#Death

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Celebrity

Laverne & Shirley Star Penny Marshall Has Died Aged 75

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The director of 'Big' and star of 'Laverne & Shirley' died on Monday night.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Vine Co-Founder Colin Kroll Has Died

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Colin Kroll, the co-founder of short-form video app Vine was found dead in his Manhattan apartment on Sunday.

National

National

Father Of Dead Schoolie Calls For 'Nangs' To Be Regulated

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Nitrous oxide should be regulated, warned the father of a Sydney teenager who fell to his death from a Gold Coast balcony after reportedly using the substance.

Crime

Crime

Mother Charged After Dead Baby Found On Beach

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The mother of a nine-month-old baby girl who was found dead on a Surfers Paradise beach last month has been charged.

National

National

Figure Eight Pools Get Online Warning System After Repeat Injuries

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One of Australia's most iconic but dangerous tourist spots has been issued a new warning system as summer heats up.

Tech

Tech

Mother Of Stillborn Baby Gets Apology From Facebook Then Hit With Adoption Ads

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An American journalist -- who penned an emotional letter to tech companies to change the way they advertise to women who experience stillbirth -- got an apology from Facebook but hours later was hit with adoption ads.

Crime

Crime

Teen Kills Girl For Waiting Too Long To Tell Him She Was Pregnant

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Aaron Trejo, 16, confessed to killing his pregnant schoolmate, police said.

World

World

Twitter CEO Faces Backlash Over 'Disgraceful' Myanmar Tweets

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The social media company's chief executive has been criticised for promoting Myanmar as a 'beautiful' tourist destination despite the mass human rights abuses occurring in the country. 

Updated

Updated

Brazil Bank Robbery Shoot Out Death Toll Rises To 14

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A shootout between police and bank robbers attempting to blow up ATMs has killed 14 people, including six hostages.

Views

Views

A Letter To My Afterlife Manager

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Dear Jemima, If you are reading this, I am dead.

World

World

George W. Bush's Breaks Down At Father's Funeral

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It wasn't until the very end of the eulogy for his father, George H.W. Bush, that former President George W. Bush broke down.

World

World

'Soldier-Statesman': George H.W. Bush Hailed At State Funeral

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The late President George H.W. Bush was hailed at his state funeral on Wednesday as a World War Two hero, Cold War veteran and architect of a US victory against Iraq.

World

World

George H.W. Bush's Service Dog Pays Respect To Fallen Friend

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Sully, the service dog famous for his loyalty to former U.S. president George H.W. Bush, sat quietly by his side as mourners gathered at the U.S. Capitol Rotunda.

World

World

Guy Asks Girl To Wear Black On First Date, Takes Her To Funeral

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There was a lot of anticipation.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Sarah Hyland Dragged For Asking Fans to Donate To GoFundMe

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After her 14-year-old cousin was tragically killed by a drunk driver, Sarah Hyland turned to fans to help raise money for his funeral.

National

National

Christmas Plea By 'Heartbroken' Family Of SES Volunteer

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The "heartbroken" family of SES volunteer Billy Martin have made a public plea after being left without their husband and father so close to Christmas.

Crime

Crime

Woman Shot Dead By Boyfriend's Ex-Wife While Decorating

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Lisa Vilate Williams was putting up Christmas decorations with the kids when she was shot.

World

World

Woman Dies After Leaned Head Out Train Window

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Police were called to around 10.10pm after reports a woman had received serious head injuries while travelling on a train.

World

World

Watch This Dutch Cyclist Narrowly Escape Train Collision

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Now that's Dutch courage.

World

World

Warning After 'Perfect' Couple Found Dead In Bed Together

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Michelle Avila's parents have warned that their daughter's death is proof that "what looks perfect, is not perfect".

World

World

"World's Oldest Rebel" Harry Leslie Smith Dies Aged 95

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The Second World War veteran and author was an outspoken advocate for the poor until the end.

Celebrity

Celebrity

SpongeBob Squarepants Creator Stephen Hillenburg Dies At 57

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Fans of the Nickelodeon cartoon series are paying their respects to the show's creator after hearing news of his death.

World

World

Indian Authorities In Tense Face-Off With Remote Tribe

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Indian authorities have been involved with tense stand-off with the remote Sentinelese tribe, as they attempt to retrieve American missionary's body.

World

World

Police Struggling To Recover Body Of Missionary Killed By Tribe

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Police have mapped the area on a remote Indian island where tribespeople were seen burying the body of an American Christian missionary after killing him with arrows.

World

World

Woman Dies After Botched Plastic Surgery In Mexico

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A real estate agent who traveled to a clinic in Mexico in October for several plastic surgery procedures and returned to the U.S. on life support with brain damage has died, according to the family’s attorney.

