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Support for Turnbull slips: poll

Sky News Australia - ‎2 hours ago‎
Support for Malcolm Turnbull's government has slipped while Labor's popularity is on the rise, according to a new poll. A total of 52 per cent of voters surveyed in a nationwide Ipsos poll conducted for Fairfax chose the coalition over Labor - down ...
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Property tax shift is still afloat for campaign

The Australian (subscription) - ‎1 hour ago‎
Lost some gloss: Malcolm Turnbull on his surf ski on Sydney Harbour yesterday morning, before flying to Cairns. Picture Cameron Richardson.
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New Zealand cliffs collapse in Christchurch earthquake

BBC News - ‎5 hours ago‎
Cliffs have collapsed in New Zealand during an earthquake in the city of Christchurch on the South Island. No serious damage or fatalities were reported in the Valentine's Day quake that struck at 13:13 local time (00.13 GMT).
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British band killed in road accident - ‎1 hour ago‎
British band killed in road accident. Five British men, reportedly including members of indie band Viola Beach, have been killed, their car crashing through a barrier and plunging into a canal near Stockholm.
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Exclusive interview with premier forecasts year ahead

Toowoomba Chronicle - ‎13 hours ago‎
Geoff Egan Journalist Geoff has been working for the QT since August 2011 covering Ipswich's rural areas. He started working for APN in January 2010 with the Chinchilla News in western Queensland after growing up on a grain farm.
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Asha's stay a 'clinical' call

The Australian (subscription) - ‎1 hour ago‎
Protesters outside the Brisbane hospital at the weekend in support of baby Asha. Picture: Mark Calleja. Doctors allowing a young burns victim to remain in hospital, rather than return with her mother to immigration detention on Nauru, are making a ...
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Turkey shells Kurdish positions in northern Syria for second day, Damascus urges UN intervention

ABC Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Turkish army has shelled positions held by Kurdish-backed militia in northern Syria for a second day, state media confirms. Key points: Turkey shells Kurds in Syria for second day; Syria condemns the attack, urges UN to step in; Turkey views the ...
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Afghanistan Had Record Number of Civilian Casualties Last Year, UN Says

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
KABUL, Afghanistan - Taliban suicide attacks and a fierce battle for the northern city of Kunduz made 2015 the worst year for Afghan civilian casualties since the United Nations began tracking the data, officials said on Sunday, in a sobering reminder ...
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Dmitry Medvedev warns of new Cold War

The Australian Financial Review - ‎9 hours ago‎
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev told an audience in Munich he wondered whether it was 2016 or 1962. Getty Images. by Sam Jones.
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Australian IS fighter reportedly still alive

Sky News Australia - ‎13 hours ago‎
Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says if Islamic State fighter Khaled Sharrouf is still alive it shows his lack of concern for the lives of his five children.
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Elevation of Fiona Nash confuses Nationals

The Australian Financial Review - ‎2 hours ago‎
The recently appointed deputy leader of the Nationals, Senator Fiona Nash, is now promoted to a cabinet role. Andrew Meares. by Joe Aston.
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Malcolm Turnbull's Valentine's Day message stirs gay marriage row

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎11 hours ago‎
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has reignited criticism of his government's same-sex marriage policy after posting on social media to celebrate Valentine's Day.
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Police are seeking two men over the firebombing of a bikie clubhouse - ‎10 hours ago‎
POLICE have released vision of the moment a firebomb exploded at a bikie clubhouse. On January 26, just after 2am, two men placed the explosive in a brick alcove, just outside the door of the Bandidos clubhouse on Bayldon Street in Geelong.
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Police probe Bullsbrook clan lab discovery

The West Australian - ‎1 hour ago‎
UPDATE: Police are investigating the discovery of a clan lab in a Bullsbrook home last night. The owners of the rental property called police to the Bonita Road home about 10.30pm on Saturday when they discovery laboratory equipment.
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Banks still loaning to land grabbers:Oxfam

Yahoo7 News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Australia's big four banks are failing to do enough to lift their game on unethical lending to companies involved in land grabs overseas.
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Morrison hints millions of Australians could get tax cuts paid for by simpler tax returns

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎Feb 13, 2016‎
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Telstra customers use free data day to double downloads

