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Boko Haram carried out the deadliest single Jihadist attack in Nov. - BBC report

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According to statistics by the BBC World Service and International Centre for the study of Radicalization, Nigeria's terror group, Boko Haram, carried out the second highest number of terror attacks in the month of November in the world and the deadliest single attack which was at the Kano Central Mosque bombing which killed over 100 people.

According to the statistics, 5,042 deaths from 664 jihadist attacks were recorded in the month of November with Iraq, Nigeria, Syria and Afghanistan accounting for 80% of the total death toll.

Runa Khan jailed for Facebook Syria terror posts

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A mother-of-six has been jailed for five years and three months for promoting terrorism on Facebook. Runa Khan, from Luton, had previously admitted inciting terrorism in Syria. Khan, 35, of Maple Road West, had posted a picture of a suicide vest and unwittingly passed details of a route into the country to an undercover police officer. During sentencing, Kingston Crown Court heard police had found photos of Khan's children holding guns and swords.

Judge Peter Birts QC said the "only fair interpretation" of those pictures was that Khan had intended to radicalise others. In an interview with BBC Newsnight, she said: "I was posting up my belief." 'Extreme Islamist views'
In September 2013, Khan had re-posted an article entitled "Raising Mujahid Children", intended for Islamist mothers, the court heard. The judge said the article amounted to "a manual in encouraging women to carry out jihad". Khan had also posted a message on an extremis…

TYRA BANKS GETS SUED, BEVERLY JOHNSON SPEAKS OUT AGAINST BILL COSBY

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A disgruntled former "America's Next Top Model" contestant, who was mysteriously disqualified towards the end of cycle 17, is getting litigious with host and executive producer Tyra Banks. Angelea Preston claims in the suit filed Wednesday that she was wrongly disqualified for being a former escort, and that she was supposed to be that season's winner. {Associated Press via Jezebel}

Beverly Johnson is the latest woman to accuse Bill Cosby of drugging and using force on her. The former supermodel wrote a first-hand account of the incident, which took place in Cosby's home, for Vanity Fair. Though the 62-year-old does not claim she was raped by Cosby, her story falls in line with those of the dozen or so other women, including fellow model Janice Dickinson, who have come forward in recent weeks. {Vanity Fair}

If Sephora was hoping to generate buzz over it’s new store in Sydney, Australia, it definitely succeeded -- but not for the right reason. The beauty retailer…

Storm pounds northern California

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Streets were heavily flooded in the town of Healdsburg, California More than 220,000 people are without power after heavy rains and high winds slammed northern California. The storm brought rainfall of more than an inch an hour in San Francisco and winds gusts of 140mph (225km/h) in the Sierra Nevada mountains. Flooding has already closed two major motorways in the area, delayed public transport, cancelled 240 flights and shut ferry services. The rain is much needed in the drought-hit state but mudslides are a concern. Power cuts were widespread, from the suburban area south of San Francisco to Humboldt, near the Oregon border. The Golden Gate Bridge is designed to sway safely in high winds but officials were worried about accidents A vineyard along a major motorway floods "It's a two-pronged punch - it's wind and rain," National Weather Service forecaster Diana Henderson said. "Once the ground gets saturated and the winds are howling, there's a bigger chance …

LOL....Twins Wearing Matching Outfits Confuse The Daylights Out Of Toddler

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Meeting twins can be a baffling experience. This kid should know.

After encountering a pair of identically dressed twin baby girls, the toddler is seen struggling to come to terms with the double vision.

Who -- what -- how?!

I feel you, kid. I feel you.

Okorocha Picks Imo APC Governorship Ticket After Losing Presidential

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The Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, has picked the governorship ticket of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in absentia as he was still in Lagos for the party’s National Convention which ended on Thursday evening.

Okorocha’s emergence as the party’s governorship flag bearer in the state came barely few hours after coming fourth in the just concluded APC presidential primary elections at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos.

During the Owerri event, which took place at the Imo International Conference Centre, the Commissioner for Lands and Urban Planning, Uche Nwosu, who was secretly adopted as the APC governorship candidate by the party’s delegates, announced his withdrawal from the race.

Speaking before the ratification of the Governor’s candidature, the Chairman of the Electoral Committee, Mr. John Alamba, said that the party had the power to substitute any candidate that withdraws from the race.

Nwosu, in his brief speech said that his withdrawal from the race was based on p…

Love It or Hate It: Kim Kardashian Goes Out in Public in Push Up Bra

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Here's Kim Kardashian on the red carpet, and apparently, it's not so passé to wear your undergarments outside of your clothes, and unfortunately, it's been that way for some time now. Sigh. .

Source: Getty Images

Guess who the world’s top-paid DJ is?

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Calvin Harris: $66 million
The former stockboy is the world’s top-paid DJ, scoring six-figure nightly fees and millions more producing hits for Rihanna and others.

DJ Exclusive you are getting there soon.

Mary Ann Mobley Ex-Miss America Dies from Breast Cancer

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Mary Ann Mobley -- one of the first Miss America winners to make it big in show business -- died on Tuesday in Beverly Hills after a long battle with breast cancer.

Mobley won the 1959 Miss America pageant before breaking into Hollywood. She appeared in several big movies in the '60s ... including "Girl Happy" and "Harum Scarum" with Elvis Presley.

In 1967, Mary Ann married actor and TV host Gary Collins ... who passed away in 2012.

She went on to star in tons of TV shows through the '70s and '80s -- among them ... "Love, American Style," "Fantasy Island," "Diff'rent Strokes," and "Hotel."

Mobley was also famous for her humanitarian work with children in Cambodia, Ethiopia, and the Sudan.

Mary Ann's family says she will buried next week in her native Mississippi. She was 75.