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  • Massive search after two boys disappear on inflatable boat
    A major search and rescue operation is underway for a boy and teen missing off Ningaloo Station on WA’s north coast. The pair, aged 12 and 18, left South Lefroy Bay in a three-metre inflatable zodiac around 4pm yesterday. They intended to travel south inside the reef towards Norwegian Bay… ... more
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  • Ita Buttrose explains sudden departure from Studio 10
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  • What changed Peter FitzSimons mind on ANZAC Day sports
    Peter FitzSimons has admitted he was once wrong to not be a fan of ANZAC Day sports. Speaking on 5 Minutes with Fitzy the rugby-union great revealed his disposition changed with time. “I reckon 25 years ago I was bitterly critical of Anzac Day sport,” he said. … ... more
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  • Lead Wa Wa Nee singer Paul Gray dies
    Paul Gray, the lead singer of famous Australian band Wa Wa Nee, has died after a battle with myeloma. The singer, famous for a number of hits including Stimulation in the 1980s, passed away peacefully yesterday aged 54. "It is with deep sorrow and a heavy heart that we announce… ... more
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  • Marvel Comics genius Stan Lee accused of sexual misconduct
    A masseuse is suing Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee after accusing him of sexual misconduct. The former writer, editor-in-chief, publisher and chairman of the company is credited with creating characters such as Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four, X-Men and Black Panther. He is 95 years old and denies the allegations. Maria… ... more
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  • Caretaker Wally Scott Smith says goodbye to Martin Place Cen...
    When Wally Scott Smith was rejected from the army due to medical reasons, he served his country as the caretaker of the Martin Place Cenotaph in Sydney. Now, an astonishing 78 years later, the chief cenotaph attendant is retiring at the age of 96. This morning, there was a standing… ... more
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  • Tim Cahill hit with ban for violent conduct
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  • F-16C fighter jet crashes in Arizona after missing runway
    A fighter pilot has crashed his plane in the United States after he failed to land properly at an airport in Arizona. Luke Air Force Base officials said the F-16C jet from the 56th Fighter Wing was on a training flight when it was diverted to Lake Havasu City airport.… ... more
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  • Trump shocks with US Ambassador to Australia switch
    Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has confirmed Donald Trump's pick for US Ambassador to Australia is no longer heading down under.  The announcement that Admiral Harry Harris will go to South Korea came as a shock in Washington and Canberra. Admiral Harris has served as head of the Pacific Command and… ... more
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  • Jack Cogger ready to step up for Newcastle Knights
    Just three months after denying Jack Cogger an early release from his NRL contract, Nathan Brown has tasked the budding halfback with saving Newcastle's finals aspirations. With Mitchell Pearce out for up to four months after undergoing surgery on a torn pec, Cogger has been told to own the No.7… ... more
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  • Liverpool smash Roma in Champions League semi-final
    Mohamed Salah scored twice as Liverpool took a big step towards the Champions League final with a 5-2 win over AS Roma in their semi-final, first leg at Anfield.But two late Roma goals will give the Italians, who fought back from 4-1 down to beat Barcelona in the previous round,… ... more
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  • F1 ace Daniel Ricciardo given August deadline by Red Bull bo...
    Red Bull boss Christian Horner has given Australian F1 ace Daniel Ricciardo until August to re-sign or the team will begin looking elsewhere.The Red Bull boss' demands follow revelations the 28-year-old has been in negotiations with Italian giants Ferrari.Six-time Grand Prix winner Ricciardo has become the hottest free agent on… ... more
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  • NBA Playoffs: Utah Jazz, Joe Ingles beat Oklahoma City Thund...
    Australian Utah Jazz guard Joe Ingles has capped off a stellar performance against Oklahoma City Thunder in the NBA Playoffs with a jibe at his fellow teammate Rudy Robert.  The quip delighted reporters at the Jazz' post-match press conference after Gobert handed the mic to Ingles.  "Is that your first… ... more
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  • Tim Cahill to miss three Millwall matches after ban for viol...
    Tim Cahill's hopes of some much-needed game time before the start of the World Cup have been handed a blow after he was slugged with a three-game suspension. The Socceroos and Millwall striker was charged with violent conduct by the Football League after catching Fulham defender Ryan Fredericks with an… ... more
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  • Fire rips through house ‘containing asbestos’ in...
