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Aurukun needs plan that will stand test of time: Cook MP Bill Gordon

Brisbane Times - ‎9 hours ago‎
As the Premier flies to Aurukun for an emergency meeting on how the troubled community can move forward, Cook MP Billy Gordon says whatever plan is put in place needs to be led by the community - and stay in place, instead of altered by successive ...
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Over 100 feared dead in new migrant boat tragedies in Mediterranean

Yahoo7 News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Rome (AFP) - Over 100 migrants were feared dead Thursday after two crowded boats capsized off Libya in separate incidents, with one of the tragedies captured on video that shows dramatic rescues and desperate final moments.
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Casino crash: Babysitter charged over death of policeman's daughter - ‎9 hours ago‎
THE babysitter behind the wheel when the car she was driving crashed, killing the daughter of a police officer in the state's north, has been charged over the girl's death.
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California Clinton fans torch Sanders as egotistical, destructive - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., speaks at a rally Friday, March 25, 2016, in Seattle. ((AP Photo/Elaine Thompson).
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Telstra to build and run national cancer screening register

The Guardian - ‎17 hours ago‎
Telstra will work alongside health providers and Australian, state and territory governments and registers. Photograph: Joel Carrett/AAP.
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Solar 'superflares' fostered life on Earth: study

Cosmos - ‎May 23, 2016‎
A daily dose of particles sprayed from the young Sun could have produced molecules necessary for life on early Earth - and kept the planet warm enough for it to gain a foothold.
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Child sex offenders in Indonesia to face execution or chemical castration

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎12 hours ago‎
Jakarta: Child sex offenders could be executed or chemically castrated in Indonesia under a crackdown following the brutal gang rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl.
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The mountain of problems facing Everest

CBS News - ‎10 minutes ago‎
After six deaths this climbing season, members of the Mount Everest community are calling for change on the world's tallest peak.
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Hundreds in candlelight vigil for EgyptAir crash victims

The West Australian - ‎1 hour ago‎
Cairo (AFP) - Hundreds of people gathered Thursday in Cairo for a candlelight vigil for the 66 people killed last week when an EgyptAir plane crashed into the Mediterranean in mysterious circumstances.
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Election 2016: Scott Morrison 'flushes out' Labor on Schoolkids Bonus, backs away from black hole

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎15 hours ago‎
A triumphant Scott Morrison has seized on Labor backing down on its promises to restore the Schoolkids Bonus, reverse changes to the pensions assets test and not restore aged care funding - but the Treasurer has walked away from his own claim the ...
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Tas budget delivers $77m surplus

Sky News Australia - ‎6 hours ago‎
Tasmania's overstretched health system has soaked up the greatest portion of the state's conservative-spending $5.5 billion budget for 2016/17.

Jalal brothers pranksters back in court

Sky News Australia - ‎51 minutes ago‎
A pair of YouTube pranksters will learn if they will get a criminal record for filming and uploading stunts that depicted violence and drive-by shootings in Melbourne.
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Jacqui Lambie chats to Annabel Crabb over a meal of Tasmanian salmon and salad. Photo: ABC Kitchen Cabinet

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
Tasmanian senator Jacqui Lambie has hit out at conservative Liberal senator Cory Bernardi, describing the South Australian as displaying a "born with a silver spoon up my rear end," attitude and referring to him as an "arsehole".
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BHP Billiton's Olympic Dam copper, gold, uranium mine is entering a growth phase

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎6 hours ago‎
Jacqui McGill is caught between a rock and a hard place, but that's where every good metallurgist likes to be. BHP's asset president for Olympic Dam works in a state that is hungry for the famous copper, gold, silver and uranium mine to be expanded ...
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Credit card perks, surcharges to fall under new RBA rules

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎13 hours ago‎
Shoppers can expect less generous reward schemes but fewer sky-high surcharges for paying by credit card under changes starting from September.
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Capex collapse as mining investment boom unwinds

The Australian - ‎6 hours ago‎
Business investment slumped in the March quarter as the mining investment boom continued to wind down, although weakness for the coming financial year may not be as severe as first thought.
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Can an unknown Chinese startup build the world's first bendable screen bracelet phone?

The Verge - ‎2 hours ago‎
Okay so first of all, disregard that render above. Moxi Group, a little-known company in Chongqing China, passed these images of a magical, flexible bracelet smartphone around to the financial news press a couple days ago.
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Should Facebook decide what types of bodies we see on our feeds?

