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 2018-09-19 17:47 

Sydney Morning Herald

Two prisoners die in police van submerged in Hurricane Florence floods...

As floodwater surrounded the van, two deputy sheriffs were able to climb onto the roof but were unable to remove two women from the back seat....

 2018-09-19 17:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

Ousted Pakistan PM Sharif freed from jail...

The dramatic release comes almost two months after Sharif's party lost the election in a vote that his party claimed was rigged....

 2018-09-19 16:20 

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Reality TV doctor and girlfriend accused of drugging, raping women...

"We believe the defendants used their good looks and charms to lower the inhibitions of their potential prey," authorities said....

 2018-09-19 10:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

The long, long silence of James Cook's ship Endeavour...

James Cook's famed first voyage of discovery was aboard HM Bark Endeavour, the most famous ship in the world. And then the little ship was lost to history. Here's what happened....

 2018-09-19 09:54 

Sydney Morning Herald

Ex-Malaysian PM Najib Razak arrested, to face charges in 1MDB case...

Najib will face "several charges", some of which will relate to the transfer of $866 million into his account, the country's anti-corruption agency said....

 2018-09-19 08:35 

Sydney Morning Herald

Pedestrians injured outside London mosque...

British detectives are investigating whether an incident in which a car hit pedestrians, injuring three people, outside a London mosque was an anti-Muslim attack....

 2018-09-19 05:42 

Sydney Morning Herald

Hope for northern white rhinos as second pregnancy confirmed...

Just two northern white rhinos are left in the world, both female and too old to reproduce. This means the subspecies is functionally extinct....

 2018-09-19 05:16 

Sydney Morning Herald

US orders Chinese media to register as foreign agents, source says...

The state-owned news agencies will be required to disclose information about their annual budget and expenditures and ownership structure....

 2018-09-19 04:12 

Sydney Morning Herald

The Hague court opens preliminary probe into Rohingya crisis...

The court's chief prosecutor said she would look at reports of "coercive acts having resulted in the forced displacement of the Rohingya people"....

 2018-09-19 03:37 

Sydney Morning Herald

Kim to visit Seoul after detailing first steps for denuclearisation...

North Korea will allow independent experts to inspect the dismantling of a key missile site and nuclear research facility, in a step toward denuclearisation....

 2018-09-19 03:37 

Sydney Morning Herald

Kim Jong-un to visit Seoul after latest visit with Moon Jae-in...

North Korea will allow independent experts to inspect the dismantling of a key missile site and nuclear research facility, in a step toward denuclearisation....

 2018-09-19 03:30 

Sydney Morning Herald

Once shunned, the Maori language is experiencing a revival...

Maoris are rejecting the shame associated with the language and White New Zealanders are learning to speak it to better understand their own cultural identity....

 2018-09-19 02:37 

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Giant bricks of marijuana wash up on Florida beaches...

Bundles of marijuana have been washing up on the shores of Florida since the approach of Hurricane Florence last week....

 2018-09-19 00:28 

Sydney Morning Herald

Like 'Mario Kart': Stormy Daniels' tale of ho-hum sex with Trump...

Stormy Daniels, the adult film star who claims Donald Trump paid her off to keep their tryst a secret, goes into detail about their alleged sexual encounter....

 2018-09-18 23:45 

Sydney Morning Herald

HMS Endeavour found: One of the greatest maritime mysteries of all time solved...

The breakthrough has raised hopes the vessel will be excavated next year, in time for the 250th anniversary of Captain Cook's arrival in Australia....

 2018-09-18 23:40 

Sydney Morning Herald

'Fort Trump'? It's a possibility says Poland...

President Donald Trump said the US is looking "very seriously" at establishing a permanent military base in Poland....

 2018-09-18 23:11 

Sydney Morning Herald

Cannabis use given green light in South Africa...

South Africa's highest court has allowed the private use of marijuana, upholding a lower court's ruling that found the criminalisation of cannabis was unconstitutional....

 2018-09-18 20:57 

Sydney Morning Herald

Yusaku Maezawa booked all seats on SpaceX moon shot. Who is he?...

Maezawa is not only a high-profile entrepreneur and a world-famous art collector, but he is also set to be SpaceX's first paying tourist....

 2018-09-18 20:21 

Sydney Morning Herald

'Certain women should be struck regularly, like gongs.'...

The yearbook entry appears a page before the bio of his classmate at Georgetown Preparatory School - federal judge and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh....

 2018-09-18 19:59 

Sydney Morning Herald

'Accidental': Putin seeks to defuse downing of Russian plane off Syria...

A Russian reconnaissance aircraft was shot down by Syria forces responding to an Israeli airstrike....

 2018-09-18 19:37 

Sydney Morning Herald

'Gotta take care of home': Michael Jordan gives US$2M for Florence aid...

Charlotte Hornets owner Michael Jordan thought about all the spots that made Wilmington home growing up and was moved to dramatic action....

 2018-09-18 18:28 

Sydney Morning Herald

'Ignored, criticised, sidelined': experts slam UN response to Myanmar crisis...

"What we have found are not only the most serious human rights violations, but crimes of the highest order under international law," UN-backed investigators said....

 2018-09-18 18:04 

Sydney Morning Herald

Man caught shaving on train in viral video says don't judge...

Anthony Torres was mocked online but he said he was just trying to clean up after days spent in a homeless shelter....

 2018-09-18 17:43 

Sydney Morning Herald

Marco Rubio calls out Salt Bae for serving steak to a dictator...

He has 15.8 million Instagram followers but Salt Bae is not likely to win the adoration of a US Senator after a serious gaffe....

 2018-09-18 16:23 

Sydney Morning Herald

Champion golfer found 'murdered' on US golf course...

