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 2020-02-20 19:55 

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Labor locks in goal of net zero emissions by 2050, opposition to new coal...

Federal Labor leader Anthony Albanese will outline his party's climate targets in Melbourne on Friday, which includes a goal of net zero emissions by 2050....

 2020-02-20 19:45 

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One in eight Australian adults, one in six kids are living in poverty...

A new report has revealed the extent of poverty in Australia, with 3.24 million people estimated to be living below the poverty line. Almost 18 per cent of Australian children...

 2020-02-20 19:07 

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel condemns 'poison' of racism after mass shooting...

Germany has been shaken after a gunman with suspected far-right beliefs killed nine people of "migrant background" at a shisha bar and a cafe....

 2020-02-20 18:57 

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London mosque stabbing not terror-related, UK police say...

A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a stabbing inside a central London mosque....

 2020-02-20 18:52 

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Trump ally Roger Stone sentenced to 40 months prison for attempting to derail Russia probe...

Roger Stone, a long-time ally to US President Donald Trump, has been sentenced to three years and four months in jail....

 2020-02-20 18:35 

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German Chancellor condemns 'poison' of racism after mass shooting...

Residents tearfully embraced each other and laid flowers in the German city of Hanau after a gunman with suspected far-right beliefs killed nine people at a shisha bar and a cafe....

 2020-02-20 18:32 

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Driver, worker killed in Sydney-to-Melbourne train crash...

A driver and another worker have been killed after the Sydney to Melbourne XPT train derailed at Wallan, north of Melbourne....

 2020-02-20 18:32 

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Driver, worker killed in 'horrific' Sydney-to-Melbourne train crash...

A driver and another worker have been killed after the Sydney to Melbourne XPT train derailed at Wallan, north of Melbourne....

 2020-02-20 10:42 

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'I survived the horrors of the Holocaust - we must all work together to end racism'...

As a Jewish boy in 1930s Poland, Paul Millet and his family came under threat from the Nazis. Here, the 89-year-old, who went on to flee to Australia, recounts his escape....

 2020-02-20 10:31 

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Two dead after Sydney-to-Melbourne train derails...

A Sydney-to-Melbourne train has derailed in Victoria....

 2020-02-20 09:56 

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St Kevin's College abuse survivor says Andrew Bolt's comments 'make me sick'...

Paris Street has told Andrew Bolt and Gerard Henderson to reflect on their comments and never say anything like them again....

 2020-02-20 09:10 

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Indigenous families with children with autism 'isolated' by lack of tailored support and services...

The first major report into autism in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities has revealed a lack of tailored support and services is leaving many families feeling uncertain about their children's futures....

 2020-02-20 08:26 

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Peter Dutton considers listing Hezbollah as a terrorist organisation...

Peter Dutton says "nobody should have sympathy" for Hezbollah....

 2020-02-20 08:17 

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Federal government push to expand English language teaching sector...

EXCLUSIVE: The Federal Government wants aspiring English learners to play an even bigger part in Australia's international education market through a new strategy to diversify the sector....

 2020-02-20 07:44 

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How two women from a conservative Queensland town made the deportation of a local Tamil family national news...

As the case of the Tamil family from Biloela returns to court, those behind the 'Home to Bilo' campaign say they're continuing their fight for them to stay and the attempted deportation "doesn't pass the pub test"....

 2020-02-20 07:41 

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Police confirm domestic violence reports received before murder of Brisbane mother and children...

Police have confirmed Rowan Baxter had been reported for domestic violence prior to Wednesday's horrific murders....

 2020-02-20 06:47 

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China travel ban extended for another week as coronavirus cases continue to rise...

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says the travel ban will continue as coronavirus cases in China continue to grow....

 2020-02-20 05:54 

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'Arrogant billionaire': Michael Bloomberg savaged in his first Democratic debate...

Michael Bloomberg was labelled an "arrogant billionaire" in his debut Democratic presidential debate....

 2020-02-20 05:39 

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Two cruise ship passengers have died of coronavirus in Japan...

Japanese media report that two people who contracted coronavirus on the cruise ship Diamond Princess have died....

 2020-02-20 05:05 

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Domestic violence campaigners slam news reports 'glorifying' man who murdered Brisbane family...

Campaigners against domestic violence say media coverage of the horrific murder of a Brisbane mother and her three children should be focussed on the victims not the perpetrator....

 2020-02-20 05:05 

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Domestic violence campaigners slam reports 'glorifying' man who murdered Brisbane family...

Campaigners against domestic violence say media coverage of the horrific murder of a Brisbane mother and her three children should be focused on the victims not the perpetrator....

 2020-02-20 03:20 

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Two passengers from Japanese cruise ship have died of coronavirus...

Japanese media report that two people who contracted coronavirus on the cruise ship Diamond Princess have died....

 2020-02-20 02:03 

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Family of mum killed in Brisbane car fire with three kids tried to help her escape 'disgusting' husband...

The family of a 31-year-old mother and her three kids killed in an alleged domestic violence case are being remembered as "beautiful souls"....

 2020-02-20 01:07 

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At least eight people dead after two shootings in Germany...

At least eight people have been shot dead in the German town of Hanau....

 2020-02-20 01:01 

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Peter Dutton still 'very angry' about Aboriginal 'aliens' High Court ruling...

Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has again accused the High Court of undermining Australia's border protection regime after a landmark ruling on deportations....

 2020-02-20 00:41 

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Donations flow after death of 'inspiring' Brisbane mum and three kids in car fire...

