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Thu 18 Jul 2019

Council takes 86yo’s $50k nest egg

Council takes 86yo’s $50k nest egg

An 86-year-old widow has had her $50,000 life savings taken away by her local council because she was tucking away too much of her weekly pension.

Drunk dad throws 5yo into ocean

Drunk dad throws 5yo into ocean

A drunk dad was arrested after throwing his five-year-old son in the ocean to “teach him to swim” and proceeding to do backflips as he struggled.

‘No hope’: Horror speech we never heard

‘No hope’: Horror speech we never heard

WHEN Neil Armstrong took off to make man’s first steps on the moon, the world was bracing for disaster. This is what we would have heard if it had gone wrong.

Johnson declines comment on no-deal Brexit

Johnson declines comment on no-deal Brexit

UK leadership contender Boris Johnson has refused to say whether he would seek to shut parliament to facilitate a no-deal Brexit.

House votes to block Saudi arms sales

House votes to block Saudi arms sales

The US House of Representatives has voted to block the Trump administration from selling weapons and aircraft maintenance support to Saudi Arabia.

US removing Turkey from F-35 program

US removing Turkey from F-35 program

THE US is removing Turkey from the F-35 fighter jet program after Ankara began accepting delivery of an advanced Russian missile defence system.

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