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Phil Emmanuel dies aged 65

One of Australia's most renowned guitarists, Phil Emmanuel, has died at the age of 65.Twitter (function(d, s, id)

Scans clear NSW Origin hopeful Roberts

Scans have cleared NSW hopeful James Roberts of injury but the jury is out on how many Brisbane teammates will be picked for Queensland in the State of Origin opener.Twitter (function(d, s, id)

Two dead in 'tragic' NSW paper mill leak

The death of two local men in a gas tank leak at a NSW paper mill has left their small community shaken, with authorities saying it will "hit home" for many people.Twitter (function(d, s, id)

Bomb in Canadian restaurant injures 15

Two unidentified men have walked into a restaurant in the Canadian city of Mississauga and set off a bomb, wounding more than a dozen people, and then fleeing, authorities say.Twitter (function(d, s, id)

Cordner ready for Origin tilt: Robinson

Sydney Roosters skipper Boyd Cordner is physically and mentally ready for another gruelling State of Origin campaign, coach Trent Robinson has declared.Twitter (function(d, s, id)

Man raped Vic women after meeting online

An Egyptian man who raped three vulnerable women he met online has shown no remorse for the attacks at his Melbourne unit, says the judge who jailed him.Twitter (function(d, s, id)

Minister spruiks work for the dole changes

Australia's indigenous affairs minister is hopeful changes to a remote work for the dole scheme will dramatically reduce the involvement of Centrelink.Twitter (function(d, s, id)

Credit card breaches at TasTAFE: report

Staff at Tasmania's largest vocational training provider used government-issued credit cards to buy coffee and eat at "well-regarded" restaurants in breach of guidelines, a report has found.Twitter (function(d, s, id)