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Sarah Klau has planted a marker for Commonwealth Games selection with a match-winning performance in the NSW Swifts' 54-40 Super Netball victory against the Adelaide Thunderbirds at Ken Rosewall Arena.The Swifts are now one of four teams on 16 premiership points who are fighting for the last two spots in the finals behind pacesetters West Coast Fever and Melbourne Vixens.
Former Somali leader Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has won the presidency again in voting by parliamentarians in an airport hangar protected by blast walls from Islamist insurgents whom he must now fight for a second time.The 66-year-old, who ruled from 2012 to 2017, reversed the previous election to defeat incumbent Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed by 214-110 votes on Sunday in a third-round run-off whose result was confirmed about midnight.
Payton Gendron, 18, is alleged to have shot dead 10 people in a 'racially motivated' attack. Find out more.
Australia's Sheldon Riley has missed out on a top-10 spot at the Eurovision Song Contest while Ukraine took out the No.Riley gave a stand-out performance of Not the Same at the competition in Italy but finished in 15th place, after receiving just two points from the audience vote.
The super ‘flower’ moon of May rose behind the ancient temple of Poseidon in Greece. This full moon is a supermoon, according to the almanac, and coincides with a total lunar eclipse, highly visible in the western hemisphere, which will turn the moon a reddish-brown.
There has been a sharp increase in a deadly bacterial disease. Find out more.
A key prosecution witness in Chris Dawson's murder trial says she believes he killed his wife and denies shaping her evidence to become an indispensable part of The Teacher's Pet podcast and any associated movie or television series.Julie Andrew, a friend and neighbour of mother-of-two Lynette Dawson, has told the NSW Supreme Court she had seen Dawson standing over his crying wife, screaming at her and shaking her shoulders in the backyard of their Bayview, Sydney, home in late 1981 - weeks befo
European stock indexes opened lower on Monday, after oil prices slid and riskier currencies took a hit during the Asian session as unexpectedly weak economic data from China highlighted fears about a slowdown in growth.China's April retail sales plunged 11.
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Police have fatally shot a gunman after a stand-off at Ipswich, southwest of Brisbane.Officers freed a woman as they attempted to negotiate with the 27-year-old man before it's alleged he made threats and was shot on Sunday.
Telephone voting for the federal election will be available for voters who are isolating due to coronavirus from Wednesday.New rules have been introduced allowing people in isolation to cast their vote over the phone.
The prime minister used the trilateral AUKUS agreement to play politics with national security by not informing Labor until the very last minute, Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese says.Top brass in the United States reportedly entrusted the Liberal prime minister to bring the Labor leader into the tent, requiring bipartisan support before proceeding with the decades-long partnership as a key pillar of the agreement, according to Nine newspapers.
Natalie Barr, Ally Langdon blow up at Scott Morrison, Barnaby Joyce. Source: Sunrise
The Northern Territory's new chief minister Natasha Fyles has hit the ground running in her first week in office with a promise to tackle social issues and their causes.Alcohol abuse, domestic and sexual violence and property crime have all soared in recent years.
Australia's longest road tunnel is set for the Blue Mountains as part of upgrades to better connect western NSW to the state's coastal capital.The planned 11-kilometre tunnel will stretch from Blackheath to Little Hartley, bypassing Mount Victoria.
A Holden Astra driver probably wishes he'd hired a removalist after copping a hefty fine. Find out more.
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Turkey's foreign minister says Sweden and Finland must stop supporting terrorist groups in their countries, provide clear security guarantees and lift export bans on Turkey as they seek membership in NATO.Speaking after a NATO foreign ministers meeting in Berlin, Mevlut Cavusoglu said he met his Swedish and Finnish counterparts and all were seeking to address Turkey's concerns.
An 18-year-old woman and her 17-year-old boyfriend have died from a fentanyl overdose on the same day her mother wanted to take her to rehab. Read more.
ShutterstockIntrauterine devices (IUDs) are small T-shaped plastic devices containing either copper or a low dose of progestogen hormone. Lasting five to ten years, they provide highly effective contraception and are chosen by increasing numbers of users of all ages from adolescence to perimenopause. The main device sold in Australia is the Mirena Hormonal IUD, which is also used to manage heavy periods and can be part of hormonal menopause therapy. While insertion is usually well tolerated, it