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Smith supports NRL crackdown on behaviour

Melbourne stalwart Cameron Smith has come out strongly in support of calls for harsher penalties for NRL players whose off-field indiscretions tarnish the game's reputation.

'Execution-style' killings inside US bank

A gunman who overtook a bank branch in Florida apparently made five women inside lie down on the lobby floor before shooting them in the backs of their heads, police say.

Australian of the Year - winners list

AUSTRALIAN OF THE YEAR WINNERS2018 - Professor Michelle Yvonne Simmons, quantum physicist2017 - Emeritus Professor Alan Mackay-Sim, biomedical scientist treating spinal cord injuries2016 - David Morrison, equality advocate and former Army chief2015 - Rosie Batty, family violence campaigner2014 - Adam Goodes, AFL player and community leader2013 - Ita Buttrose, media...

Ex-Sharks No.2 Price feels for Flanagan

Former St George Illawarra coach Steve Price hopes Cronulla's disgraced former premiership-winning boss Shane Flanagan won't be lost to rugby league.

Girl savagely bitten by goanna in Qld

A young girl is in hospital with a "nasty" wound after a goanna savagely attacked her at a Queensland beach and refused to let go of her foot.