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Students Create Custom Hulk Costume For Child With Cerebral Palsy

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For one four-year-old boy with cerebral palsy, this Halloween will be different because of the art and robotics students at Penn High School in Mishawaka, Indiana.

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World

Powerful Moment A Teacher Disarms Student With Gun In High School

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Earlier this year, a high school coach in Oregon was celebrated as a hero for stopping an armed student before he could hurt anyone.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Teen Dies After Breathing In Too Much Deodorant

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All the news you need to know this Friday.

Hugh Riminton

Hugh Riminton

The United States Is No Longer A Beacon Of Freedom

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Hugh Riminton is reporting from Akcakale on the Turkey-Syria border.

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World

Annual Wife Carrying Race Celebrates 20th Anniversary

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Since 1999, brave women have been hanging on for dear life as their partner navigates the muddy course of the annual wife carrying race.

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Dog Ownership Linked To Longer Life According To Two New Studies

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Dog owners can take heart from new research about the possible health benefits of having a dog.

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World

'Zombie Deer' Are Invading After A Mutant Disease, And Officials Are Worried

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It might sound like a scene out of a horror movie, but deer in the US are falling ill to a deadly "zombie" disease -- and officials are trying to stop the spread. 

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What We Know About Samuel Little, America's 'Genius' And 'Most Prolific Killer'

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Samuel Little got away with murder for 44 years and now he's confessed to the murder of 93 women.

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World

Trump Ordered To Hand Over Tax Returns

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A federal judge on Monday said eight years of U.S. President Donald Trump’s tax returns must be provided to Manhattan prosecutors, forcefully rejecting the president’s argument that he was immune from criminal investigations.

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Shocking Footage As Man Struck By Lightning While Walking His Dogs

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Security vision has captured the moment a man was struck by lightning while walking his dogs.

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World

Bernie Sanders 'Feeling Great' After Suffering Heart Attack On Campaign Trail

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US Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders is back at his Vermont home after being treated for a heart attack in Las Vegas.

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World

North Korea Breaks Off Nuclear Talks With The USA

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North Korea’s top negotiator said late on Saturday that working-level nuclear talks in Sweden between officials from Pyongyang and Washington had been broken off, dashing prospects for an end to months of stalemate.

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World

Man Arrested After Allegedly Fatally Bashing Homeless People As They Slept

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Four homeless men were beaten to death by a man allegedly wielding a metal pipe in New York City, police said.

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Microsoft Claims Iranian Hackers 'Targeted U.S Election'

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Hackers linked to the Iranian government targeted a US presidential campaign along with government officials, media targets and others, Microsoft says.

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Diahann Carroll, Pioneering Actress And Oscar Nominee, Has Died At Age 84

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Diahann Carroll, the Oscar-nominated actress and singer who won critical acclaim as the first black woman to star in a non-servant role in a TV series as "Julia," has died. She was 84.

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'I Heard The Engine Pop': Seven Killed In World War II-Era Plane Crash

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Seven people were killed when a World War II-era bomber crash-landed in Connecticut on Wednesday, authorities said.

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World

Furious Trump Denies He Wanted To Build An Alligator-Infested Moat

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In a fiery press conference, US President Donald Trump angrily denounced a report he wanted to "shoot migrants in the legs" and arm the US-Mexico border with an alligator-infested moat.

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Former Cop Guilty Of Murdering Neighbour After Mixing Up Apartments

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A jury found a former Dallas police officer guilty of murder Tuesday in the 2018 shooting death of her neighbour.

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School Denies Claims Boy Labelled A 'Sex Offender' For Hugging Classmate

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The family of five-year-old Nathan said he has been registered as a sex offender after hugging a classmate -- but the school says that's not true.

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Majority Of Americans Support Trump Impeachment Inquiry

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More than half of Americans -- and an overwhelming number of Democrats -- say they approve of the fact that Congress has opened an impeachment inquiry into President Trump.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Driver Asks Facebook Users To Cop Demerit Points For Cash

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All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

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World

Bizarre Plot Twist In Making A Murderer Case

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A convicted murderer has reportedly confessed to the killing of Wisconsin woman Teresa Halbach -- and it's not Steven Avery.

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Couple Discovers Home Was Once A Meth Lab After Baby Tested Positive

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Tyler and Elisha Hessel found out earlier this year they were expecting their first child.

Peter van Onselen

Peter van Onselen

What You're Not Seeing During The Trump And Morrison Tour

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The understandable focus of the Prime Minister’s US visit has been the discussions and excursions with Donald Trump, alongside the policy debates which have followed.