    A large fire has ripped through a house, completely gutting the property in Melbourne’s south east. Emergency services were called to the property on Skye Road, Frankston, just before 5am after a number of calls were made to triple zero with reports of loud bangs and explosions. Firefighters arrived to… ... more
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  • ‘Full of life’: Victims of Toronto van attack na...
    An innocent young investment bank employee is the first victim named among the 10 killed in the Toronto van attack. Anne Marie D'Amico has been described as being "full of life" by colleagues after her death yesterday when a rental van mounted a kerb and killed her. The 25-year-old, who… ... more
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  • England Test opener Alastair Cook suspected ball-tampering b...
    Alastair Cook admits England were "curious" of Australia possibly ball-tampering in the recent Ashes series. Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft have been handed bans by Cricket Australia after they came up with a plot to use sandpaper on the ball in their third Test with South Africa last… ... more
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  • Aussie tourists escape Gallipoli bus blaze
    A bus load of Australian and New Zealand tourists have had a terrifying journey to Anzac Day commemorations in Gallipoli after their bus caught fire. Forty-five passengers were making their way from Izmir about five hours from Anzac Cove, when the engine on their bus started to smoke. The driver… ... more
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  • Guildford shooting: Girl, 13, injured in driveby attack
    A driveby shooting in western Sydney has left a 13-year-old girl in hospital in what police believe may be a targeted attack. Police were called to Constance St, Guildford, at about 9.45pm after reports of a number of shots being fired into the open garage of a home where people… ... more
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  • Judge revokes bond for Nashville suspect
    After a public outcry, a Tennessee judge has revoked a $2 million bond (A$2.6m) set for the man accused of fatally shooting four people at a Waffle House restaurant, while police tried to discern a motive for the attack. The Nashville district attorney's office was "inundated with calls" on Tuesday… ... more
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  • President Trump on Emmanuel Macron: ‘I like him a lot&...
    It was a handshake that morphed into a hug and then to a European kiss on the cheek. “I like him a lot”, US President Donald Trump said of French counterpart Emmanuel Macron. The pair had just wrapped up their formal bilateral meeting at the White House, capping the first… ... more
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  • Live blog: Anzac Day 2018
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  • Anzac Day 2018: 9NEWS’ Chris O’Keefe reveals fam...
    “Dear Sir, we are very anxious over our brother still being away and not hearing of him for some considerable time.” It was September 1918, the Australians were advancing through France and the atrocities were mounting. Even 100 years on, the perfect cursive of this note, can’t mask the knots… ... more
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  • Royal baby: Charles ‘overjoyed’ at third grandch...
    Prince Charles says it's "a great joy" to have another grandchild, as the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge settle into life with their new son. Gun salutes have marked the arrival of the new prince, ringing out across London at Hyde Park and at the Tower of London, and bells… ... more
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  • Canadian president Trudeau says country’s security thr...
    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Toronto's deadly van attack has not changed the country's threat level or security preparations for a G7 summit in Quebec in June, adding that Canadians must not live in fear. Speaking to reporters outside of parliament on Tuesday, Mr Trudeau said it would take… ... more
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  • ‘Up to 80’ students involved in wild brawl at Me...
    Students at a Melbourne school have been captured punching and kicking each other during a morning break. The wild brawl was filmed and shared on social media app Snapchat, and shows dozens of students from Staughton College in Melton South attacking each other in the melee. It is understood the… ... more
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  • Tigers’ late surge sinks Demons in AFL
    Richmond have stormed to the top of the AFL ladder with a late burst sealing a 46-point win over a fading Melbourne in the Anzac Day eve clash at the MCG.The Demons trailed by just six points in the third quarter, but the Tigers slammed home seven of the last… ... more
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  • Great white shark swipes past teenage surfers in WA
    Three teenagers have made a dash for the beach after a huge great white swiped right past them at South Point today, just 15 metres from the shore. Nathan Burch was surfing at near Gracetown in West Australia with his brother Jason and mate Luke Wright when the 3.5 metre… ... more
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  • Ex-NT top cop ‘blocked raid of lover’s business...
    A court has heard former Northern Territory Police Commissioner John McRoberts seemed “irritated” and “upset” after the 2014 arrest of his “intimate friend”, travel agent Xana Kamitsis. Commander James O’Brien, the then-Detective Superintendent of the Crime Division, gave evidence on the second day of McRoberts’ trial. Commander O’Brien said in… ... more
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  • Anzac Day: The three Diggers who died a week before the war ...
