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Trump now obese, still in 'good health'

US President Donald Trump has put weight over the past year and is now in the obese range, although he remains in "very good health overall," according to the results of a physical examination conducted last week.

Rapper YNW Melly arrested for two murders

Florida rapper YNW Melly, who recently collaborated with Kanye West, has been arrested for the alleged murder and cover-up of two close friends, police say.

Basin plan 'ignores' health of NSW river

Locals in far west NSW say they watched the Darling River deteriorate under the plan designed to protect it for years before a series of mass fish deaths caused public outcry across the nation.

Teen drug driver jailed over woman's death

The day after Gregory Diven woke from an induced coma his wife, Marie, died from the catastrophic injuries she'd suffered when their ute was hit by a car driven by a drug-affected P-plater.

Mum's new partner charged over baby death

A 28-year-old man charged with murdering a six-month-old baby in Newcastle on the weekend had been in a relationship with the boy's mother for just six weeks, police allege.

Sydney mum at club leaving 4yo home alone

A Sydney woman who left her four-year-old son home alone to go to a nearby leagues club with her married lover has won the right to help care for her fiance's stepson.