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by Thursday,  September 12  A Perth couple, who have been held by Iranian authorities as political prisoners for 10 weeks, were arrested for reportedly flying a drone. The travel bloggers, Mark Firkin and Jolie King, have been travelling the world since 2017 […]

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by Wednesday,  September 11  A young Iranian woman has burned herself to death in protest against a ban on women going to football stadiums in the country to watch men’s soccer games. Sahar Khodayari, 29,  was facing a six-month jail sentence for […]

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by Tuesday,  September 10  While all fire eyes were fixed on the devastation continuing to unfold on the Gold Coast hinterland and northern NSW yesterday a sudden new fire threat burst out on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. The fire was still burning out […]

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by MONDAY September 9 Police are searching for a man that may know what happened to a sketch artist who was found bloodied, bruised and with parts of her clothes removed at a Brisbane park.  Ioli Hadjilyra, 26, who lived in Spring […]

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by THURSDAY,  September 5  The heat is on in South East Queensland with the Rural Fire Service pointing to a catastrophic fire danger rating for parts of the Darling Downs and Maranoa tomorrow.  It would only be the second time a catastrophic […]

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by WEDNESDAY, September 4  British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has suffered a major defeat in Parliament and is now pressing for a snap election on October 14. A cross-party alliance of British MPs voted to take control of Parliament in a bid […]

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by TUESDAY, September 3  Fire has ravaged a packed dive boat off the Southern California coast with authorities fearing  a death toll which could reach more than 30. The 33 divers on the trip were asleep when the blaze began. Five crew […]

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by FRIDAY August 23 Cardinal George Pell will return to prison for child sex crimes after a Victorian court rejected his appeal at his hearing on Wednesday.  Pell has one further avenue of appeal, to the High Court of Australia. It was […]

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by THURSDAY  August 22 Brazilians were plunged into afternoon darkness after the worst rainforest fires in history ravaged the Amazon Forest.  The largest city on the American continent, Sao Paulo, has been covered in vast plumes of smoke from massive forest fires […]

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by MONDAY, August 19 A woman in the US has had the surprise of a lifetime, after she gave birth to triplets after attending the hospital for what she thought were kidney stone pains.  The mother from South Dakota told KOTA-TV that […]

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by FRIDAY August 16 Sydney stabbing accused Mert Ney had at least one appointment with his alleged victim Michaela Dunn before the rampage that shut parts of the CBD on Tuesday, a sex worker industry advocate says.  The revelation comes as police […]

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by THURSDAY August 15 Cardinal George Pell could be released from custody next week if his appeal against his child sex abuse convictions is successful. The Victorian Court of Appeal will determine whether to overturn Pell’s convictions for sexually abusing two choirboys […]

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by TUESDAY, August 13 Canadian police have confirmed that the two bodies found in northern Manitoba last week are those of the teenagers suspected of killing a Sydney man and his American girlfriend.  Police said Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky apparently took […]

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by MONDAY August 12 Jeffrey Epstein has died of an apparent suicide in his jail cell, prompting an additional federal investigation into his death along with one already examining allegations of sexual abuse and conspiracy against him.  Epstein, a wealthy financier accused […]

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by THURSDAY, August 8 A Queensland mother of three has died from the flu, with her husband sharing his grief just hours after her death to warn others about how quickly the virus can take hold.  Jacinta Foulds, 35, had flu symptoms […]

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by WEDNESDAY August 7 A teenage boy has died in front of his schoolmates after he was dragged and trapped by a bus outside of a NSW school.  Brennan Nean, 17, was riding his bike near Newcastle, not far from Irrawang High […]

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by AUGUST 6, TUESDAY  Australia’s Olympic hurdles gold medallist Sally Pearson has announced her retirement, less than a year out from the 2020 Tokyo Games.  In recent years the 32-year-old has battled persistent injury problems in recent years.  In a statement, Pearson […]

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by MONDAY, August 5 Two mass shootings that killed 29 people in Texas and Ohio have reverberated across the United States, as Democratic presidential candidates call for stricter gun laws with some accusing President Donald Trump of being a white nationalist.  Dozens […]

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by THURSDAY AUGUST 1 The creator of the YouTube channel ‘King of Random’, with 11 million subscribers, has died in a paragliding crash in Utah.  Grant Thomspon, 28, was found dead on Monday, Washington county police said.  The cause of the accident […]

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by Daily News Roundup  WEDNESDAY JULY 31 George Calombaris says he is sorry for underpaying his restaurant staff and hopes he can now be a “voice for change” in the hospitality industry.  George has spoken publicly for the first time about the […]

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