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Rampage: Cop intercepts stopped

The wreckage of the car used in the street rampage sits inside a police cordon in Bourke Street mall.

12:10 PM  Melbourne police had chances to stop Bourke St rampage car, but "were directed not to", claims union.

Trump pulls out of TPP video

US President Donald Trump signed an executive order to withdraw from the TPP.

On his first day of work, US President has signed an order to withdraw from the free-trade deal.

New satellite brings the goods

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A new weather satellite has sent its first photographs back to earth. And they are jaw dropping.

'We'd never lie to you'

Sean Spicer told media that he would never lie to them.

Donald Trump's press secretary Sean Spicer defends US president's inauguration as the most-watched ever.

Attack victim's 'bright future' video

Jess Mudie, right, seen here with twin sister Emily, was killed when a car ploughed through Bourke Street Mall in ...

She loved cocktails, hitting the gym and shopping - but was mown down in a senseless Melbourne attack.

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    Dying for our entertainment

    Johann Ofner died after he was shot during the filming of a Bliss n Eso music video in Brisbane.

    Stunt performers and crew members are in the frontlines on dangerous film sets.

    Explosion at London building

    The cause of the explosion was not yet known.

    Hazmat unit called in after blast at a block of flats in England left nearby streets scattered with debris.

    TPP: They go low

    Trump's press secretary Sean Spicer explains why the president withdrew from the TPP.

    Trump's spokesman says TPP gave US a raw deal, putting it on par with ''lowest common denominator'' like NZ.

    Live: Spicer round two video

    White House press secretary Sean Spicer hasn't got off on the best foot with the media.

    Donald Trump's press secretary faces the media after the "alternative facts" debacle and withdrawal from the TPP.

    'End of passports by 2020' video

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    In a world first, Australia plans to replace travel documents with facial recognition and fingerprints.

    Tom Brady spills about Trump

    Tom Brady says he and Donald Trump have been friends for 16 years.

    New England Patriots' quarterback has dodged questions about his friendship with US President - until now.

    China cracks down on golf

    Rory McIlroy plays at China's Sheshan International Golf Club.

    Government shuts down 111 courses and bans Communist Party members from playing the game.

    Creepy clown pleads guilty

    Lane Harley Ivatts (left) pleaded guilty. His clown suit will be destroyed.

    Man's clown costume will be destroyed as part of his sentence for chasing teen girls in Australia.

    Trump hotels a terror target

    The new Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC, opened in December.

    Businesses bearing the US President's name are now at heightened risk of attacks and kidnappings.

    Young rampage victim named video

    Zachary Bryant and his sister Zara.

    'Loving, happy and perfect little baby': parents pay tribute to victim of Melbourne rampage.

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    Dying for our entertainment

    Johann Ofner died after he was shot during the filming of a Bliss n Eso music video in Brisbane.

    11:27 AM  Stunt performers and crew members are in the frontlines on dangerous film sets.

    Creepy clown pleads guilty

    Man's clown costume will be destroyed as part of his sentence for chasing teen girls in Australia.

    Music video actor shot dead video

    Young rampage victim named video

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    Comics' apocalypse welcomes Trump video

    How the late night world reacted to Trump's inauguration

    To escape a sad reality, most people escape to comedy. In the USA, those people were met by even worse news.

    Trump shock waves will reach NZ

    The uprising of far-right politics in the US could happen in New Zealand - and already nearly did in 2004, Chris Trotter ...

    The uprising of far-right politics in the US could happen in NZ - and already nearly did, writes Chris Trotter.

    It's time to crack down on racist eggs

    Donald Trump's presidential triumph would suggest that the world has regressed to the time when people thought it was ...

    Just because Donald Trump got to the White House by using racist remarks is no reason for the rest of us to lose our sense of decency.

    Dance judges score low on 'Trump trot' video

    US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump awkwardly swayed about the stage at the Freedom Ball in honour of ...

    President Trump and his wife Melania's first dance trod on the toes of Kiwi dance judges.

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    Tom Brady spills about Trump

    Tom Brady says he and Donald Trump have been friends for 16 years.

    New England Patriots' quarterback has dodged questions about his friendship with US President - until now.

    Trump hotels a terror target

    The new Trump International Hotel in Washington, DC, opened in December.

    Businesses bearing the US President's name are now at heightened risk of attacks and kidnappings.

