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  • Justin Bieber thinks Selena Gomez 'looked gorgeous'

    Justin Bieber thinks Selena Gomez "looked gorgeous" at the Met Gala 2015 last night (04.05.15).RELATED: The Jenner Business Decision That Could Land Kylie Minogue In CourtRELATED: Justin Bieber To Make Appearance In Zoolander 2The 21-year-old singer,

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  • Guatemalan drug lord sentenced in secret in US court

    A Guatemalan drug trafficker known as "the Queen of the South" was sentenced in a US federal court on Tuesday but the judge put her case and its outcome under seal for five years, her lawyer said. Marllory Chacon Rossell, 42, entered the court smiling, her hands cuffed and wearing a beige prison jumpsuit, before US District Judge Jose Martinez closed the sentencing hearing to the public. US authorities have accused Chacon of being one of the most active drug traffickers in Central America, with a network that extended from Guatemala to Colombia, Venezuela, Panama, Honduras and Mexico.

  • Young Perth father defies killer disease

    A young Perth father is beating the odds to defy a devastating cancer diagnosis - and even doctors say he is nothing short of a miracle. Ryan Verge is alive today despite "getting one of the worst diagnoses for one of the worst cancers", when the best he could hope for was to survive long enough so his youngest daughter would remember him. Two years ago doctors discovered the 34-year-old had advanced pancreatic cancer, which has one of the worst prognoses of all cancers.

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  • Richard Di Natale new Greens leader

    UPDATE: Victorian Senator Richard Di Natale has been elected Federal Greens leader following the shock resignation of Christine Milne today. West Australian Senator Scott Ludlam has been elected co-deputy leader with Queenslander Larissa Waters. Earlier today Senator Milne said she was resigning because she would not re-contest Senate seat at the next election due in 2016.

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  • Cambodia PM refuses bet payout after Pacquiao loss

    Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen admitted Monday he won't make good on a $5,000 bet he lost on the recent bout between Floyd Mayweather and regional hero Manny Pacquiao because he was so incensed by the match outcome. The 62-year-old strongman delivered a nine minute rebuke of judges who ruled Mayweather had squarely beaten Pacquiao in Las Vegas on Saturday. Echoing many of Pacquiao's Filipino compatriots who have also cried foul, Hun Sen accused the American officials of being biased towards Mayweather in the $400 million fight.

  • Tourist attacked by ladyboy in Thailand

    An Irish tourist has been attacked by a lady boy in Thailand after declining an offer for sexual services. Michael Merry,55,was approached by the transgender woman when he was walking down a street in Pattaya around 3am on Sunday. The Irish Mirror reports that local police spokesman Piyapong Ensan said that the attacker had been identified as transgender person, Wichai Sripalang.

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  • Prince George was 'very excited to meet his sister'

    Prince George visited his new sister in hospital on May 2 wearing a matching outfit to his dad, Prince William. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge welcomed Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana on May 2 in the Lindo Wing of St Mary's Hospital in London and their firstborn was especially excited to meet his new sibling. 21-month old Prince George met his sister hours after her arrival as he was seen being carried into the hospitalby his dad.

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  • Brave Qld grandmother bounces back from Kangaroo attack

    A Queensland grandmother has been left with severe cuts and bruises after a prolonged attack from a territorial kangaroo. Esma Armstrong was picking passionfruit on her Sunshine Coast property when she unwittingly stepped between a mother and her joey.

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  • 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.

  • United front against death penalty a myth

    Twenty-five years ago a landmark Australian study was published which found the abolition of capital punishment was not in response to public opinion, but in spite of it. The paper by two academics from the Australian National University confirmed that “political elites” in the States had imposed their will against community wishes, but predicted that over time abolition might have the effect of shifting public opinion away from capital punishment. This was despite their study of national opinion polls that showed public support dropped to about 40 per cent after the Ronald Ryan hanging in Victoria in 1967, but recovered to the high 60s by the time WA became the last State to ban the death penalty in 1984.

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  • What is my house worth?

    The average home in Australia has risen in value by 11 per cent over the past year, according the Australian Bureau of Statistics.Though changes in the real estate prices are out of your control, there’s every chance that you might be in for a nice surprise

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  • SBS slammed over 'Struggle Street' documentary series

    SBS headquarters at Artarmon will turn into Struggle Street tomorrow as garbage trucks blockade it over a controversial documentary series. Ashley Kennedy and his wife, Peta, who feature in the show, are furious at the way Struggle Street has been edited, saying it is sensational. About a dozen Blacktown Council garbage trucks will blockade SBS's Artarmon offices in Sydney on Wednesday to express anger over the three-part show.

  • Germany's post-WWII 'occupation children' speak out

    Many faced social stigma and were long kept in the dark about their true parental origins, with birth certificates that usually said "father unknown". Now, 70 years after the end of World War II, many German children of Allied occupation forces are breaking the silence on what was long a taboo subject. "My own earliest memories are: I am not wanted, something is wrong with me," writes one of them, Ute Baur-Timmerbrink, in her new book on the subject, "Wir Besatzungskinder" (We, the Occupation Children).

  • Kim Kardashian West gushes over 'beautiful' Cher

    Kim Kardashian West has gushed over meeting "beautiful" Cher at the Met Gala last night (04.05.15). The 34-year-old reality TV star - who attended the event with her husband, rapper Kanye West - looked stunning in a daring, white, Peter Dundas for Roberto Cavalli number, which was inspired by the embellished feathered creation the 'Believe' hitmaker wore to the Gala in 1974. The raven-haired beauty also shared a photograph of herself with Cher after bumping into her at the event.

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  • Teen's attack on disabled pensioner 'spine chilling and despicable'

    UPDATE: After seeing the story and the public's reaction on the Seven News Brisbane Facebook page, Queensland's Attorney General is seeking to appeal the sentence given to the teenager. A 16-year old-boy has walked free from court with no conviction after pleading guilty to an unprovoked attack on a disabled pensioner which the sentencing judge described as spine chilling and despicable. The teenager punched the then 47-year-old pensioner eleven times as his co-accused allegedly struck him 26 times with a house brick as the man sat on a public bench at the Beenleigh Market Place in the early hours of October 27 last year.

  • Axe attack survivor back at school

    Marli van Breda, the former Perth teenager who survived horrific injuries in an axe attack that killed her parents and brother in South Africa, has visited her school for the first time since the tragedy. Netwerk24 reported yesterday/mon that Marli spent almost two hours with her friends at Somerset College and is expected to return to lessons full time shortly. “Marli enjoyed the visit very much,” Ms Wybrow told Netwerk24.

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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
  • Reserve thinks economy is on the nose

    Don’t get downwind of the Reserve Bank – it’s piling cow manure on the economy to encourage green shoots. In making the announcement, bank governor Glenn Stevens again hinted tougher lending standards for the banking sector to ensure house prices don’t get out of hand.

    The West Australian
  • How To Choose The Right Sunglasses For Your Face Shape

    'What are the trends we should be looking out for this season?Eyewear is looking super bold for the new season with lots of traditional styles finding a new self-expression. Punk is big, with a chaotic energy coming through...lots of smokey grey and black

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  • 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.