• The Dress That Sent The Internet Into Meltdown

    The seemingly innocent design sent the internet into complete meltdown as people argued over whether the dress was in fact blue and black or white and gold. "But on the black background some might see it as white." He even speculated, perhaps jokingly, that the white-gold prejudice favors the idea of seeing the dress under strong daylight.

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  • Exclusive: Chan spends precious time with family

    FIRST ON 7: Video has emerged of Andrew Chan sharing tender moments with his family inside Bali's Kerobokan prison. The 31-year-old is one of two Australians on death row in Indonesia for attempting to smuggle drugs from the country in 2005. The pair, dubbed the Bali Nine duo, are waiting for authorities to order their transfer from prison to their place of execution on Nusakambangan island, where the firing squad has been heard training at night.

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  • Shocking video of Jamil Hopoate assault released

    Shocking video has been released showing the violent attack that led to rising NRL player Jamil Hopoate being jailed. Watch the full video in the player above. The other men involved in the unprovoked assault on Alexander Christie faced sentencing today.

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  • Spread of Russian craters prompts safety concern from scientist

    The number of giants craters appearing in the northern Russia is growing as a respected scientist raised the safety implications of the strange phenomenon. Russian Academy of Sciences member Professor Vasily Bogoyavlensky said his organisation knew of seven craters in the remote part of Russia. "Five are directly on the Yamal peninsula, one in Yamal Autonomous district, and one is on the north of the Krasnoyarsk region, near the Taimyr peninsula," he said.

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  • Morrison to stamp out welfare rorters

    Scott Morrison wants to crack down on rorters in the welfare system - after stopping the boats and restoring faith in immigration. The social services minister doesn't know exactly how much is being rorted from the $150 billion national welfare bill, estimating that it could be less than 30 per cent. Mr Morrison again ruled out including the family home in the assets test for aged pensions.

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  • 'Wellness warrior' Jessica Ainscough dies from rare cancer, aged 30

    Jessica Ainscough, a self-described "wellness warrior" who attempted to stave off a rare form of cancer with natural healing, has died at age 30. Ms Ainscough's blogs had a large following on social media, and posts to her website drew praise from sufferers of many forms of illness as well as criticism from those who did not agree with her alternative remedies. Ms Ainscough was diagnosed with epithelioid sarcoma in 2008, and the cancer spread through her left arm, which she later refused to have amputated.

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  • MH370: Aviation's most bizarre loss

    Without doubt, the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 with 239 passengers and crew aboard on March 8 last year is the most bizarre in the history of aviation. Within a week it was formally revealed that the plane had flown on for seven hours, based on satellite tracking and had turned south into the southern Indian Ocean. On March 16 the search was moved to the southern Indian Ocean with the first aerial searches conducted from Perth on March 18 - 10 days after MH370 disappeared.

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  • NZ pip Australia in World Cup nail-biter

    Michael Clarke has been left lamenting Australia's "horrendous" batting after New Zealand triumphed by one wicket in a dramatic tale of two collapses. Australia slipped from 1-80 to 9-106 in 45 minutes and nine scarcely believable overs. Man of the match Trent Boult was chief destroyer, claiming five wickets in three overs at a cost of one run.

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  • 'Smiling assassin' among women in blue

    The weekly Friday night brawl at the local pub was kicking off and the "knockabout" senior constable at Blacktown police station had to respond. The decorated detective has spent the past three decades rising through the ranks, making it her prerogative to tackle greed and power-driven criminal groups.

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  • N. Korea vows 'merciless' war against US

    North Korea vowed to wage a "merciless, sacred war" against the United States on Thursday, days before the launch of annual joint South Korea-US military exercises that have incensed Pyongyang. "Nuclear weapons are not a monopoly of the US," the ruling party's official newspaper, Rodong Sinmun, warned in an editorial carried by the state KCNA news agency. North Korea "will wage a merciless sacred war against the US now that the latter has chosen confrontation", the Rodong Sinmun said.

