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Actress Patrice Wymore, widow of Errol Flynn, dies at age 87

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Actress Patrice Wymore, the wife of late actor Errol Flynn, died after suffering from pulmonary disease, a family spokesman said on Monday. She was 87. Wymore passed away at her cattle ranch home in Portland, Jamaica, on Saturday, said Robb Callahan, a representative for the Flynn family. The tall blonde Kansas-born actress began her career on the Broadway stage, but met Flynn, who was best known for playing the daring romantic leading man in the 1950 film "Rocky Mountain."

Wawrinka, Raonic cruise into last 16 at Miami

MIAMI (Reuters) - Australian Open champion Stanislas Wawrinka booked his spot in the fourth round of the Sony Open on Monday with a no-nonsense 7-5 6-4 win over Frenchman Edouard Roger-Vasselin. The result matches the third-seeded Swiss's best effort in six visits to Miami and sets up a last 16 meeting with Ukraine's Alexander Dolgopolov, who was a 3-6 6-0 7-6 (7-5) winner over Serb Dusan Lajovic.

Russell Crowe slates Rio's traffic chaos

Ten weeks before the city expects to welcome throngs of World Cup fans, Hollywood star Russell Crowe slated Rio's chaotic traffic during a visit to promote biblical epic Noah. Although happy to visit Brazil, Crowe admitted he found the traffic a challenge -- not least as he braved the cars for a bicycle ride around the metropolis. "What I found was chaos," he told Broadcaster Globo's Fantastico program in an interview broadcast Sunday, adding that coming out of the airport the surrounding area was none too scenic.

US, China first ladies in Beijing's Forbidden City

US First Lady Michelle Obama took her daughters and mother to Beijing's former imperial palace Friday, on a China tour the White House emphasises will be light on politics and heavy on personal diplomacy. Obama, her daughters Malia and Sasha, and her mother Marian Robinson along with China's own first lady Peng Liyuan took a guided tour of the sprawling Forbidden City, waving to onlookers outside the central pavilion known as the Hall of Supreme Harmony.

Michelle Obama tours Beijing's Forbidden City

US First Lady Michelle Obama took her daughters and mother to Beijing's former imperial palace Friday, on a China tour the White House emphasises will be light on politics and heavy on personal diplomacy. Obama, her daughters Malia and Sasha, and her mother Marian Robinson were photographed along with China's own first lady Peng Liyuan at the central pavilion of the sprawling Forbidden City, known as the Hall of Supreme Harmony.

US, China first ladies in Beijing's Forbidden City

US First Lady Michelle Obama took her daughters and mother to Beijing's former imperial palace Friday, on a China tour the White House emphasises will be light on politics and heavy on personal diplomacy. Obama, her daughters Malia and Sasha, and her mother Marian Robinson along with China's own first lady Peng Liyuan took a guided tour of the sprawling Forbidden City, waving to onlookers outside the central pavilion known as the Hall of Supreme Harmony.

Michelle Obama tours Beijing's Forbidden City

US First Lady Michelle Obama took her daughters and mother to Beijing's former imperial palace Friday, on a China tour the White House emphasises will be light on politics and heavy on personal diplomacy. Obama, her daughters Malia and Sasha, and her mother Marian Robinson along with China's own first lady Peng Liyuan took a guided tour of the sprawling Forbidden City, waving to onlookers outside the central pavilion known as the Hall of Supreme Harmony.

US police rescue 100 people held in 'stash' house

US police rescued more than 100 suspected illegal immigrants Thursday believed to have been held against their will in a filthy Texas "stash" house. While the 94 men, 14 women and two children discovered in the house were tired and hungry, they did not appear to be seriously injured. A pregnant woman was taken to hospital for evaluation. "It's a classic sign of a smuggling... operation in which people are treated like animals, more so than human beings," Houston police spokesman John Cannon told reporters.

Urban-rural migration reaches record high in 2013

SEJONG, March 20 (Yonhap) -- The number of South Koreans moving away from cities to rural areas reached a record high last year, although fewer people were freshly taking up farming as their profession, government tally showed Thursday. In 2013, the number of urban households moving to provincial regions jumped 20 percent on-year to a new high of 32,424, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.

Refugees in Nepal condemned to 'hilly prison' by visa fines

Amir Hussain, a Rohingya Muslim, lost a dozen members of his family to sectarian violence in Myanmar last year. He fled to Nepal where the country's policy on refugees has left him among hundreds trapped, jobless and mired in debt. He lives with his family in a tiny room in a house where walls have collapsed, water drips through holes in the roof and an open concrete stairwell is a potential deathtrap for his two young children. "If I go back to Burma (Myanmar), I will be killed," he said. "When I came to Nepal, I felt safe but we found many problems."
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