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Lest we forget: Australians honour our Anzacs

From all across Australia to Gallipoli, France and Lone Pine, 7News brings you special coverage of Anzac Day 2015.

  • 'Everybody Loves Raymond' Star Sawyer Sweeten Dies of Suspected Suicide

    Everybody Loves Raymond star Sawyer Sweeten has died by suspected suicide, his manager Dino May confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter. Sweeten starred in Everybody Loves Raymond from 1996 to 2005, playing Geoffrey Barone. The CBS series starred Ray Romano as their onscreen father.

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  • Toddler gets pulled over by police

    Officer Bill Mayo pulled over Jaxon Arbuckle, 2, at his mother’s request. Photo: Ashley Crawford/FacebookFor most parents, watching their child get pulled over is a nightmare.But when Ashley Crawford saw the flashing lights of a police car behind her

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  • Ore project's second wind

    Environment Minister Albert Jacob has ignored the advice of the Environmental Protection Authority to breathe new life into a potential iron ore development in the Goldfields. In a move labelled a "capitulation" by conservationists, Mr Jacob on Wednesday overruled the EPA's assessment from January, which claimed the Jackson 5 and Bungalbin East projects could cause "irreversible" damage to the protected Helena Aurora Ranges near Southern Cross. Mineral Resources, through subsidiary Polaris Metals, appealed against the original decision and had heavyweight support from the mining lobby.

    The West Australian
  • No U.S.-Japan trade breakthrough expected during Abe visit - White House

    The White House on Friday dashed hopes of a breakthrough on U.S.-Japan trade when President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Shinzo Abe meet in Washington next week, further delaying a major 12-nation Pacific trade pact. "We're not there yet," said Caroline Atkinson, Obama's deputy national security adviser. A deal between Japan and the United States is vital to clinching a Trans-Pacific Partnership pact, as their economies account for 80 percent of the group.

    Reuters
  • Saudi prince offers 100 Bentleys to fighter pilots?

    A Saudi billionaire has caused a storm on social media, after reportedly offering 100 luxury cars to 100 Saudi fighter pilots who took part in a bombing campaign in Yemen, according to a report by the BBC. On Tuesday, Saudi Arabia announced the end of the first phase of its military campaign of airstrikes in Yemen -- called "Operation Decisive Storm" - which had the aim of preventing Houthi rebels, backed by Iran, taking over the country. The tweet - which was subsequently deleted -- caused a frenzy on Twitter, with more than 28,000 people sharing his post and over 5,000 liking it, the BBC reported.

    CNBC
  • Meet Rory McIlroy's stunning new flame Erica Stoll

    Rory McIlroy and Caroline Wozniacki appear to have well and truly moved on from their very public break-up last year. McIlroy has been courting the stunning Erica Stoll, while Wozniacki has been spotted with NFL star JJ Watt. Danish tennis starlet Wozniacki was seen with Watt at a college basketball game recently, then on vacation on Fisher Island, south of Miami.

    7Sport
  • Former champ Lewis offers tips to Klitschko challenger

    Champion Wladimir Klitschko and challenger Bryant Jennings each had a special guest at Friday's weigh-in for their heavyweight title clash, with former champions Vitali Klitschko and Lennox Lewis on hand. The title holder's older brother was able to take a brief leave from his role as mayor of Kiev in war-torn Ukraine, while Lewis came to support his friend Jennings in Saturday's championship bout at Madison Square Garden. The 39-year-old Klitschko (63-3), making his 18th title defence in a nine-year run as heavyweight champion, tipped the scales in the lobby of the Garden at 241.6 pounds.

    Reuters
  • As PayPal split looms, eBay plans to think small

    EBay plans to grow by thinking small as it prepares for life apart from PayPal. The effort comes as it attempts to address investor concerns about how it will fare later this year after it spins off its PayPal payments division, which has long been EBay's fastest-growing segment. EBay's first-quarter earnings may have mitigated investors' concern somewhat.

    Associated Press
  • 'Top Gear' host James May says won't return without Clarkson

    LONDON (Reuters) - "Top Gear" host James May said Thursday he would not return to the top-rated motoring show without co-host Jeremy Clarkson, who was sacked by the BBC last month for attacking a colleague. You can't just put a surrogate Jeremy in and expect it to carry on. Earlier in the day, the BBC said on its website that "Top Gear" producer Andy Wilman "has quit the BBC show in the wake of Jeremy Clarkson's departure".

    Reuters
  • What really happened when this plane nosedived 20,000 feet for an emergency landing?

