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Wed 17 Jul 2019

8900 steps could delay Alzheimer's: Study

8900 steps could delay Alzheimer's: Study

Researchers say walking 8900 steps a day can help protect against cognitive decline and brain tissue loss from Alzheimer's disease.

Dick Smith didn’t want $500k tax return

Dick Smith didn’t want $500k tax return

Outspoken millionaire Dick Smith received a $500,000 tax refund, but says he shouldn’t get the money because he’s already wealthy.

Hunt for man linked to alleged Qld murder

Hunt for man linked to alleged Qld murder

Detectives are searching for a man wanted in connection to the alleged murder of a man outside of Queensland pub.

Horror as tourist snaps neck on slide

Horror as tourist snaps neck on slide

The mother of a 23-year-old who broke his neck while on a waterside says she cannot watch the footage. WARNING: GRAPHIC.

UberEats to fix ‘unfair’ contracts

UberEats to fix ‘unfair’ contracts

UberEats says it is changing its contracts with restaurants so they no longer shoulder the burden of refunds for dodgy deliveries.

Man survives truck crash down cliff, climbs back to road

Man survives truck crash down cliff, climbs back to road

A MAN has survived a terrifying crash over a cliff west of Brisbane and managed to climb about 40m back to the road to get help.

Baffling new MH370 crash mystery

Baffling new MH370 crash mystery

Investigators looking into the disappearance of flight MH370 have discovered a mysterious load that was only added to the cargo list after takeoff.

Viral sensation ‘bagel guy’ cashing in

Viral sensation ‘bagel guy’ cashing in

He made worldwide headlines when he lost his mind inside a bagel store, now he’s channelling that anger into a pair of boxing gloves.

Area 51 to be ‘stormed’ by 1.4m people, live streamed

Area 51 to be ‘stormed’ by 1.4m people, live streamed

A live stream will be set up to capture the moment more than a million alien enthusiasts “storm” a base said to hide secrets on extraterrestrial life.

Republican support for Trump up

Republican support for Trump up

A new poll shows support for US President Donald Trump has increased slightly among Republicans after his recent racially charged tweets.

Woman may soon walk free over fatal bashing

Woman may soon walk free over fatal bashing

A Victorian woman could walk free from jail in a month, after encouraging two men to bash a father-of-two later found dead.

Endometriosis discovery takes us closer to finding a cure

Endometriosis discovery takes us closer to finding a cure

THE debilitating condition was one of the most searched for words in 2018, but its cause has remained a mystery until now.

"Enough is enough": Impeachment move against Trump

"Enough is enough": Impeachment move against Trump

A Texan Democrat has introduced articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump following his racist tweets over the weekend.

US House condemns Trump attacks

US House condemns Trump attacks

Four Republicans have joined every Democrat and an independent to rebuke the president for his tweetstorm against four minority Democratic congresswomen.

World’s craziest supercar revealed

World’s craziest supercar revealed

There is a new contender for the world’s most bonkers supercar, signalling the revival of a famous badge. But the price will make your eyes water.

Stunning images of today’s lunar eclipse

Stunning images of today’s lunar eclipse

Fifty years after man landed on the Moon, Earthlings have been treated to a partial lunar eclipse. SEE THE PHOTOS.

Star ‘begged’ to dump allegedly abusive boyfriend

Star ‘begged’ to dump allegedly abusive boyfriend

The family of Nashville star Hayden Panettiere are reportedly pleading for her to dump her partner amid domestic violence fears.

Scientist run over by car and raped

Scientist run over by car and raped

Respected biologist Suzanne Eaton vanished during a conference on a Greek island. Now, gruesome details of her last moments have emerged.

Five words Macca’s fans can’t cope with

Five words Macca’s fans can’t cope with

Signs have been spotted at McDonald’s restaurants nationwide, detailing a new way of ordering an item. But it’s proving too much for some.

Passenger’s ‘disgusting’ habit goes viral

Passenger’s ‘disgusting’ habit goes viral

A passenger has been shamed on social media after being filmed using his feet to scroll through movies while on-board a plane.

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