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Part of Damond shooting filmed video

Justine Damond was shot by an officer after police responded to a 911 call she made about a possible sexual assault.

A person biking nearby when the Australian woman was shot by an officer in the US filmed part of the incident.

Trump's man deletes critical tweets

US President Donald Trump was labelled a "hack politician" by his new communications director in one of the deleted tweets.

But the tweets: Anti-Trump posts come back to haunt the White House's new frontman, Anthony Scaramucci.

US soldier arrested over terrorism video

Ikaika Kang is accused of trying to provide military documents, a small drone and training to people he thought were ...

A US Army sergeant who served in Iraq and Afghanistan is accused of providing material support to Isis extremists.

An all-American hero

Veteran US Senator John McCain was this week diagnosed with glioblastoma, a form of brain cancer.

OPINION: The bravery of US Senator John McCain serves as a reminder to many Americans of how much their country has lost.

Trump's angry Twitter volley

US President Donald Trump's latest Twitter rant was unusual, even for him.

The tweets were unusual, even for the US president, given the wide variety of topics he touched on.

Justine shooting: Police chief resigns

Justine Damond, 40, was shot and killed on the weekend in the US.

Janee Harteau steps aside after Australian Justine Damond was shot by one of her officers.

Moscow lawyer's spy agency link video

Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya insists she is a private lawyer and has no ties with the leadership in Moscow.

The Russian lawyer who met Donald Trump Jr counted Russia's FSB among her clients

Spicer resigns amid turmoil video

Sean Spicer and other Trump aides shook up White House dealings with the media.

The White House spokesman resigned on Friday, ending a brief and turbulent tenure that made him a household name.

The problem with a Trump 'pardon'

US President Donald Trump has reportedly asked lawyers to investigate his authority to pardon himself and members of his ...

ANALYSIS: Richard Nixon didn't believe a president could do anything illegal, but knew he couldn't pardon himself. Donald Trump may not.

US ends airline laptop ban video

Travellers are being warned that stricter screening may result in long delays.

But travellers are being warned that stricter screening may result in long delays.

Firefighters resuscitate dog video

Jack's a happy puppy once more.

They had to use a special"pet mask" to revive Jack after he was pulled from a burning house in the US.

Justine Damond did not have to die video

Justine Damond, 40, was shot and killed on the weekend in the US.

"It is my belief that the body cameras should have been activated," she told media, after Australian woman shot by police.

Apollo 11's moon bag sold video

The bag, which contains traces of the collected samples, is the only such relic available for private ownership.

A bag containing traces of moon dust has sold for US$1.8m at auction following a galactic court battle.

Trump: the lawless president video

U.S. President Donald Trump attends a "Made in America" event on pharmaceutical glass manufacturing at the Roosevelt ...

ANALYSIS: US President's rambling interview with the New York Times paints a picture of his conviction that he is above the law.

OJ Simpson given parole video

OJ Simpson with his attorney Malcolm LaVergne at Lovelock Correctional Centre in Lovelock, Nevada.

Disgraced American footballer OJ Simpson will walk free from a Nevada prison in October.

Missing Aussie 'watched boyfriend die'

Australian woman Sophie Dowsley, 34 remains missing, after her boyfriend Greg Tiffin, 44, was found dead.

She watched her boyfriend fall to his death in Canada. Her family believes she's still out there somewhere.

Guilty after parrot sees murder

Martin Duram's pet parrot watched as he was murdered by his wife, Glenna Duram, in 2015.

After seeing his owner gunned down in the US, the parrot began repeating his last words. Now the killer's facing justice.

'Going to the sky to see Jesus'

Isabel Martinez, 33, charged with five counts of murder, five counts of malice murder, and six counts of aggravated assault.

Mother asked for forgiveness before stabbing her children and husband in the US.

McCain: 'I'll be back soon'

US Republican Senator John McCain: "I greatly appreciate the outpouring of support - unfortunately for my sparring ...

US Senator makes dig at Congress colleagues who were jolted by news of his cancer diagnosis.

'Rotten cow' really ancient fossil

Jude Sparks with the Stegomastodon fossil he stumbled across in a desert in the US.

A 9-year-old tripped over what his brother decided was a "big, fat rotten cow" in the US. It turned out to be much more.

Trump jibe won't force resignation video

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions isn't letting stinging criticism from US President Donald Trump force him out of his job.

Blasted by US president over Russia probe, his attorney general says he won't quit.

Scientist's 'frightening' Trump warning

US President Donald Trump's proposed budget cuts to climate programmes have scientists "frightened".

US president's proposed budget cuts threaten to set back global climate science advances.

Jailed for 'gifting' girls as slaves

Lee Kaplan will be sentenced in August on on 17 counts of child sexual abuse and rape.

In danger of losing their farm, a US couple turned to a wealthy man for help. The price: their daughters.

Trump Jr, aides to testify before Senate

Then US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump welcomes his son Donald Trump Jr. to the stage at an election rally.

Donald Trump Jr, Jared Kushner and Paul Manafort will answer questions about Russia's alleged interference in US election.

Trio's $270m drug flight plans

The six-seater aircraft that the men allegedly planned to fly from the US west coast to Australia.

An elderly Australian pilot is among three men charged after allegedly plotting to make drug flight from US to Australia carrying 255kgs of ice.

Moon dust valued over $3m

The Apollo 11 Contingency Lunar Sample Return Bag used by astronaut Neil Armstrong.

Price of Neil Armstrong's collection bag of moon dust expected to skyrocket at auction after a galactic court battle.

Roller coaster too realistic for some video

Disney's Animal Kingdom, Pandora - The World of Avatar opened on May 27.

A woman passed out on Disney's new multi-sensory ride, designed by Weta.

John McCain has brain tumour video

Tissue analysis revealed John McCain had a primary brain tumour known as a glioblastoma.

Veteran US lawmaker and former presidential candidate diagnosed with brain cancer.

'Mass hysteria' over Trump Jr: lawyer

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump's son Donald Trump Jr. sits at the U.S. Supreme Court, at the White House in ...

Russian lawyer who met Donald Trump Jr wants to clear the air about their encounter.

OJ Simpson tries for parole video

OJ Simpson was turned down for parole in 2013.

Ex-footballer acquitted of murdering his wife is trying for parole after eight years in jail for armed robbery.

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