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Queensland MP Billy Gordon faces police probe

The Australian - ‎2 hours ago‎
Queensland premier Annastacia Palaszczuk has referred one of her MPs to police over domestic violence allegations. Cook MP Billy Gordon this morning admitted to Queensland parliament he had only recently paid his ex-partner child support he owed her.
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Triggs defends $350000 compensation recommendation for refugee who killed ...

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
Human Rights Commission president Gillian Triggs has defended her recommendation that a refugee who killed his defacto wife should receive $350,000 in compensation for his detention.
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Chevron pulls out of fuel refiner Caltex Australia

Herald Sun - ‎40 minutes ago‎
US energy giant Chevron is selling its $5 billion stake in Caltex Australia but says the decision won't affect its Gorgon and Wheatstone gas interests.
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Moses Mbye field goal lifts Canterbury Bulldogs to golden point win over Wests ...

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎26 minutes ago‎
Wests Tigers 24 Canterbury 25. Brought to ground: Bulldogs forward Tony Williams is tackled by Tigers duo Tim Simona and Curtis Sironen.
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Anguish After at Least 10 Killed in Stampede at Hindu Gathering - ‎44 minutes ago‎
NBC News Accident took place in Langalbandh, Hindu pilgrimage spot by Brahmaputra river southeast of Bangladesh capital, Dhaka. Cause was not immediately clear.
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Life term recommended for Alabama woman who ran granddaughter to death

Daily News & Analysis - ‎1 hour ago‎
An Alabama jury on Thursday recommended that a woman convicted of running her 9-year-old granddaughter to death as punishment for lying about having eaten chocolates spend the rest of her life in prison, a local ABC News affiliate reported.
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Aust authorities consider cockpit rules - ‎6 hours ago‎
Australian aviation authorities are considering strengthening cockpit security rules following the Germanwings disaster, in which it's believed the pilot deliberately crashed the plane, killing all on board.
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Female skydiver killed, man in serious condition after accident in Byron Bay

ABC Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
A female skydiver is dead and a man is in a serious condition after an accident on the New South Wales north coast. The pair landed heavily at an airstrip off the Pacific Highway at Tyagarah, near Byron Bay, about 3:30pm, NSW Police said.
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EnergyAustralia fined $1.5m for duping householders into new contracts

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎6 hours ago‎
The country's third-biggest energy retailer EnergyAustralia has been slugged with $1.5 million of fines after being caught out duping householders into new electricity and gas contracts.

Tech's challenge to the banks comes with risks

The Australian - ‎9 hours ago‎
There is a major, and it appears inescapable, push to impose higher capital requirements and costs on the major banks. While that might make smaller deposit-taking and lending institutions more competitive, it is also likely to encourage the emergence of a ...
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Top polluters to set own limits virtually penalty free, according to Direct Action ...

ABC Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
Australia's 140 top polluters will set their own limits for future pollution virtually penalty free, according to the Government's latest Direct Action policy paper.
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Tim Cook: I plan on donating MUCH MORE to charity

Computerworld - ‎1 hour ago‎
Apple's CEO Tim Cook was recently named by Fortune magazine as 'World's Greatest Leader', sure to excite bloggers and Apple fans alike.
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Tired of Tinder? Hinge dating app founder Justin McLeod thinks he's discovered ...

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎10 hours ago‎
Justin McLeod is a self-described nerd and a "super hopeless" romantic who for years concealed his "embarrassing" obsession with The Bachelor from friends.
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Is this better than the iPhone? - ‎8 hours ago‎
WHEN HTC released the first One device in 2013, it had a hit on its hands. The smartphone was praised for its beautiful aluminium design, brilliant screen and blazing speeds.
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Netflix Australia: How our crap internet delayed the launch

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎7 hours ago‎
When Ted Sarandos joined Netflix in 2000, he worked from a desk in his bedroom. On one corner of that desk was a set of scales; he was constantly looking for ways to trim the weight of the mail-order DVD parcels that used to be the company's bread and ...
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Take Me To Church takes Hozier into a very weird world

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Mar 26, 2015‎
Andrew Hozier-Byrne - more often known simply as Hozier, or that bloke with the Take Me To Church song - would be happy not be asked about his hair (let's take it as read that yes, it's long, it's tied up in a "man bun" and it's clean) or his height and weight ...
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Jockey Jack Hill critical after race fall at Donald

The Australian - ‎2 hours ago‎
JOCKEY Jack Hill was air-lifted to The Alfred hospital in a critical condition on Friday after an horrific fall during the running of the fourth race at Donald.
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Live: Lions lead average Reds

Fox Sports - ‎1 hour ago‎
THE return of Quade Cooper and James O'Connor can give the Reds the boost they need to get their season back on track against the Lions tonight at Suncorp Stadium.
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Baird's back: Coalition cruises to victory

The Land Newspaper - ‎6 hours ago‎
Despite a Labor scare campaign, voters have backed Mr Baird's $20 billion “poles and wires” electricity privatisation pitch.
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Great Barrier Reef protection zones help boost fish stocks 'to pre-European times'

The Guardian - ‎8 hours ago‎
The research was conducted by the Australian Institute of Marine Science and James Cook University. Photograph: Australian Institute of Marine Science.
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Study: Grandchildren of overweight women at risk of being obese

Techie News - ‎33 minutes ago‎
A new study at University of Queensland has found that grandchildren of obese women are at a greater risk of being overweight and related health problems.
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Teens charged with sexual assaulting girl

Sky News Australia - ‎37 minutes ago‎
Northern Territory Police have charged three teenagers with sexual offences against another teenager in Central Australia. The males, ages between 16 and 19 are alleged to have sexually assaulted a 13-year-old girl over several months.
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