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World

Mystery Surrounds Seven 'Mass Drug Overdose' Victims In Matching Wristbands

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Three people are dead and are four are in hospital following a mass drug overdose which has left police baffled in Pittsburgh.

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Trump-Morrison Show Moves To U.S. Midwest

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Donald Trump's titanium man and Australia's cardboard king will move the celebration of the US-Australian alliance to America's midwest on Sunday.

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'Storm Area 51' Hoax Draws Hundreds To Events Outside Secret U.S. Base

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About 75 people arrived early Friday local time at a gate at the once-secret Area 51 military base in Nevada at the exact time appointed by an internet hoaxster to "storm" the facility to see space aliens.

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'We're Preparing For The Worst': Why People Are Flocking To Area 51

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The Facebook event has been canned and an arrest warning issued, but it hasn't stopped dozens of people flocking to the American desert to 'see them aliens'.

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'Multiple' People Shot On Streets Of Washington, D.C.: Local Media

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Gunfire has erupted on the streets of Washington, D.C., on Thursday night, not far from the White House.

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Restaurant's Strict Dress Code List Causes Uproar

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A seafood restaurant has been forced to revise its dress code after it was accused of discrimination.

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World

Trump Orders 'Substantial Increase' Of Iran Sanctions

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US President Donald Trump says he has ordered a major increase in sanctions on Iran as Saudi Arabia displayed remnants of drones and missiles said to have been used in a crippling weekend attack on its oil facilities.

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World

Quick-Thinking Policemen Save Young Man's Life

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Two policemen in the U.S. is being praised as hero for saving the life of a young man.

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World

What Appeared To Be A Fatal Car Crash Was Something Much More Sinister

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A man has been charged with the murder of his wife, as police investigate the deaths of four children.

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Sport

'Smelly BO And Overripe Cheese': Americans Not Reacting Well To France Loss

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Sacre bleu! Quel Dommage! France beat Team USA in the FIBA World Cup!

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Cheerleader Went To Gym, Took Selfie Hours After Allegedly Killing Newborn

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Photos of cheerleader celebrating her weight loss hours after she allegedly killed her newborn have been shown during her murder trial.

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World

The Photos From 9/11 We Will Never Forget

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This year marks the 18th anniversary since the day the world changed. Warning: Distressing Content

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Meet The Man So Addicted To Helping Others He Donated His Kidney To A Stranger

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Four years ago Jon Potter promised himself he would say "yes" to anyone who needed his help. Now, he's done over 1000 good deeds.

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World

San Francisco Just Declared The NRA A Terrorist Organisation

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The San Francisco Board of Supervisors has passed a resolution declaring the National Rifle Association (NRA) a "domestic terrorist organisation".

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Trump Denies Altering Official Hurricane Path With A Sharpie

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U.S. President Donald Trump is in hot water after he appeared to show an official hurricane map amended with a Sharpie.

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Former Conversion Therapy Leader Comes Out As Gay

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McKrae Game is disavowing the organisation he founded and apologising to the people he's hurt.

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World

Woman Rescues Nearly 100 Dogs During Hurricane Dorian

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A woman in the Bahamas says she has taken in nearly 100 dogs displaced by Hurricane Dorian.

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Cheerleader Faces Trial For Brutal Murder Of Secret Newborn Daughter

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Brooke Skylar Richardson, 20, has faced court in Ohio, accused of murdering her newborn daughter days after her prom.

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World

Hurricane Dorian Destroyed An Entire Town In The Bahamas

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The prime minister of the Bahamas said parts of his country, which is just 200 miles southeast of Florida, were in "the midst of a historic tragedy".

Christopher Pyne

Christopher Pyne

Ditching America Is A Dangerous Defence Strategy

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I’ve always liked Professor Hugh White, but his view of the movement of the geostrategic plates in the Indo Pacific and how Australia should position itself is dangerous.

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World

At Least Five Dead As Hurricane Dorian Barrels Towards US

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Hurricane Dorian unleashed massive flooding across the Bahamas on Monday, shredding roofs, hurling cars and forcing rescue crews to take shelter.

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World

At Least 25 Dead, Nine Missing In Early Morning Boat Inferno

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A middle-of-the-night fire swept a boat carrying recreational scuba divers anchored near an island off the Southern California coast early Monday, leaving at least 25 dead and nine others missing.

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Teen Issues Warning After Horror Vaping Experience

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Maddie Nelson vaped every day for three years, assuming it was safe, but in late July she fell ill and within days she was placed in a medically-induced coma.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Toddler's Teeth Knocked Out As Gunman Opened Fire

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All the news you need to know this Monday.

