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2014/09/30 21:55
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Local shares are poised to fall to start the month amid further weakness on Wall Street after the latest round of economic data disappointed. Local shares are poised to fall to start the month amid...
October set to start red
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October set to start red
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October set to start red
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October set to start red
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October set to start red
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2014/09/30 21:55
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Alan Kohler is one of Australia’s most experienced business commentators. Alan has been a trusted source of investment advice to Australians for many years, and in 2005 he founded Eureka Report -...
CBA on top in deposit battle
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Newman inquiry could face challenge
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Aust dollar aided by EU data
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Confidence cooler
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ATO caught short on tax dodgers
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2014/09/30 21:55
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A Lakemba money transfer business owned by the sister and brother-in-law of Sydney terrorist Khaled Sharrouf will be shut down after it failed to convince authorities that millions of dollars sent to...
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Banks told to prevent terror funding
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Banks told to prevent terror funding
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2014/09/30 21:17
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Alton Nolen could face death penalty for ‘beheading Oklahoma co-worker’ Murder charge ... Alton Nolen may face the death penalty. Picture: AFP/Oklahoma Department of Corrections Source: AFP A RECENT...
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2014/09/30 21:17
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Coal Seam Gas mining in NSW declared manageable by Chief Scientist Professor Mary O’Kane Members of a Lane Cove group against coal seam gas. Picture: Elenor TedenborgSource: News Corp...
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2014/09/30 21:15
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The Abbott government was warned that the Australian Tax Office was ill-equipped to tackle a potential multibillion-dollar international tax dodge as it prepared to cut 3000 ATO staff. The Abbott...
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2014/09/30 21:12
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Those advocating placing regulations on lending to the housing market received some ammunition on Tuesday from the Reserve Bank latest stats showing stronger growth in lending to buy investment...
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Reserve Bank's rock and hard place
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Reserve Bank's rock and hard place
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Reserve Bank's rock and hard place
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Reserve Bank's rock and hard place
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Reserve Bank's rock and hard place
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2014/09/30 21:05
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MORE Indonesian government pressure is being added to efforts to compel Canberra to help sort out the mess left behind by the Montara oil disaster. FOLLOWING the 2009 spill, in which millions of...
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Indonesia lobbying on Montara spill grows
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Aust to discuss Montara oil aftermath
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2014/09/30 20:55
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Elisabeth Murdoch will walk away from the TV production empire she built when the planned merger between her Shine Group and two other companies, Endemol and Core Media, is finalised. Elisabeth...
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2014/09/30 20:55
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Pro-democracy protesters and Hong Kong's government entrenched their positions ahead of China's National Day Wednesday, a holiday that looked set to bring protesting crowds to a peak and increase odds...
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2014/09/30 20:46
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A WOMAN was found dead by police in the backyard of a Central Coast home overnight. Detectives established a crime scene at Budgewoi, north of The Entrance, after emergency services were called to a...
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2014/09/30 20:17
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California bans plastic bags GOVERNOR Jerry Brown has signed legislation imposing America's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. BROWN on Tuesday signed the bill by Democratic state...
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California becomes first state to ban plastic bags
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California imposes plastic bag ban
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Governor Signs Plastic Bag Ban For California
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A look at California's landmark plastic bag ban
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2014/09/30 20:05
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Firefighters have battled a blaze on a train carriage in Sydney's west. A fire broke out on the roof of the train at Granville on Tuesday night. The train was empty except for a driver, who escaped...
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Train catches fire on Granville overpass
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Train catches fire on Granville overpass
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Train catches fire on Granville overpass
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Train catches fire on Granville overpass
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Train catches fire on Granville overpass
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2014/09/30 20:05
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One in three elderly Australians are living in poverty, despite being among the most highly educated senior citizens in the world. While Australia climbed one spot to 13th in the 2014 Global AgeWatch...
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2014/09/30 20:05
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US warplanes have launched multiple strikes against Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria, seeking to turn up the heat on jihadists as Britain carried out its first air raids against the group. IS...
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2014/09/30 19:57
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AMERICA'S richest are getting richer. That's according to the latest edition for Forbes 400, which tracks the net worth of America's wealthiest people from Wall Street to Silicon Valley. Microsoft's...
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Bill Gates trumps Buffett for Richest American title
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Bill Gates trumps Buffett for Richest American title
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2014/09/30 16:55
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The federal government's move to leave the superannuation guarantee at 9.5 per cent only adds to looming pension problems that will take Australia down the path of struggling European economies and...
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2014/09/30 16:24
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Treasury Wine Estates scraps takeover talks Treasury Wine Estates had $275 million wiped from its market capitalisation on Monday after terminating talks with two private equity suitors, with chief...
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2014/09/30 16:14
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The demand from overseas investors for Australian office, retail and industrial properties has pushed the total sales to close to $11 billion in the past three months, and more of the same it tipped...
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2014/09/30 16:14
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The Australian stockmarket is trading below the level at which it started 2014, after a shocker month wiped out all the gains of the first eight months of the year and took $90 billion off the value...
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2014/09/30 15:55
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Doctors fear people could be put at risk by a new test for coeliac disease being offered at chemists around the country. Doctors fear people could be put at risk by a new test for coeliac disease...
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2014/09/30 15:55
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Rio Tinto is set to push ahead with a new mine expansion that will grow its iron ore exports by 70 million tonnes per year, in a show of defiance against sliding iron ore prices and the current supply...
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2014/09/30 15:55
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One asylum seeker alleges she was gang-raped by Sri Lankan military officials after her refugee claim was rejected. When she tried to escape to Australia again, she says Customs officials interviewed...
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2014/09/30 15:46
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BHP chief Andrew Mackenzie will have a lower base wage than Newcrest's Sandeep Biswas. Photo: Bob Homer The new boss of Newcrest Mining, Sandeep Biswas, will take home the biggest base salary of...
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2014/09/30 15:12
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A war crimes suspect accused of brutalising Muslim civilians during the bloody Bosnian conflict has been living freely under the noses of federal authorities in Canberra for a decade. A war crimes...
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2014/09/30 14:05
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THE West Australian premier has been told of offensive graffiti, threats and spiteful attacks on women wearing hijabs during a meeting with Muslim community leaders. COLIN Barnett said he wanted to...
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2014/09/30 13:29
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MEDIATORS say South Sudan's warring factions have agreed on the installation of a federal system of government in South Sudan. THE regional body IGAD, which is mediating peace talks in Ethiopia,...
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2014/09/30 12:44
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Almost three quarters of Victorians believe it should be harder to buy tobacco, a study says. Almost three quarters of Victorians believe it should be harder to buy tobacco, a study says. Cancer...
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2014/09/30 12:22
2014/09/30 12:22
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Any NSW school that catches an HSC student plagiarising, asking or even paying someone to do their major work, or who deliberately hands an assessment task in late, must now record the offence on a...
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2014/09/30 11:15
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New laws set to be passed by Canberra this week will make it a crime for the media or anyone else to disclose the death of an innocent bystander caught up in a bungled covert spy agency operation, the...
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