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Rain, winds lash NSW as temperature drops

NSW residents are in for a week of wild weather, with heavy rain and flash flooding, gale-force winds, cold temperatures and hazardous surf conditions expected to plague the coast.

Qld bomb hoax man 'warned of snake venom'

A knife-wielding man wore spiked armbands he claimed were tipped with snake venom when he chased his estranged wife through Brisbane airport before pulling a fake bomb from a suitcase.

Australia Post culture under investigation

Australia Post will face a one-month investigation examining the organisation's gift and expense culture after watches worth almost $20,000 were handed to senior executives.

US sees highest number of new virus cases

The United States has seen its highest number of new COVID-19 cases in the past two days, keeping the pandemic a top election issue as Vice President Mike Pence travels the country to campaign despite...

Rule-easing pause over Melbourne outbreak

Frustrated Melbourne residents must wait another 24 to 48 hours before likely getting the all-clear to take significant steps out of COVID-19 lockdown, with health authorities sweating on an outbreak in the city's north.

More medicines added to PBS: Hunt

The Morrison government is investing more than $86 million over the next four years to provide greater access to life saving medicines for Multiple Sclerosis suffers and for those with various forms of cancer.