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 2018-12-14 23:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

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Tropical Cyclone Owen moves inland...

The cyclone was downgraded to a category 2 but severe weather warnings and a flood watch warning were still in place....

 2018-12-14 22:49 

Sydney Morning Herald

Johnson & Johnson knew for decades that asbestos lurked in its Baby Powder...

Darlene Coker knew she was dying. She just wanted to know why....

 2018-12-14 22:38 

Sydney Morning Herald

Johnson & Johnson shares nosedive on report it knew of asbestos in Baby Powder...

Shares of Johnson & Johnson fell 10 percent on Friday after reports that the company knew for decades that cancer-causing asbestos lurked in its Baby Powder....

 2018-12-14 22:20 

Sydney Morning Herald

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New St John Ambulance boss wants defibrillators in all WA homes...

Life saving defibrillators would be installed in every WA home if new St John Ambulance boss Michelle Fyfe had her way....

 2018-12-14 22:19 

Sydney Morning Herald

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Margaret River chocolate company thinks pink with rare release...

A new variety of chocolate released by the Margaret River Chocolate Company is being billed as the 'world's fourth chocolate'....

 2018-12-14 22:11 

Sydney Morning Herald

Hoax bitcoin bomb threats plague US, Australia, NZ and Canada...

US law enforcement officials are investigating a wave of hoax emailed bomb threats demanding bitcoin payment in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand....

 2018-12-14 21:50 

Sydney Morning Herald

Titmus grabs second world record at short-course titles...

Australian swimmer Ariarne Titmus has broken a second world record in three days, winning gold in the women's 400m freestyle at the world short-course swimming titles in China....

 2018-12-14 21:42 

Sydney Morning Herald

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Extension to Transdev bus contract cut short as 100 new buses promised...

Transdev's contract to run a third of Melbourne's city's buses is not being extended by the Andrews government, in the wake of chronically poor performance....

 2018-12-14 21:36 

Sydney Morning Herald

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Werribee Zoo mourns loss of 'gentle giant' Thembi the giraffe...

Melbourne has lost a much-loved gentle giant with the sudden death of Thembi the giraffe, with shocked staff struggling with the "tragic loss"....

 2018-12-14 21:02 

Sydney Morning Herald

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Melbourne braces for second bout of flooding following Friday freak storm...

As floodwaters recede across the city and and Melbourne's residents survey the damage from Friday's freak thunderstorm, emergency services urge caution further flash flooding is predicted....

 2018-12-14 21:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

Smart home gift guide: five wireless wonders for the home...

Here's our guide to the smart home gadgets you should have on your Christmas list this year....

 2018-12-14 17:56 

Sydney Morning Herald

Australia's Miss Universe contestant criticised for mocking contestants' English...

"The ignorance," one Twitter user wrote about Miss USA. "She just sent herself home along with Australia and Colombia."...

 2018-12-14 17:31 

Sydney Morning Herald

Royals reveal their Christmas card photos...

Prince Harry and Meghan chose a black and white silhouette while Prince William and Kate chose a family shot....

 2018-12-14 15:21 

Sydney Morning Herald

Michael Cohen claims Trump knew hush money payments wrong...

"I am done with the lying," Cohen said in an ABC interview. "I am done being loyal to President Trump."...

 2018-12-14 14:04 

Sydney Morning Herald

Morrison's road to Jerusalem leaves Palestinians by the wayside...

Giving official recognition to Israel while leaving the Palestinians' status in limbo is not unorthodox. It is part of a pattern now more than a century old....

 2018-12-14 13:15 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

A pond full of eels: the world of the police informer...

During the gangland murders the Purana task force decided to cultivate insiders, with prosecutors offering deals to serious crooks, including paid hitmen....

 2018-12-14 13:15 

Sydney Morning Herald

Guys with guns: you are the reason we will never stop helping others...

December 17 is a grim anniversary for the Red Cross, but Australians working for the international body have a defiant message for those who target them....

 2018-12-14 13:15 

Sydney Morning Herald

Hugh Stretton: Selected Writings review: A man who knew the worth of value...

Hugh Stretton's prime domain was the place of value in the world of fact. He argued that "value" permeated the world as we know it....

 2018-12-14 13:15 

Sydney Morning Herald

Summer reading: 10 short stories by 10 big authors...

A broken heart. A school reunion. A career metamorphosis. A dream come true... and more. Top Australian writers reflect on the year that was....

 2018-12-14 13:10 

Sydney Morning Herald

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Bateman tragedy: one dead in reported shooting south of Perth...

A person has died following a tragic incident in Bateman on Friday evening....

 2018-12-14 13:10 

Sydney Morning Herald

Checking on lunch kebabs: Has the home loan crackdown gone too far?...

When Carla Jenkins recently sought to refinance a loan over a house she bought six years ago, she faced a very different vetting process from her bank....

 2018-12-14 13:07 

Sydney Morning Herald

Michael Lynch and Chrissy Sharp: 'We can easily ignite each other'...

These two arts dynamos have had a tempestuous but very passionate relationship from the start....

 2018-12-14 13:05 

Sydney Morning Herald

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Exploring the factory of Melbourne's Willy Wonka of Ice Cream...

