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RAW: A backwards waterfall amidst the NSW storms

As NSW is hit by the worst storm for a decade here is a moment water was caught going the wrong way.

  • Princess Diana's will revealed

    Princess Diana with sons William (L) and Harry in 1989. Photo: Getty Images / Duke and Duchess of CambridgeThe late Princess of Wales and mother to sons Princes William, 32, and Harry, 30, passed away at the age of 36 after a tragic car crash in 1997,

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  • Has Google Street View solved the Loch Ness Monster mystery?

    Does the Lock Ness Monster really exist? Internet giant Google has enlisted the help of its Street View cameras to try and prove the existence of the legendary crypid. A collection of the images have been released online so that Nessie hunters can join the search from the comfort of their own homes.

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  • Malaysia urged to punish Muslims over 'cross' protest

    Malaysia's government faced calls on Tuesday to take action against Muslim protesters who pressured a church to remove its cross, the latest example of rising Islamic intolerance that is fuelling religious tensions in the multi-faith country. A group of about 50 protesters demonstrated Sunday outside the small church in a Kuala Lumpur suburb, saying the Christian symbol above it was an affront to local Muslims, according to Malaysian media.

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  • Three dead as wild weather lashes Australian state

    Three people died as the Australian state of New South Wales was lashed by a "once-in-a-decade" storm on Tuesday with homes washed away, thousands hit by power cuts and sand drifts sweeping inland off Sydney's iconic Bondi beach. Sea swells also hampered shipping as the region around Australia's biggest city suffered its second day of gale-force winds of up to 135 kilometres per hour (83 mph) and torrential rain. The Bureau of Meteorology said 119 millimetres (five inches) of rain had fallen in Sydney in 24 hours -- the city's wettest period since 2002.

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  • Dragon's skull to hit the market

    At 2.8m long and 1.6m high, the fossilised skull of Lung Wong (The Dragon King) is the biggest and most complete skull of any animal that has walked the Earth. The male Triceratops dinosaur lived in the late Cretaceous period, about 65 million years ago, and his skull is 95 per cent complete bone and 1.4m wide. The dinosaur fossil is considered a masterpiece of natural history.

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  • Student's insides 'explode' after taking diet pills

    A mother in the United Kingdom has issued a desperate warning after her daughter took a fatal dose of 'diet pills' bought online. Eloise Parry "burned up from the inside" after taking eight tablets, which contained a highly toxic substance called DNP. Eloise's mother, Fiona Parry, issued an emotional statement following her daughter's death on April 12.

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  • Bobbi Kristina Brown off life support

    Bobbi Kristina Brown has been taken off life support. The 22-year-old aspiring actress was placed in a medically-induced coma in January after she was found unresponsive in her bathtub - but her aunt Tina Brown says she is finally getting better. Tina's social media comments come after Bobbi's father Bobby Brown appeared to suggest she was out of her coma when he came on stage as a special guest at a Maze featuring Frankie Beverly concert at the Verizon Theatre in Dallas on Saturday (18.0.4.15).

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  • Japan's maglev train breaks world speed record

    Japan's state-of-the-art maglev train clocked a new world speed record Tuesday in a test run near Mount Fuji, smashing through the 600 kilometre (373 miles) per hour mark, as Tokyo races to sell the technology abroad. The seven-car maglev train -- short for "magnetic levitation" -- hit a top speed of 603 kilometres per hour, and managed nearly 11 seconds at over 600kph, operator Central Japan Railway said. The new record came less than a week after the company recorded a top speed of 590 kph, breaking its own 2003 record of 581 kph.

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  • Father killed in crash on the way to birth of 8th child

    A father driving his pregnant wife and children to the hospital for the birth of the couple's eighth child was killed when a deer struck their van in central Wisconsin, according to sheriff's officials and relatives. Michael Rogan, 42, was killed when the deer crashed through his van's windshield on a rural highway Friday in Marathon County. Michael Rogan was pronounced dead at St. Joseph's Hospital in Marshfield.

