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World News Update, what you need to know

8:24am World News Update, what you need to know

Judge ends US man's salvage attempt

4:00pm A US man cannot continue his efforts to salvage what he believes are platinum bars worth almost $4 billion off Cape Cod.

Finance News Update, what you need to know

7:34am Finance News Update, what you need to know

Turkey vows to track down hostage-takers

2:39am Turkey's prime minister has pledged to track down those who gave orders to two assailants who kidnapped a prosecutor before all three died in a shoot-out.

Getty death appears natural: LA coroner

Robert Jablon And Tami Abdollah A Los Angeles coroner says the death of oil heir Andrew Getty at the age of 47 appears to be either accidental or from natural causes.

World News Update, what you need to know

World News Update, what you need to know

Finance News Update, what you need to know

Finance News Update, what you need to know

Men in NSA shooting had gone to 'party'

Meredith Somers Two cross-dressing men who were shot at outside a National Security Agency complex in Maryland had allegedly stolen a car and may have lost their way.

Aust podiatrist wife blows kisses in court

Accused of murdering her Australian podiatrist husband, Donna Vasyli's life of luxury has taken a U-turn with a judge in The Bahamas sending her to jail.

Nigeria votes for Buhari as president

Ben Simon, Ola Awoniyi Nigeria's first democratic change of power has seen Muhammadu Buhari win the presidential election over incumbent Goodluck Jonathan.

Abbott the 'world's worst climate villain'

Peter Mitchell While still cautious and sceptical, a US publication says Tony Abbott's recently released climate discussion paper is a welcome sign.

Bali Nine mercy legal appeal wraps up

Gabrielle Dunlevy, AAP Southeast Asia Correspondent The final court appeal of death row Australians Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran has wrapped up in Jakarta.

Kiwi 'suspicious' at Bali customs: trial

The Bali drugs trial of New Zealander Antony de Malmanche has started with prosecution witnesses from the customs office.

NZ troops in Australia preparing for Iraq

Up to 50 New Zealand soldiers are in Australia training for their Iraq deployment at a date still to be set.

World News Update, what you need to know

World News Update, what you need to know

Finance News Update, what you need to know

Finance News Update, what you need to know

DNA identification could take four months

It could take up to four months to identify victims from last week's Germanwings crash through DNA evidence, an expert has warned.

Anger won't help us, say Aussie relatives

Julian Drape, AAP Europe Correspondent Relatives of the Australian victims of the Alps crash are treating it as an accident because it's too painful to think their family members we murdered.

One dead after car rams US spy agency

It's not yet clear if police fatally shot one of two men, dressed in women's clothing, who attempted to drive into the US national spy agency's grounds.

Alps crash pilot suicidal 'years ago'

Estelle Peard with Deborah Cole in Berlin Doctors treating the co-pilot believed to have deliberately crashed a Germanwings plane had no recent signs he intended to hurt himself or others.

Germany to end male chick killings

The German government is working towards becoming the first country to end the mass killing of male chicks.

World News Update, what you need to know

World News Update, what you need to know

Finance News Update, what you need to know

Finance News Update, what you need to know

Bingle, Worthington face grilling in court

Peter Mitchell Not only will Lara Bingle and Sam Worthington have to face a paparazzo's lawyer, but the new parents have to pay for his LA airfare, hotel and travel time.

Aussie relatives ready to visit crash site

Julian Drape, AAP Europe Correspondent The relatives of the Australian victims of the Germanwings disaster are in Europe and preparing to travel to the crash site on Monday.

Islamic State group beheads 8 Shi'ites

Eight men, said to be Shi'ite Muslims, have been beheaded in a video released by the Islamic State group.

Court hears expert support for Bali appeal

Gabrielle Dunlevy, AAP Southeast Asia Correspondent The appeal of Myuran Sukumaran and Andrew Chan's denial of clemency has continued in a Jakarta court with an expert witness.

BA says frequent flier accounts breached

Some online frequent flier accounts have been hacked, British Airways says.

Italy clears Knox, ex-lover of murder

Angus Mackinnon, Ella Ide After an eight-year legal battle, American Amanda Knox has finally been cleared in Italy of the murder of British student Meredith Kercher.

Govt reviews airline safety after tragedy

Transport Minister Warren Truss has briefed the national security committee of cabinet on aviation safety following the aircraft crash in the French Alps.