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 2018-09-22 00:59 

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Fake Uber driver charged with sex assault...

A man who posed as an Uber driver and allegedly sexually assaulted two women while driving them from nights out in Brisbane has appeared in court....

 2018-09-22 00:32 

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Japanese PM to visit Darwin: report...

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is reportedly planning a historic visit to Darwin, more than 75 years after the country's forces bombed the city during World War II....

 2018-09-22 00:32 

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Ecuador tried to give Assange Russia post...

Ecuador in 2017 gave Wikileaks founder Julian Assange a diplomatic post in Russia but rescinded it after Britain refused to give him diplomatic immunity, according to an Ecuadorean government document seen by Reuters....

 2018-09-22 00:32 

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Trump delays Russia probe declassify order...

President Donald Trump has delayed his own order to declassify and release documents from the FBI's Russia investigation, saying the Justice Department and US allies have raised security concerns about their disclosure....

 2018-09-22 00:32 

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Early voting begins in US midterms...

Much of the US political world is consumed with a battle over a Supreme Court nominee, an expanding international trade war and President Donald Trump's social media posts....

 2018-09-22 00:32 

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Burt Reynolds mourned at private service...

About 80 of Burt Reynolds' friends and relatives have shared memories of the late actor at a private memorial service....

 2018-09-22 00:32 

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Kavanaugh panel waits on accuser response...

The US Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a vote on confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Monday if no deal is reached by midday Saturday (AEST) on how Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused Kavanaugh of sexual assault, would testify,...

 2018-09-22 00:32 

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Vic inquiry to examine gig workers' rights...

Victorian food delivery riders and those contracted to jobs online will be the focus of an inquiry following widespread claims of underpayment and poor treatment....

 2018-09-22 00:32 

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Jane Fonda stars in revealing documentary...

As beguiling and powerful as Jane Fonda is on screen, she has yet to play a role that's a match for her whiplash-inducing life of artistry, celebrity and polarising activism....

 2018-09-22 00:13 

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US preparing 'actions' against Venezuela...

The United States is preparing a...

 2018-09-22 00:11 

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Govt thanks Cambodia for Ricketson release...

Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Marise Payne has thanked the Cambodian government for the release of Australian film maker and convicted spy James Ricketson....

 2018-09-22 00:11 

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Dow hits new high ahead of index reshuffle...

Industrials led the Dow to a new closing high on Friday ahead of Monday's major sector reshuffle, capping a week that largely shrugged off trade worries....

 2018-09-22 00:11 

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More flooding feared for South Carolina...

Residents of South Carolina are preparing for another deluge of water in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, which has killed at least 40 people....

 2018-09-22 00:11 

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Travel bans for welfare debt dodgers...

Australians who owe money to the federal government will be banned from leaving the country until they repay the funds in a move to claw back $800 million in debt....

 2018-09-22 00:06 

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Archaeologists zero in on Cook's Endeavour...

Australian and US archaeologists believe they may have found Captain James Cook's HMB Endeavour, but it could take four months to test wood taken from a wreck found at the bottom of a harbour on America's east coast....

 2018-09-21 21:46 

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Rosenstein denies plotting to remove Trump...

US deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein has denied reports that he floated the idea of using the 25th Amendment to remove President Donald Trump as unfit for office....

 2018-09-21 21:36 

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Colombia honours police sniffer dogs...

Fourteen Colombian police dogs have been given medals and diplomas as they were retired after years of service sniffing out drugs, bombs and bodies....

 2018-09-21 21:36 

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One dead as car crashes into Brisbane home...

One person has died after a car left the road and crashed through a fence into a house in the north Brisbane suburb of Stafford....

 2018-09-21 21:36 

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Male pedestrian dies in Qld accident...

A male pedestrian in his 20s has died after being struck by a car in Queensland's southeast....

 2018-09-21 20:21 

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NSW Premier warns minister over spill...

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian has told Multiculturalism Minister Ray Williams he faces the axe if he continues to push a spill motion against Liberal frontbench colleague Dominic Perrottet....

 2018-09-21 20:21 

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Wentworth campaign a preference 'circus'...

The campaign to win Malcolm Turnbull's former seat has become a...

 2018-09-21 20:21 

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Tanzania ferry disaster captain arrested...

The captain of a ferry which sank on Lake Victoria has been arrested as the death toll from the disaster climbed above 130....

 2018-09-21 20:21 

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Navy chief hopeful Cook's ship is found...

A senior officer in the Royal Australian Navy says he's hopeful that a wreck off Rhode Island on America's east coast is the Endeavour, the ship Captain Cook took to Australia and the South Pacific almost 250 years ago....

 2018-09-21 20:21 

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Two arrested after shots fired in Sydney...

A man and woman have been arrested after shots were fired in Sydney's southwest....

 2018-09-21 20:21 

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BAFTA honour for Saturday Night Live...

Saturday Night Live will receive a special award in the annual BAFTA honours for the show's influence on comedy....

 2018-09-21 19:38 

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Infants among five stabbed in New York...

A woman has stabbed five people, including three newborn babies, inside a New York City home that was apparently being used as a neighbourhood nursery, police say....

