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Thu 22 Oct 2020

Towering teen ‘world’s tallest’

Towering teen ‘world’s tallest’

This Chinese teenager still has another few years of growth left in him, but he’s already one of the tallest people in the world.

FBI warns of US election hack

FBI warns of US election hack

The FBI has issued an urgent warning about a “major election security” issue, revealing US voter information had been obtained by hackers.

Confusion over COVID vaccine trial death

Confusion over COVID vaccine trial death

A volunteer taking part in the trial for AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine, which Australians could be given doses of, has died.

Star’s wedding leads to 100 virus cases

Star’s wedding leads to 100 virus cases

A high-profile wedding between a Mexican soap actor has led to a virus outbreak of more than 100 people being investigated by authorities.

Pope endorses same-sex unions in historic first

Premium Content Pope endorses same-sex unions in historic first

In a major departure from Vatican doctrine, Francis has become the first pope to officially support same-sex civil unions.

Why Donald Trump is actually ‘winning’

Why Donald Trump is actually ‘winning’

Don’t believe the opinion polls – Donald Trump is actually ahead of Joe Biden, according to one pollster who accurately called the 2016 election.

‘Molested, blackmailed’: Star’s horror

‘Molested, blackmailed’: Star’s horror

Matthew McConaughey has revealed he was molested as a teenager and blackmailed into losing his virginity in his bombshell memoir.

Sweden cases explode, cities ‘locked down’

Sweden cases explode, cities ‘locked down’

Coronavirus cases have doubled in Sweden in just three weeks as the wheels fall off the country’s vaunted approach to tackling COVID-19.

Wed 21 Oct 2020

iPhone 12 Pro review: pros and omissions

Premium Content iPhone 12 Pro review: pros and omissions

It is one of Apple’s first 5G iPhones, but is the iPhone 12 Pro worth the upgrade or should you hold out for more?

Aussie gangsters’ shock move to dodge extradition

Premium Content Aussie gangsters’ shock move to dodge extradition

Australian police were set to fly to Dubai to bring two Sydney gangsters allegedly involved in trafficking almost three tonnes of drugs.

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