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LONDON (Reuters) - Named after a British princess and tipped by John McEnroe as a Wimbledon queen-in-waiting, there are not many things that intimidate Eugenie Bouchard.

That was certainly the case on Monday as the Canadian 20-year-old made her debut outing this year on Wimbledon's famed Center Court in front of members of the British royal family and lapped up the adulation of the crowd as it rose to salute her 7-6(5) 7-5 win over Serena Williams's conqueror Alize Cornet.

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April 10, 2011. Tori Spelling and husband Dean McDermott arrive at the 22nd annual Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) Media Awards in Los Angeles, California.Reuters

Is this a sign of things to come? Following admissions of infidelity and highly publicized fights on the reality show “True Tori,” Tori Spelling has abruptly deleted her husband’s name from her Twitter handle, changing it from @ToriandDean to @ToriSpelling.

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PILTON England (Reuters) - Kaiser Chiefs kicked off three days of music at the Glastonbury Festival on Friday, with lead singer Ricky Wilson singing "I predict a riot" to a good natured crowd made even more amenable by a halt in the rain.

The British band were the surprise opener at the event at Worthy Farm in rural southwest England, which is as famous for its mud as for its line up.

"Glastonbury we are honored to kick off your weekend of fun," Wilson told revelers.

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eBay rejects auction of Nazi chief's car
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MIAMI (Reuters) - Auction website eBay has refused to list a World War II-era Mercedes Benz once owned Hermann Goering, a Nazi leader who commanded the German air force, citing a policy prohibiting the sale of offensive items.

The 1941 Mercedes Benz 540 K Cabriolet B, custom built by Daimler-Benz for Adolf Hitler’s close confidant, is currently in pieces in a high-end south Florida automobile shop, where owners said they plan to spend about $750,000 to restore it to working condition.

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Two New York men are suing the New Jersey Lottery after they threw out a Powerball ticket worth $1 million.

Salvatore Cambria and Erick Onyango, of Suffern, New York, argue in their federal lawsuit that the lottery didn't quickly update its website with the winning numbers from the March 23 drawing.



Cambria tells The Record newspaper he asked Onyango to check the website soon after the 11 p.m. drawing.

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(Reuters) - Howie Barokas had just ridden his Harley-Davidson Ultra Limited on Highway 50 across the searing Nevada desert when he heard about the company's new electric motorcycle.

He wasn't impressed.

Then again, Harley-Davidson Inc was looking beyond loyal baby boomers like 49-year-old Barokas when it unveiled its first electric prototype bike last Thursday.

More panther than hog, the all-black electric prototype is a far cry from the bulky cruising bikes the Milwaukee-based company has cranked out since 1903.

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SALEM, Ore. – Authorities were searching Monday for a person whose homemade explosive device went off inside a portable toilet during a softball tournament, injuring a woman in what was likely a prank.

Kari Finch, 40, of Spokane, Washington, suffered minor injuries when the device went off on Saturday at the International School of Beaverton in Aloha, a Portland suburb.



She was treated for an injury on the back of her head and chemical burns, said Sgt.

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  • NEW: Judge had allowed trio to be outside together, CNN partner CBC reports
  • Quebec police say they've arrested three prisoners who escaped on helicopter
  • The three escaped June 7 when chopper touched down in jail courtyard
  • The helicopter pilot hasn't yet been caught, police say

(CNN) -- Remember those three Canadian prisoners who flew to freedom a few weeks ago after a daring helicopter escape?

Well, they apparently didn't fly far enough.

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WALLKILL N.Y. (Reuters) - When retired racehorses first arrived at Wallkill Correctional Facility, Jim Tremper expected to teach horsemanship skills to inmates who would be looking for jobs when they were freed.

Three decades later, the horse program hasn't worked out as intended, and Tremper, the farm manager, as well as prison authorities and inmates are pleased with the results.

The program called Second Chances ostensibly teaches horse grooming and feeding, and while few released inmates have taken jobs with horses, its lessons in patience, empathy, overcoming anger and impulsiveness have proven far more valuable, they say.

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OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) - An Oklahoma company that sells a blanket to protect children from gunfire has seen its business grow after a spate of U.S. school shootings has left parents and educators on edge.

ProTecht of Oklahoma originally developed its "Body Guard" blanket product to keep children safe from high-speed debris flying through the air from the tornadoes that frequently hit the state, but many parents see it as armor against bullets, the company said on Thursday.

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