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Teens accused of brutally killing David Grunwald in Alaska face victim's parents in court

Bradley Renfro, 16, (second from left center image) appeared to address the parents of murdered teen David Grunwald (left) as he was escorted out of court in Palmer, Alaska on Tuesday after being charged with killing him. Witnesses in the courtroom claim Renfro cocked his head as he walked past Ben and Edie Grunwald (pictured top right with their son) and said 'What are you gonna do?... Do something'. Renfro was among five teens to enter not guilty pleas over Grunwald's murder. Grunwald was allegedly beaten, kidnapped and forced to walk into remote woods where he was shot dead execution style on November 13. His body wasn't found until three weeks later on December 2 following a police investigation. Erick Almandinger, 16, Austin Barrett, 19, Devin Peterson, 18, and Dominic Johnson, 16, were the other charged in relation to the murder.

Muslim teen Yasmin Seweid arrested for lying about Trump supporter subway attack

A Muslim teenager who claimed she was called a terrorist and attacked by Donald Trump supporters on a New York subway train apparently lied about the whole story. Yasmin Seweid, 18, was arrested by police on Wednesday for filing a false report and admitting she lied about the so-called attack. Seweid, who is a student at New York's Baruch College, initially told police she was harassed by three men when she got on a train at the 23rd Street station in Manhattan on December 1.

Eric Schmitt-Matzen had broke down in tears during an interview with the DailyMail.com on Monday, where he described how a terminally ill little boy had died in his arms after he visited him in hospital.

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Yahoo says it believes hackers stole data from more than one billion user accounts in August 2013. in a different breach from the one disclosed in September exposing 500 million accounts.

'Maybe I'm just pissed off, but I really don't give a s** about what happens to Huma Abedin to be honest with you,' said one Clinton adviser, who took issue with Abedin appearing in a rope line with Hillary.

Police investigating a murder-suicide involving former minister Daniel Randall plan to review reports about the 1993 death of the his first wife Greta Randall in Maine, officials said.

Alan Thicke had his teenage son snap a photo of him moments before he died

The beloved actor was playing hockey with friends and his teenage son Carter when he suddenly was forced to sit down in the middle of the game, but assured the men that he was completely fine. Carter thought otherwise however, and called 911 to get an ambulance on the scene. Alan however continued to brush off the concerns  of those around him and urged everyone to return to the game, which they did. And the Growing Pains star still thought he was going to be fine even while being taken away on the stretcher, making Carter snap a photo of him as he was taken into the ambulance because he thought it was funny.

The father of 'affluenza' teen Ethan Couch has been sentenced to a year of probation after he was found guilty of falsely identifying himself as a police officer in Texas.

NEW The Welsh-born performer passed away from heart failure at a Los Angeles-area hospital, a spokesperson for his family confirmed.

FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016, file photo, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before the Joint Economic Committee. A full year after the Federal Reserve raised a key interest rate for the first time in nearly a decade, it is widely expected that they are finally ready to raise rates again at their final meeting of 2016. But the real anticipation revolves around how the central bank plans to respond to the political tsunami that voters have delivered with the election of Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

The Federal Reserve is raising a key interest rate for the first time in a year, reflecting a resilient U.S. economy and expectations of higher inflation.

Texas boy killed accidentally after hanging himself on a window blind cord

A three-year-old boy from Texas boy has been buried days after he died when he accidentally hung himself after a cord from window blind wrapped around his neck. Heath Lawson Bullard Jr., from Cleburne near Fort Worth, was found unresponsive at his home on Saturday night and was not breathing. He died the following day in hospital.

Shocking moment white Missouri students flashed a Trump sign and turned their backs on black players at high school basketball game

Cellphone footage captured the incident on Monday during a game in Missouri between Warrensburg High School and Kansas City's Center High School. The majority of fans in the Warrensburg section of the crowd were seen taunting the all-minority Kansas City team by turning their backs as the side was introduced. One student was also captured waving a Trump election campaign sign. Warrensburg officials were forced to apologize on Tuesday after the video was posted online and started to go viral.

Imagery collected by the Atmospheric Infrared Sounder (AIRS) attached to NASA's satellite reveals a polar vortex sweeping across the US - bringing record low temperatures to certain areas.

