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Gunman among two dead in US church attack

A gunman who opened fire in a Texas church, killing one person and leaving another in critical condition, died after parishioners at the Sunday morning service shot him in response, authorities say.

Girl, 17, knocked out at NSW house party

Five people have been arrested after a crowd of 150 people threw glass bottles at police officers responding to reports of an out-of-control house party in Lake Macquarie where a teenage girl was knocked unconscious.

Top stories in Victoria in 2019

COURTS: Australia's Cardinal George Pell is sentenced to six years in jail after becoming the highest-ranking Catholic cleric ever to be convicted of child sex crimes.

Top stories in Western Australia in 2019

COURTS: Former Telstra technician Bradley Robert Edwards begins WA's "trial of the century", fighting accusations he's the Claremont serial killer who terrified Perth more than 20 years ago.

Woman sexually assaulted in Adelaide

A woman has been sexually assaulted near an Adelaide train station.The victim, aged in her mid-20s, was grabbed while walking down an alley near Hallett Cove Beach station shortly after 11pm on Friday.