Singer Paulini Curuenavuli has arrived at a western Sydney court for her sentence hearing over bribery charges.
The US is moving to scrap rules that aimed to deliver a free and open internet, sparking protests.
Federal Labor is calling for governments to swiftly act on the recommendations from the final report of the child abuse royal commission.
Controversial SA MP for Mount Gambier Troy Bell will contest the March state election despite facing fraud charges.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has indicated the government may be open to expanding access to a redress scheme for institutional child abuse.
John Alexander, who's fighting to win back his seat of Bennelong, had denied he breached parliamentary rules by not declaring income from a rental property.
A train has smashed into a school bus in southwestern France, killing four teenagers and injuring 20, 11 of them seriously hurt.
The final report of the royal commission into child sexual abuse in Australian institutions will be released on Friday.
Derek Barrett is due to be sentenced after pleading guilty to the stabbing murder of his niece, a Chinese student, and dumping her body in a NSW blowhole.
Rupert Murdoch is selling the entertainment arm of his media empire to Disney, for a reported $US52.4 billion ($A73.4 billion) price tag.
Holden has confirmed the sale of its Elizabeth car assembly site in Adelaide to a Melbourne-based developer.
Vladimir Putin has rejected claims of interference in the US presidential election, saying thatthe accusations against Trump are spread by his opponents.
A suicide bomber in police uniform has blown himself up inside a police training camp in Somalia's capital Mogadishu, killing at least 17 police officers
Agriculture officials have ordered the recall of mangoes sent from Queensland to South Australia.
A man, 38, has been jailed for life over the stabbing death of Piri Phillips, a 20-year-old man, after a fight over a cigarette lighter in Perth.
The battle for Bennelong has ramped up with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull declaring opposition leader Bill Shorten is a threat to Australia's future.
James Packer's Crown Resorts has announced several asset sales, including land in Las Vegas and its stake in the Packer family's luxury NSW property.