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Hannah killed by 'master of manipulation'

A coroner investigating the deaths of Hannah Clarke and her children recognised the mother's "astounding" bravery, saying it was unlikely anyone could have stopped Rowan Baxter's murderous plans.

Kyrgios embroiled in spitting scandal

Nick Kyrgios has admitted to spitting towards a "disrespectful" spectator and calling a lineswoman a "snitch" during an explosive start to his Wimbledon campaign.

Maxwell gets 20 years for sex trafficking

Ghislaine Maxwell has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for helping the sex offender and globetrotting financier Jeffrey Epstein sexually abuse teenage girls, in what a judge called a "horrific scheme" that inflicted "incalculable" harm on victims.

Qld integrity report a 'wake-up call'

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has vowed to implement the recommendations from an exhaustive review into the government's accountability and culture 'lock, stock and barrel'.

'Stacks of bodies' found in US truck

The bodies of 46 dead migrants have been discovered inside a tractor-trailer unit in San Antonio, Texas, city officials say, in one of the most deadly recent incidents of human smuggling along the US-Mexico border.

Industrial actions disappoint NSW premier

The NSW premier says he is disappointed at industrial action by the rail and nurses' unions, as commuters are warned of widespread delays and nurses vote to ramp up pressure on the government.

US ex-officer who killed Damond released

A former Minneapolis police officer who fatally shot an unarmed Australian woman who called 911 to report a possible sexual assault in the alley behind her home has been released from prison on parole.

Cops could have stopped DV deaths: coroner

A coroner investigating the deaths of a woman and her ex-partner in a fire he started has called for urgent reforms to address the "inadequate response" of Queensland police to domestic violence.

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