    Passengers aboard a SkyWest Airlines flight got the scare of their lives when the plane took a sudden eight-minute nosedive. According to Marissa Snow, spokeswoman for SkyWest, the pilot made the rapid descent “out of an abundance of caution.” But this choice left passengers scared and holding on for dear life. After the descent, the Chicago-to-Harford flight made an emergency landing in Buffalo.

    Total Travel
  • Woman misdiagnosed with cerebral palsy for 33 years

    Jean Abbott was misdiagnosed with cerebral palsy at age four. Jean Abbott spent decades battling cerebral palsy, only to discover she had been misdiagnosed. For more than 30 years, Jean Abbott was unable to control her limbs.

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  • Selfie sparks hijacking fear on flight

    What started as a request for a selfie on board an Air India flight from Dubai to Hyderabad, India ended up sparking hijacking fears. Yousuf Sharif, 35, was travelling in the business class cabin when her asked the air hostess if he could take a selfie with the pilot or even with her. When the air hostess rejected his request and started walking away, Yousuf told her that he would hijack the flight and she immediately alerted the pilot.

    Total Travel
  • Chinese smartwatch makers say clock ticking for Apple

    The Apple Watch goes on sale on Friday but Chinese factories are already churning out cheaper alternatives, to the delight of local consumers. "Our product has all the functions Apple Watch has, and even surpasses them," said Zheng Yi, founder of a firm whose electronic watches can make phone calls, browse the Internet and play movies. Apple has been hugely successful in China and industry analysts expect its new "smartwatch" will be a hit with status-conscious consumers in the world's most populous country.

    AFP
  • Tom Hardy: I bored Mel Gibson

    Tom Hardy thinks Mel Gibson was "bored" by him during a recent meeting.The 37-year-old actor, who appears in 'Mad Max: Fury Road', has confessed that Mel - the original Max Rockatansky - wasn't impressed by him, despite his best efforts.Tom told Details

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  • $53m for 800 Roebourne Aboriginals

    More than $53.6 million was spent last financial year on services for about 800 Aboriginal residents of Roebourne in the Pilbara, according to a State Government report. The expenditure review by the Department of Premier and Cabinet, which included the provision of most general services such as police, health care, education and welfare, details a failure to improve outcomes for a community with entrenched social and health issues. Aboriginal Affairs Advisory Council chairman Michael Hayden said the report proved the need for the Auditor-General to investigate the $4.9 billion spent by the Commonwealth and State governments on Aboriginal West Australians each year.

    The West Australian
  • Katy Perry's Left Shark trademark denied

    Katy Perry's attempts at trademarking the 'Left Shark' design have been rejected. The Left Shark became a viral sensation after the 30-year-old singer's 'Superbowl' half-time performance when he seemed to forget the dance moves during the big show, becoming one of the most talked about people from her epic performance, which also included guest appearances from Lenny Kravtiz and Missy Elliott. The 'Firework' star subsequently applied to the US Trademark Office in an attempt to stop people making money from unofficial and non-licensed designs, after Katy's lawyers ordered Fernando Sosa to remove a design for 3D-printed model of the Left Shark's infamous costume through Shapeways.com.

    Bang Showbiz
  • Which country is the happiest?

    Switzerland has topped the latest World Happiness Report. Made up of 158 countries, it seems the Nordic way of living brings the most contentment, with Iceland in number two spot and Denmark in third place. Norway, Finland and Sweden were also near the top of the list.

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  • Jail for sex assault during massages

    A man who sexually assaulted a girl and two women during what he claimed were "therapeutic massages" has been jailed for four years and nine months. Robert Charles Higgins, 64, was sentenced in the District Court today after a jury found him guilty of 13 sex offences going back to 1991.

    The West Australian
  • Mother pushed to death by three-year-old son

    A mother found dead at the bottom of an elevator shaft was reportedly pushed by her three-year-old son. Chinese media reports Xie Hong Feng, from Ningbo, had been looking for a set of keys when she fell to her death on Saturday. Building manager Yang Shao said Ms Feng had asked her to help force open the elevator doors so she could see if they were at the bottom.

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  • Man kisses snake on the head, snake bites man on the face

    Many of the world’s greatest visionaries – from Mozart to Bob Dylan – have had some of their best ideas in their youth. Austin Hatfield is not Mozart or Bob Dylan. Austin Hatfield is a young man from Hillsborough County, Florida, who was recently inspired to kiss a venomous snake on the head.

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