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 2019-12-06 05:04 

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Borce Ristevski's silence earns him four more years in jail...

Borce Ristevski's years of lies and deception about how he killed his wife has earned him four more years in a Victorian jail....

 2019-12-06 04:41 

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NSW bushfire smoke is affecting communities in New Zealand...

So much of NSW is now alight that smoke from the bushfires is impacting communities across the Tasman Sea in New Zealand, the NSWRFS says....

 2019-12-06 04:26 

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Kiwi firefighters perform moving haka after helping battle NSW bushfires...

The traditional dance was performed as a thank you and farewell, as the fire crew prepared to return home....

 2019-12-06 03:29 

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NSW Labor set for sweeping reforms following ICAC inquiry...

The NSW Labor party will implement reforms across the board following a review prompted by an ICAC inquiry....

 2019-12-06 02:09 

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Samoa arrests anti-vaxxer over 'killing spree' comment amid deadly measles outbreak...

Samoan authorities have arrested anti-vaccination campaigner Edwin Tamasese, charging him with incitement, amid the country's deadly measles outbreak....

 2019-12-06 00:39 

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Malcolm Turnbull warns of the 'reality of climate change' after flying into smokey Sydney...

Former prime minister Malcolm Turnbull says the bushfire smoke shrouding Sydney reinforces the need to move towards zero emissions....

 2019-12-06 00:04 

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Police armed with assault rifles to patrol Australian airports over Christmas...

Anti-terror officers armed with assault rifles will patrol Australian airports this Christmas....

 2019-12-05 23:31 

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Scott Morrison defends The Block star Scott Cam's $345,000 government contract...

Scott Morrison is unrepentant about paying TV tradie Scott Cam $345,000 for a 15-month government contract....

 2019-12-05 21:57 

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'Don't mess with me': Nancy Pelosi fires back at reporter asking whether she 'hates' Donald Trump...

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has sharply rebuked a reporter who challenged her about her motives in proceeding with impeachment against President Donald Trump....

 2019-12-05 21:37 

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'An outrage': Global measles crisis killed 140,000 people in 2018, WHO says...

A global measles crisis caused more than 140,000 deaths last year, with data showing the number of cases reported so far this year is three times higher than at the same stage in 2018....

 2019-12-05 21:14 

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Queensland, NSW brace for more high temperatures and fire danger...

High temperatures and increased fire danger are expected to grip Queensland and NSW on Friday....

 2019-12-05 20:19 

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SES volunteer 'shocked' by underage music festival strip searches...

An SES volunteer who was a support person for minors being strip-searched at a NSW festival has agreed he wasn't fully aware of their legal rights....

 2019-12-05 20:17 

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Violence in France as huge numbers protest against pension reforms...

Unions in France have launched national strikes in a bid to force President Emmanuel Macron to abandon plans to overhaul France's pension system....

 2019-12-05 20:01 

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Indian woman set on fire en-route to testify against her alleged rapists...

A woman in India has been set on fire as she made her way to court to testify against her alleged rapists....

 2019-12-05 19:23 

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Assisted dying set to be legalised in WA after laws pass upper house...

The upper house of the West Australian parliament has voted 24-11 in favour of the voluntary assisted dying bill, virtually ensuring it will be legalised....

 2019-12-05 19:12 

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The Block star Scott Cam to be paid $345,000 for government role...

The pay packet of TV tradie and incoming national careers ambassador Scott Cam has been revealed....

 2019-12-05 19:00 

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US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announces drafting of impeachment articles against Donald Trump...

US House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi says impeachment charges against President Donald Trump will be filed....

 2019-12-05 18:49 

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France paralysed as 500,000 march in nationwide protests against pension reform...

Unions in France have launched national strikes in a bid to force President Emmanuel Macron to abandon plans to overhaul France's pension system....

 2019-12-05 18:48 

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'Massive backwards step': Australia to no longer have a federal arts department...

Scott Morrison has announced the arts department will be rolled into a department that will also oversee roads and rail....

 2019-12-05 11:59 

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Emergency bushfires rage across NSW from South Coast to Queensland border...

Several bushfires burning across NSW from the South Coast to the Queensland border have been elevated to "emergency warning"....

 2019-12-05 11:38 

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Strike paralyses France as unions face off against Macron...

Unions in France have launched national strikes in a bid to force President Emmanuel Macron to abandon plans to overhaul France's pension system....

 2019-12-05 10:22 

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UN refugee agency laments axing of 'life-saving' medevac laws...

The UNHCR has urged the Morrison government to make a 'good faith effort' to evacuate refugees and asylum seekers in need of health treatment....

 2019-12-05 09:42 

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TV tradie Scott Cam to be paid $345,000 for government role...

The pay packet of TV tradie and incoming national careers ambassador Scott Cam has been revealed....

 2019-12-05 09:17 

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WA assisted dying laws pass the upper house...

The upper house of the West Australian parliament has voted 24-11 in favour of the voluntary assisted dying bill, virtually ensuring it will be legalised....

 2019-12-05 09:06 

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Emergency bushfires rage across NSW from the South Coast to the Queensland border...

Six bushfires burning across NSW from the South Coast to the Queensland border have been elevated to "emergency warning"....

 2019-12-05 08:47 

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'A massive backwards step culturally': Australia will no longer have a federal department dedicated to the arts...

Scott Morrison has announced the arts department will be rolled into a department that will also oversee roads and rail....

 2019-12-05 07:41 

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WA assisted dying laws nearing finish line...

