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A massive wildfire that has forced the evacuation of all 88,000 people in the Canadian city of Fort McMurray and burned down 1600 structures has the potential to...

Labor seizes on Turnbull tax gap

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says Treasury has not put a dollar cost on a 10-year tax plan.
Proposed new legislation will today be unveiled to ban dolphin captivity in New South Wales, following the death of a baby dolphin at a marine park in 2015. The...
A leading Australian counter-terrorism expert believes the death of Islamic State operative Neil Prakash is a big achievement, but says it doesn't eliminate the...
A man has been found guilty of murdering his mother and father on their Victorian property.
Former Australian of the Year Rosie Batty has called on political leaders to overhaul the Family Court, which advocates say is failing women.
The Northern Territory Police Force have taken to Facebook after being snubbed by their NZ counterparts in an online 'dance off' challenge.

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Australian rock band Midnight Oil have announced they will re-form for a worldwide tour.
Ohio governor John Kasich has ended his bid for the Republican presidential nomination, leaving the field clear for Donald Trump.
US President Barack Obama has paid a belated visit to Flint, Michigan, and sipped filtered water as he tried to assuage anger over lead-contaminated water.
A not-for-profit American organisation says it needs $US1 million to complete its search for Captain James Cook's ship, the Endeavour, off the US coast.
Music legend Prince died one day before he was scheduled to meet a doctor who specializes in addiction treatment for a 'life-saving mission,' the doctor's lawyer...
The US and Russia have brokered a deal to extend a truce to the beleaguered city of Aleppo but fighting continues as the Syrian regime delays it by a day.
For the first time, scientists have successfully grown two-week-old human embryos in the lab so they could study their development.

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Immigration Minister Peter Dutton made headlines this year after announcing there were no children left in Australian immigration detention and, later, that 17...
Experts have welcomed new changes and restrictions to superannuation laws, but not everyone is celebrating.
Treasurer Scott Morrison has used the story of a struggling young Sydney man to pitch the merits of his first budget.
Small businesses are among the winners in the federal government's budget, set to gain thousands of dollars in tax concessions.
Sydney is set to host a rugby league test match double-header between Pacific Island nations on the weekend.
The Chinese army is attempting to swell its ranks with an expensive new recruitment video portraying the country's armed forces as a cross between a video game...
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In pictures: Port Arthur massacre

A selection of images from the day of the Port Arthur massacre, and the days, weeks and years since.
Crowd numbers were down but the Anzac spirit was as strong as ever at dawn services marking the 101st anniversary of the Gallipoli landings by Australian and New Zealand soldiers.

Prince: his life in pictures

Prince, the innovative US music superstar whose songwriting and eccentric stage presence electrified fans around the world with hits including Purple Rain and When Doves Cry has died at age 57.
Hundreds have died in the worst earthquake to hit Ecuador in decades.
Rents in most of Australia's capital cities are rising despite more supply.

Donald Trump's Life Story

As Dateline meets some of those who've played a role in Donald Trump's life so far, our photo gallery has more about his story.
After nearly a year under the occupation of IS, the ruins of the ancient city of Palmyra have suffered. As Syrian government troops retook the city, images have emerged of what remains of the UNESCO World Heritage site.
Across the city of Brussels residents held sombre candlelit vigils around floral tributes to mourn the loss of the 34 people who lost their lives in the deadly bombings.