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  • Arnold Schwarzenegger fights Sylvester Stallone at birthday bash

    Arnold Schwarzenegger threw a star-studded 68th birthday party yesterday (31.07.15). The 'Terminator' actor celebrated hitting the milestone by gathering his friends and family together for the bash and even had a punching competition with his 'The Expendables' co-star Sylvester Stallone who claimed the former bodybuilder is "getting stronger" as he ages. Sylvester, 69, also shared a photo of himself with Sir Elton John at the function, gushing the musician is one of his "oldest friends".

    Bang Showbiz
  • Eight charged with 500 abuse offences against Australian girl

    Eight men have been charged with hundreds of child sex offences against a 13-year-old girl in Australia, including her father whom police alleged Wednesday organised the horrific abuse over two years. The paedophile ring was smashed last week when detectives in Western Australia arrested the men, aged between 35 and 47, after a tip-off from the public. As an example of the nature of the alleged offences, police said one man alone was in possession of 200,000 videos and four million images, although they were not only of the Perth teenager.

    AFP
  • Man who called dollar rally sees catastrophe ahead

    Back in November 2014, Pal, who is currently the publisher of the Global Macro Investor newsletter and the founder of Real Vision TV, said the U.S. dollar index (Intercontinental Exchange US: @DX.1) was poised to make a move the likes of which hadn't been seen in "many, many years." Now, after the dollar index surged 10 percent, Pal is out with a new prediction, and it could spell trouble for global equities.

    CNBC
  • Settlement in wrongful death suit over brewery keg explosion

    A $1.2 million settlement has been reached in a wrongful death lawsuit over a keg explosion at a New Hampshire brewery. The Portsmouth Herald reports (http://bit.ly/1IcLXea) 26-year-old worker Benjamin Harris died in April 2012 while pressurizing a plastic beer keg with air at the Redhook Ale Brewery in Portsmouth. The lawsuit was brought against Plastic Kegs, Medway and Satellite Logistics Group, which were involved in the manufacture and distribution of the exploded keg.

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  • What a can of Coke does to you in one hour (5 photos)

    A new infographic has revealed the scary effects of one can of the soft drink

    Prevention
  • The Love Story Of Mark Zuckerberg And Priscilla Chan

    The social networking king Mark Zuckerberg etched a name for himself with Facebook, right on the day when he launched it from his dormitory. This was not a typical Mark Zuckerberg meeting, which would affect millions on the Internet. Mark Zuckerberg met Priscilla Chan, a sophomore from Boston, at a party hosted by Mark’s fraternity in 2003.

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  • Buy a holiday house that pays for itself

    Wanting to turn your holiday house into a cash cow when you’re not there? “Holiday homes have become a luxury that many people could not afford during the recent financial crisis, with many forcing to sell their coastal retreats and investments. The main crux of this “having your cake and eat it too” issue is that rental demand for your holiday home outside the holiday period can be scarce.

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  • Why Samsung's slashing Galaxy prices

    Samsung (: 593'A-KR) has announced plans to slash prices on its Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge smartphones, indicating an effort to boost lagging smartphone sales. The tech giant reported second-quarter earnings on Wednesday and announced its "plans to firmly maintain its sale of premium smartphones by flexibly adjusting the price of the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, and launching a new model with a larger screen." Samsung didn't announce specific prices, however. The price-cutting move comes amid falling profits and a declining share of the smartphone market for Samsung.

    CNBC
  • Nationalisations, German probes in Greek contingency plan: report

    Greece had a contingency plan in the event of being forced by creditors into a disorderly default, which included nationalisations and a corruption probe targeting German companies, a Greek newspaper reported Saturday. Efimerida Ton Syntakton daily said the plan -- alluded to by Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras in parliament on Friday -- was designed "to raise the cost of rupture" for Greece's creditors.

    AFP
  • Debris discovery may not lead to MH370

    While wreckage found on a remote Indian Ocean island has encouraged authorities in their search for MH370, the federal government has cautioned the discovery won't necessarily lead to finding the aircraft. Debris washed up on La Reunion has been sent to France for analysis and authorities are "increasingly confident" the two-metre piece of wreckage will provide the first tangible proof that the plane, which disappeared almost 17 months ago while flying from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, is laying at the bottom of the Indian Ocean. The wreckage was being flown to a testing site near Toulouse, and could reach there by Saturday.

