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WATCH: Suspect remembers judge

If there is ever a moment to make you rethink your life choices, it would be recognising the judge in your criminal trial from the schoolyard.

  • Kris Jenner's attempt to 'salvage reputation'

    Kris Jenner is desperate to "salvage her reputation". The 'Keeping Up With The Kardashians' star is reportedly suffering from a "major cash shortfall" at the moment, as the world focuses on her ex-wife Caitlyn Jenner, who was previously known as Bruce Jenner before undergoing a gender transition. A source said: "Kris is worth millions on paper, but she's got a major cash shortfall right now and needs some help getting through the summer.

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  • How Princess Charlotte's Christening Gown Was Painstakingly (Re)Made

    Princess Charlotte will make her next public outing for her christening on July 5, 2015. When Queen Elizabeth II's assistant and dressmaker Angela Kelly was tasked with replacing an ageing christening gown – which had been used for royal baptisms since 1841 – it was no easy task. Kelly, who is said to be one of the Queen's closest personal aides, wanted to ensure the material used for the dress would match the original as closely as possible.

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  • Chinese tourists boost Thai economy but stir outrage

    Accused of urinating in public, spitting on the street, or kicking a sacred temple bell -- free-spending Chinese tourists are receiving a mixed welcome as their soaring numbers help the kingdom's creaking economy. Last month it was a photo of a young girl peeing in the grounds of Bangkok's Grand Palace that triggered the latest round of enraged, and sometimes racist, comments as Thai social media users claimed she was Chinese. In March a Thai model's video of tourists from China jumping the queue at an airport was viewed more than two million times and saw a similarly angry rant against Thailand's largest group of foreign holidaymakers.

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  • Greeks decide their 'destiny' in close-fought referendum

    Greece voted in a tightly fought referendum Sunday that Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras said will determine its "destiny" in the eurozone, as the EU country teetered on the brink of financial collapse. From remote Aegean islands to the shadow of the 2,400-year-old Parthenon in Athens, Greeks despairing at years of austerity -- and angry at capital controls this week that have closed banks and prompted a clean-out of supermarket shelves -- cast their ballots. "When you have to choose between two bad solutions, you choose the least bad, and that's clearly 'Yes'," said Dimitris Kavouklis, 42, as he voted in an upmarket district of the capital.

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  • Ex-NYC firefighter who responded on 9/11 wins $5M in lottery

    A retired New York City firefighter who responded to the World Trade Center on Sept. 11 has won $5 million on a lottery scratch-off ticket. Carmelo Mercado was presented with an oversized check Thursday. Mercado was among the members of Queens Battalion 49 who went to the World Trade Center on Sept. 11 2001.

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  • 'Ice link' probed in Phil Walsh's murder

    Police are reportedly investigating whether the horror drug ice played a part in the tragic murder of Adelaide Crows coach Phil Walsh. A visibly-shaken Chapman says the club as a collective will try to "wrap our arms" around those affected by Walsh's killing. Sunday's AFL clash between Adelaide and Geelong will not go ahead following the murder of Crows coach Phil Walsh in his Somerton Park home in the early hours of Friday morning.

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  • Sandra Bullock: 'I'm Embarrassed By Hollywood'

    When Sandra Bullock was named People magazine's Most Beautiful in April, she refused to tell anyone the news. "The people I find most beautiful are the ones who aren't trying," said Bullock. In a new interview with E! today, Bullock said she's tired of the way women are treated in the media, likening it to "open hunting season".

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  • Europe struggles to deal with heat wave. (7 photos)

    Temperatures across northern Europe with some areas reporting the hottest day on record. Residents are struggling to deal with the heat. (Photo Getty Images)

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  • This is what happens when your Great Dane wants to cuddle

    It's official: There is nothing more delightful than watching a Great Dane who think he's a lap dog. In a video uploaded to Facebook, a Great Dane decides to unwind by lying out on the couch on top of his human, completely squishing the man who's just trying to watch some TV.

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  • Honeymoon is over for Greek couple who went penniless in NYC

    Newlyweds Valasia Limnioti and Konstantinos Patronis' long-planned "dream trip" to the U.S. ended in New York City, where their three-week honeymoon quickly turned into a nightmare: Their Greek-issued credit and debit cards were suddenly declined and they were left penniless. The couple skipped a few meals before spending their last dollars on dinner at McDonald's. Strangers from two Greek Orthodox churches in the city's Queens borough came to the rescue, giving them survival cash until their flight home to Greece on Friday.

