

Footage captured by a Scottish expat shows the man being dumped onto the pavement outside the hotel, in the Philippines, and put in an ambulance because he could not fit inside a police van.

What was he thinking? Airport evacuated after teenager tries to take alarm clock designed to look like a BOMB on a plane

A teenager has been charged with mischief for packing a bomb-shaped alarm clock in his carry-on.
Peel Police said that at around 4:50 p.m. Saturday, the 15-year-old, who was en route to Vancouver, was pulled aside after a screening officer noticed the object in his luggage.

The 15-year-old was travelling out of Toronto Pearson International Airport in Canada, flying on to Vancouver when he was stopped by security officials.

Heartwarming moment police sergeant is secretly filmed buying homeless man a Chipotle after seeing him scavenging in a bin for food

Sergeant B Hagarty, a 35-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department, was spotted buying the homeless man lunch by a passerby who uploaded pictures of the incident to Facebook.

That's one heck of a flat pack: Construction workers get started on America's largest IKEA - a staggering 456,000 sq ft

The new store in Burbank, California, will be about the size of eight football fields and include 50 'inspirational' room settings, as well as three model home interiors and a 600-seater restaurant.

'I can be your fern-tasy': Man spends hours on a wilderness hike annoying his girlfriend with cheesy nature puns 

A woman identified only as Evie from New Zealand was subjected to dozens of nature puns by her unnamed boyfriend when the pair went hiking in the Waitakere Ranges in the Auckland region.

When sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll still ruled: Photographer unearths rare snapshots of the East Village in its infamous 1980s heyday

Photographer Tony Mangia unearths rare East Village photos from 1980s

Tony Mangia, who had thought the photographs had been destroyed in an attic fire at his mother's house years ago, came across the black and white prints while he was cleaning out his apartment last year. He said old memories came rushing back as he thumbed through the photographs, which 'represent the East Village I remember' during the early 1980s. During that time, Mangia was a co-publisher of The Other Paper, a paper he refers to as 'a voice of a community', in New York which lasted between 1980 and 1981. The office was located in an area 'flush with crime, heroin and urban decay' and was populated by squatters, artists, 'the leftover sixties love children' and incoming pun rockers.

Popular stop-smoking pill 'does NOT raise the risk of heart attack or suicide'

The controversial drug Chantix, known generically as varenicline, should be more widely prescribed in light of the findings, say University of Edinburgh and Dusseldorf researchers.

Could a RING improve your sleep? $225 Oura monitors heart rate, temperature and movement to suggest lifestyle changes

The ceramic polymer ring, created by inventors in San Francisco, California, links to an app to give wearers personalised suggestions and goals to help them sleep better.

Daughter of fallen police officer attends daddy-daughter dance with six officers who fill in for her hero father 

Six Memphis police officers took the daughter of a fallen officer to a daddy-daughter dance. Jewel lost her father in 2011 when he was gunned down while responding to a call.

Gorillas like photos too! Incredible moment Jelani 'asks' to see a new picture as man scrolls through ape images on his iPhone

The clip features a man using his mobile phone to maintain the interest of a gorilla named Jelani from behind the safety glass at Louisville Zoo in Kentucky.

The camera that can read writing from 11 MILES away: Canon's 250-megapixel sensor could be used for spying

The Japanese camera giant claims the 19,580 x 12,600-pixel sensor (shown in a camera) sets a world record for resolution in its size.

Fit for a king or queen! Inside the incredible $170-a-night sandcastle hotels with electricity, running water and toilets

At €150 a night (approximately £110 or $170) based on double occupancy, the giant sandcastles in the Dutch cities of Oss and Sneek have been fully booked for weeks.

Special effects or the return of a Pterosaur? Amateur footage of mystery beast flying over Ohio

Video appears to capture a Pterosaur surveying the sky over Ohio

The clip was captured by an amateur filmmaker and shows an unidentified flying creature commanding the sky over Boise, the capital city of the state of Ohio. In the video the huge wingspan of the bird-like creature is immediately noticeable as is the distinctively large backwards-pointing crest, which protrudes from its skull.

Tragic moment Chinese pensioner drowns in ankle-deep flood water after falling off his scooter because passers-by refused to save him

Unnamed pensioner fell off scooter in Henan, central China on August 30. The 60-year-old falling off his ride and struggling in water for three minutes. He drowned after no one helped him.

It's too hard to say goodbye! Teary-eyed toddlers sob their way through day one of school as they learn to let their parents go for the very first time

A set of photographs taken at a Chinese kindergarten in Chongqing, China, show just how much the children loathed their first day. It was captured on September 1, the start of Chinese school year.

Shocking moment teacher covers student in spray from a fire extinguisher for sleeping in his class

The incredible footage was captured in a school in Groningen, Holland, and features a student sleeping with his head on the desk before he is covered in white spray.

And for my next trick... Eve the pit bull shows off her party piece of balancing a wine glass on her head while her owner fills it up

Pit bull dog balances a glass on her HEAD while owner fills it with wine

The pet owner from Wilmington, North Carolina, captured footage of his talented dog in action and posted it to his YouTube channel. In the clip, Nate Cook places an empty wine glass on top of Eve's head and immediately sets about filling it up with red wine. The dog shows incredible discipline throughout the video and is later congratulated by her owner.

