Aus woman dead after Bali crash

The woman was pronounced dead on arrival at a Bali medical clinic.

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'Sobering' North Korea briefing

US President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence leave a briefing for members of the US Senate at the White House.

In a rare move, the US president and his advisers have briefed the senate at the White House on the threat from North Korea.

Woman saved from giant crane

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China, Europe eye moon base

Home, sweet home?

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