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 2018-01-18 19:00 

Foreign Brief

Saudi blockade of Yemen set to resume after brief respite...

Yemen faces a return to blockade conditions today, as a 30-day Saudi reprieve comes to an end. In November 2017, Riyadh intensified its air and naval blockade after Iranian-backed Houthi rebels fired a missile on the capital. Easing came in December, foll...

 2018-01-18 19:00 

Foreign Brief

US lawmakers struggle to pass new funding bill as shutdown looms...

The US Government could shut down for the first time since 2013 today, as the third temporary funding bill of the fiscal year expires. Senate Republican leaders are attempting to avert a shutdown by pushing a short-term bill that would see the government ...

 2018-01-18 19:00 

Courier Mail

Bargain at any price, but half is better...

LOCALS can jump aboard the Kuranda Scenic Railway for just half the usual price this Australia Day....

 2018-01-18 19:00 

Courier Mail

Storm revamp paves way for shock half switch...

AND then there were two....

 2018-01-18 19:00 

Courier Mail

Flanno reveals Sharks flyer a bolter for debut...

YOU probably won't know much about Cronulla's most impressive rookie....

 2018-01-18 19:00 

Courier Mail

Mind over matter an eye-opener...

THE minds of a Cairns Dinner Theatre audience will be manipulated and meddled with during a comedy hypnotism performance tomorrow....

 2018-01-18 19:00 

Courier Mail

Better to prepare than repair...

ROGER Oliver knows the dangers of trees and leaf litter during a cyclone better than most....

 2018-01-18 19:00 

Courier Mail

SBW's 'amazing' spiritual pilgrimage to Mecca...

SONNY Bill Williams is making the most of his off-season, travelling to Mecca as part of an Islamic pilgrimage....

 2018-01-18 19:00 

Courier Mail

Sighs of relief as Chatswood carpark opens...

THE next development phase of the Chatswood Central Shopping Centre at Springwood is set to take off this month with building set to start on additional tenancies in two new buildings between the centre and the new carpark....

 2018-01-18 19:00 

Courier Mail

Officers kill croc after an attack...

A CROCODILE has been shot and killed after attacking a spear fisherman diving in waters in the Torres Strait....

 2018-01-18 18:56 

Radio Australia

Australian Open: Will Nick Kyrgios be able to maintain his newfound resolve against Jo Wilfred Tsonga?...

Kyrgios 2.0 has played with the relative calm and determination of a man whose sole purpose is to get back to the locker room and conserve the energy required to win seven best-of-five set matches over two long hot weeks....

 2018-01-18 18:54 

ABC Australia

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Let's see if Kyrgios 2.0 can maintain his composure against Tsonga...

Kyrgios 2.0 has played with the relative calm and determination of a man whose sole purpose is to get back to the locker room and conserve the energy required to win seven best-of-five set matches over two long hot weeks....

 2018-01-18 18:52 

ABC Australia

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A year on, Trump is more popular with his own party than Obama or Clinton were...

Donald Trump's first year as US President has been filled with turmoil, but Republican voters remain firmly behind his unconventional tenure....

 2018-01-18 18:52 

Radio Australia

Donald Trump remains popular with Republicans after a year of upheaval...

Donald Trump's first year as US President has been filled with turmoil, but Republican voters remain firmly behind his unconventional tenure....

 2018-01-18 18:52 

Courier Mail

2017 was second or third warmest year: UN...

Last year was the second or third warmest on record behind 2016, and the hottest without an extra dose of heat caused by an El Nino event in the Pacific Ocean, the United Nations says....

 2018-01-18 18:50 

ABC Australia

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How much do you recall from the past week of news?...

This week there was some pretty big news out of Indonesia, a false alert was sent to Hawaiian residents and we lost an Irish music icon.See how much you remember from the week that was....

 2018-01-18 18:50 

Radio Australia

ABC News quiz: How much do you recall?...

This week there was some pretty big news out of Indonesia, a false alert was sent to Hawaiian residents and we lost an Irish music icon.See how much you remember from the week that was....

 2018-01-18 18:47 

Sydney Morning Herald

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Jessica's death goes to the fears hidden deep inside every Australian...
 2018-01-18 18:42 

ABC Australia

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The lightkeeper: When living on a deserted island is your job...

