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NRL star Curtis Scott lashes police case

Curtis Scott has vowed to fight to his "last breath" accusations he assaulted officers following boozy Australia Day celebrations, with the Canberra NRL star's legal team criticising NSW Police.

Fire donations possible in cryptocurrency

Inspired by her own bushfire experiences as a child, Sydney-based cryptocurrency queen Michaela "MJ" Juric has decided to use her skills to help others affected by the fire crisis.

Dutton defends Christmas Island virus plan

Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has defended the government's plan to quarantine coronavirus evacuees on Christmas Island, reassuring them they'll receive medical treatment in a high standard facility.

Second Qld coronavirus case confirmed

A second case of deadly coronavirus has been confirmed in Queensland as a 42-year-old Chinese national travelling from Wuhan, the epicentre of the outbreak.

Three Japanese evacuees positive for virus

Three Japanese evacuated from Wuhan on a government-chartered flight have been confirmed to be infected with the coronavirus, including two who had not shown any symptoms.

Facebook posts higher earnings, revenue

Facebook's profit and revenue for the final quarter of the year have handily surpassed Wall Street's expectations despite challenges the social network is facing around regulation and efforts to fight election interference.