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Wife feared own murder, Qld trial told

Two years before a Gold Coast mother was allegedly murdered by her husband, she told her neighbour to go police if she didn't return from an overseas trip because he would have killed her.

Obama's basketball tee sells for $US120k

A high school basketball jersey that once belonged to former president Barack Obama has sold at an auction in Dallas to an anonymous buyer for $US120,000 ($A177,000).

Iceland holds funeral for lost glacier

Icelandic officials, activists and others have said goodbye to what once was a glacier, with poetry, moments of silence and political speeches about the urgent need to fight climate change.

Woman wanted after Qld siege

A woman is wanted for questioning over her involvement in an armed robbery and carjacking that led to a three-hour siege between Queensland police and a man in a Gold Coast bowser.

Search for missing swimmer in NSW a hoax

A man is being sought by police after he allegedly falsely reported that a swimmer had gone missing off the NSW south coast, prompting a large-scale search operation.