Though you can see the mainland of two states from Gabo Island, civilisation feels far away. Caretaker Tony Symes savours the isolation — but sometimes it can feel like a prison....

 2018-01-18 18:42 

9 News

Six killed, trucks overturned and flights grounded as wild weather lashes Europe...

A powerful storm has pummelled Europe with high winds and snow, killing at least six people in three countries, grounding flights, halting trains, ripping roofs off buildings and flipping over trucks. The Dutch national weather service recorded wind gusts...

 2018-01-18 18:40 

Courier Mail

Florida Boy Caught on Camera Taking Package While Woman Waited in Car. Credit Nick Boegel via Storyful...

Florida police arrested a woman after a six-year-old boy was caught on security cameras on Monday, January 15, stealing a package from a doorway as she allegedly waited in the car. Volusia County Sheriff's Office said they were able to use security ca...

 2018-01-18 17:39 

9 News

Prince Harry and Meghan Markel visit Wales in whirlwind tour...

Prince Harry has introduced his American fiance to a new part of Britain ahead of their planned nuptials in May. On Thursday, the 33-year-old prince took Meghan Markel to Wales, where they delighted crowds outside Cardiff Castle despite arriving an hour l...

 2018-01-18 17:23 

9Honey

Meghan Mania moves to Wales Markle and her Prince presented with 'love spoon' in Cardiff by young Megan and Harry...

Couple greet hundreds of waiting fans before being presented with a Celtic love spoon from two children, al......

 2018-01-18 16:55 

9 News

Tony Abbott claims British settlement of Australia 'was a very good thing'...

Tony Abbott has described British settlement as "a very good thing" and attacked Bill Shorten for having a bet each way on the date of Australia Day. The former prime minister said British settlement was something all Australians "on balance&#...

 2018-01-18 16:32 

9 News

Aust, Japan fighter jets to conduct drills...

Australian and Japanese fighter jets will participate in joint war games this year, as the two countries ramp up defence ties. Malcolm Turnbull wrapped up his whirlwind 16-hour visit to Tokyo on Thursday night attending a special dinner at the residence o...

 2018-01-18 16:31 

9 News

Men to be sentenced over Sydney gang rape...

Three men are expected to be sentenced in a Sydney court over the gang rape of a drunk teenage girl at a western Sydney house party. A jury last year found Tristan Carlyle-Watson, 27, Kurt Stevenson, 27, and Andrew Waters, 25, guilty of aggravated sexual ...

 2018-01-18 16:30 

9 News

Australia praised for same-sex marriage...

Australia has been praised for legalising same-sex marriage but scolded for its "abysmal" treatment of refugees and asylum seekers. Human Rights Watch, its its annual assessment of more than 90 countries, says Australia came a long way in 2017 but...

 2018-01-18 16:30 

9 News

British settlement a good thing: Abbott...

Tony Abbott has described British settlement as "a very good thing" and attacked Bill Shorten for having a bet each way on the date of Australia Day. The former prime minister said British settlement was something all Australians "on balance&#...

 2018-01-18 16:30 

9 News

Labor members face High Court test...

The first two Labor members to be caught in the citizenship fiasco will face the High Court on Friday. Victorian MP David Feeney was referred to the court by federal parliament in December after being unable to produce documents confirming he had renounce...

 2018-01-18 16:26 

9 News

Nick Kyrgios is pure showbiz and that's a good thing...

Something happened on Wednesday night, somewhere between dinner and a whisky nightcap. I was on the couch watching TV and had what is often referred to as a moment of clarity. I realised opinion was changing. A bloke on the box was owning the night. A tal...

 2018-01-18 16:17 

news.com.au

Russian police search Putin rival's office...

Russian police are searching the campaign headquarters of opposition leader Alexei Navalny in St Petersburg ahead of a presidential election on March 18, a video feed streamed live to the Internet by Navalny's supporters shows....

 2018-01-18 16:17 

news.com.au

Border wall stance has not evolved: Trump...

President Donald Trump says his concept of a wall along the US border with Mexico...

 2018-01-18 16:17 

news.com.au

European storm kills four...

