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 2018-06-24 03:03 

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FIFA opens disciplinary proceedings against Swiss players for 'Albanian eagle' celebrations...

Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri celebrated goals against Serbia by putting their hands together with their thumbs locked and fingers outstretched to make what looks like the double-headed eagle displayed on the Albanian flag....

 2018-06-24 02:59 

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[ World ]

Rebels members targeted under new organised crime laws: police...

Several "patched" members of the Rebels motorcycle gang are among six people arrested in raids across regional Queensland aimed at shutting down criminal activity by the Mt Isa chapter of the outlawed club....

 2018-06-24 02:38 

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Whale tangled in rope off Rottnest sparks rescue mission...

Wildlife authorities trying to free a humpback whale tangled in rope off Rottnest Island since yesterday attach a satellite tag to it to help their monitoring efforts, but say it does not appear to be in distress....

 2018-06-24 01:57 

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Consumer products giant calls for Australia to step up war on plastic pollution...

One of the world's biggest consumer products companies, Unilever, is urging the Government to lead in the war against plastic pollution by introducing an agreement for companies....

 2018-06-24 01:57 

ABC Australia

[ Tasmania ]

Shots fired into Hobart cocktail bar...

Witnesses describe hearing gunshots in central Hobart overnight as a gunman shoots into a cocktail bar and flees....

 2018-06-24 01:29 

ABC Australia

[ Queensland ]

Rockhampton hooks viewers around the globe in world-first fishing livestream...

The Queensland city was the only Australian location featured in the global event, which marked World Fishing Day this weekend....

 2018-06-24 01:19 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Jacinda Ardern names her baby daughter Neve Te Aroha...

New Zealand Prime Minister says her daughter's first name means "bright and radiant and snow", while Aroha means "love" and Te Aroha is the name of a mountain near the Ardern family home....

 2018-06-24 01:15 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Brisbane tow firm owner tells staff jobs gone, company in liquidation...

Towing operator Dominic Holland tells his staff via text message they are out of work because he is placing the Brisbane-based tow.com.au in liquidation....

 2018-06-24 01:07 

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'Game over' for alleged Adelaide drug smuggler...

A man faces court for allegedly trying to smuggle 2 kilograms of a chemical used to make drugs into Australia inside a board games table....

 2018-06-24 01:05 

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Darwin linguistics teacher calls for citizenship program to focus on Indigenous culture, not English test...

Many migrants are unlikely to meet and have meaningful interactions with Indigenous Australians, says a Darwin linguistics teacher who is the only Territorian to write a submission to the senate committee reviewing possible changes to citizenship laws....

 2018-06-24 00:22 

ABC Australia

[ Northern Territory ]

Fire engulfs Darwin RSL Club causing extensive damage...

Darwin RSL Club has suffered extensive damage after a fire tore through the building in the early hours of Sunday morning....

 2018-06-24 00:20 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

'We won't cop that': Family presses for answers over cold case murder...

Victorian police offer a $1 million reward for information leading to the conviction of those responsible for the murder of Terrence Black, a 59-year-old pensioner last seen north of Melbourne in 2000....

 2018-06-23 23:59 

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Man killed by own truck in freak accident at country show...

A man dies after slipping and falling under the wheel of his own truck in a freak accident at the end of a two-day country show north of Brisbane, police say....

 2018-06-23 23:57 

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Cringe-worthy national anthem sullies Denver rugby league experiment...

New Zealand are stunned by England during the game and by an unusual rendition of their national anthem before it in the one-off rugby league Test match in the United States....

 2018-06-23 23:28 

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Two fatal crashes on SA roads overnight...

A 19-year-old man dies in a motorcycle crash and a 20-year-old loses his life in a car rollover in two separate accidents on South Australia's roads overnight....

 2018-06-23 23:07 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

From fights to upsets, State of Origin greats re-live iconic moments...

As Queensland and NSW prepare to square off in game two, Origin veterans Chris Close, Mark Coyne and Luke Lewis share the memories they'll never forget....

 2018-06-23 23:06 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Marching off the mission: Aboriginal girls who took it to white Australia and won...

Cherbourg marching girls get back together to remember when they forged a path from the southern Queensland Aboriginal community to a national competition in Melbourne....

