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Husband takes his own life after police tell him his wife was likely murdered

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Husband takes his own life after police tell him his wife was likely murdered

- South Australian police have launched an investigation after a man took his own life while officers were present at his property. The man, believed to be the husband of a woman missing in South Australia, died by suicide on Wednesday after being told by police that they believed his wife had been murdered. Officers had been at the 41-year-old man's home near Mannahill, close to the NSW border, to conduct an investigation, police said in a statement
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Australian ISIS terrorist who took photo of son holding severed head 'killed in airstrike with two young children'

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Australian ISIS terrorist who took photo of son holding severed head 'killed in airstrike with two young children'

- A notorious ISIS militant from Australia and his two young sons are believed to have been killed in a coalition airstrike in Syria. Khaled Sharrouf, 36, and sons Zarqawi, 11, and Abdullah, 12, who was once pictured holding a severed head, were apparently targeted while driving near the city of Raqqa. One of Sharrouf's brothers is said to have confirmed the deaths to Australian extremists and photos of their bodies have reportedly been circulating on messaging apps
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Father found not guilty of baby's murder in Regents Park

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Father found not guilty of baby's murder in Regents Park

- The jurors held a photo of the baby girl in their hands, showing her round cheeks, delicate features and closed eyes. It could have been a photograph of a sleeping newborn, if not for the large bruise on her forehead. She was lying dead on a hospital bed, having been found her in her crib with irregular breathing one August morning in 2014
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Science Week: Ten expert tips for raising tech-savvy and tech-safe children

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Science Week: Ten expert tips for raising tech-savvy and tech-safe children

- When you grew up, there were no iPads, Google phones, Facebook or Snapchat, and you never had to worry about your digital identity or blue light. But fast-forward to 2017 and you're now responsible for raising a child whose life will revolve around digital technology, and who will have to be tech-smart, tech-savvy, and tech-safe to survive out there in the wild
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Vitamin B3 – a "cure" for many miscarriages and birth defects?

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Vitamin B3 – a "cure" for many miscarriages and birth defects?

- According to Australia's Victor Chang Cardiac Research Institute, one in four pregnant women will experience a miscarriage, and 7.9 million babies are born with a serious birth defect worldwide every year. A new study conducted at the institute, however, indicates that simply taking vitamin B3 could cause those numbers to drop drastically. In the study, led by Prof. Sally Dunwoodie, it was discovered that a molecule known as nicotinamide adenine dinucleotide (NAD) is essential to developing embryos
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Axe stuck in woman's skull as husband struck her 24 times in shopping centre

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Axe stuck in woman's skull as husband struck her 24 times in shopping centre

- An Australian policeman has described the scene of a shopping centre axe attack in which a man repeatedly struck his estranged wife as one of the worst he's seen. At one point the axe became stuck in the woman's skull, requiring the man to wrench it out. The attacker, who cannot be named for legal reasons, has pleaded guilty to intentionally causing serious injury to the woman at Narre Warren's Fountain Gate Shopping Centre, in Melbourne, on March 27
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Australia vitamin ‘breakthrough’ to cut miscarriages, birth defects

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Australia vitamin ‘breakthrough’ to cut miscarriages, birth defects

- SYDNEY — Taking a common vitamin supplement could significantly reduce the number of miscarriages and birth defects worldwide, Australian scientists said Thursday (Aug 10), in what they described as a major breakthrough in pregnancy research. The study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, found that deficiency in a key molecule among pregnant women stopped embryos and babies’ organs from developing correctly in the womb, but could be treated by taking the dietary supplement vitamin B3, also known as niacin
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Australia vitamin 'breakthrough' to cut miscarriages, birth defects

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Australia vitamin 'breakthrough' to cut miscarriages, birth defects

- SYDNEY: Taking a common vitamin supplement could significantly reduce the number of miscarriages and birth defects worldwide, Australian scientists said Thursday, in what they described as a major breakthrough in pregnancy research. The study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, found that deficiency in a key molecule among pregnant women stopped embryos and babies' organs from developing correctly in the womb, but could be treated by taking the dietary supplement vitamin B3, also known as niacin
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Vitamin 'breakthrough' to cut miscarriages, birth defects: Australian scientists

