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Sydney woman dead in suspected domestic violence-related murder

Sunday  03:45,   21 july 2019
9news.com.au

A woman has died and her daughter has been arrested in a suspected domestic violence-related murder in Sydney's west. Police arrived to a St Clair home about 11.40pm on Saturday after reports of an argument between two women and found the body of a... >>>

Pro wrestling debut a world away from days of Darwin's underground boxing scene

Sunday  02:05,   21 july 2019
abc.net.au

From back-alley bare-knuckle fights, backyard boxing rings and lawless gambling on the fringe of public events, the history of Darwin's underground boxing scene comes to light as pro wrestling makes it NT... >>>

Bendigo's Mike Tobin was a 'tea boy' who went on to play a vital role in the Apollo 11 Moon mission

Sunday  00:30,   21 july 2019
abc.net.au

Mike Tobin started his career as a telecommunications apprentice and by the age of 27 he was monitoring the vital signs of the three astronauts in Apollo 11 — from... >>>

PNG PM Marape makes first Australian visit

Saturday  23:55,   20 july 2019
msn

PNG leader James Marape is making his first official visit to Australia since his election and will be demanding an end to offshore detention on Manus... >>>

Couple banned from AFL games after 'Adelaide Oval brawl'

Saturday  23:20,   20 july 2019
9news.com.au

Two people have been charged with assault after an alleged brawl during the Adelaide Crows-Essendon Bombers AFL... >>>

Cocaine Cassie 'misses her family but is over her ex-fiance' as she prepares for release from Colombian jail after undergoing incredible transformation

Saturday  23:05,   20 july 2019
dailymail.co.uk

Australian drug mule Cassie Sainsbury has undergone an incredible transformation and could be freed from a Colombian prison early next year as she prepares to apply for parole, her lawyer says. The Adelaide woman known as Cocaine Cassie has been... >>>

Security fears as 40 jihadis who fled Australia to join Islamic State return home

Saturday  20:50,   20 july 2019
dailymail.co.uk

Among those who have returned from the Middle East are Sydney man Belal Betka, 25, who has pleaded guilty to foreign incursion. As many as 40 fighters have come... >>>

Toddler, one, is rushed to hospital after picking up an open bag of the drug ice in a Target store

Saturday  19:15,   20 july 2019
dailymail.co.uk

The 18-month-old boy was found by his parents playing with the sachet, which had been torn at the edges, as they shopped at the Target store in Victoria's Mildura suburb on... >>>

Dramatic moment firefighters struggle to contain a huge blaze which gutted a garage and two parked cars - forcing a family of six to run for their lives

Saturday  15:40,   20 july 2019
dailymail.co.uk

The enormous fireball erupted at the Auburn home in Sydney's west at around 8pm on Friday night, gutting an entire garage and two parked... >>>

Trump renews attacks on Democratic congresswomen

Saturday  15:05,   20 july 2019
reuters

Trump renewed his criticism of four minority women lawmakers on Friday, saying that they had said horrible things about the United States, and defended himself from criticism over his comment that they should leave the United States if unhappy. ©... >>>

'She will be fighting a big battle': Family of little girl, 10, put into a coma after falling from horse face agonising wait to find out if she has permanent brain damage

Saturday  15:00,   20 july 2019
dailymail.co.uk

Abbie Sweeper was taking part in a speed event in the Laidley and District Pony Club Gymkhana in Queensland's Lockyer Valley Region when she fell from her horse on... >>>

Ben Cousins allegedly breaches bail after failing drug test

Saturday  14:51,   20 july 2019
9news.com.au

Just days after the former AFL star was seen healthy and relaxed with his children, the test returned a positive result for... >>>

Folau's group's far from mainstream Christianity, leaders say

Saturday  14:51,   20 july 2019
smh.com.au

Israel Folau's religious views continue to fan a fiery debate, with his latest condemning nearly all Christians - including his ardent supports who gave money - to an eternity in... >>>

Volunteers team up to help girl with tumour tick off bucket list items

Saturday  14:00,   20 july 2019
9news.com.au

Issabella Jones, 5, has been gifted two days of fun activities from her bucket list after being diagnosed with an aggressive brain... >>>

Circus stuntman knocked unconscious in second accident in days

Saturday  13:31,   20 july 2019
9news.com.au

Ben Tang attempted to launch his motorbike across the Circus Rio arena in Adelaide when the stunt was mistimed and he hit his head on a metal pole. © Supplied A young stunt rider has been taken to hospital with serious injuries after the second... >>>