    In the corner of a communal cemetery in the small French village of Le Rejet-de-Beaulieu, three graves lie in a row by themselves. They’re Australian soldiers. Corporal Albert Davy, Sappers Arthur Johnson and Charles Barrett are the only Diggers in a cemetery where British soldiers and French locals lie. They… ... more
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  • Serial Sydney rapist Graham Kay denies teen attack
    Two former victims of a convicted serial rapist have watched on from a Sydney court gallery as their attacker pleaded not guilty to fresh charges. Graham James Kay, who terrorised Sydney's north shore with a series of rapes in the 1990s, was last week charged with grabbing and kissing a… ... more
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  • Anzac Day: The eight brothers who fought in WWI
    Nobody knows if Private Albert John “Jack” Handcock even made it onto the beach before he was killed at the landing of Gallipoli. The 23-year-old was from a farm near Wangaratta in Victoria, but whether it was duty or revenge, news of his death sparked his seven brothers to enlist.… ... more
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  • AFL Tribunal: Lindsay Thomas handed three-match ban, James S...
    Port Adelaide forward Lindsay Thomas is out of action for a total of four AFL matches after pleading guilty at the tribunal, while Hawthorn defender James Sicily will miss one. The tribunal handed Thomas a three-game ban for rough conduct, plus earlier on Tuesday he had accepted a one-game suspension… ... more
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  • Cricket: India one step closer to agreeing to pink-ball test...
    India may be one step closer to agreeing to a pink-ball Test in Adelaide this summer after the Men in Blue reportedly agreed to a floodlit game against West Indies later this year. India’s reluctance to adopt the relatively new concept initially hindered Cricket Australia’s plan to secure the… ... more
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  • Off the hook: Woman who bit waiter over fish dish acquitted ...
    A woman who sunk her teeth into a waiter’s arm during an argument over a fish dish has been acquitted of assault in the Adelaide Magistrate’s Court. Chunping Quan, 49, admitted to biting and choking Nice Fish restaurant staffer Fan Chi Kong in June last year. The fight arose after… ... more
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  • The app letting people dob in their neighbours
    A smartphone app used by ratepayers to dob in their neighbours for illegal parking, dumped rubbish and excessive noise has provided data on the suburban issues annoying residents most. Complaints app Snap Send Solve allows members of the public to alert local authorities to neighbourhood problems such as broken infrastructure… ... more
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  • Vietnam vet’s pension cut to $5 after bank fees
    Every day Australians who've fallen victim to their banks and financial institutions say the royal commission may be "too little too late".  New South Wales husband and wife Nancy and Jim Blackburn are locked in a battle with their financial institution, AMP, over Jim's life insurance policy he's had for… ... more
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  • ‘Hitler’s son’ making life hell, Aussie ne...
    A man who once claimed to be Hitler’s son seems to have declared war on his neighbours. Five out of the 10 elderly residents in a Brisbane unit complex have been summoned to court by Michael John O’Hara. O’Hara, 67, moved into a block of housing commission flats on Brisbane’s… ... more
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  • Statins may prevent onset of Alzheimer’s and dementia
    A Melbourne research team is investigating if statins, used to prevent heart attacks in patients with a history of cardiovascular disease, can also prevent the onset of Alzheimer's and dementia. Monash University is prescribing the drug to otherwise healthy 70-plus-year-olds to see if it can be used as a… ... more
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  • Australia’s population hits 24.6 million as Sydney rec...
    Australia’s population is booming – hitting 24.6 million people in June 2017 – as more and more people cram into our cities’ overpriced inner suburbs and flock to the ever-expanding outskirts of our nation’s capitals. But not everywhere is feeling the squeeze to the same extent. Melbourne once again… ... more
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  • NRL: Manly Sea Eagles refuses to name additional players fin...
    Manly have sought to draw a line underneath their ill-fated trip to Gladstone after slugging four players with $1500 fines for their visit to a strip club. The players will not be named by the club. Three days after Cherry-Evans was fined $10,000 following a physical altercation with teammate Jackson… ... more
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  • Former Essendon captain Tim Watson says AFL must protect pla...
