National News

LA basketballer accused of Aust death

The Hollywood tragedy involving Australian man Andrew Mallard and promising young Los Angeles basketballer Kristopher Ryan Smith is set to be resolved with a plea deal in a Californian court next month.

Ex-NRL player's grope 'brazen': judge

A former NRL player found guilty of groping a female casino worker while celebrating Queensland winning the 2017 State of Origin decider has avoided going to jail.

Man questioned over hidden Dutch family

Dutch police have questioned a man who paid the rent on a farmhouse where six members of a family were found locked away in a secret room after apparently living for years in isolation.

US resolution opposes Syria withdrawal

US Democrats, joined by some of Donald Trump's fellow Republicans, have introduced a resolution opposing the President's decision to withdraw US forces from Syria, the latest sign of deep disapproval in Congress of his action.