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Greeks desperate as deadline to default nears

The Australian - ‎31 minutes ago‎
Germany will demand that Greek PM Alexis Tsipras and Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis resign as a condition for any new eurozone bailout loans, The Times is reporting.
For Greeks, Referendum Poses Murky Choice Between Pain, Pride
Greece's bailout expires, country defaults on IMF payment
Alexis Tsipras
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Australian Reece Harding killed while fighting for Kurds

The Australian - ‎10 hours ago‎
A former Gold Coast man has been killed fighting against Islamic State less than two months after joining Kurdish fighters. The young man, identified by fellow Western fighters as Reece Harding, was killed when he stepped on a landmine during a ...
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Apple Music is here

The Australian - ‎41 minutes ago‎
Apple is giving you 30 million songs free today. You can stream any of them to your phone or computer like a giddy kid with the keys to the record shop.
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Affleck and Garner confirm divorce - ‎2 hours ago‎
BEN Affleck and Jennifer Garner have split just one day after their 10th wedding anniversary. “After much thought and careful consideration, we have made the difficult decision to divorce,” the couple told People magazine in a joint statement.
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Primary Health Care Networks promise better value for local health dollars

ABC Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
The chairman of the new Hunter Primary Care says despite redundancies and a name change, those using its services will not notice the difference.
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Prison break: Fighting in Yemen allows 1200 prisoners to flee

Hindustan Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Nearly 1,200 inmates, inlcuind al-Qaeda suspects, have fled a Yemeni prison on Tuesday after their guards deserted their posts amid fierce fighting between Shiite rebels and their opponents, according to official statements.
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Sousse attack: Gunman Rezgui trained in Libya

Irish Times - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Seifeddine Rezgui, the 23-year-old student of electrical engineering who murdered 38 tourists in Tunisia on June 26th, trained at an Islamic State (IS) camp in Libya with the two gunmen who killed 22 people at the national Bardo museum on March 18th, ...
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Female passenger killed after 'human fireball' set himself alight on high ...

Irish Independent - ‎4 hours ago‎
A video grab from the Japan Meteorological Agency's live camera image shows smoke rising from Owakudani Open Gallery 15 A video grab from the Japan Meteorological Agency's live camera image shows smoke rising from Owakudani vally at Mount ...
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Terry O'Gorman tells Queensland politicians to grow up

Brisbane Times - ‎24 minutes ago‎
Queensland politicians need to grow up and solve an ongoing stalemate over who should lead a parliamentary committee overseeing the state's corruption watchdog, a lawyer says.
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China not fit for global leadership, says top Canberra official Michael Thawley

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎9 hours ago‎
Top official offers clear view of how Abbott sees the world. Australia's top public servant has dismissed any prospect of China leading the world, saying the economic giant is neither willing nor able to solve global problems.
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Why we spoke out: former detention centre workers explain

The Guardian - ‎3 hours ago‎
Regional Processing Centre 3, just inland from Ewa district on Nauru. Photograph: Remi Chauvin for the Guardian. Contact author. @FarrellPF.
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Manufacturing activity slumps in June

The Australian - ‎29 minutes ago‎
Manufacturing activity has suffered a sharp monthly fall, driven largely by weak local demand, especially in the automotive sector.
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RPT-UPDATE 1-Aussie central bank chief unmoved on China after market turmoil

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
(Repeats story published late Tuesday; no changes to text). By Patrick Graham and John Geddie. LONDON, June 30 (Reuters) - Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Glenn Stevens showed no new concern over the Chinese economy on Tuesday after a raft of ...
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Iron ore drops below $US60 a tonne

Sky News Australia - ‎2 hours ago‎
Iron ore prices have retraced below $US60 a tonne for the first time in five weeks. Spot prices on the Steel Index shed two percent yesterday to close at $US59.30 a tonne, the metals bulletin is also sitting around that mark.
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Murray Goulburn to list at $2.10

The Australian - ‎1 hour ago‎
Australia's biggest dairy company Murray Goulburn will be partially floated on the Australian Securities Exchange for the first time on Friday, with its special trust units to debut at $2.10 each.
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The Pebble Time is likable — but smartwatches have left it behind

VentureBeat - ‎6 hours ago‎
I spent a few days with the new Pebble Time smartwatch, and for better or worse, that review period came not too long after I reviewed the Apple Watch.
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Warhammer 40000: Regicide gets a major update that brings new environments ...

