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Rozelle shop fire: One man arrested - ‎13 minutes ago‎
A MAN has been arrested over the deaths of three people following the horrific convenience store fire and explosion and Rozelle earlier this month.
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Robbie Williams Brisbane concert: Star still knows how to swing

Brisbane Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
Any fears Robbie Williams may have outgrown his love of cheek were put to rest just moments into his Swing Both Ways concert on Monday night.
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Perth patient being tested for Ebola

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎32 minutes ago‎
A patient is being tested for the deadly Ebola virus in a Western Australian hospital. A spokeswoman for Perth's Sir Charles Gardiner Hospital confirmed the situation in a statement on Tuesday.
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Islamic State urges killings as Prime Minister Tony Abbott warns over price of ...

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎25 minutes ago‎
Analysis: Islamic State's call to arms reveals a sense of vulnerability · Lock-up-without-charge laws 'worse than useless': experts.
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PM Abbott outlines anti-terror action

Herald Sun - ‎11 hours ago‎
ISLAMIC State extremists have urged supporters to directly target Australians in a message released ahead of Prime Minister Tony Abbott attending security talks at the United Nations.
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Islamic State Militants Kill 40 Iraqi Troops

ABC News - ‎2 hours ago‎
Islamic State militants disguised in Iraqi army uniforms and driving stolen Humvees killed at least 40 Iraqi soldiers and captured 68 others in western Anbar province, breaking through a deteriorating Iraqi military offensive in an area where the United States ...
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Elderly couple treated as police car smashes through western Sydney house

The Daily Telegraph - ‎1 hour ago‎
A COUPLE were lucky to escape serious injury after a police car crashed into the bedroom of their Western Sydney home this morning.
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Lake Macquarie man charged over threatening phone calls to police

ABC Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
A Lake Macquarie man has been charged with making threatening calls to police stations in New South Wales and Queensland. Police allege the calls were made between 3"30pm and 4pm (AEST) on Saturday.
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Three fans 'humiliated' by police treatment at Roosters-Cowboys match

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎14 minutes ago‎
Three football fans said they were "furious and humiliated" after being detained at a rugby league match for using their mobile telephones in a manner an onlooker deemed suspicious.
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Sharemarket falls catch foreign investors' eyes

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Sep 21, 2014‎
Foreign investors are starting to look more favourably at Australian equities as a weaker currency and stronger US bond yields take some of the shine off high-dividend stocks.
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Big miners struggle to tame China with iron ore glut

Reuters - ‎2 hours ago‎
BEIJING, Sept 23 (Reuters) - Plans by the world's top iron ore miners to knock out high-cost rivals with a flood of cheap ore have had some success, but are meeting resistance where they had hoped to make the biggest inroads - in China.
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Dollar rally pauses, Aussie vulnerable as China PMI looms

Reuters - ‎22 minutes ago‎
SYDNEY (Reuters) - The dollar hovered just below a four-year peak against a basket of major currencies early in Asia on Tuesday as the euro steadied near a 14-month trough with sellers taking a bit of a breather.
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Outlook: ASX poised to erase 2014 gains

Finance News Network - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Australian share market looks poised to extend the month and week's falls and erase the year's gains (2013 close: 5,352) following negative global leads.
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Intel announces wireless charging bowl will be on sale this year

Palm Beach Post - ‎5 hours ago‎
For those who constantly tote phone chargers around or are short on power outlets for all their devices, Intel may have a solution.
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Apple iPhone 6: Looking good, slim. How about... oh, your battery died

Register - ‎1 hour ago‎
Review When Apple released the first commercially available multi-touch phone in 2007, it had to decide how big it should be. And it got it right first time.
Apple's iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus sell 10 million in first weekend
10m iPhones sold in first weekend
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iOS Blog: Apple's iPhone 6 and 6 Plus ship with higher capacity batteries that deliver exceptional battery life, but as pointed out by iLounge and MacRumors forum members, the two new iPhone models can also charge significantly faster when used with an iPad charging adapter rather than the...
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Poor infrastructure reins in cruise growth

The Australian - ‎9 hours ago‎
THE Florida-based British-American Carnival Cruise Line could base a third ship here, but the lack of local port infrastructure may deter it from growing its billion-dollar cruise empire.
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Tessa James cancer revealed as she starts chemo for Hodgkin lymphoma

The Hornet - ‎7 hours ago‎
Former Home and Away star Tessa James has announced she is undergoing chemotherapy after being diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma. Tessa James cancer revealed as she starts chemo for Hodgkin lymphoma.

