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  • Flight attendants share engine pictures after Spirit Airlines controversy

    Spirit Airlines is finding out the hard way: Don’t mess with the flight attendants. After Spirit flight attendant Ericka Paige Diehl got into hot water for taking a photo inside a jet engine, fellow flight attendants from all over the country are flying to her defense. Says flight attendant Emily Witkop: “It is almost a rite of passage for flight attendants to pose in the engines of airplane.

    Total Travel
  • Boult and Southee rock England in second Test

    Trent Boult and Tim Southee led a New Zealand recovery after Adam Lyth scored his maiden Test century and Alastair Cook became England's all-time leading Test run-scorer at Headingley on Saturday. England were cruising on the second day of the second Test while left-handed openers Lyth (107) and skipper Cook (75) were sharing a first-wicket stand of 177. At stumps, England were 253 for five in reply to New Zealand's first innings 350, a deficit of 97 runs.

    AFP
  • Martin Sheen says wife is 'scariest woman'

    Martin Sheen says his wife is the "scariest woman" he's ever met. The 74-year-old star says the secret to his 50-year marriage to the actress Janet Templeton, whom he married in 1961, is that she was never afraid to tell him the truth. The 'West Wing' actor famously suffered a heart attack on the set of his 1977 film 'Apocalypse Now' due to his heavy drinking but he failed to get sober until ten years later and he's confessed they were hard times for him and his wife, with whom he had his children Charlie Sheen, Emilio Estevez, Ramon Estevez and Renee Estevez.

    Bang Showbiz
  • Coolest invention ever: Portable pods let you stay anywhere in the world

    You may soon be able to set up camp in futuristic-looking portable egg-shaped pods — because, yes, they actually exist. The pods, called Ecocapsules, were originally designed by architects in Bratislava, Slovakia, for people who stay in nature for a very long time, according to Daily Mail Online. The pods, which can capture rainwater, also have a thick layer of efficient thermal insulation that keeps them properly heated.

    Total Travel
  • Nicki Minaj demands orgasms

    Meek, 28, recently denied rumours he and Nicki are engaged despite presenting her with a 15-carat heart-shaped white and yellow diamond ring last month, but the brunette beauty hopes to settle down in the next few years.

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  • 16 Richest Women In The World [2015 List Released]

    You won't believe the women who made this year's list!

  • Powerful 7.8 quake shakes Japan

    A 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck off the Japanese coast Saturday, geologists said, shaking buildings in Tokyo and setting off car alarms, an AFP correspondent reported. Despite the huge power of the quake, there was no risk of a tsunami, The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre reported. It was centred on a remote spot in the Pacific Ocean around 870 kilometres south of Tokyo, the US Geological Survey said.

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  • Cop killer denied parole

    Carlos Namana pleaded guilty after stomping Constable Murray Stretch to death at Mangakino in 1999, when Namana was aged 19. The parole board said he had been caught using drugs while in prison and is due to complete a programme in October to address the risks associated with his alcohol and drug use and the role alcohol has played in his violent behaviour. Namana did not seek parole and said he wanted to complete the drug and alcohol programme before appearing before the parole board.

    NZ Newswire
  • Chelsy Davy 'pursing career in music'

    Chelsy Davy is reportedly pursuing a career in the music industry. The 29-year-old beauty - who split from her jeweller boyfriend Charles Goode in January and was recently linked with her ex-boyfriend, Britain's Prince Harry - quit her £69,500-a-year job at City law firm Allen & Overy in 2014 to "pursue other interests", and she's subsequently turned her attention to the music industry. Meanwhile, another of Prince Harry's ex-girlfriend's Cressida Bonas has received widespread praise for her performance in 'An Evening With Lucien Freud'.

    Bang Showbiz
  • Exclusive - Air France faces new safety probe after freighter scare

    Air France faces its second safety investigation in as many weeks after pilots were forced to recover in mid-takeoff after entering the wrong data into the computer of a cargo jet, airline and safety officials said. The mistake over the plane's weight was discovered when the Boeing 777 freighter accelerated too slowly on the runway at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport on May 22. A person familiar with the matter said the weight entered into the system of the Mexico-bound jet was drastically lower than the correct value, lagging by as much as 100 tonnes, which is more than a quarter of its maximum takeoff weight.

    Reuters
  • Most homeowners missing out on low rates

    Most homeowners are missing out on the full benefits of record low interest rates by failing to refinance their mortgage, financial services veteran Mark Bouris says. A survey of 1,000 Australians who took out a home loan more than two years ago shows almost half have never changed the terms of their mortgage. A further 25 per cent had not refinanced since interest rates began to fall almost four years ago, according to Mr Bouris' financial services firm Yellow Brick Road.

