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England 0-11 in pursuit of 359 in 3rd Test

Australia have set England an imposing target of 359 runs to win the third Test in Leeds, with Marnus Labuschagne continuing to reap the rewards of some sloppy fielding as his team edge closer to an Ashes-retaining victory.

Accused money launderer in court

An alleged money launderer accused of links to a cryptocurrency scam that police believe duped investors of almost $3 million has faced a Queensland court.

N.Korea ups rhetoric on US nuclear talks

North Korea's top diplomat says US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is a "diehard toxin" who only complicates denuclearisation talks and North Korea is ready for both dialogue and stand-off.

Big wet dries up Cairns casino visitors

An extraordinary wet season and global economic jitters have helped wipe more than two-thirds from the Reef Casino Trust's first-half profit, though the result was slightly better than forecast at the Cairns-based complex.