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Mel B's sex video battle: Spice girl begs judge to hold divorce case in PRIVATE

Mel B's sex video battle: Spice girl begs judge to hold divorce case in PRIVATE

Entertainment
GETTYDIVORCE: Mel B has begged a judge to hold her case in privateThe troubled Spice Girl made the plea after learning estranged hubbie Stephen Belafonte aims to enter 54 videos – including at least one sex tape – as evidence.Her lawyers claim the court “has a duty” to shield Mel’s three children “from being exposed to any explicit material he intends to air”.In new legal papers, her lawyers say the best way to ensure that is for the trial to be “sealed”.The public would be excluded and the media restricted from reporting salacious details.GETTYCOUPLE: Mel and Belafonte had their latest hearing on Friday “He wants them both deposed” SourceThe judge is likely to deliver his decision early next month, when the warring couple are due to appear together in court.Mel an
San Diego steps up containment battle as hepatitis A outbreak kills 16

San Diego steps up containment battle as hepatitis A outbreak kills 16

Health
Private cleaning crews and public health workers are mobilized on the streets of San Diego, working to stop a hepatitis A outbreak that has claimed at least 16 lives so far. San Diego city and county officials said they are collaborating on solutions to the aggressive outbreak –- with at least 421 known cases in San Diego county, including 292 hospitalizations and 16 deaths, since last November. They have stepped up containment plans, which now include everything from street cleaning and vaccination to distributing flyers and possible temporary housing for the California city’s homeless, who have been hard-hit by the virus. "We must continue to work collaboratively to stop this crisis and save lives," San Diego Mayor Kevin L. Faulconer said in a statement today. On Monday, the city of
England win tense battle with France to reach World Cup final

England win tense battle with France to reach World Cup final

Sports
World Cup semi-final: England v FranceEngland (3) 20Tries: Bern, Jones Cons: Scarratt 2 Pens: Scarratt 2France (3) 3Pen: IzarWorld champions England will defend their title against New Zealand after a powerful second-half display saw them overcome France to reach the final.A tight first half saw the sides reach the interval at 3-3 after Shannon Izar cancelled out Emily Scarratt's penalty.England upped their game in the second period and Scarratt edged them back in front with her second penalty.Prop Sarah Bern drove over for a converted score to move England clear before Megan Jones' last-gasp try.They will now play New Zealand on Saturday at the Kingspan Stadium in Belfast, kick-off 19:45 BST, in a bid to retain the title they won against Canada in 2014.Four-time champions the Black Ferns ...
Arsenal battle back to win seven-goal thriller

Arsenal battle back to win seven-goal thriller

Sports
Substitute Olivier Giroud headed in a dramatic late winner as Arsenal fought back to beat Leicester City in a thrilling start to the 2017-18 Premier League season.The Gunners trailed 3-2 with seven minutes to go before Aaron Ramsey and Giroud swung the game back in the home side's favour at a euphoric Emirates Stadium.Alexandre Lacazette headed the Gunners ahead 94 seconds into his top-flight debut, only for Shinji Okazaki to nod in an equaliser just two minutes later.Vardy then slid the visitors ahead from Marc Albrighton's cross, before Danny Welbeck drew Arsenal level at the end of a pulsating opening half.Leicester took the lead again when Vardy headed in Riyad Mahrez's corner before Arsene Wenger made an inspired double substitution which sparked Arsenal's comeback.Substitute Ramsey s...
Kabul attack: Gun battle and suicide bombing in Afghan capital

Kabul attack: Gun battle and suicide bombing in Afghan capital

World
Afghan security forces are battling gunmen following a suicide attack outside the Iraqi embassy in the capital, Kabul.Four attackers targeted the complex in the central Shar-e-Naw neighbourhood, the Afghan interior ministry said.A bomber blew himself up at the gate of the embassy, and three others entered the compound. No information has been provided about casualties. So-called Islamic State (IS) said it carried out the attack.Kabul has seen a number of deadly assaults this year blamed on either IS or the Taliban. Correspondents say this is the first attack on the city's Iraqi embassy. It comes two weeks celebrations were held there to mark the defeat of IS in the Iraqi city of Mosul.All embassy employees were evacuated from the complex, the Afghan interior ministry said in a statement."O...