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These people were saved by total strangers who sensed that something wasn’t right

March 12, 2017 4:00 am
These people were saved by total strangers who sensed that something wasn’t right

Though she did not ask for it, the distressed young woman who came into the outback Queensland servo with two black eyes was desperate for help. The 22-year-old British backpacker wept as she told Mitchell petrol station owner Beverley Page that she could not pay for the fuel. Her wallet, […]

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Salt Creek backpacker attack case begins in South Australia

March 10, 2017 1:30 am
Salt Creek backpacker attack case begins in South Australia

He picked them up and drove them to the isolated beach at Salt Creek in the Coorong National Park, the court heard. Photo / Getty A German backpacker was struck over the head with a hammer and run over by a 4WD after her friend had been sexually assaulted on […]

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Man sentenced for scalping his girlfriend tells judge to skip the lecture

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Man sentenced for scalping his girlfriend tells judge to skip the lecture

Zachary Gross, 31, told a judge to skip the lecture. Photo / Boone County Sheriff’s Office Warning: Distressing details A US man who scalped his girlfriend and ordered his pit bull to attack her has told a judge to skip the lecture. Zachary Gross, 31, was sentenced on Wednesday to […]

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Luxury life of alleged child torturer Peter Scully’s assistant Liezyl Margallo revealed

February 11, 2017 10:30 pm
Luxury life of alleged child torturer Peter Scully’s assistant Liezyl Margallo revealed

Peter Scully’s alleged assistant Liezyl Margallo led a luxury life while on the run. Photo / Channel 9/Facebook WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT The luxury life while on the run of alleged child torturer Peter Scully’s assistant Liezyl Margallo has been revealed following her arrest. Margallo, who is now in a Philippines […]

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A family suspected a caregiver was abusing an Alzheimer’s patient. So they installed a camera.

January 29, 2017 8:30 am
A family suspected a caregiver was abusing an Alzheimer’s patient. So they installed a camera.

Brenda Floyd. Photo / Houston Police Department Brenda Floyd was turning out lights, getting her 94-year-old patient ready for bed, when she noticed the plate of food on the floor. As the dog scurried away, Floyd turned her wrath on the older woman with Alzheimer’s who she was paid to […]

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A 14-year-old student extorted $28,000 from the teacher he was having sex with, police say

January 28, 2017 3:00 am
A 14-year-old student extorted $28,000 from the teacher he was having sex with, police say

Teacher Theo ‘Sandy’ Doan. Photo / KMOV, Twitter It’s unclear whether Sandy Doan ever suspected the real source of the threatening blackmail messages on her cellphone, but for nearly a year, investigators say, she dutifully obeyed the texts, leaving thousands of dollars at drop-off locations across Dallas. In return, the […]

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Rohingya Muslims flee violent attacks by Myanmar army

October 14, 2016 5:20 pm
Rohingya Muslims flee violent attacks by Myanmar army

At least 26 people have been killed as terrified civilians flee violent attacks by Myanmar’s security forces in northern Muslim-majority Rakhine state. Troops went on a rampage in response to alleged attacks by unknown assailants on police which have sparked a dramatic escalation in violence along the border with Bangladesh. Some of those […]

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Rapped and bullied : Audrie & Daisy exposes what really happened to the teens

July 31, 2016 11:30 am
Rapped and bullied : Audrie & Daisy exposes what really happened to the teens

Daisy Coleman almost gave up. Photo / Facebook Two girls living on opposite sides of the United States were raped the same year. Both were blamed, both suffered from relentless abuse when they were the victims. Both attempted suicide. One failed, the other didn’t. A new documentary, Audrie & Daisy, exposes […]

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New Zealand judge Dame Lowell Goddard confused by UK laws

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New Zealand judge Dame Lowell Goddard confused by UK laws

NZ judge Dame Lowell Goddard. File photo / NZME. The New Zealand judge heading the UK’s historical child abuse inquiry has shocked barristers by admitting that she is confused by English law. Dame Justice Goddard is set to earn around £5million (NZ$9.17m) as chairwoman of the inquiry after being appointed […]

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New Zealand judge, Dame Lowell Goddard may receive $9m for lengthy sexual assault hearing

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New Zealand judge, Dame Lowell Goddard may receive $9m for lengthy sexual assault hearing

NZ judge Dame Lowell Goddard. File photo / NZME. Dame Lowell Goddard, the New Zealand judge heading the Government’s child sex abuse inquiry, could receive more than £5 million (NZ$9.17m) in pay and perks amid fears hearings will drag on for a decade, The Telegraph can disclose. Dame Justice Goddard’s remuneration package, […]

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Helpless disabled cancer survivor in US ‘assaulted by TSA agents’ at Memphis airport after leaving hospital

July 3, 2016 6:30 am
Helpless disabled cancer survivor in US ‘assaulted by TSA agents’ at Memphis airport after leaving hospital

Hannah Cohen, 19, was injured during a violent arrest by security agents at Memphis International Airport, her family says. Photo / Shirley Cohen A disabled teen was trying to fly home following her final brain cancer treatment – but was instead left bloodied and bruised by airport security staff, according […]

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Worst date ever? Jilted Kiwi pleads guilty to assault in London

June 19, 2016 9:30 pm
Worst date ever? Jilted Kiwi pleads guilty to assault in London

Ibrail Khan initially denied racially aggregated assault but changed his plea to guilty when CCTV footage of the incident emerged. Photo / Getty A jilted diner locked himself in a toilet, racially abused a restaurant manager and assaulted a waiter after his date walked out on him in London. Ibrail […]

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Acquitted now a TV expert

April 8, 2016 4:00 pm
Acquitted now a TV expert

Raffaele Sollecito has criticised the role of the media in sensationalising the case and portraying him and Knox as crazed killers. Photo / Getty Images Amanda Knox’s ex-boyfriend, who was also accused of the murder of Meredith Kercher, has landed a job on an Italian TV show as a murder […]

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Online anger over hotel assault

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Online anger over hotel assault

A video has gone viral in China that shows a woman being attacked in a hallway of a Beijing hotel posted April 2016. The choking, assault and attempted kidnapping of a Chinese woman at a Beijing hotel in full view of security cameras and multiple passersby has sparked a social […]

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South Africans killed at rate of war: Opposition blames ANC for rise in violent crime amid claims of corruption and high youth unemployment

October 1, 2015 7:45 am
South Africans killed at rate of war: Opposition blames ANC for rise in violent crime amid claims of corruption and high youth unemployment

  Ingrid Molai, a youth worker in Alexandra township in Johannesburg, blamed the increase on youth unemployment and corruption. Photo / Getty Images South Africa’s murder rate has increased for the third year running, with opposition groups saying the figures mirror “a country at war”. The murder rate jumped 4.6 […]

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