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Nude snaps of a teenage Lauren Hutton taken in 1962 are set to go under the hammer. The collection of risque modelling shots featuring the then-19-year-old beauty posing in various stages of undress are now up for sale after they were found in the archives of late Penthouse publisher Bob Guccione. Some of the pictures appeared in the September 1986 edition of the adult magazine, but the rest ...
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Our nuclear programmes are completely transparent. But we are ready to show greater transparency and make clear for the whole world that the steps of the Islamic Republic of Iran are completely within international frameworks. The sanctions are unfair, the Iranian people are suffering, and our (nuclear) activities are legal. These sanctions are illegal and only benefit Israel.
Iran's president-elect was speaking after his historic election victory.
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Olympic and World Champion Veronica Campbell-Brown has denied knowingly taking a banned substance Lasix, which also goes by the name Furosemide.
Brown's first public reaction came in the form of a statement released by her On Track Management (OTM) group following reports that she has tested positive for the banned drug.
The OTM statement says Brown is determined to clear her name and included a public apology to her family, supporters and sponsors for "any embarrassment".
"Her faith which rests not in device or creed will see her through this dark period," said the OTM Tuesday.
"Due to her determination to vigorously pursue the clearing of her name, she will desist from being vocal, suffice it to say, while not accepting guilt of willfully taking a banned substance, she wholeheartedly apologises to her family, Jamaica, her sponsors, the governing body, the world athletics family, her supporters, as well as those she worked with in various non-athletic causes for any embarrassment and or hurt this devastating news has caused."
OTM's release follows a statement from the Jamaica Athletics Administration Association (JAAA) Tuesday afternoon confirming that the Jamaican sprinter was suspended from competition pending the findings of a disciplinary panel that will hear her case." ...
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