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  • Meet the Next Fitness Star

    Say hello to the winner of our 2015 Women’s Health Next Fitness Star competition: Cassey Miller, 32, a certified personal trainer from Bondi Beach, NSW, and all-round legend. Killer body aside, it’s her empowering attitude that won us over. So what’s

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  • Taylor Swift Throws Epic 4th Of July Party

    Despite rumours that her friends aren’t too enamoured with boyfriend Calvin Harris, Taylor Swift gathered her squad together today for a 4th of July party. Martha Hunt, Gigi Hadid, Joe Jonas Calvin Harris, Serayah, Brit Maack, Cody Lewis and the Haim sisters joined Swift at her Rhode Island home for an afternoon of barbequing, bikinis and swans. Aside from the usual jumping shots Swift and her crew are so fond of, the singer was also snapped getting a piggyback ride from Harris.

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  • Boko Haram kills nearly 200 in 48 hours of Nigeria slaughter

    Boko Haram carried out a fresh wave of massacres in northeastern Nigeria on Friday, locals said, killing nearly 200 people in 48 hours of violence President Muhammadu Buhari blasted as "inhuman and barbaric". A young female suicide bomber also killed 12 worshippers when she blew herself up in a mosque in Borno. While there was no immediate claim of responsibility, Boko Haram has used both men and young women and girls as human bombs in the past.

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  • Hunt breaks silence on drugs controversy

    Karmichael Hunt has broken his silence over the cocaine scandal embroiling himself and former teammates in an exclusive interview with 7 News. In his only television interview, Hunt and his wife Emma downplayed suggestions the multi-code footballer had been disloyal to his friends by revealing their activities to police. The rugby league, Australian rules and now rugby union star revealed to investigators that a dozen of his Gold Coast Suns teammates had been involved in an end of season bender which sparked the ongoing investigations.

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  • The Middletons attend Princess Charlotte's christening (7 photos)

    Kate Middleton's family, sister Pippa, brother James, and parents Michael and Caroline Middleton were all in attendance at Princess Charlotte's christening.

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  • Sutton to get scans on injured bicep

    South Sydney veteran John Sutton will undergo scans this weekend after injuring his bicep in Friday night's 20-6 loss to Penrith. Sutton, who missed almost two months earlier this year with a broken jaw, wasn't overly concerned with the injury after the game but said he would get x-rays to diagnose the damage. "I just felt something funny in my biceps," he said post-game.

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  • Billy Joel Marries Alexis Roderick in Surprise Wedding

    Billy Joel married Alexis Roderick at home in New York on Saturday (US). Surprise! Billy Joel and Alexis Roderick got married on Saturday evening (US). The intimate ceremony, which was held at Joel's sprawling estate on Long Island, was presided over by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, 57, a longtime friend.

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  • Tennis Aust hits back at Tomic lashing

    Tennis Australia (TA) has returned serve after Bernard Tomic's extraordinary attack, in which he claims to have been abandoned by the governing body. Via social media on Saturday, TA tweeted: "Bernard Tomic post-match allegations about TA were misinformed, untrue & disappointing. Tomic has committed to this month's Davis Cup quarter-final against Kazakhstan after threatening to boycott the tie.

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  • Japan joins US-Australia war games amid China tensions

    The United States and Australia kicked off a massive joint biennial military exercise on Sunday, with Japan taking part for the first time as tensions with China over territorial rows loom over the drills. The two-week "Talisman Sabre" exercise in the Northern Territory and Queensland state involves 30,000 personnel from the US and Australia practising operations at sea, in the air and on land. Some 40 personnel from Japan's army -- the Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) -- will join the American contingent, while more than 500 troops from New Zealand are also involved in the exercise, which concludes on July 21.

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  • Solar Impulse lands in Hawaii, completing historic flight

    The Solar Impulse 2 aircraft completed a historic flight in its quest to circle the globe without consuming a drop of fuel, touching down gracefully in Hawaii on Friday after the most arduous leg of its journey. The sun-powered plane, piloted by veteran Swiss aviator Andre Borschberg, took 118 hours -- about five days -- to make the voyage from Japan to Hawaii and landed shortly after dawn at Kalaeloa Airport on the main Hawaiian island of Oahu. "Just landed in #Hawaii with @solarimpulse! For @bertrandpiccard and I, it's a dream coming true," Borschberg tweeted triumphantly after completing the most perilous part of the around-the-world odyssey.

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