08 October 2019, Tuesday News

08 October 2019, Tuesday

US restricts visas to China officials over Uighur 'repression'

The US has imposed visa restrictions on Chinese government and Communist Party officials it believes responsible for the detention or abuse of Muslim minorities in Xinjiang province.

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Dozens of homes gutted by out-of-control NSW bushfires

Up to 30 homes have been lost in an out-of-control bushfire burning in northern NSW.

broomstick33 ClimateCrisis

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Sterling Free faces sentencing over Kmart child assault

A seven-year-old girl was looking at toys in a shopping centre in Queensland a few weeks before Christmas.

Jail
Simple Hurt no more

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'They should act': V'landys calls for Melbourne Cup date to be moved

There's a push on for the Melbourne Cup be moved to late November.

Nah, just a bloke seeking free publicity for the race that everyone forgets.
Stupid why run this race when its warmer think of the horses for heavens sake what next move anzac day

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Trump administration blocks testimony of central figure in impeachment inquiry

Trump administration blocks testimony of central figure in impeachment inquiry

His dictatorial intent and true nature is showing to all now. He has all the traits of a paranoid, pathological liar, failed salesman and loud mouth when he doesn't get his own way.
Because all innocent people block investigations.

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Labor to push for new climate deal | Sky News Australia

Labor will consider adopting the federal government's climate change target in a bid to lift support in working-class and regional areas.

Fix the problem together will benefit everyone.
Shhhhhh don’t tell your green mates

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Cash lure for teachers willing to work in Melbourne's toughest schools

High-performing teachers will be encouraged to relocate to struggling Melbourne schools through incentive payments up to $50,000. | Exclusive

The non high performing teachers will love that. No really ... should be good for moral during coffee breaks
Purely divisive in its intentions for the workforce.

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ASX to fall as as hopes for US-China trade talks diminish

ASX to fall as as hopes for US-China trade talks diminish

There is no hope stop using fake narratives

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'We need to stop panicking', Musk tells advisers after 'pedo guy' tweet

'We need to stop panicking', Musk tells advisers after 'pedo guy' tweet

And he needs to stop being an ass.

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Girls forced into ‘pleasure marriages’

Men are allowed to wed girls as young as nine for just weeks, days or even hours — just so they can have sex with them.

Yet another injustice enjoying the reticence of Leftist groups.
There's something really wrong with men. Really wrong. If they can send a man to the moon why can't we send them all.

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Labor MP wants party to drop carbon target

Federal Labor resources spokesman Joel Fitzgibbon wants his party to drop its ambitious carbon emissions reduction target to match the coalition.

The companies tell Joel what to do and he’s eager to follow their instructions.
I've been calling him fitztraitor for years.

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More than 58 bushfires burn across New South Wales and Queensland

More than 58 fires are burning across NSW and Queensland, with a number of properties lost to blazes.

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NRL great’s adorable marriage proposal

Braith Anasta is getting married again after proposing to girlfriend of three years Rachael Lee.

They’ll be divorced in a couple of years let’s be honest
Slow news day. No one cares

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At least 11 elephants died trying to save a calf that plunged into a waterfall

A number of the elephants are thought to have jumped into the waterfall to try to save the baby elephant from drowning.


And that's why I will never ever vote for an elephant in a general election.

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Cash incentive offered to Melbourne teachers | Sky News Australia

Cash incentives of up to $50,000 will be offered to teachers who are willing to work in Melbourne's toughest schools.

Just how bad is it in Melbourne!? aussieed
This wouldn’t be needed if Andrews didn’t screw up the state so bad

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'Imagine the lives this could save': Cervical cancer 'cure' closer with gene-editing breakthrough, researchers say

'Imagine the lives this could save': Cervical cancer 'cure' closer with gene-editing breakthrough, researchers say

no wonder men get so many Nobel Prizes...they do the job!
in mice

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Live: NSW Now: Crews move in to assess bushfire damage, police charge man 16 years after robbery

Live: NSW Now: Bushfire damage to be assessed, police charge man 16 years after robbery

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Orphan calves find a new mother to raise them during drought

Orphan calves find a new mother to raise them during drought

Good on you,we need to respect women & men like yourself.champion

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Miley’s new flame pens sexy poem

Australian singer Cody Simpson appears to be putting his heart on the line for new girlfriend, Miley Cyrus.

