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Obama's basketball tee sells for $US120k

A high school basketball jersey that once belonged to former president Barack Obama has sold at an auction in Dallas to an anonymous buyer for $US120,000 ($A177,000).

The battles to decide NRL's top four

GAMES TO DECIDE NRL'S TOP FOURRound 23: Canberra v Manly at GIO StadiumThe Raiders are all but assured a top-four spot given their two-point advantage and superior for-and-against on the chasing pack but this one is massive for Manly.

Iceland holds funeral for lost glacier

Icelandic officials, activists and others have said goodbye to what once was a glacier, with poetry, moments of silence and political speeches about the urgent need to fight climate change.

Woman wanted after Qld siege

A woman is wanted for questioning over her involvement in an armed robbery and carjacking that led to a three-hour siege between Queensland police and a man in a Gold Coast bowser.

Search for missing swimmer in NSW a hoax

A man is being sought by police after he allegedly falsely reported that a swimmer had gone missing off the NSW south coast, prompting a large-scale search operation.