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At Least Seven Killed After Gunman Opens Fire In Texas

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At least seven people have been killed and more than 20 injured in a shooting rampage in Texas, as police confirm the suspect has been shot dead. 

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World

Man Served 36 Years In Prison For Stealing $50

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A man who was sentenced to life in prison for robbing a bakery of US$50.75 more than three decades ago is set to be released. 

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World

Tearful Apology After TV Host Compares Colleague To A Gorilla

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An American TV host has apologised to her colleague after saying he "kind of looked like a gorilla" on-air. 

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World

Women Forcibly Removed From Bar After Barrage Of Transphobic Slurs

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A criminal investigation has been opened after a group of transgender women were forcibly removed from a bar.

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World

High School Sweethearts Killed In Car Crash Minutes After Getting Married

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A newlywed couple was killed in a car crash after leaving a courthouse following their wedding ceremony on Friday. Their car collided with a pickup truck, killing them both.

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Mum's Outrage After Daughter Asked To Sell Raffle Tickets For Gun

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An Ohio mother says she was upset when her seven-year-old daughter was recently asked to sell raffle tickets for a semi-automatic gun for her cheer squad.

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World

Lucky Escape: Bungee Cord Snaps On Slingshot Ride Seconds Before Launch

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Two people are lucky to be alive after a bungee cord attached to a ride in Florida snapped seconds before they were launched into the air.

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Police Hunt Suspect After Man Fatally Stabbed At University

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U.S. police are searching for a black-clad attacker who fatally stabbed a retired administrator in the parking lot of California State University, Fullerton.

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Cuddle Therapist Accused Of Sexual Misconduct After Nipple Incident

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There are calls to regulate the 'cuddling therapy' industry after a therapist, accused of sexual misconduct, was able to continue practising.

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World

Violent Clashes Between Protesters At Massive Far-Right Rally

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Far-right protests and counter-demonstrations were winding down on Saturday night as police said 13 people were arrested.

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World

Woman Who Thought She Had Kidney Stones Gives Birth To Triplets

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A woman who thought she was suffering kidney stones underwent an immediate Cesarean section to deliver triplets instead.

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Missing Child Porn Suspect Found Hiding In Underground Bunker After Three Years

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A fugitive facing charges for first-degree child sexual assault and possession of child pornography has been found hiding in an underground bunker in Ringle, Wisconsin.

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World

Competitor Dies During Taco-Eating Contest

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Dana Hutchings, 41, was taking part in a taco-eating competition when he collapsed.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Human-Sized 'Monster' Penguin Discovered Across The Ditch

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All the news you need to know this Thursday.

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'Take Shelter, Be Silent': Panic As Gunman Shoots Multiple Police Officers

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Six police officers have been injured during an ongoing shooting in the North Philadelphia neighbourhood of Tioga-Nicetown.

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Markets Tumble As Recession Signs Spook Investors

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There have been big falls on Wall Street as recession fears gripped the market.

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Tourists Warned After Rockslide Kills Teen, Injures Four Others

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A 14-year-old girl was killed after rocks fell on to the roof of her family's car in Montana, shattering the back windshield.

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Police Find Girl Who Posted A Distressing Video Of Her Dog In A Dryer

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WARNING: Distressing content.

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World

Family Tragedy: Mother Loses Four Children In Daycare Fire

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A daycare center where children could stay overnight as their parents worked was ravaged on Sunday by a fire that killed five children, and a grieving mother said four of the victims are her children.

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Sport

Gymnast Becomes First Person In History To Perform Unbelievable Move

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Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles backflipped her way into history.

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World

Man Accused Of Threatening To Attack Jewish, LGBTQ Communities

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A man who authorities say worked as a security guard has been arrested and accused of plotting to firebomb a Las Vegas synagogue or a bar catering to LGBTQ customers, officials said Friday.

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World

These Very Good Dogs Were Sent To Comfort El Paso Shooting Victims

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A team of of specially-trained "facility dogs" have travelled to El Paso to help provide comfort to those impacted by the mass shooting.

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World

'It's A Slippery Slope': Trump Says NRA Could Soften On Gun Reforms

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U.S. President Donald Trump says the NRA could soften its opposition to gun reforms, as he consults the lobby group, but a ban on assault rifles is unlikely.

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Sport

Valentine Holmes Makes Lightning Start To NFL Career

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After a lengthy wait, Valentine Holmes finally got his first taste of NFL action as the New York Jets took on the New York Giants in the pre-season opener on Friday.

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Woman Bitten On Face By Octopus While Posing For Photo

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What started out as a fun picture ended with an octopus biting a woman’s face with poisonous venom.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Overweight Dog Sheds 45kg After Owner Demanded He Be Put Down

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All the news you need to know this Thursday.

