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Picture of Trial of accused Christchurch mosque shooter may be delayed

Trial of accused Christchurch mosque shooter may be delayed

Defense lawyers for Brenton Tarrant, Jonathon Hudson, left, and Shane Tait arrive at the Christchurch District Court in Christchurch, New Zealand, Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019. The trial of the man accused of killing 51 people at two Christchurch mosques could be delayed by several weeks next year to avoid beginning during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.

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Picture of Plane collides with light tower at Perth airport

Plane collides with light tower at Perth airport

An aircraft carrying 62 passengers collided with a light tower with minimum casualties

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Picture of Fight broke out between pro-China and Pro-Hong Kong students at University of Queensland

Fight broke out between pro-China and Pro-Hong Kong students at University of Queensland

Protesters clash at the University of Queensland over Hong Kong’s controversial extradition law.

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Picture of New Zealand gun owners turn over their weapons for money

New Zealand gun owners turn over their weapons for money

In this image made from video, people bring their guns to exchange for money in Christchurch, New Zealand Saturday, July 13, 2019. Dozens of Christchurch gun owners on Saturday handed over their weapons in exchange for money, in the first of more than 250 planned buyback events around New Zealand after the government outlawed many types of semi-automatics.

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Picture of Turbulence injures dozens on Air Canada flight to Australia

Turbulence injures dozens on Air Canada flight to Australia

In this photo provided by Hurricane Fall, responders treat a passenger on an Air Canada flight to Australia that was diverted and landed at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport in Honolulu on Thursday, July 11, 2019. The flight from Vancouver to Sydney encountered "un-forecasted and sudden turbulence," about two hours past Hawaii when the plane diverted to Honolulu, Air Canada spokeswoman Angela Mah said in a statement.

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Picture of Broadcaster demands Australia police drop probe of reporters

Broadcaster demands Australia police drop probe of reporters

FILE - In this June 27, 2019, photo, whistleblower supporters demonstrate outside the Australian Capital Territory Supreme Court in Canberra, Australia, where former army lawyer David William McBride appeared charged with leaking secret documents to Australian Broadcasting Corp. reporters alleging misconduct in Afghanistan. Australian Broadcasting Corp. Managing Director David Anderson says he had written to Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton calling for police to drop their investigation of two ABC reporters.

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Picture of Australian detained a week in North Korea arrives in China

Australian detained a week in North Korea arrives in China

Australian student Alek Sigley gestures as he arrives at the airport in Beijing on Thursday, July 4, 2019. The Australian student who vanished in North Korea more than a week ago arrived in Beijing on Thursday morning

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The Latest: Trump says he’s in ‘no hurry’ to strike Iran

In this Oct. 24, 2018, photo released by the U.S. Air Force, members of the 7th Reconnaissance Squadron prepare to launch an RQ-4 Global Hawk at Naval Air Station Sigonella, Italy. Iran's Revolutionary Guard shot down a U.S. RQ-4 Global Hawk on Thursday, June 20, 2019, amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington over its collapsing nuclear deal with world powers, American and Iranian officials said, though they disputed the circumstances of the incident.

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Voluntary euthanasia becomes legal in Australian state

In this Tuesday, June 18, 2019, photo, pro life demonstrators gather outside the Victorian State Parliament, opposing the voluntary assisted dying laws, in Melbourne. Voluntary euthanasia became legal in an Australian state on Wednesday, June 19, more than 20 years after the country repealed the world's first mercy-killing law for the terminally ill.

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FILE - This is a 2012 file photo of Jonathan Fanene of the New England Patriots NFL football team. Court filings allege former Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Jonathan Fanene faces charges used a pipe, golf club and broom handle to assault his wife and his sister over allegations he had an extramarital affair while on a trip to Hawaii. Fanene has been charged in the District Court of American Samoa with eight felonies, including kidnapping and assault, and five misdemeanors. He has been released on $100,000 bail and will appear in court next week. (AP Photo/File)

Former Bengal faces assault charges in American Samoa

PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (AP) — Former Cincinnati Bengals defensive end Jonathan Fanene faces charges he used a pipe, golf club and broom handle to assault his wife and his sister over allegations he had an extramarital affair while on a trip to Hawaii, according to court documents filed this week.

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