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French Court Overturns Controversial Burkini Ban After Overwhelming International Outrage!

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Amazing news!!!

After being challenged by rights groups, France's highest administrative court overturned a controversial ban on the burkini in a coastal town!

The ruling from the state council on Friday specifically pertains to the southeastern town of Villeneuve-Loubet — lifting the ban of the single piece, head covering swimsuit designed for Muslim women — but sets a legal precedent for the roughly 30 towns that have issued similar bans.

Human Rights League lawyer Patrice Spinosi told press that other mayors who banned the outfit must follow the ruling, and that women who have been fined for wearing burkinis can now challenge the penalties.

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The state council ruled that the mayor of the southern resort town did not have a right to issue a ban, noting that authorities could only restrict individual liberties if there was a "proven risk."

Rights group lawyers argued the bans — which reached a social boiling point earlier this week when

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Famous BASE Jumper Dies In Wingsuit Accident

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This is so sad.

Alexander Polli, a world-renowned skydiver and a pioneer in BASE jumping, has died in the French Alps after a wingsuit crash on Monday. He was just 31 years old.

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Polli apparently crashed into a tree while jumping in an area near Chamonix, France, that is popular, but VERY dangerous, for BASE jumpers.

One search and rescue official told NBC News that this isn't the first time they have been called out to the area:

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French Athlete Poops His Shorts & Collapses But STILL Finishes Rio Olympics Race Walk! Watch… If You Can Stomach It!

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Tough, tough day for Yohann Diniz at the 50-kilometer race walk event this morning.

The French world record holder had multiple problems at the grueling event, beginning when he suffered what is being called a "gastrointestinal accident" about 15 kilometers into the race at the Olympics in Rio.

Related: Usain Bolt Teases Andre De Grasse After 200-Meter Photo Finish

Yes, that's exactly what it sounds like, and Diniz ran much of the race with an unidentified substance oozing down the back of his legs, as you can see from screengrabs of the event (below):

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Adrienne Bailon And Israel Houghton Are Engaged! See The Ring — In Front Of An Amazing Eiffel Tower Background — HERE!

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Engaged in Paris — literally NOTHING better!

Adrienne Bailon is now spoken-for after boyfriend Israel Houghton popped the question in the AH-Mazing French city on Friday night, and we couldn't be happier for them!!

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The co-host of The Real shared a video late Friday night showing off the new diamond engagement ring and it is the cutest thing — not just the ring itself, but the background of the lit-up Eiffel Tower, too!

The couple has been vacationing through Europe, and we have to say, Houghton picked the PERFECT place to pop the question. Nothing more romantic!! Relationship goals!!!

Ch-ch-check out the vid Bailon posted to her Instagram account (below)!!!

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Olympic Dutch Cyclist Hospitalized After Terrible Accident During Competition — Watch!

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Talk about terrifying!

Before the Summer Olympics even started in Rio de Janeiro, there were a slew of problems regarding the health and overall security of the athletes — but sometimes accidents just happen.

On Sunday a Dutch cyclist, named Annemiek van Vleuten, was competing in the women's road race and was leading the pack by 40 seconds with about 12 miles left when things took a TERRIBLE turn!

Related: French Gymnast Breaks His Leg During Vault At The Olympics!

The 33-year-old ended up failing to take a curve in the road correctly and was thrown over her handlebars, landing on her head. YIKES!

After the accident, USA Today reported that the athlete was unconscious on the ground for a "considerable period of time." Luckily, it's since been confirmed that Miz van Vleuten only ended up with a concussion and a fractured her spine.

The athlete took to Twitter to share an update on her on health tweeting:

What a relief!

Ch-ch-check out the terrifying crash (below) as we continue to send good vibes Annemiek's way. Get better soon, m'kay?!

[Image via @wouterroosenboom/@annemiekvanvleuten​/Instagram.]

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French Gymnast Samir Ait Said Breaks His Leg In Horrifying Fashion During Vault At Olympics — Watch The Unnerving Video Here

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This is so unsettling.

French gymnast Samir Ait Said was completing a vault event on Saturday night at the Olympics in Rio De Janeiro when, upon landing after a flip, his leg gave way and snapped in two.

Related: TV Ratings For The Rio Olympics Are WAY Down

The entire thing was caught on camera, as the event was being televised worldwide, and it made for an incredibly gruesome moment that millions had to unwittingly see.

Warning: this video is graphic!!

Said's leg quite literally snaps under him and bends in a way it isn't supposed to — but if it's something you can even stomach watching, here it is (below):

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Rihanna Unleashes Her Sexy Stems For A Dior Shopping Spree In Paris!

Rihanna shows off her stems in Paris!

Rihanna is giving us those Friday feels!

Clearly ready for the weekend, the touring songstress decided to stretch her stems with a little retail cardio in Paris today!

Except unlike most people, the Bajan Beauty was dropping her hard-earned cash at Dior.

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Treat yo self, RiRi!

Anyway, the 28-year-old looked camera-ready in her blue Marques Alameida blouse and mini skirt, silver Dior clutch, and Dsquared2 heels.

The only thing we weren't loving was her matching blue Fendi fur stole. Sigh.

Are U feeling this look??

[Image via AKM-GSI.]

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