Pictured – Mohammed Emwazi before he became Isis killer

The Guardian

But his real name, according to friends and others familiar with his case, is Mohammed Emwazi, a Briton from a well-to-do family who grew up in West London and graduated from college with a degree in computer  A man with a British accent seen in ISIS videos showing the beheadings of Western hostages was identified […]

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Our favorite Leonard Nimoy video clips

USA TODAY

Actor Leonard Nimoy, who won fans worldwide for his generations-spanning role as the pointy-eared half-human half-Vulcan Mr Spock in the “Star Trek” television and film franchise, died Friday at age 83. Nimoy, who suffered  Leonard Nimoy, who famously played Mr. Spock, died at home Friday morning in Bel-Air after battling chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. The […]

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For Leonard Nimoy, Spock's Hold Made Reaching Escape Velocity Futile

New York Tim

The title of Leonard Nimoy's autobiography was “I Am Not Spock,” and that so offended some fans that he followed it with a second, “I Am Spock.” The actor who won a permanent place on the altar of pop culture for his portrayal of Mr. Spock on “Star Long before he played the greatest Starfleet […]

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Brit Awards 2015: Madonna falls off stage

BBC News

Madonna falls at Brit Awards; Twitter's got jokes. By Steve Almasy, CNN. You're a backup dancer. This awards show is a big deal for you. You've been the one chosen to snatch a cape dramatically off Madonna during a musical number. (CNN) — You're a backup dancer. This awards show is a big deal for […]

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Science|Is That Dress White and Gold or Blue and Black?

New York Tim

The problem was this: Roughly three-fourths of people swore the dress was white and gold, according to Buzzfeed polling. But everyone else said, by god, that dress was blue. Others said the dress could actually change colors. This writer, unfortunately Everybody, chill. There's a scientific explanation for why #TheDress looks black and blue to some […]

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Loose llamas lassoed after running amok in Arizona, Washington

Chicago Trib

PHOENIX, Ariz. (KPNX) – Two llamas led officers and wranglers on a low-speed chase through Phoenix. On Thursday afternoon, two llamas escaped from their owner and started running through city streets and nearby  PHOENIX, Ariz. (KPNX) – Two llamas led officers and wranglers on a low-speed chase through Phoenix. On Thursday afternoon, two llamas escaped […]

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Mohammed Emwazi regarded as ruthless man who kills on command

The Guardian

THE ISLAMIC State murderer dubbed 'Jihadi John' has been named as Mohammed Emwazi from west London, according to reports. JIHADI JOHN – the brutal Islamic State (IS) militant – has been named as west Londoner Mohammed Emwazi. THE ISLAMIC State murderer dubbed 'Jihadi John' has been named as Mohammed Emwazi from west London, according to […]

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5 Things You Didn't Know About My Sister, Ronda Rousey

ESPN

TORRANCE, Calif. – The sniping between Ronda Rousey and Arianny Celeste doesn't show any real signs of slowing down. LOS ANGELES – On Saturday at Staples Center, for only the third time in UFC history, two unbeaten fighters will meet for the world title. Ronda Rousey (10-0, 10 finishes) will defend the women's bantamweight title […]

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Netflix's 'House Of Cards' Returns For 3rd Season

Huffington P

House of Cards Season 3 David Giesbrecht for Netflix Frank Underwood (Kevin Spacey) pictured in the Oval Office in Season 3 of 'House of Cards.' Congratulations Frank Underwood: After two seasons of scheming, you're finally the President. But even with  LONDON — After a sneak peek at the darkly comic Season 3 House of Cards […]

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Josh Hamilton suffered drug relapse

ESPN

Josh Hamilton was suspended from Major League Baseball from 2003-2005 for drug and alcohol abuse. He told the LA Times that during such time, he was addicted to crack cocaine, a frequent user of numerous drugs and  MLB: ALDS-Kansas City Royals at Los Angeles Angels. Reports earlier today indicated Josh Hamilton was facing MLB discipline […]

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