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Qantas expects new Qld-US flights by April

Qantas says it expects to add two new routes - including the fourth-longest passenger flight in the world - from Brisbane to the United States within a year once authorities approve its deal with American...

Victorians taking the most illicit drugs

Urban Victorians consume more heroin than other Australians and the state's regions have recorded the highest use of MDMA and oxycodone.Twitter (function(d, s, id)

Protesters move on after Hong Kong rally

Protesters in Hong Kong have left the streets, averting possible clashes after haggling for hours with police by moving to areas near the city's government headquarters.Twitter (function(d, s, id)

African surge coming to Mexican border

Border patrol agents on the US-Mexico border are being confronted with a new wave of people fleeing economic hardship and human rights abuses in African countries.Twitter (function(d, s, id)

Fatal Snapchat crash women apologise

The friends of a young Sydney driver, who fatally crashed into another car after being filmed driving dangerously on social media, hope to apologise to the victims of the "stupid" stunt.Twitter (function(d, s, id)

Hostage hooks out of SA pig shed

A backpacker held hostage in a South Australian pig shed used a hook to free herself from the shackles and signal for help, sparking a police investigation to track her down.Twitter (function(d, s, id)

Five drug supply charges at Syd festival

Five people have been charged with drug supply and more than a dozen will front court for possession after allegedly being caught with illegal substances at a dance festival in Sydney's west.Twitter (function(d, s, id)

Two males wanted over Vic assault

Two males remain on the run after allegedly kicking and punching a man in the head and chest near a train station in a leafy Melbourne suburb.Twitter (function(d, s, id)

Woman charged over Adelaide crash

A 36-year-old woman has been charged with a string of offences after allegedly driving her car at another person and then crashing into a house in Adelaide.Twitter (function(d, s, id)