National News

17 Colombian soldiers die in crash

Seventeen Colombian soldiers have died after their Russian-made Mi-17 helicopter crashed in a central mountainous area of the Andean country, the army says.

Supreme Court rejects Texas abortion law

The US Supreme Court has handed a victory to abortion rights advocates, striking down a Texas law imposing strict regulations on abortion doctors and facilities that its critics contended were specifically designed to shut down clinics.

PM, Mayor slam post-Brexit violence

Britain's prime minister and the mayor of London are warning abuse directed at immigrants won't be tolerated, after a series of incidents were reported following the country's decision to leave the European Union.

Woman flees after Sydney car crash

A woman has crashed a car through the fence of a southwest Sydney property, narrowly missing the house, before fleeing the scene and leaving two passengers behind.

Norwegian court rejects Snowden lawsuit

Former US spy contractor Edward Snowden has failed in a legal bid to win guarantees from Norway that it would not extradite him to the United States if he went there to receive a free speech award.

Jacenko slams ACA six-star retreat claims

Sydney publicist Roxy Jacenko has hit out at A Current Affair for claiming she went on a luxury retreat after her husband Oliver Curtis was jailed for insider trading.

Two dead in Victorian road crashes

Two people have died in separate crashes on Victoria's roads.A driver lost control of a car in Beveridge, on the outskirts of Melbourne, about 5.20pm on Monday and crashed into an electricity pole.