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Several killed in Kabul hotel gun attack

Several people were killed when gunmen attacked Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel, seizing hostages and exchanging gunfire with security forces as the building in th...

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Queensland Tourism Industry Council calls for positive forecasts

The Queensland Tourism Industry Council has attacked the bureau of meteorology,for being too negative in its forecasting, saying it is discouraging day-trippers from visiting...

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Fire damage to Salvin Park Blue Care Nursing Home

Drone footage of damage caused to the abandoned Salvin Park Blue Care Nursing Home on Creek Rd, Carina Heights by a deliberately lit fire. Video: Adrian Schrinner...

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‘What do you define as bullying?’

NOTHING can be done to stop bullying until we redefine the word and remove the emotion from the debate, the father of a young Territory teen who has been relentlessly bullied...

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Rugby league Immortal Graeme Langlands dies

Rugby league Immortal Graeme 'Changa' Langlands, who was capped 45 times for Australia, dies aged 76...

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Queensland Tourism Industry Council calls for positive forecasts

The Queensland Tourism Industry Council has attacked the bureau of meteorology,for being too negative in its forecasting, saying it is discouraging day-trippers from visiting...

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Police Helicopter Gets Upclose WIth Royal National Park Fires. Credit – PolAir – NSW Police Force Airwing via Storyful

A New South Wales Police helicopter got upclose with bushfires burning at the Royal National Park, south of Sydney, on January 20. More than 100 firefighters were deployed and...

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Women’s March Fills Fly Over Above Interstate 5 in Downtown Seattle. Credit – kafkashomegirl via Storyful

The Women’s March in Seattle filled the Pine Street flyover of Interstate 5, stretching more than a quarter mile, on January 20. Marchers were at a standstill in this aerial...

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Crows go down to Dockers in trial match

ASK  Adelaide’s Sophie Armitstead, and Fremantle’s Amy Lavell and Taylor Bresland­ if last night’s clash was just an AFLW trial...

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Third consecutive day above 40C

MUCH of NSW is set to endure another sweltering day as Sydney’s west heads for a third consecutive maximum of 40C, with the mercury set to hit 47C in the state’s outback...

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Police Helicopter Gets Upclose WIth Royal National Park Fires. Credit – PolAir – NSW Police Force Airwing via Storyful

A New South Wales Police helicopter got upclose with bushfires burning at the Royal National Park, south of Sydney, on January 20. More than 100 firefighters were deployed and...

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Curtain raised on new $1.6 billion Perth stadium

The WA Premier welcomes crowds to Perth's $1.6 billion sport stadium for the first time, with tens of thousands of people expected to visit throughout the day...

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Women’s March Fills Fly Over Above Interstate 5 in Downtown Seattle. Credit – kafkashomegirl via Storyful

The Women’s March in Seattle filled the Pine Street flyover of Interstate 5, stretching more than a quarter mile, on January 20. Marchers were at a standstill in this aerial...

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Women to have Tour Down Under prize money 'topped up' to match men

Women who competed in this year's Tour Down Under will receive additional prize money to match the amount awarded to their male counterparts, with the SA Sports M...

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Drone Offers Birds-Eye View of Kilauea Volcano Lava Flow. Credit – John Tarson/EpicLava Tours via Storyful

Drone footage captured an amazing view of lava flowing from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano on Friday, January 19. In the footage, people can be seen hiking within throwing distanc...

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Koala takes a dip as temperatures soar

Even koalas aren't immune to the heatwave gripping South Australia, with this one taking a ten-minute dip in the city's east...

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What’s in your stars for the week?

WHAT is in your stars for the week? Whether it’s love or a new job, we have got your horoscopes covered...

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Both sides are playing politics with the shutdown, and both will pay with voters

The US Government shutdown is delicious timing for the Democrats, but the Republicans too are playing politics, and the approach of both parties to the funding deal will be vi...

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Both Republicans and Democrats will pay with voters for playing politics with shutdown

The US Government shutdown is delicious timing for the Democrats, but the Republicans too are playing politics, and the approach of both parties to the funding deal willl be v...

