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Logan man convicted of raping granddaughter wins appeal

The prosecution also argued the grandfather had “ambushed” the girl’s mother and stepfather the next day to ensure “that he got his story in first”. The jury heard evidence the grandfather had been pacing up and down on the deck the morning after the alleged attack. “The head down. Hands …

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North Korea breaks off nuclear talks with US in Sweden

“The US brought creative ideas and had good discussions with its DPRK counterparts,” spokeswoman Morgan Ortagus said in a statement. North Korea is also known as the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). She said the US delegation had previewed a number of new initiatives that would pave the way …

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Brisbane radio show cut as Sydney host takes on drive slot from Monday

Loading “We’ll be talking about drought, population, mining, public transport, the justice system, sport and anything else that’s on your mind,” he said. “I’ve been campaigning for some time to move an NRL grand final to Suncorp Stadium so that idea should find some strong support in Brisbane. “We’ve also …

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‘They’re disgusting’: Outgoing South Perth Mayor calls out dirty tactics to skew council election

The fake ads were posted on Facebook and Instagram.Credit: “I’ve never seen such a campaign with the incredibly high level of nastiness associated with it.” The pages champion mayoral candidate and councillor Greg Milner over colleague Travis Burrows, accusing Mr Burrows of voting for higher rates and less local government …

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Passenger dead, teen critical in separate rollovers

Meanwhile, a teenage boy is fighting for life after the station wagon he was allegedly driving flipped on a remote road in north Queensland, police say. There were six teenagers int he car when it lost control and rolled on Kuttini Street, Lockhart River, on Saturday afternoon. “The alleged driver …

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Trump takes vulgar swipe at Romney after senator criticises President’s China, Ukraine appeals

President Donald Trump resumed his years-long vilification of Senator Mitt Romney on Saturday morning, calling the 2012 GOP presidential nominee a “pompous ‘ass’ ” the day after Romney criticised Trump’s requests that foreign leaders investigate a political opponent. “Somebody please wake up Mitt Romney and tell him that my conversation …

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Six elephants die after falling into waterfall in Thailand

Bangkok: Six wild elephants have died after falling into a waterfall at the Khao Yai National Park in Thailand. Two others were saved in the incident on Saturday at the Haew Narok Waterfall in the northeastern province of Nakhon Ratchasima, officials said. The dead elephants included a three-year old calf, …

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Blaming Downer as part of a Trump conspiracy is absolutely absurd

My friends, this is not only insane, but obviously so. And instead of co-operating with the Trump administration in their request to investigate Downer, might I suggest the best response would have been to utter Jack Nicholson’s famous line in As Good As It Gets, when there was an unwanted …

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International students among biggest threat of bringing African swine fever to Australia

Although African swine fever is not harmful to humans, it can kill up to 90 per cent of pigs that catch it, with infected animals hemorrhaging and dying within five to 15 days of contracting the disease. The disease threatens to wipe out more than 200 million pigs in China …

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How Jamal Khashoggi was swallowed by the kingdom of silence

‘What happened was forgiven and forgotten,’ al-Waleed said after his release from 83 days of captivity in the hotel. “I was never tortured,” he added brightly. “Actually, I was given the best service, to be honest with you, by the Saudi government.” One of the world’s richest men was sounding …

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