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by Thursday April 11 A Federal Court judge has labelled the actor at the centre of accusations of inappropriate behaviour against Oscar winning actor Geoffrey Rush, as “unreliable” and has found Mr Rush had been defamed by the Nationwide News, publisher of […]

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by Wednesday, April 10 Talks between US casino giant Wynn Resorts and James Packer’s Crown Resorts over a proposed buy-out of the Australian operation have stopped abruptly. The reason is that word of the potential buyout was leaked to the media. In […]

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by Tuesday, April 9 Desperate Housewives star Felicity Huffman is looking at jail time after she and 13 other people agreed to plead guilty to participating in what prosecutors have called the largest college admissions scam uncovered in US history. Prosecutors on […]

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by MONDAY April 8 Animal rights activists have launched protests across the country, with a group of about 20 people halting traffic at Melbourne’s busiest intersection. Police have begun arresting protesters who chained themselves to vans blocking the intersection of Flinders and […]

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by THURSDAY, April 4 Swedish pop group ABBA, which was formed 45 years ago, is set to release two new songs later this year according to group member Bjorn Ulvaeus. Ulvaeus was quoted in a Danish tabloid magazine as saying the songs […]

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by WEDNESDAY, April 3 An American woman has given birth to her own granddaughter after serving as a surrogate for her son and his husband. Although she had been through menopause Cecile Eledge, 61, wanted to help her son Matthew and his […]

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by TUESDAY April 2 The reason for the postponement of the Rolling Stones’ US tour is out. Frontman Mick Jagger, 75, is having heart surgery to replace a valve and have a stent put in, says US website Drudge Report, citing unidentified […]

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by THURSDAY, March 28 The Liberals will preference One Nation below the Labor Party at the next federal election. Prime Minister Scott Morrison made the announcement today in the wake of the Al Jazeera undercover investigation into One Nation’s links with a […]

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by WEDNESDAY, March 27 In a bizarre twist Chicago police have dropped charges accusing Empire actor Jussie Smollett of staging a fake hate crime with his lawyer saying that in future prosecutors should not use the press to convict people. And Smollett […]

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by TUESDAY, March 26 Pauline Hanson’s One Nation party has been sprung seeking foreign funding from a powerful US gun lobby to wind back Australia’s gun laws. An investigation by world-wide news agency Al Jazeera caught party officials on hidden cameras soliciting the […]

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by THURSDAY, March 21 A 13 year old boy, whose father and older brother were shot dead while praying alongside him in Christchurch’s  Al-Noor mosque last Friday has farewelled them at their funerals with a stark message. During the service, Zaid was […]

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by WEDNESDAY, March 20 Turkey’s ambassador to Australia has been summoned to the Prime Minister’s office after Turkey’s President criticised the Anzacs for their role in the Gallipoli campaign and threatened Australians and New Zealanders who visited his country. President Tayyip Erdogan […]

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by TUESDAY, March 19 PHOTO: Thelma Chiaka with medical staff after giving birth to four sons and two daughters.(Supplied: Facebook/Women’s Hospital of Texas) A Texas woman has given birth to sextuplets including two sets of twin boys and one set of twin […]

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by THURSDAY, March 14 US aircraft manufacturer Boeing has recommended that its entire global fleet of nearly 400 of its suspect 737 MAX aircraft be grounded, after evidence collected from Sunday’s fatal Ethiopian Airlines crash was seen by aviation authorities. The move by […]

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by WEDNESDAY, March 13 Cardinal George Pell has been sentenced to six years’ jail for sexually abusing two choirboys when he was Catholic archbishop of Melbourne in the 1990s. Pell was found guilty by a jury last December of sexually abusing the […]

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by Tuesday, March 12 A last ditch attempt by UK Prime Minister Theresa May to get a workable Brexit agreement with the European Union may have succeeded. Mrs May said today she had clinched legally binding Brexit assurances from the EU which […]

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by Ethiopian Airlines flight to Nairobi crashes with ‘no survivors’ of 157 people aboard An Ethiopian Airlines flight from Addis Ababa to Nairobi has crashed, killing all 149 passengers and eight crew members on board. Flight ET 302, a Boeing 737-800 MAX, […]

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by THURSDAY, March 6 Sydney dentist Preethi Reddy, who was stabbed to death and stuffed in a suitcase, had been the happiest her sister had ever seen her before she died. The 32-year-old’s body was found in her parked car in Kingsford, […]

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by Wednesday, March 6 Asylum seekers on Manus Island and Nauru who are regarded “a risk” to Australia will be sent to Christmas Island’s high security detention facility if they apply for a medical transfer. Prime Minister Scott Morrison is set to […]

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