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Trump doctor withdraws portfolio nomination


White House doctor Ronny Jackson has withdrawn his nomination to be Secretary of Veterans Affairs after he was caught up in a number of emerging scandals. President Trump's physician had been accused of supplying prescription medication…

Prince William to be Prince Harry’s best man


Kensington Palace has announced Prince Harry has asked his brother, Prince William, to be the best man when he is married next month. Prince Harry is due to marry American Meghan Markle on May 19.


Trump’s shock Stormy revelation

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DONALD Trump said overnight that his personal lawyer Michael Cohen represented him “with this crazy Stormy Daniels deal,” after previously denying any knowledge of a payment Cohen made to the porn actress alleging an affair with the US…


Just how dangerous is facial recognition? Watch this to find out


Facial recognition technology has been celebrated as one of the great technological breakthroughs of our time. But experts say it also exposes us to important privacy and security risks. Here's what you need to know.


Preserving Gallipoli forever

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AN ambitious, 13-year project to survey and preserve artefacts from the battlefields of Gallipoli is finally complete, with almost 2000 items ranging from rum jars to barbed wire, bullet casing and an old lunch-box uncovered.


Trucks line up to stop man from taking own life

MICHIGAN State Police organised a unique way to help a man who was threatening to take his own life on a highway overpass: they pulled together multiple truck drivers to help shorten the fall.


North and South Korea talks could breakdown: Rudd


Kevin Rudd has told Sky News there's still a significant and dangerous risk talks with North Korea could break-down. It comes as North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is set to meet South Korea's President for talks that is hoped could finally…


Terrifying moment a young boy gets trapped underwater for 9 minutes


Terrifying moment a young boy gets trapped underwater for 9 minutes. CREDIT: ThisisButter via LiveLeak

Kim Jong-un set to meet South Korea’s President


North Korean leader Kim Jong-un is set to meet South Korea's President for talks that is hoped could finally bring an official end to the Korean war.

72-year-old killer and rapist to stand trial for decades of crimes in Sacramento


Authorities in the US claim to have arrested a serial killer who evaded authorities for decades. Joseph James DeAngelo is accused of carrying out 12 murders and 50 rapes across the 1970s and 80s.

Weinstein reporting to be adapted into feature film


The Pulitzer prize-winning reporting which uncovered a culture of misogyny and sexual harassment in Hollywood is being adapted into a feature film.


Woman’s double life chasing killer

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AT NIGHT, after tucking her daughter into bed, Michelle McNamara brushed her teeth, put on her pyjamas and got ready for part two of her double life.


This ‘fake’ coin is actually worth millions


WHEN a coin collector was told his mysterious $US5 discovery was a fake by numerous experts, he began to believe it himself.

Thing you missed in fiery speech

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AT A reported 175cm, French President Emmanuel Macron might not be the tallest man in stature, but to the United States, he is the tallest politician of them all.


Heartbreaking story of ill toddler

ALFIE Evans has been at the centre of a life support battle between his parents, health officials and the British justice system for several months.

Former police officer allegedly behind California’s serial killings and rapes


Former police officer Joseph James D'Angelo has been arrested in Sacramento, California, over 12 alleged murder charges and the rape of 51 people during the 70s and 80s. California police caught the 72-year-old outside his home after…

Court rules terminally ill toddler must stay in UK


A ruling that terminally ill British toddler Alfie Evans will not be permitted to travel to Italy for further treatment has been upheld by London's Court of Appeal. The parents of the 23-month-old lost their appeal to have their son…

Aussies among Grenfell inferno dead

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AN AUSTRALIAN mother and daughter were two of the victims trapped on the upper floors in London’s catastrophic Grenfell Tower fire which killed 71 people last year.


F-35 fighter’s ‘top secret’ problem

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THE United States has just finished the first operational deployment of the controversial F-35 stealth fighter.

How Britain’s littlest prince will grow up


Growing up as part of the Cambridge family, the new royal baby will be one of the most famous youngsters in the world but Prince William and Kate Middleton work hard to make sure their children have as much of a normal life as possible.


Thousands march in support of Germany’s Jewish community


A rally in support of the Jewish community in Germany has seen thousands of locals take to the streets wearing kippah caps. Over 2000 people from around the country marched in solidarity with the Jewish community after a number of anti…


The problem with this dessert

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A STICKY sweet mango delight was supposed to be the showstopping finale at a historic summit between North and South Korea — but there are now calls for it to be taken off the menu.


Revelations two Australians were killed in Grenfell Tower fire


The Department of Foreign Affairs has confirmed two Australians were among the 71 victims killed in London's Grenfell Tower fire. The revelation comes almost one year after flames ripped through the 24 storey block.

Scientists speculate North Korea ended nuclear testing due to site collapse


Chinese scientists have suggested North Korea ended its nuclear testing as the country's underground test site had collapsed. They believe aftershocks following a test caused a partial collapse of the site last year, rendering it unusable.…

Australian and New Zealand Ambassadors make pitch for royal baby name


Australia's High Commissioner to the United Kingdom Alexander Downer has weighed in the speculation over the naming of the new royal baby. Both Mr Downer and NZ counterpart Sir Jerry Mateparae have made personal suggestions to The Duke of…

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Justine’s death in ‘self-defence’

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THE police officer charged with murdering Australian woman Justine Damond in the US will plead not guilty, arguing self defence.

Internet mocks Kanye’s ‘dragon energy’ tweet

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NOT everyone thought that Kanye West’s tweets about “dragon energy” were bizarre.


At least 18 dead in Indonesian oil well fire


At least 18 people have been killed and dozens injured after a newly-drilled oil well exploded into a fireball in western Indonesia. Flames towered over houses in the vicinity of the blaze, as firefighters worked to control it. Police…

What Bush tweeted after health scare

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A FAMILY spokesman says former US President George H.W. Bush is out of intensive care after being hospitalised a day after his wife’s funeral.


Danish inventor sentenced to life in prison for journalist murderer


A Danish inventor has been sentenced to life in prison for murdering and dismembering a journalist on board his homemade submarine. Peter Madsen was found guilty of killing Swedish journalist Kim Wall when she went to interview him in…