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Tue, 23 Jul 2024 18:53:53 +1000
‘It sounds horrific’: Australian athletes warned not to wear uniform after alleged gang rape
The safety warning comes as police investigate the alleged gang rape of a 25-year-old Australian woman at a popular Parisian nightlife district over the weekend.

Tue, 23 Jul 2024 18:48:06 +1000
US Secret Service chief admits to failures over Donald Trump shooting
Head of US Secret Service grilled over Donald Trump assassination attempt.

Tue, 23 Jul 2024 18:47:52 +1000
Man charged after allegedly trafficking teenager for sex work
A man has been charged with trafficking a child from Indonesia to Sydney, where police allege she was forced into sex work.

Tue, 23 Jul 2024 16:59:15 +1000
Kamala Harris secures majority Democratic support in election bid
Kamala Harris is set to become the Democratic Party’s Presidential nomination, with reports suggesting she's secured the majority of Democrat delegates.

Tue, 23 Jul 2024 15:21:37 +1000
Risk of Lebanese-Israeli conflict is real, but a ceasefire in Gaza may help
Hezbollah, an Iran-backed militia that dominates southern Lebanon, has said it will stop firing rockets if Israel halts its war with Hamas in Gaza.

Tue, 23 Jul 2024 15:01:08 +1000
Harris frames herself as everything Trump is not, and Democrats are behind her
Kamala Harris, a former prosecutor and attorney-general, believes she can offer the US something that Donald Trump, a convicted felon, cannot.

Tue, 23 Jul 2024 14:54:03 +1000
US election 2024 LIVE updates: Kamala Harris endorsed by Nancy Pelosi after Joe Biden withdraws from presidential race
The Harris campaign said it had raised $US81 million in donations in the first 24 hours since President Joe Biden dropped out of race.

Tue, 23 Jul 2024 14:28:48 +1000
Harris secures enough delegates for nomination as donations roll in
And after warning Biden that he would lose to Trump, former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi - one of the most influential Democrats in the country - gave her unequivocal backing to his 59-year-old deputy.

Tue, 23 Jul 2024 14:06:57 +1000
World of photos, July 24, 2024
The best photos from the international wire agencies as chosen by our picture editors.

Tue, 23 Jul 2024 11:52:58 +1000
Police investigating sexual assault of Australian woman in Paris
Police are investigating allegations an Australian woman was sexually assaulted by a number of men in Paris, French media reports.

Tue, 23 Jul 2024 11:41:09 +1000
Australian woman allegedly raped in Paris
The 25-year-old says she was sexually assaulted by a group of men in one of Paris’ tourist precincts, local media is reporting.

Tue, 23 Jul 2024 10:58:34 +1000
‘We failed’: Secret Service director grilled in hearing on Trump assassination attempt
Kimberly Cheatle acknowledged that the Secret Service was told about a suspicious person two to five times before the shooting at the Pennsylvania rally.

Tue, 23 Jul 2024 09:29:08 +1000
A short history of Kamala Harris
Who is Kamala Harris? And what does she stand for? North America correspondent Farrah Tomazin on Harris’ rise from district attorney to likely presidential candidate.

Tue, 23 Jul 2024 09:08:27 +1000
US Vice President Kamala Harris addresses campaign organisers
US Vice President Kamala Harris speaks at the campaign HQ in Delaware.

Tue, 23 Jul 2024 05:47:39 +1000
‘Social cleansing’: To make way for Olympics, Paris clears thousands of homeless
Last week, about 470 people were removed from camps along the Canal de l’Ourcq, on the route of the Olympic torch relay.

Tue, 23 Jul 2024 05:00:00 +1000
Ugly Australians are helping to drive Filipino online child sex trade
In a shameful claim to infamy, Australians are the third-biggest users of the Philippines online child sex trade.

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 19:37:20 +1000
Who could replace Biden in US election?
Kamala Harris is the early favourite to replace Joe Biden as the Democratic candidate in this year’s presidential election, but there are others who could contest the November poll.

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 19:00:00 +1000
Biden’s exit changes the game. But here’s why Trump’s still on track to win
Kamala Harris is no less unpopular than Joe Biden. On some measures, she’s even less likely to win against Donald Trump.

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 18:21:51 +1000
World of photos, July 23, 2024
The best photos from the international wire agencies as chosen by our picture editors.

Mon, 22 Jul 2024 15:55:34 +1000
What happens next: If Harris wins the nomination, who could be her running mate?
Democrats now must navigate a shift that is unprecedented this late in an election year.