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Vitamin 'breakthrough' to cut miscarriages, birth defects: Australian scientists

- SYDNEY: Taking a common vitamin supplement could significantly reduce the number of miscarriages and birth defects worldwide, Australian scientists said on (Aug 10) Thursday, in what they described as a major breakthrough in pregnancy research. The study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, found that deficiency in a key molecule among pregnant women stopped embryos and babies' organs from developing correctly in the womb, but could be treated by taking the dietary supplement vitamin B3, also known as niacin
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Australia vitamin 'breakthrough' to cut miscarriages, birth defects

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Australia vitamin 'breakthrough' to cut miscarriages, birth defects

- Taking a common vitamin supplement could significantly reduce the number of miscarriages and birth defects worldwide, Australian scientists said Thursday, in what they described as a major breakthrough in pregnancy research. The study, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, found that deficiency in a key molecule among pregnant women stopped embryos and babies' organs from developing correctly in the womb, but could be treated by taking the dietary supplement vitamin B3, also known as niacin
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Vitamin B3 supplements can prevent miscarriages, birth defects: study

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Vitamin B3 supplements can prevent miscarriages, birth defects: study

- By medical reporter Sophie Scott, the National Reporting Team's Meredith Griffiths, and Antoinette Lattouf Simply taking vitamin B3 supplements can significantly prevent miscarriages and birth defects, a landmark Australian study has found. Key points: Australian researchers say many miscarriages and birth defects caused by lack of molecule NAD Problems can be prevented by vitamin B3 supplement Women advised to take supplement before getting pregnant but after consulting their doctor Scientists from the Victor Chang Institute in Sydney investigated why some women have multiple miscarriages and why some babies are born with heart, kidney and spinal defects
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Liam McIntyre: My single mum sparked my creative side

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Liam McIntyre: My single mum sparked my creative side

- My mum, Barbara McIntyre-Conway, raised me mostly on her own. I was born in Adelaide but moved to Melbourne after my parents divorced when I was around two. She and my dad, Lachlan, weren't the right fit for each other. My maternal grandmother, Jillian, lived in the front room of our weatherboard home and she helped raise me while Mum worked
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Australian brothers at war over $500 million property empire

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Australian brothers at war over $500 million property empire

- Two brothers are at war over one of Australia's biggest real estate empires, worth more than A$500 million (NZ$535m), four decades after their Italian family founded the dynasty. Former Carlton Football Club director and developer Colin De Lutis lives in a Melbourne mansion three doors from younger brother Paul, who has taken him to Australia's Supreme Court over how their property and business assets will be sliced up
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School children have a right to discuss their religious beliefs

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School children have a right to discuss their religious beliefs

- Recent attempts by Queensland's Education Department to ban students talking about Jesus with other students are absurd, and frankly disturbing. However, closer examination of the policy documents used by the Department shows that this is just the tip of the iceberg. The real problem is that the Education Department is on a dunderheaded crusade that puts it in breach of at least two international human rights treaties
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Think of the children: Fighting words from kids TV creators as inquiry heats up

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Think of the children: Fighting words from kids TV creators as inquiry heats up

- Despite what their bosses told a parliamentary inquiry just over a week ago, the commercial free-to-air (FTA) television networks have no intention of getting out of children's content, says one high-ranking industry expert. They simply don't want to pay for it any more. "The commercial television sector is asking to be relieved of its obligations to screen Australian children's content, especially Australian children's drama, on the basis that children are no longer watching their channels in large numbers," Jenny Buckland, CEO of the Australian Children's Television Foundation, said
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Brothers charged over stabbing death of homeless man at Maroubra

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Brothers charged over stabbing death of homeless man at Maroubra

