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  1. Bayley housemate stopped rape with axe

    A former housemate of notorious rapist and murderer Adrian Ernest Bayley once stopped him raping a woman by swinging an axe at him.

  2. Turnbull denies influence on SBS sacking

    Turnbull denies influence on SBS sacking

    Malcolm Turnbull was among several who took umbrage with a series of tweets fired off by Scott McIntyre on the centenary of the Gallipoli landings.

  3. Bali Nine pair calm, Aust lawyer says

    Bali Nine pair calm, Aust lawyer says

    An Australian lawyer for Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan says only the Indonesian president or attorney-general can stop their execution going ahead.

  4. US babies using mobile media

    US babies using mobile media

    Babies as young as six months are using mobile devices - and most are on them by the age of two, a US study has found.

  5. Bets on for gift to new royal bub

    Bets on for gift to new royal bub

    Bets are on for Australia's gift once the newest royal baby is born, with suggestions of a kangaroo or koala doll the most popular.

  6. Murder accused tried CPR, father says

    A Melbourne man accused of murdering his former girlfriend tried to revive her, his father has told his trial.

  7. Dozens at Chan, Sukumaran vigil in Sydney

    A friend of condemned Bali Nine drug smuggler Mayuran Sukumaran says she will be destroyed if he and Andrew Chan are executed.

  8. Unions commission probes $500k loan

    The trade unions royal commission is examining the circumstances around a controversial $500,000 loan made to the NSW Labor Party before the 2011 election.

  9. NSW man charged with attempted murder

    A 68-year-old man who allegedly started a fire at a NSW Central Coast home where six people were inside has been charged with attempted murder.

  10. Labor MP in hospital for double bypass

    Labor MP in hospital for double bypass

    Victorian Labor representative has tweeted a picture of himself in hospital, recovering from a heart attack and double bypass surgery.

  11. Autistic boy's plea to stay in Australia

    Autistic boy's plea to stay in Australia

    The fate of an autistic Filipino boy and his mother, refused visas because of his condition, rests in the hands of Immigration Minister Peter Dutton.

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