News National Top Stories: January 7, 2016

Top Stories: January 7, 2016

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kimjununpicNorth Korea’s ‘hydrogen bomb test’ a ‘slap in the face’ to China

Kim Jong Un’s ‘H-Bomb of Justice’ to ‘defend against the US could anger North Korea’s most valuable and powerful ally. Read more.


nickkyrgiosNick Kyrgios defeats Andy Murray in straight sets

Wow! We didn’t see this coming. Volatile young gun makes huge Aus Open statement with victory over World No.2 Read more.


planestoryFlying soon? You don’t want to be travelling with these airlines

An Aussie airline is named world’s safest once again – but many others score shockingly low ratings in this annual review. Read more.


gayle 2Chris Gayle is a jerk. It’s time for the Renegades to sack him

The Renegades cannot dismiss Gayle’s sexist behaviour as a ‘cultural thing’. Here’s what happened when he tried it in Jamaica. Read more.


papsmearConfused? Here’s what’s going on with the cost of pap smears

The government has been accused of a ‘stealth co-payment’. We spoke to the experts to see if your medical bills will increase. Read more.


clive palmer edmClive Palmer has a surprising and drastic change of heart

The typically brazen MP’s strange recent statements point towards some sort of spiritual awakening. Read more.


baby stabbed edmBaby stabbed during horror incident in ‘quiet suburb’

A two-month-old girl has died and three adults have been injured in a ‘serious assault incident’ in Brisbane. Read more.


micaelacashIs Australia a sexist country? We ask our most influential women

After the Jamie Briggs scandal, Peter Dutton’s ‘mad witch’ SMS and Chris Gayle’s on-air shenanigans, the question had to be asked. Read more.


hoverboardShould we impose a nationwide ban on electric hoverboards? You decide

A state minister has petitioned the Turnbull government for a blanket ban on the ‘dangerous’ toys. Are they killjoys? Read more.