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60 Minutes Beirut review: Producer Stephen Rice gone as report finds systemic failures

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎5 hours ago‎
Stephen Rice, the producer who spent two weeks in a Lebanese jail, appears to have taken the fall for the 60 Minutes child snatch fiasco, even though a so-called "independent review" recommended that no individual be sacked over the matter.
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Mount Everest death: Rescuers retrieve Maria Strydom's body

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
A rescue helicopter has brought the body of Australian climber Maria Strydom from Mount Everest to the Nepali capital of Kathmandu, a week after she died on the world's tallest mountain.
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Murder of Jill Meagher was 'preventable', Victorian Coroner finds

The Age - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Victorian Coroner has found the murder of Jill Meagher was "preventable", as her killer Adrian Ernest Bayley should never have been walking the streets.

Sixth man charged over Australia's 'tinnie terror' plan

The West Australian - ‎4 hours ago‎
Sydney (AFP) - A sixth man was charged Friday in connection to Australia's so-called "tinnie terror" case in which a group of young men allegedly hoped to travel overseas on a small boat to join jihadists.

G-7 leaders reaffirm commitment to adopting Paris Agreement

The Japan Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
ISE, Mie Pref. - The Group of Seven industrial powers reaffirmed their commitment Friday to swift ratification and entry into force of a landmark climate pact reached last year, while Japan managed to keep the Fukushima nuclear disaster from taking ...
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NSW Waratahs shock table-topping Chiefs with 45-25 victory in Sydney

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎9 minutes ago‎
The NSW Waratahs have silenced their doubters and sent a resounding message to the Brumbies that they mean business after a 20-point thumping of the table-topping Chiefs in their most complete performance of the season.
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Two Australians injured in fatal speedboat crash near Koh Samui, Thailand

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎7 hours ago‎
At least two Australians have been injured in a speedboat crash that killed three other tourists near the popular holiday island of Koh Samui in Thailand, officials say.
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Egypt rights activist says banned from travel

Reuters Africa - ‎5 hours ago‎
CAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian human rights activist said on Thursday that airport security officials prevented him flying to Tunisia and told him he was banned from travel.
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Indonesian President: Chemical Castration Coming For Pedophiles

The Inquisitr - ‎15 hours ago‎
Indonesian President Joko Widodo has signed a decree okaying chemical castration for convicted child sex offenders. In addition to chemical castration, convicted pedophiles who are paroled will be required to wear electronic monitoring bracelets.
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Russia's Putin pardons Ukrainian pilot

Gold Coast Bulletin - ‎57 minutes ago‎
Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says Ukraine will win back control of eastern territories from pro-Russian separatists and Russia-annexed Crimea, just as it has secured the release of pilot Nadiya Savchenko from a Russian prison.
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Election 2016: Labor surges in the polls as campaign focus turns to economic credentials

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎3 hours ago‎
Economic management will take centre stage when Malcolm Turnbull and Bill Shorten go head to head in a crunch debate on Sunday, as voters continue to drift towards Labor.
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Campaign catchup: Trump effect reaches Australia

The Guardian - ‎5 hours ago‎
At this point in the election campaign, it pays to be reminded of one far more drawn-out - and, let's be honest, with higher stakes - than our own.
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Disgraced blogger Belle Gibson could be forced to apologise for cancer lies

ABC Online - ‎39 minutes ago‎
Disgraced "wellness" blogger Belle Gibson could be forced to publicly apologise for claiming to have cured her terminal cancer with healthy food and natural therapies.
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Police commander Mark Jenkins questioned over possible Lindt siege errors

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎4 hours ago‎
In the final minutes of the Lindt cafe siege, gunman Man Haron Monis fired a shot as seven hostages made a dash for their lives. The terrified escapees told police outside that Monis had shot at them.
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Good times 'over' for big four banks

Herald Sun - ‎27 minutes ago‎
THE good times are well and truly over for the big four with a major ratings agency tipping “soft profit growth” as homeowners struggle to get on top of their mortgages.
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Seven West confirms talks to acquire Sunday Times newspaper, Perth Now website

ABC Online - ‎11 hours ago‎
The competition watchdog has begun investigating what impact Seven West's Media's proposed purchase of Western Australia's Sunday Times newspaper would have on the quality and diversity of content and on advertising prices.
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Telstra loses its Chief Technology Officer Vish Nandlall - ‎4 hours ago‎
TELSTRA has sacked its chief technology officer following reports he faked some of his resume and plagiarised a presentation. The Australian reported Telstra had sacked Vish Nandlall after he was found to have falsified some of his career history.
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John Hartman lied to frame Oliver Curtis for insider trading, court told

The Australian Financial Review - ‎3 hours ago‎
Oliver Curtis and wife Roxy Jacenko arrive at his insider trading trial on May 27, 2016. Daniel Munoz. Share on twitter. by Misa Han.
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Nissan's 600hp GT-R NISMO is back, boasting both power and luxury

Digital Trends - ‎1 hour ago‎
Nissan is looking to get as much mileage out of the current, R35-generation GT-R as it can. At the 2016 New York Auto Show, the 2017 GT-R debuted as the most significant update of the model since it first appeared about a decade ago.
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Telstra internet outage was caused by a faulty 'software update'

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎5 hours ago‎
The Telstra outage that left tens of thousands of customers' without NBN and ADSL services last week was caused by a faulty software update, the telecommunications giant has revealed.
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Should Facebook decide what types of bodies we see on our feeds?