 2018-06-23 23:05 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Alpaca industry on the cusp of fleece exports boom...

Alpaca producers from across Australia are joining forces to begin shipping out record volumes of fleece to China....

 2018-06-23 22:50 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Manhunt after shots fired into Hobart cocktail bar...

Police are on the hunt for a man who fired shots into Pablo's Cocktails and Dreams in central Hobart last night, in what they say was a targeted attack....

 2018-06-23 22:45 

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Electric car pulls up in Darwin after 800 day journey from the Netherlands...

After more than 800 days on the road, a man who set himself the ambitious task of travelling by electric car from Holland to Australia has arrived in Darwin....

 2018-06-23 22:44 

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Sarah Sanders kicked out of Virginia restaurant by owner...

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says she was booted from a Virginia restaurant because she works for US President Donald Trump, setting off a commotion on social media....

 2018-06-23 22:38 

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Fire engulfs Darwin RSL club causing extensive damage...

Large flames have engulfed the top floor of Darwin's two-story RSL Club with the blaze remaining alight for several hours and the building suffering serious structural damage....

 2018-06-23 22:33 

ABC Australia

[ Western Australia ]

The town on one of the biggest rivers in WA where the taps run dry...

The WA Government says it's not responsible for providing a consistent water supply at a northern town where the taps run dry every month....

 2018-06-23 22:25 

ABC Australia

[ Western Australia ]

Introduction to arts careers show kids how to join the circus...

Students from two Perth high schools have been given the opportunity to leave the school grounds and get hands on experience with circus and the performing arts...

 2018-06-23 22:25 

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Introduction to arts careers show kids how to join the circus...

Students from two Perth high schools have been given the opportunity to leave the school grounds and get hands-on experience with circus and the performing arts...

 2018-06-23 22:17 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Quest to put Tasmanian Indigenous-caught seafood on tourist tables...

A Tasmanian Aboriginal researcher believes tourists have an appetite for Indigenous food, and wants to see it labelled as such on Tasmanian menus....

 2018-06-23 22:09 

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The town where humans and wild kangaroos coexist...

In the coastal Queensland town of Woodgate near Bundaberg, local residents and a large population of roos live in harmony — most of the time....

 2018-06-23 22:09 

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Discovery of bizarre sex ritual marsupials in Canberra rewrites scientific textbooks...

A tiny marsupial — best known for its tendency to copulate to death — pops its head up in Canberra's north for the first time in 40 years. It's a win for science, because the discovery turns back the environmental clock to a time befor...

 2018-06-23 22:08 

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New gene technology backed by US-military could 'edit entire wild species'...

Gene drives have the potential to eradicate feral mice and malaria. But scientists are treading carefully, warning the radical new science could have unintended consequences....

 2018-06-23 22:06 

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After horrific crash that killed her son, lawyers' marketers wouldn't stop calling...

Susan Lowe begged telemarketers working on behalf of law firms to stop calling her after a head-on car crash killed her son. 'Claim farming' is banned in some states, and against ethical guidelines in others. But now a giant of Australian plaintif...

 2018-06-23 22:03 

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'It maimed and mutilated lives': Thalidomide survivors seek justice before it's too late...

Men and women born with birth defects caused by morning sickness drug thalidomide are seeking $2.1 million to share amongst themselves to pay for home modifications and further assistance as a few dozen survivors enter their 50s and 60s....

 2018-06-23 22:02 

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Kroos gives Germany a second chance, but can the world champs take it?...

With his marvellous free-kick, Toni Kroos gave reigning champions Germany a rare World Cup lifeline, but unless Joachim Low's squad addresses some key issues, this title defence is going nowhere....

 2018-06-23 22:01 

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Asbestos fears for coastal community after botched demolition...

Residents on Victoria's Surf Coast are calling for a judicial inquiry into whether they have been exposed to airborne asbestos fibres after Alcoa's failed attempt to blow up an old power station, because the company is not compelled to make its re...

 2018-06-23 22:01 

ABC Australia

[ Victoria ]

Failed demolition of Alcoa's Anglesea plant...

