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Rebel Wilson ordered to pay back $3 mn plus interest

Rebel Wilson ordered to pay back $  3 mn plus interestHollywood actress Rebel Wilson was ordered to return almost $ 3.1 million with interest to an Australian publisher Wednesday after a defamation payout was slashed on appeal. The “Pitch Perfect” star was awarded Aus$ 4.5 million ($ 3.3 million) in damages against Bauer Media last September over articles claiming she lied about her age and background to further her career. It was the largest defamation win in Australian legal history and Bauer appealed, arguing the size of the settlement set a dangerous precedent and there were errors of law in the judgement.



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Mike Pompeo fires back when was asked if Trump has conflicts of interest

Mike Pompeo fires back when was asked if Trump has conflicts of interestWhile testifying before the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was asked if President Trump has any conflicts of interest.



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Poll finds minimal interest in royal wedding among Britons

Poll finds minimal interest in royal wedding among BritonsTwo in three Britons are “not interested” in Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding this weekend, according to a new poll published on Tuesday. The YouGov survey found 66 percent of British people were uninterested in the upcoming nuptials — with around a third “not interested at all”. The poll, commissioned by anti-monarchy campaign group Republic, questioned 1,615 Britons over two days late last week.



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US interest in concealed carry permit training jumps 100 per cent after Parkland: ‘We’ve never seen a spike this big before’

US interest in concealed carry permit training jumps 100 per cent after Parkland: ‘We’ve never seen a spike this big before’The number of Americans interested in obtaining concealed carry permits to secretly bear arms in public has jumped dramatically since the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in February – with some states having seen as much as a 250 per cent increase in training requests for this type of permit. In the 50 days since the Parkland, Florida shooting, companies and networks of firearm instructors that provide training for the permits in dozens of states have seen enquiries spike. One company said it had even received more requests for training than after the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.



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Nicaragua detains person of interest in NY student's murder

Nicaragua detains person of interest in NY student's murderMANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — A man sought for questioning in New York in the killing of a university nursing student has been detained in Nicaragua, authorities in the Central American nation said Tuesday.



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Person of Interest in Nursing Student's Death ‘Never Got Over His Obsession,’ Friend Says

Person of Interest in Nursing Student's Death ‘Never Got Over His Obsession,’ Friend SaysA nursing student was found dead in an off-campus home that belonged to a man who was obsessed with her, according to her close friend.



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Intel casts doubt on report of interest in Broadcom

Intel casts doubt on report of interest in BroadcomThe Wall Street Journal reported on Friday that Intel’s competitive concern about Broadcom’s attempt to buy mobile chip rival Qualcomm Inc had led it to consider buying Broadcom, as one of several responses. Responding to an inquiry about the Journal’s report, Intel said it does not comment on “rumors or speculation” related to mergers and acquisitions but that it is focused on its previous acquisitions.



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Citigroup refunding $330 million to customers after overcharging interest

Citigroup refunding $  330 million to customers after overcharging interestCitibank is promising to refund nearly 2 million credit card holders an average of nearly $ 190 dollars, admitting the bank failed to reduce some annual interest rate charges for cardholders in good standing.



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Second Person Of Interest Related To Las Vegas Massacre Admits Selling Gunman Ammo

Second Person Of Interest Related To Las Vegas Massacre Admits Selling Gunman AmmoA second person of interest related to last year’s mass shooting at a Las Vegas music festival was identified as an ammunition dealer who sold to gunman Stephen Paddock, according to newly unsealed court documents.



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Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock had child abuse images on his computer, police announce as they search for new person of interest

Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock had child abuse images on his computer, police announce as they search for new person of interestChild abuse images, snorkel equipment and handwritten notes were among the items found in the hotel room of Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock, police have revealed. Following a three-month investigation, Las Vegas Police released a 81-age report on the mass shooting which killed 58 people and injured at least 500 more in October. Paddock opened fire on a crowd of approximately 22,000 at country music festival on the Las Vegas Strip from the balcony of his 32nd-floor hotel room before killing himself.



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