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Sky News Australia
Police probe suspect's historySouth Australian Police have described an alleged attempted murder and kidnappi
Police probe suspect's history
Sky News Australia / Posted an hour ago
South Australian Police have described an alleged attempted murder and kidnapping on a remote South Australian as a 'terrifying incident that has shocked police and the wider community'. Speaking to reporters on Acting Assistant Commissioner Douglas... Read more
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Sky News Australia
Task force investigates suspect's backgroundSouth Australian Police have described an alleged attempted murder and kidnappi
Task force investigates suspect's background
Sky News Australia / Posted 16 hours ago
South Australian Police have described an alleged attempted murder and kidnapping on a remote South Australian as a 'terrifying incident that has shocked police and the wider community'. Speaking to reporters on Acting Assistant Commissioner Douglas... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Liza Harvey almost certain to be deputy WA Premier after Treasurer rules out running West Australian Police Minister Liza Harvey
Liza Harvey almost certain to be deputy WA Premier
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 17 hours ago
after Treasurer rules out running West Australian Police Minister Liza Harvey looks almost certain to become Deputy Premier on Monday after Treasurer Mike Nahan ruled out running for the deputy... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Kiwis charged over Queensland murdersThree New Zealanders have been charged with murder in an apparent grisly double
Kiwis charged over Queensland murders
Otago Daily Times / Posted 20 hours ago
Three New Zealanders have been charged with murder in an apparent grisly double homicide being investigated by Australian police. Shoved in a metal box, shot in the head, then dumped in a dam -- that's the terrifying scenario police fear missing... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Queensland deaths: Kiwis charged with murderThe makeshift coffin had holes drilled in the sides to help it sink. Photo / Jo
Queensland deaths: Kiwis charged with murder
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 22 hours ago
The makeshift coffin had holes drilled in the sides to help it sink. Photo / Jono Searle / News Corp Australia Three New Zealanders have been charged with murder in an apparent grisly double homicide being investigated by Australian police. Shoved... Read more
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The Age
Backpackers' accused attacker should face full force of law if guilty: fatherThe father of a man charged with the attempted murder and rape of two backpacke
Backpackers' accused attacker should face full force of law if guilty: father
The Age / Posted 22 hours ago
The father of a man charged with the attempted murder and rape of two backpackers in South Australia says his son should face the full force of the law if he is found guilty of the crime. The man accused of abducting and attempting to murder two... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Backpackers' accused attacker should face full force of law if guilty: fatherThe father of a man charged with the attempted murder and rape of two backpacke
Backpackers' accused attacker should face full force of law if guilty: father
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 22 hours ago
The father of a man charged with the attempted murder and rape of two backpackers in South Australia says his son should face the full force of the law if he is found guilty of the crime. The man accused of abducting and attempting to murder two... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Man accused of South Australia backpacker attack had been seeking love onlineThe man accused of a terrifying attack on two European backpackers at a remote
Man accused of South Australia backpacker attack had been seeking love online
Brisbane Times / Posted yesterday
The man accused of a terrifying attack on two European backpackers at a remote South Australian beach had been searching for love online, describing himself on a dating website as being respectful to women and seeking a "future wife". The... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Chilling dating profiles of suspected 'Wolf Creek sex attacker' revealed onlineDescribing himself on a singles' website, the 59-year-old suspect said he was "
Chilling dating profiles of suspected 'Wolf Creek sex attacker' revealed online
Daily Mirror / Posted yesterday
Describing himself on a singles' website, the 59-year-old suspect said he was "attractive" and wanted to find a "woman ready for marriage and [to] start a new life, also that doesn't want to wait to long to do so". The man, who cannot be named for... Read more
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Perth Now
Bishop in court on child sex chargesBishop Max Davis, who appeared in the Perth Magistrates Court for alleged sex o
Bishop in court on child sex charges
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
Bishop Max Davis, who appeared in the Perth Magistrates Court for alleged sex offences. Picture: Theo Fakos THE head of the Catholic Church’s military diocese has briefly appeared in court charged with child sex offences dating back to 1969. West... Read more