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  • Paloma Faith regrets not having casual sex

    Speaking to Britain's Cosmopolitan magazine, Paloma said: "I've never had a one night stand and I've always had this romantic idea that love conquers all. Now I'm aware I have sexual needs and I don't think there's anything wrong with it.

    Bang Showbiz
  • China's slowing economy may steady later this year: state think tank

    Short term policies could stabilise China's slowing economy in the second half of this year, but for growth to make a lasting recovery Beijing should foster new sectors and innovation, a government think tank's chief economist was reported as saying on Saturday. China's growth trajectory will be "L" shaped, rather than "V" shaped, and it is difficult to predict when the world's second-largest economy will rebound, Fan Jianping, chief economist at the State Information Centre, told the official China Securities Journal. China's central bank has now cut interest rates and RRR five times in six months to stoke an economy that is set for its worst year in a quarter of a century.

    Reuters
  • Couple spend $50,000 on birthday party for three-year-old

    Forget jelly and ice cream - a family have forked out $50,000 on a birthday party for their three year old. Eric Lembo and Trang Nguyen, from Perth, Australia, invited 220 people to help celebrate their daughter Lauren's third birthday last weekend - with the same price tag as a fancy wedding. The couple splashed out thousands of pounds on Mickey and Minnie Mouse characters, a magician, a photobooth, face painting, a balloon artist and a popcorn and fairy floss station to entertain the 50 children invited.

    Yahoo and Agencies
  • Wicked told off for van slogans

    Wicked Campers has been told to remove three offensive advertisements from its rental vans. The Advertising Standards Authority upheld complaints about the phrases in recent decisions. The complainant said this was "degrading to women and insensitive to victims of rape and domestic violence".

    NZ Newswire
  • Scrap dealer loses battle over stolen cars

    Six years after he was first charged, a disgraced Auckland doctor-turned scrap metal dealer has failed in the country's highest court to get convictions for receiving stolen cars overturned. The Supreme Court has unanimously dismissed the appeal of Rhys Cullen, who had been fighting the 15 convictions saying he never knew the cars were stolen. Cullen, who once made headlines as the Papakura GP struck off for prescribing large amounts of cold medicine used to make P, was the sole director of scrap yard Tamaki Metals.

    NZ Newswire
  • Chinese airplane fills with fog, terrifying passengers

    On Saturday, a Shenzen Airlines plane taking off from Shenzhen Bao'an International Airport became filled with heavy fog. Horrified passengers at first thought it was a fire, until they were assured by the crew that the conditions were actually caused by high humidity outside the plane interacting with the inflight air-conditioning system. An Asian passenger aboard the flight whose handle translates as “Long-legged Uncle” posted photographs on the social media site Weibo that have gone viral.

    Total Travel
  • Khan calls out Mayweather after unanimous decision win

    Britain's Amir Khan took a unanimous decision victory over American Chris Algieri in a welterweight matchup, then called out unbeaten Floyd Mayweather for a world title showdown. Khan improved to 31-3 with his fifth victory in a row, which came by judges' scores of 117-111, 117-111 and 115-113. Algieri fell to 20-2 with his second defeat in a row, the other coming last November at Macau at the hands of Filipino star Manny Pacquiao -- who lost to treble world champion Mayweather in boxing's richest-ever megafight earlier this month.

    AFP
  • CORRECT: Auditor-General probes former SFO boss Feeley over family interests in Queenstown housing accord

    Auditor-General Lyn Provost has launched an inquiry into how Queensland Lakes District Council and its chief executive, former Serious Fraud office boss Adam Feeley, managed his interest in family-owned land being considered by the council for a special housing area. The Office of the Auditor-General had previously said it was comfortable with the steps Feeley proposed to manage any conflicts. The council agreed a housing accord with the Minister of Housing in October last year aimed at building up to 1,300 affordable houses in the area, with a particular focus on the Wakatipu Basin.

    BusinessDesk
  • Christian beheads jihadist in Syria revenge killing: monitor

    A Syrian Christian fighter has beheaded an Islamic State group (IS) militant to avenge people "executed" by the jihadists in northeastern Syria, a monitor said on Friday. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the incident took place on Thursday in Hasakeh province, where IS holds large areas of the countryside. According to the monitor, the Christian fighter, a member of the minority Assyrian community, found the jihadist in the local village of Tal Shamiram.

    AFP
  • Former PM accused over Mainzeal failure

    Former prime minister Dame Jenny Shipley has been accused of breaching her director duties over the collapse of construction firm Mainzeal. Mainzeal - then New Zealand's third largest construction company - folded at the beginning of 2013 and last year liquidators said it owed $151 million to creditors. Dame Jenny and former Brierley Investments chief executive Sir Paul Collins resigned as directors of Mainzeal Property & Construction two months before it collapsed, at the request of its principal Richard Yan.

    NZ Newswire