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At least 36 people died in the fire, in Oakland. It's under investigation for illegal construction.

Authorities investigating California warehouse fire as criminal matter

At least 36 people died in the fire, in Oakland. It's under investigation for illegal construction.

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The draft resolution was submitted by New Zealand, Egypt and Spain.

Russia, China veto UN Security Council resolution for ceasefire in embattled Aleppo

The draft resolution was submitted by New Zealand, Egypt and Spain.

FILE - In this June 14, 2011 file photo, India's southern Tamil Nadu state Chief Minister Jayaram Jayalalithaa addresses a press conference in New Delhi, India. Jayalalithaa, the hugely popular south Indian actress who later turned to politics and became the highest elected official in the state of Tamil Nadu, died Monday, Dec. 5, 2016. She was 68. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das, File)

Popular Indian actress-turned-politician dies, sparking wailing in the streets

Jayaram Jayalalithaa was a popular actress who became a minister.

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At least nine people died in the huge fire, with the devastation well beyond what authorities initially expected.

Self-proclaimed 'grandfather of artists' could face murder charges over 36 deaths in US building

Derick Ion Almena loved to surround himself with followers but showed chilling disregard for their wellbeing, say associates.

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It doesn't get better than this! Say hello to heavy snow and total chaos in downtown Montreal.

Carnage! Monster Montreal pile-up caught on video as snowstorm leaves locals sliding along streets

It doesn't get better than this! Say hello to heavy snow and total chaos in Montreal.

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Ever heard of this? Perth mum Sandra said her son had a number two cut. That was too short for Corpus Christi College.

Video: 'Mum, I've been told I've got to go home …my hair's too short'– mum livid as school forces son to wear hat

Perth mum Sandra said her son's number two cut was within the rules. His school said - no.

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A man wrestles with security guards, throwing punches and causing them to tumble to the ground.

Raw: The shocking moment patient attacks staff at Brisbane hospital

Two security guards were trying to escort this man out of the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital. But he didn't want to leave.

Pauline Hanson.

Dick Smith to help Pauline Hanson's One Nation in election campaign

"I agree with her views on immigration numbers, that is about 70,000 a year," Mr Smith said.

Syrian girl tweeting from Aleppo reported safe after disappearance fears

The Syrian girl has become known worldwide for tweeting from the conflict.

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At least nine people died in the huge fire, with the devastation well beyond what authorities initially expected.

Search suspended as death toll climbs to 36 in Oakland warehouse fire

More bodies still feared buried in the blackened ruins.

Trump has chosen former Campaign 2016 rival Ben Carson to become secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

'He has a brilliant mind' - Trump chooses rival Ben Carson to be housing secretary

But one Democratic leader says Carson has no credentials for the job.

Japanese Prime Minister to make historic visit Pearl Harbor with Obama

The unexpected announcement came two days before the 75th anniversary of the WWII attack.

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Malcolm Turnbull says the retiring Prime Minister is an inspiration to leaders around the world.

'Say it ain't so, bro' - Aussie PM Malcom Turnbull offers heartfelt tribute to John Key

Mr Turnbull says Mr Key's resignation will be a great loss to New Zealand and the world.

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It's the first time since 1979 that a conversation between the two country's leaders - or President-elect - has been reported.

Trump tweets threat to US companies that move jobs overseas

He warned companies to 'be forewarned prior to making a very expensive mistake!'

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Marcus Lloyd joined others in Dakota protesting against an underground pipeline.

Victory for Standing Rock protesters over Dakota Access pipeline

US Army Corps of Engineers said it would explore alternate routes for the pipeline's crossing.

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At least nine people died in the huge fire, with the devastation well beyond what authorities initially expected.

Death toll for California warehouse fire rises to 30

The fire ravaged the building, described as a 'tinderbox', with dozens of people inside.

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Tostee, who last month was acquitted of the murder of Kiwi Warriena Wright, was thought to be visiting with his New Zealand girlfriend.

'I said we had no future' - Gable Tostee dumped by his Kiwi girlfriend

"We had hoped to begin a new chapter of life but he became resistant," Lizzi Evans said.

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Our Pacific Correspondent Barbara Dreaver was in Fiji at the time of the coup, and is back in Suva on the ten-year anniversary.

Fiji's security forces involved in torture and brutality, says Amnesty International

Since the military coup of 2006 there have been five deaths in custody.

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Self-titled 'crazy vlogger' Rikke Brewer filmed himself and some friends train hopping and jumping off on to a platform.

Video: Adrenaline junkies hitch a ride on top of Paris train as it speeds past Eiffel Tower

One of the daredevils points at a lit-up Eiffel Tower as the train zooms past it.

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There's no legal requirement to do so but past US presidents have set aside their business dealings.

Putin labels Trump as a 'smart man' and is confident he will make responsible decisions

But Russian politicians are concerned about reports that Trump is considering Mitt Romney for Secretary of State.

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Our Pacific Correspondent Barbara Dreaver was in Fiji at the time of the coup, and is back in Suva on the ten-year anniversary.

Barbara Dreaver: Fiji is a changed country, but dissent is still not welcome

Our Pacific Correspondent sees big changes in some areas in the Pacific nation, less in others.

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Jack Tame reckons it could be an Aussie tall tale – what do you think?

Video: Man and kangaroo in boxing standoff after 'roo puts dog in headlock

Jack Tame and Hilary Barry disagree over whether the clip's fake. What do you think?

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An inventor in Canada has come up with a way of making the bed using a grid of inflatable tubes, and an app.

Bored of making the bed? This 'smart' duvet could be just for you

The days of self-making beds could soon become a reality if five Canadian developers have their way.

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Our Pacific Correspondent Barbara Dreaver was in Fiji at the time of the coup, and is back in Suva on the ten-year anniversary.

'There was more media sometimes than soldiers' - Fiji coup remembered ten years on

Barbara Dreaver was in Fiji at the time of the coup, and is back in Suva on the ten-year anniversary.

Man due in court accused of murdering French tourist in Australian outback

Pande Veleski, 35, was charged on Saturday with the murder of 33-year- old Philippe Jegouzo

Alexander Van der Bellen, candidate of the Austrian Greens, briefs the media besides his wife Doris Schmidauer after leaving a polling station and casting their votes in Vienna, Austria, Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016. Austria holds presidential elections in a contest pitting a left-leaning contender against a right-winger supported by a populist anti-immigration party. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

Left-leaning candidate wins Austrian presidential vote

The vote was seen as an indicator of how well euroskeptic candidates will do elsewhere in the EU next year.

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The BBC's James Robbins with this tribute to the fallen Cuban leader.

Fidel Castro's ashes interred in private ceremony in Cuba

Thousands of people lined the two-mile route to Santa Ifigenia cemetery, waving Cuban flags and shouting "Long live Fidel!"

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The Pacific nation is still struggling to recover after Cyclone Winston hit less than a year ago.

Concerns for many people of Fiji living in tents ahead of devastating cyclone season

If there is a cyclone looming on the horizon, Fiji can count on its neighbour, says 1 NEWS Pacific correspondent Barbara Dreaver.

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An alarmed neighbour filmed a man being suspiciously escorted into a van.

Watch: The shocking moment a man is kidnapped

The kidnapping was caught on camera by an alarmed neighbour.

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