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Tragic Final Message From Fourth Victim Of NSW Bushfires

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A fourth person who was found dead in bushfires ravaging NSW has been named as Barry Parsons.

News

News

3 School Workers Charged Over Death Of Boy With Special Needs

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Charges were announced Tuesday against three California employees in the death of a student with special needs, CBS Sacramento reports.

Bushfire Crisis

Bushfire Crisis

'Dead On Their Feet': Firefighters Battling Exhaustion As Blazes Burn

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Volunteer firefighter Greg Walker and his team are battling exhaustion as they continue to combat a devastating blaze south of Taree that they have been fighting for a week now.

World

World

Star Gymnast Dies After Slipping Off Uneven Bars

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An accomplished gymnast at Southern Connecticut State University in the United States has died following a serious spinal cord injury suffered in a training accident.

Bushfire Crisis

Bushfire Crisis

More Than A Million Hectares Of Land Consumed By NSW Bushfires

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Residents from endangered communities have been told to evacuate as emergency services prepare for 'catastrophic' fire conditions across NSW. 

Celebrity

Celebrity

Seinfeld Actor's Decomposed Body Found Partially Eaten By Vultures

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Actor Charles Levin’s body was found in a remote ravine in Oregon in July.

World

World

Heavily Armed Man Arrested Over Possible Links To Mexico Ambush Massacre

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Mexican authorities announced on Wednesday that a heavily-armed man arrested close to where a deadly ambush of nine Americans took place was not connected to the case.

Crime

Crime

Manhunt Continues After One Dead, One Injured In Construction Site Stabbing

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Police are still hunting for a man who allegedly fled the scene of a fatal stabbing at a Sydney construction site.

World

World

Nine Family Members Including Six Children Killed In Cartel Ambush

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At least nine U.S. citizens, including six children, who lived in a Mormon community in northern Mexico were killed on Monday in a hail of gunfire, according to family members and Mexican officials.

Crime

Crime

CCTV Reveals Possible Clue After Couple Found Buried On Beach

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A vigil was held Sunday night in the hometown of a New Hampshire couple whose bodies were found buried in at a South Texas beach.

National

National

Family Weeps As Final Footage Of Man Who Died In Shopping Stairwell Is Shown

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The final video captured of Bernard Gore have been played to a NSW inquest, capturing the moment he turned into the fire stairwell where he would die.

World

World

Airbnb Crackdown On 'Unauthorised' Events After Deadly Halloween Party

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Airbnb's chief executive says the company is taking actions against unauthorised parties following a deadly shooting at a Halloween party held at an Airbnb rental home in California.

News

News

Teenager Dead After Horror Kite Surfing Accident

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A 14-year-old boy has died after a kite-surfing incident in Sydney.

News

News

Mount Fuji Climber Falls While Live-Streaming Ascent, Body Found

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Police said they found a body on Mount Fuji on Wednesday and are verifying whether it is that of a man who was seen falling down a snow-covered slope while live-streaming his climb up the mountain on YouTube.

World

World

Police Launch Manhunt For Two Brothers Over Essex Truck Deaths

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British police are hunting two brothers from Northern Ireland who are believed to have hired the refrigeration truck in which 39 people were found dead.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Tragic Sudden Death Of Country Singer's Two-Year-Old Daughter

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Country singer Ned LeDoux celebrated his daughter's second birthday just six weeks ago.

National

National

Ivan Milat's Daughter Breaks Her Silence

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Notorious serial killer Ivan Milat's daughter says while the "whole world" might be happy he is dead, she isn't.

Crime

Crime

Sixteen Receive Death Penalty For Brutal Burning Murder Of Teenage Girl

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A court in southern Bangladesh sentenced 16 people to death on Thursday for the killing of a young woman in a horrific attack earlier this year.

Crime

Crime

Two-Year-Old Girl Fatally Hit By Car In Driveway

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A toddler has died after being hit by a car in the driveway of a home on NSW's Mid North Coast.

