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10 February 2018 12:52 AM Macquarie man granted bail after allegedly assaulting pregnant girlfriend

A 24-year-old man has been granted bail after allegedly assaulting his pregnant girlfriend and potentially causing a brain injury. The Macquarie man faced the ACT Magistrates Court on Saturday morning charged with assault causing actual bodily harm. The prosecutor did not oppose the man being granted bail as long as conditions were put in place 9

9 February 2018 1:33 AM Pair plead guilty to manslaughter of Gold Coast dad Greg Dufty

Two of the men accused of killing Gold Coast father Greg Dufty have pleaded guilty to his manslaughter. The 37-year-old pool builder was last seen in early July 2015, but his body has never been found. Police allege a group of men bashed and killed the father-of-two over a drug debt, before burning his body at a property near Casino in northern NSW. Liam Rawhiti 10

8 February 2018 12:04 PM Former Bangladeshi prime minister gets jail for misappropriating funds

Dhaka: Two-time former Bangladeshi prime minister Khaleda Zia has been sentenced to five years in jail for misappropriating funds meant for orphans, court officials say. The special court in Dhaka issued the sentence on Thursday against the 72-year- old politician, who heads the opposition Bangladesh Nationalist Party, after convicting her for transferring 14

8 February 2018 8:40 AM Arico says drug trafficking offer was just 'bulls---'

Gangland boss Rocco Arico is appealing his conviction for drug trafficking on the basis that his offer to sell ice to an associate was just “bullshit” and “mucking around”. Arico, who is linked to the Calabrian organised crime gang the 'Ndrangheta (Honoured Society), was sentenced to 14 years prison in 2017 for extortion, drug trafficking, violence and weapons 8

8 February 2018 12:33 AM Gifted Melbourne sprinter Nature Strip to miss Inglis Sprint

Gifted Melbourne sprinter Nature Strip has had to be withdrawn from Saturday's $250,000 Inglis Sprint after coming down with a mystery virus. The Inglis Sprint had been mooted as one of the races of the autumn when the brilliant Nature Strip, a winner in four of his five starts, was to come up against arguably one of Australia's finest three-year-olds 5

7 February 2018 6:44 AM Perth gang president to face court over Midland meth bust

The president of a little-known gang based in Perth will face court next week on a string of drug charges. Two men were arrested on Tuesday following a raid on the Naala Moort clubhouse on Rodgers Street in Midland. During the search police allegedly found 112 grams of methamphetamine. The raid was part of an operation into suspected criminal gang dealing 32

7 February 2018 1:54 AM Five more men to face charges in international drug syndicate investigation

Five more men will face court on Wednesday, following ongoing federal police investigations into international drug syndicates. It takes the total number of people charged in the operation to 17, and the Australian Federal Police said further charges and arrests in the ongoing Operation Veyda investigation have not been ruled out. The five men are due to appear 11

2 February 2018 8:13 AM Union official who denied bribery allegations takes over CFMEU

A union official who was accused of bribery and making death threats in a royal commission has been elected as the new head of the NSW branch of the militant construction union. Assistant secretary Darren Greenfield on Friday replaced Brian Parker, who is nick-named "sparkles", as state secretary of the Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union 8

2 February 2018 8:13 AM Shocking footage emerges of dog being bashed to death

Shocking footage has emerged of a man using a bat to beat a dog - described by its owners as cuddly and gentle - to death. The footage shows three dogs embroiled in a fight in the front yard of a Moncrief home when a man beats one of the dogs - named Karma - to death in an apparent attempt to break up the fight. The owner of the dead dog, Vanessa De Alvia 8

2 February 2018 3:16 AM Magistrate green lights Bangkok holiday for man on child sex charges

A 74-year-old Mandurah man on four counts of indecently dealing with his grandchild has been given permission to leave the country on a holiday to Bangkok. The man, who cannot be named, has not yet entered a plea to the charges. He applied to amend his bail in the Mandurah Magistrates Court this week so he could travel to Thailand with his wife from May 18 to April 10