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Wed, 16 Oct 2019 01:07:48 +1100
'Lying in his father's arms': Sleeping boy was shot dead by Australian soldiers, leaked documents allege
A tranche of leaked Afghan human rights reports, translated by the ABC and backed up by witness testimonies in Afghanistan, detail claims unarmed civilians were killed by Australian soldiers.   ...

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 00:06:12 +1100
IMF says Australia is caught up in global economic downturn
The slowest pace of growth since the global financial crisis is being blamed on rising trade barriers and higher uncertainty from swirling geopolitical issues, which are putting a dent in manufacturing and global trade. ...

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 02:55:01 +1100
Socceroos beat Chinese Taipei in World Cup qualifier
Australia continues their perfect start to World Cup qualifying with a 7-1 hammering of a spirited Chinese Taipei side in Kaohsiung.

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 01:55:52 +1100
'Where have you been?': Owner reunited with lost dog 12 years later and 1,600km from home
A Florida woman continued to pay the annual microchip fee for her missing dog, praying one day she would return. After 12 years, that faith was rewarded when fox terrier Dutchess found her way home. ...

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 12:36:34 +1100
Woman deported for smuggling 4.6kg of uncooked pork into Sydney Airport
A Vietnamese woman has been deported for carrying 4.6 kilograms of raw pork meat in her luggage following a tightening of Australia's biosecurity laws due to the threat of African swine fever.

Brisbane Times Headlines

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 02:43:31 +1000
Google's new Pixel 4 phone uses radar to see you coming
Adding a new category of sensor to the already mature smartphone is a bold, possibly crazy move we don't see often from hardware makers these days.

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 02:25:14 +1000
US prosecutor slain in Micronesia after returning from run
Rachelle Bergeron planned to soon return to the US after a challenging stint prosecuting criminals on the Pacific nation of Micronesia, but she was shot and killed as she returned home from a run with her dog.

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 02:05:18 +1000
Russia moves to fill void left by US in northern Syria
Turkey's offensive has upended alliances and is re-drawing the map of northern Syria for yet another time in the eight-year-old war.

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 01:37:37 +1000
Dutch family 'waiting for end of time' discovered in secret room
The alarm was raised when one of the family members went into a nearby bar looking scruffy and bewildered and ordered five beers.

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 01:20:54 +1000
Hunter Biden breaks his silence on Ukraine, admits 'poor judgment'
"In retrospect, I think that it was poor judgment on my part," Hunter Biden said in his first public comment since he became the target of allegations.

Canberra Times

Independent Australia

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 07:00:00 +1000
Michaelia Cash, invalid union raids and 'Ensuring Integrity' legislation
With the Federal Court indicating 'no reasonable grounds' for the 2017 union raids, Labor has called for the Register Organisations Commission to be shut down. read now...

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 11:00:00 +1000
PHON members fundraise to attend AGM — oh, and to topple Hanson and Ashby
PHON party members are fundraising to attend their own AGM and plotting to expel Hanson as president, and Ashby from the party altogether. read now...

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 15:30:00 +1000
Scott Morrison attracts praise and criticism after Fiji water boy appearance
Reviews have been mixed about Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s cameo as a water boy in a rugby league international in Fiji on the weekend. read now...

Sun, 29 Sep 2019 09:00:00 +1000
Morrison's condescending response to kids and climate
The best you can say about Prime Minister Scott Morrison is that he doesn’t get it. read now...

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 15:30:00 +1000
MUNGO MACCALLUM: Albanese and the inconvenient climate-change deal-breaker
As they sweat on the results of the long drawn out post mortem over Labor’s loss in the unlosable election, the warlords are already staking out their own positions. read now...

Otago Daily Times

Thu, 10 Oct 2019 06:26:18 +1200
Motorway mayhem: 'Expect significant delays', motorists warned following crash on Northwestern Motorway
Expect significant delays - that's the message from emergency services for Auckland motorists travelling citybound on the Northwestern Motorway. DO YOU KNOW MORE? GET IN TOUCH HERE The collision temporarily forced the closure...

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 14:22:47 +1200
Young girl resuscitated following near drowning in Māngere pool, transported to hospital
Quick action from South Auckland pool staff may have saved a young girl's life after it was discovered she was struggling in the water.Emergency services were called to Moana-Nui-a-Kiwa Leisure Centre on Mascot Ave in Māngere...

Sydney Morning Herald National News

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 00:59:00 +1100
Why western Sydney needs more architects
Western Sydney needs to push back against the homogenisation of urban environments.

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 00:05:00 +1100
Stadium 'injecting $1 million into Parramatta economy' on match days
Bankwest Stadium is bringing a financial benefit of nearly $1 million to Parramatta each time an event is held at the venue, according to an economic analysis. 

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 00:05:00 +1100
Rising number of young ecstasy users doubling down with cocaine
Researchers also found vaping, poppers and ketamine were a hit with regular ecstasy users.

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 00:01:00 +1100
Your next vacation may be virtual
Japan's biggest airline is betting that the future of travel isn't traveling at all.

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 00:01:00 +1100
Target and superquiz, Wednesday, October 16
Trivia buffs: test your knowledge with today's interactive superquiz and target.

Sydney Morning Herald World News

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 03:25:14 +1100
US prosecutor slain in Micronesia after returning from run
Rachelle Bergeron planned to soon return to the US after a challenging stint prosecuting criminals on the Pacific nation of Micronesia, but she was shot and killed as she returned home from a run with her dog.

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 03:05:18 +1100
Russia moves to fill void left by US in northern Syria
Turkey's offensive has upended alliances and is re-drawing the map of northern Syria for yet another time in the eight-year-old war.

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 02:37:37 +1100
Dutch family 'waiting for end of time' discovered in secret room
The alarm was raised when one of the family members went into a nearby bar looking scruffy and bewildered and ordered five beers.

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 02:20:54 +1100
Hunter Biden breaks his silence on Ukraine, admits 'poor judgment'
"In retrospect, I think that it was poor judgment on my part," Hunter Biden said in his first public comment since he became the target of allegations.

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 00:00:00 +1100
The best of the world in pictures
The finest photos from the international wire agencies as chosen by our picture editors.

The Age

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Shorten veers left on treaty, boats
Bill Shorten has sparked a political storm over sudden policy moves that appeal to the Labor Left.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Course set for vote failure
Progressive politics is close to killing off the worthy idea of constitutional recognition of the indigenous peoples.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Labor props up budget with raids
Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt has ordered sweeping raids to prop up the cash-strapped state’s ailing budget.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Fears over Brexit wipe $30bn
Shares fell yesterday, wiping more than $30 billion in value, as investors braced for a British vote to leave the EU.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:15:00 GMT
‘Dole destiny’ for STEM grads
Efforts to increase the number of people studying science and maths are wrongheaded, says Productivity Commission.

The Australian

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Shorten veers left on treaty, boats
Bill Shorten has sparked a political storm over sudden policy moves that appeal to the Labor Left.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Course set for vote failure
Progressive politics is close to killing off the worthy idea of constitutional recognition of the indigenous peoples.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Labor props up budget with raids
Queensland Treasurer Curtis Pitt has ordered sweeping raids to prop up the cash-strapped state’s ailing budget.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:00:00 GMT
Fears over Brexit wipe $30bn
Shares fell yesterday, wiping more than $30 billion in value, as investors braced for a British vote to leave the EU.

Tue, 14 Jun 2016 14:15:00 GMT
‘Dole destiny’ for STEM grads
Efforts to increase the number of people studying science and maths are wrongheaded, says Productivity Commission.

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