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Updated

Tributes Flow For Queensland Zip Line Victim

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South Australian man Dean Sanderson has been identified as the victim of Tuesday's fatal zip line fall in Queensland.

News

News

Champion Boxer Dies Of Brain Injuries Days After Knockout

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The boxing world is in mourning following the "devastating" death of Patrick Day at just 27.

National

National

'Beautiful Princess': Father's Heartbreaking Tribute To Daughter Who Died At Daycare

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A three-year-old girl who was tragically killed on Monday afternoon after being hit by a car at her daycare centre has been named as Charlotte Smithers.

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Updated

Tributes For Toddler Killed In Child Care Centre Car Park

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Tributes for a toddler who was fatally hit by a car have appeared at the daycare centre where she was killed.

News

News

Tributes Flow For K-Pop Actress Found Dead Aged 25

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Actress and singer Sulli has been found dead at her home in Seongnam, South Korea.

Crime

Crime

Three-Year-Old Girl Killed In Daycare Car Park In 'Terrible Incident'

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The death of a toddler hit by a vehicle outside a Melbourne childcare centre has prompted police to warn drivers to take extra care behind the wheel.

Music

Music

Legendary Cream Drummer Ginger Baker Has Died At 80

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Ginger Baker, the volatile and propulsive drummer for Cream and other bands who wielded blues power and jazz finesse and helped shatter boundaries of time, tempo and style in popular music, died Sunday at age 80.

National

National

Teenage Jockey Deaths Set To Change Horse Riding Safety Forever

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Olivia Inglis and Caitlyn Fischer died weeks apart in fatal horse riding accidents, now their parents hope new safety measures will prevent similar tragedies from happening again.

National

National

Body Of Missing Wildlife Photographer Found At Bottom Of Cliff

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A body believed to belong to wildlife photographer Matthew Dwyer was found at the bottom of a cliff in Western Australia.

World

World

Baby Dies After Accidentally Being Thrown Into Ceiling Fan

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A six-month-old baby has died after her stepfather accidentally threw her into a ceiling fan.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Radio Star Robin Bailey Announces Death Of Husband Sean Pickwell In Heartbreaking Tribute

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Triple M radio host Robin Bailey confirmed the death of her husband, Sean Pickwell, on her Facebook page this morning.

National

National

Middle-Aged Australians Are Dying From Accidental Opioid Overdoses

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Accidental opioid overdoses claim the lives of more middle-aged men than any other group, according to newly released data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

Music

Music

Grateful Dead Lyricist Robert Hunter Dead at 78

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Robert Hunter, the lyricist who penned many of the Grateful Dead's songs has died at the age of 78.

National

National

Queensland PCYC To Face Court After Teen Died During Gym Workout

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Two years after 15-year-old Ben Shaw died following a workout at a Queensland PCYC gym, prosecutors have accused the organisation of safety failures.

Music

Music

The Cars' Lead Singer Ric Ocasek Found Dead

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Ric Ocasek, the lead singer of The Cars, was found dead in his Manhattan home on Sunday aged 70.

Life

Life

The Google Search That Led Jasmine Cameron To A Job In The Funeral Industry

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While plenty of nine-to-fivers might complain about hating their jobs, dreaming of a big career change -- not many would consider embracing a role in a workplace that's constantly surrounded by death.

Celebrity

Celebrity

'Everyone's TV Dad': Aussie Actor Paul Cronin Dies, Aged 81

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Australian actor Paul Cronin, best known for his role in The Sullivans, has died at 81.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Thanks For Everything: Remembering Patrick Swayze, 10 Years On

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Ten years after his death, the Hollywood icon's legacy continues.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Louis Tomlinson's Sister Died After 'Accidental Overdose'

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Louis Tomlinson’s 18-year-old sister accidentally overdosed on a “perfect storm” of cocaine, Xanax and oxycodone, an inquest heard today.

