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NZ says owning guns is not a right

New Zealand's government is planning further restrictions to gun ownership, emphasising that owning guns is a privilege and not a right.Twitter (function(d, s, id) (document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));

French journos charged at Qld mine protest

A French journalist charged while covering a protest against Adani's Carmichael coal mine in northern Queensland says he and his crew were arrested without explanation.Twitter (function(d, s, id) (document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));

Qld's deputy premier refers herself to CCC

The Queensland deputy premier says she will ask the state's corruption watchdog to investigate her purchase of a house near a major rail project.Twitter (function(d, s, id) (document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));

Morrison stands by super rise plan

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says Australians won't miss out on a rise in the superannuation guarantee, despite coalition MPs agitating for the already-legislated plan to be axed.Twitter (function(d, s, id) (document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));

New photos mark George's 6th birthday

Prince George is photographed beaming in an England football shirt in new pictures released to celebrate his sixth birthday.Twitter (function(d, s, id) (document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));

Driver 'nine times over the limit' in NSW

A woman who allegedly blew nearly nine times over the limit has been charged with high-range drink-driving offences on the NSW south coast.Twitter (function(d, s, id) (document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));

Four congresswomen should apologise: Trump

US President Donald Trump has stepped up his attacks on four liberal Democrats in congress, calling on them to apologise as he faces charges of racism.Twitter (function(d, s, id) (document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));

Titmus upsets Ledecky in world swim titles

One of swimming's greatest streaks is over after Australia's Ariarne Titmus pulled off a stunning upset over American great Katie Ledecky to claim 400m freestyle gold at the world titles in South Korea.Twitter (function(d, s, id)...

Melbourne man charged over car stabbing

A man has been charged after allegedly stabbing another man southeast of Melbourne.Twitter (function(d, s, id) (document, 'script', 'facebook-jssdk'));