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9News is an Australian digital news media outlet founded in 1956, and owned by Nine Entertainment Company. 9News covers breaking news from Australia, current global events as well as international stories.

New statistics have revealed a concerning trend in Adelaide, with eight bus drivers being assaulted in just one month. This has sparked urgent calls for safety changes in the public transport system. The state opposition is pushing for the government to implement measures to better protect both staff and passengers from such incidents. Footage of a commuter being removed from a bus in the southern suburbs of Adelaide after threatening a driver. (Nine) Incidents like these are unfortunately not uncommon, as demonstrated by recent video footage of a brawl on a train in the Seaford line. Sam McIntosh from the…

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The federal government has launched a new campaign targeting elder abuse, with senior citizens being the main focus. The initiative aims to prevent the thousands of cases that occur each year, especially as the population continues to age. A series of commercials has been introduced to address the alarming rates of elder abuse. Council on the Ageing Australia CEO, Patricia Sparrow, believes that cases are underreported, making it essential to raise awareness on this issue. The Albanese government will invest $4.8 million in this campaign to reach the estimated one in six older Australians experiencing elder abuse. Labor senator Jenny…

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The Israeli army retaliated against Houthi targets in western Yemen following a fatal drone attack in Tel Aviv. The strikes in Hodeidah, a Houthi stronghold, were in response to previous attacks on Israel. The Ministry of Health reported 80 people wounded in the strikes, with severe burns among the injuries. Israeli Defence Minister Yoav Gallant affirmed the strikes were necessary to protect Israeli citizens.Oil tanks burn at the port in Hodeidah, Yemen, Saturday, July 20, 2024. (AP)The Israeli military denied targeting civilian sites or causing civilian casualties. Meanwhile, 13 people were killed in Israeli airstrikes in refugee camps in central…

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Tragedy strikes at a train station in Sydney’s south as a man and a child lose their lives in a heartbreaking accident. Emergency services rushed to Carlton Railway Station after a pram carrying two children rolled from the platform, resulting in a toddler and an adult dying at the scene. Fortunately, another toddler and a woman escaped unharmed and are currently under medical assessment. Despite the establishment of a crime scene, authorities do not suspect foul play in this devastating incident.A major incident is unfolding at a Sydney train station. (Nine)As authorities investigate, Sydney Trains have temporarily halted services between…

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Police are seeking the public’s help in the mysterious disappearance of Adrian Romeo, a Melbourne man. The 43-year-old was last seen at his home on February 10, informing his family that he was heading to Greenvale to meet friends. Detective Inspector Dean Thomas suspects foul play in Romeo’s vanishing, as his phone and bank cards remain unused. The police are focusing on his distinctive gold 2004 Toyota Camry sedan to unravel the case. Police are appealing for information in the disappearance of Adrian Romeo, 43. (Victoria Police) Despite Romeo’s strong ties with family and friends, no leads have emerged. The…

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The attempted assassination of former President Donald Trump took a shocking turn when the gunman flew a drone around the Pennsylvania rally site before opening fire. The shooter fired from a building near the rally, targeting Trump before being stopped by a Secret Service sniper. The Butler Farm Show, site of a campaign rally for Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump, is seen Monday July 15. (AP) Trump meets with former UK prime minister after attempted assassination The gunman’s drone use before the shooting sheds light on possible premeditation. Trump narrowly avoided a fatal gunshot wound, with one bullet…

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A tragic incident occurred in Sydney’s west yesterday when a 37-year-old man was ambushed by three men wearing face coverings on Bangor Street in Guildford. The victim and another man were attacked in the middle of the day, resulting in the victim sustaining severe stab wounds to his abdomen. Superintendent Andrew Holland has called for information about the fatal attack in Guilford. Despite undergoing surgery, the victim tragically succumbed to his injuries at Westmead Hospital. Police are currently investigating the motive behind the attack, with no apparent connections to organized crime found. Witnesses in the area are urged to come…

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A woman, Sandra Hemme, who had served 43 years of a life sentence for a murder conviction that was overturned, has finally been released despite attempts by a US state’s attorney-general to keep her behind bars. A judge threatened to hold the attorney-general’s office in contempt if they continued to fight against her release, leading to her freedom. Hemme reunited with her family and expressed joy at being with them. Her lawyer emphasized the difficulty in freeing an innocent person, highlighting the struggles she faced. Hemme’s case was complicated by additional sentences she received while in prison, delaying her immediate…

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A global digital lockdown ensued due to a cyber incident caused by US cybersecurity company CrowdStrike’s update. The update led to critical errors in airports, supermarkets, and banks, resulting in a major disruption on July 19. Computers worldwide displayed a Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) after the faulty patch was distributed, impacting millions of users. CrowdStrike, a multibillion-dollar cybersecurity company, offers antivirus software and protection against cyber attacks to businesses globally. Despite the chaos affecting Microsoft computers, CrowdStrike is a separate entity and publicly traded on Nasdaq under CRWD, with CEO George Kurtz as a significant stakeholder. CrowdStrike employs close…

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A horrific incident unfolded in south-east Perth, where a teenage boy was reportedly stabbed during a brawl, leaving him in a critical condition at Royal Perth Hospital. The altercation, involving six children, took place on Ravenscroft Way near Regina Drive in Kelmscott. The victim, a 16-year-old boy, underwent surgery to remove his spleen and remains in an induced coma. Police are actively searching for two suspects who were seen fleeing the scene armed with knives towards Westfield Road. Images of the individuals have been released in hopes of gathering more information. Police have released images of two people they believe…

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