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Tue 17 Sep 2019

Mum called 'insensitive' for choice of baby name

Mum called 'insensitive' for choice of baby name

A pregnant woman has been blasted as "insensitive" and "unreasonable" for wanting to name her baby a name similar to her friend's baby.

Labor anxious about rising US-Iran tension

Labor anxious about rising US-Iran tension

Federal Deputy Opposition Leader Richard Marles has acknowledged Labor is anxious about rising tensions and aggressive rhetoric between the US and Iran.

Girl’s ‘lip challenge’ goes horribly wrong

Girl’s ‘lip challenge’ goes horribly wrong

Trying out the craze that claims to leave you with a Kylie Jenner pout, Lily Greenland’s attempt left her with a disfigured, bruised mouth.

Bickmore’s embarrassing lie to Pitt

Bickmore’s embarrassing lie to Pitt

Carrie Bickmore was very nearly caught in a lie during a chat with Hollywood superstar Brad Pitt.

Children of slain woman still missing

Children of slain woman still missing

The slain body of a mother missing for six weeks has been found but her four children remain unaccounted for after her husband was arrested.

Honey trap: Man attacked, car stolen in online dating ambush

Honey trap: Man attacked, car stolen in online dating ambush

Police are investigating a serious incident in which a man was ambushed and assaulted while waiting to meet a woman he met on a dating app.

Woman's shoe fail leaves the internet in stitches

Woman's shoe fail leaves the internet in stitches

A woman has left Twitter users in stitches after her embarrassing fashion fail was shared around the world.

The shocking way Liam got dumped

The shocking way Liam got dumped

New information has come to light revealing how Liam Hemsworth learned his marriage with Miley Cyrus was over.

ScoMo scores rare honour from Trump

ScoMo scores rare honour from Trump

It’s a rarity for visiting guests, now Australian PM Scott Morrison is set to receive an honour from President Trump that just one other leader has in office.

Rod Stewart’s secret cancer battle

Rod Stewart’s secret cancer battle

At a charity event in the UK, rocker Rod Stewart told the crowd it was “time to come out of the closet” in relation to his illness.

Photos raise doubts about oil attacks

Photos raise doubts about oil attacks

Iran has denied responsibility for an attack on the world’s biggest oil plant. But new photos raise doubts about what caused the damage.

Mon 16 Sep 2019

Oil attack is Australia’s worst nightmare

Oil attack is Australia’s worst nightmare

For decades federal politicians have ignored appeals to preserve Australia’s strategic oil reserve. Now we have just three weeks of fuel in the tank.

Teen’s horrifying deep-sea catch

Teen’s horrifying deep-sea catch

When “something quite big” tugged on this angler’s fishing line, the last thing he expected to reel in was a 300-million-year-old “alien”.

‘Witch doctor’ charged over family murders

‘Witch doctor’ charged over family murders

A Kiwi “witch doctor” has been charged with murdering a family of five found on a cliff with a sole survivor — a 12-month-old baby girl.

Bride slammed for outrageous gift list

Bride slammed for outrageous gift list

A bride-to-be has been branded selfish after she took to social media to share an extravagant wedding gift list she expects from friends and family

Boat capsizes in Congo, 36 feared dead

Boat capsizes in Congo, 36 feared dead

A BOAT has capsized on the Congo River near Kinshasa with at least 36 people feared dead.

Iran rejects US claim it struck oil assets

Iran rejects US claim it struck oil assets

US claims that Iran was behind attacks on Saudi oil refineries are "maximum lies", Iran's foreign ministry says.

China preparing for 70th anniversary

China preparing for 70th anniversary

China is holding parade rehearsals for its 70th anniversary with planes flying overhead and tanks and other military vehicles rumbling along Beijing streets

Violence flares again in Hong Kong

Violence flares again in Hong Kong

TEAR GAS and water cannons have been fired at protesters in Hong Kong as they defied a police ban to march.

‘I can’t do it’ How private medical debt is killing Americans

‘I can’t do it’ How private medical debt is killing...

PRESIDENTIAL candidate Bernie Sanders was in the middle of a routine campaign event when he heard the tragic story of a man on the brink.

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