Vigilante taxi drivers in Russia force fare-dodging passengers to strip naked before daubing them with paint 

Vigilante taxi drivers have been filmed forcing fare-dodging passengers to strip naked and daubing them with paint in Russia. Surprisingly Russian police are taking no action against a new trend.

Woman served 'fake rice made out of rolled up paper' - and the street vendor who sold it promised it was safe

A woman has claimed that small pieces of rolled up paper (pictured) are being sold as rice on the streets of China, according to local news sources.

Bizarre trick for the perfect boiled egg: You should STEAM it for six minutes to achieve a soft yolk (and never cook in fiercely bubbling water)

Many of us get it wrong when preparing eggs, resulting in yolks which are either too soft, or too hard. This graphic reveals that the best way to get a perfect egg is to steam it instead.

Ford to add ANTI-SPIDER technology to its cars: New screen will stop fuel-sniffing creepy crawlies nesting in vehicles

The firm's 'spider screen' is being rolled out in Ford vehicles in North America and will be included in the global launch of the 2016 Ford Focus RS (pictured).

The million-year-old monkey: Scientists date mysterious cat-sized fossil found in an underwater cave

The University of Melbourne worked with institutions around the world to date remains of a shin bone belonging to the Hispaniola monkey found in the Altagracia Province, Dominican Republic.

   

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Back to the start: Rare photographs offer a glimpse into the lives of Steve Jobs and other innovators during Silicon Valley's golden age

Steve Jobs and other innovators during Silicon Valley's golden age

These rare pictures reveal an insight into the daily lives of Steve Jobs and other leading innovators during the digital revolution in Silicon Valley in the 1980s. Documentary photographer Doug Menuez was granted three years of unprecedented access to Steve Jobs and his team as he built a new company from the ground up after being forced to leave Apple in 1985. After photographing the famine and conflict in Eithiopia, Menuez had returned to San Francisco searching for a more hopeful story for the human race. He found it in his own backyard and between 1985 and 2000, Menuez recorded the struggles and successes of the creative minds working in the Valley, who were determined to change every aspect of our lives through technology. Pictured clockwise from top left: Steve Jobs in 1986, an Adobe Halloween party in 1991, The Newton War Room at Apple in 1993 and an exercise break at Intel's largest chip fabrication plant in 1998.

Trout vs duck: Incredible pictures show the moment bird takes on a fish for a morsel of food

Pictures from the River Test in Hampshire show the unsuspecting fish posing in front of the camera, while the mallard dived into the shot just behind it.

A quiet word in your ear, my deer: Doe lets a crow clean it with its beak in incredible photo

The young deer - estimated to be younger than a year old - was grazing with her mum and dad at Bushy Park in London when the crow swooped down for a very different kind of ear-full.

Stop following me! Terrified youngster screams in fright and runs around in circles while trying to escape his own SHADOW

Boy screams and runs around in circles while trying to escape his SHADOW

Captured on camera in Bangkok, Thailand is the moment a little boy discovers he has a strange, faceless person following his every move and becomes extremely frightened. In the clip, the boy looks down at the shadow before swiftly taking a few steps backwards, lifting his feet and finally letting out a loud scream.

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Houston model has America's longest legs at a staggering 49 INCHES

Houston's Lauren Williams has America’s longest legs at a staggering 49 INCHES

Lauren Williams has the longest-known legs in the US, with her eye-catching limbs measuring an incredible 49 inches from hip to heel. Sports-loving Lauren, from Houston, Texas, revealed she has always had longer legs than others her age and believes she has a strong claim for America's longest. In 2013, 5'11' Brooke Banker, a model from New York, laid claim to having the longest limbs in the Big Apple - her legs measuring 47 inches. But Lauren, 26, who stands 6'4', has a leg up on Brooke - boasting an extra two inches on her never-ending limbs.

Riding the dragon: Chinese company builds ridiculously lavish car inspired by the mystical creature using 30,000 yak bones and 1,999 pieces of solid gold

The luxury car is owned by a Chinese medical beauty company that sells long-life products. It took 20 craftsmen over three years to decorate with bones and gold. It was unveiled in Guangzhou last week.

Roo are my best friend! Meet the tiny toddler with an inseparable bond to a kangaroo

Alia Heckathorn, 14 months, from Northern Virginia, formed the unlikely friendship with the kangaroo called Boomeroo, after the pair were introduced by the toddler's mother Julia.

Holy Barracuda! The original Batmobile goes up for sale for $4.5million in Arizona auction

Batman fans around the world will finally get a chance to get their hands on the original Batmobile as it goes up for auction in Arizona. It is expected to cost an estimated $4.5million.

How low can she go? Record-breaking 'limbo queen' does the splits while wearing ROLLER SKATES and sails under bars set just inches above the ground

'Limbo queen' Kaitlyn Conner does the splits while wearing ROLLER SKATES

Kaitlyn Conner, 19, from Blue Springs in Missouri, set a world record for the longest backwards limbo skating in 2008 - rolling under 23 limbo bars spread over 12 feet. Starting out at just a toddler at Watson's Rolladium SK8 Centre - the very same rink where her mother Victtoria skated as a child - Kaitlyn's passion for skating grew, and she had perfected roller limbo by the time she was four-and-a-half.

   

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