• Dhoni defends cricketing future

    MS Dhoni has been forced to defend his future in the game as Indian fans took to the streets to protest his side's semi-final exit from cricket's World Cup at the hands of Australia. The 33-year-old was run out for 65 by Glenn Maxwell who picked up the ball at midwicket and produced a beautiful throw that connected despite his having just one stump to aim at. Conversely Dhoni looked disinterested in pushing for the run and didn't even bother to ground his bat.

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  • Cate Blanchett Shuts Down Interview

    If there’s anything a reporter should know by now, it’s that you don’t mess with Cate Blanchett. Unfortunately it seems Jonathon Hyla from The Project didn’t get the memo. After trying (and failing) to engage Blanchett in idle chit chat (he jokingly asked Blanchett if they could share a beer to break the ice) he was told off by the actress, who joked that one of them had to do their jobs.

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  • Woman arrested in plot to kidnap babies and kill mothers

    A California woman was arrested on Wednesday for plotting to kidnap two babies, including one found dead in a dumpster, and attacking their mothers in a bizarre scheme to fool her boyfriend into thinking she birthed their twins, police said. Giseleangelique Rene D'Milian, 47, was arrested in Corona and was being held without bail on charges of murder, kidnapping, attempted murder and conspiracy. "We've never seen anything like this where somebody goes out looking for babies to kidnap and they attempt to kill the mothers," Long Beach Police Chief Robert Luna told a news conference.

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  • Suicide risk demands pilot scrutiny

    It is a chilling trend - pilot suicide. Airlines should consider a rule - as Malaysia Airlines has introduced after the MH370 disaster - of having a flight attendant occupy the cockpit when one pilot needs to take a break. The worst pilot suicide was the loss of EgyptAir flight 990 that killed 217 passengers and crew in 1999.

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  • This Rice Cooking Trick Cuts Calories In Half (And It Involves Coconut Oil!)

    A new study out of the College of Chemical Sciences in Colombo, Sri Lanka found that cooking rice in a certain way increased its resistant starch content, lowering its calorie count and making it less likely to lead to weight gain. The cooking process could cut the calories in rice by “about 50 to 60 percent,” study author Sudhair A. James says, helping heavy rice consumers with their weight-loss efforts.

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  • China’s first 3D car hits the road

    A 3D printed car has hit China’s roads for the first time – and it’s certainly not shying away from the limelight. With its glistening gold exterior, the car made a bold statement as it rolled around the streets of Sanya, on China’s Hainan Island. According to CCTV, the car was designed and built by 3D printing technology business Sanya Sihai, from the same city.

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  • Ambrose: Why I walked from V8s

    It was the decision that left V8 Supercars fans cold and stunned the racing grid. Marcos Ambrose, once the undisputed king of the category, was leaving the sport just two races into his long-awaited return. With the support of one of the world's racing titans, Roger Penske, and legendary touring car driver Dick Johnson, Ambrose occupied a privileged position.

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  • Inner city apartment oversupply: Is it time to get nervous?

    Boy are the inner city apartment markets of Sydney and Melbourne behaving differently. Looking back a few years, following their post Global Financial Crisis downturn, the inner city apartment markets of both Sydney and Melbourne boomed, in part due to investor demand and in part helped by low stock levels. While limited new apartment stock was built in Sydney, Melbourne now has a significant inner city apartment market oversupply which is likely to cloud its market for a number of years yet.

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  • Falkland Islands' fears for Russia-backed invasion

    The U.K. has sent extra military support to one of its overseas colonies at the bottom of the world, the Falkland Islands, amid concerns that it is facing increased risk of attack from Argentina, backed by Russia. Two troop-carrying Chinook helicopters and a new surface-to-air missile system have been sent by the U.K. to the remote islands in the South Atlantic, known as Las Malvinas in Argentina . Read More Russia vs. EU: Where next in propaganda war?

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  • Was Zayn Malik Fired From One Direction?

