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22 April 2018 5:57 AM Jack Johnson, boxer jailed under Jim Crow, is being considered by Trump for pardon

World heavyweight champion Jim Jeffries refused to fight him and instead retired. But in 1908, Johnson gained the championship belt in front of 20,000 at Rushcutters Bay, Sydney. Johnson had been pursuing incumbent Tommy Burns around the world as the latter took on the world's challengers, with a fight eventually agreed to after Australian promoter Hugh D McIntosh 48

23 January 2018 1:39 PM Bali drug accused too ill to stand trial, court told

Bali: An Australian man accused of bringing drugs into Bali is unfit to stand trial due to his rapidly deteriorating mental health, an Indonesian court has heard. Joshua James Baker could be jailed for up to 15 years for allegedly bringing a mixture of marijuana, tobacco and prescription-only drugs into Bali. Under Indonesia's strict anti-drug laws, Baker 49

20 January 2018 4:54 AM Zimbabwe politician dies in US air crash

Washignton: Leading Zimbabwean opposition politician Roy Bennett and four others, including his wife, have been killed in a helicopter crash in New Mexico in the US. Bennett, a 60-year-old former farmer, was a leading figure in the Movement for Democratic Change, and was elected to parliament in 2000. Bennett, who had been in exile in South Africa since 29 1

12 January 2018 2:59 AM NSW dentist who hypnotised, sexually assaulted patients jailed for at least eight years

An elderly former NSW dentist who hypnotised and sexually assaulted young patients in the 1980s has been jailed for at least eight years. A Sydney jury last year found Werner Otto Schwarz guilty of 17 sex offences against four boys aged under 16 years. His youngest victim was just nine. In the District Court on Friday, Judge Helen Syme sentenced the 82-year-old 41

11 January 2018 6:55 AM Man jailed for drunken Queen Street Mall rape

A man who raped a drunk woman on the verge of passing out in Brisbane's Queen Street Mall has been sentenced to five months behind bars. Mohamed Husein Mohamud was interrupted by police after he was caught on the city council's CCTV digitally penetrating the 18-year-old on a bench in August 2015. The Brisbane District Court heard Mohamud joined the woman 47

21 December 2017 1:20 AM Kylie Maybury's killer gets life in prison

The man who murdered six-year-old Kylie Maybury 33 years ago will almost certainly die in prison, after being ordered to serve at least 28 years in jail. Gregory Keith Davies, 75 and in poor health, was on Thursday jailed for life for the rape and murder of Kylie on Melbourne Cup Day 1984 in East Preston. Supreme Court Justice Lex Lasry set a minimum 67

20 December 2017 4:44 AM British man jailed over London nightclub acid attack

London: The former boyfriend of a UK reality star has been jailed for 20 years after carrying out a brutal acid attack that injured 16 people, including two Australian sisters, in a packed London nightclub. Arthur Collins, 25, hurled the corrosive substance over a crowd on the dance floor at Mangle E8 on April 17. Sixteen people were injured and three 63

19 December 2017 3:55 AM Queensland man loses $550k fraud appeal

A 73-year-old man who used his position as a body corporate chairman to fleece more than $550,000 from Brisbane unit owners has failed to have his fraud conviction overturned. Ronald Dean Davy was jailed for six years in 2016 for stealing the money from the body corporate for Tower Mill Motor Inn in Spring Hill between 2008 and 2010. During the trial 73

15 December 2017 12:56 AM Sydney cop jailed for pulling rank to avoid random breath test

An off-duty Sydney police sergeant who was found guilty of using her rank and authority to avoid being randomly breath tested by a junior colleague has been jailed in a Sydney court. Sarah Louise Johnston, 50, drove away from the RBT site without having been tested after a short conversation with the rookie officer at North Sydney on January 8, 2016. She wept in the dock on Friday 71

6 December 2017 4:48 AM Man who murdered partner after argument about meth jailed for 18 years minimum

A Perth man who murdered his on-and-off partner during an argument about the quality of meth she had bought will spend at least 18 years in jail for what a judge described as a calculated and gratuitous act of violence. Damien John Couzens, 38, was convicted in August of murdering 42-year-old Jody Websdale, a mother-of-four, including former Collingwood 93