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Drone Offers Birds-Eye View of Kilauea Volcano Lava Flow. Credit – John Tarson/EpicLava Tours via Storyful

Drone footage captured an amazing view of lava flowing from Hawaii’s Kilauea volcano on Friday, January 19. In the footage, people can be seen hiking within throwing distanc...

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Koala takes a dip as temperatures soar

Even koalas aren't immune to the heatwave gripping South Australia, with this one taking a ten-minute dip in the city's east...

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Third consecutive day above 40C

MUCH of NSW is set to endure another sweltering day as Sydney’s west heads for a third consecutive maximum of 40C, with the mercury set to hit 47C in the state’s outback...

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Several dead as gunmen storm Kabul hotel

Residents and staff are forced to flee Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel after gunmen storm the building, leaving several people dead...

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Arnold reveals FFA talks abut coaching Socceroos

Graham Arnold confirms he is among the candidates to replace Ange Postecoglou as Socceroos head coach ahead of the World Cup in Russia after speaking to the FFA...

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Arnold reveals FFA approach to coach Socceroos at World Cup

Graham Arnold confirms he has been approached by Football Federation Australia to replace Ange Postecoglou as Socceroos head coach ahead of the World Cup in Russia...

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What emergency services learnt from the Bourke St attack

While the memories of "human misery" and "war-like scenes" during the Bourke Street attack remain for the emergency respond...

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One year, 3,000km, five pairs of boots: Lucy Barnard's record-making walk

Step by step, Lucy Barnard is hoping to do something no woman in the world has done before: walk the length of the world from Argentina to Alaska...

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The Korean War, a family divided and an Australian Olympian... one hell of a bedtime story

June Kang used to tell her son bedtime stories about the Korean War and how it divided her family. Now he's competing in the Winter Olympics, and she hopes the Ga...

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Australian whose family was divided by Korean War to compete in Pyeongchang Olympics

June Kang used to tell her son bedtime stories about the Korean War and how it divided her family. Now he's competing in the Winter Olympics, and she hopes the Ga...

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Man found with stab wound

A MAN has been taken to hospital with apparent stab wounds after being found on a Surfers Paradise street...

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Man found dead after motorised buggy falls into creek

A 52-year-old man is found dead after a motorised buggy veered down a concrete embankment and into a creek in Melbourne's east...

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‘Annihilated’: McLachlan hits out

HIS career “annihilated” by claims of sexual misconduct and bullying, former Rocky Horror Show and Neighbours star Craig McLachlan has vowed “truth will come out”...

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After-school care places shortage leaves parents 'scrambling'

Many working parents in Brisbane face a logistical nightmare about what to do with their kids before and after school with a massive shortage of after school care places in Br...

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After school care places shortage leaves parents 'scrambling'

Many working parents in Brisbane face a logistical nightmare about what to do with their kids before and after school with a massive shortage of after school care places in Br...

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Perth Stadium will blow everyone away, even the most ardent critics

It was the subject of arguments and controversy even before a single brick was laid, but Perth Stadium's unveiling today will reveal a stunning structure the whol...

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Melania Trump reflects on her first year as First Lady

Melania Trump has reflected on the privileges and responsibilities of being the First Lady of the United States...

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Shattered Barty laments missed opportunity at Australian Open

Ashleigh Barty is inspired to become a contender at future majors after being left disappointed by her Australian Open exit in the third round at Melbourne Park...

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Record low bird count as algae chokes Coorong wetlands

Thick algae is affecting shorebirds' migration to southern Australia, a researcher warns, as he questions whether Australia is meeting its international wetlands...

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Tangalooma's island paradise becomes a 'nightmare' for some property owners

Property owners on Moreton Island break their silence about a "David and Goliath" dispute with the island's management, which they say i...

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Why a slice of Tangalooma's island paradise has become a 'nightmare' for some

Property owners on Moreton Island break their silence about a "David and Goliath" dispute with the island's management, which they say i...

