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EVENING UPDATE

UPDATE5

Police are hunting a man who stabbed a young service station attendant during an armed robbery in Lake Macquarie.   A Sydney immigration consultancy firm has been sprayed with bullets in broad daylight, while three people were inside.   Julie Bishop hopes her historic meetings with Iran’s president will lead to breakthroughs in the country’s relationship with Australia.   And the Knights have suffered their third straight loss, with Parramatta claiming a six-point win at Hunter Stadium.   Read More »

WEEKEND NEWS UPDATE

UPDATE5

- Police are investigating a violent armed robbery at a Lake Macquarie service station, where a 26-year-old staff member was stabbed in the chest. – The government has scrapped religious exemptions for childhood vaccinations. – Prime Minister Tony Abbott has been caught skolling a schooner of beer at a university party in Sydney. – And a hat-trick of tries from Cowboys hooker Jake Granville has helped his side to a 28-24 win over the Warriors.     Read More »

EVENING UPDATE

UPDATE5

Five teenagers have been arrested during early morning raids in Melbourne’s south-east, accused of planning terrorist attacks on police during Anzac Day services.   Quick thinking neighbours have saved a young mother and her newborn baby, from a burning house in Port Stephens.   A 20-year-old man has been gunned down by police on the Central Coast, after allegedly lunging at officers after a chase through Gosford.   And Sydney FC is still in the hunt for the Premiers Plate, following a 4-3 victory over the Jets.   Read More »

WEEKEND NEWS UPDATE

UPDATE5

- A 20-year-old man has been gunned down by police on the Central Coast, after allegedly wielding a knife at officers in Gosford overnight. – Neighbours have helped save a 9-week old baby girl from a burning home in Port Stephens. – Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has arrived in Iran, ahead of historic talks. – And the race to the finals tightens, after Sydney FC’s 4-3 victory over Newcastle.   Read More »

EVENING UPDATE

UPDATE4

The parents of William Tyrrell have broken their silence, pleading for answers on their boy’s disappearance. It comes as police have revealed they are investigating whether he may have been abducted by a paedophile ring. The states reject Western Australia’s plea for a bigger slice of the GST. Former defence boss Air Chief Marshall Angus Houston has received a knighthood for military and humanitarian service. And the Gold Coast Titans maintain Daly Cherry-Evans IS on his way north, despite reports the Manly star wants out of his deal with the Queensland club. Read More »

2PM NEWS UPDATE

UPDATE3

- William Tyrrell’s parents have spoken publicly for the first time about the torture of not knowing what happened to their 3 year old boy as police investigate a paedophile ring thought to be operating on the Mid North Coast. – Also tonight a rare and very frank television interview with mining mogul Nathan Tinkler about life, debt and the Newcastle Jets. – And a man’s car has exploded after he sprayed the interior with alcohol to kill insects and then lit a cigarette.       Read More »

EVENING UPDATE

UPDATE1

A man in his 50s has died in a house fire in the Newcastle suburb of Mayfield Fire investigators and an accelerant detection dog have been called in to find out what happened. A 25-year-old former male model, is the latest person from Australia to die while fighting for ISIL. The Australian Medical Association fears federal funding cuts will mean patients will have to wait even longer in emergency departments and for elective surgery. And Manly star Daly Cherry Evans has had a change of heart and is planning to stay in Sydney rather than heading to the Titans.   Read More »

2PM NEWS UPDATE

UPDATE4

A surprise jobs boost – A boom in Full time positions in March sees the unemployment rate FALL to 6 point 1 per cent – but what does it mean for interest rates? A security guard tells police how he found a colleague bound and gagged inside a suburban hotel after a vicious robbery. A disgruntled mail man has landed a gyrocopter on the lawn of US congress in a bizarre protest. And Lennox Head surfer Owen Wright has scored a perfect ten point ride at the Margaret River Pro. Read More »

1PM NEWS UPDATE

UPDATE3

Australia’s unemployment rate has fallen to 6.1 per cent as the economy added 37 thousand jobs in March. A young male model from Melbourne, who has been fighting with Islamic State in Syria, has reportedly been shot dead. A disgruntled mail man has landed a gyrocopter on the lawn of US congress before being swiftly arrested. And Taronga zookeepers have nursed a baby echidna back to health after it was injured when a bulldozer dug up its burrow at Coonamble. Read More »

12PM NEWS UPDATE

UPDATE4

A former Melbourne model has reportedly been killed while fighting with Islamic State in Syria. It’s believed 25-year-old Sharky Jama was shot dead three days ago. A hotel worker has been attacked and tied-up by an armed intruder in Sydney’s south-west overnight. Police are combing for clues outside the Belmore hotel, which has been cordoned off by forensic officers. Google could be fined a massive 7 billion dollars after the European Union charged it with abusing its market position. The EU has accused the world’s largest search engine of giving an unfair advantage to search results favouring its own products. And a disgruntled “mail man” has attempted to make his own delivery to U.S Congress, getting there via gyrocopter. He sparked a major security scare, after landing his tiny aircraft on the front lawn. Read More »

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