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 2019-05-23 00:28 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

May under growing pressure to resign over Brexit as key Cabinet minister quits...

British Prime Minister Theresa May tries to push a Brexit compromise through Parliament but her own party is revolting against the plan, fuelling calls for the beleaguered leader to quit....

 2019-05-22 23:40 

ABC Australia

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Why one man's pearl nursery is perfectly placed on remote Abrolhos Islands...

At first glance, operating an aquaculture hatchery 60km out to sea with no running water or power just does not add up. But there's something in the water off the Abrolhos Islands....

 2019-05-22 23:31 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Usman Khawaja escapes jaw damage after being hit in face by ball during World Cup warm-up match...

Australia's cricket team breathes a sigh of relief as Usman Khawaja is cleared of injury after being struck by a bouncer in a pre-World Cup win over the West Indies in Southampton....

 2019-05-22 23:31 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

The woman who loved spiders: Barbara York Main combined poetry and science...

Dr Barbara Anne York Main OAM, who died last week, was one of Australia's leading spider researchers, conservationists and authors. Not only did she study the world's oldest spider, she championed their home in the West Australian Wheatbelt at a t...

 2019-05-22 23:11 

ABC Australia

[ New South Wales ]

The Heiresses: A tender tale of late-life self-discovery unfolds in politically conservative Paraguay...

The personal and political blend in Marcelo Martinessi's award-winning film about a middle-aged aristocrat whose loss of fortune brings a windfall of independence....

 2019-05-22 22:32 

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Wall St falls on reports Trump may blacklist Chinese surveillance firm...

Australian shares are expected to fall in early trade, as Wall Street is weighed down by reports the United States may impose trade restrictions on Chinese video surveillance firm Hikvision....

 2019-05-22 22:25 

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Catholic priests in WA to be forced to report child sexual abuse revealed during confession...

Ministers of religion in Western Australia will soon have to report child sexual abuse — even if the information is gained under confession — under planned changes to the state's laws....

 2019-05-22 22:21 

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Trump storms out of meeting after Pelosi accuses him of Russia 'cover-up'...

The US President abruptly ends a meeting about infrastructure after House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Mr Trump is "obstructing justice and engaged in a cover-up" and warns they could be impeachable offences....

 2019-05-22 22:18 

ABC Australia

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ABC crew attacked by mob in Jakarta's violent post-election riots...

More than 250 people are arrested as Indonesia's post-election violence enters its second day and supporters of defeated candidate Prabowo Subianto take to the streets in protest over President Joko Widodo's win....

 2019-05-22 22:13 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Canberra's doctor-prescribed cannabis scheme is missing just one thing: Doctors...

Despite the ACT having a medicinal cannabis scheme, patients report turning to street drugs to treat chronic conditions because of a lack of doctors willing to prescribe the drug....

 2019-05-22 22:01 

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'We have come so close': Liberal MP Sarah Henderson concedes Victorian seat...

The Liberal Party's Sarah Henderson concedes defeat in her marginal seat of Corangamite on the Great Ocean Road, despite recording a swing to her in some polling places....

 2019-05-22 21:49 

ABC Australia

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Graziers face 'green drought' as dams run dry and disease threatens stock...

Despite recent rains, graziers in western Queensland are now amid what some call a 'green drought' as dams run dry and disease threatens stock....

 2019-05-22 21:42 

ABC Australia

[ Queensland ]

Move over Indiana Jones, archaeology is a bit more down to earth...

The curator of archaeology at the Queensland Museum says he spends more time linking artefacts to personal stories than he ever does going into the field equipped with a whip and hat....

 2019-05-22 21:30 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Two of Australia's youngest interpreters keep their community connected...

From hospitals to land rights, speech pathology to police interviews, the ability of these Indigenous teenagers to communicate is a lifeline for their remote community....

 2019-05-22 21:12 

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Hidden national park waterfalls will soon be open to visitors — but will it come at a cost?...

The NT Government will spend $17.5 million on road and infrastructure upgrades at Litchfield National Park, expected to open up new waterfalls, swimming spots and mountain bike trails to the public. But could that effort be countered by charging visitors ...

 2019-05-22 21:03 

ABC Australia

[ Queensland ]

Milliners, seamstresses and fashion stylists first past the post in race day stakes...

Country and city race days see a rise in Fashions on the Field entrants, and it's fuelling its own economy of milliners, seamstresses, and fashion stylists....

 2019-05-22 21:03 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Will anyone challenge Anthony Albanese for the chance to take on Scott Morrison?...

