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I'll tackle the tampon tax: Treasurer Joe Hockey vows to lobby states about axing ...

Daily Mail - ‎20 minutes ago‎
... the issue with his state counterparts; His appearance on the ABC show on Monday got off to a bizarre start; 'Is that a cigar in your pocket or are you pleased to be here?
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AGL releases 'roadmap' to energy sustainability

ABC Online - ‎29 minutes ago‎
Energy company AGL says it is still reviewing the viability of its Gloucester coal seam gas project, which has been shut for several months due to contamination concerns.
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Johnny Depp leaves Australia

Brisbane Times - ‎26 minutes ago‎
Johnny Depp flies out of the Gold Coast on Monday night as he faces a possible ten year prison term for breaching Australia's quarantine laws.
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Sack or reappoint me: Malthouse

Herald Sun - ‎24 minutes ago‎
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Tornado, floods as storms wreck havoc from Mexico to the US Great Lakes

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
A tornado ripped through a city on the Mexico-US border on Monday, killing at least 10 people as first responders in Central Texas searched for a dozen people believed to be missing after the vacation home they were staying in was swept away in torrential ...
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UN: Donor Fatigue Hits Nepal One Month After Mega Earthquake

Voice of America - ‎16 minutes ago‎
NEW DELHI —. The international community's response to devastating earthquakes in Nepal has been disappointing, a United Nations official said on Monday, adding that donors were focusing more on reconstruction than much needed aid such as food and ...
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Post-budget consumer glow fades slightly, according to ANZ-Roy Morgan

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
Consumer goodwill generated by the Coalition's budget has faded slightly, according to the latest weekly ANZ-Roy Morgan sentiment index, which has slipped after last week's strong showing.
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Cochlear appoints Chris Smith as next CEO

ABC Online - ‎52 minutes ago‎
Australian hearing implants company Cochlear has turned to the United States to replace its long-standing chief executive. Cochlear this morning announced that current CEO Chris Roberts will depart at the end of August, nearly 12 years after taking on the ...
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Westpac hires CBA's Lyn Cobley to replace Rob Whitfield

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎32 minutes ago‎
Westpac is hiring Commonwealth Bank executive Lyn Cobley to replace its long-serving institutional boss, Rob Whitfield, who is leaving the bank after missing out on the top job last year.
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RPT-UPDATE 3-Near A$1 bln Greenstone flotation to be Australia's biggest so ...

Reuters - ‎36 minutes ago‎
(Repeats story published late Monday; no changes to text). * About 58 pct of Greenstone, or 398 mln shares, to be sold. * Shares to be priced at between A$2.00 and A$2.50.
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Markets Live: ASX eyes fourth day of gains

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
10:03am: Rallies in industrial commodities following the announcement of further targeted stimulus measures in China should help Australia shares back into positive trading later today, after a likely weak start that follows European shares lower, CMC chief ...
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NBN Co, BT join forces on broadband roadmap

Herald Sun - ‎2 hours ago‎
British Telecom Chief executuve Gavin Patterson. Picture: Hollie Adams Source: News Corp Australia. The company building the government's National Broadband Network and Britain's No 1 telco British Telecom have struck an agreement under which the ...
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Turns Out There Are a Lot of Academics Studying Photo Filters

Wired - ‎10 hours ago‎
Caption: Example of an original photo (top left photo) and many filtered variations. Some filters change contrast, brightness, saturdation; some add warmth or cool colors or change the borders.
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BB King's children claim the blues legend was poisoned

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎14 minutes ago‎
BB King dead, 89, in Las Vegas · Top 10 ways 'King of the Blues' changed music. Two of BB King's daughters are accusing the blue's legend's two closest aides of poisoning him.
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Netflix customers complain of overcharging

New Zealand Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
Netflix has apologised to New Zealand customers for overcharging them after complaints were posted to social media. Netflix customers took to Twitter to vent their anger at being charged multiple times in one month by the US streaming service.
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Redfoo glasser to be sentenced

Sky News Australia - ‎5 hours ago‎
A man who threw a glass at X Factor judge Redfoo during a night out at a Sydney pub will be sentenced on Tuesday. Arian Berisha, 21, pleaded guilty in March to assault over the attack, which left the big-haired American with a cut above his right eye.
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Guy Sebastian Is Tearing Up iTunes Charts In Europe After Smashing Eurovision

Pedestrian TV - ‎1 hour ago‎
Not only was the annual celebration of all things gloriously European the most watched edition in Australian TV history - with the final attracting a peak audience of 1,053,000 people, making a total audience across all three broadcasts reach a staggering 4.2 ...
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Freeview launches HbbTV set-top box

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎20 hours ago‎
​Freeview has unveiled its latest weapon in the battle for eyeballs, launching its hybrid internet and broadcast set-top box for digital televisions as it looks to tap into the growing on-demand market.
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NSW doesn't fear Qld: Blues skipper

Daily Mail - ‎46 minutes ago‎
NSW skipper Robbie Farah has disagreed with his coach Laurie Daley, saying the Blues players don't fear Queensland ahead of Wednesday night's State of Origin opener in Sydney.
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State of Origin 2015: It's a waiting game with Andrew Fifita's wife Nikki set to give ...

The Daily Telegraph - ‎12 hours ago‎
NESTLED among a sea of blue, Nikki Fifita should be excused for remaining in her seat when husband Andrew tackles Queensland in the opening State of Origin match of the series at ANZ Stadium, tomorrow night.
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Shane Warne backs surprise England selection Trevor Bayliss as coach

NEWS.com.au - ‎56 minutes ago‎
AUSTRALIA'S Trevor Bayliss is in negotiations with the England and Wales Cricket Board about becoming England's new head coach, with Jason Gillespie out of the running.
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Melbourne Victory to lose captain Mark Milligan to UAE club Baniyas

Herald Sun - ‎44 minutes ago‎
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Glory dealt blow as Danny Vukovic leaves

The Roar - ‎9 hours ago‎
Goalkeeper Danny Vukovic insists Perth Glory's salary cap woes weren't the reason behind his decision to leave the A-League club.
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Neil deGrasse Tyson's answer to innovation stagnation: a space race to Mars

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎4 hours ago‎
Mars: 5 reasons we haven't gone there yet · US, China space rivalry grows. In the search to find the high-paying jobs and industries of the future, Neil deGrasse Tyson has an idea for a novel solution.
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UNESCO to decide if Great Barrier Reef is 'in danger'

ABC Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) is this week expected to decide if Australia's Great Barrier Reef should be classified as "in danger".
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Rare albino sparrow spotted in Australia

Zee News - ‎13 hours ago‎
Sydney: A rare pure white sparrow has been spotted in Australia, leaving ornithologists all aflutter on Monday. The albino was photographed at Sanctuary Lakes near Melbourne, but it is not expected to survive long with its snowy white plumage making it ...
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Perk up your sex life with coffee

Stuff.co.nz - ‎4 hours ago‎
A hit of coffee helps encourage blood flow in the body, which helps get other things moving. A hit of caffeine could perk up more than just your energy levels.
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Doctors call for asylum seeker release

Daily Mail - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Medical specialists are calling for an end to the "inhumane" mandatory detention of asylum seekers. The Royal Australasian College of Physicians says many of its members have seen the devastating consequences of the policy first-hand.
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