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Man Shouts ‘It’s Not Your Body’ to Los Angeles Women’s Marchers. Credit – Twitter/calmfulsoul via Storyful

Thousands gathered in downtown Los Angeles, California, on Saturday, January 20, for Women’s March 2018. Some of the marchers encountered a man, standing with another man we...

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Roof collapses on elderly woman in bed

AN 89-year-old woman was crushed by a section of roof above her bedroom overnight when beams, lining and gyprock collapsed while she slept...

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Man Shouts ‘It’s Not Your Body’ to Los Angeles Women’s Marchers. Credit – Twitter/calmfulsoul via Storyful

Thousands gathered in downtown Los Angeles, California, on Saturday, January 20, for Women’s March 2018. Some of the marchers encountered a man, standing with another man we...

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Major US landmarks closed as blame game erupts over shutdown

US President Donald Trump has a rocky start to his second year in office, with landmarks like the Statue of Liberty closed as bickering over the Government shutdown continues...

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US landmarks closed as shutdown stalemate shows no signs of easing

US President Donald Trump has a rocky start to his second year in office, with landmarks like the Statue of Liberty closed as bickering over the government shutdown continues...

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Sydney bushfire destroys 600 hectares

THE Royal National Park south of Sydney will remain closed on Sunday after an out of control fire tore through bushland and forced hundreds of hikers and tourists to be rescue...

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Women’s March 2.0 draws on Trump opposition

Despite more modest expectations this year, Women's March organizers hope to build on the raw energy felt by Trump opponents and channel it into gains for progres...

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Gunmen attack Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel, take hostages

A group of as many as four gunmen attacked the Intercontinental Hotel in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday night, seizing hostages and exchanging gunfire with security forc...

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Gunmen attack Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel

A group of as many as four gunmen attacked the Intercontinental Hotel in the Afghan capital Kabul and were exchanging fire with security forces on Saturday as residents and st...

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Sydney bushfire destroys 600 hectares

THE Royal National Park south of Sydney will remain closed on Sunday after an out of control fire tore through bushland and forced hundreds of hikers and tourists to be rescue...

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Reality of brutal gang in Australia

IN THE US, they are public enemy No.1...

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'The chefs cry in their kitchens': Legendary French chef Paul Bocuse dies at 91

French President Emmanuel Macron leads the tributes after Paul Bocuse, the master chef who defined French cuisine for more than a half-century and put it on tables around the...

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Reality of brutal gang in Australia

IN THE US, they are public enemy No.1...

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Woman dies in light plane crash in north-east Tasmania

A woman dies and a male passenger is in hospital after a light plane crash on private property in Tasmania's north-east...

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One dead in light plane crash in north-east Tasmania

A female passenger dies while a male passenger is in hospital after a light plane crash on private property in Tasmania's north-east...

ABC

'Feel like I'm going to pass out': Melting inside an ice-cream van on a 38C day

Sarah and Carl Wicken endure 50-degree heat inside their ice-cream van to refresh Canberrans every summer day, in an effort to keep kids happy and an old-fashioned business co...

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'Feel like I'm going to pass out': Melting inside an ice-cream truck on a 38C day

Sarah and Carl Wicken endure 50-degree heat inside their ice-cream truck to refresh Canberrans every summer day, in an effort to keep kids happy and a dwindling business conce...

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Bizarre call to ban ‘rain’ from weather forecasts

QUEENSLAND’S tourism industry has attacked the weather bureau for being too negative in its forecasting, saying it is discouraging day-trippers...

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Thousands of women protest Trump anniversary, but he says they should be thankful

As thousands of women take to the streets in hundreds of US cities for the second Women's March, US President Donald Trump urges them to celebrate his time in the...

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Women's March protesters blast Trump, but he says they should be thankful

As thousands of women take to the streets in hundreds of US cities for the second Women's March, US President Donald Trump urges them to celebrate his time in the...