Freezing conditions are forecasts across the Northeast and Midwest during the Polar Plunge, as Winter Storm Decima delivers 'cross-country snow' on the Pacific Northwest.

He is said to earn a not inconsiderable $10 million per year. So it is perhaps understandable Jimmy Kimmel was disappointed to discover he would only be paid a paltry $15,000 to host the Oscars next year.

Mother-of-two makes her terminally ill best friend's last wish come true by adopting her

An Illinois woman has made a life changing decision by making her dying best friend's last wish come true. Sara (pictured far right on the right), 36, is in the final stages of ALS in hospice care and is not expected to make it to Christmas. Her best friend, Missy Armstrong (pictured left on the far right), is in the process of legally adopting her three young children, (pictured together left), 11-year-old Cayden, 9-year-old Micah and eight-year-old Amara.

Sweden's Civil Contingencies Agency has sent out a letter to all local authorities telling them they must be better equipped to respond to the threat of war following Russian aggression.

Russia's President Vladimir Putin has retained his place at the top of the Forbes list of the world's most powerful people, with Donald Trump up from 72 to two on the list.

Trump and Silicon Valley elite seek to smooth over frictions

Donald Trump gathered Silicon Valley executives together for a roundtable meeting, in an attempt to smooth over frictions after a contentious presidential campaign. The biggest names in attendance were Apple's Tim Cook (third from right) - who publicly supported Trump's Democratic rival Hillary Clinton - and Tesla founder Elon Musk (right), who would meet Trump separately after the roundtable. Looking around the room Trump called the group gathered 'amazing' and then boasted about the stock market 'bounce' that followed his election, which helped many of the businesses represented in the room. Also in attendance were Amazon's chief Jeff Bezos (left), Larry Page of Alphabet - Google's parent company (second from let), Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg (third from left), Peter Thiel, co-founder and former CEO of PayPal (fourth from right), and Safra Catz of Oracle (second from right).

Only 236 of Detroit's 662 voting precincts had ballot totals and registration records that matched. Fully 248 of them had too many votes. Hillary Clinton won the city with 95 per cent of the vote.

If true, that's more than half the number necessary to keep Trump from reaching 270 electoral votes and becoming president. He's slated to win 306 electoral votes. For him to lose, 37 electors must defect.

WikiLeaks operative claims Russia did NOT provide Hillary Clinton emails

Craig Murray (left), former British ambassador to Uzbekistan and associate of Julian Assange (right), told the Dailymail.com he personally received Clinton campaign emails in Washington D.C. after they were leaked by 'disgusted' whisteblowers - and not hacked by Russia. He claims he had a clandestine hand-off in a wooded area near American University with one of the email sources. The leakers' motivation, he says, was 'disgust at the corruption of the Clinton Foundation and the 'tilting of the primary election playing field against Bernie Sanders.' Murray says: 'The source had legal access to the information. The documents came from inside leaks, not hacks. But regardless of whether the Russians hacked into the DNC, the documents Wikileaks published did not come from that,' Murray insists.

Ryan Zinke, who was a Navy SEAL officer leading its elite Team 6 before becoming a Republican congressman for Montana is the latest military figure to be selected for a key Trump administration job.

U.S. President-elect Donald Trump confirms Rick Perry, a former Texas governor and Trump's one-time presidential rival, as his choice to lead the U.S. Department of Energy.

China will fine a U.S. auto manufacturer for running a monopoly, amid fears it is part of a backlash against American companies triggered by President-elect Donald Trump's phone call to Taiwan.

Nooyi said non-white, female and gay Pepsi employees feared for their safety after Trump's election. But now she's on board as an economic adviser to the president-elect.

Reports say Ivanka Trump will get some of Michelle Obama's East Wing office space 

Ivanka Trump is looking more and more like she'll be fitting into the shoes of the first lady, as Melania Trump takes a backseat role. CNN reported today that the president-elect's eldest daughter would be getting some office space in the East Wing, where first lady Michelle Obama has her office.

Illegal immigrants are being identified on social media with enough details for authorities to find them as their wronged exes plead with the president-elect to deport them.

A model of the Capitol Building is displayed on a giant planning map during a media tour highlighting inaugural preparations being made by the Joint Task Force-National Capital Region for military and civilian planners, Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016, at the DC Armory in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Inaugural planners are looking to game out every scenario for a day that should be all about the peaceful transfer of power and not pesky mix-ups, that's set to take place in the nation's capital.

