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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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Monday, March 12 A row has erupted in Queensland schools after it was revealed that propaganda for the powerful and lawless Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU) will be splashed in classrooms across the state. The Courier Mail reported today that […]

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Wednesday, March 7 Trump adviser quits over tariffs Top White House economic adviser Gary Cohn, a Wall Street banker who became a key architect of the 2017 tax overhaul and a bulwark against protectionist forces within the Trump administration, is resigning, the […]

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Tuesday, March 6 Trump says he won’t back down on tariffs United States President Donald Trump has insisted he is “not backing down” on his plan to impose stiff tariffs on imported steel and aluminium, despite anxious warnings from House Speaker Paul […]

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Friday, March 2 ASSASSINATION ATTEMPT ON QUEEN A failed assassination attempt on the Queen during a royal tour of New Zealand in 1981 was covered up to “avoid jeopardising” future royal visits, a former police officer has claimed. Nearly four decades on […]

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Multiple deaths at a Baptist-run aged-care home in Queensland are being investigated by police, the coroner and health regulators after staff raised concerns with Crime Stoppers about suspicious deaths. The Australian newspaper this morning reported a senior nurse was at the centre […]

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