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LA Clippers' Blake Griffin criticized for forcing trainer's head into his groin to make an obscene sexual gesture live on TV during NBA game.

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Animal House! University of Michigan fraternity apologizes for causing $50K worth of damage to ski resort.

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PICTURED: Four young cousins feared dead in tragic house fire during sleepover at their grandparents' $9M Annapolis mansion.

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Actor Ashton Kutcher prepares to testify against 'psycho-sexual thrill-killer who brutally murdered' his girlfriend 14 years ago.

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Love cheat boyfriend killed our baby with his STI - and made me infertile

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Vile drug-dealing pub manager raped helpless teen who fell unconscious after being given 'mystery' drink

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Gloucester machete murder: Teenager killed after being attacked with weapon during brawl outside pub

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Bill calls for body cams for Virginia Police

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Cooper brings Elephant Man to London

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China harassing and imprisoning Chinese working for foreign news outlets

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Crime figures remain at record low

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Ukraine bus stop 'shelling kills 13'

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Gordon Ramsay's £10m bill as he loses 'forged signature' court fight

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Now so alone, the socialite who wed a Sikh warrior: Just as cynics feared, they've split - but Jonathan Aitken's girl Alexandra clings on to her Indian dream.
Now so alone, the socialite who wed a Sikh warrior: Just as cynics feared, they've split - but Jonathan Aitken's girl Alexandra clings on to her Indian dream.

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