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Australian stunt rider Robbie Maddison takes crossing sports to the extreme, riding his dirt bike across the waves of Tahiti.

  • Elizabeth Hurley sells farm for £9 million

    Elizabeth Hurley has sold her farm for £9 million. 'The Royals' actress bought the farm in the Cotswolds in central England for £3.3 million in 2002 while she was dating her future husband, Indian businessman Arun Nayar, and threw herself into country life at the property by producing organic meat which was sold at upmarket department store, Harrods.

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  • Cilla Black dead at 72

    Cilla Black has died at the age of 72.RELATED: Man found dead in Demi Moore's poolWATCH: Here's What 1000 Musicians Playing The Foo Fighters Sounds LikeThe TV icon and showbiz legend is believed to have passed away last night (01.08.15) at her Spanish

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  • Watch: The moment this flight is told to prepare for an emergency landing

    Ethan Williams begins filming when he notices something isn't quite right during his Cathay Pacific flight from Hong Kong to Los Angeles. "There's something going on on this flight...all the flight attendants are running around like crazy and warning signs are going off," he says. Soon after, Williams tells the camera that they are being prepared for an emergency landing.

    Total Travel
  • Morris crime scene 'like a war zone'

    The site of the Auckland street fight where Connor Morris was killed was "like a war zone" when police showed up, an officer says. Mr Morris, the boyfriend of the late Paul Holmes' daughter Millie Elder-Holmes, died a year ago on Monday from head injuries received during a fight between two groups on Don Buck Road in Massey. On the first day of a four-week long trial in the High Court at Auckland, Michael Murray, 34, has pleaded not guilty to murdering the 26-year-old.

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  • Malaysia says Indian Ocean aeroplane debris is part of a Boeing 777

    KUALA LUMPUR/PARIS (Reuters) - Malaysia said on Sunday that aeroplane debris that washed up on the Indian Ocean island of Reunion has been identified as being from a Boeing 777, the same model as a Malaysian Airlines plane which vanished last year. "We know the flaperon has been officially identified as being part of a Boeing 777 aircraft," Transport Minister Liow Tiong Lai said in a statement.

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  • Raider Soliola out for rest of NRL season

    Canberra's bid for an NRL finals berth has been dealt a huge blow, with Sia Soliola out for the season and Josh Hodgson sidelined for up to two weeks. The Raiders, currently one win outside the top eight in 10th, will also be without winger Edrick Lee for next Monday's clash with Wests Tigers after copping a suspension. The club on Monday confirmed Soliola had fractured his cheekbone early in the second half of Saturday's loss to North Queensland.

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  • Jamaica Aussies' big netball threat: Ellis

    Many believe England will be Australia's biggest threat to Australia's Netball World Cup title defence and Diamonds coach Lisa Alexander has declared it's still New Zealand. More crucially though, she's expects an increase in on-court discipline thanks to the return of former Australian coach Jill Mcintosh last year as technical director.

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  • Shot man wanted over three robberies

    David Cerven, a 21-year-old on a working holiday visa, was killed by officers who approached him in Myers Park, central Auckland, about 7.45pm on Sunday. Superintendent Richard Chambers told media on Monday officers talked to Mr Cerven from a distance and retreated after realising he may have been armed. "That will be part of a very thorough scene examination this morning," Supt Chambers said.

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  • Arnold Schwarzenegger fights Sylvester Stallone at birthday bash

    Arnold Schwarzenegger threw a star-studded 68th birthday party yesterday (31.07.15). The Terminator actor celebrated hitting the milestone by gathering his friends and family together for the bash and even had a punching competition with his The Expendables co-star Sylvester Stallone who claimed the former bodybuilder is "getting stronger" as he ages. At Arnold's birthday party getting punched out.

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  • Don't panic, $1m in super not essential

    It would be nice to have $1 million in your superannuation account when you retire, but it's by no way essential. Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees boss Tom Garcia believes claims that a $1 million or more balance was needed for a comfortable retirement is causing unnecessary fear and concern among older Australians. Most people approaching retirement will draw an income that is a combination of both super and the age pension," he says.