Alcoa's decommissioned coal-fired power station at Anglesea, on Victoria's surf coast, remains standing after a botched controlled demolition....

 2018-06-23 22:00 

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The Mardi Gras juggernaut turns 40 today, but it nearly didn't turn 25...

In 2002, the seemingly unstoppable Sydney Mardi Gras machine came to the brink of total collapse. Some argued it should be allowed to fade away, but one group of volunteers rolled up their sleeves and got to work to save it....

 2018-06-23 21:58 

ABC Australia

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Tighter drug laws dent Tasmania's narcotic poppy crops...

Tasmania's poppy industry, which grows half of the world's raw material for pain relief, needs a shot of its own medicine....

 2018-06-23 21:39 

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Freshly-flooded Lake Eyre brings life and business to the outback...

This year's flood event at Lake Eyre in hasn't just delivered a spectacular natural wonder, it has also brought new life to Central Australia and a crucial economic boost to remote businesses....

 2018-06-23 21:26 

ABC Australia

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Pantera drummer Vinnie Paul dies 13 years after brother's tragic death...

Pantera drummer Vinnie Paul dies at the age of 54, 13 years after watching his brother and bandmate 'Dimebag' Darrell being shot and killed by a crazed gunman while the pair were performing onstage together....

 2018-06-23 21:00 

ABC Australia

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Plans to restore Cartela to its former glory are gathering steam...

An ambitious project to return the much-loved steam ship Cartela to the River Derwent will ramp up in the coming months when it's put into dry dock....

 2018-06-23 19:54 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

How making art can change the way we relate to intellectual disability...

Firstdraft's new exhibition Paired showcases collaborative works created by artists with and without intellectual disability....

 2018-06-23 19:54 

ABC Australia

[ Northern Territory ]

How unions and farmers can end exploitation of migrant workers...

Unions and fruit and vegetable farmers can work together to end the exploitation of overseas workers, says an expert in labour supply and migration....

 2018-06-23 19:53 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Billion-dollar potash potential to cash in on global fertiliser shortage...

One of Australia's largest salt lakes might hold the key to helping with a worldwide shortage of a high-grade fertiliser that can be extracted from the salty crust....

 2018-06-23 19:51 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

'Like lambs waiting to be killed': Uighur families stranded in Chinese 're-education camps'...

Since last spring, several hundred thousand and possibly more than 1 million ethnic minorities — mostly Uighur — in Xinjiang have been interned in mass detention facilities. The ABC interviewed Uighur individuals in Australia who have family m...

 2018-06-23 19:50 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

From 'Villages of Idiots' to tourism destination: Unshackling the mentally ill in Indonesia...

An Indonesian village is shaking its infamous reputation for being home to an unusually high concentration of people living with a wide spectrum of mental disorders and re-establishing itself as a tourism destination for arts and crafts....

 2018-06-23 19:47 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Here's why Turkey's elections are so important...

Turkish elections that will take place this weekend are a watershed moment in the country's history and will decide the future of President Recep Tayep Erdogan....

 2018-06-23 19:30 

ABC Australia

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Game of Thrones co-stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie marry...

Former co-stars Kit Harington and Rose Leslie tie the knot with a church service and a celebration at a 900-year-old castle in Scotland owned by the bride's family....

 2018-06-23 19:10 

ABC Australia

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Can the Maroons worm their way out of the Origin compost again?...

It is a recurring nightmare for New South Wales and its fans — a Queensland State of Origin comeback. But there is doubt the Maroons can claw their way back into this year's series....

 2018-06-23 19:09 

ABC Australia

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Saudi women can now drive — but activists jailed...

As women in Saudi Arabia celebrate their right to drive from today, some of the women who campaigned hardest to get them there will not be allowed to join them....

 2018-06-23 19:05 

ABC Australia

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ASX jumps to the top of the world equity tables, but can it last?...

A surging US dollar helps propel the ASX ahead of the global pack in the first half of the year, but does it have the legs for the second half?...

 2018-06-23 19:03 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

$35 billion warship announcement delayed...

A long-awaited announcement on who will build the Navy's next fleet of anti-submarine warships is delayed as cabinet debates whether to include a Western Australia-based company in the $35 billion project....

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