CodySimpson MileyCyrus Sloppy seconds. Good thing Liam went to OPSM
CodySimpson MileyCyrus There is a song called Toxic and I think this will apply to Miley, not sure if she is just toying with people or it is another PR stunt.

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Nobel Prize in Physics winners 'changed our conceptions of the world'

The announcement that three scientists had won started off with an unlikely reference: the opening lines of The Big Bang Theory.

At least the child didn’t win. Science feelings

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'All gone': Up to 20 properties destroyed in out-of-control bushfire

'Everthing's gone': Up to 20 properties destroyed in out-of-control bushfires in NSW

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Homes lost, communities devastated by bushfires | Sky News Australia

Homes have been lost and communities devastated in bushfires which tore through parts of northern New South Wales and Queensland overnight.

FYI:

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'Super Typhoon' could wreak havoc on final Rugby World Cup pool stages

'Super Typhoon' could wreak havoc on final Rugby World Cup pool stages | tomdecent geerob

tomdecent geerob Maybe it will add a bit of excitement because it’s been sh** so far with so many crap teams playing the pool stages. As hard as they try, rugby is only played by a handful of countries. Expanding to 20 is either a greedy cash grab or pure desperation.
tomdecent geerob just give the trophy to NZ and move on

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Surge in number of asylum seekers arriving by plane | Sky News Australia

A shift has emerged in the way people smugglers are operating, with a jump in the number of asylum seekers arriving by plane.

Build a sky wall and make the clouds pay for it!

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Site chosen for proposed Hughenden Dam

Site chosen for proposed Hughenden Dam

The death of another river. And for what? Katters vote. FFS. When will they learn?
It’s great that the Govt is looking at water infrastructure but unfortunately they cant be trusted to manage licensing. Corruption already evident and money will certainly end up in the Caymans.

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‘Everything is gone’: Firestorm disaster

A devastating text message simply reading “All gone” has highlighted the horrific impact of raging bushfires in northern NSW village of Rappville, with up to 20 homes lost.

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'I needed some vitamin D': Man who allegedly stabbed officers had earlier attracted police attention

'I needed some vitamin D': Man who allegedly stabbed officers had earlier attracted police attention

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White House blocks US diplomat impeachment probe testimony

Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland had voluntarily agreed to be deposed by House Democrats .


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'We're living in limbo': elderly couple caught up in alleged investment fraud

'We're living in limbo': Elderly couple caught up in alleged investment fraud

lol....they are going to be able to keep the deposit once they complete the requirement to complete. They are very lucky.

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Youth fatally stabbed teen in self-defence, jury hears

Youth fatally stabbed teen in self-defence, jury hears

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Britain's Brexit talks with EU on verge of collapse

Angela Merkel said that a deal was 'overwhelmingly unlikely', according to Downing Street.

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Turkey ready for Syria offensive despite mixed signals from Trump

As Turkey prepares an offensive, the US President insists American troops have not abandoned its Kurdish allies.

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Religious freedom should not be an excuse for social engineering

Editorial: Religious freedom should not be an excuse for social engineering

Neither should transgender ideological garbage. Most people will never except biological men competing in women's sports.
Isn’t religion itself essentially social engineering?!

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Anita never meant to hurt her ex, but the judge saw something different

Anita never meant to hurt her ex, but the judge saw something different

ItaButtrose please please please stop this type of crap.
This article is insane! She broke in and stabbed 2 people but she is the victim? Your framing of this story is disgusting. This is why a lot of people can't stand feminists. They are all for equality except when it comes to accepting accountability for your actions.

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Bougainville's 20-year journey to likely independence could lead to 'crisis' in Pacific

Bougainville's 20-year journey to likely independence could lead to 'crisis' in Pacific

Nat_Whiting Thankyou for the article. You say that Bougainville was administered by Australia for 60 years to 1975. That's correct, but your comment 'along with the rest of PNG' is not, as Papua was administered by Australia from 1906, taking over from the Brits (from 1884).

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Truck spills crates of Aussie beer across NSW road

Crates of VB beer have spilled all over the Pacific Highway.

Now that is a f n tragedy !!
I volunteer to help clean up!

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There's more to bank profits debate than home loans

Comment: There's more to bank profits debate than home loans

they need to have some way to pay multi-million dollar bonuses for destroying the economy.
Not for people with ridiculous mortgages, how did our government let it get so out of control

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Gemini Man: Will Smith fights a younger clone of himself in Ang Lee's failed experiment

Gemini Man: Will Smith fights a younger clone of himself in Ang Lee's failed experiment

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South Park creators offer mocking 'apology' after episode ban

South Park creators offer mocking 'apology' after episode ban

That's why we love 'em.