Inside Donald Trump's custom designed 1988 Cadillac limousine

This is the one-of-a-kind luxury limousine that Donald Trump designed exclusively for Cadillac more than two decades ago. The custom automobile was first spoken about by Trump in his 1987 autobiography The Art of the Deal. Trump said he was approached by John Grettenberger, the head of Cadillac at the timer, and agreed to design two distinct versions of the limousine - the Trump Golden Series and the Trump Executive Series. Automotive News reports that both were unveiled in Atlantic City in 1988 and featured 'Italian leather upholstery, wool carpeting, a TV and VCR, a fax machine, a paper shredder, pop-out writing desks and even a cellular phone.'

Donald Trump Jr. helped steer the process that resulted in the selection of Rep. Ryan Zinke as President-elect Donald Trump's choice to run the Interior Department.

The retiring Democratic leader, who once claimed without evidence that Romney dodged taxes for a decade, attacked him as a 'person with no character' for trying to link up with Trump.

Donald Trump made another big presidential pick on Wednesday, with singing prodigy Jackie Evancho announcing on Today that she would be performing at the inauguration.

'He shot all the people, please come': Desperate 911 call of Charleston church massacre survivor is played in court after jury watch shooter Dylann Roof's haunting home videos and are shown photos of his neat bedroom 

Photographs and videos of Dylann Roof practicing shooting at home (left) emerged this week as his trial for killing nine people at Emanuel AME Church on June 17, 2015, neared its end. Prosecutors submitted footage he had taken of himself firing rounds of ammunition in his back yard in his pajamas and sunglasses. A stuffed bunny rabbit dressed in a confederate flag lay on his neatly made bed. (inset) Investigators also found more rounds of ammunition store at his house (bottom right). Closing arguments will be heard in court on Thursday.

Touching moment twins conjoined at the sternum see each other as they are reunited for the first time after risky separation surgery 

They spent two-and-a-half years glued to one another, conjoined at the sternum.  But over time, life was becoming an insurmountable struggle for Eva and Erika Sandoval.  The girls, from Antelope, California - who shared a digestive system, a uterus, a liver, a bladder, a pelvis, and a third leg with a seven-toed foot - suffered countless infections, and Erika was becoming dangerously weak. Last Tuesday, in one of the riskiest separation operations ever performed, the twin girls were successfully separated. And on Monday afternoon, six days after their 18-hour operation, the pair were reunited for the first time. A touching video released by Lucile Packard Children's Hospital Stanford on Wednesday shows the girls' parents carefully carrying one over to the other, while nurses lift the numerous wires and cords with them. Finally lying on a bed together, they silently stare at each other. It was a staggering moment of triumph for the entire family after years of fears over the risks surrounding their procedure.

Zimbabwe's ruling party says the country's 92-year-old president, Robert Mugabe, is certain to be endorsed as the party's presidential candidate for elections in 2018.

Trista Reynolds, the mother of toddler Ayla Reynolds from Maine who disappeared five years ago while staying with her dad, plans to take steps to obtain a legal declaration that the child is dead.

The kingdom's education ministry is thought to be preparing a project called 'Immunity' which is described as 'inoculating' children from ideas that could threaten their 'ideological security'.

Toddler, two, who was hit and killed by a train in Florida is pictures

Hunter Fink (pictured) and his babysitter, Heather Henderson, 26, were hit by a CSX train in Tampa just before noon on Monday. Hunter died from his injuries at St. Joseph's Hospital.

Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine, New York, found that even before cancer is diagnosed breakaway cancer cells head off to infiltrate other bodily organs.

North Carolina mom Jackie Rodgers, 32, couldn't find any wrapping paper with a black Santa on it last year so she decided to make her own.

Commuter takes off his hoodie, squares up to a stranger and punches him on an LA Metro platform before kicking out his teeth as he lies helpless on the ground

The attack occurred early Tuesday at the Hollywood and Vine Metro Red Line station around 1 a.m., with video showing a male suspect (inset) walking up and hitting a homeless man in the face (left). The victim fell straight to the ground and just missed falling onto the tracks (right). According to the witness filming, Luke Cunningham, the male suspect then walked up and kicked the homeless man in the face, knocking out his teeth. 'You can't see in the video but then he kicked him in the face while he was down,' Cunningham told KTLA . 'I followed the guy and he had no teeth in his mouth. He had his teeth knocked out and he was bleeding all over the place.'

