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Teen charged with attempted murder after allegedly shooting arrow at police

A teenage boy has been charged with attempted murder after allegedly shooting an arrow at police in Sale. Police allege the 17-year-old boy was acting erratically and refused to leave a property on Dugan Street, in the town’s north east, for several hours on Thursday. The boy allegedly shot the …

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Four people treated after blaze rips through home in Brisbane’s north

“All persons were out of the single-storey house when crews arrived. “It appears the rear of the structure was fully involved.” Two teenage girls suffered significant burns and were taken in serious conditions to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital with critical-care paramedics and the high-acuity response unit on board. …

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NRL insist controversial Trbojevic sin bin was correct

But the NRL’s head of football Graham Annesley strongly rebuked the suggestion, after he and Hasler also spoke following the match. “It was a professional foul in a try-scoring situation,” Annesley said. Jake Trbojevic (left) reacts to being sin-binned in last night’s loss to South Sydney.Credit:AAP “Last week I publicly …

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Dragons to chance their arm in must-win Warriors clash

Wheeler and the rest of the Dragons pack would no doubt have seen the fearsome display the Warriors put on, but she said that they are prepared for anything. “The Warriors forwards did an amazing job,” Wheeler said. “Credit to the Roosters as well, they absolutely battered each other.” Holli …

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Brawl on street lands three teens in hospital after stabbing

Three teenagers have been taken to hospital with various injuries after a brawl in Brisbane’s south turned violent. Police were called about midnight to Denham Terrace in Tarragindi after reports of a stabbing on the street. Queensland Ambulance Service took three 18-year-old boys to Princess Alexandra Hospital for treatment. One …

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‘A lot of blackfellas won’t be ringing police’: The fall-out after an Aboriginal woman was shot dead by police

She was suspected of having foetal alcohol spectrum disorder, but was never diagnosed, and had attempted suicide at 12-years-old. On Tuesday, she was fatally shot by a police officer after her sister called triple-0 asking for help when she began acting erratically. Ms Clarke had days earlier been released from …

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Gold Coast fire causes residents to evacuate neighbouring homes

A house fire on the Gold Coast that caused the evacuation of neighbouring residents is being treated as suspicious. Police were called to the blaze at a Numbat Court property in Coombabah, near Runaway Bay, just before 2am on Saturday. “The house was well alight at the time,” a police …

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AFL boss Gillon McLachlan: ‘Cultural leadership is one of the most difficult parts of the job’

Normal text sizeLarger text sizeVery large text size It’s 8pm but already pitch black and freezing on the farm. It’ll hit zero overnight, on this fertile land a couple of hours west of Melbourne, where I’ve come to meet Gillon McLachlan. I’ve followed his directions – Turn off the highway …

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Scott Morrison grins and bears it as Donald Trump goes rogue

And so it was on Friday local time (Saturday AEST) as Trump answered questions for half an hour – musing on everything from his trade war with China to a potential war with Iran to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s “brownface” scandal. Loading Sitting beside him was the Australian Prime …

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Millions around the world strike for climate action

“We’re doing our bit, eating less meat, using less plastic,” she said, “but it’s still on the government to do something.” Outside Washington, students at Montgomery Blair High School in Silver Spring, Maryland walked out of class Friday morning, preparing to link up with other protesters near the Capitol later …

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