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National

First Ultra-Long-Haul Commercial Flight Between Sydney And New York Touches Down

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The first direct commercial flight between Sydney and New York landed in Australia after 19 hours and 16 minutes in the air.

Good News

Good News

76-Year-Old Pianist Proves Age And Disability Can't Stop The Music

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The sound of hard-swing jazz draws crowds to film the musician, who leaves music lovers awestruck when they learn the man behind the piano in his mid-seventies and blind.

News

News

Video Of Toddlers Running To Each Other On Street Goes Viral

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 A video of two adorable toddler best friends greeting each other with a huge hug is trending all across social media.

News

News

Man Impersonating Police Officer Pulls Over Van Full Of Cops

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A man impersonating an officer made a big mistake when he decided to pull over a van.

News

News

A Teen Just Won $4 Million Playing Fortnite

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Forget tennis majors, footy contracts or golf tournaments -- now video games can now make you an instant multi-millionaire.

Good News

Good News

Police Officers Pay For Alleged Shoplifter's Groceries

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Three New York City police officers were working on the Fourth of July when they decided to stop by a Manhattan Whole Foods supermarket.

James Norman

James Norman

50 Years Since The Stonewall Riots, Gay Culture Is Still In Danger

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I once heard homosexuality described as a "joyful instinct".

TV

TV

Netflix's 'Most Watched Show' Hits A Nerve For Aussies

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'When They See Us' is a true story about black and brown men being punished for crimes they didn't commit, a theme that has resonated with audiences worldwide.

World

World

Cult Leader Found Guilty In Sex Trafficking Case

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The former spiritual leader of a purported New York self-improvement group that's been called a cult and a pyramid scheme has been found guilty on seven counts including sex trafficking, racketeering and conspiracy charges.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Six Men Jailed Over Kidnap, Rape, Murder Of Child

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All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

Updated

Updated

Chaos In New York After Skyscraper Helicopter Crash

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At least one person has died after a helicopter crashed into a building on Monday afternoon in Midtown Manhattan.

News

News

Man Plotted To Kill Police In Times Square

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Islamic State supporter Ashiqul Alam, 22, has been charged over a plot to murder police officers in New York City's Times Square.

World

World

46 Ice Cream Trucks Seized In Crackdown

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The New York City government left the city in an "ice cream drought" after seizing 46 ice cream trucks on Wednesday.

Music

Music

New York Music Festival Evacuated After Wild Downpour

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Festivalgoers have been forced to flee Randall Island after wild weather interrupted The Governor's Ball.

News

News

Police Make Deal With Fugitive Over Wanted Poster 'Likes'

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A police department has reached a deal with a fugitive that would have him surrender if enough people respond to a wanted poster on social media, an agreement that at least one expert calls unethical.

News

News

Street Texting Could Be Banned In New York

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A growing list of cities are introducing hefty fines for pedestrians who text, tweet or talk while crossing the street, New York could be the latest.

Politics

Politics

No One Wants To Live In Trump Tower Anymore

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America's self-described "all-time favourite president" is now the owner of Manhattan's least favourite luxury property.

World

World

Window Washers Hang From Building In Terrifying Mid-Air Ordeal

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Emergency crews have pulled two window washers to safety after they became stuck on scaffolding on the side of a building in Midtown, New York City.

World

World

Helicopter Plunges From The Sky And Crashes Into Hudson River

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A helicopter crashed into the Hudson River near Manhattan on Wednesday afternoon, New York authorities said.

World

World

Mother Brings Murdered Jogger's Shoes Into Court

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A grieving family faced their loved one’s killer in court on Tuesday.

News

News

Barsik Is One Of The World's Chunkiest Cats And Needs A New Home

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Weighing in at 18.5kg, Barsik is nearly four times the weight of a normal household cat, and he's just launched his weight loss journey in the hopes of finding a healthy, new home.

News

News

Some Bloke Set Up A Jungle On A Busy Train Because He Could

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You see some pretty out there things on public transport these days, but have you ever had to duck a tree in a make-shift jungle just to get off a train?

Crime

Crime

Police: Father Brainwashed Daughter Into Helping Kill Her Mother

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A week before Karrie Neurauter's mother was murdered in 2017, her father came to her with an unfathomable ultimatum.

Crime

Crime

Man Charged After Brutal Train Attack On Elderly Homeless Woman

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A man is in custody in connection with a subway assault on an elderly homeless woman.

World

World

Citywide Alert In New York Following Multiple Shooting

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Citywide alerts have been issued across New York City after reports of a gang-related shooting that put three people in hospital.

Good News

Good News

Blind Runner Completes Half Marathon Led Only By Guide Dogs

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Thomas Panek has run more than 20 marathons in his life but this was the first using only guide dogs.

World

World

A Cop Accidentally Recorded Herself Giving Boss Oral Sex On Duty

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A police officer's bodycam captured her in a private moment, which is now under official review.

News

News

'Investigation Launched' After Rat Gets Stuck In Ticket Machine

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Commuters received a huge shock on Tuesday when a rodent was discovered inside the coin dispenser of a MetroCard vending machine at a New York subway station.

