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    Kenya president says Nairobi hotel attack is over as gunmen killed

    Kenya president says Nairobi hotel attack is over as gunmen killed


    Kenya’s president says the alleged terrorists who stormed an upscale hotel killing at least 14 people have all been shot dead as he declared the attack...

    Kenya’s president says the alleged terrorists who stormed an upscale hotel killing at least 14 people have all been shot dead as he declared the attack over.
    Facebook enforces stricter ad rules to countries with 2019 elections

    Facebook enforces stricter ad rules to countries with 2019 elections


    Facing pressure from authorities around the world, Facebook has announced a raft of new rules on advertising in a bid to curb...

    Facing pressure from authorities around the world, Facebook has announced a raft of new rules on advertising in a bid to curb interference.
    Kate Middleton visits the Royal Opera House in recycled magenta suit dress

    Kate Middleton visits the Royal Opera House in recycled magenta suit dress


    The Duchess of Cambridge has steppedout looking majestic in magenta just two days after sister-in-law Meghan was praised for wearing the same colour on a royal...

    The Duchess of Cambridge has steppedout looking majestic in magenta just two days after sister-in-law Meghan was praised for wearing the same colour on a royal engagement.
    Doanld Trump shifts his argument for US-Mexico border wall

    Doanld Trump shifts his argument for US-Mexico border wall


    Donald Trump has changed his talking points on his border wall to detail how many other countries have built similar walls and the number is larger than you may...

    Donald Trump has changed his talking points on his border wall to detail how many other countries have built similar walls and the number is larger than you may think.
    Live day four coverage of the Australian Open, with Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic and Naomi Osaka in action

    Live day four coverage of the Australian Open, with Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic and Naomi Osaka in action


    They're the two most talked about tennis stars in the GOAT (greatest of all time) debate. But Roger Federer admitted it's advantage Serena Williams because of one incredible trait. LIVE COVERAGE...

    They're the two most talked about tennis stars in the GOAT (greatest of all time) debate. But Roger Federer admitted it's advantage Serena Williams because of one incredible trait. LIVE COVERAGE INSIDE.
    Australian road deaths down

    Australian road deaths down


    Acting Prime Minister Michael McCormack has warned against complacency despite the national road toll falling 6.4 per cent in...

    Acting Prime Minister Michael McCormack has warned against complacency despite the national road toll falling 6.4 per cent in 2018.
    LA spec home of Bruce Makowsky relisted with $US150m price tag

    LA spec home of Bruce Makowsky relisted with $US150m price tag


    This incredible LA mega-mansion complete with its own helipad and bowling alley has returned to the market $AU138 million cheaper than when it was first...

    This incredible LA mega-mansion complete with its own helipad and bowling alley has returned to the market $AU138 million cheaper than when it was first listed.
    Rotating ice disc forms in US river

    Rotating ice disc forms in US river


    Think of it as a crop circle, but in a river. A curious formation has appeared in a US...

    Think of it as a crop circle, but in a river. A curious formation has appeared in a US river.
    Lanes closed on Ipswich Road in Annerley after serious crash

    Lanes closed on Ipswich Road in Annerley after serious crash


    Police have closed the southbound lanes of a major Brisbane arterial road following a serious traffic incident involving a car and a...

    Police have closed the southbound lanes of a major Brisbane arterial road following a serious traffic incident involving a car and a pedestrian.

    Thrills and spills at the great race


    Images of cycling fans enduring a rollercoaster of emotions as they watched their heroes tear towards the Tour Down Under Stage 2 finish...

    Images of cycling fans enduring a rollercoaster of emotions as they watched their heroes tear towards the Tour Down Under Stage 2 finish line.
    Rotating ice disc draws forms in US river

    Rotating ice disc draws forms in US river


    A naturally occurring ice disc has formed on the Presumpscot River in Greater...

    A naturally occurring ice disc has formed on the Presumpscot River in Greater Portland.
    Measles warning: Man visited Revolver nightclub, Hurstbridge train line, community pool

    Measles warning: Man visited Revolver nightclub, Hurstbridge train line, community pool


    A man with the measles visited a restaurant at Melbourne nightclub Revolver, travelled on the Hurstbridge train line and went to a Prahran community pool last week, health authorities have...

    A man with the measles visited a restaurant at Melbourne nightclub Revolver, travelled on the Hurstbridge train line and went to a Prahran community pool last week, health authorities have warned.
    Jelly artist

    Jelly artist


    Meet the jelly artist who has made it her mission to make 3D jelly cakes the prettiest sweets you have ever...