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Fears for Australian kids in Syrian camps after US withdrawal

There are fears for more than 60 Australians detained in a Syrian camp. 9News

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The new 'boat people'? How Labor's focus on air arrivals only hints at new immigration challenge

The new 'boat people'? How Labor's focus on air arrivals only hints at new immigration challenge

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A broken back, a stroke and a five-year fight for answers

A broken back, a stroke and a five-year fight for answers

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No jail term but a $10,000 fine for Arnie's tax-dodging minder

No jail term but a $10,000 fine for Arnie's tax-dodging minder

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Trump bans US ambassador to EU from testifying in impeachment inquiry

Trump bans US ambassador to EU from testifying in impeachment inquiry

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Water skiers rescue kangaroo struggling to swim in river

WATCH: Water skiers have saved a kangaroo that found trouble while swimming. 9News

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'I think Twitter might have just helped the RFS save my dad': Man escapes Rappville fire

Twitter may have saved this man's life in the NSW fires

Well done the Admin of the NSWRFS Twitter account
When is enough enough, how much more warning does the science have to give before we take heed of where the climate is heading.

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FBI want help to identify victims of worst serial killer in US history

The FBI is asking the public to help identify more victims of the man they say is America's most prolific serial killer. 9News

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Climate protesters willing to 'sacrifice liberty' as six more arrested in Sydney

Climate protesters willing to 'sacrifice liberty' as six more arrested in Sydney | natassiazc

natassiazc All they're going to do is p*ss off more and more people by this ridiculous behaviour that is NOT going to work.

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Working bee: Undercover reporter in climate protest 'sting' | Sky News Australia

Journalist Mitchell Van Homrigh undertook an unusual assignment for The Daily Telegraph on Tuesday when he was instructed to take part in a climate protest “sting”. pmlive

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Chinese-language signs didn't change voters' minds, AEC says

Chinese-language signs didn't change voters's minds, AEC says

How can that be proved?!
Bullshit!!!

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It has become ‘bad for business’ to criticise China | Sky News Australia

Sky News host Andrew Bolt says it has become a “pathetic” trend among companies and governments alike, primarily in the West, to not criticise China because it has become “bad for business”.

China see the West as weak, its all about money for the West.

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Another five Thai elephants found dead following accidental cliff plunge

Another five Thai elephants found dead following accidental cliff plunge

Oh no this is sad 😢

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Hailey Bieber just started a trend in logo wedding dressing

Hailey Bieber just started a trend in logo wedding dressing

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Brutal side of reality TV: ‘My body was in extreme starvation mode’

A contestant on Bear Grylls’ reality show Treasure Island rapidly lost 10kg after “starving” on the show.

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Govt departments 'infiltrated by climate-loving, left-leaning people' | Sky News Australia

Media commentator macsween_prue says government departments are 'infiltrated by climate-loving, left-leaning people' who want to 'ignore what the government and people's mandates are'.

macsween_prue What's a media commentator?
macsween_prue

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'Racist' law on public drinking in Yarra to stay

After a lengthy and at times emotional debate, Yarra Council voted to extend a bylaw regulating public drinking for two years.

Because people can't control themselves, because they become violent, public drinking should be outlawed everywhere. The streets would be safer for the general public.
And YarraCouncil goes full racist springst racism

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Call for government to help pay sick Australians' health insurance premiums

Call for government to help pay sick Australians' health insurance premiums | dana_adele

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US Supreme Court to take on gay and transgender rights in the workplace

The US Supreme Court is set to determine whether gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender employees are protected under federal workplace anti-discrimination laws.

The world is becoming a very ridiculous place. Probable the first time since the days of Noah. Uncanny isn't it.
There are workplace laws already, what do we now need separate ones

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‘All gone’: Text reveals bushfire devastation

A devastating text message simply reading “All gone” has highlighted the horrific impact of raging bushfires, with up to 20 homes lost.

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Activists 'have a right' to protest, not a right to 'stop people living' | Sky News Australia

Sky News host AlanJones says activist groups such as ExtinctionR have a right to protest, but they “don’t have a right to stop people going about their daily lives”.

