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It 'started bad': Instagram rapist jailed for eight years
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It 'started bad': Instagram rapist jailed for eight years

The victim and the offender met online before meeting in person at a gathering.

  • by Sarah Keoghan

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Mattress rehearsal stabbing basis of lawsuit for homestay terror victim
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Mattress rehearsal stabbing basis of lawsuit for homestay terror victim

The company that placed an IS-inspired terrorist with a Melbourne family is being sued for failing to warn them their guest had practised a stabbing attack before she stabbed their family member.

  • by Tom Cowie
White Christmas dashed for cocaine syndicate mastermind
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White Christmas dashed for cocaine syndicate mastermind

A Sydney fisherman and a former Roosters player were among three men jailed over one of Australia's largest attempted cocaine shipments.

  • by Angus Thompson
Sale on: Roberta Williams loses bid to have house auction halted
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Sale on: Roberta Williams loses bid to have house auction halted

Gangland figure fails to convince Supreme Court that the Informer 3838 scandal tainted a deal struck with the ATO.

  • by Adam Cooper
Ex-official linked to 'Fat Leonard' scandal 'harmed' navy's reputation
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Ex-official linked to 'Fat Leonard' scandal 'harmed' navy's reputation

The chief of the Royal Australian Navy has condemned the behaviour of a former lieutenant who accepted bribes from a Singaporean shipping tycoon in exchange for sensitive information.

  • by Alexandra Back
Maria Butina pleads guilty to conspiring as Kremlin agent targeting GOP, NRA
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Maria Butina pleads guilty to conspiring as Kremlin agent targeting GOP, NRA

Her admission add to the pace of developments in investigations around the 2016 election, with several people close to Trump now cooperating with prosecutors.

  • by Polly Mosendz
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Trump says Cohen pleaded guilty 'to embarrass the President'
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Trump says Cohen pleaded guilty 'to embarrass the President'

In a flurry of morning tweets, Trump did not dispute that he had directed Cohen to make the payments.

  • by John Wagner
'Greased up' trespasser was trapped in vacant restaurant's vent, police say
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'Greased up' trespasser was trapped in vacant restaurant's vent, police say

The man, who was in good spirits despite his situation, told firefighters he had been stuck in the slick vent for two days.

Accused's name searched more than 100,000 times on Google despite it being suppressed
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Accused's name searched more than 100,000 times on Google despite it being suppressed

The tech giant says it didn't know it was breaking the order when it sent an email identifying the man accused of murdering British backpacker Grace Millane in New Zealand.

  • by Tommy Livingston
NZ police find shovel linked to Grace Millane murder investigation
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NZ police find shovel linked to Grace Millane murder investigation

Detectives said it was located and seized in the central west Auckland area,

  • by Tommy Livingston
Andrews vows to implement suppression order overhaul this term

Andrews vows to implement suppression order overhaul this term

Premier says his commitment to implement the recommendations of the Vincent report is “clearest indication” of his views on suppression orders.

  • by Sumeyya Ilanbey