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At least 120 killed in Italy quake: Renzi1:12 - ‎4 hours ago‎
A RESCUE worker racing to retrieve bodies from the rubble after a powerful earthquake devastated a central Italian city has described the scene as “like a war zone”.
Italy earthquake: Aerial photos of the devastation in Amatrice
Italy earthquake: Death toll rises to at least 159, Italian authorities say
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Woolworths slumps to $1.23bn loss, with earnings sliding 40pc

The Australian - ‎1 hour ago‎
Woolworths has slumped to a loss of $1.23 billion, its first loss in 23 years as a public company, as more than $3 billion in impairments flowing from its disastrous expansion into hardware and mounting losses at its Big W chain overwhelmed early signs ...
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'Said he wants to kill everybody'

Geelong Advertiser - ‎4 hours ago‎
A 21-year-old British woman was killed and a 30-year-old British man critically injured, after being stabbed by a French man at a backpacker?
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PM to talk to ACCC about petrol prices

Sky News Australia - ‎2 hours ago‎
Malcolm Turnbull has pledged to talk to the head of the chairman of the consumer watchdog about petrol prices, after acknowledging costs are a 'real concern'.
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Morrison targets hand-out generation, says too many people pay no tax

ABC Online - ‎45 minutes ago‎
Treasurer Scott Morrison has warned of a new divide between "the taxed and taxed-nots", saying Australia has a generation growing up expecting Government handouts.
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EpiPen outrage: The US senator's daughter who raised price of anti-allergy medication by 400 per cent

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
Members of US Congress are in an unusual position as they demand an explanation for Mylan's 400 per cent price hike for the EpiPen and focus attention squarely on its CEO: Heather Bresch.
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Myanmar earthquake: Ancient pagodas damaged in Bagan

The Australian - ‎3 hours ago‎
A powerful earthquake shook Myanmar on Wednesday, killing at least four people and damaging nearly a hundred ancient Buddhist pagodas in the former capital of Bagan, a major tourist site.
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British backpacker slain in 'Allahu Akbar' attack near Townsville

The Australian - ‎2 hours ago‎
The French man in custody over the stabbing death of a British backpacker at a north Queensland hostel had told friends that he had developed a crush on the woman in the days before Tuesday night's knife attack on her and two men.
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Islamists who preached chastity arrested over sex on a Morrocan beach - ‎Aug 23, 2016‎
WELL, isn't this the height of hypocrisy. A couple of Islamist politicians who have advocated for chastity have been caught having sex on a beach in Morocco, officials said.
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Inside Germany's Controversial Terrorism Plan

Fortune - ‎7 hours ago‎
Measures include a ban on the burqa. Germany has told its citizens to stock up on water and food in the event of a terrorist attack or national catastrophe and be ready to support the military in the country's first overhaul of civil defenses for two ...
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SES receives more than 100 calls and a man is missing as NSW deluged with rain - ‎47 minutes ago‎
SYDNEYSIDERS had a “lucky escape” despite a deluge of rain last night with the mammoth downpour falling after most people had safely reached home.
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Baird told to make Nick Kaldas NSW top cop - ‎5 hours ago‎
There are growing calls for NSW Premier Mike Baird to end long-running speculation about who will succeed Andrew Scipione as the state's top cop, and to appoint Nick Kaldas as the next commissioner of police.
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Marcus Stanford was sentenced this week. Picture: Michael Frogley - ‎1 hour ago‎
IT COULD have been a typical conversation between two brothers - except what police heard the Stanford twins talking about was truly horrifying.
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'Mr Brexit' meets Mr Brexit: Nigel Farage to stump with Trump

The Guardian - ‎9 hours ago‎
Farage is expected to tell the crowd in Jackson, Mississippi, of how he triumphed over electoral odds during the Brexit campaign. Photograph: Ian Hinchliffe/Rex/Shutterstock.
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Masters hardware stores to shut down, after Woolworths calls quits on failed venture

Herald Sun - ‎2 hours ago‎
MASTERS stores will close the doors by mid-December, after owner Woolworths decided to pull the plug on its home improvement experiment in a $1.5b three-part deal.
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Complaint report reveals worst NSW businesses

Sky News Australia - ‎1 hour ago‎
Businesses LJ Hooker, Harvey Norman and Air Asia have been identified as NSW Fair Trading's worst offenders. On Thursday, Fair Trading released the details of Australia's first consumer Complaints Register, which identifies all NSW businesses that were ...
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South32 swings to loss but pays maiden dividend

