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Why Trump v Clinton will be an unpopularity contest

The Guardian - ‎53 minutes ago‎
A Clinton-Trump face-off in November looks more likely than ever. With both candidates having high disapproval ratings, victory may go to the least disliked.
Cruz drops out after Trump wins Indiana
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Islamic State recruiter Neil Prakash killed by US strike in Iraq

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
The most senior Australian fighting with Islamic State, Neil Prakash, has been killed in a US air strike in Iraq. Prakash, who was at the centre of a web of recruitment that inspired terrorism plots in Australia and drove adherents to join the group in ...
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LNP haunted by ghosts of coups past

Herald Sun - ‎7 hours ago‎
Lawrence Springborg has called a party room meeting of LNP MPs with Jeff Seeney confirming that a spill will be called. Courtesy: 7 News Queensland.

WA man charged with child exploitation offences

NEWS.com.au - ‎8 hours ago‎
A KARRATHA man is facing a string of child exploitation charges following a tip-off from US authorities. The 28-year-old man was arrested at his workplace on Tuesday.
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Budget 2016: The post-budget politcal sales pitch

Brisbane Times - ‎8 hours ago‎
The days after the budget is crucial in shaping how the document will be received. In 2014, Joe Hockey's budget was successfully tarred as "unfair" from the day after the budget and the government has been running away from it ever since.
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Clubs take aim at Giants' river of gold

Courier Mail - ‎6 hours ago‎
AFL: Leon Cameron has laughed off suggestions GWS are a flag contender this year. The Giants smashed Hawthorn by 75 points last weekend a victory that's put the league on notice.
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NYPD take up the New Zealand Police dance challenge

9news.com.au - ‎6 hours ago‎
Yesterday the New Zealand Police threw down the gauntlet to cops around the world to match their dance moves - and the world's most famous police force has responded.
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'Miracle' as baby girl rescued after 80 hours in rubble of Kenyan building

CNN - ‎May 3, 2016‎
Nairobi, Kenya (CNN) A baby girl was rescued Tuesday after 80 hours trapped in the rubble of a collapsed residential building in the Kenyan capital, in what emergency workers are hailing as a miracle.
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Manus Island detainees launch high court bid to be moved to Australia

The Guardian - ‎7 hours ago‎
More than 900 men are held on Manus Island, something Papua New Guinea's supreme court declared illegal last week. Photograph: Ben Doherty for the Guardian.
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Protests in Jakarta over girl's gang rape

NEWS.com.au - ‎5 hours ago‎
More than 200 people have gathered in Jakarta in protest of violence against women following the alleged gang rape and murder of an Indonesian schoolgirl.
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Budget 2016: Youth scheme offers 'real jobs' training

The Australian - ‎3 hours ago‎
Business groups and the Australian Council of Social Services have backed the Turnbull government's $750 million work-for-the-dole plan, geared towards catapulting young people into jobs by providing them with workplace training and a paid internship ...
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NBN is running out of money

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎17 hours ago‎
The Turnbull government's $29.5 billion cap on public funding for the national broadband network is set to run out by the end of the 2016-17 financial year, budget papers reveal.
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Baird's terror laws 'recipe for police abuse'

Sky News Australia - ‎11 hours ago‎
Lawyers have criticised tough new laws which could keep NSW terror suspects as young as 14 in custody for up to two weeks without charge.
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Scott Morrison blames record-low foreign aid on Labor for 'blowing it all'

The Guardian - ‎13 hours ago‎
The budget decision will trigger cuts to life-saving programs, aid groups say. Photograph: Dave Hunt/AAP. Global development is supported by.
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Online Dick Smith revived ahead of time by Kogan.com

The Australian - ‎3 hours ago‎
The battered Dick Smith brand lives on, with local online retail giant Kogan.com reviving the brand a month ahead of schedule. Kogan.
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James Packer's Crown Resorts sells down Macau stake

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎6 hours ago‎
Billionaire James Packer has stepped down as the co-chair of Macau-focused Melco Crown Entertainment after Crown Resorts sold down part of its stake in the casino operator for $US800 million ($1.07 billion) to help reduce its large debt pile.
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Budget 2016: business minnows miss out on new savings

The Australian - ‎3 hours ago‎
Scott Morrison's tax changes will prove a boon for larger small businesses, who stand to save tens of thousands of dollars. The government expects to spend nearly $700 million next year alone on tax relief and the extension of other concessions to ...
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Backpackers undesirable tourists, declares Qatar Airways' boss