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Perth Now
Backpacker rape accused was searching for wifeTHE man accused of a harrowing attack on two female backpackers on a remote Coo
Backpacker rape accused was searching for wife
Perth Now / Posted yesterday
THE man accused of a harrowing attack on two female backpackers on a remote Coorong beach has several online profiles, including a dating site on which he says he is looking for a future wife. The Advertiser is reporting that the man, aged in his... Read more
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WA Today
Man accused of South Australia backpacker attack had been seeking love onlineThe man accused of a terrifying attack on two European backpackers at a remote
Man accused of South Australia backpacker attack had been seeking love online
WA Today / Posted yesterday
The man accused of a terrifying attack on two European backpackers at a remote South Australian beach had been searching for love online, describing himself on a dating website as being respectful to women and seeking a "future wife". The... Read more
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The Age
Man accused of South Australia backpacker attack had been seeking love onlineThe man accused of a terrifying attack on two European backpackers at a remote
Man accused of South Australia backpacker attack had been seeking love online
The Age / Posted yesterday
The man accused of a terrifying attack on two European backpackers at a remote South Australian beach had been searching for love online, describing himself on a dating website as being respectful to women and seeking a "future wife". The... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Man accused of South Australia backpacker attack had been seeking love onlineThe man accused of a terrifying attack on two European backpackers at a remote
Man accused of South Australia backpacker attack had been seeking love online
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
The man accused of a terrifying attack on two European backpackers at a remote South Australian beach had been searching for love online, describing himself on a dating website as being respectful to women and seeking a "future wife". The... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Topic - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)Television Australia Wide The Killing Season Planet America Arts & Culture
Topic - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted yesterday
Television Australia Wide The Killing Season Planet America Arts & Culture Corrections & Clarifications Health & Wellbeing Religion & Ethics The Weather Man Antony Green's Election Blog A 28-year-old man is charged with the murder of Rachel... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Simple words from Adelaide schoolgirl saved her from unidentified manThe girl was approached on the outskirts of her Adelaide school. Photo / iStock
Simple words from Adelaide schoolgirl saved her from unidentified man
The New Zealand Herald / Posted yesterday
The girl was approached on the outskirts of her Adelaide school. Photo / iStock "My parents are dead." It's those words that may have saved a young girl from a child predator yesterday when she was approached on the outskirts of her Adelaide... Read more
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Weekly Times
Qld man missing for 16 years found in UK Jason Ronald Douglas was just 19 when he left his Queensland home. Despite d
Qld man missing for 16 years found in UK
Weekly Times / Posted 2 days ago
Jason Ronald Douglas was just 19 when he left his Queensland home. Despite desperate efforts to contact him, his family says the next they heard from him he was a 36-year-old man living on the streets in the... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Simple words that saved young girlA schoolgirl from Reynella East College had a clever response when approached b
Simple words that saved young girl
The Courier Mail / Posted 2 days ago
A schoolgirl from Reynella East College had a clever response when approached by a suspicious man. “MY parents are dead.” It’s those words that may have saved a young girl from a child predator yesterday when she was approached on the outskirts of... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Defense calls for mistrial in Hazle murder caseWILKES-BARRE — Jessica Alinsky’s defense on Tuesday called for a mistrial, alle
Defense calls for mistrial in Hazle murder case
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 3 days ago
WILKES-BARRE — Jessica Alinsky’s defense on Tuesday called for a mistrial, alleging the prosecution intentionally withheld evidence from an Australian blood-pattern expert. The delay in Alinsky’s murder trial came just as prosecutors finished a rush... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Queensland man missing for 16 years found in UKJason Ronald Douglas has been found in the UK. Photo: GoFundMe Jason Ronald Do
Queensland man missing for 16 years found in UK
Brisbane Times / Posted 3 days ago
