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CRIME

Man accused of murdering neighbour says he was too drunk to remember the stabbing

Sateki Siale admits he stabbed his neighbour Kelly Ventigadoo with a broken beer bottle causing him to bleed to death. Full story »

ASSISTED DYING

Victoria one step closer to creating assisted dying laws after accepting advisory council recommendations

A bill to legalise assisted dying will be introduced to Victorian parliament by the end of the year, Premier Daniel Andrews has said. Full story »

CRIME

Brisbane man charged after allegedly setting ex-girlfriend on fire

A man has been arrested after allegedly setting his ex-girlfriend alight in a northern Brisbane home this morning.

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NEW SOUTH WALES

Exclusive: NSW council merger policy likely to be scrapped as pressure mounts on Gladys Berejiklian

The New South Wales government's council merger policy is looking likely to be scrapped with Premier Gladys Berejiklian’s colleagues privately urging her to dump it.  Full story »

CRIME

'Unlucky' driver disqualified until the year 3001

Banned from driving until 3001. That's not a typo... 3001. Full story »
HEALTH

How you can find out if you’re at risk of Alzheimer's disease

Melbourne-based researchers have discovered a link between elevated iron levels in the brain and mental degeneration. Full story »

QUEENSLAND

The simple way to get free groceries, makeup and appliances

There's a new way to get free groceries, makeup and even appliances - big supermarkets and manufacturers are handing out free samples for us to test. Full story »

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Domestic violence survivor reunites with the people who saved her life

The last time Simone O'Brien was in the quiet street she used to call home - her shattered skull was being held together by her neighbour, as she tells Georgie Gardner. Full story »

DARWIN

Slipping NT economy set to get worse before it gets better

The NT's economy looks to get worse before it gets better.

The Northern Territory's economy is set to get worse before it gets better, as it slipped to seventh spot in CommSec State of the States quarterly report. Full story »

QUEENSLAND

Suspected drugged driver leads police on '160km/h chase' through Logan

Police helicopter video has emerged of a man allegedly leading police on a drugged-fuelled, high- speed chase across Logan.

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VICTORIA

Melbourne woman injured after laptop explodes while charging

A woman has been injured after her charging laptop exploded. (MFB)

A Melbourne woman has been injured after her laptop’s battery exploded while it was charging, sparking a small fire inside her bedroom overnight. Full story »

VICTORIA

Melbourne recycling plant operators ordered to clean up separate site after Coolaroo blaze

The operator of the Coolaroo recycling facility that caught fire earlier this month has been ordered to clean up another site in Melbourne's west, amid fears it could also pose a risk to the community. Full story »

NATIONAL

From homeless to CEO: Young mother reveals how she transformed her life with the dole

A Melbourne mother who turned her life around and became an international business star has attributed Centrelink to her success.

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DEFENCE

‘Helmets were blown from our heads’: WW2 diary of Adelaide digger details life in the trenches

Never-before-seen diary entries written by one of the legendary “Rats of Tobruk” during World War Two have been revealed in a new book.

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NEW SOUTH WALES

‘Rapid flu test’ that gives results within an hour launched at NSW public hospitals

A new "rapid flu test" has been rolled out in public hospitals across New South Wales, giving a result within the hour and potentially saving lives. Full story »

NATIONAL

Bill Shorten calls on Turnbull government to agree on four-year federal terms

Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has said he wants the government to co-operate with a bid to hold federal election every four years instead of three. Full story »
POLITICS

Donald Trump boasts of 'complete power to pardon' in Twitter tirade

US President Donald Trump has tweeted he has "complete power to pardon" and has complained about investigations into links between his 2016 campaign and Russia. Full story »
VICTORIA

Families of men assaulted outside Crown Casino ‘furious’ after alleged offenders granted bail

Two men have been charged over a brawl near Melbourne's Crown Casino that resulted in three men being hospitalised, one for stabbing injuries. Full story »
JUSTINE RUSZCZYK

Exclusive: Woman sues officer who fatally shot Justine Ruszczyk for assault and battery

9NEWS can reveal a woman is suing police officer Mohamed Noor, who shot dead Australian Justine Ruszczyk last weekend. Full story »

HEALTH

How one father is using Crossfit to rehabilitate after suffering cardiac arrest