World

World

Grieving Dad's Heartbreaking Message Of Regret To Other Parents

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A father has written a heartbreaking open letter to other parents after the death of his own son.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Child Star Mya-Lecia Naylor's Cause Of Death Revealed

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Following the death of the 16-year-old star of 'Almost Never' and 'Millie Inbetween', a coroner has ruled her death as misadventure.

News

News

Ninja Warrior and Olympian Dies Suddenly Aged 50

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The reality star champ and sportsman died at his home on Sunday.

Sport

Sport

Emotional On-Air Tributes Following Danny Frawley's Sudden Death

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Some of the AFL's fiercest characters choked back tears and others were too distraught to speak in public.

World

World

Former Zimbabwe Leader Robert Mugabe Dead At 95

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Robert Mugabe has died aged 95.

World

World

Australian Tourist Dies In Grand Canyon

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A Tasmanian man has died while visiting the Grand Canyon.

World

World

Rising Country Singer's Tragic Death At 30

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Tragically she had posted emotional Instagram videos the day of her death.

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Updated

Desperate Appeal To Trace Woman's Last Movements Before Death

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Police have launched an appeal to trace the final movements of a woman whose body was found near a boat ramp.

World

World

Hurricane Dorian Destroyed An Entire Town In The Bahamas

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The prime minister of the Bahamas said parts of his country, which is just 200 miles southeast of Florida, were in "the midst of a historic tragedy".

World

World

Local Council Launches Search For 300-Year-Old Witch

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Lilias Adie died in prison in the year 1704. 

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Updated

'Very Nasty': Neighbours Heard Screams And Swearing Before Baby Boy Died

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Neighbours heard screams and swearing just minutes before a baby boy died in his home.

National

National

Jockey Killed In Tragic Accident Named

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A jockey who died after falling from a horse at a Melbourne racecourse has been identified as Mikaela Claridge.

News

News

More Than 20 People Killed In Apparent Arson Attack In Bar

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Dozens of people died in a bar fire in what appears to be one of the most deadly acts of criminal violence in Mexico.

World

World

Former 'Mythbusters' Host Jessi Combs Has Died

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Jessi Combs, 39, was a TV host and professional racer.

National

National

Toddler Struck And Killed By Car At Home

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A toddler has been struck and killed by a vehicle at a home in Perth.

National

National

'It Does Not Feel Real': Sydney Stabbing Victim Michaela Dunn Farewelled

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Hundreds of people turned out to farewell Sydney stabbing victim Michaela Dunn at a funeral on Monday.

World

World

93-Year-Old Woman Dies Of Broken Heart After Home Invasion

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A woman who had her home burgled by three men pretending to be police officers has died of a broken heart. 

National

National

Details Emerge From Tradie's Tragic Death Down Ventilation Shaft

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A construction worker who died after a fall at a site in Sydney's west has been identified as 38-year-old Mohamad Riche.

Jarryd Bartle

Jarryd Bartle

What To Do When Kangaroos Attack Your Family

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This week in NSW, a five-year-old boy was playing in his backyard when a kangaroo tried to "maul" him.

TV

TV

'Home and Away' Actor Ben Unwin Dies At 41

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The Australian star, who played Jesse McGregor on 'Home and Away' has reportedly passed away.

World

World

At Least 63 Killed After Bomb Blast Rips Through Wedding

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A suicide-bomb blast ripped through a wedding party on a busy Saturday night in Afghanistan's capital and dozens of people were killed or wounded, a government official said.

World

World

'Beloved' Dugong Rescued In Thailand Dead With Stomach Full Of Plastic

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A beloved dugong that went viral in Thailand has died with a stomach full of plastic waste, officials announced Saturday.

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Updated

Man Dies After Being Shot By Police Following Armed Standoff

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A man has died after he was shot by police at a home in Sydney's Northern Beaches. 

