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Japanese twins, 107, are world's oldest

Two Japanese sisters have been certified by Guinness World Records as the world's oldest living identical twins, aged 107 years and 330 days, the organisation...

Further abuse claims against Tas nurse

Two more alleged victims of an accused pedophile nurse are suing the Tasmanian Health Service, with one of the young women claiming she was sedated...

Road rage murder case in Queensland court

An unlicensed driver charged with the hit-and-run murder of a 25-year-old pedestrian south of Brisbane remains behind bars after his case came before court.

PM heads to US for Quad leaders' summit

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has departed for the United States for a series of meetings culminating in the first face-to-face Quad leaders' summit.