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Boy with toy stuck in his throat for five years to undergo surgery after doctors had diagnosed asthma

Boy with toy stuck in his throat for five years to undergo surgery after doctors had diagnosed asthma

A young Adelaide boy is set to undergo surgery to repair his airways after surgeons discovered a plastic toy had been lodged in his throat for years. Eight-year-old Marley fell ill five years ago with respiratory symptoms, which his doctors diagnosed as asthma. Watch the interview in the video above Watch Sunrise on Channel 7 …

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Assassins 'made sure' Lametta Fadlallah saw the gun seconds before being killed in Revesby gangland shooting

Assassins ‘made sure’ Lametta Fadlallah saw the gun seconds before being killed in Revesby gangland shooting

The two victims of the latest Sydney gangland shooting were warning seconds before they were executed in a hail of bullets inside a parked car on a quiet street. Lametta Fadlallah, 48, was killed in the back of a Toyota four-wheel drive outside her south-west Sydney home in Revesby about 8:50pm on Saturday. While her …

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More than 1000 Victorians could have been harmed by triple-zero delays

More than 1000 Victorians could have been harmed by triple-zero delays

In the most recent associated deaths with the delays, a girlfriend of a 29-year-old man who was found without a pulse in April endured a wait of more than four minutes to connect to an ambulance call taker. The young man died at the scene after paramedics spent almost an hour trying to resuscitate him. …

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Perth weather: Bureau of Meteorology issue warning for Mid West and Wheatbelt for storms and heavy rain

Perth weather: Bureau of Meteorology issue warning for Mid West and Wheatbelt for storms and heavy rain

Perth has been drenched with up to 25mm of rain in 24 hours — but that could be nothing compared with the huge downpour on the horizon. The Perth Hills copped the heaviest rain as a cold front passed overnight, with 25.8mm falling in the Bickley gauge. The Swan Valley and Pearce, in Perth’s east, …

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Mother of Indigenous teen allegedly assaulted during arrest questioned police at the scene, court hears

The mother of an Indigenous teenager whose arrest in a Sydney park resulted in a police officer being charged with assault told officers at the scene: “You owe me an explanation”. Key points: Mobile phone footage shows Constable Ryan Barlow kicking the teenager’s legs out from under him Constable Barlow has pleaded not guilty to …

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Former home affairs minister Karen Andrews calls on Scott Morrison to resign from parliament over secret power grab, as former PM apologises

Former home affairs minister Karen Andrews calls on Scott Morrison to resign from parliament over secret power grab, as former PM apologises

A senior Liberal frontbencher whose role was assumed by Scott Morrison without her knowledge has called on the former prime minister to resign from Parliament, as he admits the extraordinary move to jointly appoint himself to several ministries in secret was “unnecessary”. Key points: Intelligence agencies did not know Scott Morrison had put himself in …

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Basil Zempilas not on Premier Mark McGowan's invite list for another major Perth announcement

Basil Zempilas not on Premier Mark McGowan’s invite list for another major Perth announcement

Simmering tensions between Mark McGowan and Basil Zempilas has bubbled to the surface after the Premier’s office again snubbed the Perth Lord Mayor for an announcement about a landmark CBD project. The Premier was at Perth Concert Hall on Monday to confirm the adjacent riverfront car park, which is operated by the City of Perth, …

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SA Police praise 'brave' man who intervened in alleged children stabbing attack on two by mother

SA Police praise ‘brave’ man who intervened in alleged children stabbing attack on two by mother

Police have hailed the “brave” man who intervened in the alleged stabbing of two children on a motorway, north-west of Adelaide. Key points: Two children remain in hospital after allegedly being stabbed by their mother Police have hailed a stranger who intervened as ‘very brave’ The 35-year-old woman remains detained at the Royal Adelaide Hospital …

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Busselton Margaret River Airport has record passenger levels but only a few are actual tourists

Busselton Margaret River Airport has record passenger levels but only a few are actual tourists

Direct flights between Melbourne and Western Australia’s Margaret River food-and-wine region have done little to increase incoming visitor numbers, local tourism operators say. Key points: Tour operators claim the new Melbourne flight hasn’t delivered the promised tourism boom The tourism association says the airport has exceeded expectations and says tourists numbers will rise The airport …

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