BALI 9: Executions confirmed for 3am AEST
  • Chan, Sukumaran families in final plea for mercy

    The wail came from some place deeper than Brintha Sukumaran’s lungs. As she tried to make her way through a media scrum at Cilacap port yesterday, Myuran Sukumaran’s sister was pushed and shoved. Raki Sukumaran weeps as she pleads for mercy.

    The West Australian
  • Worker cooked to death in industrial oven

    Two managers could face jail sentences after a worker was cooked alive in an industrial tuna oven. Bumble Bee Foods and two managers were charged by Los Angeles prosecutors today with violating safety regulations in the death of a worker who was cooked in an industrial oven with tons of tuna two years ago. Jose Melena was performing maintenance in a 35-foot-long oven at the company's Santa Fe Springs plant before dawn on October 11, 2012, when a co-worker, who mistakenly believed Melena was in the bathroom, filled the pressure cooker with 12,000 pounds of canned tuna and it was turned on.

    Yahoo7 and Agencies
  • Indonesia ignored Anzac plea: Bishop

    Indonesian authorities ignored a plea from the Australian government not to announce the executions of two convicted drug smugglers on Anzac Day. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop is harnessing international pressure on Indonesia not to execute 10 prisoners on death row including Australians Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran. The pair could be executed on Wednesday under the timetable announced by Indonesian authorities on Anzac Day.

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  • Bali Nine: Australian celebrities slammed for #saveourboys video

    Australian celebrities have appeared in a controversial new video calling on the Prime Minister to do more to save the Bali Nine duo facing execution in Indonesia. Actors including Bryan Brown, Geoffrey Rush and Joel Edgerton, have pleaded with Tony Abbott to save Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, who are expected to face the firing squad early Thursday morning.

    Yahoo7 News
  • Mysterious clouds form 'god-like' figure over volcano

    Ash from Chile's Calbuco volcano has heaped more misery on air passengers across South America, as towns and cities struggled to clean up from last week's two powerful eruptions. A sleeping giant for more than 50 years, Calbuco sprang to life in spectacular bursts of ash and lava Wednesday and Thursday, forcing 6,500 people living nearby to evacuate and blanketed southern Chile in suffocating volcanic debris.

    AFP
  • Spice Girls Boycott Geri Halliwell's Wedding

    Geri Halliwell and Christian Horner are set to tie the knot in the next few weeks in West London. Geri Halliwell may be marrying the man of her dreams in the next few weeks, but it looks like all her former Spice Girls bandmates won't be there to join the celebrations. Sources have confirmed that Mel C. will be busy working on Asia's Got Talent, while Victoria Beckham will be overseas with work commitments.

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  • Courteney Cox dispels 'Friends' rumours

    Courteney Cox (R) with Jennifer Aniston on April 20, 2015. Photo: GettyThe 50-year-old actress - best known for her role as Monica Gellar on the hit sitcom - addressed longstanding rumours of getting back with her old cast mates, saying it's never going

    New Idea
  • Bayley housemate stopped rape with axe

    Adrian Ernest Bayley's former housemate once swung an axe at the notorious rapist and murderer to rescue a girl Bayley was raping. The man, identified as Barry, told Network Ten he had no idea Bayley was on parole for five rapes when Bayley answered an online advertisement and moved into his house. Barry says Bayley made a good first impression “being the average Joe Blow” and described his housemate as “professional, clean, tidy”.

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  • Shock moment monkey attacks man for giving middle finger

    The moral of this story is, much like smiling at a proverbial crocodile, you should never give the middle finger to a monkey. CCTV footage has captured the moment a young man underestimated a staunch little Simian monkey's ability to read hand gestures.

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  • The best and worst fonts to use on your résumé

    A résumé, that piece of paper designed to reflect your best self, is one of the places where people still tend to use typeface to express themselves. It does not always go well, according to people who spend a lot of time looking at fonts. Bloomberg asked three typography wonks which typefaces make a curriculum vitae look classiest, which should never, ever been seen by an employer, and whether emojis are fair game.