ABC Online - ‎11 hours ago‎
Facebook have apologised for rejecting an ad by a Melbourne group featuring plus-size model Tess Holliday, after saying the image "depicts a body or body parts in an undesirable manner.
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Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 arrives tomorrow

iTWire - ‎15 hours ago‎
At the time of that announcement, Nvidia chief executive Jen-Hsun Huang said the GeForce GTX 1080 would deliver twice the performance of the company's Titan X card.
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'Orange is the New Black' is now available on VHS tape in virtual reality

Mashable - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Netflix_video_store Netflix imagines what its streaming dashboard would look like as an old-school video rental store. Image: Netflix.
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Sydney Theatre Company artistic director Jonathan Church resigns before he begins

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎12 hours ago‎
In an announcement that has sent shockwaves through the theatre community, the new artistic director of Sydney Theatre Company, Jonathan Church, has resigned just months after being appointed to the high-profile role.
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Venice Architecture Biennale, Day 1: Govan and Zumthor make their LACMA pitch

Los Angeles Times - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Having won a measure of financial and political support at home for their plan to remake the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Michael Govan and Peter Zumthor have taken their show on the road - to Italy.
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Nine Things You Absolutely Can't Miss This Vivid Festival

theMusic - ‎17 hours ago‎
Vivid Festival is a staple of Sydney's cultural calendar, flooding the streets and venues from 27 May - 18 June with incredible, immersive light shows and installations, world-renowned musical performances and celebrations of innovation and creativity.
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Hunt for the Wilderpeople's Sam Neill on why self-deprecation is key to Kiwi comedy

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎6 hours ago‎
"We laugh at the same stuff. You know, farts and things," says the distinguished veteran actor Sam Neill, who is apparently also no stranger to a puerile gag with his 13-year-old friend and co-star Julian Dennison.
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Jarryd Hayne's mate tries to take rap for Corey Norman's Star casino drug bust

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎8 hours ago‎
One of Jarryd Hayne's best mates has emerged as the man who attempted to take the rap for Parramatta star Corey Norman when he was allegedly busted for drugs outside The Star casino last Friday.
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State of Origin sides ignite the drone wars

The Australian - ‎6 hours ago‎
This year's State of Origin series has become a drone war as the battle between the Maroons and the Blues takes to the skies. Drones buzzed above training sessions for Queensland at Sanctuary Cove on the Gold Coast and NSW at Coffs Harbour yesterday.
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Sharks have personalities - just like us

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎6 hours ago‎
Not all sharks share the sinister aggression of the great white that terrorised beachgoers in the 1970s classic Jaws. According to Australian research, there are shy sharks, risk-taking sharks and even highly strung sharks that don't handle stress ...
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Australia scrubbed from UN climate change report after government intervention

The Guardian - ‎12 minutes ago‎
The Great Barrier Reef is in the midst of its worst crisis in recorded history. Unusually warm water has caused 93% of the reefs along the 2,300km site to experience bleaching.
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Accurate tsunami warning made possible by new algorithm; Australian scientists develop the Time Reverse Imaging ...

International Business Times AU - ‎11 hours ago‎
People leave a hilltop cemetery after spending the night there in fear of a tsunami in Jama, after an earthquake struck off Ecuador's Pacific coast, April 19, 2016.
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The Large Hadron Collider Is Coming To Sydney (Sort Of)

Gizmodo Australia - ‎18 hours ago‎
As a part of the 2016 Sydney Science Festival the The Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS) is “transporting” the world's greatest science experiment, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), to the Powerhouse Museum in an Australian first exhibition.
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Palliative Care Week: talk to your family

The Australian - ‎6 hours ago‎
It's a fact of life we're all going to die. Statistically speaking, an ageing population brings more death - more than 150,000 a year in Australia - just as greater prevalence of chronic illness brings more disability in our later years.
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Woman with breast cancer fined $360 for wearing an altered seatbelt

Perth Now - ‎May 25, 2016‎
IT WAS a regular Friday afternoon when Lin Riley was pulled over for a Random Breath Test on Oxford Street, near Sydney's Centennial Park.
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Controlled crying method not emotionally harmful to babies, Flinders University study finds

ABC Online - ‎May 24, 2016‎
Babies left to cry themselves to sleep may not suffer any chronic levels of stress, according to researchers at Adelaide's Flinders University.
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STUDY: Women nicer on Facebook

Rockhampton Morning Bulletin - ‎1 hour ago‎
WOMEN tend to use more polite and compassionate language on Facebook than men - many of whom are inclined to use more hostile words on the social media platform.
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