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 2018-10-20 01:25 

ABC Australia

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Thousands of Central American migrants surge over Mexican border, battle with police...

Dramatic scenes unfold at the Guatemala, Mexico border as a caravan of thousands of migrants surge across a bridge, several clashing with border guards and police....

 2018-10-19 23:00 

ABC Australia

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I have breast cancer. What on earth am I in for?...

Adele Given is 45 and understands the gruelling process of surviving breast cancer better than most. After four diagnoses, she accepts her ongoing battle is a part of her life....

 2018-10-19 22:59 

ABC Australia

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'They've got stories in their head': Creative writing program expands to western Sydney...

Since it began in 2012, creative writing program Story Factory has helped 16,000 students learn how to tell stories. Now it is opening a new hub in Parramatta to better cater to children from diverse cultural backgrounds in western Sydney....

 2018-10-19 21:59 

ABC Australia

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Shark attacks bodysurfer at beach north of Newcastle...

A shark bites a man on his upper right arm at a Port Stephens beach, north of Newcastle, with authorities saying the bodysurfer escaped after punching the animal in the head....

 2018-10-19 21:43 

ABC Australia

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Gall wasp invasion threatens Perth citrus trees...

Citrus trees in Perth backyards are under threat from a small invasive wasp, which experts warn will destroy trees if left untreated....

 2018-10-19 21:42 

ABC Australia

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Fashion festival showcase aims to redesign perception of Islamic fashion...

Students from Indonesia and Australia collaborate on a unique collection of modest garments they hope will change the industry's perception of Islamic fashion....

 2018-10-19 21:38 

ABC Australia

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Third headless crocodile found in northern Queensland...

For the third time in as many months a crocodile is found decapitated in northern Queensland....

 2018-10-19 21:35 

ABC Australia

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Royal hug puts Down Syndrome in the spotlight...

The royal hug between five-year-old Luke Vincent an Prince Harry in Dubbo puts Down Syndrome in the spotlight. But what's it like for parents?...

 2018-10-19 19:36 

ABC Australia

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Artificial intelligence better than physicists at designing quantum science experiments...

The quantum world defies logic: wrap your brain around instantaneous messaging between distant particles, or cats that are alive and dead at the same time. Maybe physicists should leave human intuition at the laboratory door when designing quantum experim...

 2018-10-19 19:35 

ABC Australia

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Was the strawberry contamination scare an act of 'food terrorism'?...

It's the strawberry punnet whodunit. An entire industry was brought to its knees in September when needles were discovered in fruit picked and packed for public consumption....

 2018-10-19 19:35 

ABC Australia

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BepiColombo mission set to blast off on seven-year journey to Mercury...

Europe and Japan are about launch an ambitious mission to Mercury — if they succeed, it will only be the third time we have visited this mysterious world. We explain what the BepiColombo mission is and how it plans to get to get there....

 2018-10-19 19:34 

ABC Australia

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Bad bets: Big rise in sports gambling worsens Australians' losing streak...

As punters head to the races this weekend for the first day of the spring carnival, new figures released show that Australia still leads the field in gambling losses, with each adult on average losing more than $1,200 per year....

 2018-10-19 19:34 

ABC Australia

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Lebanese cannabis farmers fight against legalisation of the drug...

Abu Jafaar, a cannabis farmer in Lebanon's Bekaa Valley, is leading the push against the legalisation of cannabis production by the government, calling it "theft from our people"....

 2018-10-19 19:32 

ABC Australia

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Bags of cash used to help buy suburban home as part of massive alleged tax evasion scheme...

The Federal Court has heard a dizzying series of claims about an alleged tax evasion scheme estimated to have cost the ATO more than $100 million, including how a home was bought using cash totalling $100,000....

 2018-10-19 19:32 

ABC Australia

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The complicated diplomacy behind investigating Jamal Khashoggi's suspected murder...

The suspected murder of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi has cast a harsh spotlight on Saudi Arabia, yet untangling the case is creating a diplomatic quagmire for countries around the world with ties to the Middle Eastern kingdom....

 2018-10-19 19:15 

ABC Australia

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What Wentworth's shifting demographics tell us about today's vote...

Wentworth's changing electorate profile sheds light on how its affluent suburbs have changed over the decades — and how its residents might be approaching today's crucial by-election....

 2018-10-19 07:54 

ABC Australia

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Tasmanian Police rule out investigation into Kevin Lyons bribery allegations...

