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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.

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  • Is Finland really getting ready for war with Russia?

    Finland has informed its 900,000 military reservists of what their roles would be in the event of a military crisis against a backdrop of rising tensions between Russia and its neighbors. The letters campaign by the Finnish army has ostensibly been carried out to "keep in touch" with its reservists, the Finnish Defense Ministry said on its website, and reservists have been asked to update their personal details that the army holds for them. The letters have been sent as a result of "an extensive reform starting in 2008 affected the task of many reservists and the Defense Forces contacted the reservists to inform them what their individual role would be should Finland enter a conflict," the military's website noted.

    CNBC
  • Police officer killed in shooting hours before her maternity leave

    A Nebraska man opened fire on officers who were trying to arrest him for a previous shooting, prompting police to return gunfire in a shootout that left one officer and the suspect dead, Omaha Police Chief Todd Schmaderer said. Officer Kerrie Orozco, 29, died at Creighton University Medical Centre shortly after the 1pm shooting, Schmaderer said at a news conference. Schmaderer said the suspect, 26-year-old Marcus Wheeler, also died at the hospital.

    Yahoo US
  • 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.

    Yahoo7
  • 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
  • Teacher allows students to have sex in classroom

    A maths teacher has been charged when he was found to have been allowing his students to have sex in his classroom closet. The discovery was made when a mother discovered texts between teacher, Quinton Wright, and her 14-year-old son, Fox59 reports. The middle school teacher had written texts saying ’y’all can’t be long’ and ‘I ain’t got no condoms’ and the unidentified woman says Wright allowed students private use of the room between 730 – 830am.

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  • Giant kangaroo intimidates Brisbane's North Lakes

    Residents in North Lakes, Brisbane, are being kept on the hop.A massive kangaroo has been spotted on walking tracks in parks and even on the golf course.Smaller kangaroos are often seen in the area but the big buck stands out from the troop - he has a

    7News
  • George Clooney may have 'crossed the line' with new prank on Brad Pitt

    George Clooney says he may have 'crossed the line' with his latest prank on Brad Pitt. George Clooney has revealed he may have "crossed the line" with a planned prank on on-off pal Brad Pitt. "I'm doing one now that I can't tell you about, but in a year you are going to hear I've been arrested—I'm not kidding, because I think I've crossed the line," George told BBC host Graham Norton.

    New Idea
  • Perth gridlock to top nation

    Perth's roads will become Australia's most congested and its key rail lines approach "crush capacity", an audit of Australia's infrastructure needs reveals. Infrastructure Australia's examination of the nation's transport, electricity, water and communication needs has found road congestion will cost Perth more than $16 billion a year by 2031. Without change, Perth's congestion costs will eclipse those of Sydney, which has embarked on a series of road and rail projects.

    The West Australian
  • Why 1 in 4 Silicon Valley homebuyers want to leave

    At a recent conference, the founder of one technology titan asked another if it was even possible to build a platform-technology company outside of Silicon Valley. It was a fair question, given the dominance of Google (GOOGL), Facebook (FB) and Apple (AAPL). A spate of start-ups and now venture funds have recently left Silicon Valley for LA ( Snapchat ), Chicago (Keepsake), Seattle (Sherbert) and even Ohio (Drive).

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  • Mother held organs for 40 minutes while waiting for ambulance

    Sam Bell, from Liphook in the United Kingdom, gave birth to daughter Chloe on March 24 and was given the all clear to leave hospital. "I just felt this twinge,” Ms Bell told the Mirror. The mother-of-two said the pain was excruciating but said she was forced to hold her organs for 40 minutes until an ambulance arrived.

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  • South Korea court frees Korean Air "nut rage" executive

    A South Korean court Friday suspended the prison term of the former Korean Air executive whose onboard "nut rage" tantrum delayed a flight last year, immediately ending her incarceration. Cho Hyun-ah, who is the daughter of the airline's chairman, did not violate aviation security law when she ordered the chief flight attendant off a Dec. 5 flight, forcing it to return to the gate at John F. Kennedy Airport in New York, according to the Seoul High Court. The upper court sentenced Cho to 10 months in prison and then suspended the sentence for two years.