- A "wannabe" Bra Boy gang member and his teenage brother have been charged over the fatal stabbing of a homeless man in Maroubra in Sydney's east. Peter Hofmann, 68, was living in his car in the beachside suburb after a string of failed investments and scams resulted in him going broke. He refused offers of accommodation from friends and family, and instead opted to live out of his 1990's-model Ford Laser
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» Search for five missing siblings | 3AW Radio Melbourne

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» Search for five missing siblings | 3AW Radio Melbourne

- Five siblings have gone missing in East Gippsland. Savannah Tomlins, 13, Indiana Bohning, 11, Charlie-Beth Dargie, 9, D’Artagnan Clark, 7, and Lynkon Quigley, 5, were last seen in Orbost on Monday. Police have released their names, concerned for their welfare due to their ages. It is believed they may be with the father of one of the children in the Bairnsdale area
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  • Australian ISIS terrorist who took photo of son holding severed head 'killed in airstrike with two young children'
    Australian ISIS terrorist who took photo of son holding severed head 'killed in airstrike with two young children'

    , mirror.co.uk

    A notorious ISIS militant from Australia and his two young sons are believed to have been killed in a coalition airstrike in Syria. Khaled Sharrouf, 36, and sons Zarqawi, 11, and Abdullah, 12, who was once pictured holding a severed head, were apparently targeted while driving near the city of Raqqa. One of Sharrouf's brothers is said to have confirmed the deaths to Australian extremists and photos of their bodies have reportedly been circulating on messaging apps
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  • Australian ISIS terrorist who took photo of son holding severed head 'killed in airstrike with two young children'
    Australian ISIS terrorist who took photo of son holding severed head 'killed in airstrike with two young children'

    , mirror.co.uk

    A notorious ISIS militant from Australia and his two young sons are believed to have been killed in a coalition airstrike in Syria. Khaled Sharrouf, 36, and sons Zarqawi, 11, and Abdullah, 12, who was once pictured holding a severed head, were apparently targeted while driving near the city of Raqqa. One of Sharrouf's brothers is said to have confirmed the deaths to Australian extremists and photos of their bodies have reportedly been circulating on messaging apps
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  • Australian ISIS terrorist who took photo of son holding severed head 'killed in airstrike with two young children'
    Australian ISIS terrorist who took photo of son holding severed head 'killed in airstrike with two young children'

    , mirror.co.uk

    A notorious ISIS militant from Australia and his two young sons are believed to have been killed in a coalition airstrike in Syria. Khaled Sharrouf, 36, and sons Zarqawi, 11, and Abdullah, 12, who was once pictured holding a severed head, were apparently targeted while driving near the city of Raqqa. One of Sharrouf's brothers is said to have confirmed the deaths to Australian extremists and photos of their bodies have reportedly been circulating on messaging apps
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  • Dead woman's grandchildren to give evidence in their parents' neglect trial
    Dead woman's grandchildren to give evidence in their parents' neglect trial

    , smh.com.au

    Warning: Readers might find the content of this story distressing. Three children are to give evidence against their parents in a trial over the alleged neglect death of an elderly woman at her family's home. Police allege the woman, aged in her 80s, did not get the care she needed from her son and his wife in the nine months before she died in October 2013
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  • Liam McIntyre: My single mum sparked my creative side
    Liam McIntyre: My single mum sparked my creative side

    , smh.com.au

    My mum, Barbara McIntyre-Conway, raised me mostly on her own. I was born in Adelaide but moved to Melbourne after my parents divorced when I was around two. She and my dad, Lachlan, weren't the right fit for each other. My maternal grandmother, Jillian, lived in the front room of our weatherboard home and she helped raise me while Mum worked
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  • Teenage mum charged with stealing her child
    Teenage mum charged with stealing her child

    , smh.com.au

    A teenage mother has been charged with stealing her own child. The 19-year-old will appear in the Brisbane Magistrates Court on Monday on one count of child stealing after she allegedly took the eight-month-old boy from a medical appointment at Holland Park in Brisbane's south last Thursday morning. Police issued a child abduction amber alert for the baby on Friday amid concerns he may be at risk, however the pair were found safe and well that evening
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