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2014/09/23 04:12
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Production on the US television drama series Strike Back - halted when its Australian star Sullivan Stapleton was injured - has resumed. Production on the US television drama series Strike Back -...
2014/09/23 04:06
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A 44-year-old man has been arrested and charged following an explosion in Sydney's inner west that killed three people, including a mother and her baby. The Greenacre man was charged with three...
2014/09/23 04:06
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The US and partner nations have launched their first airstrikes against Islamic State militants in Syria, as fighting raged between the extremist group and Kurdish forces near the border with Turkey,...
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Islamic State offensive poses problems for Turkey
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U.S. launches first airstrikes in Syria
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Islamic State offensive poses problems for Turkey
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US launches airstrikes in Syria
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2014/09/23 04:05
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The Green Paper is calling for price reform so that calling for price reform "so that households and businesses can take more control over the way they use electricity". Power sector privatisation...
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2014/09/23 04:04
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WEST Australian farmers can now apply to the federal government for a drought relief loan of up to $1 million. WA agriculture and food minister Ken Baston said the drought concessional loans would...
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WA farmers can get drought relief loan
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WA farmers can get drought relief loan
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2014/09/23 03:55
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Tony Abbott is being urged to use his Prime Ministerial authority to send a "blunt message" to protect Muslim Australians who fear they are being harassed and abused because of their religion. Tony...
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2014/09/23 03:55
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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 -...
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Moelis pulls LIC after capital shortfall
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BHP to cut 700 Queensland coal jobs
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Aust stocks recover at noon
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China fuelling 'tools of torture' industry
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2014/09/23 03:17
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US and partners bomb IS in Syria The US and its partners have begun airstrikes against Islamic State extremists, the Pentagon says.Source: AAP THE US and its "partners" have launched a barrage of...
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2014/09/23 03:12
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A Federal MP who spoke out against the escalation of Australia's military involvement in Iraq says she was sent a death threat on Twitter. A Federal MP who spoke out against the escalation of...
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2014/09/23 03:12
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Telstra has made an undisclosed investment in DocuSign, a US technology startup that lets people use digital signatures in documents and financial transactions, as part of its push into Silicon...
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Telstra buys into US startup DocuSign
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Telstra buys into US startup DocuSign
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Telstra buys into US startup DocuSign
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Telstra buys into US startup DocuSign
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Telstra buys into US startup DocuSign
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2014/09/23 03:05
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About 700 jobs are being axed at BHP Billiton's joint venture BMA coal mines in Queensland. BHP Billiton Mitsubishi Alliance (BMA) has advised staff at its mines in the Bowen Basin about the job...
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700 jobs to go at BMA Central Queensland mines
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BHP says 700 mining jobs to be cut in Qld
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BMA to slash 700 jobs in Central Queensland
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2014/09/23 02:44
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The trial of Lian Bian "Robert" Xie for the murder of five members of the Lin family has been aborted for the second time. The trial of Lian Bian "Robert" Xie for the murder of five members of the...
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2014/09/23 02:44
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Clive Palmer has been overheard questioning the intelligence of outspoken Palmer United Party Senator Jacqui Lambie, in a conversation with colleague Zhenya "Dio" Wang at Parliament on Tuesday,...
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2014/09/23 02:24
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Vale has traditionally sold iron ore to China at a disadvantage because it is further away from China compared to its Australian rivals. Photo: Bloomberg Brazilian mining giant Vale has admitted it...
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2014/09/23 02:20
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Jacki Weaver on the promo trail in Sydney this year. Photo: Kate Geraghty Australian actress Jacki Weaver is to star in a new television series from Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane. The series,...
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2014/09/23 02:17
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Perth patient being tested for Ebola A PATIENT is being tested for the deadly Ebola virus in a Western Australian hospital. A SPOKESWOMAN for Perth's Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital confirmed the...
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Woman in Perth hospital with Ebola-like symptoms
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Ebola virus: WA patient tested
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Perth patient being tested for Ebola
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Perth patient being tested for Ebola
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2014/09/23 02:17
2014/09/23 02:17
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Govt lied on need for co-payment: Labor Health spending has grown as its slowest rate in almost 30 years, new figures show.Source: AAP A NEW report showing health spending has grown at its slowest...
