Publication: World News Australia

First reported 36 mins ago - Updated 6 mins ago - 1 reports

Grizzlies upset Thunder in overtime

Mike Conley tallied 20 points as Memphis confirmed home court advantage with a 98-95 overtime over Oklahoma City to take a 2-1 lead in their NBA first-round playoff series.Zach Randolph chimed in with 16 points, 10 rebounds and a half dozen assists for ... [Published World News Australia - 36 mins ago]
First reported 17 mins ago - Updated 17 mins ago - 1 reports

Thwaites helps lift Swifts over Steel

The NSW Swifts have bounced back from consecutive losses courtesy of on-song goal shooter Caitlin Thwaites to notch a 65-52 victory over the Southern Steel in the trans-Tasman netball competition.Thwaites (32 goals from 35 attempts) nailed her first 21 ... [Published World News Australia - 17 mins ago]
First reported 36 mins ago - Updated 36 mins ago - 1 reports

Italian village commemorates sacrifice of WWII Aussie airmen

Almost 70 years ago, as the Second World War was nearing its end, a handful of Australian airmen remained in Italy.Two of those airmen lost their lives in a tragic mission, but they're still remembered in a small village in the north of Italy.Details ... [Published World News Australia - 36 mins ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 56 mins ago - 1 reports

I can feel my legs: Alex McKinnon

Newcastle NRL forward Alex McKinnon has revealed he is getting more movement in his arms and has feeling in his legs four weeks after suffering his severe spinal injury in a tackle.McKinnon on Friday provided a personal update on his progress in a video ... [Published World News Australia - 2 hours ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 2 reports

Small Gallipoli turnout ahead of centenary

A much lower-than-expected crowd of just 4400 pilgrims has gathered for the 99th anniversary Anzac Day dawn service in Gallipoli.The official crowd of 4393 is about 1000 fewer than organisers expected and compares with 5200 in 2013.Numbers were thought ... [Published World News Australia - 5 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Comment: A World War I weapon reappears in Syria

Ninety percent of Syria's declared chemical weapons have now been shipped out of the country, but in recent days disturbing reports have emerged of at least nine attacks using chlorine gas. Rebel forces and the government have traded blame for the attacks, ... [Published World News Australia - 2 hours ago]
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Youth tackle suicide with three simple words

Samsung and the Foundation for Young Australians have united to form The Propeller Project, an online platform supporting social-change initiatives led by young Australians.The Community Conversations campaign was one of 14 projects to receive a $1,000 ... [Published World News Australia - 2 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 3 hours ago - 1 reports

Sainthood looms for two Popes

Popes John Paul II and John XXIII will join the ranks of saints at a historic Vatican ceremony on Sunday seen as an attempt to unite conservatives and reformists, with some 800,000 pilgrims expected in Rome.The double canonisation of two of modern-day ... [Published World News Australia - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Martinez won't give up on EPL top four

Roberto Martinez believes Everton will overhaul Arsenal into the race to qualify for the Champions League if they win their last three matches.Martinez's fifth-placed team trail fourth-placed Arsenal by a point after their bid to finish in the top four ... [Published World News Australia - 4 hours ago]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 24 2014 - 2 reports

Teenage boy's fishing trip ends tragically

The family of a teenage boy who drowned while fishing at Wentworth Falls Lake in the Blue Mountains is being offered counselling, police say.The 16-year-old boy was with his younger brother at the lake at about 5pm on Wednesday during the school holidays ... [Published World News Australia - Apr 23 2014]
Entities: Police
First reported Apr 24 2014 - Updated Apr 24 2014 - 2 reports

Comment: Anzac Day reveals an unhealthy obsession with the trauma of war

By Christina Twomey , Monash UniversityThousands of young Australians will gather at Gallipoli this Anzac Day. Our TV screens will fill with faces in the cold light of early dawn, a tear trickling down the cheek in sadness that so many died so young. ... [Published World News Australia - Apr 24 2014]
First reported Apr 23 2014 - Updated Apr 23 2014 - 2 reports

Marshall denies being Cronulla-bound

A 'washed up' Benji Marshall has denied he's set to join Cronulla but admits his promise to not play for another NRL team than the Wests Tigers was premature.Marshall was officially granted a release from his Super Rugby contract with the Blues on Wednesday ... [Published World News Australia - Apr 23 2014]

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