"DON'T SAY ANYTHING YET". The previously untold September 11 story from George Bush's press adviser.
It was a day that Australia remembered the first losses of World War I in a battle described by the Veterans' Affairs Minister on Thursday as "the untold story".
It was hot, airless and excruciatingly tense - and that was even before the judge entered the courtroom.
Oscar Pistorius might have escaped a life sentence, possibly even any jail time at all, but the controversy surrounding the shooting of Reeva Steenkamp is unlikely to end with a judge's formal verdict on Friday.
Jacintha Saldanha sent two last, desperate emails of apology and regret to her nursing comrades before taking her own life after falling for an Australian radio hoax.
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President Barack Obama has detailed his strategy to “degrade and ultimately destroy” the Islamic State terrorist group, including ramping up the bombing campaign in Iraq, expanding it into Syria where rebel forces will also be armed and trained.
Barack Obama's bizarre speech left me wondering if his allies, particularly those in the Middle East, were too embarrassed to be mentioned.
Munitions provided by Australia are already in use in the fight against Islamic State militants in Iraq.