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    Freed by court, Pakistani Christian woman still a prisoner


    ISLAMABAD (AP) — Aasia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian acquitted of blasphemy, still lives the life of a prisoner, nearly three months after her release from death row, awaiting a final ruling on her fate.She spends her days in...

    ISLAMABAD (AP) — Aasia Bibi, a Pakistani Christian acquitted of blasphemy, still lives the life of a prisoner, nearly three months after her release from death row, awaiting a final ruling on her fate.She spends her days in seclusion...
    Kondo-mania has left homes everywhere in chaos

    Kondo-mania has left homes everywhere in chaos


    Marie Kondo has ruined my home.It's a big call to go up against the undisputed monarch of organisation, but there, I've said it.Sure, she may bring calm and order to people around the world, but her fanciful ideas have...

    Marie Kondo has ruined my home.It's a big call to go up against the undisputed monarch of organisation, but there, I've said it.Sure, she may bring calm and order to people around the world, but her fanciful ideas have actually...
    Life after KonMari: The ultimate guide to stop you buying so much junk

    Life after KonMari: The ultimate guide to stop you buying so much junk


    COMMENT:So you've KonMari'd your home. Now what?Look, I love aimlessly wandering around Kmart as much as any middle-class white chick with a little bit of disposable income to waste on a fake plant. But I've been trying not...

    COMMENT:So you've KonMari'd your home. Now what?Look, I love aimlessly wandering around Kmart as much as any middle-class white chick with a little bit of disposable income to waste on a fake plant. But I've been trying not to.In...
    Bridezilla blocks sister for ignoring last-minute wedding rule

    Bridezilla blocks sister for ignoring last-minute wedding rule


    A bride who brutally shunned her sister for bringing her daughter to her wedding has been slammed online, with many branding her "thoughtless" and "insane".In an emotional post on Facebook the devastated sister revealed her...

    A bride who brutally shunned her sister for bringing her daughter to her wedding has been slammed online, with many branding her "thoughtless" and "insane".In an emotional post on Facebook the devastated sister revealed her "bridezilla"...
    The anti-snore pillow that could save marriages

    The anti-snore pillow that could save marriages


    A bedding company in the UK has released an anti-snore pillow that is getting glowing reviews online.The Silentnight pillow, which retails for around NZ$22, is designed to position the head at an angle that encourages...

    A bedding company in the UK has released an anti-snore pillow that is getting glowing reviews online.The Silentnight pillow, which retails for around NZ$22, is designed to position the head at an angle that encourages breathing...
    Can you answer these basic high school questions?

    Can you answer these basic high school questions?


    Returning to high school would be alarmingly scary for many Aussies.Not only has a lot of what they learned gone out the window, but their kids are actually outsmarting them.To coincide with back-to-school preparation, a...

    Returning to high school would be alarmingly scary for many Aussies.Not only has a lot of what they learned gone out the window, but their kids are actually outsmarting them.To coincide with back-to-school preparation, a survey...
    How Chrissy Teigen faces her post-baby body insecurities

    How Chrissy Teigen faces her post-baby body insecurities


    Chrissy Teigen is still learning how to accept her post-baby body.The 33-year-old model gave birth to her son Miles - whom she has with husband John Legend, with whom she also has two-year-old daughter Luna - seven months ago,...

    Chrissy Teigen is still learning how to accept her post-baby body.The 33-year-old model gave birth to her son Miles - whom she has with husband John Legend, with whom she also has two-year-old daughter Luna - seven months ago, and...

    No-cost birth control, now the norm, faces court challenges


    WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of American women are receiving birth control at no cost to them through workplace health plans, the result of the Obama-era Affordable Care Act, which expanded access to contraception.The Trump...

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of American women are receiving birth control at no cost to them through workplace health plans, the result of the Obama-era Affordable Care Act, which expanded access to contraception.The Trump administration...
    Inside out jeans by fashion brand Boohoo: Hit or miss?

    Inside out jeans by fashion brand Boohoo: Hit or miss?


    We're only a couple of weeks into 2019, but it looks like you can already say goodbye to the following horrendous trends in denim: baggy boyfriend jeans, plastic-panel-on-the-knee jeans, and jeans cut into chaps.Why? Because...

    We're only a couple of weeks into 2019, but it looks like you can already say goodbye to the following horrendous trends in denim: baggy boyfriend jeans, plastic-panel-on-the-knee jeans, and jeans cut into chaps.Why? Because there's...
    Pub selling cauliflower steaks for same price as Angus steaks

    Pub selling cauliflower steaks for same price as Angus steaks


    Veganuary is the craze which has spread through Britain this year, with supermarkets and restaurants drastically increasing their plant-based options for those who are eschewing animal products for the month.However, some...