    Meet the jelly artist who has made it her mission to make 3D jelly cakes the prettiest sweets you have ever seen.
    Butcher dog

    Butcher dog


    Meet the golden retriever who's spent 10 years fetching his own...

    Meet the golden retriever who's spent 10 years fetching his own treat.
    Breakthrough hives treatment

    Breakthrough hives treatment


    A remarkable new medical development to help Australians who suffer from...

    A remarkable new medical development to help Australians who suffer from hives.
    Christina Bianco's limitless range

    Christina Bianco's limitless range


    The singing sensation who can perfectly mimic dozens of famous artists prepares for her fringe...

    The singing sensation who can perfectly mimic dozens of famous artists prepares for her fringe debut.
    Food critic's cancer battle

    Food critic's cancer battle


    Food Editor Rob Broadfield gives detailed insight in the fight of his...

    Food Editor Rob Broadfield gives detailed insight in the fight of his life.
    Fire break follow

    Fire break follow


    Mandurah residents are taking on their local council over long...

    Mandurah residents are taking on their local council over long grass.
    Barty Party

    Barty Party


    Ash Barty has continued her strong start at the Australian Open with a straight sets...

    Ash Barty has continued her strong start at the Australian Open with a straight sets victory.
    Perth Scorchers on a roll

    Perth Scorchers on a roll


    The Perth Cricketers have won their last two match ups and are on their way up the...

    The Perth Cricketers have won their last two match ups and are on their way up the ladder.
    Lessons learned for young Aussie players

    Lessons learned for young Aussie players


    Langer says the batting masterclass put on by India was a valuable lesson for his young...

    Langer says the batting masterclass put on by India was a valuable lesson for his young players.
    Wild about Willie

    Wild about Willie


    West Coast player Willie Rioli slims down in preparation for the next AFl...

    West Coast player Willie Rioli slims down in preparation for the next AFl season.
    Fringe World 2019

    Fringe World 2019


    Performers are warming up for Friday's start to the third largest fringe festival in the...

    Performers are warming up for Friday's start to the third largest fringe festival in the world.
    Vegan boom

    Vegan boom


    Perth doctors say they are seeing a rise in vegan diets among...

    Perth doctors say they are seeing a rise in vegan diets among families.
    Vic youth Jamie Clavant still missing

    Vic youth Jamie Clavant still missing


    A 12-year-old Victorian boy has not been seen for nearly 48 hours and police have concerns for his welfare due to his...

    A 12-year-old Victorian boy has not been seen for nearly 48 hours and police have concerns for his welfare due to his age.
    Toddler falls from car

    Toddler falls from car


    The child was unharmed, still strapped into her seat as she fell from the moving...

    The child was unharmed, still strapped into her seat as she fell from the moving car.
    P-Plater crash

    P-Plater crash


    The car crashed into a hair salon in East Victoria Park...

    The car crashed into a hair salon in East Victoria Park overnight.
    Heatwave warning

    Heatwave warning


    An extreme heatwave across the country continues to break weather...

    An extreme heatwave across the country continues to break weather records.
    Police bust drug syndicate

    Police bust drug syndicate


    Three men have been charged over the 21 kilograms of meth...

    Three men have been charged over the 21 kilograms of meth seized.
    Scott Morrison's Pacific tour

    Scott Morrison's Pacific tour


    The Prime Minister is visiting Pacific Island countries as he tries to counter China's expanding...

    The Prime Minister is visiting Pacific Island countries as he tries to counter China's expanding influence.
    Booze ban doubts

    Booze ban doubts


    Premier Mark McGowan believes the new laws to combat problem drinking in the Pilbara won't...

    Premier Mark McGowan believes the new laws to combat problem drinking in the Pilbara won't work.
    Terror massacre

    Terror massacre


    An Australian man has been caught up in an Islamist inspired terror attack in...

    An Australian man has been caught up in an Islamist inspired terror attack in Kenya.
    Teenage boy arrested over Myer Centre break-in at Rundle Mall

    Teenage boy arrested over Myer Centre break-in at Rundle Mall


    A teenage boy has been arrested for a break in at the Myer Centre on Rundle St. Police are still searching for three other boys who were involved in the break...

    A teenage boy has been arrested for a break in at the Myer Centre on Rundle St. Police are still searching for three other boys who were involved in the break in.
    Meerkat thief convicted

    Meerkat thief convicted


    A woman who received a stolen meerkat from Perth Zoo has been given a harsher penalty than the initial...

    A woman who received a stolen meerkat from Perth Zoo has been given a harsher penalty than the initial thief.
    Fishing trip tragedy

    Fishing trip tragedy


    A man in his 70's has lost his life after his boat capsized in Peaceful...

