Baghdad rocked by suicide bombs; at least 6 dead

BAGHDAD — Twin suicide bombings hit Iraq’s capital Thursday killing at least six people and wounding at least 25 others, three police officials and State TV said. The police officials said two explosions hit a commercial center in central Baghdad. Iraqi state television reported they were...

Shark warning over dead whale

A whale has washed up on a Victorian beach, sparking a shark warning ahead of a weekend event expected to drew hundreds to the area. A dead whale has washed up on a Victorian beach, sparking a shark warning ahead of a fishing carnival expected...

Police shoot dead knife-wielding man

Police have shot dead a man wielding a knife following reports of an armed carjacking in Victoria’s east. Police have shot dead a man wielding a knife following a terrifying armed carjacking in Victoria’s east on Thursday morning. Officers were called to the incident at...