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Cash Confessions

STEF from Penrith in Sydney’s west earns an income well above the Australian average. She makes $170,000 a year and, coupled with her husband, the pair bring in almost $300,000. But the 47-year-old mother-of-two says it’s not enough. Stef is taking part in news.com.au’s new money series, Cash Confessions, where …

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David Glasheen

AUSTRALIAN millionaire turned island castaway David Glasheen is said to be devastated after the death of his closest island friend. News.com.au has been made aware that Mr Glasheen, who moved to Restoration Island on Australia’s remote peninsula in 1993, has lost his only mate on the island, a dingo named …

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Face transplant

A 21-YEAR-OLD woman who was left heavily disfigured in a failed suicide bid has become the youngest person in the US to receive a face transplant. Katie Stubblefield says she doesn’t remember much about the day in March 2014. The then-18-year-old had just found out her boyfriend had been texting …

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Human trafficking

A ROMANIAN woman who was snatched from a London street and trafficked as a sex slave has told of her horrifying ordeal — revealing she was forced to sleep with thousands of men. Giving her name only as Anna, she was kidnapped in broad daylight just yards from her home …

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Derek Percy

EXCLUSIVE WHEN suspected serial child killer Derek Percy died in 2013, Karen Stilwell wept. With his last breath, Percy had taken a secret to the grave. Where had he hidden the body of her seven-year-old sister Linda, 45 years ago? For days, Victoria Police Detective Senior Sergeant Wayne Newman and …

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YOUTUBE star Chris Ingham sent threatening messages to a 19-year-old fan after she confronted him when teenagers came forward over seedy texts he’d been sending them behind his wife’s back. The Sun Online revealed last month how The Ingham Family star bombarded teen fans with “sexual” and “creepy” texts despite …

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