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Company tax cuts funded through crackdown

Sky News Australia - ‎26 minutes ago‎
The government says it will fund company tax cuts through a crackdown on multinational tax dodging. Treasurer Scott Morrison has told The Australian his 'enterprise tax plan' will channel increased revenue into tax relief aimed at supporting the ...
No relief for 80% of Tassie workers
Libs to play the imitation game in budget 2016
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Budget 2016: Turnbull to call election by week's end, 'substantial' tax changes expected in budget

ABC Online - ‎4 hours ago‎
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says there will be "substantial" changes to the tax system in tomorrow night's budget, as MPs prepare for what is expected to be the final week of Parliament before the election is called.

Dual Australian-Syrian national detained on suspicion of terrorism in Lebanon, officials say

ABC Online - ‎3 hours ago‎
A dual Australian-Syrian national has been detained on suspicion of terrorism in Lebanon, Lebanese officials say. Local media reports say Mark Eddie Maximus was arrested by military intelligence in Tripoli in Lebanon's north, an area regarded as the ...
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Westpac first-half profit rises 3pc to $3.9b, slightly softer than expected

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎54 minutes ago‎
Westpac's first-half profit climbed 3 per cent to $3.9 billion as the bank reported more bad loans in its institutional lending arm.
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Large fire engulfs Rockdale church hours after Orthodox Easter services

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
A large fire has destroyed a church and forced the evacuation of scores of residents from a nursing home in Sydney's south overnight, firefighters say.
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Ute stolen from construction site near Southern Cross Station, worker mowed down

Herald Sun - ‎38 minutes ago‎
CCTV shows Matt Whiting getting in front of the car and being struck. Image: Channel 7. A THIEF has stolen a ute from a construction site near Southern Cross Station and then mowed down a worker while escaping the scene overnight.
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Princess Charlotte's first birthday: £30000 gold rattle among presents for royal (almost) toddler - ‎1 hour ago‎
Her toy box already contains gifts from a king, two queens, four presidents and three prime ministers, so if the past year is anything to go by, Princess Charlotte will need an extra bedroom for all of her presents when she celebrates her first ...
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Police clash with protesters in Istanbul

Sky News Australia - ‎12 minutes ago‎
Turkish police have used tear gas and water cannon to disperse Labour Day protesters in Istanbul, with demonstrators shouting 'Down with fascism' and 'Long live May 1' as they tried to march toward the city's iconic Taksim Square.
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How unions have boosted pay, job security in democratic South Africa

Times LIVE - ‎9 hours ago‎
Labour unions have played an integral role as a voice for social transformation in South Africa. Save & Share. Email · Print.
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Rugby tribute for NSW teen killed in Bali

The Australian - ‎19 hours ago‎
Hundreds of people have gathered at a rugby match in the central western NSW town of Orange to honour 16-year-old Lochie Connaughton who died in a scooter crash in Bali.
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Borg: leadership chatter 'annoying'

Courier Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
A DEFIANT Lawrence Springborg and his deputy John-Paul Langbroek are standing firm amid fresh leadership rumblings. The pair yesterday said many of their Opposition colleagues would be irritated and frustrated by renewed talk of a potential leadership ...
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Melbourne weather: Wild storms lash city

The Age - ‎12 hours ago‎
More than 7,000 Victorian homes remain without power after a huge storm cell thrashed Melbourne and surrounding areas in the early hours of Sunday morning.
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Ambulance doused with petrol at wild 18th birthday party in Rossmore after boy falls into bonfire

ABC Online - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
A teenager has been charged after he allegedly doused an ambulance with petrol during his own 18th birthday party in Sydney's south-west.
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Majority still see RBA on hold despite deflation

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎8 hours ago‎
Last week's surprisingly low first-quarter inflation release has fuelled speculation that the Reserve Bank of Australia will this week cut the cash rate for the first time in a year.

Telstra hands back $1.5b to investors after selling Autohome website stake

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎29 minutes ago‎
Telstra will hand $1.5 billion back to investors after selling its stake in Autohome. The company had not confirmed whether the capital management initiative would take the form of a share buyback or special dividend, but it will be in addition to ...

need2know: Flat start to busy week

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎2 hours ago‎
Local shares are set for a flat open as investors await a mix of earnings, a potential rate cut and the federal budget. What you need2know.
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NSW ranked as Australia's best performing economy

ABC Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
The economic weakness linked to the end of the mining construction boom continues to weigh on Australia's resource-rich states, but both New South Wales and Victoria remain strong, according to CommSec's latest quarterly State of the States report.
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Minecraft hack exposes user data

Sky News Australia - ‎7 hours ago‎
Email addresses and passwords belonging to more than seven millions users of the Minecraft site Lifeboat are reportedly being hawked around sites that trade in stolen data.
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Once in a lifetime opportunity to buy a concours McLaren F1

Practical Motoring - ‎2 hours ago‎
FEW CARS ARE SUCH GOLD-PLATED INVESTMENTS as the McLaren F1, and the chance to buy one of the very last produced, with less than 2800 miles (4500km) on the odometer from new, original down to the correct and numbered logbook and limited ...
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Leica M-D Ditches LCD Screen For Old-School Photography But Costs $6000

Tech Times - ‎12 hours ago‎
Leica M-D literally takes you 'a step back to the future' by ditching all the frills we are so used to by now, like an LCD screen or a video mode, and sticking to the 'purest' form of photography while keeping the price fixed at an astounding $6,000 ...
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Game of Thrones and piracy: Has the tide begun to turn?

