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Johnson and Johnson ordered to pay $525m to cancer sufferer in US

Johnson & Johnson was ordered by a Los Angeles jury to pay $US417 million ($525 million) to a 62-year-old woman who blamed her ovarian cancer on the …

Australian News

China's global ambitions: are there lessons to be learnt from Tibet?

The man who replaced the Dalai Lama as the head of Tibet's government-in-exile has brought a troubling message to Australia. The Chinese military …

China

Hannah Rye, who took Newcastle Knights player Trent Hodkinson to her formal, has died

Hannah Rye, the brave teen who captured hearts by attending her school formal with NRL player Trent Hodkinson, has died.<p>Play Video<p>Replay Video<p>Play …

Australian News

This 17 year old boy killed in Duterte's drug war has galvanised the Philippines

<b>Bangkok</b>: Philippine police claimed it was an encounter with a drug suspect in a dark alley.<p>But CCTV footage shows that 17 year-old Kian Loyd delos …

Australian News

Well, we didn't see that coming: Jon Snow, the Night King and THAT GoT twist Beyond the Wall

<b>Warning: This contains spoilers for Game of Thrones season 7 episode 6 Beyond the Wall episode.</b><p>Just when we were all feeling so smug about having …

Game of Thrones

Toxic disaster fears: Whatever happened to the government's 'duty of care'?

Are our politicians trying to kill us? On page 1 yesterday we learnt that the federal government is unleashing thousands of chemicals onto the market …

Australian News

Save your money and your marriage. Don't buy an engagement ring.

We never bought an engagement ring back in 1983.<p>If we had any spare money – on two junior journalist wages – it would all go straight into the joint …

Australian News

Serena Williams was misquoted about her rivalry with Maria Sharapova and fans aren't happy

Serena Williams, the tennis player frequently referred to as "the #goat", has opened up to <i>Vogue</i> about how she worries her "game face" may be …

Tennis

US Judge shot in 'ambush' outside Ohio courthouse, returns fire, kills attacker

An US judge was shot on Monday morning outside his courthouse in what authorities called an ambush attack that ended when the judge and a probation …

Crime

Merriam-Webster dictionary brings Trump to heel over mistaken spelling in tweet

Showing what would happen if your computer's spell check became sentient and snarkily judgmental, whoever runs Merriam-Webster's Twitter account has …

Australian News

'How much worse can it get?': Killer Michael Cardamone told to expect long term

<b>WARNING: The content of this story may be distressing.</b><p>A desire to have sex with Karen Chetcuti Verbunt led sadistic rapist Michael Cardamone to …

Australian News

Secret Service running out of money to protect Donald Trump and his family

​<b>Washington:</b> The Secret Service said on Monday that it has enough money to cover the cost of protecting President Donald Trump and his family through …

Australian News

What could MPs possibly have to hide? The only solution is an immediate citizenship inquiry

"To lose one MP may be regarded as misfortune, to lose two looks like carelessness."<p>Remember all those Wildean-gags made at the expense of the Greens …

Australian News

Queensland school 'failed' student after gang rape allegation

A Queensland boarding school failed to properly care for a student after she was allegedly gang raped by older boys while boarding there in 2006, a …

Australian News

Journalist Kim Wall died on submarine and was buried at sea, inventor says

<b>Copenhagen:</b> The mysterious disappearance of a Swedish journalist who vanished after boarding a Danish inventor's submarine took a dark turn Monday, …

Australian News

Two of Queensland's most wanted arrested in South Australia

Two Queenslanders on the list of Australia's most wanted fugitives have been arrested.<p>It is understood Kathleen and Jonathan Grey were arrested on …

Crime

Melbourne Express: Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Melbourne Express is your morning primer - a live blog with breaking news, headlines, transport updates and weather.

Australian News

Catholic brother guilty of 'very grave' Queensland teen sexual abuse

A Catholic brother who taught music at a Queensland orphanage has been found found guilty of abusing a teenage boy in his care in the early …

Australian News

Jerry Lewis: comic legend, film trailblazer and charity fundraiser with a darker side

Jerry Lewis, who died on Sunday at age 91, delighted millions with his slapstick antics, earning a devoted following and propelling him to dizzying …

Australian News

After USS John McCain collision, US navy 'pauses' worldwide operations

The US Navy has imposed a global "operational pause" to re-evaluate its fleet, after the second collision between a naval ship and merchant ship in …

Australian News

'That's definitely him': Son spots long-lost father in Sunshine Coast car park

When Sandy Gillette and one of her sons saw the man striding towards them across a Sunshine Coast car park last summer they were too stunned to …

Australian News

Concerns from second expert emerge over justification for $5.5b West Gate Tunnel

A second transport expert hired by the Andrews government to review its proposed "congestion busting" West Gate Tunnel was critical of the road's …

Australian News

Tributes flow in for Canberra bodybuilding great Harry Haureliuk

Tributes are flowing in for Harry Haureliuk after the Canberra-based bodybuilding great died on Sunday morning.<p>Haureliuk died at 6:30am on Sunday and …

Australian News

Barcelona attack: Police shoot suspect as death toll rises to 15

Spanish police have shot confirmed that Younes Abouyaaqoub, the man suspected of driving the van that killed 13 people in Barcelona last week, has …

Terrorism

Winx to be fitted with 'magic blanket' to stop world champion mare's tardy starts

Trainer Chris Waller is considering fitting a barrier blanket to his all-conquering race mare Winx after her tardy beginning in Saturday's Warwick …

Australian News

Roosters leaning on milestone man Napa

Dylan Napa played rugby as a teenager in Queensland but changed codes after school for a reason only a hardman like him would come up with.<p>"You …

Australian News

Prince Andrew invited to show jumping champioships

Senior Australian show jumping officials have confirmed that Prince Andrew has been invited to the Australia Show Jumping Championships next month in …

Australian News

Them's fighting words from Quirk to Pacquiao promoter on Horn rematch

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk will meet with Jeff Horn's promoter on Monday to try to coax Filipino boxing legend Manny Pacquiao into a fast-tracked …

Australian News

Trump campaign meeting: lobbyist Rinat Akhmetshin has deepest ties to Kremlin

<b>Washington:</b> Rinat Akhmetshin, a Russian immigrant who met last northern summer with senior Trump campaign officials, has often struck colleagues as a …

Australian News

Whenever anything goes wrong blame the hideous influence of the left

Listen, I am sorry to have to release this small worm in your brain, but someone did it to me yonks back and there's no reason why you can't have it …

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