The medalist made the announcement while sharing a photo of himself kissing the bikini-clad woman's baby bump while under water in a swimming pool.

Excavations around the site of the biblical city of Dor, south of Haifa, have revealed a number of artefacts, including the huge rectangular stone, which now rests at the University of Haifa.

Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen said women should have the same right to choose their clothing as men. But she was heavily criticised in Saudi Arabia for not wearing traditional clothing.

Incredible video shows how just one tablespoon of olive oil can calm half an acre of waves on a lake within minutes

A video by Harvard physicist Dr Greg Kestin shows that just one tablespoon of olive oil poured over water can spread out within minutes, calming the waves around you. The oil spreads out to form a layer just one molecule thick because oil molecules are double sided: one end is attracted to water and so flips towards it, and the other end stands upright because it's repelled by water.

A Maryland high-school teacher has been suspended after telling her students to 'have fun' writing a 'slave song' in a class about black slave-turned-abolitionist Frederick Douglass.

As many as one in 20 women suffering partial deafness could blame their painkiller use, a study by researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital in the US found.

Chen, who is married to CBS President Les Moonves, trashed the rival talk show after being asked to comment on a recent report that claimed Barbara Walters was 'furious' with the program.

Shocking bodycam video shows suspect shooting two cops with a hidden gun after being asked repeatedly to take his hands out his pockets

Khari Gordon, 22, was arrested on Monday night after shooting Captain Michael Schulman (top right) and Jeffrey Martin (bottom right) in the parking lot of Zaxby's restaurant in Lavonia, Georgia. The pair pulled him over after receiving reports the car he was driving had been stolen. Captain Schulman, 50, was heard on the video asking the suspect repeatedly to remove his hands from his pockets. Gordon shot him in the armpit, puncturing one of his lungs, before turning to shoot Martin.

The latest entry in the Star Wars franchise is dividing film critics, but is expected to bring in more than $300million at the global box office this weekend despite a social media boycott campaign.

Sick of seeing their family members kidnapped by the local gang, the furious citizens of the Mexican town of Totolapan have abducted the mom of kingpin 'El Tequilero' to demand their release.

Experts at Duke University in North Carolina, suspect that a key reason married people tend to do better following a stroke is simply because they have someone to look after them.

A Saturn Outlook SUV carrying seven people drove off a boat landing in Cherokee County, Alabama, and plunged into the Coosa River, leaving four dead and one missing.

Georgia man holds sale of his wife's possessions 2 months after he 'accidentally' killed

As the executor of Diane McIver's estate, her lawyer husband, Claud, has arranged an estate sale of his late wife's vast wardrobe consisting of some 2,000 items of high-end clothing and shoes. Mrs McIver, 63, died in late September after her husband shot her in the back with a revolver when he was jolted awake inside their vehicle.

Officers, who had received a credible tip off about a 'possible mass shooting plot against the Tonkawa High School,' had conducted a search warrant at the teen's home on Sunday.

Joshua J. Demarest, a young boy from Greenwich, New York, has died after getting trapped in a massive snowbank while digging a fort with his friend on Tuesday afternoon.

Donald Trump earned the top spot in the Yale Book of Quotations. The president-elect was named twice and Hillary Clinton received third for calling Trump supporters a 'basket of deplorables'.

A source said North Korean leader Kim Jong-un raged at elderly officials and told them to stay up all night to write up their statements, but appeared perplexed by their presence the next morning.

Maps show the typical cause of death in each region of America

Where you live determines how you die, according to a new study that lays bare the most common causes of death county-by-county across the United States. The data, collected by the University of Washington in Seattle, offers an unprecedented detailed insight into the differing healthcare needs of each region and shows how it has changed since 1980. Cancer kills more people in Idaho, Wyoming and Colorado than anywhere else (as shown top left) while heart disease - the nation's biggest killer overall - claims most lives in West Virginia and Kentucky, as evidenced by the map pictured top right.

