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The Tehran government has postponed Tuesday’s scheduled execution of a 26-year-old Iranian woman charged with killing a man accused of attempting to rape her.

Following last minute pleas, the regime pushed back the hanging of Rayhaneh Jabbari, who was headed to the gallows on charges that in 2007 she stabbed and killed Morteza Abdolali Sarbandi, a former employee of the Iranian Intelligence Ministry.

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The government announced that the execution will be postponed but did not give any indication the sentence had been overturned.

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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

The state of Tori Spelling’s marriage has been gossiped about for months since her husband Dean McDermott allegedly had an affair while filming in Canada. Now the actress and reality star is dealing with the gossip head on by starring in a new Lifetime docu-series, “True Tori.

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Reporter in simulator goes viral
Thursday, 03 April 2014 07:47

Reporter learns to fly between live shots on 777 simulator. CNN's Jeanne Moos goes behind the simulator.

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BEIRUT (Reuters) - In both war and peace, Lebanon has always seen many of its ambitious youth leave for better opportunities. More Lebanese live outside Lebanon than in it.

But neighboring Syria's civil war, bombs in Lebanon and an economic slowdown have eroded confidence in the country's future and now even loyal patriots are scrambling to get out.

Olga Hawwa, a 29-year-old working in advertising, says she has given up. Graduating in 2008, she has seen her peers leave Lebanon one by one.

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The sound made by a male big brown bat as it zeroes in on a bug that might make a tasty meal - if another bat doesn't get there first - is a sequence of chirps beyond the range of human ears.

But to another bat, the meaning is unmistakable: "Back off."

Scientists said on Thursday they have identified a previously unknown call made by these bats - different from the sonar-like echolocation used for mid-air navigation and hunting - that tells another foraging bat to keep away from their prey.

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Justin Bieber

It's crazy to think that Justin was discovered on the Internet from homemade videos that his mom posted. These days the Canadian singer has millions of fans worldwide and causes a commotion wherever he goes. Let's take a look back at his rise to the top and his recent legal woes, shall we?

(Miami Police Department)

Justin Bieber revealed on Tuesday that he’s hanging up his tattoo needles for the time being, and that could be a very good thing.

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NEW YORK, N.Y. - The following is a list of initial public offerings planned for the coming week. Sources include Renaissance Capital, Greenwich, CT (www.renaissancecapital.com) and SEC filings.

Week of March 24:

Aerohive Networks Inc. - Sunnyvale, Calif., 7.5 million shares, priced $9 to $11, managed by Goldman Sachs and BofA Merrill Lynch. Proposed NYSE symbol HIVE. Business: Offers cloud-based, controller-less networking solutions to enterprises.

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Starbucks Corp will add a celebrity blend to its big tea push when it debuts "Oprah Chai," a tea-based drink created by media mogul Oprah Winfrey.

Winfrey and Starbucks' chief Howard Schultz clinked tea cups on Wednesday at the company's annual meeting as they announced the new brew, which will go on sale at Starbucks and Teavana stores in the United States and Canada on April 29.

Starbucks, the world's biggest coffee chain, is looking to tea as a way to keep expanding its sales as competition grows in the coffee market and it continues moving into new global markets.

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Justin Bieber

It's crazy to think that Justin was discovered on the Internet from homemade videos that his mom posted. These days the Canadian singer has millions of fans worldwide and causes a commotion wherever he goes. Let's take a look back at his rise to the top and his recent legal woes, shall we?

(Miami Police Department)

Justin Bieber claimed after a shaky sobriety test in Florida that he was suffering from a hairline fracture in his right foot and made condescending comments to officers, according to a Miami Beach police document released Tuesday.

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American cheese-makers say proposed EU-restrictions on cheese names are no “gouda” here.

On Tuesday, Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT) hosted the Connecticut Cheese Challenge at Sankow’s Beaver Brook Farm in Lyme, Conn. Local farmer Suzanne Sankow says the senator was on hand to decide which feta was beta: Sankow’s own farm-fresh variety or the European-made version.

Sen. Murphy and the cheese makers milked the stunt to draw attention to European Union efforts to limit American farmers’ use of common cheese names like gouda, feta, parmesan and cheddar.

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