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PM Malcolm Turnbull's plan to triumph: it's all about investment

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Malcolm Turnbull made his first serious investment in his early 20s. He bought an investment flat in Sydney. His parents didn't help him to pay for it, though his dad worked with his son on repairs and renovations.
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Victorian Liberal Party faces allegations of branch stacking in Menzies

The Age - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Victorian wing of the Liberal Party is facing branch stacking allegations just days before Malcolm Turnbull officially calls the federal election.
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Woman charged over $3.4 mn Australian 'handbag spree'

Yahoo7 News - ‎7 hours ago‎
Sydney (AFP) - Australian police have charged a 21-year-old woman with fraud after she allegedly spent US$3.4 million that her bank mistakenly gave her, with much of the money reportedly lavished on handbags.
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No responsible adult for murder accused

Perth Now - ‎5 hours ago‎
Patrick “Paddy” Slater was fatally attacked during a brawl near the Elizabeth Quay train station in the early hours of January 27.
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Meet Alden Ehrenreich, a Hollywood Throwback (and the Next Han Solo?)

New York Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
Alden Ehrenrich in Los Angeles. “My feeling is that he is going to be a major player in movies,” Warren Beatty said. Credit Jake Michaels for The New York Times.
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Global oil glut may evaporate as Canadian fires hit output

The Australian - ‎58 minutes ago‎
Raging forest fires in the heart of Canada's oil-sands region curbed production and helped drive up global prices on Thursday as some worried enough oil was threatened to nearly wipe out the world's oversupply.

Shots fired toward IDF forces in the South near Gaza, no injuries

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎9 hours ago‎
Additional gunshots were fired toward IDF forces on Friday morning after a series of incidences in which the IDF and Hamas' forces in the Gaza strip exchanged fire.
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Scientist says the San Andreas fault is "locked, loaded, and ready to roll"

ScienceAlert - ‎May 4, 2016‎
California's San Andreas fault has been quiet for far too long and is overdue for a major earthquake, a leading geoscientist has announced.

Australian cancer con woman faces lawsuit for deception

KPVI News 6 - ‎3 hours ago‎
MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) - Officials say Australian author and blogger Belle Gibson faces a possible government lawsuit after admitting that she lied about beating a normally deadly brain tumor through healthy eating and natural therapies.
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What to bring to a warzone? Photos reveal Islamic State terrorist's wishlist

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎6 hours ago‎
The items may have seemed innocuous at first: men's underwear, camouflage gear, solar watches, hiking boots. But the luggage seized at Brisbane Airport in May 2014 was a terrorist's wishlist bound for two of Australia's most notorious Islamic State ...
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Anti same-sex marriage booklet to stay

Sky News Australia - ‎8 hours ago‎
Free speech advocates are hailing as a victory a collapsed anti-discrimination case against the Catholic church for its booklet opposing same-sex marriage.
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Govt signs deal to build ships in Spain

SBS - ‎9 hours ago‎
The government has signed a contract to build new navy supply ships in Spain in a deal worth $130m. (AAP). Previous Next Show Grid.
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OZ flags Whyalla jobs, plans mine expansion

The Australian - ‎58 minutes ago‎
OZ Minerals is planning expanded underground mine at the Carrapateena copper and gold project in South Australia, boosting annual production and flagging a $150 million processing plant slated for Whyalla that will create about 100 local jobs.
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Rio Tinto approves Oyu Tolgoi underground expansion

The Australian - ‎58 minutes ago‎
Rio Tinto has approved the long-awaited underground expansion of the Oyu Tolgoi copper and gold mine in Mongolia at an increased budget of $US5.3 billion ($7.2bn) and a lower internal rate of return than previously flagged.
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“What happened to the ideas boom?”: Experts on how the budget stacks up on innovation

StartupSmart - ‎13 hours ago‎
Ahead of this week's federal budget both Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Treasurer Scott Morrison have spoken of the need for an economic plan to help transition Australia's economy post the mining boom.
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Netflix update helps fight mobile data bill shock

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎14 hours ago‎
COMMENT. Netflix is making it easier to keep up with your favourite shows while you're on the move. Watching House of Cards on the train is a quick way to burn through your 4G monthly data allowance, so Netflix has introduced a way to apply the brakes.
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CEO Bill Morrow says NBN on target for 1m services

