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Couple accused of kidnapping a disabled woman, 20, from a car before robbing, beating and filming her in the shower - as they 'brag of the crimes on social media'

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A young woman has allegedly been brutally attacked after being dragged from a car while stopped at an intersection by a couple. The woman, 20, who has an intellectual disability, was travelling on the Pacific Highway at Charlestown, near Lake Macquarie, at 11pm on Wednesday when a Hyundai Elantra sedan pulled up beside her car, police say. She was allegedly pulled from the passenger seat by two people, a man and woman, who were known to her.  They allegedly dragged her into the sedan before driving off.  The woman, 20, who has an intellectual disability, was travelling on the Pacific Highway at Charlestown at 11pm on Wednesday when the alleged attack began The pair allegedly assaulted her and stole her credit cards before stopping on George Booth Drive at West Wallsend where the woman allegedly assaulted her in the street. The 20-year-old was then taken to a home in Windale where her attackers allegedly filmed themselves assaulting her in a shower.   An investigation was launched afte

Australians stranded overseas during COVID-19 are dealt ANOTHER huge blow as Scott Morrison cancels crucial meeting to increase the travel cap after 'technical problems' with his plane left him stuck in Queensland

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Prime Minister Scott Morrison has been forced to postpone a critical national cabinet meeting to increase the travel cap to help Australians stranded abroad fly home. Qantas was set to bring thousands of Aussies stuck in the UK and India home via Darwin under a Federal Government plan. More details were expected at Friday's national cabinet meeting of state and territory leaders, but the virtual gathering has been postponed until next week. The Prime Minister was pictured on the tarmac in Cairns on Thursday afternoon before a technical problem with his private RAAF plane prevented him from returning to Sydney They quarantine facility at Howard Springs where thousands of Australians will stay on their return Mr Morrison remains stuck in North Queensland due to a failure with his Royal Australian Air Force plane that was scheduled to fly him back to Sydney. The prime minister was pictured standing on the tarmac in Cairns.  The national cabinet meeting would have been the first of its

Husband of 23-year-old aspiring actress found bashed to death in her own home is charged with her murder after mysteriously being put under police guard in hospital

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The husband of a woman who was found bashed to death in her home has been charged with her murder.  Sabah Hafiz, 23, was found suffering from multiple injuries in her Wentworthville home, in Sydney's western suburbs, early Wednesday.  Despite desperate attempts to save her she died at the scene. Police launched a search for her husband Adam Cureton, 24, who was arrested 32 hours later at a home in the beachside suburb of Maroubra on Thursday morning. He was taken to Maroubra Police Station before being taken to Prince of Wales Hospital where he was kept under police guard for observation. Cureton is expected to appear in the Parramatta Local Court on Friday over her death. Sabah Hafiz, 23, died at her western Sydney unit on Wednesday morning Her husband Adam Cureton, 24, was arrested on Thursday at a home in Maroubra During this dramatic arrest Cureton could be heard screaming his wife's name, according to footage supplied by NSW Police. The estranged father of Ms Hafiz wept

NBC says Trump town hall WILL go ahead as scheduled after more than 100 actors, producers and writers blasted decision to hold it at same time as Joe Biden's ABC event

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NBC says Trump's town hall will still go ahead as scheduled this evening, despite a letter from more than 100 actors, producers and writers who blasted the decision to hold the event at the same time as Joe Biden's ABC town hall. In a Thursday statement, NBCU News Group chairman Cesar Conde said that though 'we share in the frustration' over the scheduling clash, Trump's town hall will still proceed as planned. 'We aired a town hall with Vice President Biden on October 5 at 8pm,' Conde told the Hollywood Reporter. 'If we were to move our town hall with President Trump to a later timeslot we would be violating our commitment to offer both campaigns access to the same audience and the same forum.' He added the decision is 'motivated only by fairness, not business considerations.' Conde's statement came in response to an open letter penned to NBC by 105 Hollywood heavyweights earlier Thursday, who asked for the Trump town hall to be shifted

