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Phillip Hughes death: Michael Clarke breaks down while addressing media

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎25 minutes ago‎
Luck meant doctor was on hand to help · Day a blond kid made everyone wait · First Test up in the air · Waugh shares impact death had on his son · Teammates bid farewell in middle of SCG · Phillip Hughes, a cut above the rest.
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Leaders vote in tight Victorian election

The Australian - ‎37 minutes ago‎
THE major party leaders have joined Victorians in casting their votes in what will be a tight state election race today. Both Premier Denis Napthine and Opposition Leader Daniel Andrews agree the contest will be close, although polls indicate Labor could ...
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Police make second largest drug bust in Australian history

The Age - ‎22 minutes ago‎
Six people have been charged with serious drug importation offences following a major police operation which has resulted in Australia's second largest drug seizure.
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Dismantling ski lifts in Europe as world warms up

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
With temperatures rising faster in the Alps than the rest of the world, alpine countries are working together to adapt to climate change and hope to set an example.
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ACDC's Angus Young on his brother Malcolm's struggle with dementia

Courier Mail - ‎8 minutes ago‎
AC/DC star Angus Young has conceded his brother Malcolm struggled with dementia on the band's last tour and there were some nights onstage when the veteran rocker did not know where he was.
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Pope Francis appeals for dialogue to counter extremists

Stuff.co.nz - ‎1 hour ago‎
On the first day of his visit to Turkey, Pope Francis has called for interreligious dialogue "so that there will be an end of all forms of fundamentalism and terrorism.
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Russian, Turkish presidents to discuss Syria — presidential aide

ITAR-TASS - ‎12 hours ago‎
MOSCOW, November 28. /TASS/. Presidents of Russia and Turkey, Vladimir Putin and Recep Tayyip Erdogan, will discuss Syria in Ankara on December 1, presidential aide Yuri Ushakov said on Friday.
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Schoolies eat illegal magic mushrooms in Bali

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
Australian teenagers are munching on magic mushrooms while celebrating schoolies in Bali, despite warnings about the health effects and efforts by local police to criminalise and eradicate the hallucinogen drugs.
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storm clean-up continues

Yahoo!7 News - ‎18 minutes ago‎
Residents around the South East are continuing to clean up two days after a violent storm struck the Brisbane area. About 2,000 customers are still without power, with Toowong and St Lucia being the worst affected areas.
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Sunshine Coast school's NZ trip ends in tragedy

The Age - ‎29 minutes ago‎
A Sunshine Coast school community has been left reeling after a teacher and a student were killed during a school trip to New Zealand.
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Scott Morrison confirms 37 Sri Lankan asylum seekers were handed back

The Guardian - ‎1 hour ago‎
Scott Morrison's office has confirmed Australia handed 37 asylum seekers back to Sri Lankan authorities. Photograph: Alan Porritt/AAP.
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Shark attack closes Port Bouvard Beach south of Mandurah

ABC Online - ‎23 minutes ago‎
A Western Australian beach south of Mandurah has been closed after a teenage boy was bitten by a shark. External Link: SLSWA tweet.
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Energy sector hit as OPEC maintains oil production

The Australian - ‎14 hours ago‎
AUSTRALIA'S energy sector is tipped for further pain after being jolted by OPEC's resistance to lowering its oil output target, a decision that prompted a savage selldown in local shares and prompted warnings that the industry could become “extremely ugly” ...
Australian Indexes Plunge After OPEC Decision
Market Wrap: Energy stocks lead ASX 1.6% lower
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German Power Price Down To €27.70/MWh #energy German power for delivery this weekend is trading at €27.70/MWh, that is €1.60/MWh below last weekend's price. Wind power is forecast to fall back from peaks above 15 GW to more average levels for the start of December. http://www.platts.com/latest-news/electric-power/london/german-prompt-power-prices-rebound-on-less-wind-26947166
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Oil prices hit fresh four-year lows in wake of Opec meeting

BBC News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Oil prices hit a four-and-a half-year low in the wake of the decision by the Opec producers' cartel not to cut output. Brent crude fell $2.43 to $70.15 a barrel on Friday.