National

National

Man Crushed To Death By Forklift Driven By His Own Dog

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Derek Mead's family has been searching for answers after he mysteriously died while gardening at home. An inquest has found an unlikely culprit in the freak-forklift accident.

World

World

'God, I Don't Want To Die' The Chilling Diary Entry Of Killed Missionary

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Some of John Allen Chau's final journal entries show his will to live and his determination to spread the Christian message.

World

World

Man Killed By A Remote Tribe With Bow And Arrow

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An American adventurer who kayaked to a remote Indian island populated by a tribe known for shooting at outsiders with bows and arrows has been killed, police said Wednesday.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap: Renae Lawrence Lands In Oz And Yemen Faces Horrific Crisis

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All the news you need to know this Thursday.

World

World

Baby Dies In Bali After Being Thrown From Her Car

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An American woman has allegedly thrown her two-month-old daughter from a moving car in Bali and then tried to kill herself by jumping from the vehicle, Indonesian police say.

World

World

Suicide Bomber Kills Over 50 People At Prophet Muhammad Birthday Celebrations

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A suicide bomber blew himself up in a banqueting hall where Islamic religious scholars had gathered in the Afghan capital Kabul on Tuesday, killing more than 50 people, three government officials said.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Second Baby Death In Queensland And Tim Cahill's Teary Farewell

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All the news you need to know this Wednesday.

National

National

Cartoonist Larry Pickering Dead At 76

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Once the darling of Australian political cartooning, Larry Pickering died at his Gold Coast home bankrupt and in pain, with his reputation tarnished by his own hand.

Crime

Crime

Four-Month-Old Baby Girl Found Dead In Logan

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A day after a baby girl was found dead on a Queensland beach, a four-month-old girl has died in suspicious circumstances.

National

National

Losing The Plot: Graves To Be Recycled Under Plans To Fix Cemetery Space

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Dead bodies could be dug up and the graves filled with new occupants after just a quarter of a century, under new legislation proposed by the NSW state government.

World

World

Woman Moved To End-Of-Life Care After Plastic Surgery Procedure

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A Dallas real estate agent who travelled to a clinic in Mexico in October for several plastic surgery procedures and returned to the US on life support with brain damage was moved to hospice care late Friday night.

National

National

Dad Charged After Six-Year-Old Daughter Kills Baby Brother

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A father in Houston, Texas has been charged after his six-year-old daughter allegedly killed her baby brother while he was shopping.

National

National

What Happens If You Or A Loved One Die Overseas?

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More Australians are dying overseas than ever before, according to the government's Smart Traveller website.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Diddy Opens Up About Kim Porter's Death

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Diddy has shared an emotional tribute to his former partner, Kim Porter.

Updated

Updated

Parents Of Nine-Month-Old Baby Girl Found Dead On Beach Assisting Police

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A baby believed to be nine months old is dead after being found near the shoreline on a beach at Surfers Paradise on Queensland's Gold Coast.

National

National

Tasmanian Man Dies After Suspected Stingray Jab To The Abdomen

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A 42-year-old man out for a leisurely swim on Saturday afternoon has died after a suspected stingray injury, Tasmania Police has confirmed.

Movies

Movies

'Butch Cassidy' And 'Princess Bride' Screenwriter William Goldman Has Died

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Celebrities have paid tribute to legendary screenwriter William Goldman, who passed away in New York on Friday.

Breaking

Breaking

Kim Porter, P Diddy's Ex Has Been Found Dead

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Model Kim Porter, who dated Diddy for over a decade has been found dead at her LA home.

National

National

10 Times Steve Irwin Was Outrageously Aussie

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It's been 12 years since Steve Irwin passed away, but time hasn't faded fond memories of the man famous for his love for wildlife and his Australian charm.

World

World

Fiancee Of Lion Air Crash Victim Takes Wedding Photos Alone

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An Indonesian woman whose fiance died on board the ill-fated Lion Air flight has taken her wedding pictures alone.

World

World

Amazon Echo May Have Recorded The Murder Of Two Women

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A judge in the US has asked Amazon provide recordings from an Echo device after the death of two women.

National

National

Heart-Wrenching Scenes As Bar Reopens With Tributes To Late Owner

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Pellegrini's Espresso Bar reopened on Tuesday morning after the cafe's co-owner Sisto Malaspina was killed in a terror attack on Friday.

