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US Senate acquits Trump of inciting riot

The US Senate has acquitted Donald Trump of inciting the mob that stormed the Capitol last month, sparing him from conviction in his second impeachment trial in a year despite broad condemnation of his role in sparking the deadly siege.

Croc killed after remains found in Qld

A four-metre crocodile believed to be behind a fatal attack on a missing fisherman in north Queensland has been captured and killed, after human remains were found.

Fishermen dead despite 'heroic' NSW rescue

NSW police and surf lifesavers have been praised for their heroic efforts after two rock fishermen drowned but a third survived after being swept off rocks near Port Kembla south of Sydney.

Vic goes into lockdown to stop third wave

Victoria will enter a "short, sharp circuit-breaker" lockdown for five days amid fears the highly infectious UK strain of coronavirus has spread in the community.

Vic Holiday Inn outbreak cases and sites

MELBOURNE AIRPORT HOLIDAY INN OUTBREAK* Thirteen COVID-19 cases have been linked to the Holiday Inn at Melbourne Airport, with hundreds of close contacts in isolation* Genetic testing has confirmed the virus is the highly-infectious B.1.1.7 UK variant* Anyone who visited Jetstar (Terminal 4) at Melbourne Airport on Tuesday between 4.45am...

Capitol video may change some minds: Biden

President Joe Biden says he has watched coverage of Donald Trump's impeachment trial and thinks "some minds may have been changed" after prosecutors showed gripping and graphic video of the January 6 siege of the US Capitol.