Rescued Dog Climbs Mt. Everest; Kim Kardashian Cited for Speeding
Nov. 11, 2013
Rescued Dog Climbs Mt. Everest
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A once stray dog climbed from the depths of an Indian dump to make it to Mt. Everest.
The malnourished pup, Rupee, was rescued six months ago by owner Joanne Lefson, who got the dog into mountain-climbing shape by feeding it a diet of boiled eggs and rice.
Rupee, this week, became the first dog to ever reach Everest Base Camp in Nepal, an altitude of 17,598 feet.
Kim Kardashian Cited for Speeding
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Kim Kardashian was cited for speeding on Tuesday, after being chased by at least three cars of paparazzi on a Los Angeles freeway, the Associated Press reported.
Police ticketed the driver of one of the cars and another photographer who pulled over to take pictures of the scene.
Kardashian, a new mom and reality star, has had a reasonably good relationship with the shutterbugs. Her new fiancé Kanye West, however, was recently accused of fighting with a photog and trying to take his camera.
Ben Affleck Gets 'Mind-Bending' Batman Costume
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Comic book fans will be blown away by Ben Affleck's batsuit, when the actor dons the cape and cowl in 2015's "Batman vs. Superman," said filmmaker Kevin Smith.
"You have not seen this costume on film before," Smith said on his podcast, revealing that he'd been sent pictures of the costume by the film's director Zack Snyder. "For a comic book fan, it was mind-bending, because every other movie does this Matrix-y black armor thing ... There wasn't a single nipple on this suit."
Orange You Glad, I Didn't Say Ruby
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The world's largest orange diamond sold at an auction in Geneva for $36 million, according to Bloomberg News.
The 14.82 carat pear-cut stone set records for the most expensive orange diamond and most expensive colored diamond ever sold.
Mamma Mia! ABBA Considers Reunion
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Seventies disco sensation and Swedish pop icons ABBA are considering a reunion to mark the 40th anniversary of winning the Eurovision Song Contest.
"Of course it's something we're thinking about," singer Agnetha Faltskog, 63, told a German newspaper. "There seem to be plans to do something to mark this anniversary in some way. But I can't say at this point what will come of them."
The band was propelled to international stardom after winning the popular music contest. They last recorded an album together in 1982.
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