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Sydney terror suspect 'scribbled down plot to attack'

The Australian - ‎20 minutes ago‎
A 24-year-old Sydney man arrested over an alleged terror plot scribbled notes to his fellow conspirators while planning to attack police targets and evade listening devices, police will say.
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Former NSW Labor general secretary Jamie Clements charged by Electoral Commission

ABC Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
Former NSW Labor Party general secretary Jamie Clements has been charged by the New South Wales Electoral Commission for allegedly improperly accessing the electorate roll, the ABC's 7.30 program has revealed.
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Experts to examine more possible MH370 debris

Sky News Australia - ‎6 hours ago‎
Three new pieces of possible plane debris have been found and are of interest in the investigation into the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
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BHP Billiton's Olympic Dam copper, gold, uranium mine is entering a growth phase

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎15 minutes 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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Telstra wins contract for new National Cancer Screening Register

ABC Online - ‎4 hours ago‎
Telstra has been awarded a lucrative Federal Government contract to build and operate a National Cancer Screening Register, but health and privacy experts are concerned about the security of the data.
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European migrant crisis: Refugee boat overturns in Mediterranean Sea - ‎13 hours ago‎
THESE are the dramatic pictures which should shock the world. They show the moment a heavily overcrowded boat overturned off Libya, leaving at least seven people dead.
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G7 Summit: Obama's historic visit to Hiroshima 'will honour those who were lost in WWII'

Firstpost - ‎10 hours ago‎
Shima: Barack Obama's historic visit to Hiroshima this week "will honour all those who were lost in World War II" the US president said on Wednesday, hours after arriving in Japan for a Group of Seven summit.
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Child sex offenders in Indonesia to face execution or chemical castration

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎6 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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Taiwanese President lashed by Chinese official for lack of Tsais

The Australian - ‎14 minutes ago‎
Taiwan's new President Tsai Ing-wen, a single woman, has been attacked by a Chinese official responsible for people-to -people links across the Formosa Strait as tending to the “extreme” because, he said, she lacks love.
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Federal election 2016: Bill Shorten's big fail on 'fairness'

The Australian - ‎25 minutes ago‎
Bill Shorten has been forced into a disorderly retreat on $8 billion in budget savings as he admits to voters that Labor will accept unpopular cuts to families and pensioners amid a new alert from ratings agency Moody's over the danger of deeper deficits.
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Tas budget delivers $77m surplus

Sky News Australia - ‎50 minutes 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.
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WA Premier says he would quit before fighting leadership challenge

The Australian Financial Review - ‎8 hours ago‎
Unpopular West Australian Premier Colin Barnett has ruled out a nasty leadership battle if the Liberal Party decides it has a better chance of winning a third term without the 65-year-old at the helm.
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Aurukun needs plan that will stand test of time: Cook MP Bill Gordon

Brisbane Times - ‎3 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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Greens' big four bank tax would raise $15 billion

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎7 hours ago‎
Imposing a tax on the big four banks in exchange for the implicit support lenders receive from taxpayers would raise almost $15 billion for the public coffers over the next few years, according to new costings of a Greens policy.
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Consumers win on airline credit card surcharges

The Australian - ‎19 minutes ago‎
Consumers have won a decade-long battle against airlines fleecing customers with sky-high surcharges, with carriers facing massive penalties if they continue with excessive card fees.
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ACCC to review planned merger between WA's major mastheads

ABC Online - ‎5 hours ago‎
The long-rumoured merger of The West Australian and Sunday Times newspapers appears to be proceeding, with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) confirming today it plans to review the proposal.
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Oliver Curtis trial: Crown defends John Hartman against character attacks

The Australian - ‎20 minutes ago‎
Crown prosecutors in Oliver Curtis' insider trading trial have sought to defend their star witness John Hartman against claims he was untrustworthy and cut an easy deal with ASIC to get a reduced prison sentence.
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Bendable smartphones coming this year, Chinese start-up says

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎12 hours ago‎
A little-known start-up in China is gunning to be the first to sell bendable smartphones this year, seeking to upstage Samsung, which has started to dabble in flexible-screen technology.
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LinkedIn sends email attempting to reassure users over 'security issue' - ‎7 hours ago‎
LINKEDIN has attempted to reassure its users after a “security issue” that involved a hacker stealing more than one hundred million identities.
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Should Facebook decide what types of bodies we see on our feeds?

