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  • Bobbi Kristina Brown off life support

    Bobbi Kristina Brown has been taken off life support. The 22-year-old aspiring actress was placed in a medically-induced coma in January after she was found unresponsive in her bathtub - but her aunt Tina Brown says she is finally getting better. Tina's social media comments come after Bobbi's father Bobby Brown appeared to suggest she was out of her coma when he came on stage as a special guest at a Maze featuring Frankie Beverly concert at the Verizon Theatre in Dallas on Saturday (

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  • Mother locks daughters in bedroom so pedophile partner can stay over

    A convicted pedophile is reportedly allowed to live in the same house as two young girls so long as their mother locks them in their bedroom at night. The girls grandmother claims social services approved the plan before the girl's step-dad moved in, despite knowledge of his history. “The alarm and the other so-called precautions stop my granddaughters being abused are a load of rubbish,” she told the Sunday Mirror.

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  • Johnny Depp and Amber Heard Spark Split Rumours

    Johnny Depp and Amber Heard are already leading separate lives, less than 3 months after tying the knot in the Bahamsa. Johnny Depp and Amber Heard have been spending more time apart than together ever since their February wedding. Depp, 51, and Heard, 28, tied the knot in an intimate ceremony at his Los Angeles home February 3, then in the Bahamas for a more traditional celebration that weekend.

  • Girl has terrible reaction to romantic prom proposal

    SCROLL DOWN FOR VIDEOThis has got to be the most cringe-worthy prom proposal you will ever see!In the US, asking your partner to the prom is a pretty big deal and a lot of people go all out.This guy thought he had it all figured out when he decided to

  • Russell Crowe: 'Buying The Rabbitohs Ruined My Marriage'

    The 51-year-old purchased the South Sydney Rabbitohs in 2006, and the team took home the NRL Premiership last year. During an appearance on an American television show, Russell Crowe admitted his co-ownership of the team was a contributing factor to his split from his wife of nine years, Danielle Spencer. Crowe celebrates the Rabbitohs win at the 2014 NRL Grand Final.

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  • Airport annoyance of DIY check in

    Richard Asher is fuming in the queue for a flight.“Just for your future reference,” says the airport lady with the blood-red lipstick, “you put your passport in the scanner face down, like this.”I nod and grunt. And make a mental note to deliberately

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  • Indian cricketer dies after tragic accident

    Young Indian up and coming cricketer Anit Keshr has died three days after suffering a head injury in a freak accident on the field. The 20-year-old went into hospital on after colliding with a teammate attempting to take a catch during a match between local East Bengal and Bhowanipore teams. "He was not breathing, so I gave him CPR, only then he started breathing," East Bengal teammate Shibsagar Singh said.

  • Kylie Jenner Parties At Coachella In Lingerie

    Kylie Jenner sported a racy black lace number for the second weekend of Coachella. The Kardashian-Jenner takeover of Coachella continues! Kylie Jenner – who's been spotted at this year's Indio, California, music festival with sister Kendall Jenner and friend Haley Baldwin – was joined this weekend by big sister Khloe Kardashian and boyfriend Tyga.

  • Mysterious 'worm rain' stumps scientists in Norway

    Scientists in Norway have been left baffled after thousands of earthworms ‘rained down’ in parts of the country. Biology teacher Karstein Erstad came across the slimy invertebrates while skiing outside the city of Bergen. Erstad took one of the earthworms to an environmental expert at the Bioforsk research institute.

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  • Aaron Taylor-Johnson: I don't notice age gap with wife Sam

    Aaron Taylor-Johnson doesn't notice the age gap between him and his wife. The 'Nowhere Boy' star refuses to "engage" in any talk about the difference in age between him and his wife Sam Taylor-Johnson, who is 23 years his senior.

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  • Last Gallipoli warship unravels myths of WWI disaster

    Britain's last surviving warship from Gallipoli is being restored to mark the bloody campaign's centenary, as a new exhibition tries to counter myths surrounding the disastrous World War I offensive. HMS M33, one of only three British ships remaining from the whole 1914-1918 war, is being painstakingly renovated in a dry dock in Portsmouth, the Royal Navy's home on the English south coast. The rudimentary ship is being conserved to help bring the story of Gallipoli to life -- and attempt to paint a more rounded picture of the costly Allied attempt to seize the Turkish peninsula.