One to two litres a day: Tasting the product is certainly a perk of working at this Reservoir ice cream factory, which is turning 60....

 2018-12-14 13:05 

Sydney Morning Herald

Trump's mad trade war has a hidden logic...

Advanced economics tells us it's no surprise Donald Trump is 'P'd off' over China's economic rise....

 2018-12-14 13:05 

Sydney Morning Herald

Dangerous overreach on encryption leaves 'backdoor' open for criminals...

Australia's encryption laws represent a dangerous overreach by the federal government and create more problems than they solve....

 2018-12-14 13:02 

Sydney Morning Herald

Unions press ALP to remove 40-hour work restriction for international students...

A future Labor government would stop information about international students who report underpayment of wages from being shared between the Fair Work Ombudsman and Department of Home Affairs under a resolution to its national party conference....

 2018-12-14 13:01 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Good Weekend Superquiz and Target, Saturday, December 15...

Trivia and word buffs: test your knowledge with today's superquiz and Target....

 2018-12-14 13:01 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

'Hiding behind invisible children': welfare groups oppose new laws...

Children's groups have criticised new laws that make it a crime to identify a child's history in care....

 2018-12-14 13:01 

Sydney Morning Herald

Race-by-race guide and tips for Randwick on Saturday...

All the information you need to back a winner at Randwick can be found here....

 2018-12-14 13:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Australia has much to celebrate - and to fear...

Australia is one of the most successful and attractive countries on earth. It also has a fair bit to worry about....

 2018-12-14 13:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Why 'stagnating' injecting room laws could finally be put to use...

Politicians behind legislation for an ACT supervised injecting room, passed almost 20 years ago, are pleased the concept might finally become a reality....

 2018-12-14 13:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Heather Garriock on soccer, love and the brother she lost...

She played 150 games for the Matildas, and now soccer great Heather Garriock calls Canberra home - maybe even for good...

 2018-12-14 13:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

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Driver meeting to force Canberra bus shutdown...

ACTION buses have been cancelled between 10am and 2.30pm on Wednesday, December 19 to allow drivers to attend the Transport Workers Union meeting...

 2018-12-14 13:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

What REALLY lurks in Batemans Bay...

The water may not be as clear and aquamarine as inlets further south but don't let Batemans Bay fool you: lurking beneath the water is an unexpected kaleidoscope of vibrant colours, fish and habitats....

 2018-12-14 13:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Plans for religious protections complicated by one thing...

People often equate the issue of religious discrimination with religious freedom. Only the two aren't quite the same....

 2018-12-14 13:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Canberrans help farming families have a happy Christmas...

Close to 200 families in regional NSW have been helped by the Adopt a Farming Family Christmas Appeal created by a Canberra woman....

 2018-12-14 13:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Girl power: girls' schools trounce boys' and co-ed schools in the HSC...

Girls schools shone in the 2018, outstripping their boys' and co-ed counterparts...

 2018-12-14 13:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Santa enjoys a 'smooth' ride on the tram to deliver presents...

The big man in red dropped off presents donated by staff at Canberra Metro and Transport Canberra and City Services....

 2018-12-14 13:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Staffroom secrets, free lunch: What it's like being your teacher's kid...

Five Canberra kids who went to the school where their parents are teachers are all set to graduate this month....

 2018-12-14 13:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Old dog, new tricks: Gundagai's bid to save a national landmark...

The NSW country town is looking for someone to rehaul the neglected Dog on the Tuckerbox....

 2018-12-14 13:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Crematorium yet to respond to concerns of more missing ashes...

Canberra's only crematorium, Norwood Park, still has questions to answer about the location of another baby's ashes....

 2018-12-14 13:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

'It's started to hit me': Long wait over as ACT students get ATARs...

Each December, two former teachers bunker down to calculate the ATAR rankings of thousands of Canberra students....

 2018-12-14 13:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Some seasonal movies to savour...

From family classics to comedies light and dark to tales of horror, there are Christmas movies to suit every taste. Here are some of them....

 2018-12-14 13:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Take a long hard look in the mirror, narcissists...

We are far more likely, if we can find a political hero, to want him or her to get things done in undemocratic ways....

 2018-12-14 13:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

'Planting your memory': Farm offers different form of tribute...

The Capital Region Memory Farm offers a chance to scatter the ashes of your loved one on a local property....

 2018-12-14 13:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Take a hard look in the mirror, narcissists...

As someone with a healthy number of tickets on himself, I needed to see if the research findings tell ME anything about ME, about MY feelings....

 2018-12-14 13:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Cuts to research and development are unsustainable...

Next year, we are now projected to spend a smaller share of our economy on research than we did in 1978....

 2018-12-14 13:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Nurse safety strategy aims to reduce rates of hospital violence...

The government has been under pressure after a string of assaults against mental health nurses and increasing code blacks at Canberra Hospital....

 2018-12-14 13:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

The soul-destroying reality behind our shrinking home sizes...

Our enthusiasm for tiny homes and the drop in the average area of a house, isn't cause for celebration....

 2018-12-14 13:00 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

The little Braidwood building that refuses to abide by the rules...

Like the once lawless town of the same name in South Dakota, United States, Deadwood refuses to abide by the rules....

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