• Bali Nine last wishes revealed

    The executions of Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan would be a grave injustice say their brothers, who have pleaded for Indonesia's president to call off the firing squad. After spending some of his final hours with his brother, Chinthu Sukumaran said his brother's last wish was to paint for as long as possible. "He's found peace with what may happen but he and we all feel that this is a grave injustice and it did not have to be this way and it still doesn't have to be this way," he told reporters.

    AAP
  • Australian Jihadi doctor a womaniser: report

    A young Australian doctor, who has appeared in the latest Islamic State propaganda video urging foreign medics to join the terror group against the west, was reportedly a womaniser, it has been revealed. The video shows a young doctor, identified by several media outlets as Tareq Kamleh, calling on other medical professionals to travel to Syria and help launch the Islamic State Health Service. The blue-eyed Australian doctor who has appeared in the latest IS propaganda video has been identified as Tareq Kamleh.

    Yahoo7 and Agencies
  • Google executive among hundreds dead from Nepal quake

    Dan Fredinburg, a Google executive who described himself as an adventurer, was among the hundreds who died in a massive earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday. Google confirmed his death. Lawrence You, the company's director of privacy, posted online that Fredinburg was in Nepal with three other Google employees climbing Mount Everest.

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  • Court: Iowa casino doesn't have to pay $41M jackpot error

    When an 87-year-old Illinois grandmother bet a quarter in an Iowa slot machine in 2011, she thought she'd hit it big. Pauline McKee and her daughter excitedly summoned casino employees to collect what they thought was a $41.8 million jackpot. The rules and pay table, which were available on a touch screen, amount to a contract between the casino and the player and it doesn't matter that McKee didn't read them, he added.

    Associated Press
  • Accused Rapist Files Lawsuit Against Columbia University After Mattress Stunt

    In September last year, a Columbia University student made headlines around the world when she pledged to carry her mattress around campus until her rapist was expelled. Emma Sulkowicz says she was raped by a fellow student in her own dorm room two years ago, and now lives in fear it will happen again because police and campus security have ignored her claims. Paul Nungesser, the German citizen accused of raping Sulkowicz, filed the lawsuit against Columbia University overnight, saying it had failed to protect him against harassment.

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  • Nepal hospitals overflowing, rural towns cut off: aid groups

    Aid groups and governments worldwide intensified efforts Sunday to help earthquake-hit Nepal, but blocked roads, downed power lines and overcrowded hospitals posed formidable challenges in an already poor country. As the death toll in the Himalayan nation surpassed 2,500, the US together with European and Asian nations sent emergency crews to reinforce those scrambling to find survivors in the devastated capital Kathmandu and in cut-off rural areas. "Tragically, more bodies are being pulled from collapsed buildings every hour," the Australian Red Cross said in a statement.

    AFP
  • Seven in ten Greeks want a debt deal

    Seven out of ten Greeks want their leaders to reach an agreement with their creditors as the country's debt drama drags on, but almost a quarter back leaving the EU, a survey published Sunday showed. Just over 23 percent of Greeks would prefer splitting from the European Union, while slightly under 72 percent said they supported an agreement with creditors when asked "what would be the best solution for the country", according to a poll in Greek paper To Vima. Greeks seem to be ambivalent about their leaders' confrontational stance in negotiating with their creditors, with only half approving of the strategy that has seen tempers flare and accusations fly.

    AFP
  • Leonardo DiCaprio Using Dating App Tinder

    It looks like even Hollywood heartthrob Leonardo DiCaprio has trouble finding a date.The 40-year-old, who is rarely seen without a Victoria’s Secret model draped over his arm, has joined Tinder.Just last month, there were reports the five-time Academy

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  • Air raids on market kill 40 as Syria regime hits back

    The attacks came after rebel groups including Al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate overran the nearby town of Jisr al-Shughur on Saturday, tightening their grip on the northwestern province of Idlib less than a month after capturing its capital. "At least 40 civilians were killed in regime air strikes on a market in the town of Darkush. Among the dead were nine women and eight children," said Rami Abdel Rahman of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

    AFP 56 mins ago
  • Four recalls to Kiwis squad for Test

    Kiwis coach Stephen Kearney hasn't been afraid to meddle with his triumphant Four Nations squad, recalling four players and removing 10 for this week's Test against Australia in Brisbane. Fullback Roger Tuivasa-Sheck, uncapped wing Dallin Watene-Zelezniak and props Sam Moa and Ben Matulino are in the 18-strong squad for the Test on Friday, having not been involved late last year. Injury has ruled out two members of the Four Nations squad - powerhouse North Queensland Cowboys forward Jason Taumalolo and classy Penrith centre Dean Whare.

