Aust dad shot dead protecting Texas home
An Australian man living in Texas has been shot dead while protecting his wife and two young children from intruders who broke into his home.
Turkey agrees with US to halt Syria attack
Turkey has agreed to pause its offensive in Syria for five days to let Kurdish forces withdraw from a "safe zone" Ankara had sought to capture, in a deal hailed by Washington but which Turkish leaders cast as a complete victory.
Trump withheld Ukraine aid: White House
A senior White House official has acknowledged that President Donald Trump held up $US391 million ($A573 million) in military aid to Ukraine in part to pressure the Ukrainians to look into an allegation about the 2016 US presidential election that has been debunked as a conspiracy theory.
Dutch cops hold father of isolated family
The 67-year-old father of a family found living in isolation in a cellar in the Netherlands has been detained, police say.
EU 'sorry' to see UK go amid Brexit deal
European Union leaders have unanimously backed a Brexit deal with Britain, leaving Prime Minister Boris Johnson facing a battle to secure the UK parliament's backing for the agreement if he is to take Britain out of Europe on October 31.
Catalan President wants independence vote
Catalonia's separatist leader has called for a vote to secede from Spain in less than two years as the northeastern region grapples with a wave of violence.
Trump resort to host next year's G7 summit
U.S. President Donald Trump will host next year's Group of Seven economic summit of developed world leaders at one of his own properties, the Trump National Doral golf resort near Miami, a White House official says.
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