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Ben Cohen/Bravo(NEW YORK) — It’s no secret Rob Kardashian has had a hard time recently. His struggle with weight issues and depression have been detailed on the family’s reality show, Keeping Up with the Kardashians.

Although the cause of his issues is unknown, his older sister Khloe Kardashian, recently opened up about living with him in a now uncut version of her interview with Complex magazine.

“Rob lives with me now and I wouldn’t have it any other way. I love having him with me,” Khloe told the magazine.

In fact, Rob lived with Khloe and ex-husband Lamar Odom throughout their marriage, only moving out toward the end. After she split from Odom, she moved into Rob’s three-bedroom townhouse until she bought her new home and Rob came to live with her.

“I have a big a** house and I wanted it so he could feel, like, comfortable,” Kardashian said. “He’s going through a hard time now, and it’s behind gates. With this crazy lifestyle you have to think of places where you can still have your freedom.”

Even though Rob is sometimes tempted to move out, Khloe always convinces him to stay, she revealed.

“He’s a man and 28, and I’m sure it doesn’t sound good to say, ‘Oh, I live with my sister,’ but it’s not because he has to,” Kardashian said. “I’m like, ‘Put this into perspective: Your friends live at home with their parents because they can’t do anything else. Your sister’s literally holding you captive and actively making you. So if that makes you feel better, say that all you want.'”

Khloe admitted she’s maternal when it comes to her baby brother. “I just bought him a rug for his bedroom, and he was so cute. He’ll text me and tell me how much he likes it, and he notices things,” she said. “So, I like it. I call him my son as a joke.”

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william87/iStock Editorial/Thinkstock(DALLAS) — It was a rough afternoon for air travel at Dallas/Fort Worth Airport Thursday.

Two separate planes were forced to evacuate in separate incidents after an American Airlines flight reported possible smoke in the cabin and a Spirit Airlines flight experienced a fire in one of the landing gear tires. The American Airlines flight from Dallas to Chicago was ready for takeoff when the incident occurred.

“American Airlines Flight 1658, from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) to Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) deplaned using emergency exits at gate A14 because of possible smoke in the cabin,” American Airlines said in a statement. “Our fleet service team was still on the ramp and assisted passengers and crew with a successful evacuation of the aircraft.”

The flight was carrying 141 passengers and a crew of five. The airline says three people sustained minor injuries during evacuation. The MD-80 jet is an older model aircraft – one that American is currently phasing out of the fleet.

Firefighters at Dallas Airport also responded to a second airplane — a Spirit Airlines jet that touched down from Orlando with a landing gear tire in flames.

“Upon landing in Dallas, Spirit Airlines’ flight 407 experienced a small fire on one of the landing gear tires, which was quickly extinguished by the DFW Airport’s Fire Department,” Spirit Airlines told ABC News in a statement.

All the passengers deplaned safely and there were no injuries. Spirit says their maintenance team is in the process of repairing the tire.

The causes of both incidents are still under investigation.

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ABC News traveled to Mexico City, Mexico, with Disability Rights International recently as the advocacy group investigated the conditions of state-funded facilities where children, some of them with disabilities, are left to grow up. ABC News(MEXICO CITY) — A Mexico City official said the city would ban the use of restraints and cages on children under its care and work to get many into homes, after a Disability Rights International and ABC News joint investigation uncovered youth, some with disabilities, living in deplorable conditions in government-funded facilities.

“Effective immediately Mexico City will ban the use of restraints and cages,” said Secretary Jose Ramon Amieva of the Ministry for Social Development.

Though the streets of Mexico City teem with signs of the country’s growing wealth — the total net worth of Mexico’s billionaires is now more than $144 billion, according to Forbes — in the shadows, children can be found alone and neglected behind locked doors and windows.

On July 22, advocacy group Disability Rights International, which has worked in Mexico for more than 20 years, released a report — “No Justice: Torture, Trafficking and Segregation in Mexico” — detailing its findings after a yearlong focus on the children, some with disabilities, growing up in state institutions.

