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The world's largest tropical rainforest is on fire and it's so bad you can see the smoke from space.
Environmentalists blame the Brazilian president for encouraging land clearing and development. They say the fires could have a devastating effect on rainfall patterns.
So who's starting the...
Imagine if your partner or parents put a secret app on your phone, tracking your location, texts, and photos.
The technology exists, it's becoming increasingly widespread and it's being marketed as totally harmless.
Now, there are calls for a crackdown - but putting a stop to it is not as...
Cardinal George Pell has lost his appeal against his conviction on child sex abuse charges, with two of the three judges agreeing the jury's guilty verdict was reasonable.
He's back in prison to serve out the remainder of his sentence.
So what was it like in court? Why did the judges dismiss...