World

World

The Devastating Wildfires Tearing Through California

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Strong winds were blowing again on Monday in California, and that is very bad news for millions of people hoping to avoid some of the most destructive wildfires the state has ever seen.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Marvel Stars React To Stan Lee's Death

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With the news that Marvel legend Stan Lee had died, there was an outpouring of love online from all those his work had inspired and many of those who played his iconic characters.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Douglas Rain,The Voice Of HAL 9000, Dies At 90

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The Canadian stage actor, most notorious for lending his voice to the computer from '2001: A Space Odyssey' has died.

Tech

Tech

Wikipedia 'Deaditors': The People Who Let The World Know When Famous People Die

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Millions turn to Wikipedia to confirm the death of a celeb and in some cases the website crashes. But who is behind the speedy edits? 10 daily tracked down the guy who documented Michael Jackson and Princes' deaths.

U.S. Midterm Elections

U.S. Midterm Elections

Dead Brothel Owner Wins Seat In US Midterm Elections

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Brothel owner Dennis Hof was buried on Monday after dying in his sleep at the age of 72. 

World

World

Newlyweds' Final Moments Before Helicopter Crash Caught On Camera

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A newlywed couple was captured on video walking to board a helicopter that crashed moments later, killing them on the night of their wedding.

National

National

The Body Modifying 'Cult' Blamed For The Death Of Aussie 'Gentle Giant'

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Eight years ago Linda Chapman's 20-year-old son Jack fell in love with an American man named Dylan.

National

National

Jack Fell In Love, And It Cost Him His Life

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Just three weeks ago, Linda Chapman received news that her son Jack had died.

Music

Music

Remembering The Life Of Aspiring Muso Liam Anderson

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Liam Anderson was found unconscious on the corner of Pavilion Street and Bridge Road in Queenscliff just after 6am on Sunday with serious head injuries. He died a short time later.

Brekky Wrap

Brekky Wrap

Flooding Kills Dozens In Italy And Kerryn Phelps Officially Wins Wentworth

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All the news you need to know this Monday.

Crime

Crime

Daughter's Emotional Plea For Information Over Roxlyn Bowie Disappearance

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Bowie's daughter Brenda issued a heart-wrenching call for information about her missing mother who disappeared 36 years ago.

World

World

Saudi Sisters Found Dead In New York River

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Officials have said the sisters were alive when they entered the water.

News

News

Gangster James 'Whitey' Bulger Found Dead In Prison

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James “Whitey” Bulger, who lived a double life as one of Boston’s most notorious mobsters and as a secret FBI informant, was found dead at age 89 on Tuesday

News

News

Mother Sues Uni After Daughter Dies Following Pancake-Eating Contest

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The mother of a college student who choked to death on pancakes during an eating contest on campus last year has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the university.

Lion Air Crash

Lion Air Crash

No Survivors Expected As Rescue Crews Continue Horrific Search

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Rescue crews have worked through the night, recovering items and body parts belonging to the 189 people on board Lion Air flight JT610 when it crashed into the Java Sea.

Crime

Crime

The Woman Killed When Walking Her Dog Faced 'Violent' Death

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Shocking clues have emerged surrounding the murder of a 24-year-old woman who was found dead on a beach.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Rapper Falls To Death During Filming

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Jon James McMurray died while filming a stunt in which he was walking on the wing of a plane.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Tara Reid Mourns Mother's Death: 'My Heart Breaks'

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Just two years after losing her father, Tom, Tara Reid has revealed that her mother, Donna, has also passed away.

Movies

Movies

Danny Leiner, Director Of ‘Dude, Where’s My Car,’ Dies At 57

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Danny Leiner, the film and TV director responsible for films like 'Dude Where's My Car' and 'Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle,' died on Thursday.

News

News

Man Dies After Being Struck By Lightning Near Dubbo

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A man has died after he was struck by lightning in the state’s central west.

News

News

Woman Kills Herself And Children After Husband Fakes Death

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A man has turned himself into police in China after he allegedly faked his own death for an insurance pay out.

Crime

Crime

Student Hands Out Cookies With Grandparent's Ashes Mixed In

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Police are investigating a disturbing report that a high school student made cookies mixed with human remains and gave them to unknowing classmates to eat.

National

National

The Time Ian Kiernan Tackled A Man To Save Prince Charles

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It was Australia Day 1994.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Julia Louis-Dreyfus' Sister Dead At 44

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The Seinfeld star is in mourning after her half-sister was found dead at a campsite in California in August.

Views

Views

There Was No Finer Australian Than Ian Kiernan

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I'll never forget the sound. The glop and squelch of gumboots as people tried to extricate themselves from the mud.

National

National

Australian Man Dead After Jumping Off Bali Cliff

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A Western Australian father has died after jumping off a diving board on a cliff in Bali.

