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Steve Irwin to receive Hollywood star

TwitterSteve "The Crocodile Hunter" Irwin will receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame more than a decade after his shock death. (function(d, s, id) (document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));

US cop claims self defence in Damond death

TwitterThe US police officer charged with the murder of Australian life coach Justine Ruszczyk Damond appears set to claim self defence and plead not guilty. (function(d, s, id) (document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));

DeLorean widow sues over film's use of car

TwitterThe widow of maverick car maker John DeLorean alleges a Texas company has illegally received money from the Back to the Future movies that used his iconic car. (function(d, s, id)...

Qld woman fights for life after fall

TwitterA woman is fighting for her life after she fell from a waterfall in far north Queensland. (function(d, s, id) (document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));

Feds invest $1.5m to beat flesh-eating bug

TwitterMore than $1 million will be spent tackling a mysterious flesh-eating bug and reducing its spread in Australia. (function(d, s, id) (document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));

George Bush senior out of intensive care

TwitterFormer US President George H.W. Bush has been moved from an intensive care unit at Houston Methodist Hospital to a regular patient room as he recovers from an infection that...

Warriors to learn from Storm loss: Kearney

TwitterThe Warriors will take some lessons out of their crushing defeat by NRL champions Melbourne, according to coach Stephen Kearney. (function(d, s, id) (document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));

Plans set for high speed rail to Geelong

TwitterA high-speed rail link between Geelong and Melbourne is being considered by the Victorian government, with $50 million set aside in the forthcoming budget to examine a rail pathway to...

Greens unleash war on Australia's waste

TwitterThe Australian Greens want to spend more than half a billion dollars on an overhaul of the nation's waste management systems, from improved recycling methods to more community tip shops. (function(d,...

NRL refs' boss admits Macdonald try wrong

TwitterNRL referees boss Bernard Sutton has admitted to a wrong call by the bunker in awarding Nene Macdonald a controversial late try in St George Illawarra's Anzac Day win over...