AlanJones ExtinctionR The real objective is
AlanJones They hate progress which benefits all - especially the poor. This lot would like to keep others in poverty so they themselves are in supposedly eternal nirvana. Do many of their families have shares in renewables? Of course.

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Protester's bizarre apology gift

Climate change protests are planned across Australia today, with organisers promising 'disruptive' action to raise awareness of the cause.

This idiot is there every protest. A serial pest. Stop his centrelink payments and record a conviction
Nuts, no wonder these idiots keep coming back. With a weak judiciary there's no deterrent.....

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Melbourne Cup stolen from cafe

One of Australia&x27;s most famous trophies has been stolen, with burglars taking a Melbourne Cup from a café over the weekend.

What was the Melbourne cup doing in a cafe did they run out of latte cups lol
So get another one... Hell, the ashes trophy is a small wooden urn.

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Rizmo is part Furby, part Tamagotchi, and may be a cult leader

Rizmo is part Furby, part Tamagotchi, and may be a cult leader

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Turnbull’s low turnout dinner no match for Abbott ‘warrior’ tribute | Sky News Australia

Federal Liberal Vice-President Teena McQueen says 'close to 800' people will attend a party tribute dinner for former prime minister HonTonyAbbott next month whilst another 'more intimate' dinner for TurnbullMalcolm 'has not warranted that response'.

HonTonyAbbott TurnbullMalcolm I so hope Tony comes back! I so hope Tony becomes PM again! I so hope Tony is reinstated! I so hope Turnbull faces justice! I so hope Turnbull is charged with treason! I so hope Turnbull is sent to prison! I so hope Turnbull never comes out alive! The Loathed Australian..
HonTonyAbbott TurnbullMalcolm Well there you have it.........the secret to life.

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Three scientists win Nobel Prize in Physics for work on evolution of universe

Three scientists win Nobel Prize in Physics for work on evolution of universe

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Former senator Scott Ludlam among climate protesters arrested

Former senator Scott Ludlam among climate protesters arrested

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Australia’s car theft hot spots revealed

A car is stolen every 12 minutes in Australia and our vehicle theft hot spots have now been revealed.

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Trio win 2019 Nobel Prize for physics for transforming 'our ideas about the cosmos'

Three scientists have won the 2019 Nobel Prize in physics for their contribution to the understanding of the evolution of the universe and 'Earth's place in the cosmos'

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'Unworkable and unfair': Big business opposes religious freedom bill

'Unworkable and unfair': Big business opposes religious freedom bill | michaelkoziol

michaelkoziol I suppose you can’t offer what you don’t have

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Grandma

Imagine walking down the street with your daughter and constantly being stopped with the same question.

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Former mayor arrested for involvement in Extinction Rebellion protests

A former mayor has been charged and a father is in custody as day two of Extinction Rebellion protests continued. 9News

When they concrete themselves in a drum or something can we just leave them there? Put them on the hospital waiting list. They’ll soon work out it’s hard to wipe ya ass with hands set in concrete!
What a bunch of ferrals causing havoc for honest tax payers trying to get to work in our capital cities.. I’ve had a extra long shower this morning to make up for those scum bags Greenies who haven’t had one for weeks ha!!

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Oz Lotto jackpots to $50 million

Tonight’s $40m Oz Lotto numbers drawn

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A Brexit deal is 'overwhelmingly unlikely', Angela Merkel tells Boris Johnson

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has told British Prime Minister Boris Johnson that a Brexit deal would not happen unless Northern Island remained in the customs union, according to a Downing Street source.

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'They should act': V'landys calls for Melbourne Cup date to be moved

'They should act': V'landys calls for Melbourne Cup date to be moved

What an idiot. Wants to move an established event of over 100 years to enable a race in Sydney. As if....
The first full moon after the equinox?

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'Acknowledge the pain': Controversy as New Zealand marks 250 years since Cook's arrival

'Acknowledge the pain': Controversy as New Zealand marks 250 years since Cook's arrival

Acknowledge that someone from some empire would have turned up eventually, then tried to turn it into motherland. Life was very different back then...nothing woke walked around.

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Renee Zellweger faces the music in Judy Garland biopic

Renee Zellweger faces the music in Judy Garland biopic | karlkwin

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Get in quick because this cruise sale won’t last long

Families, couples and singles hoping to save on a summer escape should look no further — because this sale won’t last long.

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What happened to Lisa Govan?