    A man in his 70's has lost his life after his boat capsized in Peaceful Bay.
    Search for WA mother continues

    Search for WA mother continues


    Felicity Shadbolt disappeared four days ago, and police are yet to discover any...

    Felicity Shadbolt disappeared four days ago, and police are yet to discover any clues.
    Matthew White 'Not Sorry'

    Matthew White 'Not Sorry'


    A Perth man is facing years behind bars in the United States for...

    A Perth man is facing years behind bars in the United States for graffiti.
    Teenage driver dies after car crashes into creek bed

    Teenage driver dies after car crashes into creek bed


    A teenage motorist has died after the car he was driving veered off the road and crashed into a creek bed west of...

    A teenage motorist has died after the car he was driving veered off the road and crashed into a creek bed west of Brisbane.
    Theresa May's Brexit turmoil

    Theresa May's Brexit turmoil


    The Prime Minister suffered a historic defeat, with the Brexit deal being voted down 432 to...

    The Prime Minister suffered a historic defeat, with the Brexit deal being voted down 432 to 202.
    Matthew Tonkin inquest: specialist calls for Australia to have real-time prescription monitoring

    Matthew Tonkin inquest: specialist calls for Australia to have real-time prescription monitoring


    A doctor has told the inquest of a WA soldier who overdosed on painkillers after ‘doctor-shopping’ said it would have helped to have had access to the “vital information” in his army medical...

    A doctor has told the inquest of a WA soldier who overdosed on painkillers after ‘doctor-shopping’ said it would have helped to have had access to the “vital information” in his army medical records.
    Missing Northam man’s car found in Mundaring

    Missing Northam man’s car found in Mundaring


    John Irvine, who lives with dementia, left his home on Sunday morning and never...

    John Irvine, who lives with dementia, left his home on Sunday morning and never returned.
    Fred Botica attacked on roads

    Fred Botica attacked on roads


    One of Perth's most well known radio personalities has been knocked off his...

    One of Perth's most well known radio personalities has been knocked off his scooter.
    Melbourne woman found dead after tram ride

    Melbourne woman found dead after tram ride


    A woman found dead in Melbourne's north after being assaulted may have been followed after getting off a tram with police investigating her final...

    A woman found dead in Melbourne's north after being assaulted may have been followed after getting off a tram with police investigating her final moments.
    Toby Price takes the lead

    Toby Price takes the lead


    The young Australian has ridden through the pain of a fractured wrist to take the lead in the Dakar...

    The young Australian has ridden through the pain of a fractured wrist to take the lead in the Dakar Rally.
    Tour Down Under

    Tour Down Under


    Surprise winner Patrick Bevin out sprinted Caleb Ewan to win stage...

    Surprise winner Patrick Bevin out sprinted Caleb Ewan to win stage 2.
    Socceroos proceed to knockouts

    Socceroos proceed to knockouts


    After a 3-1 win over Syria, the Australian side move on to the knockout round of the Asia...

    After a 3-1 win over Syria, the Australian side move on to the knockout round of the Asia Cup.
    Ash Barty on a roll

    Ash Barty on a roll


    Ash Barty continues to dominate her competition as we look at the latest from the Australian...

    Ash Barty continues to dominate her competition as we look at the latest from the Australian open.
    Invaluable lessons learned

    Invaluable lessons learned


    Justin Langer says the lessons in game management dealt out by India will be invaluable for the young...

    Justin Langer says the lessons in game management dealt out by India will be invaluable for the young side.
    Trump hosts fast food feast

    Trump hosts fast food feast


    The US President was forced to outsource the catering as the White House Chefs take a leave of...

    The US President was forced to outsource the catering as the White House Chefs take a leave of absence.
    Are you up for an Italian Sabbatical?

    Are you up for an Italian Sabbatical?


    Does living in southern Italy and experiencing village life for three months sound like the sabbatical you've been searching...

    Does living in southern Italy and experiencing village life for three months sound like the sabbatical you've been searching for?
    Razor commercial divides consumers

    Razor commercial divides consumers


    The new advertisement has sparked debate for its controversial take on modern...

    The new advertisement has sparked debate for its controversial take on modern masculinity.
    Ricky Ponting wants Will Pucovski to walk straight into Test side at the Gabba

    Ricky Ponting wants Will Pucovski to walk straight into Test side at the Gabba


    Rather than trying to fit three batsmen into two spots, Ponting believes Pucovski should go straight into the Test side, leaving Renshaw and Burns to battle it...

