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US says 1,000 killed by Iran in protests

Iranian security forces may have killed more than 1,000 people since protests over gasoline price hikes began in mid-November, according to US Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook.

Measles killed 140,000 in 2018, says WHO

Measles infected nearly 10 million people last year and killed 140,000, mostly children, as devastating outbreaks of the viral disease hit every region of the world, the World Health Organisation said on Thursday.

Vic warning: 1000 children left in cars

More than 1000 calls for children left unattended in cars every year are answered by emergency services and roadside assistance in Victoria, Kidsafe Victoria says.

Sailor shoots dead two at Pearl Harbour

The US Navy has released the name of a sailor who shot and killed two civilians working at Hawaii's historic military base of Pearl Harbor, and injured a third, before fatally shooting himself.

Italian newspaper under fire over headline

Italian sports daily Corriere dello Sport has been condemned for using the headline "Black Friday" along with a picture of players Chris Smalling and Romelu Lukaku to preview Friday's match between Inter Milan and AS...

Homage paid to Qld activist Sam Watson

Indigenous leader Sam Watson spent decades fighting for his community but on Friday they will pay homage to his activism before laying him to rest.

Qld pair accused of Nashville singer scam

Investors have lost almost $1 million after two accused scammers convinced them to finance the career of a young Australian singer they dubbed the "next Taylor Swift".