In the wake of Labor's shock election loss and Bill Shorten's decision to step down as leader, political attention is focused on who will take the party forward....

 2019-05-22 20:45 

ABC Australia

[ Tasmania ]

Live: Tasmania Now: Budget to be handed down, Bass votes still being tallied...

Get the calculators out, it's Budget day (actually don't, let us do the hard work for you), vote counting STILL going on in Bass and elective surgery numbers fall in Tasmania....

 2019-05-22 20:42 

ABC Australia

[ Victoria ]

The secretive process of creating the 'sensational' sweet taste of black garlic...

From the outside, it looks like ordinary white garlic, but when the papery layers are peeled away it becomes clear there is nothing ordinary about what lies beneath....

 2019-05-22 20:38 

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Live: NSW Now: Series of overnight shootings continue, Premier hosts Ramadan dinner...

MORNING BRIEFING: Police are investigating whether a spate of shootings over the last two nights are linked, while NSW Premier Gladys Bereijklian uses a parliamentary Ramadan dinner to highlight the importance of faith....

 2019-05-22 20:36 

ABC Australia

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Food or energy? The battle for Australia's prime agricultural land...

Four foreign-owned energy companies are racing to get their large-scale solar projects off the ground on farmland in the NSW Southern Riverina....

 2019-05-22 20:30 

ABC Australia

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Live: NSW Now: Overnight shootings investigated, Premier hosts Ramadan dinner...

MORNING BRIEFING: Police investigate whether a number of shootings over the last two nights are linked, while NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian uses a parliamentary Ramadan dinner to highlight the importance of faith....

 2019-05-22 20:28 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

'Passive smoking' defence and new study casts doubt on roadside cannabis testing...

The reliability of roadside drug testing for cannabis is in question after new research reveals a "concerning" proportion of the tests are inaccurate, while a driver argues the 'passive smoking' defence and has charges dismissed....

 2019-05-22 20:22 

ABC Australia

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We know what gaslighting is, here's what victims of the abuse have to say...

Gaslighting victims say the insidious practice is not tangible, unlike a black eye which is undeniable. Three victims have told the ABC how they were psychologically manipulated....

 2019-05-22 20:20 

ABC Australia

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All systems go to grow at top-secret Tasmanian cannabis greenhouse...

The first cannabis crop is underway at a Tasmanian greenhouse, at a top-secret location, to be exported as medicinal cannabis....

 2019-05-22 20:18 

ABC Australia

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CWA member's brush with Wicked Campers leads to new push for ban...

The Country Women's Association is set to take on Wicked Campers after one of its members took direct action and painted over of slogans on one of its vans....

 2019-05-22 20:00 

ABC Australia

[ New South Wales ]

Two women from opposite sides of Australia linked by one special dress...

A growing number of Australian brides are selling their wedding dress or buying a second-hand gown online to stay on budget and avoid keeping the worn-once outfit stored away in the back of the wardrobe....

 2019-05-22 20:00 

ABC Australia

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The internet is dividing, and the choice boils down to China or the West...

The global internet is being torn apart, and many countries and companies will soon be forced to make a tough choice between the Western approach or a model shaped by the Chinese Communist Party....

 2019-05-22 19:58 

ABC Australia

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'15 minutes to get around town': Why this young professional left Melbourne to go regional...

Young health professional Manning Mitchell is the type of resident Launceston is desperate to attract, and he loves the perks of life in a regional town. But while Hobart's population booms, Tasmania's northern capital is losing its working-age re...

 2019-05-22 19:58 

ABC Australia

[ Tasmania ]

Tasmania's tale of two cities...

While Hobart's population has been steadily growing, it's a different tale for the "northern capital" which is desperate to attract mainlanders like podiatrist Manning Mitchell....

 2019-05-22 19:37 

ABC Australia

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Geelong Football Club takes fundraising firm to court over 'misleading' promotions...

The Geelong Football Club takes a former fundraising contractor to court over what it says was misleading and deceptive behaviour involving members-only benefits....

 2019-05-22 19:05 

ABC Australia

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Thousands of promised jobs in doubt after mega mine next to Adani quietly put on hold...

A $6.7 billion Chinese mega mine coal project adjacent to the Adani venture in Queensland's Galilee Basin is in doubt after the company abandoned its bid for a mining lease....

 2019-05-22 19:04 

ABC Australia

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Could Israel Folau's sacking have a knock-on effect in Australian sport?...