    Rather than trying to fit three batsmen into two spots, Ponting believes Pucovski should go straight into the Test side, leaving Renshaw and Burns to battle it out.
    Macaulay Culkin opens up about friendship with Michael Jackson

    Macaulay Culkin opens up about friendship with Michael Jackson


    Former child star Macaulay Culkin has opened up about his eyebrow-raising relationship with the late Michael Jackson, saying “it made...

    Former child star Macaulay Culkin has opened up about his eyebrow-raising relationship with the late Michael Jackson, saying “it made sense”.
    Petrol stations set for fuel pump blitz

    Petrol stations set for fuel pump blitz


    Petrol pump inspectors are finding a rising number of drivers are being short...

    Petrol pump inspectors are finding a rising number of drivers are being short changed.
    Boating tragedy on fishing trip

    Boating tragedy on fishing trip


    A 70-year-old man lost his life after capsizing in Peaceful...

    A 70-year-old man lost his life after capsizing in Peaceful Bay.
    Cereal stopping killer diseases

    Cereal stopping killer diseases


    A new study has revealed eating a bowl of high fibre cereal for breakfast can reduce the risk of heart...

    A new study has revealed eating a bowl of high fibre cereal for breakfast can reduce the risk of heart disease.
    Sisters help disadvantaged students

    Sisters help disadvantaged students


    The two girls took to the streets to raise much needed funds to help get school equipment for struggling...

    The two girls took to the streets to raise much needed funds to help get school equipment for struggling families.
    Thief's jewellery robbery thwarted

    Thief's jewellery robbery thwarted


    The would be thief broke into the jewellery store to find all of the boxes...

    The would be thief broke into the jewellery store to find all of the boxes empty.
    Serial criminal released into community

    Serial criminal released into community


    Robert Fardon has been released unsupervised into the community, causing wide-spread...

    Robert Fardon has been released unsupervised into the community, causing wide-spread alarm.
    Perth train jumper Matthew White faces jail time in US

    Perth train jumper Matthew White faces jail time in US


    The man who was filmed last year leaping into the Swan River from the roof of a speeding train faces four years in a US jail if convicted over a costly graffiti...

    The man who was filmed last year leaping into the Swan River from the roof of a speeding train faces four years in a US jail if convicted over a costly graffiti “spraycation”.
    Wildlife warrior fights for crocodiles

    Wildlife warrior fights for crocodiles


    Terry Irwin is calling on the Queensland government to reverse new crocodile egg harvesting...

    Terry Irwin is calling on the Queensland government to reverse new crocodile egg harvesting laws.
    Carol Channing dies at 97

    Carol Channing dies at 97


    The Broadway star is best known for her role in "Hello...

    The Broadway star is best known for her role in "Hello Dolly!"
    Prime Minister arrives in Vanuatu

    Prime Minister arrives in Vanuatu


    Scott Morrison discussed trade and immigration with the countries leaders after pledging billions of dollars to the pacific...

    Scott Morrison discussed trade and immigration with the countries leaders after pledging billions of dollars to the pacific neighbours.
    No clear criteria for $444m reef grant

    No clear criteria for $444m reef grant


    An audit has found the $444 million grant made to the Great Barrier Reef Foundation didn't come with enough detail about what it should be used to...

    An audit has found the $444 million grant made to the Great Barrier Reef Foundation didn't come with enough detail about what it should be used to achieve.
    US toddler's near miss

    US toddler's near miss


    A dash cam caught footage of the child flinging from her mother's...

    A dash cam caught footage of the child flinging from her mother's car.
    Warnings over recent child abuse

    Warnings over recent child abuse


    Police have issued a warning to parents after a month long investigation into child...

    Police have issued a warning to parents after a month long investigation into child abuse.
    SA weather: Heat wave continues, temperatures approach 50 in state’s far north

    SA weather: Heat wave continues, temperatures approach 50 in state’s far north


    Spare a thought for those in the hottest parts of SA, where life goes on despite scorching temperatures. After its hottest ever day, 49.0C on Tuesday, Tarcoola barely cooled on Wednesday with a top temperature of at...

    Spare a thought for those in the hottest parts of SA, where life goes on despite scorching temperatures. After its hottest ever day, 49.0C on Tuesday, Tarcoola barely cooled on Wednesday with a top temperature of at 48.7C.
    Scorching summer days underway

    Scorching summer days underway


    The severe weather has already hit Adelaide and Canberra, the first of many Australian cities that will be effected by the...

    The severe weather has already hit Adelaide and Canberra, the first of many Australian cities that will be effected by the heatwave.
    Group arrested in drug sting

    Group arrested in drug sting


    A flight attendant was among the group arrested in Melbourne following a Malaysian drug trafficking...