Three people have died in the Netherlands and one man was killed in Germany as powerful winds toppled trees, blew trucks off the road and forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights....

 2018-01-18 16:07 

The Australian

Border wall stance has not evolved: Trump...

President Donald Trump says his concept of a wall along the US border with Mexico...

 2018-01-18 16:04 

The Australian

Russian police search Putin rival's office...

Russian police are searching the campaign headquarters of opposition leader Alexei Navalny in St Petersburg ahead of a presidential election on March 18, a video feed streamed live to the Internet by Navalny's supporters shows....

 2018-01-18 16:04 

The Australian

European storm kills four...

Three people have died in the Netherlands and one man was killed in Germany as powerful winds toppled trees, blew trucks off the road and forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights....

 2018-01-18 15:59 

9 News

'This is murky territory': Has the #MeToo movement gone too far this time?...

The #MeToo movement has been embraced by legions of women as a vital step toward countering widespread sexual abuse and misconduct. This week, more so than at any point in the movement's brief history, there's visceral discussion about its potenti...

 2018-01-18 15:45 

9 News

Police find 745kg of cocaine stashed inside South American pineapples...

Spanish and Portuguese police say a joint operation resulted in the seizure of 745 kilograms of cocaine, much of it allegedly concealed inside pineapples shipped from Latin America. The Iberian police forces announced the big drug bust yesterday. They sai...

 2018-01-18 15:26 

Courier Mail

Allen slams daughter's claims as 'discredited'...

WOODY Allen has issued another denial of child molestation, accusing his ex-lover's family of "cynically" jumping on the Time's Up movement in Hollywood to repeat a "discredited allegation."...

 2018-01-18 14:15 

The Age

'Total shock': Businessman raced in Sydney to Hobart weeks before dramatic drug arrest...

Rohan Arnold one of three Australians arrested in Serbia over 1.2 tonnes of cocaine seized in Sydney....

 2018-01-18 14:15 

The Age

Why giving birth in water is becoming more popular...

Kelly Boateng has given birth in water three times. Research shows for low-risk women, water births come with many benefits....

 2018-01-18 14:15 

The Age

Oiii! New taxis are hitting the road in Melbourne...

Taxi service Oiii is launching in Melbourne with plans for 2000 cars....

 2018-01-18 14:15 

The Age

Choice calls for mandatory safety standards for trampolines...

A five-year-old boy had his finger amputated after it was trapped in a trampoline, a 10-year-old girl hurt her back on a rail while playing a jumping game called...

 2018-01-18 14:10 

Courier Mail

Alberta Residents Report Sightings of Fireball in Sky. Credit Facebook/Corbet Kratko via Storyful...

A number of Alberta residents reported seeing a large fireball in the sky over northern parts of the province on January 17, CBC reported. The Edmonton Journal said that experts believed the flash was caused by a meteor breaking up in the sky, and called ...

 2018-01-18 14:10 

Courier Mail

High Winds Create Dust Storm on Dutch Beach. Credit Instagram/ferrykrauweel via Storyful...

Winds of up to 120 km/h (75 mph) battered the Netherlands on January 18, causing destruction across the country. A code red warning was put in place for central parts of the country, and a code orange for the rest. Authorities suspended all flights to and...

 2018-01-18 14:05 

The Age

'Silent boycott': Gen Ys dump scandal-hit brands but stay quiet about it...

Millennials are less tolerant of inconvenience and more likely to ditch a brand due to a public scandal than any other age group....

 2018-01-18 14:01 

The Age

Best of the world in pictures...

The best photos from the international wire agencies....

 2018-01-18 14:00 

Courier Mail

Animals Fed Up With Humans. Credit Various via Storyful...

Even best friends get fed up of each other sometimes. Here's a compilation of those times when it just became too much for our furry friends. Credit: Various via Storyful...

 2018-01-18 14:00 

The Age

NYPD detective surprises Canberran at her nursing home...

When 85-year-old Berenice Benson steps into the lift at her Canberra nursing home, she is taken somewhere else....

 2018-01-18 14:00 

The Age

The Slap director latest to struggle with NBN connection...

Award-winning Australian filmmaker Robert Connolly, known for his work on The Slap, has been the latest to struggle with connecting to the NBN....

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