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Cuba surveys toppled houses and flooded cities in wake of Irma
  • Sun, 10 Sep 2017 14:36

Hurricane Irma leaves roofs ripped off houses and flooded coastlines in Cuba's northern coast after devastating islands the length of the Caribbean in...

Connie Johnson's long fight to cure cancer
  • Sun, 10 Sep 2017 12:36

Faced with a terminal cancer diagnosis, Connie Johnson didn't retreat. She vowed to fight for a cure to stop families being torn apart by the disease....

Australian Rugby Union under threat as influential group pursues rebel competition
  • Sun, 10 Sep 2017 08:35

The Australian Rugby Union is under threat — squeezed by a Senate inquiry and a small but well connected and influential group pursuing a rebel comp...

Hurricane Irma: Flying into Florida when the message is 'get out'
  • Sun, 10 Sep 2017 06:37

Hundreds of thousands of Florida residents are fleeing as Hurricane Irma draws nearer, but what happens when it's your job to go in? North America cor...

Nothing between Wallabies and Springboks in 23-23 draw
  • Sun, 10 Sep 2017 04:38

The Wallabies fail to get their Rugby Championship tilt back on track against the Springboks, with their Test in Perth ending in a 23-23 draw. ...

Storm's skate through NRL finals no longer a foregone conclusion
  • Sun, 10 Sep 2017 02:35

The Melbourne Storm were so far ahead of the pack at the end of the regular season that the finals seemed almost pointless, but the veneer of invincib...

Florida faces dangerous winds, massive storm surge threat as Irma looms closer
  • Sun, 10 Sep 2017 00:37

Hurricane Irma is beginning to batter South Florida with dangerous winds as it looms closer, with thousands losing power and millions of residents scr...

'Thanks, Connie Cottonsocks': Tributes flow for cancer campaigner
  • Sat, 09 Sep 2017 22:37

Messages of sadness and support flood social media following the death of Connie Johnson, who along with Logie award winning brother Samuel raised mil...

Deputy PM slaps down burka ban, saying it could 'insult' Islamic countries
  • Sat, 09 Sep 2017 14:39

Banning the burka could damage Australia's trade relations with Islamic countries, Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce warns, as Nationals MP George C...

'This storm will kill you if you don't get out of the way': Irma heads for Florida
  • Sat, 09 Sep 2017 12:36

Almost 6 million people have been urged to evacuate across the US states of Florida and Georgia, as Hurricane Irma strengthens back into a category 5 ...

Defence tells foreign bidders no need to work with Australian shipbuilders
  • Sat, 09 Sep 2017 10:44

Foreign ship builders are being told they do not need to partner with local companies to bid for projects under the Australian Government's $ 90 bill...

What does it mean to belong in Australia?
  • Sat, 09 Sep 2017 08:45

As federal politicians have their right to belong in Parliament deliberated on by the High Court, Kumi Taguchi, whose father immigrated to Australia a...

Turnbull's Trump 'rant' piques Google searchers' interest
  • Sat, 09 Sep 2017 06:44

Australians are more interested in the personal than the politics when it comes to the country's leaders, with searches about Malcolm Turnbull's Donal...

Millions of five-cent coins make giant silver heart for Connie's last hurrah
  • Sat, 09 Sep 2017 04:38

Thousands of people have donated millions of five-cent coins to form a record-breaking silver heart for Connie Johnson’s final cancer fundraiser in ...

Alternative to work-for-the-dole scheme launched in NT
  • Sat, 09 Sep 2017 02:46

Aboriginal organisations from across the Northern Territory launch their own remote employment scheme, saying it should replace the Federal Government...

Australian troops to train Philippines forces in fight against Marawi militants
  • Sat, 09 Sep 2017 00:42

Small teams of Australian soldiers will help train Philippines forces fighting militants in the country's south, where groups inspired by Islamic Stat...

Hurricane Irma expected to 'devastate' US as Caribbean death toll climbs
  • Fri, 08 Sep 2017 22:48

Hurricane Irma will "devastate" part of the United States, authorities warn, as one of the most powerful Atlantic storms in a century bears down on Fl...

Terminally-ill cancer charity campaigner, Connie Johnson, has died
  • Fri, 08 Sep 2017 18:43

Connie Johnson, the founder of the Love Your Sister cancer charity, dies in hospital. ABC News

AFL Finals live: Geelong take on Richmond at the 'G
  • Fri, 08 Sep 2017 16:37

The AFL Finals series continues as Geelong takes on Richmond at the MCG. Follow all the action in our live ScoreCentre. A...

Free access to robotic proctectomy could save lives
  • Fri, 08 Sep 2017 14:39

The success of prostate operations by the first ever robotic surgeon in a NSW public hospital is proof the technology should be expanded, says the doc...

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