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Westjet steward Michael McAdam gets the entire plane in stitches with a hilarious in-flight safety demonstration.

  • Australia to introduce counter-terrorism citizenship changes

    Australia is set to introduce new counter-terrorism laws, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said Sunday, with the package expected to include stripping dual nationals who are linked to terrorism of their citizenship. There has also been speculation that the plan to amend citizenship laws, which was disclosed in February, could affect second-generation Australians who carry only one passport. "It's long been the case that if you have served with the armed forces of a country at war with Australia, you automatically lose your citizenship," Abbott told reporters.

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  • Toddler's Tantrum Leaves President Obama Speechless

    A little girl wasn't pleased to meet President Barack Obama. A toddler visiting the White House in April for Passover dinner had a fit and threw herself down on the Red Room's carpet – right at Obama's feet. The Commander-in-Chief handled it like a pro, gamely mugging for the camera as young Claudia Moser, daughter of journalist Laura Moser, wailed in front of him.

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  • Mum found pushing dead toddler on park swing

    A mum has been found pushing her dead three-year-old son on a park swing in the US. Maryland Police said the woman, who is currently unnamed in reports, and the dead child may have been at the La Plata town park all night. Canberra mum claims teenage son targeted by ISISPolice instantly knew the toddler was dead, the Charles County Sheriff's Office told media in a statement.

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  • George Clooney Could Get 'Arrested' For His Latest Brad Pitt Prank

    George Clooney says his latest prank on Brad Pitt may get him into big trouble with the law. George Clooney may be a married man now, but his well-earned reputation as a prankster is still intact. Speaking of one of his favourite targets, good friend Brad Pitt, he told BBC chat show host Graham Norton that his next prank may be his most daring yet.

    Who
  • Wal-Mart presses meat suppliers on antibiotics, treatment

    Wal-Mart, the nation's largest food retailer, is urging its thousands of U.S. suppliers to curb the use of antibiotics in farm animals and improve treatment of them. Experts say Wal-Mart is the first major retailer to take a stance to limit the use of the antibiotics. The guidelines also aim to get suppliers to stop using sow gestation crates and other housing that doesn't give animals enough space.

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  • Couple killed by leaking fumes after having sex in parked car

    A couple has died by carbon monoxide poisoning which seeped in while they were having sex in a parked car. The US pair were found dead in a parked car in Kentucky late last week. Sheriffs told local media the pair were killed by carbon monoxide that seeped through a small hole in their sedan’s rusted exhaust pipe.

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  • Sharapova slams 'disrespectful' treatment of Nadal

    Maria Sharapova blasted the "disrespectful" treatment of fellow French Open champion Rafael Nadal on Friday. Nadal, the nine-time champion at Roland Garros and who boasts an astonishing record of 66 wins and just one defeat, comes into the 2015 tournament ranked seven in the world, his lowest in a decade. "Everyone expects so much of Rafa at this time of year.

    AFP
  • Next-generation plane engines take a LEAP towards delivery

    If there's one key selling point that aerospace giants Airbus and Boeing have both been using in marketing their new aircraft, it is fuel efficiency. It is in fact largely down to French company Safran and GE, whose joint venture CFM International is making the LEAP motors that will power most of the next-generation of the planes which will be the future workhorses of airlines. The promise of 15 to 20 percent fuel savings moved closer as LEAP engines made their first flight tests that are a key step for the Airbus320neo to enter service next year and Boeing's B737 MAX in 2017 as planned.

    AFP
  • Female gorilla dies after being attacked by male at Melbourne Zoo

    A male gorilla attacked a female gorilla called Julia at Melbourne Zoo and she has sadly died of her injuries. Silverback male Otana started to display 'unexpected levels of aggression' on Friday and it is believed he inflicted devastating injuries on Julia which led to her death. In a statement a zoo spokesman said: "It is with great sadness that we announce the death of one of our female gorillas, Julia.

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  • 'Keep an eye on those Asian girls': Kookai accused of racism

    A shopper has accused fashion brand Kookai of racism after she overheard a shop assistant point at her and warn a security guard to ‘keep an eye out for those two Asian girls’. Student Serena Xiao took to Kookai’s Facebook to complain about the alleged treatment after having her bags searched by a security guard in Melbourne’s Emporium shopping centre. ‘This is my first time shopping at Kookai and it will be my last time.

