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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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Gunman one of two dead after 'random' rampage in Houston suburb

The Guardian - ‎36 minutes ago‎
A Houston police car with bullet holes in the windshield after Sunday morning shooting. Two gunmen also shot at a helicopter. Photograph: Houston police department.
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Teen allegedly set on fire by ex-boyfriend

NEWS.com.au - ‎13 hours ago‎
A TEEN is in an induced coma after being set on fire in Brisbane. The 17-year-old woman was taken to the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital with serious burns to her arms, legs and upper body, after allegedly being set alight at a home in Marsden on ...
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Leaders clash in second debate of campaign

Sky News Australia - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Sky News Political Editor David Speers says the prime minister narrowly won the debate, based mostly on the strength of his closing statement.
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'Spooked' horse tramples girl, 12, to death in Pitt Town

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎27 minutes ago‎
A 12-year-old girl has died after being trampled by a horse on a rural property in Sydney's north-west. The accident occurred at a stud on Pitt Town Road in Pitt Town, about 10 kilometres east of Richmond, at 5.30pm on Sunday.
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'Huge wake up call': Third of central, northern Great Barrier Reef corals dead

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
More than one-third of the coral reefs of the central and northern regions of the Great Barrier Reef have died in the huge bleaching event earlier this year, Queensland researchers said.
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Eleven people including children struck by lightning in Paris

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎22 hours ago‎
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 - ‎3 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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We will improve budget bottom line: Burke

Yahoo7 News - ‎10 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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This Story Of Goddamn Heroes Who Prevented A Date Rape Is Going Viral

Pedestrian TV - ‎15 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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Search continues for missing man in Brazil

Sky News Australia - ‎40 minutes ago‎
The uncle and girlfriend of missing Australian man Rye Hunt will fly to Brazil to help search for him. The 25-year-old left Galeao International Airport in a taxi on May 21, after arranging to meet his travelling companion again in 30 minutes, his ...

Call for working hours to be capped in Australia to improve gender balance

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
Working hours should be more effectively capped at 38 hours a week to make it easier for men to share the caring load in the family home and for women to participate in paid work.
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Fears crocodile has taken woman in Queensland

SBS - ‎10 minutes ago‎
There are fears a woman may have been taken by a crocodile in far north Queensland. (AAP). Previous Next Show Grid. crocodile. Previous Next Hide Grid.
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March Against Mike targets Baird

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎13 hours ago‎
A crowd of more than 3000 marched on NSW Parliament House on Sunday, venting opposition to a range of policies of the Baird government.
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ASX set to open higher, strong week of data

The Australian Financial Review - ‎27 minutes ago‎
The Australian sharemarket is expected to continue its upward trend heading into a big week of economic data and a positive outlook for global stocks.
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Dairy price cuts to hit Victorian economy, councils warn

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎May 27, 2016‎
The worrying numbers have flown fast over recent weeks, with a similar speed and impact to the spill that comes after a glass of milk is knocked off a kitchen table.
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Finance week ahead: GDP growth likely to slip

ABC Online - ‎19 hours ago‎
This week tosses up something of an oddity with the quarterly economic growth figures - or GDP - being released before the RBA board gathers to mull over another interest rate cut six days later.
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Stokes's Flagship joins venture for five-star Yarra-side hotel

The Australian - ‎7 hours ago‎
The Kerry Stokes-backed Flagship Property Holdings has joined with the Plenary Group to develop a new five-star hotel at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, which is also set to be expanded.
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Telstra outage apology now subject to $25 compensation complaints

iTWire - ‎5 hours ago‎
Telstra's COO, Kate McKenzie, publicly apologised (again) for yet another Telstra outage, but its customers think the $25 compensation offered is churlishly cheap.
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'The Last Of Us 2': Naughty Dog Now Developing The Survival Game Sequel?

The Inquisitr - ‎May 28, 2016‎
Now that the final installment of Naughty Dog's Uncharted series has been available for a little over two weeks, there has been increased speculation that the gaming studio has begun working on the sequel to 2013's smash hit, The Last of Us.

