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Sun 22 Apr 2018

‘We’ve lost China Sea’: US admiral

‘We’ve lost China Sea’: US admiral

WHILE Australian warships were being challenged, a top US admiral was telling Congress Beijing now controlled the South China Sea.

GAMBLE BACKFIRES: Tobacco company’s $4.5 billion fail

GAMBLE BACKFIRES: Tobacco company’s $4.5 billion fail

ONE of the world’s biggest tobacco companies took a gamble on four new alternatives to cigarettes. But it appears to have backfired.

Sat 21 Apr 2018

IS IT STILL SAFE? 29,168 murders in one year

IS IT STILL SAFE? 29,168 murders in one year

IT’S a spectacular place tourists flock to but it’s notorious for gruesome killings. What’s really going on here? WARNING: Graphic images.

Tragic text in sex abuse horror

Tragic text in sex abuse horror

MCKAYLA Maroney sent a text message to her fellow gymnasts at the 2012 Olympics when she knew she was about to be sexually abused.

Boy, 12, tricks mum, flies to Bali

Boy, 12, tricks mum, flies to Bali

WHEN Emma told her 12-year-old son he couldn’t go to Bali, he decided no wasn’t what he wanted to hear. Now, Emma wants to know how her boy got away with it.

Kangaroo killed in Chinese zoo by visitors

Kangaroo killed in Chinese zoo by visitors

CRUEL visitors to a zoo in China threw rocks at the kangaroos in order to see them do their signature hop.

Fri 20 Apr 2018

Teen suicide after parents wouldn’t let her go to party

Teen suicide after parents wouldn’t let her go to party

Her parents had desperately tried to pry open the bedroom door, but by the time they gained access to her room it was too late, sources said.

9/11 victim’s bones will be tested in $1M paternity case

9/11 victim’s bones will be tested in $1M paternity case

The high-yield bond broker's name is on the birth certificate but the man's sister says the DNA test would be “a further desecration” of her brother’s remains.

Pig almost pulls wool over cyclist's eyes in sheepish video

Pig almost pulls wool over cyclist's eyes in sheepish video

AN ENGLISH cyclist certainly wasn’t sheepish when she noticed some odd-looking animals on her weekly ride in Kent.

10 Seconds To Live: What’s wrong with this picture?

10 Seconds To Live: What’s wrong with this picture?

A TERRIFYING photo of the Southwest Airlines flight has gone viral because of a potentially fatal problem. Can you spot it?

Horror as girl pushed into oncoming bus

Horror as girl pushed into oncoming bus

CCTV captured the terrifying moment a girl was almost crushed under a moving bus after her friend pushed her into traffic as a “joke”.

Odd note and baked beans left on car

Odd note and baked beans left on car

A DRIVER who parked blocking a gate came back to discover a bizarre note on her car, as well as a mound of a popular breakfast food.

WHAT DID WE DO?: South Africa’s mad at Australia just now

WHAT DID WE DO?: South Africa’s mad at Australia just now

A FEUD between South Africa and Australia is escalating with the country hitting out at what it claims is our “misleading” travel advice.

Queen outlines case for King Charles

Queen outlines case for King Charles

THE Queen has urged Commonwealth nations to allow Prince Charles to succeed her “one day”, which will spark a rubber stamp of approval in London on Friday.

Thu 19 Apr 2018

‘I’m 19 and my wife is 72’

‘I’m 19 and my wife is 72’

DESPITE a staggering 53-year age gap, a teenager and a 72-year-old grandmother have decided to tie the knot.

One-time money guru 'depressed' after ProphetMax scandal

One-time money guru 'depressed' after ProphetMax scandal

Glitzy seminars led to tears after investors sent money to rogue traders

Meghan rocks racy Aussie look

Meghan rocks racy Aussie look

MEGHAN Markle rocked two Aussie labels in perhaps her raciest look yet at a Commonwealth event on a 25 degree day in London.

Wed 18 Apr 2018

Meghan Markle: The royal rebel?

Meghan Markle: The royal rebel?

IT MIGHT be subtle, but every time she steps out in public Meghan Markle is flouting royal tradition — and it has not gone unnoticed.

Mum sold teen daughter as sex slave 1000 times

Mum sold teen daughter as sex slave 1000 times

A MUM who sold her teenage daughter 1000 times as a sex slave has been put behind bars after being called “the most despised woman in New Zealand”.

Plane engine explodes mid-air, shrapnel kills passenger

Plane engine explodes mid-air, shrapnel kills passenger

One person is dead after a horrifying incident in which a plane's engine exploded and the shrapnel flew back to hit the fuselage.

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