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Colombia tourist boat sinks, 31 missing

A tourist boat packed with about 160 passengers for the holiday weekend has capsized on a reservoir near the Colombian city of Medellin, leaving at least six people dead and 28 missing.TwitterShare on Tumblr (function(d, s,...

Aussie coal better for reef: Frydenberg

A new report has put the value of the Great Barrier Reef at more than twice that of Adani's new mega coal mine in Queensland - a project opponents say will help sign the reef's...

Stress-free 'quacking' car horn developed

A quacking car horn designed to alert people to danger while reducing the cacophony of noise on city streets has been developed by sound experts.TwitterShare on Tumblr (function(d, s, id)

Gay pride marchers in US protest Trump

Tens of thousands of people waving rainbow flags have lined US streets for gay pride parades in coast-to-coast events that took both celebratory and political tones, in a reaction to what some see as new...

Fuel truck explodes in Pakistan, 153 dead

Alerted by an announcement over a mosque's loudspeaker that an overturned tanker truck had sprung a leak, scores of villagers raced to the scene with fuel containers to gather the oil.TwitterShare on Tumblr (function(d, s, id)...

Man catches teen falling from park ride

Matthew Howard Sr was leaving a New York amusement park on Saturday evening when he heard someone screaming.TwitterShare on Tumblr (function(d, s, id)

Sharks' Brailey breaks jaw in two places

They began the NRL season with four hooking prospects, but Cronulla will now enter Saturday's clash against the Sydney Roosters without a recognised rake.TwitterShare on Tumblr (function(d, s, id)

Dragons' dream run to NRL finals

They've been gifted a saloon passage to the NRL finals but St George Illawarra have been handed a sobering reminder that nothing comes easy by cellar dwellers Newcastle.TwitterShare on Tumblr (function(d, s, id)

ATSB examines AirAsia engine failure

An investigation into engine failure on an AirAsia flight that was forced to turn back to Perth is expected to take several months.TwitterShare on Tumblr (function(d, s, id)