ABC

Women protest Trump anniversary, but he says they should be thankful

As thousands of women take to the streets in hundreds of US cities for the second Women's March, US President Donald Trump urges them to celebrate his time in the...

ABC

Women’s March 2.0 draws on Trump opposition

Despite more modest expectations this year, Women's March organizers hope to build on the raw energy felt by Trump opponents and channel it into gains for progres...

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Gunmen attack Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel, take hostages

A group of as many as four gunmen attacked the Intercontinental Hotel in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday night, seizing hostages and exchanging gunfire with security forc...

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Don't have kids until you're ready is the advice from goat breeders

Goats are adorable (no kidding), but before you jump in and adopt them as pets, find out if you're really prepared to make the commitment...

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Bizarre call to ban ‘rain’ from weather forecasts

QUEENSLAND’S tourism industry has attacked the weather bureau for being too negative in its forecasting, saying it is discouraging day-trippers...

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Researchers discover 26 underwater volcanoes

Researchers have identified 26 volcanoes buried about 250 metres below the seabed under the sea south of Australia. They used geomapping technology, similar to that used to pr...

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Warplanes Audible Overhead as Multiple Air Strikes Hit al-Latamneh. Credit – Ahmed Hamwy via Storyful

Explosions cracked through the air as warplanes flew overhead dropping munitions on al-Latamneh and Kafr Zaytna located in Hama in Syria on January 19. The bombardment caused...

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Researchers discover 26 underwater volcanoes

Researchers have identified 26 volcanoes buried about 250 metres below the seabed under the sea south of Australia. They used geomapping technology, similar to that used to pr...

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Work starts on plan to improve life on Aboriginal town-based reserves in WA

An ambitious plan to improve living conditions and 'normalise' service delivery at 37 Aboriginal sites across WA is underway, more than a century aft...

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Warplanes Audible Overhead as Multiple Air Strikes Hit al-Latamneh. Credit – Ahmed Hamwy via Storyful

Explosions cracked through the air as warplanes flew overhead dropping munitions on al-Latamneh and Kafr Zaytna located in Hama in Syria on January 19. The bombardment caused...

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Indigenous women help tag endangered turtles in WA for first time

Aboriginal women from WA's Gascoyne are involved in tagging endangered loggerhead turtles on Dirk Hartog Island for the first time...

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Wreck hunter confident renewed search for MH370 will deliver answers

Blaine Gibson, the self-styled wreck hunter searching for missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370, "firmly" believes the plane will be found — just...

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Deadly Fire at Prague Hotel Leaves 9 Injured. Credit – Filip Horký via Storyful

Czech emergency services said at least two people were killed in a fire at the Eurostars David hotel in Prague Saturday night, January 20. Dozens of firefighters were on hand...

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Deadly Fire at Prague Hotel Leaves 9 Injured. Credit – Filip Horký via Storyful

Czech emergency services said at least two people were killed in a fire at the Eurostars David hotel in Prague Saturday night, January 20. Dozens of firefighters were on hand...

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Shutdown begins as deadline passes without a deal in Congress

- The U.S. government shut down at midnight on Friday after Democrats and Republicans failed to reach a last-minute deal to fund its operations, divided in a bitter dispute ov...

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Military operation in Syria’s Afrin has started, Erdogan says

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said an operation in Syria's Kurdish-controlled Afrin region had begun and promised to wipe out terrorists in the region. Rough c...

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Protesters rally in Jordan against Pence visit

Almost 70 people held signs and chanted that the U.S. Vice President was 'not welcome' in Jordan...

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Power to the Polls: Women’s March 2.0 takes to the streets in NYC

Thousands of protesters took to the streets of New York on Saturday for the second Women's March...

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After Congress fails to reach deal, government begins scaling back

After Congress failed to reach a budget deal overnight, shutting down the U.S government, federal agencies are expected to begin scaling back on Saturday. Nathan Frandino repo...

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North Korea’s Winter Games involvement confirmed

North Korea will send 22 athletes to the Winter Games in the neighboring South next month and compete in three sports and five disciplines, the International Olympic Committee...

