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The Elite Joint Special Operations Command which were responsible for the demise of Osama bin Laden, Saddam Hussein and Abu Musab alZarqawi have been given the goahead by President Obama to eliminate the Islamic State hierarchy. In his address to the nation, Obama said, “ISIL leaders cannot hide and our next message to them is simple: You are next.”

The worst corruption scandal in FIFA’s history has turned to comedy when Russia’s President Vladimir Putin stated suspended FIFA president Sepp Blatter deserves to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Putin also praised Donald Trump – “’a very lively man, talented without doubt”.

Federal Labor candidate for Murray, Dr. Imran Sayed, has been disendorsed by the party for his social media postings where he accused soldiers of heroin addiction, labelled world leaders “clowns” and attacked the West for its involvement in Syria.

CFMEU plans to protest outside Perth court following workers being fined up to $10,000 for leaving the job site at the new children’s hospital to attend a union meeting in July 2013.

At least 11 people were injured when a Palestinian motorist rammed into a Jerusalem bus stop continuing the attacks of stabbings, shootings and carramming which begin in October and has so far killed 19 individuals.

A 12year old girl in Tasmania, driving at 122 km/h, was picked up by police and charged for speeding and unlicensed driving.

The number of suspected cases of corruption at FIFA in relation to Qatar’s and Russia’s successful World Cup Final bids has risen from 103 in August to 133.

Wildife hero, Harry Butler, dies of cancer, aged 85.

Kalgoorlie MP, Wendy Duncan, plans to retire from politics at the 2017 sate election.

Recycling old police uniforms into children’s clothing is helping breakdown the stigma of police in small Mid West communities.

Sheila Charlesworth of Mingenew is a finalist in the 2015 Syngenta Growth Awards and as such, being recognised as making a difference to her industry.

19 students from Butine and Latham primary schools will go into the summer holidays knowing they will be studying  elsewhere in February as their schools are permanently shut because of their size.

About 100 job loses are expected at the Golden Grove mining operation near Yalgoo as the company reviews its operations in January.

The Comet Gold Project near Cue has been acquire by Metal X Limited for $3 million.

The almond orchards in Coorow and Carnamah may be back up and running after Nick Tana of the Sumich Group purchases the more than 1700ha of land in the region.

A 17year old Victorian teenager has pleaded guilty of planning a terrorist act following a police raid on his home in May and a subsequent appearance in the state court this week.

Meas Muth, a former Khmer Rouge commander has been charged for the alleged torture and murder of two Australians, David Scott and Ronald Dean, in 1978.

Perth Zoo are the grandparents of the world’s first Shortbeak Echidna born to zooparents.

Right now I'm having amnesia and deja vu at the same time. I think I've forgotten this before.”
Steven Wright