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 2018-12-11 01:46 

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Canadian court weighs bail for Huawei CFO...

A Canadian court considering bail for an executive of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei Technologies, who is facing extradition to the United States, has adjourned without deciding her fate....

 2018-12-11 01:38 

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Remote Qld evacuates over possible cyclone...

Residents in far north Queensland are starting to leave as ex-tropical cyclone Owen threatens to re-form into a category three system....

 2018-12-11 01:27 

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Labor MPs playing down ugly refugee debate...

Labor looks set to avoid a bruising stoush on refugee policy at the party's national conference, with key factional players locking in behind offshore processing and boat turnbacks....

 2018-12-11 01:02 

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Man dies in suspicious Qld blaze...

A man has died in a suspicious fire at a unit north of Brisbane....

 2018-12-11 01:01 

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Aust filmmaker's life may inspire Oscar...

Australian filmmaker Charles Williams' experience with mental illness and tough childhood in country Victoria may lead him to the Academy Awards....

 2018-12-11 01:01 

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US Border Patrol arrest 32 demonstrators...

Authorities have arrested 32 people at a demonstration organised by Quakers on the US border with Mexico....

 2018-12-11 01:01 

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Recognise migration benefits: businesses...

As state and territory leaders prepare to discuss population policy in their first meeting with Prime Minister Scott Morrison, a business lobby group is urging them to recognise the benefits of migration....

 2018-12-11 01:01 

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Aussies listening in as NASA makes history...

NASA's Voyager 2 has breached the final frontier in space - but the world wouldn't even know if not for a group of Australians listening in....

 2018-12-11 01:01 

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Outrage at international Uber outage...

Australia's Uber users have taken to social media in outrage after a worldwide outage of the popular ride-sharing app....

 2018-12-11 01:01 

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Man, woman charged over Launceston siege...

Two people involved in a 16-hour overnight armed siege at a home in Launceston have been charged by police....

 2018-12-11 01:01 

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Girl abducted, sexually assaulted in Qld...

A seven-year-old girl spent more than an hour with the man accused of abducting and sexually assaulting her in bushland north of Brisbane....

 2018-12-10 23:55 

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New land taxes could fund infrastructure...

Funding major infrastructure projects could be done with new broad-based land taxes and targeted levies, an expert report recommends....

 2018-12-10 23:55 

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Google accelerates Plus closure...

Google is still having trouble protecting the personal information on its Plus service, prodding it to accelerate plans to shut down the little-used social network it created to compete with Facebook....

 2018-12-10 23:55 

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Aussie team in poo breakthrough...

Aussie scientists have made a poo breakthrough that should help people battling chronic gut disease....

 2018-12-10 23:55 

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No release in sight for Aust-based refugee...

An Australian-based refugee soccer player could be held in Thailand immigration detention for up to six months, according to his lawyer....

 2018-12-10 23:55 

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Marshall to push for bigger SA at COAG...

South Australia will lobby for bigger population growth when the nation's premiers and Prime Minister Scott Morrison meet in Adelaide this week....

 2018-12-10 23:55 

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SA schools get high-speed internet access...

More than 500 government schools across South Australia will get high-speed, fibre optic internet connections under an $80 million deal signed with Telstra....

 2018-12-10 23:55 

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Water police search for missing Qld man...

Water police will scour creeks in far north Queensland as the search continues for a man who went missing more than a week ago....

 2018-12-10 23:55 

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SA fire station checked for toxic chemical...

Testing is underway at an Adelaide fire station after staff were found to have concerning blood levels of a chemical used in firefighting foam....

 2018-12-10 23:55 

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Indigenous leader joins key advice body...

The Australian government's independent research and advisory authority will soon have its first commissioner focused on indigenous policies....

 2018-12-10 23:55 

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NZ justice minster's plea to British media...

The British media's public naming of the man accused of killing backpacker Grace Millane risks her family not seeing justice done, New Zealand's justice minster says....

 2018-12-10 23:55 

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Russian agent Butina to plead guilty...

Accused Russian agent Maria Butina, suspected of trying to infiltrate the National Rifle Association and influence US policy, is expected to plead guilty to spy charges....

 2018-12-10 22:56 

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Burke warns against Adani mine opposition...

Labor environment spokesman Tony Burke warns he will fiercely oppose any push to make stopping a Queensland coalmine ALP policy....

 2018-12-10 22:56 

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Woman charged over Sydney bus bashing...

A woman has been charged over an attack on a bus passenger and a policewoman in Sydney....

 2018-12-10 22:56 

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Man charged over WA fires...

A man will face the Bunbury Magistrates Court on Tuesday charged with lighting a string of fires....

 2018-12-10 22:56 

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Study shows how coral develops resilience...

Unprecedented back-to-back bleaching events on the Great Barrier Reef has changed the physiology of tougher coral, making them more resilient to future stress, new research suggests....

