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Domestic violence survivor tells her story (9 News)
Jade McDonald recounts her harrowing survival story at the hands of an abusive partner and talks about her fears for her future. CREDIT: 9 News
Overstaying athletes not committing a crime: Refugee laywer
Refugee Legal Executive Director David Manne has told Sky News the Commonwealth Games athletes who claimed asylum while in Australia did not break any laws. Nearly 200 athletes and officials who attended the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games have made officials applications for protection visas. Home Affairs minister Peter Dutton has confirmed 190 people had been given temporary bridging visas after those they entered on to attend the Games expired. Mr Manne says this is not unusual, and that it should be remembered claiming asylum is 'not a crime.'
Mag slammed for intrusive Chrissy Swan pics
RADIO personality Chrissie Swan has won her battle with gossip magazine Woman’s Day after it published a series of photos of the Swan family at a McDonald’s drive-through.
EXPLAINER: Sydney women feel unsafe at night
Girls as young as 11 have reported being harassed on Sydney streets with 90 per cent of women surveyed feeling unsafe in the city after dark, a report says. (AAP Video)
Trump may pull out of meeting with Kim: analysts
US President Donald Trump could pull out of the summit with North Korean's Supreme Leader Kim Jong Un, slated to take place in Singapore on 12 June, analysts warn. The warning follows a North Korean threat to ditch the summit and a tweet from President Trump, who urged China to sustain pressure on the hermit kingdom until a deal is struck. Analysts say President Trump's tweet signifies that China could be easing sanctions on North Korea, weakening US bargaining power.
One Nation withdraws support for government’s company tax cuts
One Nation leader Pauline Hanson has withdrawn support from the government's proposed cuts to company tax, with three One Nation senators set to backflip against the proposal. Senator Hanson cited disappointment at several Coalition policies including debt reduction and coal-fired power, and says she's unconvinced the slow phase-in of the cuts will stimulate job creation. It comes after Centre Alliance crossbenchers vowed against corporate taxes to be dropped to 25-percent for all businesses. The government needs the support of at least nine senators for the proposal to pass parliament.
Flash Flooding Submerges Cars in Raleigh Mall
Heavy rain caused flash flooding and road closures across Raleigh, North Carolina, on Monday evening, May 22. Flooding submerged and trapped parked cars at Crabtree Valley Mall, as seen in these videos taken by Anyta Boulom, an employee at the mall. Mall officials confirmed to ABC that there was flooding on the front side of the mall and water in the parking deck. “Heavy rain has made Crabtree Creek rise quickly,” the Raleigh city authorities tweeted. “Glenwood area (near Crabtree) is currently in minor flood stage.” Credit: Anyta Boulom via Storyful
Man ‘knowingly infected woman with HIV’
A SYDNEY businessman has been charged with knowingly infecting a woman with HIV and with having sex with a dog.
Australia’s largest sheep importer looks elsewhere for stock
Australia’s largest live sheep importer has announced its searching for a new supplier. It follows the introduction of a private member's bill into parliament to ban live sheep exports. The Kuwait-based company Al Mawashi is responsible for more than 60 per cent of the trade per year and has been importing Australian sheep for four decades. WA Premier Mark McGowan has pushed for an urgent resolution in the wake of the announcement, calling on Federal Agriculture Minister David Littleproud to intervene.
Refugee dies after jumping from bus
A ERFUGEE has died after he jumped from a moving bus on Manus Island.
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