    A flight attendant was among the group arrested in Melbourne following a Malaysian drug trafficking bust.
    Premier's doubts over booze ban

    Premier's doubts over booze ban


    McGowan is skeptical the alcohol restriction laws in the Pilbara will reduce problem...

    McGowan is skeptical the alcohol restriction laws in the Pilbara will reduce problem drinking.
    Embarrassing blow to Theresa May

    Embarrassing blow to Theresa May


    The Prime Minister's controversial Brexit campaign was rejected 432 votes...

    The Prime Minister's controversial Brexit campaign was rejected 432 votes 202.
    Meerkat thief faces harsh penalty

    Meerkat thief faces harsh penalty


    Amy Cummins faces prison time for her part in the theft of a meerkat from Perth zoo last...

    Amy Cummins faces prison time for her part in the theft of a meerkat from Perth zoo last year.
    Deadly attack in Kenya

    Deadly attack in Kenya


    At least 14 people have lost their lives after a terrorist attack on a luxury hotel complex in...

    At least 14 people have lost their lives after a terrorist attack on a luxury hotel complex in Kenya.
    Graffiti artist faces jail time

    Graffiti artist faces jail time


    An Australian man wanted for jumping off a moving train into the Swan River is now facing jail time in the US for other...

    An Australian man wanted for jumping off a moving train into the Swan River is now facing jail time in the US for other crimes.
    Northam man missing for three days

    Northam man missing for three days


    John Irvine, a 67-year-old with dementia, disappeared Sunday...

    John Irvine, a 67-year-old with dementia, disappeared Sunday morning.
    Search for missing mum continues

    Search for missing mum continues


    Felicity Shadbolt has now been missing in the Pilbara for four...

    Felicity Shadbolt has now been missing in the Pilbara for four days.
    Body found believed to be missing German tourist Monika Billen

    Body found believed to be missing German tourist Monika Billen


    A BODY believed to be that of missing German tourist Monika Billen has been located during aerial searches east of Alice Springs...

    A BODY believed to be that of missing German tourist Monika Billen has been located during aerial searches east of Alice Springs today
    Missing fisherman found on board vessel

    Missing fisherman found on board vessel


    A fisherman whose apparent disappearance from a boat off Queensland sparked a massive search has been found alive - and still on the vessel that had been part of a flotilla looking for...

    A fisherman whose apparent disappearance from a boat off Queensland sparked a massive search has been found alive - and still on the vessel that had been part of a flotilla looking for him.
    Victorian senator Jacinta Collins retires

    Victorian senator Jacinta Collins retires


    Victorian Labor senator Jacinta Collins, who has held the post for more than 20 years, will retire from politics at this year's...

    Victorian Labor senator Jacinta Collins, who has held the post for more than 20 years, will retire from politics at this year's election.
    Alleged hit-run driver Romano Andreucci released on bail

    Alleged hit-run driver Romano Andreucci released on bail


    An alleged Bridgewater hit-run driver has been granted bail after defence and prosecutors agreed on his release conditions, a court has...

    An alleged Bridgewater hit-run driver has been granted bail after defence and prosecutors agreed on his release conditions, a court has heard.
    Hawkshot shows promise in Sandown win

    Hawkshot shows promise in Sandown win


    Three-year-old Hawkshot has raced to an impressive win at Sandown but his jockey insists the gelding's racing manners need to improve for him to rise in...

    Three-year-old Hawkshot has raced to an impressive win at Sandown but his jockey insists the gelding's racing manners need to improve for him to rise in class.
    HulkSmashFood eats five pizzas in one sitting

    HulkSmashFood eats five pizzas in one sitting


    Despite being his third food challenge for the day, Cal had no problem taking down five pizzas at Northbridge Brewing...

    Despite being his third food challenge for the day, Cal had no problem taking down five pizzas at Northbridge Brewing Co.
    Army criticised over soldier's death in NT

    Army criticised over soldier's death in NT


    The Australian Army has been criticised by the Northern Territory Coroner over the death of Private Jason Challis, 25, during live fire...

    The Australian Army has been criticised by the Northern Territory Coroner over the death of Private Jason Challis, 25, during live fire training.
    Pranksters give new meaning to

    Pranksters give new meaning to "car pool"


    The car filled with water was spotted driving through a bottle-o in South...

    The car filled with water was spotted driving through a bottle-o in South Australia.
    Heatwave conditions continue in Australia

    Heatwave conditions continue in Australia


    The mercury has hit almost 49C in some parts of the country as Australia swelters through a week-long...

    The mercury has hit almost 49C in some parts of the country as Australia swelters through a week-long heatwave