Tenth anniversary screenings of Team America, the 2004 puppet film that parodies former North Korea leader Kim Jong Il, have been cancelled in the US.
Independent senator Jacqui Lambie says this week isn't the right time to reopen debate on gun laws, and she won't support moves to weaken controls.
The partner of Sydney siege victim Tori Johnson has spoken about his partner of 14 years and the importance of the growing floral tribute to the hostages.
The White House says cyber attacks that prompted Sony Pictures to scrap the release of a comedy about North Korea are a "serious national security matter".
A man has been stabbed in the leg during an altercation with another man outside a hotel in Sydney's west.

NSW kidnapper to be sentenced

A Sydney man who threatened his ex-girlfriend with rape after kidnapping her will be sentenced in the NSW District Court on Friday.
Disability activist and comedian Stella Young will be farewelled in a public memorial service in Melbourne on Friday.
A young man arrested following sweeping pre-dawn terrorism raids in Sydney is set to apply for bail during a court mention on Friday.
A man who believed he was called a "faggot wog" is to be sentenced for a single-punch attack on a nightclub patron, which left the man brain-damaged.
Tributes are still pouring in for Katrina Dawson and Tori Johnson, victims in the Sydney siege, as their bodies were returned to their mourning families.
NSW and federal police have conducted raids in Sydney as part of an ongoing counter-terrorism operation, in which two men were arrested on Monday.
Drone strikes against extremist groups can galvanise support and be counterproductive, according to a secret CIA report released by WikiLeaks.
As mourners continue to leave flowers and condolences near the scene of Sydney's fatal siege, the NSW government is looking at ways to retain the tributes.
NSW police and Australian Federal Police are currently conducting raids in Sydney.
Australians are watching as much TV as ever despite the emergence of tablets, smartphones and laptops, a new report says.
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