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Sydney woman killed despite AVO in place

An alcoholic who choked and stabbed his estranged girlfriend to death in Sydney told police after the killing: “No AVO was ever going to keep me away from her.” Russell Brian Wood, 27, pleaded guilty in October to murdering 34-year-old Sarah Brown, who he attacked with a kitchen knife inside …

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Sorry Perth Lynx smashed by Townsville 97-72

Perth’s grip on top spot on the WNBL ladder is slipping away after a demoralising 97-72 loss to Townsville tonight. Townsville set up the win in the first quarter when they nailed five of their first six three-point attempts to put the Lynx on the back foot. The game was …

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Strasbourg Christmas market gunman shot dead

The man suspected of opening fire at a Christmas market has been shot dead, the French interior minister has said. Cherif Chekatt killed three people and injured 13 at a Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg on Tuesday. Minister of the interior Christophe Castaner said the the 29-year-old …

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Google breaks name suppression in Grace Millane case

Google could face prosecution for sending a mass email of ‘trending searches’ which included the name of the man accused of murdering British backpacker Grace Millane. The suspect has temporary name suppression while he awaits trial, making it illegal to name the suspect in New Zealand, however some British media …

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