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''Donald Trump was literally breathing down my neck'', says Hilary

In what Hillary Clinton claims to be an attempt to let people know what all happened during the 2017’s presidential race, the ex-first lady has written a book ‘What happened’, according to media reports. She has mentioned that Donald Trump’s presence behind her, made her ‘skin crawl’ and has reportedly made more such revelations on things that happened during the 2nd presidential debate. While the book is set to be released on September 12th, audio excerpts have been released in which Hilary can be heard saying, “He followed me wherever I went in that small room, and always had his eyes staring at me, making faces. He was literally breathing down my neck”, reports say.

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Picture of women in skirts convinced Trump to help Afghanistan

According to Washington Post reports, the national security advisor HR McMaster tried to change Trump’s mind on the number of US troops in Afghanistan by showing him a 1970s image of Afghan women wearing mini skirts. McMaster wanted to show Trump that Western norms had existed in Afghanistan before and could return, the Post added.

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Mark Wahlberg named world's highest paid actor with $68 million

Transformers: The Last Knight actor Mark Wahlberg has topped the Forbes 2017 list of World's Highest Paid Actors with an earning of $68 million during the 12-month scoring period. The 46-year-old was followed by Dwayne Johnson, who earned $65 million, and Vin Diesel, who earned $54.5 million. Notably, Shah Rukh Khan has been named India's highest paid actor with $38 million earnings.

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South Africa: Four men arrested on charges of cannibalism

Four men in South Africa have reportedly been arrested in Estcourt, a town in South Africa’s eastern province of KwaZulu-Natal after one of them handed himself over to the police saying he was ‘tired’ of eating human flesh. The man then reportedly led police to a house where more human remains were found. Reportedly,  the men were charged with murder and possession of human organs and tissue.

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Saudi king blew Rs 650 cr in the most expensive vacation ever

Reports suggest that Saudi Arabia’s King Salman spent $100 million (roughly Rs 650 crore) on his annual summer jaunt to Morocco, the most expensive “all-inclusive package” ever. Moroccan PM Saadeddine Othmani greeted the Saudi monarch at an airport in Tangier last month. The King reportedly settled into a 74-acre estate and checking his massive entourage into some of the city’s swankiest hotels. More than 1,000 guests, including relatives, ministers and security staffers, arrived with Salman, who reserved about 800 hotel rooms for the month-long trip, along with 200 cars that were leased for the group, reports added.

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Firm ordered to pay Rs 2600 crore to woman for causing cancer

A US court ordered Johnson & Johnson to pay $417 million (Rs 2,600 crore) to a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer after using products like Johnson's Baby Powder. Reportedly, J&J allegedly failed to warn consumers about cancer risks related to its talc-based products. The verdict in favour of California resident Eva Echeverria is the largest yet in a series of lawsuits, reports added.

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Saudi man divorces wife for walking ahead of him

According to reports on Saudi Daily, a man has divorced his wife after she walked ahead of him in spite of his repeated warnings. With increasing number of divorces, people in the kingdom are becoming alarmed. According to media reports, married people, especially newlyweds in Saudi are making demands for counselling services.

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Earthquake hit Ischia in Italy

An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.0 near the coast of Naples on Monday. Reportedly six buildings collapsed killing one person and 25 injured. Helicopters and Ferry boats were used for the rescue operation. The previous earthquake which hit a few days ago killed almost 300 people in Italy.

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You make billions with us, help more in Afghan: Trump to India

The US President on Tuesday reportedly said ruled out a hasty withdrawal of its troops from Afghanistan. He also reportedly warned Pakistan of consequences if it continues to provide safe havens to terror groups. “We appreciate India's important contributions to stability in Afghanistan, but India makes billions of dollars in trade with the United States, and we want them to help us more with Afghanistan, especially in the area of economic assistance and development,” Trump reportedly added.

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HBO hackers threaten to leak GoT season 7 finale

Hackers have reportedly threatened to leak the finale of the HBO series 'Game of Thrones' season 7 ahead of its air date. The hackers also claimed that they have access to many HBO platforms and would leak Game of Thrones Season 7 episode 6 and episode 7 as soon as possible. They had earlier released GoT scripts and company data and demanded an undisclosed amount of ransom.

