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Skydiver falls to ground after hitting power lines

Horrified witnesses could do nothing but watch as a skydiver in the US fell to the ground after hitting power lines at Memorial Day weekend event.

  • Married At First Sight shock: ‘Michael’s a heartbreaker!’

    Michael's ex warns his new wife Roni there's a very different side to the Married At First Sight groom than meets the eye in this week's New Idea, on sale now. Melbourne woman ‘Sasha’ reveals that she had a brief but intense romance with Michael late last year, describing their meeting as a ‘dream come true’. Sasha – who has asked not to be identified – reveals that Michael, 31, told her he saw a future with her, describing their relationship as a ‘fairytale’ and she thought he was 'The One'.

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  • Waitress 'groped' by customer takes revenge

    Security cameras captured the moment a waitress hits back with fury when a rude customer attempts to shove money down her top as she retrieves a bill payment. The shocked waitress responds by hitting the man off a bar stool before he again gropes her, this time grabbing her bottom. A customer appears to stuff money down a waitress's top as she retrieves bill payment.

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  • Watch: Humble Sikh 'hero' accepts heartwarming reward

    Sikh man Harmon Singh made headlines around the world last week when he removed his turban in public to help cradle the head of a young boy hit by a car. Images of Singh and other good Samaritans caring for the boy as ambulances rushed to the scene went viral and made the 22-year-old a minor celebrity in his home country of New Zealand. Singh was hailed a hero for his efforts and his newfound notoriety led a television news crew to his home where viewers noticed something interesting – his house was almost completely unfurnished except for a few plastic garden chairs and a mattress in his bedroom.

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  • Workmates lay claim to Powerball windfall

    Ask any lottery winner and they will tell you it is easy to lose friends after they find out about your multi-million dollar windfall. One Victorian man, who is only suspected of winning the lottery, appears to have proven this in grand form. The workers suspect their syndicate might be among the rightful winners of a $50 million Powerball jackpot which was shared between three newly minted millionaires in October last year.

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  • Taylor Swift’s ‘Bad Blood’ Wardrobe Came from a Sex Shop

    If you thought Taylor Swift’s “Bad Blood” video looks were the sexiest things she’s ever worn, well… that’s because she got them from an actual sex shop! Included in Swifty’s pulls was a $300 latex basque with attached stockings (which she wears in the opening scene), a $460 latex pussy bow blouse (worn by Selena Gomez), and a $200 leather waist cincher belt (worn by Ellie Goulding).

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  • Toddler's Tantrum Leaves President Obama Speechless

    A little girl wasn't pleased to meet President Barack Obama. A toddler visiting the White House in April for Passover dinner had a fit and threw herself down on the Red Room's carpet – right at Obama's feet. The Commander-in-Chief handled it like a pro, gamely mugging for the camera as young Claudia Moser, daughter of journalist Laura Moser, wailed in front of him.

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  • Couple killed by leaking fumes after having sex in parked car

    A couple has died by carbon monoxide poisoning which seeped in while they were having sex in a parked car. The US pair were found dead in a parked car in Kentucky late last week. Sheriffs told local media the pair were killed by carbon monoxide that seeped through a small hole in their sedan’s rusted exhaust pipe.

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  • Ricciardo deserved F1 penalty: Raikkonen

    One of Daniel Ricciardo's Formula One opponents believes the Australian should have been penalised for the cheeky move he made to grab fifth place in the Monaco Grand Prix. Ricciardo utilised his fresh tyres on Sunday to make a late and ambitious bid for the podium, diving down the inside of Ferrari driver Kimi Raikkonen to pip the Finn in the closing stages of the race won by German Nico Rosberg. When Raikkonen tried to defend his position, Ricciardo's front wheel made contact with the Ferrari's rear, sending him wide.

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  • George Clooney Could Get 'Arrested' For His Latest Brad Pitt Prank

    George Clooney says his latest prank on Brad Pitt may get him into big trouble with the law. George Clooney may be a married man now, but his well-earned reputation as a prankster is still intact. Speaking of one of his favourite targets, good friend Brad Pitt, he told BBC chat show host Graham Norton that his next prank may be his most daring yet.

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  • What Happens When a Harvard Engineer Gets Robbed?

    He designs a smarter home security system—without contracts, installation fees or sneaky salesmen. Discover a smarter way to protect your home today.

