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WWI Aussies laid to rest at last

Two Australian World War I soldiers have been buried with full military honours in a moving funeral service in northern France, 101 years after they were killed in action.

Marvel legend Stan Lee dead at 95

Stan Lee, the legendary writer, editor and publisher of Marvel Comics whose superhero creations endeared him to comic-book lovers everywhere has died.

John Oliver on Trump ‘swamp’

John Oliver has skewered Donald Trump over his claim to be “draining the swamp” in Washington, showing that he is instead doing just the opposite.

North Korea’s secret nuclear bases

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Evidence shows North Korea is advancing its nuclear program, despite its promises to shut down military sites, with at least 13 secret missile bases uncovered.

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Turkey slams French Khashoggi comments


Turkey has lashed out at “unacceptable” comments by the French foreign minister accusing Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of playing a “political game” over the murder of Jamal Khashoggi.

Chances of Brexit deal fade


The already slim chance that a Brexit deal would be agreed this month receded still further on Monday as another EU meeting ended without a breakthrough.


Trump savages longstanding allies

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Fresh from a trip to France where his brand of “nationalism” drew rebuke from his hosts, US President Donald Trump says “much was accomplished” in his meetings.


Bali Nine smuggler to be released

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After more than 13 years behind bars, Bali Nine member Renae Lawrence is reportedly about to walk free from an Indonesian jail.

’I survived a 3km fall from a plane’

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At first, 17-year-old Juliane Koepcke wasn’t really bothered by the thunderstorm she could see out the plane window.


Trump on why he missed WWI ceremony

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Stung by criticism for not attending an event honouring US military dead, the White House says President Donald Trump didn’t want to disrupt Paris roadways for a last-minute motorcade to a cemetery in northern France.


Aussies warned of ‘vaccine fatwa’

Indonesia’s immunisation campaign is in crisis. In August, its Muslim leadership officially forbade the use of the measles and rubella vaccine. Its followers have taken the ruling to heart — with a dramatic drop in vaccinations.


Russia’s sinister attack on GPS


In recent weeks, NATO conducted its largest military exercises in decades in the frigid waters and icy mountains of Norway. But something odd happened. The GPS signals guiding ships, aircraft, tanks, trucks and troops started to fail.


Mystery of Baby Doe deepens


Fourteen years ago the skeletal remains of a young child were found on a hiking trail in California.

Amazon’s Echo ‘witnessed a murder’


New Hampshire detectives hope to have the ultimate witness at their fingertips when it comes to cracking a double-murder case: an Amazon Echo smart speaker.


Topless women confront Trump

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Three topless protesters have been arrested for trying to disrupt President Trump’s motorcade as it made its way through Paris.

Khashoggi’s last words revealed


“I’m suffocating … Take this bag off my head, I’m claustrophobic …” these are said to be Jamal Khashoggi’s last words before his horrific murder inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

‘Devastated’ Miley Cyrus loses home in fire

Up to 300,000 people were forced to flee their homes as the worst wildfires in Californian history rage through the US state.


War accelerates new Ebola outbreak


Ebola has killed 201 people in the Democratic Republic of Congo since an outbreak started two months ago in the country’s war-torn east.

Hosties in court over mid-air catfight


Two female American Airlines flight attendants are headed to court in the US over allegations one of the women dragged the other down an aeroplane aisle by her uniform scarf during a flight.

Topless women try to stop Trump


Three topless protestershave been arrested for trying to disrupt President Trump’s motorcade as it made its way through Paris.

Sunday, Nov 11

Macron’s new dig at Trump


French President Emmanuel Macron has used an Armistice Day speech to urge fellow leaders to reject nationalism, in an apparent dig at US President Donald Trump’s unashamed American First strategy.

Celebrities furious at Trump tweet

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Severe hot and dry “devil winds” have kicked up in fire-ravaged southern California and more winds are expected in the state’s north, fanning the flames of wildfires that have killed at least 25 people.

‘Baby Trump’ back in Paris


The “Baby Trump” balloon is back, hovering over a demonstration of several hundred people in eastern Paris.

‘Devil winds’ whip up deadly blaze


Severe hot and dry “devil winds” have kicked up in fire-ravaged southern California and more winds are expected in the state’s north, fanning the flames of wildfires that have killed at least 25 people.

Saturday, Nov 10

Turkey shares Khashoggi tapes


TURKEY has shared recordings linked to the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi with Riyadh, Washington and other capitals, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Saturday.

Anzac app engages millennials

IT is critically important young people learn the lessons of sacrifice from World War I, Veterans’ Affairs Minister Darren Chester said as he launched a new app allowing people to experience the Western Front from their own home or…

California fire death toll rises

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More than 100 people are still missing in a massive northern California wildfire that has killed 25 people and scorched 425 square kilometres.

California consumed in apocalyptic scenes

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THE California Sherrif has confirmed nine people have died in fires that have engulfed the state. Some of the victims have been found in their homes, others in their cars. They have not yet been able to be formally identified.

Friday, Nov 9

California shooter’s chilling final FB post

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IN an eerie final Facebook post, the former US Marine who allegedly massacred 12 people in a California bar ranted about mass shootings and the “hopes and prayers” commonly offered to victims after them, according to a report.

Michelle Obama’s counselling bombshell

FORMER first lady Michelle Obama has blasted US President Donald Trump in her new book, recalling how she reacted in shock the night she learned he would replace her husband in the Oval Office and tried to “block it all out.”

Disturbing past of California killer

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A FORMER roommate of the man authorities believe used a smoke bomb and a handgun to kill 12 people at a country music bar in Southern California, has described the suspect as a loner, who liked to ride motorbikes and listen to dance music.

Proof Trump is in panic mode

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THE walls are closing in on US President Donald Trump after the Democrats took control of the House of Representatives — but the panicked President has been quick to act.

Thursday, Nov 8

Sessions firing ‘not a constitutional crisis’


WHITE House counsellor Kellyanne Conway has said the exit of Attorney-General Jeff Sessions is “not a constitutional crisis.”

Trump makes threats after midterms


A FIRED-UP Donald Trump threatened to retaliate if Democrats use their new powers to investigate him, promising any “warlike posture” would be met with equal force.

Soldier and puppy he saved in war-torn Syria reunite

A SOLDIER and a pup he saved from the rubble in war-torn Syria have been reunited after seven months apart.

Genius move that saved Trump

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DONALD Trump is unbowed after his party lost the majority in the US House of Representatives, and with some reason.

Wednesday, Nov 7

Trump sacking: ‘There will be consequences’

A SUDDEN resignation has rocked the United States mere hours after the midterm elections, with Attorney General Jeff Sessions stepping down at the request of the President.

Dead brothel owner wins election

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A NEVADA brothel owner and reality TV star who died last month after fashioning himself as a Donald Trump-style Republican candidate has won a heavily Republican state legislative district.

Donald Trump’s life to be ‘a living hell’

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DONALD Trump’s job just got much harder.

Chaos strikes across America

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