One dead in Utah university shooting

Police are searching for a man they say shot and killed a University of Utah student outside of a dormitory on campus, the Salt Lake Tribune reports.

Police widen hunt for Qld beach killer

Police have broadened their hunt for clues in the death of a young Cairns woman whose body was found on a deserted north Queensland beach after she went missing while walking her dog.

Australia set for worst harvest in 10 yrs

October showers have brought some relief to farmers, but it's far too late for much of Australia's drought-ravaged cropping country, with rural analysts predicting the worst winter harvest in 10 years.

NRL investigating alleged racist comment

The NRL is investigating an alleged racist comment made by a worker in an NRL polo shirt during Saturday's Test between the Kangaroos and Tonga in Auckland.