As Israel Folau considers his legal options in the wake of his sacking by Rugby Australia, other Australian sports are keeping a close eye on proceedings in what could be a landmark case for freedom of speech for deeply religious athletes....

 2019-05-22 18:47 

ABC Australia

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China blamed as a major source of illegal ozone-depleting gas...

Air monitoring study points finger at a major culprit in a 'global environmental crime' as provinces in northeastern China are identified as a source of an ozone-depleting CFC gas in contravention of an international treaty....

 2019-05-22 18:46 

ABC Australia

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Here's what you asked on election night (and how you predicted the Labor loss)...

On election night, you submitted hundreds of questions to the ABC's You Ask, We Answer project. Here's what you asked and how some of you predicted Labor's leadership change....

 2019-05-22 18:26 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Groped daily on packed trains, Japanese women are turning to help from an app...

A smartphone app developed by Japanese police is being widely downloaded by women trying to protect themselves from being molested on packed rush-hour trains....

 2019-05-22 18:05 

ABC Australia

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'They win if we give up': Stabbed in the neck by terrorists, Candice vows to soldier on...

Candice Hedge describes her horrifying ordeal after three terrorists drove a rented van into pedestrians on London Bridge before crashing and stabbing bystanders — including Ms Hedge, who was at work....

 2019-05-22 16:28 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Flying a drone through a whale's snot cloud all in the name of science...

Whale snot is collected by water-proof drones flown over the blowholes of humpbacks, helping researchers assess the health of giant mammals cruising Australia's east coast....

 2019-05-22 16:09 

ABC Australia

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This community is in the grip of a measles outbreak so bad some families are staying indoors...

A New York county has been plagued by one of America's worst measles outbreaks. As tensions mount between locals, anti-vaxxer groups are trying to taking advantage of the chaos....

 2019-05-22 15:40 

ABC Australia

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Fears for Thai band and missing activists after bodies found full of concrete...

After a string of disappearances and gory murders, Thai dissident exiles say they're living in fear. A band hiding in Laos has appealed for help, fearing they will be next....

 2019-05-22 14:01 

ABC Australia

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Leaked chat logs reveal the secret double lives of Canberra newlyweds...

The ugly past catches up with a young Australian couple, just months after they walked down the aisle in a classic white wedding....

 2019-05-22 10:09 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Grieving mother tells inquest into four deaths boat became 'death trap'...

The families of four men who drowned in a boating accident in southern Tasmania three years ago tell of their heartbreak and grief, as the boat's previous owner is arrested and brought before an inquest probing what went wrong....

 2019-05-22 08:02 

ABC Australia

[ New South Wales ]

Five arrested in relation to NDIS fraud investigation...

Police allege they've cracked an organised crime syndicate defrauding over 70 NDIS payment recipients....

 2019-05-22 07:58 

ABC Australia

[ New South Wales ]

Anthony Albanese "confident, but not complacent" in leadership contest...

The Member for Grayndler is the only declared candidate currently contesting the opposition leadership position....

 2019-05-22 07:52 

ABC Australia

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Ignore the #Quexiteers: they've got Queenslanders all wrong...

"What the hell is wrong with Queensland?" That's the polite social media response from progressive voters after the Coalition's "miracle" win. But don't judge us, write Anne Tiernan, Jacob Deem and Jennifer Menzies....

 2019-05-22 07:44 

ABC Australia

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Man jailed for sex with 11-year-old girl assaulted her again after release...

A 14-year-old girl tells a court she "never wants to be used by a man again" after a man previously jailed for having sex with her assaults her again after his release....

 2019-05-22 07:19 

ABC Australia

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Aussie sprint star swaps athletics for rugby sevens in Olympics bid...

Former national champion Trae Williams changes his plans to represent Australia on the track in the 100 metres at the Tokyo Olympics, making a shock move to rugby sevens....

 2019-05-22 07:18 

ABC Australia

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Dozens of babies and toddlers get urgent immunisations after measles outbreak...

More than 30 babies and toddlers are given immunoglobulin treatment after being exposed to measles at a childcare facility. It is the biggest outbreak of measles in Victoria since March last year....

 2019-05-22 07:10 

ABC Australia

[ Tasmania ]

Family calls for better palliative care support...

A Hobart family says a lack of after hours support left them not knowing how to cope when caring for their father in the final hours of his life....

 2019-05-22 06:48 

ABC Australia

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'He will be missed': Wallabies prepare for life after Folau...

As the Wallabies come to terms with Israel Folau's sacking in the build-up to the World Cup, teammate Kurtley Beale says he hopes the dual international will not be lost to rugby union....

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