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BREAKING: Man’s body found after fire

BREAKING: Man’s body found after fire

Footage of the Hillville area after the brutal bushfires. QUEENSLAND BUSHFIRES A number of “leave now” warnings from Queensland Fire and Emergency Services are in place including Woodgate, south of Bundaberg, Black Snake at Kilkivan in Gympie and Noosa North Shore on the Sunshine Coast. A slow-moving fire in Peachey near Toowoomba is also expected

Australian police officer charged with murdering Aboriginal teen

Australian police officer charged with murdering Aboriginal teen

Australian police on Wednesday charged an officer with murder after widespread protests over the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old Aboriginal man in front of his family. The incident occurred on Saturday when police said they attempted to arrest Kumanjayi Walker for "alleged property and assault police offences" in the remote town of Yuendumu. According

Pell granted on last chance to appeal convicton

Pell granted on last chance to appeal convicton

Disgraced Cardinal George Pell has been granted leave to appeal his conviction for historical child sexual abuse. Pell was convicted last year of sexually abusing two boys at St Patrick's Cathedral, while he was serving as Archbishop. The High Court granted the appeal on Wednesday, giving Pell hope his conviction may be quashed or a re-trial ordered

The Coalition’s wages projections are beyond a joke – and there's bad news all round | Greg Jericho

The Coalition’s wages projections are beyond a joke – and there's bad news all round | Greg Jericho

T he latest wages growth figures released on Wednesday by the bureau of statics show that growth has distinctly slowed, with the worst results since the middle of last year. The results confirm that, for yet another year, the government will be forced to revise down its overly optimistic predictions for wages growth that were made in the budget. For

Qld firefighters on high alert as temperatures set to soar on Friday

Qld firefighters on high alert as temperatures set to soar on Friday

Queensland firefighters remain on high alert as temperatures are set to soar on Friday and into the weekend. After four regions were evacuated due to bushfire danger on Wednesday, 76 fires continue to burn across the state on Thursday. Image: News Corp Australia

Fortnite gamer, 26, dodges jail after he accidentally filmed himself battering pregnant girlfriend, 21, on live-stream

Fortnite gamer, 26, dodges jail after he accidentally filmed himself battering pregnant girlfriend, 21, on live-stream

A FORNITE gaming geek who accidentally live-streamed himself battering is pregnant girlfriend today dodged jail – after his lawyer said it was “just a slap”. Brute Luke Munday, 27, from Sydney, was reported to cops last year after stunned fellow gamers heard a slap and his girlfriend crying and screaming off screen as he streamed the computer game

Lake-Effect Snow Accumulates in Western New York

Lake-Effect Snow Accumulates in Western New York

The National Weather Service (NWS) said lake-effect snow impacted western New York overnight and left inches of powder piled up in some areas on Wednesday, November 13. This video shows snow falling and blanketing outdoor furniture in Macedon, a town near Rochester. The NWS of Buffalo reported 4.4 inches of snowfall in Macedon by 6.30 am on Wednesday

Meteor that lit up St. Louis sky was 220-pound fireball that broke off asteroid belt: NASA

Meteor that lit up St. Louis sky was 220-pound fireball that broke off asteroid belt: NASA

close Video Meteor flashes across the sky over St. Louis Raw video: EarthCam.com live stream captures a bright meteor streak across the St. Louis skyline. A bright blue flash that streaked through the sky over St. Louis Monday evening was an approximately 220-pound chunk of rock that broke off an asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter before it entered

'How long is your luck going to last?' Bushfire assault leaves NSW towns shaken

'How long is your luck going to last?' Bushfire assault leaves NSW towns shaken

On Wednesday in Hillville, just outside the mid-north coast town of Taree, spot fires seemed to break out at will. A strong wind picked up on Wednesday morning, pushing the fire that has burned more than 20,000 hectares in this area to the north-west and threatening homes. Even as fire crews and helicopters attacked the blaze, embers flew over the

Frydenburg calls for transport, environment and health reforms

Frydenburg calls for transport, environment and health reforms

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg is calling for transport, environment and health reforms and the need to “cut red tape" to boost the Australian economy. Mr Frydenberg will address the Downer Oration in Adelaide on Thursday, where he is set to push for productivity reforms and argue that complacency is posing a threat to the economy. The treasurer told