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  • Beyonce and Kim Kardashian West go nearly nude at Met Gala

    Beyonce and Kim Kardashian West sported see-through dresses to the 2015 Met Gala. The 'Crazy In Love' hitmaker and the reality TV star weren't afraid to show some skin as they hit the red carpet at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, with Beyonce, 33, donning a sheer, gold Givenchy gown with nothing but intricate beading detail to protect her modesty. Meanwhile, Kim, 34, opted for a daring, white, Peter Dundas for Roberto Cavalli number which was inspired by the embellished feathered creation Cher wore to the Gala in 1974.

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  • Food critic Josh Ozersky found dead in Chicago hotel

    Food critic Josh Ozersky, whose witty and snarky writing generally focused on his obsession with all things meat, has died in Chicago. Ozersky, who was in the city for the James Beard Foundation Awards, was found dead in his room at the Conrad Chicago Hotel on Monday, according to the Cook County medical examiner's office. Ozersky was a food writer for Esquire magazine and frequent contributor to other publications including Time magazine, the Wall Street Journal and Food & Wine.

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  • Outrage over 10-year-old Paraguayan pregnant by stepfather

    The case of a 10-year-old girl raped and impregnated by her stepfather has triggered outrage in Paraguay, where the health minister has blocked her from having an abortion. It turned out to be a baby, which tests revealed was fathered by her stepfather. The girl's mother has been arrested for helping her partner, Gilberto Benitez Zarate, flee from the authorities after his abuse came to light.

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  • Matilda wins The Bachelor's heart

    Matilda Rice has broken her wrist and jumped off the Auckland Harbour bridge in a bid to win the Bachelor's affections - and apparently it worked. The 24-year-old MediaWorks sales executive won New Zealand's first season of TV3's The Bachelor on Wednesday night, taking out the competition and Art Green's heart. "I came into this hoping that I'd meet a girl that I could love and I think I have," Green told Rice in an emotional beachside finale.

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  • Madonna and Katy Perry flaunt cleavage in matching Moschino gowns at Met Gala

    Madonna and Katy Perry rocked matching Moschino gowns at the Met Gala 2015 on Monday night (04.05.15). The 'Material Girl' hitmaker showed just as much cleavage as the 'I Kissed A Girl' singer in their graffiti-inspired outfits at The Metropolitan Museum of Art's 2015 Costume Institute Benefit in New York City to celebrate the opening of the China: Through the Looking Glass exhibition. Madonna's floor-length dress, which came with a black cape, was covered in white writing which spelt out the name of her latest album 'Rebel Heart' and was completed by a pair of black leather gloves and a gold Moschino belt which she wore across her shoulder.

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  • Melissa Rivers sickened by doctor's selfie with dying mother Joan Rivers

    Joan Rivers' daughter "threw up" when she learned her doctor had taken a selfie with her mother on the operating table. Melissa Rivers was horrified when she learned a physician had taken a picture while conducting a biopsy on the comedienne's vocal chords and is concerned that the photo of the 'Fashion Police' star - who died after suffering cardiac arrest during the routine procedure last September - will one day be made public.

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  • Blaming the victims of rape in Somalia

    After 14-year-old Fatima was raped by a tuk-tuk driver, she was arrested, detained for a month and raped repeatedly by a police officer, according to the child and her aunt. Sexual violence is widespread in Somalia and rarely prosecuted. "We are fighting to change that attitude of blaming the victims," said Fartuun Adan, who runs the Elman Peace and Human Rights Centre in the Somali capital Mogadishu, where survivors of sexual violence can find refuge, medical care and support.

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  • Robert Pattinson will have a 'bangers and mash' wedding

    Robert Pattinson and FKA Twigs are reportedly planning a "bangers and mash" wedding. The 'Twilight Saga' star is believed to have recently got engaged to the singer - whose real name is Tahliah Barnett - and the pair intend to marry this summer, with a low-key, relaxed celebration in London. A source told the new issue of Grazia magazine: "Tahliah wants to get married sooner rather than later and have what she's calling a 'bangers and mash' wedding.

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  • Poorest pensioners to get $30 increase

    More than 170,000 pensioners will get about $30 a fortnight extra in their banks under the federal government's new plan. The changes will help retirees with a modest amount of assets while taking the pension away from those who are much wealthier, Social Services Minister Scott Morrison says. "We're helping those with more modest assets," Mr Morrison told the Nine Network on Thursday, ahead of an expected formal announcement.

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  • Cambodia PM refuses bet payout after Pacquiao loss

    Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen admitted Monday he won't make good on a $5,000 bet he lost on the recent bout between Floyd Mayweather and regional hero Manny Pacquiao because he was so incensed by the match outcome. The 62-year-old strongman delivered a nine minute rebuke of judges who ruled Mayweather had squarely beaten Pacquiao in Las Vegas on Saturday. Echoing many of Pacquiao's Filipino compatriots who have also cried foul, Hun Sen accused the American officials of being biased towards Mayweather in the $400 million fight.

