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 2018-01-16 09:11 

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New online platform allows you to 'auction' your loan to the lowest bidder...

There can be little doubt that the world of finance and lending has become more competitive. Imagine, though, a bidding war where lenders fight between themselves to give you the best deal on your mortgage, car or personal loan. That's actually a real...

 2018-01-16 09:00 

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Thugs pull pistol on man during Audi test-drive...

Ten people, including teenagers, have been arrested after a man attempting to sell his luxury car on Gumtree was held at gunpoint. Ahmed, who did not reveal his surname, had been helping a friend sell his Audi A4 on the buy-sell website. The 21-year-old a...

 2018-01-16 08:56 

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Innocent man suing after being 'traumatised' during terror raid...

A Melbourne man is preparing to sue police after he claims he was injured while being arrested over an Anzac Day terror plot in 2015. Eathan Cruse - aged 19 at the time - claims Victorian and Federal police officers repeatedly kicked or punched him in the...

 2018-01-16 08:46 

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Concerns for traders as Elizabeth Street becomes increasingly violent...

Business owners and workers along Elizabeth St in Melbourne's CBD have expressed concerns the busy strip is becoming increasingly violent. The worries come in light of a stabbing on Elizabeth St in the earlier hours of yesterday morning, which hospita...

 2018-01-16 08:41 

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Hi-tech test to help L-platers cut road toll...

Developers of an online test for learner drivers hope the "world-first"; technology will help to change driver attitudes and reduce alarming road tolls around the country. Brisbane-based tech-education company Croomo is currently trialling a new we...

 2018-01-16 08:40 

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From Disneyland to 'house of horrors'...

The parents of 13 children in California have been arrested and charged with their torture in bizarre circumstances. Louise and David Turpin are in police custody on $US9million bail after one of their children fled their home in southern California yeste...

 2018-01-16 08:39 

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Ice junkie who left cyclist for dead wants jail term reduced...

An ice user who was jailed a minimum of four years for mowing down an innocent cyclist before leaving him for dead wants her jail sentence reduced. Rebekah Stewart, 24, was high on ice when she got behind the wheel and struck father-of-two Christian Ashby...

 2018-01-16 08:22 

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The growing number of Australians battling blood cancer...

There is growing concern as the number of Australians diagnosed with blood cancer continues to rise. Four-year-old Lucy Stainer and three-year-old Maddison Geuenich are both courageous little fighters. The pair and their families facing the toughest of ba...

 2018-01-16 07:35 

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Cannabis plants stolen from WA police at guarded crime scene...

WA Police have been left scratching their heads after dozens of cannabis plants were snatched from a crime scene while it was under guard. About 100 plants went missing after police allegedly uncovered a grow house at a semi-rural property in Anketell on ...

 2018-01-16 07:23 

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WA named one of the most affordable states for childhood education...

Western Australia has been named one of the most affordable places in the nation to educate a child born this year with costs across three schooling sectors tipped to fall. Public and faith-based educations in country WA are predicted to be the cheapest i...

 2018-01-16 06:38 

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Bridal store owner fined $14k for failing to deliver wedding dresses...

A Queensland bridal store owner has been fined $14,000 and ordered to pay back the brides she ripped off. The Office of Fair Trading launched legal action against Sharon Lucille Bennett after complaints were made by four separate brides. Lauren Copelin or...

 2018-01-16 06:35 

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Backlash continues over capped crowds for new Optus Stadium...

It's Western Australia's new crown jewel but 15,000 cricket fans could be locked out of the new Perth Stadium before the gates even open. The capacity at Optus Stadium is 55,000 but the state government has been advised to cap its capacity for a B...

 2018-01-16 06:07 

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Former treasurer Swan weighs up future...

Former treasurer and Labor campaign veteran Wayne Swan could announce his retirement when nominations open later this year for the federal election due by May 2019. Malcolm Turnbull could go to the polls as early as August 4 this year and Labor is well ad...

 2018-01-16 05:48 

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Police car rammed during dramatic Melbourne arrest...

A police car has been rammed and a man has been arrested after a short pursuit through East Melbourne this afternoon. 9NEWS understands the suspect was pulled from his vehicle and arrested on Wellington Parade near Jolimont station. Witnesses have told of...

 2018-01-16 05:38 

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Caravan explodes in ball of flames by roadside...

9NEWS Perth viewers have filmed an explosion on the side of the road as a caravan burst into flames. The incident occurred on Marmion Ave near the Eglinton turn off about 5pm yesterday. Mobile phone video taken of the vehicle shows it consumed in flames o...

 2018-01-16 05:22 

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Government stands by mixed tech NBN...

The Turnbull government has rejected a call to direct NBN Co to complete as much as possible of the remaining direct line network using fibre to the curb or premises. The call came from a parliamentary committee which spent a year examining the rollout of...

 2018-01-16 04:56 

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Driver jailed over Sydney road attack...

A NSW man has been jailed for at least seven months after he drove his car into the side of a motorcycle and threatened the fallen rider with a metal club lock. Peter Gabriel, 35, previously pleaded guilty to predatory driving, intimidation and affray ove...