    Former Essendon Captain Tim Watson believes the AFL have failed in their duty to protect players' heads at all costs after Hawthorn's Ryan Burton wasn't charged for bumping Shaun Higgins. Speaking on SEN breakfast the AFL great stressed the need to protect the league's players from head injuries which can… ... more
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  • Salim Mehajer guilty of intimidating estranged wife
    Controversial Sydney property developer Salim Mehajer has been found guilty of intimidating his ex-wife. Mehajer was convicted in Burwood Local Court today, with magistrate Jacqueline Trad finding he engaged in intimidatory conduct when he sent a message and emails to then estranged wife Aysha Learmonth in 2017. However, Ms Trad… ... more
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  • F1: Daniel Ricciardo reportedly in exclusive negotiations wi...
    Australia’s Daniel Ricciardo may be leaving Red Bull after reportedly pledging allegiance to Ferrari. Speculation was rife the Aussie had signed some form of exclusivity option pertaining to negotiations with the Italian outfit prior to the 29-year-old’s emphatic win at the China GP. Writing in Motorsport magazine, Sky Sports f1… ... more
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  • ‘I see an industry being destroyed’: Dick Smith ...
    The Federal Government has destroyed the pilot training industry and led it into bankruptcy, says Dick Smith, former chairman of the Civil Aviation Safety Authority. In just five years, the aviation industry in Australia has seen pilot numbers decline by more than 30 percent. Flying schools are closing across… ... more
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  • Knife-licking murderer Leanne Prak gets 20 years’ jail
    An Adelaide woman who licked the bloodied knife she used to drunkenly stab a man to death will spend at least 20 years in jail.Leanne Prak was last year found guilty of the murder of Michael McEvoy at his unit at suburban Holden Hill in 2016.In the South Australian Supreme… ... more
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  • Phil Gould realistic over losing Josh Mansour to big money
    Panthers General Manager Phil Gould is resigned to losing Josh Mansour at season’s end after rumours several clubs are planning to fork-out for the star winger have surfaced. Speaking on 100% Footy Gould responded to Neil Breen’s suggestion that big-money awaited Mansour when he comes off contract with the Panthers.… ... more
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  • ‘Come in spinner!’: A guide to the game of two-u...
    “Come in spinner!” You will hear punters screaming that loud and clear tomorrow as RSL clubs across the country host games of two-up. On one of the most sacred days on the national calendar, it’s a game even the staunchest opponents of gambling will happily oblige. It’s illegal in Australia… ... more
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  • Teacher’s aide sentenced for bomb hoaxes
    A teacher's aide who faked two separate bomb scares at a Brisbane school has been sentenced to probation. Boondall State School in the city's north was evacuated in October 2016 after Nicole Willmott wrote a threatening letter to herself and a teacher. Two months later Willmott placed an empty box… ... more
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  • Why I’m defending the mother of the boy who flew to Ba...
    Last night A Current Affair aired the incredible story of Drew, a 12-year-old boy who managed to make his way to Bali, on his own and without any flags being raised. If you didn't see the story, I highly recommend that you watch the clip above before you continue reading… ... more
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  • Anzac Day 2018: Your guide to dawn services, sport, marches ...
    The final campaigns of World War One will be the focus of Anzac Day commemorations across Australia. This year marks the centenary of the last battles which led to the Armistice being declared in November 1918. At the Australian War Memorial in Canberra, excerpts from letters and diaries of WWI… ... more
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  • Anzac Day: Weather forecast for dawn services and marches
    What will the weather be like for dawn services and Anzac Day marches in Australia's capital cities? Brisbane will be dry with light winds at dawn and the day should stay rain-free, with only the slight chance of a light shower or two. Temperatures will be in the high teens… ... more
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  • Injury-ravaged Cronulla Sharks’ inspired win over Penr...
    The injury-ravaged Cronulla Sharks weren’t expected to put up too much of a fight against the in-form Penrith Panthers at Southern Cross Group Stadium but their inspired performance has seen them take out a well-deserved gong for Fuchs’ Performance of the Week. The Sharks headed into the match without captain… ... more
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  • Crossbench stalling government’s company tax cuts
    The chance of the Government getting the big company tax cuts passed is looking as gloomy as the fast-approaching Canberra winter. Key crossbenchers are digging their heels in, hardening their demands in exchange for their support. Independent Senator Tim Storer urged the Turnbull government to reconsider broader tax reform during… ... more
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  • Sydney Swans lose injured Lance Franklin for AFL clash with ...
    The blows keep coming for the Sydney Swans with Lance Franklin ruled out for at least this weekend's AFL clash with Geelong. Franklin has been quietly battling a bruised heel for the past month but coach John Longmire revealed on Tuesday the star forward had aggravated the injury during Friday's… ... more
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  • ‘It’s catastrophic’: Ten dead, 15 injured ...
