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Hundreds of calls for help ahead of weekend of wild weather

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Flood warnings are being issued across eastern states as WA braces for an incoming cyclone.

Girl, 5, ‘lured and raped’ in grounds of US Embassy

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A man has been arrested for allegedly raping a five-year-old girl in the grounds of the US Embassy in New Delhi, according to police.

Coronavirus whistleblower doctor dies in Chinese hospital

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A Chinese doctor who got in trouble with authorities for sounding an early warning about the deadly coronavirus outbreak has died, following a day of confusion about his condition.

Sharifah Fighting for Women’s Issues at YWC

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Hobart community development worker Sharifah Emalia Al-Gadrie has been selected from more than 100 applicants across the country to be a voice for gender equality and empowerment on the YWCA Australia Young Women’s Council. Ms Al-Gadrie, 28, will travel to Sydney this weekend where the 18-member Young Women’s Council will meet for its annual forum […]

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‘Screams and shouts’: Passengers recall horror Turkey plane crash off runway

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Passengers on the Turkish airliner that crash-landed and crumpled into pieces in Istanbul, killing three, say the plane’s descent felt unusually fast and left those on board screaming and panicking.

Trump slams ‘dishonest people’ hours after impeachment acquittal

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US President Donald Trump has unleashed his fury against those who tried to remove him from office a day after his acquittal by the Senate in his impeachment trial.

Messages to boy sink Scottish minister

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Scotland’s finance secretary has resigned after allegations emerged that he sent hundreds of messages to a 16-year-old boy.

Distressing image of former AFL star unconscious on street

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An image of a man wearing a blue hooded top and shorts laying unresponsive at the feet of a WA police officer has been confirmed as former West Coast star Daniel Kerr.

Teen ‘kidnapped, tortured, forced to beg family for cash’ over gambling debt

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A Perth teen was choked unconscious, bound with cable ties and had his toes cut over an unpaid gambling debt in Perth’s eastern suburbs.

Witness claims ‘toolbox murder’ victims forced in at knifepoint

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Two drug dealers were stabbed, bashed and forced into a toolbox at knifepoint before being dumped in a creek, a court has been told.

Shovel Crossword #3 – McKenzie’s Pulled Pork

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NRL star wants to rely on evidence from girlfriend’s parents, ex-boyfriends to fight assault charges

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NRL star Josh Reynolds will be seeking to rely on the evidence of the parents and six former boyfriends of his former girlfriend in order to fight assault charges laid against him.

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