Tasmanian Police rule out reopening an investigation into former deputy premier Kevin Lyons, whose resignation triggered the downfall of the Bethune government in 1972, given there was little prospect of charges being laid against a living person....

 2018-10-19 07:31 

ABC Australia

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New $2.2m campaign to sell Western Australia as the 'Road Trip State' to foreign tourists...

The State Government launches its latest push to capture a slice of the lucrative international tourism market, selling driving holidays in the state to domestic and international tourists....

 2018-10-19 06:55 

ABC Australia

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Midwife banned from practising after Bacchus Marsh Hospital baby deaths...

A former midwife linked to the deaths of three babies at Bacchus Marsh Hospital, northwest of Melbourne, is banned from practising after a tribunal finds she engaged in professional misconduct....

 2018-10-19 05:51 

ABC Australia

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Cruise ship passenger charged after trying to throw partner overboard...

A Queensland man will face court in Hobart charged with attempted murder after allegedly trying to throw his partner overboard from the Radiance of the Seas cruise ship....

 2018-10-19 05:39 

ABC Australia

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Scientists capture eerie seismic howl of Antarctic ice shelf...

Researchers record the Ross Ice Shelf's natural soundtrack — usually inaudible to the human ear — and it could help them monitor changes from afar....

 2018-10-19 05:39 

ABC Australia

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Live: Khawaja under injury cloud as Aussies fight for survival...

Australia may be without batsman Usman Khawaja because of a knee injury, as it continues its run chase against Pakistan in the second Test in Abu Dhabi. Follow our live day four ScoreCentre....

 2018-10-19 05:23 

ABC Australia

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Tiahleigh Palmer's mum sues Queensland Government over daughter's murder...

The mother of murdered Queensland foster care child Tiahleigh Palmer launches legal action against the State Government and the children's services provider....

 2018-10-19 04:58 

ABC Australia

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Domestic abuse survivors within Anglican Church to receive financial assistance...

In what is being billed as a potential "world first", women from the Anglican Church who have been the victims of domestic abuse from their husbands will be able to apply for substantial financial assistance....

 2018-10-19 04:57 

ABC Australia

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Film blamed for reduced roo harvest...

A South Australian MP is blaming a film for the kangaroo industry's failure to process its commercial harvest quota....

 2018-10-19 04:26 

ABC Australia

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Dust storms hit parts of SA ahead of severe weather...

Dust storms are blowing across parts of South Australia as more severe weather crosses the state, prompting warning messages about damaging winds and reduced visibility....

 2018-10-19 04:22 

ABC Australia

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Tonga's rugby league team will play Australia for the first time tomorrow night...

It's the game that could change the face of international rugby league, when Tonga take on the world champions Australia in Auckland on Saturday night....

 2018-10-19 03:46 

ABC Australia

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'That did not happen': Dreamworld on-site boss denies obstructing police investigation...

Dreamworld's on-site boss denies obstructing a police investigation into the deaths of four people on the Thunder River Rapids ride, breaking down while giving evidence at the inquest....

 2018-10-19 02:27 

ABC Australia

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'We can't believe it': Couple reunited with GoPro found at sea...

Photos and video from a GoPro camera found 30 feet under water on the Great Barrier Reef nearly a year ago will be reunited with their rightful owners, a young couple from New South Wales, after a friend spotted the story on ABC News....

 2018-10-19 02:23 

ABC Australia

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Arnhem Land band using rock to reject grog, ganja and violence...

Rock and roll and sobriety aren't known to go hand in hand — but in a far-flung corner of Arnhem Land, a group of young men are bucking the trend, using music to persuade their peers to reject drinking, drugs and violence....

 2018-10-19 01:56 

ABC Australia

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'From the flat Earth society': Pacific leaders slam Environment Minister's alleged cash slur...

Pacific leaders come out swinging after Melissa Price allegedly said the region was "always" seeking "cash" from Australia, amid testing times for relations....

 2018-10-19 01:41 

ABC Australia

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US school apologises for 'anxiety and any harm' after serving kangaroo chili...

A Nebraska school superintendent says if families want to eat exotic foods, "they can do so on their own time", after students were served a chili made with a mix of beef and kangaroo meat....

 2018-10-19 01:41 

ABC Australia

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US school apologises for 'anxiety and any harm' after serving kangaroo chilli...

A Nebraska school superintendent says if families want to eat exotic foods, "they can do so on their own time", after students were served a chilli made with a mix of beef and kangaroo meat....

