Miranda Kidd

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African Union troops in Somalia accused of gang-rapes

Western-backed African Union troops in Somalia gang-raped women and girls as young as 12 and traded food aid for sex, Human Rights Watch has said.<p>An investigation uncovered evidence of sexual exploitation of women seeking medicine for sick babies at what they assumed was the safety of AU military …

Airlines Settle Suit in Death of 400-Pound Woman Denied a Seat

U.S. news<p>The husband of an obese woman who died shortly after being denied a seat on a flight back to New York City from Hungary has settled his $6 million lawsuit with the airlines involved, court documents show.<p>Janos Soltesz first filed the wrongful death suit again Delta, KLM and Lufthansa …

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Elephant apparently crushes caretaker to death in Maine

A veterinarian with a passion for elephants died Tuesday, apparently crushed to death in "a tragic accident" by one of the giant mammals he spent his life caring for, authorities said.<p>Dr. Jim Laurita was the full-time caregiver for two elephants on his property in Hope, Maine. His rehabilitation …

14 Books From 2013 Every Music Lover Should Read

Here's your ultimate reading list for the finest music-related memoirs, history books, and critical works of the year.<p>Questlove's memoir is basically like listening to the world's smartest, coolest music nerd hold court for hours on end. He fills you in on his backstory, but he's so deep into music …

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Google Research project turns 64 years of music into a rock rainbow

Google has compiled the last 64 years of musical history in a large, rainbow-colored chart for both education and the hope that you might buy some of it on the company's store. Today Google's Research group put out a new project called Music Timeline that tracks the popularity of musical genres …

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Bad News About 2014 Summer Movie Box Office

From Angelina Jolie’s <i>Maleficent</i> to Tom Cruise‘s <i>Edge of Tomorrow</i>, it was a roller-coaster ride at the box office this summer. Overall box office was down, but excitement was arguably way up for box office junkies like myself! Without further ado or lengthy introductions, here is the unofficial …

Chelsea Clinton leaves gig at NBC News

Chelsea Clinton, daughter of the nation’s most famous power couple, has left her part-time post as a special correspondent for NBC News, citing her …

Movie Stills Juxtaposed Against Their Real-Life Locations

Canadian photographer Christopher Moloney brings the magic of cinema to life with <i>FILMography</i>, an ongoing art project that matches scenes from movies with their real-life, present-day locations. After printing out a black-and-white still from a film, Moloney holds up the print and snaps a photo of …