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  • Russia's 'Human Barbie' says parents raised her to be a princess

    Angelica Kenova not only looks like a human Barbie but she’s treated like one too. The 26-year-old Russian beauty lives with her parents and has never had a boyfriend. Kenova, known as ‘the Human Barbie’ has been dressed up as the iconic doll since she was born, and is only allowed on dates if her mum, Natalia, comes with her.

    Yahoo7
  • What Happens When a Harvard Engineer Gets Robbed?

    He designs a smarter home security system—without contracts, installation fees or sneaky salesmen. Discover a smarter way to protect your home today.

  • Car kills beloved pet dog, Jazz

    A seven-month-old dog was killed after she and her owner were run over in front of their Beaconsfield home.Henry Macdonagh was on his way home from his morning walk early on Saturday with Jazz, his Maltese shih tzu, when he made eye contact with a driver

    The West Australian 46 mins ago
  • Mexico cab drivers snarl traffic in anti-Uber demo

    Thousands of Mexico City taxi drivers snarled traffic in the mega-capital on Monday in a protest demanding that the government ban US ride-sharing service Uber. In response, Uber fired back by offering free cab service "on a day so complicated to move" around the metropolis of 20 million people and four million vehicles. The protesters said the app-based taxi service was costing them between 10 and 50 percent of their work because Uber is exempt from certain taxes and can offer cheaper prices.

    AFP
  • Aussie mum, 52, proudly breastfeeds six-year-old daughter

    A Byron Bay mum who proudly breastfeeds her six-year-old daughter says she would feed her in the playground if she asked for it. Maha Al Musa, 52, told Woman's Day she regularly breastfed her daughter Aminah and hasn’t immunized her because she believed in the power of breastmilk. Ms Al Musa was pictured in the publication cradling her daughter as she was being breastfed in a park with her school uniform on.

    Yahoo7
  • Married At First Sight shock: ‘Michael’s a heartbreaker!’

    Michael's ex warns his new wife Roni there's a very different side to the Married At First Sight groom than meets the eye in this week's New Idea, on sale now. Melbourne woman ‘Sasha’ reveals that she had a brief but intense romance with Michael late last year, describing their meeting as a ‘dream come true’. Sasha – who has asked not to be identified – reveals that Michael, 31, told her he saw a future with her, describing their relationship as a ‘fairytale’ and she thought he was 'The One'.

    New Idea
  • Hockey to talk to states about tampons

    Treasurer Joe Hockey says he will consider whether the GST should be removed from tampons and other women's sanitary items. Mr Hockey gave an undertaking to university student Subeta Vimalarajah, on the ABC's Q&A program on Monday night, that he would raise the issue with the states at the next meeting of the treasurers in July. Condoms, lubricant and sunscreen are GST-free and Ms Vimalarajah's petition against a tax on sanitary products has 100,000 signatures.

    AAP 16 mins ago
  • Mobile speed camera blockers could face fines

    Anyone parking directly behind a mobile speed camera to stop it catching speeding drivers could find themselves facing big fines. Roads Minister Duncan Gay says he has had enough and is close to making such behaviour an offence. "These guys are not local heroes...they are just local idiots,” Mr Gay said.

    7News
  • The Chinese want to challenge Apple on its home turf

    Apple (NASDAQ: AAPL) has continued to make its presence felt on the global smartphone market but there's a group of players looking to tackle the U.S. tech giant on its home turf - the Chinese. As the smartphone market in the world's largest economy begins to slow , domestic manufacturers are looking overseas and see potential in the U.S. A large number of companies from China have expressed an interest in entering the U.S. market, but trying to dislodge Apple from the top spot could be tricky business.

    CNBC
  • Break-up blow up for X Factor host

    As rumours continue to swirl that Luke Jacobz will not return for the new season of The X Factor, it appears he has suffered a blow to his personal life, too. The TV personality, who has hosted the Seven talent search for several years, has reportedly ended his relationship with girlfriend of two years, Katie Hansen. While a new-look panel of judges was recently announced for this year’s X Factor, including Guy Sebastian and James Blunt, it is still unknown who will fill the coveted hosting role on the latest series.