    AAP
  • Judge gives lender 60 days to buy former presidential yacht

    Frustrated with years of legal wrangling, a Delaware judge has given a lender 60 days to decide whether to buy the former presidential yacht Sequoia, which lies rotting in a Virginia shipyard. The 104-foot Sequoia, built in 1925, is the longest-serving presidential yacht in American history.

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  • Lehmann opens up about Haddin sacking

    Coach Darren Lehmann has lashed reports he disregarded Cricket Australia's family-first approach by not selecting Brad Haddin in the third Ashes Test. Haddin was set to play the second Test, but withdrew for family reasons. Peter Nevill scored 45 and snared seven catches at Lord's, convincing selectors Rod Marsh and Lehmann he should stay in the XI ahead of an out-of-sorts Haddin.

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  • Beauty queen's answer leaves audience dumbfounded

    The logic of a beauty pageant contestant has left audiences dumbfounded yet again, after a Miss Bolivia hopeful gave a nonsensical answer to an interview question. While they’re not exactly known for their eloquent and articulate nature, audiences were still shocked by Miss Giovanna Salazar's gaffe. Miss Salazar took to her Facebook page to defend herself, after her incredibly brief answer started to go viral on social media.

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  • 'Deal with it yourself': Teen dies after 911 operator 'hangs up'

    A 911 operator in the United States has been reassigned after he allegedly told a woman to 'deal with it yourself' and hung up on her as she tried to save her dying friend. The woman called emergency services after 17-year-old Jaydon Chavez-Silver was shot during a house party in Albuquerque. In a shocking audio recording released on Tuesday, the distraught woman can be heard trying to keep Chavez-Silver alive while on the phone to 911 operator, Matthew Sanchez.

    Yahoo7 News
  • Missing teen jogger found alive in mysterious circumstances

    A teen girl who went missing while jogging has been found in mysterious circumstances. Cameron Baud has the story.

    7News
  • QLD rocked by second quake in a week

    Another earthquake has struck off the coast of Queensland, east of Fraser Island. The 5.7 magnitude earthquake could have been felt by people up to 206km away, Geoscience Australia said, near Hervey Bay, Sunshine Coast and as far as Bundaberg. Residents have felt the rumblings of an earthquake that struck off the south-east coast of Queensland on Thursday after a 5.2 magnitude earthquake was felt with reports locals in Hervey Bay, Stradbroke Island, Nambour and Palmwoods areas felt the ground shaking.

    7News
  • Girls scam ISIS for travel money

    If you’re low on funds for that big vacation, you could always ask to borrow some, run a Kickstarter campaign … or swindle a couple of Islamic State recruiters. It may not be the safest way to make money, but that’s what three young women from Chechnya, a Russian republic in southeastern Europe, did. The Islamic State often targets Muslim communities like Chechnya’s to recruit people who are willing to inflict individual acts of terrorism on their own soil.

    Yahoo7 and Agencies
  • Bin Laden relatives reportedly killed in private jet crash

    A private jet crashed in southern England on Friday, killing four people on board, a spokesman for Britain's Hampshire police service said, and Saudi and British media said the passengers were relatives of deceased al Qaeda leader Osama Bin Laden. The Saudi Ambassador to Britain, Prince Mohammed bin Nawaf Al Saud, offered condolences on the embassy's official Twitter account to the bin Laden family, a prominent Saudi Arabia clan with vast business interests. "His royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Nawaf bin Abdul Aziz, the ambassador of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques to the United Kingdom, offered his condolences to the sons of the late Mohammed bin Laden and their relations for the grave incident of the crash of the plane carrying members of the family at Balckbushe airport," he said in the tweet.

    Reuters
  • Restaurant that banned under sevens says 'business is booming'

    A far north Queensland restaurant that controversially banned children under seven says 'it's been good for business'. Flynn's Restaurant in Yungaburra issued a ban on children younger than seven years old after a patron's two-year-old started crying in her high chair at the beginning of July. Owner and chef Liam Flynn told Business Insider: "Business is booming.

    Yahoo7 News
  • Get ready to relive the 2008 crisis: Albert Edwards

    Central banks in the Western world have set the scene for an "even bigger version" of the 2007-2008 global financial crisis, Societe Generale's bearish strategist Albert Edwards has claimed. In a research note on Thursday, Edwards said that China's intervention to stabilize its volatile stock market was part of a larger global story, in which "rock bottom" interest rates and large fiscal deficits in the western world were pushing the global economy towards a fall. "QE (quantitative easing) will be stepped up to such a pace that you will hear the roar of the printing presses from Mars," Edwards said.

    CNBC