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Pundits to look for signs in Donald Trump inauguration speech

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
Investors will hang off every word during Donald Trump's inauguration speech; desperate for some kind of clue as to how quickly he might start pouring fiscal stimulus into infrastructure projects and begin slashing the company tax rate.
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Fire emergency cancelled on Sunshine Coast

The Australian - ‎6 hours ago‎
Firefighters have managed to protect homes that had been under threat from a fast-moving bushfire at Coolum, on Queensland's Sunshine Coast.
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Donald Trump: A fierce will to win fuelled the journey to the White House

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎4 hours ago‎
President-elect Donald Trump attends a luncheon with administration members and Republican leaders at Trump International Hotel in Washington, and says "we're doing very well together.
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'Help...we're dying of cold': texting goes silent after avalanche buries Italian hotel

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
Rome: In the darkness under tons of snow, the survivors reached for their only lifeline. From their phones, text messages were punched out to 112, the Italian emergency response number.
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North Korea poised for new missile test-launch: US

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎9 hours ago‎
Seoul/Washington: North Korea may be preparing for a new missile test-launch, US officials said, raising the possibility Pyongyang will take action as Donald Trump is sworn in as US president.
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Michael Moore, Alec Baldwin, Robert DeNiro & More Now Protesting Outside Trump's Hotel

Gothamist - ‎3 hours ago‎
Michael Moore—who warned us this Trump nightmare would happen—is one of the big names leading a protest outside of Trump International Hotel Thursday night.
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Gambia on the brink over two presidents - ‎37 minutes ago‎
A WEST African regional force charged into neighbouring Gambia late on Thursday to support the country's newly inaugurated president, while longtime ruler Yahya Jammeh showed no sign of stepping down.
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Man dead in suspected crocodile attack after 'foolishly' entering Cahill's Crossing in Kakadu

ABC Online - ‎6 hours ago‎
A man is found dead after a suspected crocodile attack at the notorious Cahill's Crossing in the Northern Territory, where he tried to walk across the Easy Alligator River in actions police have described as "foolish".

It's time for Malcolm Turnbull to tell us his agenda - if he has one

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
If Malcolm Turnbull has anything resembling a policy agenda for 2017 it's high time he told us about it. Parliament is set to return in just over a fortnight but why are they even bothering?
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Tarago fire that destroyed home began when crow flew too close to powerlines, NSW RFS says

ABC Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
This week's devastating fire at Tarago that destroyed a home and burnt out almost 3,400 hectares was sparked when a crow flew too close to powerlines, according to the NSW Rural Fire Service (RFS).

Bank conduct reforms falling behind schedule

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
Key planks of the banking industry's reform plan, including a promise to name and shame bankers who break the rules, are taking longer to implement than expected.
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Pumpkin Patch to close its doors within weeks after no buyer found

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
The collapsed childrenswear chain Pumpkin Patch will shut its doors within weeks after receivers failed to find a buyer for the company.
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Oroton warns on earnings as sales dip 10% - ‎3 hours ago‎
Oroton shares slumped more than 12 per cent after the luxury handbags and accessories retailer said it expects significantly lower first-half earnings following a 10 per cent decline in year-to-date sales.
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Bega share price gains may open door to capital raising

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
The strong surge in the share price of Bega Cheese on news of the purchase of Vegemite along with the spreads business of Kraft in Australia may encourage the board to tap investors for fresh funds.
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Behind the wheel of the final limited edition Holden Commodore V8s - ‎2 hours ago‎
HOLDEN has revived a pair of iconic nameplates from its controversial past to mark the end of the line for the homegrown Commodore.
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From self-cleaning toilets to digital showerheads, smart homes of the future on show at CES 2017

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
Home automation is slowly but surely becoming an affordable way to deliver more energy-efficient homes that offer better security, comfort and healthcare.
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We'll Know What Went Wrong With The Galaxy Note7 In 3 Days

Gizmodo Australia - ‎2 hours ago‎
Nearly five months after the first Galaxy Note7 unexpectedly caught fire, prompting a massive unprecedented worldwide recall, Samsung's ongoing headache might finally be coming to an end.
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TAG Heuer's CEO is bullish about wearables as he tips the company's next smartwatch

