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Thu 22 Aug 2019

New Thai centre to combat 'fake news'

New Thai centre to combat 'fake news'

THAILAND plans to set up a centre to fight all kinds of fake news, with a focus on misinformation about disasters and financial matters.

Vatican could try Pell under Church law

Vatican could try Pell under Church law

THE Vatican says George Pell "has always maintained his innocence" but could also try the cardinal over the sex abuse charges in a trial under Church law.

Bouchard burned by $63k hotel bill scam

Bouchard burned by $63k hotel bill scam

Tennis star Eugenie Bouchard received a shock when she was faced with a whopping hotel bill after being caught up in a case of identity fraud.

Pair laugh, take selfies after plane crash

Pair laugh, take selfies after plane crash

A 34-year-old pilot and his passenger posted selfies and laughed while being stung by jellyfish and waiting for help to arrive.

Epstein’s final resting place revealed

Epstein’s final resting place revealed

The final resting place of paedophile Jeffrey Epstein has reportedly been revealed despite his brother telling reporters “it’s nobody’s f**king business”.

Top porn star living in secret tunnels

Top porn star living in secret tunnels

A former porn star has been found living homeless in tunnels under the famous Las Vegas Strip, saying she prefers it due to the “genuine” friendships.

Boris’ girlfriend barred from the US

Boris’ girlfriend barred from the US

Boris Johnson’s friendship with Donald Trump has been put to the test after the British PM’s girlfriend, Carrie Symonds, was blocked from entering the US.

Wed 21 Aug 2019

China could overrun Asia ‘in hours’

China could overrun Asia ‘in hours’

Beijing’s military muscle is so strong, it won’t need months to bring its neighbours and the US to heel. A few well-aimed missiles will do the job.

Australia deploys defence to Hormuz strait

Australia deploys defence to Hormuz strait

Australia will send troops, planes and warships to help guard the Strait of Hormuz in the Middle East, Prime Minister Scott Morrison has confirmed.

Hairdresser sick of cleaning ‘excrement’

Hairdresser sick of cleaning ‘excrement’

A business owner says “liberal ideology” has caused homelessness to get so bad she’s been forced to close her salon after 15 years.

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