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Image taken in Isla Guadalupe in Mexico.

Environmentalists outraged with shark killings after Queensland attacks

Sea Shepherd's Jonathan Clark told the Government to "stop the nonsense".

In the fallout from the snap UK Election two of Theresa May's closest advisors failed to sell her vision and lost their jobs in the process.

UK envoy urges EU to step back from the Brexit 'abyss'

The envoy raised the prospect that Britain will leave the EU in March without a deal.

Mr Seymour, author of the End of Life Choice Bill, debated the pros and cons with Dr Peter Thirkell of the Care Alliance, which opposes euthanasia.

Australian doctor admits to helping suffering patient die

Another Aussie Dr has also admitted to helping 300 patients end their lives.

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The girl is Hannah Papps, who lives in Melbourne with her New Zealand parents.

Three tiger sharks now caught, killed in bay where girl, 12, woman were attacked

But officials uncertain if they were the sharks that attacked either victim.

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More than 300 people were on board the ferry on Lake Victoria in Tanzania when disaster struck just metres from shore.

Tanzania ferry disaster toll tops 200 with bodies still floating on surface

State broadcaster TBC said the Lake Victoria death toll had reached 207.

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A recent increase in the mosquito population has resulted in perfect conditions for spiders to thrive and multiply.

Most watched: Hundreds of metres of Greek coastline blanketed by spider webs

An increase in the mosquito population has resulted in perfect conditions for spiders to thrive and multiply.

Most watched: US man who impregnated 10-year-old girl given 160 years behind bars

The victim gave birth to a boy in September 2017 when she was just 11-years-old.

'An unbearable smell in the air': NZ's role in the Malaysian plastics dumping ground

Plastic that New Zealand used to send to China for recycling is now going to Malaysia, where illegal factories are burning and dumping the waste they can’t process.

Comcast beats Fox in auction, bids $55b for Europe's Sky TV

Comcast has emerged as the top bidder for European broadcaster Sky after a rare auction held by British regulators.

Could remote Marshall Islands nuclear wasteland become the 'next Hong Kong'?

The Mayor of Rongelap atoll is wooing wealthy Asian investors with his vision of a utopia for foreign investment with relaxed tax and visa requirements.

The new courts in Auckland and Whangārei have been active for the past 18 months.

Child predator jailed for luring Australian girl to US

He built a relationship with a 16-year-old Australian girl over Facebook and then enticed her to fly to Los Angeles so he could sexually abuse her.

Inky the octopus.

Octopuses given ecstasy become more social and try to hug each other, new study finds

Scientists say the way they behave on the drug may give insights into how their social behaviour has evolved.

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It cost upward of US$10 billion and took more than eight years to build.

Hong Kong opens high-speed rail link with mainland China

It cost upward of US$10 billion and took more than eight years to build.

Protest (file picture).

Thousands rally across Russia against raising pension ages

For yet another weekend, thousands rallied across Russia on Saturday to protest the government's plan to raise the eligibility age for retirement pensions by five years.

Congo reports Ebola death close to busy Ugandan border

The confirmed Ebola death announced by local authorities highlights the challenges health workers are facing in a region of northeastern Congo that had never experienced an outbreak of the hemorrhagic fever before.

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The girl is Hannah Papps, who lives in Melbourne with her New Zealand parents.

Two tiger sharks killed after Queensland shark attacks

"It is unclear if they were responsible for injuries caused to two swimmers this week," Fisheries Queensland said.

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The man had jumped the fence and made it to the Airbus' flight deck.

Student pilot charged after allegedly trying to steal passenger plane in the US

The man had jumped the fence and made it to the Airbus' flight deck.

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The girl is Hannah Papps, who lives in Melbourne with her New Zealand parents.

Queensland shark bite victims remain in hospital

Hannah Papps, 12, who lives in Melbourne with her Kiwi parents, received a life-threatening wound to her right leg.

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Donald Trump won the state in the 2016 election.

Obama in Pennsylvania, hoping to boost Democrats

Obama campaigned in Philadelphia with two leading Democrats running for re-election.

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Newly released dash-camera video is showing a close call for a police officer in Texas, who saved a woman from being hit by a truck.

Watch: US police officer's heroics saves woman from being hit by a truck

The woman had been in a minor accident, with her car stopped on the side of the road.

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Coal ash from the dump of a power plant could be flowing into Cape Fear River in Wilmington in the US state of North Carolina.

Watch: Environmental advocate wipes coal ash from turtle in North Carolina river

"Coal combustion byproducts" could be seen floating in the lake and river.

Mormon church breaks ties with Boy Scouts over decision to allow gay members

Boy Scouts recently opened to gay youth members and adult volunteers as well as girls and transgender boys.

Entrance to office building or school campus.  Front, glass doors are open.  Welcome!

White high school student accused of putting noose around a black student's neck in Louisiana

School maintained the situation was dealt with quickly and well.

Barack Obama calling the current president "the symptom, not the cause" of division and polarization in the US during a speech.

Deputy Attorney General denies proposing to tape Trump as part of effort to remove the president

Rod Rosenstein was reportedly frustrated with process of hiring FBI director.

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The PM reiterated to EI citizens living in the UK that they would be protected even in the event of a no deal.

UK media say Theresa May was 'humiliated' after EU trashes her Brexit plan

The British PM's Brexit blueprint is in tatters after it was rejected by the European Union at a summit.

Authorities respond to a shooting in Harford County, Md., Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018.   Authorities say multiple people have been shot in northeast Maryland in what the FBI is describing as an "active shooter situation."  (Jerry Jackson /The Baltimore Sun via AP)

Maryland warehouse shooter may have been mentally ill

A witness said the woman was "shooting like crazy, bam! bam! bam!"

Newborn babies among those stabbed at New York City nursery

A woman stabbed five people — including three newborn babies.

Rescuers retrieve a body from the water near Ukara Island in Lake Victoria, Tanzania Friday, Sept. 21, 2018. The death toll rose above 100 after the passenger ferry MV Nyerere capsized on Lake Victoria, Tanzania state radio reported Friday, while a second day of rescue efforts raced the setting sun. (AP Photo)

127 dead after Tanzania ferry capsizes

The ferry capsized and sank on Lake Victoria.

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