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CCTV reveals the horrifying moment a woman was hit by a falling sign after a freak accident in Sydney.

  • Kate gave birth days before or was not pregnant at all: Russia

    Russia is calling the Duchess of Cambridge’s birth a falsehood. Kate Middleton gave birth to her little princess days before it was officially announced, according to Russian women. The claims were published in the pro-Kremlin Russian newspaper Komsomolskaya Pravda.

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  • Wife's Priceless Reaction to Husband's Sandwich Request

    Andrew Park jokingly told wife Koa to rustle him up a ham and mustard sanger on Monday. “She gracefully placed the plate on my desk in an over-the-top, housewife-caricature type of way and walked off," Park told the Huffington Post. Clearly it’s time someone started making his own sandwiches.

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  • Kevin Bacon, Is That Really You?

    We hate to say it but...what's up with Kevin Bacon's face?PHOTOS: Pants Free: 7 Stars Who Went Commando at the Met GalaThe actor shared a crazy unrecognisable photo on Twitter, sending his fans and followers into a tizzy.Um, Kevin Bacon....is that you

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  • Man posing as male model 'duped women into blindfolded sex'

    A woman claims she was duped into blindfolded sex with a 'balding and wrinkly' man after he allegedly posed as a model online to lure his victims. The 68-year-old man was reportedly arrested in Nice, France, after a woman claimed she was fooled into having blind-folded sex with a man she thought was handsome, with brown hair and blue eyes, in a darkened room.

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  • Greece blames EU-IMF row for blocking deal

    Greece and its creditors on Tuesday ruled out any bailout deal to avoid bankruptcy at a make-or-break meeting next week, as the IMF said Athens may need debt relief to survive its crisis. Athens blamed divisions between its international creditors for a three-month impasse in talks aimed at unblocking 7.2 billion euros ($8.1 billion) in bailout cash. Hoping to win breathing space and to avoid a possible catastrophic exit from the eurozone, Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis led a high-level delegation on a tour of European capitals.

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  • Fight fans sue Pacquiao over injury

    Two Nevada men filed a class-action lawsuit against Manny Pacquiao on Tuesday, seeking millions in damages because they say he fraudulently concealed a shoulder injury before his defeat to Floyd Mayweather. It is just the latest fallout from Mayweather’s victory in Las Vegas on Saturday (Sunday AEST) in a unanimous decision, with Pacquiao saying afterwards that the shoulder complaint hampered his performance in the welterweight world title showdown. The plaintiffs argue that by failing to go public with the injury before the feverishly anticipated bout, the Philippine icon and his camp violated the Nevada Deceptive Trade Practices Act.

    The West Australian
  • Tiger Woods and Miranda Kerr?

    Miranda Kerr has been romantically linked to James Packer, Justin Bieber, Tom Cruise, ex-husband Orlando Bloom and almost every other male celebrity in Hollywood.Who’s next for the Australian supermodel?How about newly single, heartbroken Tiger Woods?

    The West Australian
  • 100 students barred from graduation after prank goes wrong

    A school principal has been suspended and 100 students have been barred from their graduation after a high school prank went seriously wrong. Senior students at Sequoyah High School in Madisonville, Tennessee, have been accused of urinating on walls, putting goldfish in toilets and dumping a dead opossum on the hay covered floor. The incident which occurred on April 30, led to the indefinite suspension of principal Gary Cole and got a deputy who let the students into the school fired.

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  • Carrie Bickmore's childbirth 'overshare'

    Logie golden girl Carrie Bickmore revealed an eyebrow raising confession to Education Minister Christopher Pyne.On the Project last night Bickmore may have ‘over-shared’.She recently gave birth to daughter Evie and told Pyne she was thinking of him during

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  • Market plunges as banks dive

    Investors dumped the major banks, dragging the Australian sharemarket deep into the red to a four-month low after Commonwealth Bank joined Westpac with a disappointing earnings report. The Australian dollar extended its rally against the US dollar, climbing US0.8¢ to US79.60¢ in defiance of the Reserve Bank rate cut yesterday and comments from the board it was “necessary” for the dollar to weaken to support growth. “There appeared to be no single theme which could be applied consistently to all the asset classes,” Westpac strategist Imre Speizer said.

    The West Australian
  • Iron ore battle heats up

    BHP Billiton iron ore boss Jimmy Wilson and Fortescue Metals Group chairman Andrew Forrest have ramped up iron ore's war of words, with Mr Wilson accusing Fortescue of making itself the "world's most prolific iron ore growth story". In an internal email to BHP staff, Mr Wilson responded to months of criticism from Mr Forrest, who has blamed BHP and Rio Tinto for flooding the market and pushing prices down.

