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Search resumes for Sydney to Hobart plane

A search has resumed this morning for a light plane that crashed in to the sea in southern Tasmania, while covering the Sydney to Hobart yacht race.

World

Recovery mission continues for AirAsia victims and debris

Indonesian search and rescue authorities will today begin recovering the remaining bodies and wreckage, from the AirAsia flight that has crashed in to the sea off Indonesia.

National

Terror “chatter” heightened after Sydney siege

PM Abbott says chatter among terrorism sympathisers has increased, in the wake of the Sydney siege.

World

Joe Cocker dies aged 70.

Legendary British singer Joe Cocker has died at the age of 70, after a hard fought battle with lung cancer.

National

Sydney siege floral tributes being removed

Volunteers have begun removing flowers from Martin Place, laid in tribute to the Sydney siege victims.

World

Two NY police officers shot dead in “assassination”

New York’s police union has slammed New York mayor Bill de Blasio, saying he has not supported the police department, during recent waves of anti-police violence.

National

PM Abbott undertakes major cabinet reshuffle

Prime Minister Tony Abbott says a major cabinet reshuffle will reset and refocus his government, heading in to 2015.

National

Eight children killed in Cairns

The bodies of eight children aged 18 months to 15 years have been found in a home in Cairns, Queensland.

National

Barbieri sentenced to 35 years for police murder

21-year-old Mitchell Barbieri has been sentenced to 35 years jail for the murder of NSW policeman Bryson Anderson.

World

Morning News Wrap- December 18

For all the latest news this morning, read our morning news wrap.