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 2018-04-23 08:05 

ABC Australia

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The Royal baby could be named Arthur or Alice, but won't be North or Blue Ivy...

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will have to strike the right balance between tradition and trend when it comes to naming their third child. They won't want to appear too old fashioned, but there are certain expectations they must uphold....

 2018-04-23 06:20 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Removing flogging from public eye in Indonesia's Aceh draws Islamist resistance...

The decision of the Aceh Provincial Government in Indonesia to move flogging from public into more closed spaces, such as prisons, draws resistance from the public and the local parliament....

 2018-04-22 23:12 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

US police try to unlock phone with dead man's finger...

Florida authorities go to a funeral home and use a dead man's finger to try to unlock his mobile phone as part of their investigation....

 2018-04-22 22:46 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Australia's Hall soars to victory in Red Bull Air Race...

In an intense final-four aerial battle, Australian pilot Matt Hall claims victory in the second leg of the Red Bull Air Race world championship in Cannes....

 2018-04-22 22:39 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Bloomberg to write $5.9m cheque for Paris climate pact that Trump abandoned...

Billionaire former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg says he will cover the United States' financial commitment to the Paris Climate Agreement for this year, after President Donald Trump last year made the US the only country to oppose the deal....

 2018-04-22 18:51 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Near-naked gunman kills four in 3am waffle restaurant shooting in US...

The gunman kills two people in the carpark and shoots another two inside the restaurant before a man being hailed as a hero wrestles the gun from the shooter....

 2018-04-22 01:15 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Simmons joins elite company with NBA playoffs triple-double...

Australia's Ben Simmons becomes just the fifth rookie in NBA history to post a playoffs triple-double — and the first since 1980 — as he helps the 76ers edge the Miami Heat to take a 3-1 series lead....

 2018-04-21 21:19 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Mini-Me actor Verne Troyer dies aged 49...

Austin Powers co-star Mike Myers hails Verne Troyer as a "beacon of positivity" and the "consummate professional" after he dies aged 49....

 2018-04-21 19:24 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

'Morally reprehensible': US slams China, Russia, Iran, North Korea in rights report...

The United States uses the State Department's global human rights report to claim there are attacks on freedom on a daily basis in China, Russia, Iran and North Korea. However, Uzbekistan, Liberia and Mexico have improved rights, the report suggests....

 2018-04-21 07:36 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Avicii's charm was all about getting physical...

Swedish producer and DJ Avicii's dance music garnered a mass appeal by bringing out the physicality of his audience and drawing different kinds of music fans together, writes Paul Donoughue....

 2018-04-21 01:39 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

'I own you': UK teen jailed two years for hacking CIA chief's phone from his bedroom...

A teenager who hacked senior US government officials from his bedroom in Leicestershire is jailed after posting "I own you" on the home TV of a security chief....

 2018-04-20 14:39 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Charles approved as next head of the Commonwealth, UK media reports...

Leaders from the 53-nation Commonwealth, holding a private meeting at Windsor Castle near London, agree Prince Charles should one day succeed his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, UK media reports....

 2018-04-20 09:49 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

End of an era as Arsenal's Wenger announces resignation...

One of the world's most famous football managers, Arsene Wenger, confirms he will leave Premier League club Arsenal at the end of the season after 22 years....

 2018-04-20 05:11 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Swaziland King changes country's name overnight...

Africa's last absolute monarch, King Mswati III, changes the name of the kingdom from Swaziland to eSwatini (the land of the Swazis) at the Golden Jubilee celebrations of its 50th independence anniversary....

 2018-04-20 02:36 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

US air guard members reprimanded for 'disrespectful' dinosaur puppet oath...

Three members of the Tennessee Air National Guard are removed from their posts after a Senior Non-Commissioned Officer took an oath with a dinosaur puppet on her hand....

 2018-04-19 22:19 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Fatal engine failure linked to explosion on same airline two years ago...

Southwest Airlines pushed back against a recommendation to inspect its engine fan blades after a similar incident in 2016 in which one snapped off mid-flight, just like during the engine failure this week that killed a passenger....

 2018-04-19 21:02 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Facebook to move 1.5 billion users out of reach of new EU privacy law...