    Trump brings hope to some

    The Murphy Theatre in downtown Wilmington, Ohio.

    For a small US town devastated by economic hardship, Donald Trump's victory brings optimism.

    Life on Mars...in a dome

    In this photo provided by the University of Hawaii, six carefully selected scientists entered this geodesic dome called ...

    Six scientists to spend eight months crammed in a dome, munching on mostly freeze-dried foods.

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    Explosion at London building

    The cause of the explosion was not yet known.

    Hazmat unit called in after blast at a block of flats in England left nearby streets scattered with debris.

    BBC tweets Trump shot

    U.S. President Donald Trump is alive and well.

    Regional BBC station tweets shocking news about Donald Trump.

    Cops Taser own race adviser

    A Taser prong strikes Judah Adunbi just below the chin, sending 50,000 volts through his body. He falls to the ground, ...

    He was a founding member of police's race relations group, but officers thought he was a robber.

    Nuke missile test botched

    HMS Vigilant - one of the UK's fleet of four Vanguard class nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines carrying the ...

    UK Trident missile may have veered off in the wrong direction towards the American mainland.

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    Powerful quake hits Pacific

    The quake's initial magnitude was 8, but it was more than 160km deep.

    A powerful but deep quake has hit between Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands, but there is no tsunami threat for NZ.

    Strong quake hits off Solomon Islands

    The quake hit about 56km west of Kirakira.

    A 6.7-magnitude quake has hit off the Solomon Islands, at a depth of 33km.

    When Gaddafi was on our doorstep

    Gaddafi's 42-year rule ended in bloodshed in 2011.

    A CIA analysis of the late Libyan dictator's plan for a ''revolutionary armed struggle'' explores South Pacific overtures.

    Tongan families struggle to cope after road deaths

    The death of Tongans in New Zealand have left many families without an income.

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    China cracks down on golf

    Rory McIlroy plays at China's Sheshan International Golf Club.

    Government shuts down 111 courses and bans Communist Party members from playing the game.

    Dozens killed as train derails

    Rescue workers search for survivors.

    At least 39 people are dead with more still trapped after nine coaches of a passenger train derailed in India.

    North Korea's missile surprise for Trump?

    North Korean leader Kim Jong Un smiles as he guides a test fire of a multiple launch rocket system. Is he planning a ...

    South Korean media said a missile launch test could potentially coincide with the inauguration of Donald Trump.

    Car wash bosses in water fight video

    Car wash bosses fight over customers

    Owners of neighbouring car wash businesses in China have clashed in a spectacular high pressure water fight.

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    Fairy circles: mystery solved? video

    The "fairy circles" of the Namib Desert exhibit strikingly regular spatial patterns, which have long mystified observers.

    It is one of nature's head scratchers - the circles seen in distant deserts, but a new theory has emerged.

    Suicide blast kills more than 40

    Militants detonated an explosives-laden vehicle inside a military camp in Mali's northern city of Gao.

    Deadliest suicide bomb attack in Mali's history claims 42 lives and wounds more than 100.

    At least 76 killed in air strike video

    People walk by the site after a bombing attack of an internally displaced persons camp in Rann, Nigeria.

    At least 76 people killed in accidental Nigerian Air Force strike on a refugee camp.

    Nigerian jet bombs refugee camp video

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    More than 100 people are dead after an air force jet looking for Boko Haram extremists made a horrifying mistake.

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    Israeli settlements plough ahead

    The Israeli settlement of Ramot in an area of the occupied West Bank.

    Defying a NZ-led UN vote against building on disputed land, Israel views Donald Trump's arrival as a free pass.

    Blast kills four in Syrian camp

    At least four people were killed by a car bomb at the Rakban refugee camp, near the Syria-Jordan border.

    ‚ÄčA car bomb killed at least four people at the Rakban refugee camp, near the border with Jordan.

    At least 20 firefighters killed video

    The collapsed Plasco building after it was engulfed by fire.

    Firefighters battled the blaze for hours at 17-storey tower in central Tehran before it collapsed.

    Istanbul nightclub attacker caught

    A frame grab made from a video which was distributed by Turkish police and released on January 3, 2017, shows a man, the ...

    Abdulgadir Masharipov admitted his guilt, after his fingerprints were found to match those at the scene of the New Year's Eve attack.

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