• NZD/USD Technical Analysis: Three-Week Uptrend at Risk

    DailyFX.com - To receive Ilya's analysis directly via email, please SIGN UP HERE Talking Points: NZD/USD Technical Strategy: Flat Support: 0.7492, 0.7429, 0.7366 Resistance:0.7570, 0.7638, 0.7696 The New Zealand Dollar is edging lower as

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  • Australia's final Cricket World Cup sledge ends with apology

    Australian wicketkeeper Brad Haddin has offered an unusual half-apology after his final World Cup sledging of New Zealand, suggesting that liquid celebrations may have fuelled his frank comments during a radio interview. The arch sledger had been at the forefront of big "send-offs" for Kiwi batsmen Martin Guptill and Grant Elliott as well as spinner Daniel Vettori after their key dismissals in Sunday's final in Melbourne, where Australia thrashed their traditional rivals. "They were that nice to us in New Zealand (when Australia lost a pool match) and we were that uncomfortable.

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  • Video shows last seconds of Germanwings flight before crash - Bild

    A video showing the chaotic final seconds on board the Germanwings flight that crashed in the French Alps last week has been discovered near the site, Germany's Bild daily reported on Wednesday, saying it had seen the footage. The video was found on a mobile phone belonging to one of the passengers killed on the flight when German pilot Andreas Lubitz deliberately flew into a mountain, said the paper. The scenes seen on the video were chaotic and very wobbly, said Bild, adding screams and shouts of "My God" could be heard, indicating the passengers knew what was happening.

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  • 'Silver porn' shows fifty shades of greying Japan

    Dressed in a kimono and kneeling silently on a tatami mat floor, 61-year-old Yasue Tomita looks as if she might be about to perform a Japanese tea ceremony -- instead she's debuting as a porn actress. Fluttering her eyelashes demurely as the cameras prepare to roll, Tomita is proof that in Japan's greying society you're never too old to chase your dreams, however racy or unorthodox. Love, too, is not confined to the young, say Japan's growing army of pensioners exploring their desires in more conventional ways, with dating agencies for the elderly reporting increasingly brisk business.

    AFP
  • Britain's Prince William begins air ambulance training

    Britain's Prince William has begun his training to become an East Anglian Air Ambulance pilot. The 32-year-old royal will work with Bond Air Services over the next few months in preparation for his first missions which are set to begin in summer. A spokesperson for Kensington Palace said: "Over the coming months he will undertake job-specific training before he begins piloting missions for East Anglian Air Ambulance during the summer.

    Bang Showbiz
  • Bruce Jenner 'Underwent Breast Implant Surgery Weeks Ago'

    Bruce Jenner has reportedly already undergone major surgeries in his gender transformation. Photo: Bruce Jenner has undergone breast implant surgery in his transition into becoming a woman, according to a new report. "Bruce had silicone breast implants put in a few weeks ago," reveals the source.

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  • Lion jumps in car and mauls man on safari

    Australian tourist Brendan Smith got a lot more up close and personal with the wildlife than he expected while on safari in Johannesburg, South Africa. Just a day and a half after arriving in Joburg, Smith was on a safari when a lion jumped through the window of his car and started mauling his legs.

    Total Travel
  • Oil heir Andrew Getty found dead at Hollywood Hills home

    Andrew Getty, the 47-year-old grandson of the late oil billionaire J. Paul Getty and one of the heirs to the fortune of one of the wealthiest and best-known families in American history, was found dead Tuesday in his Hollywood Hills home, police and family members said. A woman calling to report that someone had died sent officers to the gated home on Montcalm Avenue shortly after 2:15 p.m. They found the man dead in a bathroom, police spokesman Jack Richter said. Police didn't identify the man, but a statement from Andrew Getty's parents, Ann and Gordon Getty, confirmed it was him.

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  • Peters takes on Key in parliament

    Winston Peters has walked into parliament as the new MP for Northland. "Yes," Mr Key replied. The promise to upgrade the bridges backfired because it was seen as an election bribe, and may have helped Mr Peters win the by-election.

    NZ Newswire
  • Japan's Ao seeks crown on Mayweather-Pacquiao eve

    Las Vegas (AFP) - Former world champion Takahiro Ao will fight for a world lightweight crown in Las Vegas on the eve of Manny Pacquiao's welterweight showdown with Floyd Mayweather, promoters announced Monday.The 30-year-old Japanese southpaw will face

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  • Jamie Oliver regrets heating up Gordon Ramsay food feud

    British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver said Tuesday he regretted saying rival cook Gordon Ramsay was jealous of his success and brushed off their simmering food feud as "no big deal". Both are successful celebrity television chefs and have traded barbs before - with Ramsay recently chiding the younger Oliver for not attending the launch of his own Hong Kong eatery, Jamie's Italian. Oliver, in Australia as part of his "revolution" to champion food education in schools, hit back on Sunday.

