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Budget 2016: Extra $1.2b for schools to be announced in Tuesday's speech

The Australian - ‎11 hours ago‎
Treasurer Scott Morrison before being interviewed by Laurie Oakes on the Weekend Today program, at Parliament House in Canberra. Picture Kym Smith.
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Springborg's support slips as LNP MPs back Mander, Nicholls

Brisbane Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Queensland voters back the LNP over Labor and talk of leadership tension was "rumour and speculation", the party's deputy leader said on Sunday.
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'Planning better cities' part of government's new infrastructure policy

SBS - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says cities must be better planned to boost investment and jobs. (AAP). Previous Next Show Grid. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull at the Smart Cities Plan launch.
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Drowning report reveals increased number of preventable deaths at Queensland beaches - ‎12 hours ago‎
Eleven people have drowned off Queensland beaches during the 2015/2016 lifesaving patrol season, all in preventable circumstances at unpatrolled beaches, a report has revealed.
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Australian goalkeeper dies after being struck by lightning in Malaysia

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎58 minutes ago‎
A promising young Australian goalkeeper has died in hospital after he was struck by lightning during a training session in Malaysia last month.
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Kenya building collapse: At least 12 killed, many feared trapped

CNN - ‎18 hours ago‎
(CNN) Hours after a residential building collapsed in a heap of rubble in Kenya's capital, a man emerged, triumphant, holding up a baby wrapped in a pink blanket as the crowd of rescuers and onlookers cheered.
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Philippine rebels free 10 Indon hostages - ‎3 hours ago‎
Islamist militants in the southern Philippines have released 10 Indonesian hostages, ending a month-long ordeal during which a kidnapped Canadian held by the same group was beheaded after a ransom deadline passed.
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Rugby tribute for NSW teen killed in Bali

The Australian - ‎7 hours ago‎
Hundreds of people have gathered at a rugby match in the central western NSW town of Orange to honour 16-year-old Lochie Connaughton who died in a scooter crash in Bali.
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Two hikers trapped on Mount Beerwah

Brisbane Times - ‎9 hours ago‎
Two men remain trapped on Mount Beerwah with low cloud and rain preventing rescuers from reaching them. The pair became stuck when one of them became injured and rescuers have so far, been unable to reach them.
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Man charged over wild Sydney house party

Yahoo7 News - ‎1 hour ago‎
An 18-year-old who allegedly doused an ambulance with petrol at a Sydney house party is set to face court later this month. Police say paramedics had been helping a 14-year-old boy who was burned while trying to light a bonfire at the Rossmore party ...
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Writers and publishers voice opposition to new copyright proposals

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
The book industry industry has reacted with horror to the Productivity Commission's interim report into intellectual property, which recommends scrapping parallel-import restrictions on books and the adoption of the US system of "fair use" of copyright ...
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Agent blames partner for missing millions - ‎10 hours ago‎
A real estate agent at the centre of the closure of six LJ Hooker offices in Melbourne has blamed her partner for losing millions of dollars owed to homeowners, renters and landlords.
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Qantas flight delayed over 'online threat' to plane - ‎6 hours ago‎
A Qantas flight from Melbourne to Perth was delayed last night after a passenger raised concerns to staff, reportedly over an online threat.
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Coalition represents 80 of the top 100 negative gearing postcodes

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎21 hours ago‎
Eighty of the 100 Australian postcodes that benefit most from negative gearing are represented by federal Coalition MPs. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's neighbours in the 2027 postcode - covering the exclusive harbourside suburbs of Point Piper and ...
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Leica M-D Ditches LCD Screen For Old-School Photography But Costs $6000

Tech Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Leica M-D literally takes you 'a step back to the future' by ditching all the frills we are so used to by now, like an LCD screen or a video mode, and sticking to the 'purest' form of photography while keeping the price fixed at an astounding $6,000 ...
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McLaren offers up sub-3000-mile, Concours-condition F1

Gizmag - ‎Apr 29, 2016‎
McLaren hasn't listed the price of the 1998 F1 on offer, but expect it to break eight figures. View gallery (18 images). The McLaren F1 was the most exciting supercar of its time, and not many cars since have had its level of panache.
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Grand Theft Auto: Rockstar Games to Release 'In And Out' Mode For Online Version