Ruby Hamad

Ruby Hamad

How Do You Solve A Problem Like White Terrorists? Name Them.

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After Australian Brenton Tarrant allegedly killed 51 people at two Christchurch mosques, New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern won many hearts by vowing his name would not pass her lips.

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World

Panic As America-China Trade War Sparks Major Market Decline

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Wall Street's major indexes have posted their biggest percentage drop of the year due to a fall in the Yuan after US President Donald Trump vowed to impose additional tariffs on Chinese goods.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Toddler Lucky To Be Alive After Falling Down Man Hole

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All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

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Warning After Woman Loses Hands And Legs From Puppy Lick

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Marie Trainer was welcomed home from her holiday by two excited dogs, the next day she was rushed to hospital.

Brad Emery

Brad Emery

What It Will Take To Stop The Mass Bloodshed In America

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It was my first Greyhound bus trip up the East Coast of America and I was nervous.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Police Called In After 'Creepy' Note Left On Woman's Car

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All the news you need to know this Monday.

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Mother's Selfless Act During Horrific Shooting

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Warning: The following content may be disturbing to some readers.

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One Day. Two Mass Shootings. 30 Dead.

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10 people, including a gunman, are dead following an active shooter situation in Ohio, that took place just hours after another mass shooting in Texas.

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World

Everything We Know About The Texas Shooting Suspect

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A suspect was taken into custody in connection with a Saturday shooting that left at least 20 people dead and 40 others injured in an El Paso shopping complex.

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World

Inside The Supermarket: Chaos As Police Hunted The Suspected Gunman

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Vision of police hunting a gunman who is suspected of killing at least 20 people in a Texas supermarket has emerged online.

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At Least 20 Dead, Dozens Injured In Supermarket Mass Shooting

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At least 20 people were killed, dozens injured and one person was in custody after a shooter went on a rampage Saturday at a shopping complex, police in the Texas border town of El Paso said.

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World

The Tragic Story Behind The 'Kennedy Curse'

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If the United States were to have a royal family, it would arguably be the Kennedys.

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World

Robert F. Kennedy's Granddaughter Found Dead At Family Home

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Saoirse Roisin Hill, the granddaughter of RFK and Ethel Kennedy, has been found dead at the family compound.

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Woman Claims Hair Fell Out After Using 'Tampered' Supermarket Conditioner

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A woman said she was forced to shave her hair after using a conditioner which she claims was allegedly mixed with hair removal cream.

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Woman Makes 'Doggy Bucket List' For Dying Beagle

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Daisy is battling lymphoma, fluid on her lungs and a heart murmur -- but her human is on a mission to ensure she ends her life happy.

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World

Shocking Video Shows Police Restrain, Mock Unarmed Man As He Dies

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Warning: This story contains video that may be distressing for some viewers.

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Woman Who Peed On Potatoes In Supermarket Turns Herself In

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Authorities have apprehended a woman suspected of urinating on potatoes at a supermarket, after she turned herself in to police.

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More Than A Quarter Of Food Delivery Workers Admit To Eating People's Food

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Food cravings can be hard to ignore -- especially when the goods are in your hands.

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Seven Dead After Truck Plows Into Church Van Going To Disney World

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Five of the victims of a horrific crash were on their way to Disney World.

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Police Looking For Woman After Disgusting Act In Supermarket

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Police are trying to track down a food vandal of a different kind.

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World

Desperate Final Email Aussie Woman Sent Mother Before Death

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An Australian mother rushed to America to search for her daughter after she received a plea for help but tragically, was too late.

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World

Greta Thunberg Taking Eco Message Across The Seas In Greenest Way Possible

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Swedish eco-activist Greta Thunberg will be taking her eco-activism to the United States by boat.

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Terrifying Footage Shows Tyre Bounce Over Barrier, Crash Into Oncoming Car

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A commuter captured a tyre roll down a busy highway and bounce over a barrier into oncoming traffic, causing a driver to crash.

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One Dead, 11 Wounded In Brooklyn Playground Shooting

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A community festival was coming to a close when gunfire erupted in a Brooklyn neighborhood, leaving one man dead, another person in critical condition and 10 others wounded.

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World

Trump Pranked With Hidden Message Projected Behind Him

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Clapping, cheering, randomly point at people in the crowd. Donald Trump was on stage, acting in a familiar way.

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Toddler Injured After Riding On Airport Baggage Conveyor Belt

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A toddler was seriously injured after he jumped onto a conveyor belt and fell into a bag room on Monday afternoon.