Rome's annual Christmas tree has been dubbed the 'saddest in the world with drooping limbs, lackluster lights - and not even a star on top.'The barren tree stands in the centre of the city at Piazza Venezia.

Google has come under fire after it was revealed the top search result for 'Did the Holocaust happen' links to a hate-forum used by neo-Nazis that denies the horrific event.

TV channel France 2 went undercover in various areas with high Islamic populations in Paris to show how conservative Muslim men are enforcing social segregation in public spaces.

The extraordinary assertion was made by an expert from the European Council on Foreign Relations, who said the foreign powers could collude to destabilise Germany ahead of next year's election.

Syrian woman pleads to be rescued in Aleppo to avoid sex attacks from Assad's men

UPDATED Rebels in the city say the truce deal to stop the shelling will be implemented once again later tonight to allow the safe evacuation of fighters and civilians in eastern Aleppo. The evacuation from a sliver of territory the rebels still hold in eastern Aleppo was supposed to begin at dawn on Wednesday, but shelling resumed in the morning hours. But rebels accused the Syrian government and its allies of derailing the deal by placing new conditions.

Obama's major foreign policy blunders: withdrawing troops from Iraq and allowing Assad's power to go unchecked in Syria, retired four-star general James Stavridis says.

Under siege for the president's refusal to take military action to protect Syrians from being slaughtered by their brutal dictator, the White House tarred and feathered Russia on Wednesday.

Once famous for textiles, soap and its UNESCO-listed citadel, Aleppo was Syria's economic hub and of huge historic and cultural importance - it has now been reduced to rubble after a fierce civil war.

The lights of the Eiffel Tower in Paris were switched off tonight to show support for the people of the shattered Syrian city of Aleppo and protest the 'unbearable' situation.

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Yachtsman boasted about murdering British couple in the Caribbean in front of his son

Silas Duane Boston, of Sacramento, California, now 75, told a friend in gruesome detail about killing a young British couple, Peta Frampton and Christopher Farmer, in 1978, court records reveal, He is now charged with the murders of the couple in international waters in the Caribbean. Boston (right) was arrested after a cold case review into his former wife's murder in 1968. It led to his arrest at a convalescent home in Paradise, California. Now DailyMail.com has seen testimony from his friend Bryan Logsdon (inset) and his sons Russell and Vince (left, foreground) who described Farmer and his partner's death. The friend said Boston boasted of the brutality of it just a decade ago - but all three said they were too scared of him and his contacts to tell police at the time.

Encouraging children to use gestures can boost their creativity, reveals a new study. Experts found gesturing allows children to explore the properties of items, which can trigger ideas for creative uses.

The fire was reportedly shortly after noon at the NYU Langone Medical Center. It originated on the seventh floor of the 830,000 sq ft Helen L and Martin S Kimmel Pavilion.

U.S. government has dropped its case to force screenwriter Mark Boal to turn over audio from his interview with Bowe Bergdahl, who is being tried for desertion while stationed in Afghanistan.

Researchers from Maastricht University, the Netherlands, found people with albuminuria in their urine were significantly more likely to develop cognitive impairment than people who did not have it in their urine.

Researchers at Tufts University analyzed government data on almost 7,000 girls aged 14 to 18 years old. The 38% with body insecurities were far more likely to have tried alcohol.

The adult dating service was found to have had lax security services and misleading clients who believed their data would be protected even after they stopped using the site to conduct affairs.

Researchers from University College London explored why humans do not have a baculum, yet both ancestral primates and carnivores did (stock image).

Sex expert Tracey Cox has revealed how music can improve your love life by boosting your libido, rekindling attraction with a partner and even giving you what's called a 'skin orgasm'.

Researchers from Warwick University and Imperial College London found giving overweight adults Modafinil, generally used to treat narcolepsy, helps to reduce impulsive behaviour.

Police arrest man for murder of teenage sunbather whose body was found days after she

Wendy Kae Robinson, 19, (left) vanished from Lake Weatherford in Weatherford, Texas, on July 8, 1987. Her body was found four days later near a ranch around seven mile away. On Wednesday, Weatherford Police announced the arrest of 59-year-old Ricky Lee Adkins (right on Wednesday and inset in a 1987 mugshot for an unrelated crime). Police said there was nothing to suggest the pair knew each other at the time of her death and he was not the only person responsible for her death.