Jason Ronald Douglas has been found in the UK. Photo: GoFundMe Jason Ronald Douglas was just 19 when he left his Queensland home. Despite desperate efforts to contact him, his family says the next they heard from him he was a 36-year-old man living... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Missing Australian man found living rough in UK after 16 yearsJason Ronald Douglas pictured with his sister Sally and niece prior to his disa
Missing Australian man found living rough in UK after 16 years
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 3 days ago
Jason Ronald Douglas pictured with his sister Sally and niece prior to his disappearance. Photo / Facebook Brisbane man Jason Ronald Douglas was just a teenager when he vanished 16 years ago. His family didn't know if he was dead or alive or if... Read more
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New York Post
Missing Australian man found living in England after 16 yearsBrisbane man Jason Ronald Douglas was just a teenager when he vanished 16 years
Missing Australian man found living in England after 16 years
New York Post / Posted 4 days ago
Brisbane man Jason Ronald Douglas was just a teenager when he vanished 16 years ago. His family didn’t know if he was dead or alive or if they’d ever lay eyes on him again. But that didn’t stop them from searching high and low in hope they would... Read more
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Perth Now
Missing teen found after 16 yearsAustralian man Jason Ronald Douglas, 36, has been found living rough in the UK
Missing teen found after 16 years
Perth Now / Posted 4 days ago
Australian man Jason Ronald Douglas, 36, has been found living rough in the UK after he went missing 16 years ago. BRISBANE man Jason Ronald Douglas was just a teenager when he vanished 16 years ago. His family didn’t know if he was dead or alive... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Missing teen found after 16 yearsAustralian man Jason Ronald Douglas, 36, has been found living rough in the UK
Missing teen found after 16 years
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Australian man Jason Ronald Douglas, 36, has been found living rough in the UK after he went missing 16 years ago. BRISBANE man Jason Ronald Douglas was just a teenager when he vanished 16 years ago. His family didn’t know if he was dead or alive... Read more
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Daily Telegraph
A real life Australian miracleJason Ronald Douglas disappearance: Brisbane man found in West Midlands, UK | D
A real life Australian miracle
Daily Telegraph / Posted 4 days ago
Jason Ronald Douglas disappearance: Brisbane man found in West Midlands, UK | DailyTelegraph SearchUse keywords to search content on this website SearchUse keywords to search content on this website Australian man Jason Ronald Douglas, 36, has... Read more
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Adelaide Now
A real life Australian miracleAustralian man Jason Ronald Douglas, 36, has been found living rough in the UK
A real life Australian miracle
Adelaide Now / Posted 4 days ago
Australian man Jason Ronald Douglas, 36, has been found living rough in the UK after he went missing 16 years ago. BRISBANE man Jason Ronald Douglas was just a teenager when he vanished 16 years ago. His family didn’t know if he was dead or alive... Read more
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The Courier Mail
A real life Queensland miracleAustralian man Jason Ronald Douglas, 36, has been found living rough in the UK
A real life Queensland miracle
The Courier Mail / Posted 4 days ago
Australian man Jason Ronald Douglas, 36, has been found living rough in the UK after he went missing 16 years ago. BRISBANE man Jason Ronald Douglas was just a teenager when he vanished 16 years ago. His family didn’t know if he was dead or alive... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Drugs, guns, knuckledusters found after routine traffic stopDrugs, guns and knuckledusters found by SA Police during routine traffic stop
Drugs, guns, knuckledusters found after routine traffic stop
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
Drugs, guns and knuckledusters found by SA Police during routine traffic stop Two men will face court charged with trafficking firearms and drug offences after South Australian police conducted a search during a routine traffic stop in Adelaide's... Read more
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Daily Mail
Lady Lucan, 78, seen out in BelgraviaPictured: Lady Lucan, 78, is seen for the first time since her husband is offic
Lady Lucan, 78, seen out in Belgravia
Daily Mail / Posted 8 days ago
Pictured: Lady Lucan, 78, is seen for the first time since her husband is officially declared dead - 41 years after he disappeared following brutal killing of their nanny Lady Lucan was spotted walking near her home in Belgravia, London Dressed in... Read more
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Perth Now
O’Callaghan fined $800 for VRO breachRussell O'Callaghan outside Fremantle Magistrates Court after being charged wit
O’Callaghan fined $800 for VRO breach
Perth Now / Posted 8 days ago
Russell O'Callaghan outside Fremantle Magistrates Court after being charged with a series of violent offences. THE son of the West Australian police commissioner has been fined for unlawfully contacting his ex-partner by sending her abusive and... Read more