    The driver behind the wheel of a rental van that slammed into a busy Toronto footpath killing 10 people and injuring 15 has been identified. The attack occurred just before 1.30pm as large crowds of office workers were on lunch breaks. Witnesses said the driver, identified at 25-year-old Alek… ... more
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  • The names on the cards for the new royal baby
    Arthur, Albert and Philip are all thought to be in the running for the new royal baby's name. As is tradition, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have not immediately announced the chosen name of their third child and second son. They are likely to wait until they have informed… ... more
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  • Bogut says NBL signing was when not if
    Andrew Bogut has confirmed he has retired from the NBA and has committed himself to play out the two years of his new NBL contract with the Sydney Kings.Bogut said there were "no outs" in his deal and he was joining the Andrew Gaze-coached Kings to "win games" and not… ... more
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  • WATCH: NRL top 5 tries: Round 7
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  • Will the new baby prince ever be the King of England?
    The new royal baby - William and Kate's third child - has been born fifth in line to the throne. With the arrival of the new prince, Prince Harry has shifted down the line of succession to sixth place. The Duke of York moves to seventh and Princesses Beatrice and… ... more
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  • Duchess Kate’s third pregnancy in pictures
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  • ‘It’s catastrophic’: Ten dead, 15 injured ...
    The driver behind the wheel of a rental van that slammed into a busy Toronto footpath killing 10 people and injuring 16 has been identified. The incident occurred just before 1.30pm as large crowds of office workers were on lunch breaks. At least one witness described the driver as… ... more
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  • Aussie surfer’s body found washed up at Bali beach
    Tributes are flowing for an Australian surfer whose body was found washed up at a beach in Bali after he was reported missing just 12 hours earlier. Friends have posted touching tributes to Jae Haydon, the man who Indonesian authorities said had died after a surfing accident yesterday. Haydon's body… ... more
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  • Masterchef contestant Matt Campbell collapses and dies aged ...
    Tributes have flooded in for former Masterchef semi-finalist Matt Campbell after he collapsed and later died while running the London Marathon. Campbell, a professional chef appeared on the BBC's MasterChef: The Professionals in December 2017, received emergency medical treatment after falling unconscious at the 22.5 mile mark. Organisers later announced… ... more
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  • Spokesman: George HW Bush hospitalised with blood infection
     Former President George H.W. Bush has been hospitalised in Houston with an infection, just after attending the funeral of his wife, Barbara, a spokesman said. Jim McGrath said on Twitter that the 93-year-old Bush is "responding to treatments and appears to be recovering." He was admitted Sunday morning to Houston… ... more
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  • Princess Charlotte flashes royal wave as she meets her baby ...
    Two-year-old Princess Charlotte has never failed to turn on the royal charm. And it was no different when she arrived all smiles to meet her new baby brother in hospital. The Duchess of Cambridge went into labour in the early hours of Monday morning (local time) and welcomed… ... more
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  • New Zealand Rugby teams at odds with Wallabies star Israel F...
    The All Blacks and Black Ferns have made it clear they strongly disagree with Wallabies star Israel Folau when it comes to inclusiveness and diversity. The two teams have released a sponsored video, made last year, called "Diversity Is Strength" in which they state their next "battle" lies with a… ... more
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  • Stuart Highway fatal crash: One dead and another fighting fo...
    A passenger has died and another is fighting for life, following a crash in South Australia's far north. Police and paramedics were called to the Stuart Highway about 45 km north of Pimba after a four wheel drive and a campervan collided at about 6.30pm last night. A passenger in… ... more
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  • Geelong Cats set to send Joel Selwood to AFL tribunal to cha...
    Geelong are poised to challenge Joel Selwood's striking charge, meaning a busy night at the AFL tribunal. The Cats captain will join Port Adelaide forward Lindsay Thomas and Hawthorn defender James Sicily, who were referred directly for their incidents. Cats coach Chris Scott wants the club to challenge Selwood's one-game… ... more
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  • Macleay Island stabbing: John Windle, 41, killed off Brisban...
    Friends and neighbours are mourning the death of a man who was fatally stabbed on an island off Brisbane. John Windle's body was found at his home on Macleay Island yesterday. It is understood his death was domestic violence-related. A woman who knew the victim has been arrested but no charges… ... more
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