WA today - ‎22 hours ago‎
Karl Quinn has seen the first episode of Game of Thrones season 6 and gives his impressions on everything that was - and wasn't - revealed.
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Men are second-class citizens? Give us a break - ‎10 hours ago‎
As we saw in 2012, gender wars get ratings, so you can hardly blame Seven's Weekend Sunrise for organising what turned out to be a viral hit on a sleepy Sunday: a “Special Investigation” into the question 'Have Australian men become second-class ...
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MasterChef Australia recap: contestants need their most heartbreaking backstories to compete with Cecilia

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎8 hours ago‎
Sometimes the world seems a bleak place. Sometimes it seems as though there is nothing good left in life, that human existence is no more than a mirthless march to the grave and hope is just a story our grandparents used to tell.
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Female Qantas pilots get their own uniforms

The New Daily - ‎10 hours ago‎
To bring us up to 2016, the airline decided to reminisce on the 1930s, that halcyon age of gender equality. Jesinta strides in front of male model flight attendants.
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Beyonce's Lemonade beats Prince on Australian music charts - ‎17 hours ago‎
BEYONCE has denied her hero Prince a posthumous No. 1 on the Australian chart. Beyonce's surprise album Lemonade recorded 20,499 digital downloads last week.
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Parramatta Eels fear takeover bid after NRL salary cap verdict

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎11 hours ago‎
The scene has been set for what shapes as one of the most turbulent weeks in Parramatta's history, with the Eels claiming that plotters are awaiting the release of the NRL's salary cap findings to "come out of the long grass and do the privatisation deed".
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A-League grand final 2016: Adelaide United beat Western Sydney Wanderers to claim first title

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎14 hours ago‎
The 13-year wait for Adelaide United to become A-League champions is over after they claimed a convincing 3-1 win over the Western Sydney Wanderers, the latter bowing to their third grand final defeat in four seasons.
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Australian goalkeeper Stefan Petrovski dies after being struck by lightning in Malaysia

ABC Online - ‎9 minutes ago‎
Australian goalkeeper Stefan Petrovski has died in hospital after being struck by lightning during training in Malaysia. Petrovski, 18, was training with Malaysian club Melaka United on April 5 when lightning struck the goalposts he and a team-mate ...
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Scientists find more reasons Greenland will melt faster

Tulsa World - ‎7 hours ago‎
Much about the planet's future will depend on processes humans today cannot directly observe because they are occurring deep below the sea surface where enormous marine glaciers, in Greenland and Antarctica, simultaneously touch the ocean and the ...
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When did our sleep patterns evolve? Slumbering dragons hold clues.

Christian Science Monitor - ‎8 hours ago‎
Researchers find that lizards have the same sleep patterns as mammals and birds. And the sleeping Australian bearded dragons, Pogona vitticeps, suggest something about how and when these patterns evolved.
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Scientists unravel the mystery of earth's oldest crystals, thanks to violent asteroids bombarding a young earth

International Business Times AU - ‎Apr 30, 2016‎
The flow of material inside and outside a crater called Aelia on the surface of the giant asteroid Vesta is seen in this composite handout image from NASA's Dawn mission provided by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory on December 16, 2013.
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Death of reef looms: top scientists

The Australian - ‎Apr 28, 2016‎
Climate change will certainly kill off large swathes of the Great Barrier Reef, top Australian scientists say. What's really at stake now is how much of the reef, if any, can survive beyond the turn of the century, they say.
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If you look a little older than your age, your DNA may be to blame

Myrtle Beach Sun News - ‎38 minutes ago‎
Mother, daughter, and grandmother: Researchers have shown that aging is determined not only by the accumulation of changes during our lifetime but also by the genes we are born with.
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Australians at risk of heart attacks or stroke missing out on medication: study

ABC Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
More than 1 million Australians at high risk of a heart attack or stroke are not being prescribed lifesaving medications, a new study has found.
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Is this Australia's biggest baby ever? - ‎2 hours ago‎
Proud new mum Breanna Sykes with the not so little Ziad Kadic who was born a whopping 5.9kg at Joondalup hospital on Saturday. Picture: Stewart Allen.
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Baby and general anaesthesia risk studied

Yahoo7 News - ‎1 hour ago‎
General anaesthesia appears not to cause neuro-development changes in kids by age two, experts say. Share Tweet Whatsapp Email. Share.
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