 2018-10-18 23:32 

ABC Australia

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Fruit cake murder: Man sentenced to 24 years in jail...

A man who brutally killed his friend's housemate and left him in a pool of blood with a fruitcake on his head will spend at least 24 years in jail....

 2018-10-18 23:29 

ABC Australia

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Man pleads guilty to kidnapping and rape of British backpacker...

A Cairns man pleads guilty to three counts of rape and one count of depravation of liberty after kidnapping a British backpacker and holding her for weeks in 2017....

 2018-10-18 23:20 

ABC Australia

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Canberra school in mourning after student dies in tragic off-campus accident...

Members of the Campbell High School community are grieving the loss of a 17-year-old boy, expressing their "heartbreak" and disbelief, saying "you never expect to send your child to school and they don't come home"....

 2018-10-18 22:15 

ABC Australia

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NAB boss finds banking royal commission revelations 'confronting and upsetting'...

Andrew Thorburn admits that the banking sector's focus had moved away from customers, leaving it vulnerable to a conclusion it put profits before people....

 2018-10-18 22:07 

ABC Australia

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NSW police drop charges against student accused of plotting to assassinate politicians...

Police are dropping terrorism charges against a NSW University student who was accused of plotting to assassinate Australian politicians....

 2018-10-18 21:58 

ABC Australia

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Detectives suspect other teens may have been burnt while starting school fire...

Detectives believe a 16-year-old boy charged with starting the fire that destroyed historic buildings at a primary school in Brisbane's east did not act alone, saying other teens may have been burnt while starting the blaze....

 2018-10-18 21:52 

ABC Australia

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Alleged mastermind of 15yo's execution to face court after airport arrest...

The alleged mastermind behind the execution of 15-year-old boy who was shot in his bed on Good Friday last year will face court in Sydney today....

 2018-10-18 21:22 

ABC Australia

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A new battle: Veterans face a fight against unemployment post-military life...

Cheri and Paul are decorated veterans of the Army and Navy with more than 30 years' service between them. But on return to civilian life they face a new reality — 80 job rejections and counting....

 2018-10-18 20:59 

ABC Australia

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Dow plummets 327 points amid worries of US-Saudi relations...

Wall Street experienced another volatile day over fears about rising interest rates, the impact of the trade war on the global economy, and the potential for US-Saudi relations to worsen....

 2018-10-18 19:47 

ABC Australia

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'Public won't be thrilled': Push to add more MPs to Tasmania's Parliament begins...

A bill to return Tasmania's Parliament to 35 seats from the current 25 is tabled by the Greens — but the man who masterminded the pruning in 1998 says the standing of politicians is already "low" and this will only make it worse....

 2018-10-18 19:45 

ABC Australia

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Top Afghan official killed after bodyguard opens fire, US general safe...

General Abdul Razeq, one of Afghanistan's most powerful security officials, is killed after a bodyguard opens fire following a meeting in the Governor's compound in the southern province of Kandahar....

 2018-10-18 19:44 

ABC Australia

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China's middle class develop a taste for quality Aussie food...

Companies exporting Australian produce target the refined tastes of China's rising middle class....

 2018-10-18 19:38 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Where does the phrase 'heaps good' come from? And is it just used in SA?...

Visit South Australia and you're likely to hear the phrase "heaps good" at some point. But is it uniquely South Australian?...

 2018-10-18 19:34 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

Do you know this couple? GoPro discovered on Great Barrier Reef with 5yo holiday snaps...

An American tourist who discovered a five year old GoPro on the seabed of the Great Barrier Reef takes to Facebook and Reddit to return its near-300 photos and videos to the rightful owners....

 2018-10-18 19:34 

ABC Australia

[ World ]

'It'll change thousands of lives': New drug could help cystic fibrosis sufferers live longer...

People with cystic fibrosis may have a better quality of life with a new drug that's showing promising results in recent trials, and could be available within five years....

 2018-10-18 18:27 

ABC Australia

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Nursing home in Hobart too understaffed to feed its residents, audit finds...

ABC News obtains a copy of last month's audit report, which found that "one care recipient did not have breakfast due to lack of staff", one was seen "eating dessert with her fingers" and another was found "rummaging through a bin ...

 2018-10-18 10:06 

ABC Australia

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Almost two thirds of Victoria's barristers say they're bullied in the courtroom...

In all, 59 per cent of Victorian barristers who responded to the survey into their health and wellbeing at work say they experienced denigration and bullying from judges or magistrates, with some female barristers also reporting gender bias from the bench...

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