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Murderous mementos: the trophies of famous serial killers

Wednesday  17:32,   28 september 2022

In the context of a murder, a "trophy" is an item that the killer takes from the victim as a "souvenir" of the crime. The FBI differentiates in their definition of these two words, classifying a souvenir as something that fuels the killer's... >>>

How Trump's terrible endorsements could sink his own party's hopes

Wednesday  17:31,   28 september 2022

When the Republicans lost the presidency and control of Congress almost two years ago, they could take comfort in knowing they could take power again soon. © Provided by 9News.com.au Trump 'a threat to this country': Biden The Democrats had the most >>>

Qld Premier's statement on not needing coal-fired power is ‘grossly incompetent’

Wednesday  16:41,   28 september 2022

Nationals Senator Matt Canavan says Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk's announcement that Queensland won’t need coal-fired power is “grossly incompetent" given Europe's current energy crisis.Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk... >>>

Senator who opposed euthanasia to change vote after father's death under Victorian voluntary assisted dying laws

Wednesday  16:01,   28 september 2022

Jane Hume says her father's decision to die under Victoria's voluntary assisted dying laws profoundly altered her view on territory rights.The Liberal Party's Jane Hume wept as she discussed her father Steve's cancer diagnosis and, later,... >>>

Rugby Championship: Five defining moments in the 2022 edition

Wednesday  16:01,   28 september 2022

The 2022 Rugby Championship was undoubtedly the finest edition the tournament has seen since its inauguration and was loaded with defining moments.Planet Rugby breaks down five defining moments in this year’s... >>>

Aged pensioners can soon earn extra income

Wednesday  14:52,   28 september 2022

Older Australians on the aged pension will soon be able to earn much more money each year without affecting their Centrelink payments.The pension work bonus will be doubled to $600 a fortnight, meaning older Australians can earn an extra $7800 a... >>>

Geraldton taxi driver James Michael Greenup given six-year jail term for machete attack on passenger

Wednesday  14:52,   28 september 2022

A former Midwest WA taxi driver who attacked a passenger in an argument over the fare has been sentenced to six years behind bars. James Michael Greenup was found guilty of causing grievous bodily harm to Geraldton resident Charlie Collard in the... >>>

Court hears alleged murderer was 'an adulterer and violent' but not a killer

Wednesday  14:52,   28 september 2022

A man accused of killing his wife and "feeding her to pigs" 40 years ago has been defended in his murder trial.John Douglas Bowie, 72, has pleaded not guilty to killing his wife Roxlyn Bowie on or about June 5, 1982 when she disappeared from their... >>>

Optus data leak victims face long queues to change drivers licence numbers at Service SA locations

Wednesday  14:52,   28 september 2022

Queues are growing at South Australia licensing locations as victims of the Optus data breach scramble to protect their personal information.The South Australia government yesterday announced it would be waiving the fee for people who needed to... >>>

Police drop 'horn honking' fine against Sydney grandmother

Wednesday  14:11,   28 september 2022

Alma Smith, 85, was issued an infringement notice after she honked her horn at a driver who pulled out in front of her at Riverwood.Alma Smith, 85, was issued an infringement notice after she honked her horn at a driver who pulled out in front of... >>>

The Loop: Government unveils long-awaited anti-corruption legislation, how to replace your documents after the Optus breach, and Hugh Jackman returns as Wolverine

Wednesday  13:32,   28 september 2022

Get up to speed on today's headlines with The Loop.The Albanese government's election promise to create a National Anti-Corruption Commission took a major step today, when the legislation for it was introduced to... >>>

Hawks' Gunston to join Lions as free agent

Wednesday  13:32,   28 september 2022

Federal Parliament is a step closer to allowing the A-C-T and Northern territory to legislate on voluntary assisted dying. A private member's bill seeking to restore territory rights has garnered further support in the... >>>

Hawks' Gunston to join Lions as free agent

Wednesday  13:32,   28 september 2022

The husband of accused Sydney fraudster Melissa Caddick has been told to step down from giving evidence during an inquest into her suspected death. Anthony Koletti was in the witness box for a second day when he told the court he was confused by the >>>

Hawks' Gunston to join Lions as free agent

Wednesday  13:32,   28 september 2022

Hawthorn forward Jack Gunston will join Brisbane as an unrestricted free agent, while Richmond midfielder Jack Graham has visited Port Adelaide's headquarters.The 30-year-old booted 430 goals in 225 games for Hawthorn, winning flags in 2013,... >>>

Who should ‘be afraid' of the new national anti-corruption watchdog?

Wednesday  13:21,   28 september 2022

Knowing they could be held publicly accountable is a powerful disincentive for politicians tempted by corrupt behaviour.Dreyfus' declaration earlier in the week that people "should be afraid if they've been engaged in corrupt activities" sent a... >>>