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Judge suspends Cassie's plea deal hearing

Cassie Sainsbury's plea deal for a potential six-year term in a Colombian jail has been put in doubt by her claims she was forced to smuggle drugs or her fiance and family would be killed.

Family of man shot by police 'devastated'

Charlie Huynh watched a graphic video of police gunning down an armed man at Sydney's Central Station unaware it was his half-brother, Danukul Mokmool, who lay dead on the floor.

Trump bans transgender people in military

President Donald Trump wants to ban transgender people from the US military, a move appealing to some in his conservative political base but creating uncertainty about the fate of thousands of transgender service members.

'Electric Super Highway' for Queensland

A string of charging stations for electric cars will be set up between the Gold Coast and Cairns, in an "electric super highway" it's hoped will encourage the use of the green vehicles.

Fierce French blaze 'almost contained'

French authorities are close to containing one of the fiercest blazes to break out during four days of wildfires in the country's southeast that have forced more than 12,000 people to flee.