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Labor say Govt lied on need for co-payment
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Govt lied on need for co-payment: Labor
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Govt lied on need for co-payment: Labor
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Govt lied on need for co-payment: Labor
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Govt lied on need for co-payment: Labor
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2014/09/23 01:57
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CHARLIE Sheen wants to reprise his role on 'Two and a Half Men'. The 49-year-old actor - who was fired from the show in 2011 after rowing with its producer Chuck Lorre and subsequently threatened him...
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2014/09/23 01:55
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Champion jockey Kerrin McEvoy has stepped down as stable rider at Godolphlin after nearly 12 years working within the Sheikh Mohammed operation. Champion jockey Kerrin McEvoy has stepped down as...
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Kerrin McEvoy leaves Godolphin and Darley
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Kerrin McEvoy leaves Godolphin and Darley
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Kerrin McEvoy leaves Godolphin and Darley
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Kerrin McEvoy leaves Godolphin and Darley
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2014/09/23 01:24
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Promotional still from the film Lavalantula First there was Sharknado, the low-budget blockbuster about sharks sucked out of the ocean by tornadoes and propelled into American cities like airborne...
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2014/09/23 01:17
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PETER Slipper's long and difficult relationship with his entitlements was always going to end in tears. Tomorrow he is expected to learn the extent of his fate after conviction in July on three...
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2014/09/23 01:15
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Australia can end its reliance on coal while maintaining economic growth and lifestyles on par with today's standards, according to a major report to be handed to world leaders at a special climate...
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2014/09/23 01:05
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HUNDREDS of corporations, insurance companies and pension funds are calling on world leaders gathering for a UN summit on climate change this week to attack the problem by making it more costly for...
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World leaders urged to change course at UN climate summit
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Businesses, investors press for green policy
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2014/09/23 00:24
2014/09/23 00:24
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Sparkman Middle School in the United States. Photo: From Google Maps New York: An American teenager with special needs was raped after being used as "bait" by her teachers to entrap a schoolboy sex...
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2014/09/23 00:12
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TPG Telecom has exceeded analyst earnings expectations and reported a financial year 2014 net profit of $171 million. TPG Telecom has exceeded analyst earnings expectations and reported a financial...
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2014/09/22 23:27
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EDEN: School holiday fun went tragically wrong after a boy, 10, was killed by a sand dune collapse. Police have confirmed a 10-year-old Wyndham boy has died after school holiday fun went tragically...
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Child dies after Eden sand dune collapse
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Child dies after Eden sand dune collapse
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Child dies after Eden sand dune collapse
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Child dies after Eden sand dune collapse
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2014/09/22 23:19
2014/09/22 23:19
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US stocks have finished decisively lower, retreating from last week's records in a decline attributed to profit taking and anxiety about Chinese economic growth. US stocks have finished decisively...
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US stocks retreat from records
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US stocks retreat from records
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US stocks retreat from records
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US stocks retreat from records
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US stocks retreat from records
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2014/09/22 23:11
2014/09/22 23:11
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ROMA police were shocked when a search located a large sum of money in a man's anal cavity. The unsavoury discovery came as police conducting patrols in Roma intercepted a sedan on Gregory St about...
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2014/09/22 22:55
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Iron ore has tumbled through $US80 a tonne to its lowest price since September 17, 2009, amid concerns China won’t take further action to bolster its economy. Iron ore has tumbled through $US80 a...
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Iron ore slumps below $US80 to new five-year low
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Iron ore slumps below $US80 to new five-year low
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Iron ore slumps below $US80 to new five-year low
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Iron ore slumps below $US80 to new five-year low
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2014/09/22 22:55
2014/09/22 22:55
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A police dog squad van crashed into a house in Smithfield on Tuesday morning. A police dog squad van crashed into a house in Smithfield on Tuesday morning. Police were responding to a report of a...
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Police van crashes into Sydney house
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Police van crashes into Sydney house
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Police van crashes into Sydney house
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Police van crashes into Sydney house
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