Celia Barquin Arozamena was found in a pond at Coldwater Golf Links after other golfers reported finding a golf bag with no one around it....

 2018-09-18 13:40 

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US-China tariffs: what's behind them, and who stands to be hurt?...

President Donald Trump has intensified his trade war with Beijing and triggered the likelihood of price increases for many American companies and consumers....

 2018-09-18 13:05 

Sydney Morning Herald

Syria's Idlib spared attack, Turkey to send in more troops after deal with Russia...

The deal will create a new demilitarised zone from which "radical" rebels must withdraw by the middle of next month....

 2018-09-18 10:11 

Sydney Morning Herald

'I couldn't hold on anymore': Mother loses hold of baby in Florence floods...

Heartbreak for families and rescuers in the wake of Florence's furry....

 2018-09-18 07:42 

Sydney Morning Herald

Sweden to close Twitter feed that trusted citizens to speak for all...

After seven years of posts on topics as varied as manga comics, ugly sweaters and dangers of prescription drugs, the official @Sweden is calling it quits....

 2018-09-18 07:13 

Sydney Morning Herald

Does Trump want a trade divorce from China? Some think so...

How else to explain Trump ignoring American companies who protested that imposing tariffs would hurt their business, and raise prices for US consumers?...

 2018-09-18 06:35 

Sydney Morning Herald

Gallery: The best photos from around the world...

The best photos from the international wire agencies as chosen by our picture editors...

 2018-09-18 06:20 

Sydney Morning Herald

US slashes number of refugees to 30,000 a year...

The US will slash the number of refugees it will accept for a second straight year, despite criticism from human rights groups....

 2018-09-18 05:56 

Sydney Morning Herald

Russian aircraft with 14 on board disappears off Syria's coast...

The military said the plane disappeared as four Israeli fighter jets were attacking targets in the area....

 2018-09-18 03:26 

Sydney Morning Herald

Now that his accuser spoke out, is Brett Kavanaugh's nomination in danger?...

As far as tracing decades-old sexual harassment allegations go, Ford's story is remarkably credible....

 2018-09-18 02:57 

Sydney Morning Herald

Hugs and challenges: Kim and Moon meet for high-stakes summit...

Kim Jong-un greeted Moon Jae-in with hugs and smiles in Pyongyang for a third summit between the two, aimed at advancing faltering nuclear talks....

 2018-09-18 01:55 

Sydney Morning Herald

Japanese billionaire to be first SpaceX passenger on moon trip...

SpaceX has announced that a Japanese billioaire will be first private passenger on a trip around the moon....

 2018-09-18 01:34 

Sydney Morning Herald

Trump orders more Russia-related probe documents to be declassified...

US President Donald Trump has directed the Justice Department to immediately declassify more information related to the Russian election meddling probe....

 2018-09-18 01:06 

Sydney Morning Herald

Imran Khan promises to give refugees citizenship to curb crime...

The former cricketer said a long-running refusal to grant Afghans documents or citizens' rights was driving them to crime....

 2018-09-17 23:31 

Sydney Morning Herald

You're tariffed! Trump announces $200 billion tariffs on Chinese goods...

Unlike the previous rounds of tariffs targeting industrial goods, this tranche will affect consumer products and could lead to price rises at the checkout....

 2018-09-17 22:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

Why Western Christianity has a death wish...

The latest figures suggest that Church of England affiliation has halved since 2002 and that only 2 per cent of young people call themselves Anglican....

 2018-09-17 21:55 

Sydney Morning Herald

Nomination of Trump's Supreme Court pick Kavanaugh thrown into crisis...

Sexual assault allegations have opened the possibility that Trump's Supreme Court nominee may not join the nation's most top court as appeared almost certain....

 2018-09-17 21:14 

Sydney Morning Herald

Syrian TV reports suspected Israeli strikes on state company...

Loud explosions shook Syria's coastal province of Latakia late on Monday, sending orange flames into the sky....

 2018-09-17 20:43 

Sydney Morning Herald

Elon Musk sued for defamation for calling Thai cave rescuer a paedophile...

One of the divers involved in the Thai cave rescue is seeking compensatory and punitive damages for Musk's comments about him....

 2018-09-17 20:33 

Sydney Morning Herald

My initial fears about Trump were correct: Hillary Clinton...

Hillary Clinton has written a scathing critique of Donald Trump that accused him of disregarding the law and weakening the social fabric of the country,...

 2018-09-17 20:05 

Sydney Morning Herald

Hope fades in Philippines for dozens trapped in landslides...

A Philippine mayor said it's unlikely any of the dozens of people feared buried in a huge landslide set off by Typhoon Mangkhut will be found alive....

 2018-09-17 19:38 

Sydney Morning Herald

One-third of Venezuelans often eat only once a day...

Facing severe food and medicine shortages, Venezuelans are increasingly open to extreme options like foreign intervention and leaving the country in order to stay alive, according to a new study....

 2018-09-17 17:47 

Sydney Morning Herald

Asia Argento threatens to sue Rose McGowan over 'horrendous lies'...

In an early morning tweet prefaced with "genuine regret", Argento accused McGowan of libel relating to a sexual encounter with a young actor....

 2018-09-17 17:13 

Sydney Morning Herald

Congressman charged over Australian investment will seek reelection...

New York's Chris Collins will remain on the November ballot despite being charged with insider trading in a tiny Australian biotech firm....

 2018-09-17 16:10 

Sydney Morning Herald

Kavanaugh accuser will testify, Conway says she 'should be heard'...

"She's willing to do whatever it takes to get her story forth," the attorney for accuser Christine Blasey Ford said....

 2018-09-17 14:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

How India and China have become a billionaires' paradise...

India's richest man, Mukesh Ambani, and his 160-metre-high vertical mansion have become the emblem of the age of the billionaire....

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