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by Wednesday, January 30 Nearly 3000 rubber wristbands given away at top cricket matches this month have been deemed “dangerous” and should be trashed. The call by Alinta Energy and Cricket Australia comes after a child swallowed a potentially deadly button battery […]

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by Tuesday, January 29 Uber Eats has announced it is linking up with Coles to trial home deliveries of some of the supermarket giant’s ready-to-eat meals. The food delivery platform said the experiment would start on Tuesday at a Coles in the […]

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by Thursday, January 24 A 16-year-old has been pulled into bushes and assaulted in Brisbane’s Northside. Just after midday on Wednesday, a 16-year-old girl was pulled into bushes and assaulted in the Brisbane suburb of Chermside West. Police said the girl was […]

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by Wednesday, January 23 Roma and The Favourite lead the pack, with 10 nominations each for next month’s Oscars. The two films will go up against one another in the Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Screenplay categories. The Best Picture category […]

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by Tuesday, January 22 A first-term US senator and former California attorney-general has put her hand up to challenge Donald Trump at the next presidential election in 2020. Democrat Kamala Harris, 54,  is known for her penetrating questioning of Mr Trump’s nominees […]

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by Monday, January 21 Baby formula has fleetingly taken the spotlight off drug smuggling with the charging of five people over a massive scam involving Australian tins of special powdered milk being sold on the black market overseas. A top level investigation […]

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by Friday, January 18 A Sydney mother won last night’s Powerball taking home a record $107 million. She was the only winner  of the Powerball jackpot — but she has no plans to give up her healthcare job. The win was the […]

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by Thursday, January 17 The Democrats have asked US President Donald Trump to postpone his January 29 State of the Union address, saying they had doubts that adequate security could be provided during the partial government shutdown. In a letter to Mr […]

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by Australian Open- Day 1 results Roger Federer and Caroline Wozniacki successfully opened their Australian Open title defences Monday before Andy Murray took to the court for his farewell match at Melbourne Park — and potentially his last ever. There was a […]

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by Australia set to swelter through heatwave, testing Tour Down Under and Australian Open heat policy Temperatures are set to soar across Australia this week, with the mercury expected to exceed 45 degrees Celsius in parts of Victoria, South Australia and New […]

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by Thursday, January 9 A Productivity Commission report says Australians could be more than $500,000 richer in retirement under the biggest-ever proposed shake-up of the compulsory superannuation system. The report has found the current system is “harming millions of members” with underperforming […]

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by Wednesday, January 9 US President Donald Trump’s much anticipated nationally televised address to once again pitch to the American people his concept of a “wall” at the border between the United States and Mexico turned out to be a bit of […]

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by Tuesday, January 8 An Australian stinger expert believes a rare, giant bluebottle could be responsible for a spate of emergency department presentations for suspected bluebottle encounters in Queensland. Australian Marine Stinger Advisory Service director Lisa-ann Gershwin said this stinger belonged to […]

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by Missouri poacher forced to watch Bambi apart of sentence Due to his illegal killings of hundreds of deer, a missouri poacher has been ordered to repeatedly watch the movie Bambi as part of his sentence. David Berry Jr is to watch […]

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by Andrew Broad resigns as assistant minister Nationals MP Andrew Broad has resigned as assistant minister to the Deputy Prime Minister, after New Idea Magazine published allegations Mr Broad used work trips as opportunities to meet women online. Mr Broad had been […]

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by Thursday, December 13 Tropical Cyclone Owen is continuing to strengthen and was today (Thursday) upgraded to category three with experts saying it could be further upgraded to a category four intensity by the time it crosses the Queensland coast. It is […]

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by Wednesday, December 12 A shooting near a Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg has left four people dead and 11 injured, according to authorities. The gunman fled the scene and there are conflicting reports on his fate. One source […]

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by Tuesday, December 11 Pressure continued to build on Donald Trump with leading Democrats saying impeachment or prison time are real possibilities for the US President if it is proved that he directed illegal hush money payments to women. This is in […]

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by The former policeman accused of killing Australian Justine Damond has had charges against him upgraded to include second degree intentional murder. Mohamed Noor, 33, will now go to trial in April on that charge on top of third degree murder and […]

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by Friday, December 7 Central Paris will be in lockdown this weekend as the Government orders dozens of museums, shops and tourist sites including The Eiffel Tower and the Louvre to close as French protesters prepare for a fourth weekend of demonstrations. […]

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