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The Man With 21 Miley Cyrus Tattoos Got Another One

Remember Carl McCoid, the man who had 21 different Miley Cyrus-related tattoos inked on his body? Fast-forward to December, he’s got 22.

'Great Train Robber' Ronnie Biggs dies aged 84 | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Ronnie Biggs, a small-time British criminal who became a celebrity during a life on the run after his role in the Great Train Robbery of 1963, died on Wednesday at the age of 84.<p>Biggs gained notoriety 50 years ago as one of a 12-member gang that ambushed a Royal Mail night train …

'Speed and speed alone' behind deadly Paul Walker crash, source tells AP - TODAY.com

Dan Watson / Today<p>The 2005 Porsche Carrera in which actor Paul Walker was a passenger exploded in flames but its three data recorders survived the fatal crash, officials say.<p>LOS ANGELES -- Investigators have found no evidence that the Porsche carrying actor Paul Walker had mechanical problems …

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NSA task force leader backs talks on amnesty for Snowden

The head of the National Security Agency task force assessing the effect of leaks by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden opened the door to the possibility of offering Snowden amnesty in exchange for documents -- though his boss is not on board with the idea.<p>In an interview with CBS' "60 Minutes," …

Japanese envoy stabbed in Yemen kidnap attempt

<b>A Japanese diplomat has been wounded in a failed kidnap attempt by armed men in Sanaa, the capital of Yemen.</b><p>The second secretary at the embassy was stabbed several times by unknown men and is in a stable condition in hospital, embassy officials say.<p>The diplomat was resisting a kidnap attempt as he …

Growing strength of Syria's Islamist groups undermines hopes of ousting Assad

The Bab al-Hawa crossing post sits under a low ridge on the Syrian-Turkish border, not far from the Turkish town of Reyhanli. There is a concrete canopy and a handful of buildings. It is important because of what lies not far away in the village of Babisqa – one of the main storage depots for the …

Mission accomplished in Afghanistan, declares David Cameron

David Cameron has declared the mission in Afghanistan will have been accomplished by the time all British troops have been withdrawn at the end of next year despite fears of a surge of violence from the Taliban around next year's elections.<p>The prime minister made the bold claim – with echoes of …

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South Sudan's Government Was Nearly Overthrown Last Night

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>South Sudanese President Salva Kiir said today that an overnight coup has been averted, blaming …