An "unequivocally committed terrorist" who repeatedly stabbed a Sydney stranger in a "violent, ferocious and inhumane attack" after seeing him wearing an American flag t-shirt has been jailed for at least 27 years.
George Pell's bid for freedom is in the hands of three of Victoria's most senior judges, who have been asked to find it was "impossible" for him to have sexually abused two boys in Melbourne more than two decades ago.
The PhD student and taxi driver who was one of four men shot dead in a violent and apparently random rampage in Darwin, had never met the accused gunman, his cousin says.
The Alabama Legislature has passed a bill that would require chemical castration of child molesters over age 21 who have abused a child younger than 13.
ARL Commission chairman Peter Beattie has slammed the door shut on Israel Folau's bid to return to the NRL after his sacking by Rugby Australia.
The Trump administration granted authorisations to US companies to share sensitive nuclear power information with Saudi Arabia right after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in October, a US senator who saw the approvals says.
A newborn white-cheeked gibbon, one of the world's rarest apes, has made its public debut at Perth Zoo before keepers have had the chance to determine its gender.
A young girl who was allegedly grabbed off a Sydney street by an autistic man who took her into an abandoned house and removed her clothes is now terrified, court documents reveal.
Donald Trump thinks that Meghan, wife of Prince Harry, is "very nice" even if she has been "nasty" to him, the US president has said in pre-released extracts of a broadcast interview.
A Sunshine Coast man has been charged with criminal defamation after allegedly distributing flyers claiming his former sporting associate was a pedophile.