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Teen charged after man stabbed at Brisbane ferry terminal
A teenager has been charged after an alleged confrontation and stabbing at a Brisbane ferry terminal on Saturday night. It will be alleged a 27-year-old man was boarding a ferry at Kangaroo Point with a group of people when an argument broke out with a 19-year-old man, who was getting off the ferry with a female. Police will allege the disagreement happened about 6.15pm at the Thornton Street Terminal and that the two groups were not known to each other.
Dazzling Manchester City disappearing into the distance at top of Premier League
Manchester City soared above the fog swirling round the Etihad Stadium to demolish Tottenham Hotspur 4-1 and leave the rest of the Premier League peering into the distance in search of Pep Guardiola's record-breaking team on Saturday. City's 16th successive win took them to 52 points, one game short of the halfway point of the season. Manchester United, who play at West Bromwich Albion on Sunday, have 38 as do champions Chelsea who beat Southampton 1-0 on Saturday thanks to Marcos Alonso's free kick.
Most Britons now want to stay in the European Union, according to this poll
A poll has found that 51 per cent of Britons would now like to stay in the European Union while 41 per cent want to leave the bloc - a near reversal of last year's referendum result. The Independent said the lead for remain over leave was the biggest in any poll so far since the vote in June 2016.
What Trump's 'America First' national security strategy might look like
President Donald Trump will lay out a new US national security strategy on Monday based on his America First policy and will, among other items, make clear that China is a competitor, two senior US officials said. Trump has praised Chinese President Xi Jinping while also demanding that Beijing increase pressure on North Korea over its nuclear program and to change trade practices to make them more favourable to the United States.
South African party, once a symbol of hope, turns to a new leader
It helped liberate black South Africans from white-minority rule, promoting reconciliation with former oppressors and the ideal of a post-racial Rainbow Nation. It seemed even poised to lift up the rest of the continent with its vision of an African Renaissance. In his final address as party leader, Zuma acknowledged that the ANC had been weakened and needed to be renewed. He reserved his harshest words for the white-dominated business community, saying the party needed to be protected from corporate greed.
Cristiano Ronaldo helps Real Madrid to Club World Cup crown against Gremio
Cristiano Ronaldo scored with a free kick to break Gremio's brave resistance and give Real Madrid a 1-0 victory over the South American champions in the Club World Cup final on Saturday. Overall, it was the Spanish club's sixth world title as they also won the old Intercontinental Cup - now recognised by FIFA - three times.
Danny Buderus named Fittler's assistant at Blues
Former Blues skipper Danny Buderus has been appointed NSW State of Origin assistant coach only a few weeks after Brad Fittler got the top job. The NSWRL on Sunday announced Buderus would take on the role as the Blues plot to break the stranglehold of Queensland, who have won 11 of the past 12 Origin series. Buderus made 21 Origin appearances and captained the Blues to consecutive series victories in 2004 and 2005 before the wins dried up.
Tropical storm Kai-tak floods central Philippines
Moderate to heavy rains caused flooding and landslides in central Philippines as tropical storm Kai-tak made landfall on Saturday afternoon, and may hit more areas while moving westward, the weather bureau said on Saturday. Heavy rains and large waves have stranded at least 11,000 people in various ports in the region, according to the Philippine Coast Guard. Disaster officials were verifying reports that three people, including a two-year-old boy, had been killed during the storm.
Melbourne City councillor Tessa Sullivan resigns after sex harassment claim
Melbourne City councillor Tessa Sullivan has resigned, saying she and other women had experienced repeated sexual harassment which had made their workplace intolerable. The Age sent a list of questions on Saturday about the resignation to council chief executive Ben Rimmer and the council's media manager, Mandy Frostick. Late on Saturday, Ms Frostick sent a short statement in reply, on behalf of Ms Sullivan. Councillor Tessa Sullivan, a member of Team Doyle, tendered her resignation from council late on Friday, effective immediately, the statement said.
John Alexander's bizarre joke mars Bennelong victory speech
A bizarre anecdote told by John Alexander while claiming victory in the Bennelong byelection on Saturday night has drawn fire from disability advocates. Mr Alexander said that when he thought his tennis career was over, his back improved when he started coaching at the centre. No, it is definitely not, tweeted Graeme Innes, the former Disability Discrimination Commissioner, in response to a comment that Mr Alexander's comment would not go down well.
Rachel Abrams: Google thinks I am dead. Now I have to prove otherwise
I am not married, my mother's name is not Midge, and I was not born in 1951. Often, the misinformation appears on websites other than Google, which Google doesn't really see as its problem. He asks if Rachel Abrams is deceased, and Alexa responds yes, citing information in the Knowledge Graph panel. This seems cumbersome but doable, since I am arguably the leading authority on who I am, what I look like and whether I'm alive.
Holocaust must be bigger part of migrant courses: German minister
More emphasis should be placed on the Holocaust in integration courses for migrants, Germany's justice minister said, reflecting heightened unease among leading politicians about a spate of anti-Semitic acts including Israeli flag burnings. German police have reported protesters setting Israeli flags ablaze and using anti-Semitic slogans in Berlin and other cities in demonstrations against US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital.
Guide to Christmas light displays in Sydney
Save Print Katherine O'Chee facebook SHARE twitter TWEET email google-plus linkedin reddit More This December, streets and suburbs are brightening Sydney with beautiful Christmas light displays. Dennis Romano at his house on Cumberland Rd, Greystanes, Western Sydney with his Christmas tree light display. Benaud St, St Clair: Say hello to resident Mona, whose Christmas light displays would be enjoyed by Sydneysiders every year.
Australia's first same-sex couples say 'I do'
With those words, Lauren Price, 31, and Amy Laker, 29, turned to each other and embraced as one of Australia's first same-sex married couples. On the same afternoon, two women wed in Melbourne in Victoria's first same-sex marriage. Ms Laker was accompanied by a small dog on a leash as she walked down the aisle. She started off and I think she did it for five minutes before she introduced me and that was a big surprise for everybody.
Canadian billionaire and wife found dead in home
Canadian police said they were investigating the mysterious deaths of Barry Sherman, founder of Canadian pharmaceutical firm Apotex Inc, and his wife, Honey, one of the nation's wealthiest couples whose bodies were found in their mansion on Friday. Police said they learned of the deaths after responding to a midday medical call at the Sherman's home in an affluent section of northeast Toronto. Two bodies covered in blankets were removed from the home and loaded into an unmarked van on Friday evening.
Sexual predator found guilty of luring Sydney schoolgirl to US for 'own sordid desires'
An American child predator who lured a 16-year-old Sydney girl to the US to satisfy his own sordid desires has been found guilty in a New York court. Sean Price, 39, faces life in prison after a Brooklyn jury found him guilty on four counts, including attempted sexual exploitation of a child and foreign transportation of a minor to engage in sexual activity.
Four killed on NSW roads in less than 24 hours
Tragedy on NSW roads with four fatal accidents being investigated by police. A woman died on Saturday night when her ute veered off Banjo Patterson Way, about 10km south of Yeoval, and hit a tree, causing it to roll. Earlier in the evening, another woman died when her sedan veered off Forrester Road and hit a power pole in the western Sydney suburb of North St Marys. On Saturday morning, a man died after his car crashed into a tree in Sydney's Mt Druitt.

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