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Virgin makes $355.6m loss

Virgin Australia's full year net loss has widened to $355.6 million
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The chief economist at the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry has been stood down for allegedly posting offensive comments on Facebook.
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IS executes scores of Syrian troops

Islamic State jihadists have boasted of executing scores of Syrian troops after capturing a key air base.
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Hello Kitty - the moon-faced creation that adorns everything from pencil cases to pyjamas the world over - is, its owners say, human.

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Kyrgios into US Open third round

Teenage sensation Nick Kyrgios and Casey Dellacqua have advanced to the third round of the US Open, but Australia's former champion Samantha Stosur is out.
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A famous Seoul dog meat restaurant is closing, reflecting the state of a trade that is neither legal nor explicitly banned in South Korea.
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Cattle raids and the cycle of revenge attacks have claimed thousands of lives in Lakes state since South Sudan's independence in 2011. Cattle are the main source of wealth and pride in Lakes clans, playing a vital role in marriage arrangements. As wedding dowries increase, clans are forced to steal each others' livestock, and if necessary, kill whoever stands in their way. Photographer Matthew Abbott spent a week with a Dinka Gok clan in Cueibet County.
Thousands of half-naked revellers pelt each other with squishy tomatoes in the Tomatina, a world-renowned fiesta dubbed "the world's biggest food fight."
Celebrations have erupted in Gaza as a long-term ceasefire agreed by Israel and the Palestinians went into effect, ending 50 days of the deadliest violence in a decade.
Stars have begun arriving ahead of the 2014 Emmy Awards in Los Angeles. The ceremony kicks off at 10am AEST.
California's governor has declared a state of emergency after a strong quake ignited fires, burst water mains, caused gas leaks and cracked roads.
British actor Richard Attenborough has died aged 90, his family has said.
Journalist Patrick Tombola is on the ground in Gaza and has captured the immeasurable human suffering caused by the conflict in the region. Viewers be warned, some images may be distressing.
The death toll from catastrophic landslides in western Japan could more than double, police say, with 52 people now missing in addition to the 39 confirmed dead. Dozens of homes were destroyed when mountainsides collapsed on the outskirts of Hiroshima on Wednesday, sending tonnes of mud, rocks and debris crashing into suburban communities.
Chinese-born university student Hikaru Cho has captured worldwide attention with her 'hyper-real' artwork painted on human bodies.
Tensions are at boiling point in the US city of Ferguson, Missouri after a young black teenager was killed in a police shooting.