 2018-01-16 04:55 

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Sydney Trains workers to go on 24-hour strike...

Sydney Trains workers will go on strike for 24 hours as negotiations in a bitter industrial dispute deteriorated. The strike will take place from midnight Monday January 29. The Rail Tram and Bus Union announced the increased pressure on the government af...

 2018-01-16 04:52 

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Dog hitches 1500km ride from Qld to SA...

Rusty the Australian terrier loves to travel. But he took his hobby a little too far this weekend, when he managed to stow away in the back of a truck heading south. A long way south. Rusty travelled 1500km interstate from his home town of Goondiwindi, Qu...

 2018-01-16 04:50 

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'Carnage' after NSW crash that kills two...

Two people have died and two others remain trapped following a major crash involving seven cars and trucks near Dubbo, with authorities describing the scene as "absolute carnage". It's believed a B-double truck slammed into vehicles stopped at...

 2018-01-16 04:23 

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Perth residents go fishing at playground after wettest summer day in 18 years...

Residents in Stirling have gone fishing at a playground after fish were spotted swimming over footpaths. Local playgrounds have been left partly flooded near residential houses. Perth has had the biggest single day downpour. The Perth metro received 96.2m...

 2018-01-16 04:18 

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Victoria, NSW to cop more extreme heat...

Melbourne and Sydney are expected to cop more extreme heat over coming days, with temperatures across Australia's southeast predicted to reach into the low 40s. The Bureau of Meteorology says temperatures in Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra and Adelaide ar...

 2018-01-16 04:13 

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Pedestrian in hospital after alleged hit-and-run outside Woolworths...

A man is in hospital after being involved in an alleged hit and run vehicle accident outside a Woolworths supermarket on Sydney's north shore today. It is believed a 60-year-old male pedestrian was attempting to cross the road at the intersection of F...

 2018-01-16 03:47 

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Weatherill to skip SA leaders' debate...

South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill will skip a leaders' debate organised by the Property Council this week. Friday's event hoped to bring Mr Weatherill together with Opposition Leader Steven Marshall and SA Best leader Nick Xenophon ahead of ...

 2018-01-16 03:43 

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Severe weather warning issued as NSW is battered by damaging surf conditions...

Parts of the New South Wales coast have been battered today by damaging surf, with strong waves ranging in height from five to nine metres seen offshore. The Bureau of Meteorology issued a severe weather warning for the strong swell this morning that link...

 2018-01-16 03:36 

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Pentagon confirms Russia has deadly underwater nuclear weapon...

A leaked Pentagon report confirms Russia has developed an underwater nuclear drone so destructive, it's known as a "doomsday" weapon. This is the first time the US Defense Department has acknowledged the existence of the high-tech unmanned wea...

 2018-01-16 03:29 

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Mark Haines death: $500k reward announced into cold case of Aboriginal teenager...

Thirty years after the death of an Aboriginal teenager in Tamworth, a new $500,000 reward is being offered for information to help solve the cold case. On January 16, 1988, the body of 17-year-old Mark Haines was found on railway tracks along Warral Road ...

 2018-01-16 03:08 

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Support for Australian republic unstirred...

Support for an Australian republic with a homegrown head of state has barely budged in the past year, with roughly two in five people in favour of the idea. The long-running republic debate flared up briefly over the summer break when Malcolm Turnbull bre...

 2018-01-16 02:32 

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Vic burger bar owner facing drug charges...

A scholarship-winning, poker-playing, crypto-trading young Melbourne burger bar owner has been accused of drug trafficking after he allegedly was found with a stash of cocaine and cash in his sports car. Emad Zhargami, 23, who owns gourmet burger bar Phat...

 2018-01-16 02:20 

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How a man came to confess to murder on US television...

When Brian Keith Hawkins walked into a US television station to confess to his part in a murder, little was known about his reasons for coming forward after 25 years. Hawkins dropped the bomb shell last week live on air with KRCR that he was involved in a...

 2018-01-16 02:20 

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Immigration detainees launch hunger strike...

Hundreds of detainees being held in onshore immigration centres have launched a hunger strike over a crackdown on visiting restrictions. Advocates say visitors to Villawood in Sydney and Maribyrnong in Melbourne will now have to give five days notice, com...

 2018-01-16 02:12 

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Patient flung from vehicle after truck smashes into cars...

Four people are trapped in their vehicles and two people are in a critical condition after a truck smashed into a queue of vehicles in Central West New South Wales. The accident took place at about 12.30pm, with the truck hitting a queue of vehicles halte...

 2018-01-16 02:01 

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Iranian Australians to protest in Canberra...

Iranians from across Australia are coming together in Canberra to protest against the violent response to anti-government demonstrations in their home country. The demonstrations, which began in reaction to economic hardship in late December, resulted in ...

 2018-01-16 01:55 

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'It's bigger than the boat': Shark snaps 80-pound fishing line...

