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Chinese diplomat grilled on Q&A about coronavirus

‘A COVER UP?’: Beijing envoy grilled on TV over coronavirus response qanda

13 hours ago

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Iran's coronavirus death toll reaches 12, raising fears of new stage in global spread

Iran's coronavirus death toll reaches 12 raising fears of new stage in global spread

16 hours ago

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Where you can and can't travel amid coronavirus outbreak

Where you can and can't travel amid coronavirus outbreak

16 hours ago

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Philippines couples defy coronavirus fears by wearing surgical masks at mass wedding

Philippines couples defy coronavirus fears by wearing surgical masks at mass wedding

20 hours ago

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South Korea raises alert to highest level as coronavirus cases jump

South Korea raises alert to highest level as coronavirus cases jump

23.2.2020

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World-famous Venice Carnival halted as Italy struggles to contain coronavirus outbreak

World-famous Venice Carnival halted as Italy struggles to contain coronavirus outbreak

23.2.2020

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Google searches and social media are being used to predict where coronavirus will strike

Google searches and social media are being used to predict where coronavirus will strike

22.2.2020

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The biggest eyesore in Australian sport

The troubling sight of empty grandstands has been matched by plummeting TV ratings and ugly play on the field for a code in crisis.

A culture of men behaving badly is not doing it any favours.
3 times as many people watched a game of AFLW on tv last weekend than watched super rugby. Even a repeat of grand designs outrated the hapless Waratahs.

20.2.2020

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Coates reignites stoush at the top of Australian sport

Coates reignites stoush at the top of Australian sport

19.2.2020

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Driver with sleep apnoea pleads guilty to causing crash that killed 4yo boy

Driver with sleep apnoea pleads guilty to causing crash that killed 4yo boy

Yet a friend of mine who has been seizure free for the last 6yrs can’t even get his domestic license. Crazy system.
Already a person of poor reputation

19.2.2020

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Why Canberra has become an inspiration for Indonesia's new capital city

Why Canberra has become an inspiration for Indonesia's new capital city

TashTania actgovernment A car dependent Canberra type city between Balikpapan (oil hub - but Indonesia is now net oil importer) and Samarinda (coal) makes for an interesting combination
We f'kd Jakarta so lets mow down some rainforest to build a new capital.

19.2.2020

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Household bills overtake rent to be the biggest drain of money

Paying off a house and rent have long been seen as the biggest financial burdens for Aussies juggling their finances.

What country are you living in Not in the house! Rent here is anywhere upto 50% and sometimes more!!! RENT is one of the single largest problems. You wonder why retailers are struggling NO ONE HAS ANY MONEY!!!!!!!!!!!!! THE Landlords have it!! auspol
If you are eating out or subscribing to things like Netflix and Foxtel then you are nowhere near as hard up as you think you are. Have a look at the rest of the world and count yourself lucky that you live here

19.2.2020

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Fusty, musty or rancid: Extra-virgin olive oil should be none of these

Fusty, musty or rancid: Extra-virgin olive oil should be none of these

19.2.2020

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'Our ratbag' Julian Assange suffers from psychological torture, say two Australian MPs

Australian MPs said there was a fundamental problem with a British court being allowed to determine whether an Australian should be extradited to America.

18.2.2020

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To fix our cities, we need to confront a difficult truth

OPINION: To fix our cities, we need to confront a difficult truth

18.2.2020

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Liberal senator warns Indigenous Voice must not become 'Aboriginal political elite'

Liberal senator warns Indigenous Voice must not become 'Aboriginal political elite' auspol | michaelkoziol

18.2.2020

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Severe thunderstorms bring hail to Australia’s east coast

Update: Lightning, hail as ‘crazy’ storms sweep through weather

When is Morrison going to get on top of this
Crazy‼️ I grant you permission and take full responsibility for any consequences. Please EDIT POST This requires the term: “FUCKING CRAZY WEATHER” Bat shit. Like pauline michaelia barnaby CRAZY 😜

18.2.2020

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'Very distressing': Driver refuses to allow blind woman, guide dog on bus

A Melbourne bus driver may face disciplinary action after his refusal to allow a blind woman's guide dog on board triggered an hour-long standoff

18.2.2020

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Gold Coast tourism boss says coronavirus 'worse than GFC' for glitter strip

Gold Coast tourism boss says coronavirus 'worse than GFC' for glitter strip

18.2.2020

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This is one road trip you can do year round

Forget Bali - just drive here instead

18.2.2020

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Severe thunderstorms likely across Australia’s east coast

A second round of wild weather is heading for Melbourne while Sydney and Canberra could be rocked by a band of supercell storms tonight.