Australia Network News - ‎3 hours ago‎
One of the famous games among gamers is Grand Theft Auto, and Rockstar Games is releasing another new game mode along with bonus RP and double cash to players for a week-long celebration.
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The big weapon in Australia's TV war - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
ONLY once in a blue moon does a television show so totally captivate an audience like Game of Thrones, and Australians can't get enough of the medieval fantasy epic.
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Fiery debate erupts on Sunrise - ‎11 hours ago‎
A FIERY debate erupted in the Weekend Sunrise studio when commentator Mark Latham and co-host Andrew O'Keefe clashed over feminism.
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Why MasterChef won't be 'bigger and better' - ‎12 hours ago‎
FOR a program that's been on our screens for eight seasons and is described as the “old lady of television” by one of its judges, you'd think MasterChef Australia would be telling its viewers to expect an even bigger series this year.
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Beyonce beats Prince on Aussie charts - ‎6 hours ago‎
BEYONCE has denied her hero Prince a posthumous No. 1 on the Australian chart. Beyonce's surprise album Lemonade recorded 20,499 digital downloads last week.
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The Voice: 'My mum had a photo of you on the fridge for courage' - ‎2 hours ago‎
THE 2016 season of The Voice has started with a bang, with the very first contestant getting a rare four-chair turnaround from the coaches - and revealing why his family feels a close bond to Delta Goodrem.
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No shame in defeat for Western Sydney

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎10 minutes ago‎
At half-time in the grand final, you're wondering who can pull this one out of the fire for Western Sydney Wanderers. No one, as it happened, although at one stage Scott Neville loomed as the most unlikely saviour.
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Sharks v Broncos a battle of two greats who will be there at the pointy end of the season

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎24 minutes ago‎
What an extraordinary game of rugby league. It was the kind of match where you sat there watching the action, not realising that you had a broad smile on your face the whole way.
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Warriors put traumatic week behind them with victory over Dragons

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎6 hours ago‎
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West Coast v Collingwood: Pies' coach Nathan Buckley may play Cloke and Cox next week

The Age - ‎28 minutes ago‎
A familiar sight this season: The Magpies walk from the ground after being defeated on Sunday. Photo: Getty Images. Follow the Age RealFooty on Twitter.
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Scientists find reasons Greenland will melt faster - ‎4 hours ago‎
Much about the planet's future will depend on processes that humans today cannot directly observe - because they are occurring hundreds of miles below the sea surface where enormous marine glaciers, in Greenland and Antarctica, simultaneously touch ...
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Herpes virus to be used in fight against carp in Murray River, Christopher Pyne says

ABC Online - ‎6 hours ago‎
A virulent strain of herpes virus will be released into the Murray-Darling river system in a bid to eradicate European carp, in what Science Minister Christopher Pyne has dubbed a "carp-aggedon".
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Australian bearded dragons experience deep sleep, dreams, scientists say

ABC Online - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Research in a German laboratory involving five Australian bearded dragons indicates the reptiles may dream and could prompt a fundamental reassessment of the evolution of sleep.
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Scientists unravel the mystery of earth's oldest crystals, thanks to violent asteroids bombarding a young earth

International Business Times AU - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
The flow of material inside and outside a crater called Aelia on the surface of the giant asteroid Vesta is seen in this composite handout image from NASA's Dawn mission provided by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory on December 16, 2013.
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Calls for second police commissioner in Queensland to reduce Indigenous incarceration rates

ABC Online - ‎10 hours ago‎
The Queensland Government is being petitioned to appoint a second police commissioner in Queensland, one of Indigenous heritage, to help tackle high incarceration rates.
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'Ginger' gene may help you look younger: study

News Nation - ‎1 hour ago‎
Scientists have for the first time found that a gene known for producing red hair and pale skin may explain why some people appear more youthful than others.

Lives could be saved with access to clot-buster device: expert

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎6 hours ago‎
Expanding access to a revolutionary stroke treatment device that has improved the quality of life of survivors would mean many more would be able to live independently again, a medical expert says.
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Donald Trump thinks he's a god. Even worse, his supporters agree

Salon - ‎21 hours ago‎
He's wrong about so much, but implores his fans to believe him. Scarily, they do. Call this religion Drumpfism. Phil Torres · Share; WhatsApp.


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