In its report, Disability Rights International also said that it had obtained a so-called “black list” — dated November 2013 and created by the Mexican government — of 25 facilities where children continued to be left permanently, despite the Mexican government’s declaring those sites abusive or in very bad condition.

One such facility that ABC News visited along with Disability Rights International recently featured a maze of locked doors. Padlocks on every door and every window. The children that lived there were of varying ages. Some had disabilities, some were dropped off by the government and others had been released from detention centers.

Disability Rights International said that even though the Mexican government had placed the facility on its black list, the government’s funding had kept the building going. Priscila Rodriguez of Disability Rights International said the public was not aware of this list.

“It’s horrible,” Rodriguez said about the children’s living conditions at another site. “This is a terrifying place.”

At a different facility, advocates like nurse Karen Green McGowan found children with disabilities and of different ages locked up in rows and rows of cages.

“They don’t know what they’re doing,” Green McGowan told ABC News. “They don’t have a lot of other tools.”

The directors of the sites, however, told ABC News that the child residents had a good quality of life, that they were clean and fed and that they had a place to live.

“The government is totally abandoning these children” said Eric Rosenthal, the founder of Disability Rights International. “It is total abandonment. Mexico is falling short. These are fundamental human rights violations.”

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ABC News traveled to Mexico City, Mexico, with Disability Rights International recently as the advocacy group investigated the conditions of state-funded facilities where children, some of them with disabilities, are left to grow up. ABC News(MEXICO CITY) — A Mexico City official said the city would ban the use of restraints and cages on children under its care and work to get many into homes, after a Disability Rights International and ABC News joint investigation uncovered youth, some with disabilities, living in deplorable conditions in government-funded facilities.

“Effective immediately Mexico City will ban the use of restraints and cages,” said Secretary Jose Ramon Amieva of the Ministry for Social Development.

Though the streets of Mexico City teem with signs of the country’s growing wealth — the total net worth of Mexico’s billionaires is now more than $144 billion, according to Forbes — in the shadows, children can be found alone and neglected behind locked doors and windows.

On July 22, advocacy group Disability Rights International, which has worked in Mexico for more than 20 years, released a report — “No Justice: Torture, Trafficking and Segregation in Mexico” — detailing its findings after a yearlong focus on the children, some with disabilities, growing up in state institutions.

In its report, Disability Rights International also said that it had obtained a so-called “black list” — dated November 2013 and created by the Mexican government — of 25 facilities where children continued to be left permanently, despite the Mexican government’s declaring those sites abusive or in very bad condition.

One such facility that ABC News visited along with Disability Rights International recently featured a maze of locked doors. Padlocks on every door and every window. The children that lived there were of varying ages. Some had disabilities, some were dropped off by the government and others had been released from detention centers.

Disability Rights International said that even though the Mexican government had placed the facility on its black list, the government’s funding had kept the building going. Priscila Rodriguez of Disability Rights International said the public was not aware of this list.

“It’s horrible,” Rodriguez said about the children’s living conditions at another site. “This is a terrifying place.”

At a different facility, advocates like nurse Karen Green McGowan found children with disabilities and of different ages locked up in rows and rows of cages.

“They don’t know what they’re doing,” Green McGowan told ABC News. “They don’t have a lot of other tools.”

The directors of the sites, however, told ABC News that the child residents had a good quality of life, that they were clean and fed and that they had a place to live.

“The government is totally abandoning these children” said Eric Rosenthal, the founder of Disability Rights International. “It is total abandonment. Mexico is falling short. These are fundamental human rights violations.”

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Protesters place stuffed animals on the sign of Dr. Walter Palmer’s River Bluff Dental Clinic to call attention to the alleged poaching of Cecil the lion on July 29, 2015 in Bloomington, Minnesota. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)(WASHINGTON) — The WhiteHouse.gov petition calling for the extradition of Walter Palmer, the Minnesota dentist who recently admitted to killing Cecil the Lion in Zimbabwe, has surpassed 100,000 signatures, meaning the White House will have to respond to the petition.

“We urge the Secretary of State John Kerry and the Attorney General Loretta Lynch to fully cooperate with the Zimbabwe authorities and to extradite Walter Palmer promptly at the Zimbabwe government’s request,” the petition reads.

