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Two police shot dead in Honolulu

A Hawaii man with a history of run-ins with police and neighbours was facing eviction when he stabbed his landlord and killed two officers before the house he and two women were believed to be in burned, authorities and neighbours said Sunday.

Retiring Wozniacki eyes Open fairytale

Former Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki has kept the flame flickering on an unlikely second slam to end her career, storming into the second round.

Over 200 contract new coronavirus in China

An outbreak of a new coronavirus in China has spread to more cities, Chinese authorities say, as the number of patients tripled and a third person died, stoking concerns about containment of the illness.

Climate policy tensions plague Morrison

Climate change continues to rattle the Liberals, with the prime minister trying to discredit a NSW minister who voiced concerns over the party's policy direction.

Strong quake in China's Xinjiang region

A strong earthquake has damaged buildings and injured at least one person seriously in a rural part of China's far west Xinjiang region, the government says.

Kyrgios hoping to keep it positive

Intent on keeping his nose clean, Nick Kyrgios is focused only on his dangerous first-round foe while refusing to delve any deeper into the Australian Open draw.

Higgins bows out as NT opposition leader

As the only option to take over as the Northern Territory's new opposition leader, Lia Finocchiaro has already moved to reassure public servants their jobs would be safe if the Country Liberals won government.