 2018-09-21 15:42 

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Trump challenges court nominee's accuser...

US President Donald Trump has challenged the woman accusing his Supreme Court nominee of sexual assault, saying that if the alleged attack was that...

 2018-09-21 15:42 

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May hits back after EU trashes Brexit plan...

British Prime Minister Theresa May has challenged the European Union to break the...

 2018-09-21 13:01 

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Former SS guard, 94, on trial in Germany...

A 94-year-old former SS guard at the Stutthof concentration camp run near Gdansk in Poland is to stand trial for being an accessory to murder, the state court in the city of Muenster says....

 2018-09-21 13:01 

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US wants Russia out of arms trade: Kremlin...

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov says that by imposing sanctions on buyers of Russian weapons, and on people associated with the Russian military, the United States is trying to squeeze out competitors in the global arms trade....

 2018-09-21 13:01 

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Tanzania ferry sinking toll hits 136...

The number of people who died in the sinking of a Tanzanian ferry on Lake Victoria has risen to at least 136, the country's top police official says....

 2018-09-21 12:03 

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James Ricketson pardoned in Cambodia...

Australian film maker and convicted spy James Ricketson has been pardoned by Cambodian King Norodom Sihamoni, according to his family and a government statement published by online news portal Fresh News....

 2018-09-21 11:50 

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Disaster declared for German wildfire...

Officials in northwestern Germany are declaring a disaster over a wildfire triggered two weeks ago by a rocket test on an army training site....

 2018-09-21 11:50 

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Infants among five stabbed in New York...

Police in New York say at least five people, including three infants, have been stabbed at an overnight day care centre in Queens....

 2018-09-21 11:50 

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Gunman critical after bizarre SA incident...

A gunman threatened staff at a pharmacy on the Yorke Peninsula in South Australia before taking prescription medication and collapsing....

 2018-09-21 10:42 

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Two more Chilean bishops resign over abuse...

Pope Francis has accepted the resignation of two more Chilean bishops, bringing to seven the number who have stepped down since a sexual abuse scandal swept the nation's Roman Catholic Church....

 2018-09-21 10:06 

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Japan spacecraft sends rovers to asteroid...

Two small robotic rovers released from a Japanese spacecraft are set to land on an asteroid 300 million kilometres away from Earth....

 2018-09-21 09:48 

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Novichok suspects were held in Netherlands...

Two suspects in the poisoning of an ex-Russian spy were briefly detained in the Netherlands earlier this year, according to research by Bellingcat, an investigative group....

 2018-09-21 09:48 

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Rinehart-backed company loses Vic gas case...

A company backed by mining magnate Gina Rinehart has lost a major court case against the Victorian government over the state's ban on onshore gas exploration....

 2018-09-21 09:48 

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US sanctions China for buying Russian jets...

The Trump administration has imposed sanctions on the Chinese military for buying fighter jets and missile systems from Russia, in breach of a sweeping US sanctions law punishing Moscow for meddling in the 2016 US election....

 2018-09-21 09:48 

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Wetlands near Adani port to be monitored...

The Queensland government will begin environmental monitoring of nationally important wetlands near Adani's Abbot Point coal port....

 2018-09-21 09:48 

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Darwin doctors criticised by coroner...

Royal Darwin Hospital doctors have been sharply criticised by the Northern Territory coroner over both the medical treatment and poor, disrespectful communication with the families of two men who died there....

 2018-09-21 08:02 

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Ex-teacher jailed after child porn bust...

A former Catholic school teacher, who shared fantasies online about raping babies, has been sentenced to four years imprisonment in Western Australia after he was nabbed in the same investigation as ex-journalist Ben McCormack....

 2018-09-21 07:52 

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Inquest will examine Brit cyclist's death...

A three-day inquest starting in Canberra on Monday will seek answers about the death of respected British cyclist Mike Hall....

 2018-09-21 07:52 

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Qantas expands Asian routes in Cathay deal...

Qantas customers will have more options to fly across southeast Asia under a new agreement with Hong Kong airline Cathay Pacific....

 2018-09-21 07:52 

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Robert Redford backtracks on retiring...

Robert Redford may not be retiring from acting, after all....

 2018-09-21 07:52 

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Aust actress wins Heath Ledger scholarship...

Charmaine Bingwa has been named winner of the 2018 Heath Ledger Scholarship at a star-studded ceremony on West Hollywood's Sunset Strip....

 2018-09-21 07:52 

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Referrals to new Vic threat centre...

More than 30 potential terrorists and other high-risk offenders have been referred to Victoria's specialist centre to combat attacks and violence, since it opened in March....

 2018-09-21 07:52 

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UK media says May's Brexit plan dead...

Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit proposals have been declared dead by the British media after what they cast as a humiliation at the hands of European Union leaders at an informal summit in Austria....

 2018-09-21 07:52 

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Insurer 'misconduct' in Down syndrome case...

Freedom Insurance engaged in misconduct by pressuring a young man with Down syndrome into buying insurance over the phone, banking royal commission lawyers say....

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