Wall St up for 6th straight week despite oil rout

The Age - ‎5 hours ago‎
US stocks ended mostly flat in a holiday-shortened session on Friday as a massive decline in the energy sector offset strength in consumer names, but major indexes rose for a sixth straight week.
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Fortescue halves capex as iron ore price tumbles

The Australian - ‎14 hours ago‎
THE squeeze on cashflows caused by the collapse in iron ore prices has prompted Andrew Forrest's Fortescue Metals to slash $US650 million ($765m) from this year's capital expenditure budget, reducing it by half.
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Tasmania big net beneficiary from RET, Australia Institute report finds

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎19 hours ago‎
Tasmania is a big net beneficiary of the Renewable Energy Target - contrary to industry complaints - given the dominance of hydro and wind power in the state, according to a report by The Australia Institute.
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Travel To Stereosonic With Steve Aoki On Uber's Superyacht

Music Feeds - ‎Nov 27, 2014‎
Stereosonic 2014 is set to get underway this weekend, starting at Sydney Showground, and for those still finalising their commuting plans Uber just may have the perfect solution.
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head start gets festival artists flying

The Australian - ‎14 hours ago‎
IT has been the international springboard for thousands of acrobats, comedians, dancers, cabaret acts, visual artists and vaudeville performers, and things are only going to get bigger.
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Of Course There Are Black Stormtroopers in Star Wars

The Atlantic - ‎47 minutes ago‎
Back to The Wire What is The Wire? The Wire features the latest news coverage from The Atlantic. Of Course There Are Black Stormtroopers in Star Wars.
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Alanah Pearce who was sent online rape threats hits back by sending messages ...

Daily Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
An Australian woman who has received multiple online rape threats from teenage boys has taken action against her abusers by tracking down their mothers and showing them the offensive and often violent messages that the youngsters sent her.
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Quentin Dempster to go out with a 'bang'

Brisbane Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Sacked host of ABC 7.30 NSW told viewers on Friday night next week will be the final edition as the national broadcaster cuts local TV current affairs shows.
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Rosemarie DeWitt and Adam Sandler play a jaded married couple in Men ...

The Australian - ‎14 hours ago‎
IT'S not often we hear Emma Thompson mouthing obscenities in a movie. Can this be the Thompson we know and love, the one with the refined English accent who wowed us in Sense and Sensibility and played the formidable Lady Marchmain in Brideshead ...
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Cheika lays out pre-World Cup blueprint

The Age - ‎2 hours ago‎
Michael Cheika plans to keep in frequent contact with World Cup selection hopefuls during next year's Super Rugby season to build on the work started during the spring tour.
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No ceiling on Victory's A-League season

Brisbane Times - ‎4 hours ago‎
There's no limit to what Melbourne Victory can achieve this season, according to coach Kevin Muscat. Victory's astonishing 3-2 win over fellow league benchmarks Adelaide has Muscat's side back on top of the table.
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Wallabies fullback Israel Folau takes on the England defence at Twickenham ...

The Australian - ‎35 minutes ago‎
WE bring you everything you need to know ahead of the Wallabies' final Test of the year - against England at Twickenham. WHAT, WHERE AND WHEN: England v Australia, Twickenham, London, Sunday 1.30am AEDT.
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Turtle in greater danger

Gladstone Observer - ‎7 hours ago‎
BUM-BREATHING TURTLE: The white-throated snapping turtle is in danger of having its habitat destroyed. Contributed. Popular Stories.
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Australia out of step with new climate momentum

New Zealand Herald - ‎20 hours ago‎
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) " Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, who rose to power in large part by opposing a tax on greenhouse gas emissions, is finding his country isolated like never before on climate change as the U.S.
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Well-meaning advice on weight loss does a fat lot of good

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎14 hours ago‎
Tempted to tell an overweight friend, lover or family member to think twice about eating another piece of cake? New research suggests you would be doing more harm than good.
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Truvada – the other little blue pill

Brisbane Times - ‎14 hours ago‎
A new drug that offers almost complete immunity from HIV has not been greeted warmly by everyone in the gay community. submit to reddit · Email article · Print.
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