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Kim vows to make Trump 'pay dearly' for threatening North Korea: KCNA

North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un said in a rare statement the North will consider the 'highest level of hard-line countermeasure in history' against the US in response to President Donald Trump's threat to 'totally destroy' the North

NKorean threatens 'hard-line' against US

Kim Jong Un has issued a rare statement saying Donald Trump's threats and sanctions have only hardened his resolve to follow a nuclear path.

Golf - Stanley upstages big names to take Tour Championship lead

Stanley, 22nd in the FedExCup standings, compiled seven birdies and one bogey in perfect conditions at East Lake in Atlanta.

'Un-Australian thing to do': MPs condemn same-sex marriage supporter who 'headbutted' Tony Abbott

Mr Abbott was walking toward his waterfront hotel when he was approached by a man on Thursday who said he wanted to shake his hand but then allegedly headbutted him.

Gordon's boot takes Roosters to NRL finals

Trent Robinson signed Michael Gordon for his goalkicking and it has proved the difference between the Sydney Roosters making and missing the NRL finals in 2017.

RWC bosses say Japan has work to do

The director for the 2019 Rugby World Cup says hosts Japan need to start getting their training grounds up to scratch.

St Helens overrun Salford in Super League

St Helens have beaten a 12-man Salford 30-4, to all but ensure a place in the Super League semi-finals.

Ko confident ahead of New Zealand Open

Lydia Ko is preparing to finish off a mediocre season with a good performance in her home tournament, the New Zealand Open.

Victims of Vic teen crime allowed to speak

Victoria will change its laws to allow victims of teenage criminals to publicly tell their stories, Attorney-General Martin Pakula says.

Undefeated boxing champ Andre Ward retires

Light heavyweight champion Andre Ward is retiring from boxing with an undefeated record because he no longer has the desire to fight.

Golf - Matthew appointed 2019 European Solheim Cup captain

LONDON - Scotland's Catriona Matthew was appointed European team captain for the 2019 Solheim Cup at Gleneagles on Thursday in what she said was a dream come true after making nine appearances as a player.

EU agrees on new sanctions against North Korea: sources

The EU agreed Thursday on new sanctions against North Korea, diplomatic sources told AFP, as the international community steps up efforts to punish the pariah state for its nuclear weapons programme.

China, Bahrain may swap places on 2018 F1 calendar

GROVE, England - Formula One is confident China will have a race next season but the grand prix in Shanghai may end up swapping dates with Bahrain, commercial managing director Sean Bratches said on Thursday.

Olympics - France ready to skip 2018 Winter Games if security risk too great

PARIS - France's Winter Olympics team will not travel to the 2018 Games in South Korea if its security cannot be guaranteed, French Sports Minister Laura Flessel said on Thursday.

Smith hits out at Australian ODI collapses

Captain Steve Smith says his side's recent batting collapses are not good enough after Australia went 2-0 down in their ODI series against India.

Cosmic rays come from far-flung galaxies

New research has revealed that cosmic rays hitting the earth come from far-flung galaxies.

Hernandez's family to release test results

A spokesman for the family of Aaron Hernandez says the results of a brain test on the former NFL star, who killed himself in prison, are set to be made public.

Brisbane's Pangai no Taumalolo: McGuire

Brisbane's Josh McGuire says comparisons with Jason Taumalolo are premature for teammate Tevita Pangai Junior ahead of Friday's NRL preliminary final.

Giants' AFL backs must be smart: Corr

GWS AFL defender Aidan Corr hopes to get some time on former teammate Jacob Townsend, but says the Giants backs need to be smart against Richmond.

AFL final not a battle of coaches: Pyke

Adelaide coach Don Pyke says Friday night's AFL preliminary final won't be decided by his coaching box battle against Geelong counterpart Chris Scott.

Govt looking into citizenship waiting time

Malcolm Turnbull says his government is looking into concerns about extending the waiting period for permanent residents to become citizens to four years.

Brighton and Hove Albion v Newcastle United - fans’ view

Rafa Benitez’s side have won their last three Premier League games and are fourth in the standings, one point behind champions Chelsea.

Lahore T20 subject to security: Sri Lanka

Further security assessments will determine whether Sri Lanka send their team to Pakistan next month for a Twenty20 international in Lahore.

Tony Abbott says he was assaulted by same-sex marriage campaigner in Hobart

Former prime minister Tony Abbott has sustained minor injuries after being assaulted in a Hobart street.

Why is energy policy dividing the Coalition?

SBS World News Radio: The Prime Minister, Malcolm Turnbull, believes he has a winning formula with voters -- talking about energy prices.His mission to ease the rapidly rising cost of household bills has given him reason to talk tough against the electricity providers, and make grand nation-building ...

Liverpool, Premier League agree compensation in 'tapping up' case

Liverpool were fined 100,000 pounds and banned from signing academy players from the English league teams in April after breaching rules governing the transfer of youth players.

