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Chinese students in Australia targeted in 'virtual kidnapping' scam

Australian police say Chinese students in Sydney are being targeted in a kidnapping scam forcing them to pay ransoms to fraudsters.

Man rescued from rising floodwaters in Australia after 10 hours clinging to tree

The man was rescued at 4am on Tuesday morning.

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Torrential rain extinguishes third of blazes in New South Wales

It comes as Australia's largest city, Sydney, recorded its wettest day in over 15 months on Friday.