Plea delayed for 'Cocaine Cassie'

The 22-year-old had been facing at least 20 years behind bars but has agreed to reveal the identities of others involved ...

Australian woman agrees to serve six years in jail after striking plea deal, but Colombian judge opts to delay decision.

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Fair ride crash kills 1 in the US

Police cordon off the Fire Ball ride at the Ohio State Fair after an accident.

One person was killed and five injured in the US when a row of seats broke off a spinning ride at the Ohio State Fair.

Knife-wielding clown nabbed

Dashboard footage captures the clown - and his machete - walking down the street in Hollis, Maine.

Man dressed as a one-armed, machete-wielding clown terrifies US residents as he ran through the woods.

Video was of brother being shot

Danukul 'Dan' Mokmool was shot dead by police outside Sydney's Central Station on July 26.

Charlie Huynh​ saw a video of police shooting a man dead. Police later knocked on his door with devastating news.

Protesters decry trans ban video

Demonstrators gather to protest US President Donald Trump's announcement that he plans to reinstate a ban on transgender ...

Dozens gather outside the White House to protest US President's announcement to ban transgender people from serving in the military

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    Prince William quits his day job

    Prince William is now a full-time royal.

    Second-in-line to the throne quits his air ambulance job and moves his family to Kensington Palace.

    Sainsbury's error could wipe deal

    Cassie Sainsbury at the court hearing in Bogota, Colombia.

    Australian Cassie Sainsbury's chance at only a six-year sentence for drug smuggling could be at risk.

    In defense of escapism

    Connie Britton  and Hayden Panatere in Nashville.

    Yes, it's OK to skip the news and watch a movie or mainline a box set instead.

    Airline takes dig at Jennifer Aniston video

    Known as an "American sweetheart"  the 48-year-old caused a bit of a stir with a starring role in an Emirates ad in 2015.

    The actress has found herself in the middle of a battle between Gulf and US carriers.

    Youngest female 777 commander

    Anny said she "fought hard" to pursue her childhood dream of becoming a pilot.

    Anny Divya took command of a 777, the world's largest twin jet, at the age of 30.

    GCSB checking North Korean cyber links

    North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un watches a military drill. Economic spies are checking if North Korean interests are ...

    Electronic spooks investigating whether secretive nation is using Kiwi computer servers as a backdoor route into the internet.

    Slain Kiwi's friends in shock

    The New Zealander was reported to have been living in Maripipi when he was gunned down on Biliran Island (shown) on ...

    Simon Rawlinson loved the warm weather at his second home in the Philippines, where he was gunned down in the street.

    Michelle Obama opens up about racism video

    Michelle Obama has opened up about the obstacles she faced as America's inaugural African-American First Lady.

    America's former First Lady admits "there are still people who won't see me for what I am because of my skin colour".

    Want a job with Will and Kate?

    The royal trio post job ad on LinkedIn for a communications officer to work for their Royal Foundation.

    Based at Kensington Palace for 37.5 hours per week, the role requires "tact and discretion at all times".

    Slain officer becomes father

    Pei Xia Chen and her daughter, Angelina.

    New York police officer Wenjian Liu was ambushed and killed in 2014. His wife has just given birth to their daughter.

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    Gunslinger strolls into cop shop

    The man casually entered the police station carrying two bolt-action rifles. (Stock photo)

    9:20 PM  Australian man just waltzed in brandishing two bolt-action rifles, and will pay a hefty price.

    Sainsbury's error could wipe deal

    Australian Cassie Sainsbury's chance at only a six-year sentence for drug smuggling could be at risk.

    Aussie couple's uninvited dinner guest video

    Woman's death at stag do

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    In defense of escapism

    Connie Britton  and Hayden Panatere in Nashville.

    Yes, it's OK to skip the news and watch a movie or mainline a box set instead.

    Senate rejects Obamacare repeal video

    US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

    Efforts to end Obamacare fall short again, leaving Republicans now eyeing a slimmed-down 'skinny' bill to gain support.

    US military told to purge trans troops

    US President Donald Trump announced via Twitter that transgender people would no longer be allowed in the US military.

    Transgender troops cost too much to employ, Trump says, but his military pays big money on erectile dysfunction pills.

    Hollywood rails against transgender ban

    Miley Cyrus is one of many high-profile US celebrities outraged at US President Donald Trump's ban on transgender people ...

    Trump's announcement denounced as "trolling at its finest".

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    Michelle Obama opens up about racism video

    Michelle Obama has opened up about the obstacles she faced as America's inaugural African-American First Lady.

    America's former First Lady admits "there are still people who won't see me for what I am because of my skin colour".

    Slain officer becomes father

    Pei Xia Chen and her daughter, Angelina.

