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  1. Bishop on Obama: 'There was an issue'Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au

    JULIE Bishop has confirmed the government was displeased with US President Barack Obama during his Australian visit. So what did he do? TWO notorious Australian Islamic State recruiters who have had their assets frozen by the Government are the first individuals to be listed as proscribed terrorists.


  2. Women suffering post-natal psychosis missing out on careRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | ABC News

    More than 600 Australian women each year suffer crippling pregnancy-related psychosis, but many states do not have hospital beds to treat the condition. An ABC investigation has found some states and territories are poorly resourced when it comes to helping women deal with postpartum psychosis.


  3. Shotgun fired at mate in disputeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Northern Territory News

    Finian Watson Young, 29, had tried to walk away from the ordeal, but his ultimate actions landed him with a suspended jail term on his record. The former Australian Defence Force employee was out with estranged housemate Justin Bayly for drinks on Mitchell St on September 14 when things became strained.


  4. Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage report: NT Aboriginal leaders call ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABC News

    Aboriginal leaders in the Northern Territory have called for more say in how federal programs designed to help their communities are run, after a report showed the gap between Indigenous people and other Australians has increased in many areas. Dr Rex Japanangka Granites, a senior Warlpiri man from Central Australia, pastor and mentor to Indigenous children, said locals were best equipped to help change things like the high suicide rate in Aboriginal communities.


  5. Bali Nine friend busted with methRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Northern Territory News

    A FRIEND of Bali Nine convict Renae Lawrence has been arrested with drugs outside the prison where the Australian is locked up. The 30-year-old woman was arrested last Wednesday outside Bali's Bangli Prison with 0.44 grams of crystal meth inside her scarf, police say.


  6. Announces Anaconda Women's Basketball Weekly...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | Patriot League

    ... Lehigh offense to head coach Sue Troyan's 300th career win. CLAIRE MAREE O'BRYAN, BUCKNELL Jr., 5-10, G, Darwin, Australia O'Bryan scored a team-high 16 points and pulled down five rebounds to help Bucknell upset perennial Mid-American Conference ...


  7. You'll live longer in Liberia than NT bushRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | Northern Territory News

    PEOPLE living in remote areas of the Northern Territory have a shorter life expectancy than those living in Liberia - the West African country currently in the throes of the Ebola crisis. Latest ABS data shows the Northern Territory has the lowest life expectancies across the board.


  8. Booming live cattle trade leads to major hay shortage in the Northern TerritoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | ABC News

    A record year for live cattle exports out of Darwin has put unprecedented pressure on Northern Territory hay supplies, with many of the exporters and yard owners now forced to buy hay from South Australia and Western Australia. Darryl Yesberg, from the Noonamah Yards near Darwin, says he's been getting hay trucked thousands of kilometres from South Australia at a significant cost.


  9. Retta Dixon inquiry resumes in SydneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 16 | NEWS.com.au

    BULLY-boy Russian President Vladimir Putin left the G20 summit early because he wanted to go home and sleep after such a hectic schedule. GENDER equality and pay fairness are the biggest issues facing the next generation of Australian females in the workplace, say some of the nation's leading businesswomen.


  10. States, NT may adopt Qld anti-bikie lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Northern Territory News

    AUTHORITIES in Western Australia, the Northern Territory and South Australia say the court's decision on Friday has prompted them to look more closely at hardening their approach to outlaw motorcycle gangs. In October 2013, Queensland declared 26 gangs criminal organisations and banned their members from wearing club logos and gathering in public.


  11. Obama delivers rallying call in BrisbaneRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 15 | Yahoo!

    US President Barack Obama has electrified a Brisbane audience, delivering a landmark speech in which he has pledged a deeper commitment to his pivot to Asia and urging nations including Australia to step up and tackle climate change. Speaking in a large hall, partly powered by a solar array, Mr Obama used the Brisbane speech to announce the US would commit $3 billion to a UN fund to help poorer countries fight climate change.


  12. Death in an alcohol treatment facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Northern Territory News

    A DOCTOR has questioned the effectiveness of the Government's Alcohol Mandatory Treatment programs after a woman died at the Alice Springs facility. People's Alcohol Action Coalition spokesman Dr John Boffa said the fact the death was not made public until two weeks after was typical of the secrecy surrounding the AMT programs.


  13. Record number of mangoes leaving the Northern TerritoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | ABC News

    In what's thought to be a record, nearly 900,000 trays of mangoes were trucked out of the Northern Territory last week. Boyd Arthur, from the Australian Mango Industry Association, says consumers are the big winner, with markets around Australia now loaded with quality NT fruit.


  14. US, Australia and Japan to talk defence at G20Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 14 | Yahoo!

    US President Barack Obama plans three-way talks with Japan and Australia on the sidelines of the G20 this weekend, looking to shore up defence ties with key Asia-Pacific allies in a move sure to rile Beijing. The American leader is to meet with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Australia's Tony Abbott during his time in Brisbane, a senior administration official told AFP.


  15. SBS attracts Wenham, Geoffrey RushRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | Sydney Morning Herald

    One of Australia's little acknowledged multicultural institutions, the kebab shop, will be the subject of a three-part series about Australians behaving badly that is set to air on SBS TV in 2015. It is one of several commissioned documentaries in a programming slate that emphasises premium, non-mainstream content and a renewed focus on multicultural Australia.


  16. Northern Territory seafood labelling laws likely to be replicated across AustraliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | ABC News

    Darwin was at the heart of a Senate Inquiry into seafood labelling this week, with Senate members keen to hear about the Northern Territory's experience of telling consumers whether they're buying local or imported products. In November 2008, the NT Government brought in legislation that required fish retailers serving imported seafood for public consumption to clearly identify to the consumer that the product was imported.


  17. What Abbott said to Vladimir PutinRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | Northern Territory News

    TONY Abbott today revealed he had bluntly told Russian hard man Vladimir Putin to stop bullying and trying to revive "the lost glories of tsarism". Prime Minister Abbott said that in their private talks at the APEC summit in Beijing over the weekend he had urged President Putin to work for global peace.


  18. B-29 Bomber Pilots visit Camp Evans at Air Force Association meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 13 | The Jersey Journal

    ... In 1942, 2nd Lt Vaucher was selected to lead aircrews in delivering LB (Liberator British)-30s to Port Darwin, Australia from Wright Paterson. The LB-30 was a B-24A scheduled, before Pearl Harbor, to be delivered to the British. The British working ...


  19. Iced coffee targeted in anti-halal campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | ABC News

    A Northern Territory Muslim leader has defended the use of halal-certified food amid a social media campaign against the maker of a popular iced coffee. The often hot conditions in the NT mean iced coffee is a popular beverage among people who live in the jurisdiction.


  20. Fact check: Are feral cats killing over 20 billion native animals a year?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | ABC News

    "There are up to 20 million feral cats taking up to four native Australian animals a night. That is over 20 billion Australian native species being destroyed a year," Mr Hunt said on ABC's Landline on November 2. It's well recognised that feral cats are a major threat to native wildlife, but are there really almost as many cats as people in Australia? The claim: Greg Hunt says up to 20 million feral cats are killing four native Australian animals a night, destroying over 20 billion animals a year.