Election 2016: iSentia analysis shows NBN raids, asylum seekers and leadership dominated the media

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Cute cat videos might be in order, or at least a dynamic Twitter hashtag, because once again, the federal election campaign largely failed to engage social media users, according to a weekly iSentia media analysis.
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Your child IS on Snapchat. You need to know

Courier Mail - ‎May 28, 2016‎
Photo and video-sharing app Snapchat has been valued at $10 billion, but what makes the company worth so much to investors? March 26th 2015; a year ago; /video/video.
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Did Liam Hemsworth Cheat On Miley Cyrus?

The Inquisitr - ‎8 hours ago‎
Liam Hemsworth and Miley Cyrus have a history that dates back to 2009, when they dated while filming The Last Song. At the time, she referred to him as her first serious boyfriend.
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Miles Franklin award shortlist unveiled

NEWS.com.au - ‎5 hours ago‎
Australia's most prestigious literature prize shortlist features both well-established and new authors, including first-time nominees Lucy Treloar, AS Patric and Myfanwy Jones.
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'No, we don't want fries with that'

The Advertiser - ‎May 27, 2016‎
Glebe residents outside the McDonald's pop-up store on Glebe Point Rd on Friday morning. Picture: Craig Wilson. THE battle to stop McDonald's from opening in Sydney's Glebe may have been lost but residents are still fighting on regardless.
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Melbourne rugby player Michael Quinn accused of attempted child sex trafficking to remain in jail

9news.com.au - ‎May 28, 2016‎
Melbourne rugby union player and accused attempted sex trafficker Michael Quinn will remain in jail in the US, awaiting his June 6 court hearing after dropping his bail application.
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Is the State of Origin build up due to the Canberra connection?

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎8 hours ago‎
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Sports reporter at The Canberra Times

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎11 hours ago‎
Raiders 32 Bulldogs 20. Raiders' Jordan Rapana scores a try. Photo: Rohan Thomson. As it happened. If you could put a game in a time capsule to encapsulate the Canberra Raiders, this would be it.
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AFL 2016: Blues score upset win over Cats

The Age - ‎10 hours ago‎
Goals: Carlton: A Everitt 4 D Armfield 3 B Gibbs 2 D Gorringe 2 A Walker E Curnow J Lamb L Casboult M Murphy. Geelong: C Gregson 2 C Guthrie 2 S Motlop 2 B Smedts C Enright J Bartel R Stanley T Hawkins Z Smith.
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Partial to escargot? This 15 million-year-old Aussie marsupial snacked on snails

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎May 28, 2016‎
Queensland's 24 million-year-old Riversleigh World Heritage fossil deposits have proffered some stupefying discoveries of extinct animals over the years.
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'Censored' UN climate report lauded government's reef efforts

The Australian - ‎May 27, 2016‎
A UN report on the impact of climate change and World Heritage sites that Australia has been accused of censoring was complimentary of the Turnbull government's actions to protect the Great Barrier Reef.
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Researchers Suggest That Sharks Have Personalities Just Like Humans

Headlines & Global News - ‎1 hour ago‎
A new study suggests that, just like humans, sharks have their own unique individual personalities, which could have implications for ecology and wildlife management.
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From Hobart to NASA: 16312km, to be exact

The Mercury - ‎May 26, 2016‎
David Horsley, Maths PhD student from the University of Tasmania, leaves this week to take up a position with the NASA radio telescope team at Goddard Space Flight Centre.
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GPs target Medicare rebate freeze in new ads

Sky News Australia - ‎24 minutes ago‎
A television campaign funded by GPs has taken aim at the federal government's extended freeze on Medicare rebates. The ads, which went to air on Sunday night, feature a husband imploring his wife to see the doctor about frequent headaches.
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Another nurse assaulted by a patient at RBWH

Brisbane Times - ‎16 hours ago‎
Another nurse has been assaulted by a patient at the Royal Brisbane and Women's hospital less than a week after another serious incident there.
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Melbourne team developing robotic arm which could restore sensation of touch to amputees

9news.com.au - ‎May 28, 2016‎
Researchers from the University of Melbourne believe they have discovered a way to help amputees and stroke victims, developing a robotic arm which will allow users to experience the sensation of touch.
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Scientists create biochips to detect bowel cancer early

Times of India - ‎May 27, 2016‎
MOSCOW: Scientists have created a hydrogel-based biochip with 3D cells to better help diagnose colorectal cancer - the third most common type of cancer.

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