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NT News and Breaking Territory News Headlines Online including Latest Darwin News from Northern Territory, Australia and the World.Hayden Summers walks out of the Territory Supreme Court. A jury has returned its verdict after a five-day trial of a Darwin bouncer charged with striking.

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Seven dead in South Korea shopping mall fire

Seven people have been killed after a fire broke out inside a shopping mall in the South Korean city of Daejeon with six of the victims confirmed as mall employees. The blaze began in the basement before spreading to the mall's loading dock. About a hundred people, including employees and customers, were evacuated to a nearby hotel – and more than 500 firefighters and 90 vehicles were called in to extinguish the inferno. An investigation into the fire is underway, however eyewitness reports linked an explosion heard before the fire to the charging of an electric vehicle.

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‘Honesty system’: How land tax will work as other states say no

Treasurer Cameron Dick continues to stubbornly defend his controversial land tax policy, despite multiple states and territories now refusing to co-operate and experts questioning whether the plan has become mission impossible.

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Coalition government ‘broke the law’ during Robodebt

Government Services Minister Bill Shorten says the Robodebt Royal Commission is being called because the previous government “broke the law” for four and a half years. “This Royal Commission isn’t being called because someone doesn’t like someone,” he said. “This Royal Commission is being called because nearly 400,000 Australians had unlawful debts raised against them by their own government.”

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‘Robojustice’: Hearings for Robodebt Royal Commission begin

Government Services Minister Bill Shorten says he hopes the people to blame for Robodebt are having “sleepless nights” in the lead up to the Royal Commission investigating the scheme. “If the former government didn’t want the Robodebt Royal Commission, then they shouldn’t have had Robodebt,” he said. “There was Robodebt, and now this will be Robojustice.”

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NASA Spacecraft Deliberately Crashes into Asteroid in World-First Trial

NASA deliberately crashed a spacecraft into an asteroid on Monday, September 26, in a world-first mission to trial technology that would protect Earth from potential asteroid collisions. According to NASA, the Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) is the first-ever mission “dedicated to investigating and demonstrating one method of asteroid deflection by changing an asteroid’s motion in space through kinetic impact.” The mission targeted Dimorphos, a small “moonlet” roughly the size of a football stadium, which is orbiting a larger asteroid named Didymos. This footage, streamed live on Monday evening shows the DART spacecraft colliding with Dimorphos. Credit: NASA via Storyful

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‘Watch the radar’: Storm threat as rain closes in on South East

Tuesday will be a day to “watch the weather radar,” according to the weather bureau, as showers and potentially severe storms threaten to move in on the southeast.

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NASA’s DART spacecraft successfully hits target asteroid

Hurtling through the solar system at hypersonic speed on Monday (September 26), NASA's DART spacecraft slammed itself into a distant asteroid in a test of the world's first planetary defense system, designed to prevent a potential doomsday meteorite collision with Earth.

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Commodore wrecked in chaotic shopping complex crash

Police allege an unlicensed driver slammed a Holden into the entry sign of a city shopping complex after failing to stop for officers and losing control while overtaking in a bus lane.

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Horror details of Dutch cyclist’s teen attack

An elite Dutch cyclist who was a favourite to win the world championship had his dreams shattered after he assaulted two young girls and was charged the night before the race.

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FIRST PICTURES: Police scour bushland after shooting

Police are scouring bushland in New Norfolk after an armed offender fired shots at two police vehicles overnight.

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NT News and Breaking Territory News Headlines Online including Latest Darwin News from Northern Territory, Australia and the World.Hayden Summers walks out of the Territory Supreme Court. A jury has returned its verdict after a five-day trial of a Darwin bouncer charged with striking