  • Inside the hunt for Australia's most notorious serial killer

    More than 20 years since Australia's worst serial killer was brought to justice Channel 7's series Catching Milat has looked inside the hunt for Ivan Milat. The Ivan Milat killing spree began when two bushwalkers discovered the bodies of British backpackers Caroline Clarke and Joanne Walters, who had originally disappeared after leaving a youth hostel in Kings Cross in April 1992. On October 6 1993 fears began to grow there a serial killer was preying on backpackers in NSW after two more bodies were found in the forest.

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  • Five personal finance habits that will make you rich

    Think being rich is a far off reality? Think again.Forget get-rich-quick schemes or relying on Lotto to win your pot of gold, the truth is that nobody (except the really bloody lucky ones) becomes rich overnight.In fact, the overnight successes we hear

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  • Australia to introduce counter-terrorism citizenship changes

    Australia is set to introduce new counter-terrorism laws, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Sunday, with the package expected to include stripping dual nationals who are linked to terrorism of their citizenship. There has also been speculation that the plan to amend citizenship laws, which was disclosed in February, could affect second-generation Australians who carry only one passport. "It's long been the case that if you have served with the armed forces of a country at war with Australia, you automatically lose your citizenship," Abbott told reporters.

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  • Next-generation plane engines take a LEAP towards delivery

    If there's one key selling point that aerospace giants Airbus and Boeing have both been using in marketing their new aircraft, it is fuel efficiency. It is in fact largely down to French company Safran and GE, whose joint venture CFM International is making the LEAP motors that will power most of the next-generation of the planes which will be the future workhorses of airlines. The promise of 15 to 20 percent fuel savings moved closer as LEAP engines made their first flight tests that are a key step for the Airbus320neo to enter service next year and Boeing's B737 MAX in 2017 as planned.

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  • Female gorilla dies after being attacked by male at Melbourne Zoo

    A male gorilla attacked a female gorilla called Julia at Melbourne Zoo and she has sadly died of her injuries. Silverback male Otana started to display 'unexpected levels of aggression' on Friday and it is believed he inflicted devastating injuries on Julia which led to her death. In a statement a zoo spokesman said: "It is with great sadness that we announce the death of one of our female gorillas, Julia.

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  • See Jennifer Aniston's Epic '90s Throwback Pic

    The actress shared an epic, seemingly '90s photo with her longtime friend, Suddenly Susan actress Andrea Bendewald, on Instagram, Thursday. Aniston, 46, who doesn't have an account of her own on the photo sharing website, posted the throwback pic via her beauty company Living Proof's account. In the image, Aniston and Bendewald, 45, are wearing earthy floral dresses.

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  • Man pronounced dead, then moves and breathes - authorities

    About 50 minutes later, the medical examiner arrived and notified the man's family of his death. As the examiner readied the body to be taken to the morgue, the man began to move his left arm and right leg, the report said.

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  • Ponting-coached team wins IPL title

    Ricky Ponting has coached the Mumbai Indians to victory in the Indian Premier League after the side scored a comfortable 41-run victory over Chennai Super Kings. The former Australian captain has won a trophy in his first coaching assignment in a stunning turnaround for the Indians, who lost their opening four matches of the season. Mumbai posted a monster 5-202, which Chennai never looked like chasing following the early dismissal of Australian veteran Mike Hussey (4), as they struggled to a total of 8-161.

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  • Abandoned Tube station used by Churchill awaits new tenant

    An abandoned Underground station used by Winston Churchill as a bunker during World War II could become London's latest go-to bar or gallery under a plan launched by the city's transport agency. The facade has lost its sign but kept the traditional crimson-red tiles once used for stations on the Underground, the oldest metro system in the world. Now Transport for London (TfL) hopes it will be the first of seven or eight off-limits empty stations under the capital to be leased for commercial use.

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  • Greece 'has no money' to meet IMF debt repayment

    Greece warned Sunday it has no money to repay the International Monetary Fund on time in June unless a deal is reached with its creditors, in a stark warning that the country could be just days away from defaulting. With the clock ticking down to four more debt instalments from June 5, Interior Minister Nikos Voutsis told Mega TV that the country has nothing left for the IMF in its coffers. Greece's radical-left government has been locked in negotiations with its creditors -- the IMF, the European Union and the European Central Bank -- for the past four months in a bid to unlock some 7.2 billion euros in bailout cash.

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  • Kelly Rutherford Granted Sole Custody of Her Two Children

    Kelly Rutherford has been granted temporary sole custody of her two kids. Kelly Rutherford's kids have been ordered to be returned home. The Gossip Girl star has been given sole legal and physical custody of her two children temporarily after a California judge ruled that son Hermes, 8, and daughter Helena, almost 6, be brought back to the United States from Monaco, where they had been living with father Daniel Giersch since 2012.

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