    The West Australian
  • Final proof that Cristiano Ronaldo is a very, very nice man indeed

    The picture above says it all: Cristiano Ronaldo, the preening prima donna more interested in showing himself off than in being a good footballer and a decent man. Rather than celebrate with team-mates, Ronaldo made the moment about himself, running away from the men who are behind his glory, posing for the cameras.

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  • Tattoo guru puts treasures on market

    Perth tattoo artist to the stars Marc Pinto has built up a major collection of traditional indigenous artefacts after being inspired by his grandfather's stories of living with the Dayak tribes of Borneo. Mr Pinto, whose clients include John Butler, Jessica Mauboy, Trace Cyrus, Vanessa Amorosi and several AFL footballers, is selling more than 140 pieces collected with his wife Elena over nearly 20 years. "It's sad to let it go but I have enjoyed it so much and would like to share it so other people can enjoy it," Mr Pinto said.

    The West Australian
  • Pitbull: This was music industry's big mistake

    The music industry made a big mistake when it didn't partner with former Apple (AAPL) CEO Steve Jobs and fought Napster instead of buying it, rapper Armando Christian Perez, otherwise known as Pitbull, said Monday. "The thing about the music business is that it's a business that makes every other business money except itself, to a certain extent.

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  • Dan MacPherson steps down from Dancing With the Stars

    Channel Seven confirms that Dan MacPherson has decided to step down from the hosting role of the next season of Dancing With the Stars. Dan took over the following 7 seasons. The worldwide hit series debuted on Seven in October 2004 with Daryl Somers as host, a role he held for 7 seasons.

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  • Stars wow at Met Gala

    Haircuts and headgear were all the talk on the red carpet at the Met Gala in New York on Monday as Katie Holmes rocked a new bob and Sarah Jessica Parker wowed with a flame-effect Philip Treacy hat. The celebrity fashionistas put on quite a show for the paparazzi as they arrived at the annual glamour bash on Monday evening, but all eyes were on Holmes, Parker and Anne Hathaway, who topped off an Oscars gold outfit with a hood. Holmes’ new short bob sparked debate as to whether she chopped off her long locks or was simply wearing a wig to the Metropolitan Museum of Art with pal Zac Posen, who designed her sparkly midnight blue gown.

    The West Australian
  • Zookeeper bitten by snake at Australia Zoo

    A female zookeeper has been rushed to hospital after being bitten by a snake at Australia Zoo.The 28-year-old was working in a back paddock when she was attacked around 11am (AEST) on Wednesday.The snake, which is not believed to be venomous, disappeared

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  • Oldest complete copy of Ten Commandments displayed in Israel

    The world's oldest complete copy of the Ten Commandments is going on rare display at Israel's leading museum in an exhibit tracing civilization's most pivotal moments. The 2,000-year-old Dead Sea Scroll, from a collection of the world's most ancient biblical manuscripts discovered near the Dead Sea east of Jerusalem, has never before been publicly displayed in Israel and has only been shown in brief exhibits abroad, said Pnina Shor of the Israel Antiquities Authority. The manuscript is so brittle that it will only be on display at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem for two weeks before it is returned to a secure, pitch-black, climate-controlled storage facility there.

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  • Northern Australia could be opened to foreign airlines

    Foreign airlines could be given clearance to fly passengers between domestic airports in northern Australia under a radical plan being considered by the Abbott Government. The West Australian can reveal that Cabinet’s budget razor gang, the expenditure review committee, has discussed allowing international carriers to fly direct to airports north of the Tropic of Capricorn and then fly freely between northern airports. An “open skies policy” for northern Australia would potentially allow cut-price foreign carriers to fly tourists to Broome, Darwin, Cairns and Townsville, as well as allowing Australians to have cheaper tropical holidays.

    The West Australian
  • Texas shooter was 'heartthrob' in Pakistan: schoolmates

    Nadir Soofi, one of the gunmen who attacked a Texas venue hosting a contest to draw the Prophet Mohammed, was a charismatic "ladies' man" as a teenager, contemporaries from an elite Pakistani school told AFP Wednesday. Soofi, 34, and Elton Simpson were shot dead by police on Sunday as they tried to storm the controversial cartoon drawing event. Soofi studied at the $20,000-a-year International School of Islamabad from 1992 to 1998, where contemporaries said he was funny, popular and charming and showed no inclination towards extremism.

    AFP