    In case you've been hiding under a rock, boy bander Zayn Malik has left a trail of devastation globally after his shock(ish) departure from the world's biggest boy band, One Direction. Radar Online are reporting that it was in fact Zayn's 'drug and alcohol use' that really got him booted from the band. A (totally reliable) source from the band's 'upper middle management' told the site, "Zayn's alcohol and drug use became a huge problem," and when he was given an ultimatum to sober up or leave the band, he chose to leave.

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  • Shock in Europe after 'deliberate' Germanwings crash

    The co-pilot of the doomed Germanwings flight appears to have "deliberately" crashed the plane after locking his captain out of the cockpit, French officials said Thursday, in revelations that sparked global shock and prompted some airlines to review their cockpit policies. In a chilling account of the final minutes of Germanwings Flight 4U 9525, lead prosecutor Brice Robin said 28-year-old German Andreas Lubitz initiated the plane's descent Tuesday into the French Alps while alone at the controls. Lubitz appeared to "show a desire to want to destroy" the plane, Robin told reporters after his team analysed the Airbus A320's cockpit voice recorder.

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  • We want to finish Taj: Oswals

    Pankaj and Radhika Oswal say they hope to return to Perth and finish their Indian palace-style home in Peppermint Grove. A day after the Shire of Peppermint Grove pushed ahead with plans to demolish the building known as Taj-on-Swan, Mrs Oswal's lawyer Rebekah Giles said she would resist the move. The Oswals have lived overseas since the high-profile collapse of Mr Oswal's ammonia empire in 2010.

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  • Tears of joy for WA's latest Lotto millionaire

    A Warnbro man has become an instant millionaire after claiming a first division Lotto prize - that he won three months ago. The winning ticket was purchased from Waikiki Village Newsagency for a Saturday Lotto draw held on January 17. The man said he was unaware of his million-dollar win because he was busy working and hadn't checked his ticket.

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  • Huge asteroid to narrowly miss Earth

    A massive asteroid, capable of wiping out an entire country, is on a near-collision route towards Earth. The 1000-metre wide mammoth asteroid has sparked fears of an unprecedented disaster, as it travels at a speed of more than 36,000km/h. Small meteorites pass by Earth regularly, but one of this size is an occurrence that only happens once in 5000 years.

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  • Titan Myles scoffs at Storm switch report

    Gold Coast captain Nate Myles has laughed off suggestions he's planning to quit the embattled NRL club to join Melbourne. The off-contract State of Origin star was linked to the Storm in a media report earlier this week, claiming a desire to be closer to his wife Tessa James' Melbourne-based family was behind the proposed move. James has only recently finished chemotherapy after she was diagnosed with Hodgkin's lymphoma last year.

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  • Everyone knows of my sex offence: Lazarus

    The son of a Sydney nightclub owner says he felt his life was "completely destroyed" when news he had sexually assaulted a young woman broke. Luke Andrew Lazarus, 23, has enjoyed a privileged upbringing. "I had the world at my feet," Lazarus said.

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  • British tourist drowns on dream trip in Australia

    Bethany Farrell was on the trip of a lifetime.The 23-year-old arrived in Australia in mid-February after graduating from University in the United Kingdom.She planned to spend a year working and traveling throughout the country.Mother of slain Melbourne

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  • Apple's Tim Cook will give away all his money

    Fortune magazine cited the head of the world's largest technology corporation as saying he planned to donate his estimated $785 million fortune to charity - after paying for his 10-year-old nephew's college education. "You want to be the pebble in the pond that creates the ripples for change," Cook told the magazine. Fortune estimated Cook's net worth, based on his holdings of Apple stock, at about $120 million.

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  • People smugglers try new tactic

    At least two asylum seeker boats have been turned back to Indonesia in recent weeks as people smugglers try to depict Immigration Minister Peter Dutton as soft on border protection. Sources told The West Australian that criminal syndicates were using social media and SMS alerts to tell would-be boat people that Mr Dutton was more compassionate than his predecessor Scott Morrison. A video from Mr Dutton emphasises continuing the hard line on border protection.

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  • Kate Upton's Ego is Harming Her Career

    Photo: Kate Upton could be described as the greatest modeling success post 2011. After a video of her dancing at a basketball game went viral,she has graced the pages of some of the biggest publications in Hollywood, including Sports Illustrated, GQ and Vogue.

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