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Govt still ahead, boost for Albo: Newspoll

The federal coalition's lead over the Labor opposition remains unchanged, despite concerns the government isn't doing enough to support the economy and help drought-stricken farmers.

Role of journalist must be defined: Hanson

One Nation leader Pauline Hanson believes journalistic credentials need to be toughened up to stop anyone from calling themselves a journalist, again raising the prospect of a licensing system.

Texas sheriffs release Aust dad 911 call

Harrowing audio has been released of Angeleanna Estorffe struggling to tell a 911 dispatcher her Australian husband was dying after being shot by intruders in their Texas family home.

Cook certain Burgess will play on in 2020

South Sydney star Damien Cook has "no doubt" that captain Sam Burgess will run out next to him at the Rabbitohs next NRL season despite fears over his shoulder.

New York-Sydney non-stop: Qantas record

Qantas has completed the world's longest non-stop flight on a commercial airliner, flying from New York to Sydney, with 49 passengers and crew members on board.

Storm forward changes nations overnight

Melbourne forward Tino Faasuamaleaui went to sleep on Saturday a Samoa representative and woke up a Junior Kangaroos player as part of the busiest fortnight of the teenager's rugby league career.

NSW man 'chokes woman, assaults police'

An off-duty police officer has been assaulted after intervening to stop a man allegedly choking a woman at a train station on NSW's Central Coast .
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