Pope Francis demotes two cardinals, including Australia's George Pell, over sex abuse cover-up

Pell has been away from Rome since announcing his leave of absence in June 2017.

US mother whose toddler was yanked by New York police resolves separate legal case

"I'm just happy to be reunited with my son," Jazmine Headley said outside the Trenton courthouse.

Identity of man wanted over deadly shooting spree in Strasbourg revealed

Cherif Chekatt is wanted over the deaths of two people at Christmas market in the French city.

Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen sentenced to three years in prison

His crimes include hush-money payments that prosecutors say the US president ordered.

It’s just the second man-made object to travel to the edge of space.

Voyager 2 breaks free of our solar system after four decades in space

The spacecraft is now 18 billion kilometres from Earth.

Google boss asked by US lawmakers why Trump's image appears when the word 'idiot' is searched for

Questions were in a bid to understand how the search algorithms work.

May was mocked outside Parliament, and heckled and laughed at in it.

Conservative Party lawmakers trigger no confidence vote in Theresa May over Brexit

If she loses the vote of party legislators, May must step down.

Sonia Mackay will be eligible for parole in 2021.

Adelaide teacher who admitted she had sex with student at home and in public jailed

The mother of two young children will be eligible for parole in early 2021.

Outrage is building in the US, after footage of the heavy-handed incident was posted to Facebook.

New York mother released after toddler was ripped from her arms by police

The district attorney dropped all charges "in the interest of justice" following taped incident.

The book will include details about her alleged affair, and non-disclosure agreement.

Porn star Stormy Daniels ordered to pay President Donald Trump's legal fees by LA judge

The adult film star's defamation suit against the president was dismissed.

Jury orders life sentence plus 419 years for US man who killed woman at white nationalist rally

Hitler admirer James Alex Fields Jr, 21, aimed his car into counter-protestors in Charlottesville.

Infant in US fighting for her life after being shot in the face by her 3-year-old brother

Their mother and her boyfriend, who were in the shower, face child abuse charges.

The British Prime Minister’s journey comes after a vote on the deal in Parliament was postponed.

Theresa May finds 'shared determination' among some EU leaders to rescue Brexit deal

It comes after the British PM postponed a planned vote in the House of Commons instead of seeing Brexit rejected.

Massey University, which partnered with Huawei to upgrade wireless infrastructure, says its watching developments closely.

Huawei executive arrested in Canada released on $11 million bail

Meng Wanzhou was detained at the request of the US during a layoverin Vancouver.

The sentencing in the US has been hailed as a landmark moment for the MeToo movement.

Lawyers for Bill Cosby detail alleged trial errors as they appeal sex assault conviction

They filed 11 charges today, including the judge's decision to send the case to trial.

Things got heated between Mr Trump as he met Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi.

Watch: Heated Oval Office exchange sees Trump told off by top Democrat

Nancy Pelosi pulled up the US President saying, "I don’t think we should have a debate in front of the press".

The region had been considered stable, compared with other parts of the continent.

NASA scientists detect large glaciers melting in east Antarctica

The eastern half of the continent was previously considered to be more stable than the west.

Jamal Khashoggi.

Time magazine names four journalists, one newspaper Person of the Year

The group, called "the guardians", includes slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

May was mocked outside Parliament, and heckled and laughed at in it.

UK's May lobbies EU leaders in fight to save Brexit deal

It comes after the British Prime Minister Theresa May postponed the Brexit a vote on Brexit in the House of Commons.

President Donald Trump with China's President Xi Jinping during their bilateral meeting at the G20 Summit

China and US discuss plans for trade talks despite as tension over Huawei executive's arrest continues

It comes after Beijing threatened "grave consequences" if Meng Wanzhou, who's been detained in Canada isn't released.

May was mocked outside Parliament, and heckled and laughed at in it.

More public humiliation for Theresa May after postponing crucial Brexit vote

May was mocked outside Parliament, and heckled inside it.

NASA finds evidence of liquid water in asteroid's past

Spacecraft Osiris-Rex hooked up last week with asteroid Bennu and will come perilously close to Earth's orbit in about 150 years.


1 NEWS investigation: Stealing from churches, violent robberies as Tonga grapples with how to treat meth addicts

A critical lack of addiction treatment resources is causing problems in the kingdom, Pacific correspondent Barbara Dreaver discovers.

Republicans starting to worry about Donald Trump re-election

President Trump's intensifying legal troubles are unnerving some of his fellow Republicans.

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