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎7 hours ago‎
Telstra has declared its national day of free mobile downloads a success, with twice the usual traffic and no significant problems.
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Love At First Co-op: PlayStation Deals This Valentine's Day

The Inquisitr - ‎21 hours ago‎
Valentine's Day is all about spending time with your loved ones—whether it is eating together with your family, hanging out with your best pals, cuddling with your partner, or playing couch co-op or multiplayer with your best playing buddy.
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Nicole Kidman, Hillsong and a dispute over cash: the drama behind the scenes that nearly killed Tropfest

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
EXCLUSIVE. Tropfest ... troubled times for the short film festival. Tropfest returns against the odds · Tropfest cancelled after 'huge hole' in funding · Movie session times · Full movies coverage · LA duo win Tropfest with Shiny.
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Kanye West finally releases new album 'The Life of Pablo'

Yahoo7 News - ‎1 hour ago‎
New York (AFP) - After a prolonged rollout that included last-minute changes and a massive fashion show, Kanye West's new album is finally out for the public.
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Heston Blumenthal to open free pop-up restaurants in Melbourne

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎7 hours ago‎
Foodies will rejoice at news celebrity chef Heston Blumenthal will return to Melbourne in March with four pop-up restaurants. The "Hidden Heston" restaurants will pop up for one night only in separate secret locations across the city, with each ...
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Sydney is now a joke. - ‎Feb 13, 2016‎
BACKPACKERS who have travelled half a world to sample Sydney's “thriving night-life” say they're staying in their rooms and “drinking goon” instead.
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Siddle set to resume on fourth day - ‎3 hours ago‎
Peter Siddle's back spasms were a rare piece of bad news for Australia as they continued to march towards victory in the first trans-Tasman Test.
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Wanderers' week from hell continues with worst defeat ever

The Australian (subscription) - ‎1 hour ago‎
Ray Gatt has been a sports reporter since 1972, covering horse racing, rugby league, cricket and soccer. Ray has been the chief soccer writer at The Australian newspaper since 1989.
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Watson out injured as questions arise of CA's resting policy

The Australian (subscription) - ‎1 hour ago‎
On the face of it, Cricket Australia's “informed player management” policy - or whatever rotation and resting is called these days - appears as broken as its fast bowlers' backs.
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Rare two-headed snake surprises breeder

The Young Witness - ‎7 hours ago‎
When two reptilian heads poked out of an egg from a clutch of 10, Wodonga snake breeder John McNamara thought he had twins. Upon splitting the leathery shell last Saturday what he found was something spectacular.
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Wasp's Eye View: High-Speed Video Reveals How a Bug Navigates Way to its Home

I4U News - ‎20 minutes ago‎
Researchers have captured a stunning video which shows what exactly a wasp sees as it leaves its nest. Using high-speed cameras, researchers have tried to identify how insects navigate back to their homes after searching food every day.
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These are the Rarest Gems in the World: Go Beyond Diamonds on Valentine's Day

Science World Report - ‎19 minutes ago‎
You should go beyond diamonds to find some of the rarest minerals in the world. Nevadaite (Cu2+,Al,V3+)6[Al8(PO4)8F8](OH)2·22H2O) is a category 1 and 2 rarity--formed from the scarce elements vanadium and copper under very restricted environmental ...

Gravitational waves find bouys science - ‎Feb 11, 2016‎
... - Professor David McClelland, director of the Centre for Gravitational Physics at the Australian National University. "Humanity is at the start of something profound and perpetual.
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La Trobe Uni, Salesforce build autism detection app

The Australian Financial Review - ‎12 hours ago‎
Dr Josephine Barbaro, left, was able to diagnose Marita Beard's daughter Heidi with autism at a young age. Pat Scala. Yolanda Redrup.
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Fiona Stanley Hospital critics are 'grizzlers' and should support workers, Colin Barnett says

ABC Online - ‎7 hours ago‎
West Australian Premier Colin Barnett has blasted critics of Fiona Stanley Hospital (FSH), saying he was sick of people complaining about what is "probably the best hospital in the southern hemisphere".
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New study looks at mending broken hearts

Brisbane Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Most hearts made available for transplant in Queensland are never transplanted. Photo: Janie Barrett JEM. Mending a broken heart is no easy task but Australian scientists are hopeful they're on track to find a solution.
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