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19 September 2017 12:02 PM Matildas win shows they’re on their way to world best

THEY’RE not quite on top of the world yet, but on this evidence that day may not be very far away. A 3-2 defeat of Brazil in Newcastle on Tuesday night gave the Matildas a second victory over the South Americans in four days, and showed once more the quality and character of Alen Stajcic’s team — and why Sam Kerr is a force to be feared by any team. Scoring 10

19 September 2017 12:19 AM CBS launches new bid to take over embattled Ten Network

TEN Network creditors have voted to accept CBS’s $40 million bid for the embattled broadcaster, rejecting a proposal from Bruce Gordon and Lachlan Murdoch. Now creditors have voted in favour of the CBS offer at a meeting in Sydney just hours after the US media giant raised the amount it said it would give unsecured creditors from its initial proposal 14

18 September 2017 11:39 PM ‘It’s not okay to be homophobic’: Canberra contractor sacked for ‘vote no’ Facebook post

BUSINESS owner Madlin Sims noticed her staff member was against same-sex marriage. She reacted by firing them. Madlin Sims, who runs a party entertainment company in Canberra, said she was taking a stand on the issue, likening it to employing a staff member who posted racist material online. The sacked contractor was a woman who took photos of events 16

18 September 2017 10:23 AM Connie’s last moments: ‘She went out on top’

SAMUEL Johnson has opened up for the first time about his sister’s final moments in an emotional interview on The Project. The live interview followed a private funeral for Connie, which Samuel said went perfectly. “It seems weird to apply the word ‘perfect’ to a funeral, but it was perfect.” Samuel said “all things considered” he was doing “really well”, and assured 17

18 September 2017 9:49 AM Dubai Four: Fadi, Michael Ibrahim spent time at military base before returning to Australia for court date

THE Ibrahim brothers spent a number of nights at a military base before being flown from Dubai to Australia on a military aircraft in a top secret extradition over the weekend, the Daily Telegraph can reveal. All four were charged on Sunday night in connection to an alleged international crime syndicate and their cases were mentioned before Central Local 19

18 September 2017 3:31 AM Emmy Awards 2017: Red carpet style, ceremony and winners

SHE won Australia’s only Emmy Award but viewers were left confused by Nicole Kidman’s emotional acceptance speech after she left one thing out. “We shone a light on domestic abuse. It is filled with shame and secrecy,” Kidman said, also paying tribute to Reese Witherspoon, her Big Little Lies co-star and fellow Emmy nominee. “I’m a mother and wife, I have two little 20

18 September 2017 3:00 AM Hyundai HiLux rival confirmed for post 2020

Hyundai Australia’s long wait for a proper ute will soon be over, with the Korean brand at last confirming its Toyota HiLux rival will arrive “on the other side of 2020”. Hyundai's local arm has been pushing for an entrant into one of Australia’s most popular segments for years, but their pleas had so far fallen on deaf ears, with Hyundai HQ instead 17

18 September 2017 3:00 AM Backlash after ‘Vote No’ skywriting appears above Sydney

THE company that wrote ‘Vote No’ in the sky above Sydney has faced a flood of abuse after their contact details were circulated. The words “vote no” appeared four times over the city on Sunday morning, a day after the Coalition for Marriage launched its campaign against same-sex marriage. A grassroots campaigner against same-sex marriage crowd-funded 20

18 September 2017 12:47 AM Flu death Melbourne: Child dies from illness

The young girl died at the Angliss Hospital in Upper Ferntree Gully on Friday. The Department of Health and Human Services confirmed the girl’s death this morning, but had not been aware of further serious cases of the flu at schools. Health Minister Jill Hennessy has urged Victorians to be alert to symptoms of the illness. She told 3AW’s Neil Mitchell 26

17 September 2017 11:59 PM Vaginal mesh victims before Senate in NSW

Women suffering strong pain from vaginal mesh implants will tell the Senate of the "living nightmare" their lives have become since having surgery to repair their pelvic-floor. NSW woman Gai Thompson is one of a dozen women appearing at NSW Parliament on Monday. They are among 800 women involved in a class action lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson claiming 17