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Sydney mum at club leaving 4yo home alone

A Sydney woman who left her four-year-old son home alone to go to a nearby leagues club with her married lover has won the right to help care for her fiance's stepson.

Mokbel attack likely not gang hit: police

Drug kingpin Tony Mokbel remains in a serious condition in hospital as police deflect suggestions the prison yard attack that nearly cost his life was a gangland hit.

No.6 shift won't change Ponga's NRL game

Kalyn Ponga's game won't change with the No.6 on his back, with Newcastle coach Nathan Brown confident he'll get the same attacking dynamo at five-eighth.

North Macedonia takes its seat at NATO

North Macedonia's defence minister, Radmila Sekerinska, says she's filled with pride as her country takes a seat at NATO's table for the first time.

Woman charged with lighting NSW bushfire

A woman has been charged with lighting a fire that destroyed homes in northern NSW as residents continue to battle multiple erratic bushfires into the night.