The world's largest social network is keen to reduce its exposure to a new European privacy law, which allows regulators to fine companies for collecting or using personal data without users' consent....

 2018-04-18 21:51 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Trump doesn't have time to 'screw up' US-Australia relationship: Comey...

Former FBI director James Comey tells 7.30 he believes Australia will continue to have a close relationship with the US due to the long-standing bonds between both nations....

 2018-04-18 20:39 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Bitcoin heist suspect likely fled to Sweden from Iceland...

A man suspected of masterminding the theft of about 600 computers used to mine bitcoins and other virtual currencies has likely fled to Sweden after breaking out of a prison in Iceland and catching the same flight Iceland's prime minister was on....

 2018-04-18 20:25 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Passenger partially sucked out of plane window was wearing seatbelt...

A medical examiner says a woman who was wearing a seatbelt suffered trauma to her head, neck and torso after a window she was sitting next to separated from the fuselage of a US airliner....

 2018-04-18 14:10 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Pimps, police who offered Thai schoolgirls as 'dessert' get 320 years' jail...

Two female pimps and a policeman are sentenced to jail terms of up to 320 years for offering teenage girls as "dessert" for visiting officials in Thailand....

 2018-04-18 09:04 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Saudi Arabia ends 35-year movie ban...

Saudi Arabia's 35-year ban on movies is coming to an end, with the premiere of Marvel's superhero film Black Panther....

 2018-04-18 04:13 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Barbara Bush was no wimp. In another life, she could've been president...

If Barbara Pierce had been born after 1925, it's possible that instead of being the wife of one president and the mother of another, she could have been president herself, writes John Barron....

 2018-04-18 01:30 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Transplant patient becomes '20 years younger' with second donor face...

In a medical first, a French surgeon says he has performed a second face transplant on the same patient in a procedure so complex that he says he hopes to never do another one....

 2018-04-18 00:15 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Joe Hockey putts for power, going nine holes with Donald Trump...

When the going gets tough in the US capital, the President gets going to the greens of one of his private golf clubs — and, it turns out, phones an Australian friend to help keep spirits up....

 2018-04-17 23:57 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Former first lady Barbara Bush dies at 92...

The 37th first lady of the United States is being remembered by her family as a unique woman who brought "levity, love and literacy to millions"....

 2018-04-17 23:38 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Sandy Hook families file lawsuits against conspiracy theorist over hoax claim...

The families of two children slain in the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre seek $US1 million in damages from right-wing radio host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones for claiming the shooting in Connecticut did not happen....

 2018-04-17 21:56 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

The Queen and the future of the Commonwealth...

This year's CHOGM is likely to be the Queen's last, and may involve discussions about leadership. Some are keen to see her replacement directly elected — preferably from a small nation, James Glenday writes....

 2018-04-17 19:32 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

China starts live-fire military drills off Taiwan amid rising tensions...

In a move that is ramping up tensions between China and Taiwan, the Chinese navy will start (10 AM SYD) large scale live-fire military drills in the straits off Taiwan....

 2018-04-17 01:03 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Kendrick Lamar is the first rapper to win a Pulitzer...

The Californian rapper took out the Pulitzer Prize for Music for his album DAMN., the first time a non-classical or jazz musician has won the award....

 2018-04-16 19:36 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

May defends British air strikes on Syria as 'legal' and 'moral'...

British PM Theresa May faces down domestic critics, arguing her Government has the right to act quickly in the national interest to ensure "chemical weapons do not become normalised"....

 2018-04-16 12:29 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Russia may have tampered with chemical attack site: US envoy...

Western countries have accused Moscow of preventing inspectors from reaching the site of a suspected poison gas attack in Syria and say Russians or Syrians may have tampered with evidence on the ground....

 2018-04-16 10:46 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Helicopter, thermal imaging camera used to find lost dog in NZ park...

Benny the beagle put his owners through nine days of hell as they launched a mammoth search to find their beloved pet who got lost in a New Zealand national park....

 2018-04-16 09:59 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Vanuatu volcano eruption intensifies covering Ambae island in ash...

The active volcano on Vanuatu's Ambae island is once again spewing out ash and harmful smoke, and Vanuatu's government is now looking into buying land to permanently resettle the island's 13,000 residents....

