It will cost US media members $US60,000 per seat to fly to Australia for the G20 and, no, that's not for a ride on Air Force One.
A US man has pleaded guilty to trying to help Islamic State jihadists, including an unsuccessful bid to travel from Lebanon to Syria to join IS.
A US man accused of killing a Pennsylvania police officer in an ambush near his barracks has been caught after a massive six-week manhunt.
Microsoft has unveiled a gadget that combines health and fitness data from various devices and mobile apps, allowing you to check email and pay for coffee.

Costa Rica volcano spews ash

A Costa Rican volcano is spewing ash while an overnight blast has caused the side of the crater to collapse, causing concern.

US right-to-die woman delays death

A US wman with terminal cancer who made headlines with a video declaring she had chosen a date to take a lethal cocktail has extended the deadline.

School weighs Satanic colouring book

A group has submitted a Satanic colouring book and fact sheets for children at Florida schools to challenge a practice of allowing Bibles in school.
A US congressman says Islamic State jihadists want a high-profile propaganda event, such as a beheading, in Australia or another western country.
A small plane has crashed into an airport building in the US state of Kansas, killing four people.
A senior American official's insults against the Israeli prime minister were "disgraceful" and "unacceptable", US Secretary of State John Kerry says.
A US nurse has defied orders to remain at home in quarantine after returning from treating patients for Ebola in west Africa.

US ends stimulus program

The United States central bank is ending a stimulus program known as quantitative easing it started in 2008 during the Global Financial Crisis.  
Debris found on a Kiribati island has raised hopes that a sonar blip off Nikumaroro atoll is the fuselage of Amelia Earhart's ill-fated plane.
The theft of personal data by cyber criminals doesn't just open the victim to identity theft, but also to emotional upheaval.

US central bank ends QE stimulus

The US Federal Reserve has announced its ending a stimulus program known as quantitative easing (QE) stimulus.
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