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Mystery over world's first 'decuplets'

South Africa has been gripped by the mystery of whether a woman has, as claimed, actually given birth to 10 babies, in what would then be the world's first recorded case of decuplets.

'Prime mover' in gun-running scheme jailed

The "prime mover" of an interstate gun-running scheme has been jailed, but at least 60 of the firearms he trafficked are still circulating in the criminal underground.

What you need to know from Origin I

STATE OF ORIGIN I AT A GLANCE* RESULT: NSW 50 (Tom Trbojevic 3, Brian To'o 2, Latrell Mitchell 2, Daniel Saifiti tries; Nathan Cleary 7 cons, 1 pen goal, Latrell Mitchell 1 con) bt Queensland 6 (Kurt Capewell try; Valentine Holmes con) at Queensland Country Bank Stadium.

App a 'crystal ball' into gangs: NSW cops

Access to an encrypted online communication platform used by Australian organised crime figures was "like peering through a crystal ball" into their mindset and activities, according to NSW Police.

App surveillance prompts mass Aust arrests

Murder plots, weapon purchases and mass drug trafficking were openly discussed on an encrypted online platform used by Australian organised crime figures but secretly overseen by the US FBI, police say.