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  • Astronomers discover 'supervoid' 1.8 billion light years in width

    Astronomers say they have discovered a “supervoid” in the universe that is 1.8 billion light years in width. Dr Istvan Szapudi, who led a team of researchers from the University of Hawaii, has labeled it “the largest individual structure ever identified by humanity”. The vast, large space, which is “missing” around 10, 000 galaxies, is colder than other parts of the universe.

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  • Girl has terrible reaction to romantic prom proposal

    SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEOThis has got to be the most cringe-worthy prom proposal you will ever see!In the US, asking your partner to the prom is a pretty big deal and a lot of people go all out.This guy thought he had it all figured out when he decided to

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  • Black urine shows real brutality of boxing

    Lucas Matthysse won a majority decision against Ruslan Provodnikov in a 12-round super lightweight bout Saturday night. Argentina's Matthysse landed the majority of the punches in the first round and opening a cut near Provodnikov’s left eye early in the second. Provodnikov continued to cop punishment through the bout but it was not until after the fight that the true cost of the beating was realised.

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  • New mum 'who died for 11 minutes had no recollection of pregnancy or baby'

    A British woman who 'died' for 11 minutes while giving birth to her son woke up four days later with no memory of ever being pregnant or having a baby. Hilary Wilson, from Shropshire in England, suffered a complication during labour and went into cardiac arrest as she gave birth to son, Felix.

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  • Russell Crowe: 'Buying The Rabbitohs Ruined My Marriage'

    The 51-year-old purchased the South Sydney Rabbitohs in 2006, and the team took home the NRL Premiership last year. During an appearance on an American television show, Russell Crowe admitted his co-ownership of the team was a contributing factor to his split from his wife of nine years, Danielle Spencer. Crowe celebrates the Rabbitohs win at the 2014 NRL Grand Final.

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  • Bali Nine executions 'must be civilised'

    Indonesia's president has warned it "is only a matter of time" until Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran are executed. Jakarta has postponed the executions of the two Australians and eight other drug offenders for this week, while it hosts foreign dignitaries for the Asian African Conference. Philippines Vice President Jejomar Binay is expected to raise the issue in Jakarta meetings this week as concern grows over the fate of condemned domestic worker Mary Jane Veloso.

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  • Mother locks daughters in bedroom so pedophile partner can stay over

    A convicted pedophile is reportedly allowed to live in the same house as two young girls so long as their mother locks them in their bedroom at night. The girls grandmother claims social services approved the plan before the girl's step-dad moved in, despite knowledge of his history. “The alarm and the other so-called precautions stop my granddaughters being abused are a load of rubbish,” she told the Sunday Mirror.

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  • Branson opens first Virgin hotel

    Hotel rooms which boast free wifi, water and yoga mats, minibars stocked with shop-priced items and bathrooms with the right lighting for putting on make-up are just some of the amenities being promised by Sir Richard Branson as he throws open the doors of his first Virgin hotel. The entrepreneur said he was inspired by his airline when he looked at the hotel industry and what he could add to it. "Thirty years ago people asked what we could bring to the airline business that didn't already exist and we created Virgin Atlantic.

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  • Mercedes no longer alone for luxury

    For a long time, Mercedes-Benz largely had the segment to itself after it launched the CLS in Australia in 2004. Based on the E-Class, the swoopy-roofed stunner has long been popular with those looking to stand out from the rest of the executive crowd.

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  • Kanye West: A dentist trip changed my outlook on life

    Kanye West's outlook on life was transformed by a trip to the dentist. The 37-year-old rapper - who has 22-month-old daughter North with wife Kim Kardashian West - has revealed how being given nitrous gas during a visit to get treatment on his teeth helped to clarify his perspective on life. The 'All Day' hitmaker recalled: "One time I was at the dentist's office and I was given nitrous gas and I was vibing out.

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  • Lucky catch saves drone from Floreat beach

    It's lucky Perth videographer Ryan Chatfield can run - fast. Mr Chatfield was using a remote-controlled drone to film over Floreat beach last night when the aerial vehicle started to fall from the sky. Mr Chatfield, from Ryan Chatfield Images, said the batteries had died on the drone, which he had had for only a few weeks.

    The West Australian