• 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 (18.0.4.15).

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  • Royal baby to be born outside of London?

    The royal baby could be the first to be born outside of London in 85 years. While the second child of Britain's Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge is set to be delivered at St Mary's Hospital in west London, two other hospitals have been put on standby for the royal delivery in case the Duchess, 33, leaves the capital.

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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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  • NZ dollar rises as Aussie rate cut looms

    The New Zealand dollar gained against the Aussie after Reserve Bank of Australia governor Glenn Stevens raised the prospect of an interest rate cut as early as next month to bolster a weak economy. Mr Stevens, speaking at a luncheon of the American Australian Association in New York, said "interest rates should be quite accommodative and the question of whether they should be reduced further has to be on the table". The RBA surprised traders by not cutting its 2.25 per cent interest rate at its last meeting, with the minutes detailing its discussions scheduled for release on Tuesday.

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  • AC/DC drummer's kill threat just an 'angry call': lawyer

    AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd on Tuesday made a surprise guilty plea on a charge of threatening to kill, with his lawyer describing the veteran rocker's offence as "just an angry phone call". Rudd had previously denied all allegations against him, but changed his plea on the first day of his trial at Tauranga District Court in New Zealand, also admitting two minor drug possession charges. As a result, judge Robert Woolff adjourned the matter after just 10 minutes and extended Rudd's bail until a sentencing hearing on June 26.

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  • Kiwi tracks down mystery Gallipoli fort

    A Kiwi who's in Gallipoli to remember his great-grandfather may have made a discovery that's the Anzac equivalent of finding Tutankhamun's tomb. No one has been able to pin down the exact location of the carving which marks the headquarters of the Native Contingent at Gallipoli. Mr Pearless used a rockface in the background of the painting as a reference and believes the pa was between Fisherman's Hut and the No.1 outpost.

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  • Doctor criticised over newborn death

    A doctor and a district health board have been heavily censured for a multitude of failings that led to the death of a newborn baby. A pregnant woman was 10 days overdue with her third baby when she arrived at a Lakes District Health Board hospital in the Rotorua or Taupo districts. The medical mistakes have been catalogued by Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill who released findings on Monday outlining "significant concerns about the individual and team failings in this case".

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  • Miley Cyrus Wears Nipple Pasties to Honour Joan Jett

    Miley Cyrus was so thrilled to meet Joan Jett at the singer's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction on Saturday night, she wore nipple pasties with Joan's initials on them to the event. Miley shows her support for Joan Jett by rocking the star's initials on nipple pasties.

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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.

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  • Police name man wanted over axe attack

    Police have named a man they want over a vicious axe attack on two Korean men fishing at a Northland wharf before Easter. The arrested 34-year-old, who has name suppression, has been charged with aggravated robbery, wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, injuring with intent to cause grievous bodily harm and reckless driving. Police say Austin has arrest warrants on charges of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, and injuring with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

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  • Russell Crowe's rugby team wrecked his marriage

    Russell Crowe believes buying a rugby team "cost him his marriage". The 'Gladiator' star - who split from wife Danielle Spencer in 2012 - doesn't regret buying South Sydney Rabbitohs in 2006 because it has been a good business decision, but the investment took its toll on his personal life.

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  • Thai customs seize African elephant tusks worth $6 mn

    Four tonnes of African elephant ivory worth $6 million has been seized at a Bangkok port in a container labelled as beans, Thai customs said Monday, in the kingdom's largest-ever haul of its kind. The 739 pieces of tusk were found stashed in a container which arrived at the port on April 18 after being shipped from the Democratic Republic of Congo destined for Laos, according to a statement by Thai customs. "The pieces weigh around 4,000 kilogrammes (four tonnes) and are worth around 200 million baht ($6 million)... it is the biggest ivory seizure in Thai history," the statement said, adding they had been declared on the cargo list as beans.

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  • Police investigating appendix death

    Police are investigating the death of a Greymouth boy who died after routine surgery to remove his appendix. Matthew Gunter, 15, was found unresponsive the morning after surgery at Grey Base Hospital in November 2012. Health and Disability Commissioner Anthony Hill this week released findings into his death that heavily criticised the anaesthetist, two nurses and the West Coast District Health Board for breaching professional standards.

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  • The Most Toxic Types of People to Avoid at Work

    Anyone who has ever worked in an office knows there's more to succeeding at your job than just doing the work itself. A big part of almost any position involves "relationship management" -- in other words, knowing how to get along with different personality

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  • Johnny Depp's a no show for Pirates of the Caribbean filming

    Johnny Depp has failed to return to the set of 'Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales'. A source told the Gold Coast Bulletin: "Everyone's hoping they have managed to get him on another flight. Filming on the blockbuster was halted when Johnny returned to the US for treatment last month after he injured his hand, reportedly after hitting a glass door during a heated conversation with wife Amber Heard.

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  • India's bidi workers suffer for 1,000-a-day habit

    Zainab Begum Alvi and her band of young helpers hunch over baskets filled with tobacco flakes and dried leaves, trying to roll a thousand dirt-cheap cigarettes a day at the behest of India's powerful bidi barons. "There is no other work than this, so if I don't do it, I can't do anything else," added Alvi, a tiny and gaunt woman from the impoverished northern state of Uttar Pradesh who says she is in her 50s. Around 70 million Indians smoke the hand-rolled bidis, which are nimbly bound together by workers such as Alvi and her young relatives with khaki-coloured tendu leaves and cotton thread.

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  • For retirees, downsizing has many upsides

    If you are getting on in age and still own the home you bought when your kids were young, you've probably given some thought to downsizing. Alan Biederman did a year ago, when he sold his four-bedroom home in Hazlet, New Jersey. Biederman, a 61-year-old magazine production manager, intends to retire in June and relocate to Rodgers, Minnesota, where he and his wife recently bought a newly built two-bedroom town home for much less than the sale price of their former home.

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  • Retail pot is the Rocky Mountain high for taxes

    In honor of Monday's unofficial holiday celebrating marijuana, we took a look at the most recent data from Colorado, where recreational pot has been legal for a little over a year. Before the first retail stores opened their doors in January 2014, the state had allowed medical marijuana use for over a decade. At of the end of last year, there were still 583 more medical marijuana businesses than retail outlets, but the latter segment is catching up quickly, according to a recent report by the Colorado Department of Revenue Marijuana Enforcement Division.

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  • Tributes flow for rugby player who died

    A young rugby player who died in a country match in northern NSW over the weekend has been described as a "kind-hearted and fine young man". Nicholas Tooth, 25, died in hospital on Sunday afternoon after suffering a head clash during a Central North first-grade game for the Quirindi Lions on Saturday. Club president Charles Murray told the ABC that Tooth had been visiting his hometown from Sydney on the weekend and that the incident was just a "very tragic accident".

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  • How to banish bra bulge

    If you’re a woman, you’re probably familiar with the infamous bra bulge — the fat that tends to show up near the middle of your back around your bra, often accentuated by a slightly-too-tight bra band. In the world of body trouble spots, the bra bulge is like having a dull ringing in your ears: It really only bugs you, and it’s not the biggest deal in the world, but it’s still hella annoying. The bra bulge is actually caused by a combination of factors.

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