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1. Man charged over murder of woman found near Sydney’s Cabarita Wharf.
A man has been charged with the murder of a 27-year-old Indonesian woman, who was discovered floating in Sydney’s Cabarita Wharf on Thursday.
The accused killer –Khanh Thanh Ly, 35 — was found by police standing over the woman’s body. The Daily Telegraph reports a woman was heard screaming “don’t kill me” near the shallow waters where the victim was later found.
Both alleged killer and victim were naked at the time police found them. Bloodstains were found on a nearby footpath and a car in the street, according to Daily Mail.
The victim, 27-year-old Indonesian national named Miming Listiyani, is understood to have been "friends" on Facebook with the accused killer, Daily Mail reports. The nature of their relationship remains otherwise unclear in media reports.
The accused killer was sentenced to jail in 2007 for Bali Nine drug syndicate links.
He was arrested on Thursday and taken to Burwood Police Station. He is due to face Parramatta Bail Court today.
2. Pope Francis calls for more tolerant attitudes to divorce.
Pope Francis has called for greater tolerance for people who have divorced, as well as gay and lesbian people.
On Friday, he urged Catholic church leaders to be more accepting of people living in "irregular" situations, as the church puts it.
"A pastor cannot feel that it is enough simply to apply moral laws ... as if they were stones to throw at people's lives," he wrote in a paper outlining his stance on family matters, CNN reports. "By thinking that everything is black and white, we sometimes close off the way of grace and growth."
3. Man charged with murder of Pakenham mother Kylie Blackwood.
A 38-year-old man has been charged with the murder of Melbourne mother Kylie Blackwood.
Scott Alan Murdoch, from the Melbourne suburb of Morwell, was arrested by the homicide squad on Friday and charged with one count of murder, Fairfax Media reports.
The arrest comes after police released CCTV footage of a white car they believe to have been used by a man spotted near the murder scene.
Pakenham mother-of-three Ms Blackwood, 42, was tragically discovered by her 11-year-old twin daughters at their family home on 1 August 2013. Her death was believed to be the result of a bungled burglary, Fairfax reports.
4. Anti-Islam graffiti condemned by University of Melbourne.
Islamophobic graffiti found scrawled on the University of Melbourne's Parkville campus has been condemned by the institution's vice-chancellor Glyn Davis.
The graffiti included the phrases "stop the mosques," and "Islam is not a race," and was discovered early Friday morning, the Herald Sun reports.
The prestigious university has announced it is working to find those responsible. It also said it does not yet know whether the vandalism is linked to the anti-Islam sign that appeared at an AFL game last Friday.
5. Brave mother shares pictures of skin cancer scar.
A mother from Scotland has bravely shared a photo on Facebook of a large facial scar she has been left with after a skin cancer scare.
Lorraine Henderson, 40, posted the image online on Monday with the aim of raising awareness of the dangers of sun exposure.
She wrote that she wanted "put it out there" that "years of abusing sunbeds not putting the proper suncream on has resulted in a permanent scar on my face."