A campaign to raise money for the funeral of Hannah Baxter and her three children has reached more than $54,000 in just one day....

 2020-02-19 23:57 

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'Laughable': Josh Frydenberg rules out adopting Jacinda Ardern-inspired 'wellbeing budget'...

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg says Labor's push to consider including wellbeing indicators in the budget is "laughable"....

 2020-02-19 23:44 

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Mass shooting in Germany leaves several people dead: reports...

Several people have reportedly been shot dead in the western German town of Hanau....

 2020-02-19 23:27 

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Australians from coronavirus-hit cruise ship arrive in Darwin ahead of 14 day quarantine...

An evacuation flight for nearly 200 Australians stuck on a coronavirus-hit cruise ship in Japan has landed in Darwin....

 2020-02-19 21:53 

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Religious leaders appeal to Scott Morrison as 'fellow person of faith' for more climate action...

Christian, Hindu, Buddhist, Jewish, Muslim and other faith leaders have written to Prime Minister Scott Morrison urging him to heed climate science....

 2020-02-19 21:32 

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Australian among foreign journalists ordered to leave China over 'racist' headline...

Australian Philip Wen is among three foreign journalists from The Wall Street Journal ordered to leave China over what the country deemed to be a "racially discriminatory" headline....

 2020-02-19 20:59 

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Community mourns young mother and kids killed in 'horrific' Brisbane car fire...

Hannah Baxter, the mother who was badly burnt in a horrific incident that saw her three children and their father killed in Brisbane, has died....

 2020-02-19 20:42 

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Far-right German party aplogises for handing out 'racist' colouring book...

Germany's far-right AfD party has apologised for distributing a colouring containing "racist" drawings of Muslims and black people....

 2020-02-19 20:23 

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Community mourns young mother and kids caught in 'horrific' Brisbane car fire...

Hannah Baxter, the mother who was badly burnt in a horrific incident that saw her three children and their father killed in Brisbane, has died....

 2020-02-19 19:37 

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Donald Trump 'offered pardon' to Julian Assange if he denied Russia link to hack, UK court hears...

US President Donald Trump told a Republican senator to offer WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange "a pardon or some other a way out" back in 2017, a court has heard....

 2020-02-19 18:59 

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Coronavirus kills two Iranians, marking first deaths in the Middle East...

Two people have died in Iran from the coronavirus....

 2020-02-19 18:49 

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Fossil fuel methane emissions have been 'vastly underestimated', researchers say...

A new study has found the oil and gas industry has had a far worse impact on the climate than previously believed....

 2020-02-19 18:44 

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Community mourns young family caught in 'horrific' Brisbane car fire...

Hannah Baxter, the mother who was badly burnt in a horrific incident that saw her three children and their father killed in Brisbane, has died....

 2020-02-19 18:36 

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Australians begin leaving coronavirus-hit cruise ship in Japan, head for isolation in Darwin...

The evacuation flight for nearly 200 Australians stuck on a coronavirus-hit cruise ship in Japan is expected to leave for Darwin this morning....

 2020-02-19 18:24 

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Harry, Meghan talks 'ongoing' after reports Queen could stop them using 'royal' brand...

Prince Harry and his wife Meghan will reportedly no longer have an office at Buckingham Palace by April 1....

 2020-02-19 18:24 

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Harry, Meghan talks 'ongoing' amid reports they could be stopped from using 'royal' brand...

Prince Harry and his wife Meghan will reportedly no longer have an office at Buckingham Palace by 1 April...

 2020-02-19 18:14 

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Some Australians have left the coronavirus-hit cruise ship in Japan, bound for more isolation in Darwin...

The evacuation flight for nearly 200 Australians stuck on a coronavirus-hit cruise ship in Japan is expected to leave for Darwin this morning....

 2020-02-19 18:07 

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Community mourns mother and children caught in 'horrific' Brisbane car fire...

Hannah Baxter, the mother who was badly burnt in a horrific incident that saw her three children and their father killed in Brisbane, has died....

 2020-02-19 11:33 

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Australians prepare to leave coronavirus-hit cruise ship, but some choose to stay behind...

One hundred and eighty Australians are preparing to leave a coronavirus-hit ship in Japan, while 15 have chosen not to take the offer of evacuation....

 2020-02-19 11:16 

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Mother caught in 'horrific' Brisbane car fire dies...

Police are investigating whether a horrific car fire in Brisbane is a murder-suicide....

 2020-02-19 10:35 

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Boy's down syndrome listed as cause of death...

Rachel Browne has told the disability royal commission that Down syndrome was listed as a cause of death on her son Finlay's death certificate....

 2020-02-19 10:01 

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Babies freezing to death in Syrian camps as fighting flares in Idlib...

More than a quarter of Idlib's population has been displaced after recent fighting, with many living in nearby camps....

 2020-02-19 09:21 

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Two planes that collided mid-air in Victoria were on training flights...

Four people are dead after two planes collided mid-air and crashed to the ground near a regional Victorian airport....

 2020-02-19 08:59 

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Chinese students begin returning to Australian universities via third countries...

Some Chinese students have found a way to get back to Australia in time for the start of university classes, but thousands remain stuck in China....

 2020-02-19 08:27 

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Andrew Bolt slammed for 'completely irresponsible' comments about St Kevin's sex offender...

Andrew Bolt is under fire for a segment on the controversy around St Kevin's College in Melbourne....

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