ABC Online - ‎5 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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HSV Clubsport R8 Track Edition revealed

Motor Magazine - ‎17 hours ago‎
HSV's will pinch exclusive bits from its range-topping GTS and paste them on its Clubsport R8 to celebrate its final fling with LS3 power.
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Hunt for the Wilderpeople's Sam Neill on why self-deprecation is key to Kiwi comedy

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎43 minutes 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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Sydney Theatre Company artistic director Jonathan Church quits after nine months

Herald Sun - ‎2 hours ago‎
HE'S only had the job for nine months but already Sydney Theatre Company artistic director Jonathan Church is stepping down and heading back to the UK, the STC announced yesterday.
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Tasmanian budget 2016: road boost for tourism in the fast lane

The Australian - ‎20 minutes ago‎
It may be a nice problem to have, but Tasmania is suffering serious growing pains, with infrastructure failing to keep pace with an unprecedented tourism boom and a flourishing food sector.
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State of Origin I: Queensland veteran Corey Parker refusing to reignite David Klemmer furore

Courier Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
NRL: Former NSW player Geoff Toovey believes Josh Dugan and Ferguson may struggle in Origin against Greg Inglis and Corey Oates. May 26th 2016; 4 hours ago; /video/video.
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Jarryd Hayne's mate tries to take rap for Corey Norman's Star casino drug bust

The Age - ‎2 hours ago‎
Police expected to question Parramatta Eels player Corey Norman after capsules were allegedly confiscated from him at Sydney's Star casino on Friday.
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Joe Powell the surprise name in Wallabies squad to face England

The Australian - ‎25 minutes ago‎
Joe Powell thought it was a joke. Powell, the Brumbies' back-up halfback, received an email from the ARU informing him he had been selected in the Wallabies' 39-man squad to prepare for the upcoming Test series against England.
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Yaz on indefinite leave due to mental health - ‎10 hours ago‎
RICHMOND recruit Chris Yarran will take indefinite leave from the club as he seeks treatment for a mental health condition. The half-back, who had been in Western Australia last week for personal reasons, has no timeframe for a return to the club ...
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Did intense solar flares prime our planet for life?

Christian Science Monitor - ‎2 hours ago‎
A new model suggests that the bombardment of charged particles, thanks to the active young sun, could have yielded conditions favorable to life on early Earth.
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NSW govt 'destruction of flying fox habitat'

Echonetdaily - ‎15 hours ago‎
Humane Society International (HSI) yesterday called upon the Commonwealth and NSW state governments to act in accordance with federal and state conservation regulations to protect threatened flying fox species, and to end their 'politically motivated ...
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Scientists Develop Time Reverse Imaging Method to Take Real-Time Data from Ocean Sensors

AZoSensors - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Seismologists have created a new algorithm that could one day help give coastal cities early warning of incoming tsunamis. Right now, tsunami warning systems rely on region-specific scenarios based on previous patterns in that area.
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The Large Hadron Collider Is Coming To Sydney (Sort Of)

Gizmodo Australia - ‎13 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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Syphilis in north Queensland: Govt wants to stop babies dying by December 2017

Brisbane Times - ‎May 25, 2016‎
Three Aboriginal children have died from congenital syphilis and there have been 167 new cases in north Queensland since 2015, prompting a $15.7 million plan to fight sexually transmitted diseases in the north of the state.
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Palliative Care Week: talk to your family

The Australian - ‎25 minutes 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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Scientists use 'natural killer' cells in the body to battle cancer

Daily Mail - ‎May 23, 2016‎
A new front in the war against cancer has been opened by scientists tapping the potential of 'natural killer' cells. Researchers in Australia identified a mechanism that causes natural killer (NK) immune cells to show mercy to cancer.
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Poverty affects your DNA and increases the risk of depression, study finds

ScienceAlert - ‎May 24, 2016‎
It's clear that coming from more humble beginnings can make ordinary life tougher in a lot of ways, and now a new study suggests that the experience of poverty and adversity can also alter biological mechanisms related to brain function, giving rise to ...


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