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  • Bali Nine last wishes revealed

    The executions of Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan would be a grave injustice say their brothers, who have pleaded for Indonesia's president to call off the firing squad. After spending some of his final hours with his brother, Chinthu Sukumaran said his brother's last wish was to paint for as long as possible. "He's found peace with what may happen but he and we all feel that this is a grave injustice and it did not have to be this way and it still doesn't have to be this way," he told reporters.

    AAP
  • Accused Rapist Files Lawsuit Against Columbia University After Mattress Stunt

    In September last year, a Columbia University student made headlines around the world when she pledged to carry her mattress around campus until her rapist was expelled. Emma Sulkowicz says she was raped by a fellow student in her own dorm room two years ago, and now lives in fear it will happen again because police and campus security have ignored her claims. Paul Nungesser, the German citizen accused of raping Sulkowicz, filed the lawsuit against Columbia University overnight, saying it had failed to protect him against harassment.

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  • Google executive among hundreds dead from Nepal quake

    Dan Fredinburg, a Google executive who described himself as an adventurer, was among the hundreds who died in a massive earthquake that struck Nepal on Saturday. Google confirmed his death. Lawrence You, the company's director of privacy, posted online that Fredinburg was in Nepal with three other Google employees climbing Mount Everest.

    Associated Press
  • Putin says 'no regrets' over Crimea annexation

    "I think we did the right thing and I don't regret a thing," Putin said of his decision to take back the Black Sea peninsula from Ukraine, during the interview in a state television documentary. Explaining the motivation behind Crimea's takeover, Putin said it was righting a historic wrong after Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev transferred the peninsula from Russia to Ukraine in 1954, then only a symbolic move since both were in the USSR. Russia's annexation of Crimea and subsequent charges that it is supporting pro-Moscow separatists in eastern Ukraine have plunged relations with the West to Cold War-era lows.

    AFP
  • Chelsea's title bid on hold, Everton overpower United

    Chelsea will have to keep the champagne on ice for at least a week after their seemingly inevitable progress towards the Premier League title was checked by a goalless draw away to Arsenal on Sunday. Had they beaten their London rivals at the Emirates Stadium, Jose Mourinho's men would have travelled to Leicester City on Wednesday knowing that victory over the resurgent Foxes would have been enough to secure Chelsea's first English title since 2010. Mourinho was unfussed that his decision to play without a recognised striker brought chants of 'Boring, boring Chelsea!' from home fans.

    AFP
  • Australian Jihadi doctor a womaniser: report

    A young Australian doctor, who has appeared in the latest Islamic State propaganda video urging foreign medics to join the terror group against the west, was reportedly a womaniser, it has been revealed. The video shows a young doctor, identified by several media outlets as Tareq Kamleh, calling on other medical professionals to travel to Syria and help launch the Islamic State Health Service. The blue-eyed Australian doctor who has appeared in the latest IS propaganda video has been identified as Tareq Kamleh.

    Yahoo7 and Agencies
  • Scarlett Johansson: It's hard for actors and actresses to marry

    Scarlett Johansson thinks it's hard for actors and actresses to enjoy successful marriages. The 30-year-old beauty, who recently starred in 'The Avengers: Age of Ultron', was married to fellow Hollywood star Ryan Reynolds from 2008 until 2011 and Scarlett's admitted that it's tough for two people who exist within the acting bubble to maintain a healthy relationship over a lengthy period of time. The actress - who married Romain Dauriac last year - told Parade magazine: "Acting is a very strange world to be co-existing in.

    Bang Showbiz
  • Schumacher's son wins on his debut F4 weekend

    Michael Schumacher's 16-year-old son Mick sprayed the winner's champagne after capping an impressive debut weekend in German Formula Four with the first victory of his motor racing career on Sunday. Competing for the Dutch-based Van Amersfoort Racing team, the German lined up second on the grid for the last of three races at Oschersleben and made a quick getaway to lead from the start. Schumacher, who leads the rookie standings and is fifth overall in the championship, ended the 30-minute race behind the safety car with Australian team mate Joey Mawson second and fellow rookie Thomas Preining third.

    Reuters
  • Kelly Brook blasts 'disrespectful' SImon Cowell

    Kelly Brook has called Simon Cowell "disrespectful" for firing her from 'Britain's Got Talent'. The 35-year-old beauty has revealed that the music mogul would arrive four hours late to film the ITV show in 2009, so she "wasn't bothered" when she got fired just three days after starting her job as a judge next to Amanda Holden and Piers Morgan. Kelly said: "We would have to start at 9am ... Simon didn't, though - he was hours late.