 2018-12-10 22:56 

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NSW woman dies in head-on crash with truck...

A 20-year-old woman is dead after her car collided head-on with a truck in the middle of the night in Sydney's west....

 2018-12-10 22:56 

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Credits could weaken Paris target: report...

Australia could use a loophole in order to meet up to half of its targets for the Paris Agreement, which experts think has the potential to throw the global climate accord into chaos....

 2018-12-10 22:56 

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Childcare rorters cut off from payments...

More than 140 childcare providers were cut off from federal government payments in the first nine months of this year after they were caught rorting the system....

 2018-12-10 22:56 

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Man arrested over alleged Qld kidnapping...

A man has been arrested for allegedly abducting a child from a southeast Queensland shopping centre and sexually assaulting her....

 2018-12-10 22:56 

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Vic constable rescues man from Yarra River...

A Melbourne policeman has jumped into the Yarra River to rescue a man....

 2018-12-10 22:56 

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Voyager 2 probe into interstellar space...

Voyager 2, a NASA probe launched in 1977 for just a five-year mission, has become only the second human-made object to enter interstellar space as it continues its marathon trek billions of kilometres from Earth....

 2018-12-10 22:56 

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Disney takes monster $9.7 b at box office...

Disney has topped $US7 billion ($A9.7 billion) at the global box office for 2018 with three weeks left in the year....

 2018-12-10 22:56 

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Collette, Kidman in Oscar battle...

Toni Collette and her blossoming Oscar campaign for the horror film Hereditary could have the unfortunate outcome of nudging Nicole Kidman out of a best actress nomination....

 2018-12-10 21:47 

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QBE flags $130m cost-saving program...

QBE Insurance has announced a three-year operational efficiency program targeting net savings of $130 million, and an expense ratio of around 14 per cent in 2021....

 2018-12-10 21:47 

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Taco Bell coming to Australia in 2019...

Tex-Mex food chain Taco Bell will begin rolling out across Australia and New Zealand in 2019 with stores initially planned for New South Wales and the ACT....

 2018-12-10 21:47 

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Senior ALP left MP backs boat turnbacks...

Senior federal coalition figures are pressuring Labor on border protection, despite a senior ALP Left faction MP locking in her support for boat turnbacks and offshore processing....

 2018-12-10 21:47 

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Man in coma after setting own home on fire...

A man is in an induced coma after allegedly setting his home on fire during a welfare check in Sydney's south....

 2018-12-10 21:47 

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Taxpayers fork out $4.5m for Liberal spill...

The political knifing of Malcolm Turnbull cost taxpayers more than $4.5 million in severance payouts....

 2018-12-10 21:47 

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Vic cancer survivors on increase: report...

The overall rate of Victorians surviving cancer is increasing, despite more people in the state being diagnosed with the disease....

 2018-12-10 21:47 

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Terror threat unlikely to change soon: cop...

The terrorism threat facing Australia is unlikely to subside anytime soon, according to Victoria Police's top counter-terrorism officer....

 2018-12-10 21:47 

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Police investigate southeast Qld unit fire...

Police are trying to determine whether a fire at a southeast Queensland unit was deliberately lit....

 2018-12-10 21:47 

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Woman impaled by catfish in north Qld...

A woman has been taken to hospital in remote Queensland after being impaled by a catfish....

 2018-12-10 20:29 

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EU preparing for no-deal Brexit, says Tusk...

EU leaders will not renegotiate Britain's Brexit deal, including the Irish border...

 2018-12-10 20:29 

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Actress tells of second kidney transplant...

Modern Family star Sarah Hyland says she had a second kidney transplant last year, replacing a kidney from her father with another from her brother....

 2018-12-10 20:29 

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Coalition plans casual work rules shake-up...

Regular casual employees, including retail and hospitality workers, will have the right to request full-time or part-time employment, under a federal coalition shake-up to neutralise key attacks from Labor and unions....

 2018-12-10 20:29 

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Banks reaped $1b from investor rate hikes...

Australia's biggest banks reaped more than $1 billion from hiking investor mortgages rates in response to new limits imposed by the industry regulator to help take some heat out of the housing market, the competition watchdog has discovered....

 2018-12-10 20:29 

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Qld braced for category three cyclone...

Ex-cyclone Owen is expected to reform in the Gulf of Carpentaria on Wednesday but it's unclear if it will threaten mainland communities....

 2018-12-10 20:29 

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Pound falls to 20-month low with no vote...

Sterling has tumbled to its weakest since April 2017 after Prime Minister Theresa May pulled a parliamentary vote on her Brexit deal with the European Union, panicking investors about deepening political uncertainty in Britain....

 2018-12-10 20:29 

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Macron to speed up tax cuts, raise wages...

President Emmanuel Macron has announced wage rises for the poorest workers and tax cuts for pensioners, offering concessions after weeks of often violent protests that have challenged his authority....

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