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  • Man found guilty of tooth-pulling crimes

    An Upper Hutt man has been found guilty of six charges stemming from accusations he pulled out his lovers' teeth with pliers during sex.The jury in the trial of Philip Lyle Hansen returned its verdicts on Wednesday after deliberating for about five hours

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  • Plane attraction: Innovations to ease the pain of flying

    Space in the economy cabin is a common complaint and sometimes people dread the journey to their destination because of it and airlines are definitely aware of it. Instead of creating more room for passengers - a move that would likely lead to a reduction of profits - airlines seem to be aiming to distract fliers with better inflight entertainment systems and new seat designs that provide the illusion of enhanced comfort. It's partnered with Lufthansa System's BoardConnect wireless inflight entertainment system to let us make those restaurant and other reservations on our choice of gadgets.

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  • Outcry over rise of Russian footballer with Putin pal dad

    The unexpected rise of a little-known defender with a very influential father has embroiled one of Russia's top clubs in a high-profile dressing room spat over alleged nepotism. For four years Boris Rotenberg Junior, 28, has warmed the bench at Premier League Dynamo Moscow after unsuccessful stints at a number of middling clubs. The unremarkable fringe player would have drawn little attention had it not been for his father -- Boris Rotenberg, a billionaire oligarch who is president of the club and a close friend of President Vladimir Putin.

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  • Outcry over Australian 'poverty porn' documentary

    An Australian mayor has accused public broadcaster SBS of promoting "poverty porn" in a controversial new documentary about working class Sydney residents, as a picket line of garbage trucks protested the programme Wednesday. SBS is set to air "Struggle Street", a three-part series, from Wednesday night showcasing the lives of people in multicultural Mount Druitt, one of Sydney's more disadvantaged suburbs, 50 kilometres (30 miles) west of the city. "What I saw wasn't a documentary, it was simply publicly-funded poverty porn," he said on a petition at Change.org, which has attracted almost 3,000 supporters.

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  • Partner loss usually means financial loss

    When Catherine DeCarlo's husband, Anthony, died nine years ago at 46, there was enough life insurance to pay off her home mortgage, government benefits for her three young children and some retirement savings. Most had trouble adjusting to reduced income and cutting discretionary expenses, said co-president of the insurer's Insurance and Agency Group Chris Blunt. DeCarlo's decision to use the insurance money on home equity allowed her to qualify for more financial aid to help get the kids through college, she said, and she enjoys her work, so she doesn't feel constant money stress.

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  • Vampire Diaries producers begged Nina Dobrev to stay

    Nina Dobrev was repeatedly begged by producers to stay on 'The Vampire Diaries'. The 26-year-old actress - who has now left the TV show - wanted to stop filming earlier, but the show's creator Julie Plec talked her out of it, as she was so close to completing her six-season contract. Julie said: "Nina had said earlier this year that she wanted to be done, and we spent a little time trying to talk her out of it.

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  • Delegat buying 838ha Hawke's Bay farm

    Delegat Group, New Zealand's largest listed wine company, has agreed to buy an 838-hectare farm in Hawke's Bay for $29.3 million, extending its footprint in the region and lifting production from 2020. The vendor is Hopkins Farming Group, a Manawatu-based company that owns about 4,700ha of property, comprising 11 dairy farms and four dry-stock farms. "The Crownthorpe region of Hawke's Bay produces world class super premium wine grapes based on its ideal soil types and climate," said Delegat managing director Graeme Lord.

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  • Peters and sister on opposite sides

    Winston Peters has come up against an unusual adversary in the row over Whanau Ora - his sister Lynette Stewart. The NZ First leader is a ferocious critic of the Maori welfare delivery programme and Ms Stewart runs one of its provider groups in Northland. "Whanau Ora has made a substantive and positive difference to the way we are able to work with and align services to meet the needs of people," she told One News.

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  • Faulty concrete in biggest road project

    Faulty concrete has been used in the country's biggest roading project, the New Zealand Transport Agency says. Some of the faulty concrete was supplied to Auckland's $1.4 billion Waterview Connection project in late April, NZTA confirmed on Tuesday. NZTA has investigated and found a section of ramp four on the Great North Road Interchange will have to be repaired as a result.

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  • Germanwings pilot rehearsed crash on outbound flight

    The Germanwings co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing a jet in the French Alps rehearsed the fatal manoeuvre on the morning of the disaster, and had twice been refused medical papers needed to fly, investigators said on Wednesday. The French BEA accident investigation agency said the co-pilot had five times set the autopilot to take the Airbus down to just 100 feet while the captain was out of the cockpit on the outbound flight to Barcelona from Duesseldorf. A preliminary report on the return flight that crashed on March 24, killing all 150 people on board, confirmed a growing picture of painstaking preparations carried out by the co-pilot, Andreas Lubitz.

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