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17 January 2018 7:44 PM Alexa gets Aussie accent as Amazon launches smart speakers down under

Amazon's talkative Alexa smart assistant is officially on her way to Australia as the online retail giant opens preorders for its Echo smart speakers, in preparation for an "early February" local launch. Rival to Google Assistant and Apple's Siri, Amazon's smart assistant has been localised for Australia. Along with sounding like an Aussie, Alexa will also recognise 15 1

16 January 2018 9:16 AM Car ploughs into front room of Logan home, driver flees crash scene

A car has ploughed into the front room of a Loganlea home on Tuesday afternoon, with the driver fleeing the scene before police arrived. Emergency services were called about 4.30pm to the residence on Lyrebird Street. A Queensland Fire and Emergency Services spokeswoman said the house was unoccupied. She added that fire crews were not needed to install 13

16 January 2018 6:29 AM Australian Open 2018: Milos Raonic slumps to early exit at Melbourne Park

Former world No.3 Milos Raonic was sent tumbling out of the Australian Open first round by Lukas Lacko on Tuesday, the Canadian's earliest grand slam exit since the 2011 French Open. On the comeback trail after a 2017 season disrupted by injury, Raonic looked off the pace as he was picked apart 6-7(5), 7-5, 6-4, 7-6(4) by the 86th-ranked Slovak on showcourt 11

16 January 2018 4:10 AM Sixth WNBL MVP: Stress fractures can't slow Townsville Fire's Suzy Batkovic

Townsville Fire star Suzy Batkovic has overcome injury to claim her sixth WNBL most valuable player award. The 37-year-old centre polled 117 out of a maximum 189 votes to finish ahead of Melbourne Boomers centre Liz Cambage (104 votes) and Perth Lynx WNBA import Courtney Williams (95). MVP votes are taken each game from referees and coaches throughout 13 1

16 January 2018 2:08 AM Hazardous spill in Yarra River at Richmond

Metropolitian Fire Brigade members are working to contain the spill, which is believed to be a lubricant oil, underneath the Barkers Road bridge. Crews were called to the scene about 7am, when a liquid was reported spilling from the bridge. MFB crews were still working to contain the spill with temporary booms at 10am. The oil is thought to have spilled 12

13 January 2018 4:40 AM Fire and Fury author Michael Wolff says Donald Trump book is 'all factual'

Author Michael Wolff has hit back at claims his book about US President Donald Trump's first year in office stretches the truth, saying it gave the clearest picture of the President's administration. In an interview with ABC Radio, Wolff said his book was "all factual" and people should read it themselves to make up their own minds about it. Not afraid 14

13 January 2018 3:01 AM Lazarus beaten but far from disgraced in Fremantle Cup

Hall Senior admitted he wanted to make Lazarus earn his victory on Friday, after watching the procession that the Inter Dominion Final became last month. When Bettors Fire held the front Chicago Bull was not going to hand up to Lazarus outside the leader and it left him posted three-wide. Lazarus sat on the outside of Chicago Bull and they paired off in the straight 6

12 January 2018 8:30 PM North Korea praises controversial book, says it 'foretells end of Trump'

Seoul: North Korea has praised American author Michael Wolff's controversial book Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House, taking pleasure from it's jaw-dropping account of chaos and dysfunction under President Donald Trump. The North's main newspaper, Rodong Sinmun, says the book's sales reflect what it calls "rapidly surging anti-Trump sentiments 16

11 January 2018 12:46 AM Giant extinct burrowing bat discovered in New Zealand's South Island

The fossilised remains of a giant burrowing bat that lived in New Zealand millions of years ago has been found in Central Otago. A team of international scientists, led by the University of New South Wales (UNSW), made the discovery in ancient sediments near the town of St Bathans on New Zealand's South Island. Burrowing bats were about three times the size of an average 16

9 January 2018 12:37 AM Gas explosion fears after trucks crash on North West Coast Highway

North West Coast Highway in the Pilbara has been closed in both directions near Nanutarra amid explosion fears after a truck carrying LNG gas crashed with another truck on Monday night. Superintendent Garry Kosovich said a 2.6 kilometre exclusion zone was set up to protect the public after one of the trailers fom the tanker truck detached and caught 38