World

World

Billionaire Taunts Ex By Hanging Massive Photo Of New Wife On Building

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To celebrate his $2 billion divorce and brand new marriage, real estate mogul Harry Macklowe installed 12-metre high, seven-metre wide photographs of himself and his new wife on a building in New York City.

Life

Life

Here Are All The Stars Who Went To Meghan Markle's Baby Shower

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So, Meghan Markle might be a bona fide royal -- but Hollywood royalty came out to shine to celebrate the former Suits star's baby shower.

News

News

Video: Hangry Customer Rampages Through Restaurant

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A very irate customer smashed the front windows of a restaurant because they were out of beef patties.

World

World

Mum Carrying Pram Dies After Falling Down Stairs In Subway Station

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A young mother has died in New York City after falling down a flight of stairs at a subway station while carrying her baby in a stroller.

World

World

Woman Freed After Being Trapped In Elevator For Three Days

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A woman has been freed after being trapped in an elevator for three days.

World

World

WATCH: A Cyclist Attacks Rideshare Driver In Busy New York City Traffic

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New York City Police are searching for a bicyclist after he attacked a rideshare driver who jumped on top of his car in the middle of busy traffic.

TV

TV

New Yorkers Are Not Happy About MTV’s ‘Made In Staten Island’

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The New York Mayor has hit out at the new reality show for "stereotyping" one of the city's Burroughs.

Tech

Tech

Are You Up For The Longest Flight In The World?

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His friends ask Duane Brown if he is nuts.

World

World

New York City's Night Sky Lit Up With 'Crazy Blue Light'

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Alien invasion? Superhero movie filming? Nope -- but it still lit up New York skies, and social media.

World

World

Harry Potter Exhibit Reveals How Real Life Inspired The Series

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It's been just over 20 years since the U.S. was first introduced to the world's most famous wizard and the magical universe he lives in.

World

World

Nationwide U.S. Bomb Threats 'Not Considered Credible': NYPD

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Law enforcement authorities say a flurry of bomb threats sent electronically across the country are "not credible", including those in New York City.

World

World

NYPD Recovers Engagement Ring For Unlucky New York Couple

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A marriage proposal went wrong after the ring was dropped down a grate, and now the NYPD are searching for the lucky couple.

World

World

Graphic Footage Of A Failed Suicide Bombing In New York Subway Released

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Newly released security video of a failed 2017 suicide bombing in the New York City subway system gives a fuller picture of the police response.

World

World

Sisters 'Preferred Suicide Over Returning To Saudi Arabia'

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Two young Saudi women whose bodies were found a week ago along the rocky Manhattan shore of the Hudson River had likely committed suicide, according to police. 

News

News

Alec Baldwin Arrested For Punching Stranger During Street Fight

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The 60-year-old actor's infamous temper reared its head during a parking spot dispute in New York City.

World

World

Saudi Sisters Found Dead In New York River

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Officials have said the sisters were alive when they entered the water.

Good News

Good News

A Beautiful Mandarin Duck Randomly Appeared In New York

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Thousands of kilometres from home, a Mandarin Duck was spotted swimming majestically in a pond in a quiet corner in New York's Central Park.

World

World

This Good Drop Jumped To A Record-Breaking Price

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How much would you pay for a bottle of wine?

World

World

Get Your Hands On Marie Antoinette's Jewels At Historic Sotheby's Exhibit

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The collection, to be auctioned in Geneva next month, includes a diamond pendant with a natural pearl estimated to be valued $1-2 million.

World

World

New York Allows Gender 'X' On Birth Certificates Without Doctor Approval

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New York City has legalised a neutral gender on birth certificates for people who do not identify as male or female.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Man Charged With Kristie Powell Murder And Earth Needs Saving By 2030

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All the news you need to know this Tuesday.

Views

Views

I Moved To New York City, Six Months Later I Had A Gun To My Neck

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Like scores of young Australians before and after me, I headed overseas to chase my dreams. Then I was woken up.

News

News

Australian Woman's Sexual Assault In New York City Captured On CCTV

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The 27-year-old walked almost two kilometres to the nearest police station to report the crime, according to the NYPD.

Celebrity

Celebrity

No One Noticed Jimmy Fallon And Justin Bieber Dancing In NY

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The pair went undercover for some musical photo bombing in Central Park.

World

World

A Look Back At The Most Powerful 9/11 Images

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On the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, we take a look back at some of the most powerful images from Ground Zero. 

World

World

About 30,000 Bees Swarm Hot Dog Stand, Shut Down Times Square

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BEEEEEEEES.

Crime

Crime

Footage Shows Man Attacked AND Then Mugged While Unconscious

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Instead of helping the man, witnesses stole his wallet and phone before the attackers returned to take photos.

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

New York As You've Never Seen It Before

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From behind.

World

World

Trump Sued By New York For Alleged "Persistent Illegal Conduct"

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Happy 72nd birthday, Donald!