The petition was started on July 28 and currently has over 140,000 signatures.

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said the petition has “reached the threshold” that would warrant a response but did not offer a time frame. He did note that decisions about prosecution and extradition are made at the DOJ.

The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, which has offered assistance to Zimbabwe in its investigation, has asked Palmer to contact them “immediately.”

“The U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service is investigating the circumstances surrounding the killing of ‘Cecil the lion,'” the agency told ABC News in a statement Thursday. “At this point in time, however, multiple efforts to contact Dr. Walter Palmer have been unsuccessful. We ask that Dr. Palmer or his representative contact us immediately.”

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JaysonPhotography/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A mixed day on Wall Street as unemployment claims jumped higher last week.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average dipped 5.41 to a close of 17745.98.

The Nasdaq ended the session at 5128.78, gaining 17.05 from its open, while the S&P 500 close up 0.06 to 2108.63.

SoulCycle is preparing to file for its initial public offering, according to documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Unemployment claims jumped by 12,000 in the last week, though the four-week moving average is down 3,700, which analysts say indicates a healthy economy. The government also said that the U.S. economy grew at an annual rate of 2.3 percent from April to June.

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THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images(JERUSALEM) — Police arrested a man on Thursday accused of stabbing six people at the Jerusalem Gay Pride parade.

A police spokesperson identified the suspect as Yishai Schlissel, an ultra-Orthodox Jew who was sentenced to 12 years in prison after stabbing three people at the same parade in 2005. Schlissel was released from prison just three weeks ago.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called the attack “a despicable hate crime.”

“Everyone, including the gay community, has the right to live in peace, and we will defend that right,” Netanyahu said in a statement. “I call on all those in positions of leadership to denounce this contemptible act.”

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JaysonPhotography/iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — A mixed day on Wall Street as unemployment claims jumped higher last week.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average dipped 5.41 to a close of 17745.98.

The Nasdaq ended the session at 5128.78, gaining 17.05 from its open, while the S&P 500 close up 0.06 to 2108.63.

SoulCycle is preparing to file for its initial public offering, according to documents filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Unemployment claims jumped by 12,000 in the last week, though the four-week moving average is down 3,700, which analysts say indicates a healthy economy. The government also said that the U.S. economy grew at an annual rate of 2.3 percent from April to June.

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THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images(JERUSALEM) — Police arrested a man on Thursday accused of stabbing six people at the Jerusalem Gay Pride parade.

A police spokesperson identified the suspect as Yishai Schlissel, an ultra-Orthodox Jew who was sentenced to 12 years in prison after stabbing three people at the same parade in 2005. Schlissel was released from prison just three weeks ago.

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called the attack “a despicable hate crime.”

“Everyone, including the gay community, has the right to live in peace, and we will defend that right,” Netanyahu said in a statement. “I call on all those in positions of leadership to denounce this contemptible act.”

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ABC/Donna Svennevik(ATLANTA) — There’s speculation that celebrity chef Paula Deen may be whipping up something special for her husband of 11 years — a divorce.

According to the New York Post‘s Page Six, Deen signed over the deed of their three-bedroom, three-bathroom Savannah, Georgia mansion to her husband, Michael Groover earlier this year.

Court records, obtained by the paper, said the transfer is “for and in consideration of her natural love and affection for her husband.”

The estate transfer sparked rumors that the 5,646-square-foot property, estimated to be worth $1.3 million, could be part of a secret divorce settlement.

A spokesman for Deen denied these claims: “These rumors are completely false — they have a wonderful marriage. This deed of gift was just a part of Paula’s estate-planning process.” The spokesman added Deen’s latest cookbook, Paula Deen Cuts the Fat, is even dedicated to her husband.

The couple bought the home in 2004 and is the stage for Deen’s cooking show.

The southern cooking powerhouse, who was the center of scandal over her use of a racial slur directed at one of her employees in 2013, has faced divorce rumors before. That same year, there were speculations that her husband had a secret mistress, but he strongly denied an affair.

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