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A Chinese man reportedly took to drastic measures after his girlfriend refused to stop shopping. After shopping at a mall in China for more than five hours with his girlfriend, 38-year-old Tao Hsiao reportedly responded to her request to go into one more store by leaping over the railing seven floors to his death. Eyewitnesses say the couple got into a "really heated argument" about shoes before Tao threw his bags on the ground and leaped over the balcony.
President Obama joined in on a selfie at the memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela on Tuesday.
Obama leaned in with British Prime Minister David Cameron, as Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt snapped a picture of the three world leaders smiling while tens of thousands of mourners and other dignitaries paid their respects in Johannesburg to Mandela, who passed away on Thursday at the age of 95.
First Lady Michelle Obama can be seen in the photo (far right) observing the solemnity of the occasion.
Suffice to say, a number of people have taken issue with Obama and the two other politicians for grinning and posing for a selfie during the somber service.
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Plenty of celebrities are weighing in on the passing of Nelson Mandela, who died Thursday at the age of 95.
Idris Elba, who portrays the former leader in The Long Walk To Freedom, issued a statement on the late South African leader.
“What an honor it was to step into the shoes of Nelson Mandela and portray a man who defied odds, broke down barriers, and championed human rights before the eyes of the world. My thoughts and prayers are with his family,” Elba, who played Mandela in the film Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, said in a statement.
“I am stunned at this very moment, in mourning with the rest of the world and Madiba’s family. We have lost one of the greatest human beings to have walked this earth, I only feel honored to be associated with him. He is in a better place now.”
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More information is surfacing about a deadly plane crash on Jacksonville's Southside.
Authorities said Dr. Michael Huber of Port St. Lucie, Florida and his two daughters, Tess, 20, and Abigail, 17, died Sunday evening.
The small plane they were in crashed in a pond behind Nettington Court in the Sutton Lakes subdivision off Atlantic Boulevard.
According to the flight tracking website FlightAware, the family left St. Lucie County at 5:20 p.m. Sunday.
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Does Edward Snowden have a little brother? The National Security Agency is starting its spies young with paid internships for people as young as 15, Salon reports. The agency has around young 500 interns on its books, including college students recruited through ads seeking would-be journalists and teens who sign up for the agency's longstanding High School Work Study Program. An NSA spokeswoman says up to 95% of interns who want to stay on with the agency after their internships are able to do so.