With information supplied by Charlotte Lam A large shark has given a family a fishing trip to remember in regional Victoria. Video obtained by 9News shows the predator swimming towards the small vessel off in waters off the coast last week. "It's ...

 2018-01-16 01:37 

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Police hunting Gold Coast man caught groping young mother...

Police are hunting a man on the Gold Coast who was caught on camera groping a young mother over the weekend. The victim, 24-year-old Jesse Ratu, said she had been returning from a morning walk in Southport when the man followed her back to the door of her...

 2018-01-16 01:27 

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Dramatic video shows car flying into second storey of building...

A drugged-up driver has become airborne and wedged his car into the second storey of a building in the US. A local television station obtained CCTV footage from outside the Aqua Motel in Santa Ana, California, of the accident, which happened early on Satu...

 2018-01-16 01:26 

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Victorian Opposition proposes more jail time for state's worst offenders...

Victorian Liberal Leader Matthew Guy is promising to scrap concurrent sentences for offenders who commit violent crimes whilst on bail or parole. The policy would apply to offences such as rape, murder, aggravated home-invasion and aggravated assault. Mr ...

 2018-01-16 01:25 

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Vic opposition push for longer jail terms...

The Victorian opposition wants violent criminals who breach bail or parole to be locked up for longer if the party wins this year's election. Those who commit violent offences while on bail or parole will get accumulative sentences for all of their cr...

 2018-01-16 01:23 

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Far-right activist breaches court orders to return old work uniform worn in inflammatory videos...

Far-right activist Neil Erikson claims he is "a forklift driver who doesn't know much about the law" after being accused of lying in court yesterday. Eriksen mistakenly picked up the Koran as he prepared to give sworn evidence in the Federal C...

 2018-01-16 01:12 

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More than 1000 Danish teens charged for sharing Facebook sex video...

Over 1000 Danish teens have been charged with distributing sexually explicit material after an underage sex video was shared repeatedly on Facebook Messenger. Danish police say the clip, which features two 15-year-olds, was picked up by Facebook's mod...

 2018-01-16 00:56 

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Firefighter deftly catches child amid deadly third-storey plunge...

A firefighter has been caught on camera catching a child dropped by their parent as they attempted to flee from their third-storey balcony amid a fierce blaze. Video of the rescue, captured by the helmet camera of a member of the Dekalb County Fire Rescue...

 2018-01-16 00:32 

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Two-thirds say youth crime has risen: poll...

More than two-thirds of Australians polled in a new survey think youth gang crime has increased over the last few years. The Essential poll, released on Tuesday, shows 70 per cent of the 1000 people quizzed think youth gang crime and drug-related crime (7...

 2018-01-16 00:20 

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US man confesses to cold case murder on air...

The cold case killing of a US teenager has been solved after a man walked into a local television station and confessed to his part in the murder. Brian Keith Hawkins wandered into the ABC-affiliated KRCR studios last week to reveal the secret he has kept...

 2018-01-16 00:13 

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Confectioner Darrell Lea scooped up for $200 million...

A Sydney-based private equity company has bought a majority stake in 90-year-old Australian confectionary maker Darrell Lea. The maker of favourites such as Rocklea Road and liquorice has bounced back following its voluntary administration more than five ...

 2018-01-16 00:07 

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Price's mother blasts anti-Aust Day trolls...

Former Northern Territory politician Bess Price has hit out at anti-Australia Day activists for fuelling cyber hate towards her daughter after she pushed to keep the national holiday on January 26. Indigenous Alice Springs councillor Jacinta Price has bee...

 2018-01-16 00:06 

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13 siblings rescued from California home...

Thirteen siblings, ranging in age from two to 29, have been rescued by police in California from a house where some of them had been chained to beds, and their parents have been charged with torture. Police made the discovery after a 17-year-old girl esca...

 2018-01-15 23:59 

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Mystery of Blackbeard's pirate ship solved...

Three hundred years after the infamous pirate Blackbeard ran his ship aground on the North Carolina coast, archaeologists have solved an onboard mystery. Since discovering the wreck of the Queen Anne's Revenge in 1996, archaeologists have salvaged ten...

 2018-01-15 23:21 

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13 siblings rescued from California home...

Thirteen siblings, ranging in age from two to 29, have been rescued by police in California from a house where some of them had been chained to beds, and their parents have been charged with torture. Police made the discovery after a 17-year-old girl esca...

 2018-01-15 23:17 

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Lauren Hickson: Child killer set to be released from jail...

The man originally jailed for life for bashing, raping and killing four-year-old Lauren Hickson in Sydney's west is set to be released from prison. Neville Towner, who was a family friend and babysitter, bashed Lauren with a rock to stop her screaming...

 2018-01-15 23:13 

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Stunning NASA video offers simulated tour of Orion Nebula...

Space fans can now take a trip through the bright lights of the Orion Nebula, in a new video released by NASA. The 3D footage offers an intimate tour of one of the brightest nebulas in space, a giant cloud of gas and dust where many of the stars in the Mi...

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