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US has highest rate of child detention: UN

The United States has the world's highest rate of children in detention, including more than 100,000 in immigration-related custody that violates international law, the author of a United Nations study says.

HK students in dramatic escape from cordon

Dozens of Hong Kong protesters staged a dramatic escape from a university campus sealed off by police by shimmying down plastic hoses from a bridge and fleeing on waiting motorbikes as the police fired projectiles.

Andrew in growing fallout over interview

The Duke of York is facing growing calls to give a formal statement to American authorities examining the Jeffrey Epstein sex scandal following his television interview.

Scott urged to continue Storm NRL career

Melbourne NRL skipper Cameron Smith is hopeful centre Curtis Scott will stay with the Storm after working so hard to win back his starting centre role.

Locals prepare to flee massive Qld fire

Exhausted firefighters are working to contain more than 80 fires still burning across Queensland before a severe heatwave brings sweltering conditions.

'Alarming' rise in attacks on Muslim women

The peak body for Australian Muslims says it's not surprised by a report that suggests Islamophobic incidents are on the rise, with girls and women the most likely to be abused in public.

Latrell wants to play fullback: Robinson

A desire to play fullback is part of Latrell Mitchell's willingness to explore other NRL opportunities, according to Sydney Roosters coach Trent Robinson.

State deals to drive down power prices

The Morrison government has offered to do individual deals with each state in a bid to further drive down power prices and ensure electricity reliability.
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