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 2018-09-20 20:27 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Canberra Now: plastic bag use rising, Aussie rules a force for good...

Canberra's plastic bag use is returning to pre-ban levels with the ACT's environment minister recommending upping the price....

 2018-09-20 20:26 

Courier Mail

RUSH HOUR: X-rated note in child’s homework...

Live: Rush Hour...

 2018-09-20 20:25 

Sydney Morning Herald

Hundreds feared dead after Tanzania ferry capsizes...

Dozens of people have drowned after a ferry sank in Tanzania's Lake Victoria, while government officials fear the final death toll could be in the hundreds....

 2018-09-20 20:25 

ABC Australia

[ Queensland ]

Gold Coast council asks court to reject a development it approved...

A Queensland council has recommended a court refuse a planning application its own councillors signed off on....

 2018-09-20 20:25 

Courier Mail

‘Ferrari’ who bowls ‘rockets’: England unearth Ashes threat...

ENGLAND have finally unearthed a fast bowler capable of terrorising the Aussies in the Ashes next year....

 2018-09-20 20:24 

Courier Mail

Australia’s plan to head off China...

MOST people probably associate Manus Island with being home to refugee camps established as part of Australia's hardline immigration policies. But there's much more to the tiny island than meets the eye....

 2018-09-20 20:22 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Families using in-home child care feel 'left out in the cold' after subsidy changes...

Some of Australia's most vulnerable families feel they have been abandoned by the Federal Government after changes to childcare payments left them with huge costs and a bureaucratic nightmare....

 2018-09-20 20:22 

ABC Australia

[ New South Wales ]

How fighting helped turn a teen's life around...

Former Thai kickboxing professional Jacob Marks opens up about his life in a short film, detailing how his training taught him discipline in the ring and out....

 2018-09-20 20:22 

9 News

At least 44 dead in Tanzanian ferry capsize tragedy...

At least 44 people are dead after a passenger ferry capsized on Lake Victoria, a Tanzanian official said, and the death toll was expected to rise....

 2018-09-20 20:20 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

Australian soldiers prepare for short-term deployment to PNG amid growing China fears...

Australian troops could soon begin regular military rotations to Papua New Guinea as anxiety over China's growing influence in the Pacific region continues to rise....

 2018-09-20 20:20 

Courier Mail

Matildas to fly to France in comfort and style...

IN a major concession to women's football, FIFA will start funding business-class flights for some of the Women's World Cup teams traveling to France for next year's tournament....

 2018-09-20 20:20 

Courier Mail

Kavanaugh's accuser willing to testify...

A lawyer for a woman accusing US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault says she is willing to testify to the Senate Judiciary Committee next week if they can agree to terms...

 2018-09-20 20:16 

ABC Australia

[ Just In ]

Jury rejects 'scorned woman' defence in rare marital rape conviction...

A Ballarat man has been found guilty of raping his estranged wife while their children were locked outside their house in February 2017....

 2018-09-20 20:13 

The West Australian

Youzhny ends tennis career in home defeat...

Russian tennis ace Mikhail Youzhny has lost the final match of his career Roberto Bautista Agut in the second round of the St Petersburg Open....

 2018-09-20 20:12 

Courier Mail

Live: UFC boss says McGregor best ever...

IT'S trending to be the highest-selling pay-per-view in UFC history and the build-up to Conor McGregor's return against Khabib Nurmagomedov hits full-steam this morning as the fighters hold a press conference in New York....

 2018-09-20 20:12 

9 News

Man led police on pursuit after 'crime spree'...

The offender, aged in his 20s, broke into three homes and stole two cars before leading authorities on a chase through Sydney's western suburbs....

 2018-09-20 20:08 

The Age

Morrison's cash splash fixes politics, not policy...

The latest salvo in the school funding war shows that when lobbyists kick up a fuss, they get results....

 2018-09-20 20:07 

Courier Mail

Swans Saved From Florence Form 'Special Bond' at North Carolina Sanctuary...

Swans mate for life, so when one of a pair on a North Carolina farm was killed shortly before Hurricane Florence, the owner brought the remaining bird to Carolina Waterfowl Rescue (CWR). Then came the storm, and the rescue group picked up two more swans o...

 2018-09-20 20:05 

ABC Australia

[ Western Australia ]

Rare caesium mine opens in Western Australia...

The Sinclair caesium mine — just the third of its kind in the world — officially opens near Norseman, in WA's south....

 2018-09-20 20:05 

news.com.au

Dozens die after Tanzania ferry capsizes...

At least 42 people have drowned after a ferry sank in Tanzania's Lake Victoria, while government officials fear the final death toll could be more than 200, a senior official says....

 2018-09-20 20:05 

news.com.au

Teen stabbed, punched in Sydney attack...

An 18-year-old man has been stabbed in an attack by a group of strangers in Sydney's west....

 2018-09-20 20:05 

news.com.au

PM sticks by Dutton despite close vote...

Scott Morrison is standing by his Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton, despite him escaping a vote of no confidence in parliament by the skin of his teeth....

 2018-09-20 20:05 

news.com.au

Growth set to fund schools deal: treasurer...

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg is confident Australia's growing economy can help shoulder the cost of the government's $4.6 billion peace deal with Catholic and independent schools....

 2018-09-20 20:05 

news.com.au

Fat solves 558-million-year science puzzle...

A piece of fat has helped solve a 558-million-year-old riddle and looks set to shoot a university student to scientific stardom....

 2018-09-20 20:05 

news.com.au

Tourists critical after two shark attacks...

Two tourists remain in a critical condition following two shark attacks in less than 24 hours at the same north Queensland harbour in the Whitsunday Islands....

