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Construction workers look at a collapsed roof at a building site, in Perth, Australia, Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2020. A worker died and two were injured on the building site at Curtin University, police said. The three men fell while working on a roof at the university. (Richard Wainwright/AAP Image via AP)

1 dead, 2 injured in Australia construction accident

Oct. 13, 2020 5:25 AM EDT

PERTH, Australia (AP) — A worker died and two others were injured Tuesday in an accident at a construction site at a university in western Australia, police said. The three men fell while working on a roof at Perth’s Curtin University, a police statement said. The conditions of the injured were not...

Denis Glennon, left, father of Ciara Glennon, arrives at the Supreme Court of Western Australia in Perth, Thursday, Sept. 24, 2020. A judge found a man guilty of murdering two women but not guilty of murdering a third in crimes that terrorised the Australian city of Perth in the late 1990s. Sarah Spiers, 18, Jane Rimmer, 23, and Ciara Glennon, 27, vanished after nights out with friends in the up-market Claremont nightlife precinct in 1996 and 1997. (Richard Wainwright/AAP Image via AP)

Australian convicted of murdering 2 women, acquitted of 3rd

Sep. 24, 2020 12:14 AM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A judge on Thursday convicted a man of murdering two women who disappeared while going home from a night out with friends in the Australian west coast city of Perth. Bradley Robert Edwards, 51, was acquitted of murder in a third woman's disappearance. The crimes occurred in the...

Director Roderick MacKay poses for portrait photographs for the film 'The Furnace' during the 77th edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy, Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020. MacKay had to get government approval to leave Australia and will spend a total of a month in quarantine because of coronavirus precautions but says it's a small price to pay to bring his first feature film to Venice. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision/AP)

Quarantine a small price to pay for Australian in Venice

Sep. 5, 2020 9:01 AM EDT

VENICE (AP) — Roderick MacKay had to get government approval to leave Australia, spent two weeks in preventive coronavirus quarantine in Rome and will be locked up in a hotel back in Australia for another two weeks upon his return. But the 33-year-old director says it’s a small price to pay to get...