Yep, I felt it!

18.2.2020

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Hospital director dies in China's Wuhan, epicentre of coronavirus outbreak

Hospital director dies in China's Wuhan, epicentre of coronavirus outbreak

18.2.2020

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'It's like Christmas': Rains restart river system, revitalising outback towns

'It's like Christmas': Rains restart river system, revitalising outback towns

18.2.2020

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Young Australians continuing to abandon their private health insurance

Young Australians continuing to abandon their private health insurance

18.2.2020

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AFL kicks $50m goal as crowds surge

The AFL is the clear sporting powerhouse in financial terms, revealing a net profit of almost 50m for 2019 in which it reaped record revenue and attracted its biggest ever attendances.

18.2.2020

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'It's a bit rich' for Morrison to be 'angry' over Holden's axing | Sky News Australia

The demise of Holden represents more to Australians than just the disappearance of another car company, it signifies the loss of 'part of the Australian lifestyle,' says Counsel House's jimmiddleton.

18.2.2020

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Fitness star Michelle Bridges loses licence for drink driving

The celebrity fitness trainer has been BANNED from driving for three months and fined $750. 9News

18.2.2020

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'Draconian measures' in place across China as coronavirus death toll rises | Sky News Australia

CNN Reporter Steven Jiang says “it is not surprising medical workers have borne the brunt of the coronavirus outbreak” after reports emerged that one of the head medical officers in Wuhan has succumbed to the virus.

18.2.2020

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Michelle Bridges pleads guilty to Australia Day drink driving charge

Celebrity personal trainer Michelle Bridges has pleaded guilty to drink driving with her child on board.

18.2.2020

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Making Canberra's light rail vehicles wireless could cost an extra 20 per cent

Making Canberra's light rail vehicles wireless could cost an extra 20 per cent

18.2.2020

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'Pilot hijacking' is the 'most likely scenario' of missing MH370 | Sky News Australia

Senior journalist at The Australian Ean Higgins says “by far the most likely scenario” of the of missing MH370 plane is the captain “hijacking his own aircraft”.

18.2.2020

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Truck driver allegedly rapes 13-year-old he met on Snapchat

A truck driver who allegedly sexually assaulted a 13-year-old girl in a truck as he drove from Canberra to Sydney groomed the teen after meeting her on Snapchat, police say.

18.2.2020

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Coles underpaying staff by $20 million: half-yearly results

“We will contact all affected team members, both current and former, to remediate any identified differences in full.' 9News

18.2.2020

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Holden to exit rich Origin deal

After the collapse of Holden, the naming rights for Australian sports biggest event are finally for sale — but will come at a cost.

18.2.2020

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Perfect storm: Humidity and cold front could create wet and windy afternoon

Perfect storm: Humidity and cold front could create wet and windy afternoon | marywardy

18.2.2020

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Missing student found in Gold Coast bushland | Sky News Australia

A Chinese student is recovering in hospital with minor injuries after surviving five nights in Gold Coast bushland.

17.2.2020

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Severe thunderstorms to batter Australia's east coast | Sky News Australia

Severe thunderstorms are continuing to wreak havoc across inland parts of New South Wales.

17.2.2020

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First round of Australians quarantined on Christmas Island arrive home

Most of the Aussies quarantined on Christmas Island because of the deadly coronavirus are home, as those stuck on a cruise ship in Japan prepare to evacuate.

17.2.2020

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Tokyo Marathon cancelled for 38,000 non-pro runners

Organisers of the Tokyo Marathon have cancelled Japan's biggest running event for non-professional runners.