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  • Titan Bird speaks about cocaine saga

    Gold Coast forward Greg Bird says he's been disappointed with people making snap judgments about him after he was caught up in the NRL club's cocaine scandal. The NSW State of Origin star is set to return to a Gold Coast court on May 8 on two charges of supplying cocaine. Bird's lawyer has indicated his client as well as the seven other current or former Titans facing charges will all plead not guilty after they were implicated in a Queensland Crime and Corruption Commission investigation.

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  • Playboy Mansion hid tunnels to celebrity homes

    It should come as no surprise to anyone to find the Playboy Mansion holds more than a few dark secrets. “So, according [to] this blueprint, tunnels were built to the homes of “Mr. J. Nicholson,” “Mr. W. Beatty,” “Mr. K. Douglas” and “Mr. J. Caan,”” the magazine wrote. “We’ll go ahead and assume they’re talking about Jack Nicholson, Warren Beatty, Kirk Douglas and James Caan – all of whom lived near the Playboy Mansion during the late 1970s and early 1980s.

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  • Our Three Favourite April Fool's Day Jokes

    Photo: YouTubeIt's been a bumper day for big companies breaking out the funny and attempting to pull the wool over our eyes (and, yes we admit it, kind-of nearly succeeding).Here's our pick of the three funniest April Fool's Days jokes of 2015.Google

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  • Meet Your 2015 Men's Health Man

    The MH team looked at one another in disbelief. Some shook their heads. “He can’t be serious,” seemed to be the collective sentiment rolling around the office. The source of our slack-jawed amazement? Damien Rider had just been told he’d be participating

    Men's Health
  • Thailand admits 'urgent' need to improve aviation safety

    Thai authorities Monday said they would use special powers under junta rule to "urgently" improve airline safety as several carriers face bans on new international flights following concerns raised by a UN aviation agency. The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), a United Nations body, recently reported "significant safety concerns" to Thailand's Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) after an audit earlier in the year. In response Japan last week blocked new flights from Thailand in a move affecting charter services by budget carriers Thai AirAsia X and NokScoot as well as Asia Atlantic Airlines, the DCA said, adding existing flights would not be impacted.

    AFP
  • Robin Williams restricted exploitation of his image for 25 years after death

    Unfortunately, the dispute overshadows one of the more innovative aspects of Robin Williams’ estate planning, which just might become a model for other celebrities preparing for their demise. After all, one thing his wife Susan and children Zachary, Zelda andCody won’t be discussing in court is intangible property like the late actor’s right of publicity. According to a review of the Robin Williams Trust — filed as an exhibit last Wednesday — Williams bequeathed rights to his name, signature, photograph and likeness to the Windfall Foundation, a charitable organization set up by Williams’ legal reps at the law firm of Manatt, Phelps.

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  • Nawazuddin Siddiqui, farmer's son turned 'Hindi indie' star

    It is a story worthy of a Bollywood plot: the son of a north Indian farmer, one of nine children, rising to become the face of independent Hindi cinema. Winning awards for his roles in internationally-feted films such as "Gangs of Wasseypur" in 2012 and "The Lunchbox" the following year, Siddiqui has become one of India's most respected actors. After training at Delhi's National School of Drama, smitten with acting, he landed his first film appearance in the 1999 Aamir Khan movie "Sarfarosh" (Fervour), and moved to Mumbai, the entertainment capital, in 2000.

    AFP
  • Nine notable NZ figures at Gallipoli

    Commander of the Wellington Battalion, he fought his superiors on behalf of his men as fiercely as he fought the Turks, killed when he led the capture of the Chunuk Bair summit - a rare, fleeting success of the Allies' August, 1915 offensive. The first New Zealander to win a Victoria Cross during World War I, awarded for laying and repairing a telephone wire to the front line under heavy fire at Chunuk Bair. Wellington-born, he enlisted with the Australian Imperial Force while living in Australia and was awarded a VC for his bravery in capturing trenches at the Battle of Lone Pine, where he lost his right hand and left eye, later dying of his wounds.

    NZ Newswire
  • Germanwings captain reassures passengers

    A Germanwings captain’s speech in the face of the Flight 4U9525 tragedy has been praised by passengers. Fairfax reported that captain Frank Woiton was piloting a Germanwings flight less than 24 hours after the crash in the French Alps and a passenger relayed his inspirational words on social media. Britta Englisch reportedly posted on Facebook that Woiton told the crew and passengers that although he had the same “sinking feeling” as them, he would deliver them safely to their destination.

    Total Travel