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  • Cannes closes with jury deciding Palme d'Or prize

    After nearly two weeks of stirring, sleek and thought-provoking movies -- and a couple of duds -- the Cannes Film Festival ends Sunday with an awards night to declare the winner of its coveted Palme d'Or. US directing duo the Coen brothers head a jury of top actors and filmmakers that will decide which of the 19 competition entries will walk away with the 20,000-euro ($24,000) gold-and-crystal trophy. Two runner-up films will also get prizes, along with awards for best director, actor, actress and screenplay.

    AFP
  • Our most mature win: Richmond coach

    The Tigers stunned Port by 33 points as Melbourne upset the Western Bulldogs by 39 points and Essendon overwhelmed Brisbane by 58 points in Sunday's games. The Tigers' 11.10 (76) to 5.13 (43) victory heaps more pressure on Port Adelaide, who sit in 13th spot on the ladder after three consecutive losses. "It was a mature a win that I have seen at our footy club," said Hardwick, this his sixth season as Richmond coach.

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  • US stocks fall on lower oil prices; inflation ticks up

    NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. stocks slipped in noon trading Friday as energy companies fell along with the price of oil. Investors are weighing the latest batch of corporate earnings results and a report showing a slight increase in inflation

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  • German grandmother gives birth to quadruplets at age 65

    A 65-year-old German grandmother gave birth to quadruplets at a Berlin hospital this week, with the three boys and a girl born prematurely at 26 weeks being in good health and having a good chance of survival, German TV network RTL reported on Saturday. The network, which had covered the pregnancy, said Annegret Raunigk already had 13 children and seven grandchildren. Raunigk, an English and Russian teacher in Berlin, had received fertility treatment in Ukraine and is the oldest woman in the world to have had quadruplets, RTL said, although other women of her age and older have given birth.

    Reuters
  • Boris an outcast from Milat clan

    Boris Milat arranges the rifles on the dining room table - a good half-dozen spit-polished weapons - and prompts me to pick up one. Boris Milat hasn't gone by that name in more than a decade but he can't change his DNA. It is a combination of loyalty and fear that has kept Boris silent about Ivan's crimes for decades and turned him into a recluse after his brother's arrest.

    The West Australian
  • Hunt for a killer continues

    A suburban street in East Fremantle remains in lockdown as a massive police investigation continues into the suspected murder of a 25-year-old man Thursday afternoon.Two days after Reuben Gerard Stack’s body was found inside his Moss Street home by his

    The West Australian
  • Melissa Rivers won't quit Fashion Police

    Melissa Rivers has "no interest in quitting" 'Fashion Police'. The show's producer, who recently claimed former host Kathy Griffin "s** all over" her late mother Joan Rivers' "legacy" when the actress left the E! series after seven episodes earlier this year, has plans to make the show bigger and better then ever when it returns from an extended hiatus in September. Melissa, 47, was furious when Kathy and Kelly Osbourne both quit the show after their co-host Giuliana Rancic's controversial comments about Disney star Zendaya Coleman, who she said looked like she smelled of "pachouli oil, or maybe weed" at the Oscars.

    Bang Showbiz
  • Bianchi condition remains 'stagnant' says father

    A year after seeing him enjoy the happiest weekend of his Formula One career, Philippe Bianchi on Friday revealed that his son Jules' neurological condition was "stagnant" and his family were prepared to face his death. The 25-year-old French racing driver finished ninth in last year?s Monaco Grand Prix, earning the Marussia team their first and, to date, only points-scoring finish in the sport, but suffered life-threatening head injuries when he crashed during last October?s Japanese Grand Prix. "The situation is stagnant," Bianchi senior told Canal+.

    AFP
  • Rockefeller makes rare appearance ahead of 100th birthday

    David Rockefeller has made a rare public appearance ahead of his 100th birthday. The retired CEO of Chase Manhattan Bank on Friday formally announced the donation of 1,000 acres bordering Acadia National Park in Maine. The oldest member of the Rockefeller family stood and moved with the assistance of a walker.

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  • Abandoned Tube station used by Churchill awaits new tenant

    An abandoned Underground station used by Winston Churchill as a bunker during World War II could become London's latest go-to bar or gallery under a plan launched by the city's transport agency. The facade has lost its sign but kept the traditional crimson-red tiles once used for stations on the Underground, the oldest metro system in the world. Now Transport for London (TfL) hopes it will be the first of seven or eight off-limits empty stations under the capital to be leased for commercial use.

    AFP