 2018-09-20 20:05 

news.com.au

Tough new penalties for 'food terrorists'...

As the hunt for those responsible for sticking needles in Australian strawberries continues, the federal government has ramped up penalties for so-called...

 2018-09-20 20:05 

news.com.au

Wife 'forbid' Qld man from stopping death...

A Queensland man accused of encouraging his wife to take her own life claimed she forbid him from trying to stop her, a court has heard....

 2018-09-20 20:05 

news.com.au

Thousands of bodies found in Rwanda graves...

New mass graves have been found in Rwanda that authorities say contain 5400 bodies of genocide victims, nearly a quarter of a century after the 1994 bloodshed....

 2018-09-20 20:05 

news.com.au

Experts slam Vic's power plant pollution...

Pollution from coal-fired power plants in Victoria's east is higher than acceptable according to international experts, as the environment authority reviews operating licences....

 2018-09-20 20:05 

news.com.au

Medicinal cannabis IPO raises $20 million...

Medical cannabis company Althea Group has raised $20 million in an initial public offering to fund its own cannabis production facility....

 2018-09-20 20:05 

news.com.au

Missing SA woman's daughter wants justice...

The daughter of missing South Australian woman Colleen Adams says she has now put her trust in the legal system, after police unearthed human remains in the 45-year-old missing persons case....

 2018-09-20 20:05 

news.com.au

Peak insurance bodies appear at inquiry...

The peak lobby groups for insurers face questions at the banking royal commission over the regulation of the industry, which in large part relies on it regulating itself....

 2018-09-20 20:05 

news.com.au

BHP seeks $69m pact over Brazil dam burst...

BHP Billiton has asked a US judge to approve a $US50 million ($A69 million) settlement of claims that it fraudulently inflated its share price by overstating its ability to manage safety risks before a fatal 2015 dam burst at a Brazilian mine....

 2018-09-20 20:05 

Radio Australia

Labor and experts question $1.2bn Coalition education fund...

After over a year of complaints from the Catholic education sector, the Federal Government has announced yet another school funding deal....

 2018-09-20 20:03 

Sydney Morning Herald

Survivors send texts from under debris after new Philippines landslide...

A massive landslide buried dozens of homes near a central Philippine mountain Thursday, killing dozens....

 2018-09-20 20:03 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Farm operator guilty over contractor's death during dingo chase...

A farm operator in remote north-west New South Wales is found guilty of failing to provide a safe work environment after a court determined that chasing after dingoes was a legitimate part of mustering work....

 2018-09-20 20:01 

Courier Mail

Residents urged to evacuate from fires northwest of Brisbane...

Firefighters in Queensland are battling fast-moving bushfires northwest of Brisbane, with residents being urged to evacuate or enact survival plans. Large fires are moving at Toogoolawah and Mount Beppo, near the Brisbane Valley Highway, and Angledale Lan...

 2018-09-20 20:00 

Foreign Brief

Romania's ruling party to decide on the future of controversial leader Liviu Dragnea...

Leaders from Romania's ruling Social Democrats will meet today to discuss the future of the party's de facto leader, Liviu...

 2018-09-20 20:00 

Foreign Brief

China to bring retaliatory claim against US at World Trade Organisation...

Today, the Chinese delegation to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) will meet with the intergovernmental group's Dispute Settlement Body to...

 2018-09-20 20:00 

Foreign Brief

Steve Bannon to join Matteo Salvini for populist rally in Rome...

Today, Steve Bannon, the Trump administration's former chief strategist, will join Italian Interior Minister Matteo Salvini in Rome at a...

 2018-09-20 20:00 

Courier Mail

Comedy’s made the radio star...

HE WAS heckled and bitten by dogs in his formative years, so Kallangur's Mike van Acker knows a job in breakfast radio is a dream gig....

 2018-09-20 20:00 

Courier Mail

2018 quite a ride for women’s league...

IT'S been quite a year for women's rugby league, when you consider everything that has happened wasn't expected for another couple of years....

 2018-09-20 20:00 

Courier Mail

Jason Donovan's Neighbours-era pad for sale...
 2018-09-20 19:58 

Courier Mail

Protests weaken U.S. sway over next Iraqi government...

Violent protests in Basra have dented Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi's chances of winning a second term, alongside U.S. ambitions to shape Iraq's next government. Lucy Fielder reports....

 2018-09-20 19:58 

Courier Mail

Floods could worsen in Florence's wake...

Flooding across the Carolinas in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence, which has killed 36 people, was expected to worsen ove the next couple of days, forecasters said. Zachary Goelman reports....

 2018-09-20 19:54 

Courier Mail

Accuser ‘will testify’ against Trump’s court pick...

A LAWYER for a woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sex assault decades ago says she'd be willing to testify to the Senate Judiciary Committee next week if they can agree to terms "that are fair and which ensure her safety."...

 2018-09-20 19:53 

Courier Mail

Four children killed, two critical in Netherlands train accident...

Police in the Netherlands say four children have been killed and two other people are in a critical condition after a train slammed into an electric bike. The tragic accident happened at a railway crossing in the town of Oss, southeast of Amsterdam. Autho...

 2018-09-20 19:51 

Sydney Morning Herald

[ National ]

Melbourne Express: Friday, September 21, 2018...

All the news you need to start your day....

 2018-09-20 19:49 

Courier Mail

Multiple victims reported in Maryland shooting...

Several people were shot on Thursday in Perryman, Maryland, near an Army facility, according to authorities....

 2018-09-20 19:49 

Courier Mail

Anti-doping agency votes to welcome back Russians...

The ban on Russia's anti-doping agency RUSADA was lifted by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) on Thursday, subject to various conditions, in a decision greeted with dismay by campaigners. Matthew Larotonda reports....

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