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Thursday, December 13 Tropical Cyclone Owen is continuing to strengthen and was today (Thursday) upgraded to category three with experts saying it could be further upgraded to a category four intensity by the time it crosses the Queensland coast. It is currently […]

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Wednesday, December 12 A shooting near a Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg has left four people dead and 11 injured, according to authorities. The gunman fled the scene and there are conflicting reports on his fate. One source said […]

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Tuesday, December 11 Pressure continued to build on Donald Trump with leading Democrats saying impeachment or prison time are real possibilities for the US President if it is proved that he directed illegal hush money payments to women. This is in addition […]

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The former policeman accused of killing Australian Justine Damond has had charges against him upgraded to include second degree intentional murder. Mohamed Noor, 33, will now go to trial in April on that charge on top of third degree murder and and […]

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Friday, December 7 Central Paris will be in lockdown this weekend as the Government orders dozens of museums, shops and tourist sites including The Eiffel Tower and the Louvre to close as French protesters prepare for a fourth weekend of demonstrations. Thousands […]

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Thursday, December 6 The late president George HW Bush has been remembered at his state funeral as a World War II hero, Cold War veteran and commander-in-chief of a United States victory against Iraq who went on to represent a bygone era […]

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Wednesday, December 5 Chris Dawson, the former husband of missing Sydney woman Lynette Dawson, at the centre of a popular podcast called Teacher’s Pet,  was arrested on Queensland’s Gold Coast this morning. NSW Police confirmed a 70-year-old man was arrested shortly before […]

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Tuesday, December 4 World renowned  British naturalist Sir David Attenborough has told a United Nations conference on climate change the collapse of civilisations and the extinction of much of the natural world was on the horizon unless urgent action was taken against […]

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MONDAY, December 3 Malcolm Turnbull has intervened in the preselection process of Liberal backbencher Craig Kelly. Denying the move was driven by a personal vendetta, Mr Turnbull speaks about the importance of democracy and believes the Liberal party should be allowed the […]

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 Maria James’s murder case reopened by Victorian coroner The Victorian Coroner has reopened the investigation into the 38-year-old cold case of Maria James. Maria’s murder was subjected in the ABC podcast series- Trace. A coronial inquest in 1982 found Maria James was […]

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 29 Gracemere residents are returning home after fire conditions classed as catastrophic on Wednesday resulted in a rapid evacuation of the town south of Rockhampton, while residents south of Mackay are describing their own fire emergency as like seeing “the […]

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Sydney weather sparks road chaos, as drivers rescued and flash flooding inundates homes NSW Police have lashed Sydney’s “idiotic” drivers as the biggest November downpour in more than three decades wreaked havoc on the Harbour City’s roads. Key points: Parts of Sydney […]

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Two homes have been lost and at least four others damaged as hundreds of residents flee their properties amid a dangerous bushfire burning north of Bundaberg, with conditions expected to worsen today. Rural Fire Service area director Craig Magick said fire was […]

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Walkley Awards: Hedley Thomas, Slade Gibson win 2018 Gold Walkley for true crime podcast Journalist Hedley Thomas and producer Slade Gibson have won the 2018 Gold Walkley Award for The Teacher’s Pet podcast series. It is the second time The Australian journalist […]

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David Eastman, who spent nearly 20 years in jail over the killing one of the country’s top cops, has been found not guilty of the murder after a retrial. A jury determined Mr Eastman did not murder senior Australian Federal Police officer […]

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TUESDAY, November 20 Thousands of hectares of state forest appear to have been logged or earmarked for logging illegally, an ABC investigation has found, amounting to what some say is the mass “theft” by a government-owned for-profit logging company. Key points: Victorian […]

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TUESDAY, November 20 The Federal Government is likely to cut Australia’s permanent migration cap, in a move it says will ease congestion in the major cities. Prime Minister Scott Morrison, in a speech on the future of Australia’s cities, said Sydney and […]

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MONDAY November 19 Homicide detectives are investigating the death of a nine-month-old baby girl whose body was discovered on a popular Gold Coast beach overnight, less than a kilometre from the schoolies celebrations hub. Police said a couple who are known to […]

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Rebel Wilson’s legal battle ends as High Court rejects appeal over defamation payout Hollywood actress Rebel Wilson has failed in her bid for her appeal case to be heard in the High Court of Australia, bringing her legal battle “to a definitive […]

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THURSDAY, November 15 A kayaker has been sent flying after a four-metre tiger shark rammed and then sank its teeth into his tiny crafton Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. The man, aged in his 30s, was fishing from his kayak off Moffat Beach on […]

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