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Man allegedly stabs hospital staff in western Sydney

A man has been charged after allegedly shooting two security guards and wounding a nurse at a western Sydney hospital, as police investigate possible mental health and drug issues. The background: Police responded late on Friday evening to reports that a man had attacked several staff members at Westmead Hospital. The 39-year-old man allegedly cut two male guards, aged 24 …

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Lebanon cannot become ‘another Gaza’, UN chief warns as Israel steps up its attacks

Key points The Israeli military said plans for an offensive in Lebanon had been “approved and validated.” Experts are divided over the prospect of a wider war, almost nine months into the war between Hamas and Israel. Months of negotiations over a ceasefire and the release of hostages have failed to make any progress. The Israeli army continued its bombardment …

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Bondi stabbing: Police officer who stopped attack honored for saving ‘many, many lives’

Key points A Bondi police officer who shot the man who fatally stabbed six people has been praised for her bravery. NSW Police Inspector Amy Scott put an end to Joel Cauchi’s rampage at Bondi Junction Westfield on April 13. The attack killed six people and injured dozens more. The police officer who single-handedly chased, confronted and shot the man …

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