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  • The Women Who Have To Justify Their Medals On ANZAC Day

    Suzanne Baker.By the standards of any military veteran, Suzanne Baker has an impressive array of medals. They include the Australian Active Service medal, the Australian Defence Medal, the Australian Operational Service Medal – a glistening display of

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  • Woman charged with murder for sealing newborn in plastic at office

    A woman was charged with murder for the death of her newborn son who was found sealed in a plastic bag and stored in a tote near her desk in March, the Wayne County Prosecutor's Office said. Kimberly Pappas, 25, of Wyandotte in the United States, is charged with felony murder, premeditated murder and first-degree child abuse in the death of the newborn, prosecutors said. An employee alerted the Redford Fire Department, which attempted to resuscitate the child, who was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

    Reuters
  • Tug of war over pooch in pound

    A dog named Bella is at the centre of a "very sad" tug of war between a Coolbellup couple who lost her for nine days and the new owners who rescued her from a pound. The City of Rockingham said the case was a sobering reminder for owners to register their pets so they could be easily reunited, with legislation requiring animals to be held for only three days before they could be rehomed. Former owner Chelsea Evans said she and her boyfriend James Winstanley were desperate to have their beloved Bella back but the new owners planned to keep her.

    The West Australian
  • Radcliffe's emotional athletics farewell ends in tears

    Paula Radcliffe struggled to hold back the tears as she tore down the Mall in front of her adoring fans for the final time at the London Marathon on Sunday, bringing down the curtain on the glittering career of one of the great distance runners. With Buckingham Palace looming in the background, the queen of British athletics approached the finishing line with her customary bobbing head and gritted teeth to leave one last enduring memory of her uniquely committed style. "I wore the sunglasses to keep a lid on my emotions and they definitely hid some tears along the way," Radcliffe told reporters.

    Reuters
  • Europe recalls the horror 70 years after Nazi camps liberated

    European leaders on Sunday remembered the atrocities of concentration camps run by the Nazis and their allies during the Second World War with ceremonies in Germany, Croatia and France. At the site of the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in Germany the president of the World Jewish Congress, Ronald Lauder, recalled the shock of the first images to emerge from the camp when it was liberated 70 years ago. The sombre and emotional scenes were mirrored at Jasenovac in Croatia, where families, officials and diplomats gathered to remember the tens of thousands of victims, mostly Serbs and Jews, who were killed in one of the war's most brutal concentration camps.

    AFP
  • Seniors group says leave savers alone

    Seniors have a blunt message for the federal government: leave savers alone. Over-50s lobby group National Seniors Australia has joined the opposition to a bank deposits tax, saying people who save are an easy target for governments. "They're low hanging fruit for governments who are keen to grab money," chief executive Michael O'Neill told AAP.

    AAP
  • Could you trade your house for a bus?

    The Cairns family is not just unusual for having 11 children – they are also one of a growing number of families choosing life on the road instead of in suburbia.In an interview with Sunday Night, Peter and Allison Cairns explained how they chose to sell

    Sunday Night
  • Keith Richards was '40 per cent drugs'

    Keith Richards was "40 per cent drugs" while making 'Sticky Fingers'. The Rolling Stones guitarist caused concern with his habit while recording their 1971 LP, with those close to the band admitting he was using narcotics "just to exist". The group's financial manager, Ronnie Schneider, said: "Keith at the time was maybe 60 per cent music and 40 per cent drugs.

    Bang Showbiz
  • How London man may have helped trigger the 'flash crash'

    He operated from a modest suburban London home he shared with his parents, far from the city's glamorous financial center. A key to spoofing is placing large orders to sell or buy without ever executing them.

    Associated Press
  • Nightclub blasts music during minute silence for Diggers

    The Ivy nightclub on Sydney’s George street had loud music blaring during a minute silence for fallen soldiers, which left those that had gathered for the Anzac Dawn service outraged. The “third party contractor” has conducting sound checks for an event later tonight.

    Yahoo7 and Agencies
  • Income cap limits first home loans

    Getting into a first home in Perth is about to become even harder, with the State's low-income mortgage provider expected to make eligibility requirements more stringent. Keystart, which caters for West Australians looking for a low- deposit entry to home ownership, will tighten metropolitan income caps to avoid exceeding its $5 billion debt limit. Citing rising housing approvals and a healthy market, Keystart will lower the caps by $20,000 from Friday.

    The West Australian