The Australian Financial Review - ‎1 hour ago‎
South32 chief Graham Kerr says the miner will continue to unlock the potential of its portfolio and pursue investments where it sees value.
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Billabong swings to full-year loss as tax charge wipes out revenue gains

The Australian - ‎1 hour ago‎
Surfwear brand Billabong International has swung to a full-year loss after a tax credit it benefited from last year was not repeated.
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Vodafone targets enterprise customers

The Australian - ‎11 hours ago‎
A rejuvenated Vodafone is ready to go toe-to-toe with its rivals in the 5G race as it prepares to chase enterprise customers. While the mobile operator had predominantly focused on the consumer market, Vodafone Australia chief executive Inaki Berroeta ...
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Woz To Apple: You Don't Know Jack

Gizmodo Australia - ‎31 minutes ago‎
Speaking to the Australian Financial Review, Woz said that “if [the iPhone 7] is missing the 3.5mm earphone jack, that's going to tick off a lot of people”.
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PlayStation VR Worlds Gets More Details on Each of the Experiences

PlayStation LifeStyle - ‎Aug 22, 2016‎
With less than two months to go until PlayStation VR launches, Sony has announced that they'll be focusing on one VR game every week in the lead-up to October 13.
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Thor: Filming to wrap on Brisbane set of Marvel superhero film

ABC Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
A long day's filming, rain and heavy traffic were no contest today for the mighty Thor! A real super hero, Chris Hemsworth made a return visit to Lady Cilento Children's Hospital tonight to see a few more kids whom he did not get a chance to meet when ...
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Prince William consoles teen who lost his mum

Woman's Day - ‎1 hour ago‎
Prince William has bonded with a teen over missing his mother Princess Diana, after the boy revealed he too had lost his mum. The Prince shared his personal tale when he attended a visit to a hospice in Luton with Duchess Catherine.
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Noni and Khalia leave The Bachelor Australia

Woman's Day - ‎14 hours ago‎
Richie Strahan went bacon more than one heart on Wednesday night's episode of The Bachelor Australia. He's getting closer to finding his leading lady, and on Wednesday night's episode of The Bachelor Australia, Richie Strahan left two contestants ...
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Pixies are returning to Australia in 2017 for an East Coast tour

FasterLouder - ‎1 hour ago‎
One of the most influential acts of the past three decades, releasing an all-time classic with 1989's Doolittle, the Black Francis-led Pixies have announced their return to Australia for a trio of shows in 2017.
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Sharks v Roosters preview

League Unlimited - ‎3 hours ago‎
The Sharks attempt to regain form heading into the finals as the Roosters continue to irritate their fans with glances at what could have been.
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How Australian rugby can recover after Wallabies' Bledisloe Cup debacle

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎17 hours ago‎
If only there was some neat solution for how the Wallabies could turn around the debacle of last Saturday night's performance against the All Blacks - where they had their shorts pulled down, to be publicly and humiliatingly spanked 42-8 - in time to ...
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Newly-discovered 'micro lion' was more marsupial than Mufasa

Christian Science Monitor - ‎5 hours ago‎
Despite being the smallest of its kind, Microleo attenboroughi was still a predator to be reckoned with. By Joseph Dussault, Staff August 24, 2016.
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Seals help show how melting ice shelves in East Antarctica affect deep ocean

ABC Online - ‎Aug 23, 2016‎
A group of elephant seals in Antarctica has helped show how freshwater from melting ice shelves affects a key part of the engine that drives the circulation of the world's oceans.
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Scientists just discovered a monster young star with 30 times the mass of our sun

Mic - ‎4 hours ago‎
Scientists just discovered a star more than 30 times the mass of the sun, and it's probably not done growing yet. The star is still just a "protostar," or a baby star that doesn't have a fusion-powered core yet, so this is a rare opportunity for ...
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Fertility breakthrough could see IVF replaced with new process - ‎Aug 23, 2016‎
A MAJOR breakthrough in infertility treatment by Australian researchers could mean a cheaper and much less invasive alternative to in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) could be made available to women who are struggling to become pregnant.
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Migrants from Africa bear brunt of discrimination but remain positive, Australians Today survey finds

ABC Online - ‎16 hours ago‎
The broad finding of the Scanlon Foundation's latest survey of Australian attitudes, Australians Today, remains that Australia is seen as a good country for immigrants.
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Study: Technical glitches are the guilty party in over half of drone crashes

Yahoo News - ‎3 hours ago‎
While pilots may take a brunt of the public's worries on drone safety, a new study suggests that, most of the time, they're not the ones at fault.
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