Stevivor - ‎Jun 29, 2015‎
Warhammer 40,000: Regicide's recent major update has brought with it new environments, factions and more. Two new factions - the Raven Guard Space Marines and Snakebites Ork Clan - are detailed below in a new video explaining the update.
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Executive Car of the Year 2015: Audi A6

AutoExpress - ‎2 hours ago‎
Last year's best executive car holds on to its crown for 2015. Small updates helped the Audi A6 to reclaim the title from the BMW 5 Series in 2014, but there have been even more revisions in the past 12 months to further strengthen the car's appeal.
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Peugeot 308 R HYbrid almost set for production

Cars Guide - ‎27 minutes ago‎
When Peugeot took the wraps off the 308 R HYbrid concept at the Shanghai motor show back in April, we were told there were no plans for it to go into production.
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Mystery woman suffering amnesia describes 'thick fog' over her memories - ‎3 hours ago‎
July 01, 2015: A woman with an Australian-sounding accent has been found in California battling ovarian cancer - but she doesn't know who she is or where she is from.
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Justin Bieber Camp Confirms He Didn't Send Selena Gomez Messages In ...

The Inquisitr - ‎3 hours ago‎
Will Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez - the once halycon Jelena - ever be allowed to move on? Apparently not. Jack Ü dropped their impressive Justin Bieber-starring “Where Are Ü Now” music video on Monday.
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Suns scandal set to force change in three-strikes drug code

The Australian - ‎10 hours ago‎
The cocaine scandal at the Gold Coast may force a strengthening of the AFL's controversial three-strikes illicit drugs code. The Australian understands that in the future, players may face automatic suspensions for a second positive test.
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Roger Federer plays down heat as temperatures rise at Wimbledon

Irish Times - ‎12 minutes ago‎
As the morning haze burned off and the sun beat down at Wimbledon, temperatures yesterday reached into the 30s as fans lazily took to the grassy patches around the All England Club.
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Ajla Tomljanovic denies Nick Kyrgios love match

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
London heatwave sends Poms into a panic · Tunisian tennis player Malek Jaziri opens up about terrorist attack · Casey Dellacqua joins Sam Stosur in second round · James Duckworth and Sam Groth set up second-round clash.
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Australia drops $8 million on reef - ‎14 hours ago‎
Australia is going to drop an $8 million cash bomb on the floor of the United Nations chamber tomorrow where the country has been called to account over its perceived lack of protection for the Great Barrier Reef.
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Signs of human-esque communication discovered in babbler birds

Financial Express - ‎5 hours ago‎
Stringing together meaningless sounds to create meaningful signals was previously thought to be the preserve of humans alone, but the new study has revealed that babbler birds are also able to communicate in this way.
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Climate spat brewing in Lib ranks

The Land Newspaper - ‎6 hours ago‎
FURORE has erupted over a letter sent by 11 farmers, warning the Liberal party against delaying global action on climate change and to further examine scientific evidence.
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Humans first species to become top predator on land and sea, causing ...

ABC Online - ‎20 minutes ago‎
Humans have reached total domination on Earth, becoming the top predator on land and sea, a study has found. The study from the University of Leicester shows human power over the natural environment has caused shifts in world ecosystems ...
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Scans Suggest Recurrent Depression May Take Toll on the Brain

Doctors Lounge - ‎3 hours ago‎
TUESDAY, June 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The area of the brain involved in forming new memories, known as the hippocampus, seems to shrink in people with recurring depression, a new study shows.
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More people, pets have Lyme disease in the NRV, researchers say

WDBJ7 - ‎2 hours ago‎
The number of Lyme Disease cases is up in the New River Valley. Researchers at Virginia Tech found more ticks in the area are carrying the disease.
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Two new anti-breast cancer therapies added to the PBS!

Daily Mail - ‎7 hours ago‎
Australian women suffering from advanced HER2-positive breast cancer are now able to have affordable access to two additional treatment options.
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Can giving children common antibiotics really make them fat? - ‎7 hours ago‎
Giving children common antibiotics may cause obesity by altering bacteria in their gut, according to new research. A study mimicking use of the drugs in babies found mouse pups put on weight and developed bigger bones.
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