National

National

Woman Falls Off Cliff To Her Death At Popular Sydney Walking And Selfie Destination

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Authorities have confirmed a woman, believed to be aged 27, has died after plunging several metres in Sydney's east on Saturday morning

Crime

Crime

'Bound And Gagged': Fresh Investigation Into 89-Year-Old's Mysterious Murder

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After a lifetime of hard work in the heart of Sydney, Hugo Benscher moved to the Gold Coast for a well-earned retirement. 

National

National

Young Girl Crushed To Death By Tyre In Freak Accident

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Tributes have flowed after a seven-year-old girl was tragically crushed by a tyre in western Queensland. 

Crime

Crime

Accused Sydney Stabber Listed As Missing Person Before Attack

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The man accused of fatally stabbing one woman and seriously injuring another during an alleged rampage in Sydney's CBD was listed as a missing person by police.

World

World

Father Accused Of Seeking 'Fame' From Son's Alleged Murder Spree

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The brother of murdered American woman Chynna Deese has broken his silence about the death of his sister and her boyfriend Lucas Fowler.

World

World

Family Tragedy: Mother Loses Four Children In Daycare Fire

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A daycare center where children could stay overnight as their parents worked was ravaged on Sunday by a fire that killed five children, and a grieving mother said four of the victims are her children.

Nick Bhasin

Nick Bhasin

What 'Play School' Taught My Three Year Old About Death

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My mother died very suddenly when I was 27.

World

World

Reality TV Star Miriam Rivera Has Reportedly Died

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Transgender model and reality star Miriam Rivera had reportedly died age 38.

News

News

Toddler Dies After Becoming Trapped Inside Washing Machine

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The three-year-old boy was playing with a sibling in the laundry room when he climbed in.

World

World

Walmart Will Continue To Sell Guns Despite Mass Shooting In Its Store

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Gun control advocacy groups hope Walmart, one of the nation's top sellers of firearms, will reconsider its role in weapons sales in the aftermath of a shooting rampage that killed at least 22 people at one of its stores.

National

National

Victorian Mother First To End Her Life Under Assisted Dying Laws

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A mother-of-three has become the first person in Victoria to end her life under the state's new voluntary assisted dying laws.

World

World

Everything We Know About The Texas Shooting Suspect

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A suspect was taken into custody in connection with a Saturday shooting that left at least 20 people dead and 40 others injured in an El Paso shopping complex.

National

National

A Dying Wish Should Be Granted Sooner Rather Than Later, Experts Say

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The first time Alan Bevan was told his partner was dying was on the day of her passing.

World

World

Inside The Supermarket: Chaos As Police Hunted The Suspected Gunman

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Vision of police hunting a gunman who is suspected of killing at least 20 people in a Texas supermarket has emerged online.

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Updated

At Least 20 Dead, Dozens Injured In Supermarket Mass Shooting

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At least 20 people were killed, dozens injured and one person was in custody after a shooter went on a rampage Saturday at a shopping complex, police in the Texas border town of El Paso said.

News

News

One Dead, Dozens Evacuated As Fire Rips Through Sydney Unit Block

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A man has died after a blaze broke out at an apartment complex in Redfern.

News

News

'Massive Mark Ups': Funeral Industry's Trickery And Hidden Costs Unearthed

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A covert investigation has revealed funeral homes are often adding "massive markups" and have a "lack of price transparency" when it comes to what they charge grieving loved ones.

World

World

Canadian Officials Pull Out Of Remote Town Search For Teen Fugitives

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New details of the widescale search underway for two fugitives still at large in Canada have been revealed by police.

World

World

Desperate Final Email Aussie Woman Sent Mother Before Death

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An Australian mother rushed to America to search for her daughter after she received a plea for help but tragically, was too late.

World

World

Mass Decapitations, At Least 52 Killed In Prison Riot

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At least 52 inmates died, with 16 decapitated, in a prison riot on Monday in the northern Brazilian state of Para, the state’s prison authority said.

