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1 hr ago | The Age
A former employee of the firm which took its fleet of trucks off the road nationwide after a fatal crash says he quit his job with the waste management company a year ago because he did not want to accidentally kill someone.
5 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald
Google has no plans to take on the nation's big banks in payments by launching its "digital wallet" in the domestic market, says Australian managing director Maile Carnegie.
9 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson
Opposition lawmakers have heckled South African President Jacob Zuma during a parliamentary session in which questions were raised about more than $20 million in state spending on the president's private home.
9 hrs ago | KFVS12
A Facebook photo of the 14.5-foot albino crocodile locals of the Northern Territory of Australia dubbed 'Michael Jackson.'
9 hrs ago | KCBD-TV Lubbock
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11 hrs ago | NEWS.com.au
COMMENT: A national whinge feast won't fix the budget or fire up growth; there's only one way to do that ... unleash your inner mongrel.
12 hrs ago | Science Daily
A common orb-weaving spider may grow larger and have an increased ability to reproduce when living in urban areas.
TANYA NOLAN: The Prime Minister says it was foolish for some Islamic community leaders to boycott his recent meeting with them.
The Fair Work Ombudsman is sending teams of officers to the New South Wales Snowy Mountains to make sure seasonal workers are not being short changed in their pay packets.
NUSHIP Canberra, the first of two Landing Helicopter Dock ships being built for the Australian Defence Force, has sailed on her final contractor sea trials before delivery to the Australian Government.
Overseas-born Australian residents can expect to live longer than those born in Australia, data to be released on Thursday shows.
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 20 -- The government Wednesday decided to send a delegation to Canberra, Australia next week to discuss the next phase of the search for the Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
A South East school services officer who also works as a casual youth worker for Families SA has appeared in court charged with unlawful sexual intercourse.
Ta-daaa! For his latest trick, Soundwave promoter AJ Maddah will bring Mike Patton's Faith No More back to Australia for the 2015 festival.
Three Canadian cities - Vancouver, Toronto and Calgary - have been named as some of the best places to live in the world, according to a report by The Economist.
Friends of an Australian man accused of murdering a woman he met on the Tinder dating app have taken to social media to stand by him.
Topless barmaids photographed entertaining soldiers at a government recreation club.
Updated: Thu Aug 21, 2014 06:00 pm
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