Newly discovered cousin of T. rex a 'harbinger of doom'

A fossil of the lethal four-foot-tall Moros Intrepidus was found in Utah.

The historic unmanned mission makes Israel the fourth nation to land on the moon.

Israel launches lander in hopes of becoming fourth nation to visit the moon

The lander, which is the size of a dishwasher, was launched atop a SpaceX rocket.

Report finds flaws in critical support beams led to collapse fears at Sydney's Opal Tower

The newly-built block was evacuated on Christmas Eve after cracks were found in the building.

Scientists are hoping to learn more about the make-up of asteroids.

Japanese spacecraft touches down on asteroid, fires pinball-like object at it

The spacecraft is on a mission to collect material that could provide clues to the origin of the solar system and life on Earth.

A full review of the state's bail laws is underway, with recommendations due in April.

Melbourne's Bourke Street mall killer jailed for 46 years after 2017 mass murder

In one of the city's darkest days, Gargasoulas used a stolen car to mow down and kill six people.

Thumb-sized bee, the world's biggest, rediscovered in the wild after nearly 40 years

"It was absolutely breathtaking to see this 'flying bulldog' of an insect that we weren't sure existed anymore."

FILE - In this Monday, April 17, 2006 file photo, former Enron executive Jeffrey Skilling is escorted to the federal courthouse for his first day of cross examination in his fraud and conspiracy trial in Houston. ormer Enron Corp. CEO Jeffrey Skilling has been released from federal custody, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019. His discharge comes after serving 12 years in prison and six months in a halfway house for his actions that led to one of the worst corporate meltdowns in history. (AP Photo/Pat Sullivan, File)

Former Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling released from prison

The 65-yeard-old was initially sentenced to 24 years in prison but later had the sentence reduced.

More than 150 ISIS militants handed over to Iraq from Syria

This marks the biggest repatriation from Syria of captured militants so far.

The city is situated right in the middle of Nevada’s Mojave Desert.

Measurable snow falls in Las Vegas for the first time in more than a decade

Authorities closed portions of the main routes from Las Vegas to Los Angeles and Phoenix.

Zebra stripes dazzle flies, may protect them from insects, researchers find

Scientists answered one of the evolutionary questions by dressing horses in stripes.

In this week’s update, 1 NEWS Pacific Correspondent also looks at flooding king tides have caused in Kiribati and Samoa.

Pacific Update with Barbara Dreaver: Cyclone Oma causes significant damage, ship runs aground in Solomon Islands

In other news from the region a ship has run aground and there have been some devastating king tides.

British Prime Minister Theresa May, left, is greeted by European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker prior to a meeting at EU headquarters in Brussels, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019. European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and British Prime Minister Theresa May meet Wednesday for their latest negotiating session to seek an elusive breakthrough in Brexit negotiations. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)

UK's Theresa May and EU chief call latest Brexit talks 'constructive'

A joint communique from the two promised their respective negotiating teams "would continue to explore the options in a positive spirit."

Democrats in the US are calling it a “lawless act” by the US president.

Climate threat doubter leading effort to advise President Trump

William Happer is a well-known critic of mainstream climate science findings.

The video has led to calls for treatment on infants by chiropractors to be banned.

Kids now off limits to Australian chiropractor under investigation for 'disturbing' infant video

Andrew Arnold was put on an "undertaking" by the Chiropractic Board of Australia today.

It’s a Chinese company and experts warn there will be consequences from Beijing.

As US pushes to ban Huawei, UK considers softer approach

As countries roll out new high speed 5G mobile networks, they are seeking suppliers and the issue of whether to ban Huawei has become a heated debate.

In this Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019, photo, firefighters try to douse a fire in Dhaka, Bangladesh. A devastating fire raced through at least five buildings in an old part of Bangladesh's capital and killed scores of people. (AP Photo)

Fire in old part of Bangladesh's capital kills at least 69

A hospital official said the death toll could still rise as the condition of some of the injured people was critical.

A police official says "Empire" actor is now considered a suspect "for filing a false police report".

Empire actor charged with making false police report about alleged racist attack, could face jail time

Jussie Smollett told police he was attacked by men who told him "this is MAGA country".

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US airport worker killed after jet bridge tire explodes during maintenance

Two contract employees were disassembling the tire when the explosion happened.

Scientists in Peru find 'extinct' tortoise on Galapagos Islands

The tortoise, Chelonoidis Phantasticus, is a female over a hundred years old.

The Samsung Fold can also multi-task up to three apps at once.

Samsung unveils foldable smartphone as well as a bigger Galaxy S10

The Galaxy Fold has a number of interesting features - but consumers may be intimidated by the price tag.

Alabama woman who joined ISIS can't return to US, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says

Hoda Muthana says said she made a mistake in joining the group and now wants to return with her 18-month-old son.

President of French concession and construction company Vinci Airports, Nicolas Notebaert, right, receives a symbolic key from Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic during the ceremony as France's Vinci Airports take over the running of Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport in Belgrade, Serbia, Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019. France's Vinci Airports has formally starting a 25-year concession to run Belgrade airport, with massive investment giving the group a foothold in southeastern Europe for its ambitious airport division. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

Partner of Serbia's lesbian Prime Minister gives birth to baby boy

Brnabic became the first ever female and gay Prime Minister in 2017 in Serbia, where gay people often face harassment.

Croatian court detains sister after woman's body, missing for 18 years, found in freezer

The case has shocked Croatia, with many wondering how it was possible that the family had lived for so long with a body hidden in the house.

Civilians, including many children, leave last ISIS-held enclave in Syria

This may signal a possible end to a standoff that has lasted for more than a week.

Three MPs leave Theresa May's Conservative Party over Brexit

They'll join eight ex-opposition Labour Party lawmakers in an alliance dubbed the Independent Group.

The video has led to calls for treatment on infants by chiropractors to be banned.

Australian chiropractor faces investigation after performing 'horrifying' treatment on a baby

Video shows chiropractor tell parents that baby is going to "squawk a bit".

Possible peace declaration looms large over Trump-Kim summit

Speculation is growing that Donald Trump may try persuade Kim Jong Un to commit to denuclearisation by giving him an announcement of peace and an end to the Korean War.

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