    Veganuary is the craze which has spread through Britain this year, with supermarkets and restaurants drastically increasing their plant-based options for those who are eschewing animal products for the month.However, some vegans...
    Lee Suckling: Why sex in hotels is better

    Lee Suckling: Why sex in hotels is better


    • This article contains sexually explicit content Hotels are synonymous with couples and sexy time. There's something about those crisp white sheets that just screams, "you're here to make love!"Hotels are always the...

    • This article contains sexually explicit content Hotels are synonymous with couples and sexy time. There's something about those crisp white sheets that just screams, "you're here to make love!"Hotels are always the first...
    'Kiwi as' jandals go viral after being listed on Facebook Marketplace

    'Kiwi as' jandals go viral after being listed on Facebook Marketplace


    Us New Zealanders are known for our DIY prowess, some even say it's in our DNA, and these jandals are the latest proof.This fine pair was posted in the "Buy Sell Anything Wellington" Facebook group, simply marketed as...

    Us New Zealanders are known for our DIY prowess, some even say it's in our DNA, and these jandals are the latest proof.This fine pair was posted in the "Buy Sell Anything Wellington" Facebook group, simply marketed as "shoes"....

    APNewsBreak: New pen may allow sale of horses for slaughter


    RENO, Nev. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service has built a new corral for wild horses in Northern California, which could allow it to bypass federal restrictions and sell the animals for slaughter.The agency acknowledged in court...

    RENO, Nev. (AP) — The U.S. Forest Service has built a new corral for wild horses in Northern California, which could allow it to bypass federal restrictions and sell the animals for slaughter.The agency acknowledged in court filings...
    How to diet without trying too hard

    How to diet without trying too hard


    Imagine if you were able to drop a few kilos minus the extra tough workouts and strict diet in 2019.When it comes to weight loss it is well documented that extreme diets rarely keep the kilos at bay long-term. So if your New...

    Imagine if you were able to drop a few kilos minus the extra tough workouts and strict diet in 2019.When it comes to weight loss it is well documented that extreme diets rarely keep the kilos at bay long-term. So if your New Year's...
    One joint can alter teenage brain structure

    One joint can alter teenage brain structure


    Smoking cannabis just once as a teenager is enough to alter brain structure, a new study suggests.Scientists found taking the drug just once or twice by the age of 14 led to greater grey matter in brain areas linked to emotion...

    Smoking cannabis just once as a teenager is enough to alter brain structure, a new study suggests.Scientists found taking the drug just once or twice by the age of 14 led to greater grey matter in brain areas linked to emotion and...
    The Conversation: Sugar daddy capitalism - A new working world

    The Conversation: Sugar daddy capitalism - A new working world


    The sleazy "sugar baby" scandal involving Australian politician Andrew Broad, exposed for his reported cringy attempts to hook up with a woman almost half his age, might look like just another case of a politician caught in...

    The sleazy "sugar baby" scandal involving Australian politician Andrew Broad, exposed for his reported cringy attempts to hook up with a woman almost half his age, might look like just another case of a politician caught in flagrante...

    Millennial Money: Don't let Instagram envy get you into debt


    When was the last time scrolling through Instagram made you feel better?If you're like me, the puppy photos on your feed momentarily boost your mood, but the parade of carefully selected and artfully edited experiences leaves...

    When was the last time scrolling through Instagram made you feel better?If you're like me, the puppy photos on your feed momentarily boost your mood, but the parade of carefully selected and artfully edited experiences leaves you...

    Why US classrooms are starting to resemble arcades


    WALLINGFORD, Conn. (AP) — It's 1 o'clock on a Wednesday afternoon in Wallingford, Connecticut, and about 20 children are watching a screen at the front of the room as they take turns navigating challenges and collecting virtual...

    WALLINGFORD, Conn. (AP) — It's 1 o'clock on a Wednesday afternoon in Wallingford, Connecticut, and about 20 children are watching a screen at the front of the room as they take turns navigating challenges and collecting virtual currency...
    Kiwi woman posts inspirational message about body image after being bullied at Mt Maunganui Beach

    Kiwi woman posts inspirational message about body image after being bullied at Mt Maunganui Beach


    A Kiwi woman shared an inspirational message about promoting positive body image after some men "pointed and laughed" at her when she took her sarong off at Mt Maunganui Beach.Shelly Proebstel, from Waipa, posted to Facebook...

    A Kiwi woman shared an inspirational message about promoting positive body image after some men "pointed and laughed" at her when she took her sarong off at Mt Maunganui Beach.Shelly Proebstel, from Waipa, posted to Facebook on...
    Countdown apologises for vegetarian hot cross buns that were not vegetarian at all

    Countdown apologises for vegetarian hot cross buns that were not vegetarian at all


    Supermarket chain Countdown has issued a public apology after advertising hot cross buns as being vegetarian when it turns out the glaze was not vegetarian at all. "To all our customers who have recently bought our hot cross...

    Supermarket chain Countdown has issued a public apology after advertising hot cross buns as being vegetarian when it turns out the glaze was not vegetarian at all. "To all our customers who have recently bought our hot cross buns,...