    Associated Press
  • Verstappen steals the show on Monaco debut

    Too young to rent a car, or drive unaccompanied on public roads, 17-year-old Formula One prodigy Max Verstappen had his bosses purring with a sensational performance in practice for the Monaco Grand Prix on Thursday. The fresh-faced Dutch rookie stole the show after lapping second fastest to Mercedes' world champion Lewis Hamilton around an intimidating and unforgiving street circuit he had never driven before. Toro Rosso team principal Franz Tost was impressed.

    Reuters
  • U.S. vows to continue patrols after China warns spy plane

    The United States vowed on Thursday to keep up air and sea patrols in international waters after the Chinese navy repeatedly warned a U.S. surveillance plane to leave the airspace over artificial islands China is creating in the disputed South China Sea. The Chinese navy issued eight warnings to the crew of a U.S. P8-A Poseidon, the U.S. military's most advanced surveillance aircraft, when it conducted the overflights on Wednesday, according to CNN, which was aboard the U.S. aircraft.

    Reuters
  • Model meets her new Beau

    When local brothers Beau LeFort and Toby Kruger-LeFort went for dinner Monday night the last person they expected to see was the Face of Myer and former Miss Universe winner Jennifer Hawkins. When Toby told Beau it was Hawkins, he didn’t believe it, but after a double-take he realised it was in fact the 2004 Miss Universe winner. The star-struck lads avoided disturbing Hawkins during dinner – although Beau cheekily posted to his Facebook page he was “having dinner with Jennifer Hawkins” – and approached her after hoping to get a happy snap with her.

    The West Australian
  • Washer warning: Is your machine at risk of exploding?

    Across NSW nearly 35,000 washing machines are potential time bombs known to start fires.They are all Samsung top loaders, six models of them, and all considered a serious risk to consumers.Model numbers affected are:SW75V9WIP/XSASW65V9WIP/XSASW70SPWIP

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  • 'Top 10' new species includes cartwheeling spider, 'chicken from hell'

    The 10 are "a reminder of the wonders awaiting us," said Quentin Wheeler, president of the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry, which issues the list. The feathered dinosaur whose partial skeletons were unearthed in the Dakotas was a contemporary of Tyrannosaurus rex and Triceratops.

    Reuters
  • Eels to challenge NRL over cap rulings

    The Parramatta Eels will challenge the NRL's ruling on salary cap breaches, club chairman Steve Sharp has announced. Parramatta are facing a fine of $525,000 and losing competition points next season after the NRL issued a breach notice to the club on Thursday for overspending by more than $400,000 across four of the game's salary cap categories last year. Sharp released a statement on Saturday saying the club planned to challenge some of the organising body's rulings.

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  • Low-paid mums lose thousands

    Some of Australia's lowest paid female workers will be up to $11,000 worse off because of Tony Abbott's changes to paid parental leave. While the Government has focused on public servants "double dipping" taxpayer and employer-funded leave, the changes will also hurt thousands of shop assistants. An investigation by The Weekend West has found that checkout operators at Woolworths will lose $6550.

    The West Australian
  • Miner gets bang for buck with new finds

    Northern Star Resources yesterday revealed a $20 million exploration spend at its Kalgoorlie operations had unearthed a new discovery called Golden Eye which could dramatically extend the lives of the Kanowna Belle and Kundana mines. The positive drilling results covered as many as six development projects as managing director Bill Beament revealed the one-time acquisition king, Northern Star, now considers assets too pricey as gold regains its lustre. Mr Beament said the company's Kalgoorlie operations were generating margins of between $500 and $600 an ounce so exploration was the most cost-effective means of creating value.

    The West Australian