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Body of missing pregnant mum found

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THE body of a pregnant Colorado mum who was killed along with her toddler daughters was recovered Thursday at the place of work of Chris Watts — the woman’s husband, the children’s father and the man accused of killing them all.

Inside Aretha’s incredible life

SOUL singer Aretha Franklin has died aged 76 after a battle with pancreatic cancer.

Trump’s tone-deaf Aretha tribute

DONALD Trump has remembered the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, as someone he “knew well” and who “worked for me”.

Stars pay tribute to ‘Queen of our souls’

CELEBRITIES including Diana Ross, Barack Obama and Paul McCartney have paid their respects to “Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin in an outpouring of grief following her death overnight.

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Aretha Franklin dies aged 76

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The queen of soul, Aretha Franklin, passes away at the age of 76.

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Fears 20 people buried under bridge

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THE death toll from the collapse of a highway bridge in the Italian city of Genoa that is already confirmed to have claimed 39 lives will certainly rise, a senior official said.

Media hits back at Trump ‘lie’

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US NEWSPAPERS, both big and small, have hit back at President Donald Trump’s relentless attacks on the news media, with a co-ordinated campaign of editorials highlighting the importance of a free press.

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Pampered life of tiny F1 heiress

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THE lavish lifestyle of Tamara Ecclestone is well-documented but now the 34-year-old heiress has been accused of passing her expensive tastes onto her four-year-old daughter.

Ex-CIA chief’s damning Trump accusation

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FORMER CIA Director John Brennan has levelled damning accusations against Donald Trump after the US president yanked his security clearance, saying Mr Trump’s claims of no collusion with Russia are “hogwash”.

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How to tell the difference between a market crash and a correction

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Words like market 'selloff', 'crash', 'meltdown', and 'correction' have been bandied about by traders and analysts in ways that can make investors cringe. Here's what you need to know.

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Why the Governors’ Races Should Be Getting More Attention

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There are 36 governors' races this year. Republicans will have to defend 26 of them and Democrats nine. The WSJ's Gerald F. Seib explains why these races should be getting more attention. Photo: Getty

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Bali police parade drug arrests

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Bali police show the drugs seized during the last months in Bali when 672 people were arrested on drugs charges, including 15 foreigners. These include Sunshine Coast man Brendon Luke Johnsson, who is accused of cocaine dealing.

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Postie fails to deliver 6000 letters

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AN INDIAN postman sacked for failing to deliver thousands of letters to his local community over more than a decade said he was “not in a condition” to do so.

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Single mum sues dating agency and wins

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A BRITISH woman has successfully sued a dating agency for failing to deliver her a boyfriend.

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Story of world’s luckiest driver

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A TRUCK driver who was seconds away from death has broken his silence, days after Italian authorities confirmed at least 39 people died from the Genoa bridge collapse.

Depp’s gross Amber accusation

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JOHNNY DEPP has accused former wife Amber Heard of deliberately soiling their marital bed in revenge for turning up two hours late to her 30th birthday bash.

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Tesla directors to be grilled over Musk tweet

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GOVERNMENT regulators have subpoenaed Tesla as they dig deeper into CEO Elon Musk’s recent disclosure about a potential buyout of the electric car maker, according to media reports.

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Russian satellite’s weird orbit spooks US

IT’S small. It's nimble. It’s doing strange things over our heads. And Russia's new Kosmos 2521 satellite has the potential to bring the world’s economy to its knees.

Wednesday, Aug 15

‘I looked like the biggest dummy’

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THE former White House aide behind an explosive new book about Donald Trump claims the President wants to see a “race war”.

Students targeted in suicide bombing

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AT LEAST 48 people, the majority of them students, were killed when a suicide blast ripped through a school in a Shiite area of Kabul Wednesday, officials said, the latest assault on Afghanistan’s war-weary capital.

What we know about London suspect

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A SUDANESE immigrant, thought to be behind London’s latest terror attack, has been revealed as a “shy” Celine Dion-loving British national whose dad and brother recently died.

Trump’s hypersonic race to catch China

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STRATEGIC competition between world powers is well and truly back. After decades of a ‘peace dividend’ following the collapse of the Soviet Union, China has joined the fray as a major player for world influence.

Tuesday, Aug 14

Disturbing photos before collapse

DISTURBING images have emerged of the doomed Italian bridge appearing to crumble well before the tragedy that killed at least 39 people.

Sick trend sweeping a nation

A YOUNG South Korean woman has been jailed for secretly photographing a nude male model without his permission.

CCTV shows London terror attack

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A MAN in his 20s has been arrested on suspicion of terrorist offences, after a car crashed into security barriers outside the UK Parliament today.

China’s all-out war on itself

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CHINA’s Communist Party doesn’t like difference. So it has set about eradicating any trace of it among its 1.38 billion population.

Monday, Aug 13

Louis Vuitton model murders rival

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A LOUIS Vuitton model accused of trying to copy the look of a top industry rival — and then fatally stabbing the man through the heart — has been convicted of the murder.

FBI sacks agent after anti-Trump texts

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FBI agent Peter Strzok, who was removed from the probe into Russian interference in the 2016 US presidential election after it was revealed he had exchanged anti-Trump text messages with his lover, has been fired.

Terminally ill boy ‘marries’ his mum

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A TERMINALLY ill boy’s last wish came true when he got to “marry” his mum in a lavish Disney-themed wedding.

Explosive secret White House recording

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A SECRET recording is said to have revealed the moment one of United States President Donald Trump’s closest advisers was given the boot from the White House.

Sunday, Aug 12

Protesters call for ‘white civil rights’

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SCUFFLES broke out between protesters and police in Washington DC where white nationalists descended to mark the first anniversary of the Charlottesville riots.

Chinese tourist killed by hippo

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A CHINESE tourist died after he was attacked by a hippo when he was taking pictures on the shore of Lake Naivasha in the Rift Valley, just hours after a hippo killed a local fisherman in the same area, Kenya’s wildlife authority said…

Dozens killed in Syria blast

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AN EXPLOSION in northern Syria killed at least 36 people on Sunday and wounded many others, but the cause of the blast wasn’t immediately known, opposition activists said.

NASA sun probe makes lift-off

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A NASA spacecraft zoomed toward the sun on Sunday on an unprecedented quest to get closer to our star than anything ever sent before.