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NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope has revealed the first known system of seven Earth-size planets around a single star.

NASA discovers seven Earth-sized planets in record find

For the first time ever, astronomers have discovered seven Earth-size planets orbiting a nearby star — and these new worlds could hold life.

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'People are starting to die now in large numbers due to starvation’, World Vision’s Alex Snary tells Breakfast.

'Get behind the agencies and make a donation' - World Vision appeals to Kiwis to do their bit to tackle South Sudan famine

'People are starting to die now in large numbers due to starvation’, World Vision’s Alex Snary tells Breakfast.

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Entitled "Diana: Her Fashion story", the new exhibition at Kensington Place showcases 25 of Princess Diana’s dresses and outfits.

Princess Diana's life in fashion displayed in new exhibition

"Diana: Her Fashion Story" opens at Kensington Palace in London on Saturday, displaying 25 of her dresses.

LOS ANGELES, CA  - MARCH 2:  Singer, Beyonce and Rapper, Jay-Z attend the Oklahoma City Thunder game against the Los Angeles Clippers on March 2, 2016 at STAPLES Center in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this Photograph, user is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2016 NBAE (Photo by Andrew Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

Jay Z to become first rapper inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame

The rapper will be inducted into the prestigious organisation in June.

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Schools are being told to budget for the growing needs of transgender students.

Trump administration to revoke new guidelines on bathroom access for transgender students

The US president believes states should decide, not the federal government.

Sally Amon and her son Max Amon of Olivette, Mo., react as they saw toppled gravestone of her grandmother Anna Ida Hutkin at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery in University City, a suburb of St. Louis on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. Vandals have damaged or tipped over as many as 200 headstones at the Jewish cemetery in suburban St. Louis, leaving the region's Jewish community shaken and anxious. (Robert Cohen/St. Louis Post-Dispatch via AP)

Support floods in for vandalised Jewish cemetery in St. Louis

As of this morning, over $92,000 has been raised.

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Five people are believed to be on board the plane which crashed in Melbourne this morning.

'Can you imagine the shock?' Family members of Melbourne plane crash victims heading to Australia

The victims' wives were in Melbourne at the time of the shocking incident.

French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, right, stands at the entrance of Dar al-Fatwa building the headquarters of the Sunni Mufti, as she refused to enter with a head scarf on her head to meet with of Lebanon's Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdel-Latif Derian, in Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. Le Pen refused to go into a meeting with Lebanon's Grand mufti after his aides asked her to wear a head scarf. Le Pen said she met in the past with the Grand mufti of Egypt's Al-Azhar, one of the world's top Sunni clerics, without wearing a veil. Once she was told it is different here, Le Pen walked toward her car and left. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

End of the euro? French presidential candidate plots return of the franc

Marine Le Pen wants France to take control of its money subject to a referendum that would lead France out of the EU and its shared currency.

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It's been revealed the pilot of the charter flight which crashed into a retail store, killing five, was being investigated.

Pilot's history part of exhaustive investigation into fatal Melbourne plane crash

Pilot of charter flight which crashed into retail store, killing five, was being investigated.

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The crackdown doesn't apply to immigrants who were children when they illegally entered the US.

Trump puts 11 million illegal immigrants on notice in new crackdown

Crackdown doesn't apply to immigrants who were children when they illegally entered US.

French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, right, stands at the entrance of Dar al-Fatwa building the headquarters of the Sunni Mufti, as she refused to enter with a head scarf on her head to meet with of Lebanon's Grand Mufti Sheikh Abdel-Latif Derian, in Beirut, Lebanon, Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017. Le Pen refused to go into a meeting with Lebanon's Grand mufti after his aides asked her to wear a head scarf. Le Pen said she met in the past with the Grand mufti of Egypt's Al-Azhar, one of the world's top Sunni clerics, without wearing a veil. Once she was told it is different here, Le Pen walked toward her car and left. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)

Le Pen refuses to wear headscarf to meet Lebanon's top Sunni Muslin cleric

France's far-right presidential candidate walked away from the scheduled appointment.

Lena Draper, 10, had her homework queries answered by one helpful police officer in Ohio last week.

US cop answers young girl's plea for maths homework help

Screen shots of the 10-year-old's homework-related conversation with Ohio police have gone viral.

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Iceland's President clarifies stance on suggesting ban of pineapple on pizza

He said he was "fundamentally opposed" to the topping.

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An Australian pilot and four American tourists on a golfing holiday were killed when a light plane crashed in flames into a Melbourne shopping mall.

More than 100 people to be interviewed for investigation into deadly Melbourne plane crash

Four US tourists and a pilot died when a small plane crashed into DFO Essendon yesterday.

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The incident happened a week after US judges put a ban on Trump's travel ban.

British Muslim teacher taken off US-bound flight says he was treated like a 'criminal'

The teacher was on a school trip to the US when he was escorted off a plane at an airport.

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Sadly, the brave bovine died as he was being taken away for medical attention.

Elusive runaway bull's brave bid for freedom ends tragically as it dies on way to shelter

This runaway bovine, named Freddy by police, led officers on a two-hour chase.

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Access to medicinal cannabis to get easier in Australia

Approved importers will now be able to buy the medication from overseas.

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CCTV caught the moment the doctor made a run for it when he noticed the coyote was behind him.

Video: Doctor gets fright of his life when coyote follows him into clinic

CCTV caught the moment the doctor made a run for it when he noticed the coyote was behind him.

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The hospital has been put into lockdown after there were reports of gunshots.

No evidence of shooting despite reports of gunfire in Houston hospital

Television images from helicopters show dozens of employees leaving the hospital.

Queen Mother Halaevalu Mata'aho died in Auckland last night at the age of 90, having already lost her husband and son, who were both Kings.

Details emerge of when Tonga's Queen Mother will be flown back home

Tonga’s Queen Mother Halaevalu Mata’aho died in Auckland over the weekend.

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The trouble in Stockholm comes after Donald Trump criticised Sweden for a surge in violence due to its immigration policies.

Burnt cars smoulder following violent riot in Sweden just days after Trump's comment

The trouble in Stockholm comes after Donald Trump criticised Sweden for a surge in violence due to its immigration policies.

FILE - This Jan. 14, 2015 file photo shows Yahoo's headquarters in Sunnyvale, Calif. Yahoo is warning users of potentially malicious activity on their accounts between 2015 and 2016, the latest development in the internet company's investigation of a mega-breach that exposed 1 billion users' data several years ago. Yahoo confirmed Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017, that it was notifying users that their accounts had potentially been compromised but declined to say how many people were affected. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

Yahoo salvages Verizon deal with $488 million discount after security breaches

Hacking bombshells represent the two biggest security breaches in internet history.

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Ethan Turnbull and a friend helped pluck the youngsters to safety after a selfie went horribly wrong.

Australian male model turns hero, rescues teens from 'freezing cold' New York lake

Ethan Turnbull and his friend were skateboarding past Central Park at the right time.

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One witness said the small plane exploded like an 'atomic bomb'  into a massive 'fireball' after it crashed into DFO Essendon this morning.

Victims in Melbourne plane crash on 'once in a lifetime' golf trip

The US Embassy in Canberra confirmed four of the victims were US citizens.

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