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'We will tear them down': Turkey launches attack on US-backed Kurds in northern Syria

The Turkish army launches an attack on the Syrian city of Afrin, held by US-supported Kurdish militia, opening yet another front in war-torn Syria...

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From Charlottesville to covfefe: The biggest moments from one year of President Trump

We had travel bans, "bigger" buttons, the Russia probe and a massive tax overhaul. And covfefe. Here are the top 10 moments from Donald Trump&amp...

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My family's Africa connection a story of love, tragedy, opera and war

It's a tale of romance, opera and war. Africa correspondent Sally Sara discovers one of her relatives lived in Nairobi more than a century ago, and was at the hea...

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Why we should forget losing weight and focus on healthy habits

Losing weight is often presented as the gateway to good health. But shifting the focus away from body size and onto healthy behaviours would benefit us all, experts say...

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On the hunt for sugarbag bee honey in outback Queensland

Sugarbag honey comes from native Australian bees, and is a popular form of bush tucker. It also has similar medicinal properties as manuka honey, and there is a growing commer...

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The biggest moments from one year of President Trump

We had travel bans, "bigger" buttons, the Russia probe and a massive tax overhaul. And covfefe. Here are the top 10 moments from Donald Trump&amp...

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From Charlottesville to covfefe: The 10 biggest moments from one year of President Trump

We had travel bans, "bigger" buttons, the Russia probe and a massive tax overhaul. And covfefe. Here are the top 10 moments from Donald Trump&amp...

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Discord and division: a year of Trump

Some of the harshest lines of Donald Trump's inauguration speech on January 20, 2017, were the ones in which he described what he said was the reality for many US...

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Kim Dotcom marries, sues NZ government

German-born internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom has married his fiance Elizabeth Donnelly in Queenstown, and celebrated by serving "a multi-billion-dollar damage...

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Rocket Man, Russia and ‘America First’

Thorny global issues abound a year into the Trump Presidency...

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Pope skips Argentina in Latin America tour

Pope Francis has greeted followers in the streets of Buenos Aires - but not in his home country of Argentina...

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Shutdown begins as deadline passes without a deal in Congress

- The U.S. government shut down at midnight on Friday after Democrats and Republicans failed to reach a last-minute deal to fund its operations, divided in a bitter dispute ov...

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Gunmen hit Kabul’s Intercontinental Hotel

A group of three or four gunmen are attacking the Intercontinental Hotel in the Afghan capital Kabul and exchanging fire with security forces, an interior ministry spokesman s...

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Fire at warehouse near New Delhi kills 17

Seventeen people are dead after a fire broke out at a warehouse in an industrial area on the outskirts of India's capital...

The Australian

Turkish strikes Syrian Kurdish militia

Turkish warplanes have struck positions of a US-backed Kurdish militia in Syria's Afrin province, opening a new front in the Syrian civil war and raising the pros...

The Australian

Fires continue to burn across New South Wales

Authorities are remaining on high alert, as a bushfire continues to burn south of Sydney. The blaze at the Royal National Park has now been downgraded from an emergency warnin...

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Fires continue to burn across New South Wales

Authorities are remaining on high alert, as a bushfire continues to burn south of Sydney. The blaze at the Royal National Park has now been downgraded from an emergency warnin...

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Trump labels govt shutdown ‘nice present’

US President Donald Trump has blamed Democrats for the failure of budget talks that have forced the US government to shut down. On the first anniversary of his inauguration as...

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Military operation in Syria’s Afrin has started, Erdogan says

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said an operation in Syria's Kurdish-controlled Afrin region had begun and promised to wipe out terrorists in the region. Rough c...

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Civilians Injured in Turkish Airstrikes on Afrin, Kurdish Reports Say. Credit – ANHA via Storyful

Turkish warplanes hit Kurdish positions in the area of Afrin, destroying “observation posts and many other targets” on January 20, according to Turkish media. Turkey kicke...

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