  • Japan robot receptionist welcomes shoppers

    She can smile, she can sing and this robot receptionist who started work in Tokyo on Monday never gets bored of welcoming customers to her upmarket shop. "My name is ChihiraAico. How do you do?" she says in Japanese, blinking and nodding to customers in the foyer of Mitsukoshi, Japan's oldest department store chain.

  • Dealer's body dumped in cemetery lake

    A prolific drug dealer was strangled by one of her clients and then dumped still alive in a cemetery lake because he wanted to rob her of a large amount of cash and meth, a court has been told. The body of Diana Matthews, 46, was found in the shallow reservoir of Rockingham Memorial Park cemetery in 2011. Allan Bradley McIntosh today went on trial for Ms Matthews' murder, accused of using a length of wire to choke her as they travelled in a car driven by another woman.

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  • Black urine shows real brutality of boxing

    Lucas Matthysse won a majority decision against Ruslan Provodnikov in a 12-round super lightweight bout Saturday night. Argentina's Matthysse landed the majority of the punches in the first round and opening a cut near Provodnikov’s left eye early in the second. Provodnikov continued to cop punishment through the bout but it was not until after the fight that the true cost of the beating was realised.

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  • Hundreds attend little girl's birthday after no one RSVPs

    Hundreds of people flocked to a ten-year-old girl’s birthday party after finding out her classmates were not going to attend. Minnesota girl Mackenzie Moretter has Sotos Syndrome, which means she has trouble socialising and her general development is delayed, the Daily Mail reported. More than 700 people joined the Facebook event ‘Mackenzie’s birthday’ and up to 300 guests reportedly turned up to help her celebrate.

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  • No grudges from MKR duo

    My Kitchen Rules’ Victorian besties Jane Kitson and Emma Wynne aren’t holding any grudges against contestants Ash Pollard and Camilla Counsel after they were sent packing from kitchen headquarters in a dramatic sudden death cook-off last night. After a strategic move by Melbourne socialites Pollard and Counsel which saw the two forced to use okra as their main ingredient in a vegetarian dish, the pair were forced to cook off against WA’sEva Lean andDebra Ch’ng in a tense challenge that ultimately led to their departure from the hit show.

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  • Mercedes no longer alone for luxury

    For a long time, Mercedes-Benz largely had the segment to itself after it launched the CLS in Australia in 2004. Based on the E-Class, the swoopy-roofed stunner has long been popular with those looking to stand out from the rest of the executive crowd.

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  • U.S. Supreme Court rejects appeal over Arizona 'fish pedicures'

    The procedure involves customers placing their feet in a water tank filled with toothless Garra rufa fish, also known as doctor fish, which suck the dead tissue off their feet to leave them feeling softer. Cindy Vong, who has operated a nail salon in the Phoenix suburb of Gilbert since 2006, introduced the treatment in 2008. In 2009, Vong was told by the Arizona Board of Cosmetology that the treatment violated the agency's safety standards, and that she could face criminal charges.

  • Bali Nine executions a matter of time

    Indonesian President Joko Widodo has re-stated his commitment to execute Bali Nine drug smugglers Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan saying "it's only a matter of time". In an interview with Indonesian news agency Antara, Mr Joko said he would not interfere with outstanding legal appeals of the group awaiting the firing squad but confirmed the executions would take place on their conclusion. Chan and Sukumaran, who remain in an isolated cell on Nusakambangan Island, have lodged a challenge with the Constitutional Court after several failed attempts to have their sentences overturned.

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  • $1 million won’t buy you much in retirement

    A carefree retirement is a lot more costly than most people think. A superannuation expert has calculated that $1 million in superannuation only fetches as much as a government pension. Jeremy Cooper, a superannuation industry veteran, computes that in this low interest rate environment, a typical $1 million nest egg in the form of a lifetime income, equates to $1297 a fortnight – the same as the government pension.

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