Moment police break up London wedding attended by 100 people – leaving the venue owner facing £10,000 fine for ‘dangerous and foolish’ breach

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This is the shocking moment a wedding reception of more than 100 people was broken up by police.  The owner of the Tudor Rose in Southall could be slapped with a £10,000 fine for allowing so many people to congregate despite clear coronavirus guidance. Officers from the Metropolitan Police were called shortly after 6.30pm on Tuesday amid reports of a large gathering. Bodycam footage showed guests failing to maintain social distancing as they enjoyed a wedding celebration. The owner of the Tudor Rose in Southall could be slapped with a £10,000 fine for allowing so many people to congregate despite clear coronavirus guidance Chief Superintendent Peter Gardner, area commander, labelled the breach 'dangerous and foolish'. A 23-second clip of the event showed the moment guests were asked to leave to bring the numbers down to a legal level.  People gathered together and spoke animatedly, with some even shouting, without any sign of social distancing. Guests were surrounded by polic

University construction site which saw the death of a young tradie, 23, after he fell through a glass ROOF was inspected three times in the past year and was deemed safe

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A construction site at a Western Australian university had been inspected three times in the past year before a worker fell through its glass roof and died.   Jonnie Hartshorn, 23, plunged 20 metres to his death after he fell through the building's canopy at Curtin University's Bentley campus in Perth's south-east on Tuesday.  Workmate Rikki Issitt, 26, was also seriously injured and taken to hospital where he was placed into an induced coma. He awoke on Wednesday and remains in a critical but stable condition.  A 27-year-old construction worker was also injured and is recovering at home. The cause of the incident is still being investigated by authorities.  The state's health and safety workplace regulator WorkSafe has revealed it inspected the worksite at the university three times over the past year, news.com reported.  Jonnie Hartshorn, 23, plunged 20 metres to his death after he fell through the building's canopy at Curtin University's Bentley campus in Pe

EXCLUSIVE: Michelle Phillips - the last surviving member of the folk rock group The Mamas & the Papas - makes a rare public appearance, as the 76-year-old steps out in hair curlers

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Michelle Phillips has been spotted in a rare public appearance, as the last surviving member of the folk rock group The Mamas & the Papas, when she stepped out in Los Angeles in hair curlers, exclusive DailyMail.com photos show.  The 76-year-old co-founded the popular band in the 1960s with her former husband John Phillips. The group is know for their hits California Dreamin', Dedicated to the One I Love, and Glad to Be Unhappy. Phillips seemed in high spirits as she emerged from her home on Tuesday, with her white-gray hair in rollers. She was dressed in a colorful blouse and a knee-length white skirt.  The mother-of-three has kept a low profile in recent years, but still occasionally performs and turns up at red carpet events. Michelle Phillips has been spotted in a rare public appearance, as the last surviving member of the folk rock group The Mamas & the Papas, when she stepped out in Los Angeles in hair curlers, exclusive DailyMail.com photos show  The 76-year-old co-f

Moment cops arrive at Tarzan star Ron Ely's home to find the wheelchair bound actor, 82, crying by the body of his wife, 62, after she was stabbed to death by their son

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The moment police arrived at the home of Tarzan actor Ron Ely after his wife was stabbed to death by their son has been released by the star's family.  In footage from the killing in October last year two officers can be seen entering the Santa Barbara  house in darkness, approaching the wheelchair bound Ely, now 82.  Using flashlights one cop asks the actor: 'Sir, what's going on?' As they turn the corner the body of Ron's wife Valerie, 62, comes into view. One officer can be heard to say: 'Oh my god, Jesus. Clear the house.' It was later determined the couple's son Cameron, 30, had stabbed his mom to death; he was later shot 22 times on the grounds of the family home and died on the scene. No motive for the killing has been released.  On Thursday the Ely family released new footage from the night of the incident with the couple's two daughters holding a press conference at their family home.  In one clip Cameron is told 'keep your hands up'