    AAP
  • Keith Richards was '40 per cent drugs'

    Keith Richards was "40 per cent drugs" while making 'Sticky Fingers'. The Rolling Stones guitarist caused concern with his habit while recording their 1971 LP, with those close to the band admitting he was using narcotics "just to exist". The group's financial manager, Ronnie Schneider, said: "Keith at the time was maybe 60 per cent music and 40 per cent drugs.

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  • Ivan Milat's 'first victim' uncovered by SN investigation

    Seven's Sunday Night has revealed serial killer Ivan Milat was responsible for a violent shooting that left a man paralysed, many years before his backpacker murder spree. Another man who served a lengthy prison sentence for the crime has been shocked to discover he inadvertently took the fall for Australia’s most notorious serial killer. “This is an extraordinary story that rewrites what we thought we knew about Ivan Milat," Reporter Steve Pennells said.

    Sunday Night
  • Aspirin, Panadol to get cut from PBS

    Paracetamol, antacids, aspirin and other basic medicines could soon be removed from the list of subsidised medicines. Health Minister Sussan Ley said the government was paying too much for people to access basic drugs on script at their chemist. The government wanted to make way for expensive, new-generation cancer and other life-saving drugs on the scheme.

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  • Seniors group says leave savers alone

    Seniors have a blunt message for the federal government: leave savers alone. Over-50s lobby group National Seniors Australia has joined the opposition to a bank deposits tax, saying people who save are an easy target for governments. "They're low hanging fruit for governments who are keen to grab money," chief executive Michael O'Neill told AAP.

    AAP
  • The Women Who Have To Justify Their Medals On ANZAC Day

    Suzanne Baker.By the standards of any military veteran, Suzanne Baker has an impressive array of medals. They include the Australian Active Service medal, the Australian Defence Medal, the Australian Operational Service Medal – a glistening display of

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  • Surfer fighting for life after SA shark attack

    A surfer who had his leg bitten off by a shark on South Australia's west coast remains in a critical condition at the Royal Adelaide Hospital. Chris Blowes, 26, was surfing 350 metres offshore near Right Point at Fishery Bay in the Port Lincoln National Park when a 'monster' great white shark attacked him while a dozen surfers were in the water on Saturday morning.

    Yahoo7 and Agencies
  • Could you trade your house for a bus?

    The Cairns family is not just unusual for having 11 children – they are also one of a growing number of families choosing life on the road instead of in suburbia.In an interview with Sunday Night, Peter and Allison Cairns explained how they chose to sell

    Sunday Night
  • How London man may have helped trigger the 'flash crash'

    He operated from a modest suburban London home he shared with his parents, far from the city's glamorous financial center. A key to spoofing is placing large orders to sell or buy without ever executing them.

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  • Christina Aguilera thinks Hayden Panettiere is 'a Pit bull'

    The 34-year-old singer, who has six-month-old daughter Summer Rain with fiancé Matthew Rutler and seven-year-old son Max with ex-husband Jordan Bratman, also couldn't resist asking the pint-sized star, 25, about her Ukrainian boxer fiancé Wladimir Klitschko, who stands more than a foot taller than her at 6'6". Asked if she would consider returning to the country music drama in the future, Christina added: "For sure! I had such a great time.

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  • Income cap limits first home loans

    Getting into a first home in Perth is about to become even harder, with the State's low-income mortgage provider expected to make eligibility requirements more stringent. Keystart, which caters for West Australians looking for a low- deposit entry to home ownership, will tighten metropolitan income caps to avoid exceeding its $5 billion debt limit. Citing rising housing approvals and a healthy market, Keystart will lower the caps by $20,000 from Friday.

    The West Australian