The upper house of the West Australian parliament could vote on the voluntary assisted dying bill as early as Thursday night....

 2019-12-05 07:33 

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Two victims and gunman dead at Pearl Harbour...

A US Navy sailor has taken his own life after fatally shooting two people and injuring a third at the Pearl Harbour military base in Hawaii....

 2019-12-05 05:35 

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Emergency bushfire warnings issued northwest of Sydney...

An emergency alert has been issued for a fire in the Wollemi National Park, as well as blazes near Batemans Bay, Wollombi and the Warragamba Dam....

 2019-12-05 04:43 

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'It's demoralising': Firefighters warn Canberra more action needed on climate change and resourcing...

Firefighters have descended on Parliament House to demand more action on climate change and resourcing, saying they're sick of being ignored....

 2019-12-05 04:20 

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Naomi Wolf posts recording of call to Angus Taylor's office about Oxford Christmas tree dispute...

US author Naomi Wolf rang Angus Taylor's office seeking a correction to his assertion that she was at Oxford University when graduates tried to abandon Christmas tree....

 2019-12-05 03:45 

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More than 50 dead after boat carrying dozens of migrants sinks off Mauritania...

Authorities say at least 58 people were killed when a migrant boat sank off the coast of Mauritania in West Africa....

 2019-12-05 03:23 

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'It definitely saved my life': Veteran Chad Pfeifer says golf got him through tough times...

After losing his leg in Iraq and contemplating suicide, war veteran Chad Pfeifer will tee off among the favourites at the All Abilities Championship in Sydney....

 2019-12-05 03:09 

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NSW terror plot suspect remains in custody but may bid for bail...

A man accused of advocating terrorism and doing acts in preparation for an attack remains in custody after the case against him came before a Sydney court....

 2019-12-05 02:57 

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More than 50 dead after boat boat carrying dozens of migrants sinks off Mauritania...

Authorities say at least 58 people were killed when a migrant boat sank off the coast of Mauritania in West Africa....

 2019-12-05 02:50 

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Saudi Arabia embraces Western sports to rehabilitate global image...

Following the assassination of journalist Jamal Khashoggi in 2018, the government of Saudi Arabia is accelerating efforts diversify its economy, cultivate domestic spending and polish its global image by broadening cultural offerings centered on Western s...

 2019-12-05 02:20 

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What are the health impacts of Sydney's bushfire smoke and do face masks help?...

The lingering bushfire smoke hanging over Sydney has prompted some to wear face masks outside....

 2019-12-05 01:41 

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'Ball in Australia's court': Jacinda Ardern open to resettling Nauru refugees in NZ...

Jacinda Ardern says New Zealand's offer to resettle refugees in Australian offshore detention centres remains on the table....

 2019-12-05 01:11 

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Settlement with Israel Folau 'commercial decision', not back down: Rugby boss...

Rugby Australia chief executive Raelene Castle is standing by the decision to settle with axed Wallabies star Israel Folau, saying it was right for the game....

 2019-12-05 00:40 

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George Zimmerman: Trayvon Martin's killer sues teen's family for $146 million...

The man who fatally shot unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin, helping spark the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement in the US, is suing the teen's family and lawyers....

 2019-12-05 00:34 

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Right-wing extremist found guilty of plotting attacks on Melbourne 'left' centres...

A Melbourne man has yelled at a jury telling them they weren't given "all the facts" after he was found guilty of plotting terror attacks....

 2019-12-04 23:53 

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Reaching multi-million-dollar settlement with Israel Folau 'commercial decision', not back down: Rugby boss...

Rugby Australia chief executive Raelene Castle is standing by the decision to settle with axed Wallabies star Israel Folau, saying it was right for the game....

 2019-12-04 23:14 

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George Zimmerman sues Trayvon Martin's family, lawyers for $146 million...

The man who fatally shot unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin, helping spark the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement in the US, is suing the teen's family and lawyers....

 2019-12-04 22:31 

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Medevac's been repealed. What does that mean for asylum seekers on Manus, Nauru?...

The Coalition has repealed the medevac laws, forced upon it, after securing a deal with Jacqui Lambie. So, what's next?...

 2019-12-04 22:18 

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Elon Musk's contentious 'pedo guy' tweet was written 'off the cuff': Court...

Tesla CEO Elon Musk says a "pedo guy" tweet aimed a British cave diver who helped rescue a dozen boys in a Thai cave was an "off the cuff" insult....

 2019-12-04 21:42 

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International students in NSW are being given access to free legal advice...

A new app is offering international students information about their legal rights when it comes to employment, housing, education and sexual assault....

 2019-12-04 21:11 

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NZ resettlement deal speculation mounts following medevac's repeal in Senate...

Scott Morrison has denied a "secret deal" with Jacqui Lambie over resettling refugees on Manus Island and Nauru to New Zealand to secure the repeal of medevac laws....

 2019-12-04 20:56 

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Donald Trump cuts NATO summit short, calls Justin Trudeau 'two-faced'...

Donald Trump has called Justin Trudeau "two-faced" after a video surfaced in which the Canadian leader appears to mock him at a NATO meeting....

 2019-12-04 20:44 

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Sydney set to keep wheezing through 'longest period' of bushfire air pollution on record...

Sydney has already recorded some of the worst air pollution the city has seen, as bushfires burn around the city, with conditions to persist into the weekend....

 2019-12-04 20:35 

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Government rolls out tougher new bail laws for terrorists, terror supporters...

Legislation has passed the Senate to put tougher bail and parole conditions for accused terrorists and their supporters....

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