It was 8 October 1999 when Lisa Govan was last seen near the Foundry Hotel in Karlgoorlie, Western Australia.

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Indonesia blocks diplomats from Papua, while Australia sits back

Exclusive: Indonesia blocks diplomats from Papua, while Australia sits back | jamesmassola

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The crack of a falling tree, the terrible loss – then the silence

The crack of a falling tree, the terrible loss – then the silence

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Fears for Kurds on Syrian border as Turkish invasion looms after US troop withdrawal

Fears for Kurds on Syrian border as Turkish invasion looms after US troop withdrawal

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CSIRO teams with takeaway tycoon to make 'fake meat' fast food

CSIRO teams with takeaway tycoon to make 'fake meat' fast food

Doesn't the CSIRO recommend that we avoid processed foods? This seems a little contradictory
. Hungry Jacks strategy team has FAILED big time on this. This is an appeal to a potential customer base that will NEVER becomes a HJ customer. And it's a turn-off to their core market. Maybe they should focus on staff training and cleaning their tables. . HungryJacksAU

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Deal to access US data for law enforcement at risk over controversial Australian law

Deal to access US data for law enforcement at risk over controversial Australian law | fergushunter

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'Used as pawns': Australian feared among growing number of foreign nationals held in Iran

'Used as pawns': Australian feared among growing number of foreign nationals held in Iran

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Driver of 'party bus' killed after crash with truck in country NSW

The male bus driver died at the scene while two others were injured.

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Carrie Lam says Hong Kong should find own solution to crisis

Embattled leader Carrie Lam says Hong Kong is equipped to handle its own situation as the region braces for further protests after a violent long weekend.

Looked very relaxed in recent media announcement seems Beijing will come in and clean up the mess

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High Court told to sound final bell on Pell

High Court told to sound final bell on Pell

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US troops are pulling out of Syria. What happens next?

Explainer: US troops are pulling out of Syria. What happens next? | mbachelard

mbachelard Isn't this the same publication that railed against US involvement in Syria in first place. Fast getting the impression that some pundits will rail against the US/Western countries regardless of what they do.

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'No option should be ruled out' to solve Hong Kong crisis: Carrie Lam

'No option should be ruled out' to solve Hong Kong crisis: Carrie Lam | Kirstylneedham

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Former NSW Labor boss Jamie Clements 'on retainer' with Huang Xiangmo, ICAC hears

NSW Labor's former general secretary went on to secure a lucrative consultancy deal with Chinese billionaire Huang Xiangmo, a corruption inquiry has heard.

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Kidnapping charges against Roberta Williams dropped

Kidnapping charges against Roberta Williams dropped

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Riverland man charged over alleged indecent assault of 8yo in public toilet

Riverland man charged over alleged indecent assault of 8yo in public toilet

8yo in public toilets at 11pm?

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'I feel I'm a lesser person': Living on the cashless welfare card

'I feel I'm a lesser person': Living on the cashless welfare card

'oh yeah they can just apply to us for extra cash if they need it' - that won't work if the person wants something on Gumtree. By the time they get through all the red tape and application BS the item is probably long spoken for.
If individuals want to volunteer great.This won't stop addiction,sounds more like control.Controlling cash 10k & above a few bucks & below, this will expand given time.1 country even has a 'frivolous' spending law for 'all' citizens who gets to decide what is frivolous spending😃

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US blacklists 28 Chinese companies over Uyghur 'human rights violations'

US blacklists 28 Chinese companies over Uyghur 'human rights violations'

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'I forget things': Mortimer links memory loss to concussion

'I forget things': Mortimer links memory loss to concussion | smhsport

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Hakeem Al-Araibi urges Australia to help others facing persecution

Hakeem Al-Araibi has opened up about his 76 days behind bars in Thailand.

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The Milky Way's history is less boring than we thought

The Milky Way's history is less boring than we thought

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Carrie Lam warns Chinese military could be called into Hong Kong

Carrie Lam warns Chinese military could be called into Hong Kong

Yes freedom is worth dying for
The protesters in Hong Kong are willing to die for freedom so i don't see how bringing in the army will help

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South Park mocks Chinese censors after Winnie the Pooh episode is banned

The creators of satirical cartoon South Park have responded in typically mocking fashion after causing a censorship stir in China.

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It's time the 'forgotten' victims of domestic violence were given a voice

ANALYSIS: It's time the 'forgotten' victims of domestic violence were given a voice

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