ABC Online - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Facebook have apologised for rejecting an ad by a Melbourne group featuring plus-size model Tess Holliday, after saying the image "depicts a body or body parts in an undesirable manner.
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Mythical Pokémon Mew Distribution Returns in June

Nintendo News - ‎May 25, 2016‎
The Mythical Pokémon Mew distribution from February returns next month, this time via serial code in the June Pokémon Trainer Club newsletter.
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Johnny Depp's Net Worth: How Much Will Amber Heard Take In The Divorce?

The Inquisitr - ‎3 hours ago‎
Johnny Depp and Amber Heard are getting a divorce, and now lots of people are wondering just how much of Captain Jack Sparrow's loot Amber will sail away with.
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Duncan Storrar to spend crowdfunding money on children's education, 'toaster' for charity

The Age - ‎5 hours ago‎
Audience member Duncan Storrar stole the Q&A show, while Kelly O'€™Dwyer was keen to extol the virtues of expensive toasters for small businesses.
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Melbourne man lands two job offers after taking resume to streets in a desperate bid to find work - ‎6 hours ago‎
A Melbourne man has stood on the corner of a busy intersection in a desperate bid to look for work after two months of unemployment, receiving two potential job offers for his efforts.
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Wests Tigers upset Brisbane Broncos as State of Origin absences bite

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎9 minutes ago‎
Brisbane's State of Origin demons have come home to roost with the Broncos suffering their third one-point defeat of the year, this time at the hands of the Wests Tigers.
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Cronk injury throws Maroons into disarray - ‎1 hour ago‎
MAROONS coach Kevin Walters has confirmed Cooper Cronk is in doubt for Origin I after a training mishap saw his ankle “swell up like a big balloon”.
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Why the Blues have stopped the trash talk

Courier Mail - ‎56 minutes ago‎
LAST time a NSW player sledged a Queenslander he copped it back tenfold as the Maroons embarrassed the Blues in 2015's one-sided decider.
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Demons keep Jack Trengove on the sidelines for at least another week

The Australian - ‎22 hours ago‎
Melbourne's Jack Trengove will sit out at least another week before making his long-awaited return to the AFL. Trengove, who was selected at No 2 behind former Demons teammate Tom Scully in the 2009 national draft and one pick ahead of Richmond's ...
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UNESCO climate change report lead author disappointed Australian content removed

ABC Online - ‎5 hours ago‎
The lead author of a United Nations report about climate change threats to World Heritage sites says he is disappointed content about Australia was removed and does not understand why it was done.
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The CSIRO job cuts that never should've happened: the real cost

Techly - ‎10 hours ago‎
The unfortunate manner in which the latest phase of restructuring of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has played out has raised questions about Australia's scientific capability and our ability to meet ...
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Mars at tail-end of ice age that would have seen red planet covered in ice

ABC Online - ‎16 hours ago‎
Mars is at the tail-end of an ice age that would have seen large swathes of the dusty red planet covered with ice. Key points. First evidence of ice age cycles seen in Mars' northern polar ice cap; Radar data reveals last ice age began retreating 370 ...
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Sharks have personalities - just like us

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎21 hours ago‎
Not all sharks share the sinister aggression of the great white that terrorised beachgoers in the 1970s classic Jaws. According to Australian research, there are shy sharks, risk-taking sharks and even highly strung sharks that don't handle stress ...
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What you need to know about taking naps in the office

Human Resources Online - ‎10 hours ago‎
In an era where professionals have to do less with more, and also take care of their health, one practice has repeatedly proven to be able to boost productivity - taking afternoon naps in the office.
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Paleo diet more effective for weight loss than previously thought, research finds

ABC Online - ‎15 hours ago‎
The popular diet, known as the Paleo diet, is more effective for weight loss than following the recommended Australian dietary guidelines, research has found.
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Telstra attacked over $220 million cancer screening register contract win

iTWire - ‎May 26, 2016‎
The Federal Government has awarded a contract - estimated to be worth up to $220 million - to Telstra Health to construct and manage a new National Cancer Screening Register, a decision which has been attacked by union peak body the ACTU and ...
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Palliative, hospice care lacking among dying cancer patients

Stanford Medical Center Report - ‎8 hours ago‎
All patients with advanced cancer should receive both palliative and hospice care before death, yet a study shows only half of veterans receive palliative care, and the use of hospice depends on the care environment.
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