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iPhone App Foils Husband Who Murdered Wife

Mitesh Patel wanted to run away with his boyfriend to Australia

(Newser) - This may have been a crime of passion, but that doesn't mean it wasn't premeditated. In fact, that's exactly what a UK jury found the murder of Jessica Patel to be, meticulously planned by her husband, Mitesh, for five years so he could run away to Australia... More »

Tiffany Trump's New Beau Is From Africa

Michael Boulos was raised in Nigeria

(Newser) - Ah, it's heirs in love. Tiffany Trump is said to be dating the son of a wealthy family from Nigeria—one of the very countries her father reportedly compared to a makeshift toilet earlier this year, per the New York Post . His name is Michael Boulos and he's... More »

Cops: Slain Teacher Sent Text to Boyfriend's Secret Fiancee

'Just looking for an explanation ... woman to woman,' Laura Wallen reportedly wrote

(Newser) - A twist in the case of the pregnant Maryland high school teacher allegedly murdered by her boyfriend : He was already engaged to someone else, say police. Per the Baltimore Sun , cops say both Laura Wallen, 31, and the unnamed other woman initially thought they were dating 32-year-old Tyler Tessier exclusively,... More »

Cops Let Suspect Speak at Appeal for Missing Teacher

He has now been charged with her murder

(Newser) - The search for missing Maryland teacher Laura Wallen has ended with the discovery of her body in a shallow grave—and the arrest of boyfriend Tyler Tessier. Police found the 31-year-old's body in a field in Damascus, Montgomery County, on Wednesday afternoon and arrested Tessier the same day, the... More »

Study: This Is the Kind of Man Who Murders His Partner

There are striking similarities among these convicts

(Newser) - The kind of man who kills his wife or family fits a pattern, and this new understanding of who commits this kind of murder could help prevent them from happening in the first place. So report Northwestern University researchers in the Journal of Forensic Sciences after interviewing and evaluating 153... More »

Susan Boyle, 53, Lands First Boyfriend

Though relationship in 'very early days'

(Newser) - Fame came years ago for Susan Boyle. Love took a little longer to arrive. In an interview with the Sun picked up by the Daily Mail , the singer reveals that she has her first boyfriend. Though "I don't want to say any more about who he is right... More »

Boyfriend of India Victim: 'She Tried to Save Me'

He gives first interviews after gang rape

(Newser) - The 28-year-old boyfriend of the gang-rape victim in India has given his first interviews after the attack, and he says both he and his girlfriend tried and failed to fight off their six attackers:
  • "We tried to resist them. Even my friend fought with them; she tried to save
... More »

'Celibate' Octomom Snags Young Bodybuilder

Nadya Suleman hooks up with 23-year-old 'Frankie G'

(Newser) - You may not want to picture this in great detail, but it looks like the Octomom has ended her celibate lifestyle in the arms of an amateur bodybuilder, TMZ reports. "Frankie G," 23, picked up the bankrupt 36-year-old porno actor at LAX today and greeted her with a... More »

Hey, Guys, Keep iPhone Out of the Bedroom

(Newser) - Her boyfriend’s obsession with his iPhone drove Lisa Katayama to lay down some ground rules, she writes for Boing Boing. “Rule #1: It’s not romantic to have an iPhone in the bedroom.” She elaborates: “Brian once said that every time he goes online, he feels... More »

Brit Not in Bed With Agent: Source

(Newser) - Oops! She didn't do it again, Us reports: Britney Spears isn't dating her agent after all. Brit and agent Jason Trawick "are absolutely, 100 percent not dating," a source tells the mag. "He has been her agent for four years, and they are very close friends.... More »

Dungeon Daughter: 'I Never Want to See My Father Again'

Elisabeth Fritzl spends first Mother's Day with 'above ground' kids

(Newser) - The Austrian woman who spent 24 years in a cellar as the sex slave of her sadistic father has said she never wants to see him again, reports the Daily Telegraph. The information was revealed as Elisabeth Fritzl, 42, spent her first Mother's Day with five of her six surviving... More »

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