Ki-Kito Riki Townsend, 33, and Kristina Leigh Prince, 32,  of Georgia, have been charged with cruelty to children and animal cruelty after police found the rotting remains of two puppies and a dog.

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Sherri Haughton, of Newport Beach, was charged with life-endangering animal neglect, failure to care for an animal and now faces up to two years in prison.

The youngster had been on dialysis since birth because of a rare kidney anomaly and a malformation of her blood vessels, a statement by the Molinette hospital in Turin, Italy said.

The move is also designed to help with recruitment as some prospective employees are put off by the need to understand their home nation's language.

It's the latest hipster fad that forecasters predicted would be killed off in 2016. But it looks like beards are here to stay for a bit longer after eight of the world's '10 sexiest men' had facial hair.

The ‘perfect’ female body type revealed

Men and women were asked to picked out the stars with the most desirable body parts, with Hollywood hunks including George Clooney and Chris Hemsworth scoring highly. Pictured: Women opted for Gigi Hadid's eyebrows, Jennifer Aniston's hair and Chrissy Teigen's legs while men cited Chris Pratt's nose, George Clooney's teeth and Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson's chest.

Kate Middleton attends a Cub Scout Pack meeting in Norfolk

The Duchess of Cambridge, 34, was given a helping hand by a youngster who showed her how to fashion her uniform neckscarf into a sling, left, as she attended a special Cub Scout Pack meeting with the Kings Lynn District on Wednesday evening, an event held to help the group celebrate 100 years of the organization. Kate, who drove over from her country home, Anmer Hall, joined the Pack as they took part in games and activities themed around 'looking after yourself and others physically and emotionally' including a parachute game, cake icing, and performing a Cub Scout promise, right. The Duchess has her own experience to call upon, having enrolled a Brownie in the 1st St Andrew's pack in Pangbourne, Berkshire, at just eight years old (inset, in 1990).

A gun-toting robber drove away with more than 200 packages after carjacking a FedEx truck at around 2:30pm on Tuesday. Two suspects were arrested. The driver (pictured) was unharmed.

In this photo taken Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2016, an Uber driverless car heads out for a test drive in San Francisco. Uber is bringing a small number of self-driving cars to its ride-hailing service in San Francisco - a move likely to both excite the city¿s tech-savvy population and spark a conflict with California regulators. The Wednesday, Dec. 14, launch in Uber¿s hometown expands a public pilot program the company started in Pittsburgh in September. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

Uber is bringing a small number of self-driving cars to its ride-hailing service in San Francisco - a move likely to excite the city's tech-savvy population and certain to antagonize California regulators.

Svetlana Roslina, 24, dropped her mobile phone into the vat of sweet mix and reached in to retrieve it, but fell, and couldn't get out, according to reports.

A Chinese firm has built a smart eyeshade that uses sensors to detect your brain activity for the ultimate power nap. Called Naptime, this device wakes you up right before you hit a deep sleep.

Boulder police and prosecutors are planning a new round of testing on DNA evidence found in the JonBenet Ramsey murder case that will allow them to access the FBI database, 20 years after her death.

Created by a team from the University of Koblenz-Landau, the Wikiwhere tool can be used to compare different language versions of the same article to see where the sources are from.

The aircraft's propeller was damaged during offshore refueling training and the pilot decided to ditch it in shallow water (pictured) rather than taking the risk of flying overland to his base

The U.S. Marine Corps has suspended flights of its Osprey aircraft in Japan after one of the planes crash-landed off the coast of Okinawa, injuring five crew members.

Olivia Newton-John's daughter Chloe and fiancé move to Oregon to open marijuana farm

Chloe and her fiancé James Driskill are building a cannabis farm in Oregon, where recreational marijuana is legal. The business is believed to be in the early stages, but fitness trainer James and model Chloe have already moved from their small Stoner Avenue apartment in Los Angeles to Portland, Oregon, and are devoting most of their time to their new business. To help them set up a new life in the state Chloe's mom, Australian actress Newton-John, has stumped up a 'loan'. A rep for the Grease star confirmed she has 'loaned her daughter money' so Chloe, 30, could have 'a fresh start when she moved to Oregon'. But the rep insisted the money was to buy land to build a home on, not to contribute to their weed business. News of Chloe's weed farm comes soon after California, Nevada, Maine and Massachusetts voted to approve the use of recreational marijuana.