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  • TPP a no go from the start: NZ First

    New Zealand never stood a chance of getting a good deal for farmers in the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Winston Peters says. Trade Minister Tim Groser said dairy was always one of the last issues to be resolved in trade negotiations, but he was optimistic New Zealand would get a good deal when talks resume. "This is about getting the best possible deal for New Zealand, not a deal at any cost," he said.

    NZ Newswire
  • Amber Heard given 'monthly allowance'?

    Amber Heard is given a "monthly allowance" by Johnny Depp.The 'Magic Mike XXL' star is reportedly given the hefty sum of $25,000 from her husband to spend on whatever she wishes.A source told Star magazine: "[She] can easily blow through her designated

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  • New Afghan Taliban leader appeals for unity in first public message

    DERA ISMAIL KHAN/ PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - The new Afghan Taliban leader appealed for unity in the insurgency in his first public message released on Saturday amid reports his predecessor's family members opposed his selection. The new head, Mullah Akhtar Mohammad Mansour, was deputy for several years to the elusive one-eyed former leader Mullah Omar, who served as a unifying figure and a spiritual guide for the insurgency despite his absence. This week the Taliban confirmed Omar had been dead for some time.

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  • Salma Hayek: It's 'exciting' posing nude

    Salma Hayek finds it "exciting" posing nude.The 48-year-old actress recently stripped off for Allure magazine and has admitted she found it liberating because of her age.She said: "It's important to be free ... and at my age it's exciting to still be

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  • Lost Aussie laptop shows up in NZ

    When someone leaves a laptop on a park bench in Sydney they probably don't expect it to turn up in a small town in New Zealand. The student's school, which had issued him with the laptop, contacted Microsoft, which was able to track the device's slow passage across the Tasman to a house in the South Island town. Sergeant Colin Stewart told NZ Newswire when officers in Rangiora received a call about the device, they visited the house and quickly realised the family that lived there had just returned from a cruise to Sydney.

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  • A look at Hillary Clinton's 2007-2014 federal tax returns

    Federal income tax returns from 2007 through 2014 for Hillary Rodham Clinton and her husband, former President Bill Clinton, show a surge in earnings in recent years and provide new details on aspects of their business dealings. The Clintons earned $139.1 million over the past eight years, a period that spanned Hillary Rodham Clinton's term as secretary of state. The returns show that the Clintons paid an overall federal tax rate of 31.6 percent during those years.

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  • Charlize Theron Has Adopted A Second Child

    Charlize Theron has adopted a second child. Considering that’s the month that Theron will formally adopt her, that’s pretty fitting, right? Speaking to marie claire in May, Theron revealed that she values her family above all other elements of her life.

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  • Hong Kong bra protest after woman jailed for 'breast assault'

    Dozens of activists including men wearing bras staged a protest in Hong Kong on Sunday after a woman was sentenced to three-and-a-half months' jail for assaulting a police officer with her breast.Around 100 people gathered for the light-hearted "breast

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  • Tainui to sell up to 50% of retail centre

    Tainui Group Holdings (TGH), the investment arm of the Waikato tribe, plans to sell as much as 50 per cent of its The Base shopping centre in Te Rapa, northwest Hamilton, using the funds to repay debt and for other investments. The underlying 30 hectare site, which was taken prior to World War II for use as the Te Rapa Air Force Base and returned to the tribe in 1995, would remain in Tainui ownership, it said. "Following a three-month review we believe that now is the right time to seek an experienced joint venture partner and operator to help us take The Base to the next level of excellence," said TGH acting chief executive Chris Joblin.

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  • Crowds cheer Bangladesh-India land swap after 70 years in limbo

    Jubilant crowds celebrated Saturday as Bangladesh and India swapped tiny pockets of land, ending one of the world's most intractable border disputes that has kept thousands in limbo for nearly seven decades. "We have been in the dark for 68 years," said Russel Khandaker, 20, as he danced with friends in the Dashiar Chhara enclave, which belonged to India but has now became part of Bangladesh. A total of 162 islands of land -- 111 in Bangladesh and 51 in India -- were officially handed over to the countries surrounding them on Saturday after Dhaka and New Delhi struck a border agreement in June.

    AFP