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Kerryn Phelps backflips to preference Liberals over Labor in Wentworth byelection

Kerryn Phelps backflips to preference Liberals over Labor in Wentworth byelection

Former head of Australian Medical Association is advising supporters to preference Dave Sharma ahead of Tim MurrayThe independent candidate Dr Kerryn Phelps has backflipped and is now urging
Australia could launch legal challenge to Japan's 'scientific' whaling hunts

Australia could launch legal challenge to Japan's 'scientific' whaling hunts

After a ‘win for whales’ at the IWC, government is urged to do more but refuses to send ship to monitor Japan’s actionsThe environment minister, Melissa Price, has not ruled out taking legal action to
Suge Knight faces 28 years in jail after admitting manslaughter

Suge Knight faces 28 years in jail after admitting manslaughter

Death Row Records co-founder pleads no contest after running over man in Compton in 2015Former rap mogul Marion “Suge” Knight has pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter for running over and
British museums face fight to gain control of Titanic artefacts

British museums face fight to gain control of Titanic artefacts

Hedge funds compete with consortium, including the National Maritime Museum and Titanic Belfast, for collection of 5,000 itemsHedge funds are competing with a set of British museums to purchase more
Amazon's Alexa knows what you forgot and can guess what you're thinking

Amazon's Alexa knows what you forgot and can guess what you're thinking

AI voice assistant will soon give users with connected smart home devices reminders to lock doors and turn off lightsAmazon says its AI voice assistant Alexa can now guess what you might be thinking
Canada accuses Myanmar of genocide against Rohingya

Canada accuses Myanmar of genocide against Rohingya

Lower house of parliament endorses UN findings of crimes against humanity by military and calls for prosecutionCanadian lawmakers have unanimously voted to declare Myanmar’s military actions against
Whitsundays shark attacks: drum lines to be set as two tourists remain critical

Whitsundays shark attacks: drum lines to be set as two tourists remain critical

Fisheries Queensland to set baited lines in Cid Harbour after separate attacks on same day Drum lines will be set after two tourists were critically injured in separate shark attacks at a harbour in
Pheasant shooting to be banned on public land in Wales

Pheasant shooting to be banned on public land in Wales

Natural Resources Wales announced the move following a campaign by animal rights activistsPheasant shooting is set to be banned on public land in Wales following sustained campaigning by animal rights
Morning mail: EU rejects Theresa May's Brexit plan

Morning mail: EU rejects Theresa May's Brexit plan

Friday: British PM is humiliated at Salzburg summit. Plus: scientists use MDMA to investigate animal behaviourGood morning, this is Eleanor Ainge Roy bringing you the main stories and must-reads on
US hits China with sanctions for buying Russian fighter jets and missiles

US hits China with sanctions for buying Russian fighter jets and missiles

Russian blacklist also expanded to include many indicted by Mueller for role in 2016 election meddlingThe US has sanctioned the Chinese military for buying Russian fighter planes and missiles, and
Maryland shooting: four dead, including suspect, at warehouse complex

Maryland shooting: four dead, including suspect, at warehouse complex

Rite Aid distribution center employee is suspected to have killed three and wounded several others before taking her own lifeAn employee at a warehouse in north-eastern Maryland opened fire at work on
Golf Digest helps free illustrator wrongly jailed for murder

Golf Digest helps free illustrator wrongly jailed for murder

Valentino Dixon’s drawings, published in the magazine, brought attention to the poor evidence on which he was convicted in 1991Drawing golf courses was the reason God put him here, Valentino Dixon
Tanzania ferry disaster: 136 bodies are pulled from Lake Victoria

Tanzania ferry disaster: 136 bodies are pulled from Lake Victoria

Scores more people are missing after MV Nyerere sinks on Thursday afternoon At least 136 bodies have been retrieved from Lake Victoria in east Africa after a ferry sank on Thursday, Tanzanian
Brexit: May humiliated by Salzburg ambush as she fights to save Chequers

Brexit: May humiliated by Salzburg ambush as she fights to save Chequers

PM on the defensive after EU leaders take turns to rubbish her plan – just a week before the Conservative conferenceTheresa May was left fighting to save her Chequers Brexit plan and with it her
Maryland shooting: Woman kills three then turns gun on herself – video report

Maryland shooting: Woman kills three then turns gun on herself – video report

A woman armed with a handgun opened fire at a Maryland warehouse complex where she was employed, killing three people and wounding three others before taking her own life. There are reports the woman
558m-year-old fossils identified as oldest known animal

558m-year-old fossils identified as oldest known animal

Oval-shaped Dickinsonia lifeform existed at least 20m years before the ‘Cambrian explosion’ of animal lifeA fossilised lifeform that existed 558m years ago has been identified as the oldest known
The Guardian view on the US and North Korea: warm words, not deeds | Editorial

The Guardian view on the US and North Korea: warm words, not deeds | Editorial

Washington has said it will restart talks with Pyongyang. Kim Jong-un knows how to make Donald Trump feel good; that doesn’t mean he plans to denucleariseNorth Koreans are used to extracting the most
The logos are lowered but the fur still flies for Fendi in Milan

The logos are lowered but the fur still flies for Fendi in Milan

Karl Lagerfeld made little concession to summer, but he still pleases the massesIt would be tricky to talk about Milan fashion without mentioning Fendi, which showed a few hours after the other
About 1,000 deer to be culled at controversial Dutch rewilding park

About 1,000 deer to be culled at controversial Dutch rewilding park

More than 3,000 deer, ponies and cattle died last winter at the Oostvaardersplassen reserveA Dutch provincial council has authorised the mass cull of about 1,000 deer on a controversial nature reserve
Botswana rejects claims of elephant poaching surge

Botswana rejects claims of elephant poaching surge

Country rebuts charity’s accusations by inviting officials to see carcasses for themselvesBotswana has rebutted claims of a surge of elephant poaching by putting carcasses of animals that were