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From America’s Dad to convictions on all three counts of drugging and sexually assaulting a young woman — Bill Cosby’s downfall is complete. Today he shuffled from court on his cane to the waiting black suburban SUV pursued by news helicopters as […]

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Catherine, wife of Prince William, smiled and waved as she left hospital on Monday after giving birth to a boy who is now fifth in line to the British throne. The baby was born at 11.01am and weighed 3.8 kg. William was […]

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April 23, 2018 Australian coins to get an updated Queen The Queen is getting a makeover on Australia’s coins. The federal government says a new effigy of Queen Elizabeth II, designed by the UK Royal Mint’s engraver Jody Clark, will be rolled […]

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FRIDAY, April, 20 The Queen has called on Commonwealth leaders to appoint her son as the next head of the organisation. The ABC reported that while opening the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London, she declared it is her “sincere […]

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WEDNESDAY, April, 18 The late Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin, is getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, AAP reports. Irwin’s wife Terri, daughter Bindi and son Bob will attend the April 26 ceremony on Hollywood Boulevard. “Steve’s Star on the […]

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TUESDAY, April, 17 Australian companies have been caught up in suspected Russian cyber attacks that have affected “millions of machines” worldwide, authorities say. The United States, Britain and Australia have alleged Russian Government-backed hackers have infected computer routers around the world in […]

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April 16th  Comm Games bosses admit they ‘got it wrong’ for Closing Ceremony IT SHOULD’VE been the perfect end to an otherwise successful Commonwealth Games but last night’s Closing Ceremony instead had Channel Seven commentators unleashing on live TV and the event’s […]

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  April 11, 2018 FACEBOOK will consider charging users a fee to not receive advertisements based on what they have shared with friends on the social media platform. Mark Zuckerberg confirmed the contentious strategy to possibly make Facebook users pay for their […]

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TUESDAY, April 10 At last, Bronte Campbell has had her moment. And absolutely no-one in Australia is going to begrudge her of it. The younger of the Campbell sisters, for so long in the immense shadow of Cate, chalked up a win […]

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Monday April 9 Vue de monde restaurant staff overworked and underpaid Former staff at one of Melbourne’s most exclusive restaurants, Vue de monde, say they worked up to 30 hours of unpaid overtime each week, leaving their pay packets short by hundreds […]

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Wednesday, April 4 President Donald Trump has claimed he will use United States military forces to protect the border with Mexico until a long-promised wall is completed and “proper security” is in place. Speaking at a White House lunch with Baltic leaders, […]

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Australia’s declining performance in maths, reading and science will cost the nation $120 billion over the next 45 years, according to new analysis. That’s the conclusion by the not-for-profit Public Education Foundation, which has for the first time linked students’ results to […]

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Wednesday, March 28 Cricket Australia says it is considering significant sanctions against Steve Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft, but Darren Lehman will remain Australian men’s cricket head coach, according to ABC News. Smith, Warner and opener Bancroft have all been ordered […]

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TUESDAY,  MARCH 27 The Federal Government is expelling two Russian spies from Australia within a week, in solidarity with the United Kingdom over a nerve agent attack earlier this month, ABC Newsn reports. The Prime Minister and Foreign Minister released a joint […]

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Senate to debate ball-tampering debacle The Senate is set to debate Australian cricket’s ball-tampering saga, as politicians weigh in on the scandal engulfing under-fire captain Steve Smith. One Nation’s Brian Burston proposed Monday’s urgency motion, which is “the need to understand why […]

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March 21 99 Year Old Earns Comm Games Spot NOT all superheroes wear capes. Some of them wear caps instead, and Australian swimmer George Corones is one of them. The 99-year-old has been added to the Australian team for the upcoming Comm […]

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TUESDAY, MARCH 20 Unveiling a long-awaited plan to combat America’s opioid drug addiction, US President Donald Trump has called for stiffer penalties for drug traffickers, including embracing a tactic employed by many global strongmen: the death penalty, according to the ABC. “Toughness […]

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MONDAY, MARCH 19 More than 70 homes and other buildings are feared to have been destroyed in and around the town of Tathra, on the New South Wales south coast, the Rural Fire Service (RFS) reported. It is believed four people in […]

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Wednesday, March 14 Russia has issued a chilling warning after Britain gave it a deadline to answer accusations of involvement in a poisoning attack in Salisbury, but US and EU allies have expressed support for Britain condemning the attack. Prime Minister Theresa […]

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Tuesday, March 13 British Prime Minister Theresa May says the use of nerve agent Novichok to poison ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter makes it “highly likely” Russia was involved. Mr Skripal and his daughter Yulia were found comatose on a bench […]

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