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Flood warnings for north Qld downpours

North Queensland remains on flood alert after more torrential rain, but forecasters say there won't be a repeat of last year's devastating inundation.

Fifty US troops with brain injury in Iraq

The Pentagon says 50 US service members are now diagnosed with traumatic brain injury after missile strikes by Iran on a base in Iraq earlier this month, 16 more than the military had previously announced.

All 9 bodies recovered from Bryant crash

The bodies of all nine passengers aboard the helicopter that crashed in Calabasas, California, have been recovered, the Los Angeles County Department of Medical Examiner-Coroner says.

Weinstein trial hears more allegations

The former roommate of Mimi Haleyi, one of the women who has accused Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault, took the stand on Tuesday in the former Hollywood mogul's rape trial.

Some 400 register for China virus evac

The federal government is trying to deploy officials into the locked down Chinese city of Wuhan where around 400 Australian citizens have registered for evacuation from the epicentre of the deadly coronavirus.