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Billie Eilish granted restraining order against alleged death-threat stalker

Billie Eilish granted restraining order against alleged death-threat stalker

Entertainment
Billie Eilish has been granted a temporary restraining order against an alleged stalker accused of sending her a letter containing a death threat.In court documents obtained by NBC News, the 19-year-old singer claims the man, John Hearle, 23, had camped outside a school across the street from her home in Los Angeles. Eilish said in her request for the order that Hearle would speak indiscernibly in a "low and disturbing voice" while watching her leaving and arriving at the house, and on one occasion made a "throat-slitting gesture", the news outlet reported. "I no longer feel safe going outside my home and enjoying basic physical exercise in my neighbourhood, as he could attempt to approach and hurt me," the multi-Grammy winner said in her statement. "Every time I see him I just want to...
Rahaf al-Qunun: Saudi teen granted asylum in Canada

Rahaf al-Qunun: Saudi teen granted asylum in Canada

World
Media playback is unsupported on your device A Saudi woman who fled her family and became stranded at Bangkok's main airport is flying to Canada after being granted asylum status.Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, had been trying to reach Australia via Bangkok, but was initially told to return to Kuwait, where her family were waiting.She refused to fly back and barricaded herself into her airport hotel room, attracting international attention.She said she had renounced Islam, which is punishable by death in Saudi Arabia.The UN's refugee agency has said it considers her to be a legitimate refugee.Refugee status is normally granted by governments, but the UNHCR can grant it where states are "unable or unwilling to do so", according to its website. Can...