The Australian - ‎58 minutes ago‎
NBN Co's senior management has reiterated that the company will not need additional funds from the government as it prepares to turn on a million active services on the network.
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Aussie Toyota sports car could go global - ‎3 hours ago‎
A RADICAL Toyota sports car that was born in Australia could be heading to the world. The 86 Shooting Brake was conceived in Melbourne, built in Japan, and has already triggered massive interest in Europe.
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Mercedes C-Class Coupe joins the S-Class and Audi A5

The Australian - ‎58 minutes ago‎
If Mercedes regains its crown as the leading global luxury brand - after three months, it's on track to outsell BMW for the first time in a decade - then it will have China to thank.
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Logies 2016 form guide: The best bets on who will get a gong

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
It comes down to this: If the works of Sarah Snook and Joel Jackson are recognised tonight, the Logies will finally have achieved some credibility.
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The ABC's Fact Check website.Source:Supplied - ‎14 hours ago‎
THE ABC will be reviewing the future of programs such as Fact Check in coming days after funding announcements in the federal budget.
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Perth Zoo orangutan Nyaru to be released into wild in Indonesia

ABC Online - ‎6 hours ago‎
A Sumatran orangutan born at Perth Zoo that is set to journey to Indonesia will be monitored at a sanctuary for three months before being released into the wild.
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Musical review: Little Shop of Horrors, Comedy Theatre

Herald Sun - ‎7 hours ago‎
THE gigantic, flesh-eating plant in Little Shop of Horrors looks like the mutant progeny of a frill-necked lizard and an enormous pink and green artichoke.
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Jed Holloway, Tatafu Polota-Nau injuries create late headaches for NSW Waratahs

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎8 hours ago‎
When Daryl Gibson addressed the media before a Waratahs captain's run on Friday morning, he was in a jovial mood, and with good reason after recent victories against the Force and Stormers on the road.
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Justin Leppitsch finally gets his strongest Lions out to face Power

The Australian - ‎59 minutes ago‎
After more than a decade trapped at the foot of the AFL ladder, there appears some light up ahead for the Brisbane Lions, with coach Justin Leppitsch set to roll out his full array of midfield weapons for the first time since the group was brought ...
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Great Barrier Reef tourism operators beg for action on bleaching

Brisbane Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Dozens of Queensland small businesses, many which wouldn't exist without the Great Barrier Reef, have issued a dire warning to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull.
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Transit of Mercury: 'a chance to feel part of the solar system in motion'

The Guardian - ‎12 minutes ago‎
Though little more than a slow-moving dot, the celestial event has enormous historical importance. Photograph: AP. Ian Sample Science editor.
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Is there a right way to talk about climate change?

Christian Science Monitor - ‎21 hours ago‎
In three different tests, the authors of a study found that 'emphasizing collective responsibility for the causes of climate change' - rather than focusing on personal guilt - increased monetary donations to environmental causes.
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Swift parrot: Tasmania's logging agenda under pressure as bird ruled 'critically endangered'

ABC Online - ‎8 hours ago‎
Pressure is mounting on the Tasmanian Government to stop logging native forests inhabited by swift parrots after the Federal Government reclassified the species as "critically endangered".
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Mobile phone use not causing brain cancer, University of Sydney study claims

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎42 minutes ago‎
Mobile phone use has not caused a rise in brain cancer in Australia, says a new study led by the University of Sydney. Despite the near complete uptake of mobile phones among Australians over the past 29 years, the communications devices, which emit ...
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Vic crackdown on rogue chiropractors

Sky News Australia - ‎5 hours ago‎
Victoria's health minister was 'physically shaken' while watching a video of a Melbourne chiropractor cracking the spine of a four-day-old premature baby - supposedly to treat colic.
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Starving cancer cells may be key to stopping growth, scientists say

ABC Online - ‎13 hours ago‎
Starving cancer cells of nutrients can reduce their growth by up to 96 per cent, researchers at the Australian National University (ANU) have discovered.
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Classic way to mark the day

Perth Now - ‎1 hour ago‎
Mother and daughter April, left, and Amanda Way will be taking part in Sunday's Mother's Day Classic. Picture: LUKE BOWDEN.
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