Breaking

Breaking

Police Release Troubling Update In Hunt For Murder Suspects

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Canada Police have discovered another burnt-out vehicle they believe was used by suspects in the murder of an Australian man and his girlfriend in British Colombia.

News

News

Classmate Arrested In Brutal Murder Of University Student

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Authorities in Mississippi have arrested a suspect in the death of 21-year-old Ole Miss student Alexandria "Ally" Kostial.

News

News

Boxer Tragically Dies Shortly After Fight Was Stopped

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Russian boxer Maxim Dadashev has died after suffering a brain injury during a match on Friday evening.

World

World

Father Of Six Dies After Being Hit With A Wave That Broke His Neck

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A father of six died after a wave crashed into him while he played with his children on a beach.

Updated

Updated

Senior NSW Cop's Son And Girlfriend Killed In 'Horrific Circumstances'

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Australian man Lucas Fowler and his American girlfriend were shot dead on a remote Canadian highway, New South Wales police have confirmed.

National

National

Toddler's Tragic Death Sparks Divisive Liquid Nicotine Debate

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The tragic death of a baby from liquid nicotine has exposed a "maelstrom" of conflicting theories about the best way to reduce smoking.

World

World

Terrifying Moment Theme Park Ride Collapses Mid-Air

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The moment a ride snaps in half at an amusement park has been caught on camera.

National

National

Man And Boy Crushed To Death By Falling Tree

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A man and boy have been killed after a gumtree smashed into their car in the Dandenong Ranges in Victoria.

Celebrity

Celebrity

TV Presenter And YouTube Star Emily Hartridge Dies Aged 35

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According to an announcement made on Hartridge's official Instagram account, the popular lifestyle YouTube personality died in an electric scooter accident.

News

News

Man Dies From Flesh-Eating Bacteria After Beach Trip, Family Says

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A grieving daughter is warning others that flesh-eating bacteria is not an urban legend – it is a real threat that took her father's life.

Updated

Updated

Bus Crash Leaves One Dead, Multiple Injured

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At least one is dead and another nine people are injured after a truck and a bus collided on Victoria's Western Highway. 

Celebrity

Celebrity

Cameron Boyce's Family Reveal Cause Of Death Of Disney Star

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Days after the death of Disney Channel star Cameron Boyce, his family has revealed that the star suffered from epilepsy, which caused his fatal seizure.

Celebrity

Celebrity

'Men In Black' Star Rip Torn Has Died Age 88

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The actor known for his roles in the 'Men In Black' films, 'Dodgeball' and 'The Larry Sanders Show' has died, a representative confirmed.

Movies

Movies

Disney Star Cameron Boyce Unknowingly Gave His Final Interview In May

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Chatting to Haute Living magazine, Cameron Boyce spoke of his need to ‘give back’.

World

World

Footage Recovered Of Final Moments Of Trekkers Who Perished In Avalanche

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The vision was found by the Indo-Tibetan Border Force on Monday about 5,790 metres up an "unnamed peak near Nanda Devi East" in the Himalayas.

National

National

Tragic Warning After Young Man's Accidental Caffeine Powder Overdose

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The grieving parents of a young man who died after accidentally ingesting a lethal amount of caffeine have issued a warning in the hope it might "save someone's life".

National

National

Smokers Have Triple The Risk Of Dying From A Cardiovascular Condition: Study

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More than 6400 Australians are dying each year from cardiovascular diseases caused by smoking, according to a new study touted as the most in-depth of its kind in the world.

World

World

Frozen Body Landed One Metre From Sunbather After Plummeting From Plane

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New photos have emerged of the spot in a London backyard where a frozen body landed after falling out of an aircraft.

National

National

Aged Care Home In Lockdown After Deadly Flu Outbreak

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A whopping 57 people have died this year from the flu and Australia's elderly continue to suffer the most.