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    Kris Wu faces rape charges, triggering debate on China's #MeToo movement and celebrity culture
     6 August 2021
    Kris Wu seemed to have it all. He was a movie star, a pop idol, and the face of luxury brands like Porsche and Bulgari. But when police arrested him on suspicion of rape, he was cast as a warning to other Chinese celebrities.
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    Ashley Moloney secures Australia's first Olympic decathlon medal with bronze in Tokyo
    6 Aug: Spurred on by his teammate Cedric Dubler, the young Australian makes history in Tokyo after sealing the bronze with a gutsy display in the decathlon's final event, the 1,500 metres.... more
    Tokyo Olympics highlights Thursday: Gold in kayaking and skateboarding, Melissa Wu gets diving bronze
    6 Aug: Keegan Palmer wins the men's park skateboard final to deliver Australia its 17th gold, while Melissa Wu collects her first Games medal in her fourth Olympics appearance.... more
    In Missouri's last abortion clinic, doctors are fighting to keep the doors open
    5 Aug: In Colleen's line of work, doctors need to watch their backs. Her home is under 24-hour surveillance and even her child's identity is kept secret.... more
    Blood, sweat and happy tears: These are the most wholesome moments of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics
    5 Aug: With spectators banned, there was fear the Olympic Games would lose some of their magic. But athletes from all over created countless moments that made us feel more connected than ever.... more
    Indonesian army set to remove gender-based health checks, end so-called 'virginity testing'
    5 Aug: A senior Indonesian military official announces the health test requirements for female cadets will no longer be different to those of their male counterparts... more
    Meghan Markle uses 40th birthday video with Melissa McCarthy to launch women's mentoring initiative
    5 Aug: Meghan Markle celebrates her 40th birthday with a light-hearted video and an appeal for people to mentor women trying to get back into the workforce.... more
    Tokyo Olympics: What is the decathlon and how is it scored?
    5 Aug: The man who wins the decathlon at the Tokyo Games can make claim to some considerable bragging rights among his Olympic brethren. This is why.... more
    How the Boomers can beat the US at the Tokyo Olympics
    5 Aug: Taking on the US in basketball used to be like facing an unstoppable force and an immovable object all rolled into one. And while it's still kind of that way on the women's side of the draw, the pack has made massive strides against the men's team.... more
    Australians leave family, businesses behind as they flee Fiji's escalating COVID-19 outbreak
    5 Aug: As the COVID-19 outbreak in Fiji worsens, people are making the difficult decision to leave their family, home and business behind for the safety of Australia.... more

     Most Popular Recent International News
     09 Jul: 'Flemish Scrollers' bot detects and shames MPs glued to phones. Could it work in Australia? ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
     15 Jul: We asked a new kind of AI art tool to make 'paintings' of Australia +++++++++++++++++++
     19 Jul: China begins crackdown on private tutoring in apparent bid to ease pressure, boost birth rate +++++++++++++++++
     21 Jul: Amid China's rising influence, Telstra looks to buy the largest telecommunications company in the Pacific with government help ++++++++++++++++
     22 Jul: Chinese internet giant introduces facial recognition technology in a bid to control underage gaming +++++++++++++
     25 Jul: China and the US are vying for more control over computer chips. But South Korea isn't giving up without a fight ++++++++++
     07 Jul: Perth weather warning cancelled after damaging winds, lightning from thunderstorms strike city +++++++++

     International NewsLinks
      6 Aug: These reality shows are sending regular people to space (CNN)
      5 Aug: Us plans to require covid vaccine for foreign travellers (BBCWorld)
      5 Aug: Fiji's climate of fear deepens in time of crisis (RadioNZ)
      4 Aug: Council joins citizen science coast-watch initiative (Stuff.co.nz)
      3 Aug: Tokyo olympics: chinese athletes wear mao pins at medal ceremony; ioc 'looking into matter' (NZ Herald)
      3 Aug: Boeing set to retry test flight in bid to take on spacex (CNN)
      2 Aug: Tanker attack: uk and us blame iran for deadly ship attack (RadioNZ)
      2 Aug: Olympics-belarusian sprinter says she was taken to airport after criticising officials (RadioNZ)
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     Today's News

    Entertainment:
    T.I. claims he was arrested in Amsterdam after a police officer's car was damaged 8:34

    Rugby League:
    League's World Cup has been postponed until next year after tournament organisers bowed to pressure from Australia and New Zealand, who had withdrawn from this year's scheduled edition 8:25

    Politics:
    Maori are put into seclusion at a Whanganui mental health unit, more than anyone else 8:15

    Politics:
    Questions for the Government -- on why Treasury changed its tune on the Government's ute tax 8:15

    Rugby League:
    There's no doubting the ability of Campbell Stewart from his endurance coach at the Olympic velodrome in Tokyo 8:05

    Business:
    Shareholders will vote today on whether to turn Northland's Marsden Point into a terminal that only imports processed fuels 8:05

    Entertainment:
    Olly Murs has undergone surgery after getting a fragment of bone lodged in his knee 8:04

    Law and Order:
    Kris Wu faces rape charges, triggering debate on China's #MeToo movement and celebrity culture 7:55

    Hockey:
    The New Zealand coach of the victorious Belgium men's hockey side is taking time out to let his nerves settle 7:45

    International:
    Ashley Moloney secures Australia's first Olympic decathlon medal with bronze in Tokyo 7:35

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