Chinese-born Anastasia Lin, a human rights activist, was barred from attending the 65th annual Miss World pageant in Hainan province in 2015 after she was denied a Chinese visa.

The update, which allows people to share videos live through a tweet, will roll out worldwide over the next few weeks to anyone on Twitter with the latest Android and iOS updates.

The 30-year-old victim was walking home in Forte Green on Black Friday, November 25, when four children jumped and robbed him. Video of the suspects has just been released.

To make this holiday season a little less stressful, cleaning experts Hassle have compiled a list of crafty Christmas hacks to help keep your home clean and tidy.

Today, stickers impregnated with active skincare ingredients are an increasingly popular way to ensure that vitamins and minerals are absorbed into the skin.

Moaza Al Matrooshi, 24, from London, had her ovary tissue removed before she underwent chemotherapy to battle a blood disorder she was born with, which is known to damage the organs.

New Jersey state trooper Marquice Prather, 37, was arrested and suspended from his job without pay after investigators learned he was pulling over women to ask them out on dates.

Are these the most awkward Christmas photos ever? 

It's a special time of year but getting your brood to pose for the perfect family festive photograph can be a nerve-shredding experience. As this comedy collection of Christmas snaps prove, it's notoriously difficult to get everyone to just stand and smile...especially if they're under two and you've dressed them in a ridiculous outfit. Left: Someone in this 2.4 family decided that bath towels in matching red and green might make a great seasonal snap. Bottom right: A couple of over-zealous parents almost squash their young son in a bid to create a memorable image. Top right: A small child doesn't even pretend they're angelic, huffing and puffing through their moment in front of the camera.

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Ryan Hudson, 40, from Michigan, went on a racist social media rant last Thursday after he was caught up in a spat with a woman named Tarvenia, who asked to be identified only by her first name.

The rare moment the rhinos started to fight was captured by senior field guide Wayne Howarth in the Eastern Cape region of South Africa during an evening game drive looking for a pride of lions.

The We-Vibe customer had bought the $130 Rave vibrator back in May, and downloaded the corresponding smartphone app which allows users to control its settings remotely.

Ryerson University marketing and creative industries teacher Jessica Langer of Toronto has become the inspiration for many after penning the note to students.

The carrier pulled over when she saw smoke coming from her dashboard in Wake Forest, North Carolina on Tuesday. She jumped out and instantly began taking out packages from the truck.

Officer Tidwell, from Tennessee, has been praised for his generosity after donating Christmas presents to the foster children of a driver he pulled over because they did not have car seats.

Pictures capture the moment two Chinese men jumped from a getaway van onto a truck speeding down the Beijing-Shanghai Expressway and tossed the stolen goods onto the car behind.

App made by researchers at UC Berkeley uses a smartphone's motion detectors to measure seismic waves, and is sensitive enough to pick up on tremors as small as magnitude 2.5.

Heartwarming photo shows boys helping man in wheelchair shovel snow in Wisconsin

Two Wisconsin boys' good deed for a disabled neighbor is going viral after their father shared a photo of them on Facebook. Daniel Medina with his two sons spotted a disabled man trying to clear his path. The boys suggested they get out of the car and help the man who was struggling. Their Dad took a photo of the eager youngsters, Daniel, 10, right, and Dominic, 6, inset, before posting it to Facebook.

Cindy Stowell, 41, achieved her dream of being on Jeopardy! before she died from colon cancer on December 5. From Austin, Texas, her episode, in which she won $22,801, aired last night.

Public prosecutors in Berlin have identified the man who booted the 26-year-old victim face-first down the stairs, but that police have not been able to arrest him because he has left the country.

Hussein Khavari, 17, accused of the sex killing of Maria Ladenburger, 19, in Freiburg, Germany, had previously thrown a 20-year-old woman off a cliff in Corfu, it has emerged.

The United States of Jen and Mike: Interactive map shows state by state the most popular baby names over the past 100 years

Software engineer Mike Barry, of Massachusetts, created the interactive map as he and his wife continue to decide on a name for the baby they are expecting. The map shows the most popular names for each state, for every year since 1910. While one name was predominantly popular in most states at the beginning of middle of the century, the trend has now spread to many popular names.