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  • Paris Hilton's Crazed Stalker Gives Her a Cadillac

    Paris Hilton has received a strange and extravagant gift from a lontime stalker. Photo: A man named Johnny delivered the Cadillac to Paris Hilton's Beverly Hills gated community on Sunday but when the security guard at the gate called the 34-year-old and described the guy, she said she was going to call police as he has been "harassing" her for years. According to TMZ, Paris is convinced Johnny has damaged the vehicle because she wouldn't accept his gift.

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  • Man threatens to sue over burial plot bungle

    Dan Carrol bought the plot of land in 1973 for $100 - and he still has the receipt to prove it. When Mr Carroll went to inquire about selling off his cemetery real estate, he was was flabbergasted to learn that it no longer belonged to him - and had been home to a stranger for the past three decades. Cemetery records show the grave was refunded to a Mr Aubrey Carroll on March 17, 1987 but Mr Carroll claimed he never received any money because Aubrey was not related to him.

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  • Rock star Glitter jailed for 16 years

    Depraved paedophile Gary Glitter faces dying behind bars after being jailed for 16 years for sexually abusing three schoolgirls. The 70-year-old, whose real name is Paul Gadd, was told there was no evidence he had atoned for his actions as he was sentenced for one count of attempted rape, one count of unlawful sexual intercourse with a girl under 13, and four counts of indecent assault. Glitter showed no reaction as he was led from the dock after he was sentenced at London's Southwark Crown Court.

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  • Cabin crew refuse to fly in snowstorm

    Four cabin crew members have been suspended while an investigation is under way into their refusal to work on a flight they felt was unsafe.

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  • Australian Dollar Looks to RBA Rate Decision to Break Deadlock

    The Australian Dollar spent a fourth week in consolidation having started the month with a drop to the lowest level in nearly six years against its US counterpart. The deadlock is likely to be broken in the week ahead as policymakers gather for another policy meeting.

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  • Romantic proposal for MKR couple

    After returning home from filming episodes for the popular cooking quest, Lean’s boyfriend of three years — acclaimed artist Andy Quilty — whisked her away down south to one of their favourite spots to pop the big question. As the sun set over Sugarloaf Rock on the tip of Cape Naturaliste, Quilty got down on one knee and presented Lean with the ring of her dreams.

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  • Cook says Apple Watch will replace car keys - Telegraph

    The watch is designed to replace car keys and the clumsy, large fobs that are now used in many vehicles, Cook told the newspaper. Its battery will last the whole day, and will not take as long to charge as an iPhone, the report quoted Cook as saying. Apple Watch will also work as a credit card through Apple Pay, Cook told the paper, but did not mention how user verification will work with the watch.

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  • Mugabe celebrates 91st birthday with million-dollar bash

    Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Saturday celebrated his 91st birthday with a lavish million dollar bash that was slammed by the opposition as "obscene" in a country wracked by poverty. Thousands of supporters of the ruling ZANU-PF, many wearing party regalia emblazoned with the president's image, sang and danced as he arrived for the jamboree at a luxury hotel in the famed Victoria Falls resort. The party, which comes a week after Mugabe's birthday, was held on the hotel golf course, with white marquees housing the guests.

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  • Baden-Clay's life insurance claim denied

    Slain Queensland mother Allison Baden-Clay's life insurance payout will go to her family, not the husband who murdered her, a court has confirmed. On Thursday, the Federal Court ordered the sum of Allison's TAL Life Limited policy - worth more than $412,000 in 2013 - be paid to the trust of solicitors representing her father, the estate's executor. The policy was jointly held by Allison, 43, and her husband, Gerard Baden-Clay.

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  • How To Grow Vegetables

    You want a pretty garden but also want to grow some of your own organic produce: then take your lead from Karen Sutherland. “Clients who visit my garden always want a hedge of strawberry guava (Psidium cattleianum) after they see how good it looks,” Karen explains.

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