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WA Today
WA top cop's son fined for VRO breachOn Tuesday, Russell Joseph O'Callaghan was sentenced to three years and two mon
WA top cop's son fined for VRO breach
WA Today / Posted 8 days ago
On Tuesday, Russell Joseph O'Callaghan was sentenced to three years and two months behind bars. The son of the West Australian police commissioner has been fined for unlawfully contacting his ex-partner by sending her abusive and offensive messages... Read more
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Daily Mirror
Pet goats, 'Jungle Barry', a Nazi colony and many more Lord Lucan theoriesLord Lucan has finally been given a death certificate 42 years after he went mi
Pet goats, 'Jungle Barry', a Nazi colony and many more Lord Lucan theories
Daily Mirror / Posted 8 days ago
Lord Lucan has finally been given a death certificate 42 years after he went missing and became Britain's most notorious murder suspect. The peer's son George Bingham applied under the Presumption of Death Act, which came into effect in 2014, so he... Read more
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Daily Mail
Lord Lucan IS dead! Only son granted an official death certificate'He has lost a mother and I lost a father': Lord Lucan's son consoles son of th
Lord Lucan IS dead! Only son granted an official death certificate
Daily Mail / Posted 9 days ago
'He has lost a mother and I lost a father': Lord Lucan's son consoles son of the nanny his father 'murdered' after the runaway peer is finally declared officially dead The peer went missing in 1974 after his children's nanny was found dead His... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Topic - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)Television Australia Wide The Killing Season Planet America Arts & Culture
Topic - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 days ago
Television Australia Wide The Killing Season Planet America Arts & Culture Corrections & Clarifications Religion & Ethics The Weather Man Antony Green's Election Blog Largs Bay A teenage driver is arrested by Adelaide police for allegedly... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Topic - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)Television Australia Wide The Killing Season Planet America Arts & Culture
Topic - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 days ago
Television Australia Wide The Killing Season Planet America Arts & Culture Corrections & Clarifications Religion & Ethics The Weather Man Antony Green's Election Blog A teenage driver is arrested by Adelaide police for allegedly leaving the... Read more
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TSN
RCMP opens investigation into Canadian Soccer LeagueTSN Senior Correspondent The RCMP has opened an investigation into allegations
RCMP opens investigation into Canadian Soccer League
TSN / Posted 10 days ago
TSN Senior Correspondent The RCMP has opened an investigation into allegations of widespread match fixing in the Canadian Soccer League, a semi-pro league that has come under international scrutiny in recent months, TSN has learned. The RCMP... Read more
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News.com.au
Son of WA’s top cop jailed over attackRussell O'Callaghan has been jailed for more than three years for a violent att
Son of WA’s top cop jailed over attack
News.com.au / Posted 10 days ago
Russell O'Callaghan has been jailed for more than three years for a violent attack on a woman. THE son of the West Australian police commissioner has been jailed for more than three years for repeatedly bashing and threatening to kill his former... Read more
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WA Today
Son of WA's top cop jailed over attack on womanRussell Joseph O'Callaghan has been sentenced to three years and two months beh
Son of WA's top cop jailed over attack on woman
WA Today / Posted 10 days ago
Russell Joseph O'Callaghan has been sentenced to three years and two months behind bars. The son of the West Australian police commissioner has been jailed for three years and two months over a violent attack on a woman. Russell Joseph O'Callaghan... Read more
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Perth Now
Russell O’Callaghan jailed for attack on womanRussell O'Callaghan has been jailed for more than three years for a violent att
Russell O’Callaghan jailed for attack on woman
Perth Now / Posted 10 days ago
Russell O'Callaghan has been jailed for more than three years for a violent attack on a woman. RUSSELL O’Callaghan, the son of the West Australian Police Commissioner has been jailed for three years and two months over a violent attack on a... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Police drop assault charges against commissioner's sonAssault charges against WA police commissioner's son dropped Prosecutors have
Police drop assault charges against commissioner's son
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 days ago
Assault charges against WA police commissioner's son dropped Prosecutors have dropped two common assault charges against the West Australian Police Commissioner's son, over a violent incident involving his former partner. Russell O'Callaghan, the... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