Richard Corcoran suing Pitbull's production company to find out how much the rapper was paid to promote Florida tourism. Last year the musician filmed a new video for his song Sexy Beaches.

A would-be gas station robber found his plan foiled by a real-life superhero Saturday when he made the questionable decision to pull a gun on 6'5" pro wrestler Shad Gaspard.

The visualization from the Los Alamos National Laboratory shows how an asteroid at sea would create massive plumes of water and water vapor. But, the threat of a tsunami is lower than expected.

A hilarious video shows father and daughter Rick Harnsberger and Holly Wolff, from Ohio, breaking out all kinds of moves as they take to the dancefloor on her wedding day - leaving guests wide-eyed.

Police said the woman pulled off a highway in Bloomington, Minnesota, when the windows of her car fogged up, but she ended up driving straight into a holding pond by the freeway ramp.

Monaco's royal twins join Princess Charlene and Prince Albert to give Christmas gifts

Royal twins Jacques and Gabriella, two, have joined their parents Prince Albert, 58, and Princess Charlene, 38, (left) to give out Christmas gifts to children at Monaco's royal palace for the first time. Charlene looked appropriately festive in a cheery red coat and silver shoes, while her husband added a touch of Christmas cheer with a Santa Claus tie. Prince Jacque (right) was wrapped up warm in a navy anorak as he made his way to the annual event with his parents.

The LRA is thought to have murdered tens of thousands of people and abducted at least 30,000 children, forcing them to become soldiers or sex slaves while some had their faces mutilated.

It is the first public legal step the Marine Corps has taken since the service disclosed in September that it was considering possible punishments for up to 20 Marine leaders at Parris Island.

Sydney Finkelstein, professor and director of the Leadership Center at Dartmouth College in new Hampshire believes that predictive software is limiting our options.

'I want to show little girls and little boys alike that women can do anything': Ringling

The Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus has its first female ringmaster. Feld Entertainment Inc. is the parent company of the Florida-based circus. The company said in a statement Wednesday that Michelle Wilson will be the first-ever female ringmaster in its 146-year history. A ringmaster typically introduces each act in the circus. Wilson will start her new role next month and her first performance will be in her hometown of Orlando, Florida, during the Circus Xtreme show.

The Juno spacecraft, currently in orbit around Jupiter, snapped the image on Sunday before beaming it back to the agency's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California.

The mother-of-three explained that she wanted to take her 18-year-old daughter to a university interview that would require an overnight stay - but it would mean leaving her other children alone.

According to the team at the University of Minnesota, it's the first time this has been done without the use of a brain implant and could one day be used to help people who are paralyzed.

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Couple selling their secluded Great Barrier Reef island

Tony Briggs and his wife Vicki are giving someone the once-in-a -lifetime opportunity to own a slice of paradise, after putting their tropical Great Barrier Reef island on the market. For more than 20 years the couple have owned the only property on the secluded Pelorus Island.

Aria Watson, 18, from Oregon, originally created the pictures as her final project for an 'introduction to photography' class. the pictures have attracted global attention and thousands of comments.

Dave Hardman, 42, and wife Kerry Hardman, 47, filmed dog Betty's squeaky bark at their home in Ulverston, Cumbria. The couple took Betty (pictured) in as a rescue dog five months ago.

Dutch restaurant Food Guerilla gets its unique burgers from a quirky food truck called Keuken van het Ongewenst Dier - or the 'Unwanted Animal Kitchen'.

Crystal Garlin wanted to get her hair and nails done for her 32nd birthday, but her boyfriend refused to pay. They began to argue and she allegedly grabbed a knife. He got cut as he tried to take it away.

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Amazon makes its first delivery by DRONE: Internet giant airdrops its first package - just 13 MINUTES after it was ordered (just as well he lives round the corner from the test site)

Amazon Air has made its first delivery by drone and dropped off a package to a customer in England after launching a drone from a mechanised track and flying it at an altitude of 400ft. The technology giant's founder and chief executive Jeff Bezos confirmed the delivery in a tweet. He wrote: 'First-ever AmazonPrimeAir customer delivery is in the books. 13 min - click to delivery.'

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