Inspiration

Inspiration

Bride's Agonising Dream Wedding

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For 25-year-old Jessica Padgett, it was supposed to be her dream day, her wedding, surrounded by friends and family, the dress, the the vows, but there was one thing missing; her fiancee. 

World

World

Former Bachelor Contestant Dies, Aged 38

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Cristy Caserta, a former contestant on "The Bachelor," died Thursday in Florida. She was 38.

TV

TV

'The Walking Dead' Star Scott Wilson Dies At Age 76

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In what comes as sad news for fans of 'The Walking Dead', it was announced today that Scott Wilson -- who played Hershel Greene on the hit series -- has passed away.

Crime

Crime

Police Searching For This Man After Woman Found Dead In Her Home

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Police have released photos of a man they want to speak to in relation to the death of a mother whose body was found in her home.  

World

World

Surfer Dies After Contracting Extremely Rare 'Brain-Eating Amoeba'

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A surfer in the United States died of the extremely rare "brain-eating amoeba" just days after visiting a surf park.

World

World

Footage Shows People Desperately Trying To Warn Others Of Impending Tsunami

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Harrowing footage of the first wave of the Indonesian tsunami shows people desperately trying to warn others of the impending wave.

World

World

The Devastating Aftermath Of The Indonesian Tsunami In Pictures

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Australia has offered Indonesia whatever help it requires, after an earthquake and consequent tsunami tore through the Island of Sulawesi.

Crime

Crime

Man Charged Over Crash That Killed Pregnant Woman And Her Unborn Twins

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An allegedly unlicensed driver has been charged with manslaughter over the horror crash that killed expectant mum Katherine Hoang and her sister-in-law Anh Hoang in Orchard Hills, Sydney.

World

World

Iraqi Instagram Star Tara Fares Killed In Latest High Profile Attack On Women

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Model and Instagram star Tara Fares, 22, was shot dead as she drove through the Iraqi capital of Baghdad on Thursday morning.

Celebrity

Celebrity

The Mystery Surrounding The Death Of Actress Natalie Wood Deepens

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Dennis Davern, the yacht captain who was on the boat the night Natalie Wood famously died, has now claimed Robert Wagner kept him "hostage" following her mysterious death.

National

National

New Cause Of Death Report Shows Surge In Suicide Rate

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More than 3000 Australians died by suicide in 2017, as mental health organisations beg for action on the "preventable" deaths.

National

National

Karl Died Three Years After Being Bitten By A Tick

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Karl McManus was filming an episode of Home and Away in 2007 when he noticed a tick on him.

News

News

One Dead After Boat Tragedy in Cronulla

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A man has died after a sailing boat capsized off Sydney’s south this morning.

Views

Views

I Was Dead For Two Minutes. Here's What I Saw.

5 min read

There was nothing unique about my death, apart from the fact I came back from it.

World

World

Newly Engaged Woman To Wear Wedding Dress At Her Funeral

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Cora Martinez was with her daughter Wendy last weekend when she bought her wedding dress.

World

World

Jogger Stabbed To Death While On Nightly Run

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She had just got engaged on Wednesday.

National

National

Premier To Shut Down Defqon Festival After Two Die, 13 Hospitalised

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NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has vowed to shut down the festival altogether.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Ariana Grande's Heartbreaking Message To Mac Miller

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“I’m so sorry I couldn’t fix or take your pain away."

News

News

Two Toddlers Killed, Baby In Hospital After House Fire

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The toddlers were taken to hospital but could not be saved.

World

World

News Anchor Tragically Reports On Own Daughter's Death

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For a TV anchor who covered the opioid crisis for years, the story becomes personal.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Ariana Grande Posts Moving Tribute To Ex Mac Miller

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The rapper died on Friday, and he was in a relationship with Grande just a few months ago.

Crime

Crime

Mum Tries To Take Blame For Son's Hit And Run Killing

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Police allege she wasn't even in the car at the time of the incident.

News

News

Beloved Father Could Be First Aussie Faulty Airbag Victim

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He was meant to have the airbag replaced two days before he died.

National

National

Australian Model Sinead McNamara Called Family Crying Before Death

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Her family's lawyer is asking authorities to investigate the circumstances around her death.

Celebrity

Celebrity

Celebrities And Fans React To Burt Reynolds' Death

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The screen legend died at age 82 on Thursday.

National

National

Investigation Into Death Of Australian Model On Superyacht In Greece

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Sinead McNamara died last Friday after an incident on a superyacht in Greece.

World

World

Obama, Meghan McCain Slam Absent Trump In Funeral Tribute

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Eulogies were filled with not-so-subtle rebukes at Donald Trump.