Herald Sun - ‎5 hours ago‎
The backpacker tax may now be delayed as debate continues to rage over the move to slug working holiday-makers 32.5 cents in every dollar earned.
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Google wants to inject cyborg lenses into your eyeballs

CNNMoney - ‎1 hour ago‎
Google has patented a new technology that would let the company inject a computerized lens directly into your eyeball. The company has been developing smart glasses and even smart contact lenses for years.
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Strewth! Ford overtakes Holden for first time this century

NEWS.com.au - ‎21 hours ago‎
FOR the first time this century, Ford has beaten its historical rival Holden in the monthly new-car sales race. The last time Ford beat its former foe was 17 years and three months ago - in January 1999 - when the Holden Commodore and Ford Falcon ...
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Optus hits own goal with English Premier League pricing

The Australian - ‎3 hours ago‎
Optus's pricing plan for its exclusive streaming of the English Premier League is slightly more expensive than expected at $15 a month for most Optus customers and has been derided on social media.
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Budget 2016: Data61's blockchain review welcomed by fintech leaders

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎14 hours ago‎
Leaders of the financial technology industry say the federal budget made some incremental steps towards building a thriving ecosystem for entrepreneurs and promoting Australia as a leading fintech hub in Asia.
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New ABC chief faces budget shortfall and Senate estimates in first week of job

The Guardian - ‎May 1, 2016‎
Michelle Guthrie says she is awaiting news about the next triennial funding arrangement. Photograph: ABC. Amanda Meade. Monday 2 May 2016 01.55 EDT Last modified on Monday 2 May 2016 01.57 EDT.
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Review: Botched gags and idiotic characters make Mother's Day a comedy flop

Herald Sun - ‎5 hours ago‎
Watch a film trailer for "Mother's Day," starring Jennifer Aniston, Kate Hudson and Julia Roberts. Photo: Open Road Films.
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Parramatta Eels prepare to give up on 2016 if Anthony Watmough isn't cleared from salary cap

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎5 hours ago‎
Parramatta are prepared to give up on this season if Anthony Watmough isn't cleared from the salary cap, with fears the Eels could set themselves back another three years if they shed their best talent to play for points from next week.
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NRL coaches call for referees to take control from bunker

The Australian - ‎3 hours ago‎
The power of the NRL's multi-million dollar bunker may be reduced after coaches yesterday called for on-field referees to make more decisions themselves rather than rely on the video review system as much as they do.
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GWS Giants academy: Collingwood president Eddie McGuire says AFL must act quickly

Herald Sun - ‎7 hours ago‎
AFL: Leon Cameron has laughed off suggestions GWS are a flag contender this year. The Giants smashed Hawthorn by 75 points last weekend a victory that's put the league on notice.
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Environment groups risk charity status

The Australian - ‎9 hours ago‎
Coalition MPs want to force environment groups to dedicate a quarter of their income to planting trees, controlling pests or wildlife rehabilitation.
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Pacific Islands prepare for league test match blockbuster

SBS - ‎7 hours ago‎
Rugby league teams from the Pacific Islands are preparing to meet each other in test matches this weekend. (SBS News). Previous Next Show Grid.

Last moonwalker to visit WA space museum

Yahoo7 News - ‎20 hours ago‎
The last man to walk on the moon will open a new frontier of a space museum in Western Australia on Wednesday. Legendary NASA astronaut Captain Gene Cernan, 82, will launch stage three of the Carnarvon Space and Technology Museum in the coastal ...
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Budget 2016: $40 cigarettes will force smokers into black market claims tobacco industry

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎4 hours ago‎
Cigarette makers and retailers claim $40 packets of cigarettes are going to force more smokers into the growing black market for illegally imported tobacco.
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Family demands answers over the death of baby after gastroenteritis misdiagnosis

ABC Online - ‎6 hours ago‎
The parents of a six-month-old boy who died after being misdiagnosed with gastroenteritis is demanding answers about their son's death, saying his condition was treatable and the death preventable.
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Budget 2016: Ley mans barricades to attack ALP health policy

The Australian - ‎3 hours ago‎
Health Minister Sussan Ley has shrugged off criticism of the Coalition's continued budgetary restraint and sought to attack Labor for a lack of health policies and funding commitments.
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'Healthy' baby snacks loaded with sugar

NEWS.com.au - ‎12 hours ago‎
IN A recent review of more than 80 packaged baby and toddler snacks, consumer advocate Choice were shocked to find that a number of popular brands are hiding excessive amounts of sugar underneath their 'healthy' packaging.
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