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Colorado officer quits after confronting rubbish picker

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 3:13am
Officer John Smyly confronted student Zayd Atkinson when he was picking up rubbish by his building.

Taiwan gay marriage: Parliament legalises same-sex unions

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 2:14am
Taiwan's parliament becomes the first in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage in a landmark ruling.

Ashley Massaro: WWE star dies aged 39

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 2:05am
Fans and fellow wrestlers have been paying tribute, as Ashley died after being taken to hospital.

Israel Folau sacked by Rugby Australia for social media post

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 2:04am
Israel Folau's contract is terminated by Rugby Australia after he said "hell awaits" gay people in a social media post.

I M Pei's iconic buildings across the globe

Fri, 05/17/2019 - 1:24am
His works range from the famous Louvre Museum pyramid in Paris, to Hong Kong's Bank of China Tower.

Trump unveils 'merit-based' immigration policy plan

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 11:29pm
The US president outlines a new system designed to favour younger, highly skilled workers.

Chelsea Manning ordered back to jail for contempt

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 8:19pm
The former intelligence analyst is held in contempt for again refusing to testify in a Wikileaks inquiry.

The Chilean tycoon who is wanted by the US

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 8:07pm
Carlos Cardoen is an influential businessman in Chile, but why does the US want him extradited?

Spanish men get in touch with their feminist side

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 8:05pm
"We're all sexist... the first step towards changing the situation is to recognise that."

Destined to capture the world in black and white

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 7:36pm
American photographer Ralph Gibson's vision of the world in black and white.

The Chinese-Australians making political history

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 7:31pm
One of these candidates is expected to make history in Australia's upcoming election.

The secretive Kaka'i of Iraq are finally speaking out

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 7:24pm
The secretive Kaka'i religious minority fear for their lives – and they’re finally speaking out about it

'How are we different from traditional couples?'

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 7:10pm
A gay couple from Belarus speak out in a country rated as one of the most homophobic in Europe by a leading LGBT organisation.

Bob Hawke: The rambunctious rogue who led Australia

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 6:45pm
The charismatic Bob Hawke helped to modernise the economy and was renowned for his love of beer.

Eurovision 2019: Ireland knocked out in second semi-final

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 6:16pm
Sarah McTernan is sent packing while favourites Russia, Sweden and the Netherlands progress.

Louvre pyramid architect I M Pei dies aged 102

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 5:54pm
Tributes are paid to the man who designed iconic buildings including the pyramid outside the Louvre.

French doctor charged with poisoning 17 patients

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 5:31pm
Frédéric Péchier has already been charged with poisoning seven others, but denies any wrongdoing.

Boeing completes 737 Max software upgrade

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 5:29pm
The firm will seek certification from the US regulator which grounded the jet after two crashes.

Madonna Eurovision appearance is finally confirmed

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 3:30pm
The singer will perform Like A Virgin and a new track during Saturday's final in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Game of Thrones petition: 500,000 demand series eight remake

Thu, 05/16/2019 - 3:25pm
A petition, signed by 500,000 fans, is urging HBO to remake series eight with "competent writers".


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