National News

NKorea bolsters defence, rhetoric heats up

North Korea has reportedly been boosting defences on its east coast after the North said US President Donald Trump had declared war and that it would shoot down US bombers flying near the Korean peninsula.

Journo called himself a 'b loving pedo'

Former Nine Network reporter Ben McCormack described himself as "a total b loving pedo" in online conversations where he outlined a sexual interest in young boys.

World's largest uncut diamond sells

A tennis ball-sized rough diamond unearthed nearly two years ago by a Vancouver-based diamond producer has been sold for $US53 million ($A67 million).

Frances Abbott in 'Yes' campaign video

Her dad is a high profile critic of same-sex marriage but Frances Abbott says she was raised to stand up for what she believes in - so she's voting 'yes'.