    New York police officer Wenjian Liu was ambushed and killed in 2014. His wife has just given birth to their daughter.

    Senate rejects Obamacare repeal video

    US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.

    Efforts to end Obamacare fall short again, leaving Republicans now eyeing a slimmed-down 'skinny' bill to gain support.

    US military told to purge trans troops

    US President Donald Trump announced via Twitter that transgender people would no longer be allowed in the US military.

    Transgender troops cost too much to employ, Trump says, but his military pays big money on erectile dysfunction pills.

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    Want a job with Will and Kate?

    The royal trio post job ad on LinkedIn for a communications officer to work for their Royal Foundation.

    Based at Kensington Palace for 37.5 hours per week, the role requires "tact and discretion at all times".

    Charlie 'can't go home to die' video

    Connie Yates, the mother of terminally ill baby Charlie Gard, arrives at the High Court on July 26, in London.

    Terminally ill British baby will most likely end his life in a hospice, not at home.

    Fires rip through Riviera video

    Flames and smoke fill the sky above a burning hillside as tourists swim on the beach in Bormes-les-Mimosas, in the Var ...

    12,000 people leave homes and campsites as wildfires rage through southern France.

    Deciding where Charlie can die video

    The parents of critically ill baby Charlie Gard, Connie Yates and Chris Gard arrive at the High Court in London, Britain ...

    British judge will rule on where terminally ill baby Charlie Gard will spend his last moments.

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    Solomons a special place for Kiwi cop

    Terry van Dillen  with the Dragons football team.

    Inspector Terry van Dillen helped bring peace to the islands, but says there is still a long way to go.

    Soldiers took drugs on mission

    Military helicopters transport supplies from the HMNZS Canterbury.

    Kiwi troops took drugs and then went to lengths to hide their offending while on an active mission.

    Row over 'Jonah'

    Chris Lilley as Jonah from Tonga.

    Pacific Peoples minister says Maori TV was wrong to screen Aussie comedy Jonah From Tonga, saying it just isn't funny.

    Preparing for the coming storm

    Children in Vanuatu play in the branches of a village banyan tree.

    OPINION: Climate change sees successive cyclones causing havoc in countries like Vanuatu.

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    Slain Kiwi's friends in shock

    The New Zealander was reported to have been living in Maripipi when he was gunned down on Biliran Island (shown) on ...

    Simon Rawlinson loved the warm weather at his second home in the Philippines, where he was gunned down in the street.

    Truck rams police car video

    The police car gets shunted out of the way while a policeman tries to chase down the truck.

    Police had no answer in China when this truck driver decided he didn't want his vehicle inspected.

    Mumbai death toll rises to 17 video

    Firefighters and rescue workers remove the debris as they search for survivors at the site of a collapsed building in ...

    Indian police arrest owner of several apartments in a four-storey building that collapsed in Mumbai, killing 17.

    Myanmar floods kill two video

    Boys play in a flooded street in Kyaikto township, Myanmar.

    More than 100,000 displaced as unrelenting monsoon rains lash the country

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    At least eight dead in collapse

    It is unknown how many people were living in the building that collapsed in Nigeria's largest city, Lagos.

    Four-story residential building collapses in Nigeria's largest city, killing at least eight people.

    HIV boy in remission for years

    People gather around lit candles in the shape of a ribbon during a HIV/AIDS awareness campaign ahead of World Aids Day ...

    South African boy has been symptom-free for 8.5 years, after just one year of treatment.

    Cecil the lion's son killed

    Cecil the lion was in his prime when he was killed. Now his son's suffered the same fate.

    The killing of a beloved big cat triggered outrage two years ago. Now, his son's suffered the same fate.

    'Curious' baboon causes major power cut

    The baboon survived an electric shock from the power station and is now being cared for (File picture).

    A baboon in Zambia knocked out power to tens of thousands of people for several hours.

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    Taliban suicide bombing kills 24

    The scene of the suicide bombing that targeted a bus carrying government employees.

    Suicide bomber rams car packed with explosives into a bus carrying government employees in Afghan capital.

    How IS nearly had a 'dirty bomb' video

    Mosul was this month liberated after three years under Islamic State rule.

    When IS took Mosul, it had a huge weapons supply. But the most fearsome was never used.

    German IS teen found in Iraq

    Linda W, the German teenager captured in Mosul after joining Islamic State.

    Sixteen-year-old matches description of girl who disappeared from home in 2016.

    Running from Raqqa City

    Displaced families some 50 Km north of Raqqa city. Some carried mattresses and blankets, while others brought their ...

    Dodging the initial snipers and landmines, families escaping the conflict in Syria spend weeks running from death in search of safety.

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