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26 min ago | West Australian

Tabcorp buys ACT gaming business

As part of the deal, the ACT government will issue Tabcorp with a totaliser and sports bookmaking licence, while the company will pay an annual $1 million licence fee.

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3 hrs ago | CNN

Australia's CIO Billionaire Earl Reginald Stevenson Steps Up Attacks on Russian President Putin

July 29, 2014 - Moscow, Russia - Australia's super hedge fund billionaire CIO, Earl Reginald Stevenson, today increased his attack on Russian President Putin.

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7 hrs ago | ABC News

Queensland and Western Australia short of milk, as national production declines

It's not uncommon for Queensland to run low in the colder months but the problem has increased in recent years as farmers leave the industry.

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12 hrs ago | Illawarra Mercury

St-George Illawarra Dragon Craig Garvey guilty of assault

ST George Illawarra Dragons player Craig Garvey is facing a possible jail term after being found guilty of violently assaulting a man in a Wollongong pub in February.

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16 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

These five charts show the state of discrimination towards indigenous Australians

One in five young Australians would move if a person of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent sat next to them, a survey has found.

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17 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

MH17: Atop the fires of war is repatriation of the 38 dead Australians

They are stoking the fires of war on the steppes of the old Soviet Union, and atop the blaze is Tony Abbott's promise to repatriate the remains of the 38 Australians who perished in the crash of flight MH17.

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19 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Rebel bikie $20m drug syndicate busted

Brazen Rebels bikies ordered another $10 million worth of speed from the United Kingdom, even though two earlier imports were intercepted.

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19 hrs ago | ABC News

AFP issues arrest warrants for Australian Islamic State fighters...

The Australian Federal Police has issued arrest warrants for the two most prominent Australians fighting for a banned terrorist group in Syria and Iraq, following the publication several days ago of gruesome photos of one of them brandishing severed heads.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Age

MH17 and Vladimir Putin: what can Australia do?

The families of 38 Australians and permanent residents have been dragged into the geopolitical brinkmanship of Russia and the West.

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The Baltimore Sun

Australian PM Abbott's tough stance on MH17 paying off: poll

Embattled Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott's forthright handling of the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 appears to have paid off, a poll released on Tuesday showed, although his government has not enjoyed a similar spike in popularity.

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The Age

Australian lead mining caused early Antarctic pollution

The first lead pollution in Antarctica occurred as a result of industrial emissions more than 20 years before explorers reached the South Pole, scientists have discovered.

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GPB.org

With Men's Y Chromosome, Size Really May Not Matter

Basic biology has it that girls are girls because they have two X chromosomes the things inside cells that carry our genes.

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INAUTONEWS

Ferrari 360 Modena gets crashed in Australia

Another Ferrari has been recently crashed in Australia, this time a 360 Modena, while taking part in a drive event.

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Northern Michigan News

Researchers looking into beach rip currents

Vincent Klock was bodysurfing toward the beach when his momentum suddenly turned and he was whisked away from shore.

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Iol.co.za

Koala clings to car for 88km

Timberwolf the koala was lucky to be alive on Monday after surviving a terrifying 88km ride down a busy Australian freeway clinging to the bottom of a car.

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NEWS.com.au

Dark world of Australia's secret church

AN OLYMPIC gold medallist and former darling of the diving platform, who pleaded guilty to drug charges this month, has revealed her living hell.

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West Australian

Fourth mine approved in Qld's Galilee

A fourth mine has been approved in Queensland's Galilee Basin, with Indian mining giant Adani getting the nod to develop one of the world's biggest coal mines.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Advocate

Man charged over Devonport hotel blaze

A 22-YEAR-OLD Burnie man was charged with arson yesterday following a fire at the Elimatta Hotel in Devonport on Friday night.

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Mashable

Lily Allen's Prank Photograph Gets Australian Police Busted

Australian Federal Police are in hot water after they were involved in a prank gone wrong with British pop star Lily Allen.

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The Otago Daily Times

Plans to extend work for dole scheme

The unemployed will have to perform 40 job searches a month and up to 25 hours community service per week or lose their payments, under an extension of the federal government's work for the dole scheme.

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