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'Sex cult' leader convicted in New York

In this courtroom drawing, defendant Keith Raniere, center, is seated between his attorneys Paul DerOhannesian, left, and Marc Agnifilo during the first day of his sex trafficking trial, Tuesday, May 7, 2019. (Elizabeth Williams via AP) A New York man accused of running a cult-like group in which women were kept...

MH17 charges just the beginning: AFP

Three Russians and a Ukrainian have been charged over the MH17 tragedy but Australian investigators say it's just the beginning of the effort to bring those responsible to justice.Twitter (function(d, s, id)

MH17 charges just the beginning: AFP

Australian Federal Police Commander Peter Crozier at the press conference of the JIT on the ongoing investigation of the Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash in 2014, in Nieuwegein, The Netherlands, 19 June 2019. EPA/ROBIN VAN LONKHUIJSEN Three Russians and a Ukrainian have been charged over the MH17 tragedy but Australian investigators say...

MH17 crash findings groundless: Russia

Wilbert Paulissen of the Joint Investigation Team (JIT) at the press conference of the JIT on the ongoing investigation of the Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash in 2014, in Nieuwegein, The Netherlands, 19 June 2019.  EPA/ROBIN VAN LONKHUIJSEN Russia's foreign ministry says it regrets the findings of the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17...

World Rugby ends Nations Championship plan

World Rugby has abandoned its plans to create a Nations Championship after failing to gain support from unions, the sport's ruling body said on Wednesday. Rugby's governing body needed unanimous approval from the 10 countries that make up the Six Nations and Rugby Championship - including Australia and New Zealand -...

Cancer fraudster back in Melbourne court

(AAP Image/David Crosling)  Cancer fraudster Belle Gibson is set to return a Melbourne court over her failure to pay a $410,000 penalty for lying to Australians. The 27-year-old was fined after breaching consumer law when she claimed she had brain cancer but healed herself with natural remedies. The Federal Court was last month...