    Yahoo7 Finance
  • IS doctor a 'sexually manipulative fraud': Reports

    The Australian doctor hailed as the face of Islamic State’s health service has been described as a “fraud” and a “creep” who slept with his patients, according to reports. Tareq Kamleh, 23, featured in the terror group's latest propaganda video urging medical professionals to join IS and help launch a healthcare service in Syria. Kamleh, who called himself Abu Yusuf in the video, said he had travelled from Australia to offer his services as part of his ‘jihad for islam’.

    Yahoo7 and Agencies
  • Elvis Presley's planes to remain at Graceland

    It looks like Elvis Presley's airplanes are staying at Graceland after all. Graceland released a statement Sunday saying the Lisa Marie and the Hound Dog II, two custom-designed airplanes once owned by Presley, will remain permanently at the Memphis tourist attraction centered on the life and career of the late singer. The larger plane, a Convair 880 named after Presley's daughter Lisa Marie, is like a customized flying limousine, complete with a large bed, a stereo system, conference room and gold-plated bathroom fixtures.

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  • Antonia Kidman's ex-husband Angus Hawley dies suddenly at 46

    Reports suggest that Hawley, 46, died of a heart attack while on a business trip in New York. Angus's brother Phillip released the following statement last night on behalf of the Hawley family. "We confirm that Angus Hawley has suddenly and very unexpectedly died of a suspected heart attack whilst in New York attending a conference.

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  • Emirates’ A380 heads to Perth

    Stephen Scourfield admires a special plane about to touch down in Perth for the first time. The first Emirates A380 is due to land at Perth Airport on Friday, in a significant moment for WA travellers. Each airline designs and configures the interior of its planes differently and the Emirates A380s’ upper deck has 14 first-class private suites and 76 business-class mini-pods, in a staggered formation for privacy.

    The West Australian
  • At just over $60, this fake Apple Watch offers features the real one lacks

    In Shenzhen's famous Huaqiangbei electronics shopping district, you won't need to stand in any lines or make an appointment for these smartwatches. At 299 yuan—that's just over $60—you can pick up a smartwatch that looks quite similar to Apple's own creation, complete with replica Digital Crown and touch screen. What this no-name watch provides that Apple doesn't is phone calls right from the watch—without the need to connect to your smartphone—through a built-in microphone and surprisingly clear speaker.

    Yahoo7 Finance
  • 40 years later: Communism's hollow victory in Vietnam

    Forty years after it won the war, the Communist Party still rules Vietnam with an iron fist. From a shattered society plagued by poverty and food shortages, to a middle-income country and World Trade Organization member, Vietnam's authoritarian socialist regime has overseen huge change since Saigon fell to communist troops four decades ago. On Thursday, Communist Party rulers will gather for a military parade in Ho Chi Minh City -- formerly Saigon -- to commemorate the day their tanks rolled into city, prompting the surrender of the US-backed South and reunification of the country.

    AFP
  • John Stamos 'Calls Bulls**t' on Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen's 'Full House' Shock

    John Stamos doesn't believe that Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen didn't know about the Full House spin-off. It looks like Uncle Jesse is disappointed by Michelle Tanner's recent comments about a Full House reboot. John Stamos, who played Uncle Jesse on the '90s TV show, announced last week on Jimmy Kimmel Live! that the show was coming back with a spin-off, titled Fuller House.

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  • US sailor jumps from 10th floor

    A 22-year-old sailor from USS Carl Vinson jumped from the 10th storey of a Perth hotel after a row early this morning. The man was with a woman, also from the US aircraft carrier, at the Parmelia Hilton Perth on Mill Street about 1.15am. A WA police spokeswoman said it was believed the man and woman were involved allegedly in an altercation early this morning which led the man to jump from a balcony into a hotel pool.

    The West Australian
  • 'I wanted to see what it was like to take a life', teen confesses

    The Contra Costa Times reported that William Schultz, 18, said he killed the boy while he slept because he wanted to know what it felt like to murder someone before the world ended. The Times interviewed Schultz in jail.

    Yahoo7 and Agencies
  • Autistic boy's plea to stay in Australia

    This is the message a 10-year-old autistic boy has scrawled in a scrapbook for Immigration Minister Peter Dutton to avoid being deported back to his country of birth, the Philippines. Nurse Maria Sevilla and her son Tyrone claim the Department of Immigration rejected their latest visa applications solely because he has autism. The Townsville residents have been living in Australia on various visas for the past eight years.

    AAP