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Grand jury convened over Justine Damond shooting

Updated January 25, 2018 08:05:50 Photo: Justine Damond was reporting a sexual assault when she was shot dead in July 2017. (Linkedin: Justine Ruszczyk) A Minnesota prosecutor has convened a grand jury in the police shooting of Australian woman Justine Damond. Key points: Mohamed Noor's partner receives grand jury subpoena in relation to Justine Damond…

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Monkeys have been cloned in a lab and humans could be next

Posted January 25, 2018 07:17:18 Photo: Cloned monkeys Zhong Zhong and Hua Hua are growing normally. (AP: Sun Qiang and Poo Muming/Chinese Academy of Sciences) Chinese scientists have cloned monkeys using the same technique that produced Dolly the Sheep two decades ago, breaking a technical barrier that could open the door to copying humans. Key…

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How am I going to get to work today in Sydney?

Updated January 25, 2018 06:56:55 Get ready for four days of mayhem across Sydney just in time for your long weekend, with over 1,000 cancelled train services inviting mass overcrowding and busy roads. It all kicks off today. The key objective? Plan ahead. On Wednesday afternoon union members announced their 'yes' vote to industrial action,…

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Elton John to ‘go out with a bang’ on final world tour

Updated January 25, 2018 07:18:50 Video: Sir Elton said his final tour would last around three years and take him around the world. (ABC News) Related Story: The little-known Aussie musos Elton John is listening to Related Story: Elton John calls on Australia to 'embrace courage' and legalise same-sex marriage Sir Elton John is retiring…

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Every road death since 1989, in one chart

Posted January 25, 2018 05:58:08 Photo: 48,592 people have died on Australians roads since 1989. (ABC News: Alex Palmer) Each of these dots represents a person killed in a road crash in Australia. 48,592 people have died on Australians roads since 1989. Traffic injury is the biggest killer of children under 15 and the second-biggest…

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