A cultural balancing act

The Australian - ‎10 hours ago‎
IN 1974, at the age of 25, Akio Makigawa left Japan for Australia. He arrived in Perth and worked as a sailmaker and rigger for two years and also studied art, before moving to Melbourne in 1981 with his wife Carlier, who has since become internationally ...
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Aussie becomes S Korean superstar - ‎8 hours ago‎
WATCH out Psy, Aussie Sam Hammington is set to become South Korea's next big thing. More than a decade after moving to Seoul as an exchange student, the 37-year-old has become the Asian country's king of comedy.
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ASADA to present evidence to Essendon players after requests from AFL ...

Herald Sun - ‎25 minutes ago‎
Video; Image. Essendon loses ASADA court battle 6:36. Play video. Bombers players are facing possible doping bans after Essendon and James Hird failed in a court bid to throw out the ASADA/AFL investigation into the ...
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Penrith Panthers centre Jamal Idris: Why I really left Canterbury Bulldogs

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
There's a perception that Jamal Idris left Canterbury for the money. But the Penrith star remembers it differently. He remembers how Canterbury hesitated before offering him a new deal in the face of interest from rival clubs.
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South Sydney's Sam Burgess ready for Sydney Roosters challenge

The Daily Telegraph - ‎1 hour ago‎
THE last time Sam Burgess ran into the Roosters pack the big Englishman was busted up like he'd gone 12 rounds with a wrecking ball - and it showed in his performance which was his least effective game in almost two years.
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Jack gets fine but no ban for sling tackle

Central Telegraph - ‎13 minutes ago‎
SYDNEY Swans co-captain Kieren Jack is free to play in the AFL grand final despite being cited for engaging in misconduct in the preliminary final against North Melbourne.
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NRL: Salford Red Devils owner Marwan Koukash says another club is now on ...

SkySports - ‎7 hours ago‎
Salford owner Marwan Koukash says another NRL club has come into the frame as he looks to bolster his rugby league portfolio. The wealthy businessman and racehorse owner had been deciding which of two NRL teams to acquire, however, a third is now ...
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Scientists warn of a 'new world order' as Chinese per person emissions overtake ...

ABC Online - ‎52 minutes ago‎
ELEANOR HALL: As world leaders head to New York for a summit on global warming, the latest carbon emissions tally by an international group of scientists shows that emissions from fossil fuels are now higher than ever before and they're rising.
China Surpasses EU in Per Capita Carbon Emissions
Countries, companies mobilize around carbon pricing ahead of UN summit
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Worldwide Carbon Dioxide Emissions Reached Record Levels In 2013 Global carbon dioxide emissions reached record levels in 2013, increasing by 2.3 percent, according to a new report by the Global Carbon Budget. The report, published Sunday in Nature Geoscience, found that CO2 emissions in the U.S. increased by 2.9 percent, a departure from previous years of decline. It also found that, for the first time, China has overcome the European Union i...
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Japanese company plans to build space elevator by 2050

Business Standard - ‎12 hours ago‎
Japanese construction company, Obayashi, has recently announced that they will build a functioning space elevator by 2050. The company said that they would build an elevator that would reach 96,000 kilometres into space and if successful it would ...
Space Elevator Planned by Japanese Engineers for 2050
This construction firm plans to build an elevator to space. Why it's not just ...
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On the latest episode of This Week in Tech, Leo Laporte, John C. Dvorak, Dwight Silverman, and Jason Snell talk about Japanese construction giant Obayashi's announced plans to have a space elevator operational by the year 2050. For the full episode, go to

State government lists Brisbane Dental Hospital buildings for sale

Brisbane Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Queensland government is planning to sell two CBD buildings which house Brisbane's public dental hospital and the University of Queensland's dental school.
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You can stop a nosebleed with a 'nasal tampon' made of bacon, and other Ig ...

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎10 hours ago‎
The Ig Nobel awards celebrate the eccentric side of science. While they may not be serious discoveries, they often offer practical wisdom (yes, you can stop a nosebleed with a "nasal tampon" made of bacon), clarify cultural assumptions (are cat ladies really ...
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