    The West Australian
  • Friends 'tortured, dismembered man over drug debt'

    The body parts of Beau Davies, 24, was found in a wheelie bin at a house in Boulder belonging to Steven Roberts, 50, who is one of the four who went on trial for murder in the Supreme Court today. Stephen Gandy, 40, Christian Gomis, 30, and Jayden Kett, 26, are also charged with murdering Mr Davies, who was said to be using and dealing methamphetamine in Kalgoorlie in the months before his death. Prosector Bruno Fiannaca said it would be alleged that Mr Roberts and Mr Gandy, who were also in the drug business, had told various people that Mr Davies owed them money.

    The West Australian
  • Aussie workers caught out by their social footprints

    According to a recent Hotels.com survey, one in ten Australians has been caught out for 'pulling a sickie' by giving themselves away with social media posts or tags. Over a third of us admitting to calling in sick while in fact just taking a day off,

    Total Travel
  • Watch: Humble Sikh 'hero' accepts heartwarming reward

    Sikh man Harmon Singh made headlines around the world last week when he removed his turban in public to help cradle the head of a young boy hit by a car. Images of Singh and other good Samaritans caring for the boy as ambulances rushed to the scene went viral and made the 22-year-old a minor celebrity in his home country of New Zealand. Singh was hailed a hero for his efforts and his newfound notoriety led a television news crew to his home where viewers noticed something interesting – his house was almost completely unfurnished except for a few plastic garden chairs and a mattress in his bedroom.

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  • Workmates lay claim to Powerball windfall

    Ask any lottery winner and they will tell you it is easy to lose friends after they find out about your multi-million dollar windfall. One Victorian man, who is only suspected of winning the lottery, appears to have proven this in grand form. The workers suspect their syndicate might be among the rightful winners of a $50 million Powerball jackpot which was shared between three newly minted millionaires in October last year.

    Yahoo7 News
  • Stokes leads England to dramatic win at Lord's

    Ben Stokes took two wickets in two balls to inspire England to victory over New Zealand by 124 runs on a pulsating final day of the first test at Lord's on Monday. The fiery all-rounder dismissed Kane Williamson for 27 and Brendon McCullum for a golden duck before a defiant sixth-wicket partnership of 107 between Corey Anderson and BJ Watling gave New Zealand hope of salvaging a draw.

    Reuters
  • Virginia Hey: Still sexy at 62!

    Virginia Hey was one of Australia’s original supermodels and she's still as stunning as ever. Photo: New IdeaWith her glamazon body, long legs and sky-high cheekbones, it’s easy to see why Aussie actress Virginia Hey caught the eye of director George

    New Idea
  • 'You don't belong here': Family receives racist letter

    Police are investigating after an African-American family in the United States was sent an anonymous letter telling them they “don’t belong” in the predominately white town where they live. The Copes family, from Lindenhurst in New York, received a note in the mail on Thursday encouraging them to move away, WPIX reports. “Please leave Lindenhurst as soon as you can.

    Yahoo7 News
  • 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.

    Who
  • Perth Wildcat tamed by stunning bride

    At more than 2m tall, Tom Jervis is a force to be reckoned with on the basketball court. With McNeill keeping much of the plans a secret from her beau, Jervis toldAAA Weekend many details of the day took him by surprise — the ultimate being the moment he first caught a glimpse of his bride in her custom Steven Khalil wedding gown. “Seeing Jazze for the first time in her dress just blew me away,” Jervis, 28, laughed.

    The West Australian
  • Bikies rejected 'weird' Lindt gunman

    The Lindt Café gunman was once thrown out of a bikie gang for being “too weird”, an inquest in Sydney has heard. The life of Man Haron Monis, the man responsible for the Lindt café siege which ended in his death, along with the deaths of two hostages, has been the focus of day one of a colonial inquest into the tragic events. The hearing was told Monis was a man struggling to achieve significance in the world, and had even once joined the Rebels motorcycle club, doing away with his familiar religious attire and replacing it with leathers.

    Yahoo7 and Agencies
  • Driver lucky to be alive after hitting kangaroo

    A driver is lucky to be live after a kangaroo smashed through her car windscreen north of Melbourne, leaving her in hospital with serious injuries. Denise Gathercole's face took the full impact of the huge animal when it smashed through her windscreen. Ms Gathercole's partner George was not injured and managed to call Triple 0.

    7News