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The Latest: French leader urges calm in North Korea crisis

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the North Korea crisis (all times local):<p>10:20 a.m.<p>French President Emmanuel Macron has called on all sides in the …

North Korea

Former Joint Chiefs Chair Mullen 'Extremely Concerned' About North Korea Situation

WASHINGTON — Retired Navy Adm. Mike Mullen, the former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, said he is "extremely concerned" about heightened tensions between North Korea and the United States and expressed concern that disproportional responses and unintended consequences from any military …

West Bank freedom crackdown as new law jails Palestinian Authority critics

Affaf Jaqarna's husband Mamdouh never came home from work last Tuesday.<p>"Until this moment we have not heard anything about him," Ms Jaqarana told the …

Discount dentist | 9 News Perth

‘Coerced into working’: Madeleine fell victim to public holiday ‘myth’

Retail worker Madeleine Wright. Picture: Christopher Pearce<p>Boxing Day trading will be extended throughout New South Wales despite a review showing …

Boxing Day

Australia's deputy PM Barnaby Joyce revealed to be a New Zealander

NZ confirms that the Nationals leader is a citizen – threatening Malcolm Turnbull’s one-seat majority<p>Australia’s deputy prime minister, Barnaby Joyce, may be ineligible to sit in the country’s parliament after it emerged he is a New Zealand citizen.<p>Joyce is potentially the fifth politician in …

In 1939, I didn’t hear war coming. Now its thundering approach can’t be ignored | Harry Leslie Smith

As a teenager I would just laugh at newsreels of Hitler and other fascists. I hope what happened next is not witnessed again by my grandchildren’s generation<p>• Author Harry Leslie Smith, 94, is a second world war RAF veteran<p>A chill of remembrance has come over me during this August month. It feels …

Middle East

Luke Lazarus rape case: NSW director of public prosecutions to appeal acquittal

The New South Wales director of public prosecutions is appealing against the acquittal of a Sydney man accused of raping a woman in an alleyway.<p>Luke Andrew Lazarus, 25, was in early May acquitted of raping the then 18-year-old woman behind Soho nightclub in 2013.<p>He had previously spent time in jail …


'I learnt a lot in juvie' : the Aboriginal boy who grew up in detention

The Last Eagle Hunters Of Mongolia | Foreign Correspondent

Australia Wide: One crisis centre is taking a new approach to tackling youth homelessness

Donald Trump and Sanctuary Cities

More women are signing up to the military despite the male-centered culture

Who killed Seth Rich?

John McCain labels Vladimir Putin a bigger threat than Islamic State

The Siege: Part One - A Four Corners special two-part investigation

Smoke Haze | 9 News Perth

Ghost Trains | 9 News Perth

Battle for Mosul: The final frontline - BBC News

South Korea: Moon says missile defense probe not aimed to reverse deal

FBI arrests 19 high-ranking New York mobsters including 'Paulie Roast Beef' and 'Joey Glasses'

Federal agents in New York have arrested the alleged leaders of the Lucchese crime family, a network of criminals who were the source of inspiration …


Matthew Leveson case: Can Michael Atkins be tried for boyfriend's murder again?

Michael Atkins could be charged with the murder of Matthew Leveson for a second time, one of New South Wales' top legal experts says, but police …


Education inquiry snub leaves state governments angry

The states have fired another shot at the Commonwealth in the long-running battle over school funding — this time arguing they have been blocked from …


Brett Forte killing: Police remove damaged vehicles from deadly siege scene

Police vehicles riddled with bullet holes and other damage have been removed from the scene of a siege near Gatton, where officer Brett Forte was …


Confidential documents left in closed Darwin detention centre, court papers say

An advocacy group is concerned the privacy of people seeking asylum in Australia may have been breached, after claims in court documents that …

Scott Morrison

Billionaire Elon Musk says these 2 novels made him more successful

Before Elon Musk began launching rockets into space or boring holes underneath Los Angeles to build high-speed trains, he was a kid with an …

It's getting harder to say Russian meddling didn't actually help lead to Trump's victory and Clinton's loss

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Before we get to James Comey, fake Russian intelligence and the fact that it's getting very hard to say the Russians didn't affect the outcome of the election, let's start this with the obvious caveat that there were a great many factors that led to Hillary Clinton's loss to …

Donald Trump

Trump Says He Does Not Know Jared Kushner Very Well

TAORMINA, Italy (The Borowitz Report)—Donald J. Trump on Saturday accused the media of exaggerating his relationship with Jared Kushner, asserting that “I don’t know him very well.”<p>“He’s someone I would see around the office and who, I guess, was working for me,” Trump told reporters on the last …

Donald Trump

Jared Kushner's charmed life is about to come to a screeching halt | Walter Shapiro

Now that he is ensnared in an FBI investigation, his life in the coming months and maybe years will be a study in misery<p>Perhaps Jared Kushner really believed that his New York real estate skills set him up to bring peace to the Middle East, solve the opioid crisis, run a government Swat team of …