• 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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  • Greek prime minister rules out third bailout

    Greece's new radical left government has no intention of seeking another bailout deal from international creditors and will spend coming months trying to ease the terms of its current commitments, the financially struggling country's prime minister said Friday. Alexis Tsipras remarks came hours after lawmakers in Germany, a key rescue loan provider, overwhelmingly approved the four-month extension of Greece's extant deal. "The bailout agreements are over, both in form and in essence," Tsipras told a cabinet meeting.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • North Korean leader tells army: 'prepare for war'

    North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un has urged his army to prepare for war with the United States and its allies, state media said Saturday, as Pyongyang ramps up the rhetoric ahead of US-South Korea military drills. Kim's comments came after South Korea and the United States Friday conducted a joint naval drill involving 10 South Korean warships and a US Aegis destroyer, ahead of the launch of large-scale military exercises that have enraged the North. "The prevailing situation where a great war for national reunification is at hand requires all the KPA (Korean People's Army) units to become (elite) Guard Units fully prepared for war politically and ideologically, in military technique and materially", he was quoted by the official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) as saying.

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  • Adam Tepper, Bitcoin trader and CEO of Independent Reserve, killed in motorcycle accident in Phuket

    The Australian chief executive officer of an exchange company for Bitcoin cyber currency has been killed in a motorcycle accident in Thailand. Melbourne resident Adam Tepper, the 34-year-old boss of Independent Reserve, was holidaying on the Thai resort island of Phuket. Independent Reserve chief technology officer Adrian Przelozny confirmed Mr Tepper's death in a statement on the company's website.

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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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  • 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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  • '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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  • Bendigo councillor Elise Chapman tweets genital mutilation image to mosque supporter

    The Mayor of Bendigo in central Victoria will hold talks with a councillor who used social media to post an image depicting genital mutilation and linked it to Islam. Elise Chapman published the picture in response to a Twitter user's support for plans for Bendigo's first mosque. The council voted last year to approve plans for the mosque in East Bendigo but an appeal against that decision remains before the planning umpire, the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal.

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  • Paris Hilton's Crazed Stalker Gives Her a Cadillac

    The socialite-turned-DJ has been sent a classic car by an obsessive fan.

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  • Zelda Williams: 'No Point' Asking Why Robin Williams Took His Own Life

    Six months after Robin Williams took his own life, his daughter Zelda is opening up about what hers is like now that he's gone.

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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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  • Truckie 'avoids bridge toll with Bond-inspired device'

    A truckie accused of using a James Bond-style retractable bumper to evade a $95 toll on the George Washington Bridge in New York City has been charged with using burglary tools, police said. Hauling a load of sweets across the bridge toward New York City on Wednesday, Pablo Ortega flipped a switch on his dashboard as he approached the toll gates over the Hudson River.

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  • Ditch Abbott for boost: Top Libs

    Senior Liberals pushing for another leadership spill are arguing that Malcolm Turnbull would provide a much needed shot in the arm for the ailing economy if he became prime minister. Key Cabinet ministers are walking away from Tony Abbott amid growing expectation the Prime Minister will face another leadership challenge, possibly as soon as next week. Two of the Government's most senior figures, Julie Bishop and Scott Morrison, yesterday pointedly distanced themselves from the Prime Minister, noting that the Liberal leadership was a "gift" of the party room.

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  • '800 Rio jobs on the line'

    UPDATE 2pm: Rio Tinto could be seeking to shed as many as 800 WA iron ore workers, according to unions, who have called on the mining giant to clarify its intentions. Small contracts for non-essential work have already been cut, but Rio is understood to be on the verge of announcing more significant cuts to both its contract workforce and its own staff. The Western Mineworkers Alliance – an alliance between the Australian Workers Union and the CFMEU’s mining divisions – said yesterday Rio had sent a “vague” letter to employee representatives, warning significant layoffs were imminent.

    The West Australian