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US: Teacher dies after ‘laughing too hard’

According to reports, Sharon Regoli Ciferno, a 50-year-old school teacher in the US, died after she accidentally fell off a rooftop balcony while laughing during a vacation in Mexico. Reportedly, the teacher was with her daughter at a friend's house in Mexico on Monday when she sat on a deck ledge that doubled as a bench. Her brother reportedly said, “She started laughing very hard and when she put her head back she lost her balance and fell back”, adding, “She suffered multiple injuries to her body and brain.” The mother of two was taken to hospital where she died of her injuries, reports added.

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McDonald's employees vote to strike over pay and zero-hours concerns

Two workers of England’s McDonald restaurant reportedly voted in favour of a strike, which would be the first industrial action by staff of the US fast-food giant in the UK. The strike comes amid concerns over working conditions and use of zero-hour contracts. Employees are demanding a wage of at least Rs 821 an hour and more secure working hours.

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13 killed, 100 injured in Spain terror attacks

According to reports, 13 people were killed and over 100 were injured in two separate attacks in Spain. On the first attack, a white van sped through a street full of tourists in central Barcelona leaving 13 dead. While, in the second attack, an Audi A3 car hit the pedestrians in the seaside city of Cambrils, injuring six civilians. Police claimed that the first incident was a ‘terrorist attack’. Reportedly, ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attacks.

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Malala Yousafzai to study in Oxford University

Women and children’s right activist Malala Yousafzai took to Twitter to express her joy in getting a place at Oxford university. She had reportedly secured A-level results. The Nobel Prize winner will be studying philosophy, politics and economics in Oxford University. She was shot by Taliban before 5 years and was staying in Birmingham ever since she underwent a surgery for the same.

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Emma Stone is 2017's best paid actress: Forbes

Hollywood actress Emma Stone has been named as the best paid actress as she earned $26m over a 12-month period from June 2016 to June 2017, says Forbes. 28-year-old Emma's earnings increased by 160% on 2016. Jennifer Lawrence, who topped the list in 2016, came third with earnings of $24m. Notably, Jennifer Lawrence has topped the Forbes list for the past two years.

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Amazon is doing great damage to tax paying retailers: Trump

In a severe criticism against e-commerce giant Amazon, US President Donald Trump on Wednesday took to Twitter to accuse the firm of doing “great damage” to retailers and causing job losses. With this single tweet, Trump briefly wiped around $5.7bn off the stock market valuation of Amazon on Wednesday, as the shares of the company fell 0.3 % to $980.

 

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US designates Hizbul Mujahideen as Foreign Terrorist Organisation

The US State Department on Wednesday reportedly designated Pakistan-based militant group Hizbul Mujahideen as a Foreign Terrorist Organisation. The designation would mean freezing of any assets that the organisation may hold in the US, and it also prohibits US citizens from any dealings with it. The State Department, in a statement, reportedly said, “These designations seek to deny Hizbul Mujahideen the resources it needs to carry out terrorist attacks.”

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Japan becomes fastest growing economy in the G7

Japan, the world's third largest economy, expanded at an annualised rate of 4% in the April-June quarter, making it the fastest growing economy among the G7 nations. This was the country's fastest growth in over two years, and the sixth straight quarter of expansion, official data showed. Notably, this is Japan's longest uninterrupted run of growth in a decade.

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Man gets S$4m in compensation after bad reference denies him new job

A man named Ramesh Krishnan has got S$4 million in compensation as he lost opportunities to work else where following a bad reference from his former employer. The man worked with AXA Life Insurance as an adviser and agent from 2005 until 2011, filed filed a defamation and negligence suit against his former employer. The Singapore High Court on Monday ruled in favour of Ramesh Krishnan.

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Doctors remove large hairball from girl’s stomach

According to reports, doctors in China have removed a 16-centimeter long hairball from the stomach of a young girl who suffers from a disorder that involves eating her own hair. The girl had been living in discomfort for a year as her parents refused surgery since she was “too young”. Qinqin, the six-year-old child, ate cotton from the sofa when she was two, reportedly said Qinqin's father. “She would then eat her hair at night,” he added. The girl is under medical observation.

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