TechCrunch - ‎7 hours ago‎
With Android Wear 2.0 due next month (with most outlets pegging a not too distant release date of February 2), we're in a bit of a post-CES wearable holding pattern at the moment.
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The eerie first look at JonBenet Ramsey doco - ‎1 hour ago‎
THE first trailer for Netflix's JonBenét Ramsey documentary has dropped, and it's an eerie first look. Casting JonBenét follows the 20-year-old unsolved murder of the child beauty pageant queen.
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George Clooney Says Cousin Miguel Ferrer 'Made the World Brighter and Funnier'

SFGate - ‎4 hours ago‎
Shortly after news broke that “NCIS: Los Angeles” actor Miguel Ferrer died on Thursday at 61, his famous first cousin George Clooney released a heartfelt statement expressing his love for Ferrer, adding a nod to the presidential transition occurring at ...
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Actor Vince Colosimo escapes conviction over ice possession

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
Underbelly and Wog Boy star Vince Colosimo has pleaded guilty to possession of the drug ice, but has escaped conviction and instead been put on a good behaviour bond.
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Fire of Australia opal to stay at South Australian Museum

ABC Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
The world's finest uncut opal, the Fire of Australia, has become part of the South Australian Museum's collection more than 60 years after it was discovered.
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Australian Open 2017: Nick Kyrgios should take a break from tennis

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎7 hours ago‎
Nick Kyrgios, enough. This has to stop. He has to stop. For his own sake, for tennis', for ours. Someone, somewhere along the line, must exert the moral authority to say so.
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Jarryd Roughead appointed Hawthorn captain for 2017 AFL season

Herald Sun - ‎1 hour ago‎
JARRYD Roughead says he's honoured to captain Hawthorn and is equally excited to get back on the field after missing the entire 2016 season.
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Okon bemoans 'Mariners moment' in courageous loss

Hyundai A-League - ‎4 hours ago‎
A double from Tim Cahill saw Melbourne City beat 10-man a Mariners outfit 2-1 at AAMI Park on Thursday night. Thursday, 19 January 2017 -. Staff writer.
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Galaxy Mass Murder: Scientists Find Entire Galaxies Being Killed By 'Halos,' Quicker Than 'Strangulation'

The Inquisitr - ‎6 hours ago‎
Scientists have been on the trail of a mysterious galaxy killer for some time, and new research suggests that they just might have pinpointed the culprit - a process known as ram-pressure stripping.
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hottest year on record: Australia needs to get heat smart

ABC Online - ‎Jan 18, 2017‎
It's official: 2016 set another record for being the world's hottest. Three international agencies have confirmed today that last year was the hottest on record.
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Moth with distinct yellowish coif named after Donald Trump

Ten Eyewitness News - ‎1 hour ago‎
A tiny moth with an uncanny resemblance to US President-elect Donald Trump has been named after the man himself. The moth features a yellowish-white coif of scales which almost mirror Trump's signature hairdo.
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Obama's NASA made strides on commercial space, but stumbled on exploration

The Verge - ‎7 hours ago‎
SpaceX's Falcon 9 lifts off from Cape Canaveral, carrying supplies to the International Space Station. NASA. Under the Obama administration, NASA has had a dynamic eight years.

Camera-fitted brain probe unveiled in SA

SBS - ‎3 hours ago‎
A new camera-fitted brain needle has been unveiled at the University of Adelaide and it is expected to make neurosurgery safer and save lives.
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CRE Superbug Infection May Spread Quickly And Without Showing Symptoms

The Inquisitr - ‎8 hours ago‎
Known as carbapenem-resistant enterobacteriaceae (CRE), this group of superbugs is spreading faster and more widely than previously predicted.
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Stem cell researcher in line to become Australian of the Year 2017

Herald Sun - ‎8 hours ago‎
ALAN Mackay-Sim's fascination with the human body stretches back to his childhood in Sydney. “I remember being about 12 and wandering down an uneven bush track and thinking, 'How the hell can I walk along here and compensate for the ground, the ...
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Adelaide patients 'caught in crossfire' as nurses plan industrial action

ABC Online - ‎6 hours ago‎
Proposed industrial action by nurses at two of Adelaide's major public hospitals could lead to patients waiting in ambulances outside emergency departments, the Australasian College for Emergency Medicine (ACEM) has warned.
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