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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

17 September 2017 12:25 AM Murder acquittal for St Louis ex-cop triggers second day of protests in US city

Noisy demonstrators marched through two malls in an upscale area of suburban St. Louis Saturday to protest the acquittal of a white former St. Louis officer in the shooting of a black man, picking up after a night of mostly peaceful demonstrations that escalated into scattered acts of vandalism and violence. A few hundred people walked through West County 27

16 September 2017 6:33 AM Eight police injured in St Louis protest

Eight police officers were injured in clashes with demonstrators in St Louis when a largely peaceful protest turned violent in the early hours of Saturday after a Missouri judge acquitted a former white police officer of murder in the 2011 fatal shooting of a black man suspected of dealing drugs. The clashes erupted when police confronted a small group 33

15 September 2017 12:39 AM Justine Damond: Police union boss defends officer who killed Australian woman

Just one day after the completion of the investigation into the fatal shooting of Australian woman Justine Damond, the Minneapolis police union boss has spoken out in defence of the officer who shot her. In a letter published in the Minneapolis Star Tribune, Lieutenant Bob Kroll questioned the "lack of professionalism" and objectivity of the top prosecutor 14

14 September 2017 4:09 AM Australia takes charge of guiding Cassini to its fiery death in Saturn's skies

On Friday, at 8.31pm, the spacecraft Cassini will enter Saturn's atmosphere, where turbulence will tear it apart. The pieces will melt and disintegrate as they race across the gas giant's skies like a shooting star. After 20 years tracking the stars, Cassini is set to take its final journey into Saturn's atmosphere, sending its last signals back to Canberra's 42 1

12 September 2017 9:01 PM LIVE BLOG: Apple's iPhone 8 And iPhone X Launch, As It Happened

LIVE NOW: We're up and awake and live-blogging Apple's September event, where we'll see not one but two new iPhones, and hopefully a swathe of other new tech toys and glimpses into Apple's future. You should come and keep us company. 8:30PM: Hey folks! Hope you're all settling into bed for that precious six hours of sleep between now and 2:30AM. That's 62

11 September 2017 10:21 AM UN decries 'textbook example of ethnic cleansing' in Myanmar

The top UN human rights official has denounced Myanmar's "brutal security operation" against Muslim Rohingyas in Rakhine state, saying it was disproportionate to insurgent attacks carried out last month. Communal tensions appeared to be rising across Myanmar after two weeks of violence in Rakhine state that have triggered an exodus of about 300,000 Rohingya 17

11 September 2017 3:56 AM At least eight people killed in shooting spree at Dallas Cowboys watching party

BREAKING: Seven people have been gunned down at a Dallas Cowboys watching party in the US. Police rushed to the Plano, Texas, home after reports of multiple shots fired. An officer shot and killed the gunman at the scene, bringing the total number of dead to eight. The shooting occurred on Sunday night local time in the city about 30 kilometres northeast 44

11 September 2017 2:57 AM Hurricane Irma makes landfall in Florida, wreaking destruction

Video has emerged of police arresting looters in Miami, while NBC is also reporting that a 17-year-old male was also shot by an officer. The network is reporting that almost a dozen looters have been arrested, with many caught carrying sneakers after ransacking sports shops. "Going to prison over a pair of sneakers is a fairly bad life choice," Fort Lauderdale 41

10 September 2017 5:19 AM Elderly man shot by police at Woodridge, south of Brisbane

A 72-year-old man has been shot in the shoulder by a police officer after he allegedly came at officers with knives and threw rocks in an incident south of Brisbane. The incident happened during a disturbance on Station Road, Woodridge in the driveway of a property. The man was taken to the Princess Alexandra Hospital on Brisbane's southside and was in a critical 11