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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

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Aussie teen's Open run comes to an end

Teenage wildcard Jaimee Fourlis's Australian Open run comes to an end at the hands of two-time major champion Svetlana Kuznetsova at Melbourne Park.



Two charged over alleged indecent assaults at Falls Festival mosh pit

Two men are charged over alleged indecent assaults against two women at the Tasmanian Falls Festival during the New Year period.



UN calls for probe into bashing and arrest of Manus asylum seekers

Two Iranian men who were bashed by police in Papua New Guinea return to court after being arrested for a second time.



Centrelink staff warned over 'criminal' leaks amid debt recovery row

A leaked email reveals Centrelink management has warned staff they may be committing a criminal offence by leaking internal information, as the welfare agency struggles to manage a backlash from staff angered by the debt claw-back project.



Help us pick the best photos of Obama's presidency

For eight years, the photographers of the White House have been diligently documenting Barack Obama's presidency — take a look back at some of the best shots, and help us pick the top 10.



Clint Eastwood's son in hot water after Sydney cliff jump

Scott Eastwood, the son of veteran actor Clint, irritates environmental authorities after posting a video of an illegal cliff jump on social media earlier this week.



Crowd-funding raises thousands towards new ad campaign featuring girls in hijabs

Hundreds of people give money to fund an advertising campaign featuring two girls in hijabs, after an Australia Day billboard which used their photo was taken down following complaints.



Rate of stingray injuries prompts warning from paramedics

The number of stingray incidents at beaches is the second highest form of injury caused by marine life in NSW, closely behind bluebottle stings.



Chris Lynn out of Big Bash, Pakistan ODI series with injury

Chris Lynn is ruled out for the rest of the ODI series against Pakistan, the Big Bash and the upcoming one-day tour of New Zealand because of a neck injury.



Barba returns to Cronulla Sharks for 2017 NRL season

Cronulla signs grand final-winning full-back Ben Barba only two months after his contract was terminated by the Sharks following a positive test to cocaine.