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US resolution opposes Syria withdrawal

US Democrats, joined by some of Donald Trump's fellow Republicans, have introduced a resolution opposing the President's decision to withdraw US forces from Syria, the latest sign of deep disapproval in Congress of his action.

Clamp on crooks seizing 'ported' numbers

While Australians are easily able to keep their number as they transfer between phone companies, the streamlined method is also puts them at risk of being scammed.

Dutch family discovered in farm basement

Six young adults and their father have received medical treatment after Dutch police acting on a tip-off discovered them locked away in a secret room at an isolated farm, officials in the Netherlands said on Tuesday.

William catches up with Imran Khan on tour

The Duke of Cambridge and Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan have reminisced about the ex-Test cricketer speaking of his political ambitions more than 20 years ago.

Interstellar comet resembles our own

The second interstellar object ever spotted passing through the solar system is a comet that appears quite like those formed in our neighbourhood of the cosmos, providing fresh evidence that other planetary systems may be very similar to our own.

Japan typhoon death toll rises to 66

The death toll in the worst typhoon to hit Japan for decades has climbed to 66 as rescuers slog through mud and debris in an increasingly grim search for the missing, and as thousands of homes remain without power or water.

Airport campaign to stop forced marriages

There's one crucial moment when young women and girls at risk of being taken overseas and forced into marriage may be alone at the airport - and that's when they're in the bathroom.