17.2.2020

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Home ownership has become a devouring monster

We have to change our obsession with home ownership as household debt spirals and first home buyers are locked out.

17.2.2020

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Hit-and-run driver had a dozen beers before killing pedestrians, court told

Hit-and-run driver had a dozen beers before killing pedestrians, court told

17.2.2020

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'It’s OK to hurt': Lifeline launches bushfire recovery helpline

NSW Rural Fire Service Commissioner Shane Fitzsimmons said this season had been emotionally draining, adding he wasn't ashamed to say he had reached out for help.

17.2.2020

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Holden to be pulled from sale by 2021

Holden to 'retire' its car brand across Australia by 2021

17.2.2020

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Holden name dead by end of year

BREAKING: The US corporation that owns the Holden name has announced the brand will disappear at the end of the year.

17.2.2020

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QBE warns of climate risk after $300m hit to revenue from 'unusual' weather

Unseasonable hail, sleet and snow in North America caused a spike in premiums for QBE.

17.2.2020

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5SOS announce massive Australian tour

Aussie boy band 5 Seconds of Summer have announced they’ll return home at the end of this year with a massive string of shows.

17.2.2020

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$350K reward to solve suspicious death of Sydney great-grandmother

The 83-year-old was found with cuts to the back of her neck and arm at an intersection at Miller in southwest Sydney. 9News

17.2.2020

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Landslide, boulders cause road chaos in NSW

Incredible images have emerged from the Snowy Mountains after a landslide blocked a road connecting Canberra to the Far South Coast.

How cool.

16.2.2020

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Pop-up mall set for bushfire-ravaged NSW town of Mogo

A pop-up shopping and commercial hub will be erected to help bushfire-destroyed businesses flourish again in the NSW south coast village of Mogo.

15.2.2020

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Rural Fire Association calls for urgent upgrade to ageing NSW fire trucks

The NSW Rural Fire Service Association has called for urgent state government funding to upgrade their ageing fleet of 3,820 fire trucks.

15.2.2020

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Truckie jailed over M1 crash which killed teen and his uncle on NSW Central Coast

The truck driver had taken his eyes off the road to look for a thermos of coffee, resulting in the devastating deaths of two men. 9News

14.2.2020

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Beaches close across NSW as cyclone-linked surge lifts erosion fears

A powerful surf generated by an ex-tropical cyclone in the Tasman Sea, has led to fears of the worsening erosion of beaches hard hit by last week's storms.

14.2.2020

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'Incredible divide' in NSW govt over climate policy | Sky News Australia

Sky News host Chris Kenny says there is “an incredible divide” going on in the New South Wales government that could have “huge ramifications nationally”.

14.2.2020

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NSW Police register disproportionately targeted Indigenous children, some as young as nine

A report by the NSW Law Enforcement Conduct Commission has found the state's police maintained a blacklist disproportionately made up of Indigenous young people deemed to be at risk of committing crimes.

14.2.2020

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'It's tough times': Seabirds rescued after wild weather pushes them far inland

'It's tough times': Seabirds rescued after wild weather pushes them far inland

ABC's daily climate catastrophe article. Fair and balanced? NOT

13.2.2020

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MAFS brides have gone too far with cosmetic surgery

COMMENT

13.2.2020

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Lord Howe Island braces ex-tropical cyclone Uesi

An intense weather system is smashing New South Wales and Queensland as ex-tropical Cyclone Uesi edges closer.

13.2.2020

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South-east Queensland in for more wild weather as towns draw on lessons of 2011 floods

South-east Queensland in for more wild weather as towns draw on lessons of 2011 floods

12.2.2020

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Boy sucked down Gold Coast drain

A nine-year-old boy has been sucked down a Gold Coast storm drain after the state was smashed by wild weather. 9News

12.2.2020

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Margot Robbie reveals why Birds of Prey had to be explicit

The problem with blood, especially when it comes to the movies, is that it’s thick.

12.2.2020

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‘Switch the genders, there’d be outrage’ - Viewers react to Hayley trying to kiss David on MAFS

Wednesday night’s long-awaited first MAFS dinner party was in a word ... wild.

12.2.2020

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