WA Police Commissioner's son on 'staggering' amount of drugs during assault on partnerWA Police Commissioner's son Russell O'Callaghan sentenced to three years in pr
WA Police Commissioner's son on 'staggering' amount of drugs during assault on partner
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 10 days ago
WA Police Commissioner's son Russell O'Callaghan sentenced to three years in prison for drug-fuelled bashing of ex-partner Photo: Russell O'Callaghan bashed his former partner repeatedly over a two-day period, threatening to kill her in front of the... Read more
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WA Today
WA man charged after ute tray fall kills womanIt is believed the woman may have jumped out from the rear of the ute after an
WA man charged after ute tray fall kills woman
WA Today / Posted 10 days ago
It is believed the woman may have jumped out from the rear of the ute after an argument with the man, despite efforts by family members to stop her. A 39-year-old man will face a Kimberley court this month after his partner died from injuries... Read more
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chroniclelive
Ant and Dec to host special event to mark the Queen's 90th birthdayThe National Celebratory Event will take place in the presence of Her Majesty T
Ant and Dec to host special event to mark the Queen's 90th birthday
chroniclelive / Posted 11 days ago
The National Celebratory Event will take place in the presence of Her Majesty The Queen and will be hosted by the Royal Windsor Horse Show in the private grounds of Windsor Castle. The event will see the best of British talent join more than 900... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Mafia menace hits homeThis handout picture released by the Italian Police press office shows police o
Mafia menace hits home
The Courier Mail / Posted 11 days ago
This handout picture released by the Italian Police press office shows police officers arresting a man, no name given, during an anti-mafia operation. Source: AFP ITALIAN police have carried out a series of raids to smash a Mafia-led operation to... Read more
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News.com.au
Mafia menace hits homeThis handout picture released by the Italian Police press office shows police o
Mafia menace hits home
News.com.au / Posted 11 days ago
This handout picture released by the Italian Police press office shows police officers arresting a man, no name given, during an anti-mafia operation. Source: AFP ITALIAN police have carried out a series of raids to smash a Mafia-led operation to... Read more
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WA Today
WA Police 'embarrassed, fatigued': unionThe union has likened the new Frontline 2020 policing model to 'rearranging the
WA Police 'embarrassed, fatigued': union
WA Today / Posted 11 days ago
The union has likened the new Frontline 2020 policing model to 'rearranging the deckchairs'. Morale is low among an understaffed and fatigued West Australian police force that is struggling to combat rising crime under a new system, their union... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
NZ woman has website 'hijacked'A New Zealand woman has had her business website "hijacked" by an apparent Isla
NZ woman has website 'hijacked'
Otago Daily Times / Posted 11 days ago
A New Zealand woman has had her business website "hijacked" by an apparent Islamic extremist hacker group, which replaced her site with photographs including ones depicting Isis flags. Sonia Crystella noticed the site takeover on Friday night and is... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
'They've hijacked my website' - Kiwi's business website taken over by apparent Islamic extremist hacker groupSonia Crystella noticed the site takeover on Friday night and is concerned not
'They've hijacked my website' - Kiwi's business website taken over by apparent Islamic extremist hacker group
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 days ago
Sonia Crystella noticed the site takeover on Friday night and is concerned not only for the potential loss of data and security, but her own personal safety too. Photo / iStock A New Zealand woman has had her business website "hijacked" by an... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Topic - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)Television Australia Wide The Killing Season Planet America Arts & Culture
Topic - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 11 days ago
Television Australia Wide The Killing Season Planet America Arts & Culture Corrections & Clarifications Religion & Ethics The Weather Man Antony Green's Election Blog Port Denison It was a crime that rocked the close-knit WA seaside... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
WA police tight-lipped on suspected triple murder West Australian police are saying little about the circumstances surrounding
WA police tight-lipped on suspected triple murder
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 11 days ago
West Australian police are saying little about the circumstances surrounding a possible triple homicide in the seaside hamlet of Port Denison, 360 kilometres north of Perth. The bodies of a... Read more
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