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Backlash over gorilla shooting

NEWS.com.au - ‎1 hour ago‎
A ZOO is under fire for shooting a rare gorilla dead after a four-year-old boy fell into his enclosure. The 200kg silverback was filmed dragging the youngster “like a ragdoll” for about 10 minutes - away from a wall and through a moat filled with ...
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Eleven people including children struck by lightning in Paris

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎May 28, 2016‎
Paris: Eight children and three adults have been struck by lightning in a Paris park after a sudden spring storm sent a bolt crashing down upon a children's birthday party, a spokesman for Paris' fire service says.
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Muslims 'allowed to lightly beat wives'

NEWS.com.au - ‎5 hours ago‎
MUSLIM men should be allowed to “lightly beat” their wives if they refuse to have sex, fail to wear a hijab or don't bathe, according to an Islamic constitutional body.
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They call her 'Prison Bae'

NEWS.com.au - ‎20 hours ago‎
A STUNNING woman arrested in the States has sent the internet into meltdown after her flawless mugshot went viral. Sarah Seawright was collared in Pulaski County, Arkansas, after failing to appear in court following a careless driving charge.
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We will improve budget bottom line: Burke

Yahoo7 News - ‎12 hours ago‎
Labor's finance spokesman Tony Burke has flagged more election promises over the remaining five weeks of the campaign that will improve the budget bottom line.
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Moreland City Council under fire for backing Saturday's violent Coburg protest

3AW - ‎1 hour ago‎
Moreland City Council has been slammed by police and could face legal action over Saturday's violent protest at Coburg. Several people were arrested as brawls broke out between anti-Islam and anti-racism groups on Sydney Road.
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Former speaker Bronwyn Bishop joins Sky News as a political contributor

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎22 hours ago‎
Dumped by the Liberal Party from her safe Sydney seat ahead of the election, former speaker Bronwyn Bishop has found a new career.
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Cops to face grilling at Lindt inquest

SBS - ‎1 hour ago‎
NSW police are set to face more questions about opportunities overlooked and information missed when the Lindt cafe siege inquest resumes on Monday.
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This Story Of Goddamn Heroes Who Prevented A Date Rape Is Going Viral

Pedestrian TV - ‎17 hours ago‎
SRSLY. Not all heroes wear capes. Some of them wear very normal clothes and then witness a potential date rape unfolding and then BEHAVE LIKE GODDAMN HEROES and intervene, preventing a rape from happening and delivering the scumbag to the ...
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Hiroshima survivors and US vets react to non-apology

CCTV - ‎May 27, 2016‎
How do US war veterans view the non-apology? Our reporter Sean Callebs has gathered some reactions on that from both Hiroshima survivors and US war veterans.
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Austria Is Just the Beginning of a More Polarized World

Huffington Post - ‎May 26, 2016‎
BERLIN - Throughout the Western world, sympathies for right-wing strongmen are gaining strength. In the U.S., Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are tied in the polls.
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The EU has proposed making all publicly funded science papers free by 2020

Quartz - ‎7 hours ago‎
Open-access advocates have long called for scientific research—often trapped behind expensive science-journal paywalls—to be more freely available to the public.
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Mt Everest 'summit fever': Why climbers make poor decisions near peak

Courier Mail - ‎21 hours ago‎
YOUR headlamp casts a lonely glow in the darkness of Everest, the world's tallest peak. Your crampons bite into the ice. Inside your full down suit your tired body somehow keeps moving.
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Indonesia will now chemically castrate child sex offenders

WATE 6 On Your Side - ‎12 hours ago‎
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) - Indonesian President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo issued a regulation Wednesday that provides tougher penalties for child rapists, including chemical castration and the death penalty.
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Sunday politics digest: Backbenchers call for Cameron to go

The Times (subscription) - ‎11 hours ago‎
The rift in the Conservative Party caused by the Europe referendum was laid bare this morning when Nadine Dorries, a backbench MP, said the prime minister would be “toast” unless he won an overwhelming victory.
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Tony Blair Backs Labour, Even With Jeremy Corbyn As Leader, He Tells Andrew Marr

Huffington Post UK - ‎8 hours ago‎
Tony Blair has said he would tell people to vote for Labour even with Jeremy Corbyn at the party helm, despite being a vocal opponent of the leader's views.
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Behind Confucius Classrooms: the Chinese government agency teaching NSW school students

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎May 28, 2016‎
NSW public schools are being paid at least $10,000 a year by a Chinese government body to offer its Chinese language and culture courses, and some schools make it compulsory to attend.
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Between 700-900 migrants may have died at sea this week

AOL News - ‎5 hours ago‎
ROME, May 29 (Reuters) - At least 700 migrants may have died at sea this past week in the busiest week of migrant crossings from Libya towards Italy this year, Medecins San Frontieres and the UN Refugee agency said on Sunday.
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