Norway's Parliament is decriminalizing marijuana, making it the first Scandinavian country to do so.  It shifts the nation's focus to treating drug abuse as a medical problem rather than a legal one.

Just in time for the holidays, riot squad officers in New South Wales will be armed with semi-automatic Colt M-4 Carbine assault rifles.

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Health officials are warning about the importance of vaccinations, after small amount of the polio virus were detected on Melbourne's sewerage system.

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Australia has the most video poker machines located in its communities than any other country on earth, according to a new report.

Rights campaigners warn that China is using free medical exams as a pretext to collect DNA, iris scans, fingerprints, and other biometric data from almost every resident in the far western Xinjiang region, home to the Uighur Muslim minority.

Former reality TV star Omarosa Manigault is leaving her nebulous position at the White House amid reports that she had to be escorted out by the Secret Service while cursing and shouting.

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Despite Federal Resources Minister Matt Canavan's calls to "get on with the job", Northern Territory will wait until next year to make a decision on lifting its moratorium on fracking.

Once a long shot in the most conservative state in America, Democratic Party candidate Doug Jones has narrowly defeated controversial Republican Roy Moore in the special US Senate race in Alabama.  Moore isn't conceding just yet.

Scientists are focusing their scanners and telescopes at the first known interstellar object ever detected in our solar system after noticing that it wasn't shaped like an everyday asteroid.

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An Australian distributor of Irish and UK foods, has struck a new end-to-end freight agreement with logistics company DHL.

Embattled Labor Senator Sam Dastyari says he will quit resign after politically damaging revelations about his dealings with a Chinese businessman.

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Swiss researchers are pioneering a new form of three dimensional printing that incorporates live organisms in the ink.  They hope to create structures that can be targeted for biomedical, environmental, and sanitation applications.

Women who have accused Donald Trump of sexual misconduct and abuse will unite on Monday to demand the US Congress open an investigation into their claims.

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