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Strong earthquake shakes Japan
June 13, 2010 at 2:10 PM


A STRONG earthquake has hit northern Japan, but there is no danger of a tsunami in the area.
 

YouTube assault follows action on whaling
June 13, 2010 at 1:23 PM


FEDERAL Environment Protection Minister Peter Garrett has opened another front in the war against whaling.
 

Bridesmaid kiss ends in axe attack
June 13, 2010 at 1:18 PM


A MAN who attacked his father with an axe at his wedding after he was caught kissing a bridesmaid has been jailed.
 

Fallen diggers awarded medals of service
June 13, 2010 at 12:33 PM


DIGGERS' wives embrace as the bodies of their husbands are returned home to Australia.
 

Aussie tourist dies in NZ glacier fall
June 13, 2010 at 12:22 PM


AN Australian tourist has died after falling off a glacier in New Zealand.
 

Inmate wins $300k after testicle squeeze
June 13, 2010 at 12:01 PM


A FORMER inmate whose testicles were crunched by a guard at a New York prison has won a $300,000 settlement from the state.
 

Students gassed at all girls school
June 13, 2010 at 11:55 AM


A SUSPECTED gas attack on the Jahan Maleka high school in Ghazni, Afghanistan sent up to 45 girls to the hospital.
 

Taxpayers to pay for Abby's ocean rescue
June 13, 2010 at 10:55 AM


AUSSIE taxpayers forced to foot the bill to rescue US teen sailor Abby Sunderland.
 

Stolen car full of children crashes
June 13, 2010 at 10:27 AM


BOY, 15, crashes car with five children inside into a fence after a police pursuit.
 

Outlaw bikie gang member missing
June 13, 2010 at 9:36 AM


A HIGH-RANKING gang member who vanished two months ago was last heard in a row that may have resulted in gunfire.
 

Asteroid probe landing in Aussie desert
June 13, 2010 at 7:58 AM


A TINY heatproof capsule which scientists hope contains some of the oldest dust in the universe will land in the Australian desert today.
 

Soldiers' bodies to return to Australia
June 13, 2010 at 7:39 AM


THE remains of two soldiers killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan will return home this morning.
 

Search for survivors of deadly US flood
June 13, 2010 at 7:15 AM


CAMPERS tell how they survived a flash flood that tore through a remote forest killing at least 17 people.
 

Tsunami alert for Indian Ocean
June 13, 2010 at 6:23 AM


INDIAN ocean on tsunami watch following a 7.7 earthquake near India's Nicobar Islands.
 

BP has 48 hours to improve oil leak plans
June 13, 2010 at 4:33 AM


COAST Guard says plans to contain the Gulf of Mexico spill do not go far enough as President tries to repair relationship with UK.
 

Food critic Egon Ronay dies aged 94
June 13, 2010 at 3:05 AM


CRITIC credited with transforming British eating habits with his ground-breaking restaurant and hotel guides.
 

Lawyer's bra bars her from visiting jail
June 13, 2010 at 2:00 AM


SECURITY guards said no to underwire in bra and then no again after lawyer took bra off.
 

Boy, 4, dies after falling 23 stories
June 13, 2010 at 12:04 AM


BOY'S mother was taking a shower when he pushed a chair up to the balcony railing and tumbled over.
 

'Mossad agent' arrested in Poland
June 12, 2010 at 9:58 PM


SUSPECTED Mossad agent thought to have played a role in the Dubai assassination of a Hamas commander.
 

Abby Sunderland rescued
June 12, 2010 at 8:04 PM


SOLO teenage US sailor Abby Sunderland has been rescued from her battered yacht Wild Eyes.
 

Qantas evacuates terminal after breach
June 12, 2010 at 7:37 PM


PASSENGERS delayed after Melbourne Airport's Qantas domestic terminal evacuated due to security breach.
 

Abby's rescue imminent as fishermen near
June 12, 2010 at 7:04 PM


FISHERMAN are about to try to pluck US teenage sailor Abby Sunderland from her stricken yacht.
 

Pressure mounts on PM over mining tax
June 12, 2010 at 6:53 PM


DEPUTY Prime Minister Julia Gillard has downplayed fresh calls for Labor to dump Kevin Rudd ahead of the election as fallout continues over the proposed resource super profits tax.
 

Insulation inspections 'falling short'
June 12, 2010 at 5:08 PM


PRIME Minister Kevin Rudd has been accused of continuing to put lives at risk after it was revealed inspections of homes affected by the bungled home insulation program were falling short of recommendations.