The landmark shift in US national security policy to prioritise the threat posed by powers like China and Russia could prompt a rethink of Australia's defence spending, according to incoming senator Jim Molan.
There are no more Australians in the women's singles draw as Ashleigh Barty's Australian Open sojourn comes to an end at the hands of a seriously in-form Naomi Osaka.
The governor of California denies parole for Leslie Van Houten, the youngest follower of murderous cult leader Charles Manson.
While succumbing to a shock five-set loss to South Korea's Hyeon Chung, fourth-seed Alexander Zverev unleashes on his racquet to break it in two.
Firefighters bring a bushfire burning near Smeaton that has spread through 80 hectares of land under control.
Richie Porte wins stage 5 but is second overall to Daryl Impey as riders prepare for the final stage of this year's Tour Down Under cycling in Adelaide.