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Test for Turnbull over gay marriage

The Australian - ‎3 hours ago‎
Malcolm Turnbull faces a test of his leadership as a bloc of Liberal MPs push to legislate for same-sex marriage before the next election, in a move that threatens the Coalition agreement with the Nationals and risks a civil war inside the partyroom ...
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Census 2016: couples with kids no longer the majority

The Australian - ‎3 hours ago‎
The family unit in Australia is slowly but surely changing, according to the latest census data, with the number of couples with children dropping by nearly 10 percentage points in the past 25 years.
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Ransomware hits servers across Europe

The Australian - ‎1 hour ago‎
A major ransomware attack on Tuesday hit computers at Russia's biggest oil company, the country's banks, Ukraine's international airport as well as global shipping firm AP Moller-Maersk.
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7 things to know now: Supreme Court travel ban ruling; another Cosby trial; US warns Syria

WHIO - ‎5 hours ago‎
In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian President Bashar Assad, third right, prays on the first day of Eid al-Fitr, that marks the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, at the Nouri Mosque in Hama, Syria, Sunday, June ...
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Corruption charge increases pressure on Brazil's president

Los Angeles Times - ‎45 minutes ago‎
In a scathing 64-page indictment, Brazil's top prosecutor described a scheming, arrogant and corrupt President Michel Temer, who lined his pockets with illegal money while showing little regard for the office he represented.
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PNG election officials in police custody

The Australian - ‎11 hours ago‎
A group of senior Papua New Guinean electoral officials has been taken into police custody over potential corruption charges. National capital district election manager Terrence Hetinu is being questioned by police, Radio NZ reports.

School money hit the mark but 'funding not the only factor'

The Australian - ‎3 hours ago‎
Education funding in Australia is already well targeted relative to need and throwing more money at schools will not necessarily improve students' performances, according to a new study.
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Man charged over fatal Tweed Heads shooting

Sky News Australia - ‎8 hours ago‎
A man extradited to NSW over the fatal shooting of an alleged standover man near the Queensland border has been charged with murder.
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Census: ACT records Australia's largest population growth

The RiotACT - ‎14 hours ago‎
The ACT has recorded the largest population growth of any state or territory over the past five years according to 2016 Census data released today.
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Blackmores seeks new CEO as Christine Holgate heads to Australia Post

The Australian - ‎3 hours ago‎
Blackmores will be under pressure to name a new chief executive soon to take over the vitamin and health products company following yesterday's announcement of the departure of CEO Christine Holgate.
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China scandal hits home for Crown

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
Australian gaming giant Crown could face fresh reviews of its casino licences in three states, as the fallout from this week's criminal convictions in China deepens.
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EU fines Google $3.6bn over search results

The Australian - ‎3 hours ago‎
The European Union's antitrust regulator last night fined Alphabet's Google a record €2.42 billion ($3.59bn) for favouring its own comparison-shopping service in search results and ordered the search giant to apply the same methods to rivals as its own ...
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Calls for federal inquiry into retirement villages amid Aveo scandal

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎12 hours ago‎
Labor, the Greens and former Australian Competition and Consumer Commission chairman Allan Fels have called on the government to urgently review the retirement village sector following allegations elderly Australians are being ripped off.
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How Apple's iPhone revolutionised our lives

The Australian - ‎Jun 26, 2017‎
Ten years ago, hailing a cab meant waving one's arm at passing traffic, consumers routinely purchased cameras, and a phone was something people made calls on.
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'Grow Up' and sail the seven seas with July's Xbox Games With Gold

Digital Trends - ‎30 minutes ago‎
While it doesn't offer the same value as last month, July's Games With Gold offering has something for everyone. The sun is shining, public pools are open, and the allure of the outside world might be drawing you out of your game room, but worry not ...
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Steve Carell is hot now and the internet really isn't coping

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎11 hours ago‎
If there's one thing the internet really can't quite handle it's a middle-aged man experiencing something of a style renaissance.
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New MOU twist amid 'unpaid' contracts claim

cricket.com.au - ‎8 hours ago‎
Update 8:30pm AEST: Cricket Australia has denied that any formal decision has been made on player contracts for next month's proposed Australia A tour of South Africa that looms as the first challenge should agreement on a new Memorandum of ...
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Bachar Houli ban: It's absurd that a prime minister got a footy player's suspension cut

The Age - ‎1 hour ago‎
These might have been the only words from Malcolm Turnbull to have persuaded anyone this year. The prime minister argued on Bachar Houli's behalf.
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Manny to turn Horn fight into Rocky Horror show

The Australian - ‎3 hours ago‎
It's the Rocky Horror move that Manny Pacquiao believes is key to beating Australia's Rocky Jeff Horn - a jump to the left, and then a step to the right.
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OMG Mission: Greenland's Ice Melting Faster Than Previously Thought (Video)

Space.com - ‎1 hour ago‎
Thanks to rising temperatures, glaciers in Greenland are melting faster than scientists previously thought - and a new NASA video shows how researchers are tracking the magnitude of the changes (in feet per day).
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H2-Oh! Scientists Show Water Can Exist as Two Different Liquids

ScienceAlert - ‎11 hours ago‎
Water is one of the most fundamental molecules on Earth, and yet scientists are only just beginning to wrap their heads around how bizarre the substance really is.
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Laser as bright as a billion Suns alters fundamental physics of light and matter

New Atlas - ‎11 hours ago‎
Physicists from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln have created the brightest light ever produced on Earth, and it could be the first step towards more powerful X-ray technology.
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As climate stirs Arctic sea ice faster, pollution tags along

Phys.Org - ‎3 hours ago‎
A warming climate is not just melting the Arctic's sea ice; it is stirring the remaining ice faster, increasing the odds that ice-rafted pollution will foul a neighboring country's waters, says a new study.
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Western University neuroscientist launches world's largest sleep-and-cognition study

News-Medical.net - ‎30 minutes ago‎
Renowned Western University neuroscientist Adrian Owen has launched the world's largest sleep-and-cognition study to help researchers learn the effects on our brains of sleep and sleep deprivation.

Amphetamine drug treatment doubles in Aust

SBS - ‎2 hours ago‎
The proportion of Australians seeking drug treatment due to amphetamine addiction has more than doubled from 11 per cent to 23 per cent, a new report shows.

Yoga can cause and worsen pain: study

SBS - ‎3 hours ago‎
Yoga may not be as 'safe' as first thought, with a study finding it can cause musculoskeletal pain just like any other exercise.
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House seeks to cap malpractice awards as part of health care update

News-Medical.net - ‎51 minutes ago‎
Last week, a jury awarded a Pennsylvania man $620,000 for pain and suffering in a medical malpractice lawsuit he filed against a surgeon who mistakenly removed his healthy testicle, leaving the painful, atrophied one intact.
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