 2018-04-16 07:30 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Comey's final judgement of Trump was devastating — and rather ironic...

Beyond obstruction of justice and the boasts of pussy-grabbing, James Comey simply believes Donald Trump's essential nature makes him unsuitable to be commander in chief, writes John Barron...

 2018-04-16 02:51 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Comey says Trump will 'stain' everyone around him...

Former FBI director James Comey unleashes on Donald Trump in a televised interview with ABC News in America, describing the US President as someone who will "stain everyone around him"....

 2018-04-16 01:12 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

'Hapless robbers' lose loot in gust of wind...

Two men who allegedly robbed a travel agent have their getaway interrupted when their haul of cash starts falling out of one man's pants and is blown down a Manchester street....

 2018-04-15 23:47 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Starbucks accused of offering 'too little too latte' after calling police on black customers...

The CEO of Starbucks says he wants to meet personally with two black men who were arrested for "trespassing"; in a store last week while waiting for a friend, but protesters say they're sick of being treated like second-class citizens....

 2018-04-15 22:16 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Man U hands arch rivals City the Premier League title with loss to West Brom...

Manchester United gifts bitter rivals City the Premier League title after losing 1-0 at home to West Brom, the bottom-placed team that had previously won only three games this season....

 2018-04-15 19:01 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Russia's Putin warns global 'chaos' if West strikes Syria again...

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Iranian counterpart agree the Western strikes had damaged the chances of achieving a political resolution the the seven-year Syria conflict, as Washington prepares to increase pressure on Russia with new economic s...

 2018-04-14 13:27 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, Amadeus director dies 86...

Czech filmmaker Milos Forman, whose American movies One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest and Amadeus won a deluge of Academy Awards, including best director Oscars, has died....

 2018-04-14 07:30 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Trump's Syria strikes are designed to hit Assad's chemical weapons, but may not be enough...

The US-led missile strikes on chemical weapons targets went further than the attacks of 12 months ago, but the impact is far less than the "World War III" many feared, writes Anne Barker....

 2018-04-14 04:38 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Russia had eyes on Sergei Skripal long before attempted assassination: Britain...

A letter from the UK's national security adviser alleges Russia was spying on the former double agent for at least five years before attempting to poison him with a military-grade nerve agent....

 2018-04-14 00:43 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

China adds HIV kits to vending machines to tackle virus in taboo culture...

Chinese universities are stocking HIV self-test kits in vending machines as the country attempts to curb a growing rate of young people infected in a culture where sex is a taboo subject....

 2018-04-13 11:16 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Russia says chemical attack staged, calls for emergency UN meeting to 'avert danger of war'...

The UN Security Council schedules an emergency meeting on Syria to overt "dangerous escalation" of the situation, while Russia claims the suspected chemical attack staged by foreign intelligence agency....

 2018-04-13 08:54 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Singapore to test facial recognition on lampposts, stoking privacy fears...

Surveillance cameras sitting on top of over 100,000 lampposts in Singapore could soon help authorities pick out and recognise faces in crowds across the island state....

 2018-04-13 08:05 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

'I will arrest you': Rodrigo Duterte threatens ICC lawyer trying to investigate him...

Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte has threatened to arrest an International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor if she conducts activities in his country, arguing that as the Philippines have withdrawn from the ICC, the court has no right to do any invest...

 2018-04-13 00:30 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

The path to an escalation of conflict in the Middle East could be very short...

The longer the list of potential targets for Western strikes against Syria, the greater the chance of an error that could lead to a much more dangerous conflict, Matt Brown writes....

 2018-04-13 00:25 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

'Untethered to truth': Comey uses new book for latest shot at Trump...

Former FBI boss James Comey describes Donald Trump's leadership of the US as "ego driven and about personal loyalty", and says he wears his ties "too long" in a new book set to reignite the war of words between the two....

 2018-04-12 19:28 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Chemical weapons watchdog backs UK findings on nerve agent attack on Skripals...

Russia claims a global chemical weapons watchdog tests that concluded a highly pure type of Novichok nerve agent was used to strike down a former Russian spy and his daughter last month is part of a British operation to discredit Moscow....

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