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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'.

Four charged over Sydney cash truck heists

Four men have been charged in Sydney after they allegedly pulled off brazen daylight robberies of armoured cash trucks during three separate heists in as many months.

Abandoned baby found on US highway

A one-month-old baby found on the side of an Oklahoma highway in a car seat stuffed with $US5,500 in cash and a birth certificate is in state custody as authorities investigate why the boy was...

NKorea says US has declared war

North Korea's foreign minister says President Donald Trump has declared war on North Korea and that Pyongyang reserves the right to take countermeasures, including shooting down US bombers even if they are not in its...

Dubai looks to launch flying taxis

Dubai staged a test flight for what it said would soon be the world's first drone taxi service under an ambitious plan by the United Arab Emirates city to lead the Arab world in innovation.