No commercial demand for nuclear power: PM

The prime minister says with electricity demand flat and even falling in Australia, he doesn't see there being a commercial demand for expensive nuclear power.

VAR in focus as Bundesliga wrestles with technology

BERLIN - The video assistant referee was devised as a means to minimise controversy and provide more accurate decision-making but the introduction of the system in Germany has so far struggled to receive universal backing.

EFL to suggest clubs to shut transfer window early

England's 72 lower-league clubs are meeting at Villa Park on Thursday to consider the impact of a shorter window.

Lappartient elected UCI president

BERGEN, Norway - France's David Lappartient was elected International Cycling Union president on Thursday, beating incumbent Brian Cookson of Britain.

Rashford double helps Man Utd sink Burton

LONDON - Marcus Rashford scored twice as holders Manchester United brushed aside second-tier Burton Albion 4-1 at Old Trafford to reach the fourth round of the League Cup on Wednesday.

Pay, Anderson should run NRL Dogs: Johns

Former coach Chris Anderson should be appointed Canterbury's football boss to oversee Dean Pay as coach, according to Matthew Johns.

Real Madrid stunned by last-gasp Sanabria header for Betis

MADRID - Real Madrid suffered a shock 1-0 home defeat to Real Betis on Wednesday as an inspired performance from their former goalkeeper Antonio Adan and a stoppage-time winner from Antonio Sanabria stunned the Liga champions.

Prime pumped hydro sites identified

A new study has identified thousands of sites suitable for pumped hydro storage systems that could jointly support Australia having entirely renewable energy.

CBA offloads life insurance for $3.8b

Commonwealth Bank has agreed to sell its CommInsure life insurance business and its NZ equivalent to Asia's AIA for $3.8 billion.

Genome editing reveals key gene for human embryo growth

British scientists have used genome 'editing' technology to reveal the role of a key gene in the early development of human embryos, a potential boost for fertility treatment.

Iran calls Trump a 'rogue newcomer'

Iran's president has lashed out at Donald Trump over his comments on the 2015 nuclear deal.

Cashless welfare card headed for Bundaberg

The federal government's cashless welfare card is headed for Queensland's Wide Bay region, according to reports.

Holocaust-denying Belgian ex-MP ordered to visit Nazi camps

A Belgian ex-MP convicted for Holocaust denial was ordered by a Brussels court on Wednesday to visit former Nazi concentration camps and write about the experience as part of his sentence.

Dortmund express crushes Hamburg 3-0 to stay top

BERLIN - Borussia Dortmund steamrollered Hamburg SV 3-0 on Wednesday to remain top of the Bundesliga with their 750th league win, setting a club record having not conceded this season.

Greg Norman fuelling Leishman's FedEx tilt

Marc Leishman says golfing idol Greg Norman has given him added incentive to continue his charge toward the $US10 million FedEx Cup.

Australia draw Germany in Davis Cup

A potential showdown between young guns Nick Kyrgios and Alexander Zverev looms when Australia take on Germany in the 2017 Davis Cup.

Madrid's Metropolitano stadium to stage 2019 Champions League final

NYON, Switzerland - Atletico Madrid's new Metropolitano stadium will stage the 2019 Champions League final, UEFA President Aleksander Ceferin announced after an executive committee meeting on Wednesday.

England's NZ focus should be 2018, not World Cup - 'winning guru'

LONDON - Humphrey Walters, the man behind the man who transformed England's rugby team into world champions, says the current squad need to forget about Japan 2019 when they face New Zealand next year in their first clash for four years.

Johnson will help GWS walk taller: Davis

Greater Western Sydney co-captain Phil Davis has all but guaranteed Steve Johnson will run out in Saturday's AFL preliminary final against Richmond.

Jake LaMotta, boxing's 'Raging Bull,' dies in his 90s

LaMotta, who admitted intentionally losing a fight at the behest of mobsters, was in his 90s, listing his birthday as July 10, 1922, while other sources had the year as 1921. His daughter Christi LaMotta announced the death on her personal Facebook page on Tuesday, as did other relatives, but did ...

Crowd may backfire on Richmond: Bomber

Two-time premiership winning coach Mark Thompson says the huge crowd may backfire on Richmond in Saturday's AFL preliminary final at the MCG.

Spain to host Britain in 2018 Davis Cup first round

LONDON - Five-times Davis Cup champions Spain will host Britain in the first round of the 2018 competition.

Mason's Dogs warning: Don't bring in Madge

Former Bulldogs star Willie Mason has urged the club to look in-house for their next coach, and avoid bringing in someone without history at the club.

Emotional Boyd expected to lift Broncos

Brisbane great Justin Hodges has tipped Broncos skipper Darius Boyd to fire in Friday night's NRL preliminary final with Melbourne.